Wilkes-Barre Info

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is located in Luzerne County. Zip codes in Wilkes-Barre, PA include 18766, 18706, and 18769. The median home price in Wilkes-Barre is $63,500 which is roughly $36/per square foot. More Wilkes-Barre information.

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2 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

NE Pa. couple contests ban on hosting foster kids

A northeastern Pennsylvania couple whose adult adopted son was convicted of abusing a 7-year-old Scranton boy placed in their care has appealed a state agency's decision to bar them from hosting foster children.

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6 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

Man Convicted in Sherman Hills Killing, Shots Fired at Housing Complex Hours Later

A jury in Luzerne County found Kenneth Evans guilty of the homicide Thursday afternoon.

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8 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Move-in day signals start of fall semester at area colleges

WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Bridget Pepe of Edison, N.J., loads a cart with items for her dorm room at King's College on Thursday in Wilkes-Barre.

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9 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Wyoming Valley

Board members Ann Marie Durako, Mary Alice and Frank Trainor of the Colleen Shea Children's Foundation presented a check for $5,000 to the Association for the Blind's Camp Sight program on Aug. 15 at the Camp Sight graduation ceremony held at Genetti's Best Western in Wilkes-Barre.

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9 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Student Achievements

Shannon R. Kotch received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Penn State Hershey College of Medicine on May 18. Dr. Kotch is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald A. Kotch of Dallas and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kotch of Hanover Township and the late Mr. and Mrs. George Harmon of West Pittston.

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9 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Special education school opens new facility in Kingston

The Graham Academy, a special education school that serves students with autism and emotional challenges, officially opened its new facility Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Missing "President" Found near Bear Creek

A few days ago, we told you about a President Obama statue from Wilkes-Barre that had been stolen.

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The Jewish News Weekly

the synagogue today | Will $11 million Jewish hub save troubled city's fading community?

That much is clear from a quick tour. The sanctuary at the local Orthodox synagogue, Ohav Zedek, seats nearly 1,000.

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The Citizens' Voice

CityVest signs over Hotel Sterling property to county

In a letter to the county solicitor sent Thursday, Scranton-based attorney George Reihner said recent action by the county to garnish CityVest of parking fees being generated at the site on West Market Street took him off-guard.

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The Citizens' Voice

Wilkes-Barre towing contractor, current and former police officers charged with bank fraud

Embattled Wilkes-Barre towing contractor Leo Glodzik III was indicted Thursday afternoon on charges of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, bank fraud and tampering with a witness.

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The Citizens' Voice

Wilkes-Barre towing contractor Glodzik, others charged with bank fraud

Embattled Wilkes-Barre towing contractor Leo Glodzik III was indicted Thursday afternoon on charges of conspiracy to committ bank fraud, bank fraud and tampering with a witness.

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Weekender

Weekend Tattoo Fest to descend on Wilkes-Barre

If social media and local hype are any indication of how successful this year's annual Tattoo Festival will be, then NEPA better get ready.

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The Citizens' Voice

Psu W-B, Movies 14 to host Robin Williams film series

Penn State Wilkes-Barre and R/C Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 will host a film and discussion series on Robin Williams.

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The Citizens' Voice

LCCC Choral Arts Club holds talent show

Luzerne County Community College Choral Arts Club recently held a talent show at the college's Educational Conference Center.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

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After more than 50 years bringing traditional Irish music and their own compositions to audiences around the world, the band has decided to stop touring - eventually.

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The Citizens' Voice

Breaking Benjamin teases return in social media postings

Breaking Benjamin lead singer Ben Burnley works the guitar during the concert at the Pavilion in 2007.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Veterans Clinic Open in Wayne County

After years spent pushing for the VA Medical Center to open an outpatient clinic in Wayne County, veterans finally have their wish .

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The Times-Tribune

Lackawanna County to investigate CYS lawsuit allegations

Lackawanna County's human services director pledged an investigation into an allegation the former Children and Youth Services placed a 7-year-old boy into a foster home with a young man who had a documented history of sexual abuse.

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The Citizens' Voice

Broad, breezy verandas, farm fresh cuisine; the Oneonta Hotel had it all

Last week, I wrote about the Oneonta Pavilion, built after the Oneonta Hotel burned to the ground in 1919.

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The Citizens' Voice

Police: Glen Lyon man charged officers with steak knife

A Glen Lyon man charged police with a steak knife in an apparent attempt to get officers to shoot him, according Newport Township police.

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