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1 hr ago | The Times Leader
A mother and daughter face harassment charges after the mother allegedly threw some of her daughter's belongings out a window and the two began fighting.
5 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic
With hundreds of veterans using thousands of gallons of water every day, officials at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center near Wilkes-Barre said a new water tower is needed to replace the original one built in 1952.
7 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic
While the speed limit is going up on several highways in our area, residents of one neighborhood in Wilkes-Barre are pleading with drivers to slow down.
11 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
Gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf visited Mountain Productions during a campaign stop in the city Thursday, touting the company's business approach and his plan to create manufacturing jobs.
15 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
In a few months, the vacant building on Dana Street that formerly housed First Hospital will be gone.
19 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
Holy Redeemer High School students Victoria Fulton and Caroline Banas received awards during the Fine Arts Fiesta in Wilkes-Barre.
19 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
First row, from left, are Patricia Harrington, Ed.D., intern provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, and Nicole Thomas, who received the Excellence in Early and Primary Education Award at The University of Scranton's 2014 Commencement Exercise.
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A new study suggests the decline of rust belt cities such as Scranton and Wilkes-Barre didn't make their residents unhappy, but that residents' unhappiness helped along their community's decline.
In the back of a crowded public library Thursday, a woman was placing books onto the shelf when a man sexually assaulted her, according to Wilkes-Barre police.
Agency owners Sharon Grivner , of the Sharon A. Grivner Agency, Paul Hirschler , of the Paul R. Hirschler Agency, Len Podrasky , of the Leonard J. Podrasky Agency and Wallace Stolarcyk , of the Wallace Stolarcyk Agency, earned designations as Allstate Premier Agencies for 2014.
While Bill Maher performs throughout the country, he doesn't discriminate by population - he'll perform in small towns or big cities.
A woman reported just after 4 p.m. that someone removed the catalytic converter from her car while it was parked near 673 N. Franklin St. And an East Chestnut Street man reported at about 9:30 a.m. that someone removed the catalytic converter from his 2003 Toyota Tacoma pickup while it was parked in front of his home overnight.
A study released Wednesday found the majority of local health care jobs are filled by people with an associate's degree or less in education, and the demand for such pre-baccalaureate workers has been booming.
An attorney for the city asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by an employee who said he was retaliated against for filing an earlier suit alleging insider trading in the sale of the former Old River Road Bakery and other properties.
According to the analysis, co-authored by Joshua Gottlieb of the University of British Columbia's Vancouver School of Economics, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region is the least happiest place in the United States.
Nick Coyle "Sound Makes Waves" CD release party, w/ MastrGlass and Ian Wiseman: July 26, 9 p.m., Bart and Urby's .
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Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 09:11 pm
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