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  1. Pipeline challenge moves to FacebookRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Times News

    A network of community groups along the path of a proposed 108-mile natural gas pipeline have united in opposition to the project via a Facebook page, Stop The PennEast Pipeline. Since it was created in August, the page, which can be found at , has tallied over 1,900 likes.


  2. Pipeline route changes in CarbonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Times News

    A route change announced this week for PennEast Pipeline Company's proposed 108-mile natural gas pipeline isn't the first adjustment and won't be the last. The pipeline is slated to go through Lower Towamensing, Towamensing, Penn Forest and Kidder townships on its way from Wilkes-Barre to New Jersey.


  3. PennEast pipeline changes route through CarbonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Times News

    According to the company's website, "After feedback and numerous conversations with various stakeholders, on-the-ground surveys and additional computer analysis, PennEast engineers continue to evaluate all route options and have refined the preferred alternative route." According to the new map, the route is still going through the western part of Carbon County, but has shifted eastward.


  4. Pipeline testimony to beginRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Times News

    Residents can give official testimony about the proposed PennEast pipeline at 6 p.m. Feb. 11 at Penn's Peak. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will hold five public listening sessions in late January and early February to gather testimony in an effort to formulate an environmental-impact statement on the pipeline.


  5. Carbon County crash kills oneRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | Times News

    A fatal crash in Carbon County killed one person on Sunday, according to a report by the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader.


  6. Pa. barber, 100, has a new resolution:...Read the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | Times News

    Barber Zelino "Zel" Vici, 100 and still going strong, decided he wouldn't retire at the end of 2014 after all. Earlier in the year, as his centennial approached, Vici said he'd bow out of the haircutting business at the end of the year.


  7. Coaldale man faces child porn chargesRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Times News

    A Coaldale man faces charges of possessing child pornography and trying to get a minor to perform sexual acts, according to the U.S. Attorney's office. Robert Rang, 25, appeared Monday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Karoline Mehalchick in Wilkes-Barre and was ordered to remain in prison pending a Jan. 6 detention hearing.


  8. Heritage Hill resident celebrates 93...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Times News

    She graduated from G.A.R. High School, Wilkes-Barre in 1939. She retired from 20 years of service from the Carbon County Court House as secretary to District Attorney George Kerestes, District Attorney John Deutsch and Judge Richard Webb.


  9. Red Cross shifts regionsRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Times News

    The American Red Cross eliminated its Northeastern Pennsylvania region as part of its second national restructuring in less than three years, shifting Lackawanna and surrounding counties into a newly configured Eastern Pennsylvania region based in Philadelphia. Primary chapter offices in Scranton and Stroudsburg will stay open, as will smaller facilities in Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton and Tunkhannock.


  10. Quilts bring warmth, comfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Times News

    Marie Schriever's husband, John, had to be at Geisinger's for an early procedure. As president of the Pocono Chapter of Quilts for Kids, she figured she'd save gas and deliver quilts to the Janet Weis Children's Unit while they were there.


  11. Pa. court denies access to records of...Read the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Times News

    A Pennsylvania appeals court says media organizations can't get access to documents they've sought about how PPL crews responded to an October 2011 snowstorm that left hundreds of thousands without power. A Commonwealth Court judge on Wednesday overturned an Office of Open Records decision, saying that both the Public Utility Code and the Right-to-Know Law provide the legal basis for the Public Utility Commission to withhold the records.


  12. Payroll boss fired after vacation...Read the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Times News

    Officials in a northeastern Pennsylvania county say they've fired an employee who went on vacation and held up paychecks for about 1,200 government workers. Budget and policy analyst Jason Parrish was fired Monday after Luzerne County officials say he failed to approve an electronic transfer required for employees to get paid on Black Friday.


  13. Police: Boyfriend stabbed over...Read the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | Times News

    Police say a northeast Pennsylvania woman chased her boyfriend around a dining room and stabbed him in the chest because he started eating Thanksgiving dinner while she slept off a bender. Police say Jacklyn Blake confessed Thursday to officers responding to her Wilkes-Barre home.


  14. Nearly 300 want answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Times News

    It was a night of mixed opinions Tuesday at the Aquashicola Fire Company for the last of four PennEast Pipeline Company "open houses." The 250- to 300-person crowd, made up of everyone from landowners to laborers jockeying for a future construction contract, was looking to get answers and support their views on a proposed 108-mile natural gas pipeline that would cut through Towamensing, Lower Towamensing, Penn Forest and Kidder townships on its way from Wilkes-Barre to New Jersey.


  15. Preparing for the pipeline Some routes remain secret for security purposesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Times News

    That information "is not part of the public record per a 2006 law that protects utility infrastructure information for homeland security purposes," said Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission spokeswoman Denise McCracken. While the PUC has jurisdiction over the state's 886 or so miles of intrastate pipelines, which serve consumers directly, interstate pipelines, those that cross state borders and carry gas to distributors, are regulated by the federal government.


  16. Mother bear, 3 cubs killed near airport...Read the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Times News

    Authorities say a family of black bears was shot and killed near a northeastern Pennsylvania airport earlier this month because they posed a threat to incoming flights and customers.


  17. Where to buy PSP Strong shirtsRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Times News

    Sunday, Oct. 5, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Dunmore YMCA, 706 N Blakely St, Dunmore. . The general public will be admitted at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at 1 p.m.: Wilkes University, 84 West South Street Wilkes-Barre in the lobby of the Henry Student Center.


  18. Finding the American DreamRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | Times News

    I recently read an interesting article titled "Enabling the American Dream" by Ed Burghard. The article made me ask myself exactly what is the American Dream? Fundamentally, the American Dream is about hope the hope that every individual of whatever status has the chance to be all that he or she can be.


  19. Not a high rollerRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | Times News

    The Revel, opened in 2012, never found profitability and recently had a bankruptcy auction. It was the third casino to close this year.


  20. Personnel changes are announced by...Read the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | Times News

    They approved the appointment of Thomas J. Grant Jr., Bryn Mawr, as a temporary law clerk at an annual salary of $31,158.40, and Jessica L. Begor, Lehighton, as an automation clerk in the prothonatory's office at $10.21 an hour. Commissioners also approved the change in status of Deena L. Fital, Lehighton, from part-time senior center manager I, Area Agency on Aging, to clerical aide, Archives; and Matthew Miller, Nesquehoning, from part-time dispatcher trainee, communications center, to part-time dispatcher.


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