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Greater Pittston students graduate from Kingston’s Wyoming Seminary

Greater Pittston students graduate from Kingston’s Wyoming Seminary

KINGSTON — Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School held its 173rd Baccalaureate and Commencement at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 28, as 131 seniors fr...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Here’s how to register a child for kindergarten in the Pittston Area School District

Here’s how to register a child for kindergarten in the Pittston Area School District

HUGHESTOWN — Registration of students who plan to attend kindergarten in the Pittston Area School District during the 2017-18 school year must b...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Donations in memory of Wyoming Area graduate John Anthony Borzell fund Wilkes University, WA scholarships

Donations in memory of Wyoming Area graduate John Anthony Borzell fund Wilkes University, WA scholarships

EXETER — The Borzell family recently presented Wilkes University with a check for $12,000 and awarded $6,800 in scholarships to four Wyoming Are...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Rain, thunderstorms expected through the weekend

Rain, thunderstorms expected through the weekend

Grab the rain gear and plan some indoor activities, because rain and storms are in the forecast for the Wyoming Valley through the weekend.According t...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Pittston council approves engineering firm for streetscape work

Pittston council approves engineering firm for streetscape work

PITTSTON — Council members approved two proposals from Reilly Associates for engineering services at their monthly meeting Wednesday.The first p...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Testimony in Pittston bar shooting points to racial tension

Testimony in Pittston bar shooting points to racial tension

PITTSTON — “Here’s the gun. I got him.”Multiple witnesses called to testify Wednesday all remembered Stephen Jamal Spencer say...

July 19th, 2017 updated: July 19th, 2017. |  


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    PITTSTON — Sister Mary Ann Cody celebrated her 50th anniversary as a nun with a Special Mass July 16 at Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish Church ...

    July 21st, 2017 |  


    Old Forge’s Travor Brown aids in Dream Game win

    PECKVILLE – Old Forge graduate Trevor Brown started in the offensive line and appeared briefly on defense Wednesday night while helping the Coun...

    July 21st, 2017 |  


    Two Greater Pittston residents named PA scholar athletes

    Pittston Area graduate Allie Barber and Wyoming Area graduate Evan Musto were among the athletes honored when the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conferen...

    July 21st, 2017 |  


    Brandon Matthews back on Web.com Tour

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    Brandon Matthews is spending this weekend making his third career appearance on the Web.com Tour, the top “minor league” of the PGA Tour.A...

    July 21st, 2017 |  


    Peeking into the Past: West Pittston soldier receives Distinguished Flying Cross

    Peeking into the Past: West Pittston soldier receives Distinguished Flying Cross

    1948 – 69 YEARS AGOThe top thrill show in the nation appeared at Bone Stadium. The Jimmie Lynch Death Dodgers, an organization consisting of mot...

    July 20th, 2017 |  


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    Nutrition Corner: Enjoy Pennsylvania blueberries

    Nutrition Corner: Enjoy Pennsylvania blueberries

    It’s blueberry time in Northeast Pennsylvania.I was able to pick wild blueberries and was surprised by their sweetness. I can only imagine how s...

    July 12th, 2017 |  


    A boy with a heart bigger than most

    A boy with a heart bigger than most

    Gabriel Keezer, an eight- year old second- grader at the Wyoming Area Primary Center, has a dream to collect 3,000- pounds of non-perishable food and ...

    July 9th, 2017 |  


    St. Barbara’s Parish planning annual bazaar

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    The Parish of St. Barbara, Exeter, invites all to their annual bazaar, 5 to 11 p.m., July 20 through 22, on the parish grounds, corner of Memorial and...

    July 7th, 2017 |  


    Life Deconstructed: The boys of summer are home and driving me up the wall

    Life Deconstructed: The boys of summer are home and driving me up the wall

    Summertime is here. Huge, heavy, sweaty, beleaguered sigh. And … the animals are home to roost, eat, defecate enormously, eat and torture their ...

    July 7th, 2017 |  


    Nutrition Corner: Beat the heat by keeping your cool foods cold

    Nutrition Corner: Beat the heat by keeping your cool foods cold

    Happy Fourth of July. This is the time of year when most enjoy picnics and eating and serving food outside and a good time to review some basic food s...

    June 30th, 2017 |  


    Wyoming Area’s Dominic DeLuca picked for national lacrosse event

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    Dominic DeLuca, who just completed his freshman season at Wyoming Area, is one of 25 underclassmen from around the state selected to represent Pennsyl...

    June 23rd, 2017 |  


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    Pastor of St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Church in Duryea thanks vendors and customers for yard sale success

    Pastor of St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Church in Duryea thanks vendors and customers for yard sale success

    Dear Editor,On behalf of the Parish Family of St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Church, Duryea, Iwould like to thank everyone who helped make ...

    May 3rd, 2017 |  


    West Pittston resident thanks West Pittston Police Sgt. Michael Turner for work during Winter Storm Stella

    West Pittston resident thanks West Pittston Police Sgt. Michael Turner for work during Winter Storm Stella

    Dear Editor,Just a while back, we got paralyzed by a nasty winter storm.As my neighbors and I dug ourselves out, I noticed a familiar face in an unfam...

    April 19th, 2017 |  


    Jenkins Township Chairman thanks municipal departments for efforts during winter storm Stella

    Jenkins Township Chairman thanks municipal departments for efforts during winter storm Stella

    Dear Editor,On behalf of the Jenkins Township supervisors, I would like to thank everyone for their cooperation and assistance during the recent Stell...

    March 23rd, 2017 |  


    Letter to the Editor: Dupont Volunteer Fire Hose Co. president thanks to those who attended annual breakfast

    Letter to the Editor: Dupont Volunteer Fire Hose Co. president thanks to those who attended annual breakfast

    Dear Editor:The Dupont Fire Co. wishes to extend its thanks to all who attended the annual pancake breakfast and to all who supported the fund drive.A...

    March 9th, 2017 |  


    Your view: Oppose radar/lidar for local police departments

    Your view: Oppose radar/lidar for local police departments

    I urge all state senators and representatives to vigorously oppose SB 279 and SB 251, which will allow local police departments to use radar and lidar...

    February 23rd, 2017 |  


    Bartoli family thanks Pittston Area birls basketball coaches and players for continued support of daughter, Ellie

    Bartoli family thanks Pittston Area birls basketball coaches and players for continued support of daughter, Ellie

    Dear Editor,We wanted to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to Coach Kathy Healey, Assistant coaches, Mark Casper and Joe Chacke, ...

    February 23rd, 2017 |  


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    Growth, nursing shortage leads to recruitment at NEPA hopitals, clinics

    Growth, nursing shortage leads to recruitment at NEPA hopitals, clinics

    WILKES-BARRE — Two health care providers announced major recruitment efforts within a month of each other, bringing more than 300 nursing and su...

    February 18th, 2017 |  


    Pittston Denny’s celebrates grand opening with meal deals

    Pittston Denny’s celebrates grand opening with meal deals

    PITTSTON — No, you didn’t wake up in the past.Denny’s Pittston location near WalMart off Highway 315 opened in September, but the of...

    February 7th, 2017 updated: February 7th, 2017. |  


    Joe Agolino Jr. opens Legacy Baking Co. next to father’s restaurant in West Pittston

    Joe Agolino Jr. opens Legacy Baking Co. next to father’s restaurant in West Pittston

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    January 31st, 2017 updated: February 1st, 2017. |  


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    Pet Valu, focusing on natural and holistic pet products, opens in Midway Shopping Center in Wyoming

    WYOMING — A store that puts clients’ health and nutritional needs first recently opened in the Midway Shopping Center.Those clients may ha...

    January 25th, 2017 |  


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    December 23rd, 2016 |  


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    December 2nd, 2016 |  


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