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Peeking into the past: Quick action saved lives of three young men

Question Dupont residents remembered that, prior to 1952, 16-year-olds received a dose of castor oil as punishment for breaking what city regulation? 1948 — 69 YEARS AGO Many school districts faced the problem of obtaining funds to meet payrolls and were forced to seek aid from the state. However, the state most times responded by […]

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The smoking conundrum: Bars, restaurants — and patrons — navigate 2008 state law

Mountain Top resident Jason Hollock joins friends if they pick a Luzerne County bar that allows smoking, but those places are not his first choice. “It’s not a deal breaker, but I prefer places that are non-smoking,” said Hollock, 37. “Your clothes reek when you get out of there.” As a two-pack-a-day smoker, Lucy Keating, […]

8 Comments - 10:08 am

Marriage-license applications, divorce filings in Luzerne County

Marriages & Divorces Marriage-license applications filed in the Luzerne County Register of Wills Office between Dec. 22 and Jan. 05: Anthony Thomas Melici, Glen Lyon, and Shianna Lynn Corbett, Glen Lyon. Jo Dell Salman, Wilkes-Barre, and Mary T. Polacheck, Wilkes-Barre. Cassidy Elizabeth Monroe, Wilkes-Barre, Jeremy David Welles, Oklahoma. Marcelle Danielle Stevens, Scranton, and John Henry […]

8 Comments - 3:28 pm

Marriage-license applications, divorce filings in Luzerne County

Marriages & Divorces Marriage-license applications filed in the Luzerne County Register of Wills Office between Dec. 7 and Dec. 21, 2016: Ferdinand Horton Barlow, Jr., Hunlock Creek, and Kathleen Marie Siewak, Hunlock Creek. Nichole Comstock, Dallas, and Devon Silva, Kingston. Brittany Appelonia Smetana, Trucksville, and Eric Joseph Jacobs, Trucksville. Angel Anthony Delapaz, Forty Fort, and […]

8 Comments - 6:28 pm


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