Proposed lawsuit settlement on Luzerne County Council agenda

Luzerne County Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on the proposed settlement of a 2016 lawsuit filed by former Emergency Management Agency worker Loretta Presto. The administration did not disclose the settlement amount. Chief Solicitor Romilda Crocamo has said the name of the litigant and court docket number are the only details that must be […]

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Wilkes-Barre site with decade of back taxes again removed from auction

A 56,600-square-foot Wilkes-Barre property with delinquent real estate taxes dating back more than a decade was pulled from next week’s Luzerne County tax auction, continuing a pattern of sale delays. Owned by several members of the Rockman family, the Oregon Street property carries $275,564 in unpaid taxes and penalties accrued since 2005, county records show. […]

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Pittston Rotary Club celebrating 100th anniversary in 2020 by doing 100 good things

PITTSTON TWP. — In the year 2020, the Rotary Club of Pittston will celebrate its 100th anniversary, but the organization is looking to get things started early to celebrate the big milestone. Between now and the official 100th anniversary, the club wants to do 100 services within the Greater Pittston area. Although members have a […]

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Pittston Hospital Nurses’ Alumnae Dinner is Oct. 24 in Old Forge

OLD FORGE — The Pittston Hospital Nurse alumnae dinner will be held Tuesday, Oct. 24 at Rinaldi’s Restaurant, 426 South Main St. Appetizers of their signature red and white pizzas will be served at 6 p.m. and guest speaker Ray Bartolai, from Bartolai Winery in Harding, will speak at 6:30 p.m. about his father and […]

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Pittston OKs three payments for streetscape work

PITTSTON — Streetscape work continues in the city as the council members approved three resolutions Wednesday. One resolution involved the payment of $338,980 to Kobalt Construction, of Pocono Summit, for work on Columbus Avenue to Winter Street and a portion of Plank Street. A second called for $406,045 to American Asphalt Paving, of Shavertown, for […]

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Matters of Faith: Greater Pittston church listings for week of Oct. 22, 2017

Christian and Missionary Alliance 317 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston 570-654-2500 or 570-654-7414 Website: Wednesday prayer and praise, 7 p.m. Bible study all ages Thursday, 7 p.m. The Breaking Bread Soup Kitchen is serving meals from 5 to 6:30 p.m. every Monday at the church. The meal is being served without charge to interested […]

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Luzerne County Council contenders air views at forum

KINGSTON — In rapid-fire delivery, all 10 Luzerne County Council candidates conveyed their views on a range of topics within allotted time limits during Thursday’s Wilkes-Barre Area League of Women Voters forum at Wyoming Seminary. Voters are free to choose five council contenders of any party affiliation in the Nov. 7 general election. The league […]

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Bob Boyer seeking fourth term as Wyoming Borough mayor

WYOMING — Bob Boyer is seeking his fourth term as Wyoming Borough Mayor. Boyer, who currently serves as mayor of the borough, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, and is currently a law school student. He has 30 years of law enforcement experience with service as a Kingston […]

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Greater Pittston residents in the news

Happy birthday Doreen Propersi Brown, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, will celebrate her birthday Oct. 26 with family and friends. Happy anniversary Debbie and Patrick Talipan, of Pittston Twp., will celebrate their 27th wedding anniversary on Oct. 26. The couple has four children, Brian, Justin, Kevin and Kaitlyn. Birth announcements A girl was born […]

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Pittston Area Cavalcade Invitational is Oct. 28 at Charley Trippi Stadium

YATESVILLE — The Pittston Area Marching Patriots will host their annual Pittston Area Cavalcade Invitational Saturday, Oct. 28 at Charlie Trippi Stadium. Gates open at 3 p.m. and the show starts at 5:30 p.m. Up to 11 marching bands will perform, including Wyoming Area High School and Wilkes University in exhibition. This year’s field show […]

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