A parade to celebrate Memorial Day was held on Monday, May 25 in the boroughs of Wyoming and West Wyoming. A program to honor military veterans followed the parade at Wyoming Cemetery.
DURYEA — The Duryea American Legion Post 585 and VFW Post 1227 held Memorial Day services on Monday, May 25.
The communities of West Pittston and Exeter came together on Monday, May 25 for a Memorial Day parade spanning both boroughs and sponsored by the local American Legion posts. After the parade, which featured civic groups, local law enforcement and...
PITTSTON — A Memorial Day program was hosted by American Legion Post 477 at Sam Miceli Veterans' Memorial Park on Saturday, May 23 in Pittston. The ceremony was held to honor veterans of all wars.
Wyoming Area Seconday Center teachers David Pizano and Gordon Williams, along with 90 of their physics students, attended Physics Day at Six Flags Great Adventure on April 30. Using force meters and stopwatches, students completed lab reports for...
WEST PITTSON — The West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival committee will meet at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 31 in the school building behind Corpus Christi Parish. All committee members are asked to attend and wear committee shirts for pictures.
WILKES-BARRE — The following Greater Pittston students received their degress from Wilkes University for the spring semester.
EXETER — Wyoming Area School District Manager Tom Melone presented a budget at Monday night's meeting that featured a tax raise at the state limit of 2.6 percent.
EXETER — The numbers don't lie.
The following Greater Pittston real estate transactions have been recorded in the Luzerne County Office of the Recorder of Deeds for the week of May 18, 2015:
Dan Peck has a caring heart, but it's not the heart he was born with.
YATESVILLE — The Pittston Area School Board voted during Wednesday night's regular school meeting to table a proposal to approve arrangements with the Northeastern Pennsylvania Landbank regarding property taxes.
PITTSTON TWP. — The board of supervisors passed two measures aimed at public safety during Monday night's regular meeting.
YATESVILLE — The Northeastern Pennsylvania Land Bank will have to wait at least another month to see if the Pittston Area School Board will agree to allow reduced property tax rates on certain properties.
AVOCA — There will be a one-day garbage delay the week of Memorial Day. Garbage will be collected on Friday, May 29 instead of Thursday, May 28.
AVOCA — There will be no parking along Main Street, McAlpine Street or York Avenue from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26 due to street sweeping.
In 1991, Valerie Shinko and her father went to the U.S. Marines Recruiting Office. Although her family is plentiful with former Marines, Shinko told her father that's not what she wanted.
AVOCA — The Avoca Ancient Order of the Hibernians held its annual Night at the Races on Saturday, May 16, in the Queen of the Apostles Parish Hall. All proceeds benefited the AOH scholarship fund.
YATESVILLE — Hundreds participated in the Relay for Life of Greater Pittston, which was held May 16-17 at Charley Trippi Stadium, Pittston Area High School. According to the Relay for Life website, 34 teams and 491 participants raised $45,280.80...
WNEP Newswatch 16 Meteorologist Tom Clark visited the When I Grow Up Childcare and Learning Center on April 23 as part of a Community Workers project where the students are introduced to different careers. Clark read a Dr. Seuss book called, “Oh...
MOOSIC — Members of the Pittston Area School District community were invited to a night at the ball park during the inaugural Pittston Area Spirit Day on Monday, May 18 at PNC Field.
AVOCA — Queen of the Apostles parish held its annual Marian Award presentation at the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, May 17. This award is given to graduating seniors from the parish who have been active in parish and community life. The Marian Award...
WEST PITTSTON — Students of Montgomery Avenue Elementary proudly displayed their creative works during an art show at the school on Wednesday, May 20.
Harth graduates from pharmacy schoolDr. Richard A. Harth, Pittston Township, recently graduated from the Nesbit School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University.
AVOCA — In memory of Jamie Ann Baker, her family adopted a highway to honor her. The road is York Avenue which runs between Foote Avenue, Duryea and Main Street, Avoca.
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