Jenkins Township resident Wendi Newell has been acting for the past 28 years, ever since her high school days. Her daughter talked her into auditioning for the Little Theatre of Wilkes Barre's “Catch Me If You Can” which runs from...
It's remembered as the Rex Revesz Game and with good reason. The senior running back, with his leg in a cast until days before, ran for 206 yards and two touchdowns on Thanksgiving Day in 1970 as Pittston Area beat rival Wyoming Area, 21-0. The...
EXETER — Carmen Bolin was sworn in Tuesday as a member of the Wyoming Area School Board to fill the seat of his late brother.
DURYEA — A new type of porous glass made locally is helping purify drugs in medical research and protect aircraft in the aerospace industry.
West Pittston police officers are investigating a shooting that took place on Elm Street in West Pittston on Monday night.
PITTSTON — Owen Dadurka said that, sure, he was ready to head back to school for his first day of first grade Monday, but doubtless voiced a sentiment echoing up and down Wyoming Valley: “We could enjoy more summer.”
PITTSTON — Sunday was the last day for the 31st annual Pittston Tomato Festival, but it also was the first for some festival-goers.
With one in every three children under 5 years old living in poverty in Luzerne County, the United Way of Wyoming Valley would be hard pressed to find a better speaker than Susan N. Dreyfus to help launch its “Poverty to Possibility”...
With the rain coming down and and the pavements wet, it would be easy to just turn around and go home, but those at the Pittston Tomato Festival were able to use that negative energy during the Tomato Fights.
The 31st Annual Pittston Tomato Festival parade marched on despite damp conditions on Saturday morning. Local businesses, government officials, and nonprofit organizations lined up and made their way throughout downtown Pittston. Local attorney and...
Courtney Richards was crowned the 2014 Festival Queen on Saturday by 2012 Queen Marina Maida.The 2013 Festival Queen, Rebecca Lyn Cowell, was away at college and unable to attend the annual crowning.
It wasn't the dryest of Tomato Festivals. But there was enough food to please the masses.
Florence Duffy, 72, of Pittston lost her husband of 45 years, Jimmy, to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) back in 2009 after a two-year battle with the disease. He was 67 years old.
All matters discussed at the Pittston Area School Board meeting on Aug. 19 were approved, including the renaming of the high school basketball court and swimming pool.
She's held many titles at the Pittston Memorial Library and during her time as a resident of the Greater Pittston area.Library board president Barbara Quinn now holds the title of Citizen of the Year.
When Kimberly Stack entered Sue Hand's art studio this past Monday evening, she expected to view her daughter Victoria's painting of New York City.Instead, what she saw brought her to tears.
It's the perfect recipe for family fun in Greater Pittston.Take a healthy dose of a craft beer festival, infuse it with music festival, and what do you get?
Several hundred people gathered at St. Joseph Marello Church on William Street in Pittston to celebrate both their faith and heritage with a procession honoring Saint Rocco following.
The Annual Fall Festival sponsored by the Friends of the Pittston Memorial Library will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6 on the library grounds located on Broad Street.
Eileen Dewey is all about the sauce! She submitted this giant, 3-pound tomato to our Facebook page in early August. Lo and behold, she started the sauce just days later. She's growing some 40 plants this season. We hope you enjoy that sauce,...
Groove Train, a dance/party band, will perform at 3:45 today, Aug. 24 at the Pittston Tomato Festival. Members of the band are, from left, seated, Dan Bogdon, drums; John Barborek , lead vocals; Steve Owen, electric guitar/vocals. Standing, Dave...
Piano and organ students of Michael Sowa presented a recital on Aug. 17 at Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish, Pittston. Sowa, of Duryea, serves as the parish's organist/music director and is also a member of the campus ministry staff at Marywood...
Bethel United Methodist532 Main St., Avoca570-457-2566Pastor Sharon DietzSunday worship service, 11:15 a.m.
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