PA Turnpike Commission approves 6 percent toll increase for 2017

PA Turnpike Commission approves 6 percent toll increase for 2017

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) approved a 6 percent toll increase for both E-ZPass and cash customers, set to take effe...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Keystone Community Resources supports the Dietrich Theater with $3,000 donation from golf fundraiser

Keystone Community Resources supports the Dietrich Theater with $3,000 donation from golf fundraiser

The proceeds from the First Annual Golf Tournament hosted by Keystone Community Resources (KCR) were donated to the Wyoming County Cultural Center at ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Three Abington area residents honored for teaching, scholarship and service at The University of Scranton

Three Abington area residents honored for teaching, scholarship and service at The University of Scranton

SCRANTON — Three Abington area residents were among The University of Scranton faculty members recently honored with Provost Faculty Enhancement...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Abington area residents among The University of Scranton professors awarded summer research grants

Abington area residents among The University of Scranton professors awarded summer research grants

SCRANTON — Three Abington area residents are among the six University of Scranton professors who were awarded 2016 Faculty Development Summer Gr...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Waverly Community House, Dietrich Theater and Theatre at Lackawanna College to host first ever Belin Film Festival Oct. 14-16

Waverly Community House, Dietrich Theater and Theatre at Lackawanna College to host first ever Belin Film Festival Oct. 14-16

WAVERLY — The F. Lammot Belin Arts Foundation at the Waverly Community House announced the first-ever Belin Film Festival, will run from Friday,...

July 25th, 2016 |  


More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater grieves death of musician George Wesley, celebrates his inspiration

More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater grieves death of musician George Wesley, celebrates his inspiration

Editor’s note: This week’s column was written by Dietrich Theater Program Director Margie Young.This past week we lost an early supporter ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Critical blood shortage: Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to give

Critical blood shortage: Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to give

WILKES BARRE — While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by t...

July 25th, 2016 |  


This Week in Local History: Sheep, salad and stars were in the news in the 1960s, 70s

This Week in Local History: Sheep, salad and stars were in the news in the 1960s, 70s

1966 — A wild “mystery animal” was reported to have killed a sheep in Nicholson, putting area hunters on a search.“A large ani...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Wyoming/Lackawanna County Dairy Princess celebrates National Ice Cream Month

Wyoming/Lackawanna County Dairy Princess celebrates National Ice Cream Month

Wyoming/Lackawanna County Dairy Princess Rae Anne Carpenter and her mother, Charlotte celebrate July, National Ice Cream Month, by serving ice cream t...

July 25th, 2016 |  


The Lackawanna County Commission for Women sponsors ‘The Gluten Story’ seminar

The Lackawanna County Commission for Women sponsors ‘The Gluten Story’ seminar

The Lackawanna County Commission for Women recently sponsored a health seminar entitled ‘The Gluten Story,’ held at La Bona Vita in Dunmor...

July 25th, 2016 |