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Gina Castellino and Cameron Miller were united in marriage on Oct. 19, 2013, at The Woodlands Inn and Resort, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
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When the RC Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 theater opened on East Northampton Street in 2006, it was meant to spur development in the Northampton and South Main streets vicinity.
If Bryant felt remorseful for fighting with and yelling racial slurs at two Wilkes-Barre police officers, he should have apologized before the expense of a Luzerne County jury trial, Assistant District Attorney Nancy Violi said Friday.
The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board will have to decide how to shrink a $1.9 million budget gap, according to preliminary 2014-15 projections.
The Luzerne County Assessor's Office is investigating whether the assessment of a multi-unit Wilkes-Barre commercial property was bungled years ago.
Luzerne County Judge Joseph Sklarosky Jr.'s schedule for next week indicates Letteer is scheduled for a "guilty plea" hearing for Letteer faces a charge of fleeing the scene of a fatal crash, a crime that carries a mandatory minimum one year in prison.
A federal civil trial has begun in the case of a 2009 car crash that ultimately led to the deaths of two Luzerne County Naval reservists serving in Kuwait.
A tractor trailer carrying an SUV and a car crashed through a guiderail and right into a neighborhood in Luzerne County.
Andrew Krech / The Citizens' Voice The state Liquor Control Board revoked Outsiders Bar's liquor license in March 2013, citing 23 liquor license law violations in the past 10 years.
Volunteers in Medicine, students from Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy and the Advocacy Alliance will offer two outreach sessions to educate community members and assist with marketplace sign-ups for the Affordable Care Act.
There is not a lane restriction, however, a tractor trailer went through the guiderail and is off the road.
Wilkes-Barre officials say the missing 18,000 gallons of gas are a result of poor record keeping.
When Paul Reedy coordinated bringing back Irish banners to the downtown area, he had no idea it would lead to bagpipers, Irish dancers and high school bands marching down Main Street in a St. Patrick's Day parade.
Keep it menacing, said Dane Bower, technical director of the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre's next production "Little Shop of Horrors."
Ms. Gerba has been out of work for more than six months since she lost her job when HarperCollins Publishers in Dunmore closed.
Mark Moran / The Citizens' Voice Former Wilkes-Barre city administrator J.J. Murphy filed a lawsuit against Radnor Township in 2011 alleging he was passed over for the job of township manager because of his military commitment.
A Wilkes-Barre trucker hauling plastics north on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Bear Creek Township on Tuesday pulled his tractor trailer to the side just before it caught fire.