Wilkes-Barre Info

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is located in Luzerne County. Zip codes in Wilkes-Barre, PA include 18766, 18706, and 18769. The median home price in Wilkes-Barre is $63,500 which is roughly $36/per square foot. More Wilkes-Barre information.

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2 hrs ago | The Times Leader

Bill Genetti's Hazle Township hotel faces $27k judgment over unpaid legal bills

Lawyers who helped the Best Western Genetti Inn and Suites of Hazle Township fight for a tax assessment reduction say the hotel now owes them nearly $28,000 in unpaid legal bills.

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6 hrs ago | The Times Leader

Traffic delays possible in some areas

PennDOT reported this morning that Interstate 81 southbound between Exit 175B and Exit 170B will be restricted to one lane for emergency bridge repair.

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10 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

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Mark Moran / the citizens' voice Kids-for-cash developer Robert K. Mericle will be sentenced Friday on a charge of misprision of a felony.

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14 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

14 county schools among low performers

Students from 14 low-achieving schools in Luzerne County districts will be eligible for scholarships to go elsewhere next year, according to information released Tuesday by the state Department of Education.

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18 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

County, HUD discuss $10M repayment

Dave Scherbenco / For The Citizens' Voice Andrew Reilly, Office of Community Development executive director, speaks during Monday's county council meeting.

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23 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Shooting survivor sought for alleged rape

Danny Maldonado, the survivor of a shooting in 2012 that left three people dead, is wanted by police on charges including rape and sex with a minor.

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23 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Student Standouts

Peter Shaver, a senior at Dallas High School, placed at the Regional History Day Competition held at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus in Lehman.

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23 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Annual Northeast Regional College Fair planned at King's College

High school students and their parents from throughout Northeast Pennsylvania are invited to the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling 12th annual Northeast Regional College Fair on Monday at the Scandlon Physical Education Center, King's College, Wilkes-Barre.

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Yesterday | The Times Leader

Volunteers in Medicine expanding services

The mission of Volunteers in Medicine is to offer free primary and preventative care to working individuals with an income of 200 percent of federal poverty guidelines or less and have no access to affordable health insurance or medical care.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Nanticoke baby death ruled homicide

The death of a 2A1 2-month-old infant at a Nanticoke home in February was ruled a homicide, the Luzerne County Coroner's Office said Tuesday.

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The Citizens' Voice

W-B parking authority given extension

The Wilkes-Barre Parking Authority needs more time to comply with a subpoena for records, the authority's solicitor said Tuesday.

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The Times-Tribune

Police seek ex-boyfriend's phone records in fatal Wilkes-Barre fire probe

Wilkes-Barre police filed a search warrant to obtain the phone records of an ex-boyfriend of the woman who died after a fire at her Wyoming Street home last week.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

SWB RailRider Jersey Auction

The Scranton/Wilkes Barre RailRiders joined with WNEP's Pennsylvania Outdoor Life on April 18th to have an "Outdoor Night".

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The Citizens' Voice

Property Transactions

Lita E. Insalaco , Joseph J. Pupa III and Letitia A. Pupa to Ronald Marcellini for $90,000; Pittston Township.

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The Citizens' Voice

W-B homicide suspect's trial postponed

Mark Moran / the citizens' voice Joshua Ovalles is led to a hearing in August 2013.

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The Citizens' Voice

W-B General nurses call for more staffing while picketing

Unionized registered nurses who have been without a contract for nearly a year picketed outside Wilkes-Barre General Hospital on Monday.

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The Times-Tribune

Nurses picket at Wilkes-Barre hospital

Dozens of registered nurses participated in the informational pickets throughout the day outside of their shifts holding signs reading, "Support Wilkes-Barre General nurses.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Times Leader

Animal-rights activists protest circus

It's not that they oppose the Shriners' circus, which brings families together for an affordable outing, or the Shriners hospitals that help more than 100,000 children every year.

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The Citizens' Voice

Community digest

St. Stephen's Episcopal Pro-Cathedral, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, will celebrate the 11th anniversary of the dedication of its Berghaus pipe organ with a recital by organist Canon Mark Laubach at 4 p.m. Sunday.

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The Times Leader

Panel: Wilkes-Barre lawyer borrowed client's cash without permission

A Wilkes-Barre attorney faces the possibility of state suspension for taking loans from the Fern Knoll Cemetery Association over a course of years without informing the organization that he was using the money.

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Fire Warning for Luzerne County was issued at April 23 at 7:14PM EDT

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