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In a few months, the vacant building on Dana Street that formerly housed First Hospital will be gone.
5 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
Holy Redeemer High School students Victoria Fulton and Caroline Banas received awards during the Fine Arts Fiesta in Wilkes-Barre.
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First row, from left, are Patricia Harrington, Ed.D., intern provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, and Nicole Thomas, who received the Excellence in Early and Primary Education Award at The University of Scranton's 2014 Commencement Exercise.
PABLO PICASSO: 25 YEARS OF LIMITED EDITION CERAMICS FROM THE ROSENBAUM COLLECTION, 10 a.m., today through Sept.
A new study suggests the decline of rust belt cities such as Scranton and Wilkes-Barre didn't make their residents unhappy, but that residents' unhappiness helped along their community's decline.
In the back of a crowded public library Thursday, a woman was placing books onto the shelf when a man sexually assaulted her, according to Wilkes-Barre police.
Agency owners Sharon Grivner , of the Sharon A. Grivner Agency, Paul Hirschler , of the Paul R. Hirschler Agency, Len Podrasky , of the Leonard J. Podrasky Agency and Wallace Stolarcyk , of the Wallace Stolarcyk Agency, earned designations as Allstate Premier Agencies for 2014.
While Bill Maher performs throughout the country, he doesn't discriminate by population - he'll perform in small towns or big cities.
A woman reported just after 4 p.m. that someone removed the catalytic converter from her car while it was parked near 673 N. Franklin St. And an East Chestnut Street man reported at about 9:30 a.m. that someone removed the catalytic converter from his 2003 Toyota Tacoma pickup while it was parked in front of his home overnight.
A study released Wednesday found the majority of local health care jobs are filled by people with an associate's degree or less in education, and the demand for such pre-baccalaureate workers has been booming.
An attorney for the city asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by an employee who said he was retaliated against for filing an earlier suit alleging insider trading in the sale of the former Old River Road Bakery and other properties.
According to the analysis, co-authored by Joshua Gottlieb of the University of British Columbia's Vancouver School of Economics, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region is the least happiest place in the United States.
Nick Coyle "Sound Makes Waves" CD release party, w/ MastrGlass and Ian Wiseman: July 26, 9 p.m., Bart and Urby's .
A mother stabbed her son early Wednesday morning in their Plains Township residence, according to police.
GAR HIGH SCHOOL, CLASS OF 1964, will meet at 7 tonight at the Comfort Inn lounge.
COURTESY OF EYEWITNESS NEWS WBRE / WYOU The fire at 76 Main St. in Mocanaqua resulted in the death of Michelle Dzoch in May. An internal review of Luzerne County 911's handling of a fatal Mocanaqua fire in which the closest fire department was not immediately dispatched has revealed human error was the sole cause, the county solicitor's office said ... (more)
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Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 06:49 am
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