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Luzerne County's tax claim operator is holding a special back-tax auction Thursday primarily for properties that have defaulted repayment plans.
Walking through Shanksville-Stonycreek High School hallways, Principal Sam Romesberg pauses to listen.
There is one area where we can measure the impact of higher education: The earnings potential of bachelor's degree holders is 40 percent higher than a typical high school graduate.
Like many Christians, Dominick Costantino spent much of the past week at church services preparing for today, the holiest of days celebrated in his faith - Easter Sunday.
Sauteing a chicken breast in a frying pan with just a touch of olive oil was a first for many students in the Mediterranean cuisine cooking class in the Luzerne County Community College Joseph A. Paglianite Culinary Institute on Saturday.
Mission: "Whether we feed, clothe, educate, pray for or with, feel the pain of, or are present to someone, we reach out.
It is a split decision on whether the West Side Career and Technology Center must release records of credit-card purchases made by its former administrative director.
Warren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice Just Cabinets Furniture & More manager Bob Hufford arranges a sale sign on the table at the store in the Gateway Shopping Center in Edwardsville.
Larry Deklinski/Staff Photo More than 7,000 tons of coal per day was crushed, washed and sized for delivery to residential and commercial customers from the Huber Breaker in Ashley, Luzerne County, between 1939 and 1976.
Just a day and a half after an inmate slashed a corrections officer, the lockdown at the state prison near Dallas is lifted and some personnel at the Luzerne County facility have an issue with that.
A state prison in Luzerne County resumed visits Saturday after an inmate serving a life sentence allegedly stabbed a corrections officer.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is trying to force Luzerne County to put $10 million into the county's community development business loan fund because seven projects that received loans have not created jobs.
Luzerne County assistant solicitor David Schwager wrote a letter to the court seeking leniency for developer Robert Mericle, but Schwager made no mention of his county position or even that he is an attorney.
City and state police investigators teamed up to arrest seven people - three of whom who had Philadelphia addresses - in four separate drug buy-bust operations.
Charges against a suspect involved in a high-profile crime spree in 2012 that included a home-invasion with shots fired at a multi-million-dollar estate in Lehman Township were bound over to Luzerne County court on Wednesday.
Kingston police chief said a man walked into Honesdale National Bank, 786 Wyoming Ave., a little after 4 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding "a certain amount of money."