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Dayne Marae, Fox56 News: 10 things you might not know about me

Dayne Marae, 27, sits alongside Ryan Cummings, 36, as a news anchor at Wilkes-Barre-based Fox56 TV. You can catch them every weeknight at 10. Keep reading to find out the first thing people say to her when they see her in person. Also, even though she has a self-described horrible memory, read about the TV […]

Comments - 9:13 am - updated: 9:36 am.

Ashley church members prepare piggies for annual Summer Festival fundraiser

ASHLEY — Whether you call them piggies, pigs in the blanket or stuffed cabbage rolls, the Northeastern Pennsylvania staple was being made on a recent Wednesday and Thursday at a local church. Volunteers at St. Leo’s/Holy Rosary, in Ashley, spent their days chopping, rolling and boiling different items to make the savory food. And it’s […]

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Lackawanna County restaurant inspections May 26-June 5: Cleanliness issues put 3 in violation

The following are recent Lackawanna County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According the agency: “any inspection is a ‘snapshot’ of the day and time of the inspection. An inspection conducted on any given day may not be representative of the overall, long-term cleanliness of an establishment. Also, at the time of […]

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At which Lackawanna County restaurant were employees handling food without gloves?

The following are recent Lackawanna County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According the agency: “any inspection is a ‘snapshot’ of the day and time of the inspection. An inspection conducted on any given day may not be representative of the overall, long-term cleanliness of an establishment. Also, at the time of […]

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Times Leader presents flowers to Count the Roses contest winners

The Times Leader presented the winners of its Count the Roses contest with their prizes on Saturday. Teams of representatives from the Times Leader presented eight women, from Mountain Top to Dallas, with a dozen red roses each in honor of Mother’s Day on Sunday. All of the women were nominated by family members who […]

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Dallas students have dandy time at prom

Dallas High School students danced the night away Friday at their junior/senior prom at Best Western Plus Genetti Hotel & Conference Center in Wilkes-Barre. Andrew Francis and Rebecca Balara were voted king and queen of the prom, which had the theme “Happily Ever After.” Students who attended were lucky enough to also enjoy an early […]

Comments - 11:38 pm - updated: 9:43 am.

The smoking conundrum: Bars, restaurants — and patrons — navigate 2008 state law

Mountain Top resident Jason Hollock joins friends if they pick a Luzerne County bar that allows smoking, but those places are not his first choice. “It’s not a deal breaker, but I prefer places that are non-smoking,” said Hollock, 37. “Your clothes reek when you get out of there.” As a two-pack-a-day smoker, Lucy Keating, […]

Comments - 10:08 am - updated: 10:50 am.

Love in the Poconos: Cove Haven resorts thrive on Valentine’s Day

Duryea resident Margaret Guarnieri first visited the Cove Haven couples resort in the Pocono Mountains 30 years ago. She went again in 2014, and will make this Valentine’s Day — Tuesday — her third stay at the resort. Guarnieri said she’s returning because the resort, which opened in 1958, offers a not-too-far trek — less […]

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Kingston rockers SUZE to perform at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Funk-infused Kingston rock band SUZE will celebrate its 10-year anniversary at the F.M. Kirby Center this spring. “A Decade of SUZE” will honor the band’s anniversary through a performance at 8 p.m. May 12 at the downtown theater, 71 Public Square, as part of the Chandelier Lobby series. SUZE has released two studio […]

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Music app Tunefly, created by Wyoming Valley duo, to go on national tour

With groundwork laid in Northeastern Pennsylvania, locally created app Tunefly is ready to spread its wings and visit other parts of the United States. The social media music-sharing platform, designed to bridge the gap between user-friendly streaming services and artist-friendly sharing platforms, will take a 10-city Tunefly Tour across the country March 25 through April […]

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