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Pa. Department of Revenue issues warning on new phishing email attack

WILKES-BARRE — The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue this week reminded the public and tax practitioners to beware of phishing scams that involve fraudulent email messages designed to steal sensitive information, such as passwords, user names or personal financial information. The Internal Revenue Service recently issued a warning about a phishing scam that tried to trick […]

Comments - 8:41 pm

Local bikers make special delivery to Geisinger SWB

WILKES-BARRE — Even though it’s only October, about 80 bikers from local motorcycle clubs were feeling the Christmas spirit Saturday. The motorcycle enthusiasts teamed with Geisinger Auxiliary to collect toys for needy children this holiday season, dropping them off at the Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre parking lot to conclude a 55-mile benefit ride. The auxiliary, which […]

Comments - 8:09 pm

Beyond the Byline: Godspeed, Tony Mussari

WILKES-BARRE — Whether they are old school, like me, or tech-savvy to meet the demands of a “deadline now” world, every journalist has a file of contacts — people they can rely on to get the story of the day. I have such a resource — it’s a little black book, if you will, that […]

Comments - 7:21 pm - updated: 7:21 pm.

LCCC craft show draws big crowd, almost 150 vendors

NANTICOKE — A wide variety of homemade cookies in different colors, shapes, and sizes were carefully placed on a table at the 28th annual Luzerne County Community College craft show. However, these cookies — scrumptious though they looked — were not for human consumption. They were dog cookies that Melody Fuller baked in her two […]

Comments - 7:03 pm

Kingston man arrested at WB’s Kistler school trying to pick up student

WILKES-BARRE — A Kingston man was arrested at Kistler Elementary School on Friday afternoon after the school refused to release a child to him and he became irate, police say. The trouble started about 2:4o p.m. when Akilees Hobson, 19, arrived at the school and told staff that he was there to pick up a […]

Comments - 5:06 pm

Police union says focus on date of apology ignores larger issues

WILKES-BARRE — The administration’s squabbling over the date of a police commander’s apology to an officer ignores bigger problems in the department, the head of the police union said. The focus should be on the split between the chief and the men and women subjected to constant second guessing and questioning by the department leadership, […]

Comments - 9:41 am

Wilkes-Barre site with decade of back taxes again removed from auction

A 56,600-square-foot Wilkes-Barre property with delinquent real estate taxes dating back more than a decade was pulled from next week’s Luzerne County tax auction, continuing a pattern of sale delays. Owned by several members of the Rockman family, the Oregon Street property carries $275,564 in unpaid taxes and penalties accrued since 2005, county records show. […]

Comments - 11:24 pm

Police union says focus on date of apology ignores larger issues

WILKES-BARRE — The administration’s squabbling over the date of a police commander’s apology to an officer ignores bigger problems in the department, the head of the police union said. The focus should be on the split between the chief and the men and women subjected to constant second guessing and questioning by the department leadership, […]

Comments - 11:19 pm

Penn State Wilkes-Barre holds Mental Health Awareness Day

LEHMAN TWP. — Erin Maloney learned she copes with stress well after taking an assessment at Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s Mental Health Awareness Day held Friday. The 21-year-old admitted her tendency to procrastinate can create self-inflicted stressful situations. However, her habit of going to the gym to participate in physical activities releases pent-up stress. “I cope […]

Comments - 10:40 pm

Wilkes-Barre pair accused of allowing house to be used for meth production

SCRANTON — Two Wilkes-Barre residents were indicted this week for renting space at their 75 Park Ave. home to people who were operating a meth lab, authorities say. The indictment against Michael Laurey and Amy Casey, both 38, was unsealed Thursday following their arrests, according to a press release from federal prosecutors. Between June 2016 […]

Comments - 7:32 pm

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