Everyone talks about the value of partnerships between industry and higher education, but few spend any time understanding the key to ensuring the value for both the business and the college or university.
SCRANTON — Pennsylvania native Vernard Scott Koerwer, Ed. D. will return home to join The Commonwealth Medical College as vice president for strategic initiatives and planning.
HANOVER TWP. — Mail service pharmacy CVS Caremark will go before the township planning commission next week to present its plan to expand operations in the Hanover Crossings.
WILKES-BARRE — And the awards go to — Mayor Thomas M. Leighton, John Maday and Lori Nocito.
It's always disappointing when you buy a product online that turns out to be inferior when you receive it, but things get even thornier when that product is a gift.
WILKES-BARRE — As a child Rob Metzger Jr. built cardboard forts in the back office of Valley Seafood. Now he is being groomed to take over the business.“I have very large shoes to fill,” Metzger Jr., 33, said.
EXETER — Baseball player, teacher, chiropractor — William Chromey has worn many professional “hats” in his career and at age 50 — he is not finished yet.
HANOVER TWP. — A new CVS is planned at the crossroads, a short distance from the existing store, a company spokesman said Friday.
HARRISBURG — The latest report from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry shows the state's April unemployment rate holds steady for the second month.
LEHMAN — Penn State Wilkes-Barre will provide a $50,000 block grant to the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce to expand business services in the Innovation Center.
WASHINGTON — Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in April due to relatively few listings and rising prices, a trend that could weigh on the recovering housing market.
DALLAS — Middle school students have an opportunity to explore health professions at Misericordia University's Health Sciences Interprofessional Middle School Career Camp in August.
WILKES-BARRE — Doug Olsson, a long-time news executive with experience fighting newspaper wars in Pennsylvania, has been named publisher of the Times Leader Media Group.
TANNERSVILLE — Memorial Day sidewalk sales at The Crossings Premium Outlets will start Friday.
WILKES-BARRE – Luzerne and Lackawanna counties have been slow to recover from the recession that hit the nation six years ago and face significant challenges in poverty, low wages, inadequate infrastructure and governmental...
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — When car enthusiast Conrad Baut bought a 1953 Packard Patrician a few years ago, it needed a lot of work to make it ready for the road.
Summer is right around the corner. This means sunshine, deck parties, and — best of all — vacation.
Helping employees get healthier and helping to curb the rising cost of health care should be priorities for all employers. And May — designated as Global Employee Health and Fitness Month — is the perfect time to start taking a more active...
The Times Leader's inserts this week are very thick — so take your time sorting through them, so you do not miss any deals.
A third compressed natural gas filling station is planned for Northeastern Pennsylvania with the help of a grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority.
WILKES-BARRE — Wyoming Valley residents will not have to wait for What The Fork Truck to come to Wilkes-Barre anymore.Why?
SCRANTON — A local architecture firm hopes to build bridges into area classrooms with a new program called Architecture In Schools.
WILKES-BARRE — A once vacant downtown beer distributor reopens Saturday under a familiar name. Frank Schiel and his siblings who own Schiel's Family Markets on...
WASHINGTON — The Agriculture Department has developed the first government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.
ELYSBURG — A national amusement park association has designated Knoebels Amusement Resort top “Favorite Traditional Amusement Park” and “Best Park for Families.”
Macy's says the strong dollar isn't causing any miracles on 34th Street.
PLAINS TWP. — Five employee training grants were showcased during an Employer Forum held Tuesday at the Holiday Inn, formerly the East Mountain Inn.
WASHINGTON — U.S. household debt levels were mostly unchanged in the first three months of this year, held back by tight mortgage credit standards and consumer reluctance to borrow heavily.
FORT WORTH, Texas — After more than 75 years of flying, the end is near for US Airways.
KINGSTON — With Revello's Pizza just opening its second in Kingston, but could this be a stepping stone to franchise the pizza from Old Forge?Maybe — said Pat Revello, owner of the restaurant.
Shopping outside from store to store has almost become a thing of the past in some areas. But don't tell that to downtowns in the Wyoming Valley, especially Wilkes-Barre and Pittston.
WILKES-BARRE — There has been a changing of the guard at Martz Trailways, but nothing, really, has changed and that is a good thing.
A revolution of the craft beer industry is brewing in the Wyoming Valley, Ed Maier, owner of Susquehanna Brewing Company, said.
EXETER — A dream three years in the making — Sabatini's Craft Beer Bar and Bottle Shop — will be unveiled by Lindo Sabatini later this month.
It is difficult to pick up a newspaper or listen to a news broadcast nowadays that fails to mention the Common Core curriculum.Conservative and liberal pundits, alike, complain about it.
WILKES-BARRE — A Veterans Career and Education Boot Camp will offer U.S. military personnel information on building a life after their service term ends on Monday at Wilkes University.
Planning on working for a small business?
WILKES-BARRE — The state Attorney General's Office argued against discharging thousands of dollars in restitution and civil penalties in the pending bankruptcy case of David Valenti, the beleaguered owner of Wyoming Homes Inc.
KINGSTON — Revello's Old Forge Pizza opened their new West Side location this week.
Sandwich chain Panera Bread Co. is now part of an ever more crowded club of companies pledging to remove artificial ingredients from their food.
PLAINS TWP. — Mark those calendars: Mohegan Sun Pocono will resume its popular “Party on the Patio” this month.Party on the Patio is a free summer long musical event open to guests, ages 21 and over.
NEW YORK — Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators' fears about a giant cable company's control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers.
DALLAS — Zachary Murphy, a senior at Misericordia University earned the first place Anne Spychala award at the Pennsylvania Academy of Science competition in April.
I spend a good portion of my life being a cheerleader.A lifelong and 13th generation Wyoming Valley resident, I extol the merits of this area to anyone who will listen.
This is America's energy moment.
This week I've been reviewing the many online comments submitted by readers of this column, and I came across a few that deserve attention.
BEAR CREEK TWP. — Opening today, Bear Creek Deli provides the convenience of a corner grocery store with competitive prices on quality products.
OLYPHANT — A Northeastern Pennsylvania telecommunications company, SWG Inc., has made a leap across the Atlantic Ocean, setting up its first European operation in Ireland earlier this year.
PITTSTON TWP. — Many Comcast customers in the Pittston Township region and neighboring communities lost their phone, cable and internet service Thursday.
SCRANTON — ALDI will hold six hiring events this May in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties.ALDI, a discount grocery store chain, is looking to hire store associates for the Scranton area store.