SCRANTON — Wednesday, Geisinger Health System, one of the nations largest rural health care organizations, has acquired 25 sites of the PrimeMed Medical Group in Lackawanna County.
IN BRIEFHARRISBURGFine Wine & Good Spirits Stores celebrate Pennsylvania Wine Month.
LUZERNE COUNTY — The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released preliminary month-end numbers showing Luzerne County's August unemployment rate grew a fifth of a percent from July, hitting 7.3 percent.
Expect big changes at Olive Garden.
KINGSTON — Looking to the past for forward fashion trends, Taylor Lutz has opened C. Audrey & Daughters Vintage Clothing and Consignment shop on Wyoming Avenue.
DALLAS TWP . — During a special meeting Thursday morning, Supervisor Chairman Frank E. Wagner, Vice Chair/Assistant Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Martin and Supervisor William Grant unanimously approved American Asphalt's bid of $97,093...
DURYEA — A man posing as a water company employee tricked an elderly resident into going into his basement while the con artist rummaged through the resident's drawers.
CLARKS SUMMIT — At 31 years old, Dracula's Forest is the granddaddy of Northeastern Pennsylvania's haunted attractions.
DALLAS TWP. — It should now be easier to get fit and stay healthy in the Back Mountain, with the recent openings of two new businesses at the Country Club Shopping Center and a new health and wellness section at Thomas' Family...
SCRANTON — A local public informational hearing is set regarding the proposed merger between Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania and Highmark Inc.
WILKES-BARRE — A Freeland woman was awarded $60,000 in damages for a home she purchased from David Valenti and Wyoming Homes in Plains Township that was delivered late and in disrepair.
NEWPORT TWP. — The rumor mill is spinning fast in Nanticoke, as patrons of the R Bar & Grill try to speculate what the new, larger location of the local restaurant will look like, said owners Lindsey Temarantz and Lauren Maga.
Realty company becomingpart of Berkshire Hathaway
PLAINS TWP. — How to reach 95 percent of the world's consumers is an equation answered Monday at the 16th annual Bringing the World to Northeastern Pennsylvania business trade event.
HUNLOCK CREEK — A little sugar and spice can make everything seem nice, or so that is what Denee Nichols, owner of a new bakery, Delicious Obsessions in Hunlock Creek, is dishing out.
I hope to dismiss a myth this week. I have heard references that people do not have the time to cut coupons and derogatory comments about people using coupons. Think of it this way: If a dollar were in a sales insert, would you take the time to cut it...
WILKES-BARRE — Patrons of the Anthracite Cafe will be able to be seated in the Coal Bin starting today.
WILKES-BARRE — Patrons of the Anthracite Cafe will be able to be seated in the Coal Bin starting Saturday.
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry released its statewide unemployment report showing an increase of one-tenth of a percent increase for August, but is three-tenths of a percentage point below the U.S. rate of 6.1...
WILKES-BARRE — Hoping to give students the experience in entrepreneurial thinking to succeed, Wilkes University appointed Dr. Rodney Ridley Sr. to lead the Allan P. Kirby Center of Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Developer Robert Tamburro confirmed today the former Ground Round restaurant building on Mundy Street is being expanded from 5,000 to 12,000 square feet. Two new tenants, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Vitamin Shop have signed...
A new Motel 6 officially joined the hospitality district along Highland Blvd, Wilkes-Barre Township, Wednesday. The 78-room facility's grand opening attracted local officials and G6 franchise representatives. The new hotel is part of a new...
WILKES-BARRE — Shurfine distributor Associated Wholesalers Inc. filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy last week, creating a ripple of concern through regionally owned supermarkets, but grocers contend shelves will remain stocked.
Coca-Cola has answered the prayers of many, many 90's kids. USA Today reports that Surge is back...
AVOCA — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Scranton, announced Monday the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $4.1 million grant to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport to support a taxiway extension at the airport.
MOUNTAIN TOP — At age 16, Kyle Lisicki found himself in the role of vice president of sales and marketing for the Titan Gold cellphone company.
My favorite part of fall is decorating. Mums, pumpkins, colored leaves, it can look so pretty and make a home inviting. The local farmers markets are boasting lots of natural options to add pizzazz to any front porch.
Apple's latest iPhones begin shipping later this month, a move bound to inspire many fans of the popular smartphone to ditch their current models in favor of the bigger, sleeker iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.
NEW YORK — Home Depot's data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of customers.
NEW YORK — RadioShack warned Thursday that it may need to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization if it can't rework its debt or find another way to ease a cash crunch.
DALLAS — Aviation experts say some struggling regional airlines could fail, leading to reduced services and higher fares at smaller airports, but the director of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International doesn't anticipate problems...
WILKES-BARRE — Greg Johansen thought he would be an employer's dream.
CUPERTINO, Calif. — For the first time in years, Apple's iPhones aren't the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch on Tuesday, a wearable device that marks the company's first major entry in a new product category since...
At the Apple event underway in Cupertino, Calif., Chief Executive Tim Cook unveiled Apple Watch, “the most personal device we've ever created,” he said.
NEW YORK — General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households easier to run, is leaving the home.
PITTSTON TWP. — Three years ago this week, the muddy waters of the Susquehanna flowed through GT Fabrication Inc. To avoid a repeat, the company has secured financing to move the business to higher ground.
Our region is fortunate to have an enthusiastic base of community volunteers. They come from various backgrounds and age groups to enhance our local churches, synagogues, fire companies, ambulance associations, youth athletic leagues and many other...
Penn State Wilkes-BarreNew faculty and staff members have been announced for the 2014-2015 academic year.
With school back in swing, fall sports, and other activities, I think I've entered the ranks of many parents who are constantly on the go. How we keep it all going is a carefully managed juggling act.
WASHINGTON — A surprising drop in hiring and in the number of people seeking work in August sent a reminder that the U.S. economic recovery is still prone to temporary slowdowns.
Dairylea Cooperative Inc. recently recognized Bloss Family Farm of Wapwallopen as a Pride of Dairylea recipient.
WILKES-BARRE — Homeowners struggling to meet monthly payments still have time to refinance through the Home Affordable Refinance Program, but many are not fully aware of the program.
SCRANTON — A new-medically equipped helicopter is the newest addition to Commonwealth Health's Critical Care Transport Team, said Renita Fennick, spokeswoman for Commonwealth Health.
To reduce the cost of a college education, know the right questions to ask. One way that a student can significantly reduce his or her college costs is by looking...