DETROIT — Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway...
With only 15 days until tax deadline, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is reminding taxpayers this is the first year health coverage requirements affect tax returns.
NANTICOKE — Luzerne County Community College's Health Sciences Career Fair on Monday offered students a variety of nursing opportunities, from pediatrics to geriatrics.
DUNMORE — First National Community Bank was released Wednesday from a federal consent order issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
DALLAS —Organizers of the sixth annual Back Mountain Business Expo are seeking vendors for this year's event to be held April 14 at Misericordia University.
NEW YORK — Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft and create one of the world's largest food and beverage...
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Jersey Mike's Subs in Bear Creek Commons will donate 100 percent of sales today to the Bear Creek Charter School.
KINGSTON — With a calm demeanor and a spring in his step, electrician Robert Stella shuffles equipment into his van parked outside of Vive Fitness in Kingston, skillfully breaking down the scaffolding he was just using working inside of the...
WILKES-BARRE — A study by Concentric Energy Advisors Inc. shows the planned PennEast Pipeline will create $893 million energy savings annually to Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey customers.
WILKES-BARRE — Al Boscov said Tuesday that the long-awaited million-dollar renovation of the downtown store will begin in two weeks.
Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania and Guthrie Medical Group have implemented a new Patient Centered Medical Home pilot program.
PLAINS TWP — It's a rare occasion to approach Timbers Buffet inside Mohegan Sun Pocono without finding a long line of luring customers, according to Lorraine Yosh of Kingston.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Prepare your taste buds Northeastern Pennsylvania, Five Guys Burgers and Fries is slated to open the last week of April.
WASHINGTON — Cash-strapped Americans anxious for tax refunds are increasingly turning to payment advances, prepaid cards or other costly services when getting tax preparation help, according to new federal data raising concerns among regulators...
DALLAS — Gino's Shoe Store in Dallas has probably been where most parents have purchased a first pair of shoes for their little one when first steps started happening.
KINGSTON — Generations of families have been purchasing unique jewelry and gift items from 3 Sisters in Kingston. And family is just what 3 Sisters was founded on 25 years ago.
WILKES-BARRE — Looking to raise cash for business endeavors or community events — crowdfunding may be the answer.
PITTSTON — For some families, pets are just one of the group. They're part of our lives for a short while but to the four-legged creatures, their humans are their whole lives.
KINGSTON — For the second year in a row, Woodhouse Day Spa's alluring ambiance has garnered the adoration of our readers.
SCRANTON — Two Scranton confectioners joined forces with ones across the Commonwealth to provide their sweet creations to fill the Candy Desk currently occupied by U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Lehigh Valley, in the Capitol.
The Pennsylvania State Police have been getting a slew of complaints in recent weeks about phone scammers claiming to be Internal Revenue Service tax collectors.
WILKES-BARRE — A fresh look, new faces, and made-to-order menu, Tina's Cafe in the basement of the Luzerne County Courthouse is in full swing.
PLAINS — When it comes to small-town businesses going toe-to-toe with big money corporations, the results are not always pretty. In a time where customers can go to Walmart to buy a package of cookies for $1, it seems almost impossible for a...
KINGSTON — For the past seven years, Lori Ann Gallagher has been getting her hair colored and styled at Pure Lavi Salon in Kingston. As a matter of fact, she was one of the first clients to see Catina Boyle open her salon at its present location...
HAZLE TWP. — Applications are being accepted for 400 new positions with Amazon Fulfillment Services in the Humboldt Industrial Park.The hirings were confirmed Thursday by Kelly Cheeseman, spokeswoman for Amazon.com.
NANTICOKE — Hot. Sweet. Naked. Get your mind out of the gutter, we are talking about chicken wings here.
WILKES-BARRE — At the far end of East Northampton Street sits Breaker Brewing Company, a peculiar little place that is, like the beer flowing freely from the taps in the brewery's tap room, innovative, whimsical and thoroughly...
PLAINS TWP. — Mohegan Sun Pocono is among a consortium of 10 Pennsylvania casinos seeking “friendlier” state regulations — including 24-hour liquor service — to help them stay competitive with gaming operations...
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it needs to see further improvement in the job market and higher inflation before it raises interest rates from record lows.
PITTSTON — Another chef might play it safe, making shepherd's pie with lamb or beef.
Wegmans supermarkets released a recall on 15 Frontier and Simply Organic seasonings and mixes due to a possible contamination with Salmonella.Wegmans has removed all effected products from its shelves.
WILKES-BARRE — Wilkes University opened an entrepreneur incubator Tuesday.
KINGSTON — When Paula McDonough of Pittston wanted flowers for her daughter Meghan's 30th birthday party, she called Mattern's Floral and Furnishings — and she was delighted.
WILKES-BARRE — Bruce Fendler started working at Harry's Market in Wilkes-Barre as a boy, sweeping the floor and crawling under the produce display to clean out the fallen onion peels.
DALLAS — Eric Lee, owner of Peking Chef in Dallas, was gleaming with joy when he found out that his Chinese restaurant was voted Best Asian Cuisine by the community for the Times Leader's Reader's Choice Awards. The Malaysian...
NANTICOKE — Good friends are difficult to find, but coming upon a good bartender can be even more challenging. If you're looking for a bartender with some rave reviews, look no further than Lauren Maga of R Bar and Grill in Nanticoke, who...
SCRANTON — Richard Gage will give a multimedia presentation on “9/11: Blueprint for Truth — Re-Examining the Destruction of the 3 World Trade Center Skyscrapers” at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Four Points Sheraton Hotel, 300 Meadow...
Winter came in like a lion and is leaving like a toddler kicking and screaming out the toy store. It just doesn't want to give up its icy grip over Northeastern Pennsylvania.
WILKES-BARRE — The first permanent What The Fork's location in Wilkes-Barre's Mid Town Village is scheduled to open within the second week of April.
Consumers scored a landmark victory this week as the big-three credit-reporting agencies agreed to make some long-overdue reforms in a settlement with New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman.
WILKES-BARRE — St. Patrick's Day celebrations kick off this weekend in Wilkes-Barre and Scranton with parades scheduled and local bars preparing to meet the demands of the over-21.
DALLAS — With interest brewing, North Slope Brewery is approaching completion and on scheduled for a St. Patrick's Day opening.
DALLAS — Shorts, flip flops and summer fun are not that far away. Proving this, Loco Yoco opened today in Dallas
KINGSTON — Another sign of spring was spotted on Market Street in Kingston — Rita's will open today.
NANTICOKE — There is no rest in the service industry. Long shifts equal aching feet and sore backs. Between the less than minimum wage salary and constant eye-rolling from the public, it is hard to see why a waitress would...
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — The sign is up — one step closer to the opening of the new Chipotle Mexican Grill off Mundy Street.
DUNMORE — Robert Connors was recently named “Fidelity Banker of the Year.”
WEST WYOMING — The Borough Council unanimously passed a resolution formally opposing the Penn-Eastern Pipeline at Monday night's meeting.
Metro-North Railroad is adding service to its Port Jervis Line, though the extra mid-afternoon departure isn't likely to help Northeastern Pennsylvania commuters.
HANOVER TWP — Goodwill Industries will open a new, 12,800-square foot retail store in the Hanover Mall Thursday. “This is our biggest store yet,”...