PLAINS TWP. — Susan Looney was trotting to the peak of her harness racing career when a frightful accident deviated her course and changed her profession.
I hope every one is having a wonderful holiday season.The festivities are certainly not winding down just yet. Preparations for New Year's Eve celebrations are in full swing.
NEW YORK — Christmas came on time this year for most people.After FedEx and UPS failed to deliver some presents in time for Christmas last year, the two package carriers improved their performance this holiday season.
DALLAS — The new year brings a new yoga studio business for Back Mountain residents Josh Kaschenbach and Demetra Szatkowski.
LUZERNE — After 91 years and two generations of family ownership, a Luzerne business will be passed on to a long-time employee.Andrea Medura of Plymouth will take over M.D. Brown, beginning Jan. 1.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Opened less than a week, Jim Sirotnak, owner of Jersey Mike's Subs in Wilkes-Barre Township, has already seen repeat customers.
MOUNTAIN TOP — Leaf and Ladle, a new restaurant is making a home and name for itself built around healthy foods in Mountain Top.
WILKES-BARRE — Mario Bevilacqua, owner and chef of the What The Fork food truck, confirmed he is in the process of meeting with architects to design the interior of his first What The Fork restaurant in Downtown Wilkes-Barre.
WILKES-BARRE — A woman accused of assaulting a city police officer with a syringe waived her right to a preliminary hearing before District Judge Martin Kane on Thursday.
KINGSTON TWP. — A Harveys Lake councilman charged with drunken driving waived his right to a preliminary hearing before District Judge James Tupper.The hearing for Thomas Kehler, 62, was scheduled for Thursday.
Sheila Beck of Wapwallopen provides a service for car buyers that clients tell her is “the icing on the cake” when purchasing a vehicle. Believe it or not, it has nothing to do with competitive insurance rates or a long-lasting...
DALLAS — Thirty-seven Offset Paperback employees had their walking papers rescinded Wednesday following a second review of the Dallas facility.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration will move to prohibit fracking in the state, citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the widely used gas-drilling technique.
NEW YORK — The price of oil has fallen by nearly half in just six months, a surprising and steep plunge that has consumers cheering, producers howling and economists wringing their hands over whether this is a good or bad thing.
DURYEA — U.S. Sen Bob Casey urged Schott North America Inc. to keep remaining jobs at the Duryea plant, but pressed for future plans in a letter released Monday.
I dare not say it — but there are only 11 shopping days left until Christmas.
WILKES-BARRE — After facing the financial ax during the recession years — will the merriment of the company holiday party rebound in the Wyoming Valley?
Verizon Wireless once promised customers an unrivaled network with clear calls and fast downloads in exchange for expensive cellphone service.But no longer. With network improvements industrywide, a price war is breaking out.
FORTY FORT — With a flair for creating a whimsical Victorian atmosphere, Cheryl Roman, owner of Sugar's Tea Room, will bid fond adieu to her customers today.
READING — At 85, Albert Boscov has already retired once, but that was only a brief stint.
A statewide environmental advocacy group Thursday released a study that concludes gas drilling is posing a “far-reaching” threat to parks, forests and public lands across Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG — An audit of 600 Commonwealth business contracts receiving $212.9 million in grants and loans from the Department of Community and Economic Development was released by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale Wednesday.
PITTSTON — Owners and employees at Susquehanna Brewing Company have a reason to raise their glasses after being named as the fourth top brewery tour by USA Today's Readers' Choice Awards.
NANTICOKE — High stress. Understaffed health care facilities. The emotional drain of caring for patients.Combined, they were enough to make Alicia Conley, of Exeter, rethink her registered nurse career goals.
Good day to all!Many readers expressed interest in wanting to see local businesses in the weekly Steals and Deals column.
KINGSTON — A new business start-up is baking inside Paul and Shari Kantor's Kingston kitchen, called Mine! Get your own! Cookie Butter.
WILKES-BARRE — The recipe for business in today's world requires a cup full of e-commerce which will be added to this years Girl Scouts cookie sales through a new online program called Digital Cookie.
WILKES-BARRE — Though she did not plan it, Marcy Wineberg and her Seeing Eye dog, Pebbles, picked the perfect day to shop Tuesday during Boscov's annual Special Needs Day.
SAN FRANCISCO — After nearly a decade in legal wrangling, a billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over Apple's iPod music players heads to trial on Tuesday in a California federal court. A key witness will be none other than the...
Seeking out deals for holiday gifts continued as millions of consumers let their fingers search for deals on Cyber Monday.