News http://timesleader.com/section/feeds.rss Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media Chef Brian Duffy to appear at Pittston City St. Patrick’s Parade March 7 http://timesleader.com/news/home_top-local-news-news/151569219/Chef-Duffy-to-bring-Irish-Italian-heritage-to-St.-Patricks-parade PITTSTON — Famed Chef Brian Duffy will fit right in here in Pittston.Duffy, of Irish-Italian descent who was born and raised in Philadelphia, will be the city's guest of honor at the second annual Pittston City S. Patrick's Parade. The parade will be held on March 7 in downtown Pittston. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:15:11 EST Amberdonia Bakery is opening a Kingston location http://timesleader.com/news/business-home_top-local-news/151601030/ KINGSTON — Amberdonia, the European bakery that features wood-fired pizza and Italian pastries, is coming to Luzerne County.The bakery, a staple on Farr Street in Scranton that more recently opened in Dickson City near Viewmont Mall, says its Union Street location in Kingston will be open by late March. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:50:14 EST Hugo Selenski witness: I wanted to believe my cousin wasn’t a murderer http://timesleader.com/news/home_top-local-news/151592396/ WILKES-BARRE — As police scoured the grounds of Hugo Selenski's home on June 5, 2003, Brian Higdon couldn't help but ask his cousin what was happening.“Big problems,” Hugo Selenski allegedly responded. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:40:16 EST Revello's Old Forge Pizza is coming to Kingston http://timesleader.com/news/business-home_top-local-news-news/151587120/ KINGSTON — The signs in the windows of a Kingston storefront announcing the arrival of Revello's Pizza speak volumes. Pat Revello, owner of Revello's Pizza, confirmed his business has eyed a location off West Union Street in Kingston, near D B Auto Repair,... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:40:11 EST State police search Wilkes-Barre spa on allegations of prostitution http://timesleader.com/news/local-news-news/151588637/ WILKES-BARRE — A specialized unit with the state police served a search warrant at a massage business on North River Street on allegations sex was provided for cash.Troopers with the Organized Crime Task Force obtained the warrant signed Thursday by District Judge Martin Kane for The Aroma A Spa at 405 N. River St. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:15:12 EST Luzerne County Councilman Morelli explains expired PFA against him http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/151572061/Luzerne-County-Councilman-Morelli-explains-expired-PFA-against-him With his gag order lifted, Luzerne County Councilman Rick Morelli issued a letter this morning outlining new information about a highly publicized protection-from-abuse claim that had been filed against him by an ex-girlfriend last summer.The PFA filed by Dallas Township resident Deana Pickett expired today, he said. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:50:12 EST Holy Rosary students bounce for a good cause at Sky Zone Jan. 29 http://timesleader.com/news/community-news-home_top-local-news/151594683/Family-fun-at-Sky-Zone PITTSTON TWP. — Holy Rosary students were springing sky high and fumbling through foam pits at Sky Zone on Jan. 29 to help raise money for their Duryea school. Even snowfall couldn't keep the youngsters and their parents from enjoying some family fun. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:20:15 EST Incriminating statement made by Hugo Selenski tossed 11 years ago http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/151590819/ WILKES-BARRE — Jurors were told by state police Lt. Richard Krawetz that Hugo Selenski offered to help dig for bodies. But they won't hear what perhaps is the best evidence of all: An alleged self-incriminating statement. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:20:12 EST Jurors in previous Luzerne County capital murder trial discuss their experience http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/151573531/ WILKES-BARRE — As the jury selected to decide Hugo Selenski's fate weigh the credibility of key prosecution witness Paul Weakley, three jurors from a previous Luzerne County capital murder trial offered their thoughts. Witnesses answers, how they answer and... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:10:11 EST Police investigating ‘suspicious’ death at Interfaith Heights in Wilkes-Barre http://timesleader.com/news/local-news-news/151593928/ WILKES-BARRE — City police are investigating a “suspicious” death at Interfaith Heights apartments.Police responded to 294 Coal St. at about 12:13 p.m. today for a report of an unresponsive male. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:55:11 EST Luzerne County’s Baker renews push to ban gifts to Pennsylvania legislators http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/151566638/ WILKES-BARRE — Ethics reform in Harrisburg is high on state Sen. Lisa Baker's priority list, and she has renewed her push for a law to ban cash gifts. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:50:11 EST Police: Missing Wilkes-Barre woman found safe http://timesleader.com/news/local-news-news/151590222/ WILKES-BARRE — Police reported Thursday night that Bernice Wendy Seeman had been located and was safe.Seeman, 46, was reported missing from her Moyallen Street home early Monday morning, Wilkes-Barre Police said. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:00:15 EST Severe weather: Surprise snowfall causes accidents, school closures http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/151586818/ The Wyoming Valley and most of Northeastern Pennsylvania awakened Friday to school closings and hazardous road conditions that caused several accidents, from fender-benders to more serious collisions. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:55:12 EST Brother charged with deadly shooting of sister in Plymouth Township http://timesleader.com/news/local-news-news/151587887/ NANTICOKE — A man from Hunlock Township was arrested Thursday for the deadly shooting of his sister inside a residence in Plymouth Township earlier this month. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:35:17 EST Start spreading the news: Frank Sinatra Jr. heading to the Kirby Center http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/151587961/ WILKES-BARRE — It's simply being called “Sinatra Sings Sinatra.”Frank Sinatra Jr. with orchestra will play the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on May 22 at 7:30 p.m. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:35:14 EST