Times Leader- RSS Feed http://timesleader.com/ http://timesleader.com/ Mon, 25 May 2015 01:20:21 EST 1800 Our Opinion: Honor the fallen during National Moment of Remembrance at 3 p.m. on Memorial Day http://timesleader.com/news/editorial-ouropinion/153548075/OUR-VIEW-Let-silence-pay-tribute-to-the-fallen At 3 p.m. today, take a moment. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:50:11 EST Letter to the Editor: United Way grateful for local support of its community projects and focus on kids http://timesleader.com/news/letters/153625496/United-Way-invigorated I am writing with a strong sense of gratitude.On May 14, the United Way of Wyoming Valley held its annual Day of Caring and our awards breakfast. Both were record-breaking events for us! Sun, 24 May 2015 23:40:12 EST Suprise finishes bring WVC medal total to 19 at PIAA Track and Field Championships http://timesleader.com/news/hstrackfield/153691396/Pulling-off-a-few-surprises The victory was so unexpected, so astonishing, not even the gold medal guys who made up the Meyers short relay team knew how they pulled off a state championship run. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:20:16 EST WVC medal count from state track and field championships http://timesleader.com/news/hstrackfield/153690250/WVC-medal-count-from-state-track-and-field-championships WVC State Medal CountClass 2A Sun, 24 May 2015 23:20:12 EST Tracking Wyoming Valley Conference athletes at states http://timesleader.com/news/hstrackfield/153690112/Tracking-Wyoming-Valley-Conference-athletes-at-states Results of WVC competitorsin PIAA Track and Field championshipsCLASS 2ABOYS Sun, 24 May 2015 23:15:20 EST Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win http://timesleader.com/news/autoracing/153693742/Montoya-beats-Power-for-second-Indy-500-win INDIANAPOLIS — His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:15:15 EST Stamkos provides lift as Lightning beat Rangers http://timesleader.com/news/hockey/153695834/Stamkos-provides-lift-as-Lightning-beat-Rangers NEW YORK — Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5 of the Eastern... Sun, 24 May 2015 23:15:14 EST Carl Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team http://timesleader.com/news/autoracing/153695888/Carl-Edwards-races-to-first-victory-for-new-JGR-team CONCORD, N.C. — Carl Edwards won for the first time in two seasons — and the first time since joining Joe Gibbs Racing — moving in front 20 laps from the end to take the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:15:11 EST Clutch final par gives Kirk win at Colonial http://timesleader.com/news/golf/153694601/Clutch-final-par-gives-Kirk-win-at-Colonial FORT WORTH, Texas — Chris Kirk was prepared to need a putt for a playoff at Colonial.No extra holes were necessary Sunday for Kirk to get his fourth PGA Tour victory. Sun, 24 May 2015 22:50:13 EST Swoyersville WWII veteran remembers those he left behind http://timesleader.com/news/home_top-local-news-news/153651581/Everybody-was-dead-but-me SWOYERSVILLE — Just over 70 years ago, Daniel Chipego suffered frostbite and a bayonet wound while fighting Germans in France and Belgium before returning to battle and suffering shrapnel wounds when his plane was shot down over... Sun, 24 May 2015 21:20:17 EST Pitching propels WVC squads into D2 baseball finals http://timesleader.com/news/hsbaseball/153651634/Pitching-propels-WVC-squads-into-D2-baseball-finals Three Wyoming Valley Conference baseball teams have reached this point. And they all did it without allowing a single run between them in the postseason. Sun, 24 May 2015 19:50:11 EST Conquering addiction: Luzerne County Drug Court a path to recovery http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/153551453/Drug-Court-a-path-to-recovery WILKES-BARRE — Friday mornings find a team of concerned members of the Luzerne County Drug Court gathered on the third floor of the Penn Place building seeking solutions. Sun, 24 May 2015 19:45:11 EST Luzerne County’s first Muslim cemetery still in limbo http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/153210189/Luzerne-Countys-first-Muslim-cemetery-is-still-in-limbo Plans for Luzerne County's first Muslim cemetery are on hold due to a court challenge. Sun, 24 May 2015 19:35:11 EST John Nash, wife, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, die in New Jersey http://timesleader.com/news/home_top-local-news-news/153692799/ TRENTON, New Jersey — John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was... Sun, 24 May 2015 18:30:13 EST Conquering addiction: Examining the link between drugs and crime http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/153248645/ WILKES-BARRE — In light of recent drug-related crime, some Wyoming Valley residents believe there is a simple solution: Solve the drug problem and the crime problem will take care of itself.Can that be the solution? Sun, 24 May 2015 18:15:11 EST One dead in Shickshinny cycle crash http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/153692396/ SHICKSHINNY — State police have reported that a crash near Shickshinny Sunday morning resulted in the death of a motorcycle operator. Sun, 24 May 2015 18:00:11 EST RailRiders drop slugfest to Durham http://timesleader.com/news/yankees/153689841/RailRiders-drop-slugfest-to-Durham MOOSIC — In a act of patriotism, the RailRiders worse special stars and stripes jerseys for Sunday's game in observance of Memorial Day. Sun, 24 May 2015 17:45:11 EST Attempted burglaries reported in Wilkes-Barre neighborhood http://timesleader.com/news/local-news-news/153690221/ WILKES-BARRE — Police reported four attempted burglaries at residences in the city's North End early Sunday. Sun, 24 May 2015 14:30:11 EST Pen Argyle’s Aldo Ray lifts ‘Haunts’ from b-movie to must-see killer thriller http://timesleader.com/news/wk_movies/153616405/Pen-Argyle-native-lifts-Haunts-from-b-movie-to-must-see-killer-thriller In his heyday, Pen Argyl native Aldo Ray worked alongside some of the biggest stars in Hollywood, including Humphrey Bogart, Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. Sun, 24 May 2015 14:00:11 EST Driver killed in one-car crash in Wyoming County http://timesleader.com/news/local-news-news/153689788/ NICHOLSON TWP. — State police said Bruce Oakley, 28 of Nicholson, was killed early Sunday morning in a one-car crash on U.S. Route 11. Sun, 24 May 2015 12:50:11 EST