Teberio’s Pub in Wilkes-Barre’s Miners Mills section rebounds four years after fire

WILKES-BARRE — Mike Teberio’s dream of running a pizza shop and pub was nearly destroyed when fire stuck four years ago. But from the ashes rose his legacy.A lot of little things make the warm and cozy tavern and pizzeria nestled in the Miners Mills section of the city unique.Walk in the main door of Teberio’s Pub & Pizzeria at the corner of East Thomas and St. Clair streets and you’re greeted by the warm glow of soft lighting on the copper-colore...

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Fire forces evacuation of personal care home in Jenkins Township

JENKINS TWP. — A fire at a personal care home forced the evacuation of 71 residents early Thursday morning.Jenkins Township Fire Chief Dan Kosisky credited the “handful of staff” at Riverview Personal Care facility at 100 Overlook Drive with evacuating all residents from four floors. There were about 10 employees working when flames broke out at about 3 a.m., Kosisky said.“They did an excellent job at getting the residents out in an orderly fashio...

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Our Opinion: Happy centennial to Boscov’s, an unconventional success in heart of Wilkes-Barre

By all rights, Boscov’s shouldn’t be in Wilkes-Barre.The Reading-based department store chain jumped into this market by boldly opening at a South Main Street site in 1980 – when most major merchants, and plenty of minor ones, were quickly extracting themselves from downtowns and flocking to malls.

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How to be an Empress of Emotions: a step by step guide

My daughter calls me the Empress of Emotions.It’s not a compliment, by the way.I have an apparently infuriating proclivity which everyone familial abhors; my own unique brand of psychotherapy I like to call Truth Torture. Sort of like Freudian, but a little less refined. What it entails is swooping down upon family members continuously and demanding: “How are you feeling? What’s wrong? You look sad. Tell me!” Aggravation and annoyance always ensue...

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Quiet weekend ahead for the Wyoming Valley

It looks like the Wyoming Valley will escape any rain or snow throughout the weekend.The National Weather Service indicated that it was 33 degrees as of 5:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. Overcast skies kicked off the morning.Scattered flurries are possible before 9 a.m. today, followed by mostly cloudy skies for the rest of the day. Today’s high will be near 40 degrees. Scattered flurries will also be possible between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. ...

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Traffic report for December 18

The ride into work and school should be an easy one for commuters in the Wyoming Valley.Free-flowing traffic is reported on Interstates 81, 476 and 380 this morning. Routes 115 and 315 are also free of traffic, along with the North Cross Valley Expressway.Downtown Wilkes-Barre is virtually free of any traffic congestion this morning, along with Wyoming Avenue in Kingston.For up-to-date traffic information, including traffic cams, visit Times Leader’s tra...

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Automotive Today: Luzerne County’s CarBows.com provides one big car accessory

​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 warranty. Instead, the small business owner hand-crafts colossal bows.Growing up, Beck was fascinated by the homemade bows her mother would assemble for decoration during the holidays. As an adult, she also adopted the pastime.W...

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Tansley’s 28 powers Old Forge victory

Tori Tansley scored a game-high 28 points to lead Old Forge to a 59-57 win over GAR in a girls basketball game on Wednesday night.Teammate Gabby Verespay scored 16 points in the victory.Brea Seabrook led the Grenadiers with 26 points. Seabrook was honored during the game for topping 1,000 career points, which she did with a layup in the first quarter on Dec. 12 at Pittston Area.Lindsey Quinn finished with 13 points for the Grenadiers....

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Check out the top students at GAR

GAR Memorial Junior and Senior High SchoolColleen Robatin, principal, GAR Memorial Junior and Senior High School, recently announced the Honor Roll for the first quarter.

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Get together with members of Meyers High School Class of 1963

Editor’s Note: To have your announcement published in this column please submit the information to Reunions, The Times Leader, 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711. Email submissions must be sent to TTLlifestyle@civitasmedia.com. Please type “Reunion News” in the subject line. The deadline is each Monday for all copy.Meyers High SchoolClass of 1963 is hosting its mont...

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