Rasheed Moore is off to another good start playing with the East Stroudsburg men’s basketball team.Moore (a Meyers grad) is a 6-foot-5, 225-pound sophomore guard for the 3-1 Warriors. He’s averaging 12.3 points and a team-high 7.8 rebounds a game. He had 16 points and nine rebounds in a 78-66 victory over Millersville last Saturday. Moore was PSAC Rookie of the Year and a second team All-Conference pick as a freshman while helping East Stroudsburg post a 30-2 record.

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Pens head to Hershey without Leblond

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the Hershey Bears have combined to average 72 penalty minutes in their three meetings this season. During those three games, both teams combined for 14 fighting majors, two misconducts and five game misconducts.The numbers indicate another physical affair is on tap when the Penguins travel to Hershey to take on the Bears tonight, and they’ll have to do it without their toughest player.Winger Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond will ...

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Preliminary Harveys Lake budget calls for no tax increase

HARVEYS LAKE - The first reading of the preliminary budget for Harveys Lake Borough was announced at the recent council meeting. There will be no tax increase to residents. The borough’s total projected income for 2015 is $1,097, 545 and projected expenses are $1,092,334.In other matters:* Council approved the placement of Justin Matus to the Planning Commission. The commission recently increased its number from three to five. Matus becomes the fifth member.

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Franklin: ‘We’re going to stick to our plan’

James Franklin reached the end of his final Tuesday press conference of the year and had a point to make.“I believe in these kids and I believe in our coaching staff and I believe in what we’re doing,” the Penn State coach said, unprompted, after the last question had been asked. “I believe in the foundation we’re laying and where we’re going. I’m more positive and I’m more determined than I’ve ever been. I think times like this...

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Nittany Lions will honor 17 for senior day

Penn State’s senior day list came out on Tuesday with no surprises.The Nittany Lions will honor 17 players before Saturday’s home finale against Michigan State. Twelve senior-eligible players and five junior-eligible players — all five are walk-ons — will be appearing for the last time at Beaver Stadium.Many times there will be a scholarship player or two who will elect not to return for a fifth season. Last year it was starting defensive tackle K...

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Statewide bear harvest keeping pace with 2013

Hunters harvested 417 bears during the second day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season, increasing the total harvest to 2,040 over the season’s first two days, according to preliminary totals released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.Bears have been harvested in 53 counties during the statewide season so far.In the northeast, the harvest has fallen behind last year’s pace. On Monday, a total of 78 bears were brought to the seven Game Commi...

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Colonels win fourth straight

WILKES-BARRE – Three Wilkes University players reached double figures, including a career-high 20 points from freshman Zachary Brunner, to lead the Colonels past visiting Elizabethtown College 69-60 Tuesday at the Marts Center.Wilkes moves to 4-1 overall with its fourth consecutive victory after a season-opening loss.Wilkes used its pressure defense in the first half to limit the Blue Jays to just 36.4 percent shooting from the field. Brunner added all the offense ...

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Letter to the Editor: America’s ‘culture of death’ takes its toll on all of us

As the father of an only son, I can empathize with the feelings of state trooper Bryon Dickson’s dad, who said he wouldn’t mind if the trooper’s alleged killer was reduced to body parts.Such irrational feelings are one of the reasons we have rational laws, to protect us from ourselves.Dickson’s mother and other mothers have said they don’t want to see the perpetrator killed; in their hearts they know that there, but for the grace of God, goe...

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More National Guard troops roll into Ferguson

Eds: Updates with more from protest scene, other demonstrations around the country. Note language in 19th paragraph. Multimedia: An interactive news guide exploring the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting is available at /interactives/2014/ferguson-shooting/.FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of additional National Guard troops rolled into Ferguson on Tuesday, a day after protesters looted businesses and set fire to buildings in a night of rage against a grand jury’s dec...

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Lottery Numbers for Tuesday, Nov. 25

MIDDAY DRAWINGDaily Number - 9-4-4Big Four - 6-7-3-8Quinto - 2-1-8-3-7Treasure Hunt18-19-21-25-27EVENING DRAWINGDaily Number - 1-1-1Big Four - 1-0-9-5Quinto - 7-4-3-2-6Cash 517-28-30-39-42Mega Millions10-11-29-47-56Mega Ball4No player matched all five numbers in Tuesday’s “C...

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