Sunday, May 28, 2023

Brooks leads annual Hollenback Cemetery Tour

WILKES-BARRE — A walking tour of Hollenback Cemetery on Saturday offered a chance for area residents to look back on the history of the area, through the stories of men and women who went before them.

2-alarm blaze damages Swoyersville home

SWOYERSVILLE — A two-alarm fire damaged a home at 61 Birch Drive Saturday night. No injuries were reported.

Biden, McCarthy speak on debt crisis

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy spoke directly Saturday evening as they raced to strike an agreement that would resolve the looming debt crisis ahead of a June 5 deadline and avert a catastrophic U.S. default.

GOP-controlled Texas House impeaches Republican AG Ken Paxton

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas’ Republican-led House of Representatives impeached state Attorney General Ken Paxton on Saturday on articles including bribery and abuse of public trust, a sudden, historic rebuke of a GOP official who rose to be a star of the conservative legal movement despite years of scandal and alleged crimes.

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Bear that attacked kids caught, euthanized, Pa. Game Commission says

The bear that attacked and injured two children in a Mountain Top neighborhood earlier this week has been captured and euthanized, officials with the Pennsylvania Game Commission announced Friday night.

Biden says debt default deal ‘very close’

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said a deal to resolve the government’s debt ceiling crisis seemed “very close” late Friday, even as the deadline for a potentially catastrophic default was pushed back to June 5 and seemed likely to drag negotiations between the White House and Republicans into another frustrating week.

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PIAA girls track: Redeemer 3200 relay team, Crestwood’s Grazio earn bronze

SHIPPENSBURG — Late moves paid off for Wyoming Valley Conference 800-meter girls runners Saturday in the PIAA Track and Field Championships.

Back Mountain Triathlon Personal Stories: Family support always key for Kuhar

On Aug. 20, the Back Mountain Triathlon will bring triathlon back to Harveys Lake and the Back Mountain community in Northeastern Pennsylvania for the first time since 2016.

PIAA track: Hazleton Area’s Cusatis wins second straight state silver in Class 3A triple jump

SHIPPENSBURG — Matthew Cusatis needed just one, well-timed, good triple jump Friday.

PIAA track: Holy Redeemer’s Hunter wins heat in 400, qualifies 3rd for finals

SHIPPENSBURG — Holy Redeemer senior Jacob Hunter won his heat in the 400-meter dash on an otherwise difficult day of qualifying on the track for Wyoming Valley Conference athletes Friday at the PIAA Track and Field Championships.

H.S Baseball: Rischawy’s walk-off single sends Dallas to D2-4A championship game

DALLAS TWP. — Get the ball in the air and deep to the outfield. That’s what Dallas’ JJ Rischawy was thinking as he batted with the bases loaded and one out in the seventh inning Friday.

D2 baseball: Holy Redeemer falls, Lehman advances in 3A semifinals

WILKES-BARRE — Almost from the jump, Riverside found itself playing from behind in Friday’s District 2 Class 3A baseball semifinal.

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