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Sunday, June 26, 2022

‘We will not go back’

WILKES-BARRE — As reactions pour in around the nation to the Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade, Action Together NEPA and their supporters rallied together under a united platform: Bans Off Our Bodies.

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.

‘Agnes’ debuts to sold-out crowd

WILKES-BARRE — Those old enough to live through the Agnes flood of June 1972 had their minds refreshed at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, when the Wilkes-Barré Preservation Society presented “A Documentary Film: Agnes 50th Anniversary” on the anniversary date of the flood.

Gunderman takes home NEPA Sings crown

WEST WYOMING — After a rain check last week, NEPA Sings, now in its fifth iteration, hit the silver screen at the Moonlite Drive-In Thursday night to showcase the depth of local talent, all for a good cause.

Salvation Army spreads word about Adult Rehabilitation Center

WILKES-BARRE — Joan Pierce can no longer keep a secret about the Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center.

‘Agnes baby’ JoAnn Smith turns 50 today

Fifty years ago, on June 22, Joyce Stritzinger was in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital preparing to give birth to her daughter, JoAnn.

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Krook throws five perfect innings to finish off RailRiders’ two-hitter in Toledo

Ryan Weber and Matt Krook were both scheduled to pitch on Friday night for the RailRiders. They didn’t disappoint.

Batters collect 17 hits, pitchers rack up 17 strikeouts for RailRiders in win

After falling a run short in each of their first two games in Toledo, the RailRiders weren’t messing around at the plate on Thursday.

Little League: Plains outslugs Township in D16 major baseball tournament

Nolan Franchella went 3-for-3 with a double and and three RBIs as Plains outslugged Township 10-7 on Thursday in the District 16 Little League major baseball tournament.

Kadri’s overtime goal in Game 4 puts Avalanche one win away from Stanley Cup

TAMPA, Fla. — Nazem Kadri scored at 12:02 of overtime and the Colorado Avalanche beat Tampa Bay 3-2 on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final to move within a victory of dethroning the two-time defending champion Lightning.

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