Friday, March 31, 2023

Fetterman released from Walter Reed, returns to Pa.

BRADDOCK, Pa. – U.S. Senator John Fetterman is back home after being discharged from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he was treated for major depression, according to a statement from his office issued Friday afternoon.

‘When I began to burn, I thought it was the end for me’

A woman pulled alive from the rubble of a Pennsylvania chocolate factory after an explosion that killed seven co-workers says flames had engulfed the building, and her arm, when the floor gave way beneath her. That might have been the end, if she hadn’t fallen into a vat of liquid chocolate.

Advocates rally for local control of minimum wage in Pa.

SCRANTON — Action Together NEPA and SEIU Healthcare PA were joined by Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti, Sen. Marty Flynn and Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski on Thursday to demand local control over the minimum wage.

Nation reacts to Trump indictment

News of the indictment lit up message boards, websites and social media platforms popular with Trump supporters. Some discounted it as fake, while others noted the indictment came just before the start of Holy Week and compared Trump to a persecuted Christ.

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Trump indictment: Latest updates

NEW YORK — Donald Trump has been indicted by a Manhattan grand jury, prosecutors and defense lawyers said Thursday, making him the first former U.S. president to face a criminal charge and jolting his bid to retake the White House next year.

Trump calls indictment ‘political persecution’

Former President Donald J. Trump released the following statement Thursday regarding news of his indictment in New York:

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Volpe kisses pinstripes in Yanks debut, Judge homers in win over Giants

NEW YORK — Anthony Volpe heard the Bleacher Creatures chant his name during his first Roll Call, and the 21-year-old New York Yankees shortstop turned toward the right field seats, raised his glove hand in tribute and with his right hand lifted the interlocking “NY” crest of his jersey to his lips.

Puustinen scores twice but WBS Penguins fall to Providence in shootout

Valtteri Puustinen ended a long drought. The blue line got some much-needed reinforcements. And the Penguins held the lead twice against Providence on Wednesday night.

H.S. Baseball/Softball: Pittston Area posts shutout against Old Forge

Pittston Area scored in all five innings as the Patriots defeated Old Forge 10-0 Wednesday in high school baseball.

Local Roundup: Holy Redeemer volleyball sweeps Wilkes-Barre Area

Jonathan Rocha had eight kills and eight blocks as Holy Redeemer defeated Wilkes-Barre Area 3-0 Wednesday in Wyoming Valley Conference boys volleyball.

MLB opening day offers clocks, shift bans, Ohtani and Judge

A major shift in how Major League Baseball is played. About time, too.

What did players learn about MLB’s new rules this spring?

PHOENIX — It was the defining moment of the recently finished World Baseball Classic Japan’s star pitcher Shohei Ohtani vs. United States slugger Mike Trout. Ninth inning. Two outs. One-run game.

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