Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Supplies being collected for victims of Ian

LEHMAN TWP. — As the world witnesses the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Ian, one local business — and volunteers from one of our area’s most beloved institutions — are chipping to send aid down to the victims of the storm.

Feds vow major aid for Ian victims

FORT MYERS, Fla. — With the death toll from Hurricane Ian rising and hundreds of thousands of people without power in Florida and the Carolinas, U.S. officials vowed Sunday to unleash a massive amount of federal disaster aid as crews scrambled to rescue people stranded by the storm.

Event aims to draw attention to those wrongfully convicted

WILKES-BARRE — Powerful testimony from three men wrongfully imprisoned for crimes they did not commit underscored the mission highlighted by Pennsylvania Bikers for Justice on Sunday: The men and women victimized by wrongful conviction deserve help, and they deserve better.

Irem craft fair draws a crowd

DALLAS TWP. — A rainy morning certainly didn’t put a damper on spirits or the turnout for Irem’s 37th Annual Arts & Crafts Show at the Irem Pavilion, bringing out about 50 vendors and hundreds of patrons throughout the day.

‘This was not going to be the end of my life’

PLAINS TWP. — Monica Horvath did all the right things.

Gentlemen’s Dash brings in the cash

PITTSTON — This year when Paint Pittston Pink officials announced the winner of the Gentlemen’s Dash, they needed some extra time to make sure they got it right. The event saw 12 area leaders of the community, dashing down Main Street in high heels to raise money for breast cancer research.

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Abuse in women’s pro soccer league was systemic, report says

An independent investigation into the scandals that erupted in the National Women’s Soccer League last season found emotional abuse and sexual misconduct were systemic in the sport, impacting multiple teams, coaches and players, according to a report released Monday.

Mendola’s goal lifts Wilkes-Barre Area in girls soccer

HAZLETON – Jayanna Mendola scored at 17:38 of the first half as Wilkes-Barre Area scored a 1-0 win over Hazleton Area in a Wyoming Valley Conference girls soccer game on Monday.

Turning to Pickett was inevitable for struggling Steelers

PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin tried to keep the moment at bay as long as he could.

Wilson’s solid performance in clutch a great sign for Jets

There were moments in the first three quarters Sunday when Zach Wilson showed flashes of the playmaker the New York Jets thought they were getting when they drafted him No. 2 overall last year.

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