Sunday, February 5, 2023

Brown delivers ‘State of the City’ address

WILKES-BARRE — Mayor George Brown laid it all out at Friday’s meeting of the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association, calling it his “State of the City” report.

Black Diamond Trail challenge kicks off despite frigid temps

Hikers hit the D&L Black Diamond Trail on Saturday to kick off a Winter Challenge with the goal of logging 30 miles of hiking, biking, walking or snowshoeing during the month of February.

NEPA Home and Garden Show continues today at Arena

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — “Name That Pollinator” read the sign on the wheel spun by Christie Piano on Saturday.

Luzerne County getting ready for busy 2023 municipal election year

Luzerne County is now embarking on a busy municipal election year, when hundreds of candidates will vie for county, municipal and school board seats.

Electronic pollbook security raises concerns going into 2024

ATLANTA — They were blamed for long lines in Los Angeles during California’s 2020 presidential primary, triggered check-in delays in Columbus, Ohio, a few months later and were at the center of former President Donald Trump’s call for supporters to protest in Detroit during last November’s midterms.

State of the Union: Biden sees economic glow, GOP sees gloom

WASHINGTON — Going into Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Joe Biden sees a nation with its future aglow.

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Ryland, Haener lead National team’s 27-10 Senior Bowl win

MOBILE, Ala. — Maryland’s Chris Ryland kicked four field goals and Fresno State quarterback Jake Haener passed for 139 yards and a touchdown to lead the National team to a 27-10 victory over the American team in the Senior Bowl on Saturday.

Strong wind suspends third round at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — A strong wind was more than just a menace at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. It brought the tournament to a halt Saturday because of two holes on one of the courses, and set up a Monday finish without the amateurs.

NFL infuses Pro Bowl with points system, flag football

LAS VEGAS — The NFL finally stopped pretending its all-star game was an actual game, and is breathing life into the exhibition with Sunday’s Pro Bowl Games.

Ohtani set for WBC in Japan, but Angels future uncertain

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Although Shohei Ohtani’s long-term future with the Los Angeles Angels is decidedly uncertain as he heads into the final season under contract, the two-way superstar’s plans for the spring are all set.

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