Wyoming couple charged in abuse of boy, 12

WYOMING — A husband and wife have been arrested on charges of child abuse after an investigation revealed that the woman’s 12-year-old son was routinely beaten and abused in their care, police said.

Penn State welcomes January arrivals; QB Bowens leaving for Oklahoma

It was the first day of the new semester, and James Franklin rounded up all of the new faces for a picture.

H.S. Roundup: Holy Redeemer boys basketball posts first win of the season

Holy Redeemer finally broke through on Tuesday with a 54-45 win over Lake-Lehman in Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 boys basketball.

Mets fire new GM Porter for sending explicit texts to female reporter

NEW YORK — Jared Porter went from rising star to unemployed — literally overnight.

Penn State’s Franklin aims to rekindle his offense with switch in coordinators

The merger, James Franklin decided, was not working well enough.

Josh McDaniels seems to have momentum as the Eagles inch closer to hiring a head coach

Monday marked a week since Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie dismissed head coach Doug Pederson. Interviews with several potential successors have come and gone, but Sunday’s all-day session with New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels has generated a lot of buzz.

Inside Carson Wentz’s turbulent season and the forces behind his regression

PHILADELPHIA — Howie Roseman had a life-sized poster of Carson Wentz in his office at the NovaCare Complex. It still might be there, but before COVID-19 placed restrictions on Eagles staffers’ movements, when anyone walked into the general manager’s office, there up on the wall was Wentz in action.

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    Long-time Wilkes-Barre provider joins Geisinger 65 Forward Health Center

    WILKES-BARRE — Joseph Anistranski, M.D., a long-time Wilkes-Barre family medicine physician, is joining the Geisinger 65 Forward Health Center team in downtown Wilkes-Barre.

    Allied Services Hospice wants patients to have ‘Peace of Mind’ concerning pets

    Allied Services Hospice is pleased to announce a new program aimed at helping hospice patients care for their pets. The program, Pet Peace of Mind, which recognizes and actively supports the unique bond between hospice patients and their pets, launched January 2021 and aligns with the Allied Services Hospice mission to take hospice care above and beyond by offering exemplary end-of-life care.

    A trip to add to your bucket list

    Before COVID wreaked havoc on travel early last year, I was able to meet my daughter in California for a trip that had been on my bucket list. It was a mother-daughter drive up the Pacific Coast Highway from San Diego to her home in Sacramento. We met in San Diego and rented a car for a five-day drive up the coast. It was one of the most picturesque journeys I’ve taken, filled with sweeping ocean views and rugged coastlines. While we drove north, the drive south would probably have been even more spectacular with unobstructed views of the coastline.

    John Phillips: A businessman constantly evolving

    WEST PITTSTON – John Phillips, at the age of 40, has led a very interesting life.

    Indian partying hotspot Goa counts losses, braces for change

    GOA, India — The sun’s golden rays fall on Goa’s smooth, sandy beaches every evening, magical as ever but strangely quiet and lonely. This holiday season, few visitors are enjoying the celebrated sunsets in the Indian party hotspot.

    HBO Max follows Wolfgang Puck Catering

    NEW YORK — Cooking a meal for a big group is always stressful. So just imagine cooking for over 1,000 guests. Now make those guests white-hot celebrities like Brad Pitt.

    Police: Woman slipped out of handcuffs, kicked officer

    WILKES-BARRE — City police say a woman detained while they were investigating a fight on West Chestnut Street slipped out of handcuffs and assaulted officers early Saturday morning.

    Stabbing at night club in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — A man was stabbed twice during a fight at La Villa night club early Saturday morning, city police said.

    First female police officer hired in Kingston Township

    KINGSTON TWP. — Township Police Chief Michael A. Moravec called newly hired Courtney Hontz “an asset.”

    Woman charged with hiding fugitive, endangering children

    WILKES-BARRE — A woman was arraigned on charges she hid a man wanted by authorities and endangered two children when syringes were found in their play area, according to court records.

    Alleged drug peddler found hiding under blankets

    WILKES-BARRE — City police arrested a man they say was selling crack cocaine from his residence on New Market Street since December.

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