WILKES-BARRE — The painting depicts a coal breaker that stood a short distance from the artwork’s new home, the children and adults almost floating hauntingly in the foreground, some based on photos of real people who worked at the Dorrance Colliery.
KYIV, Ukraine — Russia fired more missiles and self-exploding drones at nearly a dozen Ukrainian provinces early Thursday, causing the first war-related death in Kyiv this year and killing at least 11 people overall, according to Ukrainian authorities.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.9% annual pace from October through December, ending 2022 with momentum despite the pressure of high interest rates and widespread fears of a looming recession.
WILKES-BARRE — Mayor George Brown’s proposal to make garbage disposal easier for residents stuck Thursday, as City Council approved the mayor’s request to make the city’s sticker system a permanent one.
PITTSTON TWP. — Carl R. Beardsley, executive director at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, Thursday reported to the Bi-County Airport Board that passenger boardings continued to grow in 2022, seeing an increase of 23.9% versus 2021.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes walked through Arrowhead Stadium as if nothing was amiss Wednesday, his sprained right ankle hardly hampering the All-Pro quarterback as he began preparing for the AFC title game against the Cincinnati Bengals.