Poll workers will receive an extra $60 — $30 per hour — for staying two hours later the night of the Nov. 8 general election, Luzerne County’s Election Board unanimously decided during a special meeting Monday.
WILKES-BARRE — Christmas spirit filled the Saint Aloysius School cafeteria as the Back Mountain Police Association in conjunction with Big Brother Big Sisters of the Bridge came together to hand out coats and gifts during a Christmas party on Sunday afternoon.
WRIGHT TWP. — A perfect holiday landscape filled with trinkets and trees — all waiting to find their new homes — filled George Burger and Sons in Mountain Top during the business’ third annual Winterfest celebration Saturday.
SAN DIEGO — Justin Verlander is going to the New York Mets. Trea Turner has agreed to a blockbuster deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. There are three more high-profile shortstops in free agency, along with ace pitcher Carlos Rodón.
DOHA, Qatar — The final day of the round of 16 concludes Tuesday at the World Cup when Morocco faces Spain, and Portugal goes head-to-head with Switzerland for the final two spots in the quarterfinals.