Friday, August 12, 2022

18th annual Plymouth Alive Kielbasa Festival kicks off today

PLYMOUTH — Marie Ondish, co-owner of Polish Connection on Main Street, was busy Thursday getting ready for the Plymouth Alive Kielbasa Festival and she summed up the general feeling about the upcoming event.

Car connected to reported shooting in Edwardsville found in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — The crime scene of a reported shooting on the West Side expanded to the Heights Thursday night where police focused on a car parked on South Grant Street.

Mayor responds to calls for action against Wilkes-Barre City Controller over animal cruelty charges

WILKES-BARRE — Having been “inundated” with calls and texts following the filing of animal cruelty charges against City Controller Darren Snyder, Mayor George Brown Thursday said he has no authority to discipline another elected official.

Justice Dept. seeks to unseal search warrant of Trump home

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is asking a federal court to unseal the warrant the FBI used to search the Mar-a-Lago estate of former President Donald Trump, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday, acknowledging extraordinary public interest in the case about classified records.

Putting Pittston in the spotlight

PITTSTON — Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver toured downtown Pittston as part the Wolf Administration’s Investments in Communities program on Wednesday.

Luzerne County exploring security cameras for drop boxes

Luzerne County may provide its own security cameras for mail ballot drop boxes, which would address a frequent criticism that the county cannot guarantee access to video recordings belonging to outside entities hosting the boxes.

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Crestwood tops Mountaineers in high school golf

Owen Blazick and Derek Johnson shared medalist honors with 2-over 38s at Irem Temple Country Club to lead Crestwood past Dallas 162-175 in a Wyoming Valley Conference golf match Thursday afternoon.

Farewell, Syl: Fowles exit fueling Lynx in push for playoffs

MINNEAPOLIS — Clarity about the end of her exceptional WNBA career came for Sylvia Fowles last year through a feeling of resistance familiar to everyone from elite athletes to average fans.

Guzman’s eighth-inning homer rallies RailRiders past Worcester

Ronald Guzman couldn’t make a play for the RailRiders in the seventh inning on Wednesday. So he won the game in the eighth.

Recruiting surprises: PSU adds four-star WR after losing top-100 overall prospect

A day after losing one of the top-rated prospects in the class, Penn State added a surprise commitment from a blue-chip wide receiver.

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