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PA Fish and Boat Commission breaks ground on project in Wayne County

DALLAS — On Tuesday, Nov. 23, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) Executive Director Tim Schaeffer was joined by PFBC District 7 Commissioner William Gibney, Sen. Lisa Baker, Rep. Jonathan Fritz, and others to mark the beginning of construction on the long-awaited dam rehabilitation project at Lower Woods Pond located in Lebanon Township, Wayne County.

PA Fish and Boat Commission breaks ground on project in Wayne County

DALLAS — On Tuesday, Nov. 23, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) Executive Director Tim Schaeffer was joined by PFBC District 7 Commissioner William Gibney, Sen. Lisa Baker, Rep. Jonathan Fritz, and others to mark the beginning of construction on the long-awaited dam rehabilitation project at Lower Woods Pond located in Lebanon Township, Wayne County.

Into the woods: Area hunters go in search of big bucks

PITTSTON TWP. – Hunters geared up before daybreak on Saturday, making their way into the woods for the first day of regular firearms deer season, a day that has historically brought out the most hunters for the entire season.

Thanksgiving week: A good time to look at NFL unfortunates

And the meek shall inherit the first draft pick.

Fresh snow beckons Italian skiers returning after 20 months

SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy — After nearly two years of being restricted to watching snow accumulate on distant mountains, Italian skiers are finally returning to the slopes that have been off-limits since the first pandemic lockdown in March 2020.

Mets agree to deal with All-Star 3B Eduardo Escobar

NEW YORK — The New York Mets and All-Star infielder Eduardo Escobar have agreed to a free agent contract, according to a person familiar with the deal.

Booker, Suns roll past Knicks for 15th straight victory

NEW YORK — The Phoenix Suns are taking a 15-game winning streak to Brooklyn for a showdown with the Nets.

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    Their view: How our return culture alters the supply chain

    As the world pays new attention to supply chains, much of the focus has been on delays in delivering products to stores and consumers. What is called the forward supply chain, the path from raw material to the customer, is being scrutinized.

    MMI students honor school founders

    Students at MMI Preparatory School honored their school’s founder, Eckley Brinton Coxe, and his wife, Sophia Georgianna Coxe, during a recent program at the school and graveside service.

    St. Jude School hosts Trunk or Treat event

    Saint Jude School held its annual Trunk or Treat event on Oct. 29, and more than 25 families participated this year with trunk themes ranging from Harry Potter to the Wizard of Oz and Candyland.

    ‘Bill Town Express’ came alive with details

    The tiny movie theater was my favorite part of our whole Christmas layout.

    Liz Weston: How to talk money with your parents this holiday

    Holiday gatherings may present an opportunity to talk to your parents about important money issues, such as estate planning or long-term care. The need to discuss this stuff may feel particularly acute if you don’t see your folks often or these are the first holidays you’ll be together since the pandemic started.

    American Grill & BBQ encloses pavilion for year-round dining

    EXETER — The American Grill & BBQ took a major step to enhance dining at the restaurant by enclosing the 40’ x 40’ pavilion at the rear of the property for year-round dining.

    Liz Weston: Reluctant to retire? 3 signs you’re ready

    Many people don’t have much choice about when they retire. Illness, job loss or caretaking responsibilities push them out of the labor force, ready or not.

    Wyoming County man pleads guilty to sexual assault

    WILKES-BARRE — A Wyoming County man admitted Wednesday he sexually assaulted a girl as they drove away in a vehicle from Movies 14 in Wilkes-Barre more than five years ago.

    Council challenges judge’s denials to withdraw homicide plea

    A Philadelphia man recently sentenced to life in prison after admitting to fatally shooting a 26-year-old woman in Wilkes-Barre has appealed denials by a Luzerne County judge to withdraw the plea agreement.

    Son who killed father in Larksville found dead in prison cell

    A former Larksville resident who pleaded guilty but mentally ill to fatally shooting his father was found dead inside his cell at the State Correctional Institution at Camp Hill last weekend.

    Suspect in road rage shooting sentenced to state prison

    WILKES-BARRE — A man from Rhode Island charged with discharging a firearm during a road rage incident in Kingston was sentenced to state prison Tuesday.

    Guilty plea hearing scheduled in deadly Pittston shooting

    WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County prosecutors and attorneys for homicide suspect Joey Bernard Graves Jr. may have reached a plea agreement temporarily postponing a jury trial set to take place next month.

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