Sunday, May 28, 2023

Pittston-Jim Thorpe train trips kick off

It was like one big Luzerne County party.

Kaiser financial statement: Billions to support Risant, Geisinger

A recent financial statement offers a handful of details — two paragraphs in a 56-page report — about the future of Geisinger Health under the newly formed non-profit Risant Health Inc., a creation of Oakland-based health giant Kaiser Permamente. While the info may be a small part of Kaiser’s big picture in the statement, the dollars amounts are no chump change.

‘Nathan Gray Memorial Park’ nearing completion in South Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Nathan Gray, the south Wilkes-Barre true “super hero” who lost his six-year battle with cancer on Jan. 6, 2022, had a favorite saying straight from the annals of Winnie the Pooh.

Brooks leads annual Hollenback Cemetery Tour

WILKES-BARRE — A walking tour of Hollenback Cemetery on Saturday offered a chance for area residents to look back on the history of the area, through the stories of men and women who went before them.

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2-alarm blaze damages Swoyersville home

SWOYERSVILLE — A two-alarm fire damaged a home at 61 Birch Drive Saturday night. No injuries were reported.

Biden, McCarthy speak on debt crisis

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy spoke directly Saturday evening as they raced to strike an agreement that would resolve the looming debt crisis ahead of a June 5 deadline and avert a catastrophic U.S. default.

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PIAA girls track: Redeemer 3200 relay team, Crestwood’s Grazio earn bronze

SHIPPENSBURG — Late moves paid off for Wyoming Valley Conference 800-meter girls runners Saturday in the PIAA Track and Field Championships.

Back Mountain Triathlon Personal Stories: Family support always key for Kuhar

On Aug. 20, the Back Mountain Triathlon will bring triathlon back to Harveys Lake and the Back Mountain community in Northeastern Pennsylvania for the first time since 2016.

County’s ARP Act to fund NBLT’s Huntsville Reservoir Conservation Project

North Branch Land Trust announced this week that it is the recipient of a Luzerne County American Rescue Plan Act grant for their protection of more than 200 acres of buffer forests surrounding the Huntsville Reservoir.

PIAA track: Hazleton Area’s Cusatis wins second straight state silver in Class 3A triple jump

SHIPPENSBURG — Matthew Cusatis needed just one, well-timed, good triple jump Friday.

PIAA track: Holy Redeemer’s Hunter wins heat in 400, qualifies 3rd for finals

SHIPPENSBURG — Holy Redeemer senior Jacob Hunter won his heat in the 400-meter dash on an otherwise difficult day of qualifying on the track for Wyoming Valley Conference athletes Friday at the PIAA Track and Field Championships.

H.S Baseball: Rischawy’s walk-off single sends Dallas to D2-4A championship game

DALLAS TWP. — Get the ball in the air and deep to the outfield. That’s what Dallas’ JJ Rischawy was thinking as he batted with the bases loaded and one out in the seventh inning Friday.

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