Friday, January 21, 2022

Code Blue to continue in Wilkes-Barre through Jan. 30

WILKES-BARRE — The winter weather Code Blue declaration will continue through Jan. 30, Mayor George Brown said Friday.

Senate aspirant McCormick ‘feels at home’ during NEPA campaign stop

WILKES-BARRE — Dave McCormick took a break from the crowd at Isabella Restaurant Friday night to talk about his campaign for the U.S. Senate and he was sure to make one clear point.

Monkeys still missing after truck crash near Danville

MONTOUR COUNTY — Several monkeys were still on the loose Friday night after a truck carrying about 100 of the simians was involved in a crash en route to a lab, state police and a local fire chief said.

Applications for vacant Luzerne County Council seat due Feb. 3

Republicans interested in filling a vacant Luzerne County Council seat have until Feb. 3 to apply, according to information released by the county Thursday.

Crestwood superintendent, business manager resign for new jobs

WRIGHT TWP. — Crestwood School District Superintendent Robert Mehalick and Business Manager Peter Bard both submitted their resignations to the School Board at Thursday’s monthly meeting. The board approved unanimously, with President Barry Boone praising the work of both men, saying Mehalick’s deep care for the district “goes unchallenged,” and that Bard “led the district from the brink of bankruptcy to stable ground.”

Gubernatorial candidate Corman visits Hanover Area High School

HANOVER TWP. — State Sen. Jake Corman, a Republican candidate for governor, stopped by Hanover Area High School Thursday and was greeting with a squad of cheerleaders rooting him on, the school mascot offering a fist bump, and members of the band striking up a short tune as he headed to the auditorium

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