Wilkes-Barre man who attempted to take out hit on detectives pleads guilty

WILKES-BARRE — A man who had been accused of attempting to hire an inmate to kill a confidential informant and two detectives pleaded guilty to the charges against him.


Prescott, Cowboys beat Eagles in 1st home game since injury

ARLINGTON, Texas — Dak Prescott ran toward the tunnel, raising his arms to the fans and tossing them souvenirs after the Dallas Cowboys manhandled the Philadelphia Eagles in prime time.

Paczewski takes top honors at D2 qualifier

EXETER – Logan Paczewski from Dallas birdied the first playoff hole Monday at Fox Hill Country Club to break a tie with Hazleton Area’s Jonathan Joseph and finish as Class 3A boys medalist in the Wyoming Valley Conference qualifying tournament for the District 2 Individual Golf Championships.

Tucker’s kick rescued Ravens after sloppy performance

Ravens coach John Harbaugh called Justin Tucker the best kicker in history after his 66-yard field goal gave Baltimore a win at Detroit.

Jets getting slugged in 0-3 start, but ‘we’re not bleeding’

NEW YORK — Zach Wilson and the New York Jets are getting walloped, taking big hits from opponents in embarrassing losses.

Giants are 0-3 and heading into a tough part of the schedule

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Saquon Barkley poured out his heart discussing the New York Giants’ second straight 0-3 start and his feelings about the team.

Analysis: What now? Steelers scrambling for answers after 1-2 start

PITTSBURGH — The situation called for a gamble. Something risky. Something — anything really — to awaken the Pittsburgh offense and fend off the cascade of boos that followed every futile possession.

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    Your view: Cheers for Tom Mooney, Dagwood

    Tom Mooney deserves a catered meal direct from Blondie herself for his succinctly written “Remember When” celebrating the ‘Tao of Dagwood.”

    St. Cyril’s Church in Olyphant sponsors ’Not your Baba’s rummage sale’

    Ss. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church, Olyphant, will holds its 11th annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 1 and Oct. 2 at St. Cyril’s school gym and outside, and organizers say ‘This is not your Baba’s rummage sale.’ More than 15,000 items of merchandise are sorted according to the categories of furniture, household items, books, toys, ladies jewelry and handbags, holiday items, religious items, etc. A 50-50 raffle also weill be held. Shown are volunteers, first row: Cheryl Masewsski, Annelaine Gazella Sebro, Lauren Telep, Chairwoman, Jeanne Cucura and back row Carol Zadarosni.

    BTE opens season with ‘Airness’

    Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble is presenting “Airness” by Chelsea Marcantel through Oct. 10

    Around Town: A great night for an even better cause

    I always say the Wyoming Valley is filled with people who care.

    New dentists return to the area they love: NEPA

    KINGSTON — Two new dentists recently started practicing in Kingston, but the practice they’ve joined is anything but new.

    Travel in Canada is a prize for the vaccinated and vigilant

    KAMOURASKA, Quebec — When the pandemic descended, the boundless vistas and insane sunsets of Kamouraska became a distant, unattainable dream for this bicyclist from Virginia. This is one of Quebec’s most beautiful places and, for me, a yearly touchstone I could no longer touch.

    Millennial Money: 5 steps to level up your side hustle

    The pandemic isn’t crushing the entrepreneurial spirit. It’s fueling it.

    Woman charged with failing to protect children from being sexually assaulted

    LEHMAN TWP. — Township police charged a woman with failing to protect at least two children from being sexually assaulted by her husband for nearly 15 years, according to court records filed Tuesday.

    Woman charged with making straw purchase of firearms

    CONYNGHAM TWP. — A woman from Bucks County was arraigned Tuesday on allegations she persuaded another person to purchase firearms from a licensed firearms dealer in Wapwallopen intending to send the weapons to North Philadelphia.

    ‘You took a great man from us’

    WILKES-BARRE — Tremaine Jamison apologized to the family of Devon Brown who died from a gunshot wound during a scuffle at a kindergarten graduation party in May 2017.

    Plymouth man arrested on plan to kill ex-girlfriend

    HANOVER TWP. — A Plymouth man was arrested on allegations he planned to kill his ex-girlfriend with a fatal dose of heroin to prevent her from testifying against him at a court proceeding Thursday.

    Man arrested on allegations he abused mother

    PITTSTON TWP. — Township police arrested a man they allege abused, neglected and assaulted his 73-year-old mother for more than two years.