In the still-unresolved question of whether a Luzerne County district attorney race will be on the ballot this November, a county council committee is set to meet Thursday to interview prospective attorneys.
A six-run eruption in the top of the fourth inning and a combined shutout by five pitchers led the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders to an 8-0 win over the Buffalo Bisons on Sunday at Trenton Thunder Ballpark.
PARIS — French Open organizers defended their “pragmatic” approach in their dealings with four-time major champion Naomi Osaka during the tournament, saying Sunday they tried to engage with her several times before she decided to withdraw because she needed a mental health break.
Tunkhannock softball and Lake-Lehman and Wyoming Area baseball play in the PIAA semifinals on Monday. That in itself is an accomplishment considering all spring sports were canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
I spent the first seven years of my life in Nesquehoning, a small town just west of Jim Thorpe. I go back several times throughout the year to visit my mom’s grave and see a few relatives who still live in town. One stop I always make when I’m in the area is a restaurant called Macaluso’s. In fact, I plan my visits when I know they are open. It’s one of my favorite restaurants and a real diamond in the rough in the midst of the coal region. Officially known as Macaluso’s Lantern Restaurant and Cocktail Bar, the family-owned restaurant and lodge is celebrating its 50th year in business this month.
HAZLETON — Through her experiences with the Hazleton and Happy Valley LaunchBoxes and other Invent Penn State resources, startup founder Krista Schneider received the guidance to grow a gardening hobby into a start-up business.
FORTY FORT — Ray Zavada, president of Zavada & Associates in Forty Fort, said the tax preparation/accounting firm provides a valuable personal service in a timely and courteous manner to all of their clients.
WILKES-BARRE — A Wilkes-Barre man who city police allege was recorded by a surveillance camera randomly shooting into a crowd killing two men and injuring a third will face criminal homicide charges in Luzerne County Court.
Years ago WVIA Radio had a running gag during their (many) fund drives about “Pennsylvania Roadkill Scrapple.” I’ll leave the ingredients to your imagination, but as an adult the name of one of my favorite recipes from mom’s cooking compendium invariably invokes the joke.