Luzerne County resident Carol Fahnestock helped set the tone for the first County Cares Commission meeting Monday when she revealed she lost her oldest daughter to an accidental drug overdose 29 months ago to the day.
WILKES-BARRE — The city on Monday targeted a homeless encampment near the former Murray Complex for cleanup and brought in a hazardous materials disposal contractor to remove trash, human waste and used hypodermic needles from the site.
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s state elections agency is asking lawmakers to require counties to distribute mail-in ballots earlier for the 2020 General Election and beyond, based on its review of how the greatly expanded mail-in system performed during the June 2 primary.
Bullying, both in person and cyber, was by far the most frequent local issue reported to the state Safe2Say Something school tip line last school year, according to an annual report issued Monday by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
TORONTO — Sidney Crosby, Jason Zucker and Jake Guentzel scored for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night, tying the best-of-five qualifying series at one game apiece.
David Pearson didn’t break the rules to win the Purolator 500 at Pocono International Raceway in 1975. He just bent them a little bit for his victory in the Grand National Series, which is now known as the NASCAR Cup Series.
The heads of four of the U.S.’s biggest technology companies — Alphabet Inc., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. — appeared before Congress last week to respond to criticism that they have too much market power. The hearing showed that lawmakers are beginning to understand what is and isn’t important when it comes to regulating these large businesses. And it also showed an increased focus on the most important area of antitrust policy — mergers and acquisitions and whether regulators have exercised enough vigilance.