Monday, May 29, 2023

‘We owe this to these men to remember’

WILKES-BARRE — The Welsh Bethel Baptist Church paid tribute to its “Gold Star boys” on Sunday with a special Memorial Day service honoring the seven young men who paid the ultimate price in service of their country.

Luzerne County Council may fund plan addressing congestion from Pittston bridge closure

Luzerne County Council has been asked to fund traffic flow improvements in Pittston and West Pittston to alleviate congestion until the state replaces the county-owned Firefighters’ Memorial Bridge over the Susquehanna River, officials said last week.

Adult supervision essential for kids in the pool

Traditionally, Memorial Day weekend is observed with cookouts, parades, cemetery visits and family gatherings.

Biden, McCarthy reach deal to prevent default

WASHINGTON — With days to spare before a potential first-ever government default, President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached final agreement Sunday on a deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling and worked to ensure enough Republican and Democratic votes to pass the measure in the coming week.

Schiel’s Family Markets: Your Holiday Shopping Headquarters!

Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. It's a day of reflection, gratitude, and remembrance. As a...

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.

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Paredes drives in 4 as Tampa Bay Rays top Los Angeles Dodgers 11-10

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Isaac Paredes homered and drove in four runs as the MLB-best Tampa Bay Rays took two of three from the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers with a wild 11-10 victory on Sunday.

Suárez’s 3-run homer lifts Mariners over Pirates 6-3 in 10 innings

SEATTLE — Eugenio Suárez hit a three-run home run in the 10th inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 on Sunday for their sixth win in seven games.

NBA Finals berth at stake as Heat, Celtics prepare for Game 7

BOSTON — Moments after Boston’s dramatic win at Miami on Saturday night, Jaylen Brown began thinking about the future. He raised his hands, put up seven fingers and began yelling, “Game 7! Game 7!”

West final feels different with Stars home for G6 after losing 1st 3 to Vegas

DALLAS — Jason Robertson is frequently scoring goals again for the Dallas Stars, Jake Oettinger is stopping shots and captain Jamie Benn is about to return from a two-game suspension.

McMahon homers, drives in 5 as Rockies rally to beat Mets 11-10, take series

DENVER — Ryan McMahon homered for the third straight game and drove in five runs, Charlie Blackmon also went deep and the Colorado Rockies outslugged the New York Mets 11-10 on Sunday.

Rizzo delivers go-ahead hit, injures neck as Yanks chase Darvish early in 10-7 win over Padres

NEW YORK — Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead RBI single in New York’s seven-run third inning before injuring his neck on a pickoff play as the Yankees knocked out Yu Darvish early and beat the San Diego Padres 10-7 on Sunday.

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