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Friday, September 30, 2022

Police-related shooting reported outside Plains Township bar

PLAINS TWP. — Police have closed North River Street due to a reported police-related shooting in front of Old Tyme Charley’s bar early this morning.

Wolf visits Kiddie Space Heights in WB to discuss child care tax credits

WILKES-BARRE — Gov. Tom Wolf Thursday said his $25 million child care tax credit program is just a start.

“Day of Caring” held by Pa. Health Care Association

WILKES-BARRE — They held a press conference outside, but the real action was inside. Well, more exactly, virtual reality action.

Wilkes-Barré Preservation Society architectural walking tour set for Saturday

Wilkes-Barré Preservation Society director Tony Brooks will host the annual fall architectural walking tour of downtown Wilkes-Barre at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 starting at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 South Franklin St.

Former Gov. Tom Ridge endorses fellow Republican Mehmet Oz in race for Pa. Senate seat

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge endorsed Republican Mehmet Oz for U.S. Senate on Thursday, giving the cardiothoracic surgeon and TV celebrity the stamp of approval from a longtime mainstay of the GOP’s establishment.

People trapped, 2.7M without power as Ian drenches Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hurricane Ian destroyed a cross-section of Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, forcing patients from nursing homes and hospitals, cutting off a popular barrier island and obliterating a historic waterfront pier. Nearly 2.7 million people lost power as rain fell and waters rose.

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Phillies lose 5th straight, Cubs sweep season series 6-0

CHICAGO — The Phillies lost their fifth straight game and dropped into a tie for the National League’s final wild card berth as the Chicago Cubs swept the season series from Philadelphia with a 2-0 victory on Thursday.

RailRiders close out season with 3-0 victory over Buffalo to finish 83-67

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (83-67) concluded the 2022 season with a 3-0 win over the Buffalo Bisons Wednesday evening. The victory moved Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to a season-high 16 games over .500.

QB Zach Wilson cleared by doctors, will start for Jets at Pittsburgh

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Zach Wilson was back under center for the New York Jets, taking snaps and preparing to start for the first time this season.

Tunkhannock girls golf finishes in second place at districts

Tunkhannock changed classifications in girls golf this season but wound up with the same result – a district runner-up finish.

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