Saturday, May 28, 2022

‘Moms Demand Action’ group rallies in Dallas for gun reform

DALLAS — With the country still reeling from the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school last week that left 19 children and two teachers dead, a local organization took to the streets Saturday to call for reform and to demand change so that future lives may be saved.

Dallas’ Kyle and Tucker Chesman win PIAA Class 2A doubles tennis championship

Kyle and Tucker Chesman are state champions. And the duo from Dallas may only be getting started.

Wyoming Area’s Drew Mruk wins state gold in javelin at PIAA track and field championships

SHIPPENSBURG — Drew Mruk took the lead on his second javelin throw.

Recount begins in Pa. GOP Senate primary

HARRISBURG — Recounting began Friday in the too-close-to-call Republican primary contest for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, with barely 900 votes separating celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick.

Wilkes-Barre Council Chair finds out about ARP funding after the fact

WILKES-BARRE — City Council Chairwoman Beth Gilbert McBride said she and other council members were kept out of the loop on how federal funding they approved for tourism was spent by Mayor George Brown.

Ribbon cut, special bikes ridden, smiles abundant at LIU’s new ‘Lighthouse’

PLAINS TWP. — The Luzerne Intermediate Unit showed off its new Lighthouse Academy with a ribbon cutting Thursday, but the free giveaway of adaptive bicycles and strollers to children who got to conduct a parade in their new wheels stole the show.

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