Metz thanks foodservice ‘heroes’

Metz Culinary Management thanked all of its on-site foodservice employees for the efforts in feeding area children during the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday, National School Lunch Hero Day.

Report: Tebow-Meyer reunion on verge of becoming official

Tim Tebow and Urban Meyer are apparently getting back together, this time in the NFL.

Red-hot RailRiders coming home

Before playing their first home game, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are off to a flying start, but that does not change the fact that a season of uncertainty remains ahead for the New York Yankees top farm team and much of Minor League Baseball.

Shohei Ohtani making history with 2-way success for Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The only weakness in Shohei Ohtani’s incredible two-way game these days is his control, and it’s bugging the Los Angeles Angels’ star.

Medina Spirit heads to Preakness, minus trainer Bob Baffert

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit is headed to Baltimore for the Preakness Stakes while trainer Bob Baffert said Monday that he won’t attend the race to avoid being a distraction in the wake of scrutiny following the colt’s failed postrace drug test.

NASCAR starting to allow access a year after restart

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kevin Harvick crossed the finish line at Darlington Raceway a year ago and was struck by the stillness and silence of the empty grandstands.

Local Roundup: Crestwood downs Delaware Valley in boys lacrosse

Nick Curry, Chandler O’Farrell and Trey Zabroski each had five goals to lead Crestwood to a 19-9 victory over Delaware Valley in Wyoming Valley Conference boys lacrosse Monday.

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    Nuremberg Community Players to present ‘Are You Being Served?’

    The Nuremberg Community Players have announced the cast and dates of their upcoming comedy production, “Are You Being Served?”, by Jeremy Lloyd & David Croft. Performances will be presented at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 4 and 5, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 6 at the theatre home at 283 Hazle Street in Nuremberg. Tickets are $15 each and can be reserved by calling 570-359-3406. Due to the mature nature of some of the content, the show is recommended for audiences ages 16 and older.

    Four accept new positions with Allied Integrated Health System

    Jennifer Ambrosino, MS, OTR/L, was announced as Director of Rehabilitation at Allied Services Rehab Hospital in Scranton. Ambrosino joined the health system as an Occupational Therapist after graduating from Tufts University in 1997 and has served in a variety of positions at the inpatient facility including supervisor and assistant director.

    VFW Post will host take-out pork loin dinner

    The Shopa-Davey Veerans of Foreign Wars Post 6082, Pekville, and VFW Ladies Auxiliary will hold a pork loin dinner, take out only, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until sold out on May 16.

    Public transit hopes to win back riders after crushing year

    WASHINGTON — Taking the Los Angeles Metro for his first trip in months, Brad Hudson felt a moment of normalcy when the train rolled into the South Pasadena, California, station, harkening back to his daily commute into LA before the coronavirus pandemic.

    Liz Weston: 8 ½ birthdays that can affect your finances

    You hit a lot of milestone birthdays when you’re young. There’s your first birthday, of course, and also the one where you turn 10 (finally, double digits!). At 13, you’re a teenager. At 16, you’re probably thinking about driving. At 18, you can vote; at 21, you can get into bars.

    Hirthler recognized by Barron’s as a 2021 top financial advisor

    WILKES-BARRE — Michael Hirthler of Jacobi Capital Management in Wilkes-Barre was recently recognized among the Top 1,200 Financial Advisors in America by Barron’s.

    Schwager waives hearing on patronizing prostitute charge

    WILKES-BARRE — A Luzerne County attorney who resigned as president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association when he was charged with patronizing a prostitute waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

    Stillwater man sentenced for stun gun threats

    WILKES-BARRE — A man from Stillwater accused of threatening two people with a Taser was sentenced in Luzerne County Court on Monday.

    Judge warns defendant not to repeat ‘boneheaded’ nude postings

    WILKES-BARRE — A Sweet Valley man who admitted to posting nude pictures of an ex-girlfriend on social media was given credit for 17 days time served in jail and a stern warning by Luzerne County Judge Joseph F. Sklarosky Jr.

    Police: DUI suspect had infant in car

    PLYMOUTH — A Shavertown woman was arrested Friday after she was found to be driving under the influence with a three-week-old infant in the backseat.

    ‘That’s the weed,’ suspect allegedly said during police pat-down

    WILKES-BARRE — A man was arraigned Friday on charges stemming from a February incident in which police said he was caught with marijuana during a traffic stop.