Saturday, May 21, 2022

Wilkes University awards over 700 degrees at 75th spring commencement

WILKES-BARRE — Wilkes University awarded over 700 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at its 75th spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday.

Plymouth Alive to welcome new restaurant, barbershop

PLYMOUTH — Two new additions to Plymouth’s stretch of Main Street businesses will be officially unveiled Monday, with grand openings held by Plymouth Alive at each business.

Contest too close to call, recount likely

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat is too close to call and is likely headed for a statewide recount to decide the winner of the contest between heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick.

Stabbing victim told police attack was unprovoked

WILKES-BARRE — A woman stabbed in a grocery store parking lot Thursday afternoon described her attacker as having a “crazy” look before the attack, a criminal complaint said.

Jury finds Stallings guilty of raping child

WILKES-BARRE — A Luzerne County jury Friday found Barrkim Stallings guilty of raping and sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.

‘It’s really great to be back’

WILKES-BARRE — A flute-based rendition of Journey’s 1981 classic ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ rang out from the stage on Public Square just after 2 p.m., solidifying the fact that, after a long layoff, the Fine Arts Fiesta was back … in full color.

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