Sunday, April 2, 2023

Details released on projects receiving $55 million in Luzerne County American Rescue funding

Details are emerging on the work that will be completed with Luzerne County’s award of $55 million in federal American Rescue Plan funding to 113 outside entities.

A reckoning for ‘Teflon Don’

NEW YORK — When Donald Trump steps before a judge this coming week to be arraigned in a New York courtroom, it will not only mark the first time a former U.S. president has faced criminal charges. It will also be a reckoning for a man long nicknamed “Teflon Don,” who until now has managed to skirt serious legal jeopardy despite 40 years of legal scrutiny.

After Nashville, Congress confronts limits of new gun law

WASHINGTON — Nine months ago, President Joe Biden signed a sweeping bipartisan gun law, the most significant legislative response to gun violence in decades.

Northwest Area students tour IBEW 163 facility to learn career options

NANTICOKE — Northwest Area teacher Vito Malacari Friday said bringing 14 students to the IBEW 163 Joint Apprentice Training Center offers them the opportunity to learn about opportunities other than going to college.

See Where Martz Bus Can Take You!

Whether it’s a baseball game or a Broadway play, a historic battlefield or a zoo, Martz Bus will take you there – and take away the worries that go along with driving. If you’re excited...

El Rey Azteca celebrates move to Kidder Street location

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — On Friday, El Rey Azteca Mexican Restaurant hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony in celebration of their new location.

AP sources: Trump facing at least 1 felony charge

NEW YORK — Former President Donald Trump is facing multiple charges of falsifying business records, including at least one felony offense, in the indictment handed down by a Manhattan grand jury, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Friday.

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H.S. Boys Basketball: Familiar faces battle as White team wins Moses All-Star Classic

PLAINS TWP. — A pair of former AAU teammates put on quite a duel in the final minutes of the George P. Moses Boys Basketball Senior All-Star Classic Friday night.

H.S. Girls Basketball: Black routs Yellow in Moses girls game

PLAINS TWP. — Lake-Lehman’s Lia Keefe was escorted onto the court on crutches to start the George P. Moses Girls Basketball Senior All-Star Classic on Friday night.

Local Roundup: Dallas boys lacrosse edges Lake-Lehman in tight contest

Dallas boys lacrosse went back and forth with rival Lake-Lehman with the Mountaineers ultimately edging the Black Knights for a 14-12 win on Friday.

WBS Penguins can’t hold third-period lead in loss to Lehigh Valley

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins lost to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 4-2 on Friday night at PPL Center in Allentown.

LSU, Iowa prevail in women’s Final Four to reach national title game

DALLAS — Kim Mulkey is back in another national championship game, this time taking the flagship university from her home state there for the first time.

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