For the first time since March 12, every one of the 41 Luzerne County ZIP codes tracked by the Times Leader reported fewer than 60 new cases of COVID-19 last week. And only one code, Wilkes-Barre’s 18702, reported more than 40, with 57 new cases.
There will be no mysteries when Tampa Bay and Florida meet in the first round of the playoffs after facing off eight times this season and twice in the past week. Same deal for Montreal and Toronto, who have played 10 times since mid-January.
A little rain and cooler temperatures did not deter more than 100 runners and walkers from participating in the Waverly Waddle 5K Run/Walk to honor mothers and caregivers on Saturday, May 8 at the Waverly Community House.
“I’m a dance minor because I love it,” said Morgan Johnson from Bethlehem, who is a pyschology major at Wilkes University. “That’s one of the great things about Wilkes. You have the freedom to do whatever you want to do.”
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.
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.
WILKES-BARRE — A jail sentence for Denise Ann Decker, who admitted to stealing nearly $100,000 from Nativity of Our Lord Parish in Duryea while working as a secretary, would be equivalent to a death sentence, her attorney said Thursday.
KINGSTON TWP. — A state inmate serving a life sentence for a homicide in Philadelphia was arraigned Thursday on charges he assaulted a counselor inside the State Correctional Institution at Dallas, Jackson Township.