Thursday, September 29, 2022

People trapped, 2.7M without power as Ian drenches Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hurricane Ian destroyed a cross-section of Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, forcing patients from nursing homes and hospitals, cutting off a popular barrier island and obliterating a historic waterfront pier. Nearly 2.7 million people lost power as rain fell and waters rose.

Two options for a Hazleton mail ballot drop box conditionally approved

Two options for a Hazleton mail ballot drop box were conditionally approved for the Nov. 8 general election — at the Luzerne County Community College campus in the city’s downtown or the Hazleton One Community Center on East Fourth Street.

On track for growth

EXETER — Just in case the name didn’t give you a clue what they do, the caboose should.

Tebow leads groundbreaking of Rising Light Ridge ministry campus

BEAR CREEK TWP. — Former college football and NFL star Tim Tebow on Tuesday said Rising Light Ridge, the new ministry campus in Bear Creek Township, will offer participants of all levels of abilities a chance to participate in activities they never had the opportunity to do before.

Popko Porter beer will raise funds for LL music program

DALLAS — Who doesn’t love a local-brewed cold one?

Edward L. Nulton Sr. Memorial Highway dedicated to honor fallen firefighter

State Sen. Lisa Baker Monday said the Edward L. Nulton Sr. Memorial Highway designation will help to preserve the memory of a dedicated and inspirational volunteer firefighter.

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Tunkhannock girls golf finishes in second place at districts

Tunkhannock changed classifications in girls golf this season but wound up with the same result – a district runner-up finish.

Dolphins take 3-0 record to Cincinnati to face resurgent Bengals

CINCINNATI — The Miami Dolphins outlasted the Buffalo Bills last week to start the season 3-0 for the first time since 2018.

61: Aaron Judge ties Roger Maris’ American League home run record

Aaron Judge tied Roger Maris’ American League record of 61 home runs in a season, hitting a tiebreaking, two-run drive for the New York Yankees in the seventh inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night.

Yankees beat Jays to wrap up AL East championship as Judge stays at 60

TORONTO — Aaron Judge walked four times and stayed at 60 home runs, one shy of Roger Maris’ American League record, as the New York Yankees clinched the AL East title by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Tuesday night.

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