Thursday, May 26, 2022

Still deep in primary ballot processing, Luzerne County Election Board faces recount

For the third day in a row, Luzerne County’s Election Board spent Wednesday painstakingly reviewing provisional and flagged mail ballots, with the tallying of approximately 11,000 primary election write-in votes yet to be completed.

Celebrating a triple-digit birthday

DALLAS — Nora Derhammer celebrated birthday number 104, which was on May 21, Wednesday afternoon at Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dallas, where she is a resident.

Before and after: Blighted property in Wilkes-Barre demolished

WILKES-BARRE — A contractor prepared a blighted property at 523 Hazle St. for demolition Tuesday night and worked through the early morning hours of Wednesday to complete the job. The Site is seen here late Tuesday, and again early Wednesday.

Transitional housing apartment building for families receives zoning approval

WILKES-BARRE — A transitional housing facility proposed for a vacant warehouse on East Union Street received zoning approval Wednesday.

Testy preliminary hearing in Hazleton fatal shooting case

WILKES-BARRE — Two people were removed from a Luzerne County Courtroom, a perceived threat was made and a victim of a shooting called an attorney “stupid” during a contentious preliminary hearing for homicide suspect Frangel Garcia Andujar on Wednesday.

A truly EPIC night

WILKES-BARRE – The 2022 EPIC Awards were held at the F.M. Kirby Center for Performing Arts Tuesday night, celebrating some of the highest regarded leaders and businesses in Wyoming Valley.

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