Saturday, June 10, 2023

‘Unabomber’ Kaczynski dead at 81

WASHINGTON — Theodore “Ted” Kaczynski, the Harvard-educated mathematician who retreated to a dingy shack in the Montana wilderness and ran a 17-year bombing campaign that killed three people and injured 23 others, died Saturday. He was 81.

Food, animals highlight Pierogi Festival

EDWARDSVILLE — As Pierogi Festival patrons admired the sheep and goats at the Festival’s little petting zoo on Friday afternoon, a woman from Endless Dreams Animals supplied their names.

Book lovers rejoice: Osterhout Free Library’s tent sale returns

WILKES-BARRE — Local bookworms escaped the rain at the Osterhout Free Library’s tent book sale on Friday afternoon for the chance to snag a handful—or an overflowing bag — of price-reduced books.

Indictment: Trump described Pentagon plan of attack, shared classified map

MIAMI — Former President Donald Trump improperly shared a Pentagon “plan of attack” and a classified map related to a military operation, according to a sweeping 37-count felony indictment related to the mishandling of classified documents that was unsealed Friday.

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‘Leadership is in our blood’

PLAINS TWP.— Thursday marked a big night for Leadership Northeast, who hosted their 42nd Annual Dinner and Graduation at the Woodlands Inn.

Luzerne County starts issuing payments to American Rescue recipients

Luzerne County has started disbursing American Rescue Plan awards to outside entities that have completed all required paperwork, county Manager Romilda Crocamo told council in an email update this week.

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Nuggets now in full command of NBA Finals, top Heat 108-95 for 3-1 lead

MIAMI — The mission for the Denver Nuggets was clear: Come to Miami, get two wins and head back home with a chance to finally become NBA champions.

H.S. Baseball: Dallas shuts out Hanover, heads to 4A state semifinals

READING — Dallas jumped on Hanover early, and pitcher Sam Barrouk did the rest.

H.S. Softball: Unbeaten North Penn knocks out Hazleton Area in 6A state quarters

Perennial state softball power North Penn showed why it hasn’t lost a game this year.

New Big Ten schedule has PSU hosting USC in 2024, missing Ohio State in 2025

Apparently, the Big Ten has been listening to Penn State’s marketing.

Back after two postponements, RailRiders can’t hold off Norfolk rally

The smoke finally cleared enough from the region for the RailRiders to open their series against Norfolk on Thursday.

Swarbrick to step down as Notre Dame’s AD next year; NBC Sports’ Peter Bevacqua will take over

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Jack Swarbrick will step down as Notre Dame’s athletic director next year after a 16-year run in which he helped the school maintain the football program’s independent status amid unprecedented realignment by some of the top conferences in the nation.

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