Friday, May 27, 2022

Ribbon cut, special bikes ridden, smiles abundant at LIU’s new ‘Lighthouse’

PLAINS TWP. — The Luzerne Intermediate Unit showed off its new Lighthouse Academy with a ribbon cutting Thursday, but the free giveaway of adaptive bicycles and strollers to children who got to conduct a parade in their new wheels stole the show.

Eleven Republicans apply for vacant Luzerne County Council seat

Eleven Luzerne County Republicans are interested in filling a vacant county council seat through 2023, according to a list supplied to council Thursday.

WB Area passes proposed budget, sells Meyers

PLAINS TWP. — Meyers High School became one of the hottest properties on the market during the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board’s monthly meeting Thursday, with an offer for the site going up twice between the first gavel and the final vote to sell it.

Parking garage elevator project gets lift from Wilkes-Barre City Council

WILKES-BARRE — City Council Thursday night voted to give the Wilkes-Barre Parking Authority a lift with the allocation of $1.3 million in federal pandemic relief funds to repair and replace elevators in its downtown garages.

Ray Liotta, ‘Goodfellas’ and ‘Field of Dreams’ star, dies

Ray Liotta, the actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas” and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams,” has died. He was 67.

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.

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