Thursday, June 1, 2023

Luzerne County Court agrees with Tony Brooks in write-in ruling

A panel of Luzerne County judges granted Wilkes-Barre Councilman Tony Brooks’ emergency petition attempting to force the county to process all write-in votes in his race.

Biden trips after speech to Air Force grads; ‘He’s fine,’ White House says

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — President Joe Biden on Thursday thanked U.S. Air Force Academy graduates for choosing “service over self” but said they now have the “great privilege” of leading in a world that will only get more confusing in the years to come. His appearance was punctuated by a stumble onstage after handing out diplomas to graduates.

Turner sworn in as Wyoming Area Regional Police chief

EXETER — Just over a month after returning to duty following a car crash that left him with severe injuries, Wyoming Area Regional Police Lt. Michael Turner was sworn in on Wednesday as head of the department.

Nanticoke house fire injures one and displaces four

NANTICOKE — A house fire left one person injured and four displaced in Nanticoke on Wednesday evening.

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Stegmaier IPA comes rolling off the line at Susquehanna Brewing Co.

PITTSTON — Susquehanna Brewing Company this week announced the upcoming release of its first year-round beers under the iconic Stegmaier brand since the acquisition of the brand last year.

Luzerne County Court ruling pending on tallying of write-ins without shaded ovals

A panel of Luzerne County judges will issue a ruling soon on the tallying of write-in votes without accompanying shaded ovals in the Wilkes-Barre City Council District B race, Judge Tina Polachek Gartley said following a Wednesday hearing on the matter.

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D2 softball: Tunkhannock’s district title reign ends with loss to Valley View in 4A finals

EDWARDSVILLE — Valley View found itself in a place Tunkhannock could never locate Wednesday afternoon.

D2 softball: Balay’s walk-off homer delivers Class 6A championship to Cougars

EDWARDSVILLE — After an 0-for-3 start at the plate in Tuesday’s subregional championship game, Hazleton Area’s Makenna Balay admitted to feeling a little frustrated with herself.

D2 softball: Pittston Area’s state title reign ends after tight battle in 5A finals

EDWARDSVILLE — The defending district, subregional and state champions were not about to go down without a fight.

D2 baseball: Comeback falls short as Lake-Lehman’s streak of 3A titles ends

MOOSIC — Lake-Lehman’s bats awoke at the very latest time possible Tuesday.

RailRiders pitching comes through after early runs to beat Lehigh Valley

A double, a walk and a wild pitch had the RailRiders sweating a bit in the bottom of the ninth.

Butler proves prophetic as Heat prepare for NBA Finals matchup with Nuggets

Cancel that flight plan, Denver. Turns out, the NBA Finals are starting in the Mile High City after all.

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