NANTICOKE — From Australia and Japan to Chicago and Bloomsburg and many points in between, 86-year-old John “Stanky” Stankovic of Nanticoke is known as the leader of a polka band who started to play the accordion at age 9.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has begun an extensive project along Route 309 at the Blackman Plaza that is being done ‘to accommodate future post-development traffic volumes to not adversely impact traffic in the surrounding area.’
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins are sticking with Casey DeSmith, signing the team’s No. 2 goaltender to a two-year contract extension on Tuesday that carries an average annual value of $1.8 million.