Tuesday, March 28, 2023

District Court employee charged with theft of funds

WILKES-BARRE — A longtime district court employee is facing charges after investigators say $300,000 in cash, checks and money orders went missing from a magistrate’s office over five years.

Congressional committee spends three hours on Luzerne County paper shortage

A Congressional committee spent three hours Tuesday collecting testimony and asking questions about Luzerne County’s November general election paper shortage.

Community Health Systems hospitals hit by data breach

Community Health Systems has issued a warning after unauthorized access of personal information was detected, with Regional Hospital of Scranton, Moses Taylor Hospital, and Wilkes-Barre General Hospital among the facilities affected.

Witness list released for hearing on Luzerne County election paper shortage

Jim Bognet said he has plenty to say during Tuesday’s Congressional committee hearing about Luzerne County’s November 2022 election paper shortage.

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Luzerne County (and Beyond’s) Got Talent hits all the high notes

WILKES-BARRE —At the top of the show, before ceding the stage to 25 of the area’s most talented acts, Luzerne County (and Beyond’s) Got Talent chair Andrea Bogusko said it best.

‘I’m sure that he’s smiling down on us’

HANOVER TWP. — Monday will mark 15 years since Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Kenton Iwaniec was killed by a drunk driver on the way home from his shift at the PSP Avondale barracks in Chester County.

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GMs for Packers, Jets discuss status of Rodgers trade talks

PHOENIX — Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst said he’s not requiring a first-round pick in a potential trade sending four-time MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers to the New York Jets but added he’d want “fair value.”

Lamar Jackson says he has requested trade from Ravens

Lamar Jackson said Monday he has requested a trade from the Baltimore Ravens, saying the team “has not been interested in meeting my value.”

Patriots owner Robert Kraft campaigns against antisemitism

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft faced the camera during a video call, pointing to a small, sky-blue lapel pin on his blazer.

Cristiano Ronaldo happy again with Portugal’s national team

Cristiano Ronaldo is feeling at home again.

Bank of America signs on as new Boston Marathon sponsor

BOSTON — The Boston Marathon has agreed to a 10-year sponsorship deal with Bank of America that organizers hope will allow the world’s oldest and most prestigious annual 26.2-mile road race to grow over the next decade while maintaining its historic character.

UN expert advising IOC gives views on Russians at Olympics

GENEVA — Russian athletes who have actively served in the military invasion of Ukraine should be allowed to return to international sports if they did not take part in war crimes, according to a United Nations expert advising the International Olympic Committee.

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