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Monday, June 27, 2022

Wilkes-Barre celebrates PrideFest

WILKES-BARRE — Pride comes in many forms. Whether worn on a shirt, painted on the side of a car or flown on a flag, there are many different ways for pride to be displayed.

Garden Drive-In to mark 70 years

HUNLOCK CREEK — It’s certainly not a stretch to say that it’s been an odd few years for the entertainment industry (and for everyone in general), but the Garden Drive-In has been thrown many a curve ball in its 70 years.

#OnTheStacks is now on timesleader.com

WILKES-BARRE — It all started with a photo.

Recognition sought for Underground Railroad volunteer

WILKES-BARRE — Inside the confines of the Wilkes-Barre City Cemetery lies a man who risked life and limb to assist escaped slaves along the Underground Railroad.

Bringing a love of Wilkes-Barre back, starting with the kids

WILKES-BARRE — As her grandson CJ received his brand-new toy for spinning the Wilkes-Barre City Health Department’s prize wheel, Debbie Wargo said that she had been looking for new things for her grandson to do.

‘Legacy List’ team visits Swoyersville homestead

One muggy Monday afternoon in early June, some visitors were eager to escort Lisa Malarkey to the attic of the homestead her great-grandfather had built decades ago in Swoyersville.

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RailRiders use power display to top Mud Hens

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders rode five home runs to a 6-2 win over the Toledo Mud Hens on Sunday night. Oswald Peraza tallied a pair of home runs and a double. It was his first multi-homer game at the Triple-A level.

Mountain Top defeats Pittston in softball

Kendall Mendrzycki didn’t allow a run as Mountain Top defeated Pittston 10-0 Sunday in a District 16 major softball semifinal.

Fortes solo HR with 2 outs in bottom of 9th, Miami tops Mets

MIAMI — Rookie Nick Fortes hit a solo home run with two outs in the ninth inning, lifiting the Miami Marlins over the New York Mets 3-2 Sunday.

Harrington holds on to edge Stricker and win US Senior Open

BETHLEHEM — Padraig Harrington holed a 30-foot birdie putt on the 15th right when the last of his five-shot lead was about to vanish, and he closed with three tough pars for a 1-over 72 to hold off Steve Stricker and win the U.S. Senior Open on Sunday.

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