Saturday, September 24, 2022

White Haven Area Community Library marks 25 years

WHITE HAVEN — Residents converged on the White Haven Area Community Library Friday to celebrate 25 years of its existence.

Oz releases health records to spotlight Fetterman’s stroke

HARRISBURG — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, released his health records as he maneuvers to keep questions about Democratic rival John Fetterman’s recovery from a stroke front and center in the hotly contested campaign.

Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre hosts 100th anniversary gala

Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre’s 100th anniversary gala, held Friday evening at the Westmoreland Club in Downtown Wilkes-Barre, was black tie optional, and several of the 160 guests took the opportunity to dress to the nines.

McCarthy unveils House GOP’s midterm agenda in Pennsylvania

MONONGAHELA — House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy on Friday confronted President Joe Biden and the Democratic majority in Congress with a conservative midterm election agenda filled with Trump-like promises, working not only to win over voters but to hold together the uneasy coalition of his own party that has struggled to govern.

Sweet sauce pizza one of Wyoming Valley’s culinary delights

WILKES-BARRE — If you travel outside of the area and order a “large pie with sweet sauce and bacon,” you’ll more than likely be met with a look of bewilderment from the staff.

CASABlanca Gala raises more than $280K

WILKES-BARRE — This year’s CASABlanca Gala topped last year’s record-breaking endeavor, as it was announced that CASA of Luzerne County raised more than $280,000 with its Thursday night outing.

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Pujols becomes fourth player in baseball history to hit 700 home runs

LOS ANGELES — St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols hit his 700th home run on Friday night, connecting for his second drive of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers and becoming the fourth player to reach the milestone in major league history.

H.S. Football: Crestwood uses running game to rout Williamsport

WRIGHT TWP. — The Crestwood game plan was obvious from the opening drive. Take advantage of Williamsport’s rush defense. Run as much as possible.

H.S. Football: Buchman’s big night on the ground helps Hazleton Area stay undefeated

SCRANTON — Matthew Buchman’s 200-yard performance on the ground was the centerpiece of an overall dominant effort from Hazleton Area, as the Cougars remained unbeaten with a 42-7 rout of West Scranton on Friday at Scranton Memorial Stadium.

H.S. Football: Wyoming Area looks for momentum after win over Hanover Area

WEST PITTSTON — After a slow start to the season where Wyoming Area would only score one touchdown against Honesdale and Crestwood, the Warriors will look to a strong finish after generating 512 total yards in their 56-14 victory over Hanover Area on Friday night.

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