‘The answer is the vaccine’

Slowly, more and more Pennsylvanians are gaining access to the vaccines for COVID-19.

H.S. Basketball: Wyoming Seminary boys stay unbeaten with win over Wyoming Valley West

Wyoming Seminary placed four starters in double figures as the Blue Knights remained undefeated with a 63-55 victory over Wyoming Valley West in a Wyoming Valley Conference non-divisional boys basketball game Saturday night.

Chiefs’ Reid, Bills’ McDermott to match wits for AFC title

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ten years after firing Sean McDermott as his defensive coordinator, Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid will stare across the field inside Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday and see his protégé trying to spoil his hopes of a Super Bowl repeat.

All eyes on QBs as Packers host Bucs for NFC championship

For as much as Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers have accomplished in their Hall of Fame-caliber careers, they’ve rarely faced off on the field.

David A. Jolley: No strangers here, only friends you haven’t yet met

The Irish poet William Butler Yeats wrote, “There are no strangers here; only friends you haven’t yet met.”

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MONDAY, Jan. 25

H.S. Wrestling: Hazleton Area edges Pittston Area; Berwick win three matches

Hazleton Area wrestling edged Pittston Area 34-30 on Saturday afternoon in a Wyoming Valley Conference match.

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    Around Town: We’re living in a digital world … and that’s not bad

    The other day someone asked me how I’ve come up with things to write about during a pandemic.

    Elf on Shelf project helps St. Jude School students apply physics lessons

    Anyone who has had an encounter with an Elf on the Shelf knows they can be pesky little beings. Let’s not even talk about trying to catch one!

    Dance Theatre of Wilkes-Barre stages classic ballet after all

    “You’re doing magic,” Gina Malsky told Oliver Lew, who was wearing a cape as part of his costume and a mask to combat the coronavirus.

    How to make budgeting as painless as possible

    Budgeting is a pain. But what’s more painful is a bill you can’t easily pay, debt that costs a fortune or not having enough money to retire.

    Behind those dancing robots, scientists had to bust a move

    WALTHAM, Mass. — The man who designed some of the world’s most advanced dynamic robots was on a daunting mission: programming his creations to dance to the beat with a mix of fluid, explosive and expressive motions that are almost human.

    John Phillips: A businessman constantly evolving

    WEST PITTSTON – John Phillips, at the age of 40, has led a very interesting life.

    Prosecutors plan to use homicide suspect’s ‘flight’ as self-guilt evidence

    WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County prosecutors plan to use Tremaine Jamison’s flight to show evidence of self-guilt during his upcoming criminal homicide trial.

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    Trial scheduled for son accused in father’s death

    WILKES-BARRE — A son charged with killing his father — whose body has not been found — is scheduled to face a Luzerne County jury in May.

    Hanover Township man charged second time with stalking

    HANOVER TWP. — A man from Hanover Township used lyrics from a Black Sabbath song and made references to federal elected officials to stalk and harass three owners of a construction business where he was employed, according to court records.

    Nanticoke teen, 17, charged as an adult on numerous firearm, robbery offenses in Hazleton

    HAZLETON — City police Wednesday added drug possession charges against a 17-year-old boy from Nanticoke, who was charged as an adult last week on felony assault and robbery offenses.

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