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Summer sun sets on Sunsets on South Main

WILKES-BARRE — The final Thursday “Sunsets on South Main” concert for this summer drew a crowd to Midtown Village on South Main Street for a performance by Bret Alexander and Friends, ft. Ellie Rose & The Husty Brothers.

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WVC football Week 4 preview: Wyoming Area gets another shot at Southern Columbia

The first-ever meeting between Wyoming Area and Southern Columbia in 2019 was quite a spectacle in two ways. One was at the stadium and the other was prior to the game.

Jalen Hurts, Eagles face tough challenge vs. 49ers

Jalen Hurts won over the city of Philadelphia with one outstanding performance.

Buffalo clinches Northeast Division title after RailRiders stumble late vs. IronPigs

Three times, the RailRiders erased a deficit, keeping their fleeting division title hopes alive.

Berwick rolls past Wyoming Area in girls volleyball

SALEM TWP. — A couple changes to their lineup did little to transform the mindset of the Berwick Bulldogs.

USC’s Williams out to turn connections into wins

LOS ANGELES — Relationships have been Donte Williams’ stock in trade, his ability to connect with recruits and their families making him one of the most sought-after assistant coaches in the Pac-12.

Chiefs’ Reid deflects attention as he approaches history

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Good luck getting Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid to ruminate on the fact that he’s nearing NFL history, just one win away from becoming the first to reach 100 with two different franchises.

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    Ramesh Ponnuru: Say Trump’s name, Republicans. Restraint makes him stronger

    “I tell it like it is,” Donald Trump told an interviewer in May 2015, and over the next months and years that boast would find a lot of takers. The perception of his forthrightness was a major political asset. In the South Carolina Republican primary held in February 2016, voters who said they prized “telling it like it is” over any other quality in a candidate gave him 78 percent of their votes.

    ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf’ opens at JJ Ferrara Center tonight

    As the first act of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” draws to a close, a middle-aged and very drunk professor named George skips around in a circle, pulling a young woman named Honey with him as he sings the title of the play to the tune of “Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf.”

    Diva Theatre will debut ‘It’s Not Easy Being’

    As three children play let’s-pretend, they argue over who gets to be the knight.

    Commemorating Catlin and his grand idea

    When you think of Yellowstone National Park, what comes to mind?

    Mattern’s renovation brings cafe to Kingston floral business

    KINGSTON — Four years after taking over the longtime local flower shop, Michelle Bedford is ready to take Mattern’s to the next level.

    4 ways to manage retirement health care costs

    Health care in retirement is a big-ticket item. Experts estimate that an average 65-year-old retired couple in 2021 would need about $300,000 in after-tax savings earmarked for health care costs in their post-work life, even with Medicare, according to Fidelity.

    Kimberly Palmer: Check finances now to avoid falling behind

    Fall is the perfect time to review your finances because there’s still time to make adjustments before the end of the year. The continuing pandemic and economic uncertainty are making it more complicated, but financial experts recommend taking a close look at your savings and planning for 2022 goals now.

    ‘She got injured, by me,’ Ganjeh says from witness stand

    WILKES-BARRE — Homicide suspect Dana Ganjeh testified in his own defense Thursday, telling a Luzerne County jury he intended to take his injured girlfriend, Linda Frick, to a hospital.

    Brother testifies against Ganjeh in homicide trial

    WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County prosecutors continue to rely heavily on a Wayne County domestic violence case on the third day of trial involving homicide suspect Dana Ganjeh.

    Police: Woman tossed cocaine bag, spat saliva at officer and hospital staff

    PLAINS TWP. — Township police say a disruptive 40-year-old woman threw syringes, a bag of cocaine and spat saliva that struck an officer and hospital staff at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital on Tuesday.

    Ganjeh renews request for another lawyer after pathologist testifies in homicide trial

    WILKES-BARRE — Homicide suspect Dana Ganjeh sat within touching distance of a large screen television displaying autopsy photographs of Linda Frick as forensic pathologist Dr. Gary Ross explained the number of injuries found on her body.

    Wyoming man, 72, charged with child sex offenses

    WYOMING — Borough police and Luzerne County detectives charged a 72-year-old man with sexually assaulting two girls.

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