West Pittston robbery suspect arrested by U.S. Marshals

WEST PITTSTON — A man wanted on an arrest warrant charging him with robbing a convenient store in November was captured late Thursday.

Veteran Penn State safety Lamont Wade declares for NFL draft

Playing in his 47th game for Penn State, Lamont Wade got his highlight moment. The safety took a kickoff back 100 yards for a touchdown in December’s season finale against Illinois.

H.S. Girls Basketball: Wyoming Valley West edges Berwick in overtime in WVC opener

PLYMOUTH — Wyoming Valley West’s Trinity Johnson didn’t miss many shots Thursday night.

College coaching stalwart Urban Meyer makes jump to NFL as new head coach of Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Urban Meyer has won everywhere he’s coached. Small colleges. Big-time programs. He’s been a difference maker at each stop during his storied career.

H.S. Boys Basketball: Pittston Area recovers from slow start, rolls past Lake-Lehman

YATESVILLE — No doubt the first quarter was bad for Pittston Area on Wednesday night. But all things considered, it wasn’t as bad as it could have been.

NHL season opens in empty arenas as Flyers skate past Penguins, 6-3

PHILADELPHIA — Nolan Patrick missed last season with debilitating migraines and Oskar Lindblom had his shortened in his fight with a rare bone cancer. The only cheers they heard in their comeback games came in the locker room before faceoff in the form of rousing approval from the Philadelphia Flyers, grateful their teammates could play.

AP sources: Eagles won’t be penalized for quarterback decisions in finale

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles won’t be penalized after the NFL looked into the way the team handled its quarterback decisions in the final regular-season game against Washington, two people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

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    Fromajardis are a savory pastry, stuffed with cheese and herbs

    I’d never heard of them before. I wasn’t sure how to pronounce their name. But every time I paged through my “Best of America Traditional Regional Recipes” the picture of little cheese pastries called fromajardis called out to me.

    Best friends for more than 50 years, they celebrate birthdays this week

    Bonnie Fox of West Pittston turns 65 today Jan. 14 and her best friend since elementary school, Mary Lynn Kutzer Murray of Harford will celebrate her 66th birthday on Saturday.

    ‘Ski for the B’ Winter Snowcial to benefit BBBS

    Forty-Fort, PA – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Pennsylvania announces a new fundraiser, “Ski for the B” Winter Snowcial, to be held Sunday, Jan. 31, starting at 11 a.m. at Montage Mountain in Scranton.

    They need to chill. Tips for turning seeds into trees

    How exciting to think of a full-size tree locked up within each seed still clinging to the branches of sugar maples, hornbeams, oaks, sycamores and other trees at the end of summer.

    Quilt artists create textiles to admire or cozy up with

    In this winter of hunkering down at home, there’s a trend that’s just right for the times: quilts as decor and as art.

    A pandemic shift in finances: Prioritize, simplify, save

    The pandemic has caused many people to reassess their priorities. There is talk of moving out of the city, simplifying life and saving more money.

    West Pittston robbery suspect arrested by U.S. Marshals

    WEST PITTSTON — A man wanted on an arrest warrant charging him with robbing a convenient store in November was captured late Thursday.

    WBPD adds assault charges against man

    WILKES-BARRE — City police on Thursday charged John Lewis Derhammer with assaulting two women and threatening one of them with a knife before he initiated a pursuit that ended in a crash.

    Trial scheduled for suspect charged in Hanover Township fatal shooting

    WILKES-BARRE — Nearly four years since Devone Brown was fatally shot in Hanover Township, prosecutors are scheduled to present their case to a jury against the alleged gunman in May.

    Man erupts into rage when denied liquor, assaults police officers

    KINGSTON TWP. — Township police arrested a man they say assaulted several police officers investigating a domestic dispute spurred by a woman denying him vodka early Tuesday morning.

    Husband kills wife in rage of jealousy

    PLYMOUTH — A Plymouth man surrendered to borough police, admitting he killed his wife with a fireplace poker in a rage of jealousy over the weekend, according to court records.

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