Reopening possibilities still unknown for Pittston/West Pittston bridge

Luzerne County Engineer Lawrence Plesh said it may take a few more weeks for the state to complete an inspection of the closed Firefighters’ Memorial Bridge on Water Street, which links Pittston and West Pittston.


Packers dominate 2nd half, bounce back to beat Lions 35-17

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Jones caught three of Aaron Rodgers’ four touchdown passes and rushed for a fourth score, and the Green Bay Packers had a welcome return to normal after an embarrassing opening-week loss, beating the Detroit Lions 35-17 on Monday night.

Tsioles’ scores with no time left to lift Spartans

Georgia Tsioles scored with no time left in the fourth quarter on a corner to lift Wyoming Valley West past Dallas 1-0 in a high school field hockey game.

No. 9 Clemson’s offensive attack struggles to find end zone

CLEMSON, S.C. — No. 9 Clemson can’t find the end zone, something that had come so easily for the Tigers the past few seasons.

Tim Dahlberg: No Tiger, No Phil. And maybe a US Ryder Cup win

Tiger Woods won’t be at Whistling Straits this week, for obvious reasons. Phil Mickelson will, but for the first time since 1995, he won’t hit a shot in the Ryder Cup.

AP Top 25 Reality Check: No. 1 rarely slips after ranked win

The teams that started the season ranked in the top four all won Saturday, none in particularly impressive fashion.

Win over Chiefs shows banged-up Ravens can still dream big

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Lamar Jackson flipped into the end zone and then launched the ball high in the air in celebration.

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    Michael Hiltzik: ‘Death panels’ arrive — in COVID-stricken, Republican Idaho

    It may be recalled that one of the chief GOP arguments against the Affordable Care Act in 2010 was that it would institute bureaucratic “death panels” to determine, in the words of former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, whether someone was “worthy of health care.”

    Actors Circle to present comedic thriller ‘Deathtrap’

    Actors Circle board of directors are pleased to announce their upcoming 40th season.

    Around Town: Week made for a busy social calendar

    The last week has been a whirlwind of socialization and fun.

    ‘Voices: Immigration’ exhibit opens at Pauly Friedman Gallery

    So many white plastic rosaries were hanging from the delicate branches in the art gallery, they had a curtain-like effect.

    Greg Barrouk joins Lewith & Freeman as director of commercial real estate

    KINGSTON — Virginia Rose, CEO of Lewith & Freeman, announced Monday that Greg Barrouk has joined their Kingston office as the director of commercial real estate services.

    Carnival CEO discusses cruise lines, the pandemic, politics

    Carnival Corp., once a $21 billion company, saw revenue plunge to zero overnight last year when the pandemic shut down the cruise industry.

    Liz Weston: How to negotiate your way to a richer life

    Negotiating is an important personal finance skill that can help you earn more and pay less. Whether you’re discussing a job offer, dickering at a car dealership or just trying to work out a budget with your significant other, the ability to bargain effectively can have a huge impact.

    No bail set for Wilkes-Barre man on gun, drug charges

    WILKES-BARRE — A Wilkes-Barre man was jailed without bail on allegations city police found a loaded firearm and medications without a prescription inside his vehicle last week.

    High bail set for alleged fentanyl buyer

    WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A district judge imposed a high bail for a man arrested on allegations he purchased fentanyl.

    Boyfriend arrested after alleged ‘hammer attack’

    WILKES-BARRE — City police arrested a man after a woman claimed he bound her with duct tape and struck her with a hammer inside a residence on Vulcan Street.

    Closing arguments scheduled today in homicide trial

    WILKES-BARRE — A Luzerne County jury is expected to begin deliberations today in the homicide case of Dana Ganjeh, whose trial ended Thursday before Judge David W. Lupas.

    ‘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.