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Dallas School Board approves final budget with no tax increase

DALLAS TWP. — With 16 days left before the state-mandated deadline, the Dallas School Board approved a final budget Monday for the 2021-22 fiscal year that has no property tax hike. The budget keeps millage at 13.6338, the same as this year, and sets total spending at $43.9 million. A mill is a $1 tax on every $1,000 of assessed property value. State law requires a final budget be approved by June 30, and Dallas typically does it early compared to some other local districts.

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PIAA Softball: Tunkhannock headed to state title game

DUNMORE – Kaya Hannon went from flirting with disaster to flirting with a no-hitter.

H.S. Baseball: Wyoming Area scores four times with two outs to advance to championship

CENTER VALLEY — Down to the last out Monday, Wyoming Area got a walk. Then four more in a row, yet the Warriors were still not ahead. And the game — and the season — seemed over when JJ Hood hit a grounder to second.

PIAA baseball: Lehman loses heartbreaker to Oley Valley

CENTER VALLEY — Lake-Lehman’s second and final hit of Monday’s PIAA Class 3A baseball semifinal was a big one.

Ledecky wins 400 but slower than expected

OMAHA, Neb. — Katie Ledecky touched the wall far ahead of everyone else at the U.S. swimming trials.

GAME 4: Bucks 107, Nets 96Bucks tie series as Nets lose Irving

MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton finally are getting a little more help, while Kevin Durant keeps seeing his superstar cohorts get hurt.

RailRiders use 6-run fourth to get past Bisons

A six-run eruption in the top of the fourth inning and a combined shutout by five pitchers led the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders to an 8-0 win over the Buffalo Bisons on Sunday at Trenton Thunder Ballpark.

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    Their view: Big Tech is broken. But can Congress fix it?

    The internet has been a great unifier, enabling people to join others around the globe in pursuit of common interests. And now, the internet’s largest platform operators — Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Google — are uniting Democrats and Republicans on the House antitrust subcommittee in pursuit of their common interest: reining in Big Tech’s power.

    Allied Services welcomes five people to new leadership positions

    Cathy Guzzi, PT, DPT: Allied Services Integrated Health System has announced Cathy Guzzi, PT, DPT, as Assistant Vice President of Rehab Services. In her new role, Guzzi will oversee physical rehabilitation services for patients at the nationally-ranked Allied Services Wilkes-Barre Rehab Hospital. Additionally, she will continue to have oversight of the non-profit health system’s 14 outpatient rehab centers throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. In her new role, Guzzi will provide leadership to maintain quality patient care and outcomes, implement leading treatment protocols, support staff development, and seek cutting-edge technology to advance the rehabilitation process.

    Classical concert planned for Tunkhannock’s Riverside Park

    The Dietrich Theater and the Northern Tier Symphony Quartet announce they will present a classical concert at Tunkhannock’s Riverside Park at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 26. Featuring the Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra’s woodwind quintet, the concert will treat audience members to an evening of familiar classical music from notable composers such as Bach, Beethoven, and Rossini.

    Hazleton LaunchBox, Invent Penn State resources help local seed startup grow

    HAZLETON — Through her experiences with the Hazleton and Happy Valley LaunchBoxes and other Invent Penn State resources, startup founder Krista Schneider received the guidance to grow a gardening hobby into a start-up business.

    Liz Weston: What to do if you save too much for retirement

    Many Americans don’t save enough for retirement, but it’s entirely possible to save too much — at least according to the IRS.

    Zavada & Associates provides valuable personal service for clients

    FORTY FORT — Ray Zavada, president of Zavada & Associates in Forty Fort, said the tax preparation/accounting firm provides a valuable personal service in a timely and courteous manner to all of their clients.

    Man arrested after crash during pursuit in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — City police arrested Anthony Michael Vanhorn, 37, after he crashed into a city police cruiser during a pursuit early Saturday morning.

    Police: Man chokes neighbor over parking dispute

    WILKES-BARRE — City police say they arrested Dorel Chesson, 50, on charges he choked a neighbor over a parking dispute on Wells Street on Saturday.

    Police: Officer injured when attacked inside Walmart Supercenter

    WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A township police officer sustained injuries to his hands and back when he was attacked by a man detained on allegations he stole items from Walmart Supercenter on Friday.

    Court records: Prisoner defecated in cell, used cell bars to cleanse

    PITTSTON — A man arrested on allegations he violated a restraining order defecated inside a cell and used the cell bars to clean himself, according to court records.

    ‘Justice for Nova,’ surveillance pictures released in dog abandonment case

    PITTSTON — City police Monday released two surveillance pictures they believe are connected to the abandonment of a dog renamed Nova.

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