Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Wilkes-Barre Mayor Brown’s 2023 budget in the works, run for 2nd term announced

WILKES-BARRE — What’s included in Mayor George Brown’s 2023 budget won’t be disclosed until next week, but he’s already announced he’ll run again.

Luzerne County names Matthews new coroner

Luzerne County has a new coroner: Jillian Matthews, county Judicial Services and Records Division Head Joan Hoggarth announced Tuesday evening.

Country legend Loretta Lynn dies at 90

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pillar of country music, has died. She was 90.

Supplies being collected for victims of Ian

LEHMAN TWP. — As the world witnesses the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Ian, one local business — and volunteers from one of our area’s most beloved institutions — are chipping to send aid down to the victims of the storm.

Feds vow major aid for Ian victims

FORT MYERS, Fla. — With the death toll from Hurricane Ian rising and hundreds of thousands of people without power in Florida and the Carolinas, U.S. officials vowed Sunday to unleash a massive amount of federal disaster aid as crews scrambled to rescue people stranded by the storm.

Event aims to draw attention to those wrongfully convicted

WILKES-BARRE — Powerful testimony from three men wrongfully imprisoned for crimes they did not commit underscored the mission highlighted by Pennsylvania Bikers for Justice on Sunday: The men and women victimized by wrongful conviction deserve help, and they deserve better.

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Yankees star Aaron Judge hits 62nd homer to break Roger Maris’ AL record

ARLINGTON, Texas — Aaron Judge hit his 62nd home run of the season Tuesday night, breaking Roger Maris’ American League record and setting what some fans consider baseball’s “clean” standard.

Phillies down Astros for 1st playoff berth since 2011

HOUSTON — Aaron Nola took a perfect game into the seventh inning and Kyle Schwarber homered twice as the Philadelphia Phillies clinched their first playoff berth in 11 years with a 3-0 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night.

49ers use defense, Deebo Samuel to beat Rams 24-9

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Deebo Samuel turned a short catch into an electric 57-yard touchdown, Talanoa Hufanga returned an interception for a score and the San Francisco 49ers beat the Los Angeles Rams 24-9 Monday night.

Werner shines at District 2 golf tournament

GREENFIELD TWP. – District 2’s most talented golfers have often destroyed par throughout the regular season.

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