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Thursday, December 8, 2022

Mayor Brown reaches out to Wilkes-Barre’s growing Latino community

WILKES-BARRE — What happened Wednesday night in the basement of the Firwood United Methodist Church won’t stay there as far as Andy Castillo was concerned.

Democrats move to take power with narrow Pa. House majority

HARRISBURG — Democrats who barely won back a majority of seats in the Pennsylvania House in November moved to take control of the chamber Wednesday and replace one of their incumbents who died and two others who won higher office.

‘St. Nicholas’ stresses spirit of giving at namesake parish

WILKES-BARRE — The massive display of giving and generosity shown by the parishioners of St. Nicholas Church on Tuesday, collecting toys and games for needy children in the parish and around the area, would surely have made the church’s namesake saint proud.

School bus company joins civil suit

WILKES-BARRE — A school bus company approved to operate their hub in a residential area of Hanover Township filed notice to join a civil lawsuit against the Hanover Township Zoning Board.

‘The 2,403 men that died are the heroes’

HONOLULU — USS Arizona sailor Lou Conter lived through the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor even though his battleship exploded and sank after being pierced by aerial bombs.

Democratic Sen. Warnock wins Georgia runoff against Walker

ATLANTA — Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a Georgia runoff election Tuesday, ensuring Democrats an outright majority in the Senate for the rest of President Joe Biden’s term and helping cap an underwhelming midterm cycle for the GOP in the last major vote of the year.

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AP source: Aaron Judge, Yankees reach $360M, nine-year deal

SAN DIEGO — Aaron Judge has issued his ruling: Court remains in session in the Bronx.

H.S. basketball: Nanticoke Area boys edge Pittston Area; WVW girls win Duda Tournament

Jaidyn Johnson went 9-for-10 from the foul line — hitting 5-of-6 in the decisive fourth quarter — to help the Nanticoke Area boys basketball team hold on for a 42-40 victory over Pittston Area on Tuesday.

Morocco shocks Spain on penalties to advance at World Cup

AL RAYYAN, Qatar — The first World Cup held in an Arab nation has produced the Arab world’s first quarterfinalist.

Ronaldo dropped, Ramos scores 3 for Portugal at World Cup

LUSAIL, Qatar — A chant of “RONALDO! RONALDO!” swept around the biggest stadium at the World Cup, followed by loud jeers when the fans realized their idol wasn’t coming onto the field.

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