Sunday, July 3, 2022

One dead in Plymouth fire

PLYMOUTH — A four-alarm fire Sunday that destroyed several residential structures on Palmer Street claimed one life and displaced many.

Leckey’s next chapter

Though he may be from Johnstown, Ryan Leckey is NEPA through and through.

Remembering region’s ‘First to Fall’

WEST PITTSTON — Benjamin and Stuckley Harding, a pair of brothers killed just days before the onset of the Battle of Wyoming, are laid to rest in a small cemetery right in the middle of West Pittston, where Linden Street and Wyoming Avenue converge.

Nanticoke celebrates with another ‘Big Bang’

NANTICOKE — In lieu of the typical red, white and blue attire worn by most everybody else at Saturday’s “Big Bang” holiday celebration, Hunter Walts had a getup that symbolized America just as much as the colors of the flag.

Trump’s vulnerabilities for 2024 mount after new testimony

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — Stunning new revelations about former President Donald Trump’s fight to overturn the 2020 election have exposed growing political vulnerabilities just as he eyes another presidential bid.

4th of July events set for Wilkes-Barre and surrounding areas

This Fourth of July weekend, families all over the area will have a number of chances to catch the fireworks, as several municipalities in Luzerne County and the surrounding areas have their own firework shows scheduled throughout the weekend.

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Escobar homers again, Carrasco pitches Mets past Rangers 4-1

NEW YORK — Eduardo Escobar joined several Mets on the mound as they encircled Carlos Carrasco and high-fived him for a job well done.

Roger Federer hopes to play ‘one more time’ at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England — Roger Federer did make his way to Wimbledon this year, after all — not to compete, mind you, but to take part in a ceremony marking the centenary of Centre Court on Sunday — and declared his intention to try to return in 2023 with a racket in hand.

Wimbledon wild-card entry steals set, not win, from Djokovic

WIMBLEDON, England — Even knowing what an unusual Wimbledon this has been, what with so many unexpected results and new faces popping up, and so few top seeds — and major champions — remaining, surely Novak Djokovic would not lose to a wild-card entry making his Grand Slam debut, would he?

McKenzie superb for 7 innings as Guardians edge Yankees 2-0

CLEVELAND — About the same time New York Yankees star Aaron Judge grabbed a helmet and bat to pinch-hit, the Guardians committed a ninth-inning error that threatened to sabotage a great win.

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