Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Bubbakoos Burritos hosts grand opening in WB Twp.

WILKES-BARRE TWP.— A new Mexican quick service restaurant held its grand opening Tuesday morning, and 50 free burritos were up for grabs.

State police investigating shooting of 14-year-old boy in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH — Two people fled while two others remained at the scene where a 14-year-old boy sustained a gunshot wound to his head Saturday, according to a search warrant affidavit.

Ceremony, parade honors vets at historic Hanover Green Cemetery

HANOVER TWP. - At the Hanover Green Cemetery on Monday, the American flag flew at half-mast as community members and veterans gathered for a special Memorial Day service.

‘We owe this to these men to remember’

WILKES-BARRE — The Welsh Bethel Baptist Church paid tribute to its “Gold Star boys” on Sunday with a special Memorial Day service honoring the seven young men who paid the ultimate price in service of their country.

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Luzerne County Council may fund plan addressing congestion from Pittston bridge closure

Luzerne County Council has been asked to fund traffic flow improvements in Pittston and West Pittston to alleviate congestion until the state replaces the county-owned Firefighters’ Memorial Bridge over the Susquehanna River, officials said last week.

Adult supervision essential for kids in the pool

Traditionally, Memorial Day weekend is observed with cookouts, parades, cemetery visits and family gatherings.

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Iga Swiatek, Coco Gauff finally get started on Day 3 at Roland Garros

PARIS (AP) — Iga Swiatek finally gets her French Open title defense started on Day 3 of the clay-court tournament.

Alcaraz, Djokovic ‘not otherworldly’ in French Open wins over foes making Slam debuts

PARIS — You might assume that the opponents for Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic in the French Open’s first round would come away from their straight-set losses Monday feeling too overwhelmed by the play of the two tournament favorites.

Josef Newgarden finally relishes an Indy 500 win after so many disappointments

INDIANAPOLIS — In the slow buildup to the Indianapolis 500, Josef Newgarden talked openly about having to put on a brave face when he would arrive at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and how so many failures in the race that mattered most had weighed on him.

Penske: IndyCar sure to investigate wheel that flew over stands from Indy 500 wreck

INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar owner Roger Penske says he is certain series officials will investigate what led to a wheel coming loose during a crash in the Indianapolis 500, which ended up sailing over the catch fence and grandstands before landing on a parked automobile.

Column: Indy 500’s ending creates controversy and conspiracies

INDIANAPOLIS — It’s called “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” because the Indianapolis 500 is supposed to be one of the most dramatic and difficult races in the world.

Pregnancy and sports a challenging combination for female professional athletes

LOS ANGELES — Pro soccer player Jess McDonald was traded across six teams in her first five years as a single parent, making it difficult to find, let alone afford, child care in new cities. She and her then-8-month-old son were often forced to share a hotel room with a teammate — and sometimes she had no choice but to bring him with her to practice.

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