Thursday, June 30, 2022

Skeletal remains found along Route 115 believed to be white male

PLAINS TWP. — Skeletal human remains from what is believed to be a white male were discovered in a wooded area along Route 115 in the area of East Mountain Boulevard in Plains Township.

For once, a party at the pumps

LARKSVILLE — When Dolly Coleman was announced as the winner of a $2,500 “Sheetz for a Year” gift certificate, the question was obvious — but her answer was even more obvious.

Macron says Russia can’t win in Ukraine after strike on mall

KREMENCHUK, Ukraine — France’s president denounced Russia’s fiery airstrike on a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine as a “new war crime” Tuesday and vowed the West’s support for Kyiv would not waver, saying Moscow “cannot and should not win” the war.

Former aide: Trump was told protesters had weapons on Jan. 6

WASHINGTON — Cassidy Hutchinson, a key aide in Donald Trump’s White House, told the House committee investigating the violent Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection on Tuesday that Trump was informed that people rallying on the mall that morning had weapons but he told officials to “let my people in” and march to the Capitol.

46 dead, 16 hospitalized after trailer of migrants found

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Forty-six people were found dead and 16 others were taken to hospitals after a tractor-trailer rig containing suspected migrants was found Monday on a remote back road in southwest San Antonio, officials said.

Author shares memories of Agnes

WILKES-BARRE — Suzanne Jones was 6 years old when she and her family evacuated their Birch Street home in Wilkes-Barre to get ahead of Hurricane Agnes as the storm arrived to devastate the city.

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3-on-3 hockey league launches, could be step toward Olympics

Hours before Canada beat the U.S. to win women’s hockey gold at the Beijing Olympics in February, International Ice Hockey Federation officials lamented having only two medal events on sports’ biggest stage.

2-time Wimbledon champ Murray loses to Isner in 2nd round

WIMBLEDON, England — The recurring cries of “Come on, Andy!” at Centre Court meandered somewhere along the continuum from pushing to pleading as two-time champion Andy Murray’s shortest stay at Wimbledon came to a close.

Chapman sharp in RailRider win

Ardoldis Chapman looked sharp making a rehab appearance in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 5-4 victory over Buffalo at PNC Field on Tuesday night.

Mountain Top claims title

PLAINS TWP. — With another crack at the team that handed them their only loss in pool play, the Mountain Top majors softball team flipped the script and earned themselves a District 16 title.

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