Kevin Carroll is here with your P.M. Update, including: United Way of Wyoming Valley has announced the recipients of its three community service awards for 2021, Alabama will bring their “50th Anniversary Tour” to the Mohegan Sun Arena next month, and a Kingston man is accused of running over his girlfriend with his pickup truck.
DALLAS — The 11 university presidents and chancellors who oversee the College Football Playoff on Tuesday authorized a continued evaluation of a proposed 12-team playoff that, if adopted, could still be another five years away.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday the NCAA can’t limit education-related benefits — like computers and paid internships — that colleges can offer their sports stars, a victory for athletes that could help open the door to further easing in the decades-old fight over paying student-athletes.
PHILADELPHIA — Ben Simmons backed his way to the basket, spun around Danilo Gallinari for the easy look at the net — an uncontested layup, a dunk — and he passed. Passed the ball. Passed on the shot. Passed on the chance to tie the game.
This is the reality of the 1972 Agnes flood: Only about half the people living in Luzerne County today — if it’s even that many — were alive when the Susquehanna River breached the levees and altered nearly every aspect of the valley for all time.
It’s cool, creamy, sinfully sweet, and for me the key ingredient is sentimentality. I haven’t made mom’s peanut butter/marshmallow (and chocolate) fudge for many years, yet it forever remains the reason I started cooking.
KINGSTON — After 21 years in business together, and a whole slew of awards on his wall, Dr. Aaron Haydu had a pretty simple theory as to how he and his partner, Dr. Richard Cohen, have maintained a level of success and support from their patients.
Gwen Merz was fresh out of college in 2014, working an information technology job she hated, when she decided early retirement was the answer. She socked away every dollar she could, saving as much as 70% of her income so that she could quit when she was 35.
WILKES-BARRE — A Hanover Township woman accused of spitting and coughing on food items inside Gerrity’s Supermarket during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony bomb threat charge.