PLAINS TWP. — A Wilkes-Barre man recording his girlfriend giving birth refused to leave the delivery room and fought with nurses and security at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center Thursday morning.
HAZLE TWP. — Scranton-based Johnson College announced big news Wednesday: The opening of its first-ever satellite campus, in Humboldt Industrial Park in Hazle Township. But two unrelated questions popped up as politicians, business leaders and college bigwigs took turns touting the development.
PITTSTON — Running enthusiasts in Northeastern Pennsylvania have a new event to look forward to at the end of the summer when the Wyoming Valley Run, a 10-mile event from Pittston to Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 3, will be presented by Allied Services.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Early Wednesday morning, a runaway truck carrying modular units ignored warning signs posted on what is commonly known as Giants Despair and veered onto Lehigh Street before smashing through the debris of a garage at 59 South Walnut St.
PHILADELPHIA — Brandon Graham laughed as he recalled all the doubters who rushed him during the offseason and blurted out the same question — the main concern, really — about the state of the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback.
Berwick and Wyoming Valley West were the only Wyoming Valley Conference wrestling teams to win in the quarterfinals of the District 2 Team Duals on Wednesday. Neither, though, will be wrestling for district titles.
Hoping to stay alive in the race for a spot in the conference tournament, the King’s men’s basketball team picked up a win over another playoff hopeful, beating Misericordia 74-64 on Wednesday night at Scandlon Gymnasium.
Filip Hallander returned to action Wednesday night, but it proved to be a tough night for the Penguins forward. Nearly a month after leaving the ice on a stretcher after a scary fall at Mohegan Sun Arena, Hallander was back in uniform for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s 3-2 loss to Springfield.