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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Luzerne County poll workers will receive $60 for staying later on election night

Poll workers will receive an extra $60 — $30 per hour — for staying two hours later the night of the Nov. 8 general election, Luzerne County’s Election Board unanimously decided during a special meeting Monday.

Helping keep the season bright

WILKES-BARRE — Christmas spirit filled the Saint Aloysius School cafeteria as the Back Mountain Police Association in conjunction with Big Brother Big Sisters of the Bridge came together to hand out coats and gifts during a Christmas party on Sunday afternoon.

Helping homeless veterans

PLAINS TWP. — It would be fair to describe Bren Smith as humble and kind.

Third annual Winterfest returns to Mountain Top

WRIGHT TWP. — A perfect holiday landscape filled with trinkets and trees — all waiting to find their new homes — filled George Burger and Sons in Mountain Top during the business’ third annual Winterfest celebration Saturday.

Chill Grill restaurant to reopen this month in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Hope MacFarland this week said her recipe for wing sauce is “the best.”

Fork Over Love announces December meal distributions and holiday giving opportunities

Fork Over Love has announced two meal distributions in December, along with Door Dash meal deliveries.

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Bennett, Duggan, Stroud, Williams are Heisman finalists

Quarterbacks Stetson Bennett of Georgia, Max Duggan of TCU, C.J. Stroud of Ohio State and Caleb Williams of Southern California were announced as finalists for the Heisman Trophy on Monday night.

Mets, Phillies open with big deals

SAN DIEGO — Justin Verlander is going to the New York Mets. Trea Turner has agreed to a blockbuster deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. There are three more high-profile shortstops in free agency, along with ace pitcher Carlos Rodón.

Preseason No. 1 North Carolina drops out of AP Top 25

Houston and Texas remain firmly entrenched atop The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll, while preseason No. 1 North Carolina has dropped out entirely after a fourth straight loss.

World Cup Viewer’s Guide: 2 quarterfinals places left

DOHA, Qatar — The final day of the round of 16 concludes Tuesday at the World Cup when Morocco faces Spain, and Portugal goes head-to-head with Switzerland for the final two spots in the quarterfinals.

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