Saturday, November 26, 2022

Crestwood defeats Bonner-Prendie to advance in state playoffs

The Crestwood High School football team advanced in the state playoffs with a 21-14 victory over Bonner-Prendie today in the PIAA Class 4A quarterfinals at the Northeast Supersite in Philadelphia.

Rain doesn’t stop shoppers from seeking Black Friday bargains

WILKES-BARRE — Shoppers were out on “Black Friday,” but not in the numbers as seen in the past.

Inflation hovers over shoppers seeking deals on Black Friday

NEW YORK — Cautious shoppers hunted for the best deals at stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start buying holiday gifts but weighed down by inflation.

24th annual holiday window painting event honors Edward Luksha

WILKES-BARRE — For the 24th year, Rosemary Luksha and her sister, Barbara Roche, gathered a group of volunteers to honor their brother, Edward Luksha, by painting holiday scenes and characters on windows at Children’s Service Center on South Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre.

‘We were so thankful to be with them’

PLAINS TWP. — While there are still some pandemic restrictions on visitors to the Wilkes-Barre Veterans Administration Medical Center, those who seek to bring joy to the veterans there have been able to begin organizing events for them on a limited scale.

Chief: Tannerite focus of explosion probe

HANOVER TWP. — Like many of us, Hanover Township Police Chief David Lewis heard the blast which startled residents across the Wyoming Valley on Thanksgiving Day morning.

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N.C. State holds on to beat No. 18 UNC in 2OT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Ben Finley threw for 271 yards and two touchdowns in his first career start, and North Carolina State held on to beat Drake Maye and No. 18 North Carolina 30-27 on Friday when Noah Burnette duck-hooked a 35-yard field goal try in the second overtime.

Differing paths of QBs Stroud, McCarthy led them to The Game

COLUMBUS, Ohio — J.J. McCarthy was a freshman bit player in Michigan’s 42-27 victory over Ohio State last season at the Big House.

US earns respect at World Cup, but wins remain elusive

AL KHOR, Qatar — Respect achieved. Wins await.

US frustrates England again at a World Cup in 0-0 draw

AL KHOR, Qatar — Loud jeers rang around the stadium. England’s fans were not happy. The United States had frustrated them yet again at a World Cup.

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