Friday, September 30, 2022

WB Area holds Community Outreach Day ahead of kickoff

PLAINS TWP. — The Wolfpack was out in full force in advance of Friday’s home football game against Crestwood for Community Outreach Day, drawing hundreds to the new high school complex for a variety of games, food, entertainment, and informative stands.

Pa. Senate race tightening

PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania’s Senate race is getting very, very close.

NEPA Red Cross volunteers headed to help Florida hurricane victims

WILKES-BARRE — Mike Kordek and Daniel Rosado were going over their to-do list Friday morning in preparation of their long drive to Florida where they will join other Red Cross volunteers in helping victims of Hurricane Ian.

Troopers shoot assault suspect dead outside bar

PLAINS TWP. — An intoxicated Pittston man who reportedly assaulted two people inside Old Tyme Charley’s and attempted to run down two state troopers was fatally shot early Friday morning.

Wolf visits Kiddie Space Heights in WB to discuss child care tax credits

WILKES-BARRE — Gov. Tom Wolf Thursday said his $25 million child care tax credit program is just a start.

“Day of Caring” held by Pa. Health Care Association

WILKES-BARRE — They held a press conference outside, but the real action was inside. Well, more exactly, virtual reality action.

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Phillies lose 5th straight, Cubs sweep season series 6-0

CHICAGO — The Phillies lost their fifth straight game and dropped into a tie for the National League’s final wild card berth as the Chicago Cubs swept the season series from Philadelphia with a 2-0 victory on Thursday.

RailRiders close out season with 3-0 victory over Buffalo to finish 83-67

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (83-67) concluded the 2022 season with a 3-0 win over the Buffalo Bisons Wednesday evening. The victory moved Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to a season-high 16 games over .500.

QB Zach Wilson cleared by doctors, will start for Jets at Pittsburgh

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Zach Wilson was back under center for the New York Jets, taking snaps and preparing to start for the first time this season.

Tunkhannock girls golf finishes in second place at districts

Tunkhannock changed classifications in girls golf this season but wound up with the same result – a district runner-up finish.

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