South Wilkes-Barre Resident’s Association holds inaugural Easter egg hunt

Members of the Luzerne County Community College Alumni Association recently volunteered to assist with the South Wilkes-Barre Resident’s Association inaugural Easter egg hunt at Kistler Elementary School in Wilkes-Barre. Shown at the Easter Egg hunt are, kneeling — Holly Evanoski ‘05, as the Easter Bunny, Wilkes-Barre, vice president, LCCC Alumni Association. Standing, from left — […]

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Searchers find vehicle in California river, 2 bodies inside LEGGETT, Calif. (AP) — Crews searching for a family whose vehicle plunged into a rain-swollen Northern California river more than a week ago have found the sport utility vehicle and the bodies of a man and a girl inside, authorities said Monday. Searchers located the car […]

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Atlantic Sunrise pipeline work to resume in Dorrance in May

DORRANCE TWP. — Township supervisors learned this week that work on the Transco Atlantic Sunrise natural gas pipeline is scheduled to resume in the township in May. The project will impact travel in the areas of St. Mary’s Road, Prospect Road and Country Club Drive. Alan Snelsen, codes and zoning officer, said he has been […]

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LCCC announces honors lists for fall 2017 semester

To qualify for the president’s list, a student must earn a 4.0 cumulative grade point average. Students who attain a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.99 are included on the dean’s list, and those with an average between 3.25 and 3.49 are included on the Honors List. Dean’s list Jessica Abraham, Plains; Tovey Ader-Olson, […]

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AP sources: Trump plans to oust Shulkin as VA secretary

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is planning to oust embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin amid an extraordinary rebellion at the agency and damaging government investigations into his alleged spending abuses, three administration officials told The Associated Press on Sunday. Two officials said an announcement on Shulkin could happen this week, subject […]

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Villanova looking to feed off the hunger

BOSTON — When Villanova coach Jay Wright talks to his players about the Wildcats’ 2016 national championship, he wants them to remember what it felt like before they took the court, not after they cut down the nets. “There’s a certain hunger when you’ve never been there that can elevate you, too, that you just […]

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Your view: Remember the true meaning of Easter

Oftentimes the observance of Easter Sunday is overtaken by a more “traditional” celebration than one truly reflecting the Feast of the Resurrection. Lest we forget: Before there were bonnets or bows, there was a cap of thorns, common and coarse, but more precious than all the crowns of all the kings who ever reigned. Before […]

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Outdoor Notes

Duke’s Bass Tournaments will hold three early-bird tourneys at Harveys Lake on March 25, March 31 and April 8. Start time is 8 a.m. and weigh-in is at 2 p.m. Cost is $60 per team, including lunker, and there is a four fish limit. Also, all anglers are asked to bring a fizzing needle to […]

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College Basketball: Villanova tops Providence for 2nd straight Big East title

NEW YORK — Mikal Bridges scored 25 points and hit two 3-pointers in overtime to lift No. 2 Villanova to a 76-66 win over Providence in the Big East Tournament championship game Saturday night. The Wildcats (30-4) won their second straight Big East Tournament and third in four years (losing in the 2016 final). They […]

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