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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N. Korea meeting draws critics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House tried to swat away criticism Friday that the U.S. is getting nothing in exchange for agreeing to a historic face-to-face summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said North Korea has made promises to denuclearize, stop its […]

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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins rocked in Rockford

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins fell to the Rockford IceHogs, 3-0, on Saturday in a hard-hitting, penalty-filled contest at BMO Harris Bank Center. Both teams had six power plays and combined for 66 penalty minutes throughout the course of the game, but Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (33-17-4-1) did not take advantage of all the special-teams action in the second contest […]

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College Basketball: Penn State bounces Northwestern in Big Ten tourney

NEW YORK — Tony Carr scored 25 points and hit two 3-pointers and set up another in the final minutes as Penn State made a late rush to hold off Northwestern 65-57 in the second round of the Big Ten Conference Tournament on Thursday night. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the seventh-seeded […]

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Kevin Yozviak will exhibit a series of his artwork from through March 23 at Something Special Bakery, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. The exhibit showcases a variety of flower portraits that range from realistic to abstract and surreal, and also includes a number of paintings outside the flower series. An opening reception takes place at […]

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Campion Literary Society Writing Workshops. Hour-long, informal writing classes. Workshops are themed, free, and open to the public. 2 p.m. Feb. 23, and April 13, King’s College, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, Room 117. Info, 570-208-5900, ext. 5487. Reserve Two for Murder, auditions for the dramatic comedy by John Randall and directed by Brenda Fager will be […]

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FNCB Bank donates to Boys & Girls Clubs of NEPA

FNCB Bank recently presented a $708 donation to representatives from the Boys & Girls Clubs of NEPA raised through the bank’s Jeans for a Cause dress down day. The fundraising effort encourages employees bank-wide to make a small donation in exchange for the opportunity to wear jeans to work. FNCB provided a corporate match of […]

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High turnout for ice fishing derby at Frances Slocum

The Nanticoke Conservation Club held its annual Ice Fishing Derby at Frances Slocum State Park on Feb. 3. The event attracted 189 anglers who fished on ice that ranged from 8 to 10 inches thick. Winners were awarded by heaviest fish in the following categories: Bass – Joe Deyo, 4 lbs. 14.2 oz. Perch – […]

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Sparkle & Shine

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NAACP sues Homeland Security over Haiti immigration policy

MIAMI — The NAACP has sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, citing President Donald Trump’s disparaging comments about immigrants and their home countries as evidence of racial discrimination influencing his administration’s decision to end protections for roughly 60,000 Haitians. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Maryland federal court, the NAACP and the NAACP Legal […]

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