Wallenpaupack Baseball Team With Solid Senior Class

The Buckhorns baseball team at Wallenpaupack is back hitting inside the school auxiliary gym, and then practicing outside on their cleared off turf field. “They actually came out on Friday and plowed off the field for us, so that was a huge help to get some snow off, but it is nice to get back on the turf. We we’re out the whole first week during try outs, and then pretty disheartening to be in the gym for a few […]

Changes are coming to Braden Airpark this year

Demolition and other work aim to improve safety and complement development at the Forks Township facility.

Braden Airpark in Forks Township is in line for an estimated $500,…

Talkback 16: Ignoring Road Closed Signs, Light-up Cross

Topics in this edition of Talkback 16 include big rigs blowing past “local traffic only” signs on a closed bridge, the political divide, and a religious symbol in jeopardy in Pike County.

Couple accused of trying to sell 5-month-old baby on Craigslist

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. — A Tennesee couple is accused of trying to sell their baby on Craigslist, according to the Greeneville Sun. John David Cain, 26 and Deanna Greer, 37, were charged with aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect after the couple tried to sell their 5-month-old baby for $3,000. A local couple saw the alleged ad on Craigslist Friday and contacted police. Cain and Greer were then arrested after undercover officers set up a meeting to buy the […]

Old Elementary School Comes Down

EDWARDSVILLE — An old elementary school in Luzerne County that’s been empty for years has been demolished. Crews took down the vacant building on Jackson Street in Edwardsville Monday. Stuart Krasavage owns the property and much of the surrounding land. He and his brother have concrete and construction companies in Kingston and Wyoming. They plan to clean up the property and build a warehouse for their businesses.

Wilkes-Barre Farmers’ Market Gets an Extra Day

WILKES-BARRE — The Pennsylvania Department of Health gave the city of Wilkes-Barre a $615,000 grant to increase access to healthy foods. The grant will allow the Farmers’ Market to take place on Thursdays, like usual, but now also on Mondays. The Wilkes-Barre Farmers’ Market has been around since the 1970s, and Larry Omalia has been coming since the beginning. It’s still a very worthwhile and enjoyable day to go to town on a beautiful summer day and sell a lot […]

Bumpy Ride Again on Viewmont Drive

DICKSON CITY — Winter and normal wear and tear have taken their toll on many roads around here but especially on a busy one in Lackawanna County. Viewmont Drive near the mall is a treacherous spot to drive until a fix comes along. Take a ride on Viewmont Drive and you may feel it more than most other stretches of road. The entire mile is littered with potholes; some are one layer deep, others more. Mark Paczewski is sales manager […]

Sanitation Crew Helps Woman Find Wedding, Engagement Rings She Accidentally Trashed

NEW YORK — Department of Sanitation workers helped a New York City woman find the wedding and engagement rings she accidentally threw away with the trash, according to WPIX. Last weekend, Shannon Lombardo was cleaning her wedding and engagement rings when she put them on a paper towel. The next day, she realized she accidentally trashed the rings with a pile of tissues. At this point, the garbage bag had already been thrown down the trash chute. Shannon called the sanitation department and […]

3 Coordinated Health doctors accused of improperly writing prescriptions

Prosecutors said a health network doctor and 2 others wrote prescriptions for the first doctor and his mother.

A Coordinated Health doctor charged last week was among three …

No one reported hurt when teen crashes Jeep into house

The crash occurred on a rain-slicked road in Lehigh Township, Northampton County.

No one was reported injured when a Jeep Wrangler rolled onto its side and crashed into a house d…