Saturday, May 28, 2022

Wyoming Area’s Drew Mruk wins state gold in javelin at PIAA track and field championships

SHIPPENSBURG — Drew Mruk took the lead on his second javelin throw.

Recount begins in Pa. GOP Senate primary

HARRISBURG — Recounting began Friday in the too-close-to-call Republican primary contest for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, with barely 900 votes separating celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick.

Wilkes-Barre Council Chair finds out about ARP funding after the fact

WILKES-BARRE — City Council Chairwoman Beth Gilbert McBride said she and other council members were kept out of the loop on how federal funding they approved for tourism was spent by Mayor George Brown.

Ribbon cut, special bikes ridden, smiles abundant at LIU’s new ‘Lighthouse’

PLAINS TWP. — The Luzerne Intermediate Unit showed off its new Lighthouse Academy with a ribbon cutting Thursday, but the free giveaway of adaptive bicycles and strollers to children who got to conduct a parade in their new wheels stole the show.

Eleven Republicans apply for vacant Luzerne County Council seat

Eleven Luzerne County Republicans are interested in filling a vacant county council seat through 2023, according to a list supplied to council Thursday.

WB Area passes proposed budget, sells Meyers

PLAINS TWP. — Meyers High School became one of the hottest properties on the market during the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board’s monthly meeting Thursday, with an offer for the site going up twice between the first gavel and the final vote to sell it.

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