Biden to visit Scranton Wednesday, speak at trolley museum

SCRANTON — President Joe Biden will come to Scranton tomorrow in an attempt to rally support around the administration’s signature legislation, according to a press release from the White House.


Dallas’ Logan Paczewski finishes fourth at PIAA Class 3A Golf Championships

Logan Paczewski made his fourth and final individual appearance in the PIAA Golf Championships his best.

NHL roundup: Flyers spoil Hakstol’s return in 6-1 win over Kraken

PHILADELPHIA — The final months of Dave Hakstol’s time coaching the Flyers came with angry fans chanting “Fire Hakstol! Fire Hakstol!” With this kind of lopsided score in his return, Philly fans might just throw out a welcome mat.

Sox slam Astros

BOSTON — Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez walked off the mound with a six-run lead and a message for Carlos Correa and the rest of the Houston Astros:

Titans hang on to beat Bills

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Derrick Henry scored his third touchdown with 3:05 left, and the Tennessee Titans stopped Josh Allen on a fourth-down quarterback sneak in the final seconds to beat Buffalo 34-31 on Monday night, snapping the Bills’ four-game winning streak.

NBA preview: Silver says he hopes Irving gets vaccinated

Adam Silver, the basketball fan, would prefer to see Kyrie Irving on the court again with the Brooklyn Nets as soon as possible.

PIAA GOLF: Sem freshman grabs state medal

Eyoming Seminary freshman lefty Nick Werner started fast and continued to play so well during Monday’s Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Golf Championships that even a stumble on the final hole could not stop him from earning a state medal.

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    Kiwanis Club of Dallas to host annual Halloween event

    Kiwanis Club of Dallas will hold its annual Halloween Parade and Party for children from day care through middle school on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, at the Back Mountain Regional Fire & EMS Station 121 - Dallas Township Fire Hall. The Station is located at the intersection of 184 East Center Hill Road and Church Street, Dallas, PA 18612 (across from the Dallas Little League Field). This is a rain or shine event.

    Tell Giselle: Is getting the COVID booster the right thing?

    Critical decisions oftentimes must be made even when there is little information and/or conflicting opinions. An adult who has pondered whether or not to get a booster shot is a case in point with this exchange:

    Murano glassblowing model shattered by methane price surge

    VENICE, Italy — The Italian glassblowers of Murano have survived plagues and pandemics. They transitioned to highly prized artistic creations to outrun low-priced competition from Asia. But surging energy prices are shattering their economic model.

    Millennial Money: Save for holidays now, skip regret later

    Factoring holiday expenses into your budget all year long is effective for avoiding debt, but it’s not always feasible with a limited budget or unforeseen expenses.

    Liz Weston: Fortify your finances against natural disaster

    Emergency preparedness experts recommend that you have a “go bag” and a “stay bin” for disasters: kits with supplies to help you survive a few days if you have to evacuate your home or shelter in place.

    Police: Man who threatened patrons at WB bar had illegal firearm

    WILKES-BARRE — A Nanticoke man arrested after he reportedly threatened patrons and employees at a bar in Wilkes-Barre was found to be in illegal possession of a firearm, according to Wilkes-Barre City police.

    9 charged with child solicitation, including former school official

    KINGSTON — Kingston police along with other law enforcement agencies began a “roundup” of child predators on charges they solicited sex from children on the internet.

    Pittston man arrested on domestic assault charges

    PITTSTON — City police arrested a man after a woman claimed he pushed her into a bathtub and threatened her with a firearm during a domestic disturbance Sunday.

    Wilkes-Barre man, 19, charged with robbery at Exeter car wash

    EXETER — Borough police arrested a 19-year-old man they say robbed a man lured to a car wash to sell a cellular phone last week.

    Wilkes-Barre man charged with racing stolen vehicle

    HANOVER TWP. — A Wilkes-Barre man was charged with racing in a stolen vehicle he crashed on Sans Souci Parkway early Saturday morning.

    3 cheeses, tomato sauce, spinach create a savory lasagna

    When I was starting a batch of lasagna on Saturday, I phoned Mary Russo Ermel, of Forty Fort, as my pot of water was starting to boil.