Dallas boys tennis wins D2-2A team championship; Crestwood second in 3A

WILKES-BARRE — Taking the concept of unbeaten to another level, the Dallas Mountaineers captured the District 2 Class 2A boys tennis team championship Thursday at Kirby Park.

H.S. Softball: Pittston Area hands Tunkhannock first WVC loss with walk-off double

HUGHESTOWN — The situation called for calmness Thursday, but that’s easier said than done.

H.S. Baseball: Dallas gets past Wilkes-Barre Area in WVC Division 1 game

Ryan Collins blasted a home run while going 2-for-4 at the plate to help lead Dallas past Wilkes-Barre Area 6-3 in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 baseball game on Thursday.

RailRiders score 17 to beat Syracuse in longest 9-inning game in team history

After four hours and nine minutes and a combined 28 runs on 25 hits, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre got to celebrate.

WBS Penguins continue late-season surge with 6-3 win over Devils

The season is winding down for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton with the final game at Mohegan Sun Arena set for Saturday. But the Penguins aren’t ready to go out with a whimper.

RailRiders hold off Syracuse to make long-awaited return to win column

Three home runs and seven runs weren’t enough for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to feel comfortable. Not when Syracuse put the tying run on base in the bottom of the ninth on Wednesday.

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    Your view: Vote ‘No’ on amendments 1 and 2

    There are two proposed changes to Pennsylvania’s state constitution on this primary election ballot, which together would give the state legislature power to rescind emergency declarations after just 21 days with a simple majority vote. Presently the legislature has that power, but it requires a veto-proof 2/3 majority.

    Dr. Rhyan Mercado opening new chiropractic practice

    PITTSTON — A new practice by Dr. Rhyan Mercado opened at the Pittston Chiropractic Clinic on May 1.

    ESU students research mask wearing

    Once a week during spring semester, East Stroudsburg University junior Georgia Murray would sit outside Koehler Fieldhouse for an hour making notes on how many people wore a mask as they entered or left the building.

    Abington Heights student donates to Allied Services residents

    Ryan Walsh of Clarks Summit recently presented residents and staff of Allied Services Skilled Nursing Center with art and craft supplies as part of his confirmation service project.

    Hirthler recognized by Barron’s as a 2021 top financial advisor

    WILKES-BARRE — Michael Hirthler of Jacobi Capital Management in Wilkes-Barre was recently recognized among the Top 1,200 Financial Advisors in America by Barron’s.

    Celebrate Mother’s Day by upping your gift game this year

    NEW YORK — Mother’s Day is here again and, yes, we’re still in a pandemic. Keep those handmade cards, bouquets or breakfasts in bed coming, but up your game in celebration of brighter days with one of these store-bought gifts:

    Around Town: A great place for art … and socializing comes to 900 Rutter

    A few weeks ago I spoke to Gina Malsky of the Dance Theatre of Wilkes-Barre.

    Appeals court upholds plea agreement in ‘groping’ case

    A state appeals court ruled a Luzerne County judge rightfully proceeded with the sentencing hearing for Terah Mperey Odoi, who wanted to withdraw his no contest plea to charges he molested a female Lyft driver in Wilkes-Barre.

    Victims testifies ‘intestines’ were exposed in stabbing

    WILKES-BARRE — Geetz and Whoopty played “good cop, bad cop” when they confronted a juvenile about a missing firearm inside a Sherman Hills apartment on March 10.

    Wilkes-Barre firefighters battled blaze that damaged three structures on Dana Street

    WILKES-BARRE — City firefighters battled a blaze that heavily damaged three structures - five residences in total - on Dana Street Friday morning.

    Man sentenced to probation in Wilkes-Barre Township neighbor disputes

    WILKES-BARRE — The last of three people involved in a neighbor feud in Wilkes-Barre Township was sentenced in Luzerne County Court on Thursday.

    Police: Man threatened to kill woman and babies if she didn’t have sex

    WILKES-BARRE — City police charged Ronald A. Skiro, 66, with repeatedly harassing a woman to have sex, even offering up to $2,000 to perform a lewd act.