Dallas School District teachers required to return to class Oct. 19

Dallas School District teachers required to return to class Oct. 19

DALLAS TWP. — Dallas School District teachers are required to return to their classrooms on Thursday, Oct. 19, according to the state Department...

September 25th, 2017 updated: September 25th, 2017. |  


Luzerne County committee preparing to accept blighted property database nominations

Luzerne County committee preparing to accept blighted property database nominations

Luzerne County municipalities can start nominating abandoned eyesore properties for a new countywide blight database on Oct. 1, officials said.Vacant ...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Pa. Auditor General: Child-welfare system ‘broken’

Pa. Auditor General: Child-welfare system ‘broken’

Last year, 46 children died and 79 nearly died from abuse/neglect in Pennsylvania, and nearly half of their families were already in the child-welfare...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Dallas teachers hit picket line on first day of second strike

Dallas teachers hit picket line on first day of second strike

DALLAS TWP. — Dallas Education Association members are “not happy” but “standing strong together,” the union president s...

September 22nd, 2017 updated: September 22nd, 2017. |  


Pedri proposes county suit against Rx drug manufacturers, distributors

Pedri proposes county suit against Rx drug manufacturers, distributors

Luzerne County Manager C. David Pedri is asking county council to sue prescription opioid manufacturers and wholesale distributors to make them pay fo...

September 22nd, 2017 updated: September 22nd, 2017. |  


Negotiation attempts fail — Dallas teachers to go on strike Friday

Negotiation attempts fail — Dallas teachers to go on strike Friday

DALLAS TWP. — For the second time in the last two school years, Dallas School District teachers will go on strike Friday and there will be no cl...

September 21st, 2017 |  


‘Climate Change Simulation’ opens eyes on daily choices

‘Climate Change Simulation’ opens eyes on daily choices

DALLAS TWP. — Because Dorian Budziak chose a chicken dinner, Morgan Karas was given half a bowl of beans.Budziak picked a plastic water bottle o...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Luzerne County property assessments questioned on repository sites

Luzerne County property assessments questioned on repository sites

New York resident Alex Zbinovsky snatched up a cavernous former factory in Wilkes-Barre in 2013 because he thought the structure had potential and the...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 21st, 2017. |  


LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor:As a grandparent of children in the Dallas School District, our family endured the five and a half week teachers’ strike last school...

September 21st, 2017 |  


The Himmler Theater remembered, will be demolished next week

The Himmler Theater remembered, will be demolished next week

DALLAS TWP. — Kathy Barlow is heartbroken about that the Himmler Theater will be demolished.The red-brick theater at 48 Lake St. has been shutte...

September 21st, 2017 |