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A million diapers later …
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 20:23:23 GMT

She's changed well over a million diapers. Line them up and they'd go from West Pittston to New York City.8220If I only had a dollar for every diaper,8221 she said. 8220I could have retired a long time ago.8221

Biden speaks on Irish roots, values
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 04:51:56 GMT

PLAINS TWP. 8212T.J. Kearns came to the dinner prepared.Kearns, 8, of West Pittston, said he's a very picky eater, so he brought his 8220dinner8221 to the dinner.8220It's a peanut butter sandwich,8221 Kearns said.No ham or corned beef and cabbage for this young man.

Spring a busy time for area genealogists
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:09:42 GMT

Wow! I can hardly believe the number of genealogy events coming up this spring. Let's get started.

Athlete of the Week
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:38:46 GMT

School CoughlinGrade FreshmanSport BaseballPositions Third base, pitcher

Bolin withdraws; may run as Independent
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 04:16:14 GMT

HARRISBURG 8212 Wyoming Area School Director John Bolin has withdrawn from the race for the Democratic nomination in the state 120th Legislative District, but he intends to run as an Independent in the November general election.

Gula returns to $67K state police job
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:35:44 GMT

Pennsylvania State Trooper Carrie Gula is back to work.But the embattled law enforcement officer, acquitted on criminal charges at a trial on Thursday, will remain on limited duty pending the outcome of a state police internal affairs review, state police Press Secretary Maria A. Finn confirmed Friday.

Walton visits with Avoca Jolly Boys
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 02:30:40 GMT

PITTSTON 8212 Bill Walton stood, all 6-foot-11 of himself, and faced about 140 members of the Avoca Jolly Boys youth athletic organization at a luncheon Wednesday. He then removed his pullover jacket.

105-year-old still cuts a rug
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:51:09 GMT

Sally Dussler is still shaking her pom-poms at 105.

PITTSTON AREA SCHOOL NEWS
Sat, 22 Mar 2014 22:26:26 GMT

Pittston Area High School will present 8220Course Selection Night8221 for eight grade students entering high school in for the 2014-15 school year and also any parochialprivate school transfer students. The event will be held on Wednesday, March 26 snow date Thursday, March 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the High School...

Police reports for Sunday, April 13
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:42:36 GMT

EDWARDSVILLE 8212 Borough police, acting with the Luzerne County Drug Task Force, arrested a resident of the Eagle Ridge apartment complex on drug charges after warrants were issued for his arrest based on numerous controlled drug buys within the apartment complex, police said.