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West Pittston man's body pulled from Susquehanna River
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:06:49 -0800
TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. (AP) — State police say a body pulled from the Susquehanna River in northeastern Pennsylvania is that of a fisherman reported missing the day before.
Presentation scheduled on potential historic district in West Pittston
Sat, 09 Nov 2013 21:17:18 -0800
WEST PITTSTON 8212A meeting co-hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission will be held Thursday to explore the pros and cons of listing a section of the borough on the National Register.
Former Boston Attorney Convicted Of Mortgage Fraud
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 09:45:12 -0800
A Pennsylvania man, formerly an attorney practicing in Boston, was convicted of mortgage fraud in federal court last week.
NE Pa. Rep. Phyllis Mundy won't run again in '14
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 10:28:44 -0800
KINGSTON, Pa.—A veteran lawmaker from northeastern Pennsylvania says she's retiring and won't run for re-election next year.
Barber, Mahoney named all-state
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 07:43:05 -0800
Pittston Area junior Allie Barber and Lake-Lehman senior Shoshana Mahoney led the Wyoming Valley Conference as its representatives on the Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association Girls All-Star Team.
West Pittston residents hear pros and cons of historic district designation
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 21:46:58 -0800
WEST PITTSTON 8212 Borough residents and business owners on Thursday learned that a section of town is eligible to qualify as a historic district and heard pros and cons of having it listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Corbett hits Pa. campaign trail to seek 2nd term
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 05:12:16 -0800
PITTSBURGH—After months of saying he would run for a second term and fundraising for the effort, Pennsylvania Gov.
Tom Corbett hits campaign trail to seek 2nd term as Pennsylvania governor
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 08:02:28 -0800
After months of saying he would run for a second term and fundraising for the effort, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has launched a multi-day, cross-state event tour to raise his profile with a year to go until election day. Corbett, a Republican, appeared Wednesday morning at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh, his home base. After that, he's flying to Pittston in northeastern Pennsylvania ...
State Rep. Phyllis Mundy won't run in '14
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 21:11:13 -0800
KINGSTON (AP) — A veteran lawmaker, Luzerne County Democrat state Rep. Phyllis Mundy announced Monday that she's retiring and won't run for re-election next year, the Scranton Times-Tribune reported.
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 20:38:33 -0800
SCRANTON 8212 Two Pittston residents were indicted by a federal grand jury in Scranton for sex trafficking of children and producing and distributing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Tuesday.