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2008-07-27 09:00:23

By Tom Venesky, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 27--KINGSTON TOWNSHIP -- On the surface, the crib-like structures don't look like much -- nothing more than a series of two-by-two hemlock boards nailed together to form a pyramid shape.

2008-07-24 09:00:33

By Andrew M. Seder, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 24--WILKES-BARRE -- Presidential hopeful John McCain, making a campaign stop at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, credited President George W.

2008-07-23 12:00:43

By Joe Korba, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 23--The challenge to be named the best pizza in the area is heating up this summer. The Times Leader challenged local pizza joints to battle it out on the Internet, launching an online poll for best pizza in the area about two weeks ago.

2008-07-21 08:45:00

By Andrew M. Seder, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 21--Some people are trying to get ahead of the curve and are filling their home heating oil tanks now, before the high price for heating oil gets out of reach. Others are going to sweat it out through the summer and hope the prices fall.

2008-07-20 09:00:38

By Rory Sweeney, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 20--Checking the shelf life of the potassium iodide pills would be right up there with mowing the lawn on the priority list of people within the 10-mile emergency zone of the Susquehanna nuclear plant.

2008-07-20 09:00:31

By Ron Bartizek, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 20--Significant creations by local artisans add to the appreciation of local history and heritage designed into the new Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs casino, which opened Thursday.

2008-07-19 09:00:00

By Rory Sweeney, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 19--Many of the county's popular and successful drop-off recycling programs might disappear if state legislators do not pass a bill that would allow counties to fund the programs.

2008-07-18 12:00:51

By Mary Therese Biebel, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 18--When slick-talking con man Harold Hill pulls into town, he makes a pool hall sound as if it's just about the worst thing that could happen to the conscientious and clean-livin' folk of River City.

2008-07-18 09:00:00

By Mark Guydish, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 18--Efforts to start a charter high school in Butler Township are alive and well with the awarding of a $43,400 federal planning grant to Valley Academy Charter School.

2008-07-16 09:01:20

By Ron Bartizek, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 16--WILKES-BARRE -- The Commonwealth Medical College will move closer to reality Thursday -- and a stride southward -- when it opens an administrative office in the Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald building at 15 S. Franklin St.


Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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