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2008-07-16 09:01:00

By Andrew M. Seder, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 16--P LAINS TWP. -- As the sun set over the Susquehanna Tuesday night, more than 5,000 people took in Project Sunrise at Pocono Downs.

2008-07-16 09:00:00

By Jerry Lynott, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 16--PLAINS TWP. -- Mid-July and Mill Creek is dry.

2008-07-16 09:00:34

By Bill O'Boyle and Andrew M. Seder, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 16--U.S. Rep. Paul Kanjorski's re-election campaign has surpassed the $2 million mark, according to the latest filings with the Federal Election Commission.

2008-07-13 09:00:29

By Sherry Long, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 13--NANTICOKE -- Milton borough in Northumberland County voted Wednesday during its council meeting to lend the city of Nanticoke one of its fire trucks, a pumper engine, until the city can purchase a permanent one.

2008-07-13 09:00:15

By Jerry Lynott, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 13--When BabyAge.com coaxes customers to say "Cheese" after shopping for diapers or infant clothing, one might think the company has added a baby picture service to its list of online offerings. Not quite.

2008-07-12 09:00:40

By Bill O'Boyle, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 12--The proposed Coal Street Park revitalization project will receive $1 million in federal funds, U.S. Sens. Arlen Specter and Bob Casey announced Friday.

2008-07-11 12:00:38

By Mary Therese Biebel, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul.

2008-07-11 12:00:37

By Mary Therese Biebel, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul.

2008-07-10 09:01:29

By Sherry Long, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 10--NANTICOKE -- The only time Betty Friday receives a cooked meal during the week is when she visits the Nanticoke Senior Citizens Center at Main and Market streets for lunch.

2008-07-10 09:01:18

By Rory Sweeney, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 10--Gov. Ed Rendell signed three bills on Wednesday that provide potentially $1.2 billion for water infrastructure upgrades and $650 million for alternative energy projects.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.