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2009-03-31 07:00:00

WILKES-BARRE, Pa., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilkes University School of Education introduces a new online master's degree program in online teaching. The program, which launches this summer, is for educators and other professionals who aspire to use technology for training and instruction over the Internet.

2008-10-29 09:00:25

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilkes University, an academic partner of Performance Learning Systems, Inc. (PLS), has served the eastern half of Pennsylvania for almost three decades and beginning January 2009 they are expanding across the state.

2008-08-05 09:00:38

By Bill O'Boyle, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Aug. 5--HANOVER TWP. -- U.S. Rep. Paul E. Kanjorski on Monday announced receipt of a $178,524 grant from the U.S.

2008-08-03 09:00:00

By Ron Bartizek, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Aug. 3--WILKES-BARRE -- A $100 million expansion of Wilkes-Barre General Hospital has been halted as the Wyoming Valley Health Care System seeks funding to complete the project.

2008-07-31 12:00:33

By Chris Lynett, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 31--Attorney General Tom Corbett announced Wednesday authorities are reviewing the Myspace.com accounts of 185 Pennsylvania sex offenders to see if they violated terms of their probation or parole by using the popular socializing Web site.

2008-07-28 12:00:57

By Erin Moody, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 28--Almost all Luzerne County districts will receive thousands of dollars to assist high school students who are dual-enrolled at local colleges and universities. Wilkes-Barre Area School District tops the list with more than $59,000.

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.

2008-07-20 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.

2008-07-16 09:01:20

By Denise Allabaugh, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 16--The Commonwealth Medical College will announce Thursday the opening of its Wilkes-Barre regional campus office in the fifth floor at the Rosenn, Jenkins and Greenwald building at 15 S. Franklin St., said Dr.

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.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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