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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.

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.

2008-07-15 12:00:46

Committed to celebrating Northeastern Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs drew on an architectural design concept inspired by its regional context from the rolling majesty of the Pocono Mountains to the richness of the Susquehanna River Valley.

2008-07-14 09:00:57

By Erin Moody, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 14--Tenth-grader Qiuandra Taylor of Plymouth gets to chew gum in class, but she doesn't show off her brown-and-tan plaid backpack covered with pockets. Sometimes school starts at noon, and sometimes it starts at 2 p.m.

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.

2008-07-12 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.

2008-07-12 09:00:26

By Michael P. Buffer, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 12--HARTFORD, Conn. -- Luzerne County officials are considering the formation of a nonprofit organization to plan activities along the Susquehanna River after going on a bus trip Friday to see Hartford's riverfront operation.

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.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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