Latest Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Stories
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.
By James B. Hale, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 9--The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport received good news and bad news Tuesday. Continental Airlines will be adding daily, nonstop service to Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, the airport announced.
By Jerry Lynott, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 9--KINGSTON -- The diamond pattern in the new floor at Pediatric Associates of Kingston is more than a design, it's a directional aid to the check-out window in the middle of the busy medical practice.
By Jerry Lynott, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 6--The Ford logos are prominently placed on Kevin Wayman's 1998 Taurus SE. Less conspicuous is the sticker on the rear window indicating the car was made in Chicago. The automaker's familiar script is there by design, the sticker by law.
By The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 4--Wyoming Valley West Middle School inadvertently omitted these students from its third-quarter honor roll, which was published in June: Derek Lewis and Brooks Thompson, eighth grade; and Justin Bagi and Ralph Keefer, seventh grade.
By Michael R. Sisak, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 3--WILKES-BARRE -- The owner of a quarry in Dorrance Township said Wednesday it would appeal a Luzerne County Court ruling last week that prevents the proposed expansion and eventual relocation of the rapidly depleting facility.
By Rory Sweeney, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 3--Though Pennsy Supply, Inc.'s proposal to expand Small Mountain Quarry has been denied by two separate authorities, the company filed another appeal on Wednesday.
By Josh Mcauliffe, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jul. 3--A Fourth of July without the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic would be like a Fourth of July without fireworks or hotdogs.
By Andrew M. Seder, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 2--If you're going to be laid off from a hospital job, there are a lot worse places to have it happen than in Northeastern Pennsylvania. That's the message being offered by hospital officials throughout the region.
By David Singleton, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jul. 2--Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre employees who learned last week their jobs will be eliminated in September are now learning something else. Their skills are in demand.
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