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2008-06-28 09:02:44

By Steve Mocarsky, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 28--The reasons older adults are re-entering the work force are varied. "My husband is on disability right now because of his epilepsy.

2008-06-28 09:02:34

By Michael R. Sisak, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 28--LEHMAN TWP.

2008-06-28 09:00:56

By Sherry Long, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 28--As physicians continue to tout the many health benefits of a balanced diet and exercise, more senior citizens are taking their message to heart to improve their quality of life.

2008-06-27 12:02:29

By Bob Kalinowski, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 27--Alleged serial robber and burglar James Franco will likely stay in jail much longer this time.

2008-06-26 18:02:27

By Edward Lewis, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 26--WILKES-BARRE -- Luzerne County Deputy District Attorney Tim Doherty called James Franco a "clear and present danger to the residents of Luzerne County" during a bail revocation hearing this morning.

2008-06-25 15:00:00

By Rory Sweeney, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun.

2008-06-25 12:03:12

By Denise Allabaugh, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 25--WILKES-BARRE -- Ted Kross, former operations manager in the emergency department at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Plains Township, has been hired as the director of the city's health department.

2008-06-20 12:00:29

By Michael P. Buffer, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 20--PITTSTON TWP. -- Luzerne and Lackawanna county commissioners on Thursday approved bills that total almost $2 million for a new aircraft-overrun system expected to cost more than $5.8 million.

2008-06-20 09:00:31

By Ron Bartizek, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 20--PITTSTON TWP. -- Passenger traffic at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport fell in May by the largest percentage this year, airport officials reported Thursday.

2008-06-19 12:00:34

By Tom Venesky, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 19--A Kingston man has been chosen by Gov. Edward Rendell to serve as the commissioner for the Northeast Region on the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission board.


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