— An officer responded to a two-vehicle crash on North Lincoln Avenue at East State Street at 1:51 p.m. Thursday in which a southbound vehicle struck the rear of another vehicle stopped at the traffic light.,— Police responded to a 2800 block East State Street business at 5:57 p.m. Thursday in reference to an irate customer and found a woman who admitted yelling at an employee regarding service to her mother.,— Officers responded to a 100 block North Ellsworth Avenue business at 6:04 p.m. Thursday in reference to a possible domestic dispute between a man and woman and found both individuals outside the business.,— Ruth A. Evans, 76, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a two-vehicle crash on South Broadway Avenue near East Wilson Street at 8:44 p.m. Thursday in which she was northbound and struck a legally parked vehicle.,— At approximately 8:22 a.m. Dec. 29, officers responded to the 200 block of Glenwood Avenue in East Palestine to assist the East Palestine Police Department with a domestic dispute complaint.

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On June 13, an emergency text alert advising Wyoming Valley residents to “take shelter now” was sent to area cell phones at 9:55 p.m.

Barely five minutes later, 130 mph winds tore a path of destruction across the Arena Hub Plaza and surrounding commercial areas in Wilkes-Barre Township.,It was like raining in the building,” said Joe Stager, manager at at Barnes & Noble in the Arena Hub Plaza who was closing up for the night with employees Mary Zoltewicz, Patrick Abdalla, Rachel Trojan and Tara Steffon as the storm plowed into the store.,Embattled Wilkes-Barre Police Chief Marcella Lendacky retired in June following the March release of a report by the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association that depicted a department in turmoil, with morale at a low point.,More than 10,000 turned out for the Trump rally, which dwarfed a last-minute Nov. 4 “Pennsylvania Votes Blue” Democratic rally that drew Casey, former Vice-president Joe Biden and other candidates to a cramped corridor at Pittston Area High School on a Sunday night.,On the other hand, Reading-based Boscov’s whose Wilkes-Barre store remains a fixture on the downtown business scene, had a very good year. read more

St. Mary’s swimming coach Allyson Reiter says Hayburn has an exemplary character.,Hayburn chose to pursue swimming, and he’ll be attending Loyola University Maryland on a scholarship.He signed a National Letter of Intent in November and chose the Greyhounds over Navy, Army, and Georgetown.The 18-year-old Hayburn, who started on the St. Mary’s varsity lacrosse team as a sophomore, was aggressively recruited for lacrosse by UMBC, Mount St. Mary’s, Navy, and Furman.,Hayburn has gone 50-0 his first three seasons on the St. Mary’s varsity, won Anne Arundel County Swimmer of the Year honors in 2017 and captured six Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference individual championships in the 50- and 100-meter freestyle as well as the 100-meter back stroke from 2015 to 2017.,Mary’s lacrosse coach Victor Lily said Hayburn sparked the Saints to a playoff berth with a goal and assist in the regular-season finale against Mount St. Joseph.,Lily also likes how Hayburn is eager to help others, working at St. Mary’s lacrosse clinics and serving as a Whitehall assistant swim coach.