NEWS


AAA: Average gas prices are down slightly from last week

AAA: Average gas prices are down slightly from last week

Average gas prices didn’t budge overnight, but all are down slightly from last week.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for today’...

January 19th, 2017 |  


The 11th Eugene DeMinico II Memorial Basketball Game is Jan. 31 at Pittston Area High School gym

The 11th Eugene DeMinico II Memorial Basketball Game is Jan. 31 at Pittston Area High School gym

The 11th Eugene DeMinico II Memorial Basketball Game will be played at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31 Pittston Area High School. After the game, a team tr...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Kids get creative with Legos at Wyoming Free Library

Kids get creative with Legos at Wyoming Free Library

If you can dream it, they can build it.Children filled two tables inside the Wyoming Free Library recently, rummaging through giant boxes of LEGO part...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


Man on the street: ‘What do you like least about winter?’

Man on the street: ‘What do you like least about winter?’

“I don’t think I can find anything at all I like about winter.”Jackie VidlickaPittston“The dingy appearance of everything.R...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Podiatrists from Wyoming Valley Foot Associates join Pittston Care & Concern Free Health Clinic

Podiatrists from Wyoming Valley Foot Associates join Pittston Care & Concern Free Health Clinic

PITTSTON — Returning to the very building where they received their secondary education, Podiatrists Daniel Saporito and Joseph Daley have joine...

January 19th, 2017 |  


‘Catholic Schools Week’ schedule announced for Wyoming Area Catholic School in Exeter

‘Catholic Schools Week’ schedule announced for Wyoming Area Catholic School in Exeter

EXETER — Wyoming Area Catholic School will be celebrating “Catholic Schools Week” beginning Friday, Jan. 27 and concluding Saturday,...

January 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Nanticoke Area girls basketball improves to 13-0
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Boys Basketball: Crestwood rallies past Wyoming Area
H.S. Wrestling: Berwick dominates Pittston Area

H.S. Wrestling: Berwick dominates Pittston Area

George Brown (120) and Stone Force (220) each recorded pins in the Berwick wrestling team’s 50-12 win over Pittston Area.Nicholas Yule (106), Pr...

January 17th, 2017 |  


TL’s Athletes of the Week: Pittston Area’s Leah Hodick, Wyoming Seminary’s Alfonso Martinez

TL’s Athletes of the Week: Pittston Area’s Leah Hodick, Wyoming Seminary’s Alfonso Martinez

LEAH HODICKSchool: Pittston AreaYear: FreshmanSport, position: Basketball, centerFamily: Annette, mom; Ken, dad; Corey, brotherLast week: Hodick score...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Kirsten Durling’s 28 points push Pittston Area to girls basketball victory

Kirsten Durling’s 28 points push Pittston Area to girls basketball victory

One way or another, Kirsten Durling kept making big plays.And they pushed Pittston Area to one of its biggest victories in the young Wyoming Valley Co...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Wyoming Valley West gets up early, holds off Pittston Area

Wyoming Valley West gets up early, holds off Pittston Area

YATESVILLE — Pittston Area had a breakout offensively Friday night, scoring the most points in a game all season.One problem — Wyoming Val...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Wyoming Area wrestler Adam Buczynski working at continuing progress on mat

Wyoming Area wrestler Adam Buczynski working at continuing progress on mat

EXETER — Adam Buczynski’s progress has been steady throughout his four-year career on the Wyoming Area wrestling team.As the only senior t...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Avoca Basketball League registrations begins Jan. 15

Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Avoca Basketball League registrations begins Jan. 15

Avoca Basketball League registrations are Jan. 15 and 22AVOCA — Registrations for the 2017 Avoca Basketball League will be held from noon to 1 p...

January 13th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Local young leader, Ethan Kozden, readies for historic inauguration

Local young leader, Ethan Kozden, readies for historic inauguration

As a Summit Scholar, Ethan Kozden, an eighth-grader from Wyoming Area Catholic School, in Exeter, has accept the invitation to the Presidential Inaugu...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Bilingual session at LCCC

A bilingual representative from the Luzerne County Community College admissions office will hold an admissions information session 1 - 3 p.m. Jan. 18 ...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Sarah Bryski and Victor Frederick V engagement

Sarah Bryski and Victor Frederick V engagement

Sarah Bryski and Victor Frederick V, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the daughter of ...

January 15th, 2017 |  


World famous scientist was born and raised in Pittston

World famous scientist was born and raised in Pittston

Question:In 1948, what was deemed illegal in the city of Pittston , but was rumored to still be accessible to those “in the know?”1948 - 6...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Nicole Rugletic and Joseph Dohman Jr. announce engagement

Nicole Rugletic and Joseph Dohman Jr. announce engagement

Nicole Rugletic and Joseph Dohman Jr., together with their parents, are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.The bride-to-be is the...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Life Deconstructed: Emergency as a communication tactic works in this house

Life Deconstructed: Emergency as a communication tactic works in this house

Listen, we never want to see our kids sick or hurt.What kind of mother would I be if I admitted I used to secretly love when my kids were just a wee b...

January 12th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Your view: Some songs for the inauguration
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Your voice: Tired of paying taxes
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Your voice: Country needs to turn back to God
Your voice: Left-wingers showing their hypocrisy

Your voice: Left-wingers showing their hypocrisy

Left-wingers showing their hypocrisyPresident Obama has stated: “Because when you try to sow the seeds of doubt in people’s mind about the...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


My Corner, Your Corner: Reflecting on loved ones lost in 2016 and new beginnings

My Corner, Your Corner: Reflecting on loved ones lost in 2016 and new beginnings

As I look back at 2016, I say good-bye and good riddance.There are many who had a great 2016, and to those I say good for you and I hope 2017 is even ...

December 30th, 2016 |  


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reader offers reasons for Clinton defeat

Dear Editor:Why did Hillary Clinton lose the election?When being interviewed, the governor of a neighboring state told his grandmother how many things...

December 15th, 2016 |  


Wyoming Hose Company #1 thanks community

Wyoming Hose Company #1 would like to thank everyone who donated to our annual boot drive that recently took place at the Midway Shopping Center. The ...

December 8th, 2016 |  


My corner, your corner: Support local businesses whenever you can

My corner, your corner: Support local businesses whenever you can

Yesterday was Small Business Saturday and the Sunday Dispatch printed a huge article on all the downtown stores. Dispatch writer Jimmy Fisher did a ye...

November 24th, 2016 |  


My Corner, Your Corner: Construction in Greater Pittston worth the hassle

My Corner, Your Corner: Construction in Greater Pittston worth the hassle

Greater Pittston is a beehive of activity with construction and it seems workers are hustling to get as much done before the cold and snow arrive.A dr...

November 18th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce Autumn Breakfast Meeting held Thursday, Nov. 18 in Exeter

Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce Autumn Breakfast Meeting held Thursday, Nov. 18 in Exeter

EXETER — The Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce held its annual autumn breakfast meeting Friday, Nov. 18 at St. Anthony Parish Center, where t...

November 18th, 2016 |  


Businesses on Main Street in Pittston to offer plenty of deals on Small Business Saturday

Businesses on Main Street in Pittston to offer plenty of deals on Small Business Saturday

PITTSTON — Black Friday is the day for major retailers’ deals, but one can also find plenty of sales at locally-owned shops during Small B...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Greater Pittston Chamber to hold autumn breakfast, awards presentation Nov. 18

Greater Pittston Chamber to hold autumn breakfast, awards presentation Nov. 18

PITTSTON — The Great Pittston Chamber of Commerce will hold its autumn breakfast meeting Friday, Nov. 18 at St. Anthony’s Parish Center, 2...

November 11th, 2016 |  


Caprari family celebrates 60 years in business at Duchess Outlet in Pittston

Caprari family celebrates 60 years in business at Duchess Outlet in Pittston

Serving Greater Pittston for 60 years, Duchess Outlet began as a textile manufacturing plant founded by Sam Caprari. It evolved into a retail clothing...

November 5th, 2016 |  


Chamber Chatter: Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce planning for busy winter season

Chamber Chatter: Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce planning for busy winter season

The mission of the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce is to enhance the growth and development of business and the quality of life in our community ...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Christmans open Pittston Dry Cleaners in Dempsey’s location on Main Street

Christmans open Pittston Dry Cleaners in Dempsey’s location on Main Street

PITTSTON — The last thing Matthew Christman wanted to see was his mom unemployed.After working for four years at Dempsey’s Dry Cleaners on...

October 27th, 2016 |  


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