Revisiting Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

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Which Memphis, Tennessee, attraction celebrates the life and death of a King who left us to soon? Graceland, home of Elvis Presley the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, is one answer. But here we are talking about the Lorriane Motel. A motel? Yes. Stand outside the (read more)

Avoca and Duryea Lions Clubs' craft fair

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Avoca and Duryea Lions Clubs recently held a craft fair at Germania Hose Company, Duryea. Proceeds from the event benefited the Lions Clubs’ charitable causes. DAVE SCHERBENCO / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER (read more)

Community digest

St. Joseph’s Seniors plan meeting St. Joseph’s Senior Social Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at Mount Carmel Center, William Street, Pittston. Plans for the coming year, including the St. Joseph’s Table, picnic at the Checkerboard and Hallowee (read more)

Greater Wilkes-Barre Labor Council provides Christmas presents to special needs children

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Britney Cheskiewicz, Miss Wilkes-Barre Scranton Outstanding Teen title holder and a Wyoming Area High School student, recently made a special appearance in conjunction with the NEPA Scholarship Pageant Association Inc. at the second annual Walter Klepaski (read more)

Pittston Area's Reading Wonderland

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Pittston Area School District recently held its annual Christmas Reading Wonderland in the high school lobby. The annual literacy event included pictures with Santa, story time, games, crafts and refreshments. The program was free to all children up to fo (read more)


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