Five Times Was Enough

The fifth time was the harm. After being hit by an armed robber....identified as the same guy....five times since January 17th, the owner of the Hazle Mart at Blackman and Hazle Streets in Wilkes-Barre decided to close the place. The last straw was last night, when the robber hit around quarter after nine. That was roughly 24 hours after it was knocked off on Wednesday.  The suspect is a

United Rehabilitation Services Closing

So now where do they go? What do they do? the United Rehablitation Services facilities in Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton and Tunkhannock received word that they must close their doors for good on June 18th. The URS gives clients, who have disabilities, the opportunity to be productive members of the work force. There are about 300 clients in Northeastern Pennsylvania. They...and about 50

From The Bar To Behind Bars

The attorney for the attorney who has had her lawyer license suspended made a pitch to keep her from going to prison.  But Federal Judge A. Richard Caputo stayed within the sentencing guidelines that called for a 10 to 16 month stretch for Danielle Ross. Ross has been sentenced to a year in prison after pleading guilty to a single count of attempted tax evasion.

A Liquor Privatization Alternative

Many members of the same chamber that passed liquor privatization a year ago now appear to be embracing an alternative plan while the issue has been stalled in the senate. Representative Gene DiGirolomo has introduced his alternative to privatization, and House Bill 2184 has over 90 co-signers from both parties. DiGirolomo is among Republicans who oppose privatization and says his bill would give