Three women get the third degree. Actually, 59 year old Susan Gensiak of 12 Williams Street in Taylor, and her daughters Joan and Rebekah, are facing third degree murder charges following the death of Susan's 32 year old son....the brother of Joan and Rebekah. Robert suffered from Down syndrome and died on March 20, the day after he was taken to the hospital. He weighed in at 69 pounds and
Will the walls finally come tumbling down in Wilkes-Barre? It looks like they're getting closer to that day of reckoning. "wrecking"....actually. Brdaric Construction, of Luzerne, was the lowest of 14 bidders to take down the historic Hotel Sterling building with an offering of $419 thousand. It will take a couple of weeks to certify the bid, then the wrecking crew goes to work.
The vote and debate were along party lines as the state house passed a 28.3 billion dollar Republican spending plan Wednesday. Education funding was one of the main themes during the house budget debate. Democrats called it grossly underfunded and shameful. Republicans countered that it lives within its means while providing the highest level ever of state tax dollars for public education. Erik
The 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl whose efforts to qualify for a transplant drew public debate over how organ donation should be done is getting a new lung. A spokeswoman for Sarah Murnaghan's family said the girl, who suffers from severe cystic fibrosis, is receiving the transplant today. The decision came just days after a federal judge granted her family's request to suspend a rule
Go back to 2008 and county-wide reassessment was a hot topic in Luzerne County. Today it's on the back burner. Luzerne County Council did not make any move toward another reassessment. It would be an approximate two year affair and take an estimated two million dollars. The last go-around set off a lot of complaints and challenges. Today there are complaints that there are areas of the county