Around Town

Books Accepted Books in very good to excellent condition are being accepted as donations to the Clymer Library for its summer book sale, which will be held on Thursday through Saturday, June 9-11. Also being accepted are DVDs, audiobooks, CDs, magazines and puzzles and games. Fiction and non-fiction for youth and adults, how-to books and biographies are especially welcomed. No textbooks or travel books that are more than five years old or computer how-to books more than two years old will be accepted. Magazines such as National Geographic, Audubon, Smithsonian or Bon Appetite are needed, and should have covers in good condition and are bundled by date in groups of six. Puzzles and games containing all pieces, in original boxes are also needed. (read more)

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  • A night at the races
  • An Earth Day reunion of pioneers
  • Youth group gets grant
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The Poconos in the news

Girls on the Run teaches caring, compassion

Girls on the Run taught Marleyna Weidow and Kylia Bennett self-confidence and what it means to run like a girl. The group’s local coaches also helped the Neil Armstrong Elementary School fifth-graders and 47 other members stay on track with vibrant new Asics sneakers.

Pa Supreme Court orders PPL to release "tip" letter to media

The state Public Utility Commission must release all documents, including a whistleblower’s letter, it utilized in reaching a settlement with PPL Utilities relating to its response to a 2011 snowstorm, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

Pa. Supreme Court orders PPL to release ‘tip’ letter to media

The state Public Utility Commission must release all documents, including a whistleblower’s letter, it utilized in reaching a settlement with PPL Utilities relating to its response to a 2011 snowstorm, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The 4-2 deci

Former district magistrate candidate Jared Kane admits to faking paperwork

WILKES-BARRE — Former magisterial district judge candidate Jared Kane admitted Wednesday to filing fraudulent paperwork during his failed campaign last year. Kane forged signatures after losing the original form that had been properly filled out, his atto

Jared Kane enters guilty plea for fraudulent filing

WILKES-BARRE — Former magisterial district judge candidate Jared Kane pleaded guilty Wednesday to forgery charges alleging he filed fraudulent paperwork during his failed campaign last year. Kane, 34, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of forgery, fals

 
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