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Past articles by Roger:

Gerrity’s updates mask policy in wake of CDC announcement

If you’re fully vaccinated, you can show your face in Gerrity’s Supermarkets — your whole face, that is. → Read More

Kingston honors officer, assistant fire chief for rescuing boys from blaze

KINGSTON — Two children are alive today because two brave men put their own lives on the line. → Read More

Pa. leaders responses’ to Biden’s speech predictably split on party lines

Was President Joe Biden laying out a bold new vision or breaking his pledge to be a bipartisan dealmaker? Depends on who you ask. → Read More

‘A truly humbling experience’: Sanguedolce sworn in as DA

WILKES-BARRE — With wife Lisa at his side, Sam Sanguedolce placed his left hand on the Bible and raised his right hand in the time-honored tradition as District Judge Joseph Halesey recited the oath. → Read More

The wait is over: TL Best of the Best section coming Sunday

The waiting and suspense are almost over, friends. → Read More

Luzerne County DA-to-be Sanguedolce discusses career, future

Hugo Selenski’s 2015 homicide trial and conviction made national headlines. → Read More

NEPA is hiring: Virtual Career Expo set for today

If you’re looking for work, today could be a very good day for you. → Read More

Living that glossy life: NEPA Seasons debuts this week

Daylight Saving Time is here, we’ve already had a few warm days, and a new season is dawning — in more ways than one. → Read More

Cant: Wilkes U. monitoring rise in COVID-19 cases

WILKES-BARRE — Wilkes University is closely monitoring a rise in COVID-19 cases among its campus community, President Greg Cant and members of his administration wrote in a letter emailed Monday… → Read More

Wilkes U. ceremony commemorates COVID losses

WILKES-BARRE — On a gentle March evening, voices rose in song from the steps of Wilkes University’s Weckesser Hall as the sun dipped below the darkening hills. → Read More

PSP investigating SCI-Dallas inmate death

DALLAS — Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the death of a 24-year-old inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Dallas, prison Superintendent Kevin Ransom said in a statement released… → Read More

Christmas brings flooding prep, but also downgraded crest forecast: 29 feet

WILKES-BARRE — The Susquehanna River kept rising on Christmas Day, but its expected crest has been falling. → Read More

For Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, a story of renewal

For Maria Jiunta Heck, surviving breast cancer was only the beginning. → Read More

Robert Dolbear, founder of ‘Old Shoe’ game, dies at 104 prior to 2020 match-up

A moment of silence was held at Friday night’s “Old Shoe” game to remember a local sports legend credited with helping start the decades-old Back Mountain football tradition. → Read More

Friend and ‘gracious’ teacher: Retired judge, ADA remember Ginsburg

News of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing left many anxious about the future makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court Friday night. → Read More

NEPA union leader blasts Trump’s record on workers’ rights ahead of Pence speech

As supporters lined up for shuttle buses to hear Vice President Mike Pence speak at a “Workers for Trump” event in Exeter later Tuesday, a key local union leader was left scratching his head. → Read More

Powerful storm leaves trail of damage, flash flooding

An intense thunderstorm moved across the greater Wilkes-Barre area on Monday afternoon, leaving a trail of damage and flash flooding in its wake. → Read More

A quiet farewell: Parish prepares to sell historic Loomis Street church

WILKES-BARRE — For more than a century, St. George Maronite Church on Loomis Street served generations of the city’s Lebanese community and other Maronite Christians. → Read More

Bloomsburg Fair apologizes for Levine impersonator, focuses on planning amid pandemic

BLOOMSBURG — He was supposed to look like Marilyn Monroe. → Read More

Preserving Wilkes-Barre’s history is their bag

WILKES-BARRE — Out of the rubble of the Frank Clark Jeweler building has arisen a new initiative to support historic preservation in the city. → Read More