Heat deters Greene County fairgoers

Sandy and Joe Yates of Maryland look at wood carvings by Dennis Beach just before the carvings were auctioned off Saturday evening, the last day at Greene County Fair.

Workshop explores potential of grass pellets as heat source

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Gemma The Pig’s Citation Dismissed

The owner of a pot-bellied pig went in front of a magistrate in Luzerne County to argue why she should not have been cited for having it at her home. Much to her neighbors’ surprise, the magistrate sided with her.

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He has warrants from the Luzerne County Sheriff’s office and Wilkes-Barre City police. Anyone who knows Montague’s whereabouts should contact 911 and not approach him, police said.

Police hope new tools crack cold case

CHRISTOPHER DOLAN / THE CITIZENS’ VOICE Tony Krupinski holds a photograph of his father, Benjamin Krupinski, at Lily Lake near Wapwallopen on Saturday. Benjamin Krupinski went missing in 1968 and was last seen leaving the Rinehimer Inn and Tavern near Lily Lake.

Senate considers bill that would allow municipal police to use radar

Pennsylvania is the only state in the nation that forbids municipal police officers from using radar. The state Senate’s Transportation Committee recently forwarded legislation that could change that.

Community digest

UGI RETIREES BUS TRIP REMINDER: UGI Retirees and guests are reminded of the bus trip to Ehrhardt’s, Lake Wallenpaupack, on Thursday, May 19. The bus will leave from Sears parking lot, Wyoming Valley Mall, promptly at 9 a.m. Attendees should be at this …

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The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dave and Tara Gostynski of Warrior Run. She is the granddaughter of Gloria Delaney, Wilkes-Barre; Viola Wydra, Warrior Run and the late Joseph Wydra.

Ted Cruz supporters in Scranton rally behind candidate they say is ‘a true conservative’

As Tuesday’s primary in Pennsylvania approaches, roughly 300 Cruz supporters gathered in that ballroom to hear from their candidate. And shortly after he took the stage, Cruz told the standing, cheering crowd that this election comes down to three crit…