Naming Wilkes-Barre

The naming of Wilkes-Barre began with a King's error. In 1662 King Charles II of England gave a charter to the Connecticut colony to certain lands in North America ...

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24/7 daycare opens in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Imagine a childcare service that catered to the parents’ work schedule night or ...

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Imagine a childcare service that catered to the parents’ work schedule night or ...

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Barre Scholars Program

If you’re a student looking for exceptional opportunities to set yourself apart from the crowd and challenge yourself academically, explore Wilkes University’s prestigious Barre Scholars Program.

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Wilkes-Barre police arrest man on child sexual assault allegations

WILKES-BARRE — City police detectives arrested a man after two girls reported they were repeatedly sexually assaulted inside an apartment on North Sherman Street, Wilkes-Barre, according to ...

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Pothole hotline active in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — You can now call the mayor with all your pothole concerns in Wilkes-Barre. Mayor George Brown announced Monday that the city's pothole reporting line is up and running once ...

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Wilkes-Barre VA employees rally over vacancies, patient care

Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center employees on Friday held an informational rally, seeking better treatment of employees and the veterans they serve. WILKES-BARRE — Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center ...

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Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

Scores are based on surveys taken from this hospital’s inpatients after they were discharged inquiring about different aspects of their stay. The scores are not used in the Best Hospitals rankings.

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Wilkes-Barre Area School District

Wilkes-Barre Area School District contains 9 schools and 7,395 students. The district’s minority enrollment is 70%. Also, 68.3% of students are economically disadvantaged. The student body at ...

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Wilkes-Barre, United States - Weather Forecasts | Maps | News - Yahoo Weather

Cloudy with a high of 38 °F (3.3 °C) and a 54% chance of precipitation. Winds variable at 2 to 11 mph (3.2 to 17.7 kph). Night - Mostly cloudy with a 65% chance of precipitation. Winds variable ...

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Wilkes-Barre VA employees rally over vacancies, patient care

Feb. 2—WILKES-BARRE — Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center employees on Friday held an informational rally, seeking better treatment of employees and the veterans they serve. Janet Oborski ...

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24/7 daycare opens in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Imagine a childcare service that catered to the parents’ work schedule night or ...

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Imagine a childcare service that catered to the parents’ work schedule night or ...

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One critical after fire at Wilkes-Barre senior housing high-rise; all evacuated, shelter set up

One person was critically injured in a fire at the B'nai B'rith senior housing high-rise on East Northampton Street in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday night, city fire Chief Jay Delaney said.

One person was critically injured in a fire at the B'nai B'rith senior housing high-rise on East Northampton Street in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday night, city fire Chief Jay Delaney said.

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Wilkes-Barre Twp. police seek tool thief

Wilkes-Barre Twp. police are trying to identify a thief who cut the hinges off a work truck and stole thousands of dollars ...

Wilkes-Barre Twp. police are trying to identify a thief who cut the hinges off a work truck and stole thousands of dollars ...

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Teen wanted in Wilkes-Barre ‘smash and grab’ burglaries

A male suspect is wanted after multiple businesses in Wilkes-Barre were victims of ‘smash and grab’ burglaries. Previously 28 ...

A male suspect is wanted after multiple businesses in Wilkes-Barre were victims of ‘smash and grab’ burglaries. Previously 28 ...

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Preview: Wild vs. Penguins

Minnesota Head Coach John Hynes served as Head Coach of Wilkes-Barre Scranton for five seasons (2010-15) and one season as an ...

Minnesota Head Coach John Hynes served as Head Coach of Wilkes-Barre Scranton for five seasons (2010-15) and one season as an ...

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CODE BLUE issued in Wilkes-Barre for the week

Mayor George C. Brown announced that the City of Wilkes-Barre will enact a CODE BLUE, due to snowfall and severe cold temperatures. According to Mayor Brown, the CODE BLUE will be in effect starting ...

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Amerks look to rebound after losing back-to-back OT games to Syracuse

The Amerks face a three-game week as they try to bounce back after dropping back-to-back overtime games to Syracuse.

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Wilkes-Barre Twp. K9 unit entered in national competition

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One local K9 is up for a big prize in a national competition. Kali, of the Wilkes-Barre Township Police Department, is hoping to rank in the ...

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Razor, Corky and the King: A Salute to Triple-A heroes

This is an excerpt from the latest edition of the Ben's Biz Beat Newsletter, bringing Minor League Baseball business and ...

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HS ROUNDUP: Tunkhannock boys swim team finishes regular season undefeated

The Tunkhannock boys swim team ended its season Tuesday in a perfect way. Josh Gaudet and Aidan Edwards both won two ...

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