Newsletter

Property Tax
WILK NEWSROOM
March 23, 2020 - 4:35 pm
Today, Mayor George C. Brown announced that the following adjustments are being made to the 2020 Wilkes-Barre City property tax payment schedule:
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Cherry Blossoms
WILK NEWSROOM
March 23, 2020 - 2:24 pm
Today, Mayor George C. Brown announced that the city will cancel its annual Cherry Blossom Festival, which was to be held on Saturday, April 25th and Sunday, April 26th at Kirby Park.
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Coronavirus Tracking
WILK NEWSROOM
March 23, 2020 - 1:17 pm
County Coroner confirms first death in Lackawanna County
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Cindy Williams of Des Moines works on making face masks at her home on Saturday, March 21, 2020, in Des Moines. \"It's sad we have to do it,\" Williams said, \"but it's a great opportunity to feel like you are doing something.\" 015 Masks 0321
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WILK NEWSROOM
March 23, 2020 - 5:59 am
How you can help make masks for medical workers in NEPA
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Staff inspect medical equipments at an emergency hospital set up amid the new coronavirus outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, March 23, 2020. Indonesia has changed towers built to house athletes in the 2018 Asian Games to emergency hospitals with a 3,000-bed capacity in the country's hard-hit capital, where new patients have surged in the past week. (Hafidz Mubarak A/Pool Photo via AP)
AP Newsroom
March 23, 2020 - 5:07 am
PARIS (AP) — The hunt for ventilators and other medical supplies consumed the U.S. and Europe on Monday, as new coronavirus infections soared and political paralysis stalled efforts for a quick aid package from Congress. Asian markets and U.S. futures both sank as more governments tightened...
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President Donald Trump speaks as Vice President Mike Pence, left, and FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor look on, during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Sunday, March 22, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP Newsroom
March 23, 2020 - 2:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level negotiations between Congress and the White House churned late into the night over a now nearly $2 trillion economic rescue package, as the coronavirus crisis deepened, the nation shut down and the first U.S. senator tested positive for the disease. As President Donald...
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AP Newsroom
March 22, 2020 - 2:33 pm
As coronavirus cases grow, Pennsylvania eyes later primary and possible 'shelter in place' order.
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Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy, left, accompanied by Gen. James McConville, Chief of Staff of the Army, right, speaks at a news conference at U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Md., Thursday, March 19, 2020, where scientists are working to help develop solutions to prevent, detect and treat the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AP Newsroom
March 20, 2020 - 5:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army on Friday became the first military service to announce it is shutting down all of its recruiting stations around the country in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Gen. James McConville, chief of staff of the Army, told Pentagon reporters the service will...
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Jobs
WILK NEWSROOM
March 20, 2020 - 2:57 pm
If you're looking for work during the Coronavirus crisis, you may be in luck. Price Chopper stores are currently looking to hire around 2,000
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Kane Richey, a fifth grader at Mooreville Elementary School, concentrates as he competes in the Lee County Spelling Bee Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 in Tupelo, Miss. (Adam Robinson/The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal via AP)
AP Newsroom
March 20, 2020 - 10:04 am
The Scripps National Spelling Bee won’t be held as scheduled this year because of the coronavirus. Scripps announced its decision Friday morning, citing recommendations against large gatherings by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the ongoing state of emergency in Maryland. The bee...
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