TA board challenged on policy

BY JOSH MROZINSKI“I don’t want anyone else’s child to lie there a half hour, that’s inexcusable,” LeaAnn Phinney said, adding that the injury could have been fatal. According to Phinney,…

Doctor not to pay $1M judgment

BY JOSH MROZINSKIIn September 2005, Luzerne County Judge Michael Conahan vacated a jury’s verdict, finding that the conduct of Dr. Asit Patel, “was a factual cause of harm and damage”…

Thaw, rain make holiday travel tricky

BY MICHAEL J. RUDOLFAccording to PennDOT spokesperson Mike Cotter, water covered parts of Route 29 in several areas, including the area near Harding’s Dairy Bar in Tunkhannock Township and the…

Nicholson man charged in assault

BY HEIDI RUCKNOCody Quick, 26, arrived at Pittston City Hall on Friday afternoon accompanied by his father. After a short interview with police, he was taken to the Nanticoke office…

Soldiers cherish home for holidays

BY JOSH MROZINSKIThe 35-year-old staff sergeant from Forkston Township will be deployed in February with the 103rd National Guard to the Middle East. Members of the 103rd have been stationed…