Pittston native Shawn Klush to perform Elvis tribute show in Wilkes-Barre

Pittston native Shawn Klush to perform Elvis tribute show in Wilkes-Barre

Shawn Klush has compiled a stellar portfolio of accolades for his work as an Elvis tribute artist, and many of his honors come with the highest seal of approval. The Pittston native holds the title of World’s Greatest Elvis, bestowed by BBC One in London. He was named the first-ever Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist by […]

Young voices heard as Martin L. Mattei middle schoolers take part in Every Kid Votes! program

Young voices heard as Martin L. Mattei middle schoolers take part in Every Kid Votes! program

PITTSTON — Layla Kolodzieski thought the voting process was different than she expected, not realizing technology is used in the process. She hopes the next president of the United States will work on immigrant laws “to make sure if you need help, you can come here to have a better life.” Trinity Thubborn found the […]

Pittston blood center begins Zika testing; DEP cautions against complacency

Pittston blood center begins Zika testing; DEP cautions against complacency

Beginning in November, blood banks across the U.S. must screen donations for the Zika virus in light of a new guideline recently established by the Food and Drug Administration. Geisinger Blood Center in Pittston is on track to comply. Geisinger plans to make this transition seamless, continuing availability of clean blood products, but a spokesperson […]

Pittston blood center begins Zika testing, DEP cautions against complacency

Pittston blood center begins Zika testing, DEP cautions against complacency

The Food and Drug Administration has set a new guideline that blood banks across the U.S. should be screening blood donations for the Zika virus by Nov. 18, and the Geisinger Blood Center in Pittston means to comply. Geisinger plans to make this transition seamless, continuing availability of clean blood products, but a spokesperson said […]

Dana Kotler displays artwork at Circle Center for the Arts in Wilkes-Barre

Dana Kotler displays artwork at Circle Center for the Arts in Wilkes-Barre

Dana Kotler is a Ukrainian-born artist whose family moved to the United States 10 years ago. She earned her art degrees in New York, but a particular series of events brought her to the Northeastern Pennsylvania art scene. Kotler’s exhibition, “A Few Uncertainties,” opened at the Wyoming Valley Art League’s Circle Center for the Arts, […]