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One Last Cheer at Coughlin High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Students at Coughlin High School held their final pep rally Friday for winter sports in Wilkes-Barre. There was cheering, a three-point ...



Reunions 3/3/19 - Arts & Living  Citizens Voice

Central Catholic High School, Kingston, Class of 1969, will hold its 50th class reunion at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Holiday Inn Wilkes-Barre East Mountain ...



5 years, 10 buildings and 2 new plans: Where $24 million went in W-B Area  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Since January 2014, the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board has spent $24.4 million on capital projects. And while the biggest ticket item ...



Wilkes-Barre City Makes Final Preparations for 2019 St. Patrick's Day Parade  PAHomePage.com

(WBRE/WYOU-TV) The City of Wilkes-Barre is making final preparations for its 39th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.



Coughlin High School students named to first-quarter Honor Roll  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The following students have been named to the Honor Roll at James M. Coughlin High School for the first quarter of the 2018-2019 academic year:



Jean B. Shilo, 83, Princeton  WJON News

Jean Betty Verbitski-Shilo (83) passed away at the Elim Home on Sunday, March 10, 2019, Princeton, Minnesota. Jean was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, to the late ...



Coughlin High School's legacy: A rich history comes full circle  Citizens Voice

According to Coughlin's History Club, in 1890, the Wilkes Barre High School opened as a place to house high school students and give them an education while ...



Reunions 3/10/19 - Arts & Living  Citizens Voice

Central Catholic High School, Kingston, Class of 1969, will hold its 50th class reunion at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Holiday Inn Wilkes-Barre East Mountain ...



Last Homecoming at Coughlin as School District Readies to Consolidate  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Friday night is the last homecoming game Coughlin High School in Wilkes-Barre will play as the Crusaders. The students held a pep ...



Irish heritage on display at Wilkes-Barre St. Patrick’s Parade  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — It didn't matter if you hailed from the Emerald Isle or not, everyone in the city was Irish for the day. Thousands of people packed the city's…



Coughlin Football Team Takes the Field for Its Final Crusade  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- The Coughlin Crusaders took to the field Friday night for a final home game as the Wilkes-Barre Area School District plans to merge all ...



Reunions 2/24/19 - Arts & Living  Citizens Voice

Central Catholic High School, Kingston, Class of 1969, will hold its 50th class reunion at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Holiday Inn Wilkes-Barre East Mountain ...



Crusader Chronicle - Arts & Living  Citizens Voice

James M. Coughlin High School just witnessed the start of yet another school year. The school was named James M. Coughlin High School in 1925 as a ...



HS Football: Big Spring AD Joe Sinkovich taking on head coaching duties  Carlisle Sentinel

Big Spring has its new football coach, and it's a face familiar in the high school hallways.



Wilkes-Barre Area to Combine Coughlin, Meyers, GAR  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- All of the high schools in Wilkes-Barre will now be combined into one building. The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board has been working ...



In 420-0 vote, House says Mueller report should be public  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted unanimously Thursday for a resolution calling for any final report in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia ...



Ahead of Merger, Golfers from All Three Wilkes-Barre High Schools Tee off Together  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- There are a lot of mixed emotions about combining GAR, Coughlin, and Meyers High Schools in Wilkes-Barre into one. No matter where ...



NEPA radio legend shares health scare  PAHomePage.com

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Every year, roughly 800,000 people suffer a heart attack. For about a quarter of those, it's not their first.



Historic Game Between G.A.R. and Meyers High Schools Ends in Overtime Thriller  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Bittersweet history was made on the basketball court on Friday night in an overtime thriller. The rivalry between G.A.R and Meyers High ...



Coughlin Crusaders come home one last time  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES BARRE — If you craved a heady jolt of youthful joie de vivre, the Coughlin High School gym became the epicenter of over-amped energy right around 2 ...



Students at Wyoming Valley Montessori School host Heritage Day  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Kindergarten students of the Wyoming Valley Montessori School in Kingston hosted a Heritage Day event as a part of National Montessori Week.



March Against School Consolidation  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Parents, teachers, and students protested the consolidation of three Wilkes-Barre area schools into one. They marched from Meyers ...



Wilkes-Barre Area Welcomes the Wolfpack  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Wilkes-Barre Area's new unified sports teams will be howling next school year. According to The Citizen's Voice, the Wilkes-Barre Area ...



Northeast Highway Safety Program visits Wilkes University campus  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The Northeast Highway Safety Program, a program of Catholic Social Services of The Diocese of Scranton, recently visited the campus of Wilkes University ...



Final Pep Rally for Coughlin Crusaders  PAHomePage.com

(WBRE/WYOU-TV) It was the end of an era Friday at Coughlin High School in Wilkes-Barre. A final pep rally for winter sports. Come next year Coughlin will ...



Coughlin graduates process into the future - News  Citizens Voice

Retiring teacher, Barry Trievel, gets chance to address Coughlin class of 2018cv16coughlinp3Warren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, ...



Wilkes-Barre Students Reflect on Parkland Anniversary  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- As students walked into G.A.R. Memorial Junior/Senior High School in Wilkes-Barre, some stopped to remember a somber anniversary.



Wilkes-Barre Area Student Athletes, Parents Sound off on Merging of High School’s Athletics  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The monumental decision to close and merge high schools in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District means changes to the district's ...



Program on addiction recovery set for March 29 at Misericordia University  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Health and the Holocaust and the Department of Social Work at Misericordia University are hosting the free ...



Coughlin wrestling wins final meet  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The Coughlin and Meyers wrestling teams get together for a photo after one final dual. The schools will merge with GAR next season to form the Wilkes-Barre ...



Coughlin: A look back - News  Citizens Voice

The history of Coughlin High School is documented in the 1990 school yearbook. “That was our anniversary year and for that reason, I thought we should have ...



End of an Era: Two Wilkes-Barre Football Teams to Play Final Rivalry Game  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- They call it "The Backyard Brawl." For nearly 90 years, the rivalry between the GAR and Meyers football teams has been fierce. "Tradition ...



Students, Staff of Wilkes-Barre Area to Pick New Mascot  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- The Wilkes-Barre Area School District has a big decision to make. Since the district plans to combine its three public high schools, it must ...



Final Showdown Between Meyers, GAR Draws Big Crowd  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- It was a packed house in spite of the rainy weather for the final backyard brawl in Wilkes-Barre. GAR and Meyers squared off on the ...



PA Live: Pep Rally Friday Coughlin October 19, 2018  PAHomePage.com

Coughlin High School cheerleaders in Wilkes-Barre is here to get us ready for game night.



Protest Against Wilkes-Barre Area Schools Consolidation Planned  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- A protest against the consolidation of the high schools in the Wilkes-Barre area has been planned. It's been a heated topic of discussion ...



John Quinn III resigns as Coughlin girls basketball coach  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — John Quinn III has resigned as Coughlin High School girls basketball head coach, Wilkes-Barre Area Superintendent Brian Costello ...



H.S. Boys Basketball: Coughlin plays final boys basketball game  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — If years from now someone says he played for Coughlin in the final boys basketball game in school history, he's probably telling the truth.



James Karen, Hollywood Actor from Wilkes-Barre, Dies  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- A Hollywood actor from Wilkes-Barre has died. James Karen starred in more than 200 roles during his long career. Karen made ...



Plans for New Wilkes-Barre High School Released  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- The Wilkes-Barre Area School District has released drawings of its proposed new high school. The architectural renderings show a ...



Athletic Programs in Wilkes-Barre Area School District to be Consolidated  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The Wilkes-Barre Area School District voted on Tuesday night to combine the athletic programs for G.A.R, Meyers and Coughlin.



Ex-Coughlin teacher gets house arrest for fifth DUI  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — A former Coughlin High School teacher will be spending a month on house arrest after he pleaded guilty to his fifth DUI charge since 2002.



The end of Coughlin High School is set to begin with the new year  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — The storied history of Coughlin High School, a downtown landmark since 1909, begins its final chapter with the start of 2016.



Remember When: High school was new in Wilkes-Barre in 1867  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Within a few years, the three Wilkes-Barre public high schools will be only memories. Just last week the district announced that the consolidation plan has ...



Coughlin High School Now Closed  wnep.com

WILKES-BARRE -- It's the beginning of the end for an old high school in Wilkes-Barre. Coughlin High School's main building is now closed and students are now ...



Meyers vs Gar the final game  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

The rivalry began in 1931 with GAR winning 6-0. But, with GAR, Meyers and Coughlin all becoming part of the Wilkes-Barre Area Wolf Pack next season, it was ...



Plains Rotary hosts essay contest winner from Coughlin High School  Citizens Voice

The Plains Rotary hosted its 2018 essay contest winner from Coughlin High School, Michelle Tlatenchi, and her parents at the Plains Rotary dinner meeting at ...



Man, 18, killed in shooting - News  Citizens Voice

An 18-year-old man was shot and killed at a home in north Wilkes-Barre late Friday night, according to police. Jacob Shedlock, the shooting victim, was ...



Wilkes-Barre Crash Victim Remembered  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- A crash on North Sherman Street in Wilkes-Barre on Monday night killed two people. The victims are Keyter Hernandez, 40, of Hanover ...



W-B Area School Board's decisions on new high school, Coughlin to receive extra scrutiny  Citizens Voice

The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board will be making major decisions on where to build a new high school and what to do with Coughlin High School's buildings ...



W-B Area spent $4.9M on failed school plan  Citizens Voice

The Wilkes-Barre Area School District spent nearly $4.9 million on the abandoned plan to demolish Coughlin High School and build a new consolidated school ...



Coughlin High School Class of 1974 holds Social Security party  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Coughlin High School Class of 1974 recently held a “We made it to Social Security” party as class members turn 62 years of age this year. The event was held at ...



Coughlin celebrates Class of 2017 - News  Citizens Voice

Coughlin High School graduationPrincipal Patrick Patte hands diploma to Leroy Fettig, Jr.. during the 127th commencemnet of James M. Coughlin High ...



PA Championship Boxing Coming to Wilkes-Barre  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Eight amateur and eight professional fights highlight an exciting card, as Genetti's in Wilkes-Barre is set to host PA Championship Boxing on February 23, 2019.



Police: Pot-smoking teen playing with gun behind slaying  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — A teen playing with a pistol while smoking marijuana mortally wounded his friend in a shooting last weekend in North Wilkes-Barre, ...



Shooting victim identified; teen shot and killed in W-B Friday night  Citizens Voice

An 18-year-old man was shot and killed at a home in north Wilkes-Barre late Friday night, according to police. Jacob Shedlock, the shooting victim, was ...



Honoring sacrifice: Coughlin grad's Purple Heart presented to school  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — After Edmund Rogoski was killed in action during World War II, it's unclear who was presented with the Purple Heart medal he was ...



Coughlin debris pile to cost more than $100K to remove  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — O&M Multi Trade Inc. will remove a big debris pile inside the closed Coughlin High School main building for $116,816, according to a motion ...



Westmoreland Club Buys Old Church in Wilkes-Barre  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- The Westmoreland Club just purchased the former First Baptist Church on River Street in Wilkes-Barre. "It's adjacent to the club and has ...



Inside scenes of abatement work at Coughlin High School  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — If you wanted one last look at Coughlin High School Auditorium, fuggedaboutit. The room is sealed tighter than a child-proof, ...



Students Return to Classrooms Damaged by Fire  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A section of a school in Luzerne County has finally reopened after it was badly damaged by a fire one week before the school year ...



Auction Held At Coughlin High School  PA home page

Hundreds of people streamed through the doors of a Luzerne County School on Saturday to look for hidden treasures.



12 seek vacant county council seat - News  Citizens Voice

Luzerne County Council plans to interview 12 applicants for a vacant seat on council. Two applicants — Eileen Sorokas and Elaine Maddon Curry — are former ...



W-B Area probes threats at Mackin school site  Citizens Voice

The Wilkes-Barre Area School District investigated threats made by a student at the Mackin school site for Coughlin High School students in ninth and 10th ...



Weather Experts Predict Warmer, Wetter Winter  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Freeze warning were in place across Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania for the second night straight on Thursday night. However ...



Honor Rolls - Arts & Living  Citizens Voice

Coughlin. High School. James M. Coughlin High School announced the third quarter honor roll for the 2017-18 school year. Highest honors. Seniors: Jacob ...



W-B woman joins race for city council seat  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — A second candidate — Jessica McClay — has entered the race to represent Wilkes-Barre's District E on city council. McClay, 44, faces ...



Asbestos removal reveals hidden parts of Coughlin High School  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — As workers strip asbestos from Coughlin High School, they are discovering what lies beneath: A sealed stairwell, possible evidence of a ...



Preliminary Approval for New Wilkes-Barre Area High School  wnep.com

PLAINS TOWNSHIP -- The Wilkes-Barre Area School District is one step closer to starting construction on a new high school. District officials got approval from ...



Conflicting statements in student sex investigation - News  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — In the build-up to a high-profile arrest in a student sex case that later fizzled for lack of evidence, multiple people refuted allegations by a key ...



Suspect calls fatal shooting 'a big accident' - News  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — A teen playing with a pistol while smoking marijuana mortally wounded his friend in a shooting last weekend in North Wilkes-Barre, ...



Students protesting arts cuts outside Coughlin High School  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Dozens of Wilkes-Barre Area students past and present chanted “Save the arts,” and “Cut paper, not jobs,” outside Coughlin High School ...



New Homes for Lost Purple Hearts  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SELINGSGROVE, Pa. -- A nonprofit foundation is on a tour through Pennsylvania, finding new homes for lost Purple Hearts of fallen soldiers. Stops on Thursday ...



Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre opens new $3.1M inpatient wing  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre opened its new 14-bed inpatient unit Wednesday, bringing its total number of available inpatient beds to 48, officials say. - Aimee ...



Providing Warm Coats for Kids  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Hundreds of kids will be able to stay warm this winter thanks to the generosity of complete strangers in Wilkes-Barre. The mission this ...



State high school test scores mostly up, except for literature  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Results in state Keystone tests for algebra and biology improved from 2017 to 2018 for the majority of Luzerne County high schools, but scores dropped in ...



W-B Area releases drawings of proposed new high school  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — If the original drawings for a new consolidated high school on Washington Street looked cramped — and one complaint was the lack of ...



Wilkes-Barre Area high school construction: $6 million and nothing built?  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — During the public comment section of Wilkes-Barre Area School Board's Jan. 9 meeting, attorney Ruth Borland dropped a number: $6.07 ...



Class Reunion Notices  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Central Catholic High School Class of 1969, has scheduled reunions for 2018 and 2019. Former classmates will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 18 at Grotto Pizza Harveys ...



Fifteen Luzerne County municipalities increasing real estate taxes in 2019  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Property owners in 15 Luzerne County municipalities will pay higher real estate taxes in 2019, while one municipality opted for a decrease…



Teenager's death in WB shooting ruled homicide - News  Citizens Voice

The Laurel Run teenager killed in Wilkes-Barre on Friday died of a gunshot wound to the chest and his death has been ruled a homicide, according to the ...



Wilkes-Barre church celebrates the spirit of St. Nicholas  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — “I feel like a kid tonight,” Sister Elsa Moore said, smiling as she watched parishioners and friends of St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church ...



Back to Class After Fire at Northwest Area High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Back to school at Northwest Area Middle/ High School near Shickshinny after fire last month! pic.twitter.com/BaWkzP3drn. — Sarah Buynovsky WNEP ...



Lyle Lovett & His Large Band set to play Kirby Center on July 28  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Lyle Lovett & His Large Band will appear at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, July 28. Tickets for this performance ...



Coughlin students prepare for big changes - News  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Coughlin High School students and teachers are experiencing some mixed emotions. Today is the last day of school for Coughlin's historic ...



Teacher Accused of Choking Student Agrees to Enter ARD Program  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- A teacher in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District accused of grabbing a student by the neck has agreed to enter an Accelerated ...



District Changes Start Time for Lake-Lehman Junior/Senior High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The superintendent in the Lake-Lehman School District says students looked "like zombies," especially the junior and senior high ...



Pennsylvania teacher terminated for alleged 'sex lookout' duty  PhillyVoice.com

A Wilkes-Barre-area teacher was fired Monday after the school board voted to hold him accountable for allegedly acting as "lookout" while another teacher ...



Public Meeting Held to Discuss New Wilkes-Barre Area High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

PLAINS TOWNSHIP -- Dozens of people turned out to learn more about plans for a new Wilkes-Barre Area High School. The school board held a special ...



Local Roundup: Wyoming Seminary clinches Division 3 boys basketball title  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Wyoming Seminary quickly made sure it wasn't going to be another upset victim at the hands of Hanover Area. The Blue Knights jumped out to a big lead by…



Coaches Corner: Last Showdown as Meyers takes on GAR  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

The Head Coaches talk history and what this game means to both schools - the last time the Meyer's Mohawks take on the GAR Grenadiers on the gridiron.



Wilkes-Barre Area Moves Forward with Plans on New School Location  wnep.com

PLAINS TOWNSHIP -- The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board took another step in deciding where a new high school will be built. The board was looking at four ...



Odyssey Fitness Reopens After Fire  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A gym in Wilkes-Barre reopened just in time for some to start their new year's resolutions. Odyssey Fitness in Wilkes-Barre ...



The Valley picks the Super Bowl - Sports  Citizens Voice

Will the New England Patriots continue their dynasty? Will the Los Angeles Rams claim their first championship in 19 years? For the 13th consecutive season, ...



School Work: WB Area school projects  Citizens Voice

Over the last two years, scores of Wilkes-Barre Area School District residents protested controversial school board decisions at packed meetings, but those ...



‘Bulldog Bucks’ for Good Behavior  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- A school in Wilkes-Barre is rewarding its students for their positive behavior. Students at Heights Elementary School spent the morning ...



WBA board selects Crestwood teacher as new member  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board voted to make Crestwood teacher and basketball coach Mark Atherton its newest member…



Nine candidates interview for county council position - News  Citizens Voice

Nine applicants for a vacant seat on Luzerne County Council interviewed in public Monday, each answering the same five questions about their qualifications ...



NEPA's got talent: Dozens turn out for singing competition  Citizens Voice

Dave Scherbenco / The Citizens' Voice Fairview Twp. resident Haley Lyle auditions during during NEPA Sings tryouts. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2000:.



W-B Area has several options on the table for Coughlin students  Citizens Voice

It's decision time once again for the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board. Last May, the board voted for a controversial plan to demolish Coughlin High School in ...



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