Hazleton Festival of Races

The Hazleton Festival of Races attracts runners of all ages and abilities. The Hazleton Festival of Race begins on April 27 at 10 a.m. with the Lehigh Valley 5K run and walk at Hazle Twp. Community Park. Runners win awards based on their finish in individual races and...

Once-foul river yields prized trout

Guide Adam Nidoh will tell where to find trophy trout now that the Lackawanna River has rebounded from mine pollution. Nidoh, who runs A&G Outfitters in Scranton with his father, Greg, will speak to the public at Nescopeck State Park on April 16 at 7 p.m. The...

Saturday bicycle rides resume at Around Town

Bicyclists gather for a group ride organized by Around Town Bicycles of Wilkes-Barre. Saturday morning rides will resume from Around Town Bicycles, R 59 N. Main St., Wilke-Barre on April 6. The group rolls out at 8 a.m. sharp and will return by 10 a.m. There is plenty...

2019 Hiking Series to Start April 9 at Big Pocono Park

Megan Fedor, with back to the camera, watches hikers cross a creek at Hickory Run State Park. Fedor will begin her annual hiking series on April 9 at Big Pocono State Park. The vistas are as big as the name at Big Pocono State Park. That’s where Megan Fedor this...
Ice Fall

Ice Fall

The sun shined, but droplets hit as if I were skiing through a rainstorm. It wasn’t a sun shower. Rather trees at Hazle Twp. Community Park were shedding from the previous day’s sleet storm. I got pelted by crystals as soon as I began skiing toward Lake...

Luzerne hunter takes 708-pound bear

A Luzerne County hunter shot a 708-pound bear, the second-largest taken in the state through the third day of the four-day season. Timothy J. Weaver of Dallas shot his trophy bear at Harvey’s Lake on Nov. 20. Only Michael Rubeo of Mercer has bagged a larger...