Author raises alarm about global warming

I just finished reading “The Uninhabitable Earth,” and here’s what author David Wallace-Wells says about global warming. “It’s worse than you think.” That’s the first line of the book. Like global temperatures, my unease rose as I read through the...

BirdFest May 4 at Nescopeck State Park

BirdFest offers visitors a chance to look, listen and learn about birds at Nescopeck State Park on Saturday, May 4 The whole slate of events from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. is free. In the Nature Discovery Area, crafts, games and bird house and bird feeder building will take...

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...