Andy Hrehorovich, co-founder of the Inventors Guild of the Poconos says, “If you have a great idea, don’t lose that ‘aha’ moment!” The Guild will meet on Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the East Stroudsburg University (ESU) Innovation Center. “We want to provide a platform for inventors and entrepreneurs to take their concepts to the next level.” The general public is encouraged to attend this free event.
Israel has over 100 nuclear weapons. No one in the US government will publicly admit to this truth because to do so would break the very laws we passed decades ago against proliferation, while simultaneously exposing the hypocrisy of the current US Israeli foreign policy.
With National Work Zone Awareness Week occurring March 23-27, Acting PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today joined representatives from the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors (APC), the American Traffic Safety Services Organization (ATSSA), and various traffic-control companies for an event in Harrisburg calling on motorists to drive safely in work zones and be mindful of the people behind the cones.
During my 2014 congressional campaign, I began to be contacted by many people from across the country who are residents of homeowners’ associations (HOAs), sharing all manner of horror stories about their experiences. I see these issues as encompassing core civil rights issues, affecting the very essence of people’s lives: the right to live and raise families in safe, secure, peaceable homes. I wrote a couple of articles (and posted them on my campaign website) about my view of these constitutional issues, i.e., the usurpation of basic government functions by private entities who rely on their wealth for access and control of legislative initiatives, as well as their access to the courts.
Ryan Verdekal, 30, informed the Independent Gazette on Sunday, March 8, exclusively, that he will be ending his campaign for the office of mayor of the City of Wilkes-Barre, citing the entry of too many candidates seeking the Democratic Party nod. Verdekal announced his candidacy in January and said he has collected the requisite 100 Democratic signatures, but will not be handing in his petitions, claiming that he didn’t want to split what he termed the “honest vote.”
Internationally acclaimed 9/11 speaker and architect, Richard Gage, AIA, will present the evidence of the explosive destruction of the three World Trade Center skyscrapers on 9/11 to Scranton, for the first time — at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel on March 21, at 2:00 p.m.
Scranton City Council members heard several resident’s opinions Thursday evening, February 26, at the weekly city council meeting regarding the recent announcement that the PA Auditor General’s investigation is slated to begin Friday into whether six nonuniform city employees should have received hundreds of thousands of dollars in double pension benefits since 2002. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is conducting the investigation independent of law enforcement; however, DePasquale stated earlier that he would turn over any criminal evidence that he may discover in the course of his investigation.
Independent Gazette reporter and Wilkes-Barre Taxpayers Association president Frank Sorick announces his Republican candidacy for Wilkes-Barre mayor.
On Saturday, February 28, RUNA will return to The Cooperage, 1030 Main Street in Honesdale. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and the show will start at 7:30 p.m. Get ready for another special performance! RUNA is a Celtic roots music band that draws on the diverse musical backgrounds of its band members and offers a contemporary and refreshing approach to traditional and more recently composed Celtic material.
Today, Tom Leighton confirmed what many suspected — he would not seek a fourth term as Mayor of the City of Wilkes-Barre. I truly believe this decision is in the best interests of the City.