Bystander’s ability to choose is topic of Holocaust program at JCC WILKES-BARRE — If you take away anything from the Holocaust, consider the importance of the bystander and their ability to make a choice.
That was the message during the Holocaust Remembrance event held at the Jewish Community Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, as the Jewish Community Alliance of Northeastern Pennsylvania prepared not just those of Jewish descent, but the community as a whole, for Yom Hashoah. More
Marcus Johansson’s OT goal seals Capitals’ win TORONTO — Marcus Johansson stuffed his second goal of the game past Frederik Andersen at 6:31 of overtime, lifting the Washington Capitals t to a series-winning 2-1 victory ove the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 on Sunday night.
Johansson pulled Washington even at 1-1 with less than eight minutes to go in the third period after Auston Matthews broke a scoreless tie with his fourth goal of the series for Toronto. More
Cavs off to 2nd round after sweep of Pacers INDIANAPOLIS — LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday.
Again, he bailed out the Cleveland Cavaliers. And again, he sent the Indiana Pacers home for vacation.
On yet another milestone day for basketball’s king, James’ crowning achievement was making the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:08 to play and helping the defending champions hold on for a series-clinching 106-102 victory at Indiana. More
Nanticoke Historical Society gives citizens ‘virtual tour’ NANTICOKE — With the power of a projector and over 10,000 photos, a few people were able to be transported back into Nanticoke’s past, when gas was 30 cents a gallon and Woolworth’s was the biggest name in department stores.
On Sunday, interested residents were able to visit the St. More
Our view: Faraday, Moss shining examples for all to follow Life in a small town can be great – especially when you have people like Ron Faraday and Keith Moss living in that town.
Faraday and Moss were honored by the Sunday Dispatch at an awards ceremony at Cooper’s Waterfront restaurant in Pittston last Tuesday evening with more than 100 people present.
President of the Greater Pittston Historical Society, Faraday was selected as the 2016 Greater Pittston Person of the Year by the Dispatch while Moss, mayor of Duryea Borough, was named the 2016 Joseph Saporito Sr. More
Indonesia police chief: Woman tricked into North Korean assassination An Indonesian woman arrested for her suspected involvement in the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother in Malaysia was tricked into thinking she was part of a comedy show prank, Indonesia's police chief said Friday. Tito ... 02/17/2017 - 5:49 am | View Link
Woman arrested in killing of Kim Jong Un's brother thought she was on comedy show, police say JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- The Indonesian woman arrested for suspected ... and with the last target, Kim Jong Nam, allegedly there were dangerous materials in the sprayer," Karnavian said. "She was not aware that it was an assassination attempt by alleged ... 02/17/2017 - 4:18 am | View Link
Malaysia police arrest fourth suspect in killing of Kim Jong Nam Earlier on Friday, an Indonesian woman was ... that it was an assassination attempt by alleged foreign agents," he said. Malaysian police said Thursday that they arrested a third person in connection with the assassination of Kim Jong Nam. 02/16/2017 - 9:20 pm | View Link
Three arrested in Kim Jong-nam assassination case: Malaysia police and a Malaysian man believed to be the partner of the Indonesian woman, were arrested on February 15 in connection with the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of the North Korean leader, Malaysian authorities said. The first woman arrested was ... 02/15/2017 - 11:13 pm | View Link
Police arrest third suspect in Kim Jong Nam assassination One woman, who was traveling on a Vietnamese passport that identified her as 29-year-old Doan Thi Huong, was arrested Wednesday as she tried to fly out of Kuala Lumpur. She told police she was tricked into attacking Kim Jong Nam, saying she thought she was ... 02/15/2017 - 8:49 pm | View Link
3 suspects arrested in connection to assassination of Kim ... Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the apparent assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s exiled half-brother, Kim Jong Nam. 04/17/2017 - 1:18 am | View Website
Third person arrested in killing of Kim Jong Un's half ... Malaysian police said on Thursday that a third person has been arrested in connection with the apparent poisoning death of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother ... 02/16/2017 - 4:28 am | View Website
Third suspect arrested in Kim Jong Nam assassination Third suspect arrested in Kim Jong Nam assassination. Abdul Samah, a police official, said the Malaysian man was detained Wednesday evening. 02/15/2017 - 10:51 pm | View Website
Woman detained in connection with death of Kim Jong-un's ... The detained woman, whose passport said she was born in Nam Dinh Vietnam, told police she was asked to spray Mr Kim as part of a "prank", urged on by four men ... 02/15/2017 - 8:21 pm | View Website
Two more arrests in death of Kim Jong Un's half-brother ... CBSN Did Kim Jong Un order the death of his half-brother? CBS News' Adriana Diaz reports on the investigation of Kim Jong Nam's sudden death in Malaysia ... 02/15/2017 - 7:09 pm | View Website
Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez’s Connecticut hometown is preparing to say farewell to him.
A private funeral service is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday for the former New England Patriots tight end, who was found hanged in his cell in a maximum-security prison in Massachusetts last week. Hernandez was serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder and had just been acquitted of a 2012 double murder.
Family and friends of Aaron Hernandez will say their farewells to the former NFL player during a private funeral in his hometown.
Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday for the former New England Patriots tight end, who was found hanged in his cell in a maximum-security prison in Massachusetts last Wednesday.
Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the 2013 murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd, who was dating the sister of Hernandez’s fiancee, and he had just been acquitted of murder charges in the shooting deaths of two men in Boston in 2012.
Sheryl Sandberg's new book, "Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy," recounts the death of her husband, her grief, and how she recovered from it, including returning to work at Facebook. (April 24)
CNNThese states are celebrating Confederate Memorial Day on MondayCNN(CNN) It's been nearly 152 years since the Confederate Army surrendered to Union forces, ending the American Civil War. Some Southern states still commemorate those who died fighting for secession from the United States over slavery and states' rights.and more »