News and notes

— U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta’s bill to protect volunteer firefighters from requirements in the national health care reform law is supposed to hit the House floor later this afternoon. The bill aims to ensure volunteers are viewed as full-time employees by the...

AOW Extras: West Scranton’s Stefhen Caple

West Scranton senior wrestler Stefhen Caple is coming off a year in which he went 37-4, won the District 2 Class AAA 106-pound championship and won two matches at the Northeast Regional tournament. Despite that, he admits that the start to his senior season has been...