A snowy valentine …

A snowy valentine …

Ten years today, snow started to fall and continued to fall and fall and fall. The snow left motorist stranded on the interstates and people stuck in the home.  I put together a photo gallery looking back at this major weather event over at thetimes-tribune.com photo...

Vintage Recipes to celebrate Chinese New Year

In a few days billions of people will be celebrating Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival. 2017 is the Year of the Rooster.  To help you celebrate this international holiday, we would like to share some recipes from our archives. The recipes appeared in the...

Final Forecast

Tonight, WNEP’s Chief Meteorologist Tom Clark will deliver his final forecast after 34 years at the station. Looking through the archives, we found an article from 1983 about Tom and his wife Noreen, also a meteorologist with the station. The articles touches on...

Getting into jail for Christmas dinner

100 years ago, Lackawanna County Jail was the place to be for Christmas dinner. County Sheriff Ben Phillips announced that inmates will be enjoying a dinner of turkey, potatoes, carrots, soup, bread and coffee. The female inmates would also be receiving gifts of...

A Christmas Tree growing in Jessup

Joseph Pitoniak of Jessup purchased a Christmas Tree for his family in December 1948. The tree continued to grow. A Times reporter and photographer stopped by the Pitoniak home on Hand Street in March 1949 to find a tree (with decorations) taking over a corner of the...

Pearl Harbor 75

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor by  Japan. The attack was devastating, over 3,000 service men and civilians were killed or wounded. This surprise attack led the United States to declare war on Japan and few days later entered World War...