Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

What is Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania known for?


extremely heavy

lampposts. Several events, including a Beach Boys concert, were planned but canceled due to extremely heavy rains which caused most of the city's population to evacuate on June 28, 2006. The Bicentennial (Wikt:bicentennial) celebration took place on Labor Day weekend, Sunday September 3, 2006, and was attended by Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell


television business

at the end of March 2007 but sold WFXU separately to Budd Broadcasting. The latter dropped CW programming soon afterward leaving WTLF as Tallahassee's sole CW affiliate. There continues to be a simulcast of that station on WTLH-DT2. On February 17, 2009, WTLH shut-off

Broadcasting that November. Since then, the station has operated intermittently as an independent station (Independent station (North America)), with CW programming being seen only on WTLF and WTLH-DT2. More recently, it resumed operations from October 17


large paintings

to do as a bookseller. Later O'Neill's father decided she would do even better if she went to New York City. William Patrick O'Neill took his daughter in 1893 to NYC stopping in Chicago to see the World Columbian Exposition where she saw large paintings and sculptures for the first time that she had only seen in her fathers books. Once in New York Rose was left on her own to live with the Sisters of St. Regis. The nuns accompanied her to various publishers to sell from her portfolio of 60


amp team

off the defending Arena Cup Champion, Tennessee Valley Vipers 53-40. http: www.arenafan.com teams ?page tmsched&team 101 The Blizzard were then solidly beaten the next week by Manchester (Manchester Wolves) by the score of 53-28 at the Resch Center. The Blizzard then hit the road for the first time of the season and defeated the Quad City Steamwheelers 65-52 to improve to 2-1 on the season. The Blizzard then returned home to the Resch Center to face

;http: www.arenafan.com teams ?page tmsched&team 101 The Blizzard then continued on their winning ways by heading into Des Moines (Des Moines, Iowa) and knocking off the Barnstormers (Iowa Barnstormers) 71-65 in overtime to pull into a tie for the Midwest Division lead. http: www.thestatguys.com HTML IBS0613.HTM This tie however was once again short lived as the Barnstormers (Iowa Barnstormers) knocked off Amarillo (Amarillo Dusters) the next week 55

. The Blizzard then finished off the 3 game season series sweep of Milwaukee (Milwaukee Iron) with a 60-20 victory at the Resch Center yet Iowa (Iowa Barnstormers) defeated Quad City (Quad City Steamwheelers) to clinch the Midwest Division crown. http: www.arenafan.com teams ?page tmsched&team 74 The Blizzard then finished the regular season on the road knocking off the Mahoning Valley Thunder 63-43 to finish the season at 10-6 and earning the # 6 seed in the 2009


rock heavy

.arbitron.com sip displaySip.do?surveyID SU08&band fm&callLetter WCLH title WCLH Station Information Profile publisher Arbitron The station plays alternative rock, heavy metal, and most recently adding rap hip-hop to the programming schedule. It also airs the nationally syndicated shows Democracy Now, Making Contact, CounterSpin, Radio Goethe (Radio goethe) and The Full Armor of God Broadcast (Christian_metal#Christian_metal_radio) The Full Armor of God Broadcast . Like most college radio stations, it is run by a staff of students with the exception of a faculty general manager to oversee the day to day operations. WNEP-TV's transmission tower broadcasting the analog signal on channel 16 and WCLH's FM signal collapsed on December 16, 2007 due to severe ice, winds, and snow at the transmitter location on Penobscot Knob Michael Curtis Reynolds (w:Michael Curtis Reynolds), 47, from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (w:Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), is accused of trying to work with al-Qaeda (w:Al-Qaeda), according to the FBI (w:FBI).


band+breaking

* David Bohm, quantum physicist * Benjamin Burnley, lead singer and guitarist for rock band Breaking Benjamin * Lilian Cahn, co-founder of Coach, Inc. and Coach handbag designer


international award

received a Ph.D. from California Institute of Technology (Caltech), working under the guidance of Alfred Sturtevant. After serving as a meteorologist in the U.S. Air Force in World War II, Lewis joined the Caltech faculty in 1946 as an instructor. In 1956 he was appointed Professor of Biology, and in 1966 the Thomas Hunt Morgan Professor of Biology. Among his many awards were the Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal (1983), the Gairdner Foundation International award (1987), the Wolf Foundation prize in medicine (1989), the Rosenstiel award (1990), the National Medal of Science (1990), the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research (1991), and the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize (1992). Early life Joseph Mankiewicz was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to Franz Mankiewicz (died 1941) and Johanna Blumenau, Jewish immigrants from Germany. Michael Curtis Reynolds (w:Michael Curtis Reynolds), 47, from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (w:Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), is accused of trying to work with al-Qaeda (w:Al-Qaeda), according to the FBI (w:FBI).


amp service

company, New Age Media. Around this time, KB Prime Media sold WTLF to Mystic Broadcast Group which in turn promptly sold it to MPS Media.

publisher Federal Communications Commission accessdate July 25, 2010


local coverage

Detroit , Boston (Boston, Massachusetts), Buffalo (Buffalo, New York), and New York City. BGEA New York Crusade During the 1910s, Sunday was front page news in the cities where he held campaigns. Newspapers often printed his sermons in full, and during World War I, local coverage of his campaigns often surpassed that of the war. Sunday was the subject of over sixty articles in major periodicals


active breaking

;Scranton crime Bosses" 26 Family Cities "Northeast PA" by Mario Machi Rick Porrello's AmericanMafia.com Today the Bufalino crime family is no longer active. '''Breaking Benjamin''' is an American rock (rock music) band from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, currently consisting of Benjamin Burnley and Chad Szeliga. The band has released four studio albums to date and a greatest hits album that was released on August 16, 2011. The group initially went on indefinite hiatus due to frontman Benjamin Burnley's recurring illnesses and inability to tour in mid-2010. Further complications arose in August 2011, when it was revealed that members Mark Klepaski and Aaron Fink had been fired from the band. '''Suscon''' is an unincorporated community (unincorporated area) in Pittston Township (Pittston Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania), Luzerne County (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania, United States, northeast of Wilkes-Barre (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) and south of Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania). It is named for its position at the former junction of the Susquehanna Connecting Railroad and the Wilkes-Barre and Eastern Railroad (both subsidiaries of the New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway). It uses the Pittston zip code of 18640. is a native of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania . Sullum, Jacob (2011-01-04) First Wine, Now Beer in (Some) Pennsylvania Supermarkets; Coming Soon: Cats and Dogs Living Together, ''Reason (Reason Magazine)'' '''Alex Tomaini''' (stage name: '''Alex Zander Morrow''') Michael Curtis Reynolds (w:Michael Curtis Reynolds), 47, from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (w:Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), is accused of trying to work with al-Qaeda (w:Al-Qaeda), according to the FBI (w:FBI).

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

'''Wilkes-Barre''' - audio is a city in the State of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Luzerne County (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania). It is one of the principal cities in the ''Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area''. Located at the center of the Wyoming Valley it is second only to the nearby city of Scranton. The Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of 563,631 as of the 2010 Census (2010 United States Census) making it the fourth largest metro statistical area in the state of Pennsylvania. Wilkes-Barre and the surrounding Wyoming Valley are framed by the Pocono Mountains (The Poconos) to the east, the Endless Mountains to the west and the Lehigh Valley to the south. The Susquehanna River flows through the center of the valley and defines the northwestern border of the city.

Wilkes-Barre was founded in 1769 and formally incorporated in 1806. The city grew rapidly after the discovery of nearby coal reserves and the arrival of hundreds of thousands of immigrants. The city reached the height of its prosperity in the first half of the 20th century when its population reached just over 86,000. Following World War II, the city's economy declined and the Knox Mine disaster accelerated this trend when large portions of the area's coal mines were flooded. Today the city has a population of 41,498, making it the 13th largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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