The Beacon

Wilkes 2011 alum Borzell dies, leaves impact on his professors

Kirstin Cook, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2011

Motorcycle helmet in hand, John Beno Borzell used to stop by Prahlad Murthy’s office in the Stark Learning Center on a regular basis while he was a student. With a smile on his face, he would ask Murthy to unlock one of the...

Wilkes-Barre levees pass the test, contain 42.66 feet of water

Amanda Leonard, News Editor

September 18, 2011

In 1972 Hurricane Agnes was deemed a storm of 100 years, with flood waters cresting in the Susquehanna River at 41 feet. However, a mere 39 years later, a storm producing more damage and higher cresting floodwater hit Northeast...

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