The Beacon

Remembering the Wilkes-Barre area floods one year later

Ashley Hahn, Correspondent

September 11, 2012

Last year hurricane Irene and tropical storm Lee hit the greater Wilkes-Barre area in full force. The city was asked to evacuate the area and find a safer place to reside. Included in the evacuation was Wilkes University and Kings...

New year brings new changes to campus dining services

Shawn Carey, Staff Writer

September 11, 2012

Rifkin Café may look a little different, that is because it is. The café has undergone a renovation and it has everyone noticing. A recent remodeling over the summer included tearing down the walls that separated the game room ...

Local festival shines light on homegrown music

May 11, 2012

On Sunday, May 6, the Jewish Community Center of Greater Wilkes-Barre played host to the 570 Fest. With the express purpose of drawing attention to original independent music in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area, the event brought...

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