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Good Times Star Ben Powers Dies at 64 - Wayne Independent
Actor Ben Powers, who played Keith Anderson on CBS' Good Times, died earlier this month in New Bedford, Mass. He was 64 and no cause of death was given in the family's obituary. Born Alton Powers in Brooklyn, he was raised in Providence, R.I. and attended ...
MTV Cancels Eye Candy - Wayne Independent
Star Victoria Justice broke the news on Twitter Saturday. "Hi everyone! I wanted you guys to hear it from me first, that the cast and I received news that Eye Candy will not be returning for season 2," she wrote. "Even though a lot of you are going to feel ...
Online auction starts Apr. 21 - Wayne Independent
PITTSTON – The 2015 WVIA Great Online Auction starts taking your bids on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at http://www.wvia.org/. The auction is a fundraiser for WVIA TV, northeastern Pennsylvania’s and the Central Susquehanna Valley’s PBS television station.
Historical Society gifted flag - Wayne Independent
HONESDALE - Pennsylvania State Representative Sandra Major, (R - 111th District) recently visited the Wayne County Historical Society's Main Museum at 810 Main Street, Honesdale and donated a flag of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the Museum.
Italy searches for 700 migrants lost at sea north of Libya - Wayne Independent
ROME — Emergency services mounted a major search and rescue operation Sunday north of Libya after a ship containing hundreds of migrants trying to reach Italy capsized in the Mediterranean. Italy's ANSA news agency said an estimated 700 people were ...
Orphan Black Returns and Reveals Who's the Kinky Clone - Wayne Independent
"Holy doodle... here we go!" Thanks for expressing my sentiments exactly, Alison. Orphan Black returned for its third season Saturday with enough clone-swapping, intrigue and laughs to satisfy all of us in the Clone Club. Although I'm still not sure if I'm ...
PBS Defends Censoring Ben Affleck's Slave-Owner Ancestry - Wayne Independent
Ben Affleck has come under fire for asking the PBS genealogy show Finding Your Rootsto not include his slave-owner ancestry. WikiLeaks posted one of the hacked Sony e-mails between the show's host Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Sony executive Michael Lynton.
GOP White House hopefuls bicker over America's role in world - Wayne Independent
NASHUA, N.H. — Rand Paul lashed out Saturday at military hawks in the Republican Party in a clash over foreign policy dividing the packed GOP presidential field. Paul, a first-term senator from Kentucky who favors a smaller U.S. footprint in the world ...
Finance officials see rising risks to economic recovery - Wayne Independent
WASHINGTON — World finance officials said Saturday they see a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from the deepest recession in seven decades, and a potential Greek debt default presents the most immediate risk.
Afghan suicide bombing blamed on Islamic State kills 35 - Wayne Independent
FAIZABAD, Afghanistan — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by the Islamic State group. The attack marks a major ...
Teen admits role in triple-fatal crash - Wayne Independent
HONESDALE - A teenage girl has been found delinquent after admitting to three counts of homicide by vehicle and two counts of accidents involving death or injury. The 16-year-old girl, whose name is being withheld due to her age, was the driver of a ...
Convicted rapist gets 12-26 yrs. - Wayne Independent
HONESDALE - A convicted pedophile was sentenced Thursday to up to 26 years in state prison. David Scott Teeter, 49, whose last local address was in Salem Township, will spend at least 12 years in prison. The transgender man, also known as Heather Teeter ...
Sofia Vergara and Her Ex-Fiance Are Fighting Over Frozen Embryos - Wayne Independent
While Sofia Vergara might be busy planning her wedding to Joe Manganiello, she's also having to battle it out with her ex-fiance Nick Loeb over some frozen embryos. Vergara and Loeb called it quits last May, after a nearly two-year engagement. However ...
Today is a good occasion to recall Sarah Palin’s curious account of Paul Revere’s ride - Wayne Independent
On this date 240 years ago, Paul Revere, a silversmith and revolutionary patriot, made an urgent midnight ride on horseback through parts of the colony of Massachusetts to warn that British troops were approaching. The mission was made famous many years ...
Erin Andrews' Boyfriend, NHL Star Jarret Stoll, Arrested on Drug Charges - Wayne Independent
Los Angeles Kings player Jarret Stoll was arrested on charges of cocaine possession, The Associated Press reports. Stoll, who's dating Dancing with the Stars co-host Erin Andrews, was taken into custody at MGM Grand Hotel's Wet Republic pool complex in Las ...