Wilkes-Barre Information

Wilkes-Barre Information

This section contains basic Wilkes-Barre newcomer or "curious party" information and link indexes of interest. It might all be considered "the usual stuff" but everything is presented in the unique "WB Rail voice" and is often considered in the context of any relationship to the development of passenger rail services in the city.


  • City Resources
  • Wilkes-Barre and Luzerne County provide some information and access to services online. In this author's opinion there is a long way to go but nonetheless they are slowly warming up to the cost efficiencies of and the convenience in terms of service to citizens in doing so.

  • Mainstream News Media
  • These are the major media outlets operating in the Wilkes-Barre area.

  • Area Blogs
  • Wilkes-Barre has a particularly vibrant online community. In the area of blogging in particular there are a number of voices beyond Wilkes-Barre Rail, most of which have a theme of speaking out against area corruption.

    • Other WB Blogs
    • A collection of active Wilkes-Barre blogs still reigning on the raw web even in 2016. These blogs represent the various voices and opinions of the Wilkes-Barre area.

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