The calls for Walter L. Griffith Jr. to resign as Luzerne County controller have begun. "I firmly believe the right thing for Mr. Griffith to do is resign," Luzerne County Councilman Rick Morelli said Thursday, hours after news broke that Griffith is be
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Luzerne County Controller Walter L. Griffith Jr. issued a statement about his campaign for a second term. "I know that I may have stepped on some toes and upset some people by simply doing my job," Griffith said. "I know that some members of the old gua
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Movie director and Greenwich resident Ron Howard toured a whaling ship at Mystic Seaport Tuesday afternoon as he reportedly considers making a movie version of In the Heart of the Sea: Among Howard's best-known films are "Apollo 13," "Cocoon," "Backdraft," "The Da Vinci Code" and "A Beautiful Mind," for which he won the 2002 Academy Award for Best Director. A child actor...
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"The Andy Griffith Show" was set in Mayberry, but in which state? What was the name of the diner he frequently visited? - W.N., Carroll, IowaAlong with Floyd's Barbershop and Foley's Market, Griffith visited the Bluebird Diner, which was located in M...
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Luzerne County Controller Walter L. Griffith Jr. swatted away a primary election challenge Tuesday night, according to unofficial results. Now he hopes to fend off criminal charges. The state attorney general's office charged Griffith on May 17 with ill
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Luzerne County Controller Walter L. Griffith Jr. swatted away a primary election challenge Tuesday night, according to unofficial results. Now he hopes to fend off criminal charges. The state attorney general's office charged Griffith on May 17 with ille
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Griffith, who died last July, was best known for playing the wise Sheriff Andy Taylor on "The Andy Griffith Show" and folksy lawyer Ben Matlock on "Matlock."
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WILKES-BARRE - Luzerne County Controller Walter L. Griffith Jr. declined comment Friday after being arraigned on felony electronic-surveillance charges. But Griffith's actions and his attorney's comments indicate he's not pleading guilty, he's not quitt
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Dave Griffith has invested his personal faith into community service and leadership.
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Griffith deposition delayed Luzerne controller invokes Fifth WILKES-BARRE - A Luzerne County attorney cited Controller Walter L. Griffith's Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in a court motion filed Thursday to prevent Mr. Griffith's depo
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