NANTICOKE, Pa. -- A mayor from Luzerne County who's been battling cancer for a year has died.
Nanticoke Mayor Richard Wiaterowski has died. The Nanticoke Fire Department posted the news on its Facebook page Sunday afternoon.
Wiatrowski, who was also a volunteer firefighter in the city, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in November 2017.
Friends and family held a benefit for him back in April.
Wiaterowski was 45 years old.