Trail student faces gun charges

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State police charged a Lackawanna Trail High School senior after he pointed an air-powered handgun Saturday at a Factoryville community center in what troopers say is his latest in a series of violent threats. Police charged Brian M. Peterson, 18, of Nich (read more)

Trail shares securityconcerns

Those attending Lackawanna Trail’s school board meeting Monday were provided an update concerning security within the district. In his report, Superintendent Matt Rakauskas said that there is an armed person who patrols school property. (That is law enfor (read more)

McPhersonoffers safetypossibilities

Superintendent Heather McPherson provided the Tunkhannock Area School Board with additional information on Thursday concerning increasing security within the district. McPherson made the presentation as a follow up to the information shared with the publi (read more)

Tunk council OKs quick review of UGI plan

Tunkhannock Borough Council agreed Thursday (March 1) to send the final plans for UGI’s Get Gas program to its solicitor and specially designated engineer Milnes as soon as that document arrives at the borough office. Although some council representatives (read more)

Laceyville borough funds getting tight

Laceyville Borough Council was informed on Tuesday that the police funds are getting a bit low. Treasurer Ken Johnson told council that money is getting low in the police fund and asked permission to use money from other accounts to cover expenses. “Every (read more)

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Trail’s Hivner places at states

It’s been six years since a Lackawanna Trail athlete placed at the state wrestling tournament, but Owen Hivner takes it all in stride. Pumped from winning the Regional AA title at Williamsport just a week earlier, the Trail senior made his debut at states (read more)

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Dentist seeks to suppress evidence

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The attorney for a Wyoming County dentist charged with illegally prescribing medication to a woman who fatally overdosed is seeking to bar prosecutors from using text messages between him and the woman as evidence against him. Lawrence Kansky, attorney fo (read more)