Elementary schools to close

The Tunkhannock Area School Board voted 8-1 Thursday night to close three of its four elementary schools and realign grades in the remaining school buildings in Tunkhannock. (read more)

Flooding threat unlikely

While snow melt and a steady rain Tuesday will cause the Susquehanna River to rise steadily over the next few days, the threat of flooding in Wyoming County appears to be minimal. (read more)

Terroristic threats charges refiled

Charges against a 36-year-old Kingsley man who police say pointed a gun at another man in the Dunkin Donuts parking lot in January have been refiled after the original ones were withdrawn Feb. 28. (read more)

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Lookout towers help keep watch

For 13 years, Charlie Womer climbed to the top of Mehoopany fire lookout tower in Wyoming County to watch over miles of countryside. (read more)

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Area women see London, miss attack

A mother-daughter vacation discovering London, England, for the first time had more than just an air of excitement for six area women last week. (read more)

Area youth grapplers medal at states

Eight local grapplers from Tunkhannock Area, Lackawanna Trail and Elk Lake recently competed in the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Youth Championships, with three leaving Mohegan Sun Arena with medals. (read more)


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LaBar, Suydam honored among Top 25 Women

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(Ed. Note: The Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal recently honored Gina Suydam and Donna LaBar among the Top 25 Business Women of Northeast Pennsylvania. Here are their stories.) DONNA LABAR Success to Donna LaBar is retaining the same feeling today (read more)