Board addresses overcrowding

Following some grim information provided by Wyoming County Commissioner Tom Henry, the Wyoming County Prison Board at an emergency meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 24, decided by consensus that the best immediate course action to help alleviate the county’s exploding prison population is the creation of community corrections officer. (read more)

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At 97, Barton reminded of ribbons

For the better part of 40 years, Benjamin Bartron, had the corner on wine making in Wyoming County. However, the 97-year-old man won’t be entering his brews in the county fair this year. (read more)

Strangledbody foundin Hop Bottom

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Three people drove a man suffering from a possible heroin overdose from a Scranton home to Susquehanna County instead of a hospital and strangled him along the way, state police said. (read more)

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County Fair opens today

MESHOPPEN TWP. - The Wyoming County Community Fair opens today and fair president Marge Singer said she is hopeful that good weather greets people stopping by the fairgrounds in Meshoppen Township through Labor Day. (read more)

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Myobeach fire displaces 13

MESHOPPEN TWP. - A fire at MyoBeach Friday displaced 13 residents, who had been living in three separate apartments. (read more)

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Tigers topple Trojans in opener

For the first time since 2010, several members of the Tunkhannock Area football team are able to say that they started their varsity careers undefeated. (read more)

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