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The Washington Twp. Planning Commission voted unanimously Monday night to recommend the expansion of UGI’s Manning compressor station in Wyoming County. (read more)
Photo: VZPhoto, License: N/A, Created: 2013:07:17 10:02:59 AUBURN TWP. - In the crook of a hill on a dirt road north of Meshoppen lies Cabot Oil & Gas’s pride and joy: the Bray, a 10-well pad that produced enough natural gas in its first month to supply the city of Philadelphia for a month.Above ground, orderly r (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:04:11 11:27:06 Lackawanna College announced it received the largest private donation in its history Friday, a gift by an oil and gas company seeking to solidify its place in Northeast Pennsylvania.The $2.5 million gift from Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. will boost the college’s (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A In a few short years, Tunkhannock High School teacher Katie Wisnosky has seen her vision develop into a reality.When she started the Breaking Ground Poets in 2011, it was at the behest of students in her tenth grade English class who, during the poetry po (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2008:01:19 11:45:48 Approximately 60 Tunkhannock Area middle and elementary school readers spent the day competing at the annual Battle of the Books competition held at Sullivan County Elementary/High School on Saturday, April 12. The school district sent five teams to the c (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:04:16 08:13:31 With a mighty sweep, the last-standing buyout house on McCord Street in Tunkhannock came toppling down last Wednesday, marking a new chapter in the rippling after-affects of record flooding in September of 2011.The four homes near Swale Brook were among f (read more)
Thanks to forethought and quick action taken by Mehoopany Twp. supervisors, the Mehoopany Public Library is back in business.According to president of the library board Ina Hunter, the township took care of all of the work.“The township really stepped up, (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:04:16 17:18:37 The Wyoming County Airport Authority met for the first time since mid-December last Wednesday and learned more about developments in a runway expansion project that will drastically alter Skyhaven Airport in Tunkhannock.Charlie Gay, Skyhaven owner and dri (read more)
There are new attorneys, but the same old delays persist in Hugo Selenski’s double murder case.Days after a pair of attorneys were appointed to represent the homicide suspect, a member of his defense team filed court documents on Monday seeking the cancel (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:04:17 20:09:30 At Tunkhannock Area’s school board meeting Thursday, parents and teachers learned details of different district initiatives that have accounted for significant savings.Some parents were more concerned with what the board was letting go of, namely high sch (read more)
Residents of Hilltop Drive and Maple Lane turned out to the Tunkhannock Twp. building Monday night to voice concerns over a proposed sewer plan.Originally part of the Lake Carey Act 537 plan for centralized sewage, the neighborhood encompassing the two st (read more)
Wyoming County Commissioners heard from a concerned URS employee and client parent Tuesday while awaiting bids on the county’s site providing services for about 40 clients with mental health or intellectual development issues.Lori Bennett attended the mee (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:04:17 11:53:41 A Tunkhannock man is having a go at a business style that hasn’t been around town for decades.Spring fever is sweeping the area, slowly but surely, and a couple of dogs and a cola might be just the remedy.Ambitious 21-year-old Zach Chambers is perched in (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:04:19 20:35:14 One of the most renowned stories of all-time, ‘Les Miserables,’ has found its way into the hearts and minds of dozens of students at Lackawanna Trail High School.The musical is a torrid and dramatic tale of redemption and honesty; a story painting the mis (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A LA PLUME TWP. - Even without a warm Hawaiian breeze blowing through Evans Hall at Keystone College, students and community members embraced the island spirit to support a local Make-A-Wish child.In two weeks, thanks to help from Keystone, Colin Reap will (read more)