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Sherwood honored for half century

Don Sherwood, owner of Sherwood Chevrolet in Tunkhannock, was honored Tuesday in a ceremony marking his 50th year of being a Chevrolet dealer principal. (read more)

Teen with child leads cop chase

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An 18-year-old Meshoppen man is in jail after taking three female companions and his infant son as well as police on a chase across the region Tuesday afternoon. (read more)

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Weis Market has new look

Lori Keller of Nicholson pushed her cart through the aisles of Weis Market along Hunter Highway in Eaton Township on Thursday, filling it with lunch meat, ice cream sandwiches and 12-packs of soda. (read more)

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U.S. News honors Elk Lake

The Elk Lake School Board learned last Wednesday the district’s high school is the recipient of ‘America’s Best High School’s for 2017’ award from U.S. News and World Report. (read more)

Store robber could face up to 13 years in prison

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A 27-year-old Tunkhanock man who held up a Meshoppen store in January faces up to 13 years in state prison for his role in a crime spree that spanned five months. (read more)

Strict guidelines in place for medical marijuana

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Participants at the Falls Active Adult Center were provided information on medical marijuana which will soon be available via prescription in Pennsylvania.Jessica Budzak, a drug and alcohol prevention specialist from Wyoming Valley Alcohol and Drug Servic (read more)

New LW minister now on chosen path

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When he was 21, Nicholas McMichael had an encounter which would set him on a path to becoming a minister. “I didn’t grow up a Christian,” he said. While he liked to study different religions in high school, the newly appointed minister at United Methodist (read more)

Proper diet and exercise a treatment for arthritis

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If you are suffering from arthritis, one of the things you should probably avoid is a nice dish of ice cream. According to Mary Reeves, admissions director of The Gardens at Tunkhannock, a Priority Health Care Group, it’s not actually the ice cream which (read more)

Oldest House has ribbon cutting Saturday

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Members of the Laceyville Area Historical Society marked the re-opening of the Oldest House with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday afternoon. Since October, the oldest residence in four counties has been closed to the public as renovations have been p (read more)

Trail School board approves student handbooks

At its regular meeting on July 10, the Lackawanna Trail School Board gave final approval to the elementary and high school student handbooks for 2017-2018. Elementary Center Principal Brian Kearney reported that the student drop off time in the handbook h (read more)

Mehoopany man faced with indecent assault charges

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A 56-year-old Mehoopany man is in jail after police charged he sexually assaulted two juvenile females in 2015 and 2016. Peter Kelly, of Bridge Road, was arraigned Thursday afternoon before Magisterial District Judge Carl Smith in Tunkhannock on charges o (read more)

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Eaton Twp. marks its bicentennial Saturday

Eaton Township pulled out all of the stops on its 200th birthday on Saturday, and residents and visitors seemed to just love it. (read more)

NPR’s Liasson argues for civility

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National Public Radio correspondent Mara Liasson gave a pep talk Friday night about why polarization is gripping the nation, and what can be done about it. Liasson, who reports on the White House and Congress was at Keystone College as one of the featured (read more)

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EATON TWP.1817-2017

Scenes from across the township during its Bicentennial Day, on Saturday, July 15. (Staff photos by Robert Baker.) (read more)


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