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County mulls support of UGI line

The Wyoming County Commissioners met with representatives from the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Tier Regional and Planning Development Commission on Monday to discuss the possibility of supporting a proposal from UGI to establish a natural gas pipeline in Tunkhannock. (read more)

Laceyville concerned about plant

Concerns over a proposed waste water treatment facility continue to be echoed throughout surrounding as Laceyville Borough Council accepted a petition on Feb. 7 calling for consideration to locate the plant in another area. (read more)

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Mehoopany residents turn out

The Tunkhannock Area School Board held the last of a series of scheduled public forums at Mehoopany Elementary School on Monday, aimed at providing an opportunity for community input as well as obtain information on a possibility of consolidating the elementary schools within the district. (read more)

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Storm closes schools

A storm system that dropped a combination of sleet and up to eight inches of snow in parts of Wyoming County starting around midnight last Wednesday, shut all three school districts down also bringing most commerce to a standstill for a bit. (read more)

From our early files

20 Years Ago (1997) State and federal officials have announced a specific proposal to clean up the former Siltex site in Lemon Township where it operated a silver reclamation business. Because of quick action by the U.S. Senate last week, area dairy farme (read more)

Residents recall Methodist church fire

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It was 80 years ago this week that residents of Tunkhannock awoke to a magnificent old Methodist Church burned to the ground. Then Pastor Fred Church recalled in the local congregation’s history that the day before the fire in 1937, he had been tending Wy (read more)

Promise of ‘Free Enterprise Week’

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Ask Alexis Mock if a summer camp immersion process can have a profound impact on one’s personal development, and she’s likely to give you a major thumbs up. Mock, a Tunkhannock Area High School senior, spoke to an audience of business professionals attend (read more)

Mehoopany hires secretary

The Mehoopany Township Supervisors voted on Feb. 8 hire Maryellen Condeelis as an assistant secretary for the township, at a cost of $12 per hour.The supervisors had previously conducted interviews for the position, and picked Condeelis from a list of fiv (read more)

UGI want to bring natural gas to Tunkhannock

There’s a movement afoot in Wyoming County to have natural gas delivered to residences and businesses in Tunkhannock. However, the process will involved more than simply installing a delivery pipe throughout the borough. Natural gas provider UGI has been (read more)

Elementary life skills class OK’d at Trail

The Lackawanna Trail School Board approved Monday night the addition of an Elementary Life Skills Class beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. The program had been discussed at the previous week’s work session. Superintendent Matthew Rakauskas explaine (read more)

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‘Tiger Talk’ gives broadcast experience

BY C.J. MARSHALL It’s 8:10 a.m., and newscaster Brendon Ely and Hailey Farr spring into action as the camera goes ‘live’ indicating that broadcasting has begun. (read more)


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County mulls support of UGI line

The Wyoming County Commissioners met with representatives from the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Tier Regional and Planning Development Commission on Monday to discuss the possibility of supporting a proposal from UGI to establish a natural gas pipeline in Tunkhannock. (read more)