TASB pleads with employees

The Tunkhannock Area School Board held a special meeting last Wednesday, in an effort to reach out to its teachers, support staff and administrators to renegotiate the health care benefit component of their contracts. (read more)

Prison time for forgery

A 38-year-old White Haven man, who admitted bilking Dominic’s Equipment out of more than $6,000, was sentenced to 16-60 months in state prison on Wednesday in Wyoming County Court, even after his wife and mother-in-law attested to his good character. (read more)

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House fire displaces five

An early Sunday evening house fire in Tunkhannock Borough displaced five individuals. (read more)

Cops looking into robbery at drive-thru

Tunkhannock Township police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the drive-thru of McDonald’s Monday evening. (read more)

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Relay a community effort to fight cancer

It was a time for both joy and sadness at the 20th anniversary of the Relay For Life of Wyoming County at Lazybrook Park in Tunkhannock from 5 p.m. to midnight Friday. (read more)

Founder’s Day set for Saturday

Tunkhannock’s Founders’ Day pulls together activities that celebrate long held Tunkhannock traditions as well as the introduction of new events. (read more)

Trail grads told to keep dreaming big

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Lackawanna Trail High School graduated 81 last Tuesday night (June 13) indoors in a gymnasium that at times seemed like a sauna.“This class needs no introduction,” Principal Mark Murphy declared in opening remarks.“For a small school, these graduates have (read more)

PennDOT announces local construction season

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Summer is the traditional time for road and bridge work, and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that 50 miles of repaving are scheduled on state roads in Wyoming County. One project will have a big impact on people driving through (read more)

Mehoopany Township employees get raise

Mehoopany Township Supervisors voted on Wednesday, June 14, to increased the hourly rate for it part-time employees. On a motion made by George Kavaliauskas, and seconded by Ryan Visneski, the supervisors unanimously voted to increase the pay for the town (read more)

Monroe Twp. addressing road issues

Monroe Township is addressing many of its roads, according to their meeting on Monday, June 5. Supervisor Dale Wright indicated that Wilsey Road is complete, and bills have been submitted for reimbursement. Myers Lane and Jinx Road are to be completed, we (read more)

Kids, adults revel in camp’s return

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As she had done countless times before, Corinne Kucewicz raced up a hill between rustic cabins surrounded by lush, green forest. On Saturday, though, the battle wasn’t with her typical opponents — other campers — but with her mom. Kucewicz, 19, and her fa (read more)

New Farmers Market location a win-win

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There was a lot of interesting activities at Creekside Gardens on state Route 29 in Eaton Township on Saturday. In addition to enjoying the flora and fauna, as well as the water gardens and the establishment’s Butterfly House, people could also shop such (read more)

Ray’s closure signals delicate balance for grocers

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Ray Petty tried for 10 years to expand his flagship grocery store. In February, amid an increasingly competitive market for grocery retail, he made the final decision to shutter Ray’s Market in Factoryville after 38 years of business. The quaint market tu (read more)

The community ponders mindset matters

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Do certain children do well in school because it comes naturally to them? Or do they perform well because they are in a nurturing environment that encourages a growth mindset? These and other serious questions were addressed by Baruch College professor Ca (read more)


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