Burglary spree nets 3-8 years prison

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A 30-year-old Factoryville man was sentenced to 3-8 years in state prison for four burglaries that were part of a much larger crime spree in the summer of 2015. (read more)

Population of jail still up

Jail warden Kenneth Repsher recently informed the other members of the Wyoming County Prison Board that as of Thursday, 13 inmates are being incarcerated in correctional facilities outside the county. (read more)

Man faces additional Factoryville fire charges

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A Factoryville Borough man accused of setting a fire that destroyed a vacant building late last month faces additional charges for setting a fire at the Factoryville fire house. (read more)

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New Trolley Trail opens

LAPLUME TWP. - Keystone College reached back into the past to make connections for the future with the grand opening Thursday afternoon of a new 1.5 mile segment of the Trolley Trail. (read more)

Mehoopany learns of charter school plan

Mehoopany Township supervisors learned last Wednesday (Aug. 9) that a group has been formed to look at opening a charter school in the area after the Mehoopany Elementary School is closed next June. (read more)

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Checking on river’s health

A group of people were busy trolling the Susquehanna River near Tunkhannock’s Riverside Park on Monday. However, these people were not looking for fish. (read more)

From our early files

20 Years Ago (1997) High winds and heavy rain on Saturday caused extensive damage throughout Wyoming County, and may have indirectly caused the death of Emory Jones, 63, of Nicholson Township. Claverack has added its 20th substation, located near East Lem (read more)

Equines gets checks for PTSD

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The Wyoming County Community Health Foundation recently awarded Equines for Freedom a $5,000 grant towards treatment to veterans who suffer from the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Equines for Freedom provides treatment for PTSD free to current (read more)

Price of Trail games going up

Adults will now have to pay an additional $1 to attend home football, basketball and wrestling games at Lackawanna Trail School District. The school board voted on Monday to increase the adult admission price at those events from $3 to $4 at the beginning (read more)

New dentist works closely with patients

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From the moment he starts treating his patients, Dr. Steven Krahl works to put their minds at ease. “I welcome the patients,” he explained. “I try to relieve any stress and make them feel comfortable. And try to get to the business at hand of why they’re (read more)

Antonio’s pizza adds pizzazz

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It’s Thursday afternoon at Antonio’s Pizzeria in Tunkhannock, and many customers are enjoying the show put on by owner Chris Maruzzelli. Working behind a glass divider, Maruzzelli picks up a piece of dough and begins to work it into shape - carefully stre (read more)

Fire company muscles car show fundraiser

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It was a blast from the past at the Nicholson picnic grounds on Sunday, as people participated in the Nicholson Volunteer Fire Company’s Annual Car Show 2017. Nicholson Fire Chief Glenn Ball estimated around noon that 105 people brought their vehicles to (read more)

At Keystone, teachers learn from nature

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Twenty teachers and future educators walked through the woods on a grassy path, looking for animals or unique plants on Wednesday afternoon. At the vernal pool — a breeding area for amphibians on Keystone College’s campus — Patricia Sanchez spotted a youn (read more)

Backyard bounty pushes woman’s passion

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Holly McDonnell knows how to satisfy her sweet tooth with something healthy and delicious. The Falls Twp. resident loves to cook and bake but keep things light at the same time. A summer tradition in her family, Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread, fits that bi (read more)

Farm groups help ag trustees

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Susquehanna County was represented at the recent election of new Trustees to the Penn State University College of Agriculture Board.Representing Susquehanna Counties were the three voting organizations: Susquehanna County Farm Bureau, Pomona Grange and th (read more)

Chiropractor wants to stay ahead of ailments

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For Dr. Sandra Lane of Tunkhannock, working to prevent a disease is more important than trying to cure it after it strikes. Lane was recently named the Best Chiropractor in a readers’ poll conducted by the Wyoming County Press Examiner. “I’m very honored, (read more)

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