Plummer reelected District Judge

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David Plummer was reelected Tuesday in a hotly contested battle for Magisterial District Judge across the eastern part of Wyoming County. (read more)

Terroristic acts yield jail time

A 59-year-old Tunkhannock man who pleaded guilty in September to terroristic acts last June against a female acquaintance and her children was sentenced Wednesday in the Wyoming County Court of Common Pleas to up to 23 and a half months in county jail. (read more)

Chamber gets big $1M grant

The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce got big news Tuesday morning as the Commonwealth Financing Authority announced it would be getting a $1 million grant to cover pipeline costs of getting gas to the Tunkhannock market. (read more)

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Grad reminds to say thanks

Lt. Col. George Gay Jr., USMC retd., took time out during a Veterans Day address to students Friday at the same Tunkhannock High School he graduated from in 1958, to take notice of the ‘largely invisible’ people who serve or have served in the military. (read more)

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Spokesman mantle passes at P&G plant

For almost a dozen years, Alex Fried has served as the face of the mammoth Procter & Gamble- Mehoopany plant, spearheading local corporate philanthropy, but also answering tough questions of the media. (read more)

From our early files

20 Years Ago (1997) U.S. Marine Cpl. Mario Tudor, son of Mary Ann Jones of Meshoppen, and Navy Ensign George Lynett Jr., son of New Age-Examiner and Scranton Times publisher George Lynett Sr., are headed to the Persian Gulf. The season’s first major snows (read more)

Opioid forum at TAHS reveals extent of problem

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(Editors Note: We asked Tunkhannock Area High School senior Bailee Jones to attend an opioid forum offered at the high school last Wednesday and give her observations as she is part of the age group targeted by such outreach efforts.) Expecting an auditor (read more)

Raid nets illegal gaming machines in three counties

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Investigators seized dozens of unauthorized electronic gaming machines and more than $400,000 in cash during a “gaming raid” in Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wyoming counties on Wednesday (Nov. 8), according to police. The state police Bureau of Liquor Control (read more)

Narcan drug can help save lives in overdose

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About 10 people showed up at the Tunkhannock Public Library on Thursday to take part in a seminar on how to administer Narcan to a person suffering from an opioid overdose. Narcan - also known as naloxone - is drug which can reverse the affects of heroin (read more)

Factoryville gives green light to Keystone Commons

Factoryville Borough Council granted approval of a waiver request from Keystone College which should pave the way for the proposed Keystone Commons development. The borough’s planning commission had met earlier in the evening regarding the $3 million reta (read more)

Brigham sworn in as Laceyville borough council member

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Randy Brigham was sworn in Tuesday as the newest member of Laceyville Borough Council. Brigham replaces former council member Keith Pennay, who resigned at the end of the meeting on Tuesday because he has moved out of the area. In accepting his resignatio (read more)

Mehoopany supervisors combine two positions into one

The Mehoopany Supervisors voted on Oct. 8 to combine the positions of township treasurer and secretary into one position. Treasurer Jennifer Sorokach informed the supervisors last month that she will be stepping down as treasurer in December. Instead of h (read more)

AG donates to Hunts for Healing in Laceyville

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro presented Hunts for Healing, a local veterans support group, with a check for $64,410 on Friday. The presentation was one of several stops the Attorney General made throughout the area on Friday, discussing matte (read more)

KC honors vets with luncheon

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Keystone College honored area veterans on Friday at its 13th annual Veterans Day Luncheon at the Theatre in Brooks. The highlight of the event was given by guest speaker Tom Zigray, 1973 Keystone graduate and military veteran. Zigray served in a Special I (read more)

Marines mark 242nd Birthday

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Lt. Col. George Gay, USMC Retd., said Friday night that it was a longstanding tradition that where two or more Marines are gathered on Nov. 10 you’re supposed to throw a birthday party. All in the name of remembering a bond of warrior soldiers that has st (read more)

Getting to know local winter weather

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“Winter is coming.” That is what David Nicosia of the National Weather Service’s Binghamton office said Wednesday night as part of a winter Skywarn training class he was teaching to emergency management coordinators from the county’s 23 municipalities. Wi (read more)

Yard sale caps motion picture production

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An unusual sight greeted the folks driving by the Wyoming County Courthouse on Saturday. From 10 a.m. to about 3 p.m., people could see old used furniture such as sofas, tables, and chairs spread out across the front lawn. Books, lamps cabinets and even a (read more)

Mom, daughter art at courthouse

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People walking along the first floor of the Wyoming County Courthouse can now enjoy many idyllic scenes hanging on the walls. Oil paintings depict such sights as a lone fisherman casting his line in a stream, old weathered barns defying the test of time, (read more)

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King Kidding acts to create fresh sound

The first live show never goes as planned for most bands. But when the guys in Tunkhannock-based group King Kidding took the stage for the first time in July 2016, at a now-defunct Carbondale venue, their nerves were nowhere to be found. (read more)

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Terroristic acts yield jail time

A 59-year-old Tunkhannock man who pleaded guilty in September to terroristic acts last June against a female acquaintance and her children was sentenced Wednesday in the Wyoming County Court of Common Pleas to up to 23 and a half months in county jail. (read more)