Homicide charges head to county

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

Criminal homicide charges have been bound over to Wyoming County county for a pair of men who waived their rights to a preliminary hearing in the Sept. (read more)

Overfield mulls road maintenance

During their regular meeting in Tuesday, Oct. 10, the Overfield Township Supervisors reported the township is willing to provide snow removal on Windward Lane. (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2017:10:16 20:50:35

Prison population dropping

If all goes well, Wyoming County’s entire prison population may soon be housed at the jail. Commissioner Tom Henry reported Tuesday that four prisoners are now being incarcerated at facilities in other counties. (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

2-year-old death ruled a homicide

The Montour County coroner, has ruled that a two-year-old involved in a single car Tunkhannock Township accident last Thursday afternoon, later died in the operating room of Geisinger Hospital-Danville as the result of blunt force head injuries with the manner of death listed as homicide. (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

Former TA student shares testimony

A man who spent nearly 35 years behind bars for a murder he didn’t commit returned to his Tunkhannock Area High School Tuesday morning for the first time in 40 years to talk about consequences. (read more)

From our early files

20 Years Ago (1997) A Susquehanna County jury convicted Dr. Stephen Scher Wednesday of first degree murder in the 1976 shooting of attorney Martin Dillon. A 16-year-old student arrest at Tunkhannock Area High School for allegedly dealing drugs was also me (read more)

Support vital to breast cancer survival

Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2017:10:12 01:37:19

Today, at age 49, Chrissy Reeves of Falls runs Reeves Rent-A-John, along with her husband Ronald and his brothers Gary and Mark. Chrissy Reeves now lives a healthy and productive life, following a courageous battle with breast cancer 10 years ago. Back in (read more)

Tyler stays updated on area wellness

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

Ann Marie Stevens and Ted Kross of Tyler Memorial Hospital gave an informative talk to the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce last Wednesday (Oct. 11) at the Warren Hotel. Stevens, who has just completed her second year as chief executive officer, spoke a (read more)

Mehoopany Twp. wants wood out of cemetery

Mehoopany Township Supervisors decided by consensus at their meeting on Wednesday to require Tree Top Pro to remove stacks of wood from Barnes Cemetery. It was reported during the meeting that Tree Top Pro had previously been hired to cut down a dead ash (read more)

VRC training takes on tough issues

Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2017:10:12 22:14:06

To anyone who has been the victim in such circumstances, harassment and stalking can be very disruptive - and sometimes dangerous - crimes. Such situations often involve special challenges to law enforcement and other agencies. To help offset this, a foru (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2017:10:14 11:43:40

Successful wine fest

The Rotary Harvest Wine Festival was held Saturday in Tunkhannock. (read more)

TASB okays winter coaches, hears more on consolidation

Tunkhannock Area School board gave its okay to a whole slate of winter coaches presented in a supplemental agenda. (read more)

Producers looking to film in county

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

Lights, camera, action! At first glance, a community losing its nerve center would hardly seem a likely subject for a film. Yet independent film producer Matthew Thurm believes there is a good story to be told on how small towns are affected by such event (read more)

Trail board approves contract with Scranton

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

The Lackawanna Trail School Board approved a contract last Tuesday (Oct.10) with the Scranton School District for transportation shared services for 2017-2018. (read more)

Like us on Facebook!

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

Like us on Facebook for the latest news updates! (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

2-year-old death ruled a homicide

The Montour County coroner, has ruled that a two-year-old involved in a single car Tunkhannock Township accident last Thursday afternoon, later died in the operating room of Geisinger Hospital-Danville as the result of blunt force head injuries with the manner of death listed as homicide. (read more)