Prison time for child neglect

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TUNKHANNOCK - A Washington Twp. couple were each sentenced Wednesday to time in state prison for endangering the welfare of children after a Wyoming County jury last Nov. 15 said they were guilty of child neglect regarding two of the dad’s three children. (read more)

Vehicular homicide 5-10 years

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A 55-year-old Bradford County man was sentenced to 5-10 years for homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence in an accident that killed a 90-year-old Tunkhannock woman. (read more)

Teachers expected to strike

Following last Thursday’s school board meeting, the Tunkhannock Area School District was given notice that teachers plan to strike on April 23. (read more)

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Business leaders remember Gay

Debra Ann ‘Debbie’ Gay lost her battle with cancer earlier this month at the age of 51, but has been remembered as a first-rate cheerleader when it came to lifting the business community up, while the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce was coming into its own. (read more)

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Group targeting fight against overdoses

Wyoming County continued its on-going battle against illicit drug use and addiction on Thursday with a kick-off aimed at combating the problem on a county-side basis. (read more)

From our early files

20 Years Ago (1998) It will be at least another year before two men go to trial for the 1985 shooting death of Joyce Ann Harding, according to the assistant district attorney of Lackawanna County. L.B. Shaw, a charter member of the Tunkhannock Kiwanis, re (read more)

Arthritis can be deadly if not properly treated

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At some point in their lives, most people will experience the discomfort of arthritis - particularly as they get older. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which usually affects weight bearing joints - such as the back, hips and knees - a (read more)

Artists join in celebrating the Blues

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About 100 people showed up at the Dietrich Theater on Sunday to enjoy paintings, photographs, and a live performance at ‘Blues in Art & Music.’ Live music was provided during the two-hour event by The Matt Bennick Project with Phyllis Hopkins and the Elec (read more)

Chamber offers help for healthy living

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The beginning of the year is traditionally when many people make an effort to change their habits with the idea of living a healthier lifestyle. Various organizations respond by offering seminars, lectures or support groups, geared at providing informatio (read more)

Early treatment imperative for treating glaucoma

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Participants as the Falls Active Adult Center were provided valuable information on Thursday concerning the detection and treatment of glaucoma. Mary Reeves, Admissions Director at the Gardens, explained that glaucoma often manifests itself in adults as t (read more)

Tunkhannock SB gets lesson in numbers

Attendees at last Thursday’s Tunkhannock Area School Board meeting got a lesson in how the district was performing on standardized tests, and the bottom line according to assistant superintendent Mary Gene Eagan was in some places there is room for improv (read more)

Templin lifts up the wild outdoors

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While wild animals may not necessarily be considered a music subject, photos of them taken by Sharon Templin of Tunkhannock did generate of great deal of interest during the show. In one section along the walls were pictures of leopards, zebras, wildebees (read more)

SCCTC offering petroleum/natural gas course

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The Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center School Board learned Wednesday, Jan. 10 that SCCTC will offer Introduction to Petroleum and Natural Gas to eligible senior students. (read more)

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Prison time for child neglect

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TUNKHANNOCK - A Washington Twp. couple were each sentenced Wednesday to time in state prison for endangering the welfare of children after a Wyoming County jury last Nov. 15 said they were guilty of child neglect regarding two of the dad’s three children. (read more)