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Trehab unveils resource center

At the Trehab Community Resource Center in Tunkhannock, people could access multiple resources and services all under one roof. “They can come in and meet with us, people who have had similar experiences, and we’ll greet them with open arms, care and comp (read more)

Walters’ defense seeks judge recusal

The defense counsel for Phillip Walters, the Wyoming County man charged with the killing of a 24-year-old woman and then dumping her body in the Susquehanna River at Falls, has requested that President Judge Russell Shurtleff be recused from the case. Wal (read more)

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Trail Elementary Center youths honor veterans

On Nov. 14, Lackawanna Trail Elementary Center celebrated Veterans Day with 32 local veterans. The program began with the veterans being escorted into the auditorium by several fifth and sixth grade scouts to a march played by the high school band. They e (read more)

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Concerns about congestion at the entrance to the drive-thru at the Dunkin’ near the intersection of Lane Hill Road and Rt. 92 in Tunkhannock, are hopefully a thing of the past.Eric May, owner of the plaza that has Dunkin’ as its central business, said Mon (read more)

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Administrators articulate TA vision

When Tunkhannock Area High School students graduate, Superintendent Heather McPherson wants them to already have a head start on the next chapter of their lives. Her hope is for students to walk across the stage with a diploma in one hand and an industry (read more)

Factoryville to eliminate per capita tax

Factoryville Borough Council intends to adopt its 2020 budget next month with no tax increase, while also eliminating the borough’s per capita tax.At last Wednesday’s (Nov. 13) meeting, council members authorized Solicitor Paul Litwin to advertise an ordi (read more)

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‘Curious Savage’ on stage at TAHS

A play being performed at Tunkhannock Area High School this weekend promises a range of emotions and a powerful message for audiences.The theatre department is putting on ‘The Curious Savage’ by John Patrick with three shows: Friday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m.; an (read more)

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Keystone Career Fair benefits all majors

Students of all majors at Keystone College had opportunities awaiting them during a career fair in the Hibbard Campus Center last Thursday. Nearly 60 vendors were on site to meet with Keystone students about graduate school, internships and careers. “We r (read more)

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P&G employee wins company award

A local Procter & Gamble employee recently received company-wide recognition for his role as a coach and mentor at the Mehoopany plant. Last week, Don Faux of Centermoreland flew out to Cincinnati, Ohio to accept the All-Star Coach and Mentor Award from t (read more)

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Keystone projects nearing completion

As the fall semester enters its final stages, two major construction projects at Keystone College are in the home stretch. College Avenue officially opened for two-way traffic on Friday, Nov. 8, and the roadside barriers to the main entrance to the colleg (read more)

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Funding secured for Bardwell bridge

A building project in Tunkhannock Township has been awarded funding through the Multimodal Transportation Fund by the Commonwealth Financing Authority at its recent meeting, according to Sen. Lisa Baker, R-Lehman Twp., and Rep. Karen Boback, R-Harveys Lak (read more)

Area municipal parks recipients of DCNR grants

A recreational facility in Wyoming County and four in Luzerne County will undergo rehabilitation and upgrades thanks to state grants awarded by Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Sen. Lisa Baker, R-Lehman Township, announced la (read more)

From our early files

20 Years Ago (1999) Wyoming County and Susquehanna County district attorney offices have each received $20,000 for their role in helping to apprehend a major drug trafficker. The new Tunkhannock Area Middle School has been open for nearly two months, but (read more)

Down Sports Memory Lane

20 Years Ago (1999) Lackawanna Trail football team won its first ever District 2 Class A football championship when the Lions defeated Bishop O’Hara, 26-6, on Saturday. Richard Jackson rushed for 193 yards on 32 carries and three touchdowns while John Gle (read more)

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Lions clear way to quarterfinals

Josh Brown and Ray Melnikoff saw an opportunity and put on a bum rush. On an all-out sprint, Brown reached out his right arm — which has a cast for his broken thumb — and stoned a punt attempt. Not far behind, Melnikoff picked up the bouncing ball and dar (read more)

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TA b-ball poised to make noise

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When a team loses nine seniors, including a four-year starter who surpassed the 1,000 point mark and a 6’-8” big guy who caused trouble for opponents inside, that coach might worry about the immediate future of the program. That’s not the case for Tunkhan (read more)