LC sewer design nears completion

The final design of a proposed sewage collection system around Lake Carey is more than 60 percent complete and is projected to be finished by early August. Steven Rowe, an engineer with the Larson Design Group of Williamsport, was on hand Thursday at the (read more)

Factoryville rolls out inspection

Factoryville Borough Council continues to roll out its new rental inspection ordinance. The ordinance, which council passed in May, requires licenses for rental properties in the borough. It also includes obligations for property owners such as maintainin (read more)

H2O TO GO: Susquehanna River access

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If you happen to be at Saturday’s Susquehanna River Day at Riverside Park and notice a new jetty sticking out into the river just east of the Route 29 bridge, don’t be alarmed. It is the final phase of the NE Marcellus Aqua Midstream water project, that i (read more)

Coalition: Overdoses on decline

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The Wyoming County Hope Coalition shared a positive update on the opioid crisis in the county at its meeting on Thursday (July 11). Director of Wyoming County Human Services and coalition leader Mike Donahue said tracking of the number of overdoses in Wyo (read more)

Claverack hosts annual meeting

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Anthony J. ‘Tony’ Ventello of Towanda was elected to a three-year term representing Zone 9 on the cooperative board. Ventello, executive director of the Progress Authority of Bradford and Susquehanna counties, defeated Frank Bertrand of Towanda in a two-w (read more)

Artist remembered through CH gallery

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A crowd of friends and family remembered the spirit and talent of the late Barbara Kapalski Nichols on Friday (July 12) during the opening of the latest art gallery at the Wyoming County Courthouse. In partnership with the Endless Mountains Council of the (read more)

Young leaves Dietrich cultural legacy

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Margie Young has been with the Dietrich Theater through it all. When she moved to the Tunkhannock area from Illinois about 20 years ago, an initiative to reopen the Dietrich, which shut down in the late 1980s, was just in its beginnings. While Young had c (read more)

Methodists welcome new 2-point pastor

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Pastor Jean Blackie felt called to ministry through her work in environmental science. While working with groups of people attempting to solve environmental problems, she felt a “strong spirituality.” “I think I had this hidden call to ministry that I mig (read more)

Beaumont Inn relies on fresh from the garden

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With blooms and blossoms taking root over its 50 acres beside Leonard Creek, the Beaumont Inn in Dallas brings farm-to-table dining to another level. Built in 1948 by original owner and architect Peter Masonis, the inn underwent some renovations in 2012 w (read more)

Students learn sign language at Dietrich

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Jeffrey Yockey’s parents were heartbroken when he was born deaf, even though they were deaf themselves. “The reason was because they knew the struggle they went through growing up,” Yockey said. The Nicholson resident is “third generation deaf,” as his gr (read more)

Wyoming County sentencings

Sentences handed down Wednesday morning by Judge Russell Shurtleff in the Wyoming County Court of Common Pleas in Tunkhannock: *Justin Kyle Bowen, 32, of Scranton, was sentenced to 12 months probation and a $500 fine for harassment on Jan. 26. *John Josep (read more)

Eaton Township addresses bridge lighting

(Ed. Note: This is a reprinting of the story first carried in our July 10 issue. Unfortunately the entire story did not run in the hard copy of the paper.) Eaton Township supervisors plan to address needed repairs to lighting on the bridge that connects t (read more)

Sen. Baker gives legislative update

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Sen. Lisa Baker, R-Lehman Township, shared an update on state government happenings during the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce’s July Business Series Luncheon. At Stonehedge Golf Course on Wednesday (July 10), Baker discussed the state budget, as well (read more)

Hot air balloon camp takes off

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For the first time in three years, the Balloon Federation of America has sponsored a hot air balloon camp for teenagers on the east coast. The last east coast camp took place in Kutztown, but this time, it’s right in Factoryville. The Keystone State Ballo (read more)

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