Charges in Ambulance Co. theft

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The long-time financial secretary of the Forkston-Windham-Mehoopany (FWM) Ambulance Association was arraigned Tuesday morning on several felony charges which suggested she bilked the volunteer agency of more than $190,000 over the past 16 years. Cathy Lyn (read more)

Public gets TA update on consolidation

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Things are progressing well in the Tunkhannock Area School District for when students return to classes on Sept. 10 at the new Primary Center and Intermediate Center. During a public meeting in the Intermediate Center (former Middle School) auditorium on (read more)

Ex-Fire company treasurer arraigned

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The ex-treasurer of the Lake Carey Volunteer Fire Company was arraigned Tuesday morning on charges she took in excess of $16,000 over the past five years. Alison Nichols, 52, of State Street, Nicholson, appeared before Magisterial District Judge David Plu (read more)

Man gets 30-120 months prison for burglary

A 29-year-old Tunkhannock man was sentenced to 30-120 months in state prison for his involvement in a July 2017 burglary. Timothy Gumble Jr. also faces a fine of $500 and restitution in the amount of $27.64. OTHER SENTENCES Other sentences handed down by (read more)

Keyboardist shares upbeat message to kids

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Playing a keyboard is definitely a challenge, even to the most talented player. For Todd Waites, the challenge is even greater, because he lost his right arm to cancer as a teenager. But Waites proved at the Tunkhannock Library on Monday that he has met t (read more)

Mehoopany Twp. awards road contract

Mehoopany Township supervisors voted on Wednesday (June 11) to award a contract to Suit-Kote of Hallstead to provide seal and chipping for certain roads in the township. Roadmaster Roy Darling reported that Suit-Kote will be doing work on Farr Road, Scott (read more)

Overfield supervisors grant business permit

The Overfield Township supervisors voted last Tuesday (July 10) to grant a conditional use permit to a resident, allowing him to conduct a business on his property. The supervisors held a special hearing before its regular meeting, to take testimony from (read more)

Group big on preserving farm equipment

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More than 2,000 people showed up at Lazybrook Park during the weekend to participate in the 25th anniversary of Endless Mountains Antique Power Association’s antique tractor show. “It just keeps on growing,” said association Vice-President Donnie Fuller, (read more)

Chair yoga stretching benefits for all

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At the Dietrich Theater on Friday, a class of about 15 participants sat on chairs, eyes closed, breathing evenly and deeply. However, these people are not sleeping. Instead, they are focusing their energies and training their bodies as they practice chair (read more)

Food truck Friday grows in popularity

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Hundreds of people converged on Creekside Gardens Friday night to enjoy food, fun, and entertainment available at Food Truck Friday. The event is organized by Bill and Amanda Banta of Rowland’s Pennsylvania Produce, who oversee the local Farmer’s Market a (read more)

Migraines are no fun for sufferers

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To those who suffer from them, migraines are the worst of all headaches. A moderate to severe throbbing pain usually affects one side of the head - lasting from a few hours to up to a week in more extreme cases, according to Mary Reeves. Reeves, the Admis (read more)

County Hazard mitigation plan in the works

(ED. NOTE: This story did not print out in its entirety in our July 11 edition. We apologize for the oversight.) Local communities throughout Wyoming County are being urged to participate with the Emergency Management Agency in the creation of a new Hazar (read more)

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20 Years Ago (1998) Residents of the Falls and Lake Winola area will have a chance to give their views at a meeting July 28 on a proposed merger of area fire companies. About two dozen people attended a forum Wednesday to discuss new park plans for the fo (read more)

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Charges in Ambulance Co. theft

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The long-time financial secretary of the Forkston-Windham-Mehoopany (FWM) Ambulance Association was arraigned Tuesday morning on several felony charges which suggested she bilked the volunteer agency of more than $190,000 over the past 16 years. Cathy Lyn (read more)