Cain Chamberlin, who became executive director of the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) in 2018, was recently appointed president of Heritage PA, the umbrella organization for the 12 recognized Heritage Areas within Pennsylvania, five of which are also nationally recognized. Chamberlin is the first representative of the EMHR, which servesContinue Reading

Headliners at this year’s NEPA Bluegrass Festival will include Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver (top) and Seth Mulder & Midnight Run (above). The NEPA Bluegrass Festival will return to Lazy Brook Park in Tunkhannock Thursday, June 3 and run through Sunday, June 6. Fans of live bluegrass music will find familiarContinue Reading

Submitted Photos On March 30, the Wyoming County Commissioners proclaimed April as Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month, in conjunction with the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) of Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties. CAC director Janie Fortney and her staff subsequently placed pinwheels at several locations in the Tunkhannock area, including the countyContinue Reading

A couple enjoys the view of the Susquehanna River from the walkway (top) that parallels the Merrill Parkway in Towanda, which is derived from the Nanticoke language and means “burial place.” Interpretations of the name of Tunkhannock (above) vary from “small stream” to “bend in the river.” Submitted Article TheContinue Reading

Dave Baltrusaitis (top photo, foreground) and his son, Jake, of Tunkhannock fish a stretch of the North Branch Mehoopany Creek that was restored in the years following the 2011 floods. The work is coordinated by the Mehoopany Creek Watershed Association, members of which sold food and beverages to anglers asContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Wyoming County Emergency Management Agency and the Wyoming County Commissioners are announcing a COVID-19 vaccination clinic. The provider/host is the Exeter Township Health Care Center/Dr. Mary Elizabeth Sokach. Their office is a division of Rural Health of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The clinic will be held at the LakeContinue Reading

Excited about an impending face lift of the former Montrose United Methodist Church building that became headquarters to Susquehanna County Interfaith last year are (from left) contractor Patrick Mooney, Interfaith board member Bob Owens, and Interfaith executive director Cynthia Beeman. Since moving to the former Montrose United Methodist Church buildingContinue Reading