Jenn and Sam Keir (above) are ready to welcome more visitors to their tasting room at the Keir Family Distillery in Warren Center this weekend. The event runs from 2 to 10 p.m. on June 25. Photos and story by Rick Hiduk (originally published in the Daily Review) Sam andContinue Reading

Submitted by M. Denise Dennis During the Civil War, Sgt. Ralph Payne (1844-1900) of Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania and grandfather of Harriette Payne Dennis, served in the 41st Regiment of the US Colored Troops during the Civil War. Payne participated in the Appomattox Campaign in, “pursuit of Lee, April 3-9,Continue Reading

Participants in the June 20 meeting of the Wyoming County Prison Board included (above, from left) commissioners Tom Henry, Rick Wilbur, and Ernie King; chief clerk Bill Gaylord; district attorney Joe Peters; sheriff Bob Roberts; and Lt. Heather Schmidt. Photos and story by Rick Hiduk (exclusive to readers) TheContinue Reading

Wyoming County Commissioner Rick Wilbur (standing, right) was among 12 elected officials and community leaders from across Pennsylvania to graduate on June 17 from a professional development program conducted by the Center for Excellence in County Leadership. Submitted Article and Photos The Center for Excellence in County Leadership (CEL), a premierContinue Reading

Edited from submitted materials A Quilts of Valor Ceremony was held for eight veterans during the 5th Annual Northern Tier Veterans Picnic at Mountaineer Park in Monroeton on June 11. Handmade quilts were awarded to veterans who have been “touched by war,” according to the Quilts of Valor Foundation. TheContinue Reading

Bob Frey (above) spends many hours a day building and weathering model rail cars in his greenhouse-turned-workshop. A hand-weathered stock car (top), complete with straw bedding and fake pig poop, is ready to ship to singer Rod Stewart. By Rick Hiduk (originally published in Living Bradford County Magazine) Bob FreyContinue Reading

Among those marking the 100th birthdays of both Queenie Ciprich (seated, left) and B.B. Colodny were (standing, left of Queenie) Wyoming County Active Adult Center director Rachael Kiwak, (back) county commissioner Ernie King, Luzerne/Wyoming Counties Area Agency on Aging executive director Mary Roselle, director of senior center services Sandy Acornley,Continue Reading