By Rick Hiduk With the passage of Act 77, Pennsylvania now has new laws regarding absentee voting. Already known as the “no excuse ballots,” eligible voters may now request a mail-in absentee ballot for no reason, as opposed to the more stringent criteria applied to absentee ballots in previous years.Continue Reading

Long-time Kiwanis member Cindy McCarty and yearly jumper Chrissy McMahon are applauded (top) as the first ‘plungers’ at this year’s Sullivan County Kiwanis Winterfest, which was held at Camp Brulé on Feb. 15. Sledding (below) was another popular activity enjoyed by participants. Photo and story by Rick Hiduk (Exclusiv toContinue Reading

Submitted Article Representative Karen Boback, 117th District, recently hosted a meeting between the Wyoming County Commissioners and representatives from the Lackawanna/Wyoming Farm Bureau at her Tunkhannock office. The purpose of the meeting was to involve all parties in their quest to support the farming community in the county. Joining Rep. BobackContinue Reading

Celebrating receipt of a welcome grant are (above, from left) Laura Ducceschi, Scranton Area Community Foundation President and CEO and Administrator of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation; Kerry O’Grady, Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation Board Member; Dr. Jeremiah Eagan, Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation Board Member; Janine Fortney, Children’sContinue Reading

Submitted Article and Photo Join Susquehanna County Master Gardener and retired State Forester Jim Kessler (above) for a hands-on basic pruning class on Saturday, March 14 at 9 am at a private residence in Clifford. This class is offered in partnership with the Montrose Area Adult School. When should IContinue Reading