Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk Members of the Bradford County Prison Board (top, clockwise, from left) Commissioners Ed Bustin and Doug McLinko, Deputy Warden Pete Quattrini, Commissioner Daryl Miller, and Warden Don Stewart and (above, from left) President Judge Maureen Beirne and Sheriff C.J. Walters met in Towanda onContinue Reading

Photos and story by Rick Hiduk Members of the Wyoming County Prison Board met on Tuesday prior to the regular meeting of the Wyoming County Commissioners. After a year wrought by costly overcrowding and opiate addictions, Wyoming County Prison Board expressed on Jan. 10 their hopes that the worst isContinue Reading

Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk Members of the Bradford County Prison Board, including (above, from left) Deputy Warden Peter Quattrini, Warden Don Stewart, Commissioner Doug McLinko, Judge Maureen Beirne, Sheriff CJ Walters, Commissioner Daryl Miller, and Commissioner Ed Bustin met at the County Courthouse for their monthly meeting onContinue Reading

  A recent meeting of the Bradford County Prison Board revealed that initiatives to curb overpopulation and provide treatment for those entering the system addicted to opiates have been very effective. Participants included (above from back, left) President Judge Maureen Beirne, County Commissioner Ed Bustin, Deputy Warden Pete Quattrini, CommissionerContinue Reading

Photo and story by Rick Hiduk The Wyoming County Prison Board, including (above, from left) Atty. Paul Litwin; Commissioners Judy Mead, Tom Henry, and Ron Williams; Atty. Steve Franko; Warden Ken Repsher; President Judge Russell Shurtleff; and DA Jeff Mitchell met before a standing-room-only crowd on Aug. 24 to discuss waysContinue Reading

Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk Participants in the February meeting of the Wyoming County Prison Board included (clockwise from left) Solicitor Paul Litwin; Commissioners Judy Mead, Tom Henry, and Ron Williams; Chief Clerk Bill Gaylord; Warden Ken Repsher; Judge Russell Shurtleff; and Public Defender Deborah Albert-Heise. Wyoming County PrisonContinue Reading

The Bradford County Prison Board met at the Courthouse in Towanda on Jan. 8. Members include (above, from front, center) District Attorney Dan Barrett, County Commissioner Doug McLinko, Judge Maureen Beirne, Sheriff C.J. Walters, Deputy Warden Pete Quatrinni, Commissioner Daryl Miller, Warden Don Stewart, and Commissioner Mark Smith. The prisonContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk A short prison board meeting preceded a much longer meeting of the Wyoming County Commissioners on Tuesday morning. Despite the brief agenda, the Aug. 12 meeting was well-attended with Warden Ken Repsher, Sheriff Ned Sherman, District Attorney Jeff Mitchell, Public Defender Deborah Albert-Heise, and President Judge RussellContinue Reading