Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk On January 31, Wyoming County Commissioner Tom Henry (left) was approved as the new board chair for meetings in 2014, replacing Judy Mead (center), who was the county’s first female chair. In their final meeting of 2013, the commissioners, including Ron Williams (right), made
By Rick Hiduk Board members of the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) voted unanimously on Wednesday to take the Northern Tier Pennsylvania Buy Fresh Buy Local program under their wing. The primary goal of those who coordinate similar programs across the state is to promote local agriculture, farm stands, wineries
Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk Retro Rocket members Jess Illuzzi (left) and Mike Chapin (right) flank veteran guitarist Bill Kirchen, former member of Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Airmen, at Gins Tavern on Tuesday evening. Retro Rockets opened the show and members were invited back on stage in
Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk Retiring Deputy Treasurer Helen Montanye was thanked for 30 years of service to Wyoming County during a surprise retirement party at the courthouse in Tunkhannock on Tuesday morning. Dozens of Wyoming County employees at the courthouse took an early lunch break on Dec.
Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk Wyoming County Commissioners (from left) Tom Henry, Judy Mead, and Ron Williams were happy to announce that Wyoming County had been upgrade to AA status on the Standard & Poors Index. The board also negotiated a better deal on their annual Tax Anticipation Note.
By Rick Hiduk In December of 1966, I was just four years and three months old when my father took me to the SCI (now the YMCA) in Towanda to see Santa Claus, who was seated under the basketball hoop at the far end of the gymnasium. Gene Autry’s Christmas
Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park Association (BCVMPA) reached out to you today with a serious request for important information. We are in the process of putting together lists of Bradford County military veterans who are recipients of the Medal of Honor, were Prisoners of War, were awarded the Purple Heart,
Emily Krafjack, a Mehoopany Township resident and co-founder of COGENT, recently attended a workshop in Laporte that offered ideas for better ways to fit infrastructure related to the natural gas industry into our existing landscape. What she learned debunked some myths, such as to what can be planted in right-of-ways
Photo and Story By Rick Hiduk (Dec. 11, 2013) Bradford County Commissioners (from left) Doug McLinko, Daryl Miller, and Mark Smith renewed their calls for state officials to take action against unfair gas royalty reductions at their Dec. 5 meeting. Statements made to the press at last Thursday’s meeting of
Photos and Story By Rick Hiduk Youths from Whipple Performing Arts welcomed Santa and Mrs. Claus to Tunkhannock for the tree lighting ceremony. Organizers of Christmas in Our Hometown in Tunkhannock had good reason to be hopeful that Friday evening’s opening ceremonies would draw a good crowd, as light snow