Story by Rick Hiduk The Grammy-nominated Boxcars will headline at the 7th annual NEPA Bluegrass Festival at Lazy Brook Park, east of Tunkhannock over the last weekend of May. This year’s NEPA Bluegrass Festival, set for Thursday to Sunday, May 29 to June 1, will continue to honor the traditions ofContinue Reading

Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk As a building along McCord Street in Tunkhannock is pulled down behind them, a number of individuals who worked together to fund the buyouts and demolition of flood-prone properties in the borough gathered on Wednesday morning to see the fruits of their labor. ParticipantsContinue Reading

Photo and Story Rick Hiduk Volunteers from the Meshoppen Fire Company and the FWM Emergency Squad (above) blocked the southern end of Meshopany Ridge Road on Saturday after an unscheduled release of highly pressurized natural gas occurred at the Manning Compressor Station in Washington Township, Wyoming County. The sudden releaseContinue Reading

Photos and story by Rick Hiduk Residents of Rabbit Hollow in Washington Township return to their vehicle after being told by first responders from Meshoppen and Mehoopany that there has been an incident at the recently constructed UGI natural gas compressor station on Meshopany Ridge Road. (update link below) TheContinue Reading

Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk It might have been beginners luck, but six-year-old Jack Russell of Little Meadows in Susquehanna County (above, left) was the only angler to have landed a trout by midmorning at the junction of Mehoopany Creek and North Fork at Forkston Four Corners on AprilContinue Reading

Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk Wyoming County Commissioners (from right) Tom Henry, Ron Williams, and Judy Meade proclaimed the county’s observance of April 13 to 19 as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. They were joined at the meeting by Wyoming County 911 staff members (from left) Brian Miller, DebiContinue Reading