TOWANDA – Beginning this month, Rep. Tina Pickett will move her satellite office hours normally held on select Wednesdays in Sullivan County to a morning schedule. In addition, due to the New Year’s holiday falling on a Wednesday, staff will be available at that location on the third and fifth
By Rick Hiduk While the way that I listen to music hasn’t changed much through the years, the way that I hear popular music certainly has. It becomes clearer every year that the record companies are controlling the charts, not only telling us what the biggest hits are but reshaping
Photo by Rick Hiduk Lt. Governor candidate Mark Smith (left) and his wife, Jane Clements Smith. TOWANDA – Bradford County Commissioner Mark Smith has raised more than $230,000 for his campaign for Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor. In the month of December alone, he raised over $80,000. “In the final months of
Wells Fargo district manager Paul Story (left) and Tunkhannock store manager Travis King (right) recently presented Dietrich Theater executive director Jennifer Jenkins with a grant for $1,885 in support of the theater’s After-School Theatre Arts program. Classes begin on Wednesday, Jan. 8 for the program, which provides middle and high
Photo by Rick Hiduk The Susquehanna River winds between the borough of Meshoppen and farmlands in Mehoopany and Meshoppen Townships. Watershed quality in the Endless Mountains region is being improved via partnerships with farm owners and agencies like the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. In a report issued by The Chesapeake Bay
Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk The Dietrich Theater and Wyoming County Cultural Center in Tunkhannock was the recipient of a 2014 room tax grant totaling $10,000. On Dec. 30, the Wyoming County Commissioners approved the disbursement of an additional $43,550 to local organizations via the Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau.
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.