James Welch of Tunkhannock (top, right) receives a handshake from commissioner Tom Henry (left) and a citation for his dedication to voting in general elections from fellow commissioners Judy Mead and Mike Stabinski. Above, some of more than 50 Wyoming County voters who have voted in every November election forContinue Reading

Members of several local country bands, including (above, from left) Shane Fabiani, Chris Shrive, Ashley Marie, and Mike Edwards performed for the standing-room-only crowd.  Photos and story by Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) As the icy waters of the Susquehanna River flowed swiftly but silently past the villageContinue Reading

Looking over new FEMA flood plain maps with Wyoming County GIS coordinator Chas Mead (second from right) are (from left) Tunkhannock Township supervisor Randy White, Tunkhannock Township secretary Judy Gingher, and Washington Township secretary Lora Seidel. Photo and story by Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) Though FEMA isContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk (also published in the Rocket-Courier) A much anticipated disaster declaration by the president of the United States was finally announced last week, and municipalities in Wyoming County will begin receiving funds to cover costs attributed to flash flooding in early to mid August. “It’s a good declaration,”Continue Reading

Among those representing Forkston Township (above) at the annual convention were (from left) supervisor Lou Denison, secretary treasurer Madge Severcool, tax collector Mary Valentine, and supervisor Dennis Mingus. Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) Representatives from most of Wyoming County’s 18 townships and a numberContinue Reading

Participating in the opening ceremony of the Wyoming County Community Fair on Aug. 29 were (top, from left) county commissioners Tom Henry and Judy Mead; Rep. Lou Barletta’s senior adviser Conrad Falvello; 2017-18 fair queen Alexandria Glaush; and fair board officers Kim Scott, Marjorie Singer, Stephanie Scavone, and Pam Burke.Continue Reading