Submitted Article The House Insurance Committee, led by Rep. Tina Pickett (Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), is currently holding a voting meeting to consider Senate Bill 1003, which would require reimbursement for emergency medical services (EMS) by prohibiting a managed care plan from denying a claim solely because the patient/enrollee was not transported orContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Pennsylvania Treasury recently announced the launch of a new state website dedicated to reuniting military decorations that have been reported as unclaimed property with their rightful owners, according to Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming). The search function is accessible on Treasury’s website, www.patreasury.gov. It allows users to search their names,Continue Reading

Submitted Article American Legion Riders Post #49 of Troy, PA donated $800.00 to the Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park Association, representing proceeds from their recent benefit motorcycle run. Participating in the check presentation at Towanda were (from left) BCVMPA Secretary Sandy Doherty, Veterans Park Administration Officer, Lt. Col. George Crowell,Continue Reading

(Also published in the Rocket-Courier) David Anthony Cronauer, 28, Laceyville, has been charged with flight to avoid apprehension, trial or punishment; disorderly conduct of a physical offense, and providing false identification to law enforcement in Tunkhannock. According to Tunkhannock police, Ptlm. Donald Hornlein was in the area of West StreetContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) There were not enough prison board members in attendance on Sept. 18 to reach a quorum for the monthly Wyoming County Prison Board meeting, but those present were engaged in conversation on ways to reduce the number of people incarcerated. Prior toContinue Reading

Senior high student representative Mackenzie Tewksbury (left) provided her first official report of the 2018-19 school year, and elementary school representative Katherine White also spoke to the board. Tewksbury will represent the high school for the remainder of the year. The elementary representative position will rotate among numerous students. PhotosContinue Reading