Family Service Association and Children & Youth Services managers from Susquehanna and Wyoming counties planted 86 pinwheels in the west courthouse lawn to mark Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. Participants included (above, from left) Howard Heise, Meagan Janiszewski, Janine Fortney, Kimberly Tuttle and Mike Zimmerman. Photos and story by RickContinue Reading

Photos by Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) The mangled wreckage of a truck, tractor and tanker trailer that rolled over the south bank of Route 6 near the Wyoming County Fairgrounds on Wednesday morning is barely discernible among the trees, brush and debris it took with it. AccordingContinue Reading

Submitted Article The PA House Judiciary Committee has unanimously passed legislation authored by state Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) that would provide civil immunity for damages resulting from forcibly entering a motor vehicle to rescue an individual. “I’ve been down this road before, as this is the third time I’ve introducedContinue Reading

Photos by Rick Hiduk A large crowd gathered in downtown Meshoppen last Friday as a pair of operators moved their excavators into position to push down the last part of the former Tyler Hospital and Kennard Hotel that was methodically demolished over the course of a week. Traffic on RouteContinue Reading

The cast of “Newsies” strikes a determined pose (top) during a rendition of “Once and For All,” one of the full-ensemble pieces in this year’s high school musical. Wyalusing school superintendent Jason Bottiglieri (above, left) congratulates life skills teacher Susan Kilmer for being selected by the Pennsylvania Association of RuralContinue Reading

Submitted Article On Monday, a seven-person delegation representing the Bootstrap Campaign delivered more than twice as many nominating petitions as required, for the four Bootstrap candidates in the upcoming Susquehanna County Commissioners’ race, to the Susquehanna County Voter Registration and Elections Office a day earlier than required. The Bootstrap candidates,Continue Reading