Mike Houser (top, far right) and Rick Stark get the 9 to 12-year-old participants at Friday night’s community Halloween Party ready for judging. Portraying a pair of Ghostbusters and the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man (above) are Jan and Travis Prevost and daughter Charlotte. They won First Place in the group category,Continue Reading

It’s easy to see why some people believe that the structural integrity of the former bank building in Meshoppen that was most recently used as a library could be compromised by the demolition of the old pizza shop when one looks at the buildings’ shared facades and the ornamental railingContinue Reading

Those engaged in a heated but productive discussion on Sept. 19 about the potential demolition of two structures in downtown Meshoppen included (clockwise, from far left) Meshoppen borough secretary Phyllis Adams, council president John Bunnell, and solicitor John Foster; Wyoming County commissioners Judy Mead, Tom Henry and Mike Stabinsky; countyContinue Reading

Despite the threat of thunderstorms, which kept the petting zoo and some vendors away, Meshoppen’s Community Day provided entertainment, activities, food and chances to win prizes to residents and visitors alike. A history display curated by Marge Walters (above) included a tribute to veterans, who were also represented by membersContinue Reading

Meshoppen Borough Council Member Doris Pickett was complimented at the May 3 meeting of the fine job she did recently sprucing up the war memorial at the corner of Bridge Street and U.S. Route 6. Photo and story by Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) With sewer and waterContinue Reading

So many eggs, so little time for the six- to eight-year-olds (top) at the Meshoppen Holiday Fund Egg Hunt held last Saturday. Eight-year-old Caddy Hartman (above, left) of Jenningsville won a bike and got a hug from her younger cousin, Ayvah Bonning of Tunkhannock. Photos and story by Rick HidukContinue 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