Adults and youths who participated in the flower box plantings include (from left) Cameron Myers, Katlynn Pitcher, Jessica Kmiechik, Doris Pickett, Christian Tripp, Lexi MacGeorge, Emily Longworth, Ben Fink, Dave Jennings, Lanie Sermonds, Eternity Gutknecht, Mimi Jennings and (not pictured) Jennifer Jennings O’Brien. Photos and intro by Gail James/Group DescriptionContinue Reading

Participants in the 13 to adult group (top) make a mad dash for eggs in Meshoppen’s Community Park. In addition to candy and small toys, numbered slips found inside some of the eggs could be redeemed for nice prizes, like a utility cart won by 13-year-old Kalei Timerman (above), aContinue Reading

Photo gallery by Rick Hiduk (Exclusive to A rare daytime public Halloween party was a big hit with Meshoppen area families, who flocked to Community Park to wander through a trail of holiday decorations and bedecked vehicles where they picked up their Halloween treats. The well-attended event was designedContinue Reading

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