Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk Participants in the February meeting of the Wyoming County Prison Board included (clockwise from left) Solicitor Paul Litwin; Commissioners Judy Mead, Tom Henry, and Ron Williams; Chief Clerk Bill Gaylord; Warden Ken Repsher; Judge Russell Shurtleff; and Public Defender Deborah Albert-Heise. Wyoming County PrisonContinue Reading

The Bradford County Prison Board met at the Courthouse in Towanda on Jan. 8. Members include (above, from front, center) District Attorney Dan Barrett, County Commissioner Doug McLinko, Judge Maureen Beirne, Sheriff C.J. Walters, Deputy Warden Pete Quatrinni, Commissioner Daryl Miller, Warden Don Stewart, and Commissioner Mark Smith. The prisonContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk A short prison board meeting preceded a much longer meeting of the Wyoming County Commissioners on Tuesday morning. Despite the brief agenda, the Aug. 12 meeting was well-attended with Warden Ken Repsher, Sheriff Ned Sherman, District Attorney Jeff Mitchell, Public Defender Deborah Albert-Heise, and President Judge RussellContinue Reading

Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk Wyoming County Prison Board members, including (from foreground) Sheriff Ned Sherman, Warden Ken Repsher, Assistant Warden Gordon Traveny, and Public Defender Deborah Albert-Heise held their monthly meeting at the courthouse in Tunkhannock on April 8.  There are currently 76 inmates incarcerated in Tunkhannock, andContinue Reading

Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk (March 13 update: After Wednesday’s sentencings, which included a 10-month to four-year mandate for Robin Gorton-Parrish for embezzling more than $34,000 from the Noxen Fire Company, prison population in Wyoming County stood at 70 inmates. The decision by Judge Shurtleft concerning Gorton-Parrish did not affectContinue Reading