Celebrating the unveiling of one of the signs that will mark the length of Route 220 dedicated to Thomas ‘Doc” Shoemaker on Friday were (seated, from left) Chris Shoemaker; Sarah Jensen; Mike and Debby Shoemaker; (standing) Sandy Tosca; Katie, Steve, John, Jan, Tom, and John Andrew Shoemaker; Rich Jensen; TinaContinue Reading

Submitted article and photos They came, they saw, they conquered. Muncy Valley siblings, Zane (right and top) and Zander (left and bottom above) Brown, have both studied the Martial Arts since they were 5. Now at 12 and 10 years of age, they put in many hours of training everyday. AndContinue Reading

Representing both the Sullivan County Historical Society and the Endless Mountains Heritage Region, Melanie Norton (above) displays copies of the interpretive historic panels that have been erected in Forksville and Jamison City. The official dedication for the Jamison City historic sign will be held there on Friday, June 28th atContinue Reading

After delays from a flu bug I’m now back on track developing art classes. These classes will be skill classes…tips on how to improve your sketching, learning to create 3D, fur and feathers. Graphite and colored pencils.  Water color classes will have a tips class then exercises in painting sky,Continue Reading

The first jumpers of the day (from left) Jennifer Higley, Cindi McCarty, Teresa Hart, and Christian Kirsch-Blatt rile up the crowd before their plunge (top) and help each other out of the water afterwards (above). Photos and story by Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) It was a crispContinue Reading

Submitted Article Winter is here, and Kiwanis Club of Sullivan County is preparing for Winterfest 2019, scheduled for Saturday, February 16, at Camp Brulé on Route 154 north of Forksville.  Mark your calendars to attend this amazing outdoor family event with plenty of indoor space to keep warm. The gatesContinue Reading

Crews work to clean up flood debris along Norton Road (above) in Hillsgrove Township in August 2018 Submitted Article In response to flooding that occurred in 2018, NTRPDC received funding through a National Emergency Grant from the US Department of Labor. Funding is to provide stream debris clean up for flood-damagedContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Colley Pub, located at 15615 Route 87 east of Dushore, recently changed hands to new owners, Anthony Sneidar Jr., and Anthony Sneidar III. The Colley Pub received a loan from the Northern Tier Regional Planning & Development Commission (NTRPDC) for $62,800 towards the purchase of the business.Continue Reading