The Clauses arrive in downtown Tunkhannock in grand style. Photos and story by Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) People came from miles around to enjoy Christmas in Our Hometown in Tunkhannock this past weekend, cheering Santa and Mrs. Claus as they arrived via horse-drawn wagon, enjoying holiday treatsContinue Reading

Employees and managers celebrating the 30th anniversary of J.R’s Hallmark in Tunkhannock on Saturday were (top, from left) Jen Crary, Lisa Strunk, Janet Shoemaker, Glenda Shoemaker, Casey Sickler, Donald Miller and Laitlyn Markovitz. (kraynacks) Charlie and Jo-Ann Kraynack (above) of East Lemon enjoy some cake at J.R’s Hallmark on Oct. 20.Continue Reading

Wyoming County commissioner Judy Mead (left, foreground) reads a proclamation marking Wyoming County’s involvement in National Business Women’s Week to (continuing clockwise) commissioner Tom Henry, TBPW member Gloria Pasternak, chief clerk Bill Gaylord, TBPW members Michelle Shotwell, Tammy Balewski, Elaine Walker and Mary Bishop and solicitor Paul Litwin III. PhotosContinue Reading

Photo by Nathaniel Roote Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame president James Martin, Jr. (second from right) presented members and coaches of the Tunkhannock Little League World Series Girls Softball team a plaque at the banquet held at the Moose Lodge in Tunkhannock on Oct. 13 that concluded their excitingContinue Reading

Hundreds of quilts displayed in the sanctuary of the United Methodist Church (top) were an unusual but appreciable site during the Hometown Fall Fest. Shari Herring (above, left) of Thornhurst stopped by the Dietrich Theater on Saturday to learn what her old friend, Frances Urie, had to say about theContinue Reading

A small kitchen fire at Twigs Cafe in Tunkhannock (above) just after midnight on Monday prevented the restaurant from opening on Tuesday. Clean-up has been completed, and management opened the doors for business again on Wednesday. Charred ceiling tiles and a few burnt pans were tossed out a side doorContinue Reading

Photos by Rick Hiduk Employees of Nonweilers Amusements were busy Monday afternoon setting up rides and refreshment stands, while fire company members were emptying the bays that will become the bar for their five-day carnival. The annual Triton Hose Company Carnival opens on Tuesday, July 31 and runs through Saturday,Continue Reading