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

A large number of local residents and visitors celebrated Founders Day in downtown Tunkhannock on June 23, despite some threatening clouds and light rain. Above, Bryce Sutton of Wyalusing proudly displays his Trans Am with daughter Bonny Sutton at the Founders Day car show. Photos and story by Rick HidukContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) Two men involved in altercations in and outside of the Warren Hotel in the early morning hours of March 3 face the same charges as a result of their participation in the event. Owen Everette Houser of Factoryville and Brady White ofContinue Reading

Posing stoically on the front steps of the Piatt House are members of the Monday Club (top), a women’s club to which membership was considered a social coup. Eulalie Piatt Ogden, who inherited the home in 1923 can be seen in the top row, fourth from right. The Piatt HouseContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk The Warren Hotel, a popular bar and restaurant in Tunkhannock, was the scene of a fight this past weekend that moved to the parking lot, where an out-of-town worker, who was among the many spectators, apparently succumbed to injuries due to a fall. (As published in theContinue Reading