Highlights of Christmas in Our Hometown on Dec. 1 included the lighting of the town Christmas tree by Mr. and Mrs Claus (top) with accompaniment by the Tunkhannock High School Marching Band. The Clauses arrived in a horse-drawn wagon (above), much to the delight of scores of children awaiting them.Continue Reading

The former home of Wyoming County Sheriff Robert Truesdale was torn down on Wednesday, after being damaged by fire several months ago. Most recently an apartment house, it was still revered as one of the more stately Victorian-style homes in the borough’s historic district. In fact, members of the 2017Continue Reading

Rep. Karen Boback (above, left) attended the July meeting of the Blue Star Mothers of NEPA on Tuesday evening, which was held at the Yearbook Diner in Tunkhannock and read a proclamation to the group with chapter president (standing, right) Lori Bishop looking on. Photos and Story by Rick HidukContinue Reading

The father and sons team of (top, from right) Mike, Evan and Adam Biro are credited for transferring the Historic Tunkhannock Walking Tour brochure into a phone-friendly mobile app. Adam (above, right) shows the app to Wyoming County Commissioner Ron Williams. Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk Representatives from theContinue Reading

Looking east (top) and west (above) from the approximate center of Founders Day activities on Saturday, throngs of people can be seen taking in the sights, smells and sounds of Tunkhannock’s annual summer holiday. Photos by Rick Hiduk From Warren Street at the west to McCord Street at the east,Continue Reading

Working in partnership with Tunkhannock High School students to identify potential career paths are (from left) ProCare Director Dr. Michael Lynch, Ashleigh Miroslaw (THS), Dr. Bo Marcy, Sydney Walters (THS), and Dr. Tim Kerestes. Submitted article ProCare Physical Therapy works closely with Tunkhannock Area High School to provide students withContinue Reading

Tunkhannock’s annual Christmas in Our Hometown attracted the largest crowds to the Wyoming County Seat in years, in large part due to cooperative weather. Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk While Tunkhannock’s Christmas in Our Hometown event, held this past Friday and Saturday, has always been popular, rain has hamperedContinue Reading

The 8-9-10 Tunkhannock softball team shows off its District 15 banner after beating Troy 7-0 at Strumski Field in Tunkhannock. Team members include (front, from left) Ella McNeff, Cali Wisnosky, (middle), Julianna Roote, Paige Marabell, Kaya Hannon, Karley Lockard, Hallie Brown, McKenzie Hannon, Lily Parr, Elaina Kulsicavage, (back), coach ChrisContinue Reading

Featured sites on Elm Street and Susquehanna Avenue in Tunkhannock include the Gravel Hill Cemetery (top) and four homes, including the stately mansion (above) built for lumber baron William Kittredge in 1911. Photos by Rick Hiduk Guided versions of the Historic Tunkhannock Walking Tour will be offered again on Thursdays,Continue Reading

Celebrating Tunkhannock’s official designation as a “PA River Town” on July 23 were (front, from left) Endless Mountains Heritage Region director Annette Schultz, DCNR local adviser Christine Dettore, State Representative Karen Boback, Riverside Park Commission members Carol Innamorati and Peg Ball, Tunkhannock Mayor Norm Ball, Wyoming County Commissioner Ron Williams, SusquehannaContinue Reading