Since I have been writing about the evolution and business of natural gas extraction in the Endless Mountains for nearly three years now, friends and relatives outside the area often ask me how our lives have changed as a result of an influx of new people, technologies, and ways ofContinue Reading

It ended almost as quickly as it began. Two unidentified old men sitting at the bar at the Marie Antoinette in Wyalusing Township on Wednesday night left their bar stools and laid side-by-side on the floor and commenced to leg rasslin’ with no apparent provocation. Laying opposite each other, theContinue Reading

Photo by Rick Hiduk Construction of the new cupola for the Dandy Mini Mart in Wysox Township is nearing completion, according to project manager Willy Rowe of Middendorf Contracting. Though he concedes that it might be wishful thinking, Rowe suggested that the dome might be moved with a heavy-duty craneContinue Reading

Photo by Rick Hiduk Wyoming County Commissioners (from left) Tom Henry, Judy Mead, and Ron Williams listen to commentary from a resident in attendance at Tuesday’s meeting at the courthouse in Tunkhannock. At the regular meeting of the Wyoming County Commissioners on Nov. 5, the board adopted a new taxContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk While drug-related crime and retail theft continue to challenge Wyoming County law enforcement officials, members of the county’s prison board acknowledged measurable improvements at the facility in recent months in their Nov. 5 meeting. The overall inmate population has fallen to 60 men and seven women, leavingContinue Reading

Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk Bradford County Humane Society director Jennifer Spencer (left) and community outreach coordinator Megan Snell hold “Pete” and “Penny” at the recent meeting of the Bradford County Commissioners. The friendly strays were selected as this year’s mascot for the Shop for Pete and Penny campaign. Continue Reading

By Rick Hiduk David Buck of Sugar Run, Bradford County, was the recipient of the Thomas P. Shelburne Environmental Leadership Award at the 23rd annual Evening for Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Environment. The Endless Mountains region was well-represented at the banquet, which was held at the Woodlands Inn and Resort in Wilkes-BarreContinue Reading