Submitted Article Rep. Tina Pickett (Bradford/Wyoming) reminds veterans and their dependents that free assistance is available to them on the first Wednesday of each month by appointment at her district office in Tunkhannock (133 W. Tioga St.). The office is currently scheduling appointments for Wednesday, May 3. “I am pleasedContinue Reading

Submitted Article Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced that additional monthly assistance hours will be available to area veterans and their families in her Dallas district office, located at 105 Lt. Michael Cleary Drive, beginning in September. Brian Stolarski, department service officer with the American Legion, will offer appointments fromContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Pennsylvania Treasury recently announced the launch of a new state website dedicated to reuniting military decorations that have been reported as unclaimed property with their rightful owners, according to Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming). The search function is accessible on Treasury’s website, It allows users to search their names,Continue Reading

Submitted Article State Sen. Lisa Baker invites veterans of all ages and from all service eras to utilize the Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars Service Officer Network to receive free information and assistance for government benefits including VA healthcare, compensation, pension, education and dependent benefits. Surviving spouses can also useContinue Reading

Submitted Article State Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) is looking to recognize residents of the 117th District who are Pennsylvania veterans from the Korean War era. “Approximately 200,000 Pennsylvanians served in the Korean Conflict, with nearly 37,000 of them losing their life during their service,” said Boback. “My hope is to pay tribute toContinue Reading