Rep. Karen Boback participated in a Commemorative Pinning Ceremony for local Vietnam Veterans on Friday evening at the Wall That Heals display in Tunkhannock. Gerard Beaucheane (left) of Tunkhannock is seen stepping up to Rep. Boback as (from left) George Gay (Ret.-USMC), Wyoming County commissioner Ernie King, Examiner reporter KevinContinue Reading

Hunts For Healing representatives Pete Hatton (top, left) and John Piccotti (right) present a plaque of appreciation to Tammy Bonnice of Williams Companies. Hunts For Healing, situated at Ringneck Ridge Hunting Preserve on the border of Bradford and Susquehanna counties near Laceyville, has provided recreational opportunities and camaraderie for woundedContinue Reading

Edited from submitted information The Patriots Cove team is planning their Fish for the Fallen 2020 fundraiser on Friday, May 29. The organization is also actively seeking six sponsors from the community. All proceeds from the tournament will support 2020 operations, activities, and events for injured veterans, first responders, andContinue Reading

As a room full of supporters looks on, VFW Post 8675 commander Bill Struble and Linda Besley present World War II veteran and prisoner of war Gerald Spencer with a medal and special coin to thank him for his service and valor. Photos and story by Rick Hiduk (Exclusive toContinue Reading

Members of the Dennis Strong Post 457 American Legion presented colors (top) at the event and conducted the gun salute (above). Photos and story by Rick Hiduk (also published in the Rocket-Courier) A record number of people attended the annual veterans breakfast held a Triton Hose Company in Tunkhannock onContinue Reading

Photo submitted by Rep. Karen Boback Military veterans, public officials and the builders of Patriots Cove in Noxen Township, Wyoming County, reported a successful event on Saturday, the first day of trout season in northern Pennsyvania. Read more about the site here:

Submitted Story The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today unanimously approved legislation authored by Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) to exclude veterans’ compensation benefits from income calculations for Commonwealth programs. “We owe our veterans a debt of gratitude,” Boback said. “This legislation is a small way to ensure their federal disability compensation orContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Tunkhannock American Legion donated $3,500 to Wounded Warriors of Pennsylvania at the Tunkhannock office of Rep. Karen Boback on Tuesday, Aug. 15. Participating in the check presentation were (from left) Walter Konopke, chaplain, American Legion Post 457; Brian Schillinger, member, American Legion Post 457; Charlie Stockage, commander,Continue Reading