Photos by Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) Wyoming County employees who took part in the annual CASUAL Day promotion at the courthouse in Tunkhannock to increase awareness of colon cancer in the region on March 28 included (front, left to back) Brian Ball, Jerry Dymond, commissioners Tom Henry,Continue Reading

Photos by Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) The mangled wreckage of a truck, tractor and tanker trailer that rolled over the south bank of Route 6 near the Wyoming County Fairgrounds on Wednesday morning is barely discernible among the trees, brush and debris it took with it. AccordingContinue Reading

James Welch of Tunkhannock (top, right) receives a handshake from commissioner Tom Henry (left) and a citation for his dedication to voting in general elections from fellow commissioners Judy Mead and Mike Stabinski. Above, some of more than 50 Wyoming County voters who have voted in every November election forContinue Reading

Members of several local country bands, including (above, from left) Shane Fabiani, Chris Shrive, Ashley Marie, and Mike Edwards performed for the standing-room-only crowd.  Photos and story by Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) As the icy waters of the Susquehanna River flowed swiftly but silently past the villageContinue Reading

Looking over new FEMA flood plain maps with Wyoming County GIS coordinator Chas Mead (second from right) are (from left) Tunkhannock Township supervisor Randy White, Tunkhannock Township secretary Judy Gingher, and Washington Township secretary Lora Seidel. Photo and story by Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) Though FEMA isContinue Reading

Cloudy skies over the Wyoming County Courthouse on Monday mirrored the mood inside the building as employees mourned the passing of Commissioner Ron Williams (above, right). Photos and story by Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) Long-time Wyoming County Commissioner Ron Williams passed away on Dec. 15, following aContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk (also published in the Rocket-Courier) A much anticipated disaster declaration by the president of the United States was finally announced last week, and municipalities in Wyoming County will begin receiving funds to cover costs attributed to flash flooding in early to mid August. “It’s a good declaration,”Continue Reading

Judge Russell Shurtleff (top left) showed tour participants on Oct. 5 an interesting mark assumed to have been left behind by someone working on the courthouse windows in the 1920s. State Sen. Lisa Baker (above, center) congratulates commissioners Tom Henry and Judy Mead on the 175th anniversary of the WyomingContinue Reading