Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk Wyoming County Prison Board members, including (from left) Chief Clerk Bill Gaylord, Warden Ken Repsher, and Sheriff Ed Sherman met at the courthouse in Tunkhannock on Jan. 14. Wyoming County Commissioner and Prison Board member Tom Henry announced on Jan. 14 that the specs are
Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk On Jan. 14, Dietrich Theater program coordinator (front, from left) Margie Young, Dietrich cultural program director Erica Rogler, Tunkhannock Public Library director Kristin Smith-Gary, and Mehoopany Area Library director Ina Hunter share with the Wyoming County Commissioners the details of the annual Wyoming County
Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk Breakdown Jimmy guitarists (front, from left) Sam Scavone, Jack Davenport, and Matt Scavone and drummer Mike Stash made believers of a receptive crowd at the Highway Inn on Jan. 10 with classic rock covers and some engaging antics. When I attend an event for
Story and Photo by Rick Hiduk Tunkhannock Creek, as seen in both directions from the bridge that connects business Routes 92 and 6 in Tunkhannock, has ice backed up several miles from the Susquehanna River on Tuesday afternoon. Upstream, the creek was still flowing through Shadowbrook Resort, though full of
The Nicholson Heritage Association will host a public meeting on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 pm in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Hall at the intersection of Main and High Streets in Nicholson. Parking is available on High Street, across from the main entrance of the church. The rehabilitation of the
Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk The Dietrich Theater and Wyoming County Cultural Center in Tunkhannock was the recipient of a 2014 room tax grant totaling $10,000. On Dec. 30, the Wyoming County Commissioners approved the disbursement of an additional $43,550 to local organizations via the Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau.
Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk On January 31, Wyoming County Commissioner Tom Henry (left) was approved as the new board chair for meetings in 2014, replacing Judy Mead (center), who was the county’s first female chair. In their final meeting of 2013, the commissioners, including Ron Williams (right), made
By Rick Hiduk Board members of the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) voted unanimously on Wednesday to take the Northern Tier Pennsylvania Buy Fresh Buy Local program under their wing. The primary goal of those who coordinate similar programs across the state is to promote local agriculture, farm stands, wineries
Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk Retiring Deputy Treasurer Helen Montanye was thanked for 30 years of service to Wyoming County during a surprise retirement party at the courthouse in Tunkhannock on Tuesday morning. Dozens of Wyoming County employees at the courthouse took an early lunch break on Dec.
Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk Wyoming County Commissioners (from left) Tom Henry, Judy Mead, and Ron Williams were happy to announce that Wyoming County had been upgrade to AA status on the Standard & Poors Index. The board also negotiated a better deal on their annual Tax Anticipation Note.