Submitted Article Penn State Extension Master Gardener Carol McNamara will lead a program on Jumping Earthworms where you will learn about this aggressive invasive species that is negatively affecting our gardens and ecosystems. This invasive species has been reported locally. Join Carol on Wednesday, September 8 at 6:00 pm inContinue Reading

Submitted Article / Map by Google Maps Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), in conjunction with the Tunkhannock Area School District, is hosting a Patriot Day ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001. The ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Tunkhannock Area High SchoolContinue Reading

Submitted Op-Ed “Governor Wolf has once again decided that his view is superior to that of school officials, business operators, parents, and state legislators,” Sen. Lisa Baker (PA-20) stated in a press release issued on Tuesday. “For weeks, school officials and parents have had serious discussions about how to fairlyContinue Reading

SCFB environmental coordinator John Benscoter (top, far right) fields questions from tourgoers about the “paint-tray” manure storage facility he helped design. Above, Renee LaRue (above, left) and daughter Peyton were among those working behind the counter at LaRue’s Farm Market on Aug. 24. Story and photos by Rick Hiduk (Originally published inContinue Reading

Submitted Article With students returning to class, school buses are or soon will be back on the roads. Motorists, parents and children are encouraged to refresh their memories about how to share the road safely. Pennsylvania law requires motorists stop at least 10 feet away from school buses when theirContinue Reading

Submitted Article The latter half of August is upon us. This growing season brought its own unique challenges. During the early part of May temperatures reached the upper 80s with plenty of dry days. It was noted across the region that exceptional first cutting dry hay was made. Soil temperaturesContinue Reading