Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk Wyoming County Commissioners (from right) Tom Henry, Ron Williams, and Judy Meade proclaimed the county’s observance of April 13 to 19 as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. They were joined at the meeting by Wyoming County 911 staff members (from left) Brian Miller, DebiContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk A Management Action Plan for Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) gathered steam last week, as consultants from Peter J. Smith & Company met with a wide cross section of residents from Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties who are concerned about balancing heritage and progress in theContinue Reading

Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk Wyoming County Prison Board members, including (from foreground) Sheriff Ned Sherman, Warden Ken Repsher, Assistant Warden Gordon Traveny, and Public Defender Deborah Albert-Heise held their monthly meeting at the courthouse in Tunkhannock on April 8.  There are currently 76 inmates incarcerated in Tunkhannock, andContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk Morgan Christopher (standing) speaks to Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau members at a marketing workshop about how to accommodate tour operators and meeting planners when they come to their business. The Endless Mountain Visitors Bureau (EMVB) has made outstanding progress in the past year in not only putting the four-county (Bradford,Continue Reading

(Mehoopany) – Connection for Oil, Gas & Environment in the Northern Tier, Inc. (COGENT) is pleased to announce a $50,000 grant award from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration for pipeline emergencies training. These funds will be used for training first responders in Bradford, Sullivan,Continue Reading

Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk Susquehanna County Dairy Princess and Elk Lake High School junior Merecedes Spickerman (left) and PA State Dairy Princess Lu-Anne Antisdel from West Warren, Bradford County, were among the dairy royalty who offered milk, cheese, and ice cream to guests at the newly combined AgContinue Reading

Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk The Wyoming County Commissioners chambers at the courthouse in Tunkhannock were filled on March 11, as representatives from Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services (MH/DS), several elected officials, and clients served by the agency joined the regular meeting of the commissioners for aContinue Reading

Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk (March 13 update: After Wednesday’s sentencings, which included a 10-month to four-year mandate for Robin Gorton-Parrish for embezzling more than $34,000 from the Noxen Fire Company, prison population in Wyoming County stood at 70 inmates. The decision by Judge Shurtleft concerning Gorton-Parrish did not affectContinue Reading