By Rick Hiduk While the way that I listen to music hasn’t changed much through the years, the way that I hear popular music certainly has. It becomes clearer every year that the record companies are controlling the charts, not only telling us what the biggest hits are but reshapingContinue Reading

Photo by Rick Hiduk Lt. Governor candidate Mark Smith (left) and his wife, Jane Clements Smith. TOWANDA – Bradford County Commissioner Mark Smith has raised more than $230,000 for his campaign for Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor. In the month of December alone, he raised over $80,000. “In the final months ofContinue Reading

Photo by Rick Hiduk The Susquehanna River winds between the borough of Meshoppen and farmlands in Mehoopany and Meshoppen Townships. Watershed quality in the Endless Mountains region is being improved via partnerships with farm owners and agencies like the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. In a report issued by The Chesapeake BayContinue Reading

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, wineriesContinue Reading

Photo and Story by Rick Hiduk Retro Rocket members Jess Illuzzi (left) and Mike Chapin (right) flank veteran guitarist Bill Kirchen, former member of Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Airmen, at Gins Tavern on Tuesday evening. Retro Rockets opened the show and members were invited back on stage inContinue Reading