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LT board wishes Lions well

A normally subdued Lackawanna Trail school board reorganization meeting turned into a bit of administrative pep rally Monday night. Instead of being worried about snow days, the school board decided to let students off all day Thursday as its varsity foot (read more)

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BREAKING NEWS: Ex-Tunkhannock sub charged with corruption of minors

A former Tunkhannock Area High School substitute teacher was arraigned Wednesday after three underage students came forward and said he sent them inappropriate messages in September and October. Zachary T. Migliori, 31, of Falls, appeared before Magisteri (read more)

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Disabled man dies in fire

A 31-year-old disabled man is dead after flames tore through a borough home early Saturday afternoon, displacing four others and sending three firefighters to the hospital. Fire and ambulance crews from various departments responding to 314 E. Main St. sh (read more)

Keystone gets $9.9M USDA loan

Keystone College has received a $9.9 million loan from the United States Department of Agriculture which will have a positive impact on the college and the students it serves. The USDA $9.9 million investment is in the form of a structured fixed-rate loan (read more)

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Slain trooper’s daughter sworn into military

Around two dozen State troopers and other law enforcement honored the memory of one of their own Saturday morning when they attended the swearing in of Trooper Joshua Miller’s daughter into the U.S. Army.Breana Miller, 22, had told her recruiting officer (read more)

Tunk Twp. taxes jump one mill

It’s official. If you own property in Tunkhannock Township, your taxes will go up one mill for 2019. According to township secretary Judy Gingher, it was the first real estate tax increase in the township since 2002, although the township did begin assess (read more)

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Times-Shamrock Communcations to have non-family leader

After 123 years of family-run leadership, Times-Shamrock Communications will consolidate its media companies and noncore businesses under a single, nonfamily leader, company officials told employees Monday morning. The change comes as part of a long-term (read more)

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Deck project earns Eagle recognition

Visitors to the Observation Deck at Dimock Twp.’s Woodbourne Preserve are now sitting pretty and climbing stairs a little more easily with the help of a local Eagle Scout.As he looked for local projects to perform in order to earn his Eagle Scout badge la (read more)

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AIDS Day program reveals ‘best-kept secret’

A World AIDS Day remembrance at Keystone College Thursday night turned into a full-blown revelation about what Dr. Shubbrua Shetty called, “Scranton’s best-kept secret.” The Commonwealth Medical College Associate Dean, was on hand to talk about the school (read more)

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‘Emmet Otter’ returns for hometown gig

Over the years, “Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas” has become a popular Christmas tale to watch with the family. And, for the past several years during Christmas In Our Hometown, this holiday feature has been playing at the Dietrich for all to see while e (read more)

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LT boys basketball up to the challenge

For the last three seasons, Christian Sunseri and the Lackawanna Trail boys basketball team have been rebuilding. One might say most of Sunseri’s five years at Trail have been rebuilding. But this year, the head coach feels, the Lions are ready to roar. B (read more)

Gasoline prices drop sharply across November

Gasoline prices in Wyoming County dropped more than 20 cents a gallon across November, a survey of all 18 service stations in the county revealed this past Saturday.The 87 octane, decreased 20.9 cents to $2.725 from the $2.934 a gallon consumers paid in t (read more)

Have an oil tank? Why you should check for leaks

People who have home heating oil tanks should inspect them regularly to avoid leaks and spills, especially with the season’s coldest months ahead, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection. Nearly one in five households in the state us (read more)

Nicholson news

Happy Advent! How about those Trail Lions? They are making history. Congratulations to all, including the cheerleaders, marching band and the rest of the people involved in supporting our players as they move onto the state championships. There will be no (read more)

From our early files

20 Years Ago (1998) Mike Burnside was elected president of the Tunkhannock Area School Board Thursday, and will succeed Don Sherwood who stepped down from that post earlier in the evening so he will be able to be sworn into Congress on Jan. 6. Nicki Curma (read more)

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‘Emmet Otter’ returns for hometown gig

Over the years, “Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas” has become a popular Christmas tale to watch with the family. And, for the past several years during Christmas In Our Hometown, this holiday feature has been playing at the Dietrich for all to see while e (read more)

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Lions roar into state title game

Lock-down defense in the second half kept Juniata Valley at bay. However, the reason Lackawanna Trail is playing in Thursday’s PIAA Class 1A championship game against Farrell came much earlier. Ray Melnikoff’s 57-yard touchdown run answered a game-tying s (read more)


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Making band fun helps attract students

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Anyone who plays a musical instrument will confirm that it takes a great deal of dedication and commitment to do it well.So what can be done to attract an elementary school student to become a band member, investing the necessary time and effort to give a (read more)