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Ex-Tunkhannock Mayor Ball dies

Norm Ball, the man who devoted 43 and half years of his life to elective service in Tunkhannock as a councilman and mayor, was remembered Tuesday as a selfless community booster and family man. Ball died last Thursday evening, Feb. 13, in hospice care fol (read more)

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New lightssignal finalD&C step

D&C Fuel Sales has been making progress with a new gas station on Route 6 in Tunkhannock. “We’re getting close. There’s a lot of red tape,” said D&C Fuel President Craig Keller. Located just east of Shadowbrook Resort, it will offer similar amenities to D (read more)

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Long-awaited Commons opens at KC RIBBON CUTTING

Keystone College officials and a host of stakeholders celebrated the long-awaited arrival of its retail storefront, Keystone Commons, Tuesday morning.The $3.5 million project, which is open to the public, includes a Steak ‘n Shake burger restaurant, Keyst (read more)

F’ville adopts Census mapping

Factoryville Borough Council has adopted a voting district map for the purpose of the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census. During a borough meeting on Feb. 12, council members discussed the matter in an executive session. Mary Ellen Buckbee, borough manager, explai (read more)

TA school board mulling $3M bond issue

The Tunkhannock Area School Board last Thursday was apprised of a possible $3 million bond issue that may be needed to replace roofs of school buildings in the district with the exception of the primary center (or former Roslund School). The board’s Build (read more)

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Family settles ‘devastating’ medical cost

Claire Kilker wasn’t surprised to hear from Air Methods on the evening of Jan. 16. The company had been checking in regularly since it provided an emergency air ambulance for her son James last spring that cost over $53,000. With Air Methods being an out- (read more)

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Gordmans store launches in Tunkhannock

Shoppers came out to Tunkhannock yesterday for the grand opening of Gordmans, an off-price retailer under Stage Stores Inc. replacing Peebles stores across the state. “Because guests are responding positively to Gordmans’ off-price concept, Stage will be (read more)

Wyoming County sentencings

Sentences handed down by President Judge Russell Shurleff in the Wyoming County Court of Common Pleas on Wednesday included: *Scott Barber, 40, of Tunkhannock, was sentenced to 3-23 months in county jail and a $500 fine for criminal attempt to commit crim (read more)

LC sewer authority holds info session

Members of the Lemon Township Tunkhannock Township Joint Sewer Authority held an informal session last Thursday to address concerns that residents had about the sewage collection system planned around Lake Carey.The meeting had been postponed from the gro (read more)

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Big bridge dazzles Sem students

“Whoa,” and “Wow” were the first things that came to mind when Wyoming Seminary Latin Professor Elizabeth Penland brought a van load of students up Route 11 on Saturday and they caught their first glimpse of the mammoth Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct or what i (read more)

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DeMarco shares Brazilian Rotary experience

Around the time Paul DeMarco received his acceptance to the University of Notre Dame, the Rotary Club of Tunkhannock offered him a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Through the Rotary Youth Exchange, DeMarco had the chance to spend a full academic year livi (read more)

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Falls Trail Deli upgrades one-stop shop

The owners of the Falls Trail Deli aim for it to be a one-stop shop in Exeter Twp., and they hope recent renovations could enhance the experience of their customers. Manisha and Pragnesh Patel purchased the business about a year and a half ago. Operating (read more)

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LaBar advises transforming health naturally

Donna LaBar believes there’s always something you can do from a natural place to better support your health and well being. The Tunkhannock resident has been interested in holistic health for decades, reading any piece of research she could find. This led (read more)

From our early files

20 Years Ago (2000) Tunkhannock Area School Board has granted an easement to Triton Hose Company which clears the way for a new fire house expected on West Tioga Street. The TA board is expected to vote this Thursday on whether the district should begin o (read more)

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Montross named to Big 33 team

Get the ball inside the 40-yard line. That was Tunkhannock coach Mike Marabell’s philosophy. Sure, he wanted touchdowns, but if the Tigers could get the ball to the other team’s 40, he was confident his team was going to come away with at least three poin (read more)





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