Aldi’s expected in Jan. 2021

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Despite what many believe has been a great deal of inactivity, plans for an Aldi grocery store in Wyoming County are headed to the front burner, Eaton Township supervisors announced last Tuesday night.Supervisor Abe Kukuchka said it’s looking now like the (read more)

Friday snow short lived

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Snow came down hard and fast in Wyoming County on Friday in a short-lived winter weather event. Wyoming County Emergency Management Agency Director Gene Dziak said three inches on average likely fell throughout the county on Friday. Snow started coming do (read more)

Contraband scheme at jail foiled

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A pair of Wyoming County residents are in jail after attempting to get drugs into the County Jail in Tunkhannock on Jan. 31. According to court records, Bradley Wesley Askew, 20, of Meshoppen, and Mariah Lynn Henderson, 22, of Mehoopany, were charged by W (read more)

Wyoming Co. opposes state police fee

The Wyoming County Commissioners plan to express opposition to Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed fees for Pennsylvania State Police protection. The governor’s most recent budget proposes requiring all municipalities to pay a fee for state police even if they have (read more)

Commissioners seeking Census help

The Wyoming County Commissioners hope for all residents to prioritize participating in the 2020 U.S. Census. The commissioners met with a representative from the U.S. Census Bureau and learned that partially due to low unemployment numbers in the county, (read more)

LTSB approves sewage, paving projects

The Lackawanna Trail School Board has approved two projects for sewage and paving. At its meeting on Monday, the board gave district administration permission to engage with an engineering firm for services related to the sewer plant at Lackawanna Trail H (read more)

Trail presents school performance profile

The Lackawanna Trail School District administration used a presentation geared toward school performance on Monday to highlight differences in education quality with cyber charter schools. The district’s principals prepare the presentation each year, usin (read more)

Homeless man could face 7 years

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A 30-year-old man who told the judge he was homeless could spend seven years in prison after pleading guilty in Wyoming County Court Friday morning to criminal trespass after authorities say he broke into a Forkston home last fall. According to court reco (read more)

Wyalusing man pleads in jail assault

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An 18-year-old Wyalusing man could face as much as two years in jail after pleading guilty to a simple assault of a Wyoming County jail inmate last November. Steven Charles Smith, formerly of Oak Street, Meshoppen, appeared before Wyoming County President (read more)

Fugitive located, now in jail

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State police at Tunkhannock are looking for Anthony Jason Kalmanowicz, 31, of Tunkhannock, who they say arrived at the Pump N Pantry at 620 Hunter Highway, Eaton Twp, around 5 p.m., Monday, and forced his way into a vehicle and drove away from the scene w (read more)

Couples share their unique love stories

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Each year, Valentine’s Day celebrates the love of couples old and young, all of which have their own unique stories of finding one another. When Thomas and Bunny Adams first met in 1977, they simply “just clicked.” Bunny briefly spoke to Thomas for the fi (read more)

Trendy cooking course attracts students

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Keystone College’s hospitality business management program and professional development institute are offering Kitchens at Keystone cooking courses for the community, with different themes such as “Martinis 101” and “French Wine & Dine Date Night.” Local (read more)

Reads project atones for understanding

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Wyoming County Reads kicked off its 16th year last week with a discussion of Ian McEwan’s “Atonement.” Each year, the Tunkhannock Public Library and the Dietrich Theater collaboratively promote reading by choosing books for county residents to read, then (read more)

Vintage valentine collection on display

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For Kathy Boyle, the best part of looking at vintage valentines is reading the old messages written to loved ones. “They’re not blank. They were sent, and you read them and see what people say to each other and where they’re from,” she said. “That’s just (read more)

Women empowered through Leadercast effort

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After receiving more than 500 rejections over nearly seven years, Kate Delaney landed her first job in sports journalism.“It takes courage to handle the kind of rejection I had to handle,” said Delaney. Delaney went on to become an Emmy-winning journalist (read more)

TBPA schedules annual meeting

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The Tunkhannock Business and Professional Association announces that the annual meeting will be on Thursday, Feb. 20, at Mercantile 22. “We are excited that Ross Cameron and Lisa Tizzoni, Mercantile 22 owners, along with Jeramie-Scott Cannella are hosting (read more)

From our early files

20 Years Ago (2000) Several dozen people of all ages marched and carried signs on the sidewalk in front of Gay’s True Value, which offered its parking lot for a rally, on behalf of farmers protesting low milk prices. The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce (read more)





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Wyalusing man pleads in jail assault

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An 18-year-old Wyalusing man could face as much as two years in jail after pleading guilty to a simple assault of a Wyoming County jail inmate last November. Steven Charles Smith, formerly of Oak Street, Meshoppen, appeared before Wyoming County President (read more)


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