Corey Sidorek resigned from the Tunkhannock Township police force and Timothy McCoy assumed his full-time position.
Eaton Township supervisors announced Feb. 4 that Aldi would be open by January of 2021.
Steven Smith, 18, of Wyalusing, entered a guilty plea Feb. 7, for assaulting another inmate at the Wyoming County jail.
Trespasser admits guilt
A 30-year-old homeless man, Nicholas Guy Sharp, admitted Feb. 7 to his role in breaking into a Forkston Township home on Oct. 16, 2019, and could face up to seven years in jail..
Steak ‘n Shake
Steak ‘n Shake, an eat-in and drive-thru fast food restaurant known for its steakburgers and milkshakes had a soft opening on property leased from Keystone College on Feb. 10.
Fugitive on lose
Anthony J. Kalmanowicz, 31, of Tunkhannock, forced his way into a vehicle at a local gas station Feb. 10, , driving away with a local victim. He was caught the next day.
Lackawanna Trail School Board gave its okay Feb. 11 to the expenditure of $$606.824 of paving at the elementary and high schools, and up to $15,000 for parts needed at the high school sewer plant.
No police fee
County commissioners agreed Feb. 11 that they would oppose any effort by the state to assess a police fee for state police protection.
Dan Lloyd has become the new family care plant manager at Procter & Gamble, Mehoopany.
Fans of Home & Garden TV have been nominating Tunkhannock for a town makeover.
Bloomberg is reporting that Frontier Communications is planning to file for bankruptcy for two months.
Norm Ball, 84, who served 22 years as Tunkhannock mayor, longer than anyone else in the town’s 179-year history, passed away Feb. 13 in hospice care, following a short hospital stay.
Tunkhannock Area School Board let the public know Feb. 13 that it was looking into the possibility of floating a $3 million bond issue to replace the roofs on various schools in the district.
New gas stop
New traffic lights at the Billings Brook Road intersection with Route 6 East, are the final step before the opening of a D&C Fuel Service Station near Shadowbrook, owner Craig Keller said.
Shoppers came out Feb. 18 to support a new Gordman’s store in the Tioga West Plaza, replacing an off-priced store, Peebles in the previous year.
Falls Trail Deli has undergone a number of upgrades to enhance the food experience at the gas station owned by Magnesha and Pragnesh Patel.
A group of Wyoming Seminary students have elected this semester to use the mammoth Nicholson Bridge which they visited Feb. 15 as an object lesson for interdisciplinary approaches to solving big problems.
Treatment plank ok
A Lake Carey Wastewater plant on the drawing books for a few years has been granted preliminary approval by the Wyoming County Planning Commission on Feb. 19.
Phillip Walters’ appeal to the Pennsylvania Superior Court in the murder case of Haley Lorenzen has been denied.
County commissioners announced Feb. 25 that they were purchasing a video conferencing system in the Wyoming County jail.
Tunkhannock Area School Board announced Feb. 27 the $3 million bond to be used for facility repairs may be stretched to $5 million while bond rates are at record lows.
Stephen and Hannah Merkh were happy parents to a Leap Day son, Judah, who shares a birthday with 4-year-old brother Jack.