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Fresh start

IN PHOTO: Lake Winola Fire Chief Martin Bonifanti and former Falls fire chief Richard ‘Butch’ Wilbur show off the interior of the new Falls fire station that replaced another facility damaged by last year’s flooding.   STAFF PHOTO/MATT VINE To read the full story,...

Threat concerns close school

BY ROBERT L. BAKER Wyoming County Press Examiner Tunkhannock Area School District cancelled classes for Friday after rumors of a threatening text message and a message on Facebook. High school principal Greg Ellsworth confirmed that an alert had been sent out around...

TAMS gets new principal

BY ROBERT L. BAKER Wyoming County Press Examiner A former Valley View High School principal has been appointed to the same position at Tunkhannock Area Middle School. The TA school board voted unanimously to hire James Timmons at an annual salary of $84,000. Timmons...

Trio charged in Walmart theft

BY ROBERT L. BAKER Wyoming County Press Examiner Three Luzerne County residents have been charged in a Dec. 8 theft from the Eaton Township Walmart that has implications for additional thefts at three different Walmart stores. Walmart Asset Protection Services told...

Teen killed in crash

BY ROBERT L. BAKER Wyoming County Press Examiner An 18-year-old Tunkhannock man was killed early Thursday morning in a single car crash along Rt. 29 in Eaton Township in the vicinity of Coppermine Hill. Matthew Murray, a 2012 graduate of Tunkhannock Area High School,...