Arson charged in Masonic Hall fire

BY JOSH MROZINSKIRichard Eugene Meyers, Jr., of East Harrison Street, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Carl Smith on Friday and charged with arson, criminal trespass and criminal mischief. Additional…

Clinton, McCain carry county

BY ROBERT L. BAKERRoughly 69 percent of Democrats cast their votes for U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., over Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill. The 2,407 votes she unofficially received eclipsed…

Cycle crashes claim local men

BY JOSH MROZINSKIFrank J. Valvano, 58, of Tunkhannock, was pronounced dead at the scene by Luzerne County Deputy Coroner Jeff Stock following the 10:30 a.m. crash. Compounding the tragedy, Mr….

Students target Darfur crisis

BY ROBERT L. BAKERBut the greater tragedy, according to some 200 Tunkhannock Area High School students, their teachers, local pastors and musicians is a people that will not be roused…

High-hazard dam needs fix

BY JOSH MROZINSKICommissioners noted that they received a letter from Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Deputy Director Brian Barner that stated that it will cost $1.8 million to replace and…