WWII soldier has medals restored

BY ROBERT L. BAKER Wyoming County Press Examiner TUNKHANNOCK – When the European campaign ended in World War II, Cpl. Norm Werkheiser was granted a 30-day leave before expecting to…

Message in bottle found 36 years later

BY ROBERT L. BAKER Wyoming County Press Examiner Most crews contracted with the state Department of Environmental Protection to clean up hazardous materials along the Susquehanna River are accustomed to…

TA OKs preliminary budget

BY ROBERT L. BAKER Wyoming County Press Examiner The Tunkhannock Area School Board signed on to a 2012-13 preliminary budget that is balanced at $42,879,665. It was approved by a…

Grandfather charged in bank heists

BY BOB KALINOWSKI Times-Shamrock Writer He’s not the typical bank robber. Girard Kalinay is a 55-year-old married grandfather with no criminal history. With a steady job that paid $80,000 a…