Most high schools fail to make AYP

BY SARAH HOFIUS HALL Times-Shamrock Writer The concern last month that Tunkhannock Area High School’s performance on last year’s Pennsylvania System of School Assessment was somehow out of synch with…

Sherwood looking out for snakes

BY KEVIN WOODRUFF Wyoming County Press Examiner Alaisha Sherwood of Noxen never expected her participation in the annual Rattlesnake Roundup would turn into a job. Sherwood, 23, has been handling…

Drug charges bound over

BY PATRICK LEONARD and ROBERT L. BAKER Wyoming County Press Examiner  FACTORYVILLE – A 26-year-old Montrose man, arrested for allegedly doing drugs with a friend in a Dandy Mart convenience…

Fourth graders reconnect with roots

BY PATRICK LEONARD Wyoming County Press Examiner  Nearly 400 fourth-grade students from the Tunkhannock Area and Lackawanna Trail school districts, plus a group of home-schooled children from the Salt and…