Stories about Strong

Christopher Fenderson graduates from basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Airman Christopher W. Fenderson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness a...

HUD survey seeks count of homeless

LEWISTON — If you or someone you know is homeless, Tri-County Mental Health Services needs your help. Government funds are sent to states and agencies based on the number of homeless that live in each community. Help get the resources you need simply by standing up being counted.

Frank 'Mitty' M. Stevens

FARMINGTON — Frank “Mitty” Milton Stevens, 80, of Strong, died on Saturday, Dec. 29, at Franklin Memorial Hospital. He was born Nov. 5, 1932, in Strong, the son of Frank Russell and Hazel Jane (Kershner) Stevens. He was educated in the schools of Strong and graduated from...

Barbara H. Neil

VENICE — Barbara Howes Neil, 72, of North Port, Fla., passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, at the Venice Regional Medical Center, after a courageous battle with cancer for many years. She was born July 5, 1940, in Portland, a daughter of Lyde and Hilda (Mitchell) Howes. Barbara attended Stro...

Fire in Freeman Township destroys garage, truck

FREEMAN TOWNSHIP — A garage fire destroyed a generator and Dodge truck Wednesday morning at 791 Foster Hill Road. Firefighters kept the fire from spreading to a ranch-style home about 20 feet away, although flames melted vinyl siding, homeowner Richard Lavoie said. He did not know wh...

Cause of Freeman Township garage fire unknown

FREEMAN TOWNSHIP — Fire destroyed a generator, a Dodge truck and snowblowers in a two-car garage at 791 Foster Hill Road on Wednesday, Strong fire Chief Duayne Boyd said. Firefighters kept the fire from spreading to a ranch-style house about 20 feet away, although flames melted the v...

Violet H. Sweet

NAZARETH, Pa. — Violet H. Sweet, 87, of Nazareth, Pa., formerly of Madison, N.J., died Sunday, Oct. 28, at Moravian Hall Square, a retirement community in Nazareth, where she had resided for 12 years. She was born in Timmins, Ontario, March 27, 1925, the youngest of seven children of...

Military note - Nathan Hewett

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Airman First Class Nathan M. Hewett graduated from U.S. Air Force Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base on Aug. 31. This was an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic w...

Strong Area Health Center donates food to local pantry

The Strong Area Health Center, in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, held a food drive during October. Donation boxes were placed at the health center on Main Street, as well as several local businesses. On Nov. 13, more than 50 food items and a cash contribution were delivered to the f...

Jennifer Rowland named DAR Good Citizen

SALEM TOWNSHIP — Mt. Abram High School has announced that this year’s Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen is Jennifer Rowland, daughter of Michael and Cheryl Rowland of Wyman Township. The DAR Good Citizen Program is sponsored by the National Society Daughters of ...