March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Second Large Turbine Moves Through Area

This story was first published on our website on Monday morning, March 20. More...

Rotary Honors Burnie Sheldon

Past president of the Wyalusing Area Rotary, Burnie Sheldon, left, was honored recently during a breakfast meeting at Mark’s Valley View where he received a past president’s pin presented More...

Ray Owen to Attend WVES Family Night

The Wyalusing Valley Elementary School will be hosting their Title 1 Family Fun Night on Wednesday, March 29 starting at 6 p.m.  Everyone in attendance will get the chance to enjoy an ice cream sundae and a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet, More...

Forkston

Other than the amazing snowstorm, there wasn’t a lot happening last week. I began to wonder if it was ever going to stop snowing, but hats off to the power companies, as we never lost electricity. More...

Beaver Meadows

Well, Monday was the official start of spring. So, Happy Spring. The upcoming weekend’s weather prediction sounds more like it, with temperatures in the 50s, rather than the 20s like yesterday was.  More...

Little Meadows Fire Company Holds Breakfast

Saturday, March 18 the volunteers of the Little Meadows Volunteer Fire Company had their annual breakfast at their new building from 7 to 11 a.m. More...

Republican Committee Hosts Lincoln Day Event

The Wyoming County Republican Committee recently hosted a Lincoln Day Event at the Moose Lodge Hall in Tunkhannock.  Newly-elected PA State Committee Chairman Val DiGiorgio was present along with several PA State Judicial Candidates, as well as More...

Jenningsville

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Developing and Implementing a Farm Emergency Plan

The fire department was dispatched to a fire in the machinery storage building on a local farm last summer. While responding to the scene, the fire company’s chief requested mutual aid from a neighboring company and the county haz-mat team. More...

Tractors in The Woods

While farm tractors can be used safely for a variety of purposes, using them in the woodlot poses significant risk and is not recommended. More...

Farm Tragedy Nearly Averted

Children Unconscious Near Manure Storage

The stark reminder of the tremendous hazards on the farm came to light a few years ago on a Montour County farm. More...

What Foods are Genetically Modified and What that Means

Some critics of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) state that these modified crops are dangerous. Despite evidence that this method is no more dangerous or risky than any other plant breeding technique, public opinion remains divided. More...

WVVFD Expanding Garage Doors to Allow New, Larger Trucks

DEPARTMENT HOPING FOR NEW PROPERTY, FIRE HALL IN FUTURE

In order to accommodate the larger fire engines and tanker trucks used in modern-day firefighting, the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department (WVVFD) is preparing to hire contractors for enlarging the two garage bay doors on its fire hall.  More...

Wyoming County Court Sentencings

A number of sentences were handed down last week in Wyoming County Court.  All sentences carry with them applicable court and probation costs as well as any treatment, fees or remuneration, if so ordered.  More...

Post 534 Celebrates American Legion Birthday

While it is known as the American Legion, it was actually in Paris, France the renowned veterans’ organization was formed on March 15, 1919.  More...

Fire Co. Hosts Rabies Clinic

Veterinarian Dr. More...

Dimock

Officially, spring is here, but you are probably still shoveling away at that 24 inches of snow that piled up last Tuesday. The children did not go to school for three days. Neighbors helped neighbors plow their driveways and clear their sidewalks. More...

Nimble

Hopefully, by the time you read this, you have been all dug out from the snowstorm we had last week. We haven’t had a storm like that in a long time. And we were very fortunate that the power didn’t go out. More...

Rep. Tina Pickett Announces Grant Recipients

To help local fire and ambulance companies continue providing life-saving services to communities and residents throughout the 110th District, State Rep. More...

Grief Group Offered by Dietrich

“The death of a loved one cuts to the core of our being,” observes Laura Hasenzahl, Certified Grief Counselor. More...

Informational Tick-Borne Diseases Event Slated for March

The Susquehanna County Tick-Borne Diseases Task Force presents an informational event on Saturday, March 25 at the Elk Lake School auditorium.  The day will begin with a presentation by Dr. More...

Road Safety: It’s a Matter of Life and Death

While driving on a rural road, you may encounter farm equipment. This equipment comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. Sometimes you will see a single vehicle, such as a tractor or combine. More...

Successful Year for Donations To Ronald McDonald House

On Tuesday, March 7, organizers from the Bradford/Sullivan County Farm Bureau’s Farmers Care program collected items donated to the Ronald McDonald House in Danville by area businesses and residents.  Representative Kathy Yoachim said this More...

Hi-Tunnel at Carlton Farm Produces Fresh Greens in Winter

A high tunnel on the Carlton Farm, located on the west side of the borough of Montrose, is producing fresh salad greens this winter.  Carlton Farms, through an Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) contract with the Montrose USDA Natura More...

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