September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Dietrich Marks Film Festival with Exhibits

The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock opened three art exhibits last Sunday in its Sherwood Gallery in conjunction with its Fall Festival of Films. All exhibits will be up through October or early November. More...

Ace Robbins Opens its ‘Home Solution Center’

Rich Dunkailo, head of sales for Ace Robbins, stands proudly in Ace Robbins’ new 3600 square foot showroom among the vast range of appliances and other accoutrements to make customers’ homes their havens. More...

Commissioners Clamp Down on Comments

As has been the pattern of late, the Susquehanna County Commissioners saw the bulk of the action in their Sept. 14 meeting during the public comment portion. More...

Tyler Corners Meets with DEP About Incinerator

Executives and the engineering team from Tyler Corners, LP had a preliminary meeting with the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Two Charged for School Lockdown in Montrose

Two men have been arrested in connection with the Montrose Area School District lockdown last week. More...

United Way of Susquehanna County

2016 Campaign Launched by ‘Helping Children Do Well’

United Way of Susquehanna County (UWSC) has an exciting new direction as dollars raised through their annual fundraising efforts support programs that “Help Children Do Well.” This year, UWSC is investing in local community agencies that More...

Dimock

That meatloaf dinner at the Dimock Community Church was really delicious. Unfortunately, so many hungry people came out that the meatloaf and scalloped potatoes were all gone by 6 p.m. We were so sorry to turn folks away. More...

Clean Water Counts in Susquehanna County

Susquehanna County has joined the growing list of Pennsylvania counties that have adopted a Clean Water Counts resolution, calling on state officials to make clean water a top priority for the Commonwealth. More...

Forkston

Monica Denison 833-2802

It’s wonderful news—SR 87 in Mehoopany reopened on Wednesday, Sept. 14. I drove on it, just because I could, and it’s a smooth ride. The flowers at the Barber residence are beautiful and lovely to see. More...

Area Agency on Aging to Hold Public Hearing

The Area Agency on Aging for the counties of Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Tioga (B/S/S/T AAA) will conduct a public hearing at the Towanda Senior Center, Colonial Towers, Towanda, on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 12:30 p.m. More...

Learn the Artistry Behind Building Stone Walls

They are everywhere: at the edges of fields, bordering farms and churchyards, even tumbling down along old property lines deep within forgotten forests. More...

Rt. 467 Bridge Project to Begin Week of Oct. 3

The Rt. 467 bridge spanning Rockwell Creek in Pike Township is scheduled to be replaced as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. More...

Literacy Program Needs Volunteers

ADULT EDUCATION, FAMILY LITERACY WEEK SEPT. 26-OCT.1

It’s shocking to think that in a developed firstworld country like the United States, there are over 36 million adults who cannot read, write or do basic math above a third grade level. More...

Oldest House Foundation Fundraising Nears Goal

The board and members of The Oldest House in Laceyville are happy to report that donations have begun coming in for the Foundation Project at the House. More...

Mass Held at Ireland’s Catholic Cemetery

A well-attended Labor Day Mass at Ireland’s Catholic Cemetery in Standing Stone Township was an old-home day for the many in attendance who had ancestors buried in the historic cemetery founded More...

SCHOOL MENUS

WYALUSING ELEMENTARY BREAKFAST MONDAY, SEPT. 26 Breakfast pizza, Assorted Whole Grain Cereal w/Animal Crackers, Chilled Juice and/or Fruit, Low-fat milk. TUESDAY, SEPT. More...

Jenningsville

All seemed to be calm this past weekend. It was trying to rain, which was certainly needed. The river in Laceyville is the lowest I ever remember seeing it, which is a good many years. More...

Nimble

Steve and Karen Antosh had an enjoyable day on Saturday in New York State at historic Hyde Park and the first annual Porchfest music festival at Rhinebeck in the Catskills. More...

DHS Announces Changes to ChildLine

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale recently commended the Department of Human Services (DHS) for announcing changes to its operation of ChildLine, the state’s hotline for reporting suspected child abuse and neglect. More...

September is National Childhood Obesity Month

Childhood obesity is a major public health problem. Nearly one in three children in the United States is overweight or obese. More...

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