February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

County Coroner Issues Public Apology for Recent DUI

I would like to publically express my thoughts on an incident that occurred on Dec. 21, 2016. Although my thoughts and comments may not be the most politically correct, they are honest and heartfelt. More...

iHeart Media Hopes to Promote County

TOURISM PROMOTION AGENCY RELEASES VISITORS’ GUIDE

While some may think it’s a dying communications medium, Mark Shuman of iHeart Media assured board members of the Bradford County Tourism Promotion Agency (BCTPA) that radio is alive and well and a viable source for advertising county events.&n More...

Farm & Home Plaza Revamp Nearly Complete

An extensive and attractive facelift, new signage and other improvements at Wyalusing’s Farm and Home Plaza are nearly complete, according to David Burgess, who owns the plaza, along with his wife, Suky.  More...

Commissioners Delighted with Wyoming Co. Transport Service

The Wyoming County Commissioners noted on Tuesday at their regular bi-weekly meeting that they were delighted with the response to the new County Transportation Service. More...

Forkston

Congratulations to the students named to the school honor rolls. It’s wonderful to see the names of local students listed.  More...

Lunger Announces Candidacy for Wyoming County Coroner

Collin Keeney Lunger of Tunkhannock, owner of Lunger Monument Designs, LLC, Funeral Director/ Supervisor at Harding-Litwin Funeral Home, and Financial Officer at the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church will be declaring his candidacy for Coroner of W More...

Honeybees, Dairy Beef, Solar, Pies and More to be Featured

Join the festivities at the 28th annual Susquehanna County Ag Day on Friday, March 3 and take part in several free programs. More...

County Seeking New Bridge Designer

PLANNING COMMISSION UPDATING SALDO, COMP PLAN

Bradford County is hoping to have a consultant selected for bridge construction design and construction management services before the end of February as the contract with its previous designer expired in mid-2016.  County Planning Director Matt More...

Children’s Bookstore Opens in Laceyville

Saturday, Feb. 18 was the Grand Opening of Usborne Books with Afton. More...

Production Coming to Towanda

Winding River Players will present Making God Laugh by Sean Grennan at the Black Box Theatre, 415 Main Street, Towanda on Friday, March 10, Saturday, March 11 and Monday, March 13 at 7 p.m. More...

Sayre House of Hope Celebrates Anniversary

Sayre House of Hope recently celebrated its tenth anniversary of serving as a “home away from home” for patients and their families who receive outpatient, inpatient, or emergency care and have to travel to receive this care at Guthrie.&n More...

Nimble

Ken Harvey and Nancy Comstock attended a birthday party for Nancy’s daughter, Wynne on Saturday evening at her home in East Stroudsburg. Wynne’s older son, Jason, made an amazing birthday cake from scratch, which everyone enjoyed. More...

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Cargill Goes Cold Turkey On Using Mobile Phones While Driving

Cargill’s Perspective -  Article was published by The Washington Post Jan. 10 By Fredrick Kunkle. We offer it here along with Cargill’s perspective on the issues it discusses.  As of Jan. More...

United Way Exceeds $500K Goal

Raising over half a million dollars for the local community certainly calls for a celebration, and that’s exactly what the United Way of Bradford County (UWBC) did last Thursday, Feb. More...

Scam Involving Person Claiming To be Member of Sheriff’s Dept.

The Susquehanna County Sheriff’s Department, in conjunction with the District Attorney’s (DA) Office, would like the residents of Susquehanna County to be made aware of a scam currently occurring within the county.  More...

WAEF Sets NYC Bus Trip Fundraisers

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) is offering two great trips to New York City to benefit the organization.  More...

Elk Lake Adopts Preliminary Budget

At their Feb. 14 board meeting, the Elk Lake school board went forward with a resolution approving a preliminary budget for the 2017-2018 year, coming in at $20.8 million. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

We now have a computer (with internet) for public use. We soon will have a printer to go with it. More...

Musical Duo Performing at Towanda UU Fellowship

On Feb. 26, Merlyn and Harry Fuller will be bringing a service to the UU Fellowship in Towanda. More...

Beaver Meadows

570-746-0526 nkeeler1@mac.com

Carl and Jeanne Yurgatis had company over the Presidents’ Day weekend, their daughter Mary’s family from Allentown. Mary and her husband, Dennis Wetherhold and grandchildren stayed until Monday. Jeanne said it was great having them there. More...

Benefiting From Milk

All over Pennsylvania, there are dairy promoters talking about how great milk is, but why is it so important? Well, for starters, a cow’s milk contains nine essential vitamins and nutrients. More...

Jenningsville

How great to have a really nice weekend once again. Kenny and Debbie Shedaker were here spending the weekend with his mother, Sandy Shedaker, bringing granddaughter, Abbigail. Their Saturday was spent outside in the fresh air. More...

Little Meadows

Donna Wiles 570-623-2279 purpledw@cableracer.com

One thing about this area, we almost always have interesting weather. Mid February was beyond interesting.  Last week started out with ice, and church was canceled on that Sunday. More...

Bradford/Sullivan AARP Chapter 4423 Meets

The Bradford/Sullivan AARP Chapter 4423 met on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 1:30 p.m. at the EMS building in Wysox. President Tom House opened the meeting with the flag salute, followed by George Smith offering a prayer.  More...

Dimock

Clyde Very is seriously ill and needs our prayers. He would also enjoy some cheerful cards. More...

Local IUP Student Receives Honor

MacKenzie Watkins of Towanda has been named to Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Academy of Culinary Arts Dean’s Recognition List for academic excellence for the fall 2016 semester.  More...

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