August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

New Steps Taken to Address Addiction Issue

A reinvented and reinstated position and a new facility, both aimed at assisting drug addicts who have committed crimes in obtaining the help they need, are likely to be developments within the next two weeks to a month. More...

Proposed Incinerator Hot Topic In Susquehanna County

Starting in New Milford Township and spreading outward, visitors to Susquehanna County will see an increasing number of yard signs declaring “NO Incinerator!” cropping up like wet season mushrooms. More...

Elk Lake Gears Up for New Year

The Elk Lake School Board had their final meeting before the first day of school on Aug. 18. More...

Bradford County Block Development Applicants Sought

The Bradford County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program invites countywide non-profit agencies and municipalities to apply for project funding eligible for the program. There will be a public hearing at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. More...

Wyoming County Community Fair

Turn Fair Games Odds in your Favor

Mid- to late-summer is peak fair season. During this time of year, empty fields and parking lots are transformed into entertainment wonders featuring rides, foods and plenty of games of chance. More...

Forkston

Schools in the Tunkhannock Area School District open on Wednesday, Aug. 24, with other schools in the area opening soon. Please watch for stopped school buses and excited youngsters gathering at bus stops. More...

Members of PARSE Meet at Green Gables

Members of the Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees (PARSE), Endless Mountains, Chapter 15, met on July 12 and enjoyed the annual chicken barbeque at the Green Gables restaurant in New Milford. More...

Area Rider Earns Grand Champion Title

On Sunday, Aug. 7, 13-yearold Valerie York of Little Meadows competed in the youth division at the Tioga County Fairgrounds where she earned the title of Grand Champion. Valerie is shown above posing with her riding companion, Top Pistol Pete. More...

Local Students Participate in Summer Music Program

Two local students were among a select group of high school students who recently participated in Susquehanna University’s weeklong Wind Ensemble Institute. More...

Nimble

Several members of the Skip and Marleah Henning’s family enjoyed time at Knoebels Amusement Park on Tuesday— Naomi and Emily Poole, Melissa Hill and family, Clair Kilker and family and Peter Henning and family. More...

SCHOOL MENUS

Please note that the price of lunch has increased to $2.35 at the elementary school and to $2.50 at the high school. More...

PA Apple & Cheese to Host Art Show

Get your cameras, brushes, paints and pencils ready. It is nearly time for the Pennsylvania Apple and Cheese Fine Art and Photography Show. The Festival and show will be held the first full weekend of October, Saturday the 1st and Sunday the 2nd. More...

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Taylor Family Fitness Center Equipment Arrives

Barbara Hugo and Brent Trowbridge are pictured with some of the fitness equipment that was delivered to the Taylor Family Fitness Center at the Wyalusing Valley High School earlier this week. More...

Free Lifesaving Overdose Prevention Seminars

To help save lives and combat the growing heroin and opioid epidemic facing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, state Senator Gene Yaw has announced two upcoming Overdose Prevention Seminars for local law enforcement, EMS, Fire Departments and School D More...

Area Roadwork Scheduled

Susquehanna County The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project reopened a bridge in Susquehanna County. More...

Commissioners Talk the Talk About Addiction

On Tuesday at their regular bi-weekly meeting, the Wyoming County Commissioners spent quite a bit of time exchanging ideas and information with addiction recovery specialist John Fabiseski of Trehab, as well as others involved in the heroin addiction More...

Wyoming County Community Fair

Variety of Shows, Displays, Animals and Vendors Highlight Community Fair

Wednesday, August 31 Senior Citizen's Day More...

WWII Last Man’s Club Donates Records to Historical Society

The final two members of the World War II Last Man’s Club in Towanda recently presented a collection of records and photographs to Bradford County Historical Society where they will be available for use in the research center. More...

Second Annual WoofRock to be Held

Animal Care Sanctuary (ACS) is gearing up for its Second annual WoofRock to be held at the East Smithfield site on Sept. 24. This year, one of the featured bands is RUST. More...

Jenningsville

Finally, a break from the humid temps came Sunday afternoon. More...

Beaver Meadows

It certainly sounds as though last week was a busy time in the Teetsel Household. More...

Little Meadows

This past week, I was supposed to be on the sailing yacht, Arabella, sailing out of Newport, RI, visiting Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. But I just did not feel that I was supposed to go. More...

Dimock

We send our sympathy to the family of Raymond Hunsinger, who died last week. He was the husband of the late Mary Jane Hunsinger and the father of Rodney Hunsinger, killed last year in a tragic airplane accident. More...

Dining with Diabetes Program Slated

The Dining With Diabetes program will be held in Wyalusing on Wednesdays, Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Park Place Apartments Community Room. A follow-up class will be scheduled for January. More...

How Selling A Home Can Impact Your Taxes This Year

Usually, profits you earn are taxable. However, if you sell your home, you may not have to pay taxes on the money you gain. Here are ten tips to keep in mind if you sell your home this year. More...

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