May 28, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Good News Abound at CFTT Annual Meeting

The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT) held its annual meeting on Thursday, May 21 at American Legion Post 42 in Towanda, where a number of members and partners gathered for an awards ceremony and a board update on the organization’ More...

Elk Lake Student Wins Writing Prize

Elk Lake Elementary now has a celebrity in their midst. Third-grader Cooper Jones, nine, of Lawton, was the first place regional winner in his grade level of the PBS Kids Writers’ Contest. More...

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Dimock

Our own Elk Lake senior, Haley Skinner, was voted NEIU Scholar of the Year. The NEIU Unit is composed of 22 schools, and out of all of them, Haley was Scholar of the Year. She also won Best Female Lead in a musical for her role in drama at Elk Lake. More...

Terrytown

My apologies to my granddaughter, Amber Galvin, since I had her birthday listed a week ahead in last week’s items. Tomorrow is the official day. Have a happy one. A senior moment of error—your forgiveness accepted. More...

Loch’s Reign Coming to an End

Next weekend, the 2015-2016 Wyoming/Lackawanna County Dairy Princess will be crowned. “It seems like just yesterday that I was going to my first promotion as Dairy Princess,” said Emma Loch. More...

Winding River Players to Present Dessert Theater

The Winding River Players will present a “Dessert Theater” featuring the plays, “Just Desserts” by Craig Sodaro and “Multiple Personality Murder” by Deborah Karczewski, followed by desserts featured in the play for More...

Forkston

I hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend and remembered those who have died while serving our country. More...

Peace Officers Memorial Day, Police Week

Wyoming County Commissioners adopted a proclamation on May 21 naming May 10, 2015 as “Peace Officers Memorial Day” and May 10-16 as “Police Week,” in order to salute the men a More...

Water Protection Project Funded in Bradford County

Bradford County Conservation District received $2,000 in grant money to conduct two different farm tours where farmer projects (BMPs) will be highlighted and a research trial on nitrogen needs of corn in various management schemes. More...

Nimble

Jason and Elizabeth Burke have visitors from Florida for Taylor’s dance recital with the Stage Door Dance Studio. They are Elizabeth’s parents, Peter and Linda Moritz, and Jason’s mom, Marion Burke. More...

CPR and AED Awareness Week is June 1-7, 2015

About 92 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims die before reaching the hospital, but statistics prove that if more people knew cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), more lives could be saved. More...

PennDOT and Police Partnering To Urge Increased Seat Belt Use

PennDOT, state and local police are partnering for nationwide “Click It or Ticket” seatbelt enforcement that began May 19 and is running through June 7. More...

Wyalusing Leadership Team Volunteers at the Central PA Food Bank in Williamsport

In the spirit of community giving, the Wyalusing leadership team reported for volunteer work at the Central PA Food Bank in Williamsport. More...

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Cargill Holds Another Successful Blood Drive

On April 15 Cargill held another successful blood drive. Employees donated 26 successful units to the American Red Cross for all those in need of blood. More...

Congratulations To The May Service Anniversaries!

5 Year AnniversaryDawn Barrett.............................................................MAPKristin Brack ................................................... More...

Bluegrass Festival Returns to Tunkhannock’s Lazy Brook

It’s not often that a Grammynominated band performs here in the Endless Mountains, but it’s happening this weekend when the eighth annual NEPA Bluegrass Festival returns to Tunkhannock’s Lazy Brook Park. More...

Monroe Twp. Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

Police responded to reports of a crash involving a motorcycle and a car on Monday, May 25 at approximately 5:30 p.m. along Maple Street in Noxen Township. Robert R. Hughes, 31, Monroe Township was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. More...

Elk Lake School Board Faces Budget Juggling

“We have some work to do,” said Superintendent Ken Cuomo about the Elk Lake district budget, a version of which was submitted for preliminary approval at the May 19 board meeting. More...

Beautiful Baby and Baby Crawl Contest to Be Held During Relay for Life on June 13

A Beautiful Baby Contest will be held on June 13 at the Wyalusing Valley High School’s Peterson Stadium. This is the first year for this event, and it will be held during the annual Wyalusing Relay for Life event. More...

Education Foundation Donates to FBLA

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation recently donated $856 to the Wyalusing Valley High School FBLA to help fund the trip to nationals for seniors Maggie Poost and Matthew Woodruff. More...

Memorial Day Holiday Crashes Investigated by State Police

During the four-day Memorial Day holiday driving period, which took place May 22 through May 25, state police investigated a total of 718 crashes. The crashes resulted in 247 injuries and 13 fatalities. More...

Pro-Ag Visits Washington

Officials of the Progressive Agriculture Organization (Pro- Ag) were in Washington, DC May 4 through May 6 discussing the dramatic falling milk prices that dairy farmers are experiencing all across the United States. More...

Beaver Meadows

On Saturday, Dale and Debbie Grover attended the dance recital in Tunkhannock in which their granddaughters, Madelynn and Natalie Grover of Rushboro participated. More...

Army Capt. David Pyle Gives Memorable Sermon at TUUF

On May 24 at 3 p.m., the Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship on Second Street in Towanda welcomed Rev. (CPT) David Pyle to their fellowship. More...

Installed as Worthy Matron

Meshoppen Chapter No. 70, Order of the Eastern Star, had an open installation of officers at their meeting on May 11 at the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

While Cathy is on a muchdeserved vacation, the library decided to change things up a bit and some members from the Library Board of Directors are writing a piece each week as to why they decided to join the board, what the library means to them, etc. More...

Jenningsville

What a beautiful week, but would you believe that the warmest day was Tuesday, Election Day. All went well at the church for the dinner. Everyone did a fantastic job in serving, cooking and cleaning up and are thanked for it. More...

PennDOT Invites Public to Help Shape Pennsylvania’s Transportation Future

The public is encouraged to visit www.TalkPATranspor tation.com to provide their input on transportation priorities for the update of the commonwealth’s Twelve Year Transportation Program before the survey closes on May 29. More...

Nitcznski Crowned Sullivan County Dairy Princess

Maranna Nitcznski was crowned the 2015-2016 Sullivan County Dairy Princess on May 22 at the dairy pageant held at the Sullivan County High School, Laporte. She is the daughter of Timothy and Christine Nitcznski, Dushore. More...

Congratulations To William Parsons

Name: William “Wilbur” Parsons Years of Service: 25 Department: Shipping Job: Clerk, Senior Shipper Congratulations to Wilbur on recently completing 25 years of continuous service. More...

Wyalusing HR Team Welcomes Lydia Shedden

Welcome to Lydia Shedden, who recently joined the HR team! Lydia has assumed the role of HR Assistant. Lydia obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a minor in Business Management from Bloomsburg University. More...

Welcome To Our Team!

Front Row: Karina Watkins, Kayleen Sutton, Calvin Adams, Rachel Hines Back Row: Dakota Mapes, Jared Shipos, Heath DeGaramo, Jordan Salsman, Maggie Morris More...

Bacon Cheeseburger Turtles

Enjoy a fun meal for the kids… Ingredients • 1 lb. of Ground Beef • 1 lb. of Bacon • Hot dogs • 1 package of Sharp Cheddar Cheese More...

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