February 14, 2019 RSS feed / Local News

The Wilcoxes Set to Retire in March

Open the blue door at 502 Main Street and stroll in. And then … Wow! More...

WVHS Students Excel at Raising Trout

The highlight of a relatively short meeting of the Wyalusing Area School Board (WASB) was a presentation by science teacher Elizabeth Vanderpool and freshman Sage Superko about the success of the Trout in the Classroom program. More...

Friedenberg Nominated by Democratic Party

The PA Democratic Party has nominated Marc Friedenberg as its candidate for the special election in the 12th Congressional District which will be held on May 21, 2019.  State Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills released the following statement:& More...

Boback Reintroduces Good Samaritan Bill

State Rep. Karen Boback has reintroduced legislation that would provide civil immunity for anyone whose actions result in damage done to a vehicle during forcible entry in order to rescue a child. More...

Women’s Energy Network Establishes Susquehanna Valley Chapter

The Women’s Energy Network (WEN) has come to Northcentral PA with the formation of its new Susquehanna Valley Chapter. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Almost $400 was raised for the library at Bingo this past Saturday! So pleased to see all who come out for this great afternoon of fun, friendship, laughter and, of course, support for the library. Only three more chances for the year, Feb. More...

Area Roadwork Scheduled

Roadwork Projects  1-800-FIX-ROAD   If you see any potholes, dead deer or signs down on any Bradford County state roads, please report them to 570-265-2181 or 1- 800-FIX-ROAD.  Wyoming County  Cold Patching   More...

New State Police Barracks Proposed for North Towanda

A new PA State Police barracks is proposed to be constructed on Tomahawk Road in North Towanda Township, the county planner confirmed.  The plans for the 12,000 square-foot building will be reviewed by the Bradford County Planning Commission at More...

Dimock

Last night was soup night at the Dimock Community Church. I hope you came out and joined your neighbors for hot soup on a cold February evening. The next soup night is Wednesday, March 13, starting at 4:30 p.m. All are welcome. More...

PA Combating Human Trafficking

Executives from the PA Departments of Transportation (PennDOT) and Human Services (DHS), PA State Police (PSP), and the Governor’s Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (APAA) were joined by advocates and a human trafficking survivor on More...

Matthew Dymond Awarded Gold Stars

Matthew L. Dymond of Tunkhannock is among the 446 cadets and students recognized for their academic achievements during the fall 2018 semester at The Citadel. He was also named to the Fall 2018 Dean’s List. More...

Manure Management Planning Open Door Day

Calling all farms. Get help with your Manure Management Plan on Thursday, Feb.14 from the Bradford County Conservation District (BCCD) in Wysox. More...

Madden Recognized For 25 Years of Service

Mark Madden started his career at Penn State Extension on Jan. 31, 1994. Hired as the Agronomy County Agent for Bradford and Susquehanna Counties, he spent many years traveling the local roads visiting farms and fields. More...

Kindergarten Students Celebrate 100th Day of School

On Feb. 7, Wyalusing Valley Elementary School students in Mrs. More...

Republican Candidates Speak at Lincoln Day Dinner

At the Bradford County Republican Committee’s Lincoln Day Dinner, held on Sunday, Feb. 10, Republican candidates for county office gave speeches. More...

Hundreds Attend Benefit for Missing Woman

As the icy waters of the Susquehanna River flowed swiftly but silently past the village of West Falls in Wyoming County, family members of Haley Lorenzen stood with tear-filled eyes as local residents showed their support for the Oregon resident whos More...

Warren Seeks Re-Election

MaryAnn Warren, Susquehanna County Commissioner, announces her intention to seek re-election to continue to serve the residents the county. More...

Master Gardeners to Present at 30th Annual Susquehanna County Ag Day

The Penn State Master Gardeners will be exhibiting at the 30th annual Susquehanna County Ag Day to be held Friday, March 1 at the Elk Lake High School from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. More...

Forkston

Lisa Reynolds came in from Ohio to attend the memorial service for her aunt, Wanda. More...

PA’s Unemployment Rate at 4.2 Percent in December

The PA Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its employment situation report for December 2018. PA’s unemployment rate was unchanged from November at 4.2 percent. More...

Laceyville Library

The weather certainly hasn’t been favorable, but it’s been great still having so many people come in the library. Our soup sale was a success again this month, so thank you to everyone who came out! More...

United Way Grant Deadline Approaching

The United Way of Bradford County grant application deadline is fast approaching for the 2020 funding period, Jan. 1, 2020 through Dec. More...

Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Accepts Donation of Baby Books

The Alpha Zeta chapter of the Delta Kappa Society recently made a donation of more than 600 baby books to the First Impressions Birthing Center at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.  More...

Museum Curator Speaks at WVHS

Morgan Clinton, Curator of the Wyalusing Valley Museum, was a guest speaker recently in Gary Haley’s seventh-grade history classes. Part of her presentation pertained to the various types of jobs available in the museum field. More...

Beaver Meadows

On Friday evening, Dean and Dianne Bennett went out to dinner with Marvin and Kathy Teetsel, dining at Texas Roadhouse in Vestal. Dianne said it was a fun evening. More...

Area Agency Warns of Phone Spoofing Scam

Many people are cautious of falling victim to tricks used by phone scammers to gain personal information from callers, but the newest ploy has even the wariest of consumers uncertain. More...

Boback Announces Outreach Hours for the Month of February

Rep. Karen Boback recently announced her outreach events for February.  More...

Jenningsville

How nice it was having a warm-up for a few days last week. Not so good, though, by the weekend when the cold temperatures were back again. Every bit helps when those warm spells are here. Even if it is for a short time.  More...

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Applications Now Available

Application forms for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible Pennsylvanians to begin claiming rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2018, Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell announced recently. More...

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