August 28, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following person(s) recently were sentenced, entered guilty pleas or placed in the ARD program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Sentencings More...

Sullivan County’s Bortz Earns Commissioner of the Year Award

CCAP Commissioner of the YThe CCAP (County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania) 2014 Outstanding County Commissioner Award was presented to Darla Bortz of Sullivan County on Aug. More...

Senate Environmental Committee Holds Second Hearing on Clean Energy Policy

The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Senators Gene Yaw and John Yudichak held a second Committee hearing Thursday morning to discuss the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plan to cut carbon pol More...

Red Cross Prepares Students for Disasters

The American Red Cross NEPA Region is proud to announce The Pillowcase Project, part of a nationwide pilot program, with a vision of teaching kids to be prepared for any disaster and to teach empowerment through a series of ageappropriate activities. More...

Visitor at Wilmot Residence

Charlene Miller of Woods Road emailed us this photo she snapped Monday after spotting this healthy looking bear cub inside her fenced-in garden, enjoying Charlene’s blueberries. More...

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WYALUSING ELEMENTARYMONDAY, SEPT. 1Labor DayTUESDAY, SEPT. 2Meatball hoagie or Chickennuggets w/whole wheat bread,hot buttered corn, pineapple tidbits. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. More...

Scenes from Towanda’s Riverfest

Moreland the Magician captivates youngsters Saturday during Towanda’s Riverfest Celebration. More...

Marcy’s Cuddly Pet Skunk

Don’t even ask. Yes, Marcy Kramer’s pet skunk, Bucky, has been disarmed, defused, deactivated or whatever you want to call it, and offers no threat of turning things around him smelly. More...

Ysabela Bialer Receives Scholarship

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News from the Wyalusing Public Library

All here at the library are taking a long, very deserved deep breath. We have offered 49 programs in the last nine weeks. What a great and successful summer we have had. More...

PS Bank Donates to Wyalusing Library

PS Bank Marketing Director, Amy Huffman, left, presents a check to Cathy Brady, Wyalusing Public Library director, in the amount of $1,000. These funds will be used to enhance the library’s extensive audio book collection. More...

Nonprofit Training Series Continues

Next Session Slated at Keystone Theatre, Sept. 9

The next nonprofit training series will offer the topic of How to Make “The Ask.” This training is being offered on Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda. More...

Airman Completes Basic Training in San Antonio

Air Force Airman Steven G. Paskaitis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, TX. He is the son of Anna and Steve Paskaitis of Meshoppen and is a 2013 graduate of Elk Lake School District, Dimock. More...

Group Shares Findings of Marijuana’s Influence on Teen Drivers

A study conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) says that one in five teen drivers report that they have driven under the influence of marijuana. More...

Miller Re-Elected to State Commissioners’ Board

At the recent annual meeting of the County Commissioners’ Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) held in Lancaster, Bradford County Commissioner Daryl Miller was reelected to his second term as director. More...

Commissioners Waiting on CDBG Grant

Wyoming County Commissioners will likely be waiting until the fall to receive final word on the allocation of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) that could fund three projects throughout the county. More...

Towanda Elks to Host ‘Freedom Motorcycle Cruise-In’ for Veterans

Route 6 travelers between Wyalusing and Towanda may notice a long line of motorcycles cruising up the highway on Sunday, Sept. 7, and if looking for a good time that benefits a great cause, you may want to follow them. More...

Long Ago Memories of Black Bears and Rattlesnakes on Forkston Mountain

Publisher’s Note: This compilation of boyhood memories is written by Henry Love who grew up in Meshoppen and South Auburn in the 1930s and 40s. Now in his mid-80s, Mr. Love is a resident of St. Louise Manor in Binghamton. More...

Appropriations Committee Hears Testimony About Newborn Baby Health Screenings

House Appropriations Chairman Rep. Bill Adolph, at the request of Rep. Karen Boback, hosted a House Appropriations Committee hearing at the Tunkhannock Public Library on Aug. More...

Northern Tier Counseling Peer Specialists

Northern Tier Counseling (NTC) proudly introduces their team of Certified Peer Specialists (CPS). These individuals are ready to help others on their road to recovery, wellness and hope. More...

Memorial Hospital Launches eMessaging

Memorial Hospital’s Community Health Associates LLC in Towanda is pleased to now offer online physician and provider messaging options through the interactive web portal known as eMemorial. More...

Farmers Have Chance to Direct $3.3 Million to Nonprofits

Farmers now have the opportunity to contribute $3.3 million to organizations in their communities. More...

Career Center Assessments Reach All-Time High

The Northern Tier Career Center (NTCC) has received recognition from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the fourth year in a row for meeting and exceeding score targets for end of program testing. More...

Pennsylvania’s Forests: A Wounded Community

In his 1949 A Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold, an early environmentalist, wrote, “One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds. More...

Sayre Historical Society Invites All to Attend History Fair

On Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., the Sayre Historical Society will host the 4th Annual History Fair at its museum location at 103 S. Lehigh Avenue, Sayre— rain or shine. More...

Citizens and Northern Bank President Retires

Citizens & Northern Corporation announced the retirement of Charles H. Updegraff, Jr. as chairman, president and chief executive officer. More...

Author Donates Book To County Library

Todd Manahan, editor of A History of New Albany Pennsylvania, recently stopped by the Bradford County Library in Burlington and donated two copies of his book, co-written with Doris J. Hugo. More...

Sullivan County Art Expo Seeks Applicants

The Sullivan County Art Expo competition will be held Oct. 11 and 12 during the annual Fall Festival at the Forksville Fairgrounds. More...

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