July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Hurley’s Fallen Heroes Ride Raises Over $5,000 for Local Charities

A continuous thundering rumble of Harley Davidsons echoed through Main Street Towanda on Saturday morning as over 100 motorcycle riders took part in the Fallen Heroes Ride, sponsored by Hurley’s Supermarkets. More...

Concerned Citizen Claims Monitors Show Poor Air Quality in Area

PERSONNEL CHANGES APPROVED AT 911 CENTER

Tunkhannock resident and environmentalist Audrey Gozdiskowski hasn’t attended many Wyoming County Commissioners’ meetings in recent months because she felt as though she wasn’t being heard on topics relating to air quality and how i More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox More...

Free Presentation on Nicholson Bridge History at Dietrich Theater

All are invited to a presentation by Marion Sweet, President of the Nicholson Heritage Association, entitled Tunkhannock Viaduct 100th Anniversary, on Sunday, Aug. 16 at 3 p.m. at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, followed by a reception. More...

Nimble

Lori Burke recently returned from Zephyrhills, FL, after spending a week visiting her parents, Larry and Billie Place. More...

Dimock

Roselyn Adams Aldrich and her husband, Brian, are the happy parents of a baby girl born on July 22. Her name is Lenox Claire. She weighed exactly 8 pounds and was 21 inches long. More...

Affordable Health Screenings Coming to Wyalusing Area

Residents living in and around Wyalusing can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. More...

NRCS to Pay It Forward

North Spencer Christian Academy in Spencer, NY, suffered a devastating flood during mid-June. Almost six feet of water broke through the windows of the building and flooded the gymnasium, kitchen and pre-Kindergarten to 12th grade classrooms. More...

Your Email’s Been Hacked, Now What?

Have you ever received an email from a friend or family member that doesn’t seem quite right? It may not “sound” like the person you know or might ask you to click on some random, unidentified link. More...

Beaver Meadows

Jane McGee and her grandson, Daniel of Lawton spent a couple of days with her sister, Rosie McLaughlin at Glen Mills. More...

Construction Begins at Route 467 Bridge Over Rockwell Creek in Pike Township

The Public-Private Partnership (P3) project to rebuild 558 bridges all across Pennsylvania continues in Bradford County with replacement of the Route 467 Bridge over Rockwell Creek in Pike Township starting the week of Aug. 3. More...

Main Street Work Continues

Repaving and curbside improvements along Main Street continued this week as workers from Glenn O. More...

Local Residents Appointed to PA Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce

Gov. Tom Wolf announced the appointment of 48 individuals to participate on the Pennsylvania Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force, which will be chaired by Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Quigley. More...

Helping Hands Food Pantry Receives Donation from Youth Leadership Group

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Group recently presented Peg Huyck of Helping Hands Food Pantry with a check for $500 that they raised at their recent car wash. More...

Car Crash Claims Life of Susquehanna Co. Native

A tragic accident on the evening of July 21 claimed the life of Anne (Doolittle) Gober, 45, Wyoming, Luzerne County. More...

Susquehanna Commissioners Approve Hires, Transfers

The Susquehanna County Commissioners briefly suspended their July 22 meeting to open a salary board meeting for the purpose of eliminating the position of assistant chief assessor in the assessment office and creating a new one, director of assessmen More...

Claverack Picnic Held in Dimock

Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative held their annual members’ meeting at the Elk Lake school for the first time on the evening of July 23, to what appeared an enthusiastic turnout, filling the school’s auditorium to near capacity for th More...

Everyday Heroes Are All Around

Towanda Borough Police Officer John Hennessy spoke at the Wyalusing Public Library on Thursday, July 23 as part of the Bradford County library system’s Summer Reading Program, “Every Hero has a Story.” Officer Hennessy and his partn More...

PHEAA Reminds Students of Upcoming August State Grant Deadlines

PHEAA is reminding first-time Pennsylvania State Grant applicants planning to attend a community college that the program’s application deadline is Aug. 1. More...

Upcoming Workshop on Understanding your Royalty Checks

Penn State Extension is hosting a “Shale Royalties Management: Understanding Your Royalty Check” workshop on Monday, Sept. 14 at the Montrose Jr./Sr. High School Auditorium, 75 Meteor Way, Montrose, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Jenningsville

This past week was one of the best. I was able to open windows and doors to air out from the hot, humid days, which seem to be here again this week. Oh well, I am not complaining as no one wants summer to be gone too soon. More...

Terrytown

Ashlee Newton, daughter of Ralph and Jennifer Newton, continuing her success in gymnastics in competition in California. She placed well in vault, bars and beam. More...

Kopatz Doing Glass Research at PSU

Jessica Kopatz of Athens, daughter of Craig Kopatz, was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 and spring 2015 semesters at Penn State University. Her fall GPA was 3.51, and the spring average was 3.52. More...

Wright Selected for Greek Award At IUP

A local student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been selected for a Greek award. Mark Wright, Athens, son of Don Wright and Maureen Wright, was selected for a Greek Outstanding Scholarship Award. More...

Life Insurance Policies Can Now be Delivered Electronically

Legislation to make it easier for owners of life insurance policies and annuities to receive their documents more efficiently was signed into law on July 10, said Rep. Tina Pickett, author of the measure. More...

Tuscarora Township Municipal News

The July township meeting was held on the 22nd at the township building with all supervisors, the secretary and eight citizens attending. More...

Claverack Seats New Board Members

During the business portion of their annual meeting, members of the Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative elected seated one new director and two incumbents to their nine-person board. Annually, three members are seated, each for a three-year term. More...

Storm Safety Tips Offered

Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) teams in Pennsylvania are prepared for possible severe storms, including hurricanes throughout the summer and fall months. More...

DEP Accepting Applications for Small Business Advantage Grants

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites manufacturers, retailers, service providers, agricultural businesses and other small businesses to apply for a Small Business Advantage Grant to finance pollution prevention and energyefficienc More...

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