January 19, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Susquehanna County Commissioners Thanked

Following regular business conducted during their brief Jan. 11 meeting, the Susquehanna County Commissioners were thanked for the support and backing they have provided to Endless Mountains Health Systems (EMHS) over the past 15 years. More...

Restaurant Downed in Preparation for Hotel

The old “car hop” section of the former AJ’s/A&W restaurant in Wysox Township was the first part of the structure to be torn down on Jan. 17. More...

Coworkers Bid Farewell to Meteer with Style

Cheers and laughs abounded in the Wyalusing Hotel dining room last Tuesday evening, Jan. 10, as the Peoples State Bank employees gathered to share memories of the past with Maxine Meteer of Wyalusing. More...

PennDOT Names New Maintenance Manager

Kenneth Pochatko has been appointed to the position of Senior Highway Maintenance Manager for the Lycoming/Sullivan County Maintenance Office in Engineering District 3-0, effective Jan. 14. More...

Audits Find Local VFRAs in Compliance

Auditor General Jack Wagner has reported that audits of two Bradford County Volunteer Firefighters’ Relief Associations (VFRAs) determined that they were in compliance with tested laws and regulations. Reports covering the audit period Jan. More...

January is National Radon Action Month

DEP reminds Americans that January is National Radon Action Month, marking a time of increased public awareness for this serious health hazard. More...

Visitors Bureau Issues Guide

The Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau has announced the release of its 2012 Guide to the Endless Mountains. More...

Rushville

A beautiful baby shower was held for Jessica Noldy on Saturday afternoon at her home in Rushboro. About 40 family members and friends were there to help her celebrate. She received a lot of beautiful gifts. More...

News from the Wyalusing Library

Twenty-six people came and enjoyed the fascinating program that Chris Pike and his company, Phenomenon and Paranormal Investigations, presented last Friday night. More...

Beaver Meadows

Monday, Jane McGee and Marie Trible had lunch at Mark’s Valley View Restaurant in Laceyville. Sunday, Richard, Candy and Jessica Card and Dale and Donna Bennett had dinner at the Fireplace in Tunkhannock. More...

Partnership Fosters Multimedia Experience

Many libraries across the nation conduct “One County; One Book” promotions at this time of the year, but it’s tough to match the scale and creativity of the Tunkhannock Public Library (TPL) which has partnered with the Wyoming Count More...

Lawton

Many ladies attended a baby shower for Jessica Noldy at her new home on Saturday in Rushboro. More...

Nimble

Well, it sure does feel like January weather has set in. It was only five degrees here on Nimble Hill Sunday morning. More...

Dimock

We in Dimock were sorry to hear of the death of Charles Swackhamer. He had bravely endured a long struggle with ALS. We extend our sympathy to his family. More...

Spring Hill

Nancy Bennett had a funfilled weekend with family. Chip and Connie Patterson were up from York and sons Ben, Alex and friend, Dalton stayed an extra day. Randy and Rene Brigham joined them all for dinner Saturday night. More...

Jenningsville

There is no question that winter is here and most definitely will be around for a while. January and February a rather slow time for a couple of months as people are staying inside and keeping their home fires going. More...

DEP Imposes Fines on Appalachia Midstream

The Department of Environmental Protection has fined Appalachia Midstream Services LLC of Horseheads, NY, Chesapeake Energy’s pipeline division, $19,510 for numerous erosion and sediment-control violations originally found last winter at its co More...

New Charity is Brainchild of Area Musician

After Laura Ackley lost her beloved father to cancer in 2008, she wanted to find a way to honor him that would incorporate her own love for making music along with her desire to help less fortunate residents of her small community. More...

Adopt-a-Highway Program Going Strong at 20 Years

As Pennsylvania’s Adopt-a- Highway enters a third decade, representatives from four local groups that have been picking up trash along adopted roadways in their respective communities offered unique perspectives as to how and why they got invol More...

Gas Boom Impact on Forests and Wildlife Debated

While a number of national environment groups have expressed concern and even outrage at the possibility of Pennsylvania’s ecosystem and wildlife habitat being decimated by natural gas drilling and pipeline installation, the Pennsylvania Game C More...

Boback Reminds Students of FAFSA Deadline

Rep. Karen Boback is reminding students that the 2012-13 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available for completion. More...

Sullivan Non-Profits Eligible for Grants

The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT) through its Sullivan County Advisory Board seeks proposals from non-profit organizations who serve the needs of Sullivan County residents. More...

New Flood Category for Photo Contest

The Susquehanna Greenway Partnership’s Second Treasured Towns & Landscapes of the Susquehanna photo contest has just been expanded and the deadline extended. Entries will now be accepted until Feb. More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.

Family Outing 96 Years Ago Here’s a look at Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Tinna, and apparently their family, posing for a portrait on a summer afternoon in 1916. More...

Guthrie Hospice Seeks Volunteers

Are you willing to accept a life-changing challenge, while making a real difference in someone else’s life? Guthrie Hospice is seeking new volunteers for day, evening and weekend hours to provide comfort and support for hospice patients. More...

Wyalusing Dance Team Slates Reunion

The 2011-12 Dance Team is proud to announce the 2012 reunion for all past Wyalusing Valley High School Dance Team members on Friday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Wyalusing Valley High School in the cafeteria. More...

Forkston

The temporary bridge is in. It’s really there and ready to be used. Please use caution because of the new traffic pattern and remember that it’s one lane. Edith Goodwin and Maryellen Condeelis were both hospitalized last week. More...

Conservation Stewardship Program Sign-Up Extended

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Dave White recently announced that the cut-off date for the current Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) ranking period has been extended to Jan. 27. More...

Laceyville

Barbara Culver, Carol Furman and Roger Repsher spent Sunday afternoon with their mother, Evelyn Boyer. More...

Camptown

There was a wonderful turnout on Saturday at the Wyalusing American Legion for the benefit memorial for the Karson Hopkins’ family. I was told there were 125 baskets for the auction. More...

Terrytown

January passing quickly, a good thought for the week. News with all the candidates for presidents getting boring. We trust the one from Pennsylvania keeps climbing in the race. More...

Elk Lake Forensics Debaters Undefeated

For the third consecutive tournament, the Elk Lake Forensics Team’s Varsity Lincoln Douglas Debaters went undefeated on Jan. 14 at the Scranton Catholic Forensics League Tournament at West Scranton High School. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Happy 2012. We thank those who made our delicious soup this month. Terri Taylor, Ginger Rowe, Bonnie Baker and Betsy (from Mark’s). It all sold and certainly helps us out. Our next sale is Thursday, Feb. 2. Hope to see you then. More...

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