January 26, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Chesapeake Energy Updates Operating Plan in Response To Low Natural Gas Prices

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) this week provided an update on additional steps it is taking to continue creating shareholder value in response to the lowest natural gas prices in the past 10 years. More...

Wyoming Commissioners Consider Flood Plain Position

It was a busy morning Tuesday at the commissioners’ regular meeting. Paul Weilage, the county planner, told the commissioners that he felt strongly that the county needed a flood plain manager. More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Deborah and James Philippi to Scott E. May in Rome Township for $155,000 on Jan. 13. More...

DEP Awards Grant to American Lung Association

The Department of Environmental Protection has awarded a $75,000 grant to the American Lung Association of Pennsylvania to continue statewide public outreach and awareness programs about the importance of radon testing and mitigation in homes and oth More...

February Hours Announced for Pickett’s Offices

Staff from Rep. Tina Pickett’s district offices will be available each Wednesday of the month to help residents of Susquehanna and Sullivan counties access important state government services. More...

Forkston

It’s been a quiet week except for the weather, which changes quickly within a 24-hour period. Ron and Pat Vermeulen helped their daughter, Ronda Macedonio, celebrate her birthday with dinner out. More...

Laceyville

Mary Tyler visited her mother, Pearl Kimble in Rome on Monday. Don, Cheryl and Todd VanDe- Mark visited their mother and grandmother, Lorraine Repsher at Tyler Memorial Hospital during the week. More...

Citizens Financial Service Declares Cash Dividend

The Board of Directors of Citizens Financial Services, Inc. (OTC BB: CZFS:OB) the bank holding company for First Citizens National Bank, recently declared a cash dividend for Citizens Financial Services shareholders. More...

Beaver Meadows

Sympathy to Dale and Debbie Grover and their family. Debbie’s father, Harold Taylor of Little Meadows, passed away Sunday. Wednesday, Jim Lynch of Sayre and Grandma Trible had lunch at Mark’s Valley View Restaurant in Laceyville. More...

Friedenshutten Footnotes

January is flying by. This week is the last full week, then February will be here. With the winter being mild and having a lot of sunny days, we really shouldn’t complain. But then again we are human and complaining comes easy. More...

Spring Hill

Many on the Hill are very happy to report that the Giants are going to the Super Bowl. Marilyn Hoffman and family partied during the close game. Bobby Korfmann and son RJ visited Anne and Robert and family over the weekend. More...

Senate Approves Baker Bill on Wellsite Safety

A bill to improve emergency management and response at Marcellus Shale wellsites received the approval of the Senate recently. Sen. Lisa Baker offered the following remarks in support of the measure, which she sponsored: More...

Cookoff Winners Announced

Food services instructor David Dunster (right) and student Carly Bennett show off the second place trophy the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center’s team won at a recent culinary c More...

Elk Lake Gets Gold Star From Auditor

At the Jan. 12 school board meeting, both the Elk Lake School District and the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center received excellent ratings from the recent auditor’s report on the closing of books for 2011. More...

Elected Officials Differ on Approach to Stream Mitigation

When Sen. Gene Yaw worked with the Center for Rural Pennsylvania (CRP) to coordinate the “Listening Session on Stream Cleaning” that was held on Jan. More...

Chamber Hosts Membership Dinner

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) held its bi-annual membership dinner Thursday, Jan. 19, in the Tuscarora Wayne Community Room. More...

WVHS to Stage “Hello Dolly!”

After the success of last year’s “Aida,” the WVHS music department will return to more traditional fare for the students’ spring show. More...

Senator Yaw Seeks Another Term In State Senate

Senator Gene Yaw announced that he will seek re-election as state senator for the 23rd Senatorial District. The district encompasses all of Union, Lycoming, Sullivan and Bradford Counties and the western half of Susquehanna County. More...

PA House Scholarships Available

High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship to help cover the costs of higher education, Rep. Tina Pickett announced recently. More...

Charges Filed in Attempted Cook’s Trailer Park Burglary

Four young men have been charged in connection with an attempted burglary at Cook’s Trailer Park in Eaton Township, Wyoming County. More...

Historic Site Appoints New Director

The French Azilum Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Danielle Huck of Forksville as the new Historical Site Manager of the French Azilum. More...

Evergreen

Lena and Bob Carichner spent last Sunday with Martine Kipp. Henry and Florence Campbell met Jody Lambert at Bonanza for dinner out. Happy birthday to Francis Hardenstine on Jan. 27. Gordon Crawford celebrates his day on Jan. 28. More...

Terrytown

Sadness in the hearts of many on the passing of Joe Paterno. Not only his death bringing sorrow but the circumstances surrounding a man who contributed so much good to society. More...

Conservation District Welcomes New Members

At their 2012 organizational meeting, the Bradford County Conservation District welcomed new members to its Board of Directors. More...

Horvath Makes Dean’s List at Gettysburg College

Jeffrey Horvath of Meshoppen has been placed on the Gettysburg College Dean’s Commendation List for outstanding academic achievement in the Fall 2011. More...

Nimble

For those of you who have been inquiring about the “Strong Women’ weight-bearing exercise classes, I’m happy to inform you, the morning classes will be starting, Monday, Jan. 30, at 9 a.m. at the Mehoopany United Methodist Church. More...

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