February 23, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Numerous Area Projects the Topic at Bradford County Planning Commission Meeting

In the course of a rather lengthy Bradford County Planning Commission meeting held at the agency’s offices in North Towanda Township on Feb. More...

Wilmot Township Artist Savors Lineage to Edison Employees

With so many technological gadgets that talk, display video footage, and communicate with each other at our disposal, it’s hard to imagine a time when recorded sound and moving pictures were a novelty. More...

Youth Donates Gifts to Animal Shelter

TOWANDA GIRL’S BIRTHDAY PARTY IS FOR THE DOGS

In the spirit of giving and for the love of animals, Ashlynn Vargason of Towanda gives her birthday gifts to the animals of Animal Care Sanctuary. More...

Baker Calls for Quicker Action on Pipeline Laws and Storm Response

Faster action is needed to implement new laws on pipeline safety and natural gas impact fees, and to prevent storm-related power outages, Sen. Lisa Baker urged state regulators at a recent Senate hearing. More...

Children’s House Receives Grant

The Children’s House, managed by the Bradford County Child Sexual Abuse Task Force, recently received grant funding from The Allen F. Pierce Foundation. The Children’s House serves child abuse victims and would like to thank The Allen F. More...

Homeowner Association Provides Voice for Members

One of the state’s largest constituencies has no one representing them. That is the conclusion that the Pennsylvania Homeowners Association (PHA) founder and Chairman Edward Smith came to some months ago. He decided to do something about it. More...

Laceyville

Last Tuesday, Evelyn Boyer and daughters, Barbara Culver and Carol Furman of Terrytown and my daughters, Elaine Doty and Cheryl VanDeMark and I and Pat Turner attended the senior citizens’ dinner and program at the Methodist Church in Black Wal More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Library trustee’s meeting tonight at 7 p.m. The last soup sale of the season is next Thursday, March 1. Many thanks to those who have responded to our annual fund drive: Jeanne DeRemer Beauty Shop, Hainley Family Dentistry, Mr. and Mrs. More...

1983 NTL East Girls’ Basketball Champions

For 29 years, the 1983 Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team remained the last Lady Rams to include NTL East champions on their list of accomplishments after their 45-44 playoff win over Towa More...

New Albany Community Library News

The Bradford County bookmobile made a visit to the New Albany Community Library and left a good selection of books for patrons to borrow. More...

Dance Group Looks to More Outreach in 2012

Board members of USA Dance Chapter 3061 extend a warm welcome to readers to join them and give dance a place in their lives. Chapter members look forward to more community service projects in 2012. More...

Terrytown

The miracle of God’s hand continues to bless our county with weather that is saving thousands of dollars every day in fuel, labor, maintenance and all that goes with the lack of snow and bitter cold weather. Yes, again, thank you Lord. More...

Beaver Meadows

Monday, Margene Nittinger and Kay Ervine of Sayre, Dianne Bennett and Donna Bennett had dinner at Fortunes Buffet in Sayre to celebrate Margene’s and Dianne’s birthdays. More...

Wyoming County Crafts Impact Fee Ordinance

Following Governor Corbett’s signature on the state Impact Fee legislation that sets a fee schedule to be levied on the Marcellus Shale gas drilling industry, the Wyoming County Commissioners on Tuesday morning voted unanimously to craft a coun More...

Endless Mountains Visitors’ Bureau Celebrates Half Century Hearing Slated in Herrickville For Compressor Station Plan

This year, the Endless Mountains Visitors’ Bureau (EMVB) celebrates its 50th year of bringing tourism and travel to our region. More...

Weather Possible Factor In Fatal Route 29 Crash

State police at Tunkhannock investigated a fatal accident on Route 29 in Noxen Township on Friday morning and suggested that light rain and fog may have contributed to the death of Daniel Ferry, 56, Latrobe. More...

Brown Elected to Represent Bradford County Farmers

The Bradford County U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) has completed their annual County Committee Election. Robert C. More...

Red Cross Puts New Vehicle into Service

In order to better serve the Bradford and Sullivan Counties the Red Cross Chapter in Towanda has acquired a “disaster response” vehicle that will cover the area. More...

Pickett Addresses Budget

Rep. Tina Pickett stated recently that the governor’s 2012-13 budget proposal, which he presented in Harrisburg, stays within the revenues that are expected to be available for the next fiscal year. More...

Bowl for Kids’ Sake Seeks Sponsors

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge caseworker Megan Bedwick, left, and program director Tanya Olaviany, are preparing for the upcoming Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser, slated for six lanes i More...

Keystone Theatre Campaign Supports Memorial Hospital

On Wednesday, Feb. More...

Spring Hill

Happy Birthday to Duff. The sweetheart dinner was a success. Doris and Gene Sharer, Jeff, Louise and Steph Sharer, as well as Sarah and Dale attended. Jeanne and Lou Fiske also enjoyed the dinner. More...

Local Students Named to Dean’s List

The following area students were named to the dean’s list at Shippensburg University for the fall term: Bradford County: Kaitlyn Howard, Monroeton, Tyler Bennett, Towanda, Alycia Parks, Ulster and Nicole Sutton, Wysox. More...

USDA Home Repair Loans Available

Are you tired of high heating bills and feel a new furnace or added insulation to your home is needed? Is your roof in need of repair or replacement? If so, USDA Rural Development may be able to help. More...

Jenningsville

This surely has been a nice February. No complaints so far. More...

Dimock

Congratulations to Adam Phillips who won the 200 individual medley at the Lackawanna County swim meet, breaking the Scranton pool record. Adam also won the 100 yard butterfly event. More...

Bradford County Prothonotary Announces Change in Passport Application Process

Sally Vaughn, Bradford County Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts, would like to make the public aware that an appointment is now needed before coming to the office for a passport. More...

Nimble

Hailey Farr attended CJ Appel’s indoor soccer game last Saturday morning with Jeff and Wanda Appel’s family. Then, off to Hailey and Jazmine Appel’s indoor soccer game later in the afternoon. More...

Bradford County Sets Bicentennial Events

The Bradford County Commissioners and the Bradford County Historical Society are pleased to announce the special events that will take place during this the bicentennial year of Bradford County. More...

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