March 1, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Projected Impact Fee Revenue Report Shown to Commissioners

The Wyoming County Commissioners heard a report from their Marcellus Shale and Environmental Community Liaison, Emily Krafjack, at last Thursday’s work session. More...

Public Invited to Grant Hearing

The Bradford County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program invites the public to attend a public hearing on a modification to the 2010 CDBG Grant Year. There will be a public hearing at 9:50 a.m. More...

Lovers of the Susquehanna River Urged to Attend

Public Invited to Organizational Meeting

Associates of Endless Mountains Heritage Region, Susquehanna Greenway, and Wyoming County Water Trail Corps (WCWTC) want to share with concerned citizens ways in which they can help to control threats to the Susquehanna River as it runs through Wyomi More...

100 Days and Counting

Mrs. Rebecca Basse’s Pre-K 4 class at St. Agnes School celebrated the 100th day of the school year on Feb. 3 by wearing special “masks” and popping one hundred balloons in the gym. More...

Penn College Slates Open House

Prospective students seeking hands-on education leading to excellent career opportunities may visit Pennsylvania College of Technology on Saturday, March 24, for Open House. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Recognize These Eyes?

Call in and Guess - Contest begins Thursday - 2 p.m. —Enter our automated contest by calling 570-746-0533— winners will be notified by phone calls received prior to 2 p.m. will be disqualified More...

Heavy Equipment Workshop Scheduled

The Susquehanna County Conservation District will be holding its annual Heavy Equipment Contractor Workshop on Tuesday, March 20 at the Montrose Bible Conference’s Dreyer Hall in Montrose. More...

Laceyville

The last soup sale at the Laceyville Library for this year will be held this Thursday, March 1 with four kinds of soup available. Eat in or take out. Come and get some. More...

Road Conditions Discussed at Tuscarora Township Meeting

Nine citizens joined two supervisors and the secretary for the February Tuscarora Township meeting. Supervisor Carl Yurgatis was unable to attend due to an illness and is wished a speedy recovery. More...

Spring Hill

Duff enjoyed his birthday; however, he wishes he were 30 years younger. On Tuesday, Suzanne, Kyle and Paige Robinson visited and had ice cream and cake. More...

Statewide Roadside Cleanup Planned, Volunteers Needed

Statewide Roadside Cleanup Planned, Volunteers Needed PennDOT is seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, which begins March 1 and runs through May 31. More...

Terrytown

The girls’ basketball team continues to go their winning ways. Next opponent is Sayre (again). One can say that Sayre will come into this game with the attitude not to let Wyalusing beat them. More...

Camptown

Poor little kitty at Dave and Judy Hopkins. On Monday, Judy discovered that an electrical cord had been completely chewed through. The two puppies seemed to be okay so although Judy was puzzled, she forgot about it. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Andrea and April Eckert had a nice turn out of girls with their dolls for the American Girl doll program. Andrea brought in her own collection of American Dolls along with outfits that she had made. More...

Evergreen

Happy birthday to Larry Roberts on March 4 and Frank West, also the fourth. Florence Campbell attended a finance committee workshop at the First United Methodist Church of Towanda on Saturday. More...

Public Invited to Susquehanna County Dairy Day

The 23rd annual Susquehanna County Dairy Day will take place on Friday, March 2 at Elk Lake High School. Dairy Day is organized by Penn State Cooperative Extension in Susquehanna County and the Dairy Day Committee. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. More...

Agricultural Career Opportunities Abound

A career in agriculture can prove richly rewarding. More...

Two Dead Following Traffic Accident in Susquehanna County

A tragic accident on SR 11 in New Milford Borough during the early morning hours of Feb. 25 has left two men dead and one behind bars, reports from state police and District Magistrate Jodie Cordner’s office indicate. More...

Long Term Recovery Team Organizes, Prioritizes

A committee comprised of members of leading philanthropic and disaster assistance agencies from the area, in addition to representatives from FEMA and other state and regional organizations has begun the process of formulating the Bradford Sullivan C More...

Remains of Burned Dog Found

The Bradford County Humane Society (BCHS) announced that on Feb. 22, the remains of a dog had been found near the public river access along Route 187 in Wysox Township. More...

County Commissioners Under Fire Again for Perceived Sunshine Act Violation

The Susquehanna County Commissioners once again came under fire at their regular meeting on Feb. 22 for what has been perceived by some as a violation of the PA Sunshine Act. More...

Fundraiser Sunday to Raise Money for V.I.M.

On Sunday, March 4 at 3 p.m., the Wyalusing United Methodist Church will be filled with many kinds of wonderful music. More...

Scholarship Application Deadline Announced

First Citizens National Bank will be awarding two $1,000 annual scholarships to Mansfield University. One scholarship will be awarded to a Mansfield University student who resides within our market. More...

DEP Awards 73 Grants to Protect, Improve Watersheds in 36 Counties

The Department of Environmental Protection announced that it will invest in 73 watershed protection projects intended to improve watersheds, stormwater runoff, acid mine drainage and educational programs, among other environmental efforts. More...

Mosher Vies for State Homecoming Queen

Lacey Mosher, daughter of Timothy and Leah Mosher of Laceyville, has been selected as a finalist for Pennsylvania’s 32nd annual Homecoming Queen selection to be held on Saturday, March 17, at the Lancaster Host Resort and Conference Center in L More...

Montrose Woman Earns Degree

The following student was recently awarded a degree from the Graduate School of Education at Binghamton University. Caroline D. Millen from Montrose, PA, was awarded a MAT degree in English Adolescence Educ. More...

Forkston

All of Forkston mourns the loss of Edith Goodwin, who passed away last week. We send our deepest sympathy to her family. More...

Silvara

Greetings from the Silvara area of Bradford County, PA. John and Jennifer Brotzman celebrated Thelma Brotzman’s birthday at the home of Jeffrey and Natasha Brotzman with Tina Pickett and Natasha’s mother, known as Mama Russky. More...

Peoples LTD Declares Dividends

Anthony J. Gabello, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples LTD, and Peoples State Bank of Wyalusing, has announced that the Board of Directors has declared a first quarter cash dividend in the amount of $.30 per share. More...

Lyme Disease Expert to Present at the Dietrich Theater

Do you want to know more about the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of Lyme disease? With the support of the Endless Mountains Lyme Disease Support Group, on Saturday, March 10 from 9 a.m. to noon, Dr. More...

Firefighters to Climb for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Two local firefighters are training to join 1,500 firefighters from around the world on Sunday, March 11, to compete in the timed race up 69 floors to the top of the Columbia Center tower in Seattle, WA. More...

North Branch Land Trust Revises Natural Gas Leasing Policy

Natural gas extraction continues in earnest in Northeastern Pennsylvania and will be a part of the regional fabric of life for many years to come. More...

Jenningsville

We have noticed that it is staying daylight a little longer now. A misprint in last week’s items should have read that Sam and Grace Baldelli are new neighbors moving into the former Richard and Evelyn Stevens’ home on the hill. More...

Judson Greene Wins Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition

Judson Greene of Bloomsburg placed first in the Regional Poetry Out Loud Recitation Competition held Friday, Feb. 24 at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda. More...

Practice Safety When Taking Children to Visit a Farm

Kids often find farms fascinating places to visit. Playing with animals and running around in the vast outdoors are just what many kids adore. More...

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