April 18, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Wyoming County Quizzes DEP, Chief Gathering on Compressor Station

The residents of Wyoming County had done their homework, and last Wednesday evening showed themselves to be articulate, thoughtful and concerned about a proposed compressor station for natural gas in Washington Township. More...

Long Wait is Over; Bradford County Commissioners Accept Impact Fee

The Bradford County Commissioners voted unanimously on April 12 to impose an impact fee on each unconventional spudded well in Bradford County. More...

Local PASR Chapter Celebrates 75 Years

Members of PASR, Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees, presented a “mock check” for over 61,000 Volunteer Hours of Service to Bradford County Commissioners. More...

Farr Named Bank CFO

Anthony J. Gabello, President and Chief Executive Officer announced that Philip O. Farr has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Peoples State Bank. More...

Local United Way Thanks Volunteers

The United Way of Bradford County wishes to thank everyone involved during National Volunteer Week, April 15 to 21. More...

Endless Mountains Barbershop Chorus to Entertain at Annual Show

Hilarity and hijinks will be busting out in four-part harmony as the Endless Mountains Barbershop Chorus (EMBC) presents its 34th annual show at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 28 at Tunkhannock Area High School. More...

Lioness Club Honors Poster Winners

The Wyalusing Lioness Club honored the winners of the 2011/2012 Peace Poster contest at their meeting on April 10. By winning this local contest, first place winner Cassie Caccia took the first step in an international competition. More...

Quick Susquehanna Meeting Includes Passage of Resolution

At their regular meeting held on April 11, the Susquehanna County Commissioners dispatched county business in short order. More...

Improve Indoor Air Quality Today

Chances are people wouldn’t purposely eat or drink poison. Most individuals are very conscious about what they put into their bodies. More...

Repsher Birthday Draws Friends and Family

Carlton “Cocky” Repsher celebrated his 80th birthday among family and many friends at the Wyalusing Fire Hall on April 15. Well over a hundred people were in attendance. Much fun with family and friends was enjoyed. More...

Mouse in Water Brings Boil Advisory in Laceyville

Laceyville’s beleaguered municipal water system is once again in the news and this time it’s a mouse that’s causing the problems. DEP officials found a rodent in the borough reservoir during an inspection earlier this week. More...

Trout Opener Draws Anglers to Meshoppen

A bright morning sun quickly overcame the frost along Meshoppen Creek at Slumber Valley Campground in Wyoming County, where anglers like (from left) Christopher and John Ives of Auburn Center and Dou More...

Interpreter Service Approved for Bradford County Courthouse

Bradford County Commissioners unanimously approved the expansion of an agreement with Language Line, a company that provides live interpreters in more than 170 languages via telephone conference calls and other means. More...

Coroner Awaits Toxicology Tests on Found Body

Bradford County Coroner Thomas Carman related that the investigation into the death of a Texas man whose body was discovered in the Susquehanna River in Towanda Township on April 10 is in limbo pending toxicology tests, which can take from one to thr More...

Wyalusing Residents Attend Convention

Wyalusing Lions Club members Ray Tenasco and Ray Raffin and Lioness Club members Pat Couch, Mary Ann Raffin and Doris Williams represented the area at the 30th annual PA District 14-G Lions Convention held in Harrisburg on April 14 and 15. More...

T.A.C.O. Food Pantry Honors Volunteers

In a normal year, the Towanda Area Christian Outreach (T.A.C.O.) Food Pantry says thank you to their volunteers during National Volunteer Week. More...

Prescription Take-Back Day Set

Wyoming County Collection Slated for April 28

The office of Wyoming County District Attorney Jeff Mitchell will once again cooperate with the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Tunkhannock Township Police Department in the National Take Back Initiative, where people are encouraged to drop o More...

Industrial Traffic Issues Top Stevens Township Meeting Agenda

During their April meeting, the Stevens Township Supervisors studied and commented on the newest maps and requests for permits from Southwestern Energy (SWN). More...

Little Known Facts About Sullivan’s Expedition

This is the eighth segment in a 20-week series that is being submitted by the Bradford County Historical Society in honor of the bicentennial of Bradford County, which occurred on March 24 and is being celebrated throughout this year. More...

NEB Students Ready for Prom

The Northeast Bradford High School will hold the annual prom at the Pheasant Hill Country Club in Owego, on Saturday, April 21. More...

Earth Day is a Great Teaching Opportunity for Parents

Earth Day has been around for more than 40 years, and during that time, it has inspired millions of people to increase their awareness of, and their appreciation for, the environment. More...

Switch Your Font...Protect the Planet?

The font type and size used to print documents can mean the difference between being green and using more ink and paper, according to research. Think back to high school or even college. More...

Rural Roads Safety Week Being Held April 15-21

The Bradford-Sullivan County Farm Bureau is celebrating Rural Roads Safety Week, April 15—21 by encouraging county residents to travel safely on the roads this spring. More...

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