April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Susquehanna County

2012 Primary Election Candidate Roundup

The voters in Susquehanna County turned out to represent both parties almost equally in Tuesday’s primary, despite a mix of snow and cold drizzle that swept through the area. More...

Elk Lake Looks at Bond Issue for Refinancing

The Elk Lake School Board heard a presentation from Les Bear at their April 17 meeting concerning the refinancing of the bank loan the district had secured for the Career and Technology expansion and renovation project. More...

Crisis Center to Train Volunteers; Meet Growing Demands

The Abuse and Rape Crisis Center (ARCC) in Towanda will conduct a training course for new volunteers beginning on Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Classes will continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Bradford County Historical Society Makes Plans for June Bicentennial Parade

Bradford County Historical Society (BCHS) has formed a committee to organize a parade as one of many activities celebrating Bradford County’s bicentennial. More...

Local Youths Support Bowl for Kids’ Sake

On a cold, raw Sunday afternoon, Starlite Lanes in North Towanda was filled with the warmth of hearts doing good deeds. A gathering of 40 to 50 bowlers took time on April 22 to Bowl for Kids’ Sake. More...

Housing Loans Available

Rural Development’s 502 Direct Loan program provides a “one of a kind” opportunity for income eligible, creditworthy, rural individuals and families by making home ownership an affordable dream. More...

Bradford County Dog Licenses Due

Bradford County Treasurer Becky Clark reminds residents that dog licenses are now due. All dogs three months and older must be licensed according to the Pennsylvania Bureau of Dog Law. More...

State Representative Reads to Youngsters

State Representative Tina Pickett reads to kids last Thursday, April 19, at the Wyalusing Valley Children’s Center from the pages of “Stop Snoring Bernard” by author Zacharia Ohora. More...

Retired State Employees Gather

The Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees (PARSE) met on April 10 for the first meeting of 2012. The chapter will be meeting only three times per year. The next meeting will be held at Green Gables, New Milford on July 10. More...

PennDOT Launches Campaign Aimed at Distracted Drivers

As part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, PennDOT recently launched “Just Drive PA,” a new initiative aimed at improving safety on Pennsylvania roadways. More...

Art Show Features Work of Wyalusing Kindergartners

“To Mommy with Love” is an art show featuring the work of kindergarten students in the Wyalusing Elementary School who will be displaying their work at Wyalusing’s Blue Heron Gallery next month. More...

Dietrich Theater Art Student’s College Dreams Come True

“Be confident with your work and don’t doubt yourself because it shows to the people you are presenting to.” That is the advice Tunkhannock’s Dietrich Theater artist-in-residence Steve Colley gave Anna Smith, a senior at Abing More...

Little Known Facts About the French Asylum

This is the ninth 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...

Bradford County

2012 Primary Election Candidate Roundup

Just over 20 percent of registered Bradford County voters went to the polls on Tuesday. More...

Wyoming County

2012 Primary Election Candidate Roundup

In Wyoming County, the fact that the candidates who will be on the November ballot in the Presidential election have been pretty much decided, coupled with the less than pleasant weather, meant that less than 30 percent of the registered voters exerc More...

Signature Required for Tax Mailings

The Bradford County Tax Claim Bureau will be sending out certified mail that must be signed for by the owner for the 2011 delinquent properties that remain unpaid as of April 30. More...

Major Enhancements Planned at Sunfish Pond

Big plans for three Bradford County parks currently hinge on the receipt of a Community Partnership Grant from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR). More...

Chandelier Solution Eludes Commissioners

Elaborate, cherished, and fragile are fitting words to describe the one-ton chandelier that hangs from the center of the rotunda in the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda. More...

Garden Club to Award Scholarships

The Towanda Garden Club will grant a scholarship award in the amount of $500 to a graduating senior from a Bradford County High School. More...

Students Learn about Energy Careers

Recently, area high school and elementary school students learned more about the energy industries developing around them and the opportunities that those high-growth industries will present to them in the future. More...

Deer Aging, Scoring Event Scheduled

The Susquehanna Branch of the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) will host a scoring and aging event at Rock Mt. Sporting Clays on May 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. More...

Route 87 Resurfacing & Improvement Project at Forksville Resumes

Here’s a brief update on the Route 87 resurfacing and safety improvement project at Forksville in Sullivan County. Rehabilitation work on the north bridge over Little Loyalsock Creek is ongoing (first phase). More...

Quilts Are Latest Addition to Farm Market

The Shores family is involved in a little bit of everything, from dairy farming to trucking to the Farm Market and now quilting. More...

Area Agency on Aging Invites Public to Hearing

The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for the Counties of Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Tioga would like the public to provide input on their next Four-Year Plan, as well as on their annual plan for fiscal year 2012-13. More...

DEP Invites Students to Join Fight against Litter

The Department of Environmental Protection and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invite all Pennsylvania schools and school districts to join the Pennsylvania Litter-Free School Zone Program. More...

Passport Through Time to Feature Museums of Bradford County

The museums of Bradford County invite you to participate in a special Bradford County Bicentennial year event entitled, “Passport Through Time,” scheduled for May 18, 19 and 20. More...

Programs Slated to Assist with your Woods

This spring you’ll likely take a walk in your woods. Perhaps you’ll be sitting quietly calling in that tom turkey. Maybe you’ll be fishing for trout or looking for wildflowers. More...

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