May 3, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Plans for New CVS Drug Store Appealed

The plans for putting a new, larger CVS Drugstore on the site of Gay’s True Value Hardware, which were approved in March by the Wyoming County Planning Commission, are on hold. More...

Recommendation Suggests Adding Massage Therapy to SCCTC Curriculum

A presentation to the Elk Lake School Board at their April 17 meeting by some adult students has the board looking at adding to the cosmetology program. More...

Louisiana Convict Arrested After Chase

A Louisiana man with a sordid criminal history was apprehended by Sayre Borough police officers after a vehicle pursuit on April 28 that also involved New York State Police, the Tioga County (NY) Sheriff ’s Department, and Athens Township polic More...

Bradford County Humane Society Promotes Spencer to Executive Director

The Bradford County Humane Society (BCHS) is proud to announce the promotion of the current Community Coordinator, Jennifer L. Spencer, to Executive Director. More...

Spring Woods Walk a Success

The annual Susquehanna County Forest Landowners Association (SCFLOA) Spring Woods Walk attracted 40+ people. The educational walk was held on March 17 at the 41-acre property of Denise and Matt Sellers southeast of South Montrose. More...

Peoples LTD Announces 2011 Financial Results

Anthony J. Gabello, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples LTD, holding company for Peoples State Bank of Wyalusing, has announced consolidated financial results for the year ending Dec. 31, 2011. More...

NTSWA Receives Grant

The Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority (NTSWA) was recently awarded a grant of $25,890 under the state’s Recycling Performance Grant Program. More...

RPH Named to Top 100 List

Guthrie is proud to announce that Robert Packer Hospital has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Sue and I were guests of the Wyalusing Lions Club on Tuesday evening at the Wyalusing Hotel. I proudly accepted a generous donation from the Lions. More...

T.A.C.O. Continues Serving Needy

For most of us when it is time for breakfast, dinner or a snack, we go to the pantry and get food to prepare our meal. For some in our community, however, there is very little or nothing in the pantry. More...

Stevensville Event to Feature Jewelry

Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Stevensville Community Club is offering a “jewelry boutique” at the Community Hall this Thursday and Friday, May 3 and 4, from 1 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Area Roadwork Scheduled

One of the two state bridges on Route 187 lost during last September’s flooding in Bradford County will be replaced under a $1 million contract, which started April 30. More...

News from Laceyville’s Oldest House

‘Come Back in Time with Us’

The wild columbine on the rock face overlooking the Susquehanna River just east of Laceyville is in bloom. I remember about 20 years ago when Annis Tyler spoke about these native harbingers of spring, and every year I look for them. More...

Little Known Facts about the Indian Treaty at Tioga Point

This is the tenth 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...

Area Teens Complete Tractor Safety Training

Eleven Bradford County youths achieved certification through the National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Training Program after passing a final exam held at the Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative office in Wysox. More...

Ceremony Slated for Adrienne’s Garden Art Awards

The 17th annual “Adrienne’s Garden” Art Awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, May 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Area Middle School Auditorium. These awards are presented as a memorial to Adrienne P. More...

Auction at Rolling Acres Draws Large Crowd

Rolling Acres owner Vi Bartholomew may have shuddered against the chill on Sunday morning, but she was warmed by the well wishes of hundreds of friends who stopped by the lawn and garden center on Wysox Township’s Golden Mile as Pepper’s More...

Commissioners Quizzed on Fair Housing in Susquehanna County

At the April 25 meeting of the Susquehanna County Commissioners, a news correspondent speaking as a private citizen brought to the board’s attention a discrepancy in the wording of the recently passed Fair Housing Resolution 2012-07. More...

Three Women ID Same Man as Stalker

A Williamsport man has been arrested in association with a series of stalking incidents in April involving at least three women in Athens, Sayre, Waverly, and Wysox. More...

Potential Jurors Still on Standby in DeSisti Trial

Eighty-two area residents called for potential selection as jurors for the Commonwealth vs. More...

Operation North Branch Set for June 30

In an effort to clean up the debris and garbage from the devastation of last September’s Tropical Storm Lee and Hurricaine Irene, as well as to deal with the ongoing problem of illegal dumping, North Branch Land Trust, Endless Mountain Heritage More...

Eight-Year-Old Releases Book

This week marks the nationwide release of “Racing Days,” a new book by 8-year-old Towanda author Kolby John Hoffman. The book introduces readers to Fred, T.J., Bob, and Sara, the fastest race cars in town. But who is the fastest? More...

Veterans Appreciation Day Slated

The 2012 Veterans Appreciation Day Picnic is being planned with some important changes to keep in mind. The weather has been a challenge in past years, and the cancellation of the 2011 picnic has caused the committee to make these changes. More...

Wyoming-Lackawanna Dairy Princess Pageant Set

Whisperlyn Jaget of Dunmore, Lackawanna County and Brianna Smarkusky of Nicholson, Wyoming County will compete for the title of Wyoming- Lackawanna County Dairy Princess on May 12. More...

Story Time Comes to Head Start

Children from Bradford-Tioga Head Start, the Wyalusing Pre-K classroom, had a wonderful time listening to author Carrie Simpson reading her book, “Jungle Jack.” Bradford- Tioga Head Start More...

American Lung Association Promotes Radon Testing

The American Lung Association in Pennsylvania (ALA-PA) has introduced a new program to help protect their health from lung cancer-causing radon gas. More...

New Albany Community Library to Hold Open House

The New Albany Community Library will hold an Open House on Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The library’s entire floor was damaged last September during the flooding and was completely replaced. More...

WVHS Vocalists Participate in Jazz Festival

The PMEA District 8 Jazz Festival was held from April 12 to 14 at Line Mountain Jr./Sr. High School in Herndon. The festival featured the District 8 Jazz Choir, conducted by Dr. More...

Mayor Declares National Music Week

In a proclamation signed yesterday, Wyalusing Mayor Jean Reinhart ushered in National Music Week, which will be celebrated by music students and organizations across the country from May 6 to May 13. More...

Chesapeake Plans Road Work in Tuscarora Township

The most recent meeting of the Tuscarora Township Supervisors was held on April 25 with all supervisors and 11 citizens attending. More...

WYALUSING VALLEY MUSEUM ASSOCIATION

Visit the Wyalusing Valley Museum and learn about our area’s past. The museum will open for the 2012 season the weekend of May 18 to 20. More...

Towanda Area Senior Citizens Hold Meeting

President George Smith called the meeting of the Towanda Senior Citizens to order welcoming the forty-five members and guests, Daniel Danielski and Sara Romanik. Leland Ayers was greeter for the day. More...

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