May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

South Auburn Woman Pens Book on Son’s Autism

South Auburn author, Maxine L. Owen, has published her second book, Cameron’s Journey, which is about her youngest child, who has a high- functioning form of Autism. The book was published in March of this year through CreateSpace. More...

Open House Set for Saturday at Bartron’s Supply in Tunkhannock

Bartron Supply Store, the “local” John Deere retailer for seven counties in the Northern Tier, is celebrating its recent expansion with a Grand Opening this Saturday. According to J. More...

A Gift to the Y Helps Strengthen Community

Bradford County Branch YCMA Launches Strong Kids Campaign

The Bradford County Branch YMCA is launching its annual Strong Kids Campaign to financially support individuals and families in need, so that they can participate in YMCA programs and services. More...

NTCC Names Honor Roll

The following students have been placed on the honor roll for the third marking period at the Northern Tier Career Center by earning a grade of 91 percent or higher: Athens: Gavin Glisson, Mariah Harkness, Christina Magaham, Emily Smith, Christina Wa More...

Senior Class Pie Sale Slated

The Wyalusing Valley High School senior class will hold a pie sale at Connie’s Market in Wyalusing on Saturday, May 12, beginning at 8:30 a.m. More...

USDA 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...

Home Repair Assistance Available

USDA Rural Development has a program available to assist homeowners with repairs to their dwellings. More...

Music of Victor Young Featured at Meeting

“More Music than Allan” was the program given to the Wyalusing Musical Society at their April meeting. Allan Waterhouse presented pictures, facts, and recordings about the life of Victor Young. More...

WVHS Fifth Marking Period Honor Roll Announced

The Guidance Office at Wyalusing Area High School has announced the honor roll for the fifth marking period. More...

Community Foundation Announces $236,255 Available to Area Students

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) has announced that nearly $236,255 in scholarships will be awarded to area students for the 2012-2013 academic year. More...

Hill Country Artists Show Slated

The members of Hill Country Artists will be presenting two art shows this month. More...

Bridge Educational Foundation Donates $80,000

State Senator Gene Yaw and Representatives Rick Mirabito, Garth Everett and Tina Pickett recently joined XTO Energy officials, school officials from St. More...

LaFrance Receives DAR Good Citizen Award

The Mach-wi-hi-lusing Chapter NSDAR met at the Wyalusing Hotel on April 18 for the presentation of its annual Good Citizen award. Tracey LaFrance was introduced as the recipient of the award for 2012. More...

WVHS Spring Chorus Concert Set for May 17

The Wyalusing Valley High School choruses, under the direction of Carol Madill, will present their annual spring concert in the Kenneth S. Williams auditorium at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 17. More...

Free Transportation Available for Treatments

Every day people with cancer need rides to treatment. They may not feel well enough to drive themselves or may not have friends or family that can help. The American Cancer Society is there to help through its “Road to Recovery” program. More...

Local Students Perform in LHU Dance Concert

The weekend of April 27 and 28, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania hosted the semiannual Dance Concert in the Sloan Fine Arts Auditorium. The concert featured over 100 dancers and various forms of dance including ballet, jazz, and modern styles. More...

The Dunnemans in Concert at New Albany Baptist Church

You are invited to enjoy the great music ministry of Reg and Gretchen Dunneman on Saturday May 26 starting at 6 p.m. at the New Albany Baptist located 69 Main St, New Albany. More...

Fire Company Raffling Kayak

Photo by David Keeler

Here’s a look at the grand prize in a raffle organized to benefit the Wilmot Township Volunteer Fire Company— a 10ft Pamlico 100 Kayak, with paddle and life jacket. More...

Vote for People’s Choice Award at Focus Exhibit

The Butternut Gallery and Second Story Books invites everyone to come and vote for their favorite work in Focus— exploring our regional sense of place, the fourth annual juried exhibit of paintings, photographs and three-dimensional pieces by o More...

Forensics Team Concludes Season On High Note

At the closing tournament of the season, the Spartan Invitational at Southern Lehigh High School on April 28, Elk Lake junior Austin Cohen continued his domination of Lincoln-Douglas Debate fields at Pennsylvania forensics tournaments. More...

Boy Scouts Present Community Breakfast in Wyalusing

Eighteen local community members and business representatives gathered at the Wyalusing Hotel for the annual Boy Scout Friends of Scouting breakfast on April 19. More...

Students of Month Named

The following students were selected as February 2012 “Students of the Month.” Students of the month are selected by nominations of any student in grades 10 to 12 by a teacher for outstan More...

WVES 100 Club Winners

The most recent winners in the Wyalusing Valley Elementary PBIS 100 Club spent time playing games in the gym on April 13. More...

Wyalusing Senior Citizens Enjoy Music by Heeman’s

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens met April 17 with 36 members and two guests present. Mel and Jeanie Heeman provided the entertainment of music and singing old songs and some that Mel had written. It was very enjoyable. More...

WVHS Jazz Ensemble at Standing Stone

Early Morning Jazz, the Vocal Jazz Ensemble from Wyalusing Valley High School, will provide the special music on Sunday, May 13 at the Standing Stone Vesper Church at 7 p.m. More...

Bryan Ford Recognized by US Achievement Academy

The United States Achievement Academy announced recently that Bryan Ford from LeRaysville has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in Science. More...

Help Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Saturday

Residents throughout Pennsylvania are being asked to help feed the needy by participating in the “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) in conjunction with the Postal Service. More...

Red Rock Students Run Amuck after Dance Cancelled

Two women from Philadelphia and one from Reading were cited with simple and aggravated assault and other charges for their alleged roles in a stretch of chaos at Red Rock Job Corps in Colley Township, Sullivan County, that began with the cancellation More...

Main Link Opens Furniture Store in Towanda

ENTERPRISE TO SERVE AS STEPPING STONE FOR CLIENTS

The Main Link, a peer support center run for and by mental health consumers, took a step into new territory last Friday with the opening of a used furniture store at 407 Main Street, just around the corner from its Towanda office on Pine Street. More...

Block Party a Roaring Success

Over 600 Attend Chamber Event

Few 20 year olds could boast a birthday party hosting more than 600 friends and featuring hours of great entertainment, fabulous food from nine area restaurants, as well as beverages from a local beer distributor and wine from a local winery. More...

EPA Issues Updated Air Pollution Standards for Oil and Natural Gas

In response to a court deadline, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized standards to reduce harmful air pollution associated with oil and natural gas production. More...

Heritage Festival Set for Sept. 15-16

Once again, the Bradford County Heritage Association and the Troy Rotary Club are sponsoring the annual Pennsylvania Heritage Festival. This growing, cultural, family friendly event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. More...

DEP Revises Gas and Oil Waste Water Permitting

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced it has published in a recent Pennsylvania Bulletin a revised general permit for the processing and beneficial use of liquid waste from oil and gas well sites. More...

RN to BSN Program Online

Registered nurses can get their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) online with Mansfield University’s online RN to BSN program. All courses are taught online in this part-time program designed for working registered nurses. More...

DEP Fines RW Products Over $21k

The Department of Environmental Protection has fined RW Products LLC of Wheeling, WV, $21,029 for the illegal disposal of a reported 800 gallons of waste drilling mud on State Game Lands 219 in Warren Township, Bradford County, in December 2011. More...

Aaron Kelly to Judge Local Teen Star Competition

Sonestown’s own “American Idol” celebrity, Aaron Kelly, moves from center stage to the judge’s table. More...

PNB Shows Support for Trehab

Peoples Neighborhood Bank president Alan Dakey presented a check for $10,000 to Trehab to provide assistance to residents impacted by September flooding and the ongoing housing shortage. More...

Sullivan County Dairy Princess Pageant 2012

The Sullivan County Dairy Princess Pageant will be held May 19 at the Sullivan County Agriculture Resource Center, Route 487, Dushore at 7 p.m. The pageant is opened to the public. More...

Grange Workers Enjoy Dining Out

The South Auburn Grange recently honored the volunteers who work to make the Grange’s pancake suppers a success, including (front, from left) Kahlan DeLamarter, Bea Gardner, Tim DeLamarter, (mi More...

AgChoice Distributes $959,000 Putting Profits in Customers’ Pockets

Returning profits to its customers in the form of patronage is a unique benefit to AgChoice Farm Credit’s cooperative structure. More...

Memorial Hospital Offering Shapedown Group Program

Memorial Hospital is pleased to offer a four-week, Shapedown Group Program. Shapedown is a family-centered weight management program offered to 10 to 12 year olds and their parents or caregivers. More...

Day of Prayer Blessed with Brilliant Sunshine

Approximately 100 area residents and public officials, as well as the entire student bodies from both North Rome Christian School (NRCS) and St. More...

Bicentennial Floats and Sponsors Sought for Towanda Parade

Two hundred years ago Bradford County was founded, and throughout the Bicentennial Year of 2012, a number of celebrations are being planned, according to Bradford County Historical Society Curator Matt Carl. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Thank you to the following for donating to our annual fund drive: Beth Tiffany, John and Betty Spencer, Huffman’s Service Center, First Liberty Bank and Sheldon’s Funeral Home. More...

Diaz Companies Provide $100,000 for New Endless Mountains Hospital

The Diaz Companies headquartered in Kingsley, and comprising Diaz Stone & Pallet, Diaz Transport, Diaz Disposal, Diaz Manufacturing, Diaz Drilling, and Diaz Forest Products recently provided a generous contribution of $100,000 to the Cabot/EMHS M More...

Payne-Rogers Named RIT Outstanding Scholar

Colin Payne-Rogers, son of Matthew Rogers of Athens and Melissa Payne of Athens, was recently named a 2011-2012 Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar at Rochester Institute of Technology. More...

Area Student Part of Annual Undergraduate Scholars

An area student participated in the seventh annual Undergraduate Scholars Forum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. More...

Area Girl Scouts to be Recognized In Three Upcoming Ceremonies

Area Girl Scouts will be recognized at three ceremonies throughout the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways, for earning the Girl Scout Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards. More...

May is National Dog Bite Prevention Month

May has been designated as National Dog Bite Prevention Month. The Postal Service will be spreading the word about dog bite prevention all month. More...

PennDOTOffered Safety Course for New and Experienced Motorcycle Riders

With spring’s arrival, PennDOT reminds motorcyclists of all skill levels that Pennsylvania residents with a motorcycle license or permit can enroll in a free course to enhance their riding skills through the 2012 Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety More...

Student Work Published In Literary Magazine

Sarah-Jane Abate, of Montrose, had work published in RiverCraft, an on-campus literary magazine at Susquehanna University. The work was chosen through academic competition for publication in this year’s issue. More...

Southern Gospel Show Planned

Herrickville United Methodist Church will host a live performance by the Skyline Boys at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 20. More...

Dylan Reed of Montrose Receives LVC Award

Dylan Reed of Montrose, a senior history and political science major, received the Elizabeth M. Geffen Scholarship in History and American Studies at Lebanon Valley College’s annual Spring Awards and Recognition Ceremony on April 19. More...

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