May 24, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Great Turnout at Fifth Annual Montrose Chocolate & Wine Festival

“We are anticipating over 3,000 visitors,” said Steve Lathrop at the start of the Fifth Annual Chocolate and Wine Festival held in Montrose on May 18. He was not far off the mark. More...

Rome Couple Found With Drugs, Weapons

At about 3 p.m. on May 16, two Bradford County sheriff ’s deputies passed a black Pontiac Grand Prix parked along Route 187 in Rome Township and, about an hour later, noticed that the car hadn’t moved. More...

Ulster Woman Earns Degree

Kristen Bundy, a resident of Ulster, received a Master of Arts in School Psychology, from the Graduate School at Alfred University (AU) during Commencement exercises May 12 in McLane Center on the AU campus. Bundy is the daughter of Sandra Love. More...

Little Known Facts About Bradford County’s First Roads

This is the thirteenth 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...

Lebanon Valley College Graduates 430

More than 430 students graduated from Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Saturday, May 12. Commencement ceremonies, held on the beautiful Academic Quad, included an address by Dr. More...

Over 100 Attend Open House at Hampton Inn

The Hampton Inn in Tunkhannock has been open since January, but management held off on an open house and grand opening celebration while 22 staff members became acclimated to the four-story, 67-room complex so that they could confidently provide more More...

Friedenshutten Monument Dedication Held

Many local residents gathered on Sunday at the Friedenshutten Monument for the dedication of a historical panel and the road marker along Route 6 in Browntown. More...

Ready your Car for Spring and Summer Travel

The return of warm weather marks the return of road trips for millions of motorists across the country. More...

Things to Consider Before Buying Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is necessary for anyone who drives. Though some places allow motorists to drive without insurance, doing so is an unnecessary risk, one that could prove costly should an accident occur. More...

Learning the Proper Way to Rotate Tires Makes Car Care Easier

Rotating tires is something that many people do religiously while others put off the task until they notice a problem with the car’s performance. More...

Tips on Keeping your Vehicle’s Paint Looking New

Most people purchase a car for its looks and performance. However, unless the auto is kept in a garage and never driven, it is impossible to keep it in pristine condition. More...

Five Steps to Avoid Engine Overheating

It is a common sight many an automobile owner is all to familiar with: A car is stranded on the side of the road with the hood open and smoke billowing out as an exasperated driver looks on shaking his or her head. More...

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed Memorial Day

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. More...

Laceyville’s Oldest House Opens Season with ‘Simpler Thyme’ Event

The Oldest House in Laceyville marked a new season this past weekend with a Simpler Thyme. More...

When Cultures Clash

A wrecked buggy is assessed by its owner in Warren Township on May 17. More...

Government Mandates for School Lunches Scrutinized

The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, a federally mandated program being passed on to public school next year, will require students to put more vegetables on their trays in order to get the package lunch rate. More...

Wyoming County Drug Court Second in State with Accreditation

Treatment Court to Celebrate Fifth Year in October

Last Wednesday, Wyoming County’s Drug Treatment Court became the second in Pennsylvania to receive federal accreditation. The other is Lancaster County. PA Supreme Court Justice Hon. Seamus P. More...

Veterans’ Memorial Park Project in Towanda Advances

Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park Association (BCVMPA) is now reviewing submitted bids for construction. Stage one of the three stages scheduled is fully funded thanks to Sen. More...

Seat Belt Use Urged

PennDOT will partner with state and local police in a national “Click It or Ticket” seat-belt enforcement effort through June 10. More...

Pytlik Completes Basic Training Course

Army Pvt. Aaron M. Pytlik has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, OK. More...

Radon Seminar Set for May 31

James Walsh, Guthrie Pulmonologist, will speak on the dangers of radon and the American Lung Association will distribute radon-testing kits at the May 31 seminar in Sayre. More...

Peoples LTD Posts Earnings

Anthony J. Gabello, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples LTD, holding company for Peoples State Bank of Wyalusing, has announced first quarter earnings. More...

Properties with Unpaid Taxes to be Posted in June

Several certified mailings have been returned to the Tax Claim Bureau as unclaimed. These mailings are notification that the 2011 property taxes remain unpaid on individual properties. More...

Montrose High School Teacher Accused of Theft by Unlawful Taking

Cheryl Arnold, 53, Montrose, former treasurer of the Montrose Education Association teachers’ union in the Montrose Area School District, was arrested and charged on May 21 with theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, and misapplic More...

Things You May Not Know About Gas Stations

For motorists, visits to a local gas station are a necessity. Fortunately for many, the prevalence of gas stations makes getting a good deal possible, right? Not exactly ... and there are some other things that gas stations don’t tell us. More...

Preventive Maintenance Tips to Keep your Car on the Road

Many motorists bemoan the myriad costs associated with owning a vehicle. According to the National Automobile Dealers Association, the average price for a new car in the United States is slightly more than $28,000. More...

Automotive Myths Revealed

When it comes to cars, many drivers would admit their technical knowledge is lacking. In addition, automotive technology is constantly changing, making it hard to separate car facts from fiction. More...

Tips on What to Do with A Cracked Windshield

The scenario is all too common. Drivers are traveling down the road, and a pebble gets kicked up and hits into their windshield, causing a small chip to appear. More...

Pre-Owned Can Be a Smart Financial Bet

Many people look to the used-car lots when shopping for vehicles. The allure of a lower price is what drives some consumers to purchase a preowned car or truck. More...

Urgent Need for Home Delivered Meal Drivers

Do you have a couple of hours, one day a week to help someone? Volunteer drivers are needed immediately in the Wyalusing area to help provide hot, nutritious, noon-time meals to older individuals in their homes. More...

Jr. Scouts Earn Health Badges

Junior Girl Scouts Destiny Tice and Rachel Moore, along with troop leader Terry Moore, participated in a group discussion addressing wellness and first aid topics led by Patty Dawsey, Community Relat More...

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