June 7, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Big Hometown Welcome for Bluegrass Star

Standing bass player and Wyalusing Valley High School 2007 graduate Danny Stewart Jr. More...

Koehler Execution Set for July 25

PA Governor Tom Corbett recently signed the execution order for John Koehler, Jr., 51, who is scheduled to be executed on July 25. More...

Foundation Contributes to Hospital Construction

Robert T. Kelly of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc., presented a check for $1 million to the fund for the new Endless Mountains Health Systems hospital project, for which construction has begun. More...

PEMA, Counties Brace for Hurricane Season

The 2012 hurricane season is off to an early start, and PEMA (the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency) is urging citizens of the Commonwealth to make preparations now for potential land-falling tropical storms capable of producing heavy winds an More...

Heritage Region Reaches Across Boundaries to Serve Area

If there was one organization in our community that residents should check out, it would be the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR). This is a nonprofit membership agency that works within Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties. More...

Wyoming County Chamber Hosts Successful Expo

The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce (WYCCC) hosted an expo at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds that combined elements of smaller events that the organization had previously hosted. More...

Day Camp to Start in New Albany

New Albany Community Day Camp, sponsored by the New Albany Methodist Church, will have a Beach Party theme this year. More...

New Albany Man Receives Degree

Brian C. Roberts, an athletic training major from New Albany, graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford on April 29. Roberts’ parents are Carmita and Joseph Hickey. More...

Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau Hosting Open House

The public is invited to stop by the new Endless Mountains Visitors Center location for an open house the week of June 11. More...

Local Students Named to King’s Dean’s List

Dr. Nicholas A. Holodick, Vice-president for academic affairs at King’s College, recently announced the students who have qualified for the Spring 2012 dean’s list. More...

Deadline to Apply for Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Extended, Says Pickett

Rep. Tina Pickett would like to let residents know that the deadline to apply for the state’s 2011 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is being extended from June 30 to Dec. 31. More...

Free Mammograms at Memorial Hospital for Those Who Qualify

Maternal and Family Health Services, in partnership with the Twin Tiers affiliate of Susan G. More...

News from Laceyville’s Oldest House

Well our opening weekend, A Simpler Thyme, was one of the most successful we have had in recent years. We are delighted to say that most of the herbs we offered as well as the donated perennials from area gardeners have found new homes. More...

Despite Rain, BBBS Charity Ride a Success

A total of 100 motorcyclists and riders braved a damp Sunday morning to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Bradford County. More...

Floats to Compete for Cash At Bicentennial 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...

Guthrie Cancer Center Offers Survivorship Series

Guthrie Cancer Center will hold an educational series on survivorship for cancer survivors and their loved ones. The series of seminars will cover common areas of concern for cancer survivors such as fatigue, nutrition, chemobrain and stress/anxiety. More...

Little Known Facts About Bradford County’s Railroads

This is the fifteenthMakesegment in a 20-week series that is being submitted by the Bradford County Historical Society in honoryourof the bicentennial of Bradford County, which occurred on Marchsale24, and is being celebrated throughout this ye More...

Painting Brings to Life Historic Lime Hill Battle

Later this summer, an informational sign will be erected near the Lime Hill Battlefield monument that will provide information about the battle and include Brian Keeler’s painting of what the battle scene may have looked like. More...

WASD Retiring Teachers Look Back on Meaningful Careers

As teachers and underclassmen in the Wyalusing Area School District (WASD) bid farewell on Tuesday to a graduating class of seniors, four retiring educators left their respective schools with less fanfare but with great respect and a feeling of loss More...

Warden, Lieutenant, Depart County Jail

Last Thursday, Warden Mickey Ameigh of the Wyoming County Jail submitted a letter of resignation to the Wyoming County Commissioners. His last day of work was Friday, June 1. More...

All-Class Reunion Scheduled for Elk Lake High School Alumni

A reunion celebration for anyone who ever had anything to do with Elk Lake High School in Susquehanna County is scheduled for Saturday, July 21. The event is open to alumni, current and former faculty, administrators, and staff. More...

Local Ham Radio Operators to Meet

Ronald Nelson, Public Information Officer of the Endless Mountain Amateur Radio Club, invites the public to meet with other amateur radio operators in the area and members of the Endless Mountain Amateur Radio Club. More...

Sullivan Dairy Princess Crowned

Sullivan County crowned the new 2012-13 Dairy Princess on may 19 during a pageant held at the Agriculture Resource Center in Dushore. Emcee for the evening was Robert Phillip. More...

BCHS to Present Personal Civil War Stories

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a free program entitled “Personal Stories of the Civil War” scheduled for Friday, June 15, at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Police to be Honored for PennDOT-Funded Enforcement Efforts

On behalf of PennDOT, selected municipal police officers from Bradford and Lycoming counties will be honored at 1 p.m. More...

Lawton Man Admits Guilt in Burglaries

Sentencing for Three Felony Counts Set for June 21

Derek Stang, 20, Lawton, entered a guilty plea in front of President Judge Kenneth Seamans to three felony counts of burglary, stemming from an incident in Susquehanna County last year, as well as cases transferred from Bradford and Sullivan Counties More...

Wyalusing Valley Children’s Center Holds Graduation

The Wyalusing Valley Children’s Center (WVCC) held their Pre-K graduation in the Tuscarora Wayne Community Room at the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce building on Wyalusing’s Main S More...

Brianna Smarkusky Crowned as New Wyoming-Lackawanna Dairy Princess

Brianna Smarkusky of Nicholson was selected as the 2012-2013 Wyoming-Lackawanna Counties Dairy Princess Saturday evening, May 12 at the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church. Whisperlyn Jaget of Dunmore was named alternate princess. More...

Wear Purple June 15 for Elder Abuse Awareness

Elder abuse can happen to any older person and unfortunately six million cases of elder abuse are reported each year. The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) works to help people age 60 and older every day. More...

WVES Celebrates Final PBIS Pep Rally of School Year

The Positive Behavior Intervention Program (PBIS) was a great success at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School (WVES) this year and coordinators plan to bring it back in the fall. More...

Area Volunteers Sew and Donate 3,729 Pillowcases to ‘Case for Smiles’ Program

The weather may have been overcast with rain showers scattered throughout the day on June 3, but those inside Endless Mountains Quiltworks (EMQ) in Tunkhannock were not fazed as they were honored for helping the ConKerr Cancer organization by making More...

Barclay Mountain Featured At Leroy Heritage Museum

LeRoy Heritage Museum is pleased to announce the opening of its 2012 season with regular hours of 1 to 4 p.m. each Saturday until Labor Day weekend. More...

Chesapeake Donates Computers To Northern Tier Counseling

Chesapeake Energy recently donated several computers to Northern Tier Counseling, a nonprofit organization with offices in Towanda that provides a variety of treatment services. More...

Mehoopany School Alumni Gather to Reminisce

Approximately 30 students who attended the old Mehoopany High School, which closed with the graduating class of 1951 when it was merged with the Tunkhannock School District, gathered at the Mehoopany More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Schools out for the summer. Many kids coming into the library to use the computers and to find some good reading materials to pass the time. It pleases me to see them utilize us as they should. More...

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