August 9, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Clean Air Council Appeals Permit Issued Greenzweig Compressor Station

Recently, the Clean Air Council filed a suit before the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing appealing Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PA DEP) issuance of Plan Approval 08-00030B to Angelina Gathering to expand their Greenz More...

County Deals with Bridges, Grants, New Hires and Optometry

The meeting of the Bradford County Commissioners on Aug. 2 wasn’t particularly long, but a number of important items were processed as per the agenda. More...

P&G Donates to Cultural Center

Procter & Gamble donated $20,000 to the Wyoming County Cultural Center at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock toward the purchase of a new heating, cooling and ventilation (HVAC) system for their More...

Bradford County 4-H Achievement Night Planned

All 4-H members and their families are invited to celebrate the achievements of Bradford County 4-H member throughout the past year at the 4-H building in Alparon Community Park on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. More...

News from Laceyville’s Oldest House

‘Come Back in Time with Us’

Well the summer certainly is flying by. At The Oldest House, members have been busy since opening in late May with monthly events and weekly tour hours. In June we were thrilled to host a private reception for the Susquehanna Sojourners on the 20th. More...

Wine Festival Tickets Can Be Purchased via PayPal

Ordering tickets to the Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival, returning for its eighth year on Saturday, Sept. 8, just got a lot more convenient. More...

Zackus Graduates from Ft. Jackson

Army Reserve Pvt. David Zackus has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, SC. More...

Foster Grandparent Program Serves Many Organizations

The Foster Grandparent Program provides loving and experienced tutors and mentors for children and youth with special needs at volunteer stations in Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Tioga (B/S/S/T) Counties. More...

Susquehanna County Retirement Board Hires New Investment Advisors

In a brief special meeting held on the morning of Aug. More...

Public Asked to Report Stink Bugs

Researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences are asking the public for help in tracking an invasive insect. More...

Pipeline Project Near Completion

It didn’t take long for subcontractors working with Inergy Midstream and Central New York Oil and Gas (CNYOG) to bury the pipe running up the hillside from Route 6 in Wyalusing Township on Tues More...

Highlights from Wyalusing’s Firemen’s Parade

Wyalusing Rainbow Club members honored Wyalusing’s famous “Gingerbread Man,” J. More...

Car Cruise to Benefit Joe Long

The Cruise for the Cure benefit fundraiser for cancer patient Joe “Butch” Long of Falls will feature muscle cars, street rods, antiques, classics, and motorcycles. More...

Motorists Reminded of Corrective Driving Maneuvers

With the summer travel season under way, PennDOT reminded drivers that they should not only be vigilant of their driving behaviors, but also ensure they know how to react in potential crash situations. More...

Recycling Plastic Liners from Gas Well Sites Drives Promising New Business Venture

The Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center, Inc. (RMC) has announced the formation of a new business partnership to collect and recycle plastic well pad liners from gas drilling sites in the Marcellus Shale region. More...

Meshoppen Post Office Open in Limited Capacity

The news that the Meshoppen Borough Post Office reopened on Saturday, Aug. 4, was a welcome way to open the regular monthly meeting of the Meshoppen Borough Council. More...

Council Okays Tattoo/Massage Parlor, Halts Street Closings, Accepts Paving Bid

Monday night’s meeting of the Wyalusing Borough Council opened with Mayor Jean Reinhart accepting a plaque, on behalf of the community, that paid tribute to Wyalusing Borough on the 125th anniversary of its incorporation in 1887. More...

SCCTC to Add LPN Program to Curriculum

The Elk Lake School Board granted approval for the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) to move forward with their plan to add an LPN program to the current curriculum, beginning with the hiring of a nursing director who will work More...

Reps. Major and Boback Plan Senior Expo in Tunkhannock

Reps. Sandra Major and Karen Boback are co-hosting a Senior Expo on Thursday, Aug. 23, to provide area senior citizens with a one-stop-shop to gather valuable information on services and programs available to them and their caregivers. More...

Life Line Screenings Coming to Wyalusing

Residents living in and around the Wyalusing community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Wyalusing Community Corps Building, Community Room will host Life Line Screenings on Aug. 21. More...

Free Soil Samples for Manure Management Plans

The Bradford County Conservation District is offering free soil sample kits toward the development of a manure or nutrient management plan for those who land apply manure or agricultural wastewater. More...

Students Selected as Resident Assistants

The following area student has been selected as resident assistant for the 2012-13 school year at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Michael Soprano of Sayre will supervise student apartments. He is a senior studying mathematics. More...

Realtors Hold Dinner Meeting

The Bradford Sullivan & North Central Penn Association of Realtors(R) recently held a joint dinner on July 19 at the Towanda Country Club, and welcomed special guest speaker, 2012 Pennsylvania As More...

Six Social Media Tools to Help You Get Free Tax Information

The IRS uses a variety of technologies to help you get the tax information you need. Here are six ways the IRS uses social media to share information on tax changes, initiatives, products and services: More...

IUP Students From Bradford County Graduate

The following students from Bradford County have completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as of May 2012. Sayre: Stephen Shenfield, B.S. in Computer Science/Applied. More...

Tailsman Energy Fined $62K

Talisman Energy USA, Inc. More...

Annual Blueberry Festival Draws Large Crowd in Montrose

Although rain has sometimes dampened the event in the past, this year hot, steamy weather greeted visitors to the 33rd Annual Montrose Blueberry Festival, held Aug. 3 and 4 on the Village Green in the borough. More...

Concern that Low Hay Supply will Lead to Higher Prices

Pennsylvania forage growers should hope for a long fall season with good weather to help their hay crop and pastures, said a forage specialist in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. More...

County Fairs—A Tradition of Family Fun in the Endless Mountains

Summer is here, and that means it’s fair time. And the county fairs in the Endless Mountains have tons of fun, entertainment and special surprises in store for you. More...

Likelihood of Receiving EHR Incentive Payments

Over the past two years, Regional Extension Centers (RECs) have been working with health care providers to help them overcome the challenges of adopting and implementing electronic health records (EHRs). More...

Local Resident Earns Dean’s List Honors At Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia

Mark Hudak of Sayre, majoring in Finance, earned dean’s list honors for the Spring 2012 semester at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. More...

Perkins Donates to Dietrich

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery in Tunkhannock Township raised more than $750 for the Wyoming County Cultural Center at the Dietrich Theater to support free children’s programming. More...

Great Weather Ensured Success of Tunkhannock Carnival

Members of the Triton Hose Company in Tunkhannock and many other volunteers, vendors, and amusement operators lucked out last week as much of the rain that could have fallen on the carnival grounds skirted the area, even on Friday evening, when there More...

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