September 13, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

United Way Announces Partnership with Chesapeake

The Sept. 7 gathering of associates of the United Way of Bradford County began with an announcement that the philanthropic agency had formed a corporate partnership with Chesapeake Energy. More...

Keystone Kicks off Anniversary With Step Back in Time

The Keystone Theatre in Towanda opened as Hale’s Opera House 125 years ago. More...

Sayre Theatre to Go Digital

Cinemas and theaters across the country are struggling to keep up with movie companies and 21st Century technologies by converting soon-to-be-outdated film projectors. More...

Towanda Native Featured Actor in Show at Clemons

Elmira Little Theatre (ELT) kicks off its 2012- 2013 season with Sondheim’s Tony- Award winning musical “A Little Night Music.” One of the most neglected masterpieces of Broadway comes to Elmira, NY, on Sept. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

We sadly had to say goodbye to long-standing board member Jean Vande Mark. Since joining the school board, she has found that she needs to focus on her duties there and was stretching herself too thin. More...

Child Safety Seat Check

The Pennsylvania State Police will conduct a Child Passenger Safety Seat Check on Saturday, Sept. 22, between noon and 3 p.m. at the state police barracks, along Route 6 in North Towanda Township. More...

New Albany’s Fall Festival Saturday

Pictured above are the candidates for New Albany’s 2012 Prince and Princess, along with one of two candidates vying for Miss New Albany. More...

Anthony Tama to Be Speaker At St. Agnes Banquet

Anthony K. Tama, son of Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence Tama will be the speaker at the 135th anniversary banquet of St. Agnes School on Sept. 22. Anthony, a 1985 honors graduate of St. More...

Bower and Fox to Display Antique Guns at Heritage Festival

Back by popular demand, collectors Bill Bower and Charlie Fox will display their antique rifles and guns to the public at the Pennsylvania Heritage Festival, held at Troy’s Alparon Park on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16. More...

Muzzleloaders’ Rendezvous Returning to Oldest House

Fun for Whole Family

Laceyville will be loaded with activities on Sept. 29 and 30, as the “Muzzleloaders’ Rendezvous” returns to the Oldest House on Main Street. The fourth annual Rendezvous promises excitement and fun for the whole family. More...

Mobile Veterans’ Center Coming to Montrose

Rep. Sandra Major recently announced that the mobile veterans center’s next visit to the Price Chopper Shopping Plaza in Montrose would be on Monday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Public Invited to Tour Progressive Rome Community Garden

The gardeners at Rome Community Garden will host the Master Gardeners and welcome the public to tour the Rome Community Garden on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 6:15 p.m. on Rt.187 just outside Rome. More...

Four Generations of Hoffmans

Four generations of the Hoffman family were represented recently when Jana and Katja Hoffman (front, from left), and Thomas Hoffman (back left) visited from Germany. More...

Delinquent Accounts Plague Meshoppen

The regularly scheduled monthly meeting for the Meshoppen Borough Council got underway Monday evening 45 minutes behind schedule. More...

Big Changes Coming to Borough Water System

Wyalusing Municipal Authority employee Tom Miller, left, and Milnes Engineering’s Mark Catalano look at a drawing of proposed changes to the borough water system at Tuesday night’s author More...

Ag Summit Coordinators Seeking Photographs

It has been said that “a picture paints a thousand words,” and coordinators of a first-ofits kind agricultural summit in Bradford County planned for Wednesday, Nov. More...

NTSWA Revamps Electronics Recycling

Before Governor Ed Rendell left office, he signed Act 108 of 2010 (The Covered Device Recycling Act or CDRA), which bans all covered devices from landfills effective Jan. 23, 2013. More...

Fraud Awareness Seminar Planned

Area senior citizens can learn more about the latest scams and frauds by attending a free seminar hosted by Rep. Tina Pickett and presented by the Office of Pennsylvania Attorney General. More...

Guthrie Sports Medicine to Host Post-Concussion Meeting

The Post-Concussion support group for athletes and their families will hold its next meeting on Sunday, Sept. 16. More...

New Law Targets Drivers Who Ignore Road Signs

A new state law imposing stiff penalties on motorists who ignore “road closed” or other safety warning signs and devices is now in effect, PennDOT said. More...

Guthrie Plans ‘Walk From Obesity’

Guthrie’s Weight Loss Center is organizing teams for the Walk From Obesity, set for Saturday, Sept. 29 at 9 a.m. at Round Top Park in Athens. More...

Dr. Tim Powell Coming to Wyalusing

Timothy Powell, M.D., a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist with 23 years of experience, joined the medical staff of Memorial Hospital’s Community Health Associates LLC in Towanda in January. Beginning Thursday, Sept. 13, Dr. More...

Credit Card Crook Identified through Surveillance Footage

With the help of surveillance footage released to the media, state police at Towanda were able to identify Tiffany Lee Rose, 24, Athens, who had developed a clever scheme of obtaining and having a credit card activated without paying for it. More...

BIRTHS

Lee Seung Kyu and Jennifer Miller-Lee of Nottingham, MD proudly announce the birth of their son, Alex Jinu Lee on Sept. 5, 2012 at the Med Star Franklin Square Medical Center. He weighed 7 lbs., 5 oz. More...

“Minnequa: a Spring, a Hotel, a County” Topic at Next Historical Society Program

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a free program entitled “Minnequa: A Spring, A Hotel, A County” scheduled for Friday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Clark and Hollenbeck Top 4-H Master Showman Contest at Harford Fair

Cassie Clark, 17, Springville, won the Overall Master Showman Contest at the 155th annual Harford Fair. Clark is the daughter of Charlie and Kim Clark and is a senior at Elk Lake Jr./Sr. High School. She is a member of the D.E.S. More...

Audubon Society Invites Public To Upcoming Meeting in Athens

The Susquehanna Valley Audubon Society invites the public to attend their meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at the Page Manor Community Room, 502 Church St., Athens. The Audubon meeting starts with a covered dish supper at 6 p.m. Around 7 p.m. More...

Gun Reenactment to be Held at French Azilum

On Saturday, Sept. 22, the Old Hickory Long Gun Reenactment will be held at the French Azilum Historic Site in Bradford County in honor of the Military History Weekend. The events will begin at 11 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. More...

Girl Scouts Registration to be Held in Towanda

“Girl Scouts taught me how to get along with everybody. I learned to do so many things that helped me in my adult life. I learned to try to treat people like I wanted to be treated,” says Girl Scout alumnae Laurette Hinkson of Elmira. More...

Fine Art and Photography Show Entry Deadline Saturday

The Fine Art and Photography Show of the Pennsylvania Apple ’n Cheese Festival is still accepting entries. Sept. 15 is the closing date for mailing the applications. More...

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