December 6, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Oldest House Rekindles Classic Christmas

From the delicate crocheted snowflakes hanging from the ceiling to the intricate pieces of music played by a number of local instrumentalists, members of The Oldest House in Laceyville delighted guests with a three-day Christmas Tea that concluded ye More...

Help is Needed Here, Locally this Holiday Season

Every holiday season we are overwhelmed not only with shopping for family and friends, but also by the numerous commercials asking us to help organizations around the world. More...

Towanda Senior Citizens Hold November Lunch Meeting

Vice President Marvin Engler called the Nov. 22 meeting to order with 41 members and five guests present. Guests present were Alice Howell, Brenda Giffin, Kathy Page, Bonnie Barber and Linda Derhammer. Jim Ward gave the blessings for a lovely day. More...

Foster Grandparent Program Honors Long-Time Participant

The Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Tioga (B/S/S/T) Counties Foster Grandparent Program extends honors to Betty Chilson of Troy for her invaluable volunteer service of 12 years and 9 months to W.R Croman Elementary School and the Foster Grandpare More...

Keelersburg Road Closed Today

Pennsylvania State Police at Tunkhannock have announced that Keelersburg Road (SR2007) in Eaton Township will be closed for about three hours this morning (Thursday, Dec. 6), beginning at 10 a.m. More...

Mini Relay at Elk Lake Nets $5,419

On Saturday, Nov. 10, the annual “Mini Relay for Life” was held at the Elk Lake Primary center gym. The event was sponsored by the Elk Lake K-Kids and the South Auburn Relay For Life Team. More...

Wyalusing’s Development at Crossroads

Earl Lewis, Chairman of Wyalusing’s Municipal Authority, summed up a development dilemma facing the community like this at Monday night’s meeting of the Wyalusing Borough Council: “The question is do you want to grow or not grow?&rd More...

Businesses and Civic Groups to Turn on the Charm this Weekend

Free performances and activities geared to delight the child in everyone will be highlighted during this year’s Christmas in Our Hometown, which will be held Friday and Saturday evening, Dec. 7 and 8, in downtown Tunkhannock. More...

Lioness Christmas Bazaar Well Attended

Michelle Salsman, front right, and her sister, Nancy Conner, look at a display of knives at the annual Wyalusing Lioness Christmas Bazaar, where vendors Becky Neiley, front left, and Sue Kilmer answe More...

Four Generations of Williams Family Gathers

Four generations of the Williams family gathered at Williams Four Corners, Wilmot Township, on Nov. 29. Those present included (standing, from left) Martha Cleveland, Keith R. More...

Cruise In Donates Profits to Northeast

Two Northeast Bradford-area organizations have benefited from the car show held this fall in Warren Center. More...

PS Bank Buys Tasers for Police

PS Bank President and CEO Anthony J. More...

Elk Lake Elementary School Earns EPA Award

The Elk Lake Elementary School, including the swimming pool complex, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star Building Label Certification. More...

PennDOT and Police to Begin Aggressive Driving Enforcement

PennDOT announced that police in northcentral Pennsylvania would begin enforcing aggressive driving laws as part of “Operation Safe Holiday,” an initiative aimed at keeping roadways safe this holiday season. More...

Winners of CFTT Raffle Prizes

The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers recently hosted their 10th anniversary dinner at the Towanda Country Club. More...

Safe Medication Usage Urged During Holidays

The holiday season is a time for happiness and spending time with family. Parties and special events fill the busy holiday season and it is important to remember medication safety. More...

Contest Winner Announced

Cynthia Brown (left), library assistant at the Monroeton Public Library, hands Tamar Maryott (right) the K-Mart gift certificate she won at the recently held candy corn contest. Mrs. More...

Girven Promoted to Assistant Vice President

The Tuscarora Wayne (TW) Insurance Company, Wyalusing, is pleased to announce the promotion of Stacey L. Girven to the position of assistant vicepresident. Ms. More...

Endless Mountains Heritage Region Receives Grant for Technical Services

Thanks to a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), the Endless Mountains Heritage Region will be able to provide technical assistance and project support for communities and organizations of the region en More...

French Azilum Confirms 2013 Officers, Plans New Signage

In a meeting of French Azilum, Inc., held at the Laporte House on Nov. More...

Wyalusing Twp. Opts into Sewer Expansion Talks

Wyalusing Township Supervisors unanimously approved submission of a letter to Milnes Engineering, the firm with which the Wyalusing Municipal Authority has entered talks about expanding the facility that currently serves the borough, to include porti More...

DEP Announces Opening of Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced recently it will begin accepting applications Dec. More...

Blood Drive Slated in Sayre

A blood drive is slated in the Patterson Auditorium on the Guthrie Sayre campus on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from noon to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Double Red” donations will be accepted during this drive. More...

Christmas Comes to the Dietrich

Enter the Dietrich Theater and experience wonder and delight. Christmas season at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock should be a destination for all. More...

PA Housing Permits Show 14% Increase over 2011 Numbers

Permitting of new homes throughout the state of PA continues to rise. The overall comparison shows a year-to-date 14 percent gain over the monthly permit data from 2011. More...

Tips on Choosing a Contractor

Homeowners must be alert to storm-chasing contractors who try to exploit the confusion after superstorm Sandy to make shoddy repairs or steal down payments, the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud warns. More...

Elk Lake Forensics Posts Another Win

For the fourth consecutive tournament, the Elk Lake Forensics Team captured a Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate title. More...

Olde Birchardville Store has New Owners

In July of this year, the old general store that has been a landmark in the tiny town of Birchardville gained new life under the hands of antique lovers Lynne and Joe Manzek, Jr. More...

Blue Heron Seeking Local Artists

The Blue Heron Art Gallery, 20 Main Street, Wyalusing, is seeking local artists interested in displaying their artwork to the public. More...

Tuscarora Township Municipal News

All supervisors, the secretary, and eight citizens attended the Nov. 28 meeting at the township building. More...

Learn How to Read a Water Test Report

Penn State Extension will hold a workshop, Water Test Result Interpretation, on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the Stoll Natural Resource Center, Lake Wysauking Road, Wysox, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. More...

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