January 3, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Laceyville Council Holds Brief, Unofficial Meeting

Tuesday night’s meeting of the Laceyville Borough Council turned out to be basically for naught, since there were not enough members present to meet a quorum and no official business could be conducted and no issues were voted on. More...

Flooded Road Results in Accident

Laceyville’s Goodwill Fire Department and Laceyville Ambulance responded to an unusual accident early on Dec. 21 that involved two vehicles, flooding, and broken utility poles and downed wires. More...

Ugly Sweater Winner

Brianna Miller, receptionist at the Tuscarora Wayne Group of Companies offices in Wyalusing, was adjudged the Ugly Sweater winner. She received a basket of assorted gifts for her gaudy garb. More...

Mansfield Auxiliary Creates Scholarship Fund for Students

The Mansfield Auxiliary Corporation (MAC) announced a charitable contribution to Mansfield University on Tuesday, Dec. 18. More...

Dean’s List Announced at Bloomsburg

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has recently released its list of students named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. More...

Epiphany School in Sayre Awarded Reaccreditation

The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSACESS) has awarded reaccreditation to Epiphany School in Sayre, Bradford County. More...

Former Local Man Downs Cougar

Former Wyalusing area resident Dan Mathis downed this mountain lion with a rifle while hunting in an undisclosed area in the western U.S. The big cat was estimated to weigh about 120 pounds. More...

Tuscarora Township Supervisors Meet

The December meeting was held on the snowy evening of the 26th with all supervisors and secretary attending. No citizens attended, probably due to the adverse weather and travel conditions. More...

Delta Kappa Gamma Society Initiates Members

The Alpha Zeta chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma International Society for Key Women Educators met at the Towanda American Legion on September 20, 2012. More...

“Ragtime” Kicks Off 2013

Time to get your book. When January approaches, it is time to borrow, buy, or download the book featured in Wyoming County Reads: One County, One Book, One Movie. In 2013 the book to read is, “Ragtime” by E.L. Doctorow. More...

Bradford-Sullivan Farm Bureau to Commemorate Food Check-Out

The Bradford-Sullivan County Farm Bureau will be celebrating Food Check-Out from Jan. 21 to Feb. 17, as a means of recognizing that growing and raising wholesome food is a farmer’s top goal. More...

Farming for the Future Conference Slated for February

The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) announces the 22nd Annual Farming for the Future Conference to be held Feb. More...

House Committee Chairs Announced

Speaker-designate Rep. Sam Smith recently announced the appointments of both Republican and Democratic committee chairmen for the 2013-14 Legislative Session, which begins in January. More...

Holbrook Replaces Benscoter At Conservation District

The Susquehanna County Conservation District has announced the addition of a new employee, Laura Holbrook. More...

Representative Pickett Comments On Affordable Care Act Decision

Following the decision by Gov. Tom Corbett not to pursue a state health insurance exchange in Pennsylvania, Rep. Tina Pickett issued this statement: More...

Personal Care Home Residents Enjoy Dancing

Residents of Memorial Hospital’s Personal Care Home enthusiastically welcomed a group of line dancers from the Laceyville area into their home for delightful Christmas music and line dancing. More...

CodeRED Begins Friday

Bradford County has a new emergency mass notification provider. The CodeRED mass notification solution will begin on Friday, Jan. 4. More...

Susquehanna Commissioners Approve Budget

The Susquehanna County Commissioners met for their final meeting of the calendar year on Dec. 26. A main order of business was the approval of the 2013 budget, which had been available for review by the public for the month of December. More...

Vehicles Saved from Burning Garage

At least three local fire companies and an ambulance crew responded to the scene of a garage fire on Scottsville Road in Windham Township, Wyoming County, on Friday afternoon. More...

Susquehanna Gas Drilling Featured in CBS Report

Viewers of the CBS Sunday Morning program on Dec. 30 saw some familiar sites and faces. More...

Correction

The phone number for High Maintenance salon listed in a business story in the Dec. 20 edition was incorrect. The correct number to make an appointment with owner Heidi Greene is 570-265-4686. More...

EPA Suggests Burning Smarter This Winter

Are you burning wood in a wood stove or fireplace this winter? If so, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourages you to burn a more efficient and cleaner fire. More...

Nichols Selected as Gettysburg College David Wills Scholar

Kyle Nichols of Tunkhannock, a current first-year student at Gettysburg College was awarded a David Wills Scholarship by the College. Gettysburg College recognizes students’ academic achievement in high school by awarding merit scholarships. More...

WVHS Honor Roll Announced for Second Period

The Guidance Office of the Wyalusing Valley Jr./Sr. High School has announced the honor roll for the second marking period. More...

Piollet Mansion was Bradford County’s Castle

Publisher’s Note: Information in the article was compiled from the Jan. 20, 1958 Wyoming County Courier and the September 2010 edition of The Settler, a quarterly magazine published by the Bradford County Historical Society. More...

Hospital Employees Donate Quilts for Homeless

Talented quilting volunteers from the Spring Hill Community Hall are busy creating warm and cozy, ugly quilts that will be distributed to homeless people. More...

lia sophia Names Top Sales Advisor in Wyalusing

Lia sophia r ecently announced top honors for its Excellent Beginnings Program Achievers for outstanding sales accomplishments and professionalism. More...

Local Students Graduate from Misericordia

The following are local Misericordia University students who applied and were eligible to participate in the winter commencement ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 16: More...

December Students of Month at Elk Lake Named

Mr. Charles Pirone, Elementary Principal of the Elk Lake School, is pleased to announce the December Student of the Month award winners. Students in fifth and sixth grades were selected by their homeroom teachers. More...

Conservation District Hosting Manure Management Workshop

The Conservation District will be holding a planning workshop on Jan. 15. The workshop will be located at the Stoll Natural Resource Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., lunch will be provided. More...

People Helping People Hand Out 110 Christmas Food Baskets to Wyalusing Families

Members of the Wyalusing Lions, Lioness and Leo Clubs gathered early on Dec. 22 to work together to create 110 food baskets for the People Helping People (PHP) program that helps disadvantaged families in the Wyalusing Area School District. More...

Friends Support 4-H

The Susquehanna County 4-H program was among many local organizations selected by the Friends of Susquehanna County, Inc. to receive financial support for 2012. More...

Dog Law Enforcement Cracks Down on Illegal Kennels

The Dog Law Enforcement Office continues to crack down on illegal kennels throughout the state taking action in 2012 against 37 kennels operating without a license. More...

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