January 17, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Police Seeking Dog Shooter

Bradford County Humane Society (BCHS) Executive Director, Jennifer Spencer, announced that a two-year-old black lab mix dog belonging to BCHS Humane Officer Hawbaker was shot and killed in Hawbaker’s fenced-in back yard in Asylum Township on De More...

Bradford Commissioners Reorganize

Reduce Meeting Schedule to Bi-Weekly

In a first-of-the-year meeting that was largely comprised of reappointments, renewals, and confirmations of annual contracts and grant applications, the Bradford County Commissioners voted to meet only every other week. More...

Aeppli Promoted to Assistant Underwriter

Tuscarora Wayne (TW) Insurance Company, Wyalusing, is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric S. Aeppli to the position of Assistant Underwriter. Mr. More...

Locals Excel at PA Farm Show

Many Ribbons Brought Home from Harrisburg

Organizers of the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show, held at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg from Jan. 4 to 12, reported strong attendance throughout the event, due in large part to fair weather. More...

Elk Lake Forensics Team Shines in Tournament at Shikellamy High

The Elk Lake Forensics Team began the new year by putting in a strong performance at the 41st Annual Blue, Maroon, and White Tournament at Shikellamy High School on Jan. 12. More...

Driver Centers Closed on Jan. 21

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Jan. 19, through Monday, Jan. More...

Sugar Run Day Care Center has New Owner and New Name

Over the years, many parents from the Wyalusing area drove their children to Sugar Run to have them cared for by Ruth Parsons and her staff at Parsons’ Day Care. More...

Stevens Township Holds Reorganizational Meeting

In their reorganizational meeting, the Stevens Township Supervisors nominated and elected Randy Campbell as chairman; David Kithcart as vice-chairman and Kenneth Sharer as roadmaster. More...

Nursing Scholarships Available For Qualifying PA Residents

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE, JANUARY 31

Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania (NAP), a non-profit foundation created to recognize and retain nurses in Pennsylvania, announces the availability of scholarship funds for individuals pursuing an education in nursing. More...

New Albany Couple Dies in Crash

William Wyda, Sr., 83, and Janet Wyda, 79, both of New Albany, died as a result of injuries sustained in a twovehicle accident in Burlington Township on Jan. 9. According to state police, Mr. More...

Anticipated Crowd a No-Show for Susquehanna County Meeting

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Warden Issues Annual Report

At the monthly meeting of the Bradford County Prison Board, Warden Don Stewart released several pages of data comprising a prison report that detailed activity at the Bradford County Correctional Facility (BCCF) for all of 2012 as it related to priso More...

Compressor Approved, Fireworks Store Tabled

Susquehanna Planning Commission OKs Station

The Susquehanna County Planning Commission called a special meeting on Jan. 8 in the County Office Building to further review and take action on two issues that have proved controversial. More...

Ulster Man Sentencing Set

Shulas Pleads to Nine Counts for June Crime Spree

Christopher Shulas, 34, of Ulster will be sentenced in February for nine crimes committed in Ulster Township last June. Shulas pleaded guilty to felony trespassing. More...

Election Petitions Circulation Deadline Feb. 19

The Municipal Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, May 21. Anyone interested in running for municipal or school board offices in Bradford County should contact the Bradford County Board of Elections at 570-265-1717 for more information. More...

Chili Cook-off Planned During Circle and Square Exhibit Opening at Blue Heron

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) is hosting a chili cook-off on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 3 to 6 p.m. More...

DEP Reminds Pennsylvanians that January is Radon Action Month

As part of National Radon Action Month, the Department of Environmental Protection will present an episode on the subject as part of its quarterly webinar series, DEP at Home, on Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 7 to 8 p.m. More...

Singers Needed for Festival Chorus

Area singers are invited to join the Mansfield University Festival Chorus for the spring semester. The chorus, directed by Peggy Dettwiler, will meet on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. in Steadman Theatre beginning Tuesday, Jan. 29, 7 to 9 p.m. More...

As Predicted, Milk Prices Have Dropped to Dairy Farmers

Last fall Pro Ag predicted that milk prices paid to dairy farmers would decline in December, January and February. More...

McCarty Farms 15th Recipient

The Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year Award is co-sponsored annually by the International Dairy Foods Association and Dairy Today magazine. The McCartys will be honored at Dairy Forum 2013, Jan. More...

Still Time to Enter ‘Poetry Out Loud’ Competition

There is still time for high school students in Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Sullivan, Tioga and Wyoming counties to enter the regional qualifying round of the national poetry recitation contest, Poetry Out Loud. More...

DA Mitchell Seeking Re-Election

Wyoming County District Attorney (DA) Jeff Mitchell has announced his candidacy to seek re-election. Mitchell has served as DA since 2010. More...

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