January 24, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

WVES Holds PBIS Pep Rally

Wyalusing Valley Elementary School’s (WVES) second quarter pep rally for the Positive Behavior and Interventions Support System program (PBIS) was held on Jan. 17 in the school’s gym. More...

Wyoming Commissioners Give Green Light to CDBG Projects

The slate of proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) projects for the 2013 funding year in Wyoming County were given the green light at the second public hearing on the distribution of funding Tuesday morning. More...

Degrees Awarded At Wilkes U

Wilkes University congratulates more than 250 students who completed their degrees, graduating in December 2012. More...

Glaucoma Has No Early Symptoms

Glaucoma is an eye disease that affects more than 2.7 million Americans aged 40 and older. More...

Cold, Muddy Walk by Troops Proved Costly

Mud March from Fredericksburg - January 20 to 23, 1863

Editor’s Note: Mike Kilmer’s great-great-grandfather, Captain G.W. More...

First Citizens Hosting Youth Drawing Contest

Customers of First Citizens Community Bank tell them that they make banking simple—and that’s the word they’d like to spread with the help of some budding young artists in the area. More...

Fall President’s List Named At Mansfield University

A total of 144 Mansfield University students have been named to the fall 2012 President’s List. To be named to the President’s List, a student must attend the university full-time and attain at least a 4.0 QPA for the semester. More...

Towanda Man Faces Trial for Attempting to Hire Hit Man

Vaughn’s Arraignment is March 1

Law enforcement officials, attorneys, members of the press, and six family members of Craven “Michael” Vaughn filled the small courtroom of Wyoming County Magisterial District Judge Carl W. Smith on Jan. 18. More...

Elk Lake Conferences Set for Feb. 8

On Friday, Feb. 8 from 1 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m., parents of Elk Lake School District students will be offered an opportunity to visit with teachers in conferences to discuss the academic progress of their children. More...

Blue Heron Design Winner

As the new director of the Blue Heron Gallery, Karen Black wanted to foster more community involvement and to help promote interest in art to the up-and-coming generation. More...

Stroke and Osteoporosis 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. American Legion Post 534 will host Life Line Screenings on Jan. 31. More...

L ACEY VILLE LIBRARY

Special thanks to those who made our soup this month: Bonnie Baker, Terri Taylor and Betsy (from Mark’s Valley View). The next sale will be held on Thursday, Feb. 7. More...

Governor School for Sciences Reopening

Governor Tom Corbett announced the re-opening of the Governor’s School for the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh for the summer 2013 session. More...

DEP Reminds Fleet Owners of Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Deadline

Fleet owners and operators have only a few weeks left to submit an application for $10 million in grants being awarded this year as part of the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Natural Gas Vehicle program, which is funded by Act 1 More...

Applications Sought to Protect PA Watershed

Farmers have until Jan. 31 to submit projects for on-farm conservation equipment or install best management practices through the Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) program. More...

Non-Profit Meet-up—Save the Date

Non-profit organizations throughout Bradford County and the surrounding areas are invited to attend a Non-profit Meet-up on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. More...

Pickering Winery Awarded Medals

Mary and Jim Pickering, owners of Pickering Winery in Rome, display six wines from their 2011 collection that won awards at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show Commercial Wine Competition held in Harrisb More...

Elk Lake Discusses Safety Concerns

Safety issues and slight changes in format and scheduling for meetings topped the agenda at the most recent meeting of the Elk Lake School Board, held Jan. 17. More...

Chamber Holds Bi-Annual Dinner

Members of the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) held their biannual dinner on Monday evening in the Tuscarora Wayne Room of the chamber building in Wyalusing. More...

Pro-Life Group Holds Rally in Towanda

The Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life held their annual pro-life rally at the county courthouse in Towanda last Saturday, marking the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. More...

DCNR Grant Program Opens

State Senator Gene Yaw recently encouraged municipalities, pre-qualified land trusts, non-profits and other eligible agencies within his Senate District to apply for state recreation and conservation grants through the Department of Conservation and More...

Transportation Board Approves PennDOT Proposal

The Pennsylvania Public Private Transportation Partnership (P3) Board recently approved a project soliciting private sector proposals to manage and operate PennDOT’s 511 system, 511PA, as well as the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s Roadway Inform More...

‘Fracknation’ and Information Part of Montrose Gathering

Bitter cold temperatures did not deter approximately 40 people from gathering at the Montrose VFW on the night of Jan. 22 for a party to celebrate the premier of the feature documentary film, Fracknation: The Truth Runs Deep. More...

Area Salon Offers Healthy Hair Solutions

So many start the New Year with a list of resolutions or make them throughout the year as they go. For several, this list includes healthy goals like losing weight, eating better, working out more, etc. More...

Local Student Earns Dean’s List Honor at Central Penn College

Craig Fenton of Wyalusing, currently majoring in Physical Therapist Assistant, has been named to the Central Penn College Dean’s List for the fall 2012 term. More...

IRS Plans Jan. 30 Tax Season Opening for 1040 Filers

Following the January tax law changes made by Congress under the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced it plans to open the 2013 filing season and begin processing individual income tax returns on Jan. 30. More...

Volk Named to Sacred Heart University Dean’s List

Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT has announced the Dean’s List for the fall semester 2012. To receive this honor, a student must achieve a 3.6 grade average, based on a 4.0 scale. Robert Volk of Montrose has made the dean’s list. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Please don’t forget to come and play bingo at the American Legion on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 26, from 1 to 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be available for purchase and all the fun is free of charge. More...

Health Partnership Donates to H.A.N.D.S.

The Tyler Health Partnership Board of Director’s recently awarded H.A.N.D.S. More...

Strong Women Program Begins in Towanda

Strengthen muscles, prevent bone loss and improve balance by participating in a Strong Women/Growing Stronger Program sponsored by the Penn State Cooperative Extension. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. More...

Young String Players Take Part in District Orchestra

Recently three exemplary musicians from the Wyalusing High School Orchestra joined with the best high school orchestral musicians in NE PA for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 8 Orchestra. More...

Program Geared to Reduce Risks of Falling

Those who believe they might be at risk for falling, including those age 60 or older, are invited to join the fun on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 1 p.m. at the Montrose Square Apartments. More...

Widener U. Announces Dean’s List

Gavin Colley, a middle years education major from Tunkhannock, was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2012 semester at Widener University in Chester. More...

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