January 31, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Susquehanna Commissioners Approve Salaries Hikes, Hirings

The Susquehanna County Commissioners held a salary board meeting in addition to their regular bi-monthly meeting. More...

TAHS Resolution Writer Refutes Penalty for Work-Related Pun

Master gardener, master carpenter, master plumber, and master mason are considered common and prestigious phrases when used to describe men and women who have excelled at their respective crafts and who have achieved the respect of their peers for th More...

Winding River Players Presenting Steel Magnolias

The Winding River Players will be presenting Justin Shaw’s Steel Magnolias on Feb. 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 at the Black Box Theatre in Towanda. Show times are 7:30 p.m. More...

Retired Teachers Give Grant to School

Attendees of the Susquehanna Community School Board meeting held on Jan. More...

ProCare to Paint Wyalusing Red

ProCare Wyalusing invites local residents to help the physical therapy and fitness facility Paint the Town Red for Heart Health Month on Tuesday, Feb. 12, in support of the American Heart Association. More...

A Guide to Local Farm Products: Calling All Producers

Since 2008, Penn State Extension has produced a free booklet called A Guide to Farm Products which is a directory of family farms, farmers’ markets, vegetable and honey producers, Community Supported Agriculture farms (CSAs), u-pick farms, Chri More...

Trout Go to School at MAHS

Brook trout are showing up in large numbers in one classroom at Montrose Area High School (MAHS). Nearly 300 have hatched in Mrs. Terri Evans Advanced Placement (AP) Biology class. More...

State Gaming Revenues Benefit Local Fire, EMS Companies

More than $425,000 in state gaming revenue will enable 36 area first response organizations to continue their life-saving operations in the 110th District, said Rep. Tina Pickett. More...

Local Students Named to Fall Dean’s List at Colgate University

The following students from Colgate University were recipients of the Dean’s Award for academic excellence during the 2012 fall term at Colgate University . More...

Blue Heron Exhibit Will Open with Country Flair

The Blue Heron Art Gallery in the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce Building on Main Street will play host to a grand afternoon on Saturday, Feb. 9. More...

Penn State Extension to Offer Food for Profit Class

For anyone who has been told that their homemade foods and treats are “good enough to sell Penn State Extension will offer Food for Profit, a one-day workshop to help cooks and food growers work through the maze of local and state regulations, More...

United Way Achieves Higher Goal

A breakfast gathering at the American Legion in Towanda on Jan. 24 served the United Way of Bradford County (UWBC) and its supporters as both a victory celebration for a job-well-done in 2012 and a rally for continued growth of the agency in 2013. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

What a great time and crowd we had playing bingo on Saturday afternoon at the American Legion Post #534. More...

North Rome Christian School Hosts Kindergarten Preview Day

North Rome Christian School (NRCS) will host a prekindergarten visitation for students on Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. More...

Tewksbury Named to Dean’s List

Mount Aloysius College is proud to release the Dean’s List for Fall Semester 2012. More...

Memorial Hospital Welcomes Nurse-Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is a national evidencebased, community health program that works with first time mothers to help them be successful. More...

Correction

In a Jan. 24 story about the Wysox Township Supervisors, the $600,000 mentioned was actually an estimate of the amount in the township’s bank account when John Kulick became a supervisor. The township’s 2013 budget is about $395,304. More...

Bids Sought to Replace County Courthouse Roof

The Bradford County Commissioners announced that the roof of the Bradford County courthouse in Towanda is in need of replacement. Its copper roof has never been replaced since the courthouse was completed in 1898. More...

Dime Social Planned as Fundraiser for Senior Party

Parents of members of the Wyalusing Valley High School Class (WVHS) of 2013 hope to maintain a decades-long tradition of throwing a safe, all-night party for graduating seniors by conducting a number of fundraisers from now through the spring. More...

Head Start Announces Employees of the Month

Each month throughout the year, Bradford-Tioga Head Start recognizes an employee for a job well-done. More...

Tuscarora Township Municipal News

Eight citizens braved the extreme cold to join the supervisors and secretary for the January meeting at the township building. More...

PennDOT Receives National Recognition for Cleanup Efforts

For the ninth consecutive year, PennDOT has been presented with the national Partner Award for its continued support of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and the Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania. More...

NRA Group to Meet in Ulster March 2

The Bradford County Friends of the National Rifle Association (NRA) will hold their 13th annual banquet on Saturday, March 2 at the Ulster Fire Hall. The doors will open at 4 p.m. and the meal will be served at 6 p.m. More...

Elk Lake Forensics Soars at Scranton Catholic

The Elk Lake Forensics Team continued their winning ways at the Scranton Catholic Forensics League’s Final practice tournament of the season at Abington Heights High School on Jan. 26. More...

Local Students Among Penn State Graduates

The following local students graduated from Penn State University: Payton Baltzley, Montrose, Samantha Barnhart, Montrose, Randi-jo Brown, Meshoppen, Lydia Callwitts, Tunkhannock, Timothy Clark, Meshoppen, Robert Cyphers, Tunkhannock, Chad Dewing, Wy More...

Pelka Joins Management Team at Lebanon Valley Insurance Company

Lebanon Valley Insurance Company, Cleona PA, a subsidiary of Tuscarora Wayne Group of Companies, Wyalusing PA, is pleased to announce that John D. Pelka has joined the company as an Assistant Underwriting Manager. Mr. More...

PennDOT Reminds Drivers to Look Out for Students, School Buses

Schools will be in session for several more months and PennDOT wants to remind drivers to remain vigilant and watch for students and school buses on roadways. More...

Cabot Hosts Celebration For EMHS Donors

Icy temperatures on Jan. More...

Troy Man Killed in Burlington Crash

According to Bradford County Coroner Tom Carman, James Eicher of Troy was killed in a two vehicle accident on Route 6 near Russell Lane in West Burlington Township Wednesday morning. More...

Pickett’s Sullivan, Susquehanna Satellite Office Hours Announced

Rep. Tina Pickett will have a staff person available at her Susquehanna and Sullivan County satellite offices on Wednesdays during the month of February. More...

Penn State Announces Fall Dean’s List

The following local students were named to the fall Dean’s List at Penn State University. More...

Bradford County Students Awarded Scholarships

Two Bradford County college students were each awarded Ernest Manchester Memorial scholarships by the Bradford County Conservation District. More...

ALL ABOUT EDUCATION

Area Student Named To Dean’s List at Clarion University Elizabeth Haines of Sayre was named to the Dean’s List at Clarion University of Pennsylvania for the fall 2012 semester. More...

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