February 14, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Weather Slows Rte. 87 Repairs

PennDOT District 3 has announced that the $2 million slide repair project on Route 87 in Colley Township, Sullivan County, has met delays due to poor weather conditions. The latest estimate for reopening the highway is March 15. More...

Education Fund Succeeds at Start-Up of Projects, Programs

Bradford County Conservation District Education Coordinator Dan Rhodes spoke to the Bradford County Commissioners, members of the press and others in attendance, at the biweekly meeting of the commissioners held on Feb. More...

Wyalusing Seniors Meet

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens met on Jan. 15 at the fire hall with 26 members and two guests present. The guests were Bea Gardner and Anna Cory. President Merna Colwell opened the meeting with the flag salute and a prayer. More...

Rep. Pickett Advances Small Games of Chance Clarification Bill

Seeking to make state law better for organizations that have small games of chance licenses, Rep. More...

BCHS Pets Visit Senior Center

On Friday, February 1, staff from the Bradford County Humane Society presented information about their shelter and brought pets to the Towanda Senior Center residents. More...

Elk Lake Posts Honor Roll

The following Elk Lake students have achieved Honor Roll status for the 2012/2013 first marking period ending January 24th: More...

Winterfest Committee Receives Donation

The Kiwanis Club of Sullivan County is gearing up for Winterfest this weekend, and Chesapeake Energy is again a proud sponsor, presenting the club recently with a check for $1,000. More...

Memorial Hospital Hospice Volunteer Training Offered

Memorial Hospital is celebrating National Volunteer Week, April 21 to 27, by offering a free hospice volunteer training program, which will begin March 11. More...

Elk Lake Elementary Students of Month Named

Mr. Charles Pirone, Elementary Principal of the Elk Lake School, is pleased to announce the January Students of the Month award winners. More...

Susquehanna Master Gardeners Slate Program

Now is the time to start thinking about and planning all those wonderful vegetable gardens and the Penn State Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County are here to help. Come and enjoy a morning of gardening presentations on Saturday, March 16 at St. More...

February is National Heart Month

MEMORIAL’S CARDIAC REHAB PROGRAM GEARED TOWARD PATIENT’S QUALITY OF LIFE

February is American Heart Month, a month to spread awareness about the importance of heart health. Each year, countless American families are impacted by heart disease and stroke. More...

IN THE BOOK

Over the years we pick up bits of information regarding the end of our present world, more frequently now we hear some comment on radio or TV regarding this event. More...

Daughter of Sugar Run Resident Receives Award

Once a year, Wilson Community College (WCC) in Wilson, NC recognizes one faculty member who exemplifies the qualities that make WCC a great college. More...

Elk Lake Elementary Honor Roll Announced

The following Elk Lake Elementary students achieved High Honors or Honors for the second marking period of 2012- 2013 More...

Gladys Abell Marks 90th Birthday

The family of Gladys Abell held an Open House at the Wysox Fire Hall on Feb. 2 to honor their mother on her milestone birthday of 90 years. More...

Cohen Dominates Debate At Blackhawk Invitational

In the last regular season tournament, the Elk Lake Forensics team headed west, to Pittsburgh to compete against the top debaters from Pittsburgh, Erie, eastern Ohio, and West Virginia at the Bethel Park Blackhawk Invitational Tournament. More...

Bradford-Tioga Head Start Recruitment Begins

Bradford-Tioga Head Start, Early Head Start and Pre-K Programs are now enrolling children for the 2013-2014 school year. The deadline for applications is Friday, May 3. More...

Cub Scout Pack 96 Holds Pinewood Derby

In January, the Cub Scouts of Pack 96 in Wyalusing held their annual Pinewood Derby. Each Scout created a wooden model car to race down the forty-foot track. More...

Area Students Named to Dean’s List

Johanna Hripto of Montrose, TyKim Johnson of Laceyville, Jessica Morelli of Towanda, Matthew Ogden of Sayre, Samantha Stropko of Sayre and Caleb Willey of Towanda were named to the Dean’s List at Lycoming College for the fall 2012 semester. More...

Major Water Leak Repaired in Laceyville

A major leak in Laceyville Borough’s municipal water system was repaired last week, saving the borough thousands of gallons of water, along with costs of pumping and treating the unused water. More...

School Vandals Face Additional Charges

State Police at Towanda have charged a Dushore man and a New Albany youth with three counts each of burglary, theft, criminal trespass, and receiving stolen property, as well as two counts each of criminal mischief. More...

Shock of Pope’s Retirement Announcement Leads to Hope

Local Catholic priests and lay leaders had similar responses to the surprising news that Pope Benedict XVI would step down from his position at the end of the month. More...

Senate Environmental Committee Approves Two Bills

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Senator Gene Yaw today approved two bills. More...

How to Get a Replacement W-2

It’s a good idea to have all your tax documents together before preparing your 2012 tax return. You will need your W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, which employers should send by the end of January. Give it two weeks to arrive by mail. More...

Dairy Ambassador Defines Lactose Intolerance

I am one of about 40 million Americans that are lactose intolerant. Lactose, also known as milk sugar, is found in milk and other dairy foods. More...

Ithaca Announces Dean’s List

The following local residents were named to the Dean’s List at Ithaca College for the fall 2012 semester. More...

Penn State Extension Welcomes Abby Onyon as New 4-H Educator

Penn State Extension in Susquehanna County is happy to announce that Abby Onyon will be serving as the new 4-H Educator. More...

High School Students Sought For Joseph Every Scholarship

High school seniors pursuing studies in medicine, education or engineering are invited to apply for a scholarship offered through the Joseph R. Every Scholarship Fund. More...

Area Fire, EMS Companies Approved for State Grants

State Rep. More...

Breast Cancer Survivors Honored

Ten northeastern Pennsylvania residents recently shared their personal experiences with breast cancer as a way to inspire others who are facing the disease. More...

State Police Promote Mehoopany Man

Ten members of the Pennsylvania State Police have been promoted to the rank of sergeant, Commissioner Frank Noonan announced. One local trooper is a newly promoted sergeant and has received a new assignment. More...

DEP Grant Awarded to Wyoming Co.

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced recently that it has awarded $17.8 million in recycling grants to 131 municipalities and counties for developing and implementing recycling programs. More...

Volunteers Needed to Staff “Warming Center” in Troy

The Endless Mountains Mission Center, four miles east of Troy on Route 6, will be opening a “warming center” in their facility for women and children. This would allow the homeless person(s) to stay from 7 p.m. More...

Elmira College Releases Dean’s List

Elmira College has released its Dean’s List for Academic Achievement for the Fall 2012 Term. The Dean’s List recognizes students that have a grade point average of 3.6 or higher. More...

Sayre Resident Named to Dean’s List

The following Sayre resident was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2012 semester at Grove City College. Josiah Douglas, a senior French major has been named to the Dean’s List. More...

WVHS Announces Third Marking Period Honors

The Guidance Department at the Wyalusing Valley High School has announced the honor roll for the third marking period. More...

Area Students Named to Dean’s List

Morrisville State College recently announced those students who were named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2012 semester. More...

First Community Foundation Partnership Accepting Applications for Tree House Fund Grant

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is accepting applications for the 2013 Tree House Fund grant cycle. More...

P&G Exceeds 2012 United Way Workplace Campaign

Procter & Gamble and its employees have a rich history of helping the communities in which they live and work to prosper. More...

Sayre Theatre’s 100th Anniversary Planning Begins

A planning committee for the Sayre Theatre’s 100th Anniversary recently met in Sayre to begin work on planning a year of celebrations for the theatre in 2014. More...

Wyalusing Students Celebrate 100th Day of School

On Thursday, Feb. 7, kindergarteners in the Wyalusing Elementary School celebrated their 100th-day of school. All classes participated in making unique projects at home using 100 objects. More...

PA Woodland Owners Encouraged to Register for Upcoming Conference

On May 10 and 11, 2013 there is an unprecedented opportunity for Pennsylvania’s woodland owners to participate in an entertaining and enlightening conference on forest land use, conservation, and best management practices for woodlots of all si More...

Recent Graduates of Ithaca College

166 students from Ithaca College who received degrees during the College’s commencement ceremony held in December 2012. More...

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