February 28, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Tunkhannock Woman Arrested

State Police at Tunkhannock were notified yesterday morning that Corin Royal Olsham, for whom they were holding an arrest warrant, was at the Skyline Hotel on Route 6 in Tunkhannock Township. More...

Drug Paraphernalia Found in Stolen Jeep

State police seized a Jeep laden with drug paraphernalia in Monroe Township, Bradford County, on Feb. 8. The vehicle, which is registered to a Troy man, had been reported stolen by Towanda Borough Police. More...

Wesleyan College Announces Dean’s List

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Blood Drive Scheduled

The Bradford-Sullivan Counties American Red Cross chapter is holding a blood drive at the Towanda Elks Club on Tuesday, March 5 from 1 to 6 p.m. in memory of Lois Lockhart. More...

An “Afternoon of Inspiration”

The benefit concert held Sunday at the Wyalusing Methodist Church was a financial success for the Volunteers in Mission Team. More...

Pupils Reach Out to Sandy Hook School

The Wyalusing Valley Elementary School was touched by the tragedy that occurred at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012. More...

Pickett Announces March Office Hours for Lawton, Laporte

Two seasonal publications—the 2013 trout stocking guides and the Property Tax/Rent Rebate applications—are now available at Rep. More...

Head Start Children Talk Pet Care

Talk to any child and you will find that they want a pet. The kind of pet can be as varied as the children themselves. Regardless of what kind of pet a child has, there are a few simple lessons they should learn before they become a pet owner. More...

New Store to Open in Wysox

People driving along Route 6, the Golden Mile, through Wysox Township have likely noticed significant changes to the front of the former Whipple’s Lumber Center. More...

Celebrating 100th School Day

Mrs. Korrie Kunkle’s kindergarten class at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School celebrated their 100th day of school on Feb. 7 by collecting and displaying 100 items in a creative way. More...

Celebrating 101st Birthday

Mattie Davis recently celebrated her 101st birthday surrounded by her family and friends at Memorial Hospital’s Personal Care Home in Towanda. More...

Mansfield To Hold ‘Visit Day’

Prospective students and their parents are invited to Mansfield University for “Visit Day” on Friday, March 8. More...

Engagement Announced

Caitlin Hahn and Graylin Kyle Johnson are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Shawnee Trail High School, class of 2005 and Scranton University, class of 2009. More...

Thomas Jordan Named to Dean’s List

Thomas Jordan of Montrose, was named to the University at Albany’s fall 2012 Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement. More...

BCRAC Staff to be Available in Towanda, Canton and Wyalusing

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council has announced satellite office hours for the month of March at the following locations: Towanda Public Library, March 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. (Lora Wiggins, Program Director). More...

Senator Yaw Encourages Area Fire Companies to Apply for Grants

State Senator Gene Yaw is encouraging local fire companies within his Senatorial District (Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union) to apply for the Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant Program administered by the Department of Conservation an More...

Cabot to Present Perspective on Economic Impacts to Chamber Members

The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce (WCCC) announces that leadership from Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation will present information on economic impacts with a focus on what the natural gas industry means to local business at the March WYCCC Educati More...

Tunkhannock Officer Faces Wrongful Death Civil Suit

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Commissioners Support Wyalusing Meadows

At their Feb. 21 meeting, the Bradford County Commissioners unanimously approved a measure to provide a letter of support to the Pennsylvania Housing Financial Agency (PHFA) concerning the Wyalusing Meadows project. More...

Elk Lake Discusses Technology and Policies

Members of the Elk Lake school board played host to Susquehanna County Commissioner Alan Hall at their regular meeting on Feb. 21. More...

MU Presents Musical

Mansfield University will present the award-winning musical comedy Guys and Dolls on March 7 to 10 at Straughn Hall. More...

Loan Presented to Antler Ridge Winery

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) and USDA Rural Development presented Antler Ridge Winery, Inc. with a $115,000 combined loan to purchase land for a building. More...

Tickets Go on Sale for Spring Musical

Tickets for the Wyalusing production of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” will go on sale from the high school office beginning on Friday, March 1. More...

Buy Fresh Buy Local Membership Campaign Underway

The Northern Tier chapter of Buy Fresh Buy Local (BFBL) —a national network designed to increase the production and consumption of local farm products— is currently recruiting new members and urging all past members to renew. More...

Dairy Day Programs and Activities

10 a.m. -3 p.m. Visit exhibitors and take advantage of the educational opportunities throughout the day. 10 a.m. -3 p.m. Free Health Screenings and visit with Health Fair Exhibitors 10 -11 a.m. Pies accepted on stage for pie contest. More...

Ammerman Wins Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition

Ean Ammerman, of Sullivan County High School, placed first in the Regional Poetry Out Loud Recitation Competition held Feb. 16 at Mansfield University. More...

Movie Team Trivia Night Set for March 8

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) is pleased to announce its first-ever Movie Team Trivia night on Friday, March 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the former Artisan Center space at the Washington Street Station, Towanda. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Sayre Resident Makes Dean List

Bruce Stropko of Sayre was one of five hundred and fourteen students named to the Dean’s list of Saint Vincent College for the fall 2012 semester. More...

Keeney Leaves Conservation District for Private Sector

Willie Keeney, a 12-year employee of the Susquehanna Conservation District), is moving onto a new job in the private sector with AK Environmental. More...

Classes Begin Soon for Volunteer Hospice Training at Memorial

Trudy Ventello, LSW, Volunteer and Bereavement Coordinator for Memorial Hospital’s Hospice is offering complimentary volunteer training for individuals interested in becoming a volunteer for the hospice program. More...

Local Residents Earn Honors At St. Joseph’s University

The following residents earned Dean’s List honors for the Fall 2012 semester at Saint Joseph’s University. Mark Hudak of Sayre, Alexander Chase of Dushore and Lindsey Stamer of Tunkhannock. More...

BIRTHS

Manuel Misty Smith and Dennis Manuel of Dushore are proud to announce the birth of a son, Bryant Alexander Manuel on Feb. 19, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. More...

University of Science’s Dean’s List Announced

The following local residents have been named to the fall 2012 Dean’s list at the University of the Sciences. More...

Philippides Named to Dean’s List

Adele Philippides, a Jefferson Radiologic Sciences student and resident of Montrose, PA, was one of more than 360 students who were named to the Fall 2012 semester Dean’s List of Thomas Jefferson University. More...

Hit-and-Run Bill Reintroduced by Pickett

Legislation that will help to save the lives of those involved in hit-and-run vehicle crashes has been reintroduced in the new 2013-14 legislative session by Rep. Tina Pickett, author of the proposal. More...

Elk Lake Students of Month for January

The following students were selected as January 2013 “Student of the Month.” A teacher may nominate students in grades 10 to 12 for outstanding achievement. More...

Nicholson Resident to Present ‘The Power of Story’ at Dietrich

It is rare to have the chance to hear the perspectives of someone living in our midst who is an award-winning novelist, former international news reporter, Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Keystone College, and organizer of the yearly literary c More...

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