March 7, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Commissioners Speak Out On Second Amendment

Susquehanna County Votes to Defy Future Gun Laws

Susquehanna County Commissioners made a decisive resolution at their Feb. 27 meeting, which has since resounded throughout the state, even going as far as to be picked up by national news media. More...

Gas Rig Seen from Rocks

A natural gas rig recently erected in Terry Township offers a rare “bird’s-eye” view from the Wyalusing Rocks overlook. More...

Dean’s Lists Announced

Rider University Adam Phillips of Springville, a sophomore Marine Sciences major, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2012 semester in the College of Liberal Arts, Education and Sciences at Rider University. Gettysburg College More...

United Way Accepting Applications from Area Non-Profits

The United Way of Bradford County is in the process of accepting requests for funding for the year of 2014. More...

Dividends Announced

Directors of Citizens & Northern Corporation, parent company of Citizens & Northern Bank (C&N), have declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share. The record date is Feb. 4, 2013, and it is payable on Feb. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Steve Fairchild has once again proven why we fondly refer to him as our very own movie guru. Steve stopped in on Monday afternoon with another big bag of DVD’s for the library. More...

Wyoming County Chamber to Host Second Annual Business, Job & Gas Expo

The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce (WCCC), Williams, Southwestern Energy and Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation have partnered to produce the Second Annual Business, Job & Gas Expo on April 11 at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds in Meshoppen. More...

Conservation Seedlings Available

The Bradford County Conservation District is once again making seedlings available to the general public for a wide variety of uses. More...

Athens Dentistry Changes Hands

Dr. Stephen McKee of Waverly, NY, recently purchased the dental office of Dr. George A. Lasco of Athens. Dr. McKee is an experienced dentist and will carry on Dr. Lasco’s tradition of talent and compassion. Dr. More...

Tuscarora Township Municipal News

All supervisors, the secretary and three citizens attended Tuscarora Township’s February meeting. Doug Taylor of code inspections was present. He provided the supervisors with a map depicting all of the gas well sites in the township. More...

Remembering Dr. Suess

During Friday’s “red and white day” Wyalusing Valley Elementary students received a special treat from the PTO, who provided a guest reader for the day. More...

CFTT Assists French Azilum with Preservation of History

The Community Foundation for Twin Tiers (CFTT) works with the motto “For Good.... For Ever!” The work done by the organization truly creates good forever. More...

Education

Area Students Named to Lafayette’s Dean’s List Area students named to the 2012 fall semester Dean’s List at Lafayette College were Zachary Sporn of Athens and Lucas Reilly of Sayre. More...

Towanda Area Senior Citizens Hold Meeting

President George Smith called the Feb. 23 Towanda Area Senior Citizens meeting to order welcoming 41 members and guests present. Guests were Bob and Linda Lee. Bob Whipple was greeter for the day. God Bless America was sung. More...

Celebrating 102nd Birthday

Blanche Shores, resident of Memorial Hospital’s Personal Care Home in Towanda, pictured with her cake, recently celebrated her 102nd birthday surrounded by her family and friends. More...

EPA Sponsors Online Training on Effects of Air Particles on Children

As part of its commitment to protect children’s health, the U.S. More...

How to Get IRS Forms and Publications

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides free tax forms and publications on a wide variety of topics—from tax credits for individuals to a tax guide for small businesses. More...

Mehoopany Creek Association Receives Grant

The Mehoopany Creek Watershed Association, one of the most active watershed associations in the region, has received $152,388 from a Pennsylvania Growing Greener Plus Grant. More...

March 1 Accidents Claim Four Lives

A tragic series of three unrelated accidents last Friday resulted in the deaths of two Bradford County residents and a couple from Williamsport. More...

Defense Responds in Wrongful Death Suit

Attorney Michael Zicolello of Williamsport, defense attorney for Mark Papi, filed several motions in Wyoming County Court last week in response to the civil suit being brought against his client. More...

Bowling Alley Road Reopened

Wyalusing Twp. Supervisors Address Illegal Dumping

The Wyalusing Township Supervisors announced on Tuesday evening that Bowling Alley Road, which was critically damaged by the 2011 flood has finally reopened. Paving of the road and a final grading of the work yard are slated for the spring. More...

Workers’ Compensation Premiums to Rise

Meshoppen Borough Faces 23 Percent Rate Hike

At Monday night’s regular monthly meeting of the Meshoppen Borough Council, Bridget White from DGK Insurance spoke about new insurance policies and premiums for the borough. More...

Beware of Bogus IRS Emails

The IRS receives thousands of reports every year from taxpayers who receive emails outof the-blue claiming to be from the IRS. Scammers use the IRS name or logo to make the message appear authentic so you will respond to it. More...

Reporting Tips As Income

If your pay from your job includes tips, the IRS has a few important reminders about tip income. Tips are taxable. Individuals must pay federal income tax on any tips they receive. More...

2012 Burglary Yields Arrests

Recent Stabbing Victim Also Accused

The Laceyville Police Department, which also serves Wyalusing, has completed an investigation into a break-in at a State Street residence that occurred in late November 2012. More...

Fond Recollections of Wyalusing’s Choraliers Shared by Former Member

At the Musical Society’s annual Candlelight program, everyone participates in the singing of “Christmas in Our Valley,” words written by William Keeler. More...

Students Tour Wyoming County Courthouse

Eleven homeschooled students, ranging in age from seven to 14, had a personal tour of some of Wyoming County’s essential services last Thursday, from Commissioner Tom Henry. More...

WVHS Students Participate in District Band

Three Wyalusing High School students were chosen through a rigorous audition process to perform with this year’s Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 8 Band. More...

Franko Announces Republican Candidacy for District Attorney

Steve Franko of Tunkhannock announced his candidacy for the position of Wyoming County District Attorney this week. More...

Wyoming Chamber’s Annual Legislative Breakfast on March 27

The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce Bi- Annual Legislative breakfast is scheduled for Thursday, March 27 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Shadowbrook Inn & Resort. More...

Dairy Day at Elk Lake Draws Big Crowd

Meteorologists define spring as beginning on March 1, and despite frosty, snow-covered fields and biting winds, Susquehanna County farm families and friends of farmers greeted the long-awaited season as always with a day of education and socializatio More...

Penn York Opportunities Presents Scrapbooks to Bradford County United Way

The United Way of Bradford County extended their gratitude to Penn York Opportunities for putting together two scrapbooks featuring the United Way and its history in the community. More...

Accidental Poisonings—Not Just a Problem for Kids

When we think of poisoning, we often think of a child getting into something he or she should not have. This is a serious health problem. More...

Pickett Announces Earlier Office Hours for Towanda Location

To help meet the needs of local residents, Rep. Tina Pickett is opening her district office in Towanda earlier. The district office, located at 321 Main St., will be open Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Motorcycle Safety Classes Available Online

The Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program (PAMSP) is offering free motorcycle safety classes for Pennsylvania residents. Class schedules are available online at www.pamsp.com . More...

‘Fuel Up to Play 60’ Marks National Nutrition Month

How are those New Years’ resolutions coming along? More...

Wyalusing Seniors Meet

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens met on Feb. 19 at the fire hall with 31 members present despite icy conditions. The one guest in attendance was Yvonne Robinson, who provided the program. More...

Stevensville’s Cabin Fever Yard Sale Breaks up Winter Blues

The Stevensville Community Club’s cabin fever yard sale last weekend helped break up the winter funk many area residents have been feeling. More...

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