March 14, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Hillside Sewer Line Closer to Fruition

The Wysox Township Supervisors met on Tuesday evening and discussed numerous issues regarding infrastructure, the most important of which was the installation of a sewer line on Hillside Drive from Lake Road towards Laning Creek Road. More...

New Bradford County EMA Named

It takes a solid team to manage the operations of the Bradford County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), and Jo Anne Daly has been an integral part of the cohesive unit put together two years ago by county Director of Public Safety Robert Barnes when More...

Another Pacesetting Year for Susquehanna County’s Relay for Life

The Relay for Life of Susquehanna County concluded another successful year raising funds to fight cancer in Susquehanna County, surpassing its goal by nearly 22 percent. More...

‘Honoring Our Veterans’ License Plates Available

Pennsylvanians can demonstrate their support for the state’s servicemen and women with an “Honoring Our Veterans” license plate now available from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Rep. More...

Naturalist to Bring Reptiles to Dietrich Theater

On Saturday, March 23 at 11:00 am at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, naturalist Rick Koval will show his collection of photos of northeastern Pennsylvania reptiles and amphibians. More...

Thomas C. Thompson, III Joins First Citizens Community Bank

Jeff Wilson, SVP, Chief Lending Officer, has announced the appointment of Thomas C. Thompson, III to the position of Business Development Officer. More...

Parking Fines a Non-Issue at Tunkhannock Borough Meeting

Despite a flurry of media reports in the past couple of weeks regarding a tougher, more strict enforcement of Tunkhannock Borough’s two hour parking limit, the issue raised no flags at last Thursday’s Borough Council Meeting. More...

News Briefs

Rt. 87 Open in Colley Twp. Significant gains have been made on the slide repair project underway along Route 87 in Colley Township, Sullivan County. The road opened to traffic on Tuesday afternoon. More...

Multiple Charges Filed Against Alleged Stabber

Crystal Lynn Applegate, 40, Muncy Valley, is currently being held at the Wyoming County Correctional Facility in Tunkhannock in lieu of $250,000 bail. More...

Humanities Grants Presented

Pennsylvania Humanities Council has awarded more than $75,000 in direct grants to organizations and individuals to support nine humanities projects that will enlighten and engage audiences across PA. More...

Fire Destroys Mobile Home

This mobile home, rented by Jen Allen, was destroyed in minutes by a fire that broke out around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 11, just south of New Albany along Rt. 220. More...

13th Annual ‘Heat at Seat’ Chili Cook-Off Saturday in Montrose

The 13th Annual Chili Cook- Off will be on Saturday, March 16, starting at 2 p.m. at the County Seat Tavern, located on Maple Street in Montrose. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

We are going to host one more Bingo before the weather turns nice. Please come join us on Saturday, March 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion. All of us have had a great time hosting these afternoons of fun. More...

Masons Confirm 2013 Officers

Wyalusing Lodge 618 recently confirmed the following as officers for 2013: (from left) Robert Traub, PM, secretary; Thomas Potts, PM, senior warden; Eric Chaffee, PM, worshipful master; Robert Morris More...

Wyoming County Commissioners Set March 21 as CASUAL Day

The Wyoming County Commissioners have proclaimed Thursday, March 21, CASUAL day. More...

Bradford County Commissioners Visit Hospital Construction Site

Construction continues on the campus of Memorial Hospital in Towanda for a new multi-specialty physician medical clinic complex and Personal Care Home expansion. More...

Hookup Ordinance Sets Rates at Proposed Wyalusing Meadows

The Wyalusing Municipal Authority agreed at its Tuesday night meeting that an ordinance first adopted years ago to set sewer and water hookup policies and fees should set the standard for connections at a proposed 50-unit housing development called W More...

Fire Destroys Lovelton Area Barn

This story was first reported on our website Saturday, March 9. More...

Chamber Hosts Evening of Italian Splendor

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce planned an Italian evening for their 21st Annual Auction on Saturday. More...

Trade Center Talks Tech

Elk Lake School Board met for their first separate Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center meeting March 7. More...

Commissioner Reads at Noxen School

Wyoming County Commissioner Tom Henry journeyed to Noxen Elementary School last week to celebrate Read Across America Day. He read to Mrs. Maureen Devine’s and Mrs. More...

Cancer Center Offers Series

Guthrie Cancer Center will hold an educational series on survivorship for cancer survivors and their loved ones. More...

Geneva College Dean’s List

Geneva College announces the following students on the Dean’s List for the Fall 2012 semester. Andrea Hinds of Montrose, a sophomore Communication Disorders major and Ruth Dabroski of Sayre a junior English major. More...

Keystone College Announces Fall 2012 President’s List

Dr. Thea Harrington, vice- president of academic affairs and dean of the college, announced the full-time students who have been named to the President’s List for the 2012 fall semester. More...

County GIS Coordinator Reports on Progress

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Commissioners Mark Red Cross and Intellectual Disabilities Months

In two separate proclamations read by Bradford County Director of Human Services Bill Blevins, the county commissioners acknowledged American Red Cross Month and Intellectual Disabilities Awareness Months. More...

Mehoopany Native is New Wyoming County Planner

Mehoopany native Nicole Wootten is proving that you can go home again: she’s back where she began, in Wyoming County. Wootten, a graduate of Shippensburg University, is the county’s new planner. More...

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

Scenes from the WVHS Production

The cast of the Wyalusing Valley High School production of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” is pictured during Monday night’s dress rehearsal. More...

Dog Warden to Canvass Sugar Run/Wyalusing

During the week of March 18, dog wardens will canvass homes in the Sugar Run and Wyalusing areas of Bradford County. It’s the law that all dogs three months or older be licensed by Jan. 1 of each year. More...

ProCare’s Honors ‘Biggest Loser’

ProCare Physical Fitness in Wyalusing recently extended congratulations to Karon Crawford, center, on her weight loss efforts over the course of ProCare’s 12-week Biggest Loser Challenge. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

New on our shelves are “Hidden History” by Melody Carlson; “The Price of Fame” by Carolyne Aarsen; “We Have This Moment” by Diann Hunt; “Eyes on the Prize” by Sunni Jeffers; “The Way We Were&rdquo More...

Bradford Tioga Head Start Names Employee of the Month

Alli Tennet, teacher of Wyalusing pre- K, is always available to help anyone on her team. When her teacher aide went on family medical leave in November, Alli remained positive as she trained a new class aide, and a temporary part-time teacher aide. More...

Keystone College Announces Fall 2012 Dean’s List

Dr. Thea Harrington, vicepresident of academic affairs and dean of the college, announced the full-time students who’ve been named to the dean’s list for the 2012 fall semester. More...

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