March 28, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Fluids Spilled in Crane Rollover

Jeremy Charles, 28, Clarion, suffered no injury, thanks to a safety restraint belt, when he lost control of a crane truck on Route 706 around noon on March 23 in Bridgewater Township. More...

Swift Arrests Made in Burglary

Cherry Twp. Duo Break into Jailed Man’s Home

Two men from Cherry Township, Sullivan County, targeted the vacant home of a man who they knew to be incarcerated on March 24 and quickly found themselves charged with burglary and criminal conspiracy. More...

Memorial Hospital Accepts Generous Donation

Patricia and Newman Benson recently presented a $100,000 donation to the Memorial Hospital Foundation in support of the hospital’s current expansion and construction project. More...

Free Camp Open to Children from Bradford and Sullivan Counties

The Sullivan and Bradford County Sheriff Departments are taking applications for its summer program called Camp F.L.E.A. (Family Life Enrichment Adventure) to be held June 27 thru June 30 at Camp Brule in Sullivan County. More...

Pickett’s Satellite Office Hours Announced for April

Residents who need assistance with state governmentrelated issues are encouraged to stop by Rep. Tina Pickett’s satellite offices in Lawton and Laporte in April. More...

Mansfield to Hold ‘Visit Day’ on April 12

Prospective students and their parents are invited to Mansfield University for “Visit Day” on Friday, April 12. Participants will also be able to tour campus, including the North Hall Library and the new residence halls. More...

FEMA Seeks Applicants for Youth Preparedness Council

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is looking for nominations for participants in the Agency’s Youth Preparedness Council (YPC). More...

Literacy Tutors Needed

The Bradford-Wyoming County Literacy Program will hold its next tutor-training workshop on April 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Children’s House on Hospital Drive in Towanda. No previous teaching experience is necessary. More...

Bradford County IUP Students Named to Fall 2012 Dean’s List

The following students from Bradford County have been named to the Fall 2012 Dean’s List at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Athens: Sarah Kay Klinger, B.S.Ed. in Biology Education; Mark Joseph Wright, B.S.Ed. More...

Guthrie Robert Packer Opens Two New Units on Sayre Campus

The public is invited to tour Guthrie’s new Observation Care Unit and Interventional Radiology Suite on Thursday, March 28 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital. More...

Bake Sale Friday

The Wyalusing Valley High School girls’ softball team is sponsoring a “Pies and More” bake sale on Friday, March 29 in front of Miller’s Pharmacy located in the Farm and Home More...

Head Start Centers to Hold Open House Next Week

OPEN HOUSE AT WYALUSING’S CENTER FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 11 A.M. - 1 P.M.

Bradford-Tioga Head Start, Early Head Start and Pre-K Programs are having an open house on Friday, April 5. The open house at the Wyalusing center will be held from 11 a.m. More...

Farm Service Plans to Implement Proposed Changes

Jason Pontillo, County Executive Director for the USDA/Susquehanna, Wyoming County Farm Service Agency Office (FSA), announced planned changes for the County Committee Local Administrative Areas (LAA) for Wyoming County. More...

RPH Honored by Joint Commission

Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with the Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. More...

Credit Union Donates to Susquehanna United Way

Visions Federal Credit Union made a $10,000 donation to the United Way of Susquehanna County. The funds will be equally distributed to the End of Day and the Susquehanna County Literacy Programs. More...

SCCTC February Student of Month Announced

Dr. Alice M. Davis, Administrative Director of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC), recently announced the SCCTC’s “Student of the Month” for February 2013. More...

School Bus Accident Results in Minor Injuries

Tunkhannock Township Police reported a head-on collision on Tuesday morning between a Dalton man and a bus carrying more than 24 students of the Tunkhannock Area School District. More...

Wyalusing Valley High School Honor Roll Listed

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

Peoples LTD Pays Dividend

Peoples LTD, the parent company of PS Bank, recently announced that the Board of Directors has declared a first quarter cash dividend in the amount of $.36 per share payable on March 29, 2013. More...

BIRTHS

Barden Loribeth and Justin Barden, of Rome, are proud to announce the birth of a son, William Floyd Barden, born March 22, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. *** Kolmel More...

Towanda Girl Named to President’s List

Rachel Mary Juhola, of Towanda, was named to the Miami University President’s List. More...

BB/BS Receives Donation

Kristy L. Griffith, executive director with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bradford County, accepts a $5,000 check from Wendy Youmans, Stakeholder Relations Coordinator with Talisman Energy USA. More...

Class Participates in Shoebox to Mailbox

The Wyalusing pre-K class of Bradford Tioga Head Start recently participated in a literacy activity. More...

Cargill Makes People Helping People Successful

Members of the Wyalusing Lions, Lioness and Leo Clubs gathered at the Wyalusing Valley High School cafeteria Saturday morning to pack 108 Easter food boxes for families that are disadvantaged in the Wyalusing School District. More...

Lawmakers Discuss Budgets, Business Growth

Federal and state lawmakers joined more than 150 business and professional residents of Wyoming County Wednesday morning for the bi-annual Legislative breakfast, hosted by the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce. More...

Elk Lake Board Mum on Pipeline Easement

Elk Lake School Board members were faced with several questions by community members at the March 21 meeting, many of which they could not answer due to the sensitive nature of pending negotiations with Williams over an easement contract for a sectio More...

Dog Shooter Gets DUI

A Tennessee man, for whom State Police were searching after he allegedly shot a dog to death in Tuscarora Township, was stopped on Route 267 in Rush Township and cited for DUI. More...

Annual Learning Early Conference set for April

The 14th Annual Learning Early Conference will take place Friday, April 26, at the Sayre Theatre and Guthrie Campus in Sayre. The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. and will conclude by 5 p.m. More...

Head Start Program Addresses Childhood Obesity

Studies show that childhood obesity rates among preschoolers aged two to five are high, but when parents were given information on the topics of nutrition and physical activity along with building their parenting skills, they become equipped with the More...

Rehearsals Begin for Spring Production of Little Mermaid, Jr.

Something fishy is going on at the Whipple Performing Arts Studio. The Wyoming County Player’s Junior Players and Little Hams have begun rehearsals for their upcoming spring production, “Little Mermaid, Jr.” More...

Students Encouraged to Enter Dog License Awareness Poster Contest

Agriculture Secretary George Greig invited Pennsylvania students in first through sixth grades to enter a poster contest to help raise awareness about the importance of dog licensing. The deadline to enter is April 30. More...

Drama Club to Present ‘Changing Minds’

Towanda Area High Scool

The Towanda High School Drama Club is pleased to be presenting the regional premier of a delightful new musical, “Changing Minds.” The show will be presented on Thursday, April 4, Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6 at 7 p.m. More...

Easter Bunny Hops into Personal Care Home for Visit

The Easter Bunny brought good cheer and an assortment of chocolate Easter eggs for the residents at Memorial Hospital’s Personal Care Home. More...

Mott Family Foundation Supports BCRAC and Rialto Theatre

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) recently received a $34,000 donation from the Vicki L. and Rodney B. Mott Family Foundation in support of the Rialto Theatre. More...

Miami U. Dean’s List

Rachel Mary Juhola, of Towanda, was named to the Miami University President’s List. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Theresa Ruback has made six beautiful quilts, wall hanging and blankets, for us. They are displayed in front of the fireplace. We are taking bids on them and the highest bid wins the quilt. Stop by and take a look and place a bid on your favorite. More...

New Dog Warden Appointed

Becky Clark (left) Bradford County Treasurer, announced that Jim Johnson (center) has recently been appointed dog warden for Bradford County. More...

Irishman Visits Memorial’s Personal Care Home

The stories, songs and performance of the Pilgrim of St. Jim mesmerized residents of Memorial Hospital’s Personal Care Home on Saint Patrick’s Day. More...

‘Flash Mobbers’ Bust a Move

A ‘flash mob’ of teens and adults broke into dance on the lawn of People’s Neighborhood Bank in Tunkhannock during Fourth Friday on March 22. More...

Child Abuse Charges Filed

New charges of rape, involuntary deviant sexual intercourse with a child, aggravated indecent assault and statutory sexual assault have been brought against 23-year-old Jeremy Ayers of Nicholson. More...

Developer Concerned about Road

Local developer Tony Tallarico spoke to the Wyoming County Commissioners on Tuesday morning during their regular bi-monthly meeting. More...

Drug Prevention Program Available

Bradford County Schools Eligible

A continual decline in state and federal funding has made it difficult for law enforcement officials and other concerned citizens to get the message of drug abuse and prevention to public school children in recent years. More...

Labor Makes Dean’s List

Heather Labor, of Wyalusing, was named to the Dean’s List for the winter term at South Hills School of Business and Technology in State College. More...

Eggs Sell Out for Easter

Wyalusing United Methodist Church member Art Allyn was selling chocolate eggs in a variety of flavors at the Farm and Home Plaza last week. More...

Packer Hospital and Teen Driver Foundation Offers Clinic

Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital is partnering with the Teen Driver Foundation to offer a program of teen driver education on responding to driving emergencies. More...

Pickett Applauds Passage of Bill to Track Meth Ingredients in Real Time

In an effort to more efficiently and effectively monitor the sales of meth ingredients and catch illegal purchases more quickly, Rep. More...

Flood Insurance Is A Great Investment At Any Time

Flooding strikes countless unprepared Americans each year. Unlike fire, wind, hail, or most other perils, flood damage is not covered by a homeowner’s policy. More...

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