April 25, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Teachers Turned Sumos

The staff at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School rewarded students in third through sixth grade with a special pep rally on Friday for completing the PSSA testing that took place April 8-15. More...

Pipeline Questions Dominate Elk Lake Board Meeting

Elk Lake School Board once again faced questions from the public concerning a pipeline that is scheduled to run across district property at their April 18 meeting. More...

Prescription Medication Take Back Day is Saturday in Wyoming County

The office of the Wyoming County District Attorney will once again cooperate with the Drug Enforcement Administration in the National Take Back Initiative, where people are encouraged to drop off their unused, unwanted, or unnecessary prescription, a More...

AA Co-founder Guest Speaker

Named in 1999 as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Heroes and Icons of the 20th Century, for co-founding Alcoholics Anonymous, Bill Wilson came a long way from the certain death he faced 65 years earlier from alcoholism. More...

2014 OYW Applications Due May 3

Applications for those wishing to participate in the 2014 Outstanding Young Woman (OYW) program must be received by May 3. Young women who are currently in the junior class, are U.S. More...

LeRoy Heritage Museum Receives Canton Area Historical Society Collection

The LeRoy Heritage Museum recently expanded its research library with the receipt of the Canton Area Historical Society collection. More...

Bradford County Historical Society to Host ‘A Tour Of Sayre’s Monuments, Markers and Memorials’

The Bradford County Historical Society has announced the beginning of 2013 Friday Night at the Museum programming season. More...

Display Promotes Awareness

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. More...

Author to Visit County Library

The Bradford County presents author Elaine W. Miller discussing her book “We All Married Idiots: Three Things You’ll Never Change about Your Marriage and Ten Things You Can” on Wednesday, May 8, at 7:00 p.m. More...

Students Receive Recognition At Blue Heron Art Gallery

Thursday evening, April 18, things were swinging at the Blue Heron Art Gallery on Main Street in Wyalusing. More...

Towanda Area Seniors Travel to Athens

Towanda Area Senior Citizens traveled to the Fortune Buffet on Elmira Street in Athens to enjoy lunch on April 18. President George Smith welcomed 42 members and guests. The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited. More...

4-H Club Wins Top Awards

Susquehanna Members Place in Dairy Contest

On March 23, seven Susquehanna County 4-H members placed in Penn State University’s Spring Dairy Judging contest. Susquehanna County brought home several top awards. More...

Local Colleges Extend Their Cooperation

Lackawanna College and Keystone College are continuing their ongoing partnership to bring expanded educational opportunities to residents of the Towanda area. More...

Participants Sought for Cancer Study

Help fight cancer by enrolling in the American Cancer Society’s new research study, Cancer Prevention Study- 3 (CPS-3). More...

Northeast Upgrade Project Map

A close-up of the Northeast Upgrade Project shows the location of the stretches of the Pennsy 300 line that are currently being looped. More...

Lovelton Couple to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Ron and Pat Vermeulen of Lovelton, PA will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary on May 11, 2013. They were married on May 11, 1963 during a candlelight service at the Forkston United Methodist Church performed by Rev. Jim Baker. More...

Volk Named Member of Vet Technicians

Katelin Volk of Montrose, has been named a member of SUNY Delhi’s New York State Association of Veterinary Technicians for the 2012-13 academic year. Volk is currently pursuing an associate’s degree in Veterinary Science Technology. More...

Spring is a Season of Woodland Discovery

The Private Forest Landowners Conference: The future of Penn’s Woods will be held at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona on May 10 and 11. Curt Meine, a Leopold scholar, will be the conference’s keynote speaker. More...

Local Piano Students Attend Junior Festival

Piano students performed Thursday evening, April 18 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church in preparation for the junior festival they will be attending at Marywood University on Saturday, April 21. More...

Pickett’s Offices Available to Help Sullivan, Susquehanna County Residents

Sullivan and Susquehanna County residents who need assistance cutting through government red tape or who are seeking information about state legislation are encouraged to stop by Rep. More...

First United Methodist Church Congregation Celebrated Milestone Anniversary over Weekend

Part III of a III-Part Series The First United Methodist Church, Towanda, celebrated two-thirds of its 175th anniversary on April 20 and 21, while also launching its next 175 years as a joyful congregation that owes all that it is and will become in More...

Confessed Sexual Predator Sentenced

Former Wyalusing Man Receives 10-to 40-Year Term

A decision handed down in Bradford County Court on April 18, branded a former Wyalusing man as a sexually violent predator and effectively put him back behind bars for 40 years. More...

Commissioners Hold Wide-Ranging Meeting

The Bradford County Commissioners offered only three pages of agenda items on April 18 but played to a packed house and approved a wide swath of service agreements and recognitions. More...

Barbershop Chorus Show Slated

The Endless Mountains Barbershop Chorus (EMBC) will share its renowned harmonies and those of several other barbershop groups at a concert slated for Saturday evening, April 27 at Tunkhannock Area High School. More...

Campground Guests Wear Out Welcome

State police at Laporte filed three reports in recent weeks concerning the arrest of three men who were staying at Almost Heaven Campground near Forksville. More...

Tunkhannock Nature Center will Hold Bluebell Celebration May 5

The Endless Mountains Nature Center will present Celebration of the Bluebells on Sunday, May 5 at 2 p.m. at their facility on Vosburg Road in Tunkhannock. More...

Up and About in Burlington

The Friends of the County Library celebrated spring with kids making kites under the direction of Dave Bross of Cogan Station. More...

Elk Lake Elementary Students of Month for March

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

Whipple Students to Perform

Ready to perform at the Whipple Performing Arts Studio’s annual spring recital are these Wyalusing students. More...

BCHS Shop for Benny & Betty a Success

Available cats and dogs from the Bradford County Humane Society (BCHS) were on hand recently at the Kmart in Wysox. The first annual, “Shop for Benny & Betty” took place on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Students Celebrate “Week of the Young Child”

The Bradford-Tioga Head Start and Pre-K program, located in the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School, recently celebrated “Week of the Young Child” by hosting a guest reader each day of the More...

April’s Fourth Friday in Tunkhannock

Spring is in the air and Tunkhannock merchants will be welcoming visitors and warmer weather this Friday, April 26 for Fourth Friday festivities. More...

SCCTC Students of Month for March Named

Dr. Alice M. Davis, Administrative Director of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC), announces “Student of the Month” for March 2013. More...

Blue Ribbon Grants Awarded

Individualized exercise and nutrition for cancer patients, medication safety education for older adults, and early intervention and prevention screenings for at-risk children are among the areas of need being addressed by grants just awarded by The B More...

‘Good Citizen’ for NEB Named

Kally Hallett is the recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution “Good Citizen” award for Northeast Bradford High School. She is the daughter of Gary Hallett and Marcia Kipp of Warren Center. The Lt. More...

Area Students Join Phi Kappa Phi

Five local students were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. More...

Tunkhannock’s Ace Stonier Joins the Ace-Robbins Family

Ron Kukuchka, owner of Ace-Robbins, Inc. in Tunkhannock, was thrilled to hear that Ace Stonier owners George and Sheila Stonier were looking to sell their business and retire. More...

WVES First Graders Celebrate Earth Day

Wyalusing Valley Elementary School first graders from Ginger Edwards’ first grade decorated grocery bags to celebrate Earth Day. More...

Elk Lake Elementary Students Named to Honor Roll

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

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

As I am writing this, Mr. Mike Spencer is doing a fantastic job of painting the office area. He completed the front room last week and I must say did a great job. All must stop by and see our fresh new look. Amazing what a fresh coat of paint can do. More...

Elk Lake Junior High Students of Month Named

Elk Lake Junior High School Principal Brian Mallery has announced the March 2013 Students of the Month for grades seven through nine. More...

Donate Your Vehicle to Animal Care Sanctuary

The Animal Care Sanctuary, in East Smithfield, is launching a new program, “Donate Your Vehicle” to benefit the community and our animals. This is a convenient alternative to selling or trading in your vehicle. More...

WVHS Junior-Senior Prom Set for April 27 at St. Basil’s Hall

The Annual Wyalusing Valley High School Junior-Senior Prom is set to take place at St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore, on April 27, from 6 to 10 p.m. with the crowning of the king and queen set for 9 p.m. More...

Bradford-Wyoming Literacy Program Salutes Volunteers

The Bradford-Wyoming County Literacy Program salutes its volunteer tutors during National Volunteer Week, April 21 to 27. More...

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