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Bradford Commissioners Pass Resolution

Ask State Legislators to Address Variables in Gas Royalties

In a special meeting of the Bradford County Commissioners on Tuesday morning, Commissioners Doug McLinko and Daryl Miller passed a resolution urging state lawmakers to take action against unfair gas royalty deductions. More...

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Irene Sowden - 2014-08-21
Ralph Fenton - 2014-08-21

Local News

Arts Council Honors Dunn, Eldridge-Martin for Service

Retired Guthrie Health CEO Mark Stensager flew in from Seattle especially to mc a celebration marking the 25th anniversary of the Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) Saturday, May 25 at Towanda’s historic Keystone Theatre, where BCRAC More...

Wyoming County Mourns EMT’s Death

The unexpected and tragic death of Tunkhannock EMT chief Tom Gruen last Thursday led to a week of mourning in Tunkhannock and the surrounding area. More...

WVHS Activities Building would Become Maintenance Center

What’s been commonly known as the Activities Building at the Wyalusing Valley High School is expected to become a maintenance building and storage facility once the proposed LIFE Fitness Center is constructed. More...

Opinion

A Study that Should Help All of Us

To the best of my knowledge, I do not have cancer. I have lost many friends and relatives to one form of the disease or another, and I have had two cancer scares. Nonetheless, I consider myself to be lucky, and I don’t take it for granted. More...

Get You and Your Money Where You Want to Go

Guest Commentary

As a result of the 2008 economic meltdown, it became stunningly obvious that many Americans had not managed their finances well. What we learned as the economy slipped into a Great Recession was that many people lived paycheck to paycheck. More...

Political Cartoon

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Seniors

Senior Picnic Planned in Troy

The 38th Annual Senior Picnic will be held on Thursday, June 27 at the Troy Fairgrounds (Alparon Park) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year’s theme, “Finding Nutrition Close to Home” is to promote nutrition and healthy living. More...

Farmers’ Market Vouchers Available for Seniors

Beginning June 1 seniors who are age 60 and older may once again be eligible to receive vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables at WIC approved farm markets. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Bradford County Historical Society Announces New Exhibits and Hours

The Bradford County Historical Society announces the opening of its 2013 museum season. More...

NRCS Annual Auction and Yard Sale Saturday

The North Rome Christian School’s 12th annual auction and yard sale will be held on Saturday, June 1 at the Williams Five Star Building located at the junction of Routes 6 and 187 in Wysox. The day’s activities begin at 7 a.m. More...

Sports

Huffman Wins Second Medal

WVHS Senior Fifth in AA 1600

Erika Huffman’s high school track career ended where her college career will begin—at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium. More...

Elk Lake’s Jones, Bush Place at States

Elk Lake seniors Luke Jones and Meagan Bush each returned from the PIAA track and field championships with medals on Saturday, May 25. More...

Gold with the Wind

Jewett’s 800 Win Leads NEB Medal Haul

Five Northeast Bradford boys collected a treasure trove of PIAA medals at Shippensburg on Saturday, May 25. More...

Memorial Speaker Recalls Sacrifice, Service

“If my life buys the safety of a child, it’s worth it.” (Speaker Col. Stacey Huber, USAF, Ret.) More...

Antique Tractor, Machinery Show Set for June 14-16

Preserving Our Ag Heritage

It’s a nostalgic look back at farming of yesteryear combined with a competition that pits today’s high horsepower, alcohol-burning beasts against one another. More...

Police Blotter

Crimes Under Investigation

A West Burlington man told state police that someone broke into his trailer on Mission Center Lane on May 16 and stole some items that belonged to his neighbor. Readers with information may call 570-265-2186. More...

Spats Leads to Charges

Jessica Johnson, 23, and Christopher Cassellbury, 21, both of Towanda, were charged with harassment and disorderly conduct after a verbal argument between them on May 9 turned physical. More...

“Straw Purchase” Charges Filed

Kimberly Jean Chisman, 46, Canton, has been charged with illegal sale or transfer of firearms and unsworn falsifications to authorities. More...

Crime and Courts

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Kristin A. Chaapel, nbm Kristin A. Lawrence, and Joshua J. Lawrence to Joshua J. and Kristin A. Lawrence in Troy Borough for $1 on May 13. More...

Bradford County Commissioners, Prothonotary to Meet in Court

An unusual case that had been scheduled at the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda for tomorrow afternoon has been continued. More...

Letters

Thanks Head Start for Young Lungs at Play Participation

To The Editor, In celebration of World No Tobacco Day, the North Central Tobacco Control Coalition would like to congratulate the Bradford-Tioga Head Start for participating in Young Lungs at Play. More...

97% of Scientists Agree About Climate Change

Dear Editor, A review of 12,000 papers on climate change, in the May 15 issue of “Environmental Research Letters,” found that 97 percent of scientists attribute climate change to human activities. More...

Lifestyles

Nimble

Thursday and Friday of last week my daughter, Ginger Howell and I visited four cemeteries, Lynn, Vaughn, Union Hill and Forkston, to plant flowers on various gravesites and to check into some history and memories. More...

Evergreen

http://bit.ly/13iIQheIt was nice to see the Vargason family from Elmira at the Old Home Day dinner at New Era UM Church on Saturday. They come every year to visit the cemetery, have lunch and enjoy visiting. More...

Laceyville

Gladys Place and her daughter, Kathy Watkins traveled to Scranton on Thursday to do some shopping and enjoy lunch at the Olive Garden. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Many years ago, while walking through the woods, I found a patch of columbine flowers growing. Using my trusty knife I dug up one plant and stuck it in an empty coffee cup. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Recognize These Eyes?

Call in and Guess - Contest begins Thursday - 2 p.m. —Enter our automated contest by calling 570-746-0533— winners will be notified by phone calls received prior to 2 p.m. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

Alice Wickhammer of Jester Hill offers insight into< More...

Worship

Church Family Conducts Cleanup

Members of the First Universalist Church conducted a litter pickup of the four-mile stretch of Routes 167 and 2024 near Brooklyn, Susquehanna County, on April 13. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn,” (Romans 12:15). Part of living in a community, especially in a Christian community like a church family, is celebrating with one another and grieving with one another. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

The fundamental dogma, on which everything in Christianity is based, is that of the Blessed Trinity in whose name all Christians are baptized. More...

Education

Skyler Wilcha Named to Chatham University’s Spring 2013 Dean’s List

Skyler Wilcha of Meshoppen has been named to Chatham University’s Dean’s List for the 2013 spring term. She is a fourth-year student. More...

Montrose Students to Present Their Work

Elementary students from the Montrose Area School District will exhibit and comment on their artwork on Thursday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Bucknell Awards Degrees

Bucknell University has conferred bachelor’s and master’s degrees to students who completed their graduation requirements during this past spring semester. The following local graduates received degrees during the May 19 ceremony. More...

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