June 6, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Commissioners Clash on Election Director Pay Raise

With the spring primary elections just behind us, a raise was proposed during the May 30 meeting of the Bradford County Commissioners for Renee Smithkors, the county’s Director of Elections. More...

Wyalusing Township Supervisors Fend off Criticism at Meeting

A relatively routine meeting of the Wyalusing Township Supervisors on Tuesday evening was drawn out by discussions on numerous concerns brought to the board by resident Tom Dunn. More...

Pickett Supports House Republican Budget Plan

Continuing the commitment to a responsible, on-time state budget, Rep. More...

Gas Experts to Speak at Bradford County Library

The Bradford County Library presents Andy Travis and Jane Clements from Chesapeake Energy for an informational presentation on Chesapeake’s operations in northeastern Pennsylvania on Thursday, June 13, at 6 p.m. More...

Music in the Wilds

Campers at Slumber Valley Campground in Meshoppen Township had a chilly start to Memorial Day Weekend, but warmer temps on May 26 gave Elk Lake fifth and sixth grade band member Makayla Davis (right) More...

Meshoppen Council Handles Computer Virus, Delinquent Bills

Spring Cleanup Set for June 15

The Meshoppen Borough Council met for its regular monthly meeting on Monday night. Minutes from the May meeting were approved as presented, as was the treasurer’s report. More...

Susquehanna County Dairy Princess, Court Named

Mercedes Spickerman Crowned on May 24

Mercedes Spickerman, daughter of Elizabeth and Kevin Spickerman, is the new Susquehanna County Dairy Princess. More...

Dushore Day Camp Seeks Boys, Volunteers

Pack 48 of the Dushore Cub Scouts will be hosting the annual Cub Scout day camp from July 8 to 11, at Connell’s Dam. Cub Scout Day Camp is for boys ages seven to 11, or those who have completed kindergarten, but not yet entered sixth grade. More...

Motorcyclists Support Big Brothers Big Sisters

For 18 years, through rain, shine and tornado warnings, the Big Brothers Big Sisters Motorcycle Rally has raised funds for the local organization. In all but three of those 18 years, Bob McGovern has participated in the event. More...

Wyalusing Cracking Down on Fireworks in Borough

As the July 4th holiday approaches, Wyalusing Borough officials issued a reminder at Monday night’s borough council meeting that discharging fireworks within the borough limits violates a borough ordinance and those ignoring the ordinance face More...

PennDOT Saves Money and Time Casting Bridge Parts

With the pouring of a 23-foot channel beam on Monday, PennDOT’s maintenance and repair crew in Towanda started to wrap up the facility’s casting season, which began when crews were forced inside last winter. More...

Officials Show Support for Second Amendment at Rally

Each of a half dozen speakers at a Second Amendment rally held at VFW Post 1568 in Towanda brought a different perspective to the podium on May 31. More...

Donations Raised for Animals

Natalie Larnerd, a kindergarten student at Northeast Bradford, decided in lieu of gifts for her sixth birthday she would ask for donations for the Stray Haven Humane Society in Waverly, NY. More...

Rural Development Loans Available

Local residents may be eligible for USDA Rural Development’s 502 Direct Loan program for purchasing a home. The Direct Loan program offers low interest loans to income eligible borrowers in rural areas. More...

Campground to Host Anniversary Open House

Expect to have a family fun time when you spend the day at Stony Mountain Family Campground for its 50th Anniversary Open House celebration on June 8. The campground, located at 644 Stony Mt. More...

It’s Haying Season

Farmers took advantage of the warm, dry weather last weekend to get in their first cutting of hay. More...

MH/DS Celebrates First Step Toward ‘Culture of Acceptance’

The Luzerne/Wyoming Counties Mental Health Developmental Services (MH/DS) celebrated their re-naming last week, and the initial step in creating a “culture of acceptance” in our society for those with intellectual, developmental and menta More...

Folk Arts Workshop Set In Tunkhannock, June 24

The Northern Tier Cultural Alliance will be holding an Apprenticeship in Traditional Art Grants Workshop. More...

Pickett’s Offices in Sullivan, Susquehanna Counties Can Help with Property Tax/Rent Rebate Forms

Local residents are reminded that the deadline for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is currently set for June 30, and they can stop by Rep. More...

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