July 11, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Wysox Bonanza Closes, Property Sold

While the property where the Bonanza restaurant in Wysox Township is located has been on the market for some time, regular customers and employees were taken off guard by the popular eatery’s sudden closure this week. More...

Yaw Supports State Budget Bill

The Pennsylvania General Assembly recently approved a $28.375 billion General Fund budget bill for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013-2014, according to Senator Gene Yaw. More...

Road Repairs Top Tuscarora Twp. Agenda

The June meeting was held on the 26th with all supervisors, secretary and three citizens attending. More...

Family Fun Planned at Azilum

This Sunday, July 14, the French Azilum Historical Site will be hosting a workshop from Towanda’s Winding River Players along with a visit from the Binghamton Zoomobile. More...

Ag Progress Days Preparations In Full Swing

Preparations are ramping up for Penn State’s 2013 Ag Progress Days exposition, which will be held Aug. 13 to 15 at Rock Springs in Centre County. Sponsored by the College of Agricultural Sciences, the expo is held at the Russell E. More...

PennDOT to Aid Police in Speed Enforcement

PennDOT recently announced that part of its statewide investment of federal funds will help municipal and state police to crack down on aggressive driving behaviors such as speeding, tailgating and running red lights. More...

Road Work Completed in Stevens Township

Fassett Road in Stevens Township will soon be rebuilt and resurfaced. The Stevens Township Supervisors accepted quotes from Vestal Asphalt, Inc. during their meeting on July 2. More...

Enjoy Dairy Products Three Times Every Day

The following article was submitted by Susquehanna County Dairy Princess and Elk Lake High School junior Mercedes Spickerman More...

Plan for Emergencies

Recent events in Boston and Texas emphasize the importance of knowing what to do when an emergency occurs. More...

Rachel Phinney Crowned Maple Queen at Annual Meeting

Rachel Phinney was crowned the 2013-14 Endless Mountains Maple Queen during the Endless Mountains Maple Syrup Producers Association annual banquet held at the Bonanza restaurant in Wysox on June 10. More...

Doe License Sales Underway for PA Residents

Pennsylvania deer hunters who want to better their chances of obtaining an antlerless license will want to send in applications during the first round of sales which opened on Monday, July 8. More...

Snowmobile, ATV License Renewals Faster

PennDOT Secretary Barry J. More...

Senate Approves Yaw’s Dairy Hauling Legislation

Legislation easing the regulatory burden on dairy haulers was unanimously approved by the full state Senate, according to the bill’s prime sponsor Senator Gene Yaw. More...

Dietrich Receives Donation

Hoyt Keiser, right, and Robert Murphy, left, of GEM 104 present Sarah Sidorek, from the Dietrich Theater, donations they collected on Founders’ Day to help support the arts in Wyoming County at More...

DEP Announces Opening Of Gas Vehicle Grant

The Department of Environmental Protection recently announced that its Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) Natural Gas Vehicle program is now open. More...

Shale Mineral Management Workshop Scheduled

Penn State Extension will be holding a workshop, “Shale Mineral Management for the Landowner” on Thursday, Aug. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Towanda Gun Club, 164 Gun Club Rd., Towanda. More...

WVHS Class of 1963 Marks 50th Year

Members of the Class of 1963 gathered at the Towanda Country Club Saturday evening, July 6, for a reunion marking the 50th anniversary of their graduation. More...

Dairy Products Can Save Lives

The following piece was composed and submitted by Sullivan County Dairy Maid, Maranna Nitcznski. I would like to discuss how important dairy is in our lives and that it could actually save lives. More...

One Critical after Weekend Accident

An accident on Route 220 north of Ulster on July 6 led to the arrest of the driver and critical injuries to one of two passengers. More...

Herrick Twp. Road Work Set

Motorists in the Herrick Township area of Bradford County are advised that a highway construction contractor working for Southwestern Energy will upgrade a section of a state road over the coming weeks, beginning today. More...

Conservation District Manager Honored

Lovegreen Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) honored the leadership and conservation achievements of Bradford County Conservation District Manager Mike Lovegreen by recognizing his lifetime achievements with the CBF 2013 Conservationist of the Year Award. More...

Job Search Expenses May Lower Your Taxes

Summer is often a time when people make major life decisions. Common events include buying a home, getting married or changing jobs. More...

WYCCC Names New Director

The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce (WYCCC) has introduced Gina Severcool Getts as the new Executive Director, effective July 8. More...

Pickett Votes to End Small Business ‘Death Tax’

Families who inherit a small business would be relieved of the inheritance tax burden under legislation passing through the state House this week and cosponsored by Rep. Tina Pickett. More...

Tips to Start Planning Next Year’s Tax Return

For most taxpayers, the tax deadline has passed. But planning for next year can start now. The IRS reminds taxpayers that being organized and planning ahead can save time and money in 2014. More...

Guthrie Health Named Among Nation’s Most Wired

Guthrie Health has been recognized as one of the nation’s Most Wired hospitals, according to the results of the 2013 Most Wired Survey released in the July issue of the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magaz More...

Susquehanna Holstein Club Schedules Meeting

The Susquehanna County Holstein Club invites all dairy enthusiasts to their annual summer barn meeting on Friday, July 26 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Training Program for Non-Profits Offered

The United Way of Bradford County and Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT) have partnered to offer a nonprofit training series. More...

Disaster Aid Programs Available

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s disaster declaration issued for Pennsylvania. More...

Birthdays and Anniversaries

JULY 14Alice Malone, Binghamton, NYJohn Burke, Sugar Run, PALisa Ann Mapes Felter, Camptown, PARonnie Croft, Troy, PAClemen Falchek, Plains, PACheryl Bear, Mehoopany, PASally Jo Wildrick, Stevensville, PADoris Johnson, Milan, PAVerna Lines, LeRaysvil More...

Local Insurance Professional Attains Certification

Gannon Associates continues to lead the way in educating key personnel to meet the challenges in healthcare reform as the first among a company benefits team has achieved certification through the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU). More...

Bald Eagle Numbers Soar in Pennsylvania

A bald eagle soaring high on the Fourth of July. It’s about as American an image as one could conjure. More...

Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood and Platelet Donors

The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because many fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July. More...

BIRTHS

Welles Lt. Matt and Jamie Welles of Newport News, VA would like to announce the birth of Matthias Hollenback on Monday, July 8, 2013 at Riverside Hospital in Newport News, VA. He weighed 8 lb. 6 oz. and was 20-3/4” long. More...

Area Residents Flock to Montrose Independence Day Festivities

A full day of events offered to Susquehanna County residents at Montrose drew throngs of people to the county seat, as the heat soared under a bright summer sun. More...

New State Budget Helps Maintain Ag Research

A 3.4 percent increase in funding for Penn State agricultural research and extension included in the newly passed 2013-14 state budget will help to maintain programs critical for Pennsylvania’s agricultural industry and the consumers it serves, More...

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