August 15, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Gridiron for Gals Gets Replay

A popular event where the intricacies of football are explained in terms female members of the community can relate to is back for its third year, and along with the primer in football terminology, the event also includes a long list of vendors, door More...

PennDOT Positions Available

PennDOT will again sponsor a winter maintenance program for 2013 for a variety of positions to supplement the permanent workforce, according to Rep. Tina Pickett. More...

Open Registration to be Held for America Recycles Day

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful announce online event registration is now open for America Recycles Day, a national initiative of nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB). More...

Master Gardeners to Host Open House

The Bradford County Master Gardeners will host the public on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the former Cooperative Extension garden, 701 South 4th St., Towanda, close to the YMCA, at 6:15 p.m. More...

Fallen EMT Memorialized

Jet Ski Donated to Tunkhannock First Responders

Tom Gruen, who tragically died in an accident on May 23 while en route to an emergency call, was honored, remembered and memorialized forever on Monday evening. More...

Gaylord Receives State Award

The 2013 Outstanding Chief Clerk Award was presented to William Gaylord, Wyoming County’s Chief Clerk, at the recent CCAP Convention in Erie. More...

Look Good Feel Better Program Helps Women as They Fight Back Against Cancer

The American Cancer Society understands how important it is to look and feel your best at all times, especially when you are fighting back against cancer. More...

Dunkin’ Donuts of Northeastern PA Donates $30,500 to St. Joseph’s

Through a regional in-store fundraiser and contributions from local franchisees, Dunkin’ Donuts of Northeastern PA announced it has donated $30,500 to support St. Joseph’s Center in Scranton. More...

BCHS Staff Spruces Up Shelter

With summer in full swing, one employee at the Bradford County Humane Society wanted to do some landscaping around the entrance of the shelter. More...

NEWS FROM BRADFORD COUNTY’S NEWLY ELECTED DAIRY PRINCESS

Hi everyone, I’m Lu-Anne Antisdel, the 2013 Bradford County Dairy Princess. I am the 18-year-old daughter of Jeanne Hillman and Mike Antisdel of West Warren. More...

Wyalusing Wine Festival Tickets Now on Sale

Committee members are busy planning for the 2013 Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival, which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, from noon to 5 p.m. More...

Energy Proposal Considered

Wyoming County

The Wyoming County Commissioners are considering a program offered exclusively by Commonwealth Energy Group (CEG). The program could save the county and the taxpayers thousands of dollars every year if adopted. More...

Important Tips for Those Who Owe Taxes

While most taxpayers get a refund from the IRS when they file their taxes, some do not. The IRS offers several payment options for those who owe taxes and tips for those who owe federal taxes. More...

Reasons to Become a Tax Volunteer

If you’re looking for a way to help your community, then consider becoming a tax volunteer. The IRS is looking for volunteers now who will provide free tax help next year. More...

Cabot Oil & Gas Notes Progress in Region

For the greater part of the last 100 years, the United States has relied heavily on foreign sources of energy. Now this dependency is changing. Domestic oil and natural gas development is quickly moving the United States towards energy security. More...

Hispanic Heritage Committee Plans Exhibits

A group of local residents has been meeting for several months to plan activities and displays to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The planning committee is looking for more volunteers to join and help. More...

New Air Quality Rules Finalized by DEP for Unconventional Gas Well Sites

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that operators of unconventional gas wells will no longer be unconditionally exempt from seeking an air quality plan approval for well sites. More...

Endless Mountains Rural Places, Rural Lives Exhibit Seeking Local Submissions

The Northern Tier Cultural Alliance (NTCA) is creating an exhibit centered on the places in the region that are important to residents. More...

Brigham

BIRTHS

Jay and Dezra Brigham of Spring Hill are proud to announce the arrival of their son and second child. Calvin Richard Brigham was born July 15, 2013 at 9:30 p.m. He weighed 10 lbs. 15 oz. and measured 22 in. long. More...

DEP Offers Small Business Grants

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is again accepting applications for its Small Business Advantage Grant Program to aid small businesses looking to conserve energy and prevent pollution, said Rep. Tina Pickett. More...

Status of Bald Eagle May Change in Pennsylvania

With its numbers in Pennsylvania continuing to soar ever higher, the bald eagle soon could be removed from the state’s list of threatened species. More...

State Senator Yaw Launches Redesigned Website

State Sen. Gene Yaw recently launched his redesigned website featuring updated graphics, integrated social media and a newly-created Action Center. More...

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