September 12, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Commissioners Refute Yaw’s Praise for Settlement

The endorsement by Sen. Gene Yaw last week of a settlement in a class action suit concerning post-production reductions from gas royalty payments fell flat on the Bradford County Commissioners. More...

Labor Day Crashes Take Eleven Lives

Eleven people were killed and 262 others were injured in the 661 crashes investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police during the four-day Labor Day holiday weekend driving period. This total does not include crashes investigated by local police. More...

First Citizens Contest Winner

Arianna Hammond of Towanda (right) was the final winner of First Citizens Community Bank’s 2013 “Through the Eyes of a Child Drawing Contest.” Hammond’s drawing was chosen as More...

Wyalusing Senior Citizens Hold Annual Banquet

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens met at the Wysox Presbyterian Church hall for their annual banquet on Aug. 20 at noon. There were 35 members and guests present. Merna Colwell welcomed everyone and led the flag salute and Lord’s Prayer. More...

Pooches Rule at Grovedale Winery

Grovedale Winery hosted the Bradford County Humane Society’s (BCHS) fifth annual Picnic with Your Pooch Saturday afternoon to a crowd of more than 100 area dog fans. More...

Births

Manney Joshua and Gwendolyn Manney of Malvern announce the birth of a baby girl. Eliana Grace Manney was born in Paoli Hospital on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at 3:04 p.m. She weighed in at 9 lbs., 3 oz. and was 21 inches long. More...

Five Generations of Johnsons

At the recent wedding of her daughter, Fran Johnson, to Rick Eberlin, 91-year-old Iva Johnson was able to celebrate with four other generations of Johnsons. More...

Black Powder Shoot Planned at French Azilum

The Old Hickory Long Guns from New York will return to French Azilum on Saturday, Sept. 21. A black powder shoot is planned that will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Warren Center’s Annual Cruise-In Set for Sunday

Warren Center’s eighth annual Olde Time Cruise-In and Family Days is set to take place at the Warren Township Community Center on Sunday, Sept. 15 starting at 9 a.m. and continuing until everyone decides to head home. More...

Wyoming County Jail to Hire Additional Nursing Staff

The Wyoming County Prison Board, which met Tuesday morning just before the regular biweekly meeting of the Wyoming County Commis-sioners, resolved to explore local options for hiring two or possibly three new part-time nursing staff for the jail, so More...

Elk Lake Board Launches BoardDocs

When the Elk Lake School Board met for their monthly Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) meeting on Sept. 5, they were charting new territory in the district. More...

Businessman Receives State Honor

Don Sherwood, Dealer Principal of Sherwood Freightliner, Sterling & Western Star, was awarded the 2014 Pennsylvania Truck Dealer of the Year on Aug. 20, 2013. More...

SCHOOL MENUS

WYALUSING ELEMENTARY MONDAY, SEPT. 16 Breaded chicken club, Hot ham and cheese sandwich, pretzel stick, carrots, pears. TUESDAY, SEPT. 17 Scalloped potatoes and ham, Chicken nuggets, whole wheat bread, peas, pineapple tidbits. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18 More...

Two Mehoopany Bridges Hit by Trucks Last Weekend

Two different bridges in Mehoopany were hit by two different trucks on two different days last week, causing a brief shutdown of one of the bridges Monday. More...

New Faces at Wyalusing Borough Hall

Wyalusing’s Borough Hall has added new faces to its roster over the past few months with the most recent being Angie Oliver, who is the Municipal Authority’s new secretary, and Rhonda McCarty who took over as the borough’s secretary More...

Man Builds Car for his Bride

Adam W. Standard, 26, residing in Johnson City, NY, grandson of Joyce Swetter Wilcox of Ulster, fabricated a 1973 VW Thing for his bride, Brittany. More...

Guthrie Hospice Offers Bereavement Support Group

Guthrie Hospice will offer a free, five-week Community Bereavement Support Group on Monday evenings, Sept. 23 to Oct. 21. The meetings will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Meshoppen Borough Directs Lawyer To Send Sewer Shut-Off Letters

The Meshoppen Borough Sewer Company continues to run with a $33,918 deficit due to unpaid bills. The borough’s attorney has put liens on clients wherever possible, but that has not produced any results. More...

Local Talent, Large Crowd Highlight Monroeton Rodeo

After months of anticipation, the All American Rodeo debuted at Monroeton’s Mountaineer Park on Sunday afternoon to a little over 1,400 spectators. More...

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