September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Hundreds Attend Forkston Park Rededication

The large parking lot at the recently rebuilt Creek Junction Park in Forkston Township was full to overflowing on Saturday afternoon. More...

Rome Girl Named PA Dairy Princess

Lu-Anne Antisdel of Rome was crowned the 57th Pennsylvania Dairy Princess on Saturday, Sept. 21, after a three-day competition with 37 county dairy princesses. More...

Register Now to Vote

The Bradford County Board of Elections announces that this year’s Municipal General Election will be held on Nov. 5. Those wishing to register to vote, change their address or party affiliation may do so by mail or in person. More...

Workshop Offered

The Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission will sponsor a free workshop to introduce businesses to government contracting. More...

Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania Seeks Nominations for 2014 Gallery of Hope

Earlier this year, ten northeastern and northcentral Pennsylvania residents took the brave step of sharing their personal stories of surviving breast cancer in an effort to educate others about the disease. More...

Become a Make-A-Wish Volunteer

Make-A-Wish is looking for kindhearted individuals to step forward and volunteer their time and friendship in order to assist with wish fulfillment. More...

Sayre Theatre Committee Gears Up for 100th Birthday Celebration

Sayre Theatre’s 100th Birthday Celebration committee met Monday, September 9, to review the 100th Birthday Celebration event planning for 2014, and has chosen one of the “Nightlife on the Susquehanna” series as the celebration debut More...

Motorists Urged to Buckle Up after Reports Show High Number of Unrestrained Fatalities

With preliminary crash data showing that more than half of the people who have died in crashes in the north-central region this year did not have their seat belt on, PennDOT urges area motorists to buckle up every time they travel. More...

Archery Shoot at the Kiwanis Fair a Success

This year the Kiwanis Wyoming County Fair hosted its annual Archery Shoot. The weather was perfect for shooting outdoors. More...

Training Center Design Firm Approved

Bradford County officials are ready to move forward with the concept and design phase of an emergency training center that can be used by local first responders and law enforcement officials, as well as those from neighboring counties. More...

NEPIRC Hosting ‘Manufacturing Day’ Luncheon at Towanda Country Club

Manufacturing executives, economic development officials, educational leaders and members of the business community will have the opportunity to hear from one of the nation’s foremost leaders on the importance of manufacturing to the community, More...

Celebrating Seventh Anniversary

Cheryll Renshaw, owner of the Willow Tree boutique on Wyalusing’s Main Street, will be celebrating her seventh year of business with an Open House on Sept. 28 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Pro-Ag Officials Make Delivery to House Ag Leaders

Laceyville resident Dennis Boyanowski, President of the Progressive Agriculture Organization (Pro-Ag) said recently, “Some members of Pro-Ag were in Washington, DC this week delivering letters to the Chairman of the House Ag Committee Congressm More...

Shamrock Auction Services Facilitates $2.5 Million Property Sale in Bradford County

If you need proof that the auction is gaining popularity when it comes to selling real estate, look no further than a recent transaction of more than $2.5 million facilitated by Shamrock Auction Services. More...

Life Chain Events Planned

The Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human life recently met for their annual picnic meeting at the home of organization chairman Mi-chael Kilmer in Wyalusing. Plans were made for the upcoming Life Chain to be held on Sunday, Oct. More...

Penn State Extension Seeking Nominations for Board

Penn State Extension in Wyoming County is seeking nominations for community members to join the Board of Directors for the Wyoming County Cooperative Extension Association. More...

Births

Cook Brittany and Dillon Cook of Tunkhannock are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Madilyn Mae Cook, born on Sept. 10, 2013 at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. *** Mulcahy More...

Ulster Man Killed in Accident

According to Bradford County Coroner Thomas Carman, Timothy Farr, Raupers Lane, Ulster was killed as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Sept. 19. The incident occurred at about 3:18 p.m. More...

Elk Lake Energy Plan Moves Ahead

Elk Lake school board once again spent considerable time discussing the steps they will take to upgrade their antiquated heating system and improve the energy efficiency of their older buildings. More...

Memorial Hospital Maternity Center Closes

History was made at Memorial Hospital in Towanda on Monday, Sept.16 at 3:45 p.m. when a beautiful baby girl was born. Brynleigh Eve Carey will forever be remembered for being the last baby to be born at the hospital’s Maternity Center. More...

Dr. Haire Appointed to State Optometry Board

Davis C. Haire, O.D. was recently appointed to the Board of Optometry by Gov. Tom Corbett. Haire is a lifelong resident of Pennsylvania. More...

Library Board Dedicates Tree

On Sept. 19, the Bradford County Library Board members dedicated a tree in memory of long serving board member Richard Spencer. More...

Children’s Theatre Returns

An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of “Treasure Island,” Monday, Oct. 21 in the Guthrie Performing Arts Center at the Sayre Theatre, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Grazing Discussed at Hepler Farm

The Susquehanna County Conservation District (SCCD), in cooperation with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), recently hosted a grazing and nutrient management field day at the Hepler Beef Farm in New Milford Township. More...

Chamber Readies for Wyalusing Fall Festival

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) is getting ready for the Wyalusing Fall festival, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Main Street in Wyalusing. More...

Pennsylvania Game Lands #12 and #36 Tour to be Held

On Oct. 6, Rich Lupinsky, Land Manager for the Pennsylvania Game Commission, will be conducting a tour of State Game Lands #12 and #36, which are located in the most remote area of Bradford County. More...

Memories Get Started By Fishing

Do you remember your first fishing or boating trip? Ask anyone to tell the story of who first took them boating or fishing— chances are good the story is deeply personal and meaningful. More...

Ulster Township Adopts Program to Protect Young Lungs

Following the lead of other organizations in North Central PA, Ulster Township has adopted the Young Lungs at Play program. More...

Tyler Memorial Hospital to Hold Free Adult Influenza Vaccine Clinics

Tyler Memorial Hospital and the Wyoming County Community Alliance will hold two influenza (flu) and pneumonia community vaccination clinics in October, targeting adults who are most vulnerable to these preventable diseases. More...

Grant Applications Available for Volunteer Emergency Services

Rep. Tina Pickett is encouraging fire companies and volunteer ambulance services throughout Pennsylvania to submit an application for the 2013-14 Fire Company, Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program. More...

Laceyville Community Bank Branch has New Manager

Community Bank System, Inc., a registered bank holding company with over 185 retail branches throughout Upstate and Central New York and Pennsylvania, has announced the hiring of Annette Gravelle as branch manager for the Laceyville office. More...

County to Receive Funding for Affordable Housing Projects

Rep. Tina Pickett recently announced more than $1 million in funding for three affordable housing projects in Bradford County. More...

Bradford County Libraries Offer Wide Variety of Programs

As students begin a new school year, the Public Libraries of Bradford County are prepared to provide a wide variety of programs, services, and online resources to support children’s learning at all grade levels. More...

Hezekiah’s Hands to Hold Work Week, Need Volunteers

Hezekiah’s Hands, an outreach that helps people rebuild or repair their homes, will be holding a work week on various homes and projects from Saturday, Sept. 30 to, Oct. 4. More...

Classes Set for Living Well, Chronic Disease Program

The Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga Counties Prime Time Health program will offer the Living Well, Chronic Disease Self-Management Program at the Memorial Hospital on Tuesdays, starting Oct. 1 and running through Nov. 5, from noon to 2:30 p.m. More...

Spring Hill Schoolmates Hold Luncheon

The 62nd annual meeting of the Spring Hill Schoolmates was held Sept. 14 at the Spring Hill Community Hall with 20 schoolmates attending. A “meet and greet” was held prior to the luncheon. More...

Sept. 30 Deadline to Enter Work in Sullivan County Art Expo

The Sullivan County Council on the Arts (SCCA) is accepting photos of artwork for jurying for its annual Art Expo through September 30. The Expo will be held at the Forksville Fairgrounds, Rt. More...

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