October 17, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Substance Abuse to be Topic of Public Meeting

A Community Awareness Forum is set for Monday, Oct. 21, at Towanda High School Auditorium from 5:30 to 8 pm. The forum will bring together a panel of local experts to discuss the issue of substance abuse in Bradford County. More...

Musical Society Honors Award Recipients

The Wyalusing Musical Society began the 2013-2014 year with the annual dinner meeting to honor Gold Cup recipients from the Spring Piano Festival and the Arion Award winner. The dinner was held on Tuesday, Sept. More...

Retiring after 30 Years of Service

The Bradford/Sullivan Farm Bureau met at the Wysox Fire Hall on Oct. 3 for their fall meeting. Also present were State Rep. More...

Habitat Home Opens in Mehoopany

On Wednesday, Oct. 9, the year-long anticipation became a reality for Doug and Cindy Miner. More...

AmVets Post 187 Supports Project

Local military groups have been showing their support for the Bradford County Veterans’ project in Towanda by donating funds toward its construction. More...

PennDOT to Lift Weight Restrictions on Northern Tier Roads

PennDOT advises motorists in Bradford and Sullivan counties that the weight restrictions will soon be removed from state routes in the northern tier because of gas-company upgrades to the roads. More...

Mehoopany Creek Bridge Staying Open

The bridge over Mehoopany Creek that connects from Route 87 to Sugar Hollow Road will remain open, at least for now, according to the Mehoopany Township Supervisors. More...

Beta Rho Chapter Initiates New Members

A record number of key women educators were honored with membership into the Beta Rho Chapter of the Delta Kappa Society International at their October meeting. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Thanks so much to our soup makers, Bonnie Baker, Terrie Taylor and Betsy VanGorder. We sold it all and now await the November sale, which will be on the 7th. More...

Safety Not Just Drivers’ Responsibility

Safety should be a top priority for everyone sharing the road, including cyclists, drivers and pedestrians. The following are a few tips each of those groups of travelers can employ to ensure the roads stay safe for everyone. Cyclists More...

Vehicle Infotainment Systems Changing the World of Driving

Long gone are the days when a person hops into the driver’s seat and only has AM or FM radio at his or her disposal. More...

Driving Safely Around Trucks

Vehicles have to share roadways equally, but some vehicles tend to take up more space and make motorists more nervous than others. Anyone who has traversed a freeway has ridden alongside trucks. More...

Tips on Diagnosing a Leaky Car

Very often drivers find that the seats or the mats below their feet are damp or downright sopping wet. But unless a window or sunroof was left open during a rainstorm, drivers may find it difficult to decipher why their vehicles are suddenly soaked. More...

Commissioners Table Approval of MoU

Susquehanna County

When Susquehanna County Commissioners met on Oct. 9, their agenda included approving a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Board of Directors of the Susquehanna County Conservation District. More...

Active Shooter Training Held

Lawmen from Four Counties Convene in Tunkhannock

On Friday, Oct. 11, eleven law enforcement agencies from Wyoming, Bradford, Susquehanna, and Lackawanna Counties convened at the Tunkhannock Area High School for an active shooter training. More...

Farm Mishmosh Tour Postponed

Due to many uncertainties surrounding the government shutdown, the Bradford County Conservation District regrets that they will have to postpone the Oct. 24 Farm Mishmosh Tour. It will be rescheduled in early April. More...

Inspect Your Fuel Oil Tanks

As cold weather approaches, the Department of Environmental Protection is urging homeowners to act now to save energy and money by inspecting indoor and outdoor home heating oil tanks for potential problems prior to refilling them. More...

PennDOT Accepting Unsolicited P3 Transportation Proposals until Oct. 31

The Office of Public Private Partnerships (P3) recently announced that it is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from the private sector through Oct. 31. More...

Tourism-Related InfoNeeded on Bradford County Website

Bradford County has a new tourism website and local businesses and organizations are encouraged to be a part of it. More...

Free Workshops to be Held in Towanda

Learn How to Navigate the Government Contract Market

The Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission (NTRPDC) will be sponsoring several free workshops to introduce businesses to the world of government contracting. More...

Bradford County Republican Women to Meet October 22

The Bradford County Council of Republican Women has just completed a busy spring and summer season. On May 30, the council had their annual banquet at the Best Western Grand Victorian Inn, in Sayre. More...

Elk Lake Board Making Energy Headway

Elk Lake’s School Board opened their Oct. 10 meeting with a question and answer period with Nick Sracic and John Schmidt of Johnson Controls (JCI), as they work to move forward with their energy systems upgrades. More...

Prescription Drug Takeback Slated

On Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. More...

New Albany Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Floyd and Beverly Heim of New Albany celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 10, 2013. They were married on Oct. 10, 1953 at Hollenback United Methodist Church by Rev. Robert Sheehan. More...

Simple Ways to Extend Your Vehicle’s Life

According to data from TrueCar.com, in 2012 the average new car cost $30,500. That’s a considerable expense, especially at a time when fuel costs remain high and cost of living continues to rise. More...

Is There a Link Between Car Color and Accidents?

The color drivers choose for their car may say something about driver personalities and preferences. It also may play a role in the propensity to get into an accident. More...

Choosing Trade-In Versus Private Sale

Cars don’t last forever, and vehicle owners know they will someday need to replace their current automobiles. When the time comes to upgrade your vehicle, you will face the choice of trading in your current vehicle or selling it on your own. More...

How to Avoid Becoming A Vehicle Theft Statistic

Automobile theft is no laughing matter. It leaves people without a means of transportation, costs the public more money in insurance payments and taxes and can give anyone the feeling of being personally violated. More...

Steps to a Cleaner Interior

Much like curb appeal improving the chances of a sale on your home, having a car that is presented well inside and out may boost the amount of money and potential of a resale on your vehicle. More...

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