October 24, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Susquehanna PASR Honors Members

The Susquehanna County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) recently honored Robert and Norma Orner with the John Dillon Award at the Fall General Membership Meeting held at Dreyer Hall in Montrose on Oct. 17. More...

BCHS 16th Annual Shop for Pete & Penny at Tops in Wysox

Tops Markets in Wysox is partnering with The Bradford County Humane Society to hold their 16th annual “Shop for Pete & Penny” fundraiser as part of its recognition of National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. More...

Fall Crop Acreage Reporting Deadline Approaching

Richard Burnett, County Executive Director for the Bradford Sullivan Farm Service Agency (FSA), wants to remind crop producers that USDA’s Farm Service Agency has implemented changes to acreage reporting deadlines. More...

PA Steer Clear Law Requires Motorists to Move over a Lane

State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan recently reminded motorists to “steer clear” of police, emergency responders, road crews and tow-truck operators while they carry out their duties. More...

Bradford Humane Society Given 7,000 Pounds of Pet Food

The Bradford County Humane Society recently received 7,000 pounds of Purina brands pet food as a donation from Purina Pets for People, in order to support more than 150 local cats and dogs currently awaiting adoption. More...

Patrick Chapman Earns Eagle Scout Status

Patrick Chapman of Troop 8 Wyalusing recently completed his Eagle Scout project by repairing and replacing trim and repainting the front of the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Welcome to Red Ribbon Week in Bradford County

Commissioners Commit to Keeping Communities Drug Free

You can’t blame the Bradford County Commissioners for seeing red at the end of their biweekly business meeting on Thursday, Oct. 17. More...

Governor Extends CHIP Coverage for PA Children

In helping to ensure health care coverage for children across the 110th District and throughout Pennsylvania, Rep. Tina Pickett recently voted in favor of legislation to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program for another two years. More...

Roof Celebrates 75th Birthday

A surprise birthday party was held at the Red Rose Diner in Towanda on Thursday, Oct. 17 for Wysox resident Betty Roof, who was turning 75 years old that day. More...

USDA Issuing CREP Payments

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA has begun distributing Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) annual rental payments to participants across the country. More...

League of Women Voters Host Government Day

The Susquehanna County League of Women Voters (LWVSC), with the support of the county’s Superintendents’ Council, invited high school seniors from five area schools to participate in a Government Day in the Blue Ridge Auditorium on the mo More...

Laceyville’s Oldest House Hosts Fancy Fair

The Oldest House in Laceyville held its annual Fancy Fair this past Friday and Saturday and raised over $1,000 that will be used to maintain the historic house. More...

Correction

In a photo caption for Wyalusing’s Fall Festival in the Oct. 17 edition, two of the boys in the baby buggy contest were misidentified. The boy wearing the bumblebee costume is Levi Gowin, and his two brothers are Jordan and Dylan Gowin. More...

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Set in Wyoming County

The office of the Wyoming County District Attorney (DA) will once again cooperate with the Drug Enforcement Adminis tration in the National Take Back Initiative, where people are encouraged to drop off their unused, unwanted or unnecessary prescripti More...

Car Donation Program

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful recently announced that it has partnered with Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and 1Car1Difference to launch a new vehicle donation program. More...

Medical Society Recertifies Guthrie Program

The Pennsylvania Medical Society Commission on Continuing Medical Education has recertified Guthrie’s Office of Continuing Medical Education awarding the program Accreditation with Commendation for a sixyear period ending Oct. 31. More...

‘Holiday Mail for Heroes’ Program Opens

The American Red Cross kicked off its annual Holiday Mail for Heroes program on September 30. Americans are invited to show their gratitude and send best wishes to those who currently serve our country or are veterans, by sending holiday cards. More...

Jeff Mitchell Endorsed by State Troopers Association

The Pennsylvania State Troopers Association has unanimously endorsed the re-election of Wyoming County District Attorney Jeff Mitchell. The association represents over 8,000 active and retired state troopers. More...

J.R’s Hallmark in Tunkhannock Celebrating 25 Years

The Hallmark Gold Crown store in the Towne Plaza, Tunkhannock, is celebrating 25 years in business this weekend, with a gala open house at the store on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Doug Clapper Memorial Fund To Benefit Two Area Children

Doug’s generosity was known to everyone who met him. He has always been the “go-to guy” on the hill to his friends and neighbors. More...

Joyce Joins C&N Lending Team

Joe Joyce has been named Vice President/Commercial Loan Sales Officer for Citizens & Northern Bank. More...

Representative Pickett Appointed to Insurance Committee

Rep. Tina Pickett will bring her experience from the private sector and her years in public service as the new chairman of the House Insurance Committee. The selection was announced on Sept. 25 by Speaker of the House Sam Smith. More...

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