October 31, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Follow These Steps to Prevent Home Fires

The biggest disaster threat to American families isn’t floods, hurricanes or tornadoes; it’s fire. The American Red Cross responds to a disaster every eight minutes and nearly all of these are home fires. More...

Cabinetmaker Revisits His Work

Ryan Franklin, 2013 Montrose High School graduate (wearing hat), recently visited the nearly completed Hunsinger Road, Dimock Township, house being constructed from the ground up by building trades students of the Susquehanna County Career and Techno More...

Smiley Riley

This creative scarecrow was created by the folks at Laceyville Hardware and features the store’s popular cat, Riley. The scarecrow is displayed outside the Main Street store. More...

Scenes from Wyalusing Lioness Halloween Party

The youngest prize winners at Sunday’s Halloween Party hosted by Wyalusing Lions and Lioness Clubs at the Wyalusing Fire Hall included: (kneeling, left to right) Greyson Homer with his mom, Kim More...

Tuscarora Township Holds Monthly Meeting

Eleven citizens attended the October township meeting held on the 23rd at the township building. More...

March Into the Endless Mountains

Author-historian Colonel Ray Ward, whose interesting historical writings have earned five-star reviews, will be at Ben Franklin Crafts in Towanda on Friday, Nov. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Making Plans For Fall Wedding

Paul and Joyce Hails of Lopez announce the engagement of their daughter, Kara, to Adam Kavka of Retta. Kara is employed as a preschool teacher at Hildebrandt Learning Center in Lake- Lehman. More...

Planning for Spring Wedding

Lori Rider of Kingston announces the engagement of her daughter, Theresa, to Jacob Hails of Lopez, formerly of Wyalusing. Theresa is a registered nurse at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. More...

Meshoppen Halloween Parade Prize Winners Listed

Meshoppen’s annual Halloween Parade, which took place on Friday October 25 and was sponsored by the Meshoppen Holiday Fund, started at 7 p.m. at the Meshoppen Ball Park. More...

Winners Announced for New Albany Halloween Party

The New Albany Area Children’s Fund held their Annual Halloween Party on Oct. 27, at the New Albany Social Hall. There were over 100 parents and children in attendance. More...

Laceyville’s Halloween House

Laceyville resident Lorraine Brewer went all out when it came to decorating her Lacey Street home for Halloween. More...

Memorial Hospital Hospice Sponsoring Craft Show

Memorial Hospital Hospice is sponsoring their second annual Vendor Craft Show and Chinese auction on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Towanda Country Club in Wysox. More...

Senate Approves Bills of Reduced-Fee Hunting & Fishing Licenses to Disabled Vets

BILLS WILL NOW BE SENT TO THE HOUSE

The State Senate has unanimously approved legislation to offer disabled PA veterans’ reduced-fee hunting & fishing licenses, according to Senators Joe Scarnati and Lisa Baker. More...

Michael Kilmer Honored By Historical Society

Receives Leo Wilt Award

On Sunday, Oct. 27, the Bradford County Historical Society held its annual meeting in the Great Room of the museum. More...

Wyalusing’s Title I Staff Host Parent’s Night

Parents gathered in the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School (WVES) cafeteria last Thursday evening to meet with the school’s Title I staff and to learn more about what the program does to help students and ways they can be involved at home with More...

Change Clocks, Smoke Alarm Batteries at Same Time

On average, families have less than three minutes from the time the first smoke alarm sounds to escape a fire. More...

Girl Scouts Seeking Volunteers for Disaster Relief Team

The Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways are looking for girls who want to help others by becoming part of the council’s Disaster Relief Team. The team has traveled to help people recover after natural disasters like hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. More...

Peoples LTD Declares Cash Dividends

Peoples LTD (PPLL), the parent company of PS Bank, has announced that the Board of Directors has declared a fourth quarter cash dividend of $0.38 per share and a five percent stock dividend payable on Dec. 20. More...

Scarecrows Displayed

These two scarecrows are displayed along Laceyville’s Main Street. The above was created by the folks at Laceyville Lumber, and the pig below was created by Community Bank employees. More...

LIHEAP Program Set to Open Nov. 4, Says Pickett

Eligible Pennsylvania residents are encouraged to apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) beginning Monday, Nov. 4, Rep. Tina Pickett said recently. More...

Health Care Career Day to Be Held at Elk Lake, Nov. 6

“Health Care Career Day” will be held at Elk Lake High School and Susquehanna County Career Technology Center on Nov. 6, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Set-up time is 8:30 a.m. Ninth through twelfth grade students are invited. More...

Engagement Announced

Paul and Joyce Hails of Lopez announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin, to Patrick O’Brien of Nicholson. Caitlin is an eighth grade English teacher at the Bloomsburg Middle School. More...

Bethany Searfoss Auditions for BJU Chorale

Bethany Searfoss of Tunkhannock successfully auditioned into the Chorale, the premier concert and repertoire choir at Bob Jones University. Searfoss is a junior pursuing a BS in Music Education. More...

Pickering Winery Float takes Top Honors at Towanda Parade

The Towanda Fire Department’s annual Halloween Parade was held on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. on Main Street and drew a large crowd and an impressive number of participants. Following are the fire companies and floats that received awards. More...

Halloween at Wyalusing’s Public Library

On Friday, kids who attended story hour at the library dressed up in their favorite Halloween costumes and went trick-or-treating. More...

Pennsylvania Forest Stewards Volunteer Program Held

Dr. Alice B. Moyer of Ulster was one of 23 volunteers who completed the Pennsylvania Forest Stewards Volunteer Program’s training in October after participating in two weekend workshops on forest stewardship at Camp Krislund in Centre County. More...

Public Invited to Informal Meet and Greet

Members of the Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park Association invite the public to attend a meet and greet event at the Athens Township Municipal Building, 45 Herrick Avenue, Sayre, on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. More...

Meshoppen Fire Company Gives Smoke Alarms to Elk Lake Students

Members of the Meshoppen Fire Company presented smoke alarms to the Elk Lake Elementary School students, some of whom created top fire prevention posters and others who answered fire prevention questions correctly. More...

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