November 7, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Former NFL Player Visits Wyalusing

Former NFL player Ron Solt, center, is pictured chatting with Smith’s Personal Care Home residents Crystal Bushong, left, and Elwood Zingieser Wednesday morning in Wyalusing. More...

Borough Employee’s Water Account in Arrears

The Meshoppen Borough Council met for its regular monthly meeting on Monday night and Secretary Phyllis Adams brought council’s attention to a matter involving a borough water employee’s water account that is $1,200 in arrears and is also More...

Red Rock Job Corps Honored

Students and staff from Pennsylvania’s four Job Corps centers were recognized by the House of Representatives recently, as House Resolution 470 designating Oct. More...

MU Adjusts Projections in Dealing with Budget Deficit

As Mansfield University (MU) officials continue to work on creating more efficient operations, the number of possible faculty and staff cutbacks is shrinking. More...

Trick or Treating for Pajamas

Third grade students at Northeast Bradford Elementary School are collecting new pajamas that will be distributed to children who need them. More...

November 15 Deadline for Hay Crop Reporting

To maintain eligibility for most Farm Service Agency (FSA) programs, producers must file crop reports for all acreage on a farm including hayed or grazed grassland. More...

License Centers Closed for Veterans’ Day

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Nov. 9, through Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. More...

EMHS Hosts Open House

Susquehanna County will see an exciting change in the next few weeks, as Endless Mountains Health Systems (EMHS) prepares to open the doors of its new 25-bed critical care medical facility. More...

Help Wanted

Wyalusing Fire Chief:

During his remarks Saturday night at the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department’s appreciation dinner, Fire Chief Adam Dietz pointed to a growing problem Wyalusing and other area fire companies are facing. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Our condolences extended to Bonnie Wallace and family for the loss of their husband and father, Curtis Wallace. The library will be closed Monday, Nov. 11. We will be open on Tuesday, Nov. 12 as usual. More...

Seymour Joins First Citizens Community Bank

Jeff Carr, SVP, Chief Retail Banking Officer, has announced the appointment of Veronica Seymour to the position of Bradford County Mortgage Originator. More...

Mach-wi-hi-lusing DAR Chapter Meets

BRADFORD COUNTY SHERIFF C. J. WALTERS NOVEMBER’S SPEAKER

On Oct.16, the Mach-wi-hilusing DAR chapter met at the Wyalusing Hotel with 14 present. Four guests were introduced and welcomed. Regent Shirley Rockefeller, assisted by Barbara Behrend, opened the meeting with the DAR ritual. More...

Former WVHS Graduate Donates Children’s Books She Authored

Sarah (Kipp) Case Mamika has published seven children’s books over the past three years and recently donated a set of each to the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School and the Wyalusing Public Library. More...

Understanding Taxes Tutorial

If you’re a student or teacher, now may be a good time to learn something new. A quick and simple way to learn about taxes is by using the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Understanding Taxes program. More...

Commissioners Give Pete, Penny Top Billing

It started as “Eat for Pete.” And then there was “Shop for Pete.” Pete was always an adorable and adoptable dog or puppy from the county animal shelter, touted by the Bradford County Humane Society (BCHS) for the annual county More...

Wyoming County Approves Tax Claim Program

Wyoming County Tax Claim Director Theresa Gannon introduced Bruce Grandjean and Mike Wolfe of Grandjean & Braverman, Inc. More...

Wyalusing Council Eyeing Request For Brewer Hollow Quarry Expansion

It was only a preliminary discussion at Monday night’s Wyalusing Borough Council meeting, but the outcome could result in the borough agreeing to approve an expansion of a bluestone surface mining operation near its 480-acre Brewer Hollow prope More...

Arts Grants Recipients Announced

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC), working with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) was pleased to present an annual regional Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Awards Ceremony on Friday, Oct. More...

Program at Dietrich on Cultural Heritage of Tunkhannock

Most people know little about the very early history of Tunkhannock, that is, the period when the Native peoples encountered the European Settlers. On Sunday, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m. More...

Relay for Life Kickoff Set Nov. 12

Ron Ross, Wyalusing’s 2013 Relay for Life Honorary Chairperson, above, is reminding area residents that it’s time for this year’s event to organize and get underway. More...

Students Honored for Patriotic Essays

Why do students across Bradford County feel reciting the Pledge of Allegiance each morning is important? More...

Wyalusing Supervisors Decry Rt. 706 Truck Detour

The Wyalusing Township Supervisors joined a growing chorus of critics of the Rt. 706 truck detour looping from Stevensville into Tuscarora Township and down the Turkey Path to Merryall. More...

Woman Pleads to Child Endangerment

On Thursday, Oct. 31, Albany Township resident Mary Beth Frankenfield pleaded guilty at the Bradford County Courthouse to endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. Earlier this year, on June 20, she was arrested, along with her husband. More...

Endless Mountains Heritage Region Holds Annual Membership Dinner

At an annual meeting of the Endless Mountains Heritage Region, Inc. (EMHR), members from Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties recognized new officers and welcomed three new associates to its 20-member board. More...

Chamber Raffle Offers Prizes

Pam Burke holds a Savage .17 HMR 93R17 BVSS varmint rifle donated by Burke’s Gun Shop, Black Walnut, as a prize in the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming raffle. More...

Towanda Residents Packing Shoeboxes for Needy Children

With holiday supplies already covering the store shelves, Towanda individuals, families, churches and groups are working to make Christmas a reality for needy kids around the world by filling shoeboxes with toys, school supplies, hygiene items and no More...

Former Appraiser of PBS’s Antique Roadshow to be Guest Speaker

Kathleen Harwood, local resident and owner of Harwood Fine Arts, Inc., will present the program at the Hill Country Artists’ meeting for November. The meeting will be held at the Claverack building, Rt. 706, East of Montrose, on Tuesday, Nov. More...

Calling all Children, Owl Day is Sunday at EMNC

Have you met Tally, the Endless Mountains Nature Center’s (EMNC) newest Eastern screech owl? She joins Owen, a family favorite of the Nature Center, located on Vosburg Road, Tunkhannock (Russell Hill). More...

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