November 21, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Wyoming Commissioners Honor Tunkhannock’s Champion Harriers

Since there were several items on Tuesday’s agenda at the Wyoming County Commissioners’ meeting, they opted to start off by recognizing the Tunkhannock Area High School boys’ cross country team for bringing home the state title on N More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Thanks to the American Legion Post 534 we now have $2,000 of the $5,000 we need to update our computers. Their generosity to us is priceless. More...

WPX Energy Runs a Successful United Way Campaign

WPX Energy raised $10,450 for the United Way of Susquehanna County’s 2014 Community Campaign. More...

Eagle Scout Candidate and Friends Make Major Improvements to Riverside Cemetery

Eagle Scout Candidate Joshua Lundy of Boy Scout Troop 6 accomplished three major tasks for the historic Riverside Cemetery, 121 William Street, Towanda, this summer and into fall. More...

Partnership Between Educational Institutions Benefit LPN Students

As the first Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center (SCCTC) Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program students work toward their graduation date in December, they will also be the first to benefit from a unique partnership between two educa More...

Dunkin’ Donuts Restaurants Across Northeast Raise $10,000 for Children’s Miracle Network

Through a regional “Miracles for Munchkins” in-store fundraiser, Dunkin’ Donuts of Northeastern Pennsylvania announced it has raised and donated $10,000 to support Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger. More...

Southwestern Energy Hosts Sporting Clay Shoot

On October 11, Southwestern Energy hosted the Marcellus Sporting Clays Shoot, which raised $46,428 that will be donated to both the Wyoming County United Way and 21 area volunteer fire companies who provide services to residents located in Southweste More...

Role of Investment Providers Clarified

Investment company providers approved by the Wyalusing Area School Board at their November business meeting are specifically for employees of the district who contribute funds to their 403(b) retirement accounts. More...

Chamber’s New Year’s Eve Party Set

A committee has been formed to begin work on formulating the details for the annual New Year’s Eve party that is sponsored by the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce. Cathy Brady is the committee chair for this year. More...

Bill to Clarify Royalty Minimums Introduced

Legislation that seeks to protect the interests of landowners with royalty agreements has been introduced in the state House, according to four members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives who are spearheading the measure. More...

Local Dance Students Perform in Fall Frolic

Dancing Princess Hope and her Ladies in Waiting, Lady Emily and Bailey of the Whipple Performing Arts Studio, hosted a Fall Frolic for students and their friends on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 4:30 p.m. More...

Tyler Memorial Named Top Performer

Tyler Memorial Hospital recently was named as one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of U.S. health care organizations. More...

Montrose Man Graduate of Municipal Police Officers’ Training Academy

Graduation ceremonies for the 31th Mansfield University Municipal Police Officers’ Training Academy were held on Oct. 10. More...

Alba Choir to Provide Music At Standing Stone

The Alba Christian Church Choir will provide the special music at the Standing Stone Community Vespers Church in Standing Stone this Sunday evening, Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. for the Thanksgiving service. Please note change of time. More...

Floating Hospital Director Guest at Upcoming Meeting

New York City’s famed Floating Hospital has served as family doctor for New York City’s most vulnerable citizens for almost 150 years. It provides an array of medical services for women and children in the city’s homeless shelters. More...

Memorial’s Hospice Craft Show a Success

Attendance and participation at the second annual Memorial Hospital Hospice vendor craft show showed an impressive increase over last year. More...

Honored at Dinner Meeting

The Susquehanna County Conservation District and Penn State Extension recently held a joint annual banquet at the Montrose Bible Conference. The evening was a celebration of the two organization’s accomplishments. More...

Celebrating Perioperative Nurses Week

Nurses and support staff are recognized at Memorial Hospital during National Perioperative Nurses Week, November 11-17. More...

House Bill 421: Great News for Summer Camps

Legislation making changes to the state’s Unemployment Compensation system, which was approved this recently by the state House, includes language to exempt Pennsylvania summer camps from paying unemployment taxes on student workers, announced More...

FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESK

The second marking period at WVHS is coming to an end today and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. WVES will dismiss at 11:45 and WVHS will dismiss at noon on Nov. 27. Financial Aid Information Night is scheduled for Nov. More...

SCCTC to Increase Staff for Nursing, Welding Programs

At their monthly meeting on Nov. 14, the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) board approved the posting of an open secretarial position to augment the newlylaunched licensed practical nursing program. More...

Susquehanna County Disburses Grants

Visitors to the Nov. 13 meeting of the Susquehanna County Commissioners saw business as usual, as the board moved through an agenda consisting largely of transferring funds to various programs and approving the disbursements of grant monies. More...

Stevens Township Supervisors OK Proposed 2014 Budget

The proposed budget for 2014 was front and center at November’s Stevens Township meeting last Tuesday evening. More...

Book Signing Successful

Todd E. Manahan and Doris Hugo sign copies of the book they co-authored, “A History of New Albany, Pennsylvania,” on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the New Albany Community Library. Manahan’s mother, Marion Manahan, looks on. More...

Chief Oil & Gas Acquires Acreage in Bradford, Lycoming and Sullivan Counties in Pennsylvania

Chief Oil & Gas recently announced a lease acquisition in Pennsylvania of approximately 5,000 acres located in Bradford, Lycoming and Sullivan Counties. More...

Miner Presents Research at Conference

Bradley Miner, a psychology major at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, was one of 82 students who presented at the Penn-York Undergraduate Research Conference held at Pitt- Bradford Saturday, Nov. 9. More...

Stack Joins Memorial Hospital’s Community Health Associates LLC

Brenda Stack, CRNP-BC, Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, has joined the Medical Staff of Memorial Hospital and Community Health Associates LLC, Towanda. More...

Former Wyalusing Grad Earns ‘Woman of Excellence’ Award

Dawn M. Crawford Linn, formerly of Sugar Run, was recently honored by the YWCA Northcentral PA in Williamsport as a “Woman of Excellence.” More...

Pioneer Campground Receives Award

It’s a six-peat for the Pioneer Campground in Laporte. More...

Herrick Twp. Firemen Host Trivia Night

The Herrick Township Volunteer Fire Company held its second annual “Trivia Night” on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Herrickville Fire Hall. More...

Bridge Repair Public-Private Project Advances

Progress on a public-private partnership (P3) to quickly replace hundreds of structurally deficient bridges continued today as PennDOT hosted an industry forum to educate potential, private-sector stakeholders on the project’s scope and require More...

Northern Tier Workforce Board Receives Grant

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry has announced that the Northern Tier Workforce Investment Board has been awarded a $78,150 Industry Partnership Worker Training Grant for the Northeast Regional Healthcare Industry Partnership. More...

Food Management Program Receives Financial Support

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Area Youngsters Compete at PA State Junior Dairy Show

Twenty-four Susquehanna County Dairy 4-Hers recently traveled to the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg to compete at the PA State Junior Dairy Show. More...

Use Dental Products Safely

Establishing a routine is important when practicing good oral hygiene. A key part of a good oral hygiene routine is to be aware of how often dental health care products need to be replaced. More...

MU Voice Students Excel At Competition

Nine Mansfield University voice students came away winners in their respective categories at the Allegheny Mountain Chapter of the National Association of Teaching of Singing (NATS) Fall Student Auditions held Nov. 9 at MU. More...

Susquehanna County Student Eyes Miss PA Teen USA Crown

Local teen, Nicole Proske, 16, of Meshoppen, has been invited to compete in the Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA 2014 Pageant. It is being held at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport Hotel, Pittsburgh on Dec. 6, 7 and 8. More...

Work It Out for Kenzie Raises Over $1,000

On Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m., the Wyalusing Fire Hall was packed with community members eager to Work it Out for Kenzie Vanderpool. More...

Towanda Planning Christmas Parade

Mark your calendars and save the date for the Sixth Annual First Friday Christmas Parade, which takes place this year on Friday, Dec. 6 in downtown Towanda. The festivities begin at 5 p.m. along Towanda’s Main Street. More...

Peoples LTD Announces Third Quarter Results

Anthony J. Gabello, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples LTD (PPLL), holding company for PS Bank, has released third quarter results. More...

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