December 12, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Laceyville Woman Honored

Sandy Voda Receives Award from U.of Scranton

Laceyville area resident Sandra “Sandy” Voda was recently presented the University of Scranton’s Frank J. O’Hara Award, which honors the academic achievements of the university’s top students. More...

Post-Concussion Support Group To Meet Dec. 15

The Post-Concussion support group for athletes and their families will hold its next meeting, which is free and open to the public, on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. More...

PA Farm Bureau’s Mobile Ag Education Science Lab Visits Northeast Bradford Elementary

The Pennsylvania Friends of Agriculture Foundation, a division of Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB), will be bringing agriculture education to Northeast Bradford Elementary School from Monday, Dec. 9 to Friday, Dec. 13. More...

Students Invited to Participate in Recitation Contest

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council is searching for participants for the 2014 Poetry Out Loud competition, a national poetry recitation contest for students in grades nine through twelve. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

We have a new volunteer in the library. Ms. Rita Carey is joining us a couple hours a week to help us out. So far she has been willing to do all the tasks asked of her, so we haven’t managed to scare her away. More...

Gross Motor Skills Significant to Child Development

Did you know that the development of a young child’s gross motor skills will significantly impact how they grow for the rest of their life? More...

Maternal and Family Health Services Launches Redesigned Website

Maternal and Family Health Services, Inc. (MFHS) announces the launch of the newly redesigned MFHS.org. More...

Reminder: Keep Snow Off Roadways

With the winter season in full swing, PennDOT is reminding residents of guidelines for shoveling or plowing snow around state-owned roadways to help ensure safe travel through the season. More...

Wyalusing School Board Reorganizes

Three new school board members, along with a new president, were sworn in at the Wyalusing Area School District board meeting last Wednesday night. More...

Humane Society Holds Open House

The Bradford County Humane Society (BCHS) held its annual Christmas party and open house on Saturday, Dec. 7th at its shelter in Ulster. More...

Corbett Spokesman Responds To Smith’s Royalty Statements

While defending landowners against large gas companies taking enormous royalty deductions, Bradford County Commissioner Mark Smith was attacked by the Corbett Administration. More...

Keystone College Joins Food Recovery Challenge

Keystone College has been recognized by the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its food donation and waste diversion efforts. More...

WVHS Grad Completes Basic Training

Zane T. Vaskas graduated from the United States Army’s Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, OK on Oct. 25. He was a member of Delta Battery 4th Platoon, 1st BN 31st FA. More...

Candidates Sought For Valley Forge Scholarship

State Rep. Tina Pickett is currently seeking a worthy student from the 110th Legislative District to participate in the Valley Forge Military College Legislative Appointment Initiative. More...

Stevensville Basket Raffle a Success

The Stevensville Community Club’s November Basket Raffle was, by all definitions, a fun success. More...

Festival of Crafts Fair Held

Sharon Madison, proprietor of Madison’s Creations is shown fastening a bracelet on Chloe Kunkle’s wrist after the seven-year-old purchased it from her booth on Saturday while attending the Festival of Crafts, held in the social room of th More...

High School Students Wanted For Statewide PSA Contest

The Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs and Drug Free Pennsylvania are launching, for the seventh year, a statewide contest for middle and high school students. The contest, entitled “Sound Off ! More...

County Commissioner Hands out Candy Canes

Wyoming County Commissioner Tom Henry enjoyed handing out candy canes to the children from Sonshine Nursery School recently when they visited the Wyoming County Courthouse. More...

17,344 Cigarette Butts Picked Up as Trash in PA

Over 9,745 volunteers from 35 counties across Pennsylvania canvassed their communities to remove 459,076 pounds of trash and debris from Pennsylvania’s waterways and coastal regions during the 2013 International Coastal Cleanup event. More...

Over $14K in Unclaimed Property Returned to PA Residents

More than $14,000 in unclaimed funds is on its way back to several United Way members across PA, State Treasurer Rob McCord recently announced. More...

Bradford Commissioners Irate Over Gas Royalty Disputes

Bradford County Commissioners Doug McLinko, Daryl Miller and Mark Smith are spitting mad with not only a few gas companies, but with their own state legislators and senator over ongoing gas royalty issues. More...

Drawing Winners Selected at Library

GWCC Business-to-Business Event

Local business owners and members of the community joined members of the Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce at the Wyalusing Public Library for an open house and the monthly Business-to-Business gathering. More...

Elk Lake Board Reorganizes

At their Dec. 5 joint meeting, the combined board for Elk Lake School District and the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) seated one new member and renewed three others. More...

Santa Visits Wilmot Fire Hall

Santa and Mrs. Claus visited children at the Wilmot Fire Company’s fire hall in Sugar Run last Sunday while they enjoyed an assortment of Christmas cookies and drinks with their parents. More...

Sulewski Promoted to Underwriter Trainee at Tuscarora Wayne

Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Company, Wyalusing, is pleased to announce the promotion of Samantha J. Sulewski to the position of Underwriter Trainee. Ms. More...

NEB Foundation Planning Holiday Show

At Northeast, it’s time to sing, dance, laugh and celebrate Christmas. And everyone’s welcome to join in. A number of local entertainers are preparing for the Annual Holiday Show benefitting the Northeast Bradford Education Foundation. More...

Red Cross Urges Caution Heating Homes as Weather Gets Colder

As temperatures dip, the American Red Cross urges families to be cautious when using heat sources to heat homes, and to make a plan in case of a home fire. Heating sources are the leading cause of winter fires and increase during the winter months. More...

Christmas Traditions Full of Holiday Cheer

Those who attended the Tunkhannock Library Association’s Christmas Traditions show last weekend in the Tunkhannock High School auditorium were able to get into the holiday spirit with the numerous song and dance numbers performed by local talen More...

What the Future Holds for Forest Landowners

Forest stewardship is wisely caring for and using forest resources to ensure their health and productivity for years to come. More...

RTL Extends Thanks for New Field

December isn’t typically the time people think about baseball, so keep this in mind for when the grass turns green and the balls begin to fly. More...

Pickett Applauds Grant in Bradford County

A total of $58,000 in state grant funds are coming back to the 110th District in the form of funding for a recreational project in Bradford County, said Rep. Tina Pickett. More...

Clapper Joins U.S. Marines

On Nov. 5, Daniel Clapper of Laceyville joined the U.S. Marines. He is currently engaged in 13 weeks of basic training at Parris Island, SC. More...

Barziloski Named Club Officer in Scranton

Garrett Barziloski of Tunkhannock was named vice president of the Gaming Club at The University of Scranton for the 2013-2104 academic year. Barziloski is a junior in the Jesuit University’s Panuska College of Professional Studies. More...

Christmas in Our Hometown

Last Friday and Saturday, Tunkhannock celebrated its annual Christmas in Our Hometown. Friday night’s rain and icy conditions kept many home, but on Saturday the sidewalks were bustling with people, and the stores were filled with shoppers. More...

Students Invited to Enter PA Bridge Building Competition

Letters of invitation have been mailed to all public and private schools in the Northeast quadrant of Pennsylvania by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Bridge Building Committee. More...

Annual Junior High Winter Choral Concert Coming to WVHS

On Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m., the Wyalusing Valley High School choruses, under the direction of Carol Madill, will perform their annual winter concert in the Kenneth S. Williams Auditorium. More...

Tea at Laceyville’s Oldest House

Laceyville’s Oldest House held its annual Christmas Tea last weekend. Due to inclement weather Friday night, the Tunkhannock Dulcimers group cancelled their 6 p.m. performance. More...

Montrose Teacher Recipient of $300 Donation

Gretchen Warner, fourth grade teacher at the Lathrop Street Elementary building, Montrose Area School District, was the recipient of a $300 Teacher Enrichment Grant from the Susquehanna Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees. More...

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