January 9, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Bendinsky Provides Entertainment at Senior Citizens’ December Meeting

Tom House welcomed 36 members and one guest, the entertainer, Nancy Bendinsky to their meeting on Dec. 19. President Bob Whipple was ill. More...

Local Salvation Army Volunteers Recognized

Commander Tom Elliott welcomed Salvation Army officials and volunteers to Towanda Post 42 this holiday season. Betty Ellen Barrett, the Service Extension Regional Manager for 14 years, commented on the generosity of Bradford County. More...

Give the Gift of Blood in 2014

Geisinger Blood Center (GBC), a provider of blood services, is in need of blood donors to help replenish the local blood supply over the holidays. More...

Pro-Life Rally and Walk to be Held in Towanda

The Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life (BCPHL) recently met to discuss final details of their 11th annual Pro-Life Rally and Walk on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m. at the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda. More...

Susquehanna Budget Adopted

Susquehanna County Commissioners closed out the year with their final meeting on Dec. 26. In addition to regular monthly approval of cash disbursements and seminar requests, the board addressed only a few major items. More...

Dietrich Arts Program Receives Donation

Wells Fargo District Manager Paul Story and Tunkhannock Store Manager Travis King presented Dietrich Theater Executive Director and After School Theatre Arts instructor, Jennifer Jenkins, with a grant award to help support the Dietrich’s After More...

Tuscarora Supervisors Approve Budget

All supervisors, the secretary and five citizens attended the Dec. 26 meeting. The 2014 budget has been finalized at $380,428. This will not require an increase in township taxes. This budget does not include any forthcoming Impact Fee funds. More...

Locals Charged in December Bath Salts Bust

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that a federal grand jury returned an indictment on Dec. More...

Webinar Lunch And Learn Series Set

For the first time ever the Export program at Northern Tier Regional Planning & Development Commission is offering an Export Compliance webinar series. More...

Dining with Diabetes Coming to Stevensville

Dining with Diabetes is a program for adults with type 2 diabetes. The program gives basic facts about how to manage diet and activity to control blood glucose levels. It offers support for persons making lifestyle changes. More...

Stroke and Osteoporosis Screenings Coming To Wyalusing

Residents living in and around the Wyalusing community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. American Legion Post 534 will hold Life Line Screening on Jan. 20. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Reminder: When school is closed for the day due to inclement weather, the library is also closed. Please call 570-869- 1245 or 869-1958 if there is a question. More...

Pvt. Brown Graduates from Basic Training

MILITA RY NEWS

Army National Guard Pvt. Johnathan E. Brown has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, GA. More...

People Helping People Hands Out Christmas Food Baskets

Early Saturday, Dec. 21, members from the Wyalusing Lions, Lioness and Leo Clubs gathered in the Wyalusing Valley High School cafeteria to have 105 Christmas food boxes ready for disadvantaged families in the Wyalusing Area School District. More...

Wyalusing Twp. Adopts Amended Budget

The Wyalusing Township Supervisors adopted an amended budget for 2014 during a brief meeting on Monday, Dec. 30 at the township building. More...

Donated Items Needed for Farm Bureau’s Food Check-Out Day

The Bradford/Sullivan County Farm Bureau will be celebrating Food Check-Out Jan. 20 to Feb. 16. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Great news: with the help of the American Legion Post 534, Wyalusing Lions Club and Access Midstream Company, not only have we received enough money for the computers, but we were also able to replace the router and we now have a colored laser printe More...

Visions Makes Donation to 4-H

Bradford County 4-H is sincerely thankful for receiving a large donation from Visions Federal Credit Union located in Wysox. More...

Meshoppen Borough Officials Sworn In

Before the first Meshoppen Borough Council meeting could get underway for 2014, borough officials were sworn in by Mayor Bruce Marshall, including John Bunnell, Bruce Priestner, Jack Vaow for borough council and Michelle Caines for tax collector. More...

Three Fires Doused In Spring Hill Area

A quick response by Laceyville’s Goodwill Fire Company and other area companies who responded in mutual aid is credited for keeping damage to a minimum at a barn fire that broke out at Tom Champluvier’s Champdale Farms early on Friday mor More...

Room Tax Grants Awarded

Wyoming County Budget Approved

After being available for review throughout December the Wyoming County budget was approved on Tuesday, Dec. 31 during the commissioners’ meeting. Total expenditures for 2014 is $13,499,443 and there will be no millage increase. More...

State Sets Dates for Tavern Gaming Seminars

In an effort to educate retail liquor licensees interested in tavern gaming, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB), Gaming Control Board, Department of Revenue and State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement will hold a series of informa More...

Pickett Office Hours Switched

Beginning this month, Rep. Tina Pickett will move her satellite office hours normally held on select Wednesdays in Sullivan County to a morning schedule. Staff will be available at that location on the third and fifth Wednesdays during January. More...

PennDOT Had Busy 2013 Construction Season

As 2013 ended, PennDOT Engineering District 3-0 is wrapping up another busy construction season in north central Pennsylvania. The nine-county district opened bids for 81 contracts totaling nearly $72 million in value. More...

Helen Young Feted On 90th Birthday

On Jan. 4 a birthday celebration was held for Helen Young at the home of her granddaughter, Amy and Doug Welch of Bumpville. Many generations of family members came to help celebrate her milestone birthday of 90 years young. More...

Births

Ennis

Emmalynn and Elizabeth Ennis are proud to announce the birth of their little sister, Esabella Mia. She was born Dec. 26 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, weighing eight pounds, 11 ounces. More...

North Rome Christian School Participates in Holiday Activities

The holiday season was a busy and active time at North Rome Christian School. The Student Council, under the direction of Mrs. Eileen Warburton and Mr. More...

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