January 23, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Former Local Resident Pens Murder Mystery

Former area resident Samuel Gailey, who grew up on Lime Hill and in Laceyville and attended the Wyalusing Valley High School from 1978-1984, has authored his first novel, a murder mystery, Deep Winter, set in Wyalusing. More...

County Tourism Committee Welcomes New Members

The Bradford County Tourism Committee announces the addition of five new members to the committee: Donna Brink, Mary Beth Schoonover, Steve Unis, Jason Krise and Jane Clements-Smith. More...

Fall President’s List Named at Mansfield

A total of 138 Mansfield University students have been named to fall 2013 President’s List. To be named to the President’s List, a student must attend the university full-time and attain at least a 4.0 QPA for the semester. More...

Groups and Farmers in Pennsylvania Working Together for Healthier Waterways

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), partners and 41 farmers in northern Pennsylvania celebrate a significant clean water achievement: 36 miles of forest buffers have been planted along streams in Bradford, Susquehanna, Sullivan, Wyoming and Lycoming More...

Wyalusing Musical Society Presented Music Men of Bradford County

The Wyalusing Musical Society met at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 21 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. More...

Internationally-Acclaimed Big Brass Band Coming to Sayre Theatre

Next up in the Bradford County Regional Arts Council’s (BCRAC) Nightlife on the Susquehanna Series is the internationally acclaimed Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass (RMPBB) on Sunday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m. More...

Outstanding Cooperator Named

The Bradford County Conservation District presented Bill Houseknecht with the 2013 Outstanding Cooperator of the Year Award. The award was presented at the Conservation District’s annual appreciation dinner on Dec. 12. More...

Eagle Day Set at Nature Center

Come see a live birds of prey program, watch for Bald Eagles along the river, see an indoor presentation about nesting eagles, and discover how many eagles nest in northeastern Pennsylvania. More...

Volunteers Help BBBS Spread Message

The United Way of Susquehanna County helped facilitate The Williams Day of Giving, bringing together Williams employees who graciously volunteered their time to participate in an event hosted by Big Brothers/Big Sisters (BB/BS). More...

Bridge Weight Restrictions Lifted

PennDOT advises motorists in Bradford County that the weight restrictions will soon be removed on Route 1041 (James Street), Route 2001 (Sugar Hill Road) and Route 3010 (Mill Street) because of gas-company upgrades to the roads. More...

UGI Warns of E-Mail Scam

A number of UGI customers have received e-mails, purportedly from either PG&E Energy or Atmos Energy Corporation, stating that they owe money for their energy bills. More...

United Way Application Process Open

The United Way of Bradford County is in the process of accepting requests for funding for the year of 2015. More...

Births

Sophia Strope is proud to announce the birth of her little brother, Levi Ardell. He was born Nov. 29, 2013 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley at 11:47 a.m. He weighed 6 lbs., 10.7 oz. and was 18-1/2 inches long. More...

Wyalusing Chamber Holds Biannual Dinner

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) held their biannual dinner meeting Monday evening in the Tuscarora Wayne Community Room of the chamber building located on Main Street in Wyalusing. More...

FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESK

Wyalusing Area School District

Like the inevitable time loop in the movie Groundhog Day, once again we recognize that Pennsylvania’s escalating public pension crisis has not gone away and that the General Assembly, like anchorman Phil Connors, has one more opportunity to rel More...

Pro-Life Rally, Walk Held

The Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life (BCPHL) held its 11th Annual Pro-Life Walk and Rally on Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda. More...

Students Compete in Bowling Special Olympics

Students from Wyalusing Valley Elementary School’s Life Skills and Autistic Support classes competed in the Bradford/Sullivan Counties Special Olympics Bowling event held at the Valley Bowling Center in Waverly, NY last Friday, Jan. 17. More...

Elk Lake Elementary Students of Month Named

Dr. Kenneth Cuomo, Elementary Principal at the Elk Lake School, is pleased to announce the December 2013 Student of the Month Award winners. More...

Wilkes University Awards Degrees

Wilkes University awarded 301 doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees to students graduating after the completion of the Fall 2013 semester. More...

AARP Chapter 4423 Holds January Meeting

President Ruth Cleveland called the AARP Chapter 4423 meeting to order on Jan. 14. She led the group in the flag salute. Secretary Merna Colwell led the group by reciting “The Lord’s Prayer.” There were 22 members present. More...

Coroner Confirms 87 Human Bones Found in Burlington Twp.

Additional information that reached us beyond our deadline last week has been obtained regarding human bones found on Saturday, Jan. 11 in Burlington Township. More...

Braintrim Township Reorganizes for 2014

The Braintrim Township Supervisors met at the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church on Jan. 6 at 7:30 p.m. for their reorganizational meeting. Supervisor David Heller was re-elected in the November election for another term of six years. More...

Night of Trivia Planned by Wyalusing Library

Are you looking for a fun way to get out of the house and spend a cold winter night? Then join the Wyalusing Public Library for a Night of Trivia, Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Wyalusing American Legion. More...

Friends of NRA Banquet Slated

The Bradford Area Friends of the N.R.A. will hold their 14th Annual Banquet on Saturday March 1, 2014, at the Ulster Fire Hall. Meal tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for those sixteen years of age or younger. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

We are looking to hire a person part-time for the circulation desk. This person will primarily be working Tuesday and Thursday (2:30 to 6 p.m.), every other Saturday, 9 to 4 p.m., and as a fillin when Cathy has meetings. More...

P&G Federal Credit Union Makes Donation

The P&G Mehoopany Employees Federal Credit Union donated $3,850 to local charities. More...

PAFP Applauds Introduction for Advance Patient-Centered Care

In a move aimed at reforming Pennsylvania’s Medicaid program to adopt Patient-Centered Medical Home models of care, state Sen. Judy Schwank and state Rep. Matt Baker have filed Senate Bill 1083 and House Bill 1655, respectively. More...

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