January 30, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Small World at Key West

It was a surprise meeting for these Wyalusing area folks who happened upon one another last week while vacationing in Key West, Florida. More...

Legion Salutes Contractors

Fenton Welding, Mestek, Ellis Helped Renovate Club

Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 Commander Ben Chamberlin took a few moments during their spaghetti dinner Saturday night to acknowledge the contributions of those who made the recent renovations possible. More...

Four Wyalusing Orchestra Students Back from PMEA District 8 Orchestra

On Thursday of last week, four Wyalusing students: Wesley Ballard, Erin Canfield, Lucas Gibbs and Nicholas Werner, traveled to Bloomsburg for District Orchestra. More...

Heart Healthy Nutrition Classes To be Held at Dietrich Theater

Are you making food choices that will nourish your body and bring health and vitality to your heart? Would you like healthful guidelines to follow? More...

BeST Transit Extends Reservation Cut-Off Time

BeST Transit recently announced it will extend its morning deadline to make reservations for its Door-to-Door Shared Rides by two hours beginning Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. Passengers will now have until 11 a.m. More...

Kutztown University Names Dean’s List

More than 1,600 students have been named to the Fall 2013 Dean’s List at Kutztown University. Students named to the list include: More...

Northeast Region 4-H Camp Brulé Needs Volunteers

Volunteers are needed for 4-H Camp Brulé to make a positive impact on the youth in the community and to have fun while working. The camp will be held June 18-22, with the staff arriving on June 17. More...

PA Strengthens Carbon Monoxide Protection with New Legislation

Pennsylvania is resolving to breathe easier, thanks to new measures for carbon monoxide protection recently enacted statewide. More...

Hotel Holds Grand Opening in North Towanda

Crystal Springs Inn & Suites, on Rte. 220, celebrated the grand opening of their new facility, which offers 34 spacious suites with private balconies, kitchenettes and comfortable living spaces. More...

Susquehanna Co. 4-Hers Show Well at 2014 PA Farm Show

Susquehanna County 4-H was recently very well represented at the 2014 PA Farm Show held in Harrisburg. More...

Girl Donates Birthday Gifts

Emmalynn Ennis made her eighth birthday on Jan. 21 something for others to enjoy. Instead of getting gifts for herself, she requested that family and friends get her dog and cat food, toys, treats, litter and cleaning supplies. More...

Births

Hart Tom and Haruka Hart of Atsugi Naval Base, Japan are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kylie Koharu, on Jan. 22, 2014. She weighed in at 5 lbs. 13 oz. More...

Visitors’ Bureau Accepting Events for Annual Calendar

Events that take place between April 1, 2014, and March 31, 2015, are now being accepted for the Endless Mountains Visitors’ Bureau Annual Calendar of Events Booklet. More...

Impact Survey and Edge Initiative Come to Libraries in Bradford County

The Public Libraries in Bradford County invite everyone to take part in a community survey in February. More...

Grace Connection Receives C&N Donation

Grace Connection, an ecumenical venture of the churches in the Towanda, Northeast Bradford, Wyalusing and Sullivan County School Districts, has received a $250 donation from the C&N Trust and Financial Management Group. More...

Encompass Insurance Agent Honored for Volunteerism

Jodi Wesneski received The Allstate Foundation’s Agency Hands in the Community grant award for her commitment to volunteerism. More...

Pickett and Major Announce Grant Program Recipients Local Fire, EMS Operations

More than three dozen volunteer ambulance and fire companies throughout the Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Wyoming counties will share more than $717,860 in state grant funds, thanks to the popular Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Gr More...

Susquehanna County Secures Short-Term Loan

In an item that did not appear on the printed agenda, but was brought to the Jan. 22 meeting by county treasurer Catherine Benedict, the Susquehanna County Commissioners accepted a proposal from one local bank on a construction loan. More...

Towanda Man Faces Hundreds Of Sexual Assault Charges

Donald Charles Burrell of 211 Maple Street, Towanda, is confined at the Bradford County Correctional Facility in lieu of $2,000,000 straight bail set by Magisterial District Judge (MDJ) Timothy Clark relating to hundreds of counts of sexual abuse cha More...

Laceyville Lumber to Celebrate First Year

Laceyville Lumber will be celebrating its first anniversary next Tuesday, Feb. 4. Store manager Geoff Brock welcomes customers to celebrate with a cake cutting at 9 a.m. along with birthday related one-day specials and door prizes throughout the day. More...

Bids Opened for Flood Property Demolition

Wyoming County

During the regularly scheduled Wyoming County Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday morning, bids for the group one and five demolition flood properties were opened. More...

Tobacco Banned at County Jail

The Bradford County Commissioners passed Ordinance 2014-01 prohibiting the use or possession of tobacco products at the Bradford County Correctional Facility at their meeting Thursday, Jan. 23. More...

Extension Offers Home-Study Courses On Beef, Sheep, Goat, Swine Production

Beef, sheep, meat-goat and swine producers looking for information on how to make their livestock enterprises more profitable can take advantage of four home-study courses offered by Penn State Extension this winter. More...

Penn State Extension to Hold Statewide Crops Conferences

Penn State Extension will hold one-day crops seminars in 13 counties across the state. More...

Tuscarora Township Municipal News

Emil Cogswell attended his first meeting as a supervisor on Jan. 22, joining supervisors Pat Beebe and Carl Yurgatis and Secretary Susan Berkley, along with seven citizens. Cogswell has been appointed vice-chairman of the board. More...

Citizens & Northern Corporation Declares Dividend

Directors of Citizens & Northern Corporation, parent company of Citizens & Northern Bank, have declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.26 per share, which is an increase of $0.01 per share over the amount paid in each of the four cal More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Our annual fund drive is off and running. More...

Tavern Gaming License Applications Now Online

In accordance with Act 90 of 2013, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) will begin accepting applications for the new Tavern Gaming License. More...

Boback Seeks Another Term in State House

PA State Representative Karen Boback representing the 117th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives announced on Saturday, Jan. 25, that she is running for another term in office. More...

Take Precautions When Using Space Heaters

Frigid winter temperatures might prompt homeowners, farmers and others to help heat houses, occupied outbuildings or other structures with kerosene or propane space heaters. More...

Cornelia Krispen Celebrates 90th Birthday With Party

Cornelia Krispen, residing at the Meadows Manor, Apt. 219 in Dallas, turned 90 on Jan. 17 and celebrated her birthday with her family at Mark’s Valley View Restaurant. More...

PennDOT Extends Waiver for Oil And Propane Drivers

At the direction of Governor Corbett, PennDOT has extended the temporary waiver on certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for continued smooth delivery of heating oil and propane gas to homes and businesses for heating purposes. More...

Students Named To King’s Dean’s List

Dr. Nicholas A. Holodick, vice president for academic affairs at King’s College, recently announced the students who have qualified for the Fall 2013 Dean’s List. More...

Williams Donates to United Way

Williams recently presented the United Way of Susquehanna County with a check totaling $21,506. The funds were proceeds from the successful Williams Second Annual Marcellus BBQ held in the fall. More...

Northeast Bradford Geography Bee Winners Listed

Daniel Williams, a fifth grade student at Northeast Bradford Elementary School, won the school level competition of the National Geographic Bee held on Jan. 10. More...

Wilkes University Publishes Dean’s List for Fall 2013

Wilkes University Interim Provost Terese Wignot announced the Dean’s List for the Fall 2013 Semester. Congratulations are extended to the following students: More...

Watershed Grants Awarded to Bradford, Susquehanna Co.

The PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will invest more than $20.65 million in watershed protection projects to improve watersheds, reduce stormwater runoff and acid mine drainage (AMD), and support educational programs, among other envi More...

Refuel with Refreshing Chocolate Milk

With the start of the New Year under our belt, our New Year’s resolutions are at work. For most people that means burning off the calories they consumed over the holidays or trying to get in shape for summer. More...

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