February 6, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Mark Smith Names Campaign Consultant Team

Bradford County Commissioner Mark Smith named his consultant team for his Lieutenant Governor’s campaign on Monday. More...

New Borough Hall for Laceyville?

It was near the end of Tuesday night’s Laceyville Borough Council meeting when Mayor Phil Brewer told council he had received some bad news from the fire company. More...

Work Continues on Veterans Memorial Park

The Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park Association (BCVMPA) will start construction of the next stage of the Veterans Memorial soon. More...

Tarzan Set to Swing onto Wyalusing’s High School Stage in March

The Disney musical based on the Edgar Rice Burrows’ classic will come alive at WVHS this spring. More...

Memorial Hospital Hospice Offering Free Volunteer Training Program

Memorial Hospital Hospice is offering a free hospice volunteer training program beginning Monday, Feb. 24. The training will be held in the Wellness Room (second floor) of Memorial Hospital’s Personal Care Home, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. More...

Learn About Renewable Energy Solutions Tonight in Wysox

The brutally cold winter this year is a reminder that energy for heat is a necessity for living in northern Pennsylvania. More...

PS Bank Donates to WVES

Amy Huffman, left, of PS Bank donates a check to the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School mascot for the school’s PBIS program (Positive Behavior & Intervention Support System). More...

Agriculture Strategy Summit to be Held in Wysox

Highlighting momentum and marketing, it’s time to unveil Bradford County’s Agricultural Strategy and more. If you eat, you ought to attend this information packed event on Thursday, Feb. 20. More...

SCCTC Names Student of Month for December

Dr. Alice M. Davis, Administrative Director of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC), is proud to announce the SCCTC’s “Student of the Month” for December 2013. More...

Laceyville Lumber Celebrates Anniversary

Laceyville Lumber employees celebrate their first anniversary Tuesday morning with cake and door prizes. From left are: Store Manager Geoff Brock, Fred Gregg, Luella Ruhf, Dave Sickler, Kevin Jenner and Mike Gravelle. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Thank goodness for all the help the library receives to make Bingo happen on Saturday afternoons: Russ Bulick, Dylan Bulick, Taylor Salsman, Flora and Don Johnson, Judy Higley, Chrissy DeBiasi, Yvonne Sickler and, of course, the American Legion Post More...

Pickett Urges Residents to Visit Satellite Offices

Sullivan and Susquehanna County residents who have questions about any state legislation or government program offered by the Commonwealth can stop by Rep. Tina Pickett’s satellite office hours during the month of February. More...

Pickett in Favor of Public School Expenses Becoming Available Online

In another step toward greater openness and accountability, Rep. Tina Pickett has voted in favor of legislation to put all public school expenditures and revenues online. More...

Keystone College To Hold ServSafe Class

Keystone College in LaPlume will offer a ServSafe certification course on Tuesday, March 4 in the President’s Dining Room, Hibbard Campus Center. More...

Raptors on Display During Eagle Day

The Endless Mountains Nature Center (EMNC) hosted Eagle Day at the main lodge of Camp Lackawanna Sunday afternoon where a packed room of more than 100 people gathered to learn about the birds of prey brought in by Bill Streeter, director of the Delaw More...

2015 Summer Wedding Planned

Whittney Lacelle of Carlsbad, CA and Michael Lynch of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba were engaged on Jan. 17, 2014 while vacationing in Key West, Florida. More...

Schelling’s Work on Display at Dietrich

Through the month of February, all those who enter the Earnshaw Gallery at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock will be greeted by the natural landscapes in oil and acrylic by Laceyville artist George Schelling. More...

Career Center Receives Fire Truck

Students in the Security and Protective Services course program at the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC), Dimock, were the grateful recipients of a very welcome training tool last week: a fully-functional, full-sized fire truck. More...

WVHS Students Tally Thousands Of Community Service Hours

Senior projects completed by Wyalusing Valley High School students have involved over 2,400 hours devoted to community service projects. More...

New Leadership in Buy Fresh Buy Local Program

Board members of the Endless Mountain Heritage Region (EMHR) voted unanimously recently to take the Northern Tier Buy Fresh Buy Local program under their wing. More...

PennDOT Encourages Customer Calls for Maintenance Concerns

With the freeze-thaw cycle taking its annual toll on pavement, PennDOT urges motorists to call 1-800-FIXROAD (1-800-349-7623) to report the location of potholes on state roads. More...

Pickett Votes To Help Eligible Seniors

Legislation that will allow participants in the state’s two leading prescription drug assistance programs to continue eligibility for benefits if they receive income adjustments for Social Security passed the state House on Monday, Jan. More...

Named to Dean’s List

WIDENER LAW DEAN’S LIST Widener University School of Law Dean Linda L. Ammons announced the fall 2013 dean’s list of students for the Harrisburg campus. Jerika Cummiskey of New Albany, was named. UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON More...

Maria Trowbridge Named to Dean’s List

Maria Trowbridge of Meshoppen is among 2,583 students named to the Fall 2013 Dean’s List at Southeast Missouri State University. More...

Corbett Urges President to Sign Farm Bill

Gov. Tom Corbett this week hailed the passage of the federal farm bill, saying it includes his recommendations that fit the unique needs of Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry. Congress passed the bill on Feb. 4. More...

Conservation District Offers Wide Variety of Plants

The Susquehanna County Conservation District is pleased to offer a wide variety of evergreens, hardwoods, fruit trees, berry plants and flowers in their annual seedling sale. The sale will be held April 12 between 9 and 11 a.m. More...

Strong Women/Growing Stronger Program to Begin in LeRaysville

Penn State Extension will sponsor a Strong Women/Growing Stronger Program in Le- Raysville beginning on Feb. 19. Since Extension began offering the program seven years ago, over 9,000 women (and men) have participated in locations throughout PA. More...

Temporary Waiver Grants Extend Service

At the direction of Governor Tom Corbett, PennDOT has granted a temporary waiver on certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for continued smooth delivery of salt supplies for road clearing during winter storms. More...

PS Bank Marking 100th Year

Over 90 employees of PS Bank are pictured during a recent gathering to kick off the bank’s 100th year. More...

Kayakers Invited to Join New 444 Club

Avid paddlers of the Susquehanna River have long marked their progress at traversing the 444 miles of the North Branch that flows through PA and covers smaller portions of New York and Maryland. More...

PA’s Megan’s Law is in Full Effect

Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law is not affected by Monday’s state Supreme Court decision in Commonwealth v. Neiman, said Reps. Ron Marsico and Tom Caltagirone, the majority and minority chairmen of the House Judiciary Committee. More...

Pickett Offers Thoughts On New Budget Proposal

Rep. Tina Pickett said recently that she is encouraged by the priorities set forth in Gov. More...

Wyalusing UMC to Host “Afternoon of Inspiration”

PROGRAM HOPES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR VOLUNTEERS IN MISSION TEAM

On Sunday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m., the sixth annual benefit concert, “Afternoon of Inspiration” will bring many sounds of music to the Wyalusing United Methodist Church. More...

Wyalusing Senior Citizens Hold January Meeting

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens met Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the fire hall. Merna Colwell, president, welcomed the 24 members and two guests; Nancy Bendinsky and Colleen Brown. More...

Towanda Seniors to Meet Today

President Bob Whipple called the Towanda Senior Citizens’ meeting to order welcoming forty-five members, guest speaker Kristen Hamilton from Area Agency on Aging and Barbara Wood. Howard Colwell was the host for the day. More...

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