February 13, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Preliminary Budget Adopted Amid Serious Deficit Concerns

The Wyalusing Area School District board adopted a preliminary budget for the 2014-2015 school year with a vote of 5 to 3. More...

Fairdale Grange Presents Check

Members of the Fairdale Grange are pictured on Feb. 4 presenting a check to Susquehanna County Transportation, one of many ways the Grange supports the local communities. More...

Trout Stocking Schedules Now Available

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) recently announced that the 2014 adult trout stocking schedules are now available online at www.fishandboat.com.  More...

Ashlynn Nicole Cobb of Montrose Named To Juniata College’s 2013 Fall Dean’s List

One area student has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2013 Fall semester.  Ashlynn Nicole Cobb of Montrose, daughter of Brian and Kristine Cobb and a 2013 graduate of Montrose Area Senior High School was named.   More...

Guthrie Troy Campaign Salutes Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative

As the Troy area community, health care providers and staff of the Guthrie Troy Community Hospital enjoy their first months in the new facility, Guthrie would like to take a moment to recognize Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative for their support o More...

Easy Smoothie Recipe

Did you know that while brushing, flossing our teeth and visiting the dentist are important for dental health, so is getting calcium in our diet to build strong teeth?  Milk, cheese and yogurt are not only delicious treats, but a must for those More...

Farm Service Agency State Executive Director to Visit Bradford County

The Agriculture Coalition of Bradford County is hosting an Agriculture Strategy Summit on Feb. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Everybody Walk Across PA

Penn State Extension will be taking a virtual walk across scenic Route 6 from Erie to Milford visiting towns such as Wellsboro and Tunkhannock along the way.  More...

Bioharmonic Ag Topic at Upcoming Lecture

The Bradford County Library will host a lecture by Susan Bullock, owner and operator of Back Achers Farm in Rome, PA on “An Integrated Approach to Bioharmonic Agriculture,” Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m.  More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Bingo is this Saturday at the Wyalusing American Legion from 1 to 4 p.m. It is a fundraiser for the library. Please spread the word and bring a friend with you. More...

Volunteer ‘Road to Recovery’ Drivers Needed To Assist Patients Receiving Cancer Treatment

Despite remarkable progress in the fight against cancer, there are many cancer patients today whose greatest challenge isn’t lack of treatment; it’s lack of transportation. More...

Northern Tier Career Center Honor Roll

The following students have been placed on the honor roll for the second marking period at the Northern Tier Career Center, by earning a grade of 91 percent or higher:  Athens: Christopher Apgar, Haley Marie Bresett, Miranda Brown, Ashley Follet More...

Sisters to Compete in Vermont

Wyalusing’s sisters, Sophie and Maggie Poost are off to the National Forensic League’s district competition next month in Vermont.  The duo placed first at the John Parker Invitational at SUNY Oneonta on Saturday, Feb. More...

FarmSense Training Class To be Held in Wyalusing

Looking for a farm business management class to improve financial and production planning skills?  FarmSense is a finance and production education class for PA farm businesses.  Penn State Extension’s Dairy and Agricultural Entreprene More...

Fall Dean’s Lists Announced

SUSQUEHANNA U   Four local students were named to the Dean’s List:  Sarah-Jane Abate of Montrose, daughter of Murnal and Elizabeth Abate; Kayla Fuller of Meshoppen, daughter of Donald and Karen Fuller; Sarah Reynolds of Wyalusing, dau More...

Few Show for Roundtable Forum

There was a disappointing community turnout to the Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS) community roundtable forum regarding the 2014-2015 school year budget last Thursday night. More...

Meshoppen Working on DEP Compliance Issues

During Monday evening’s Meshoppen Borough Council meeting, Nicole Tyler and Ryan Ruark, both from Meshoppen Stone, addressed compliance issues that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) had brought to the borough’s attention ba More...

Demolition Bid Awarded

Wyoming County Commissioners and Prison Board

At Tuesday morning’s Wyoming County Commissioners’ meeting, they awarded the demolition project of 16 total parcels to Smart Recycling, Inc. who placed a bid of $93,800 for group one and $55,800 for group five. More...

Recognized for 50 Years as a Mason

Lime Hill resident T. R. Them, second from right, received his 50-year Masonic pin on Jan. 20, 2014 at his home. Those taking part in the presentation included, from left, Eric A. Chaffee, worshipful master of Wyalusing Lodge 618; Raymond G. More...

Applicants Sought for Every Scholarship

High school seniors pursuing studies in medicine, education or engineering are invited to apply for a scholarship offered through the Joseph R. Every Scholarship Fund. More...

Elk Lake Elementary Announces Honor Students

The following Elk Lake students achieved Honors during the second marking period of the 2013-14 school year:  More...

Upcoming Training Offering Act 48 Credits

DEP invites middle school teachers, administrators and building managers to a Thursday, March 6 training workshop in State College, Centre County on the Keystone Energy Education Program (KEEP) to teach and track energy efficiency in school buildings More...

Dean’s Lists Announced

St. Bonaventure University  The following area students have been named to the Fall 2013 Dean’s List at St. More...

Organizations Work to Reduce Heart Disease

February is American Heart Month; a month to spread awareness about the importance of heart health. Each year, countless American families are impacted by heart disease and stroke. More...

Wyoming County Realtor Named 2014 President of PA Realtors

Kim Skumanick of Tunkhannock was recently installed as the 2014 president of the PA Association of Realtors (PAR).  A realtor for 20 years, Skumanick is an associate broker with Lewith and Freeman Real Estate in its Clarks Summit office.  S More...

Relay for Life Holds Meeting

On Tuesday, Feb. 4, the committee members and team captains met at the PS Bank bringing together this year’s Relay for Life.  More...

LeRoy Heritage Museum to Present McFadden Program at Rialto Theatre

LeRoy Heritage Museum announces the first of two new local history presentations to be held at the Rialto Theatre in Canton during 2014.  More...

Memorial Hospital Raffle Winners Announced

Towanda Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary recently held their annual fund-raising raffle. They appreciate the generous donations from individuals and businesses for this very successful raffle.  Raffle winners were:  More...

St. Agnes Students Perform Alice in Wonderland

The St. Agnes School play, “Alice in Wonderland,” was performed on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 29 and 30 at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda under the direction of Mrs. Sue Christian and Mrs. More...

Fall Dean’s Lists Announced

PITT-BRADFORD   The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has named more than 300 students to its Fall Dean’s List.  Among those named were:  Josiah Bennett of Ulster, Benjamin DeNault of New Albany, Erin Goodwin of Wyalusing, Bra More...

Mansfield’s Symphony Orchestra to Present Concert

The Mansfield University (MU) Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jeff Jacobsen, will perform its winter concert on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2:30 p.m. More...

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