February 20, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

NEB Parents Group Raising Funds for Playgrounds

An elementary school playground is a big part of the educational process. It seems unfathomable, but a large number of elementary schools do not have playgrounds. More...

Memorial Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab Helps Patients Reclaim Health

February is National Heart Month. The Cardiac Rehab Program at Memorial Hospital in Towanda is all about helping people recover from a cardiac event and to help them return to a safe and enjoyable lifestyle. More...

Susquehanna County Dairy Day becomes Ag Day

The 25th annual Susquehanna County Ag Day will be held on Friday, March 7 at Elk Lake High School, Dimock. The event will kick off at 10 a.m. More...

Promoted to Assistant Underwriter

Lebanon Valley Insurance Company, Cleona, PA, a subsidiary of Tuscarora Wayne Group of Companies, Wyalusing PA, is pleased to announce the promotion of Katelyn M. Nordall to the position of Assistant Underwriter. More...

Alpha Zeta Celebrates 60th Anniversary

The Alpha Zeta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (DKG) will be celebrating its 60th anniversary at the chapter meeting on March 8 at the Athens United Methodist Church. More...

Farm Bureau Donates Items

Anthony Roberts, a member of the Leo Club, poses next to a station wagon loaded with items for the Ronald McDonald House in Danville, donated by The Bradford/Sullivan County Farm Bureau. More...

United Way to Sponsor Non-Profit Training Series

The next United Way session of the Non-Profit Training series is scheduled for March 13th at Keystone Theatre, Towanda from 9 a.m. until noon and 1 until 3 p.m. The topic is Effective Utilization of Volunteers. More...

Dental Association Sponsors Poster Contest for Third-Grade Students

Third-grade students in Pennsylvania will be asked to put their artistic skills to use this February during the Pennsylvania Dental Association’s (PDA) annual poster contest in celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Special thanks to those answering our annual fund drive: Albert Rosencrance, WEMCO, Phyllis Rosencrance, Howard Benninger, Gerald Ruhf, Gertie Caswell, Joe Sherman, Mary Glahn, Ellen Whipple, Arrow United Industries, Ted and Connie Babcock and Dandy More...

Pickett Sets Satellite Office Hours for March

Representative Tina Pickett recently announced the hours for her satellite offices in Sullivan and Susquehanna County residents and reminded residents that they can pick up forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program at those locatio More...

SCCTC Students of Month Named for January

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 January. More...

March 15 Closing Date for Crop Program

According to Richard Burnett, County Executive Director of the Bradford Sullivan Farm Service Agency (FSA), producers in Bradford and Sullivan Counties who grow crops that are not covered by Federal Crop Insurance, may want to consider coverage for t More...

Cargill Leads with Strong United Way Campaign

Raising an unprecedented $139,500 from very generous Cargill employees, plus over $30,000 in corporate gifts for United Way, Cargill contributed a grand total of $170,000 to the 2014 United Way Campaign. More...

Keystone Announces Fall President’s List

Dr. Thea Harrington, provost and dean of Keystone College, announced the full-time students who have been named to the President’s List for the 2013 fall semester. More...

Elk Lake Debater Captures District Title

The Elk Lake Forensics Team started off its 2014 qualifying season successfully at the PA High School Speech League District 8 Speech and Debate Championships on Feb. 22 by capturing the District Championship in Lincoln-Douglas Debate (LD Debate). More...

Area Students Make Dean’s Lists

DeSales University Theresa Seibert, a resident of Towanda, was among more than 600 traditional day and adult evening students from DeSales University who made the Fall 2013 Dean’s List. RIT More...

Keeping Agriculture Alive Focus of Summit

Agriculture is the longest standing industry in Bradford County, according to Tony Liguori of the Bradford County Conservation District, better yet, added Liguori, “it’s renewable, it’s sustainable.” He added that one key thin More...

SCCTC Names December Students of Month

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

Scouts Serve as Greeters At Presbyterian Church

Scouts greeted folks entering the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church on Sunday, celebrating Scout Sunday during the worship service and at a social hour following the morning’s service. More...

Felony Drug Charges Filed

Three Towanda residents are facing charges after the Pennsylvania State Police, Towanda Borough Police, Bradford County Sheriff ’s Department and the Pennsylvania State Parole Department executed a search warrant at their Chestnut Street apartm More...

Wyoming County Honors Long-Time Voters

At their Feb. 25 meeting, the Wyoming County Commissioners recognized three long-time Wyoming County voters who were made members of the Voters Hall of Fame in recognition of their 50 years of voting. More...

Wreaths Donated to Hospice

An enthusiastic group of residents at Memorial Hospital’s Personal Care Home in Towanda got together for an art project to create heart wreaths to donate to hospice patients. More...

First Citizens Announces Scholarship Deadline

The deadline for submitting applications for the First Citizens Community Bank MU Scholarships and the Ag Scholarship is March 15, 2014. More...

Corbett and DEP Announce $8 Million in Alternative Fuel Vehicle Incentive Grants

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Ironworkers Endorse Smith

The members of Ironworkers Local 401 endorsed Mark Smith for Lieutenant Governor this week. This is the second Philadelphia labor union to back him. More...

Master Gardeners Offer Top 10 Herbs and Vegetable Garden Programs

The Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County are offering two programs: Top 10 Herbs for Cooking and Digging into Vegetable Gardening through the Montrose Adult School on Saturday, March 15 at St. More...

Servedio Named Presidential Scholar

Lorenzo James Donato Servedio of Sayre, a freshman majoring in aeronautical engineering and mechanical engineering, was named a Presidential Scholar for the Fall 2013 semester at Clarkson University. More...

Stup Named Branch Sales Manager at AgChoice Farm Credit

Richard Stup, Ph.D. of Mifflinburg, was recently named AgChoice Farm Credit’s branch sales manager for the Susquehanna Valley (Lewisburg) and Endless Mountains (Towanda) branch offices. More...

Guthrie Named Among Top 100 Organizations

Pennsylvania Business Central (PBC) recently named Guthrie one of the Top 100 Organizations of 2013. More...

Misericordia to Introduce Doctor Of Nursing Practice

The Department of Nursing at Misericordia University is introducing the online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program for the fall semester— the third doctoral program at the University to accommodate the needs of busy health care prof More...

Guthrie Hospice Seeks Volunteers

Guthrie Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide comfort and support for hospice patients during day, evening and weekend hours. More...

Thirty-three Rail Projects Approved for State Funding Through Three Programs

Gov. Tom Corbett announced recently that 33 rail freight improvement projects that will help sustain more than 43,000 jobs across PA were approved for funding from three PennDOT managed programs. More...

Community Foundation Looking For Scholarship Applicants

It’s that time of year again. The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT) is seeking applicants for a variety of scholarships. More...

Gannon to Perform in St. Patrick’s Parade

Abigayle Gannon of Wysox has been selected to perform in the Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade with the Kutztown University Dance Team. The parade begins March 16 at noon at the intersection of JFK Blvd. and 16th St. More...

Five Rivers Council Recognizes Packs, Troops and Leaders

At its annual meeting in Horseheads, NY, the Five Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America recognized the outstanding efforts of some of its units and their leaders. Local packs and troops were among those honored in three categories. More...

Be Healthy with Three Servings of Dairy Each Day

I hope everyone is enjoying 2014 so far. Let’s be healthy this year. My suggestion would be to get three servings of dairy each day. This commitment is very easy to keep and there are many benefits. More...

Sayre Grad Joins Honor Society

Louisburg College is pleased to announce that Nicholas Skerpon of Sayre was recently inducted into the College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges. More...

Gardening Day Set for March 22

The PSU Master Gardeners of Bradford County are pleased to announce their ninth annual Endless Mountains Gardening Day to be held on Saturday, March 22, at the Northern Tier Career Center in North Towanda. More...

Area Men Make Dean’s Lists

Delaware Valley College Dr. More...

Susquehanna County Conservation District to Host Contractor’s Workshop

The Susquehanna County Conservation District invites all who are interested in earth moving, road construction and permitting of earth moving projects to attend the annual Contractor’s Workshop on March 13. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

What a fantastic turnout the library had for their very first trivia night. Sponsored by the law firm of Niemiec, Smith & Pellinger and held at the American Legion Post 534 in Wyalusing, it was almost standing room only. More...

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