March 6, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Wyalusing Supervisors Accept Truck Bid

The Wyalusing Township Supervisors covered few issues at their brief monthly meeting March 4 at the township building on Route 6, which included discussing bids on the advertised dump truck and reviewing a proposal for the 2014 mowing season. More...

Meshoppen Crosswalk Safety Discussed

Monday night’s meeting of the Meshoppen Borough Council was called to order by President John Bunnell at 7:35 p.m. More...

North Rome Christian School Announces Geography Bee Winner

North Rome Christian School recently hosted its annual building level National Geographic Bee competition. The school level bee, at which students answer oral questions on geography, was the first round in the 26th annual National Geographic Bee. More...

Happy 70th Terry

It was planned as a surprise 70th birthday party for Wyalusing’s Terry Keeney, but when the frigid weather had Terry talking about returning to Florida a couple days before the party was set to take place on March 1, Terry’s wife Barb tol More...

Susquehanna County Dairy Day Event Renamed

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...

Agricultural Career Opportunities Abound

A career in agriculture can prove richly rewarding. More...

Thomas Sentenced in Montrose

Two years after Joshua Rogers and Gilberto Alvarez were shot and killed by Lloyd Thomas of Hallstead, the families and friends of all three men gathered in the Susquehanna County Courthouse on the afternoon of March 3 to hear the fate of the man who More...

Find a Gown They All Will Love

Close friends and family members are an important component of a couple’s wedding day. More...

Tuxedo Purchasing Pointers

Gentlemen getting ready to tie the knot will have to make certain wardrobe choices so they look their best on their big day. Although many grooms-to-be rent tuxedos on their wedding day, it may be more cost-effective to purchase a tuxedo. More...

Benscoter, O’Connor Plan Fall Wedding

Nicole Benscoter and Stephen O’Connor are proud to announce their engagement. 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...

Explore Unique Cake Flavor Combinations

A wedding cake is the piece de resistance of the wedding ceremony. Guests anxiously await the unveiling of the cake near the end of the festivities. Modern cakes are showpieces grander in scale than in years past. More...

An Argument For Artificial

Flowers, flowers and more flowers. Beautiful blooms and foliage are usually an integral part of decorating and setting the mood for a wedding. More...

Donate, Recycle and Reuse for a Greener Wedding

Sometimes a wedding can be a testament to excess. In order to make an impression and please every guest, couples often go above and beyond with regard to food, favors, flowers, and much more at their weddings. More...

Couple Announces Engangement

Ashlee Doss and Patrick Butkiewicz of Sugar Run are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The couple will be wed in Tunkhannock on Sept. 20, 2014. More...

Roles of the Best Man And Maid Of Honor

Being chosen as a best man or a maid of honor is a significant and meaningful honor. More...

Organization Tips for Couples Planning a Wedding

Couples planning a wedding quickly realize just how challenging a task planning can be. From paring down the guest list to arranging the music to choosing a menu for the reception, couples must make several decisions when planning their big days. More...

Broschart, Porter Exchange Vows

Jeffrey Michael Porter of Laceyville and Kim Marie Broschart of Overton were united in marriage on Sept. 21, 2013. Father Joseph Hornick officiated at the 12:30 p.m. double-ring ceremony at St. Basil’s Catholic Church in Dushore. More...

Boback, Major Schedule Second Concealed Carry Seminar

Representatives Karen Boback and Sandra Major recently announced that a second concealed carry seminar has been scheduled for Wyoming County. More...

Women’s Forum on Violence at Dietrich March 16

On Sunday, March 16 at 3 p.m. at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, all are invited to a Women’s Forum on Violence Against Women in Northeastern PA. More...

Penn College Open House March 29

Prospective students and their families can discover the diverse “degrees that work” offered by Pennsylvania College of Technology and explore campus life when the college holds an Open House on Saturday, March 29. More...

Boyanowski Graduates From Morrisville

Denae Boyanowski, a resident of Laceyville, graduated from Morrisville State College in December. She is the daughter of Dennis and Sherre Boyanowski and a graduate of Wyalusing Valley High School. More...

Keep PA Beautiful Sponsoring Contest

Win Cash Prizes for Best Two-Minute Video

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is announcing their annual Great American Cleanup of PA video contest. More...

Scout Leaders Attend Training

Cubmaster Sue Gibbs and Den Leader Mark Miller of Wyalusing’s Pack 8 participated in a Rain Gutter Regatta at the recent Five Rivers Council’s University of Scouting training event. More...

Guthrie Awards $5,000 Community Benefit Grant to Head Start Program

Guthrie recently awarded $5,000 to Bradford-Tioga Head Start, Inc. in support of a new program that will address childhood obesity in children between the ages of three and five. More...

Quilt Donated to Hospice Raffle

Trudy Ventello, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, left, along with Renay Chapman, right, proudly display this beautiful “Cancer Awareness and Support” quilt. More...

Conservation Seedlings Available

The Bradford County Conservation District is once again making seedlings available to the general public for a wide variety of uses. More...

Church Street Zoning Issue Takes Surprising Turn

A zoning issue—that centers on a former residence on Wyalusing’s Church Street that’s been converted into a business—has taken a surprising turn that likely will finally put the matter to rest. More...

Commissioners Discuss Purchase of Drug Dog

Susquehanna County

When the Susquehanna County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Feb. More...

Smith: ‘Keep the Pressure On’

Bradford Commissioners Happy with Royalty Rally

The Bradford County Commissioners gave thanks to over 100 people who showed up at the courthouse on Valentine’s Day, in support of House Bill 1684. More...

Head Start Enrollment Opens for 2015

Bradford-Tioga Head Start, Inc. is now enrolling preschoolers for the 2014-2015 school year. More...

First Responder Pipeline Emergency Training Offered

Connection for Oil, Gas & Environment in the Northern Tier, Inc. More...

Bradford County Humane Society to Host Read with Shelter Cats

The Bradford County Humane Society (BCHS) has many cats available for adoption that are seeking volunteers to assist with socialization. More...

Ashley Shotwell Named to Dean’s List

Ashley Shotwell has been named to the Fall 2013 Dean’s List at University of the Sciences. Shotwell of Tunkhannock is a doctor of pharmacy student. More...

AARP Chapter Holds Monthly Meeting

President Ruth Cleveland opened the Feb. 11 meeting of the AARP Chapter 4423 by leading the group with the Flag Salute followed by The Lord’s Prayer, recited by the members and guests. More...

Challenges Facing Farmers Today and Tomorrow

Though farming was once big business in the United States, by 2012 less than one percent of Americans were professional farmers. Many challenges face today’s farmers, many of which are largely unknown to the general public. More...

Safety Essential When Visiting a Farm

The nursery rhyme does not state, “Old MacDonald had a farm and on this farm there was a bunch of dangerous things.” But maybe it should? More...

Rauchut, Tewksbury Wed in Philadelphia

Colleen Marie Rauchut, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Rauchut of Warminster, PA and Richard Joseph Tewksbury, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bart Tewksbury of Laceyville, PA were married on Oct. 12, 2013. More...

Tips When Toasting the Bride and Groom

Toasting the bride and groom at a wedding reception is a responsibility that typically falls on the shoulders of the bride’s father as well as the best man and the maid of honor. More...

Adams, Whyte Plan 2015 Vows

Stacey Adams and Devon Whyte wish to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be lives in Laceyville and is the daughter of Kris and Peggy Adams. She attended the Pennsylvania College of Technology and currently works at M&T Bank in Dushore. More...

Tewksbury to Wed Tourscher

Mr. and Mrs. Brett Tewksbury of Spring Hill, announce the engagement of their daughter, April Tewksbury to Eric Tourscher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Tourscher of Dushore. More...

How to Calm Those Last-Minute Jitters

Brides- and grooms-to-be are often nervous when the day they will tie the knot finally arrives. More...

Wedding Advice: Be Open to Ideas and Expertise

Once you announce your plans to get married, there’s a good chance that people close to you will be ready and willing to dispense their share of advice. Some words of wisdom will be priceless, while others you can store away for another day. More...

Tofts, Lyne Engagement Announced

Curt and Candice Tofts of Troy wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Kristine Tofts to Derek Lyne. The future groom is the son of Larry and Peg Lyne of South Auburn. More...

Wearing Hand-me-down Gowns

Brides-to-be devote plenty of time to thinking about their wedding gowns, and some women spend months scouring stores for their ideal designs. But what if the perfect gown is already tucked away in a family member’s closet? More...

Picking the Right Reception Favors

Planning a perfect wedding is no small undertaking. From scheduling venues and hiring vendors to tasting menus, lots of decisions must be made when planning a wedding. But when the pieces fall into place, the entire day can be magical. More...

Couple Plans Mississippi Wedding

Courtney O’Connor, Carbondale, and Devin Linthicum, Lucedale, MS are pleased to announce their engagement. Courtney is the daughter of Keith and Tracie O’Connor of Carbondale and Christine and Lindy Wilbur of Lawton. More...

Sugar on Snow Event At Mt. Pisgah State Park

Although this winter seems long and endless, there are signs of spring appearing almost daily. More...

Wyalusing Senior Citizens Hold February Meeting

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, the Wyalusing Senior Citizens met at the fire hall. Merna Colwell, president, welcomed the 20 members and two guests, Barbara Capwell and Diane Elliott. More...

The Garden Club of Towanda to Resume Meetings

On Tuesday, March 10, at 6 p.m., the members and guests of the Garden Club of Towanda will begin the year with a covered dish dinner meeting. More...

Jessica Carr of Stevensville Participates in Service Trip

Jessica Carr, a Stevensville resident and student at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, recently participated in the College’s Students Engaged in Reflective Volunteer Experiences (SERVE) trip to Austin, TX. More...

Hospice Honors Chaplain

At a recent Memorial Hospital Hospice interdisciplinary team meeting, a celebration to acknowledge Rev. Richard Davis and his five years of service was held. More...

Extension Office Hosts Conference

The Penn State Extension 2014 Crop Conference was held at Wysox Fire Hall on Feb. 11. Freezing temperatures did not keep seventy-three producers, nine speakers and 25 sponsors away. More...

Bluebird Presentation to be Held at County Library

The Bradford County Library presents Emily Rizzo, discussing “Bluebirds: Inside the Nest Box,” on Thursday, March 20 (the first day of spring) at 7 p.m. More...

Waiver Extended for Commercial Drivers Hauling Salt

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

Eighteen Films Slated for Dietrich Theater’s Spring Film Festival

Whether you are interested in period-piece dramas, documentaries or films from around the world, the Dietrich Theater’s Spring 2014 Film Festival will have a great selection of eighteen foreign, independent and art films for local movie goers t More...

Bradford County Historical Society to Hold St. Patrick’s Day Gala

The Bradford County Historical Society will host its annual St. Patrick’s Day Gala on Monday, March 17 in the Great Room of the museum at 109 Pine Street in Towanda. More...

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