March 13, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Different Name, Same Great Event

The 25th Annual Susquehanna County Ag Day (formerly Dairy Day) got underway beneath blue skies and bright sun, despite a chill wind gusting over snowy fields that belies the approach of a spring we hope is right around the corner. More...

Wyalusing Board Members Clash

Approves New Administrator over Opposition

Tensions erupted Monday night at the Wyalusing Area School Board meeting over an agenda item asking board members to, for the purposes of operational and organizational restructuring, consider and approve a motion to create a new Act 93 position titl More...

Students Selected For ‘Who’s Who’

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford named 60 juniors and seniors to the 2013-2014 edition of “Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” Among those were: Benjamin Denault, New Albany; Erin Goodwin, Wyalus More...

Animal Science Students to Receive Assistance from New Scholarship

A retired Penn State faculty member and alumnus and his wife have established a new scholarship in support of students in the College of Agricultural Sciences with demonstrated financial need. More...

Peoples LTD Announces Earnings

Peoples LTD, holding company for PS Bank, has announced unaudited earnings for the year ending Dec. 31, 2013. Financial results for the year mark the second consecutive year of record earnings for Peoples LTD. More...

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Hosts Annual Engineering Competition

On Monday, March 10, Penn State Wilkes-Barre hosted 12 teams of 96 students from area high schools in the annual Technology Student Association’s (TSA) Test of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Sciences (TEAMS) competition, co-sponsored by More...

Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested

State police have filed multiple charges, including felony homicide by vehicle and accidents involving death or personal injury, as well as misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter, against Roger Radakovich of Hallstead. More...

Hospital Employees Celebrate Dress in Blue Day

March is designated National Colon Cancer Awareness Month with Friday, March 7 set aside for National Dress In Blue Day. Memorial Hospital employees dressed in blue and sported crazy neckties to promote awareness about colon cancer. More...

Elk Lake Debaters Earn Trip to Nationals

After a season that saw more than its fair share of tournament cancellations, the Elk Lake Forensics Team entered the Scranton Catholic Forensics League’s National Qualifying Tournament at Shikellamy High School on March 1 with a lot of questio More...

Local Students On Dean’s List

Bucknell University has released the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2013-14 academic year. More...

Students Named To Fall Dean’s List At Penn State

The following students were named to the Fall 2013 Dean’s List at Penn State Wilkes-Barre: Thomas Blasi, Dushore; Zackary Canfield, Meshoppen; Ceara Hartman, Montrose; Mary Kusmierz, Wyalusing; Desiree Laudeman, Springville; Corey Podminick, Me More...

Tips for Avoiding MoneyPak Scams

To avoid falling victim to so-called MoneyPak scams, follow these tips offered by the Better Business Bureau that warns to be on guard for a rising tide of scams involving Green Dot MoneyPaks, reloadable debit cards that are widely available nationwi More...

Annual NRA Banquet Held

Recently, the Bradford Area Friends of the National Rifle Association (NRA) held their annual banquet at the Ulster Fire Hall. An overflow crowd raised a record of over $60,000 for the Bradford County Friends’ group More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

We had a very nice turnout last Saturday for Bingo. The library was able to make a little over $100. We have one more Bingo scheduled for March 22. Please mark it on your calendar and join us. More...

North Rome Christian School Announces Spelling Bee Winners

North Rome Christian School (NRCS) recently held a school-wide spelling bee for the elementary students in fifth through eighth grade and another one for the high school students in ninth through twelfth grades. More...

Steele Honored for 60 Years of Helping Dairy Farmers

Herbert “Herb” Steele of Tunkhannock, who has spent 60 years of his life helping dairy farm families improve their herds, was honored on Friday, Feb. More...

Everybody Walk Across PA Registration Deadline Nears

The Penn State Extension staff in Bradford County invites everyone to join in a virtual walk across scenic Route 6. Gather your family and friends to form a team of five. More...

Classic Tale of ‘Tarzan’ Coming to WVHS Stage

“I had this story from one who had no business to tell it to me, or to any other. More...

Local Man Acquitted

A local man was recently found not guilty after a summary trial before the Honorable Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton. More...

Terrytown Farmers Donate to Fire Company

Terry Township dairy farmers Kevin and Donna Potter have directed a $2,500 donation to the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department (WVVFD). More...

FSA Announces New Loan Options

Funding is expected soon for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA)’s Down Payment Loan Program. This is a special loan program designed to assist socially disadvantaged and beginning farmers in purchasing a farm. More...

Bloomsburg University Graduates Announced

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has recently released its list of Fall/Winter 2013 graduates. More...

It’s March, Read Irish at the County Library

The March book discussion at the County Library at 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 18, guarantees laughs with Irish author Patrick Taylor in his novel, An Irish Country Doctor. More...

Sen. Yaw Applauds Small Business Advantage Grants

State Senator Gene Yaw recently applauded the release of $44,322 in state funds that will be made available to six small businesses in his Senate district. The funds were awarded by the Corbett Administration. More...

Pothole Repairs Planned

Due to the extreme temperature fluctuations across the region, there is a higher number of potholes on the roads. PennDOT is aware of the situation and is actively working to repair the roads as quickly as possible. More...

Royalty Legislation Subject of State House Committee Meeting

Legislation sponsored by Reps. Garth Everett, Tina Pickett, Sandra Major and Matt Baker to clarify minimum royalty payments in state law was the subject of a meeting of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Tuesday in Harrisburg. More...

Commissioner Takes Issues to Washington, DC

Wyoming County Commissioner Ron Williams represented the county’s interests in the nation’s capital during the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) 2014 Legislative Conference March 1 to 5 in Washington, DC. More...

David Brubaker Appointed to State Township Supervisors Association

David W. Brubaker, supervisor of North Towanda Township, Bradford County, has been appointed to the Nomination Committee of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS). More...

Area Couple Planning For June Wedding

Together with their families, Theresa Anne Dunlap and Charles Joseph Kivlen announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. More...

Area Student Has Literary Work Published

Sarah-Jane Abate of Montrose recently had her piece “Controlled Burn” published in Essay, a campus literary magazine at Susquehanna University. More...

Students Celebrate ‘Crazy Week’

Mrs. Kilmer’s class celebrated “Crazy Week” in honor of Dr. Seuss during the first week of March. More...

More WVHS Seniors Complete Projects

Another group of students at the Wyalusing Valley High School has completed community service projects that required a total of 580 hours to complete and brings the grand total of all senior projects completed this year to an impressive 3,447.5 hours More...

Prevent Roof Damage Caused by Heavy Snow and Ice

With winter storms coming almost continuously in some areas this season, heavy snow and ice strains your roof and puts you at risk of significant property damage. More...

DEP Announces Alternative Fuels, Vehicles and Technology Workshop

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Eastern Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Transportation (EPACT) invite stakeholders, including public and private fleet managers, local municipalities, schools, universities, non-profit entities More...

Saint Vincent College Announces Admission And Get Acquainted Day on April 12

Saint Vincent College Office of Admission and Financial Aid has announced plans for an upcoming Get Acquainted Day Open House for prospective students and their families on Saturday, April 12. More...

Insurers, Consumers and Law Enforcement Tag Team Insurance Fraud

The Pennsylvania Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority (IFPA) today announced that the reporting of insurance fraud in PA increased to an all-time record-high in 2013. More...

Pat Kane Releases Album Titled ‘Arcane Country’

Regional singer Pat Kane has been living up to his nickname “Balladeer of the Southern Tier” for over thirty years. He performs full time, playing old time Irish and American music, as well as classic standards, all around NY and PA. More...

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