March 20, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Local Fire Companies Getting Animal Rescue Masks

Wyoming County Commissioners Meeting

One of the items discussed at the Wyoming County Commissioners’ meeting on March 11 was that Laceyville, Meshoppen and Mehoopany fire departments are three of the 12 departments in the county that will be recipients of animal rescue oxygen mask More...

PennDOT, DEP Invite Volunteers To Join Statewide Spring Cleaning

PennDOT and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania effort that runs through May 31. More...

Yaw Encourages Local Fire Companies to Apply for Funding

State Senator Gene Yaw is encouraging local fire companies within his Senatorial District (Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union) to apply for the Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant Program administered by the Department of Conservation an More...

Office of Attorney General Responds to Yaw Letter

State Senator Gene Yaw recently announced that the Office of Attorney General has responded to his letter requesting an official inquiry into the post-production cost deduction practices of Chesapeake Energy. More...

Brandon Meng Receives Service Member of Year Award

Staff Sergeant (S/Sgt.) Brandon Meng has been in the United States Marine Corps for almost 12 years. Meng is a platoon staff sergeant in Alpha Company, Wounded Warrior Battalion East at Camp Lejeune, NC. More...

Lyme Disease Program to Be Held at Northeast Bradford

“A Hope 4 Lyme,” an organization of concerned individuals announces a community awareness and information program to be held at the Northeast Bradford Elementary School auditorium in Rome on Saturday, April 5, from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

Nominations Wanted for Tunkhannock Woman of Year

The Tunkhannock Business and Professional Women’s Local (BPW) is seeking nominations to honor a “Woman of the Year.” Nominees must be actively employed or must have been actively employed prior to retirement. More...

Repsher Honored for 50 Years of Membership During Legion’s 95th Birthday

Carlton Repsher was recognized for his 50 years of membership to Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 by Commander Benjamin Chamberlin, members and guests at the annual American Legion birthday dinner held on Saturday evening. More...

Farm Succession and Transition Workshop Slated

Do you own a farm business and are looking towards the future, perhaps retiring, scaling back from farming or transitioning from a farm business to take on another adventure? More...

Learning Forward Scholarship Applications Now Available

The Learning Forward Project, a scholarship program created in 2009 by Kevin and Becky Price Smith of Herrick Township for students and adults pursuing a higher education, is now accepting applications for the 2014/2015 school year. More...

Foundation Introduces New Executive Director

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) recently welcomed Kelly Cole White as their new Executive Director. More...

Bereavement Support Group To Be Held

Guthrie Hospice will offer a five-week Community Bereavement Support Group each Wednesday from April 2 through April 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the 2 North conference room at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. More...

Bradford County Conservation District To Host Events with Wine and Pancakes

Choose which event best fits your taste, wine or pancakes? The Bradford County Conservation District is hosting two separate workshops to help you develop a manure management plan for your operation. More...

State Senator Baker Seeks Re-Election

Citing her ability to deliver legislative results and her deep involvement in issues crucial to the future of the region, state Senator Lisa Baker announced she is running for reelection. More...

NTCC Students Attend Competition

Northern Tier Career Center Skills USA members attended the District 6 Skills USA Competitions held Jan. 31 at Pennsylvania College of Technology and Feb. 7 at Northern Tier Career Center. More...

Search for Bradford County Dairy Princess Underway

Are you interested in serving the dairy industry and promoting healthy, delicious products? If so join the Bradford County dairy committee on April 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Abate Named To Who’s Who

Sarah-Jane Abate, of Montrose, was among 76 Susquehanna University students named to the 2014 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Abate is a senior creative writing major at Susquehanna. More...

Warner Guest Speaker at Towanda Senior Citizens

The March 6 meeting of the Towanda Senior Citizens was called to order by President Bob Whipple at noon with 56 members and guests present. More...

Write Your Own Book Authors Honored

Young authors were honored at a reception for the 25th Annual Write Your Own Book Competition on Saturday, March 8, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. This year there were 63 entries from Athens, Canton, Northeast, Towanda, Troy, St. More...

Central Bradford County Chamber Of Commerce to Hold Annual Dinner

The 2014 Central Bradford County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner (CBCCC), Thursday March 27 at the Towanda Country Club promises to be a fun, informative night of community networking. More...

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