May 1, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Slow-Cooked BBQ Becomes ‘Naturally Convenient’

In Laceyville:

Many southern states like Texas, Tennessee, and Louisiana are renowned for their own unique styles of barbecue flavors and slow-cooking methods. More...

Curly Participates in the 50th Anniversary of 4-H Capital Days

Susquehanna County 4-Her Callie Curley was recently among 88 4-H’ers from 38 counties across the state who met in Harrisburg for the annual Pennsylvania 4-H Capital Days program. More...

Keystone College to Host Open House

Keystone College will host an Open House on Sunday, May 4 at its LaPlume campus. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the Open House program will start at 9:30 a.m. More...

Weather Spotters Training Class to be Held May 5

The National Weather Service in Binghamton, NY will be conducting a Basic SKYWARN (weather spotters) training class on May 5 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. More...

Camp FLEA Set at Camp Brulé

The Sullivan and Bradford County Sheriff Departments are still taking applications for its summer program called Camp FLEA (Family Life Enrichment Adventure) to be held June 28 thru July 1 at Camp Brulé in Sullivan County. More...

Friends of the Bradford County Library Seeking New Memberships

The Friends of the Bradford County Library will meet on Monday, May 5 at 10:30 a.m. in the conference room to discuss new membership. The Friends wish to attract new, enthusiastic members with thoughts for helping the library grow. More...

Winding River Players to Host an Evening of Theater

The Winding River Players will host the Towanda High School Speech and Drama Team for an evening of theater. All proceeds from this event will go to the team for competition expenses. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Our Geek of the Week last week was our very own Yvonne Sickler. Her Geek is Photography. Yvonne is the treasurer on the board of directors and a very good friend to the library. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

The May trustee meeting will be Monday, May 5 at 6 p.m. Many thanks to Rob Wiles for cleaning up and mowing our backyard. We really appreciate all the clean up he does around town. More...

Tourism Week to be Held in a Variety of Ways

The Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau (EMVB) is gearing up for Travel and Tourism Week, May 3 to 11. More...

Susquehanna Commissioners OK Personnel Changes

The Susquehanna County Commissioners made several personnel and policy changes when they met on April 23. The first changes took place in a salary board meeting, which was convened prior to the regular meeting. More...

SM Smith Donates $5K to Proposed LIFE Center

The Friends of Fitness Committee recently announced that SM Smith & Co., Inc. has joined in the support of the LIFE Center campaign with a $5,000 contribution. More...

Rt. 87 Repaving Project Set

A $1,181,503 resurfacing project along 3.8 miles of Route 87 in Sullivan County is set to start next week. More...

Residents Encouraged to Visit Pickett’s Satellite Offices

Rep. Tina Pickett reminded local residents in the Sullivan and Susquehanna County areas that a member of her staff is available to meet with them during special satellite office hours during the month of May. More...

Common Misconceptions about Fuel Efficiency

Fuel efficiency is an important issue for car buyers, and understandably so. Conserving fuel is good for drivers’ budgets and the planet, so the concept of fuel efficiency would seem to benefit everyone. More...

Odometer Fraud Cheats Buyers

Purchasing a used vehicle carries some risks. A used car buyer may not know the complete history of the vehicle or if any shortcuts were taken regarding its maintenance. More...

Cloudy Headlamps a Significant Safety Concern

Many drivers feel less comfortable behind the wheel at night than they do during the day, when daylight makes it easier to see fellow motorists as well as pedestrians. More...

Travel Tips for a Safe and Successful Road Trip

A good road trip can be the ultimate spring or summer experience. With the open road ahead, life’s troubles seem to melt and there’s just the oneness of the driver and the road. More...

Towanda Man Convicted of Aggravated Indecent Assault

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that Torie S. Garner was recently convicted in a jury trial in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas in Towanda. More...

Commissioners Proclaim May as Mental Health Awareness Month

The Bradford County Commissioners passed a proclamation marking May 2014 as Mental Health Awareness month. More...

Elk Lake Student Raises Autism Awareness with Senior Project

Bethany Walter wanted to convey a message with her senior project…a message she has been trying to get across for practically her entire life. The message? Acceptance. More...

Annual Roadside Cleanup Slated for Saturday

Cleaner & Greener of the Endless Mountains will be hosting a roadside cleanup along Route 6 this Saturday, May 3. Those who would like to participate are encouraged to meet behind the Laceyville Fire Hall at 8:45 a.m. More...

Agritourism Workshop To be Held

The Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network (PAWAgN) will be sponsoring an indepth field day on incorporating Agritourism into your farm enterprise at Berry Fields Farm in New Albany on May 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

May is Older Americans Month

Older adults have made countless contributions and sacrifices to ensure a better life for future generations. Since 1963, communities across the country have shown their gratitude by celebrating Older Americans Month each May. More...

Celebration of the Bluebells to be Held May 4

The Endless Mountains Nature Center will present Celebration of the Bluebells, Sunday, May 4 at 1 p.m. at the Nature Center Lodge on Vosburg Road in Tunkhannock. More...

National Music Week May 4 to 11

Mayor Jean Reinhart signed a proclamation on Monday, designating the week of May 4-11 as National Music Week with the theme, “Music…the Dance of Life.” Reinhart, center, signs the proclamation and is accompanied by Wyalusing Musica More...

Help Letter Carriers ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ on May 10

Residents throughout Pennsylvania are being asked to help feed the needy by participating in the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) in conjunction with the Postal Service. More...

Susquehanna Dairy Princess Candidates Sought

Once again Susquehanna County is seeking candidates to serve as Dairy Princess. Single young ladies between the ages of 16-24 with interest in the dairy industry may want to consider devoting time to promote the industry. More...

PBIS Pep Rally Teaches Respect

The Wyalusing Valley Elementary School held its thirdquarter “Positive Behavior Intervention Support” (PBIS) Rally on April 16 in the gymnasium. More...

WVHS Senior, Junior Royalty Named

Members of the WVHS Junior Prom Court are pictured at Saturday night’s prom and include: Luke Fusco, Ryan Force, Warner Mendoza, Dylan Otis, Jordan Schools, Matt Woodruff, Ethan Ace, Morgan Sut More...

Drug ‘Take Back’ Yields Pounds of Pills

It was yet another successful attempt by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on Saturday, April 26 to rid people’s medicine cabinets and drawers of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. More...

Sen. Baker Announces May Office Hours

Senator Lisa Baker announced that Field Representative Tom Yoniski will be available for consultation from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. More...

Tips for Getting Mom a Great Automotive Gift for Mother’s Day

It’s time to be seriously thinking about Mother’s Day. A great place to look for useful ideas is her driver’s seat, especially if Mom spends a lot of time behind the wheel. More...

Get the Best Deal on Auto Insurance

Owning a motor vehicle is not cheap. In addition to the purchase price of the vehicle, owners must also pay for routine maintenance as well as fuel. More...

Topics to Discuss Before Hiring Your Next Mechanic

Few decisions weigh as heavily on automobile owners as their choice of a mechanic. More...

Demand for Diesel Vehicles Increasing Due to Redesigns

Today’s diesel vehicles have been redesigned and reimagined, making them a growing commodity for buyers. More...

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