June 5, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Never Too Old

Joan Ferguson, left, crosses the finish line with Carolyn Ferguson (101) and Kathleen Ferguson (85) during the Racing Heart 5K in Towanda on Saturday, May 31. More...

Energy Upgrades Move Forward

Susquehanna Commissioners Also Address Roads

Nick Sracic from Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) was once again on hand to field questions concerning energy upgrades to be done in county buildings at the regular May 28 meeting of the Susquehanna County Commissioners. More...

Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Donates for Metronome Therapy Tech Equipment

Thanks to a generous $7,890 donation from the Auxiliary, Memorial Hospital is on the cutting edge of Occupational Therapy technology. More...

Endless Mountains Nature Center Offers ‘Wild Edibles’ with Nathaniel Whitmore June 8

A walk in the woods can be healthier than an apple a day. More...

Acreage Reporting Deadline is Quickly Approaching

It’s that time of year again to visit the Bradford/Sullivan Farm Service Agency (FSA) office to complete your 2014 Crop Report. Producers have until June 15, 2014 to report any spring-seeded small grains or spring forage seeding. More...

Penn College Announces Graduates

The following graduates have been announced at Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, a special mission affiliate of The Pennsylvania State University. More...

Pickett’s Susquehanna, Sullivan County Office Hours Announced

Residents in the Susquehanna County portion of the 110th District and in Sullivan County who have questions about state government or need assistance in cutting through red tape are encouraged to contact Representative Tina Pickett during her monthly More...

FEMA Retraces Meshoppen Flood Zones

Meshoppen Borough Council received a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) regarding an increased flood risk to the community following an analysis conducted after Tropical Storm Lee in September 2011. More...

2014 Andaste District Leadership Dinner Held at Eagles Mere

Boy Scout leaders and supporters shared an evening of fun and fellowship at the Eagles Mere Country Club on May 1st. The 2014 Andaste District Leadership Dinner was opened by Leo Lambert, who served as the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. More...

Frustrations Slowly Dissolving Over New Borough Building

In Laceyville

“We’re getting there.” That’s how Laceyville Borough Council member Kristy Johnson began her report about how the proposed new borough building is progressing. More...

Herrick Twp. Resident to Celebrate 100th

Tom Limoli will be celebrating his 100th birthday on June 11. He and his wife, Theresa purchased their farm in Herrick Township in 1967 and moved here permanently in 1981. Tom has made many friends here in Bradford County over the years. More...

Towanda Couple Honored on 50th Wedding Anniversary

John, Jr. and Mary Lou Webster Kropcho of Towanda celebrated their 50th golden wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 24 at the Towanda Gun Club. DJ Bob Brenner provided music from the 60s to 80s. More...

Zurad Selected for Cancer Control Program

Dr. Edward Zurad has been selected to partner with Pennsylvania Colorectal Cancer Control Program as one of 13 community-based organizations. More...

Wyalusing Students Travel to NYC

Students from Wyalusing’s gifted program participated in a field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7. More...

Driver Hurt in Camptown Crash

State Police at Towanda have not released information about who was driving this pickup truck that slammed into the sign at Camptown’s Dandy Mini Mart just before dawn on May 20 or what caused the crash. More...

Wyalusing Twp. Accepts Donation of Road Pipe

Wyalusing Township was the beneficiary of a recent donation of a quantity of 18-inch pipe from Access Midstream Partners, LP. More...

WVES Fifth Graders Learn ‘Science is Fun’

Learning about science from books can be a bit mundane, but when it involves hands-on experiments, exercise, observational studies and the use of chemicals like liquid nitrogen, it can be quite exciting, especially for young minds. More...

NEPA Counties to Receive Over $6.6 Million in Impact Fee Revenues for 2013

Susquehanna and Wyoming counties and their municipalities are set to receive millions of dollars through the 2013 impact fee disbursement of money collected from natural gas drillers to address impacts caused by natural gas drilling, said Representat More...

Townships Applaud Commonwealth for Timely Release of Natural Gas Impact Fee Funds

The following statement was issued recently by David Sanko, executive director of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS), which represents the 1,454 townships of the second class across Pennsylvania. More...

Home Textile Tool Museum Plans Events for June

The Home Textile Museum in Orwell has a full line-up of activities planned for the month of June. Every Saturday, the museum has a special event during its regular museum hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Tulips Bloom as a Reminder of Support for a Drug-Free Lifestyle

Local schools, hospitals, churches, and business throughout Bradford County planted tulip bulbs in October 2013 during Red Ribbon Week. More...

‘Transfer Days’ Scheduled at Penn College

Pennsylvania College of Technology will offer focused academic school tours for prospective transfer students June 9 to 12. More...

Towanda Senior Citizens Meet

President Bob Whipple called the meeting of the Towanda Senior Citizens to order and welcomed 46 members and guest. Sara Romanik was guest entertainer for the meeting. More...

Donates to Locks of Love

Maizey Keeney, 4, of Dushore donated eight inches to Locks of Love. Stylist, Alleshia Ostrander of Jaime’s Place Salon and Spa, Inc. in Wyalusing cut it. Maizey is the daughter of Jason and Noreen Keeney. More...

141st PA Avoids Slaughter at Cold Harbor

Editor’s Note: This is the tenth in a series of articles covering the campaigns of the PA 141st Regiment 150 years ago during the Civil War. The regiment was comprised of men from the Northern Tier counties of Pennsylvania. More...

Volunteers Recognized For Service

At the Annual Ombudsman/ Protective Services Enrichment Conference, four local volunteers received recognition from the PA Department of Aging for their years of service to the Area Agency on Aging Volunteer Ombudsman Program. More...

Installation of Officers Held for AARP Chapter 4423

President Ruth Cleveland opened the AARP Chapter 4423 meeting by leading the group with the Flag Salute followed by George Smith sharing prayer. More...

LaFrance Named Wyalusing DAR Good Citizen Winner

The Mach-wi-hi-lusing DAR Chapter met May 21 at the Wyalusing Hotel. The regent, assisted by the chaplain, opened the meeting with the DAR rituals. More...

Tuscarora Township Municipal News

The May township meeting was held on the 26th with all supervisors, the secretary and three citizens attending. The supervisors have been looking for a used tar bucket so employees can do repairs to the Edinger Hill and Shumway Roads. More...

Wyalusing Valley Children’s Center Class of 2014

The Wyalusing Valley Children’s Center graduated 35 students from its pre-k program last Saturday, May 31st at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. More...

Academic and Music Camps at MU

Mansfield University is offering a wide variety of music and academic camps this summer. The popular Gifted and Talented Camp will be held July 13-19. More...

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