June 12, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Clark Elected VP of County Treasurers’ Assn.

Bradford County Treasurer, Becky Clark, recently attended the annual County Treasurers’ Association of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania conference held in Lancaster. More...

Addition to Courthouse Window Project a Pricey Proposition

Wyoming County Commissioners

Wyoming County Commissioners approved an addition to the present courthouse window project, which requires painting the molding and trim at a price of $27,079, however, they soon opted not to sign the contract. More...

Rep. Pickett’s CHIP Bill Earns Committee Endorsement

Legislation designed to help families better access health insurance for their children was unanimously reported out of the House Insurance Committee, said Representative Tina Pickett, who authored the proposal as chairman of the committee. More...

Volunteers Sought For Bat Count

Pennsylvania Game Commission biologists are seeking assistance from residents in a regional monitoring effort to collect bat maternity colony data this summer. More...

Towanda Independence Day Parade

The Downtown Towanda Merchants have been busy planning Towanda’s Independence Day parade and are pleased to announce Tom Fairchild as the Grand Marshal on July 5. More...

Bradford County ‘Work With Me Day’ a Success

Thirty-three students participated in the 10th Annual Bradford County Work With Me Day that was held May 8. The event is hosted by Bradford County Transition Council. More...

Elk Lake National Honor Society Inductions

The Elk Lake Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted twenty-nine new students into the prestigious organization on the evening of Tuesday, March 25, with a candlelight ceremony in the high school auditorium. More...

Susquehanna County Dairy Princess Crowned

Mercedes Spickerman, 2013- 2014 Susquehanna County Dairy Princess passed her reign on to Rachael Grosvenor on May 23rd at the County Dairy Princess Pageant held at the Episcopal Church in Montrose. More...

‘Into the Northern Tier’ Debuts Tuesday

Into the Northern Tier, a monthly, half-hour TV show that will highlight interesting people, places and history in Tioga, Bradford and Potter Counties will premiere on the Blue Ridge Communications Cable System throughout Pennsylvania on Tuesday, Jun More...

Rt. 220 Bridge Repair in Dushore Set

A $2,409,477 bridge replacement project on Route 220 (German Street) in Dushore Borough, Sullivan County, is set to start on June 16 and is slated to conclude on Sept. 18. More...

Scenes from Wyalusing’s Sixth Grade Graduation and After Party

Presidential Awards (Silver) were presented to, from left, Aurora Baker, Matt Brown, Sydni Burgess, Dean Fahrenbach, Mitchell Felter, Clayton Franko, Mason Hagadorn, Jhaeden Hugo, Dawcin Jones, Mat J More...

Towanda Veteran Honored On 90th Birthday with Party

Robert Edward Kisner was born at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA on June 16, 1924. His parents were Frank and Pearl Kisner of New Albany. More...

70th Anniversary Party Held

Milrea and Paul Edsell celebrated their 70th anniversary with a party at their home in Potterville recently. They were married on June 4, 1944 by the Rev. A. Theron in Fountain Springs, PA, which is near Reading. More...

Development Block Grants Available

BRADFORD COUNTY NON-PROFITS AND MUNICIPALITIES ELIGIBLE

The Bradford County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program invites countywide non-profit agencies and municipalities to apply for project funding eligible for the program. More...

Tablets Awarded to Students

Six students won Nexus Tablets for having perfect attendance for at least one marking period this school year. A drawing was held for each grade with the lucky winner receiving a tablet. More...

GWCC Recipient of $560

Angela Klopf, CEO of the Community Foundation of the Twin Tiers presented a check for $560 to Carol Goodman and Wendy Gaustad representing the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce. More...

Weight Restrictions Lifted on Rt. 706 Span

PennDOT announced that it is removing the 32-ton and 40- ton-combination weight restrictions on a bridge on Route 706 in Stevens Township, Bradford County. The bridge carries Route 706 over Cold Creek, about two miles northeast of Camptown. More...

Keeler Promotes New Book and Sunnyside Band at Grovedale

Practically a lifelong artist, Brian Keeler has immortalized the townscapes and landscapes of Bradford County and other places he has been on canvas. More...

Two Injured in Route 6 Crash

A crash along Route 6 near the Wyalusing Valley Personal Care Home occurred on Monday, June 9 around 12:30 p.m. The cause of the crash has not yet been determined, however, both drivers involved in the incident sustained injuries. More...

Touch a Truck Event a Success

Kids love trucks and usually grow up playing with small toy trucks. More...

Native American Gives Blessing to County Trail

A member of the Seneca Nation of upper New York State visited Eaton Township officials on May 22 for the unveiling of a new logo developed to increase awareness of the Seneca Trail in Wyoming County, which parallels six miles of township roads and a More...

Keep Your Records Safe in Case Disaster Strikes

Some natural disasters are more common in the summer. But major events like hurricanes, tornadoes and fires can strike any time. It’s a good idea to plan for what to do in case of a disaster. More...

Picnic at Larnard-Hornbrook Park June 13 and 14

Two opportunities to picnic at Larnard-Hornbrook County Park are coming up, with plenty of food and fun for all. More...

WVES Students Hold Recess Relay for Life

Wyalusing Valley Elementary School participated in the American Cancer Society’s Relay Recess on Friday, June 6. The entire student body spent their recess time walking and playing games around the track. More...

WVHS Gridders Hike, Bike for Team

Memorial weekend was a time of honor and remembrance for those who gave their lives for this country and our freedom, but it was more than that for two Wyalusing Valley High School football players. More...

GTP Works to Prevent Future Spills

Loss of Power Cause of June 4 Incident at Towanda

The Global Tungsten & Powders Corporation (GTP) filed its report with the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Monday, following a chemical spill that occurred around 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4. More...

Ride ‘Em Cowgirl

Wyalusing sixth grader Dawcin Jones tries her hand at bull riding during Monday afternoon’s party at the Wyalusing Borough Park honoring sixth grade graduates. More...

Literacy Program to Hold Annual Banquet on June 19

The Bradford-Wyoming County Literacy Program invites the public to its Annual Recognition Banquet to be held Thursday, June 19, at 6 p.m. at the Wysox Fire Hall on Lake Road in Wysox. More...

Schoonover to Sing at Standing Stone Vesper

Ronnie Schoonover will provide special music at the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church in Standing Stone this Sunday, June 15 at 7 p.m. More...

Carlee Button is Geek of the Week

Wyalusing Public Library has chosen Carlee Button of Wyalusing as their Geek of the Week. Carlee is seven years old and will enter into second grade at the beginning of the new school year. Some of Carlee’s favorite series are Junie B. More...

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Deadline Extended

Representative Tina Pickett would like to let residents know that the deadline to apply for the state’s 2013 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is being extended from June 30 to Dec. 31. More...

Community Asked for Input in Planning Playground at Sunfish Pond

Family members of all ages are invited to stop by the Get Outdoors PA celebration starting at 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 13 and 14 at Larnard-Hornbrook County Park to contribute their ideas and support. More...

Another Consumer Alert: New Medical Phone Scam

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane recently warned consumers about unsolicited telephone calls from scammers claiming to be from a government or non-profit health organization. More...

Wizelman Given Special Award

The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT) presented Wyalusing’s Leslie Wizelman with a Partner in Philanthropy Award Tuesday morning, June 3, during the CFTT Bradford County Advisory Board meeting. More...

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