July 3, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Elk Lake Honors Guests at Meeting

Wyalusing Man Gets Diploma 57 Years Later

Three special guests were honored in the opening moments of the joint board meeting of the Elk Lake School District and the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC). More...

Wyalusing Twp. Approves Oil, Chip Bids

Municipality Accepts Over $313K in Impact Fees

The Wyalusing Township Supervisors accepted bids from Eastern Industries, Inc. and Vestal Asphalt to perform oil and chip coating on various township roads this summer. More...

PSU Offers Free Insect ID

Do you have a garden this year, are critters showing up to eat your plants, did you find an insect but are having trouble identifying it? More...

Over 800 Attend BCHA’s Farm Days 1866 Educational Program in May

The Bradford County Heritage Association (BCHA) presented Farm Days 1866, a daylong program offered free of cost to Bradford, Sullivan, Tioga and Lycoming Counties public, private and homeschooled fourth grade students. More...

Producers Reminded of Acreage Reporting Requirement

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Bradford/Sullivan County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Richard Burnett, reminds agricultural producers that July 15 is the deadline to file an acreage report for spring seeded crops. More...

UGI Warns Customers of Energy Bill Phone Scam

A number of UGI customers have received phone calls stating that they owe money for their energy bills and that nonpayment would result in having their service shut off later that day. More...

No, Freedom Isn’t Free

I heard the sound of Taps one night,When everything was still.I listened to the bugler playAnd felt a sudden chill.I wondered just how many timesThat Taps had meant “Amen.”When a flag had draped a coffinOf a brother or a friend. More...

July is Ice Cream Month

My name is Rachel Johnson and I am the 2014- 2015 Susquehanna County Alternate Dairy Princess. I feel very blessed to have the opportunity to promote and share the dairy industry within my county. More...

Pre-Trip Vehicle Check Can Make the Difference

Road trip car trouble can be a real nightmare, but performing a pre-trip car check helps drivers avoid a vacation breakdown disaster. More...

Sons of Union Veterans Cleaning Monument

As caring for Civil War monuments is one of the duties of a Sons of Union Veterans’ (SUV) Camp, on Thursday, June 26, the Private Silas Gore Camp 141, Bradford County’s SUV representatives began fulfilling this aspect of their charter by More...

Bills Passed Reducing License Fees for Disabled Veterans

The State Senate has unanimously approved legislation to offer more disabled Pennsylvania veterans reduced-fee hunting and fishing licenses, according to Senators Joe Scarnati, Lisa Baker and Scott Hutchinson. More...

Rep. Pickett Sets July Satellite Office Hours

Representative Tina Pickett recently reminded residents of the 110th District that her satellite district offices in Lawton and Laporte will be staffed on four Wednesdays throughout the month of July. More...

Gardens Updated Thanks to Eagle Scout Project

Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Unit

Eagle Scout candidate Nathan Pitcher of Boy Scout Troop 6, Towanda, finished his Eagle Scout project on June 8. The project included replacing both of the garden beds at the Skilled Nursing Unit of Memorial Hospital in Towanda. More...

PennDOT Announces Susquehanna Projects

Officials Stress Safety at Meeting

A media event conducted at their Susquehanna County (Maintenance District 4-5) location on June 26 by officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) had a two-fold purpose, said James May, Community Relations Coordinator. More...

Commissioners Approve Hires, Salaries, Purchases

Susquehanna Hires Community Corrections Officer

The Susquehanna County Commissioners opened their June 26 meeting with the convening of a meeting of the Salary Board to create one new position and approve increases for others. More...

County Jail Releases Mid-Year Report

Wyoming County Makes Public Transit Change

Wyoming County Correctional Facility Warden Kenneth Repsher provided a mid-year report during the July 1 Prison Board meeting showing “steady population” numbers at the county jail. More...

Wine Tasting & Art Auction Raises Funds for New Endless Mountains Health Systems Hospital

The Endless Mountains Medical Care Foundation recently held a fund-raising event in celebration of the life of Marjorie E. Kaufman, a long-time and devoted member of the board of directors for Endless Mountain Health Systems. More...

Keystone Announces President’s List

Dr. Thea Harrington, provost and dean of Keystone College, announced the full-time students who have been named to the President’s List for the Spring 2014 semester. The following local students were named to the President’s List: More...

There’s Still Time to Register For Cub Scout Day Camp

Cub Scout Day Camp at Connell’s Dam, between Dushore and Mildred, will be held July 7th through July 10th. More...

Impact Fees Yield Over $350K for Tuscarora Towndhip

All supervisors, the secretary and three citizens attended the June meeting at the township building. There are 41 active gas wells in Tuscarora Township. More...

Wyalusing Senior Citizens Hold Monthly Meeting

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens met at the fire hall on June 17. In the absence of the president, Bob Kellerman presided. He welcomed the 23 members and three guests. A new member, Sally Matlack, joined the group. More...

Troiano Campaign Announces July ‘Back to Future’ Tour

Nick Troiano, an independent, citizen-funded candidate for the U.S. More...

Open House Set for Mount Aloysius College

Mount Aloysius College will offer another popular open house for students looking to add one of four master’s degrees to their resume. The event will take place on Tuesday, July 8 at 6 p.m. More...

Peoples LTD Declares Dividend

Peoples LTD, the parent company of PS Bank, has announced that the Board of Directors has declared a second quarter cash dividend in the amount of $0.38 per share payable on June 30. More...

Monroeton Rodeo Back for Second Year

Due to its inaugural success and the funding it raised for the volunteer firefighters of the Monroe Hose Company, the Monroeton Rodeo is having another go-round in 2014. Scheduled for Sunday, Sept. More...

PennDOT Road Work

Drainage Improvement on Ulster Road More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

I am so excited. I just saw a beautiful, large, black bear walk across the hayfield in front of the house. The hay was just done this past weekend, so I was able to admire this magnificent animal unimpeded. More...

90th Birthday Celebrated With Five Generations of Family Members

Flossie Lines celebrated her 90th birthday at the Towanda American Legion on June 29 with many family members and friends. Including Lines, there were five generations of family in attendance. More...

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