August 7, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Dog Raised Locally Aids Troopers in Drug Bust

A dog raised locally by former Wyalusing residents John and Kelly Bradley recently aided state troopers when it sniffed out drugs following what began as a routine traffic stop along Interstate 78 near Allentown last month. More...

Three County Fairs Yet to Go in the Endless Mountains

The wrapping up of another successful Troy Fair in Bradford County on July 26 leaves just three chances this season to show support for local agri-business and enjoy a traditional family friendly and community-oriented event that only a county fair c More...

Advance Sale Tickets Available for Wyoming Co. Fair Entertainment

A long lineup of entertainment is in store for those planning to attend this year’s Kiwanis Wyoming County Fair, near Meshoppen, including live concerts for which tickets are already on sale. More...

Sherwoods Donate to LIFE Center

The Friends of Fitness Committee announced that Don and Carol Sherwood have joined in the support of the LIFE Center campaign with a $10,000 contribution. More...

Hampsey to Serve as Orientation Assistant At Univ. of Scranton

Jamie Hampsey of Tunkhannock was among the 44 students who served as orientation assistants at The University of Scranton. More...

Binghamton U. Students Receive Academic Honors

Binghamton University students receive academic honors for making the Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 semester: Devlin Conrad of Montrose, Nicholas Marbaker of Montrose, Colby Lawton of Milan, Ella Daniels of Tunkhannock and Emily Lane of Sayre More...

Blue Ribbon Foundation Supports United Way of Bradford County

The Blue Ribbon Foundation of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA) is committed to supporting nonprofit agencies that respond to the needs of its neighbors throughout the region. More...

Bat Program to be Held in Dallas

The Pennsylvania Game Commission will host an educational program on Pennsylvania bats at the Northeast Region office in Dallas on Tuesday, Aug. 19. This program will start at 7 p.m. and be repeated at 8:30. More...

AARP Chapter 4423 Holds Meeting

The AARP Chapter 4423 meeting was opened by President Tom King with members reciting the Flag Salute and George Smith sharing a prayer. More...

Bradford-Tioga Head Start, Inc. Initiates Retirement Savings Plan

When starting a new business there are many things to consider. Some of these same challenges apply if you are restructuring an existing business. If you have employees, you need to decide what, if any, benefits you are going to offer. More...

Wyalusing Location of Sheldon Funeral Homes Now Open

Like many beloved businesses, Sheldon Funeral Homes was built upon the foundation of perhaps the most important thing in life—family. More...

Meshoppen Council Seeks Other Paving Options

Councilmembers of Meshoppen Borough are looking at other options regarding roadwork on three borough streets after receiving estimates from Harris Paving, Inc. of Tunkhannock stating it would cost approximately $64,000. More...

Laceyville Borough Mulling Over Police Options

At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Laceyville Borough Council, Mayor Phil Brewer raised questions about the feasibility of continuing to fund the local police department. More...

Get Up to Date With Vaccines

August is designated as National Immunization Awareness Month. The Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians (PAFP) would like to remind all Pennsylvanians to make sure they are up-todate with immunizations. More...

Tyler Hospital Receives Insight Award

Tyler Memorial Hospital was recently recognized with an Excellence through Insight Award for Overall Employee Satisfaction in the small hospital category by HealthStream, Inc. More...

Book Signing at Public Library

Brian Keeler is shown above signing a copy of his newly published book titled, “Dramatic Color in the Landscape” for area resident Kathleen Ferguson. More...

Tuscarora Wayne Employees Raise $4,422 for Wyalusing’s Relay for Life

Each year the activities committee at Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Company raises money for the Wyalusing Area Relay for Life. Relay for Life is a 12-hour walking/ fundraising event that is held each year. More...

Tewksbury Named To Dean’s List at Univ. of Rochester

Stephan Christopher Tewksbury, a junior majoring in chemical engineering at the University of Rochester, has been named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement for the Spring 2014 semester. More...

Civil War Group Cleans Monument

Members of the Silas Gore Camp 141, Sons of Union Veterans, are pictured above cleaning the monument at the Wysox Cemetery marking the grave of Civil War veteran Major General Henry J. Madill. More...

PA Helps State and National Researchers Combat Chronic Wasting Disease

Seven deer testing positive for Chronic Wasting Disease are providing researchers with valuable samples and insights on combating the deadly disease. More...

Nominations Being Sought For BEMy Awards

Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) is currently seeking nominations for its second annual BEMy Arts Awards. More...

Area Students Named to Dean’s List

The following area students were named to the Dean’s List at Paul Smith’s College during the Spring 2014 semester. More...

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