August 14, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Human Services Funding Increase Requested

Wyoming County Costs Up $25K

Wyoming County Chief Clerk Bill Gaylord estimates the county will be faced with an increase of around $25,000 in Human Services expenses for the 2015-16 fiscal year after commissioners were presented with the Children & Youth Services (CYS) budge More...

POLICE BLOTTER

Editor’s Note: If you have additional information about any of the investigations listed below, contact the Pennsylvania State Police barracks at the following telephone numbers: Towanda, 570-265-2186; Tunkhannock, 570-836-2141; Gibson, 570-465 More...

Gathering of Singers, Songwriters at Dietrich

The 13th annual Gathering of Singers & Songwriters will be at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Bradford County United Way Holds Planning Workshop

United Way of Bradford County held a Campaign Planning Workshop recently to discuss plans for the upcoming 2015 campaign. More...

Southwestern Energy Fined For Unpermitted Drilling

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) this week announced it has fined Southwestern Energy Production Co. More...

Local Woman ‘Geeks’ Grandchildren, Cultivates Passion for Reading

The libraries of Bradford County are taking part in a public awareness campaign designed to make people in local communities more aware of the vital role of public libraries and bring attention to the critical funding issues many libraries face. More...

Area Singers Invited to Join Mansfield Festival Chorus

Area singers are invited to join the Mansfield University (MU) Festival Chorus for the 2014-15 season. The chorus, directed by Peggy Dettwiler, will meet on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. in Steadman Theatre beginning Tuesday, Aug. 26. More...

OYW Finalists Work Out at Edge Fitness Center

The Edge Fitness & Martial Arts Center hosted the 2015 Outstanding Young Woman (OYW) finalists for a Cross Fit workout with trainer Judy Rockwell. More...

Rt. 409 Bridge Now Open

The Route 409 bridge in Wyalusing Township is open and the detour has been lifted. A PennDOT bridge crew in Bradford County began a bridge replacement project on Route 409 in Wyalusing Township on Monday, June 16. More...

Wyalusing Students Attend STEM Program

Nineteen students in the sixth through eighth grade classes at Wyalusing took part in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program in Ulster over the past few weeks. More...

Heritage of Boating Comes To Life at Harveys Lake

Historic, antique and classic boating comes to life when the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society, Inc. (ACBS) hosts the 24th Annual Boat Show at Grotto Marina at Harveys Lake on Saturday, Aug. 16. More...

WYALUSING VALLEY MUSEUM ASSOCIATION

Have you ever found an arrowhead? It is not uncommon for people walking through freshly-plowed fields to find stones shaped by human hands. More...

Area Methodists Call for Old-Time Sunday-go-to-Meeting Service

Back in the heydays (1850s to 1950s) of the most prolific and popular Protestant church services in the United States, it was common for 500 to 1,000 or more worshippers to gather in a church or other central place. On Sunday, Aug. More...

Sara Romanik to Perform At Standing Stone Vespers

The Standing Stone Vesper Church welcomes Sara Romanik as special guest on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. Sara Romanik is married to Walter Romanik and they have four children and five grandchildren. More...

August Book Discussion on 24 Hour Bookstore at County Library

The August book discussion at the Bradford County Library will feature Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore, a novel by Robin Sloan, combining devoted page-turners and the Google Empire. More...

Wyalusing Library Has New Chairs

Thanks to Bradford County Regional Arts Council we are ending the summer programming with two great programs. More...

Access Midstream Donates to WAEF

$2.5K to Support Teacher Venture Grant Program

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) recently received a $2,500 donation from Access Midstream. The donation will be allocated to the foundation’s Teacher Venture Grant Program for the 2015-2016 school year. More...

Elk Lake Hires Music Teacher

Tonya Boatman Named Choral Instructor

At the Aug. 6 joint meeting of the Elk Lake School District and the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center (SCCTC) boards, the district was pleased to approve the hiring of Tonya Boatman in the position of high school choral instructor. More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Timothy Clark, Towanda More...

A Dose of Prevention: Protecting Our Children from Medicine Abuse

Drug overdoses have now surpassed car crashes as the leading cause of accidental death in the United States according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Every 19 minutes, one American dies from an unintentional drug overdose. More...

Warren Resources Acquires Citrus Energy Marcellus Assets

Warren Resources, Inc. announced on Aug. 11 that it has closed on its previously announced acquisition of the Marcellus assets of Citrus Energy Corporation and two additional working interest owners for $352.5 million. More...

Master Gardeners’ Slate Annual Tasting Event

The PSU Master Gardeners of Bradford County invite the public to the annual tasting of treats featuring locally grown produce. The cooks and gardeners will be on hand with recipes and tips for replicating the treats at home. More...

Memorial’s PCH Residents Enjoy River Cruise

Residents of Memorial Hospital’s Personal Care Home (PCH) recently enjoyed a trip to Susquehanna State Park in Williamsport for a cruise on the Queen of the Susquehanna Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat. More...

PLCB Lowers Tavern Gaming License Fee

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) recently unanimously voted to lower the license fee of a Tavern Gaming License from $2,000 to $500. More...

Historic Laquin Road to Reopen Aug. 16

Ribbon Cutting Set for 9 a.m.

The Bradford County Commissioners have announced the grand reopening of the old road between Sunfish Pond and the old town of Laquin. The road has been closed since 1997 but over the last year it has been undergoing repairs and on Aug. More...

Water Quality App Available

Penn State Extension is offering an innovative new mobile device application—or app—called “H2OSolutions,” to help private water system owners and professionals evaluate wells, springs and cisterns. More...

USDA Loans Available

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Pennsylvania Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Bill Wehry, recently announced that farmers and ranchers still have time to apply for low interest 2014 loans available through FSA’s direct farm More...

Wyalusing Parade Highlights

It’s a Circus Out There

Top Floats in Last Night’s Parade The judges’ choices for the top entries in last night’s Wyalusing Firemen’s Parade included Best High School Marching Band, Wyalusing Valley High School; Norm Felter Award for Best Car, Jake More...

Baker Announces Office Hours

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

Gospel Group to Perform In Herrickville Aug. 24

Williamson Branch, a family band rich in tradition, ripe with potential and diverse in taste, will perform in Herrickville on Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. They entertain with bluegrass, country and gospel music. More...

Ace Family Holds Reunion in Endwell

Sunny skies and pleasant breezes welcomed family members to the annual Ace Reunion at Highland Park in Endwell, NY, on Sunday, Aug. 10. More...

Pickett Encourages Residents to Stop by During August Office Hours

Residents within the Sullivan and Susquehanna County portion of the 110th District are encouraged to stop by the satellite offices of Representative Tina Pickett during the special hours she has scheduled in August. More...

Sunfish Pond Community Build Project to Feature Playground

The Bradford County Commissioners have announced that Sunfish Pond County Park will be getting a new custom-designed and built playground. Play by Design will be coming to Bradford County the week of Aug. More...

Free Admission for Senior Citizens and Veterans at Wyoming County Fair

In support of the area’s elderly and military veterans, the Kiwanis Wyoming County Fair will be hosting Senior Citizens’ Day on Wednesday, Aug. 27 and Veterans’ Day on Saturday, Aug. More...

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