October 13, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

'Hallowinefest' Coming to WC Fairgrounds Oct. 29

What could make for a better way to usher in Halloween than dressing up in your favorite costume, enjoying some great music and sampling fine local wines?  You can do all this at the Endless Mountains Hallowinefest set to take place on Saturday, More...

Wyoming County Sentencings for September

Several sentences were handed down in Wyoming County Court in September. All sentences carry with them appropriate court costs and fees, any applicable fines and community service and/or restitution where so ordered.  More...

WVHS’s Homecoming Queen

Photo by Bob Hutchings Marissa Voda, a senior at Wyalusing Valley High School, receives congratulatory kisses from Will Martin, left, and Dawson Otis, right, on her selection as 2016 Homecoming Queen More...

Northeast Bradford Band Takes Top Honors in Columbus Day Competition

Northeast Bradford High School Panthers marching band took first place in all three categories at the recent Tournament of Bands Competition, which is part of the 57th Annual Columbus Day Parade, held in Binghamton, NY, on Oct. 10. More...

Grandparents’ Home Burgled To Support Drug Addictions

The home of Ronald Vermeulen and his wife on Gen Hope Road in North Branch Township, Wyoming County, was burgled on Feb. 1, and state police say the couple’s granddaughter helped plan the heist. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Spread the word, we still have room for more teams for the library’s Halloween Hunt. Teams can consist of two to five people, ages six and up. More...

Forkston

The Forkston United Methodist Church had a wonderful crowd at the turkey dinner on Saturday. It was wonderful to see folks that we haven’t seen in a while as well as those who seldom miss a dinner. More...

PennDOT Accepting Unsolicited Proposals

The PennDOT Office of Public Private Partnerships (P3) has announced that it is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from the private sector through Oct. More...

Recognize Flood Damage Before Purchase

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flooding is one of the more common types of natural disaster across the globe. In fact, 40 percent of all disasters around the world can be attributed to flooding. More...

Simple Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Ride Running Strong

Motor vehicles are sizable investments that, for many people, trail only homes and educations in terms of the biggest expenses they will ever have. More...

Keep the Environment in Mind When Changing Motor Oil

Vehicle engines rely on many components to run efficiently, and motor oil is just one of the things that can affect how well engines run.  More...

When it’s Time to Change Air Filters

Vehicle maintenance can protect drivers’ investments and help their automobiles run efficiently. One area drivers should pay particular attention to is their vehicles’ air filters.  More...

Four Reasons For a Check Engine Light

Vehicles rely on many components working harmoniously to function at optimal capacity. Any number of systems can go wrong, and oftentimes the first indication that something has gone awry is an illuminated dashboard signal.  More...

Tire Maintenance an Important Safety Precaution

Tires are the link between a vehicle and the roadway, and tire quality has a direct impact on the performance and safety of an automobile. But tire maintenance is easy to overlook. More...

Basics of Driving with Trailers in Tow

Active adults and busy families understand that one perk to owning a pickup truck or an SUV is the ability to tow items behind the vehicle. More...

New Law Shortens Waiting Time of Divorce

Legislation that reduces the waiting time to obtain a no-fault divorce in Pennsylvania, sponsored by Rep. Tarah Toohil, was signed into law on Oct. 4 by Gov. Tom Wolf as Act 102 of 2016. More...

SCHOOL MENUS

WYALUSING ELEMENTARY BREAKFAST MONDAY, OCT. 17 Breakfast pizza or Assorted whole grain cereal w/animal crackers, chilled juice and/or fruit, low-fat milk. TUESDAY, OCT. More...

October is National Cheese Month

October is National Cheese Month, and I’m inviting you to celebrate by learning a few cheese facts. Check out the dairy case in your local grocery store and try a new variety of cheese. There are so many to choose from.  More...

Nimble

Wally and Cindy Farr attended Hailey’s soccer game on Monday at Tunkhannock. Then on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, they attended Hailey’s TC Tremors softball games in Raritan, NJ.  More...

Fancy Fair Moves to Fire Hall

Even though an exact date has not yet been set, The Oldest House in Laceyville is about to undergo some major repairs.  This has prompted organizers of the Fancy Fair, an annual fall fundraiser of The Oldest House, to find an alternate location More...

Furloughed Educators Reinstated By Wyalusing School Board

Two long-time educators will be returning to the Wyalusing Area School District as a result of two furlough recalls made by the school board Monday night.  More...

Laceyville OKs $6,000 For Oldest House Repairs

TRICK OR TREAT DATES SET

By a unanimous decision Tuesday night, the Laceyville Borough Council voted to give $6,000 to The Oldest House to help meet the cost of major repairs expected to begin in the near future.  The landmark Oldest House was built in 1781 and was rest More...

Wysox Supervisors Discuss Addition Of New Office Space at Fire Hall

The Wysox Township Board of Supervisors have been considering the construction of a new township building for quite some time, and at its Oct. More...

Dimock

Kristin Ely Henshaw and her husband, Dick, have been visiting the Ely/Adams family for about two weeks. They will be returning to their home on Bainbridge Island, WA, on Tuesday.  More...

Beaver Meadows

Karen Bond had a busy week. On Tuesday, Karen and Jane McGee went to Tunkhannock to do some shopping at Walmart and ate lunch together at the Fireplace Restaurant. More...

Area Roadwork Scheduled

Roadwork Projects —Bradford County—   Main Street in Towanda  To Close Over Weekend  More...

$336.5 Million Released to State Fire Departments

Auditor General DePasquale recently announced the release of $336.5 million in municipal pension and volunteer firefighter relief association funds, which will help support emergency services and retirement plans for those who dedicated their careers More...

Address Windshield Damage Promptly

Windshields are designed to protect drivers and their vehicles from wind and other natural elements while the cars are in motion.  More...

Make Driving After Dark More Safe

Traffic accidents can occur at any time of day. But while many drivers are comfortable driving during daylight hours, that comfort level drops considerably when the sun goes down and driver visibility is reduced.  More...

Prepare Vehicles for Harsh Weather

As the seasons change, motorists must take steps to safeguard their vehicles, especially when the season changes from fall to winter. More...

Simple Ways to Extend the Life of Your Vehicle

According to data from TrueCar.com, in 2012, the average new car cost $30,500. That’s a considerable expense, especially at a time when fuel costs remain high and cost of living continues to rise.  More...

Make the Most of Road Trips to Enjoy Fall Foliage

Jaunts to view fall foliage are popular excursions come autumn. More...

Drug Take Back At Pharmacy

On Saturday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Pickett Honors Warburtons On 50th Wedding Anniversary

Rep. Tina Pickett was on hand to honor and congratulate Jim and Barbara Warburton upon their golden wedding anniversary. On Aug. 27, 1966, the former Barbara Jean Kimble became the bride of James Bruce Warburton. More...

Little Meadows

The fog that we have been having has just intensified the beauty of God’s creation with the stunning color of the leaves this year. So many people have been around taking pictures of the fog, sun and leaves this past week. More...

Jenningsville

A windy afternoon on Sunday made whatever dry leaves there were to fall, so there are lots on the ground in our village. However, this is not the case in some states according to the news broadcasters.  More...

Pickett Sets October Office Hours

To make state government services more accessible to residents in the 110th District in Sullivan and Susquehanna counties, Rep. Tina Pickett encourages people to stop by her satellite office locations in Lawton and Laporte this month.  More...

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