May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Hunt Engineers Hired for New Public Safety Center

Taking yet another step forward in constructing a new public safety center in North Towanda, the Bradford County Commissioners officially hired Hunt Engineers, Architects & Land Surveyors to be the engineer and architect for the project at their More...

Wyoming Commissioners Clarify Flood Buyouts

After months of wrangling back and forth between the commissioners and residents of Forkston, Eaton and other townships where no one who put in for Flood Buyout money from the 2016 Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) grant w More...

BCTPA Collaborates with Heritage Region

BOARD VOTES TO ADVERTISE WITH LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS

Annette Schultz, executive director for the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR), sat down with the Bradford County Tourism Promotion Agency’s (BCTPA) board of directors on Monday evening to discuss her organization’s newly-adopted ac More...

Susquehanna County Visited By Lancaster Commissioner

The Susquehanna County Commissioners kicked off their May 10 meeting with a brief convening of the Salary Board in order to create a new position in the Assessment office, effective immediately. More...

Garage Bay Project Begins

Crewmembers from Decker Country Construction, LLC began work on enlarging the garage bay doors at the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department (WVVFD) this week. More...

Guthrie and CASA Trinity to Host Community Town Hall on Addiction

Guthrie and CASA Trinity will hold a community town hall meeting entitled “The Stories Behind Our Addiction Epidemic” on Wednesday, May 24 at Sayre High School. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with the program beginning at 6:30 p.m. More...

Tips on How to Plant a Tree for Successful Growth

More sunlight and warm temperatures frequently inspire homeowners to spend more time in the great outdoors during spring and summer.  Outdoor projects often top homeowners’ to-do lists in spring and summer, with gardens and landscapes taki More...

Exploring the Benefits of Backyard Koi Ponds

Koi ponds can make for beautiful additions to landscaped backyards or home gardens. More...

Conserve Water when Temperatures Rise

Spring and summer are synonymous with increased hours of sunlight, warm temperatures and, oftentimes, an increased reliance on water to feed recreational pursuits and lawn and garden needs.  More...

Forest Landowners Plan Calendar

The Susquehanna County Forest Land Owners Association (SCFLOA) has launched an ambitious new project—a 2018 Susquehanna County calendar highlighting the county’s forests, woodlots and “Big Trees”. More...

Nimble

Monday evening, Phil and Ginger Howell, Chadd Tinna and I, along with Skip and Marleah Henning attended the first grade school program, “Colors” at the Mehoopany Elementary School. More...

Dimock

Clyde Very died last week. His funeral was held on Saturday. We remember him as a young boy who attended the Dimock Community Church with his grandfather, Lee Snyder. “Corky” always wore a suit, a white shirt and neat neck tie. More...

New Program Director at BCRAC

Rory Gaughan, originally from Shenandoah, PA, recently became program director for the Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC). More...

Huffman’s Final WVES Heritage Day

For the last 20-plus years, Wyalusing Valley Elementary sixth grade teacher Jim Huffman has been encouraging his students to indulge in their family histories by researching their origins for an annual project called Heritage Day.  More...

Sayre Teacher Charged for Student Assault

A teacher in the Sayre Area School District is facing charges after he allegedly picked up a student in her chair and dropped them both to the floor.  More...

Body Found in Bridgewater Township

State police are investigating the finding of human remains in a wooded area off just Meshoppen Creek Road in Bridgewater Township on the morning of May 9. More...

Former Local Woman Hiking Appalachian Trail for Diabetes

Former Wyalusing resident and WVHS graduate Cathryn Pugh, daughter of Dawn and Jon Pugh, is walking the entire length of the Appalachian Trail (2,200 miles) with two friends, Brooke Leister and George Ehrgott, all Kutztown University alumni, to suppo More...

Comfort Items Being Collected for Veterans

The Wyalusing American Legion Auxiliary Unit 534 is once again collecting comfort items for veterans in the Gino Merli Center in Scranton and the Wilkes-Barre VA.  More...

Keeping the Roads Clean

Five members from the VFW Post 6824 Auxiliary and one member from the Post performed roadside clean-up on four miles of Highland Lake Road. More...

Tips to Designing a Garden for All Senses

Gardens add visual appeal to a yard, but gardens also can appeal to individuals’ senses of smell, taste, touch, and sound. Gardeners who want to create gardens that appeal to various senses can do so in the following ways.  Sight  More...

Items to Avoid When Composting

Composting is an eco-friendly activity that can also save homeowners money on fertilizer and pesticides. More...

Protect Natural Bee Habitats

Honeybees are humble insects that benefit the environment in various ways. Unfortunately, many people lump bees in with wasps and other seemingly “harmful” insects and do whatever is necessary to remove them from their properties. More...

Local NWTF Adds Board Member

Dave Spence has reconnected with the Wilson F. More...

Tick Training Seminar Slated for June

Lyme Disease Coalition, Inc. (LDC) will be hosting an educational Tick Training Seminar on June 10 at the Apolacon Towhnship Building, 390 Bowbridge Road (Little Meadows in Google Maps).  More...

Rushville

Sympathy to the Rosie Very family. Rosie was one of 16 children in the Strohl family. She would come down to Grandma Mae Bennett’s years ago and buy eggs. She always looked like she was going to church. More...

Beaver Meadows

Nancy Keeler 570-746-0526

I hope all you moms had a wonderful Mothers’ Day.  More...

Jenningsville

570-833-4946

Hopefully those rainy times are about to be gone soon if our weather folks are right. Brighter days are here soon—before another weekend. Maybe a little too warm for comfort? Seems one or another and never a happy medium.  More...

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