August 24, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Elk Lake Preps For School Opening

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL AUGUST 28

With the first day of classes for students falling on Aug. 28, the Aug. More...

A Sticky Situation

Motorists who traveled the Welles’ Mountain section of Wyalusing-New Albany Road late Tuesday afternoon were not too pleased with the tar and chip sealing job done by PennDOT workers. More...

Charter School Coming to Mehoopany?

At Tuesday’s regular bi-monthly commissioners’ meeting in Tunkhannock, it was revealed that a charter school, initially for grades Kindergarten through fifth with possible expansion to eighth, may be on tap for the 2018-19 school year in More...

District Governor Visits Wyalusing

Tunkhannock Rotarian and Assistant Governor Norm Kelly, left, is pictured with District Governor Karin Breitlauch during their visit to last Thursday’s luncheon meeting of the Wyalusing Area Ro More...

Commissioners Gather at Conference

The County Commissioner Association of Pennsylvania’s (CCAP) Annual Conference was held recently in Erie County.  Leaders throughout PA, including Susquehanna County Commissioner Alan Hall, participated in workshops, training sessions, net More...

Maj. Gen. Purser Retires from U.S. Army After 37 Years

Army Major General Leslie A. Purser, a native of Towanda, has retired from the U.S. Army after serving honorably for 37 years. She saluted family members, fellow soldiers and friends in a retirement ceremony in July at Fort Myer, VA.  More...

Beaver Meadows

Well another week has passed. It just zipped right by! Many having fun with the partial eclipse that occurred on Monday. More...

Tips to Keep in Mind on Income Taxes and Selling a Home

Homeowners may qualify to exclude from their income all or part of any gain from the sale of their main home.  Below are tips to keep in mind when selling a home.  Ownership and Use  More...

Miscellaneous Deductions

Miscellaneous deductions are tax breaks that generally don’t fit into a particular tax category.  They can help reduce taxable income and the amount of taxes owed. More...

Dimock

For the last several weeks, Debbie Nagle has seen a large reddish bird hiding in the grass by her pond. It would fly up for a few feet, then drop back into the grassy cover. More...

Forkston

It seems like it’s been a quiet week except for the thunderstorms that pop up. The weather appears to have been good for the flower gardens. Traveling around reveals some beautiful flowers.  More...

Jenningsville

Wonderful does seem to be our weekends this summer. I haven’t heard of much of anything that needed to be canceled. Hopefully next week will be the same as the Church Picnic is planned for Stevens’ Pavilion at 1 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 27. More...

Kilmer Elected to Serve as New Director on Team PA

Bobbi Kilmer, President and CEO of C&T Enterprises, was recently elected to serve on Team Pennsylvania’s (Team PA) Board of Directors for a three-year term. More...

Food Donation Made to BCHS

Pet food and monetary donations collected at the recent Friends of Rep. Tina Pickett BBQ were delivered to the Bradford County Humane Society in Ulster on Aug. 16. More...

Local Veteran Receives Quilt of Valor

SFC Allan J. Wilbur of Wyalusing received a Quilt of Valor on July 15 at the VFW Post 6824 at Haigh’s Pond Road. Everyone knew him as “Skip” or “Sarge.” He went in the Army in 1956. More...

Local Legion Raises Funds for Wounded Warriors

The Tunkhannock American Legion presented a check to Wounded Warriors of Pennsylvania at the Tunkhannock office of Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/ Wyoming) on Tuesday, Aug. 15. More...

Susquehanna County Courthouse gets New Entrance

The Susquehanna County Commissioners were pleased to announce that a project begun in the late summer of 2016 has come to fruition, with the new public entrance to the county courthouse complex officially opening for business on Aug. 22. More...

Wyalusing Creek Path Proposal May Take Shape as Two Projects

Based on discussions at a meeting held at the Wyalusing Borough Hall on the evening of Aug. 16, the proposed walking trail along the Wyalusing Creek and a small seven-acre park may end up being developed as two projects.  More...

Room Tax Grant Cycle Soon to Open

TOURISM BOARD SEEKING BIDS FOR NEW WEB DEVELOPER

Bradford County Tourism Promotion Agency (BCTPA) Executive Director Robyn Chamberlain announced on Monday night that the county’s room tax grant cycle would open Sept. 5 with applications being accepted for six weeks until Oct. More...

Area Roadwork Scheduled

—Bradford County—  Battle Creek Road, Opening Soon   Route 1055 - Battle Creek Road, between Arnold Road/North Orwell Road in Rome Township and Waterman Road in Windham Township, is expected to be completed by Monday, Aug. More...

Master Gardeners Looking for Volunteers

If you love to garden then you might be a candidate to join the volunteer ranks of the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners. More...

Free Nursing Aide Class Offered

Guthrie is now accepting applicants for its upcoming free Certified Nursing Aide Classes, which begin on Sept. 5. The classes are available in partnership with Elderwood in Waverly, N.Y. More...

Helpful Tax Tips for Newlyweds

Spring showers bring summer flowers, and weddings typically aren’t far behind.  Newlyweds have a lot to think about, and taxes might not be on the list.  However, there is good reason for a new couple to consider how the nuptials may More...

Peoples LTD Announces Second Quarter Results

Anthony J. More...

Nimble

Saturday, Philip and Ginger Howell attended the Howell Reunion at Lazybrook Park in Tunkhannock.  More...

Workshop Geared Toward Raising Sheep and Goats

PA provides an ideal environment to raise sheep and goats. More...

Settlement Reached in Data Breach Case

Attorney General Josh Shapiro and a bipartisan coalition of 32 other Attorneys General announced, Aug. More...

Rushville

Sympathy goes out to the Ruhf family on the passing of Vicki Ruhf. Vicki was a wonderful lady and was always ready to help anyone. She will be missed by all. Sympathy goes out to the Betty Russick family. She passed away last week also.  More...

EMVPC Receives Proclamation

Rep. Tina Pickett was in attendance Saturday afternoon, Aug. 19, when Endless Mountain Veterinary PC (EMVPC) held a picnic in celebration of the veterinary’s 100th anniversary of operation. More...

How the IRS Contacts Taxpayers

When the IRS needs to contact Youa taxpayer,can callthe first contact isemailnormally by letter570-delivered746-1711, by us at wyalusingpl@the U.S. More...

Double Rainbow at Riverfest

Bradford County Commissioner Daryl Miller snapped this photo early Saturday evening of a double rainbow while he was at Towanda’s Riverfest. More...

Picnic Held for Area Families With Infants and Toddlers

Bradford/Tioga Early Head Start, Bradford/Sullivan/Tioga Nurse Family Partnership at Guthrie Memorial Hospital, and Bradford/Sullivan Early Intervention hosted their joint 5th annual family picnic at Larnard/Hornbrook County Park Aug. 3.  More...

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