September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

WVHS 2017 Homecoming Court

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Susquehanna County Implements Non-Smoking Policy

Near the end of the Sept. 13 meeting of the Susquehanna County commissioners, prior to public comment, Chairman Alan Hall introduced a matter of concern that had come to light concerning smoking on county courthouse property. More...

Warden Comments on Inmate Suicide

NEW PHONE SYSTEM APPROVED FOR BRADFORD CO. JAIL

While reading his monthly report to the prison board last week, Bradford County Correctional Facility Warden Don Stewart said there was an incident on Sept. More...

Postsecondary Education Readiness Night at WVHS

The University of Scranton’s Graduate School Counseling Program is partnering with the school counselors at Wyalusing Valley, Towanda Area and Northeast Bradford high schools to bring an exciting and informative event to our area.  More...

Coat and Warm Clothing Drive Underway

The ninth grade class of North Rome Christian School (NRCS) is partnering with www.onewarmcoat.org and the Bridge radio station in Waverly, to host a coat and warm clothing drive from now until the end of September.  The students are collecting More...

Bowman Participating in Wilkes Band

Hunter Bowman of Tunkhannock is participating in Wilkes University’s marching band, the Marching Colonels. Bowman plays the tuba. Wilkes has the region’s only collegiate marching band. More...

Beaver Meadows

Congratulations to Danny Clapper and Jamie Patrick who were married on Saturday, Sept. 16, on their property in Auburn Township. Danny is the son of Jerry Clapper of Clapper Hill.  More...

Mystery Photography Tour At Bradford County Library

Are you an adventurous local photographer? If so, join us at the Bradford County Library on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 9 a.m. for our mystery location photo contest. Be prepared to venture to our unknown location up to 25 miles away from the library. More...

Auction Scheduled of Expired Restaurant Licenses

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) has issued an invitation for bids to award 50 expired restaurant licenses. More...

Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Learn about preventing identity theft at a presentation given by Janene Holter of the PA Attorney General’s Office on Oct. More...

Jenningsville

It seems those summer temperures want to be around a bit longer. It will be into the 80s and beyond over the weekend and all week. This means that September is going out with a heat wave maybe. More...

PS Bank Employees Donate their Service

Kerri Strauss, executive director of the United Way Bradford County, sent us this picture of PS Bank employees that participated in the United Way Day of Caring held at The Children’s House in More...

Kinsman Enrolls at James Madison University

Administrators and faculty welcomed the Class of 2021 to campus this month. More...

Bulb Planting with the Master Gardeners

Join the Penn State Master Gardeners and plant some spring blooming bulbs at the Gazebo on the Green in Montrose on Saturday, Sept. More...

Safety is Essential When Visiting a Farm

The nursery rhyme does not state, “Old MacDonald had a farm, and on this farm there was a bunch of dangerous things.” But maybe it should?  More...

Grazing Workshop Teaches How to Prolong Growing Season

Several upcoming free workshops will offer ideas for an effective beef cattle grazing operation. More...

Responding to Pesticide Poisoning Symptoms

Responding immediately and appropriately when pesticide exposure is suspected will help minimize the effects of exposure and, in extreme cases, may save a life.  More...

Senior Dinner Held at Spring Hill Community Hall

Nearly 60 residents of five area personal care homes and skilled nursing units gathered at the Spring Hill Community Hall on Thursday, Sept. 14, for the 37th Senior Dinner hosted by the Wyalusing United Methodist women.  More...

Texas BBQ Made the ‘Old School’ Way in Homets Ferry

Those who tune into WBRETV’s PA Live program may have seen a mouthwatering “In the Kitchen” segment on Sept. 5 in which local pitmaster Jim Mac- Donald spoke about what he knows best: barbecue.  More...

Become a Tutor with Bradford- Wyoming Co. Literacy Program

The Wyoming Co. Commissioners proclaimed Sept. 23 to 30, National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week in Wyoming Co. More...

Campaign Training Available for Bradford County Democratic Women

The Bradford County Democratic Party is offering to pay the $25 tuition cost of training for up to eight Democratic women who are interested in becoming a candidate, or helping a candidate, now or in the future. More...

Chicken Spiedie Benefit Dinner to be Held Sept. 29

The tenth grade class at North Rome Christian School (NRCS) is Paying It Forward to help a Christian school in Texas that was devastated by Hurricane Harvey.  In 2011 NRCS lost all the basement classrooms and 2,000 library books.  Students, More...

Sporn Helps Plan Steamtown Health Fair Scheduled for Sept. 23

Zachary Sporn of Athens, along with several other members of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s MD Class of 2020, has helped to plan the sixth annual Steamtown Health Fair in partnership with Scranton Primary Health Care Center. More...

Forkston

The summer weather seems to have returned with a vengeance. More...

Wyoming-Lackawanna Dairy Princess Court Promotes Milk at Wyoming County Community Fair

The 2017-18 Wyoming-Lackawanna Counties Dairy Princess Court wrapped up a busy week at the 2017 Wyoming County Community Fair on Labor Day Weekend in Meshoppen. More...

Ticks Still a Problem Despite Cooler Evenings

It’s starting to look a lot like Fall.  People are still finding ticks, so the likelihood of this season being one of the worst for new cases of Lyme Disease. More...

DEP Releases Report on PA Air Quality

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) 2015 inventory of air emissions for the unconventional natural gas operation industry, emissions of methane and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from unconventional w More...

Nimble

Ken Harvey and Nancy Comstock spent the weekend at the home of Nancy’s daughter, Emmie Petronio, in Utica, NY. On Friday, they were able to see the nearly-completed restaurant Emmie and her husband, Vincent, will soon open in Utica. More...

Dimock

Barbara Heitsman Bradt and her husband have come from their home in Colorado to attend the wedding of her nephew, Bob Heitsman. While they are here, Barbara will also go to her Elk Lake High School class reunion. More...

Wyalusing Lioness Club Begin 2017-2018 Year

The Wyalusing Lioness Club met on Sept. 12, at the Wyalusing United Methodist Church to kickoff their 2017-2018 year. More...

Do your Part to Make this a Safe and Healthy Harvest Season

With the urgency felt by farm families during the fall season, here are some safety reminders.  More...

Drinking your Veggies

Get all the benefits of Pennsylvania’s best with the following simple ideas from PAVeggies.org.  It’s PA Produce Month, a great time to take versatile vegetables to the next level, as a beverage. More...

Safety First with Livestock

Every year, hundreds of accidents occur on the farm whether it’s caused by livestock, tractors, machinery, or mistakes.  More...

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