November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Two Teens Charged for Misguided Prank at AAHS

What was reportedly intended to be a school prank quickly transformed into allegations of threats toward the student body and faculty, subsequently leading to criminal charges.  Blaine E. More...

Wyalusing Twp. Considers Zito Media Franchise Agreement

Wyalusing Township is the next municipality in line along the Route 6 Corridor to consider a franchise agreement with Zito Media, which is creating a fiber-optic network through portions of Bradford, Wyoming and Susquehanna Counties.  More...

Supervisors Presented Conceptual Plans for New Township Building

Preliminary plans for the new addition onto the Wysox Fire Hall that will serve as the new Wysox Township Building were presented to the board of supervisors on Thursday, Nov. 2 during their regular meeting.  More...

Street Parking Hot-Button Topic in Laceyville

Of all the important business that was conducted at Tuesday evening’s monthly meeting of the Laceyville Borough Council, one that was almost sidestepped sparked the most contentious debate. More...

Veterans Day, a Day to Honor Military Veterans

Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary marking the end of World War I.  Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. More...

Commonwealth Health Offers Primary Care Walk-In Clinic at Tyler Memorial

Commonwealth Health is appealing to the growing trend of walk-in health care by extending hours at Tyler Memorial Hospital’s Primary Care Clinic.  The family medicine practice of Michael Brown, M.D., on the fourth floor of the hospital on More...

Boback: LIHEAP Program Now Open

Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now accepting applications for home heating assistance grants, Rep. Karen Boback said recently.  More...

McDuffee Inducted into Honor Society

Taylor McDuffee Inducted into Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society at Elmira College. McDuffee of Sayre was one of more than 30 students inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society during a ceremony held last week.   More...

Deer on the Move, Motorists Use Caution

Pennsylvania whitetails entering period of peak activity. More...

Nimble

Saturday evening my daughter, Ginger Howell and I attended the Tunkhannock Area High School play “Crazytown.”  Crystalynn and Grace Richter were two of the students from this area that I’m aware of, who participated in the play More...

Towanda Lions Club to Host Annual Holiday Bazaar

On Saturday, Nov. 11, the Towanda Lions Club will hold the 33rd annual Holiday Bazaar.  The event will be held at the Towanda Jr.-Sr. High School from 10 a.m. More...

Rushville

Gary and Cindy Douglas enjoyed dinner at the Lawton Diner last Wednesday.  Cathy, Aubree and Addie Noldy attended the craft show at the Elk Lake School last Saturday.  Bethany Bennett and Cindy Douglas enjoyed playing bingo at the Lawton S More...

Lions Presented Awards

Three members of the Tunkhannock Lions Club were recently presented service chevrons for their years of service. More...

Canal Street Bridge to Reopen

Meshoppen residents and business owners are excited to see that the new box culvert bridge over Little Meshoppen Creek is nearing completion and appears ready to reopen. More...

Paddle Party Nov. 10 to Benefit Helping Hands

During its busiest time of the year, the Helping Hands Food Pantry is holding an entertaining community fundraiser known as a “paddle party and quarter auction” at American Legion Post 534 in Wyalusing tomorrow, Friday, Nov. More...

Ribbon Cutting Held for Wysox Merchant Center

With thousands of square feet of space and over 70 vendors throughout selling just about anything one could need, the Wysox Merchant Center is a true one-stop shopping destination.  More...

Navy Chief Engineman Borick Promoted to Chief Petty Officer

Navy Chief Engineman Eric Borick from Towanda was recently promoted to Chief Petty Officer, an accomplishment that only one in five eligible sailors achieve each year.  Chief Borick, a 2003 Towanda High School graduate, is currently serving at U More...

Pickett Pleased Royalty Issue Moves to House Floor

In her continuing efforts to ensure that landowners with natural gas leases are treated fairly, Rep. More...

Heritage, Culture and Tourism Top Leadership Wyoming Agenda

The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock served as base camp for the Oct. 18 meeting of the Leadership Wyoming (LW) team. More...

Birthdays and Anniversaries

NOVEMBER 12 Billie Fassett, N. More...

Machwihilusing Chapter National Society DAR Meets

The Machwihilusing Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) met at The Riverstone in Wysox on Oct. 15 with 15 members in attendance.  More...

Defective GM Ignition Switch Contributed to Fatal Crash

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced on Oct. More...

Beaver Meadows

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Congratulations to Brian Yurgatis on downing an 8-point buck on Saturday, Oct. 28. Congrats also to Marissa Voda who got her 5- point a few days later on Saturday, Nov. 4. Both deer were taken with crossbows while hunting on the Yurgatis farm.  More...

Forkston

I’m back but wish I had more news! More...

Dimock

The news is sad today. Lanny Adams passed away last week.  A celebration of his life will be held in the Dimock Community Church on Friday, Nov. 17.  Visitation hours are from 2 to 4 p.m. The memorial service begins at 4 p.m. More...

PASR Members Hold Meeting

The Susquehanna County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) held its fall General Membership met at Dryer Hall in Montrose on Oct. More...

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