January 4, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

County Approves $746K Primecare Contract for Medical Services at Jail

BRADFORD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS RECLASSIFY 911 CENTER POSITIONS

The Bradford County Commissioners are likely to accept a contract with a medical services company that would provide care for inmates at the Bradford County Correctional Facility.  Pending the approval of the county solicitor, the proposed three More...

Commissioners Allocate, Modify CDBG Funding

During their last public meeting of 2017, the Wyoming County Commissioners approved the disbursement of $236,069 that will benefit municipalities and county residents.  The funds were a sum of two requests by the Housing and Redevelopment Autho More...

Wyalusing Twp. Heads into 2018 with No Tax Increase

The real estate tax rate in Wyalusing Township will remain at four mils in 2018, following the approval of the budget at a special end-of-the-year meeting on Dec. 27.  More...

Meshoppen Borough Maintains Status Quo

No major changes were announced at the reorganization meeting of the Meshoppen Borough Council on Tuesday evening. More...

NRCS Working Hard for Landowners

In 2017, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) continued its proud tradition of working in partnership with America’s farmers, ranchers and forest landowners.  New Farm Conservation Plans have been developed on 27 mill More...

EMVB Releases its 2018 Guide to Endless Mtns.

The Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau (EMVB) has announced the release of its 2018 Guide to the Endless Mountains.  More...

Beaver Meadows

Happy New Year everyone.  Christmas Eve found Dean and Dianne Bennett in Williamsport, picking up their son, Nolan, who came home for Christmas. More...

Montrose Business Owner Investigated and Arrested

Nicole Covage was the sole operator of Fall in Ruv, Inc., which was a registered non-profit entity for soliciting and accepting donations and conducting business as an animal rescue, with the location being listed at 505 Lake Avenue, Montrose.  More...

Forkston

I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays. It’s certainly been cold but getting together with family and friends takes the chill away.  There was a nice crowd for Christmas on the Farm at the Henningstead Organic Farm in Mehoopany. More...

Montrose Lions Club Provides Local Grants

The Montrose Lions Club recently provided five grants for local community and educational support from two of the club’s charitable endowments managed by The Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains. More...

Little Meadows

I did not hear much celebrating on New Year’s this year. It was very cold.  I hope you enjoyed watching the Rose Bowl Parade as much as I did.  More...

Wyoming County Joins Opioid Lawsuit FOURTEEN DEATHS ATTRIBUTED TO ABUSE IN 2017

After nearly a month of deliberation, the Wyoming County Commissioners have opted to join a lawsuit against five major manufacturers of prescription opiates.  Additionally listed in the lawsuit are wholesale drug distributors McKesson, Cardinal More...

Wysox Woman DUI with Three Children in Car

A Wysox woman was jailed after she was found to be driving under the influence of methamphetamine in South Waverly with several small children in the vehicle.  More...

Wysox Supervisors Reorganize

The Wysox Township Board of Supervisors welcomed its new member during the annual reorganization on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Towanda Area High School alumni and 10-year Wysox resident T. More...

Room Tax Grants to Fund Trail Brochure and Brew Fest

The Wyoming County Cultural Center proved to be the biggest winner when Room Tax grant disbursements were announced on Dec. 26.  More...

Susquehanna County Commissioners Wrap Up Year

The Susquehanna County commissioners tied up business in record time at their final meeting on Dec. More...

Abortions Decreased in PA During 2017

The annual number of abortions has declined in PA, bringing them to their lowest level ever recorded in the Commonwealth, according to figures released by the PA Department of Health.  The figures show that, in 2016, 30,881 abortions occurred in More...

Nimble

On Tuesday, Dec. More...

Game Commission Suspends Seedling Sales

Tree and shrub seedlings from the PA Game Commission’s Howard Nursery will not be offered for sale to the public in 2018 due to drastically low inventories.  More...

Property Donated To Local Charities

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella has announced that Treasury will donate physical property held within the Bureau of Unclaimed Property vault to local charities. More...

Dimock

Carol Jones and family wish to thank all those who gave donations to the Dimock Community Church and the Susquehanna County Library in memory of John Paul Jones.  John Paul made that large wooden cross that stands in the church yard during Lent. More...

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