August 9, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Recent Storms Reveal Laceyville’s Lack of Resources

Residents of Laceyville rallied to “save the day” on Friday, Aug. 3 when two waves of torrential rains caused flash flooding, erosion and mud slides in the borough. More...

Meshoppen Council Looks at Playground Plans

Though discussions about past due water and sewer bills once again dominated the latest meeting of the Meshoppen Borough Council, the presentation of two options for new playground equipment sparked lighthearted debate and a tentative approval for pl More...

Fallen Tree Shuts Route 6

A violent thunderstorm that passed through the Meshoppen area at about 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday brought down numerous trees along a relatively short stretch of Route 6 west of the borough, some onto vehicles and this one onto utility lines. More...

Wyalusing Library News

Congratulations to David Bonhamer, the winner of the Baltimore Electric Guitar donated as a fundraiser to the library by Ken, Debbie and Emily Moyer. I know that David had been doing odd jobs around to earn money to put in the raffle. More...

Amendment to Unclaimed Property Law Keeps More Money in PA

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced on Aug. 1 that the General Assembly recently amended the state’s Unclaimed Property Law to strengthen ‘lost contact’ standards by making Treasury’s internal policy standard law. More...

Concussions – Not Just a Concern for Athletes

The brain is protected from most ordinary knocks and tumbles by a thick, hard skull and a cushioning fluid lining. More...

Beaver Meadows

Oh my goodness, it has been hot here in PA! Our home thermometer read 100 degrees late Sunday afternoon.  More...

Jenningsville

Rain and more rain seems to be the way it is for a while now. Been quite the summer keeping up with the lawn, working at it in between showers, and downpours, some having more than others. Even so, lots of water everywhere.  More...

Children’s Vision, Eye Care Access Affected

August for many children in the United States is the beginning of a brand-new school year. More...

Wysox Twp. Supervisors Pursue Cheaper Option for New Building

RECEIVE BID FOR BOAT LAUNCH IMPROVEMENTS

Wysox Township is putting together a slightly revised lease agreement with the local fire company and a new set of design plans for its new building in order to create a more cost-effective option.  More...

Twigs Restaurant Opens Quickly After Small Fire

The lights were on inside Twigs Cafe on Tioga Street in Tunkhannock on Tuesday morning, but the only activity that could be observed was the clanging of dishes and other sounds from inside and the occasional movement of charred items by employees to More...

Approved Gun Range Causes Stir in Terry Township

In what was its most well attended meeting in quite a long time, the Terry Township Board of Supervisors heard contention from a number of citizens on Monday evening pertaining to a proposed outdoor gun range at Rutt’n Bucks Outfitters/ J&J More...

Record Mosquito Numbers, West Nile Threatens PA

Receding floodwaters and heavy rains across PA are creating a perfect storm of conditions that have contributed to the highest level of West Nile virus activity in the mosquito population since the disease was first introduced in 2000. More...

Forkston

It’s family reunion season! Eugene and Phyllis Adams attended the Adams family reunion held at Creek Junction Park. More...

Nimble

Tina Henning took two of her grandchildren, Stevie and Ryan and her parents, Harold and Gail Bender, to Washington, DC. They left Monday and spent the night. More...

GOP Candidates Speak At Trump-Barletta Rally

“If we had Lou Barletta in the U.S. Senate instead of Bob Casey, Obamacare would be gone right now,” PA Republican Party Chairman Val DiGiorgio told the audience at the Aug. More...

Explore Little Rocky Glen Preserve

A free guided walk is offered to explore Little Rocky Glen Preserve on Saturday, Aug. 11 at 9 a.m., led by Bill Kern of the Countryside Conservancy and Rebecca Lesko of the Endless Mountains Nature Center. More...

Dairy Treat Recommended

Susquehanna County Dairy Ambassador Holly Harvatine recommends dirt cake as a favorite summer treat.  You will need: eight-oz. More...

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