2016-06-30 E-Edition

Iva Johnson

Iva Ruth Johnson, 94, of Terrytown, PA, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016 at her home. Born on Dec. 2, 1921 in Laceyville, she was the daughter of the late Roscoe and Helen Benninger Young. She was employed with Endicott Johnson Shoes for 23 years before retiring in 1987.Iva enjoyed playing Bingo. She also took great pleasure in cooking for […]

House Committee Passes Bill 1391

After nearly a year in the hands of the Pennsylvania House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, House Bill 1391 passed on Monday, June 27 in a bipartisan vote of 20-7. The legislation authored by Rep. Garth Everett (RLycoming/ Union) is designed to protect natural gas drilling lease owners’ royalty payments by amending the Guaranteed Minimum Royalty Act of 1979 to […]

Tunkhannock Celebrates 175 Years

Two NY Men Charged in Area Gun Store Burglaries

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Tuesday that Ben McCormack, 31, Jamestown, NY, and Jason W. Thorne, 36, also of New York State, were indicted by a federal grand jury in Scranton in connection with a series of breakins at gun stores in North Central Pennsylvania within the past month, including Fulmer’s Sporting Goods […]

Local People Helping WV Flood Victims

Nearly five years ago, it was people from small towns across northeastern and central Pennsylvania asking for relief in overcoming severe flooding caused by Tropical Storm Lee. Now, an area quite similar to rural Pennsylvania in West Virginia is being decimated by flooding, leaving at least 23 dead so far with more inclement weather in the forecast. Those fortunate enough […]

Teen Assaults State Troopers, Forksville Man

A pair of Pennsylvania State Troopers were assaulted on Tuesday afternoon when they responded to a residence along Millview Mountain Road in Elkland Township for a report of a dispute between two individuals. Police say Dominick J. Hawley, 19, Forksville, became involved in a verbal argument with Thomas R. Boyd, Sr., 49, also of Forksville. During that argument, Hawley reportedly […]

Dedication Slated for Community Clock

A public dedication has been set for Monday, Aug. 8, beginning at 5:30 p.m. for the attractive, new community clock installed earlier this month in downtown Wyalusing at the corner of Church and Marsh Streets on property owned by the Presbyterian Church. The clock project came about when Bill and Caryl Snyder and George and Barb Hugo were discussing how […]

Towanda Set to Mark Independence Day Saturday

Towanda’s Independence Day Celebration kicks off at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 2 with the dedication of the Bradford County Memorial Park and later in the day, what’s being described a large, colorful parade will wind its way along Main Street starting at 7 p.m. Prior to the parade, beginning at 4 p.m. there will be a chicken and biscuit […]

Wysox Twp. Supervisors Award Road Project Bids

Two road project bids for Dry Run and Harmony Hill Roads were awarded on Tuesday during a special meeting of the Wysox Township Board of Supervisors. There were three bids submitted for each project, which were opened and announced by Supervisor Bill Them. The board accepted a bid from Insinger Excavating of Dushore in the amount of $32,422, pending the […]