2019-07-18 E-Edition

A Cool Place on a Hot Day

With the first major heat wave of the summer expected this weekend, people will be looking for ways to stay cool. These visitors to Worlds End State Park in Forksville were beating the heat on Tuesday, July 16, in the swimming hole on the Loyalsock Creek. The popular summer vacation spot should be filled with swimmers when the thermometer hits […]

Police Searching For Missing Man

Last Seen in Windham Twp. on July 8

PA State Police in Tunkhannock are continuing to search for a Windham Township man who has been missing since last week. Aaron I. Pote, 38, was last seen at a residence on Route 4002 in Windham Township on Monday, July 8. Pote is described as a white male, age 38, with short black hair and brown eyes. He is 5-feet-11, […]

Northeast Bradford VFW Auxiliary Honors Vets at Picnic

“And I’d gladly stand UP next to you and defend her still today!” Andy Boardman sang out the patriotic song to guests who DID stand up and defend their country. Last weekend, though, they sat down…and ate hot dogs and burgers at the veterans’ picnic at Northeast Bradford VFW Post 6824, where they were being honored. The picnic included music, […]

Hot Weather Forces Penelec to Cancel Outage

The hot weather that has been hitting the local area canceled Penelec’s planned power outage. The company canceled the power outage “because of the high demand on our electric system due to the hot weather,” according to Penelec spokesperson Lauren Siburkis. The power outage was originally scheduled to take place on Wednesday, July 17 in order for crews to undertake […]

Classic Visitors

On Tuesday, business owners and residents along Route 6 saw an interesting group of visitors pass through town. The visitors were members of the Nash Car Club of America who were driving their vehicles through Wyalusing on their way to Bushkill to take part in the organization’s fiftieth Grand Nashional Car Show. However, due to the hot temperatures, the drivers […]

Agreement May be Near in Panda Energy Assessment Dispute

An agreement could be reached soon that may bring an end to a two-year assessment dispute involving the Panda Liberty energy facility in Asylum Township. Bradford County Commissioner Daryl Miller has stated that the lawyers representing all four parties involved in this dispute are close to a settlement. That settlement would result in the 829-megawatt plant, located on Echo Beach […]

Commissioners Discuss Governor’s Veto, New County Position

How PA Gov. Tom Wolf’s recent veto of funding for voting machine upgrades and the creation of a new county-level position were among the top items discussed during the Thursday, July 11 meeting of the Bradford County Commissioners. Governor’s Veto Earlier this month, the governor vetoed a bill that would have provided $90 million in state funding to be spread […]

Claverack Hosts Annual Appreciation Dinner

It was an evening of eating, entertainment and electricity. Hundreds of guests visited Elk Lake High School on July 9 for the 82nd annual Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative meeting. The event included a barbecue chicken dinner in the gym, exhibits and entertainment before the meeting. “We’re looking forward to a good evening,” Claverack President and CEO Bobbi Kilmer said as […]

Claverack Seeking Letters of Interest For Director Seat in Zone 6

Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative is accepting nominating petitions from members who wish to serve on the board of directors and reside in Zone 6 of the cooperative’s service territory. The successful candidate will fulfill the unexpired term of former director James Luce, who passed away in April. The term expires at Claverack’s 2021 annual meeting. To be eligible, the candidate’s […]