2020-01-30 E-Edition

Two Injured in Braintrim Crash

Two people were transported to the hospital after a truck that they were traveling in crashed into a tree on Eddy Mountain Road in Braintrim Township on Saturday, Jan. 25. State troopers explained that the accident occurred at 8:24 a.m. that day when a 2008 Chevrolet CK4500 driven by Nathan L. Shaffer, 27, of Towanda was traveling southbound on Eddy […]

Impact Fee Revenue Expected to Drop

The PA Independent Fiscal Office is projecting some bad news for counties and municipalities that receive impact fee funding annually from the state. In its latest report, the office is predicting that impact fee revenues for the state will decrease by 21 percent. Specifically, the state is projecting to collect $198 million in impact fee revenue for its 2019 allocation, […]

Federal Regulations Stacked Against Bradford Internet Project

Federal laws and regulations, which may have been shaped by lobbyists, are blocking the county from obtaining additional federal funding for its multi-million dollar Bradford County Broadband Initiative, a project that is intended to improve Internet and cell service locally, Commissioner Doug McLinko said. “I assume lobbyists” for Internet service providers “have gotten rid of any competition,” when the laws […]

Venison Dinner Draws Large Crowd

Wyalusing Rotary Club Benefitted from the Event

A steady crowd of people flowed into the Wyalusing Fire Hall on Saturday, Jan. 25 to try any of the seven venison-style entrees that were on hand for the Wyalusing Rotary Club’s venison dinner. Those who attended the event were able to try venison in seven different ways—swiss steak, smoked tenderloin, rump roast, jerky, chili, sloppy joes and meat loaf—along […]

WWII Vet Posthumously Awarded Gold Medal

On Thursday, Jan. 23 in Towanda, U.S. Rep. Fred Keller presented a Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to honor Sgt. Robert Hayes, Jr., who had flown on missions for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in World War II. Hayes was an aerial gunner on retrofitted bombers that flew on OSS missions over Germany and eastern France during the final stages […]

March for Life

Forty-two people from the area recently traveled to the March for Life in Washington, D.C. on a chartered bus sponsored by the Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life. They joined in a record crowd of over 100,000 marchers who applauded President Trump’s remarks before walking up Constitution Avenue to the Supreme Court.

Entries Sought for Mac and Cheese Bake-Off

If you have a macaroni and cheese dish that you want to share with the public, then the Wyalusing Valley Museum Association is looking for you. Currently, the association is seeking entries for its Second Annual Mac and Cheese Bake-Off. The event, which serves as a fundraiser for the museum association, will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on […]

Salvation Army to Honor Volunteers on Feb. 1

The Salvation Army is planning to honor its numerous volunteers who helped out with this year’s Red Kettle campaign with a special luncheon to be held on Saturday, Feb. 1. The “thank you” luncheon will be held at the Towanda American Legion Post beginning at 11:30 a.m. The Salvation Army is inviting all of its bell ringers and volunteers to […]

Two Dairy Projects Receive State Grants

Two dairy projects, one in Bradford County and the other in Sullivan County, will be the beneficiaries of state grant funding to expand their operations, according to a joint announcement made by state Rep. Tina Pickett and state Sen. Gene Yaw. Warburton Farm of Forks Township in Sullivan County and Strictly Organics, LLC in Albany Township in Bradford County were […]