December 14, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Sheldon Funeral Homes Reaches 90-Year Milestone

LACEYVILLE LOCATION ON MAIN STREET GETS RECENT RENOVATION

If you ask Benjamin “Burnie” Sheldon the secret to running a withstanding and successful business, he would likely tell you, “a loving and devoted family.”  Sheldon Funeral Homes celebrated its 90th anniversary last month More...

Upbeat Prison Report Big Gift to Wyoming County

Population at the Wyoming County Prison continues to fall slowly, with 56 men and 12 women currently incarcerated at the jail in Tunkhannock. More...

Elk Lake, SCCTC Boards Reorganize

First order of business for the Dec. More...

Heritage Region Encourages Loyalsock Votes for ‘River of the Year’

For the second time in three years, a waterway in the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) has been nominated for Pennsylvania’s “River of the Year.” In 2016, EMHR and the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) successfully peti More...

Guthrie Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet

The Guthrie Post-Concussion Support Group will hold a meeting on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. in the blue conference room located on the fourth floor of the Guthrie Medical Group in Sayre.  More...

Identity Theft, New Protection Tips for Businesses

Small business identity theft is a big business. Just like individuals, businesses can be victims too. Thieves use a business’s information to file fake tax returns or get credit cards.  More...

Nimble

Thank you to those who put the lights up at the FWM Volunteer Firehall. I know it takes time and effort, and I want you to know it is truly appreciated. More...

Susquehanna County Farm Bureau Presents Benscoter with Leader Award

The Susquehanna County Farm Bureau (SCFB) at their recent annual dinner presented John Benscoter with their “2017 Distinguished Local Affairs Leader Award.” The award is for “outstanding performance and lasting contribution to agric More...

Forkston

After more than 40 years as a Forkston Township Supervisor, Frank Miner attended his last regular meeting on Dec. 4. For some reason, Frank seems to feel that he has more to do than plow snow and maintain the local township roads. More...

Supervisors Allow Commercial Land Subdivision

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE, JUNK VEHICLE ORDINANCES ADOPTED

The owners of a commercial property just east of the Dandy Mini Mart General Store near the intersection of Routes 6 and 187 in Wysox Township are hoping to subdivide the parcel in order to potentially sell a portion, according to township supervisor More...

Leljedal’s Hardware Closing its Doors

As you enter the door, a bell announces your entrance and almost as soon as the sound dies away, a voice greets you.  “How ya doing?”  Odds are the source of that voice is a tall, bearded man behind the counter.  The odds a More...

Beaver Meadows

I am writing this column sitting beside my mom’s (Marie Trible) hospital bed. More...

Things to Do When an IRS Letter Arrives

The IRS mails millions of letters to taxpayers every year for many reasons. Here are seven simple suggestions on how individuals can handle a letter or notice from the IRS:  Don’t panic. More...

Farmland Preservation Program to Accept Applications

The Bradford County Agricultural Land Preservation Board announced that they will be accepting new or updated farmland preservation applications between Jan. 1, 2018 and Jan. 31, 2018. More...

When Purchasing a Used Vehicle, Be Sure It’s Not Flood Damaged

Purchasing a used vehicle and later learning it has been flood damaged can be very problematic and lead to costly issues down the road.  More...

Dimock

Next Sunday, Dec. 17, the Dimock Sunday School classes will present their Christmas Program in the church at 9:45 a.m. during the church worship hour. Coffee and cookies will be served in the church dining hall afterward. Everyone is invited. More...

Knitted Mittens and Hats Wanted

Once again this year, Bradford-Tioga Head Start, Inc. (BTHS) is reaching out to community members asking for donations of knitted mittens and hats for children up to the age of five. More...

2018 Dog Licenses Now Available at Bradford County Treasurer’s Office

Bradford County residents can now purchase their 2018 dog licenses at the Bradford County Treasurers’ office in Towanda. State law requires all dogs, ages three months of age and older to be licensed by Jan. 1 of each year. More...

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