June 19, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Relay For Life Event Raises over $50K

The dark overcast parted and finally allowed the sun to peek through the clouds as if to shine just for those who participated in the “Survivor Ceremony” and made their victory lap around the high school track during the Relay For Life ev More...

Wyalusing Board Presents Awards

After-School ThinkSTEM Program Planned

The Wyalusing Area School District school board presented four “Special Recognition/Appreciation” Awards and a Volunteer of the Year award at their monthly meeting, Monday night in the WVHS cafeteria.  More...

Credit for Child, Dependent Care

Many parents pay for childcare or day camps in the summer while they work. If this applies to you, your costs may qualify for a federal tax credit that can lower your taxes. More...

4-H Community Gardens Planted

Several 4-H members recently helped plant 4-H Community gardens, located at the Extension office in Montrose. Produce from these gardens will be donated to local food banks and senior centers. More...

Stroke and Osteoporosis Screenings Coming to Wyalusing

Residents living in and around the Wyalusing community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Wyalusing Community Corps Building, Community Room, will host Life Line Screening on July 2. More...

Auditor General Releases Audits for School Entities in Bradford County

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale recently announced the release of audit reports for school districts in Bradford County.  More...

Bradford County Veterans’ Memorial Park, Road Work, New Signs Discussed at Stevens Twp. Meeting

The Stevens Township Supervisors heard an appeal for financial support for the Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park at their June meeting last Tuesday. More...

Super Duper’s Demise

This is the third photo we’ve published of this once prominent Wyalusing building over the last three weeks, and this view shows the building being razed in November 1998. More...

Legion, Scouts Hold Flag Retirement Ceremony

On Flag Day, June 14, members of American Legion Post 534 and Cub Scouts of Pack 8, along with representatives from Camptown’s Troop 4 and Girl Scout Troop 51047, gathered with families and guests at the Legion Post in Wyalusing to honorably re More...

Leatherstocking Bringing Gas Service to Montrose

Leatherstocking Gas Company has begun construction of its natural gas distribution system in the Montrose Borough.  More...

Athens Area Teachers Authorize Leaders to Call Strike

The 169 teachers represented by the Athens Area Education Association (AAEA) voted last week to give their leadership ability to call for a work stoppage beginning in the fall, if contract negotiations do not move forward sooner than later. More...

Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center Holds Commencement

RECORD NUMBER OF GRADUATES IN SCCTC’S CLASS OF 2014

When friends and families of the 139 graduates of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) gathered to celebrate the school’s graduation on June 12, they very nearly over-filled the Elk Lake Elementary gym.   More...

Cost for Duplicate Birth Certificates to Increase July 1

Residents who may be in need of a certified, duplicate copy of their birth certificates are reminded that the fee for requesting the document is increasing as of July 1 to help fund services for abused children in PA, said State Representative Tina P More...

YMCA Kids’ Garden Has New Look

If you drive by the YMCA Kids’ Garden on Fourth Street in Towanda, you will notice a very non-traditional looking vegetable garden. More...

Livestock Clinic Takes ‘Hard Work, Confidence, Passion and Desire to Succeed’ for Motto

Eighty 4-H members from Susquehanna, Wyoming, and Sullivan Counties took part in a busy day on Saturday, June 7th for the annual Susquehanna County 4-H Livestock Clinic held at the Harford Fairgrounds. More...

Hospice Receives Donation

Karen Black, local artist from Dushore, donated these decorative boxes to the Memorial Hospital Hospice program to distribute to hospice patients and families. She is a member of the Society of Decorative Painters. More...

Local Students Named to Honors List

Bentley University President, Gloria Cordes Larson, along with Dean of Business, Roy (Chip) Wiggins, and Dean of Arts and Sciences, Daniel L. More...

Limoli Honored at 100th Birthday Celebration

On Saturday, June 14, the children of Tom Limoli of Herrick Township wanted to surprise their father with a big birthday gathering, and they did just that. More...

Ninth Annual Household Waste Collection June 28 At NTSWA Landfill and Recycling Center

For the ninth year in a row, residents from local counties will have the opportunity to dispose of their household chemicals and cleaners through the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection being held at Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority Landfil More...

North Rome Christian School Lists Final Honor Roll

North Rome Christian School has announced Honor and High Honor Roll students for the entire 2013-2014 school year. More...

Skillings to Speak Following Towanda’s Fourth of July Parade

Downtown Towanda Merchants have announced that Wes Skillings will be the keynote speaker at the Independence Day Parade in Towanda on July 5. The theme of the parade will be paying tribute to POWs.  More...

WVHS Student Attends Camp

Cadet Keon Copp, standing with PA American Legion State Commander William Cleveland, following her graduation on Saturday from the PA American Legion-State Police Youth Week Camp at York College of Pennsylvania. More...

History and Beauty of Wyoming County Exhibits at Dietrich Theater

The Wyoming County Cultural Center at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock is celebrating the history and beauty of Wyoming County with two exhibits. More...

Bus Drivers Head into Retirement

Combined, they have 169 years of service and over two million miles on the road, safely taking children to and from school, sporting events and other extracurricular activities.  These are the numbers exemplifying the dedication and commitment o More...

Herrickville Fire Company Planning July 4 Celebration

Herrickville area women began working in January embroidering squares for the unique quilt that the fire company will raffle off at its annual July 4 celebration.  More...

Committee Approves Stack Fine-Collection Bill

The Senate Transportation Committee recently unanimously approved Senator Mike Stack’s bill that is intended to help Pennsylvania collect some of the estimated $1.6 billion in unpaid fines, fees and restitution.  More...

River Sojourn Planned for Susquehanna’s Lower North Branch

Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR), official manager of the Susquehanna River North Branch Water Trail, is readying for a four-day paddling sojourn of the Lower North Branch from Hunlock Creek to Northumberland.  More...

Riding in Style

Wyalusing Elementary second grader Dante Hatton ended his school year in style with a ride in one of the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department’s fire trucks. More...

Parent Involvement Grows ‘Flowerful’ Effects

Research shows that the earlier parents become involved in their children’s education, the more powerful are the effects on the child. More...

Canton Wine & Cheese Festival Announces Entertainment

The Canton Wine & Cheese Festival committee has announced their featured entertainment for the June 28th event. Crowd favorites, Acoustic Pawnshop and Crossroads, will both be performing for the fifth year of the festival.  More...

Live Series Continues with Play Based On Bestseller

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council’s (BCRAC) National Theatre (NT) Live series continues on June 26 with the NT Live presentation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, based on the best-selling novel by Mark Haddon, and a More...

Flurry of Meetings Fills Busy Week

Susquehanna County Commissioners Mum about Rumored Firing at Jail

In addition to their regular bi-monthly meeting on June 11, the Susquehanna County commissioners also conducted a Salary Board meeting on that date and called a special Prison Board meeting on June 13.  More...

Troiano Runs Citizen-Funded Campaign

Nick Troiano, an independent candidate and self-proclaimed civic entrepreneur from Pike County, is campaigning to be the next representative of Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District.  More...

Newly-Crowned Dairy Princess Shares Recipe

As the newly-crowned Wyoming/Lackawanna Counties Dairy Princess I would like to tell you a little about myself.  I’m Emma Loch from Fieldsbrook Farm in Nicholson, where I live with my parents, Alan and Juliet Loch.  My older brother B More...

Nicholson Viaduct to Celebrate 100th Anniversary

NEW LOGO SOUGHT FOR THIS SPECIAL EVENT

The Nicholson Heritage Association is looking for the perfect logo to memorialize the 100th anniversary of the Nicholson Viaduct. More...

Head Start Board of Directors Meets

Bradford-Tioga Head Start, Inc. held its monthly Board of Directors meeting on June 9. More...

Little Engines Made Life Easier

Twin Tier Antique Tractor & Machinery Show Held

Years ago, before rural electrification, farmers had to make do as best they could to find work-saving ways to complete various tasks.  From the 1890s through the 1940s, one labor-saving device was the hit-and-miss engine.  More...

Engagement Announced

Bud and Kathie Marvin of Wyalusing are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsi, to Douglas Jacoski, son of Joe and Val Jacoski of Sayre.  The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Wyalusing Valley High School and a 2009 graduate More...

Souto DAR ‘Good Citizen’ Winner at Northeast

The recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) 2014 “Good Citizens” Award for Northeast Bradford High School is Chelsie Louise Souto. She is the daughter of Tom and Mary Souto of LeRaysville.  More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Monday is the start of six very hectic weeks here at the library. From 10 to 11 a.m., Monday morning our first-ever craft/activity hour for preschool to second grades; Wednesday morning from 10 a.m. More...

Memorial Hospital Hospice Offering Good Grief Day Camp

Good Grief Day Camp will be held at the Vesper Church Spiritual Life Center in Standing Stone June 24, 25 and 26.  Good Grief Day Camp is a bereavement support camp for children ages six through 18 who have experienced the death of a loved one. More...

Memorial’s Nurse-Family Partnership Staff Attends Statewide Conference

Nurse-Family Partnership is a life-changing program that combines compassion with science. More...

Spring Dean’s List Named At Mansfield University

A total of 491 Mansfield University students have been named to the Spring 2014 Dean’s List.  The following area students earned the honor:  More...

Local Students Named to Wilkes List

Wilkes University Provost Anne A. Skleder announces the Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 Semester.  The university extends its congratulations to the following students:  More...

Plans for Tunkhannock’s Founders’ Day Underway for Saturday

Tunkhannock’s Founders’ Day will be held Saturday, June 21st and this year brings some big changes to the event. More...

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