October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

18th Century Sleigh Restored For Wyalusing Valley Museum

While it may not be big enough for his big bag of toys for all the good girls and boys, Santa Claus would certainly appreciate the modishly sporty design of the 18th century sleigh recently given back to the Wyalusing Valley Museum following a full r More...

Oldest House Hosts Annual Fancy Fair

Potential Grant Could Mean New Sills for Historic Home

Guests of The Oldest House in Laceyville were able to do some early holiday shopping over the weekend during the annual Fall Fancy Fair.  More...

Going, Going, Gone

This vacated apartment house adjacent to the Wyalusing Creek Plaza is pictured being demolished Monday. The structure has been vacant since it was destroyed by fire on March 29 of this year, taking the life of Boyd Wood. More...

New Albany Volunteer Fire Department Seeking Talent

The New Albany Volunteer Fire Department will again stage a play titled, A Fractured Christmas Story on Nov. 14, 15 21 and 22.  The play will start at 7:30 p.m. at the New Albany Social Hall. More...

Sullivan County Council on the Arts Presents Celtic Martins

Returning for their third year, the Celtic Martins will enliven St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore, on Friday, Nov. More...

Benjamin Accepted To Honors Program

Madeline Benjamin, of Sayre, has been accepted to Susquehanna University’s highly selective Honors Program. Benjamin is a first-year student majoring in music education at Susquehanna.   More...

Grace Connection, 10 Years Later

In early 2004 the Towanda Area Clergy Association decided to form an ecumenical ministry to help those in need when other agencies are not available. More...

Eleanor Kough of Dushore Celebrates 90th Birthday

At the Baptist Church of New Albany on Sunday, Oct. More...

IRS Warns Financial Institutions of Scams Designed to Steal Account Data

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued a fraud alert for international financial institutions complying with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). More...

C&N Bank Receives Citation From House of Representatives

Citizens & Northern (C&N) Bank has been recognized by the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania for its 150 years of service to the communities it serves. The House citation was presented to C&N Interim President and CEO Mark A. More...

Major Receives Guardian of Small Business Award

State Representative Sandra Major has been awarded a Guardian of Small Business Award by the National Federation of Independent Business for her unwavering support of Pennsylvania small businesses.  More...

Wilkes University Students Foster Residential Environment

Forty-five undergraduate students at Wilkes University have accepted on-campus leadership roles as resident assistants in campus residence halls where undergraduate students live. More...

New Prescription Monitoring Program Helping to Combat Drug Abuse

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane thanked the legislature for passing a measure (S.B. More...

Bradford County Historical Society To Honor Bradford County Judges

At the annual meeting of the Bradford County Historical Society, which will be held on Sunday, Oct. More...

Make Halloween Safe

Ghouls, goblins and ghosts will make their yearly appearance at the end of October, gathering a supply of sweet treats. That’s right; Halloween is coming. More...

Area Girls Compete in PA State Dairy Princess Contest

State Dairy Princess Contestant Ashley Mohn of Womelsdorf, Berks County, was crowned the 58th Pennsylvania Dairy Princess on Saturday, Sept. More...

Fireworks Sellers Caught In Undercover Sweep

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced Tuesday that her office has taken action against five businesses throughout the Commonwealth that allegedly sold fireworks to Pennsylvania consumers in violation of the law.  More...

Volunteers Needed for Wyalusing’s Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers for Wyalusing’s annual Relay For Life .  More...

New Albany Church Hosts Pumpkin Fest

Dozens of New Albany area youth and adults took their turns carving pumpkins and other activities during the fifth Pumpkin Fest at the United Methodist Church in the borough on Saturday, Oct. 18. More...

Youth Leadership Program Offers Real World Education

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) is sponsoring a Youth Leadership Program with 17 sophomores from the Wyalusing Valley High School. More...

Boback Announces Grant for Wyoming Co. Watershed Restoration Project

Rep. Karen Boback recently announced the release of $77,000 in grant funding for a stream bank stabilization project along Scoutrun Brook, a tributary to South Branch Mehoopany Creek in Forkston Township, Wyoming County. More...

DEP Fines Regency Marcellus Gas Gathering, LLC Over $300,000 for Pipeline Violations

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently announced it has fined Regency Marcellus Gas Gathering, LLC of San Antonio, Texas, $306,570 for multiple violations of the Clean Streams Law, Dam Safety and Encroachment Act and state regulati More...

Susquehanna Singers to Present Free Concerts

The Susquehanna Singers will be performing two free concerts in November at the Towanda Presbyterian Church and the Monroeton United Methodist Church.  The Susquehanna Singers are in their seventh year of singing simply for the joy and fellowshi More...

Towanda Grad Receives $3,000 Scholarship

Sherwood Groves Auto Group is pleased to announce employee Jarrett Sheets has been granted a $3,000 scholarship from the Yamaha Motorsports Dealer Scholarship Program. More...

Bilingual Story Hour Held at Towanda Public Library

A special bilingual Story Hour was held on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Carriage House Children’s Library in Towanda. This was a concluding activity for Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations in Bradford County. More...

141st Battles for Petersburg June 19-October 10, 1864

Editor’s Note: This is the eighth in a series of articles covering the campaigns of the PA 141st Regiment 150 years ago during the Civil War. The regiment was comprised of men from the Northern Tier counties of Pennsylvania. More...

Laceyville Halloween Window Entries

Here’s a look at Halloween windows in Laceyville’s business district created by local folks. More...

Eagle Eye

Nicole Cooley emailed this photo of a bald eagle she spotted perched in a tree in Terry Township on Sunday, Oct. 19 near where it had been feeding on a deer carcass. More...

Ribbon Cutting Officially Welcomes Jones Diner to Community

Vacant for a year and needing some tender loving care, a spontaneous decision led to the reopening of the former Tomahawk Restaurant in North Towanda, which is now known as Jones Diner.  More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Friday, Oct. 24, the library will be closed until 1 p.m. as we have some mandatory training to do. Story class will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. More...

Pumpkin Fest to be Held This Weekend

Pumpkin Fest, a celebration of fall, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Endless Mountains Nature Center. More...

Towanda Soldier Promoted to Rank of Private

MILITARY NEWS

Major General Patrick A. Murphy, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, has announced the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. More...

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