November 8, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

On Track to Recoup Liquid Fuels Funds

Following a second lashing by the state auditor general of Wyoming County officials for untapped liquid fuels funds, Commissioner Tom Henry and Chief Clerk Bill Gaylord insist that they have done everything possible to secure the release of the dispu More...

Republican Committee Essay Contest Winners

The Canton Area School District was the big winner in the Bradford County Republican Committee’s seventh annual essay contest for local students.  Two of the three first-place winners in the contest this year are students from Canton, and More...

Bids Opened for Wysox Twp. Projects

On Thursday, Nov. More...

Forkston

Monica Denison 570-833-2802

Congratulations to Nancy Clark who ran in the Fun Run at Lazy Brook Park recently. Nancy has been keeping busy running in all sorts of races. Congratulations also to Beckie Montross and her two eldest, Aidan and Maia. More...

Jenningsville

It was good seeing some sun on Sunday for a change, even if it was a bit cool. I’m hoping for an Indian Summer of a few days yet. If not, then I guess it will not happen this year. Seems our world changes too much these days.  More...

Record-Breaking Voter Turnout in Susquehanna County

The countrywide push to “get out the vote” made an apparent impact on Susquehanna County’s more than 25,000 registered voters for the recent midterm election. More...

Sullivan County Favors Pickett over Iannone

In Sullivan County, voters on Tuesday helped re-elect state Rep. Tina Pickett, favoring her over Democratic challenger Donna Iannone, who is a Sullivan County commissioner. More...

Plans for Browntown Liquefied Natural Gas Plant Presented to Township

Publisher’s Note: Prior to Wednesday evening’s meeting with the Wyalusing Township Planning Commission, where representatives of New Fortress Energy presented their plans for a Liquefied Natural Gas plant in Browntown, they kindly agreed More...

Nimble

Bette Farr

Emily Poole played in the marching band revue at Tunkhannock Area High school on Friday. I understand it was an excellent performance by the students.  We had a few Trick or Treaters at our door on Wednesday. More...

Rushville

Cindy Douglas

Barb and Bethany Bennett, Aubree Noldy, Gary and Cindy Douglas enjoyed playing Bingo Friday evening at the Lawton Social Hall. It starts at 7 p.m. Come on out and enjoy the fun. More...

Tax Hike Imminent In Meshoppen

GRANT DENIAL CONTESTED

A rather lengthy meeting of the Meshoppen Borough Council on Monday evening ended with the approval of a tentative budget that will include a slight tax increase. More...

WVHS Alumnus Damien Wickizer To Perform at ‘A Little Night Music’

On Saturday, November 17, 2018 the Wyalusing Valley Senior Chorus will present their annual concert fundraiser, “A Little Night Music.”  This year’s show will feature the WVHS Senior Chorus, the WVHS Vocal Jazz Ensemble, &ldquo More...

Laceyville Council Focuses on Maintenance

FUTURE OF POLICE DEPARTMENT UNCERTAIN

This past year produced excessive rains and intermittent flash flooding that pushed Laceyville residents and authorities to the limit. More...

2019 Budget Adopted with Tax Increase

At its meeting on Monday, Nov. More...

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Beaver Meadows

Nancy Keeler

When I sent an email out to the Beaver Meadows list of folks who contribute news to this column, Dianne Bennett, a frequent contributor, said she did have news for this week, but in light of how the family of Jim Huffman had the bottom dropped out of More...

Wyoming County Goes with GOP

Wyoming County residents seeking immediate results to Tuesday’s midterm elections were disappointed on Wednesday morning to find that there were no countywide election results posted at the county’s website as there have been in recent ye More...

Sen. Yaw Announces Satellite Office Hours for November

State Sen. Gene Yaw invites residents living in Bradford County to take advantage of satellite office hours he has scheduled for the month of November.  More...

Sen. Casey Visits Susquehanna County

Susquehanna County was the second county visited recently as Sen. Bob Casey made a whistle stop tour across the northern tier of the Commonwealth. More...

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