March 25, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Glancing Backward, March 25, 2017

Today is Saturday, March 25, the 84th day of 2017. There are 281 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 25, 1947, a coal-dust explosion inside the Centralia Coal Co. Mine No. More...

Troy Borough receives groundwater plan approval

Troy Borough was presented with a certificate of recognition for its work on groundwater management. Geologist Mark Stevens presented the borough with the award. More...

Alparon Park preparing for Maple Festival

Spring brings with it the start of fair season in Bradford County, and the Endless Mountains Maple Festival at Alparon Park is the first of a number of festivals coming to the Troy area. Maple Festival committee member Cathy Jenkins said the fes More...

Tioga County project gets Gov. Environmental Excellence Award

TIOGA — A Tioga County project aimed at improving pH levels in Fall Brook from “the level of battery acid” was one of 16 projects from across the commonwealth that have been awarded a 2017 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence.  More...

Glancing Backward, March 24, 2017

Today is Friday, March 24, the 83rd day of 2017. More...

Bradford County looking at changing engineering firms for bridge work

The Bradford County commissioners have made a preliminary decision to change the engineering firm that designs new bridges for the county, the chairman of the Bradford County commissioners said Thursday.  More...

PennDOT's Bradford County maintenance activity announced

PennDOT’s maintenance schedule for the week of March 27: SR 2009: Ambrosious Road, Wilmot Township, crack sealing and brush cutting SR 2011: Shaffers Notch Road, Terry Township, ditch cleaning SR 0154: Canton Township, drainage work&nb More...

Commissioners donate $60K to Troy Sale Barn renovation

TROY — The Bradford County commissioners on Thursday made a $60,000 donation in Act 13 funds to help pay for the restoration of the Troy Sale Barn. The building, which was Bradford County’s original sale barn, is being transformed into a commun More...

Track plan updates presented to Troy School Board

TROY — Darin Rathbun, principal engineer with Hunt Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors, presented the updated plan for the track facility adjacent to Troy Intermediate School to the community and members of Troy Area School District's school boa More...

Glancing Backward, March 23, 2017

Today is Thursday, March 23, the 82nd day of 2017. There are 283 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 23, 1792, Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. More...

Baker bills aim to help improve, safeguard public health

HARRISBURG — Rep. More...

Wolf administration highlights the impact of Meals on Wheels in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG — Wednesday, on behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, the Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) provided information on the Meals on Wheels Programs during an informational meeting held by the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee.  More...

Towanda School District puts $783K worth of projects out to bid

The Towanda School Board this week voted to put out to bid a series of projects — estimated to cost $783,020 — which would improve the Towanda School District’s physical plant and its grounds. More...

Canton HS Drama Club prepares to perform the 'The Wizard of Oz'

CANTON — The Drama Club of Canton High School is presenting “The Wizard of Oz,” the musical production based on the work of L. More...

Location changed for next Bradford County commissioners' meeting

TOWANDA —The location of the March 23 Bradford County commissioners’ meeting has been changed to the Troy Sale Barn, 53-99 Ballard St., Troy. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. Normally, the commissioners meet in commissioners’ conference ro More...

MU president notifies faculty union of possible programmatic changes

MANSFIELD — As part of the plan to assure Mansfield University’s future sustainability, President Fran Hendricks has informed the local chapter of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) that programmatic chang More...

Tyler Sheets places first at the PA High School Speech League state tournament

TOWANDA — Towanda High School senior Tyler Sheets placed first in the Dramatic Interpretation category at the Pennsylvania High School Speech League’s 2017 State Tournament, the Towanda schools superintendent announced at this week’s Towanda School B More...

Glancing Backward, March 22, 2017

Today is Wednesday, March 22, the 81st day of 2017. More...

County approves plans for expansion, renovation of Wysox Dandy Mini Mart

Planning Commission also reviews planned new building for Williams Toyota

The Bradford County Planning Commission on Tuesday approved revised plans for the renovation and expansion of the Dandy Mini Mart in the former Piollet mansion in Wysox, and reviewed plans for a new building at the Williams Toyota dealership in Athen More...

Gillett business burglarized, ATM stolen

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a burglary of an automated teller machine from a business in Gillett. Police said at around 3:30 a.m. More...

Poll

What do you think of the new Republican health care bill, which would replace the Affordable Care Act?