January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Glancing Backward, Jan. 18, 2017

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2017. There are 347 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. More...

Dandy Mini Marts submits revised plans for expanding, renovating its store in the former Piollet mansion

At its meeting on Tuesday, the Bradford County Planning Commission heard presentations on Dandy Mini Mart Inc.’s revised plans for renovating and expanding a convenience store located in the former Piollet mansion in Wysox, and on plans for expanding More...

Attorney General Beemer announces $863.7M settlement with a major credit rating agency

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer announced Monday an $863.7 million settlement with Moody’s Corporation and Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. More...

Mansfield University named among the White House Healthy Campuses

Mansfield University was honored Friday to receive the White House Healthy Campus designation. Three representatives went out to Washington, D.C., to participate in the Healthy Campus Challenge Day at the White House.  More...

Towanda School Board passes resolution limiting any property tax increase

TOWANDA — The Towanda School Board on Monday passed a resolution that limits any increase in the school property tax for the 2017-18 fiscal year to 3.4 percent, which is the state index for the school district for the coming year.  More...

ATPD Chief Hurley announces candidacy for district judge

ATHENS TOWNSHIP — The election of District Court 42-3-02’s next magisterial district judge has become a contested race with the announcement that Athens Township Police Chief Larry Hurley will now be seeking the position.  More...

Man who fled police into PA is arrested

WHITNEY POINT, N.Y. — A man who sped off in a stolen car during a traffic stop in the Town of Kirkwood, N.Y., and led police on a pursuit into Pennsylvania has been arrested. Ryan A. More...

Glancing Backward, Jan. 17, 2017

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2017. There are 348 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. More...

Glancing Backward, Jan. 16, 2017

Today is Monday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2017. There are 349 days left in the year. This is the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. More...

Community Calendar, Jan. 16, 2017

Community Calendar is a daily public service column to inform readers of upcoming civic, social and other not-for-profit, non-commercial events sponsored by community organizations. More...

Towanda Gun Club donates to local fire companies

The Towanda, North Towanda, Rome, Wysox and Wyalusing fire companies each received a $2,000 donation recently from the Towanda Gun Club. Some of the proceeds from games of chance held at the gun club were used to make the donations. More...

Bradford County Birth Announcements, Jan. 15, 2017

Tyler and Sarah Jones Schmeckenbecher are pleased to announce the birth of a daughter, Chloe Renee, on Dec. 5, 2016 in Japan. More...

Bradford County Marriage Licenses, Jan. 15, 2017

The following marriage licenses were recorded recently at the Bradford County Courthouse: Ali R. Valentine, 43, of Wyalusing to Deirdre J. Huber, 42, of Wyalusing Thomas J. Mosier, 20, of Sayre to Alyssa Goodwin, 18, of Sayre  More...

Towanda ProCare holds ribbon cutting event

TOWANDA — ProCare Physical Therapy, Fitness and Performance, Inc., held a ribbon cutting event for their newly renovated Towanda facility. Fitness Community Relations Coordinator Brittany Smith said the renovations opened up the facility’s floor More...

Benefit held for Neville family

WARREN TOWNSHIP — Hundreds flocked to Warren Center Fellowship for a spaghetti dinner and auction benefit to support the family of Julie Neville. Neville, 37, of Susquehanna County died in early December after a fatal car accident at the interse More...

Boil advisory ended for North Towanda

North Towanda Municipal Authority Manager Kyle V. More...

Glancing Backward, Jan. 15, 2017

Today is Sunday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2017. There are 350 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. More...

Community comes out in support of suspended Troy varsity basketball coach

TROY — Students and parents gathered Thursday night to let their voices be heard by the Troy Area School District’s school board on the suspension of Troy varsity basketball coach Bob Woodward.  More...

Bon Jovi to perform at 2017 DICK'S Sporting Goods Open

Rock legends to perform their anthems live in concert on Aug. 18

VESTAL, N.Y. — Broome County Community Charities, Inc. has announced the entertainment for the 11th annual DICK’S Sporting Goods Open. More...

Canton SD business manager Jannone weighs in on eliminating property tax

CANTON — Business manager Mark Jannone of Canton Area School District brought to the attention of the board possible changes to their budget from the state level. During the board meeting held at Canton Junior/Senior High School, Jannone told th More...

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