May 7, 2016 RSS feed / Local

Glancing Backward, May 7, 2016

Today is Saturday, May 7, the 128th day of 2016. More...

Town of Kirkwood traffic stop leads to arrest for heroin possession

On May 5, the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team with assistance from the Troop “C” Uniform Force, and Sayre Pennsylvania Police Department located and arrested two Sayre, Pa., residents for possession of 24 grams of heroin fo More...

Columbia Cross Roads woman waives prelim on prescription drug charges

A Columbia Cross Roads woman waived her preliminary hearing on drug charges Wednesday afternoon. Troy Borough Police reported that the charged, one Diana Michelle Leonard, 27, picked up medication for another person’s prescription for their own More...

Growing Greener Funding awarded to Bradford, Lycoming, Union counties

HARRISBURG — State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) has announced that one watershed association and two county conservation districts in the 23rd Senatorial District will be awarded $941,952 in Growing Greener funding to improve watersheds and reduce storm w More...

PennDOT's Bradford County maintenance activity announced

PennDOT’s maintenance schedule for the week of May 9 is as follows: SR 1029: North Rome Road, Litchfield Township, deck replacement SR 4011: Rolling Hills Road, Smithfield Township, replace pipe SR 4019: Iron Mine Road, Columbia Townsh More...

Bradford/Sullivan County Pomona Grange meets

Bradford/Sullivan County Pomona Grange met on April 23 as guests of Ondawa Grange at the United Methodist Church in Big Pond, Pa. There were six granges represented with 25 in attendance. Diahoga Grange filled the chairs and Beech Flats Gra More...

Glancing Backward, May 5, 2016

Today is Thursday, May 5, the 126th day of 2016. There are 240 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History:  More...

Route 87 bridge replacement in Sullivan County starts next week

MONTOURSVILLE — A nearly $2 million bridge replacement project on Route 87, adjacent to the intersection with Norton Road in Forks Township, Sullivan County, is continuing. The existing two-span reinforced concrete T-beam bridge over Lick Creek More...

Troy man charged with prowling after sleeping in car

David Lee Best, 24, of Troy is charged by state police of Towanda with loitering and prowling at night, criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness. According to police, at around 4:30 a.m. More...

Man charged for skipping out on check

State police of Towanda have charged Dustin Lee Turner, 25, of New Albany with theft of services. According to police, on April 21, Turner was a patron of The Central on 6 in Burlington when he excused himself, saying he was going out to smoke a More...

Monroeton man charged with writing bad checks

Lance Garnard Pipher, 32, of Monroeton was charged by Towanda Borough Police with theft by deception and bad checks. Police said an employee of the Knights Out bar in Towanda received a bad check after a bartender at the establishment cashed a c More...

Towanda kicks off Little League season

TOWANDA — “Opening day is like Christmas, except it’s warmer,” said Pete Rose, and from the faces of the 300 Towanda Little Leaguers, they couldn’t agree more.  More...

Governor Wolf proclaims May Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

HARRISBURG, Pa. — With both temperatures and the number of motorcycles appearing on Pennsylvania roadways rising, Governor Tom Wolf has signed a proclamation commemorating May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.  More...

Glancing Backward, May 4, 2016

Today is Wednesday, May 4, the 125th day of 2016. There are 241 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 4, 1916, Germany, responding to an ultimatum from President Woodrow Wilson, agreed to limit its submarine warfare. More...

Bridge Street reconstruction to start this month

TOWANDA — The planned reconstruction of .45 miles of Bridge Street in Towanda Borough will begin this month, the Towanda Borough manager said. The street is one of the borough’s main thoroughfares.  More...

Tubbs testifies for a fourth time in Calvin Harris' trial

As the second-degree murder trial for Calvin Harris entered into its sixth week in Schoharie County, a familiar name took the stand for the duration of Tuesday’s proceedings.  More...

Hope for a refugee child

Local businessman starts effort to assist Middle Eastern refugees

Recently, a local Towanda resident, Charles Kovacs Jr., was watching a TV program on NBC “Today” titled “‘It’s About the Children’: American Moms on Helping Refugees.”  More...

Work on Route 6 in Bradford County to begin today

MONTOURSVILLE — A one-mile resurfacing project on Route 6 in Wysox Township, Bradford County, is set to begin Tuesday, May 3, weather permitting. Work will begin just east of the intersection of Route 187 in Wysox and end at the intersection of More...

Glancing Backward May 3, 2016

Today is Tuesday, May 3, the 124th day of 2016. More...

Summer standoff suspect sentenced

Holloway to serve 168 days to 18 months, pay fine and restitution

The man involved in the July 2015 “standoff” in downtown Sayre was sentenced Monday in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Bradford County District Attorney Daniel Barrett said.  More...

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