August 15, 2016 RSS feed / Local

Grand Funk Railroad electrifies audience

Rock and roll super group, Grand Funk Railroad, “The American Band,” took the outdoor summer concert stage on Saturday, Aug. 13 at Tioga Downs in Nichols, N.Y. More...

Glancing Backward, Aug. 15, 2016

Today is Monday, Aug. 15, the 228th day of 2016. There are 138 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. More...

Community Calendar, Aug. 15, 2016

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...

Despite hot weather, people turn out for Crazy Days in Ulster

ULSTER — Despite the hot, humid weather, lots of people came to Ulster Crazy Days on Saturday. "We've been busy since 8 a.m." said volunteer Dawn Gillette, who was manning Mather Memorial Library's used book sale, which was part of Ulster Crazy More...

GOP auditor general candidate blasts incumbent Eugene DePasquale in Rome Twp.

ROME TOWNSHIP — Speaking here on Saturday at the annual Friends of Tina Pickett Barbecue, Republican auditor general candidate John Brown characterized his Democratic opponent, incumbent Eugene DePasquale, as ineffective and too cozy with Pennsylvani More...

Glancing Backward, Aug. 14, 2016

Today is Sunday, Aug. 14, the 227th day of 2016. There are 139 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 14, 1941, President Franklin D. More...

Birth Announcements, Aug. 14, 2016

Courtney and Dillon Westbrook of Canton, Pa., are pleased to announce the birth of a daughter, Nikita Renee, on July 30, 2016 at the Robert Packer Hospital. More...

Pennsylvania restores scholarship funding for 1,000 early child care professionals

Gov. Tom Wolf Friday announced that, the T.E.A.C.H. More...

Glancing Backward, Aug. 13, 2016

Today is Saturday, Aug. 13, the 226th day of 2016. There are 140 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. More...

Glancing Backward, August 12, 2016

Today is Friday, Aug. 12, the 225th day of 2016. There are 141 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. More...

New Canton superintendent addresses board on 2016-2017 school year

CANTON — Superintendent Eric Briggs addressed members of the school board and audience with a bit of the progress underway as he settles into his new position. Briggs and elementary principal Mike Wells were signed on to the district during last More...

Sewer line work begins next week in Sayre Borough

MONTOURSVILLE — On Monday, Aug. 15, a contractor will begin work on a sanitary sewer replacement project on Route 199 (Keystone Avenue) in Sayre Borough, Bradford County. Work will be from Lincoln Street to East Frederick Street.  More...

Traffic stop leads to drug charges for Laceyville man

Robert James Johnson Jr., 50, of Laceyville is facing drug and DUI charges after a traffic stop at the intersection of Clapper Hill and Spring Hill roads. Pennsylvania State Police said on June 24, they pulled over Johnson for not coming to a pr More...

Troy man waives preliminary hearing for eluding police

Walter Adams Dixon, 33, of Troy, waived during a preliminary hearing Wednesday afternoon before District Magistrate Jonathan Wilcox of Troy. Dixon is charged with resisting arrest and fleeing police following an incident that occurred July 29.&n More...

Stedge waives prelim on unauthorized vehicle use charges

Kevin Paul Stedge, 20, of Columbia Cross Roads, waived during his preliminary hearing Wednesday before District Judge Jonathan Wilcox of Troy. Stedge was charged with unauthorized use of an automobile by Pennsylvania State Police.  More...

Hearing waived in case of hit-and-run accident

Kyle Lee Stevens, 34, of Springfield Township waived his preliminary hearing before District Judge Jonathan Wilcox of Troy.  More...

WASD accepting water softener bids

WYALUSING — The Wyalusing Area School District is moving forward with soliciting bids for a water softener system to control the extremely hard water coming out of its well that has caused mineral buildups on water fountains, required extra treatment More...

Glancing Backward, Aug. 11, 2016

Today is Thursday, Aug. 11, the 224th day of 2016. There are 142 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. More...

Paving next week on Litzelman Road in Cherry Township, Sullivan County

MONTOURSVILLE — On Monday, Aug. 15, a PennDOT maintenance crew in Sullivan County will begin a paving project on Route 4024 (Litzelman Road) in Cherry Township. This project is expected to be completed by Friday, Aug. More...

County's stream stabilization program gets an additional $83K from the state

Update provided on $3.1 million project to replace the county courthouse's roof

TOWANDA — At their most recent meeting, the Bradford County commissioners voted to accept an additional $83,460 for the county’s stream stabilization program, took action to allow for a planned expansion of NTSWA’s local landfill, and heard an update More...

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