October 30, 2016 RSS feed / Local

Glancing Backward, Oct. 30, 2016

Today is Sunday, Oct. 30, the 304th day of 2016. There are 62 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. More...

A look at drug and alcohol prevention in Bradford and Sullivan counties

This is part of a series of informative articles being published on behalf of the Bradford/Sullivan County Drug and Alcohol Program. TOWANDA — There has been a lot of hype about the heroin epidemic in Bradford and Sullivan counties as well as ac More...

Teachers pied and principal taped up at Croman Cruiser awards

TROY — Students at W. R. More...

Glancing Backward, Oct. 29, 2016

Today is Saturday, Oct. 29, the 303rd day of 2016. There are 63 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Oct. 29, 1956, during the Suez Canal crisis, Israel invaded Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. More...

Athens tops Sayre in big year of food drive donations

ATHENS — It’s a title that the Athens Area High School had only won twice since the Rusty Rail Food Drive began in 2002.  More...

Troy SD reports surplus from 2015-2016 academic year

It looks like there’s a bit extra for some departments at Troy Area School District. During October’s Troy Area School Board meeting, board members voted to redistribute $1,016,437.00 in excess revenue over expenditures from the 2015-2016 budget More...

Man charged with hitting vehicle

An Ulster man is facing criminal charges following an accident on Rockwell Road in Sheshequin. Police said on Sept. More...

Sayre woman charged for part in Sheshequin burglary

A Sayre woman is facing criminal charges for her part in the theft of six guns from a Sheshequin Township residence. Police said in March of this year, Lisa Michelle Myers, 46, of Sayre, and another individual, Joseph Sindoni, were involved in t More...

Smithfield Township home damaged by fire

A fire at a Smithfield home left the residence damaged Thursday morning. The fire broke out around 10 a.m. More...

Glancing Backward, Oct. 28, 2016

Today is Friday, Oct. 28, the 302nd day of 2016. There are 64 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. More...

PennDOT's Bradford County maintenance activity

PennDOT’s maintenance schedule for the week of Oct. More...

Unemployment numbers hold at 5.7 percent in September

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry reported no change from August to September in the percentage of unemployed. In a press release issued Friday by the economic watch group, the unemployment rate held at 5.7 percent. The stat More...

Man facing charges after DUI hit-and-run

Damon Anthony Grippo, 23, of Wyalusing is facing charges following a single-vehicle hit-and-run incident in Wyalusing. Pennsylvania State Police were dispatched to a crash on Taylor Avenue, where a gold Dodge Ram pickup fled the scene.  More...

Glancing Backward, Oct. 27, 2016

Today is Thursday, Oct. 27, the 301st day of 2016. There are 65 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. More...

Yaw bills related to state's opioid crisis head to governor

HARRISBURG — Landmark legislation aimed at curbing Pennsylvania’s heroin and opioid epidemic were unanimously approved Wednesday by the state legislature, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).  More...

Woman facing charges after taking $132,000 from an elderly victim

Christine Marie Guillette, 51, of Elkridge, Md., was arraigned before District Justice Fred Wheaton of Wysox. Guillette is charged by Pennsylvania State Police with felony charges of identity theft, theft by unlawful taking, theft by deception a More...

Woman facing statutory rape charges on 15-year-old case

Tabatha Lynn McGruther, 35, of Gillett, was arraigned on charges of statutory rape before District Justice Jonathan Wilcox of Troy. Pennsylvania State Police said the charges against McGruther stem from instances that occurred between December o More...

Baker named national health care leader

HARRISBURG — In an awards ceremony at the Pennsylvania Capitol Tuesday, state Rep. Matt Baker (R-68) received the National 2016 State Official of the Year Award from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).  More...

UGI urges eligible customers to apply for energy assistance grants

READING, Pa. — UGI encourages eligible natural gas and electric customers to apply for federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds to help cover the cost of heating their home this winter.  More...

Triple Cities Ski Club to host 36th Annual Ski Sale

The Triple Cities Ski Club (TCSC) will hold its 36th Annual Ski Sale from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20 at Brothers 2 Banquet Facility, 2901 Watson Blvd., Endwell, N.Y. More...

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