January 6, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Athens man charged with forcing another to ride with him to get drugs

Jason Patrick Murray, 35, of Athens is in Bradford County Prison after he threatened another individual with a knife and forced them to ride with him to purchase drugs. Pennsylvania State Police said on Dec. More...

Sullivan elected chairman of Towanda Township supervisors

TOWANDA TOWNSHIP — At their annual reorganization meeting, which took place this week, the Towanda Township supervisors elected Charlotte Sullivan as their chairperson. Frank Lindsey was elected vice-chairman of the supervisors. At the meet More...

Grace Connection recognizes volunteers, community support at annual luncheon

TOWANDA — The Grace Connection celebrated another year of giving during the group’s annual volunteer luncheon held recently at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Towanda. There, Grace Connection officials recognized a number of volunteers, including More...

Free Naloxone and training offered for employers

Pennsylvania is among the states hardest hit by the heroin/opioid epidemic with an estimated 10 deaths each day in the commonwealth caused by drug overdose.  More...

AG Beemer offers guide to consumers looking for health club memberships

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer Thursday encouraged Pennsylvanians to carefully examine any contract required by a fitness facility. More...

Glancing Backward, Jan. 6, 2017

Today is Friday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2017. There are 359 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 6, 1967, U.S. More...

PennDOT's Bradford County maintenance activity

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

PA Turnpike Commission reminds travelers of 2017 toll increase

New rates, slated for capital improvements and infrastructure, take effect Sunday, Jan. 8

HARRISBURG — The PA Turnpike Commission (PTC) reminds travelers that beginning 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 8 tolls will reflect a 6-percent increase for both cash and E-ZPass customers.  More...

Department of Human Services kicks off its Supporting Families Initiative by awarding $5,000 regional grants

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Wednesday kicked off its Supporting Families Initiative by awarding $5,000 grants to 19 regional collaboratives committed to encouraging families of individuals with intellectual disabi More...

Glancing Backward, Jan. 5, 2016

Today is Thursday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2017. There are 360 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 5, 1957, President Dwight D. More...

Athens attorney disbarred

HARRISBURG — An Athens attorney is being disbarred following a Jan. 3 order from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. According to a press release from the court’s disciplinary board, James Robert Carroll, Jr. More...

Appointments made for Canton Township personnel, wages

CANTON TOWNSHIP — There are a few new faces among the supervisors in Canton Township. Township resident John Shaffer was named vacancy board chairman during the January reorganization meeting held Tuesday morning at the township office.  More...

In a 2-1 vote, Robert Williams appointed to Wysox Township Planning Commission

WYSOX TOWNSHIP — In a split vote on Tuesday, the Wysox Township supervisors appointed Wysox Township Municipal Authority Chairman Robert Williams to a seat on the township planning commission. Wysox Township Supervisor Anne Cowling, who cast the More...

Glancing Backward, Jan. 4, 2016

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 4, the fourth day of 2017. There are 361 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. More...

Senator Yaw sworn in for third term in state Senate

HARRISBURG — State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) was sworn in to his third term in the state Senate, representing Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna (parts) and Union counties, during a ceremony on Tuesday in the Senate Chamber of the State Capitol More...

Senator Yaw announces satellite office hours for January

HARRISBURG — Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) has announced that his office will be holding satellite office hours during the month of January.  More...

Rep. Tom Marino reintroduces bill to scrutinize 'high-impact' regulations

U.S. Rep. Tom Marino released the following statement after reintroducing the REVIEW Act on the first day of the 115th Congress:  More...

Glancing Backward, Jan. 3, 2016

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 3, the third day of 2017. There are 362 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 3, 1967, Jack Ruby, the man who shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. More...

Granville Summit woman charged with felony fraud, drug possession

A Granville Summit woman is facing charges, including a felony charge of fraud, from Pennsylvania State Police. Police said on they were contacted by the victim about money that went missing after he had been contacted by 27-year-old Dana Lynn R More...

Glancing Backward, Jan. 2, 2017

Today is Monday, Jan. 2, the second day of 2017. There are 363 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. More...

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