January 11, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Canton man facing corruption of minors charges

CANTON TOWNSHIP — A Canton man is facing charges after a number of sexual assault incidents involving what one victim described as the suspect’s “foot fetish.” Pennsylvania State Police charged Caleb Aaron Willow, 21, with two counts each of fel More...

Glancing Backward, Jan. 11, 2016

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2017. There are 354 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. More...

AAHS students recognized for creativity

Students at Athens Area High School, under the direction of Dr. Andrew Wales, came away with multiple awards and honorable mentions following the recent Scholastic Art Awards program. More...

School board recognized as part of month of appreciation

WYALUSING — Wyalusing School Board members came away from Monday’s meeting with a few perks as part of School Director Recognition Month. “It’s just a small token of appreciation for what you do,” said Superintendent Dr. Jason Bottiglieri. More...

State Rep. Matthew Baker takes oath of office for 13th term

Baker reappointed as chairman of House Health Commitee

State Rep. Matthew Baker, R-68, took the oath of office as he prepares to serve Tioga, Bradford and Potter counties for his 13th term. More...

Glancing Backward, Jan. 10, 2016

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2017. There are 355 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History:  More...

Sullivan County property tax going up by 6.6 percent

LAPORTE — The county property tax rate in Sullivan County is increasing by 6.6 percent for 2017, but this year residents enrolled in the county’s homestead exclusion program will again see a $100 reduction in their county property tax bill.   More...

$783K in upgrades considered for Towanda SD's physical plant

TOWANDA — The Towanda Area School Board will be voting next week on whether to approve $783,020 worth of projects to improve the Towanda School District’s physical plant, which would be done during the 2017-18 fiscal year.  More...

Glancing Backward, January 9, 2016

Today is Monday, Jan. 9, the ninth day of 2017. There are 356 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 9, 1788, Connecticut became the fifth state to ratify the U.S. More...

Community Calendar

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...

Glancing Backward, Jan. 8, 2016

Today is Sunday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2017. There are 357 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 8, 1867, the U.S. More...

Glancing Backward, Jan. 7, 2016

Today is Saturday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2017. There are 358 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 7, 1942, Japanese forces began besieging American and Filipino troops in Bataan during World War II. More...

Tina Pickett announces office hours for the month of January

TOWANDA — Rep. More...

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...

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