March 20, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Man involved in accidental skidsteer death identified

A male died Friday when he became pinned underneath a skidsteer at 1152 Patton Hill Road in Towanda Township. Pennsylvania State Police, in an information release report issued on Saturday, identified the male to be 80-year-old Donald Spencer.&n More...

Glancing Backward, March 20, 2017

Today is Monday, March 20, the 79th day of 2017. There are 286 days left in the year. Spring arrives at 6:28 a.m. Eastern time. Today’s Highlight in History:  More...

Marriage licenses, March 19, 2017

The following marriage licenses were recorded recently at the Bradford County Courthouse: Ryan A. Nolt, 23, of Sayre to Samantha Jo Yager, 22, of Sayre Adrian Olvera Moran, 24, of Towanda to Cheyenne Benjamin, 21, of Towanda  More...

Busting bricks and boards for scholarship fundraiser

ATHENS — Students from Tioga Tae Kwon Do were showing off their moves and busting up boards and bricks in the name of academic pursuit during Saturday afternoon’s Tournament for Scholars at Lynch-Bustin Elementary School. Approximately 50 studen More...

Glancing Backward, March 19, 2017

Today is Sunday, March 19, the 78th day of 2017. There are 287 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 19, 1917, a divided U.S. Supreme Court, in Wilson v. More...

Towanda High holds Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Career Day

TOWANDA — Students from around Bradford and Sullivan counties came out to Towanda High School to learn about possible career paths in the Northern Tier. The event, which entered its second year, was organized by the Northern Tier Workforce Devel More...

Glancing Backward, March 18, 2017

Today is Saturday, March 18, the 77th day of 2017. More...

Male dies after becoming trapped underneath a skidsteer in Towanda

TOWANDA TOWNSHIP — A male died Friday when he became pinned underneath a skidsteer at 1152 Patton Hill Road in Towanda Township. Firefighters from the Towanda and North Towanda fire departments were dispatched to the scene at 1:30 p.m. More...

Road conditions, motor home still concerns to LeRoy residents

LeRoy residents continue to be concerned about road issues, as well as personal recreation vehicles on township property. LeRoy resident Alicia Harris said that roads along Woodruff and Bonney roads continue to be a concern with residents, espec More...

Glancing Backward, March 17, 2017

Today is Friday, March 17, the 76th day of 2017. There are 289 days left in the year. This is St. Patrick’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 17, 1942, six days after departing the Philippines during World War II, Gen. More...

Sayre snow removal announced

The Sayre Borough Department of Public Works will begin clearing snow piles from the downtown area at 12 p.m. More...

PennDOT inspects roads in LeRoy, says they're passable

LeRoy Township’s maintenance of roads was under scrutiny by PennDOT after resident complaints. Municipal services specialist Greg Dibble with PennDOT, however, said the roads were in a state common for the time of year that affects many dirt roa More...

AG Shapiro warns Pennsylvanians about price gouging following winter storm

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro alerted Pennsylvania consumers and businesses about price gouging protections after a major winter storm deposited more than a foot of snow in many parts of Pennsylvania.  More...

Springfield fire leaves home damaged but salvageable

SPRINGFIELD — A chimney fire left a residence on Keir Hill Road damaged, but still standing. Smithfield Fire Department second assistant chief Jake Lezak said the fire, which took place at around 2 a.m., Wednesday, started in the chimney. B More...

Glancing Backward, March 16, 2017

Today is Thursday, March 16, the 75th day of 2017. There are 290 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 16, 1802, President Thomas Jefferson signed a measure authorizing the establishment of the U.S. More...

WASD to hold meetings in new venue

WYALUSING – The Wyalusing Area School District will debut a new venue for its school board meetings next month. Following a vote Monday, the district will be repurposing a computer lab in the lower level of the elementary school. More...

Glancing Backward, March 15, 2017

Today is Wednesday, March 15, the 74th day of 2017. More...

Carrington hired as coordinator of Bradford-Wyoming Literacy Program

TOWANDA — Aubrey Carrington, the former coordinator of the Bradford-Sullivan Early Childhood Coalition, has been hired as the full-time coordinator of the Bradford-Wyoming County Literacy Program.  More...

Glancing Backward, March 14, 2017

Today is Tuesday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2017. There are 292 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 14, 1967, the body of President John F. More...

Glancing Backward, March 13, 2017

Today is Monday, March 13, the 72nd day of 2017. More...

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