July 17, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Glancing Backward, Monday, July 17, 2017

Today is Monday, July 17, the 198th day of 2017. There are 167 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History:  More...

Marriage licenses, July 16, 2017

The following marriage licenses were recorded recently at the Bradford County Courthouse: Michael R. Longcoy, 47, of Sayre to Amanda L. Lingerfelt, 39, of Sayre Russell J. Andrus, 24, of Midland, Texas, to Allison E. More...

Birth announcements, July 16, 2017

Kylene Wintermute of Gillett is pleased to announce the birth of a son, Gideon Michael, on June 15, 2017 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. More...

World War II vets attend Veterans Appreciation Picnic in Pike Twp.

PIKE TOWNSHIP — Ed Towner of Rome, who served 30 years in the Air Force, was in charge of 2,500 soldiers at the Osan Air Base in South Korea in 2010 and 2011. At the time, North Korea was acting “pretty hostile,” similar to the way it is behavin More...

Glancing Backward, July 16, 2017

Today is Sunday, July 16, the 197th day of 2017. There are 168 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History:  More...

Canton community collaborates to heighten safety with program

CANTON — A rise in public violence, especially in the area of mass shootings over recent years, has many communities seeking ways to better protect citizens from “worst case scenarios.” In a demonstration of full community partnership, Canton School More...

Shapiro again calls on U.S. Department of Education to uphold student protections

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro and 20 other attorneys general submitted public comments to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, calling a decision by the U.S. More...

Wysox Township supervisors discuss proposed ordinances

WYSOX TOWNSHIP — At their meeting this week, the Wysox Township supervisors discussed two proposed ordinances, one to regulate door-to-door peddling and another that would require that private property be maintained to certain standards, and also acc More...

Glancing Backward, July 15, 2017

Today is Saturday, July 15, the 196th day of 2017. There are 169 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History:  More...

Scott Barton named interim president for Mansfield University

HARRISBURG — The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education has selected Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Vice President of Administration and Finance Scott W.H. More...

Multi-agency attack on opioid epidemic shows progress

Audit outlines path toward greater success

HARRISBURG — Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Thursday that audits of the three agencies that are at the forefront of Pennsylvania’s opioid crisis response show that progress is being made, but measuring effectiveness is complicated because eac More...

Boy killed in golf cart accident in Asylum Twp.

ASYLUM TOWNSHIP — A 9-year-old boy was killed Wednesday in Asylum Township when the golf cart he was operating overturned and landed on him, the county coroner said. The boy, Isaac Johnson, was transported by ambulance to Guthrie Towanda Memoria More...

Glancing Backward, July 14, 2017

Today is Friday, July 14, the 195th day of 2017. More...

PennDOT's Bradford County maintenance activity

PennDOT’s maintenance schedule for the week of July 17: • SR 4019: Iron Mine Road, Columbia Township, bridge replacement and shoulder cutting • SR 0006: Wysox Township, pipe replacement • SR 2008: Marsh Road, Albany Township, site impr More...

PennDOT removes weight restriction on section of Lake Road in Bradford County

MONTOURSVILLE — PennDOT advises motorists in Bradford County that a weight restriction has been removed from a section of Route 1029 (Lake Road) because of upgrades made by the gas industry. The current 10-ton posting was removed on Lake Road fr More...

Safe Transitions to come to Canton

CANTON — Canton will soon see the groundbreaking of a new social service program that will strive to ease conflict between divorced parents. More...

Canton Borough welcomes two, honors one

CANTON — Canton Borough welcomed new staff members and celebrated a faithful veteran on Monday. More...

Hunt Engineering to perform NEB facilities and grounds needs assessment

ORWELL TWP. — The Northeast Bradford School District Board of Education approved a contract with Hunt Engineering to perform a facilities and grounds needs assessment during a special meeting held on Tuesday. More...

Glancing Backward, July 13, 2017

Today is Thursday, July 13, the 194th day of 2017. More...

Laboring over Lycoming Street

CANTON — Changes to Lycoming Street in Canton, including the possibility of it becoming a one way or no parking street, may be on the way after discussion heated up within the borough Monday night. More...

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