Today is Sunday, May 20, the 140th day of 2018. There are 225 days left in the year.
Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons were recently sentenced in the Court of Common Pleas in Towanda, Pennsylvania:
High atop the Orwell Hill spinning wheels hummed, sewing machines buzzed and chatter arose from a small cluster of buildings, marking the 19th summer of the Home and Textile Tool Museum.
On Thursday, May 17, the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 9-11 Rolling Museum arrived at Hickories Park in Owego, New York, and was escorted from the Home Depot in Johnson City by the New York State Police, the Tioga County Sheriff’s Department, the Patriot Guard, and other patriotic riders.
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will begin accepting grant applications to replace, repower, or retrofit fleet diesel-powered trucks, buses and other vehicles and equipment under the Pennsylvania State Clean Diesel Grant program. A portion of the funds av…
MONTOURSVILLE — Next week, a contractor will begin placing an epoxy overlay on the Route 199 bridge spanning the railroad tracks just east of Route 220 in Athens Township, Bradford County. This work is part of a micro-surfacing project on multiple routes in the county.
TROY — The sets have been broken down, scripts retired, and curtains long closed on Troy High School Drama Club’s spring production of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” The impact of the show however, did not stop after final curtain call and has now propelled the musical’s…
Adults who purchase alcoholic beverages from local distributors will be getting a bright reminder that purchasing or supplying alcohol to minors is against the law.
A new Dollar General store planned for South Creek Township will be able to carry a smaller parking footprint than required in Bradford County’s Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance due to concerns about the floodplain and nearby floodway.
WYSOX TOWNSHIP — Wysox Township supervisors unsealed and examined general contracting, HVAC, electrical and plumbing bids for their proposed new township building in a special meeting on Thursday afternoon.
In an effort to protect printers and publishers from unwarranted tariffs, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) introduced S. 2385, the Protecting Rational Incentives in Newsprint Trade Act of 2018, or PRINT Act.
TROY — Troy Area School District passed a preliminary 2018-2019 budget Tuesday night with the inclusion of a 1.65 percent tax increase and a $1,207,372 debt gap.
WAVERLY — Joining together members from both ends of food production, volunteers from Leprino Foods Company gathered at the Valley Food Pantry Thursday to lend a helping hand via a United Way Day of Caring.
NORTH TOWANDA TOWNSHIP — The Bradford County Planning Commission took a first look at a new water treatment plant and related upgrades proposed for a 15-acre plot in North Towanda Township that is owned by the Towanda Municipal Authority.
TOWANDA — The Rome man charged with the possession and distribution of child pornography, as well as the indecent assault of children known to him, appeared in court on Thursday.
McKinney Hill Road has been re-opened to the public, according to Athens Township Roadmaster Susan Seck. The roadway had been closed due to dangerous conditions caused by mud.
WYALUSING — Just before the start of Wyalusing’s May school board meeting, Wyalusing Superintendent Dr. Jason Bottiglieri delivered his State of the District address to staff, board members, students and the community in the Wyalusing Elementary school cafeteria on Monday evening.
ATHENS BOROUGH — The Athens Area School District and Athens Borough have entered an agreement to investigate the possibility of bringing a school resource officer back into the district.
CANTON — Canton Area School District has passed a preliminary final budget for the 2018-2019 school year that includes a .827 mill tax increase as well as a $718,166 deficit, and it is now available for public review until June.
WELLSBORO — Following wins in both the 68th District special election and Republican primary, Clint Owlett said he was grateful to those who supported him throughout his campaign and at the polls.
With 100 percent of precincts reporting as of Wednesday afternoon, the outcome of the 12th U.S. Congressional District Democratic primary between Judy Herschel of Susquehanna County and Marc Friedenberg of Centre County was still too close to call.
An update to Bradford County’s Comprehensive Plan that’s been in the works over the past year will soon be officially unveiled to the public.
For the second consecutive night, graduating seniors of the Athens Area School District were honored by the community for their achievements. On Tuesday evening, the Class of 2018's top achieving participants of extra-curricular activities were recognized. On Wednesday, the Class of 2018 was…
NICHOLS, N.Y. — On Monday, United States Supreme Court Judge Sam Alito ruled that the federal ban against sports betting is unconstitutional, paving the way for states across the country to introduce legalized sports betting.
ATHENS — A tax increase was included in the proposed final budget presented before and ultimately approved by the Athens Area School District Board of Education on Tuesday.
TOWANDA BOROUGH — A proposed final budget valued at $27,996,039 is now available for Towanda Area School District taxpayers to review, although some state and federal aid numbers could change.
TROY — No Bradford County student is far from a farm. With acres upon acres of corn fields, common crop of soybeans and family dairy operations across every part of the county, students are in close proximity to where food begins — but not all have a knowledge of what goes on inside those fa…
Incumbent Republican Tom Marino bested Republican challenger Doug McLinko, a long-time Bradford County Commissioner, taking a little more than two-thirds of the vote for the party’s nomination for the 12th U.S. Congressional District Tuesday.
Clint D. Owlett, a Tioga County native, will serve the remainder of the vacated seat in the 68th District of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, according to unofficial results.
Current Republican state Rep. Tina Pickett and Democratic Sullivan County Commissioner Donna Iannone faced no competition in their 110th District primaries, which served as more of a formality in advance of the November general election.
WYSOX TOWNSHIP — A representative from InSite Real Estate presented a preliminary plan for a new retail business on Golden Mile Road in Wysox Township in the township’s monthly meeting on Thursday.
More than 60 veterans from New York’s Southern Tier, and surrounding areas, flew to Washington, D.C. on Saturday with the non-profit, Twin Tiers Honor Flight, a part of the Honor Flight Network. The trip was free of charge for the veterans who served during World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam.
On Tuesday, former business owner and long-time Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko will be challenging U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, a former Lycoming County Disrict Attorney and U.S. Attorney, in the Republican primary for the newly created 12th U.S Congressional District. Marino is seeking …
SAYRE BOROUGH — Jason T. Sampson, 35, of Sayre, is now in police custody after a lengthy standoff with police that started on Stedman Street in Sayre late Saturday night.
NORTH TOWANDA — Families of residents of the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Personal Care Home gathered to celebrate Mother’s Day with a Mother’s Day Social on Sunday. The home puts on a Mother’s Day social every year, but this is the first year families of residents were invited to join …
Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following people were recently sentenced in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda, Pennsylvania:
SAYRE — Runners, some in soaking wet T-shirts and waterlogged sneakers, crossed the finish line of the Guthrie Gallop Saturday morning — refusing to have their spirits quenched by a rain-washed race.