The Bradford County Humane Society received $1,319 from the holiday Dandy Canes fundraisers held at the Dandy Mini Mart stores in North Towanda and Greens Landing. The BCHS is a United Way agency and has been a no-kill shelter since 2012. Pictured, from left, are Lisa Shrimp-Weiss, manager f…

SAYRE — During the celebration of Go Red for Women, a movement to help women realize the dangers of heart disease, Dr. Felice Reitknecht, the chief of cardiac surgery at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, explained 1 of 3 women’s deaths are attributed to cardiovascular disease.

Dozens of shoppers, the Towanda High School band, Wysox Township Supervisors Bill Them and T Thompson joined with the Central Bradford County Chamber of Commerce and the Gordmans staff to celebrate the store's official opening in the Bradford Towne Centre with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tu…

Members of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce welcomed Gordmans to Athens Township with a ribbon cutting Tuesday morning. As part of the store’s grand opening, it presented $1,000 to the Sayre Area School District. Gordmans is located in the former Peebles location next to Tractor Supply…

Pictured are Community Bank N.A. Community Relations Manager Alison Zurawski, CASA Program Coordinator Sarah Mule, Community Bank N.A. Pennsylvania President Barbara Maculloch and CASA Executive Director John Aciukewicz.

Gordmans will not only be cutting ribbons at its 23 new stores across Pennsylvania on Feb. 18, but it will also be presenting $1,000 donations to local school districts in each store’s location, according to a recent announcement from the company.

A new report by The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania shows that Guthrie’s three Pennsylvania-based hospitals in Sayre, Troy, and Towanda have brought $814.5 million into the region’s economy during the 2018 fiscal year while supporting more than 4,000 jobs.

Guthrie recently purchased a new scoreboard for the Sayre Area High School gymnasium. Pictured: Dr. Donald Phykitt, medical director, Guthrie Sports Medicine; Dayton Handrick, principal, Sayre Area High School; and student athletes from the wrestling, basketball and volleyball teams.


Like the Bon Ton and Macy’s before it Sears at the Arnot Mall in Horseheads is going out of business. Signs declaring “Everything must go” are impossible to miss inside the store and employees are telling customers that they expect the store to close for good sometime in April. No reason was…

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry recently released its employment situation report for December 2019.

Some of the most influential local business owners and power players were at the first Lunch and Learn arranged by the Central Bradford County Chamber of Commerce.

After a hiatus due to a change in leadership, the Central Bradford County Chamber of Commerce is bringing back its Lunch and Learn programs, with the first set for this Thursday at the Riverstone Inn in Wysox.

q Sue Williams will serve as president while Rick Biery will serve as vice-president, Ashley Moore as secretary, and Ginger Reap as treasurer


SAYRE BOROUGH — This year’s public meeting of the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Board of Directors came with a surprise recognition of the hospital as a 100-year member of the American Hospital Association.

WYSOX TOWNSHIP — Dandy Mini Mart’s team sent Lori Naugle to its store at the intersection of Route 6 and Route 187 in Wysox Thursday morning to present more than $2,000 to two local charities that the store chose to benefit from its most recent Dandy Canes fundraiser.

Procter & Gamble’s plant in Mehoopany was this year’s top workplace for donating to the United Way of Bradford County’s 2020 fundraising campaign.


Deep Roots Hard Cider of Sugar Run scored a sweet victory on the first official day of the Pennsylvania farm Show in Harrisburg. It was announced on Saturday that their entry in the Dessert Cider category finished in second place. Deep Roots’ Honey Pommeau ranked slightly behind a first-plac…

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for November 2019.

Tanner’s Bar and Grill in Athens Township recently brought in nearly $8,000 in donations and toys for Choice 102’s “Christmas is for Kids” radio-thon with the support of various businesses, organizations and families. Tanner’s annual toy and donation event included a bake sale and live aucti…

First Citizens Community Bank recently kicked off this season of giving with their annual donations to education-based programs in area communities. This year, the bank reinvested $325,000 in more than 40 programs across the state.

After 18 years of producing fresh lettuce for locals, the Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority Board has announced that it will cease to operate its Northern Tier Greens program.