May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Local

List of candidates in Bradford County who won Democratic, GOP nominations

Listed below are all of the candidates who, based on the official vote count of the May 16 Primary Election, won the Democratic or Republican spots on the fall ballot for municipal offices or school board seats in Bradford County. The official v More...

Witness praised for helping to apprehend Towanda thief

TOWANDA — During the past several years in Towanda Borough, there have been problems at times of thieves stealing items from cars and homes. Earlier this month, Towanda police apprehended one such thief, and the Towanda police chief said the inc More...

Settlement reached with Target following major consumer data breach

Shapiro: PA will receive $469K from settlement, which requires Target to make real reforms to protect customers' data from cyber-hackers

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Tuesday that Pennsylvania has joined with 46 states in an $18.5 million settlement with the Target Corporation over a major data breach in 2013 that resulted in over 100 million pieces of credit ca More...

Glancing Backward, May 24, 2017

Today is Wednesday, May 24, the 144th day of 2017. More...

Athens man in jail after threatening police and two individuals

An Athens man was jailed after allegedly breaking into a home, stealing a weapon, and threatening two individuals as well as police officers. According to court documents, Gabriel Marcus Webster, 37, faces the charges of one count of first degre More...

Tie vote broken for GOP nomination for Athens School Board seat

ATHENS — A tie vote has been broken for one of the two Republican nominations for the two Athens School Board seats representing Region II that are up for election this year.  More...

Glancing Backward, May 23, 2017

Today is Tuesday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2017. More...

Tie-breaker to decide Democratic nomination for Canton School Board seat

TOWANDA — A tie-breaker will take place to determine whether L. More...

Phillips wins both GOP and Democratic nominations for Ridgebury Township supervisor

RIDGEBURY — Based on the official results of the May 16 primary election, Scott Phillips captured both the Republican and Democratic nominations in the heated race for a Ridgebury Township supervisor seat. Phillips won the Democratic nomination More...

Getting warmed up

Pound the Ground for Ulstrasound runners, walkers to take off this Saturday in Riverfront Park

SAYRE — It’s become a staple event for local runners and walkers. In its five-year history, Pound the Ground for Ultrasound has brought well over 200 people together in Support of the First Look Pregnancy Care Center in Sayre — first as a road r More...

Chief Wetona Challenge draws hundreds of runners to Bradford County

Foot race is part of season-long competitions sponsored by Trail Runner magazine

WEST BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP — Approximately 190 people began a 14-mile footrace Sunday morning in Mt. Pisgah State Park that took them up steep inclines, over trails where they had to watch for rocks and tree roots, and to the top of Mt. More...

Glancing Backward, May 22, 2017

Today is Monday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2017. More...

Gillett man killed in crash over the weekend

SOUTH CREEK TOWNSHIP — A Gillett man was killed over the weekend in a one-vehicle accident on state Route 14 in South Creek Township, the coroner said. Derek Davie-Pierce, 21, was driving north on state Route 14 when, for unknown reasons, his 20 More...

Dogs of War

“When you have someone there with you that would do anything for you in a moment’s notice without question, given whatever the cost, it brings you immense comfort and strength,” said William Herron at the Troy Vets Club on Saturday. More...

Birth announcements, May 21, 2017

Trevor and Sage Bradley of Gillett are pleased to announce the birth of a daughter, Thea Kane, on May 4, 2017 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Sarah Wilbur and Eric Brown of LeRaysville are pleased to announce the birth of a son, Lincoln More...

Patrons line up at Sayre VFW for annual auction

SAYRE — Patrons lined up outside Sayre VFW Saturday afternoon as they anxiously awaited the start of the Sayre-Athens Lioness's annual auction. Tables were lined up across a main room inside the VFW, loaded with goods to be sold. More...

Glancing Backward, May 21, 2017

Today is Sunday, May 21, the 141st day of 2017. There are 224 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 21, 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. More...

Wysox EMS members recognized for outstanding service

Towanda — Wysox Emergency Medical Service staff were celebrated for a year of excellent labor at a banquet Saturday night. Held at Towanda Country Club, the banquet was an appropriate kick off to National EMS week, which starts May 21.  More...

Local 'Buy Fresh, Buy Local' guide to be published under new name

TOWANDA — The local "Buy Fresh, Buy Local" guide, which highlights places where the public can buy locally produced food, will continue to be published, but under a new name.  More...

PennDOT projects set for the coming week in Bradford County

Resurfacing on Route 6, Bridge Street construction to take place

A resurfacing project on a one-mile section of Route 6 in Wysox and Standing Stone townships, Bradford County, is set to begin Monday, May 22. This mill and resurfacing project also includes base repairs, guide rail upgrades, pavement markings, More...

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