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Glancing Backward, June 26, 2017

Today is Monday, June 26, the 177th day of 2017. There are 188 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 26, 1917, the first troops of the American Expeditionary Force deployed to France during World War I landed in St. More...

Birth announcements, June 25, 2017

Lisa Dungel and James Campbell of Athens are pleased to announce the birth of a son, Victor James, on June 5, 2017, at the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Kerri Human of VanEtten, N.Y. More...

Bradford County marriage licenses, June 25, 2017

The following marriage licenses were recorded recently at the Bradford County Courthouse: Adam D. Groff, 27, of Elmira, N.Y. to Aubrey Lee Snyder, 28, of Gillett Zackery R. Crawford, 23, of Troy to Lavonna D. Cole, 24, of Troy Levi A. More...

Glancing Backward, June 25, 2017

Today is Sunday, June 25, the 176th day of 2017. More...

No July meeting for Wyalusing School Board

WYALUSING — The Wyalusing School Board will be taking the month of July off. During a meeting held earlier this month, school board members voted to cancel their July 10 meeting, barring any unforeseen circumstances. Superintendent Dr. More...

Towanda SB votes to move partial hospitalization program on campus

TOWANDA — A day treatment program that will assist students with mental health issues will be established on the Towanda School District campus, subject to an approval from the school district’s solicitor.  More...

Combatting Lyme disease

Representative from Department of Health gives talk in Wysox on the growing health problem

WYSOX TOWNSHIP — "Lyme disease is now in every county in Pennsylvania," the state that has the most Lyme disease cases in the nation.  "Ten years ago, that might not have been the case. More...

Glancing Backward, June 24, 2017

Today is Saturday, June 24, the 175th day of 2017. More...

Monroe Borough Council discusses whether to ban outdoor burning

MONROE BOROUGH — At its most recent meeting, the Monroe Borough Council discussed whether to ban the outdoor burning of trash. The issue was raised by a resident who moved into the borough over a year ago, who asked the council to institute the More...

Engineering firm to plan new campsites at Sunfish Pond

TOWANDA — To make room for a day-use area that is being developed at Sunfish Pond County Park in Leroy Township, 25 campsites are being moved. The Bradford County commissioners on Thursday approved an agreement between the county and Hunt Engine More...

Gov. Tom Wolf signs HB 202 into law

Removes Keystone Exam requirement

HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf Wednesday signed House Bill 202, known as Act 6, into law. More...

County hires new veterans services director

TOWANDA — Bradford County has a new veterans services director, who serves as the head of the county’s Veterans Affairs Office. The Bradford County commissioners on Thursday voted unanimously to hire Peter Miller of Wysox to serve as the county’ More...

Resurfacing on Route 14 in Bradford County begins next week

MONTOURSVILLE — A 4.25-mile resurfacing project on Route 14 in Bradford County is set to begin Monday, June 26. The project limits are from Snedekerville Road in Columbia Township to Thompson Hill Road in South Creek Township. Work includes More...

Wolf administration urge safe and sober driving ahead of Independence Day holiday

HARRISBURG — The Wolf Administration, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), and local police urge travelers across the state to designate a sober driver and buckle their seat belts through the I More...

Glancing Backward, June 23, 2017

Today is Friday, June 23, the 174th day of 2017. There are 191 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History:  More...

Pickett says $18.3 million in impact fees will benefit local communities

HARRISBURG — Communities in the 110th District in Bradford, Sullivan and Susquehanna counties will share nearly $18.3 million in impact fee revenue that was generated in 2016, Rep. More...

PennDOT's Bradford County maintenance activity announced

PennDOT’s maintenance schedule for the week of June 26: SR 4019: Iron Mine Road, Columbia Township, bridge replacement SR 2008: Marsh Road, Albany Township, bank removal SR 3012: Grover Road, Canton Township, shoulder stabilization&nbs More...

GVCC supports CHOICES program

The Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce recently presented the CHOICES Program with a $1,000 contribution from a portion of the proceeds of the 2017 Joe Wolf Memorial Golf Tournament held in May.   More...

County organizations team up to preserve history

TROY — United Way Day of Caring teammates made another appearance in Troy on Thursday, this time at the Bradford County Farm Museum and Heritage Village. More...

Valley grads receive Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce awards

The Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce recently awarded the 2017 Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce Joe Wolf Memorial Student Citizenship Awards to Sayre graduate Adriana Romano, Waverly graduate Garrett Sutryk and Athens graduate Katherine Phykitt.& More...

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