Bradford County repairing nearly one in five county-owned bridges
TOWANDA - The Bradford County commissioners on Thursday approved engineering work that is needed for the repairs of 10 of Bradford County's 52 county-owned bridges, several of which currently have to be monitored during flood events.
The commissioners ap
$1.2M flood protection project moving foward in Athens Boro
A $1.2 million flood protection project along the Susquehanna River in Athens Borough is expected to be put out to bid in the next month.
The project will take place on 3,200 lineal feet of
MOPS holds annual safety day in Athens
The weather could not have been better for the Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) 5th annual safety day held at the Athens Wesleyan Church, Thursday.
Organizer Debbie Buck said kindergarten and preschool students from around the area came to the day, which f
Western Alliance to hold 'celebration' Saturday in Troy
TROY - Every day, Western Alliance Emergency Services, Inc. answers the call in time of need, but on Saturday, it will be doing something else as well: celebrating.
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, Western Alliance will hold a "celebration" in
Troy accepts Bristol's resignation: Will advertise the opening
TROY - Troy Borough Council made it official Thursday.
At its regular monthly meeting, council accepted the resignation of council member Krystle Bristol, who had served as president of council.
Council vice president Jennifer Malehorn presided over the
Amy Martell hired as principal of J. Andrew Morrow School
TOWANDA - Amy Martell, who has been working as a curriculum specialist at Intermediate Unit 17, will be the new principal of the J. Andrew Morrow Primary School in Towanda.
At a special meeting on Thursday, the Towanda Area School Board voted unanimously
PennDOT will be performing maintenance work at the following locations:
County wide, bridge flushing
SR 3019, Wallace Rd., West Burlington Twp., patching
SR 4015, Pisgah Rd., Troy, West Burlington Twp., patching
SR 4017, Leon
As deadline for applications looms, racinos continue to grow
Recently, on the New York Gaming Commission website on May 13, newyorkgaming.org/press-media, it was reported in a 2014 report that New York racino numbers were on the decline.
The report stated, "The New York Gaming Association 2014 report on the impact
GVCC holds Joe Wolf Memorial Golf Tournament
WAVERLY, N.Y. - The Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce held its 15th annual Joe Wolf Memorial Golf Tournament at Shepard Hills Country Club in Waverly, N.Y. on Thursday.
Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Eleanor Hill said the turnout for the event,
Towanda students celebrate their survival expertise
ASYLUM TWP. - Over 40 Towanda students celebrated their completion of the survival class offered by the school district after completing their yearly trip where survival skills are pushed to the limit.
"I know it's going to sound bad, but I want to break
Senate committees to discuss natural gas severance tax proposals
HARRISBURG - Legislation imposing a severance tax on natural gas extracted in Pennsylvania will be discussed during a joint hearing of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee and the Senate Finance Committee on Monday.
The hearing will
Robert Fleury honored at retirement ceremony
TOWANDA, Pa. - The courthouse was bustling on Thursday, May 21, with retired Pennsylvania State Troopers, judges, lawyers, court personnel, and district attorneys, past and present. Some even traveled from Harrisburg to honor one of their own.
Sound Off 5/29/2015
This is to the caretakers of the Oak Hill Cemetery. You've done a terrific job. The cemetery looks wonderful. Thank you.
Karen Shill and Abby Belcher: Nice job painting on the West Burlington Church. Really nice job, and on su