April 17, 2017 RSS feed / Local

PA Attorney General's office seeking new jury for Dustin Briggs

Court proceedings on whether Briggs' death penalty should be reinstated are not expected to occur soon

TOWANDA — While the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office has asked the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas to empanel a new jury to determine if Dustin Briggs’ death penalty should be reinstated, that is not expected to occur right away.  More...

Glancing Backward, April 17, 2017

Today is Monday, April 17, the 107th day of 2017. There are 258 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 17, 1937, cartoon character Daffy Duck made his debut in the Warner Bros. More...

Barnes retiring as Bradford County's public safety director

TOWANDA — Robert Barnes has announced that he is retiring next month from the position of Bradford County public safety director, a job he has held for the past six years. The public safety director oversees the Bradford County Emergency Managem More...

Marriage licenses, April 16, 2017

Ovilee Bingham Forbes, 53, of Athens to Wendy Irish, 36, of Athens  More...

Birth announcements, April 16, 2017

Justin and Aimee Bailey of Canton are pleased to announce the birth of a daughter, Journey Elouise-Jay, on March 23, 2017, at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Justin and Aimee Bailey of Canton are pleased to announce the birth of a daughter, More...

Glancing Backward, April 16, 2017

Today is Easter Sunday, April 16, the 106th day of 2017. More...

Glancing Backward, April 15, 2017

Today is Saturday, April 15, the 105th day of 2017. More...

Certain Bradford County employees may be cross-designated as ICE agents

Certain Bradford County law enforcement employees might be cross-designated as U.S. More...

Bradford County takes action so it will no longer be named a 'sanctuary county'

WEST BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP — The Bradford County Prison Board on Tuesday took steps that it says will remove Bradford County from an unofficial list of sanctuary cities and counties. The prison board on Thursday rescinded a policy that had been re More...

Glancing Backward, April 14, 2017

Today is Good Friday, April 14, the 104th day of 2017. More...

PennDOT's Bradford County maintenance activity scheduled

PennDOT’s maintenance schedule for the week of April 17: • SR 2024: Liberty Corners Road, Monroe and Asylum townships, ditch cleaning • SR 4038: Baker Road, Wells Township, replacing pipe • SR 0014: Canton Township, Troy Borough, depos More...

Police: Two Wyalusing students found under the influence at school

WYALUSING — A 17-year-old boy was arrested for DUI while a 16-year-old boy was cited for public intoxication after Pennsylvania State Police say they were found to be impaired on the grounds of Wyalusing Valley High School.  More...

Glancing Backward, April 13, 2017

Today is Thursday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2017. More...

Waverly too much for Tioga, 12-5

by the review WAVERLY, N.Y. - Hunter Bodine had a double, two singles, a run, four RBI’s and stolen base to lead Waverly to their 12-5 win over Tioga in local NY baseball action on Wednesday.  More...

$1.7 million settlement awarded from Bradford County crash

A man who was severely injured in a Jan. 16, 2015 truck crash in Bradford County has received a $1.7 million settlement.  More...

Glancing Backward, April 12, 2017

Today is Wednesday, April 12, the 102nd day of 2017. There are 263 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 12, 1945, President Franklin D. More...

Donkey basketball game draws a crowd at Towanda High

TOWANDA — The fast-paced game of basketball was transformed Tuesday evening in Towanda High’s new gym, when each player was paired with a donkey. The players in the donkey basketball games in the gym had to be with their donkey pretty much the w More...

An active bald eagles' nest in Ulster Township attracts viewers

ULSTER TOWNSHIP — A bald eagles’ nest next to the Susquehanna River in Ulster Township has been attracting members of the public. William W. More...

Glancing Backward, April 11, 2017

Today is Tuesday, April 11, the 101st day of 2017. There are 264 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History:  More...

Bradford County Library recognizes its anniversary

Its history includes sending a bookmobile to one-room schoolhouses and hosting Miss America

WEST BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP — When the Bradford County Library was founded in 1941, its main purpose was to operate a bookmobile, according to Fanna Proper, a former director of the library. "It went to all the one-room schoolhouses in the county, More...

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