April 21, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Earth Day: Wolf administration encourages Pennsylvanians to 'Pick it up, PA!'

Cleanup events taking place across the state of Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG — In honor of Earth Day, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Acting Secretary Patrick McDonnell and Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. More...

TIS gearing up for end-of-the-year open house

TROY — The Troy Intermediate School is trying something different with its annual open house that will shine the spotlight more on student achievements from throughout the year.  More...

PennDOT's Bradford County maintenance activity announced

PennDOT’s maintenance schedule for the week of April 24: • SR 2015: North Street, Terry Township, ditch cleaning • SR 2024: Liberty Corners Road, Towanda and Monroe townships, shoulder stabilization • SR 0014: Troy Borough, deposition More...

Glancing Backward, April 20, 2017

Today is Thursday, April 20, the 110th day of 2017. There are 255 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History:  More...

Bradford County commissioners hear about local Earth Day celebration, issue proclamations

At their most recent meeting, the Bradford County commissioners heard about plans for the upcoming Earth Day celebration in Wysox Township and issued several proclamations.  More...

Pickett leads discussion on air ambulance issues

HARRISBURG — Responding to situations in which local residents have received bills in the tens of thousands of dollars for air ambulance services, Rep. More...

Glancing Backward, April 19, 2017

Today is Wednesday, April 19, the 109th day of 2017. There are 256 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History:  More...

One lifeflighted following two-vehicle crash in Monroe Township

MONROE TOWNSHIP — An individual was transported by emergency medical helicopter to a hospital in the region following a two-vehicle crash Sunday on state Route 414 in Monroe Township, the chief of the Monroe Hose Company said.  More...

Glancing Backward, April 18, 2017

Today is Tuesday, April 18, the 108th day of 2017. There are 257 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On April 18, 1942, during World War II, an air squadron from the USS Hornet led by Lt. Col. James H. More...

Contractor approved for resurfacing in Wyalusing Borough

WYALUSING BOROUGH — Six streets in Wyalusing Borough are slated for resurfacing this summer. During a special meeting Monday, the Wyalusing Borough Council voted for Vestal Asphalt of Vestal, N.Y., to handle the work at a cost of $49,032.08.&nbs More...

County has still not found concessionaire for Mt. Pisgah County Park

TOWANDA — The county has still not found a concessionaire for Mt. More...

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...

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