With the 2020 election less than two weeks away, voters in Bradford County are preparing to cast their ballots.
Bradford County District Attorney Chad Salsman has started a new diversionary program designed to help alleviate jail overcrowding and keep more people employed.
OWEGO — The Tioga County Public Health Department, in partnership with Tioga County Chair Martha Sauerbrey, Guthrie Healthcare, Tioga Opportunities Inc., and the New York State Department of Health, will be offering free rapid COVID-19 testing this weekend in Owego.
ATHENS TOWNSHIP — For more than six years George Ballenstedt has went to work with one mission — make Athens Township a great place to live for its residents.
OWEGO — The Tioga County Board of Elections recently announced several options for residents to return their absentee ballots for the 2020 election.
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has taken another step forward in potentially merging Mansfield, Bloomsburg and Lock Haven Universities.
TOWANDA — The number of deaths connected to the COVID-19 virus in Bradford County climbed to eight over the weekend, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
WAVERLY — Valley residents will have access to rapid COVID-19 testing this week thanks to a partnership between the Tioga County Public Health Department, Tioga County Legislative Chair Martha Sauerbrey, Guthrie, the Village of Waverly and the New York State Department of Health.
SAYRE — The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association presented Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital with the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Guthrie Corning Hospital with the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award.
SAYRE — Greater Valley Emergency Medical Services recently received approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Bureau of Emergency Medical Services to participate in a trial program for Antibiotics for Open Fractures.
A press conference was held Wednesday to launch Tioga County’s latest initiative — Tioga To-Go — a campaign to promote carry-out, delivery, curbside pick-up and online ordering offered by county restaurants.
WAVERLY — Waverly Superintendent Dr. Eric Knolles announced Friday that a staff member in the school district had tested positive for COVID-19.
ATHENS — Kids in Athens Borough will be allowed to head out for some candy later this month as part of the annual Halloween celebration.
SPENCER — The Spencer-Van Etten School District will be going to online learning until at least Oct. 26 due to a COVID-19 case among the staff.
ATHENS — The Athens School Board voted Tuesday to expand the amount of spectators allowed at both indoor and outdoor athletic events for the remainder of the fall season.
National Ag Day 2020 has come and gone. Due to COVID-19, your county farm bureau was not able to deliver the Ag Literacy book to the Bradford and Sullivan elementary school libraries. This year’s book is titled “On The Farm, At The Market” and was written and illustrated by G. Brian Karas. N…
WAVERLY — The Susquehanna River Archaeological Center (SRAC) located in Waverly recently announced the recent publication of the 16th Century Susquehannocks on the North Branch: New data from the Murray Garden Site, Athens, Pennsylvania in the Fall 2020 issue of the Pennsylvania Archaeologist.
Across the nation, Relay for Life events are looking quite different in 2020. Typically held in communities across the country each year as walks to raise money for the American Cancer Society, many have been canceled or moved to a virtual format as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
OWEGO — “It’s like going to buy tires from the shop you’ve been going to since 1992, and them saying ‘oh, by the way, the tires cost twice as much, but I’m only giving you two tires,’” said Tioga County Legislator Dennis Mullen on Tuesday.
CHEMUNG — Due to a lack of tax revenue and a new mandate from the state, the Town of Chemung is facing a budget shortfall and will be forced to raise taxes in 2021, according to a press release from Supervisor George Richter.
Stacy Garrity, a Sayre High grad and the Republican nominee for Pennsylvania Treasurer, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a post on her campaign’s Facebook page.
The 2020 Athens Area High School Homecoming Court has been announced and the winner will be crowned on Friday. The Homecoming celebration will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Friday inside Alumni Stadium. The court will be introduced along with Mr. Athens. The entire senior class is invited to atten…
SAYRE — The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT) is seeking applications for grants that will benefit the youth of Tioga County, New York. These grants will be awarded from the Floyd Hooker Youth Fund at the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers. The 2020 amount available to gran…
HARRISBURG — Thirty fire and EMS companies in the 110th Legislative District were awarded a one-time state grant to assist with extra expenses resulting from the COVID-19 public health emergency, according to Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Susquehanna/Sullivan).
SAYRE — Monday night Sayre’s Board of Education accepted a recommendation from the Athletics and Recreation committee to increase the number of spectators allowed at fall sporting events.
Mike Riley, President of the American Canal Society; Dan Wiles, a board of directors member of the Canal Society of New York State; Cabryn Gurdo, Executive Director of the Canal Society of NYS; Mary Ellen Kunst, Historian of the Town of Chemung and Ronald Kunst held a meeting on Saturday wit…
TOWANDA — At the 150th annual meeting of the Bradford County Historical Society in Towanda on October 5, the annual awards of the society were presented.