Bradford County’s Feusner Farm is now being protected through the Farmland Preservation Program as of Friday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.
WAVERLY – At 8:08 p.m. on Thursday the Waverly-Barton fire station received the call to respond to a fire at 702 Broad Street Extension. Other departments that responded were Athens Borough, Athens Township, Sayre, Greater Valley EMS, and Tioga County Fire Investigation.
WAVERLY – Waverly Central School District’s board of education held a special meeting Thursday night to review their tentative 2021-2022 budget, which will be voted on by the board this coming Wednesday, April 21.
MANSFIELD — The Board of Governors for Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education took the historic step of freezing basic in-state tuition, marking the third consecutive year that Mansfield University will not increase in-state tuition for students.
Forty-eight inmates at the Bradford County Correctional Facility were able to receive their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine through Guthrie Friday, according to BCCF Public Information Officer Michelle Shedden. The vaccine was administered to inmates who had requested it. During la…
VALLEY — The Six Pines service unit, consisting of Girl Scout troops 40206, 40822, 40522, and 61080, collected 300 boxes of Girl Scout cookies and several boxes of hygiene products to send to local soldiers serving overseas.
WAVERLY — Recent vandalism at East Waverly Park has prompted village officials to explore security options at the community facility as well as other public spaces.
VAN ETTEN — To begin the most recent Town of Van Etten Board meeting, Supervisor George Keturi announced a few town community events for the upcoming weeks.
ATHENS — It was an incredible year for two Athens singers as Daniel Teeter and Eleanor Carroll both qualified for major singing competitions.
SAYRE — The Sayre Front Porch Project is gearing up for its second year of competition. Residents of Sayre and South Waverly boroughs are invited to “join the movement” by beautifying the front porch areas of their homes.
WAVERLY — The Village of Waverly Trustees Tuesday unanimously approved the municipality’s budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, which sets into motion the first village spending plan using the Town of Barton’s assessment roll.
TOWN OF TIOGA — A Cortland man who was believed to be armed and dangerous was arrested last Friday morning without incident in the Town of Tioga after eluding police in three jurisdictions.
SAYRE – The Sayre Area School District Board of Education held it’s bi-monthly meeting on Monday, open to in-person attendance as well as live streaming on YouTube.
When it comes to the recent alternative energy push being seen in Harrisburg, a local solar business owner says it’s not so much about getting rid of traditional energy sources, but providing alternatives that can help reduce emissions while providing additional job opportunities in the fiel…
TOWANDA — The job of an emergency dispatcher can be very stressful and, according to Bradford County Public Safety and Planning Director Matt Williams, their voice is often the first someone hears on what is probably the worst day of their life.
SAYRE — The Sayre Borough Council held a workshop meeting on Monday, with some council members attending in-person and others joining via Zoom.
TOWANDA — Bradford County is now considered to be at an “extremely high risk” of exposure to COVID-19, according to the New York Times and health experts at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Athens Borough Mayor Francis “Skip” Roupp read a certificate of appreciation from himself and the Athens Borough Police Deparment to the borough’s fire department at Monday’s council meeting. The honor was presented to the fire department due to their work at the recent police call on Pine S…
SAYRE — The Spring issue of the Sayre Historical Society Quarterly features a cover story on the family of railroad master mechanic James N. Weaver. Included in the family history provided by Andrew Hammond is a story of legendary “Diamond Jim” Brady and his visit to Sayre.
HARRISBURG — State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) has reintroduced legislation to increase conservation and technical assistance for farmers in order to further reduce pollution impacts on local creeks and streams, according to a press release from the senator’s office.
WARREN TOWNSHIP — A Rome man faces multiple charges after allegedly crashing his blue Ford F-150 into an unoccupied building near the intersection of LeRaysville and Warren Center roads while under the influence of methamphetamine.
SAYRE – The Sayre High School drama department presented Shrek! The Musical this last weekend. Opening night was Friday, with a 7 p.m. curtain time.
ATHENS BOROUGH — A portion of East Pine Street had to be blocked off on Friday, April 2 after Valley area police and the Bradford County Regional Special Operations Response Team responded to a report of a man in an apartment with a loaded .38 caliber handgun while his mother hid in the bedr…
ATHENS – Members of Athens United Methodist Church held the church’s monthly drive-through food pantry and take out meal on Thursday for residents of the Sayre and Athens school districts.
SAYRE — The Route 199 reconstruction project is continuing in the Valley and PennDOT has issued an alert to motorists using that road between Pine Street and Harrison Street.
Student learning loss, continued COVID-19 mitigation efforts and state testing were spotlighted during a virtual media briefing hosted by members of Governor Tom Wolf’s administration on Wednesday.
The Bradford County Commissioners said they are in discussions with First Assistant District Attorney Brian Gallagher to provide additional help as he takes on more responsibilities due to the absence of District Attorney Chad Salsman from handling the office’s court proceedings.
Firefighters from several Bradford County departments battled a fully-involved barn fire late Thursday night on Water Road in Sheshequin Township. No further details were available as of press time.
SAYRE — With Pennsylvania expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine starting this week, the Guthrie vaccine clinic at the former Kmart building is now opening scheduling to those newly and soon-to-be eligible individuals.
The Bradford County District Attorney’s Office reported that the following persons were recently sentenced in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda, Pennsylvania: