WASHINGTON — The Problem Solvers Caucus, led by co-chairs Tom Reed (R-NY) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ), congratulated President Joe Biden on Wednesday and promised to find ways to work with the country’s newly installed leader.
WASHINGTON — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) blasted President Joe Biden’s decision to stop construction on the Keystone XL Pipeline in a statement that was released on Tuesday.
SAYRE — Residents who are 65 and older will now have a chance to get the COVID-19 vaccine thanks to an effort by Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital.
Members of Boy Scouts Troop 4018-B and 4018-G and Pack 4018 continue their scouting efforts to keep active safely during quarantine. Ten scouts and several leaders participated in a 1.4 mile hike around Round Top Park in Athens Township in December. Scouts learned about tree and plant identi…
SAYRE — The donation of art work by the late Gertrude and Robert Gauss of Sayre to the Sayre Historical Society is the featured subject of the Winter issue of the Quarterly history magazine. A variety of stories, including a look back at the 1918 Spanish Flu Epidemic, the first run of the Jo…
TOWANDA BOROUGH — Bradford County will soon be advertising for proposals to begin the second phase of renovations at the old Ben Franklin building, with hopes that the project can be completed this summer or early fall.
The Bradford County Commissioners recognized local law enforcement through a proclamation retroactively recognizing Jan. 9 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
Born in Elmira, James Morrell, graduated from Horseheads High School then went on to earn his degree as a mechanical engineer and would end up working for IBM in Endicott for 30 years.
SPENCER — During the open floor beginning last week’s town board meeting, Kermit Bossard updated the Town Board on the operations of the Spencer-Van Etten food cupboard.
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Treasurer-elect Stacy Garrity recently announced two key appointments to her incoming administration, naming deputy treasurers for both communications and policy.
SAYRE — State Sen. Gene Yaw announced Monday that local school districts will be eligible to receive millions of dollars in federal COVID-19 relief funding to be used over the next several years.
WAVERLY — The Waverly School District has been targeted as a Point of Delivery by local health officials to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to the public. As most things require to be in a world of a pandemic, the plan is fluid with two main avenues.
WEST BURLINGTON — The Bradford County Correctional Facility had to perform mass testing last month after two inmates heading to a rehabilitation facility tested positive for COVID-19, according to Warden Donald Stewart.
TOWANDA — The Bradford County Commissioners are hopeful that the state will move to Phase 1B for COVID-19 vaccine distribution “shortly” according to Commissioner Chairman Daryl Miller.
HARRISBURG — The Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors held a virtual public hearing Wednesday on the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines in rural Pennsylvania.
State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats) and Assemblymen Chris Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) and Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to give the go-ahead to high school sports seasons in a letter to the governor sent Thursday.
ATHENS — The COVID-19 pandemic has changed all parts of life to some degree — and that is certainly the case when it comes to the way students are receiving their education.
NICHOLS — Tioga Downs Casino Resort in Nichols is preparing to terminate 68 employees in March, according to a recent WARN notice posted with the New York State Department of Labor.
TIOGA CENTER — The Tioga Central School District held its annual food drive during the Christmas season and ended up donating 2,700 pounds of food and $1,500 in cash to purchase additional supplies for those in need during the holidays.
ATHENS — In a 20-minute meeting, the Athens Borough Council accepted the resignation of Council President Bill Cotton among other actions.
HARRISBURG — State Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) announced Monday that she has been reappointed to serve as majority chair of the House Insurance Committee for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) joined Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and other colleagues as they introduced a concurrent resolution to censure President Donald J. Trump for “attempting to unlawfully overturn the 2020 Presidential election and for violating his oath of office on Janua…
SAYRE — Guthrie is currently working with regional health systems and departments in Pennsylvania and New York to develop a large-scale plan for public COVID-19 vaccination.
Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko joined a group of county residents on a trip to Washington, D.C. last week for what was supposed to be a rally in support of election integrity and President Donald Trump.
TOWANDA — Guthrie announced Thursday that Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital has completed its transition to become a campus of Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital and has become Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Towanda Campus. The transition was effective on January 1, 2021.
HARRISBURG — State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) recently announced that Bradford and Lycoming counties have been awarded funding to clean up local waters through the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Growing Greener program.
TOWANDA — The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced Friday that beginning this week a drive-thru testing clinic will be held in Bradford County, one of five regional clinics scheduled throughout the state, according to Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna).
At the December meeting of the Sayre Historical Society, President Mary Lou Palmer announced several committee changes. Henry Farley as secretary was added to the Administration committee, Steve Bowen was named chairperson of Buildings and Grounds, Bill Crocker was named chairman of the Nomi…
SAYRE — The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers has approved the first grant award from the David and Carol Keeffe Youth Fund.
ATHENS TOWNSHIP — Officials in Athens Township are asking the public for help in order to make sure the Athens Township Volunteer Fire Company can do its job during an emergency.
OWEGO — Those eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine will have a chance to get their first dose thanks to a vaccination clinic being organized by the Tioga County Public Health Department.
Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital recently welcomed the first baby of 2021. “Congratulations to the new parents!” Guthrie said in a press release. Baby boy Connor Harry Smith was born at 9:12 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2021 to parents Kiara Lain and Casey Smith from Leraysville, Pa. He arrived weighing in…
On a day when the national daily death toll topped 4,000 for the first time and the new variant of the COVID-19 virus was detected in Pennsylvania, local counties saw a jump in deaths.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The entire world watched Wednesday as supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol Building and forced members of Congress and Vice President Mike Pence to either evacuate or shelter in place for several hours.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the W…
Athens Township Superisors honored three police officers for their years of dedication and service during a meeting on Monday. John Fedorchak (25 years), Denny Slater (20 years) and Tom VanFleet (20 years) were all recognized by the supervisors.