A motor vehicle accident involving a bicycle occurred around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday at the intersection of South Main St. and Paine St. in Athens Borough. Greater Valley EMS and the Athens Borough Police and Fire Departments responded to the call. The individual on the bicycle was transported t…
VAN ETTEN — The Town of Van Etten board discussed with a teeming crowd the village water district and the recent debt service fee on residents’ water bills for June, alongside discussing the new relocation of the town’s building.
OWEGO — Thousands flocked to Owego once again on Friday and Saturday for the 39th Annual Strawberry Festival, packing the streets along with music, food and lots more.
The Sayre Health Care Center on Friday took advantage of the great weather to host a classic car show for its residents. The event also featured live music and fresh food.
Waverly High School Sophomore Max Pan was congratulated on Friday by state Rep. Tina Pickett with a certificate from the state House of Representatives for earning his Eagle Scout honors. Pan’s Eagle Scout project was installing and planting a garden at the United Universalist Church in Athens.
WAVERLY — The Waverly Recreation Booster Club announced this week a series of fundraisers to help reach the local goal needed for the extensive upgrades slated for the Waverly Glen Park.
CHEMUNG — Chemung County Legislator Brian Hyland stopped by the Chemung Town Board meeting on Wednesday night and spoke with the board and residents about the possible legalization of marijuana — and the impacts it could have on the county.
WAVERLY — Taking action following a recent student survey, Waverly Schools Superintendent Eric Knolles and Director of Curriculum and Instruction Liz McIntosh outlined steps that district staff plans to take to alleviate concerns brought by students.
TOWANDA — The Pennsylvania Attorney General recently wrapped up a pair of cases in Bradford County, including one involving an Athens Township man who holed himself up in his parent’s home and engaged in a 25-hour standoff with police last August.
The Athens Business Association Summer Concert series continued on Thursday with “1 Better” performing to a crowd at Teaoga Square. The series will continue at 6 p.m. next Thursday with “Ain’t Misbehaving” taking the stage. Concerts are free and open to the public.
State Rep. Tina Pickett thanked Sayre UNICO on Friday for its support for her senior expo, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 21, at Lynch-Bustin Elementary School.
The Sayre Elks Lodge No. 1148 held its annual Flag Day Ritual at Howard Elmer Park on Friday night. A small crowd joined the Sayre and Towanda Elks lodges along with the Valley Color Guard as the ceremony went through the history of the United States flag. The event also featured a speech fr…
Diana Dakey (pictured in the pink), a speaker from Fair Districts PA, gave a presentation on redistricting and gerrymandering within Pennsylvania at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Athens on Wednesday. Dakey explained what gerrymandering was and how it affects voters within Pennsylvania…
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is moving closer to eliminating a religious exemption to vaccine requirements in the face of the nation’s worst measles outbreak in decades.
CANDOR — For the first time in county history, having gained official statewide ballot access, a third political party has taken root to provide voters with a “third option.”
MONROETON — The driver responsible for a crash that killed an elderly Towanda couple last month is facing multiple felony charges following an investigation by Pennsylvania State Police.
TOWANDA — A pair of Bradford County Commissioners expressed disagreement Thursday surrounding the nature of homelessness in Bradford County.
Traffic was slowed Thursday afternoon as the result of a crash that took place in the westbound lane of Interstate 86 approximately one mile east of Exit 61 in the Town of Barton. Responding to the scene were crews from Waverly-Barton Fire District, Greater Valley EMS, Waverly Police and oth…
SPENCER — At the beginning of the Spencer Town Board Meeting on Tuesday evening, several residents of Burheight Glen Road spoke during the open floor about the conditions of the roadway.
TIOGA — Discussions became slightly tense Wednesday as Tioga school board members and district administrators focused on the potential future of a middle school teaching position that was left open from a recent resignation.
ATHENS TOWNSHIP — Some of the amounts of drugs seized in last week’s Valley-wide drug bust were released Wednesday by the Athens Township Police Department.
Senator Fred Akshar released the results of his latest online surveys asking constituents to weigh in on a proposal to end religious and any other non-medical exemptions for vaccination for children attending school in New York State.
SAYRE — A 22nd suspect in the massive undercover drug operation led by the Bradford County Drug Task Force has been apprehended, according to court documents.
OWEGO — On Tuesday, Tioga County Legislators voted to formally oppose proposed state legislation which would allow illegal immigrants to obtain a driver’s license.
ATHENS — It was a productive end of the school year for the Athens Area School District’s Board of Education. The board approved the final 2019-2020 budget at Tuesday’s meeting and also announced they had reached an agreement on a new contract for the district’s support staff.
The former drama club director of both the Sayre and Athens area school districts is in the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $250,000 bail after he allegedly made sexual advances, made suggestive comments and inappropriately touched juveniles while he was employed by the districts.
Sam’s Bar & Grill on North Wilbur Ave. in Sayre is helping to make a difference in the lives of homeless animals throughout the area. This past weekend, Sam’s hosted a “Pints for Pups” fundraiser benefiting the Animal Care Sanctuary.
The Health and Safety Dept. at Masco Cabinetry, Sayre organized a Dunk a Manager Day to raise money for our local food pantry. Mark Ponzi, plant manager, Ana De Los Santos, HR manager, DeAndre Simmons, production manager and John Delancey, production supervisor volunteered to be dunked durin…
Local Boy Scout Troop 4018 will be holding a chicken barbecue on Saturday to raise money for an upcoming trip to the Summit, which is a high-adventure camp in West Virginia. The fundraiser will be held at the Sayre Christian Church parking lot. Chicken will be ready by 11:30 a.m. The cost is…
The Sayre American Legion Post 283 presented a $500 check to Sayre High School football coach Kevin Gorman on Monday afternoon. Pictured above, from left, are Sayre American Legion Second Vice Commander Mike Palumbo, Sayre American Legion First Vice Commander Chris Lerche, Sayre American Leg…
BARTON — The Barton town board discussed the adoption of a new procurement policy and addressed the letter the board received from the Mayor of the Village of Waverly.
OWEGO — New York State Police have announced the arrest of an Owego man in connection with the death of his 8-month-old daughter, Ruby Franciscovich.
At the June meeting of the Bradford County Historical Society, president Henry G. Farley introduced Sue Roy a new trustee appointed at the May meeting of the society to fill the unexpired term of Mary Rose Shaylor, who has moved from the area.
SAYRE — The Saturday sun brought many Valley residents of all ages to Howard Elmer Park in Sayre for the annual Street Faire held by the Church of the Redeemer.
Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons recently entered guilty pleas and were sentenced in Bradford County Magisterial District Courts:
The Sayre Elks Lodge No. 1148 held a chicken barbecue on Saturday. Pictured here, Sayre Elks Exalted Ruler Kyle Bennett (left) and Trustee Jack Swingle check out some of the product before taking it off the grill.
ATHENS TOWNSHIP — The Athens Township Police Department announced an arrest of a Towanda man who had eluded police for over a day in a Facebook post on Thursday night.
Twenty-one individuals who were arrested this week as part of a massive drug bust operation led by the Bradford County Drug Task Force have been identified — with the majority having ties to Elmira or the Valley.