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OWEGO — Snowmobile trail changes for the Spencer-Van Etten Snowmobile Club will move forward after Tioga County Legislators last Tuesday issued an environmental non-impact determination.

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SAYRE — With many regular donors delaying giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start, the American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donations to help end a summer blood shortage.

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SAYRE — The Sayre Area School District will be taking advantage of some available technology this school year as they are implementing a new alert system for students and parents.

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SAYRE – “History Under the Stars” will return to the Sayre Historical Society on Saturday with music by Dr. Maria Sanphy followed by an outdoor history program on Howard Elmer Park presented by Sayre historian James Nobles. Admission is free for this event.

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Bradford County has been awarded $11,351 in state-set-aside funds though Phase 36 of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). These funds will be available to supplement food and shelter programs in the county.

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Bradford County Commissioner Daryl Miller has been elected as CCAP (County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania) Second Vice President. During the recent annual meeting held in Reading Pa. the membership elected its new slate of officers to serve the association in 2020.

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TROY — The Pennsylvania Heritage Festival, Sept. 21 and 22 on the grounds of the Heritage Village and Farm Museum, Troy, PA is pleased to exhibit Bradford/Sullivan County’s entry in the International Master Gardener Conference.

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Local band Double Take performed an honorary concert on Thursday for Korean War veteran Don Porter, a former Sayre Health Care Center resident who passed away last week.

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Kelly McElhaney and Ali Myer recently teamed up to host an ongoing item drive to benefit local girls at Valley school districts and the Abuse and Rape Crisis Center at the Zen Den yoga studio, located at 203 South St., Suite F, in Athens Borough. Community members are welcome to drop off fem…

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District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported the following recent criminal case resolutions in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda, Pennsylvania:

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Robert E. Reep, 56, of Corning, New York, to Faith Garfield, 57, of Sayre

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HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Friday filed a lawsuit in a coalition of five Attorneys General challenging the Department of Homeland Security’s Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds Final Rule, known as the “Public Charge Rule.”

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HARRISBURG — On Friday, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order making unprecedented sweeping changes to executive branch agencies and programs to better target the public health crisis of gun violence in Pennsylvania.

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OWEGO — On Tuesday, Tioga County Legislators approved the individual sale of a few of parcels, as well as accepting bids for over 40 county-owned properties at a recent public auction.

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TOWANDA — Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons recently were sentenced in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda, Pennsylvania:

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SAYRE — Under the leadership of the Sayre Historical Society, Sayre will commemorate the Centennial of the dedication of the Doughboy statue in Howard Elmer Park Saturday September 14, at 1 p.m.

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Todd B. Thorp, Deirdre Gallahue Thorp, Donald J. Harkness and Betty Lou Harkness to Brent E. Sauers and Codie Sauers of Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania, for property in Springfield Township for $119,080.

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TOWANDA — A public meeting to review the draft 2020 Bradford County Hazard Mitigation Plan will be conducted on September 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bradford County Progress Authority Building, Suite 2, located at 1 Elizabeth Street, Towanda, PA 18848.

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WAVERLY — The Village of Waverly has fewer dilapidated properties now than it did last month as the Tioga County Land Bank demolished several of the buildings it took ownership of as part of its plan to reduce ‘zombie’ properties across the county.

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The restaurant at Tomasso's was filled with fans of jazz music on Wednesday as the annual Remembering the Jazz Music of Bob Masteller event was held. Masteller, who was a Waverly native, was a renowned jazz musician and owner of The Jazz Corner club in Hilton Head, North Carolina as well as …

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Boots put on a shoe-shuffling show on Thursday at Teaoga Square as part of the Athens Business Association Summer Concert Series. The series continues next week with a performance by 1 Better.

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WELLSBURG — The Village of Wellsburg Board gathered for their monthly meeting on Wednesday evening and they approved the purchase of a new computer for the village secretary.

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TOWANDA — At the August meeting of the Bradford County Historical Society, Matt Carl, Manager/Curator of the museum, announced that the society had received the grant money from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission for archival supplies.

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TIOGA — The Tioga School Board on Wednesday was approached by representatives of Tioga and Owego Ridge Runners snowmobile clubs to ask permission to run a snowmobile trail through district property during the winter season.

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ATHENS — The Athens Area School Board announced during Tuesday night’s work session meeting that the school district has once again received a “Safe Schools” grant.

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WAVERLY — Tioga County Legislator Dennis Mullen visited the Waverly Village Hall on Tuesday to update the board of trustees on the discussions and actions of the county legislature.

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ATHENS — With no threat of rain and the sun shining, the Spalding Memorial Library and Tioga Point Museum hosted its 7th annual Wine and Dine + a Brew or Two event on Wednesday with local wineries, breweries and restaurants.

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The William S. Pierce Sayre Summer Concert Series continued on Wednesday with Diana and the Crew performing at Howard Elmer Park.

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Andrew Aronstam of the Waverly Recreation Booster Club on Tuesday presented Waverly Mayor Patrick Ayres with a $2,000 donation to benefit the Waverly Glen Park project. The money was raised as a result of the annual booster club golf tournament, which was recently held at Tomasso’s.

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WAVERLY — Waverly Police Chief Dan Gelatt on Tuesday released his police activity report for the month of July for the village board of trustees to review. Last month, officers responded to 462 calls for service — including 42 criminal complaints and 415 non-criminal complaints — and made 27…

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OWEGO — Tioga County Legislators Tuesday urged residents to educate themselves and stay up-to-date with vaccines in order to help prevent the spread of contagious communicable diseases.

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BARTON — The Barton Town board discussed the proposed electric and gas rates increase by New York State Electric & Gas, which would increase delivery rates of electric by 23.4 percent and gas by 1.9 percent.

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WAVERLY — Two people from Owego are facing drug-related charges after a traffic stop early Tuesday morning led police officers to discover meth, heroin, scales and packaging materials for the illegal use of drugs.

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Elderwood at Waverly hosted its Third Annual Senior Prom on Aug. 9, and the theme was the Roaring 20s. Pictured are the Prom King and Queen with executive director Maria Landy.

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ATHENS — One of the suspects named in the Bradford County Drug Task Force undercover operation that yielded 26 criminal complaints back in June has been apprehended and now sits in the Bradford County Jail.

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Ulster Crazy Days returned to the Ulster community on Saturday with town-wide yard sales, a car show, a craft fair to benefit the Ulster-Sheshequin Fire Department and many more activities. Community members were encouraged to roam the streets looking for sales while the Mather Memorial Libr…