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HARRISBURG — Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Towanda Campus, has been awarded $3.5 million for a major renovation project through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), according to a press release from State Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and State Sen. Ge…

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SAYRE — The 15th Annual Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot raised more than $30,000 for the Guthrie Cancer Care Fund, making it a record setting year for the event.

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ATHENS TOWNSHIP — An Athens man is facing felony aggravated assault charges after allegedly ramming his vehicle into another car.

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ATHENS – A local scout Glenn Romberger of Athens Troop 4018 was recently recognized for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Romberger’s chosen project was to install a Smoky Bear fire alert sign at the Litchfield township building.

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The 13th Annual Auction hosted by the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce kicks off at 7 p.m today and will close on Sunday. Dec. 12. This year’s auction will again be held online only.

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ATHENS TOWNSHIP — Members of the Christian Motorcyclists Association, Sons of Thunder Chapter #1338, gifted fruit baskets to local law enforcement agencies on Thursday afternoon.

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Tioga Central Elementary principal Michelle Bombard announced the start of the 2021 Food for Weight collection during the district’s board of education meeting on Wednesday evening.

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Athens Township Police are investigating a theft from a vehicle in the area of Vista Drive, according to a public service announcement posted on the department’s Facebook page.

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Life-long Tioga County resident, Ronald E. Dougherty, passed away on Nov. 23. The family received friends on Monday, Nov. 29 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Owego, and on Nov. 30 a funeral service was held at St. Patrick’s Church in Owego, with a burial service held shortly after at M…

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For a Valley couple, Thanksgiving 2021 will be remembered as a day for truly giving thanks. Just before the holiday, 11 volunteer workers, friends and family members spent five hours giving to them in a very special way. The group, some pictured here, built a regulation size handicap ramp wh…

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Dozens of local businesses in Bradford County gained financial support from a state program aimed at helping local hospitality industries that were effected by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, Governor Tom Wolf announced that 5,860 businesses across the commonwealth received funding assistance from the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Relief Program this year.

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Bradford County’s case total for COVID-19 is trending upward, with 7,680 confirmed and 1,496 probable recorded since the beginning of the pandemic. This reflects an increase of 2,085 confirmed and 311 probable in the past two months. In the same span of time, deaths in the county attributed …

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A Christmas tradition continued on Friday as the 23rd annual Sayre Borough Christmas Parade marched through downtown Sayre. Even with Mother Nature bringing snow and frigid temperatures, a large crowd came out to see the floats, bands, dance groups and of course the main attraction — Santa. …

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WAVERLY — A tense Village of Waverly board meeting on Tuesday ended in a tie vote as board members sparred on the proposed marijuana dispensary opt-out law.

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WILLIAMSPORT — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Wednesday that 36-year-old Sayre resident Jabin Godspower Okpako was sentenced to 87 months imprisonment by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Matthew W. Brann for conspiring to launder approxim…

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WAVERLY — During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Elderwood at Waverly was hit hard by the virus with more than 70 confirmed cases and 22 deaths by mid-July 2020.

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SOUTH WAVERLY — The South Waverly Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for the 6th Annual Joe Willer Memorial Food and Toy Drive for Kids, with collection taking place Saturday, Nov. 27 from 1 p.m. until done under the borough pavilion.

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First Citizens Community Bank representatives Cathy Pientka and David Dekay present a $2,000 check to Sayre Borough Manager Dave Jarrett for the Sayre Christmas Parade. The parade is set for Friday at 6:30 p.m.

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VAN ETTEN — A public hearing regarding the New York State Cannabis Law began October’s Van Etten Town Board meeting. Public turnout for the hearing and board meeting filled the town hall past capacity.

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Tioga Central High School announced a partnership with Catholic Charities that will provide special education students a chance to participate in a work-study program during the district’s board of education meeting last week.

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ATHENS BOROUGH – On Sunday a plaque was dedicated in honor of the late Harold I. “Hal” Smith, located at the Diahoga Trail ADA ramp entrance on South River Street just across from the Valley Playland.