Endless Mountains Heritage Region executive director Cain Chamberlin (above, left) and Towanda Borough manager Kyle Lane invite visitors and residents alike to experience Towanda from fresh vantages recently made possible from nine park benches strategically located in the midsection of Riverside Cemetery. The historic property is being enhanced for contemporaryContinue Reading

Sean Rotante (above, left) and Greg Wood unload concrete mix, rebar, liquid nails and miscellaneous other materials that Arey Building Supply donated to the Riverside Cemetery grave marker resetting and repair project. Submitted Article Work is under way to reset and repair approximately 300 grave markers in the Riverside Cemetery.Continue Reading

Photos by Rick Hiduk Jennifer Farley (upper right), administrator of educational services at NTCC leads members of the Towanda Area School Board on a tour of the facility on Monday evening. Towanda students (in green shirts, above, from far right) Tim Donovan and George Bump answer questions from Wyalusing AreaContinue Reading

It’s time for the Towanda’s annual Riverfest, which is held along the banks of the Susquehanna River on the Merrill Parkway, running from Thursday to Saturday, Aug. 17 to 19. The Committee has been in full swing since spring planning all the fun activities for the event which will include fabulousContinue Reading

The Riverside Cemetery Association, a 501-c3 not-for-profit organization in Towanda, seeks two volunteer at-large members from the private sector to expand its all-volunteer at-large board of directors.  Desired attributes are:   Understanding, acceptance and support of the 5.5-acre Riverside Cemetery as a professionally curated emerging historic site with public parkContinue Reading

The Riverside Cemetery Association (RCA) expressed its thanks this week to Bradford County Historical Society volunteers and staff, including (above, from left) Matt Carl, Deanna Thurston, and Denise Golden, for their assistance this year in filling in missing elements and corroborating much information in the Riverside Cemetery’s newly digitized burialContinue Reading

Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk Ready to paint the town on Oct. 13 were Towanda Area High School freshmen (above, from left) Marisha Bennett and Tenley Ferris and junior Braydin Ryck. Approximately 160 seventh- through twelfth-grade students from Towanda Area High School got to participate in a decades-old traditionContinue Reading

Riverside Cemetery Association board member John Korfmann (above) and professional land surveyors (top, left) Dennis Rialland and Jeffrey Geiss recently completed a topside survey of the 5.5-acre cemetery at Towanda. The practical purposes for surveying the site are to correlate gravestones with cemetery burial records, map the cemetery to allowContinue Reading

Professional and retired surveyers (top, from left) Betsy McKean, John Korfmann, Jeffrey Geiss and Dennis Rialland volunteered time since summer at Riverside Cemetery. As part of a concentrated effort to both document who is interred at Riverside Cemetery in Towanda and make that information and the cemetery more accessible toContinue Reading

Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park Association (BCVMPA) members George Crowell (left) and Joe Doherty flank recently built forms for the stairway that will take visitors from the parking lot to the main park. A handicap-accessible ramp runs to the right. As a long, coldContinue Reading