Queen Bee Karen McMicken (top), and her brood bee-dazzled the judges to win first prize in the ‘group’ category. Hazel Ploof (above) was chosen as ‘funniest’ in the infant to 4-year category. Photos and story by Rick Hiduk (Also published in the Rocket-Courier) The Meshoppen Holiday Fund and its sponsorsContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Conservation District’s interseeder has been hard at work this fall.  We have done just shy of 3,000 acres and now we would like to show everyone the results that we have gotten.  We will be visiting two farms in Tioga County on Friday, Nov. 9, and twoContinue Reading

Submitted Article With the program year starting for an energy assistance program and increased eligibility for a prescription drug program, Rep. Tina Pickett (Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) reminded residents they can stop by her satellite office hours during November to inquire about the initiatives. Pickett will hold satellite hours in Sullivan County onContinue Reading

Submitted Article The staff of the Sullivan County Public Library at 206 Center Street in Dushore invites the public to participate in ‘Giving Thanks for Art’ on Thursday, Nov. 8 with the return of the Free Adult Art Classes taught by Karen Black. Karen’s Free Adult Art Classes are returning to theContinue Reading

Residents who are struggling with their home heating bills can apply for assistance from the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) beginning Thursday, Nov. 1.  LIHEAP is a federally funded program that helps individuals and families pay their heating bills through home heating energy assistance grants. It also provides crisisContinue Reading

At a Bradford County Commissioners meeting held at the Smithfield Township VFW Hall on Oct. 25, commissioner Doug McLinko (center) explained the recent closing of the flight school at the Bradford County Airport. He is flanked by county chief clerk Michelle Shedden (left) and commissioner Daryl Miller. Commissioner Ed BustinContinue Reading

Heavy gray clouds hanging over Sheshequin Township in Bradford County Thursday morning kept temperatures in the 30s, but the sun finally won out by afternoon, casting a pleasant autumn glow over Asylum and Standing Stone townships downriver. Photos by Rick Hiduk If anything, the calendar is catching up with theContinue Reading