Submitted Article The Bradford County commissioners participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 29 to mark the official opening of Bridge #11 over Pratts Mill Road in Canton Township. The bridge has been closed since it collapsed during a high water event in 2017. The event marks more than justContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk (Exclusive to readers) Wyoming County Correctional Facility warden Ken Repsher told the county commissioners and others in attendance at the Prison Board meeting on Tuesday that the facility’s staff has been coordinating the bulk of intake assessments recently. “The staff took it upon themselves to getContinue Reading

Submitted Article Legislation that would provide protections from surprise medical balance bills to Pennsylvania consumers sponsored by Rep. Tina Pickett (Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) was unanimously reported out of the House Insurance Committee, which Pickett chairs, on Tuesday. House Bill 1862 will next be considered by the full House. Surprise balance billing happensContinue Reading

Improvements are in order at the Nicholson water plant off Brecht Hill Road if the Wyoming County Commissioners approve a recommendation by the county’s Housing & Redevelopment Authority for a CDBG grant to cover most of the estimated $215,600 cost. By Rick Hiduk (Exclusive to readers) The Nicholson WaterContinue Reading

Mike Houser (top, far right) and Rick Stark get the 9 to 12-year-old participants at Friday night’s community Halloween Party ready for judging. Portraying a pair of Ghostbusters and the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man (above) are Jan and Travis Prevost and daughter Charlotte. They won First Place in the group category,Continue Reading

Photo and story by Nikki Walton Stone (exclusive to readers) “Alone.”    “Isolated.”    “No one understands.” Those were just some of the feelings heard going around the room at the Tunkhannock Library on Oct. 26, as representatives of the Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania (EFEP) held their firstContinue Reading

Scott McKinney (top, center) addresses students at Lackawanna Trail Jr/Sr High School, along with Environmental and Integrated Sciences teacher Stephen Jervis, (seated,left) and guidance counselor Timothy Ronchi. Above, McKinney talks to students at Mountain View Jr/Sr High School. Submitted Article Northern Tier Industry & Education Consortium (NTIEC) recently presented studentsContinue Reading