Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk It might have been beginners luck, but six-year-old Jack Russell of Little Meadows in Susquehanna County (above, left) was the only angler to have landed a trout by midmorning at the junction of Mehoopany Creek and North Fork at Forkston Four Corners on AprilContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk A Management Action Plan for Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) gathered steam last week, as consultants from Peter J. Smith & Company met with a wide cross section of residents from Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties who are concerned about balancing heritage and progress in theContinue Reading

By Rick Hiduk Morgan Christopher (standing) speaks to Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau members at a marketing workshop about how to accommodate tour operators and meeting planners when they come to their business. The Endless Mountain Visitors Bureau (EMVB) has made outstanding progress in the past year in not only putting the four-county (Bradford,Continue Reading

(Mehoopany) – Connection for Oil, Gas & Environment in the Northern Tier, Inc. (COGENT) is pleased to announce a $50,000 grant award from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration for pipeline emergencies training. These funds will be used for training first responders in Bradford, Sullivan,Continue Reading

(Harrisburg) – Legislation sponsored by Reps. Garth Everett (Lycoming), Tina Pickett (Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), Sandra Major (Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and Matt Baker (Tioga/Bradford) to clarify minimum royalty payments in state law was the subject of a meeting of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Tuesday in Harrisburg. House Bill 1684 would directly respond toContinue Reading

Thousands of miles of underground pipelines buried underneath Pennsylvania’s Northern Tier present new challenges to area first responders. COGENT, a locally-based organization proactive in pursuing productive partnerships among those involved in and affected by the natural gas industry, will receive funds from the state to provide specialized training for localContinue Reading

(Harrisburg) – Pennsylvania’s servicemen and servicewomen are now able to have their veteran status included on their state-issued driver licenses or non-driver identification cards, Rep. Tina Pickett (below), representing all or portions of Bradford, Sullivan, and Susquehanna Counties, announced today. With the designation, which is available to eligible veterans atContinue Reading

Bradford County Makes the Decision to Go It Alone As incensed and dismayed as I was upon leaving the Bradford County Commissioners meeting in Towanda on Feb. 13, I’m glad that I held off a week to write about it. A stubborn cold left me a little too cloudy toContinue Reading

Story and Photo by Rick Hiduk Tunkhannock Creek, as seen in both directions from the bridge that connects business Routes 92 and 6 in Tunkhannock, has ice backed up several miles from the Susquehanna River on Tuesday afternoon. Upstream, the creek was still flowing through Shadowbrook Resort, though full ofContinue Reading

TOWANDA – Beginning this month, Rep. Tina Pickett will move her satellite office hours normally held on select Wednesdays in Sullivan County to a morning schedule. In addition, due to the New Year’s holiday falling on a Wednesday, staff will be available at that location on the third and fifthContinue Reading