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

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

IBEW Local 375, based in Allentown, has endorsed progressive Bradford County Commissioner Mark Smith for Lieutenant Governor. “I’m extremely impressed and encouraged with Mark’s progressive, forward thinking approach to dealing with issues that affect the working middle class,” said Paul Anthony Jr., Business Manager of Local 375. “The officers andContinue 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

Lt. Gov. Candidate Responds to Corbett Spot (February 24, 2014) By Rick Hiduk Democratic Lieutenant Governor Candidate Mark Smith released a video today in response to the ad aired on Feb. 19 that served as the opening for Republican Governor Tom Corbett’s campaign for reelection. Though the two men will notContinue 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

Photo of Asylum Township, Bradford County, and Story by Rick Hiduk Since 1962, the Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau has promoted sites like French Azilum in Bradford County among residents of its four-county region and beyond. The origins of the term describing the rolling glacier-carved cliffs and hilltops, deep valleys, andContinue Reading