Submitted Article On Thursday, Sen. Gene Yaw joined PA Treasurer Stacy Garrity and state Rep. Tina Pickett for a tour of Global Tungsten & Powders in Towanda. A leading Western manufacturer and supplier of tungsten powders and semi-finished parts, GTP has roots dating back to 1916. The Towanda manufacturing facilityContinue Reading

Full-time staff members at the Towanda Public Library (top, from left) Roberta Hansen, Stephanie Grohl, and Katie Patton bring decades of experience to the facility as it approaches a milestone 125-year anniversary. By Rick Hiduk (Originally published in Living Bradford County Magazine) The Towanda Public Library is honing in onContinue Reading

Submitted Article Towanda Third Ward resident Bryon Fuller helped to make the 220-plus-year-old Riverside Cemetery ready for the Fourth of July. He made and planted red, white and blue containers to decorate the shelter that showcases Bradford County’s first and oldest tribute to soldiers of the Grand Army of theContinue Reading

New landscape plantings at the Riverside Cemetery in Towanda include three full-sun grasses, with the taller big bluestem grass at each end, and the shorter sideoats gramma and purple love grass grasses in the center between the two benches, and some on the backside of the benches, as well as African daisies and DustyContinue Reading

Submitted Article Towanda Borough today was awarded a $27,145 state grant to assist with the development of a master plan for its three municipal parks, announced Rep. Tina Pickett (Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna). “I am pleased the funding for the study was approved,” said Pickett. “It is always good to see state moneyContinue Reading

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