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Mansfield man jailed for allegedly hitting child
Kenny Allen Denike, 33, of 41 East Main St., Mansfield, faces charges of endangering the welfare of children and simple assault after borough police were contacted through the department’s Facebook page Nov. 30.
McDonald's restaurant open, ribbon cutting Saturday
MANSFIELD — McDonald’s Restaurant, which was rebuilt after the original building was demolished in September, re-opened Saturday Dec. 8, to a long line of customers. The restaurant, owned by Bob Walsh, was originally slated to open at Dec. 5, was slightly delayed by equipment requirements, according
Tioga County hit and run suspect on the loose
TIOGA COUNTY, Pa. (WETM) - Pennsylvania State Police are on the hunt for a person responsible for a hit and run on Tuesday in Tioga County. The crash occurred when a vehicle traveling north on SR 287 swerved out of its lane and onto the east shoulder of the road, striking a vehicle that was pulled o
Well Armed Woman chapter to meet
The monthly meeting of the Well Armed Woman Shooting Chapter, Tioga County, Pa. will be on Thursday, Dec. 20, at 6 p.m. at the Lambs Creek Sportsman’s Club at 339 Sportsman’s Club Road, Mansfield. Members cancelled their November meeting due to a snowstorm so agenda items were moved to December.
Southern Tioga super explains police report mix-up
BLOSSBURG — During the Southern Tioga School District’s annual reorganization meeting Wednesday, Dec. 5, superintendent Sam Rotella addressed a mix-up with a state police public release that was issued concerning an incident involving a 13-year-old NP-Liberty High School student who allegedly made t
Tioga County: Legislature adopts 2019 spending plan with tax increase
OWEGO -- The Tioga County Legislature Tuesday adopted the final 2019 spending plan, which contains a 2.05 percent tax increase. Next year's spending plan, valued at $82.36 million, illustrates an anticipated expense increase of 4.24 percent -- or $3.35 million -- over this year's budget.
Woman arrested with pot allegedly in baby bottle
Trisha Lynn Bradley, 20, of Woodhull, N.Y., faces charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana for personal use and drug paraphernalia after state police were dispatched to 219 Erway Road, Covington, Nov. 6, for a report of an assault.
TCDC name to change to ‘Develop Tioga’
WELLSBORO — New year, new name. The Tioga County Development Corporation will soon be known as “Develop Tioga.” Organization executive director Kristin Hamilton made the announcement at the Dec. 12 board meeting and following at an awards reception to present the David P. Rundell award and the Rod C
YMCA invites community to celebrate
On Saturday, Dec. 15, the Tioga County Branch YMCA is holding a free family/community Christmas party. The event is to inspire families and kids to keep their minds and bodies active to improve health and well-being while creating memories, sharing fellowship and bringing communities together.
Pennsylvania State Police at Kane
A crash occurred at 8:34 a.m. on Dec. 7 in Ceres Township. According to police, a 17-year-old male of Shinglehouse was traveling south and a 50-year-old woman from Bradford was traveling north on Kings Run Road, about .2 miles north of Barbertown Road. The teen failed to negotiate a right-hand curve
Tioga County man honored for service to regional farmers
Dennis Snyder of Westfield, Tioga County, has received a Certificate of Excellence from Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s MSC Business Services. “The Certificate of Excellence honors account supervisors who provide exceptional service to their clients and excel in all areas of job performance,” said Michae
Fugitive from justice captured at Mansfield Wal-Mart
Guillermo Jose Torres Acevedo, 22, of Batavia, N.Y., wanted by the Batavia sheriff’s department in relation to an active Amber Alert for a known missing juvenile, was captured by state police at Mansfield Thursday, Nov. 29.
Lottery calendar sales will benefit senior citizens
TOWANDA - Back again this year by popular demand, the Lottery Calendar Fundraiser coordinated by B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. directly benefits services for seniors living in Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Tioga counties. Each lottery calendar is sold for $20 and comes with 120 chances to
Lyme Disease support group to meet
The Tioga County Lyme Disease Support Group is meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20 at the Native Bagel at 1 Central Ave., Wellsboro. Guest speaker Hugh “Pete” Sides of Williamsport will talk about his experiences with Lyme disease. He was originally slated to be the featured speaker at the gro
Bradford County residents approved for disaster loan assistance following flooding
BRADFORD COUNTY, Pa (WETM) - After being denied federal aid last month, residents in Bradford County have been approved to receive flood aid from the Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Assistance, according to the Bradford County Commissioners.
Corning jewelry store to close after 126 years on Market Street
A Corning business that has been a fixture on Market Street for more than a century will be closing for good at the end of the year. Fourth-generation owner Jeff Bong plans to retire and close Bong's Jewelers, 31 E. Market St., on Dec. 31 after 126 years in business.
Family wants answers in Elmira man's murder
Anyone who reads the obituary of Shida Gilliam of Elmira only knows that he "passed away unexpectedly" June 3 of this year. But his family knows the dark truth about Gilliam's death — that he was viciously beaten by an as yet unnamed assailant, and later died from his injuries.
NP-Mansfield boys roll into finals at Loyalsock tourney
WILLIAMSPORT—It was a second quarter run that lasted the entire eight minutes as North Penn-Mansfield pulled away for a tournament opening win that saw it down Whitehall 56-37.
Second suspect arrested in connection with meth lab explosion
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - A second suspect was arrested in connection with an alleged meth lab explosion on Lounsbury avenue in Elmira.. Chat White is in Chemung County Jail awaiting trail, According to Elmira Heights Police.White and Jared Voorhees were both charged with Unlawful Manufacture of Methamp
Tioga County: The wide-ranging impacts of housing
OWEGO -- Communities throughout the Southern Tier commonly contend with the influence of declining quality housing options and the wide-ranging impact that can have on local economics.