Breaking News from Towanda PA
Find the latest Towanda PA News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.
Pennsylvania woman attacked by bear, saved by dog named 'Bear'
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (WTXF) - Game wardens say a bear attacked a woman outside her home in Pennsylvania and dragged her more than 80 yards before being rescued by her dog. The attack happened Wednesday in Muncy Creek Township, which is located about 16 miles (25 kilometers) east of Williamsport.
Man Dead After Crash in Bradford County
ULSTER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man is dead after a three-vehicle crash in Bradford County. It happened just after 5 p.m. on Tuesday on Route 220 near Ulster. State police say Jerimy Fiske was traveling south when he crossed into the north lane of Route 220 and hit two other vehicles.
Flood-stricken Bradford County will get some federal help
Bradford County residents who were denied flood relief from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will get some federal assistance. County officials were notified recently that Pennsylvania's request for FEMA funds to help recover from flooding Aug. 13 and 14 was turned down.
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.
Naloxone supplies run dry with statewide giveaway
Many sites distributing naloxone kits across the state Thursday had ran out of the overdose reversal medication by 3 p.m., according to information released by Gov. Tom Wolf’s office.
State FFA officers recruit in Bradford County schools
Pennsylvania State FFA Officers Jenna Harnish (President) and Abigail Yoder (Treasurer) traveled to Bradford County school districts including Troy, Canton, Athens and Northeast Bradford this week to inform eighth grade students about the ins, outs and benefits of being in FFA. Harnish and Yoder con
Local church gives to Area Agency on Aging
Though the doors have closed at the Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship, a window has opened through a generous donation to the local Area Agency on Aging. The Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship, which held services at the Second Street Towanda Church building for many years, recently c
Canned Corn Recalled in New York and Pennsylvania
Thousands of cases of canned corn are being recalled because it could cause people to develop a fatal illness. According to the Food and Drug Administration, Del Monte Foods has taken the action because the corn was under-processed.
Ferrario Nissan opens in Sayre
SAYRE, Pa. (WETM) - The Ferrario Auto Team has opened a new Nissan location in Sayre, Pa. Ferrario auto dealerships have been in the Elmira-Corning and Bradford County area for 49 years, previously with Ford, Lincoln, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge Jeep, and RAM brands.
Short pursuit leads to charges for Athens Township woman
An Athens Township woman is facing charges after an attempted traffic stop turned into a short pursuit into Athens Borough. According to court documents, a Pennsylvania State Police trooper stationed along Route 220 observed Angela Renee Kleese-Whipple, 48, traveling 70 mph in the 55 mph zone around
Bradford County Humane Society holds holiday open house
The Bradford County Humane Society will hold its annual holiday open house from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the shelter on state Route 220 in Ulster. Celebratory foods and basket raffles will be shared during the open house. Visitors are welcome to bring pets and children, and all the grownups as wel
FEMA meets with local officials, progresses on new floodplain map
WYSOX TOWNSHIP — Officials from townships and boroughs across Bradford County joined FEMA Region III representatives at the Wysox Fire Hall for a community coordination and outreach meeting as a part of FEMA’s ongoing process to adopt new flood insurance rate maps on Wednesday morning.
Madden secures over $46,000 in child advocacy grant for Monroe County
(WBRE/WYOU-TV) Good news for the Children’s Advocacy of Monroe County. On Wednesday the center was awarded $46,939 to enhance and expand child-related services within Monroe County.
Most Valuable Citizen: Dennis Moore
(18 NEWS) - Sue and Michaela Moore share how their husband and father, respectively, impacted not only their lives - but the entire community's as well. Dennis worked for the Town of Chemung as a laborer and equipment operator for over 20 years.
Flood help available with low-interest SBA loans
A little more than a week after it was announced that no federal assistance would be provided to individuals affected by flooding in August, homeowners, renters and businesses in Bradford County and other impacted areas are now able to get help from low-interest loans through the U.S. Small Business
Ulster man who evaded pursuit, arraigned
Following a motor vehicle pursuit in Wysox by the Pennsylvania State Police on Dec. 8, a 40-year-old man from Ulster is facing an array of charges related to the incident. According to the affidavit of probable cause, the Pennsylvania State Police witnessed a gold colored pickup truck traveling sout
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
Bradford County murder subject of Oxygen Network program
A murder case that rocked Bradford County in 2010 will be the subject of a television crime series episode this week. The Oxygen Network series "Criminal Confessions" will cover the investigation that led to the arrest and conviction of Emily Bellows Shaffer in the beating death of 65-year-old Carol
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
Towanda Borough proposed budget includes new police vehicle, street sweeper
TOWANDA BOROUGH — The 2019 proposed Towanda Borough budget contains a new police vehicle, new street sweeper, and a tax rise of .5 mills according to Borough Manager Kyle Lane.