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Tickets for the annual Towanda talent show are now on sale

TOWANDA -- The Auxiliary at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that tickets for the annual community talent show are now available. The talent show will take place on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Towanda High School Auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m. Advanced sale tickets are $9 for

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-19 08:30:00

Shop for Emmy and Chief event to be held Sept. 22

WYSOX - The Kmart store in Wysox is partnering with The Bradford County Humane Society to host the event "Shop for Emmy and Chief," on Friday, Sept. 22 from 6-9 p.m. at the Wysox Kmart in the Bradford Towne Center shopping plaza. BCHS representatives will be on hand with wish lists of items of which

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

The Latest: Aunt baffled by nephew's arrest in 2 killings

Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome speaks at a news conference in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, after Kenneth James Gleason was charged with two counts of first degree murder and other charges, for three shootings in the Baton Rouge area throughout the past week that resulted in the

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-20 15:59:04

The Latest: College campus mourning dead lacrosse player

EASTON, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on the death of a college lacrosse player who had been drinking at a party (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A Pennsylvania college where a 19-year-old student and lacrosse player died after drinking at a party and then falling down at his dorm says the campus is in mourning

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-19 21:43:16

Police: 3 used obits to steal from cars at funeral homes

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say they've arrested three people who used obituaries to plan out thefts of items left in vehicles parked at western New York funeral homes. Law enforcement officials from several agencies in the Rochester area say a 39-year-old man and two women, ages 20 and 23, w

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 13:29:12

Borough delays decision couple's pet pot-bellied pig

LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania borough has delayed a decision on whether a newly married couple can keep their pet pot-bellied pig. Leechburg Council voted Tuesday to delay a decision on the pig owned by Destiny and Cody Griffith. The borough about 30 miles northeast of Pittsburgh has an ordin

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 12:18:46

Psych nurse petitions for fencing on bridge used in suicides

CENTRAL CITY, Pa. (AP) - A psychiatric nurse has started an online petition asking the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to add fencing to a bridge that has been used by people who jumped to their deaths. Central City nurse Katrina Custer tells The (Johnstown) Tribune-Democrat (http://bit.ly

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 12:09:06

Pennsylvania school reports slur on second dormitory door

WAYNE, Pa. (AP) - A Catholic university in eastern Pennsylvania and local police say a racial slur has been found written on a second dormitory door of a black student's room. Cabrini University officials say the first slur was found Saturday night. It was written in marker following the words "Go a

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 12:06:10

Police: Pennsylvania man shot another, self after argument

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Police say a Pennsylvania man shot another during a domestic dispute, then shot himself as police arrived to investigate the first shooting. Swatara Township police identified the dead men as Travis Williams and Chance Holmes, but didn't release their ages. Police arrived at t

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 11:59:14

Frat chapter at Cornell to close amid student beating probe

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - A national fraternity says it will close its Cornell University chapter in the wake of an ongoing investigation into an attack against a black student that police say may have been racially motivated. Cornell University officials say Psi Upsilon's alumni board of governors has to

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 11:47:33

Driver hospitalized after hitting several cars at dealership

WEXFORD, Pa. (AP) - A woman who crashed her car into several parked vehicles at a Pittsburgh-area car dealership had to be freed from her overturned vehicle and has been taken to a hospital. Police in Wexford didn't immediately identify the woman who crashed about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday on Route 19, wh

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 11:46:18

Cops: Man attacks father, 83, for not having dinner ready

TAYLOR, Pa. (AP) - A 49-year-old Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he beat his frail 83-year-old father because the older man didn't have dinner ready on time. Taylor Borough police say Frank Steinetz III beat Frank Steinetz Jr. after an argument Monday evening. Police say they responded a

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 11:41:15

Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?

(BPT) - Now that fall is underway and you're already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it's time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you do, hav

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-19 22:59:00

NJ man died from pneumonia during hike in NY's Adirondacks

NEWCOMB, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 28-year-old New Jersey man whose body was found in a remote area of the Adirondack Mountains had died from pneumonia after spending days in wet, cold conditions. The doctor who conducted the autopsy on Alex Stevens, of Hopewell, tells the Adirondack Daily Enter

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 10:46:30

Man who threatened to 'make the news' sentenced to prison

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man who warned that he may do something to "make the news" has been sentenced to prison for threatening the human resources director at his former company. Sixty-one-year-old Lewis T. Watkins, of Lancaster, was sentenced Tuesday to serve three to 10 years in pris

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 10:33:10

Former insurance broker sentenced to prison for $1.8M scheme

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) - A former insurance broker on Long Island who pleaded guilty to grand larceny and fraud has been sentenced to serve three to nine years in prison. Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said Tuesday that 44-year-old Kimberly Graziano, of Middle Island, must also pay $1.8

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 10:18:40

Coastal flood warnings still in effect for Long Island

DIX HILLS, N.Y. (AP) - Coastal flood warnings remain in effect for parts of Long Island as Hurricane Jose weakens to a tropical storm but continues to churn in the Atlantic. Newsday reports (http://nwsdy.li/2ycFkdw ) that no major flooding or power outages have been reported in Suffolk County, Jose'

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 10:13:28

No amnesty is a good amnesty

Donald Trump is being told that amnesty for "Dreamers," or DACA recipients, will only apply to a small, narrowly defined group of totally innocent, eminently deserving illegal immigrants, who were brought to this country "through no fault of their own" as "children." (Children who are up to 36 years

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Metastatic breast cancer patients tell their stories through art and photography

(BPT) - This post is brought to you by Eisai Inc. When most people think of breast cancer, they think of the pink movement, and often times, "beating" the cancer. A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer (MBC), a late stage of the disease in which the cancer has spread beyond the breast, is different

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-19 19:11:00

Image of rapper Drake imposed into park renovation rendering

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York City Parks Department livened up a rendering of a planned park renovation by inserting an image of the Grammy-winning rapper Drake into the background, alongside an image of rapper Akon laughing in the foreground. The image of Drake is taken from the television show "Deg

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-20 07:09:20