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Resident questions board on actions
Wellsboro resident Richard Miskovitz again took the board to task at the Dec. 6 work session. Miskovitz has frequently made public comment at board meetings this past year. At the Dec. 6 meeting, he questioned the board about the length of time it’s taking to decide whether to close a building.
Superintendent: Preparing safety plan creates challenges
WELLSBORO — Wellsboro Area School District, like every school district in Pennsylvania, is preparing to implement the state-mandated program, Safe to Say. Safe to Say is an anonymous system intended to prevent violence in schools. Students in fifth through 12th grades can call or text the system to
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
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.
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
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
Casey visits Wellsboro senior center
WELLSBORO — U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), ranking member of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, visited the senior center here to discuss what he is doing to protect the rights of senior citizens in Pennsylvania.
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.
IU9 to expand STEM library with grant from Shell
SMETHPORT (EC) — Administrators with Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit Nine have announced the expansion of their STEM Lending Library with a $36,275 grant from Shell Appalachia in Wellsboro.
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.
Wellsboro's Hauser wins 18 Sports Fall MVP
WELLSBORO, Pa. (WETM) - Wellsboro standout Aidan Hauser earned a major honor on Monday. After a two week vote, the Hornet football standout has won the 18 Sports Fall Male MVP. Hauser rushed for 1,578 yards and had 17 touchdowns on the ground for the Hornets to secure the honor. Overall, Hauser had
Reindeer, trolleys, Shiny Brites in Wellsboro
WELLSBORO, Pa. — From reindeer at one end of the street to a live nativity at the other end of the street, Wellsboro comes alive again this weekend to preserve its history and share some holiday fun.
Shooting suspect captured in Potter County on Saturday
The western New York man wanted in connection with a shooting at a Meadville home on Lincoln Avenue was taken into custody Saturday in north-central Pennsylvania. Anthonie L. Sugden, 22, of Whitesville, New York, was captured at 4:31 p.m. in Potter County by Pennsylvania State Police at Coudersport,
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
Wellsboro gearing up for "Christmas on Main Street" event
WELLSBORO, Pa. (18 NEWS) - The Wellsboro community is preparing for its annual, weekend-long event, "Christmas on Main Street." The event is set to take place Friday, Dec. 7, Saturday Dec. 8, and Sunday, Dec. 9.
Heat stirs in Troy as school board scrambles to fill open seat
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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.
Pennsylvania State Police at Coudersport reports
On Nov. 19, police responded to a report of a runaway juvenile in Ulysses. According to the police report, the juvenile was found safe a short time later. Police are investigating.
Nichols: Town to receive over $99K in gaming tax revenue for November
NICHOLS -- The Town of Nichols will be receiving a gaming tax revenue check for the month of November that is approximately 12 percent higher than the proceeds that it received a year earlier.
NP-Mansfield boys fall at Loyalsock
WILLIAMSPORT—It was a difficult start in a difficult setting as North Penn-Mansfield fell behind quickly to Loyalsock in the Championship final of the Webb Weekly Tip-off Tournament in Williamsport.