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Poirier, Brought lift Wellsboro past Sayre in NTL Showcase

MANSFIELD — As Emma Poirier dribbled away precious seconds Saturday night she and her teammates could reflect upon what has become quite a remarkable journey. Wellsboro lost three starters from last year’s 21-win team. Three valuable contributors had not played basketball at all last season. And oh


PennDOT, Pennsylvania Turnpike issue commercial vehicle bans, restrictions

PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission have issued phased vehicle bans and restrictions for Wednesday as a winter storm hits across Pennsylvania. As of 6 a.m. Wednesday, commercial vehicles (including buses) were banned from I-70 in Fulton County, and I-99 from I-80 to the turnpike.


Wellsboro girls win NTL Showdown

MANSFIELD – Wellsboro outscored Sayre 16-5 in the fourth quarter en route to a 53-40 victory at First Citizens Community Bank Court at Decker Gymnasium Saturday night. Sayre got off to a fast start in the first-half outscoring Wellsboro 26-23 in the half. The Redskins were led in scoring by Camry La


Man pleads guilty in rape, murder of Pennsylvania teen

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty in the rape, murder and dismemberment of a 14-year-old girl, and the victim's adoptive mother has agreed to plead guilty and serve a life sentence.


Libraries receive over $65,000 from fundraiser

WELLSBORO — Citizens & Northern employees raised over $65,000 in support of 23 local public libraries through its community giving program, Giving Back, Giving Together. Also, over 3,000 items were donated and employees volunteered on 35 occasions to assist their library partners.


Wellsboro hosts second day of Wellsboro Winter Festival

WELLSBORO, PA (WETM) - The sounds of chainsaws cutting through ice and wood filled the streets of downtown Wellsboro today as the second day of the Wellsboro Winter Festival took place.


Pennsylvania Veteran Asking For Public’s Help Locating Special Hat Lost On Flight To Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Vietnam veteran from Pennsylvania needs your help locating a very special hat that he lost on a flight to Philadelphia. John Armao Reber says he lost his Veteran’s Cap while on a Spirit Airlines flight from Orlando to Philly on Feb. 1.


The Outside Track to perform at the Coolidge Theatre

The Outside Track will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 9 at the Coolidge Theatre at the Deane Center for the Performing Arts, 104 Main St., Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. This is the fifth of six concerts being hosted by the Wellsboro Community Concert Association during the organization's 2018-19 season. Admi


Elbridge mom and son continue to recover from ‘flying wheel’ accident in Pennsylvania

An Elbridge mother and son hurt in a freak accident driving in Pennsylvania continue to recover in the hospital. Michael Griswold, 36, his wife Heather and their three children were driving from Elbridge to Pennsylvania to see friends last Friday when a tire and partial axle flew through their winds


Board hires special education supervisor; vote tabled on extra-duty compensation

WELLSBORO — In a brief special meeting, the Wellsboro Area School District board of directors agreed to hire a supervisor of special education. Following a 90-minute work session, the board quickly approved the hire of Elizabeth Barnhart, Ed.D as supervisor of special education at a salary of $95,00


‘It’d be like flipping a switch.’ Pennsylvania medical marijuana dispensaries eye adult-use market

Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana industry this week announced it would support the creation of an adult use cannabis program in the Keystone State. The Pennsylvania Cannabis Coalition, a network of current growers and dispensary owners, endorsed the idea as Lt. Gov. John Fetterman began holding town


Brackets set for District IV basketball

The 2018-19 PIAA District IV boys and girls playoff brackets were released on Sunday. For boys Class A, North-Penn Liberty will host Sullivan County on Tuesday at 7 p.m. In Class AA, Canton will travel to South Williamsport, NEB will host Muncy at home, and Wylausing will travel to Bloomsburg. All t


Commercial flight hits record 801 mph over Pennsylvania

A record breaking jet stream above New York City Monday night provided a turbo boost to a commercial flight to hit record speeds. With help of a rapid tailwind of a blazing 231 mph, Virgin Atlantic Flight 8, traveling from Los Angeles to London hit 801 mph! That could be a record a high speed for a


Pennsylvania Travel Restrictions Possible for Slippery Conditions

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 10 a.m. (February 20) to 7 a.m. (February 21) for all of the Twin Tiers, Central New York and stretching north past Syracuse, west toward the western Southern Tier and south through Central Pennsylvania.


Here's how Pennsylvania is doing midway through flu season

Sixteen adult deaths associated with influenza have been reported to the state Health Department in the last two weeks, rounding out what in the previous two years has been peak flu season.


Five Pennsylvania locations top nation’s worst bottlenecks

Five Pennsylvania locations made the American Transportation Research Institute’s (ATRI) top 100 most congested bottlenecks for trucks in the United States. The locations are I-76 at I-676 in Philadelphia, I-81 at I-83 in Harrisburg, I-476 at I-95 in Philadelphia, I-76 at I-476 in Philadelphia and R


Ohio Man Sentenced To 35 Years For Sex Crimes Against Minors In Several States, Including Pennsylvania

(KDKA) – The U.S. Secret Service announced that an Ohio man was sentenced to 35 years in prison for committing sex crimes against minor girls in several states, including Pennsylvania.


Serious Crash In West Baltimore Along MLK, Pennsylvania Avenue

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Crews are on the scene of a serious crash in West Baltimore. The vehicle is on its side, along MLK and Pennsylvania Avenue. Southbound MLK is currently shut down and there are delays on the other side.


NY woman arrested after 16 dogs seized

ADDISON, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Numerous dogs were seized from a Steuben County woman Monday after she allegedly failed to provide them with proper shelter. According to state police, the owner, Susan Clark, was issued an appearance ticket for inappropriate shelter for dogs left outdoors.


UPDATE: Dogs seen in the Town of Addison seized

ADDISON, N.Y. (WENY) – Officials are trying to locate and get more information on a group of dogs seen in Addison over the weekend. According to rescue organization Tanner's P.A.W.S., the dogs were last seen Sunday evening on Mose Road near Equine Inn.