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A call for awareness from the courthouse steps
TOWANDA BOROUGH — The chilly morning didn’t deter people from crowding around the Bradford County Courthouse entrance Friday for a public proclamation of March as Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities Awareness Month.
Commissioners approve contract with corrections officers
WELLSBORO — Tioga County Commissioners approved a three-year contract with the corrections officers. The board unanimously approved the contract at the March 5 meeting. The contract, which runs from Jan. 1, 2019 to Dec. 31, 2021, provides a 3 percent salary increase each year. The contract includes
MU baseball swept in North Carolina
On Friday, the Mansfield University baseball team played in the first two games of their four-day stint in North Carolina, taking on Pace University and Saint Thomas Aquinas at the USA Baseball Complex.
Arrest made in snatch and grab theft at Tops
Wellsboro borough police have made an arrest in the "snatch and grab" theft that took place Sunday, March 3, at Tops Market, 11 Main St. Safari Skye Kahl, 21, of 172 Dewey Hollow Road, Mainesburg, was arrested Tuesday, March 5, following an investigation into the afternoon theft, said chief Jim Bodi
Easling throws no-hitter for Mansfield U.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WETM) - Corning grad and Mansfield University freshman Alexis Easling threw a seven-inning no-hitter with six strikeouts and one walk as the Mountaineers defeated Chestnut Hill 8-0 to improve to 6-2 overall.
Troy Career Day highlights post secondary options in and out of traditional education
TROY — Pups, pigs and popcorn drew crowds of students at Troy Intermediate School on Friday — not during a carnival, however, but instead as part of the 2nd annual Troy Career Day.
Final Flies and Lies set for March 16
The last Flies and Lies Social will be on Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Wellsboro Community Center, 3 Queen Street in Wellsboro. This free event is open to the public. There will be refreshments.
St. Paul's invites public to 'Pray the way of cross'
This Lent, include the Way of the Cross among your weekly devotions. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, located on Pearl Street across from The Green in Wellsboro, invites everyone to this 30-minute contemplative observance at noon on Fridays March 8 through April 12.
Maple Weekend coming in Potter, Tioga counties
The 15th annual Maple Weekend, organized by the Potter-Tioga Maple Producers Association, will take place March 16 and 17. For those interested, this weekend offers the chance to visit 17 different maple producers spread throughout Potter and Tioga counties, viewing different aspects and unique appr
Audubon speaker to talk about seaside sparrow
Manmade canals built in the 1900s, hurricanes, construction of a coast-to-coast road from Tampa to Miami, the impact of global warming and climate change on sea-level rise and weather events, and artificial structures built to regulate water are among the reasons why the Cape Sable seaside sparrow,
Local youth honored as hunter education champ
Rep. Clint Owlett recently presented a House citation to Colton Pierce in recognition of him being named the 2018 Individual Champion of the senior division during the 2018 National Youth Hunter Education Challenge.
Two new game wardens welcomed to county
Two new Tioga County game wardens were welcomed at a luncheon hosted by Rep. Clint Owlett’s office at the National Guard Readiness Center Friday, March 1. Tom Nelson and Michael Smith were welcomed by Game Commission law enforcement supervisor for the northeast region Rick Macklen, members of law en
Golden Afternoons to host accordion player
Tuesday, March 12, at 1 p.m., Ray Corse of Sullivan Township will play his accordion and sing during the Golden Afternoons program in the lobby at the Deane Center for the Performing Arts at 104 Main St., Wellsboro. Refreshments will be provided. The program is free and open to those 55 years of age
Wildlife photography is topic at photo club meeting
Club member Med Barton will share some of the differences in workshops he has taken and how he currently approaches wildlife photos at the March 12 meeting of the Grand Canyon Photography Club.
Smith doesn't want this run to end
Zak Smith knows that it’s late in his high school basketball career. The Northeast Bradford star realizes that any game could be his last. He also realizes, he doesn’t want any of this to end.
Workshops help to create bike-friendly community
A series of Bike Tourism Workshops will be held March 13, 14 and 15 in Kane, Corry, Wellsboro and Wyalusing. With PA Route 6 recently being named US Bike Route 36 and the development of more rail-trails along the corridor, the PA Route 6 Alliance plans to develop and promote this designation to brin
Hall steps down as authority chair
Elkland — The borough authority met Feb. 26 honoring a request from chairman William Hall. Hall said he would continue to serve on the authority, however, was no longer interested in serving in the capacity of chairman, a position he has held for many years. Fellow authority member Mark Goodrich agr
NoPo, Galeton warns of 'Momo Challenge'
The Northern Potter School District issued a notice on Monday to caution parents about internet safety. The message came a few days after the “Momo Challenge” began circulating locally on the internet. The Momo Challenge reportedly has a creepy, distorted face pop up in the middle of an otherwise se
Southern Tioga to make it easier for low income families to apply for free and reduced meals
After Southern Tioga School board member Sandra Olson reported hearing some “pushback” from the public about the district’s plans to pursue delinquent users of the district’s meal plan, the board heard Monday about a plan to make it easier for low-income families to apply for free and reduced meals.
Galeton NHS volunteers in Buffalo
Seven students in National Honor Society at the Galeton Area School District spent some time volunteering at shelters in Buffalo, N.Y. Steve Benna, the director of outreach at the First Baptist Church in Galeton, said a Galeton teacher asked him how the NHS students could get involved in community s