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Abadi chosen March Girl of Month

Sophie Abadi, 18, daughter of Kathryn Abadi and Darius Abadi, both of Wellsboro, has been chosen as the Wellsboro Business & Professional Women’s Club Girl of the Month for March.


Bill proposes legalizing recreational marijuana for 21 and older in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A state senator who co-authored legislation to bring medical marijuana to Pennsylvania has unveiled another proposal that would legalize the drug for recreational purposes.


'Miss Holmes' resonates with gender swap

Hamilton-Gibson’s production of “Miss Holmes” opens this weekend in the Deane Center’s Coolidge Theatre at 104 Main St., Wellsboro. “Playwright Christopher M. Walsh unearths new resonance in familiar aspects of the world of Holmes, all while remaining loyal to what is compelling about Sir Arthur Con


Pennsylvania Lawmaker Resigns Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

A Pennsylvania lawmaker has resigned amid allegations that he had sex with an incapacitated woman against her will. Republican state Rep. Brian Ellis, (R-Butler County,) has not been charged with any crime. He resigned Monday in a letter to the House speaker, saying it was in the best interests of h


Pennsylvania State Police sued over bulldozer death of pot suspect

(AP) - Pennsylvania State Police acted recklessly when troopers used a bulldozer to pursue a Grateful Dead fan caught growing marijuana on public land, killing him when he wound up under the machine's treads, according to a civil rights lawsuit filed Monday.


Spring cleanup is April 27

Lawrence Township — Supervisors met March 4 and accepted bids from several companies for cinders, dust control, pipes, rip rap and equipment rentals for the upcoming construction season.


Pennsylvania National Guard Soldiers Deploying to Poland

ANNVILLE, Pa. — About 500 Pennsylvania National Guard (PNG) members assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, participated in send-off ceremonies Saturday in Milton as they prepare to mobilize this spring for deployment to Poland as part of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence missio


Big Brothers Big Sisters has new space

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Twin Tiers has new office space in Wellsboro. The BBBS moved to a new building but remain on the Tioga County Human Services Department campus in Charleston Township.


PennDot, More Than 60 Police Departments Targeting Aggressive Drivers In Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — PennDot has joined the Pennsylvania State Police, along with 64 municipal police departments, in targeting aggressive-driving behaviors. This is to kick-off a statewide aggressive-driving mobilization that will run through April 28.


Stop condition coming on Route 144 near Galeton

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising motorists that a one-lane traffic pattern and stop condition will be placed by the end of the day on a section of Route 144 in Potter County.


Pennsylvania state prison system to ban tobacco

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania's prison system is banning all tobacco products at all facilities. Corrections Secretary John Wetzel announced the ban Monday. The policy goes into effect July 1 and applies to the following:


Wellsboro Area Chamber of Commerce Member Mixer to be held March 20

The annual Wellsboro Area Chamber of Commerce Member Mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. March 20 in the Gallery at the Warehouse Theater at 3 Central Ave., Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. Ben Stone will give an update on area park projects in Potter and Tioga counties. Proceeds from the auctions will benefit the chamb


Troy's Seymour NTL Wrestler of the Year

Sheldon Seymour had a magical year that culminated in winning Troy’s first state title. He is now the 2018-2019 NTL Wrestler of the Year while the Trojan coaching staff are the Coaching Staff of the Year.


Senior adviser at Federal Student Aid office chosen as Mansfield University's next president

MANSFIELD, PA (WENY) – After an extensive search, Mansfield University officially has a new president. Monday, the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) unanimously chose Dr. Charles Patterson as the next president of the university, effective July 1.


Motorist crashes, dies early Friday

WATERVILLE – A 47-year-old man from western part of the state was killed early Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Little Pine Creek Road, about five miles north of here, according to state police.


A sap soaked heritage; Maple Sugarin' returns to Mt. Pisgah

TROY – Snow fell and Pennsylvania pride filled Mt. Pisgah State Park on Saturday as it’s annual Maple Sugarin’ event “tapped” into local heritage. As smoke from a sap evaporator billowed from the park’s sugar shack near the Hilltop Pavilion participants of all ages gathered to learn and commemorate


Local roundup: LHU baseball drops 2 to Winston-Salem St.

Lock Haven dropped the first two games of a four-game set at Winston-Salem State, 4-3 and 3-2, in college baseball Saturday. The Rams took game one after scoring the game-winner in walk-off fashion. Lock Haven’s three runs came off seven hits, while Winston-Salem scored its four runs on four hits. M


Borough gets colored water complaints

Lawrenceville — Borough council met March 4 and heard complaints of colored water. The complaints came from a resident on Mill Street. The customer said they had experienced colored water over a three-day period and had made contact with the Department of Environmental Protection. The customer was t


Tioga County Lyme Disease Support Group to host meeting

The Tioga County Lyme Disease Support Group will host a meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 21 at the Native Bagel, 1 Central Ave., Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. The meeting will include guest speaker Cody Ann Cook, 47, of Endicott, who will talk about her journey with Lyme disease and how it has affected her lif


Roseville man enjoys working at local restaurant

MANSFIELD — For 18 years, Brett Harwick has been an employee of Wendy’s restaurant in Richmond Township. He’s a conscientious worker, said general manager Mandy Ridge. Brett, who has an intellectual disability, is an enthusiastic worker does any job he’s asked to do and, when he’s finished with one,