Pipe replacement work on Route 1017 (Pleasant Valley Road) in Harrison Township, Potter County, is scheduled to start Wednesday, July 24, PennDOT announced. The road will be closed between Flewellyn Road and Route 1019 (Whites Corners Road) from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 24 and Thursd…
State Rep. Clint Owlett announced that nearly $1.2 million in housing assistance has been granted to various projects in Bradford, Potter and Tioga counties.
Grant money, awarded by The Tree House Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania to the Endless Mountain Music Festival, is being used to present a free STEM program at 12:30 p.m. and toward the free Festival Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert at 2 p.m., both on Sunday,…
Pennsylvania officials and advocates met with state Senate Republicans this week urging them to support efforts to ensure a complete and accurate count in the 2020 U.S. Census.
Pennsylvania’s third-class cities, for the most part, have only a handful of ways they can collect revenue to fund municipal services. For all but property taxes, the rate they charge is set by state law.
Each legislative session thousands of bills and amendments are introduced in the Pennsylvania Legislature. Only a fraction become law, and an even smaller portion receive wide media coverage.
Edgeworth was ranked the richest town in Pennsylvania in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.
Every city in Pennsylvania other than Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Scranton is grouped into a designation known as “third-class” cities. There are 53 cities that fall into that designation, and for those that don’t have home rule charters, local officials say they are finding increasingly that property taxes are not sufficient to fund the operations of local government.
The Elkland Little League eight, nine and 10 year old softball team opened the Jackie West Memorial Softball Tournament with a dominant win against Wellsboro. On offense the girls had a strong…
The Galeton 5K for Fireworks was the fifth event in the Northern PA Running Series. With 126 runners particpating in the race, there was a strong turnout with plenty of quality competition for…
Sports Podcasts have become the new wave for sports fans and in 2019 Northern Tier League fans will be able to enjoy a podcast dedicated to their own league.
The 11th Annual Endless Mountain Music Festival Charity Golf Tournament will be on Monday, July 29 at the Tyoga Country Club in Delmar Township, near Wellsboro.
Each month, First Citizens Community Bank employees go casual for a cause, trading their business suits for blue jeans, and donating from their own pockets to help local families in need when medical bills are piling up, or one of their neighbors faces tragedy. In May, bank employees donated…
It can sometimes be difficult to get kids outdoors for exercise when the weather is harsh, says Jennifer Jewell, a physical therapist in Jefferson Township. That’s one of the main reasons she enrolled her three children in the iXL Rehab, Exercise and Wellness Center’s Excel Sports Performance youth camp.
While eating meatless has an array of health benefits and even significantly reduces your carbon footprint, there is undoubtedly a price you pay cutting out meat. Vegetarians and vegans commonly struggle with making up these crucial nutrients and vitamins.
If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.
Once again, millennials — anyone born between 1981 and 1996 — are in the news. This time, unbeknownst to them, it’s a plea for help.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden discussed his plan to utilize a so-called "public option" for health care coverage if his White House bid is successful. (July 17)
I was sittin’ in a restaurant the other day when somethin’ weird happened. I was asked for an interview. No, it was not a formal interview.
Here lately, all of the phone calls I’ve been gettin’ have been those blame robocalls. Man, you can’t have any fun with those things. Well, I guess you could call ‘em back, but who wants to do that?
I’m sure that a lot of you have probably never seen a hornet before. If you ever see one, you’ll never forget it. They’re big. Really big. They look like a wasp on steroids. And you talk about mean. Boy Howdy. They’ll eat your lunch.
A few years ago, my doctor recommended a routine heart exam. I would be paying for it out-of-pocket, since I had a high-deductible plan, so naturally I asked what it would cost.
I heard a funny bit last week on my favorite Saturday morning radio show, NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me.” It seems that several cities in the country — no surprise that NYC is one — are experimenting with using citizen volunteers to report on parking, illegal idling and other vehicle-relate…
Just two months apart, the governors of Maine and New Jersey signed laws ensuring that terminally ill adults in their states would no longer have to suffer needlessly at life’s inevitable end.