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Citizens Financial reports increase in third quarter

Citizens Financial Services, Incorporated (OTC BB: CZFS), parent company of First Citizens Community Bank, has released its unaudited financial performance for the nine months and three months ended Sept. 30.

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Wednesday 11/07/2012
Carr promoted to chief retail banking officer
Posted: November 07, 2012 - 3:04 pm

Randall E. Black, CEO and president of First Citizens Community Bank, has announced the promotion of Jeff Carr to the newly-created position of SVP, chief retail banking officer, in which he will be responsible for the overall financial performance and effective management of all the community offices.

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Wednesday 07/27/2011
Wellsboro Electric recognized for safety achievements
Posted: July 27, 2011 - 12:00 am

Wellsboro Electric Co. has earned industry recognition for its safety achievements.

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Chesapeake supports welding technology at Penn College
Posted: July 27, 2011 - 12:00 am

Pennsylvania College of Technology will expand its opportunities in welding education, thanks to a donation from Chesapeake Energy Corp.

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Leaders ask state to help with housing crisis
Posted: July 27, 2011 - 12:00 am

Officials from cities and counties throughout the Marcellus Shale drilling region are asking Governor Tom Corbett for immediate help in dealing with the housing crisis caused by the influx of gas drilling industry workers.

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Wednesday 07/20/2011
Drillers share wastewater disposal plans with EPA
Posted: July 20, 2011 - 12:00 am

On May 11, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)requested information from six energy companies actively developing the Marcellus Shale. Recently, EPA published part of the response from each company, specifically the answer to one question:

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Wednesday 07/13/2011
Conservation districts get funds for best practices
Posted: July 13, 2011 - 12:00 am

Bradford and Tioga county conservation districts are among 36 conservation districts selected to share in an award of $2.6 million from the Department of Environmental Protection to help further educate farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed about Best Management Practices (BMPs), announced Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) on Tuesday, July 12.

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Wednesday 06/29/2011
Joins Northwest Savings Bank
Posted: June 29, 2011 - 12:00 am

Linda Galeone CFP® has joined Northwest Financial Services, a subsidiary of Northwest Savings Bank, as a senior financial advisor.

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Castle Doctrine, lawsuit abuse reform become law
Posted: June 29, 2011 - 12:00 am

State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) had the opportunity Tuesday, June 28, to participate in two significant events in which important legislative proposals were signed into law.

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Wednesday 04/06/2011
PSBA commends PSEA for backing wage freeze
Posted: April 06, 2011 - 12:00 am

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) is encouraged by the Pennsylvania State Education Association’s (PSEA) call for its members to seriously consider a request made by Gov. Tom Corbett in his budget address to freeze wages for one year.

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PUC approves rate increase for Wellsboro Electric
Posted: April 06, 2011 - 12:00 am

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has approved a request by Wellsboro Electric Co. to increase its generation supply service rate for the second quarter of 2011.

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Wednesday 01/19/2011
C&N announces 4th quarter, year end financial results
Posted: January 19, 2011 - 12:00 am

Citizens & Northern Corporation (C&N) announced its unaudited, consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter 2010 and for the year ended Dec. 31, 2010.

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Wednesday 01/12/2011
C&N names executive VP of risk management
Posted: January 12, 2011 - 12:00 am

The Citizens & Northern Corporation Board has named John Reber executive vice president – director of Risk Management for Citizens & Northern Bank. Reber now becomes part of a seven-member leadership team, serving under the direction of Charles H. Updegraff, Jr., chairman, president and CEO.

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Wednesday 01/05/2011
Register now for natural gas taxation, finance workshop
Updated: August 25, 2011 - 6:42 pm

 Penn State Cooperative Extension is hosting the Natural Gas Taxation and Finance Workshop  at three different locations this month.

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Baker to chair House Health Committee
Updated: August 25, 2011 - 6:40 pm

State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) has been appointed to serve as majority chairman of the newly-formed House Health Committee after previously serving as chairman of the House Health and Human Services Committee.

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Tuesday 12/21/2010
Retail gas prices fall 0.3 cents per gallon
Posted: December 21, 2010 - 12:00 am

Average retail gasoline prices in Pennsylvania have fallen 0.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.07 per gallon as of Sunday, Dec. 19.

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Efforts to reduce Medicaid errors pay off for taxpayers
Posted: December 21, 2010 - 12:00 am

A new federal report finds Pennsylvania’s Medicaid program has an error rate that is less than half the national average and well below estimates claimed in state-level audits, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced Monday, Dec. 20.

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Thompson secures three committee assignments
Posted: December 21, 2010 - 12:00 am

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson learned Friday, Dec. 17, that he had been reappointed to the House Agriculture Committee and the Education and Labor Committee in the new Congress. In addition, he will serve on the Natural Resources Committee, which has jurisdiction over natural resource development, such as the Marcellus Shale natural gas play.

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Wednesday 12/15/2010
Resolve this year to host a Fresh Air Fund child
Posted: December 15, 2010 - 12:00 am

Make a New Year’s resolution that could benefit the entire family for years to come: volunteer with The Fresh Air Fund! Close to 5,000 New York City children visit volunteer host families for up to two weeks every summer through The Fund’s Friendly Town program in communities from Virginia to Maine and into Canada. In 2011, give your family a chance to spend time together, introduce your children or grandchildren to the importance of volunteering and make a difference in the life of an inner-city child. It might still be cold outside, but the time to sign up is now!

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Wednesday 12/08/2010
Tri-County members to receive holiday rate reduction
Posted: December 08, 2010 - 12:00 am

Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative hopes to provide some additional holiday cheer to its 16,500 members by lowering their cost-of-service charge for one month.

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DEP warns landowners about illegal RV sewage connections
Posted: December 08, 2010 - 12:00 am

Recent cases in which recreational vehicles, or RVs, used as residences have connected to sewage systems or holding tanks have prompted the Department of Environmental Protection to warn landowners in the Marcellus shale region that such connections are illegal and dangerous without proper approvals.

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Ward receives grant to reduce energy use
Posted: December 08, 2010 - 12:00 am

State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford) announced Tuesday, Dec. 7, that Ward Manufacturing in Blossburg will receive a $50,000 investment from Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP). These funds will go to create a core-making machine that will immediately reduce energy use by 29 percent at the company.

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Tioga County receives $28,800 in state grants
Posted: December 08, 2010 - 12:00 am

State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) announced Monday, Dec. 6, of two state grants for Tioga County totaling $28,803 for flood protection measures and improvements to the Blossburg Memorial Library.

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Tuesday 11/23/2010
Rakoski, TCDC close on first County Micro Loan
Posted: November 23, 2010 - 12:00 am

On Tuesday, Nov. 16, Geoffrey Rakoski, president of Rakoski Enterprises, Inc., closed on a $12,500 Tioga County Mirco Loan Fund loan with the Tioga County Development Corporation. This is the first loan awarded through the Corporation’s Tioga County Micro Loan Program, its newest loan program.

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Wednesday 11/03/2010
Boergermann promoted to C&N vice president
Posted: November 03, 2010 - 12:00 am

Pete Boergermann, Citizens & Northern Bank MIS technical support manager, has been promoted to the position of vice president. Boergermann’s promotion was approved by the C&N Board of Directors at the October meeting.

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First Citizens supports cancer awareness, research
Posted: November 03, 2010 - 12:00 am

First Citizens National Bank has concluded their 2010 fund-raising efforts to support cancer awareness and research. For over 17 years, First Citizens has been committed to this very worthy cause and despite this tough economy, they were able to raise over $16,300 this year.

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Wednesday 07/14/2010
C&N announces second quarter 2010 unaudited financial results
Posted: July 14, 2010 - 12:00 am

Citizens & Northern Corporation (C&N) announced its unaudited, consolidated financial results for the second quarter 2010 and for the six months ended June 30.

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Wednesday 07/07/2010
Corporations are sponsoring July 26 TCDC annual meeting
Posted: July 07, 2010 - 12:00 am

Talisman Energy and Northwest Savings Bank are sponsoring the 17th Annual Tioga County Development Corporation (TCDC) Meeting on Monday, July 26, at the Mansfield Junior-Senior High School at 73 West Wellsboro Street in Mansfield.

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Wednesday 06/09/2010
Baker announces grants for recycling, environmental ed
Posted: June 09, 2010 - 12:00 am

State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) announced on Thursday, May 27, several state grants for recycling and environmental education initiatives awarded by the Department of Environmental Protection.

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Wellsboro man wins service award
Posted: June 09, 2010 - 12:00 am

Michael G. Charles, a certified public accountant, received a Volunteer Service Award from the North Central Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).

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Honored as Citizen of the Year
Posted: June 09, 2010 - 12:00 am

Richard Colegrove (second from right) was honored by the Greater Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce last Wednesday as the “ Max Colegrove Citizen of the Year” at the chamber’s  annual awards dinner. The award has been given by the chamber in memory of his father for the past 24 years. Also pictured with him is his brother John (right), sister Mary Jane Colegrove Taylor (second from left), and Bruce Dart (left), who chaired this year’s committee and presented the award for the chamber. Dick will also serve as Grand Marshal in this year’s 4th of July Parade. The parade is sponsored by the Mansfield Lions Club.

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Wellsboro Electric files for distribution rate increase
Posted: June 09, 2010 - 12:00 am

Wellsboro Electric Company filed a distribution rate increase proposal with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) on June 2.

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Wednesday 06/02/2010
DEP fines local business $12,500 for hazardous waste violations
Posted: June 02, 2010 - 12:00 am

The Department of Environmental Protection has fined GEC Enterprises Inc., owners of The Sign Shop of Mansfield, $12,500 for hazardous waste violations it committed in March 2009.

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Wellsboro bridge garners award
Posted: June 02, 2010 - 12:00 am

A panel of judges representing Pennsylvania Highway Information Association (PHIA), PennDOT, and Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) have selected the Central Avenue Bridge over Kelsey Creek in Wellsboro as a “Winner” of the 2009 Road and Bridge Safety Improvement Awards Program.

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Truck-Lite hires 200+ employees
Posted: June 02, 2010 - 12:00 am

Truck-Lite has hired over 100 new direct, full-time employees and more than 100 temporary employees at its Pennsylvania and New York operating facilities since the beginning of the year. The company is continuing to recruit for a variety of manufacturing and office professional positions and expects to fill another 70 to 100 positions within the next few months.

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Wednesday 05/26/2010
Business, Marcellus shale Webinar series is in June
Posted: May 26, 2010 - 12:00 am

The Potter County Education Council Coudersport office will be hosting a series of six Marcellus Shale Webinars beginning in June. The two slated for June are:

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Architectural firm moves into Pa., opens office in Mansfield
Posted: May 26, 2010 - 12:00 am

Foor & Associates, Architects, a diversified architectural firm located in Elmira N.Y., recently expanded its operations with the recent opening of an office in downtown Mansfield. The 5 East Wellsboro Street, Mansfield, site officially opened in April.

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Northwest to acquire NexTier Bank, Inc.
Posted: May 26, 2010 - 12:00 am

Northwest Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for Northwest Savings Bank, and NexTier, Inc., the holding company for NexTier Bank, announced jointly on Wednesday, May 5, that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Northwest Bancshares, Inc. and Northwest Savings Bank would acquire NexTier, Inc. and NexTier Bank.

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Wednesday 05/19/2010
Camp open to children whose parents have MS
Posted: May 19, 2010 - 12:00 am

The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is offering a social program entitled, “Kids Camp 2010.” This program will be held Friday, July 30, through Sunday, Aug. 1, at the Refreshing Mountain Camp, 455 Camp Road, Stevens. There is a $15 fee per child to participate in this program; to register contact the National MS Society at 1-800-227-2108.

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1890s parade adds motors
Posted: May 19, 2010 - 12:00 am

Mansfield Borough Council approved the Fabulous 1890s Weekend parade request at their May 12 meeting.

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Foundation funds school programs
Posted: May 19, 2010 - 12:00 am

The Tioga County Development (TCDC) officers approved several agenda items Friday, May 14, before the TCDC meeting in Sabinsville.

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Wednesday 04/21/2010
Julie Sticklin is recipient of 2010 Neal Mosher Award
Posted: April 21, 2010 - 12:00 am

On Monday, April 19, Pete Herres, director of Wellsboro Parks and Recreation, presented the 2010 Neal Mosher Memorial Award to Julie Sticklin of Wellsboro. This is the first time since 2007 that anyone has received the Neal Mosher Award.

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Wednesday 04/07/2010
Lawmakers speak fondly of gas drilling history
Posted: April 07, 2010 - 12:00 am

Marcellus shale natural gas development was the focus of Tioga County Development Corporation’s 14th annual Legislative Breakfast on April 1 at the Penn-Wells Hotel. According to the speakers, state and national legislators are constantly learning about the shale play’s potential and pitfalls.

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Wednesday 03/03/2010
Legislators ask president to consider input
Posted: March 03, 2010 - 12:00 am

Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga), Republican chairman of the House Health and Human Services Committee, was among more than 40 legislators across the country who signed a letter sent last Wednesday, Feb. 24, to President Barack Obama requesting him to consider input by state lawmakers in the national health care debate.

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Senate commission sets hearing
Posted: March 03, 2010 - 12:00 am

The new Senate Government Management and Cost Study Commission has scheduled their next hearing to discuss cost-cutting measures in state government, according to Commission Chairman Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill).

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Wednesday 02/24/2010
C&N recognizes six for service
Posted: February 24, 2010 - 12:00 am

Three Wellsboro-based employees of Citizens & Northern Bank were among six individuals recognized for a combined 105 years of service to the financial institution.

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Local counties to benefit from federal grant
Posted: February 24, 2010 - 12:00 am

On Thursday, Feb. 18, Pennsylvania Senators Arlen Specter and Bob Casey announced that the Department of Commerce awarded two major grants to Pennsylvania, totaling nearly $130 million, to develop broadband technology across the state. The funding is included in the Recovery Act of 2009.

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Register now for Building Your Business seminar in Wellsboro
Posted: February 24, 2010 - 12:00 am

Developing and operating a small business can be challenging. The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center is an available resource for start-up and existing small businesses. The Center is holding a “Building Your Business” seminar on Thursday, March 18, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Pennsylvania College of Technology’s North Campus in Charleston Township, near Wellsboro.

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Wednesday 02/17/2010
Dairy center outlines 2010 profit team programs
Posted: February 17, 2010 - 12:00 am

Pennsylvania dairy producers can now review the 2010 guidelines and funding levels for the statewide dairy farm resource team program organized by the Center for Dairy Excellence, with support from Penn State Dairy Alliance and Penn State Cooperative Extension.

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Wednesday 02/10/2010
Brochure design seminar is next Wednesday
Posted: February 10, 2010 - 12:00 am

To assist Wellsboro Area Chamber of Commerce members who want to re-design an existing brochure and those who want to develop a new one, a brochure design seminar is being held next Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 10 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce office at 114 Main Street in Wellsboro.

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$45,000 grant awarded to Conservation District
Posted: February 10, 2010 - 12:00 am

State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) recently congratulated the Tioga County Conservation District upon receiving a $45,000 grant from the Department of Environmental Protection.

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