In a story about fundraising efforts for the Lawrenceville Fire Department in last week’s Free Press, there were a number of erros: Shannon Stone is not a member of the Lawrenceville Fire Department yet, but she has applied to become a socil member. Cassie Hugic’s name was misspelled, and th…


At 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, master storyteller Jonathan Kruk will give a live, theatrical performance as he presents a behind-the-scenes look at the history of the ghostly tales in Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”


The Pennsylvania Heritage Festival, set for Sept. 21 and 22 on the grounds of the Heritage Village and Farm Museum, Troy, will exhibit Bradford/Sullivan County’s entry in the International Master Gardner Conference.

Liquor enforcement officers from the state police, Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement in Tioga and other north central counties, will be working with local and state police to target underage drinking in around campuses, including Mansfield University around the start of the fall 2019 semester.

State Rep. Clint Owlett is co-hosting an Enhanced Concealed Carry Event with Rep. Tina Pickett on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. at the Troy Sale Barn, 50 Ballard St. in Troy.

Blossburg Memorial Library’s senior yoga classes have begun on Tuesdays for 10 weeks starting Aug. 13 at 9 a.m. All levels welcome; while the class focuses on seniors, others who feel their health will benefit may attend.

Recycling volunteers are needed for August. If you can donate some time on the last Saturday of the month, please let Carolyn Moyer know ASAP.

School starts this week! That took me by surprise – and I don’t have any kids of school age.

Fun was had at the Tioga County Fair in Whitneyville, decent weather and great attendance was reported especially on senior day and at the derby demolitions. Congratulations to all Roseville area participates who won ribbons in several departments/categories.


Tioga County sportsmen have been holding Youth Field Day for 25 years and marked the milestone at the event held Aug. 17 at the Ives Run Recreation Area on Tioga-Hammond Lakes.

After being announced that the Wellsboro homecoming football game against Wyalusing was being moved from Oct. 18 to Oct. 19, the homecoming game has been moved once again.

After coming in second place last week at the Coudersport Invitational, the Wellsboro golf team came on strong in their first NTL action of the season. Ty Morral had an outstanding outing, sho…

In the first live action for the Wellsboro Hornets football team, they looked very tough, playing good defense against a very talented Loyalsock team. After giving up a big run on their first …

A new grant program, to help with the costs of inspection and certification requirements for businesses that meet the federal definition of “very small meat processor,” is now available, said Rep. Clint Owlett, a member of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee.

Singer Miley Cyrus, former President Bill Clinton and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres are among the celebrities who’ve adopted a plant-based diet. Athlete Novak Djokovic, who recently won the men’s singles at this year’s Wimbledon tennis tournament, is the latest celeb catching waves over his plant diet.

There are several well-known factors that contribute to aging: smoking, stress, sun exposure and genetics, among them. But what you may not realize is what you put on your plate can also cause you to look beyond your year.