WELLSBORO - In a lengthy, sometimes heated meeting Thursday night, the Wellsboro Area School District board of directors split votes three times on returning to in-person learning, going to remote learning after the holidays and canceling all extracurriculars during remote learning times.
Travis John Kinner, 31, of Troy, was charged by Mansfield Borough Police with four counts each of possession of a controlled substance by a person not registered and use/possession of drug paraphernalia. During a traffic stop on Aug. 24, Kinner, the vehicle’s passenger, was allegedly in poss…
Have a howlin’ good time this holiday by entering Second Chance Animal Sanctuaries’ Howl-A-Day Raffle for a chance to win one of three prizes: first prize — $100 lottery tree, second prize — $50 lottery wreath, third prize — $50 lottery wreath.
With the winter sports season in the Northern Tier League pushed back until next week, many players, coaches and parents were left to look at some of the mandates set in place, with one of the…
Jamal Johnson was named the next head coach of the Mansfield University men’s and women’s track and field program, Athletic Director Peggy Carl announced on Monday, Nov. 30.
Following recent decisions to cancel mandated schedules and championships for all fall and winter sports, the board of directors of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference is now permitting…
The District 4 Volleyball All-Stars were announced on Friday, Nov. 20 with an impressive 11 girls being selected from Wellsboro, NP-Liberty and Cowanesque Valley for their performances in the …
Last week, for my day job, I metal detected for three days on a portion of a Revolutionary War battlefield down south.
The library at 134 Main St., Wellsboro, is open to the public by appointment only for curbside pickup of items and computer use. Call 570-724-4876 to set up appointments to use a computer (45-…
Blossburg Memorial Library is back to Grab & Go Services to be in line with Southern Tioga School District’s decision to move to remote instruction and to help stop the spread in our count…
The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania has announced awards for county leaders and organizations that have enhanced the well-being of counties and residents.
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WASHINGTON (TNS) — The House voted Friday for the first time to federally decriminalize and levy a tax on marijuana sales, following through on pledges by Democratic lawmakers to find new approaches to regulating drugs and rectify a policy that has disproportionately harmed communities of color.
(The Center Square) – State Republicans asked Congress to dispute Pennsylvania’s electors in a letter sent Friday that alleged actions from the governor’s administration cloud the validity of the results.
(The Center Square) – Two Lancaster County Republican senators said Friday a campaign from fellow GOP colleagues to change the state’s electors in support of the president gives “false hope” that the Legislature can overturn the results.
However, in a sign that the case is likely too late to affect the election, Justice Samuel Alito ordered the state's lawyers to respond by Dec. 9, a day after what is known as the safe harbor deadline.
(The Center Square) – U.S. Rep. Kelly, R-Pa., asked the Supreme Court to invalidate 2.5 million ballots cast in Pennsylvania on Nov. 3 based on a law he says is unconstitutional.
In a year of challenges, there’s always something to celebrate. UPMC Wellsboro did just that — virtually — at its annual meeting on Nov. 18.
BeST Transit, during its normal operating schedules, will be available for those who need transportation to the upcoming COVID testing site in Mansfield this week.
COVID has overtaken the flu in its own season, with confirmed cases remaining low across the state, according to the PA Department of Health.
Mariam Salisu, MD, MPH, recently joined UPMC’s Pain Management team.
On Wednesday, the day that Pennsylvania crossed 10,000 COVID-19 fatalities, Republican lawmakers in the General Assembly gathered at a hotel in Gettysburg to hold a taxpayer-funded campaign rally headlined by the soon-to-be former president of the United States.