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Bradford County gets new assistant district attorney

August 17, 2014 TOWANDA (AP) — The Bradford County commissioners recently appointed a new assistant district attorney and filled a vacancy on the Bradford County Conservation District’s board of directors. more »»

Deeds registered in courthouse

August 17, 2014 The following deeds have been registered in the Lycoming County courthouse: Williamsport • Federal National Mortgage Association to Gerald H. Mahonski, $25,150, 1122 Charles St. more »»

Dale Library contains rare books

August 17, 2014 LEWISBURG — Several rare books have been added to the Dale Library at the Union County Historical Society’s Dale/Engle/Walker House, 1471 Strawbridge Road. more »»

FARMLAND FIXES

August 10, 2014 LEWISBURG — The Steve and Esther Martin farm is nestled behind a large cornfield off of Furnace Road in Union County. more »»

Group’s new cookbook to be sold at GardenFest

August 10, 2014 By late summer, home gardeners usually are reaping the bounty of their efforts — in the form of juicy tomatoes, crisp lettuce, prolific zucchini and a multitude of other fruits and vegetables — and... more »»

Sullivan County Fair is opening on Aug. 27

August 10, 2014 FORSKVILLE — The Sullivan County Fair will open Aug. 27 and continue through Sept. 1 at the fairgrounds 1/2-mile from the intersection of Routes 87 and 154. more »»

Pa. boasts movement to preserve farmland

August 10, 2014 WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Before Bill Iams began raising beef cattle and planting acres of hay on a farm in southern Washington County, five generations worked the soil and raised livestock ther. more »»

USDA to property owners: Check trees for pests

August 10, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture urges the public to look for signs of the Asian longhorned beetle in August, a peak time for its emergence from trees. more »»

Bad bite: A tick can make you allergic to red meat

August 10, 2014 A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick. more »»

Pipe replacements scheduled in Lycoming, Columbia counties

August 10, 2014 This week, a state Department of Transportation maintenance crew in Lycoming County will begin a pipe replacement project on Route 973 between Hornberger Road and Dauber Road. more »»

County real estate transactions filed

August 10, 2014 The following deeds have been registered in the Lycoming County courthouse: Williamsport • Thomas C. Knepley to Dennis M. and Sandra K. Lukowsky, $1,450, 51 Court Alley. more »»

Photography class offered at area state park

August 10, 2014 Photographer Curt Weinhold will lead a four-hour afternoon class on landscape and closeup photography on Aug. 23. A fee applies. For details, and to register, visit www.pottercountyedcouncil. more »»

Care center holds garden party

August 10, 2014 COUDERSPORT — Sweden Valley Manor, a managed care facility, held its annual Garden Party on Aug. 1. more »»

Public invited to join ‘Picnic in the Park’

August 10, 2014 Lewisburg — A “Picnic in the Park” event will be held 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at Soldiers Memorial Park on North Water Street. Everyone is invited to attend. more »»

139th Troy Fair focuses on variety

August 3, 2014 TROY — Duane Andrews is a mixed knot of emotions watching his daughter Grace show her cow at the Troy Fair. “I can’t stand still. It’s all a mix of nerves and butterflies ... more »»

Livestock market report

August 3, 2014 Dewart results for July 28 (all animals sold per 100 pounds unless otherwise stated): Cattle (156 head) STEERS Choice 2-3, 1,200-1,450 pounds $151. to $156.; Select 1-3, 1,150-1,350 pounds $145. more »»

Farming described as a labor of love

August 3, 2014 SMOCK (AP) — No matter the weather or how tired he might be, Ron Allen of Franklin Township rises every morning before sunrise to begin another day in the life of a farmer. more »»

Going on vacation? Prep your garden first

August 3, 2014 We pamper our gardens all year, but then desert them to go on vacation during what’s often the hottest, driest time of the year. A little planning can soften the blow. more »»

Strong Women/Growing Stronger Program to begin fall programs

August 3, 2014 The Penn State Extension will sponsor two fall sessions of The Strong Women/Growing Stronger program beginning Aug. 18 in Nauvoo and Blossburg. more »»

Hours at numerous Bradford County post offices reduced

August 3, 2014 MONROETON — Athens postmaster Russell Kerlin told eight residents at a public meeting July 22 in Monroeton that the hours for their post office are going to be reduced. more »»

 
 
 

 

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