Sayre

Elmira Baby Had Been Outside for Three Days

Elmira Police are now saying that the 8-month-old baby, abandoned in a trash bag outside an Elmira home, had been there for three days. The baby’s mother, 17-year-old Harriette Hoyt of Sayre has been arrested and charged with attempted murder. Court documents claim that she put the baby in a white plastic bag covering the…

Sayre man accused of assaulting nurse at RPH

A Sayre man is accused of assaulting a nurse in the Emergency Department of Robert Packer Hospital. It happened Monday afternoon while the man’s father was being treated in the ER. Frustrated at what he perceived as a lack of care, 56-year-old Joseph Dorsey started yelling obscenities at nurses and then pushed one of them…

Sayre teacher accused of injuring student in class

An elementary teacher in the Sayre School District is accused of injuring a student in a classroom incident. 47-year-old Stephen Parks is accused of picking up a student in a seat and then dropping that student to the floor, which caused unspecified injuries to the unidentified student at H. Austin Snyder Elementary School. Parks was…

Third valley mayor will not run for re-election

A third mayor in the Valley has announced that he will not seek re-election this year. Sayre Mayor Denny Thomas announced yesterday that he will not be seeking a fourth term as mayor, after spending the last 12 years in charge of the borough. Thomas becomes the latest long-serving mayor in the Valley to announce…

Sayre man arrested after allegedly pulling gun on police

A Sayre man has been arrested after allegedly attempting to break into a home and then pulling a BB gun on authorities. 53-year-old Daniel Acorn is accused of attempting to burglarize a home on Seneca Street in Sayre before fleeing from responding police.   Sayre Police Officers later went to Acorn’s apartment on North Lehigh…

$10,000 being given to every Bradford County fire and EMS department

For the 3rd year in a row, the Bradford County government is donating $10,000 to every fire department and ambulance service in the county. The money comes from impact fees of natural gas drilling. The Bradford County government does not place restrictions on how the money can be used by the emergency services.   In…

Sayre Theatre unveils new marquee

After over two years of fundraising, the Sayre Theatre has a new marquee hanging above its doors. The former marquee was over 90 years old, and its age had begun to show. Designers of the new sign tried to stay as true to the original design as possible. Though some finishing touches still need to…

Longtime coach in Sayre passes away

The Sayre Area School District and surrounding community is mourning the loss of a longtime coach. 78-year-old Ralph Hendershot passed away on Friday. He was an English teacher in the Sayre Area School District from 1960 until 1998. Hendershot coached Sayre’s varsity baseball team for over 30 years, as well as the district’s JV basketball…