Towanda

PA House Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Marijuana

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has passed a bill to legalize medical marijuana. The House made 200 amendments to the bill which came through their door from the Pennsylvania Senate. The Senate will now have to vote to approve these amendments before it heads to Governor Tom Wolf’s desk for final review.

Body Identified by Authorities in Bradford County

Authorities in Bradford County have identified the body found in a field in Bradford County on Tuesday. 41-year-old Paul Dodd of Monroeton was found dead behind the Towanda Printing Company’s printing office just after 4pm on Tuesday. A delivery man first noticed the body. The Bradford County Coroner says that the body appears to have been…

Body Found in Bradford County Field

Pennyslvania State Police were called to Monroeton late yesterday afternoon after a body was discovered in a field. A delivery man is said to have found the body of a 41-year-old male just after 4pm behind the Towanda Printing Company’s printing plant. An investigation has since been launched to determine the cause of death.

PA Houses Nearly 900 Homeless Veterans

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced that nearly 900 homeless veterans have been placed in permanent housing as a result of a state initiative. State of Pennsylvania politicians announced on September 22nd of last year that they would be dedicating more resources to end veteran homelessness in the state. By the end of 2015, 629…

You can now Track PennDOT Snow Plows Online

Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation has released a website which allows people to track where snow plows are and where they have been. Each PennDOT snowplow has been fitted with a GPS device which is then shown on a map on this recently released website. The website also shows where roadwork is being done, where there…

PennDOT meeting Monday on Bradford bridge projects

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting Monday to discuss bridge replacements in Bradford County. A total of eight bridges have been scheduled for replacement according to PennDOT. The meeting will be held at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Towanda at 3pm. A list of the eight bridges scheduled for replacement has…

PA Will Not Issue Vehicle Registration Stickers in 2017

Starting January 1st of 2017, the State of Pennsylvania will no longer issue vehicle registration stickers. Vehicle registrations will instead be renewed online. Vehicle owners will then have to print off and sign a paper copy of their registration. This paper copy will still need to be presented if pulled over by authorities and when…

Man Identified in Fatal Towanda Car Wreck

Towanda Borough Police have identified the man who died as a result of a two-car crash on Route 220 in Towanda on Wednesday. 76-year-old Richard Wilcox of New Albany is said to have crossed into the oncoming lane of Route 220 between South Main Street and Patterson Boulevard. Wilcox’ vehicle crossed into the path of…