An Athens man is in custody after allegedly assaulting two people at Robert Packer Hospital on Monday. 63-year-old Francis Peace is accused of hitting his two sisters while visiting a family member in the hospital on... Read More.
The Athens Area School Board voted earlier this week to say "No" to any retroactive pay increase requests during contract negotiations with staff. The board says that it will decline any requests for retroactive pay increases... Read More.
Athens Area High School Seniors are still set to graduate on June 3rd, despite days missed as the result of a teacher strike last week. Seniors WILL have to attend classes on three Saturdays however. Exact dates and lesson plans for these Saturday school... Read More.
The Athens Area Education Association has cancelled tonight's negotiations with the Athens Area School Board. This comes after a three day strike was held by the Education Association in an effort to quicken teacher contract negotiations which have been ongoing since 2013. The next... Read More.
Teachers and students return to the Athens Area School District today following the conclusion of a strike which began on Monday. The Athens Area Education Association says that after having multiple informal conversations with community members,... Read More.
The Athens Area Education Association announced yesterday that they will begin their strike today. The announcement comes after the education association and the Athens Area School Board could not reach an agreement on teacher contracts over... Read More.
The Athens Area School district is reporting an approximated $12,000 reduction in delinquent school lunch charges. At the beginning of the school year, $14,000 in school lunch charges were still owed to the district. Since enacting a new policy though that amount has shrunk... Read More.
Republicans in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives say that the Athens and Sayre School districts will see a decrease in state funding due to Governor Tom Wolf's veto of the state's fiscal code bill. Between the two school districts in Bradford County, there will... Read More.
In a written statement released late last week, the Athens Area Education Association has confirmed that teachers will be going on strike on April 18th if meaningful progress is not achieved prior to then. The next... Read More.
First responders worked for nearly an hour and a half to remove an individual entrapped in a vehicle, following a two-car crash on US Route 220 South in Athens. The accident occurred at around 4:40PM yesterday after one vehicle is said to have crossed... Read More.