Northern Tier EMS Units Receive Grant Money

Over $400,000 in state grant money will be awarded to Pennsylvania first responders, and Greater Valley EMS in Sayre was one of the 22 fire and emergency medical services companies in Bradford County to receive grant money. The company was awarded the most money in... Read More.

Retail Employee Allegedly Steals over $1000 in Assets

A former Autozone employee on Elmira Street in Athens Township has been charged with theft by unlawful taking. 20-year-old Stephen Vincent Comereski II, has been arrested for making fraudulent returns in their sales system totaling $742.92. Comereski is also accused of taking merchandise from... Read More.

Athens Borough Fire Ruled Suspicious

The fire in Athens Borough last week has been ruled suspicious. The fire, which occurred in the early morning of July 18th, displaced two families. A total of 6 fire departments responded to the call, as well as police. If you have any information... Read More.
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Pennsylvania Fire Departments Receive Additional Funds

A total of $60,000 was awarded to rural fire departments across three counties in Pennsylvania, including Bradford County. The awards were given through the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to fire departments with fewer than 10,000 residents in their district. The money... Read More.

Binghamton Woman Arrested in Athens

A Binghamton woman was arrested in Athens after she attempted to steal hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from the WalMart on Elmira Street. 44-year-old Danielle Mitchell allegedly tried to remove over $400 worth of items from the store but was caught. She was... Read More.

Athens Officials Mull Applebee’s Decision

Officials in Athens voted to recommend that supervisors grant preliminary approval for the plans for an Applebee's restaurant to be located at the corner of Elmira and Clinton streets. The recommendation was made Monday night and is contingent upon multiple resolutions, including adding a... Read More.
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Vehicle Hits Young Boy on Bicycle

A 9-year-old boy from Dushore was struck by a car while he rode his bicycle Saturday evening in Athens Township. Around 8:32 Saturday night, a car was traveling east on McDuffey Street when the boy reportedly came out of Sammy Lane and rode right... Read More.

Sayre Teen Arrested for Fleeing Police

Athens Borough police arrested a Sayre man on a charge of fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer. 18-year-old Christian Firestine was also charged with driving without a valid license and failure to stop at a stop sign. According to police, Firestine refused... Read More.

Athens School District to Sell Two Former Schools

The board of education for the Athens Area School District voted Tuesday to move forward with the sale of two closed elementary schools. The district will be preparing legal advertisements for the sale of the Sheshequin-Ulster and Gladys Burnham elementary schools. Both schools were... Read More.
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Athens Man Sent to Tioga County Jail

An Athens man was sent to the Tioga County jail after he was wanted on a warrant for failure to pay child support. 24-year-old Steven Wheeler was picked up by the Waverly Police Department and turned over to the Tioga County Sheriff's Office. Wheeler... Read More.