Athens Police Partaking in Buckle Up PA

The Athens Township Police Department is teaming with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Administration to enforce a Border to Border seatbelt enforcement operation now through June 8th. 370 law enforcement agencies across the state of Pennsylvania will be stepping... Read More.

Wyalusing Contractor Arrested

A Wyalusing man has been charged by Athens Township Police for ten violations of the Pennsylvania Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act. 36-year-old Charles Sanders is being charged with four counts of criminal attempt to make a false statement to induce an agreement for home... Read More.

Venture Crew 105’s Sale in Athens a Success

Shoppers in Athens over the weekend were able to help a local Boy Scouts of America group raise money at their annual garage sale. Venture Crew 105 hosted its 22nd annual sale, in which visitors at the former P&C Fresh building on Elmira Street... Read More.

Athens Hosts Annual ArtsFest Over the Weekend

The Athens ArtsFest was held Saturday and Sunday at the Athens Area School District grounds, and over 100 local artists took part in the event. From painters to woodcarvers, artists were able to not only put on displays of making their art, but were... Read More.

Athens Woman Fires Revolver Near Residences

An Athens woman was arrested by Athens Township police recently on a charge of recklessly endangering another person. 26-year-old Ashley Joiner is also facing a charge of disorderly conduct related to an incident which took place on April 23rd. Police say Joiner fired two... Read More.

Athens Man Arrested in Tioga County

Tioga County Sheriff's deputies arrested an Athens man for a violation of the Family Court Act. 24-year-old Steven Wheeler of East Vanderbilt Street in Athens was found to have a warrant for his arrest after a vehicle stop on State Route 34 in the... Read More.

Sayre Man Awaits Arraignment After Shots Fired

Charges have been filed against the Keystone Manor resident who allegedly discharged a firearm within in his apartment. Sayre Borough Police have filed charges against 62-year-old James Carnrike in district court. He is now facing a charge of discharge of a firearm into an... Read More.

Athens ArtsFest Set for This Weekend

The Athens area is getting ready for their annual ArtsFest which is kicking off this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, visitors can explore artisan booths both indoors and outdoors and enjoy festival foods from a number of vendors, with Philly cheese steaks, crab cakes,... Read More.

Athens School District Appoints Interim Superintendent

A new interim superintendent has been approved by the Athens Area School District. Craig Stage, the current director of educational programs for the district, will begin serving in his capacity as interim superintendent beginning July 1st. Stage's salary will be set at $100,000. He... Read More.

Sayre Woman Charged with Stealing from Arby’s

Athens Township police have charged a Sayre woman with theft by unlawful taking. 30-year-old Samantha Brown is also facing charges of receiving stolen property after police say she removed a deposit of close to $900 from the Arby's Restaurant on Elmira Street in Athens,... Read More.