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Standoff suspect sentenced to 4 to 12 months in jail
June 15, 2019, 10:00 am | Source
TOWANDA — The Pennsylvania Attorney General recently wrapped up a pair of cases in Bradford County, including one involving an Athens Township man who holed himself up in his parent’s home and engaged in a 25-hour standoff with police last…

Waverly Rec booster club announces fundraising events
June 15, 2019, 10:00 am | Source
WAVERLY — The Waverly Recreation Booster Club announced this week a series of fundraisers to help reach the local goal needed for the extensive upgrades slated for the Waverly Glen Park.

Making kids feel safer: Waverly school officials outline plan to help students
June 15, 2019, 10:00 am | Source
WAVERLY — Taking action following a recent student survey, Waverly Schools Superintendent Eric Knolles and Director of Curriculum and Instruction Liz McIntosh outlined steps that district staff plans to take to alleviate concerns brought by students.

Hyland, residents talk about New York legalizing marijuana at Chemung meeting
June 15, 2019, 10:00 am | Source
CHEMUNG — Chemung County Legislator Brian Hyland stopped by the Chemung Town Board meeting on Wednesday night and spoke with the board and residents about the possible legalization of marijuana — and the impacts it could have on the county.

Police blotter
June 15, 2019, 10:00 am | Source
Retail theft

New York set to cut religious exemption to vaccine mandates
June 14, 2019, 10:00 am | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is moving closer to eliminating a religious exemption to vaccine requirements in the face of the nation’s worst measles outbreak in decades.

Secure vestibules at Waverly school buildings delayed to next year
June 14, 2019, 10:00 am | Source
WAVERLY — The installation of secure vestibules at the Waverly High School will have to wait until next year after all.

Towanda man charged in fatal crash
June 14, 2019, 10:00 am | Source
MONROETON — The driver responsible for a crash that killed an elderly Towanda couple last month is facing multiple felony charges following an investigation by Pennsylvania State Police.

Libertarian Party grows roots in Tioga County
June 14, 2019, 10:00 am | Source
CANDOR — For the first time in county history, having gained official statewide ballot access, a third political party has taken root to provide voters with a “third option.”

Bustin, McLinko trade words on county’s homelessness problem
June 14, 2019, 10:00 am | Source
TOWANDA — A pair of Bradford County Commissioners expressed disagreement Thursday surrounding the nature of homelessness in Bradford County.

Akshar releases survey results on vaccination exemptions for NY children
June 13, 2019, 10:00 am | Source
Senator Fred Akshar released the results of his latest online surveys asking constituents to weigh in on a proposal to end religious and any other non-medical exemptions for vaccination for children attending school in New York State.

BeST Transit to provide transportation to Pickett's Senior Expo
June 13, 2019, 10:00 am | Source
ATHENS — The 19th annual Senior Expo hosted by State Rep. Tina Pickett is set for Friday, June 21 at Lynch-Bustin Elementary in Athens.

The Morning Times is a morning newspaper published Monday through Saturday in Sayre, Pennsylvania. The newspaper serves Athens, Pennsylvania, Sayre, Pennsylvania, Waverly, New York, and the surrounding communities in the Penn-York Valley area of the Twin Tiers. Its coverage area includes portions of Tioga County and Chemung County, New York, and Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

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