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Yaw holds telephone town hall focused on COVID-19
April 9, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) hosted a telephone town hall on Monday to let his constituents ask questions to himself and three other officials about the COVID-10 pandemic.

Bradford County Commissioners warn residents of scams during pandemic
April 9, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
TOWANDA — The Bradford County Commissioners’ office recently received notification of a scam targeting people who are expecting a stimulus payment from the federal government following the outbreak of COVID-19.

Waverly extends closures through May 1
April 9, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
WAVERLY — The Village of Waverly has extended the closures of offices and the village court through May 1 in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a letter from Mayor Patrick Ayres.

Tioga County up to 15 coronavirus cases
April 9, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
OWEGO — The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tioga County jumped on Wednesday — going from 12 on Tuesday to 15 on Wednesday evening.

Keller sends letter to House leaders urging inclusion of PANDEMIC Act in any COVID-19 legislative package
April 9, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Wednesday sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, and House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, urging swift passage of…

South Waverly declares emergency, adopts hazard mitigation plan
April 8, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
SOUTH WAVERLY — The South Waverly Borough Council officially declared a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic during a meeting held over Zoom on Monday evening.

Sayre school officials discuss overcoming challenges of coronavirus
April 8, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
SAYRE — During a meeting held remotely through Zoom, the Sayre School Board and school officials discussed the challenges the district has faced during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus cases in Bradford County jump to 14
April 8, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
HARRISBURG — In the latest numbers from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bradford County saw a jump in the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases — going from 10 confirmed cases on Monday to 14 cases as of Tuesday afternoon.

Chemung County confirms first death related to COVID-19
April 8, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
ELMIRA — Chemung County confirmed its first death from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on Tuesday evening.

Fish on! Pa. trout season gets early opening
April 8, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission officials abruptly opened the state’s trout season Tuesday morning in an effort to reduce opening-day crowds amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local resident looking to bring people together through teddy bears
April 8, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
SAYRE — Looking for a way to brighten your mood and give your children a game to play as we adhere to the coronavirus guidelines to socially distance?

Sayre Borough to resume curbside recycling
April 8, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
SAYRE — Sayre Borough will resume curbside recycling collection on Monday, April 13 in Zone 2 (Wednesday’s Trash Collection Route) and Friday, April 17th in Zone 1 (Monday’s Trash Collection Route).

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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