Wellsboro Highlights:04/23/18 – 04/27/18

A week of Home Page feature highlights!

by Home Page – April 28, 2018

The Weekly Highlights are a great way to catch up, but don’t forget that you can always watch the full stories from either our front page or the archives section.

Earth Day at Mill Cove 2018
The 7th annual Earth Day event at Mill Cove in Mansfield attracted people of all ages. With bird walks, falconry demonstrations, zip lining, energy exhibits, marshmallow archery, recycling crafts, children’s games, food and local vendors there was something for everyone.

Ever since it’s conception in 1970, Earth Day has been bringing people together from all walks of life to promote awareness and inspire change. It is a day celebrated by over 1 billion people in 193 countries in what is the largest civic-focused day of action in the world.
Borough App & Clean-Up Details
Today on Wellsboro Home Page, Borough Manager, Scot Boyce, introduces the new Borough of Wellsboro app. The app is already available for Android devices and will be downloadable from Apple App Store in the near future. The borough’s goal is that the app can aid in communication with the community about alerts and make other borough information readily available to the public. Alerts may include road closings, parking maps, and even water boil advisories – all at the touch of your fingertips. “There is no bill pay option as of now,” says Boyce. “But maybe further in the future.”
Rotary hosts Candidates’ Forum
On Tuesday, April 24 – the Rotary Club of Wellsboro hosted a forum for three of the candidates running for State Representative of the 68th Legislative District. The event took place at the Deane Center in Wellsboro. Coordinator for Rotary, Jim Tutak opened the forum, and the candidates were introduced: Republican candidate Dennis Weaver, Republican candidate Clint Owlett, and Democratic candidate Carrie Heath. Questions from the community were presented by moderator Phil Waber, and each candidate was given 3 minutes to respond. Home Page cameras were there to highlight a few of the questions.
It’s Time for a Senior Shindig!
Tioga County, PA (April 11, 2018) The New Linck School House, located at 90 1⁄2 Linck Hill Road in Morris, will host Sandy Higgins & Friends for a concert on Monday, April 30 at 11:00am. This free event is sponsored by B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc., and open to adults 60 and older. Lunch will be served at noon, with a menu of turkey & Swiss cheese on whole wheat bread, fresh oranges, carrot raisin salad, and vanilla ice cream. Reservations are required by 11:00am on April 27. For more information, or to make reservations, please call 1-800-822-6793.
Movin’ Together 2018 – Time Out!
Scheduling regular times for self-care is a key part of a healthy lifestyle. This is why the Movin’ Together tool for the month of April is called “Time Out, Stress Less!” There are many ways to take a time out. Exploring hobbies, interests, and quiet time activities can significantly enrich our lives. In this feature we focus on taking time out for self-care, specifically in the form of hair care. Sara visited Courtney Killian at her “Charisma by Courtney” salon, in Troy, to find out more about proper hair care.

Produced by Vogt Media
Funded by Matthews Motor Company, C&N Bank, Dunham’s Dept. Store

Advertising (Inside)

Circle W Sports

UPMC Susquehanna

Laurel Health Centers

Penn Wells Hotel Lodge

Cafe 1905

Citizens & Northern Bank

Vertical Edge Media

Dunhams Department Store

First Citizens Community Bank

Sherwood Motel

Bethany's Jewelry and Design

Johnnyz HOT ROD Cafe

Matthews Motor Company

Terreuz Jewelry

Akikos Floral Arts

Pops Culture Shoppe

Three Springs Ministries

Accounting with Attitude

In My Shoes

Wellsboro Woodlands

Ginn & Vickery Attorneys at Law

Dunhams Do-it Center

Wellsboro Inn on the Green

Tony's Italian Cuisine

The Fifth Season