Wellsboro Highlights:07/02/18 – 07/06/18

A week of Home Page feature highlights!

by Home Page – July 7, 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.

D4 South All-Stars topple North All-Stars
5 first half touchdowns by Selinsgrove’s Logan Leiby paved the way for the District IV South All-Star team in a 63-20 rout of the District IV North All-Star team in Friday’s 28th annual game put on by the South Williamsport Lions Club at South Williamsport’s Rodney K. Morgans Stadium.

The win also erased a three-game winning streak by the North squad.
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Chief Bodine Advises Fireworks Safety
Some of these laws and ordinances concerning fireworks are as follows:
⁃Pennsylvanians are now able to purchase Consumer Grade fireworks (pop bottle rockets, roman candles, etc.) at the age of 18.
⁃Civilians cannot purchase display fireworks without specific permits issued by the State of Pennsylvania.
⁃Civilians cannot discharge fireworks in the State of Pennsylvania within 150 feet of any occupied structure.
⁃Civilians cannot discharge fireworks in the borough of Wellsboro within 100 feet of any occupied structure, borough street, or property line unless you have expressed permission from the borough and fellow neighbors.
⁃Civilians cannot be under the influence of alcohol, a controlled substance, or any other drug while discharging fireworks.
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What The Fourth Means to You
Wellsboro Home Page would like to wish everyone a happy Independence Day! On this day, we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence and our nation’s freedom. Most importantly, we would like to thank those who have fought and served for our country.
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Tioga County Fair Queen Program & Contest
The 52nd Anniversary of the Tioga County Fair is the week of August 6th running through the 11th.

However, a significant night for the fair is August 5th! This Sunday evening event held at the Tioga County Fairgrounds is the 2018 Tioga County Fair Queen Contest. The contest begins at 6:00 PM and all are welcome to attend. During the competition, each contestant will present her speech and answer an impromptu question. Johanna Vogt will be playing her violin while the judges’ deliberate. The young woman who wins this year’s contest and becomes the Tioga County Fair Queen for 2018 will be seen representing the fair during the week of activities and in the coming year.
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Star Spangled First Friday 2018
As we celebrate our independence this week, we come to Star Spangled First Friday! So dress up in your red, white and blue and come to downtown Wellsboro! Watch today’s feature to find out what’s happening today! The fun officially begins at 5:00 PM and continues until 8:00 PM. Discover great sales, fun games and activities, prizes, free samples, delicious food and more! Come and enjoy a good time with family and friends while supporting our downtown businesses.
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Credits:
Produced by Vogt Media
Funded by UPMC Susquehanna, Peggy’s Candies & Gifts

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