Select Your Destination
 

< Feature Stories >

A week of Home Page Network feature highlights!

Eleven employees recognized for a combined total of 100 years of service

The Eaton Calendar - December 10

Calm and cool-down communication

Join Lauren on a snow day adventure!

A beautiful property on 157 Shelmire Road

Small Business Saturday specials!

Give thanks to the Lord for He is good!

Tool of Thanks

Join us on December 7th for Dickens of a Christmas!

This vendor marketplace has something for everyone!

Penn Oak Realty presents: 65 East Avenue, Wellsboro

Pop into Pop’s Culture Shoppe in Wellsboro!

Tioga County honors our service men and women

This is excellent news for both buyers and sellers!

 
 
 

Weekly Highlights – 10/10/16 – 10/14/16

A look at this week’s highlights (and bloopers!) on Wellsboro Home Page

 

by Home Page Staff - October 15, 2016

It’s time once again to take a look at what happened the past week. 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.
—-
HORNETS DOWN CV, 64-0
The Wellsboro Varsity Football team rolled to their seventh straight win of the season in a 64-0 defeat of Cowanesque Valley on Friday, October 7.
The win improves the Hornets’ record to 7-0 (7-0 NTL) on the year. The team will be back in action on Friday, October 14 at Mansfield University for Homecoming against Montgomery.
—-
CREATURE CARE – FLEE THE FLEAS
Yes, summer is over and the autumn months are upon us, so lets talk ‘fleas’. The fall months of the year are especially important months for fleas since this is time when all of the millions of flea eggs laid both inside and outside during this past summer are hatching out to infest our dogs, our cats, and our homes.

Fleas are more then just a nuisance as they bite our pets and yes sometimes even us people. These common insect pests also carry and cause disease. Allergic reactions causing hair loss and more serious skin infections start with the saliva of a fleas that bites the animal. Fleas are also responsible for spreading ‘tapeworms’, bacterial infections that can affect the blood, liver, and lungs of our dogs and cats. Deadly diseases like bubonic plague are still a threat thanks to the flea.
—-
EMERGENCY 101 – THE SWIFT911
When a disaster strikes, every second counts. Sudden emergencies such as tornadoes, flash floods, and intense wildfires can unfold so quickly that some people may not even be aware of the danger until it is too late. That is why in Pennsylvania, the Tioga County Commissioners have purchased a new mass notification software program known as Swift911.

Swift911 allows emergency personnel to send critical information to the citizens and visitors of Tioga County, Pennsylvania before, during, and after large-scale emergencies. Additionally, you can sign up for day-to-day notifications such as weather alerts, road closures, and boil water alerts if you choose. It’s completely customizable.
—-
FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD – APPLE CIDER
It’s fall! Which means leaves are changing and time for fall foods! I’m talking pumpkin… sweet potato…. pears, cranberries, and apples!
The great thing about the bright yellow-orange varieties of squash, sweet potatoes and pumpkin, is that they contain beta-carotene, which is a provitamin A carotenoid. Carotenoids act as antioxidants. These are substances that may prevent or delay some types of cell damage. You know what else is especially rich in antioxidants? Apples! Do you know the difference between cider and apple juice? Apple juice is filtered to remove solids and it is pasteurized so stays fresh longer. Because fresh Cider has not been filtered, it needs to be stored in the refrigerator. We have a variety of apples grown, locally. Today we will visit a local, family owned apple cider mill.
—-
CHILDHOOD OBESITY – CONCERNS & SOLUTIONS
On today’s feature, Wellsboro Home Page visits with Dr. Stephen Sasser of the Laurel Health Center in Wellsboro to learn more about the overwhelming research that has confirmed – if your child is obese in adolescence, they are more than likely going to be obese in adulthood. Dr. Sasser will discuss the research and the steps parents can take to maintain a healthy weight for their child.

In fact 12 million kids between the ages of 6 and 11 weigh in overweight for their age group and another 36.5% of adults over tip the scales. In fact, according to a CDC study in 2013, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years.

Credits:

Writing: N/A

 

Produced by Vogt Media

Funded by Laurel Health Centers, Grubby's Games

< Current Stories >

 

See More Current Stories

 

A week of Home Page Network feature highlights!

December 14, 2019

 

A beautiful property on 140 Hills Creek Drive

December 13, 2019

 

Canton Warriors score pair of wins over Mansfield, Liberty

December 12, 2019

 

Eleven employees recognized for a combined total of 100 years of service

December 11, 2019

 

Advice from Laurel Behavioral Health psychologist Jerry Cerrone

December 11, 2019

 

The Eaton Calendar - Update

December 10, 2019

 

Local talent supports food pantries & homeless

December 10, 2019

 

Motions passed, council member honored, Sherman St. concerns

December 10, 2019

 

Highlights from Dickens & the Best Dressed Showcase!

December 9, 2019

 

A week of Home Page Network feature highlights!

December 7, 2019

 

What does it take to change a person?

December 6, 2019

 

Preview of some of this year's holiday celebrations!

December 5, 2019

 

Calm and cool-down communication

December 4, 2019

 

Join Lauren on a snow day adventure!

December 3, 2019

 

A beautiful property on 157 Shelmire Road

December 2, 2019

 

A week of Home Page Network feature highlights!

November 30, 2019

 

Small Business Saturday specials!

November 29, 2019

 

Give thanks to the Lord for He is good!

November 28, 2019

 

Tool of Thanks

November 27, 2019

 

Join us on December 7th for Dickens of a Christmas!

November 26, 2019

 

This vendor marketplace has something for everyone!

November 25, 2019

 

A week of Home Page Network feature highlights!

November 23, 2019

 

Friends of Soldiers + Sailors launches campaign for Green Home

November 22, 2019

 

Penn Oak Realty presents: 65 East Avenue, Wellsboro

November 21, 2019

 

Pop into Pop’s Culture Shoppe in Wellsboro!

November 20, 2019

 

Tioga County honors our service men and women

November 19, 2019

 

Delicious food, gorgeous outfits, lovely hats and modeling highlights!

November 18, 2019

 

A week of Home Page Network feature highlights!

November 16, 2019

 

This is excellent news for both buyers and sellers!

November 15, 2019

 

Laurel Launches New Health & Wellness Center

November 14, 2019

 
 

Load More Stories