SHOPPING PHOTO: Herrickville resident Sandy Patrick shops Thursday at the new Peebles department store in Wysox Township. The store had its grand opening on Thursday.

RIBBON CUTTING PHOTO: Government officials, representatives of the Central Bradford County Chamber of Commerce, and Peebles employees cut a ribbon Thursday to mark the opening of the new Peebles department store in the Bradford Towne Center in Wysox Township. The store occupies space that was created by combining two adjacent store spaces, and knocking down the wall between them. One of store spaces had previously housed the Fashion Bug store, and the other had at one time housed a Dollar Store. From left are: Sharon Kaminsky of the chamber of commerce, Sue Ann Williams of the chamber of commerce, Jim Good of the chamber of commerce, Wysox Township Secretary/Zoning Officer Kurt Lafy, Wysox Township Supervisor Ken Whipp, chamber President Lori Smith, assistant manager Rachel Grace, store manager Denise Cardenas, assistant manager Ashley Baker, store supervisor Amanda Middaugh, Pickett, Kevin Abrams of Northern Tier Regional Planning & Development Commission, John Secor of the chamber of commerce, Avery Boardman of the the chamber of commerce and Patrick Hoagland of CareerLink.