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July 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Houseweart Charged in Michelle Inch Homicide

State police arrested Michael Houseweart, 28, Canton, today, July 26, and charged him with criminal homicide for his alleged involvement in the murder of Michelle Inch, 32, Montoursville. More...

Special Sections

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Editor’s Note: If you have additional information about any of the investigations listed below, contact the Pennsylvania State Police barracks at the following telephone numbers: Towanda, 570-265-2186; Tunkhannock, 570-836-2141; Gibson, 570-465 More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Timothy Clark, Towanda More...

– Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas –

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons were sentenced, pleaded guilty or were accepted into the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Sentencings More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Joshua R. Davis and Darla J. Smith, POA, to Kimberly Blow in Sayre Borough, Second Ward for $104,940 on July 13. More...

Letters

Thanks to Those Who Helped Flood Victims

Dear Editor: Thank you to everyone who donated to help our friends and family dealing with flooding in Bomont, WV. Your kindness was greatly appreciated. More...

Lifestyles

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

We are wrapping up all of our Summer Reading programs this week. It’s hard to believe how fast six weeks can go when you are so busy. More...

Senior Centers Looking for Volunteers

Looking for something fun to do Monday through Friday? Looking to get out and socialize among your peers? Looking to share a meal? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, you should check out a local senior center near you. More...

Students Graduate From Lafayette College

The following students have graduated from Lafayette College in Easton. They were among 568 undergraduate students in the Class of 2016 awarded degrees during the commencement More...

Dining and Entertainment

Shop for Local Food, Goods at Rome Farmers Market

It’s the time of year to join your neighbors and friends at the monthly Local Folks Farmers’ Market in Rome. The market will be held on the third Saturday of each month from July through October from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Sullivan County Fair to be Held Aug. 31 - Sept. 5

Mark your calendars for the 2016 Sullivan County Fair, being held Aug. 31 through Sept. 5 in Forksville along the scenic Loyalsock Creek. More...

Sayre Historical Society Seeks Participants for 6th Annual History Fair

The Sayre Historical Society announces that on Saturday, Sept. 3 from 10 a.m. More...

Sports

Lee Leads Way on River

Binghamton Man Paces Endless Mountains Canoe/Kayak Race

A low, slow Susquehanna River didn’t deter the field of canoes and kayaks in the annual Endless Mountains Downriver Race, sponsored by the Tunkhannock Kiwanis, on Sunday, July 24. More...

August Is Loaded With Runs

It may be the dog days of summer, but a lot of tired dogs, aka sore feet, will be pounding around a whopping twelve local runs in August. The action begins on Thursday, Aug. 4, with the always thrilling Jack Daniels Mile in Tunkhannock. More...

Team Lewis Claims Tournament Title

$8,000 Raised for Sixth Graders

Team Lewis, consisting of Steve Lewis, Josh Kilmer, Ronnie Masters and Paul Krewson, took home championship honors from the Wyalusing to Washington golf tournament at Tall Pines Players Club in Friendsville on July 23. More...

Education

College News

Jonecca Robinson of Wyalusing has been named to the Dean’s List at Seton Hill University for the spring 2016 semester. More...

Create the Cover Contest For the Harford Fair

You still have some time to put your creative skills to work and create an entry for the cover contest for the 2017 Harford Fair premium book. The design must be original and can be done in any medium, including a photo collage. More...

Rochester Institute Of Technology Announces Spring Dean’s List

The following local residents made the Dean’s List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring 2016 semester: Zachery Darling of Rome, who is studying electrical mechanical engineering technology. More...

Laceyville Girl Survives Lightning Strike

Ellie Pisula, 13, of Laceyville will have quite a miraculous story to tell her classmates when she returns to Wyalusing Valley High School in late August, as she survived something not many live to talk about—being struck by lightning. More...

More Details on New Superintendent Hiring

SEARCH IS ON FOR NEW ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL

The Wyalusing Area School Board approved Dr. Jason Bottiglieri as the new Superintendent of Schools during a special meeting Wednesday, July 20, in the Wyalusing Valley High School cafeteria. More...

Firemen’s Celebration Returns Aug. 9

Bradford County’s largest Firemen’s Celebration at Wyalusing will start off with a bang this year on Tuesday, Aug. 9, when former American Idol finalist Aaron Kelly takes the stage at 7 p.m. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Martha Boice - 2016-08-04
Peter L. Puterbaugh - 2016-07-28
Margaret Beck - 2016-07-28
Richard M. Champluvier - 2016-07-28
Lola Anne Gage - 2016-07-28
Ronald N. Robinson - 2016-07-28
Wanda W. Price - 2016-07-28
Taylor A. Ciprich - 2016-07-28
Kenneth B. Squier - 2016-07-28
William R. Stewart - 2016-07-28
Lola Gage - 2016-07-28
Margaret Beck - 2016-07-21
Ronald Robinson - 2016-07-21
Richard M. Champluvier - 2016-07-21
Wanda W. Price - 2016-07-21
Taylor A. Ciprich - 2016-07-21

Local News

Tunkhannock Officially Named PA River Town

It’s official. More...

Foggy Hollow Event Venue Promoted by Singer Aaron Kelly

Well over 100 people converged at the newly-established Foggy Hollow event venue along Stevenson Hill Road just off Route 220 in New Albany on Sunday evening for a homemade buffet-style dinner and music from former American Idol contestant Aaron Kell More...

Former 911 Director Agrees to Plea

Debra Raimondi, 59, of Tunkhannock waived her preliminary hearing last week and entered into a plea agreement which brings her charge down from a third degree felony to a second degree misdemeanor. More...

Opinion

Stuff We Stash In our Brains

Here I am with my wife Nancy headed south on Interstate 83, tow- ing our camper and bound for an RV park in Maryland. More...

People Leave Your Life, but Memories Remain

One of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes claims my attention as I look out the window shortly before sunset on a hot and humid Monday evening this week. We heard that this has been a stormy day back home with deluges and tornado warnings. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Did you ever see a cloud that reminded you of an animal or fish, etc.? When our children were young, we made a game out of putting names to the cloud shapes. On July 11, I was driving north on Rt. 15 when I noticed strange cloud formations. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Mackenzie Martin. We had approximately 50 calls, and there wasn’t time to call everyone. If you see your name in this column, stop in our office and pick up your tickets. More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BARBECUES

You’re invited to the 15th Annual Friends of Tina Pickett BBQ Saturday, Aug. 13 from 1-4 p.m. Statewide candidates are expected to attend at The Tom and Diane Elliott farm in Rome Twp. on Lake Road SR 1029 past Wysox Fire Co. More...

BENEFITS

Mason’s Hope Third Annual Superhero 5k Run/Walk Sunday, Aug. 7 at the Bradford County YMCA. Face painting and basket raffle. Race day registration 8-8:45, race starts at 9. $25. More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, July 31, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, French toast, ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, orange juice, real maple syrup and sugar-free syrup. More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

In last Sunday’s scripture from Luke 11:1-13, we focus on prayer. The disciples had seen Jesus as he prayed on a number of occasions. In this scripture, they ask him to teach them to pray. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you? Show us your unfailing love, Lord, and grant us your salvation,” (Psalm 85:6-7). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

We as a church are dedicated to the search for a better world, but last Sunday’s liturgy challenges us to push that dedication to its limit. More...

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