September 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Two Generations of Triathletes

Nine-year-old Deegan Ross, left, under the watchful eye of his father and North Branch Ironman and overall winner Chaz Ross, approaches the finish line during Saturday’s race at Wyalusing Valley High School. More...

County Makes Changes To 911 Center, Advances Emergency Training

Wyoming County Commissioners announced some alterations within the county’s 911 Center at their Sept. 23 meeting, involving promotions and the hiring of a new staff member. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Evelyn Cruver - 2014-09-25
Joseph Sherman, Jr. - 2014-09-25
Estelle Christiansen - 2014-09-25
Howard Cory - 2014-09-25
Clarke Adams - 2014-09-25
Zamien Benditt-Parkes - 2014-09-25

Local News

Endless Mtns. Rendezvous Takes Guests Back to 18th Century

With all the hustle and bustle of today’s revolutionized, hightech world, it’s refreshing to take a step back and observe a more primitive time while learning about our nation’s roots. More...

United Way 2015 Campaign Goal: $475K

The United Way of Bradford County held its Kick-Off Celebration for the 2015 Fundraising Campaign last Thursday afternoon at the Wysox Fire Hall. More...

Support Local Businesses Along the Pumpkin Trail

A number of local merchants are inviting the public to meander along Route 267 and Route 367 to enjoy the flaming foliage as well as visit family farms and businesses during the 2nd Annual Pumpkin Trail. More...

Letters

Shame on Congress

Dear Editor: Congress does it again. They took a five-week recess in August to campaign, went back to DC Sept. 8. Now another recess days later to campaign. What is wrong with Congress? More...

Thank You

Editor: On Saturday, Aug. More...

A Little Credit Goes A Long Way

Dear Editor: I’d give our local kids a little credit. There is strong competition that creates tension among some players, but I feel we’re a long way from when the marching Rams needed “police protection.” More...

Lifestyles

Forkston

Bill and Joy Severcool and Tim and Beverly Poole enjoyed lunch at Chris’s Western BBQ in Black Walnut recently. Ron and Pat Vermeulen, Len Vermeulen, and Mary Naylor traveled to western PA to see the elk last week. More...

Beaver Meadows

The last practice for Hee Haw is Thursday night, so get ready to attend the good show on Sunday, the 28th, at the church. Amanda Kingsbury and son, Storm of Gouverneur, NY spent Friday and Saturday overnight with her mom, Carol Brotzman. More...

Terrytown

Happy birthday to greatgranddaughter, Kiley Holdren, on Saturday the 27th. She is a student at Mansfield University. Have a great day, Kiley and study hard. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Auctions Hee Haw Show and Auction at Sheshequin-Ulster Rec Center on Sept. 27. Free entry. Show starts at 6 p.m. Auction will follow. Donated items are appreciated. More...

Sports

Family First for Victorious Ironman

Chaz Ross Claims Overall Title; McDonald Crowned Ironwoman

Chaz Ross could have taken time after crossing the finish line of Saturday’s North Branch Triathlon to celebrate his seventh Ironman and first overall victory in the event. More...

Former Ironwoman Supports Husband, Daughter at Race

A tall blonde woman waited anxiously on Wyalusing’s Rainbow Bridge watching the competitors in last Saturday’s North Branch Triathlon paddle downriver. Finally, a girl wearing a blue top paddled a white kayak into view. More...

Spikers Defeat Towanda; Showdown Set with Troy

With its 3-0 win at Towanda on Sept. 23, the Wyalusing Valley girls’ volleyball team set up a Northern Tier League Large School showdown with Troy at Layman Gymnasium tonight (Sept. 25). More...

Breaking News - 11:19 AM

New Albany Woman Reported Missing  Free Access 

Candice Joy Hercenberg, 29, New Albany, was reported missing on Saturday, Sept. 27. Hercenberg was last seen on Wednesday, Sept. 24 around 5 a.m., at her home located at 45 Iron Bridge Road in New Albany. More...

Five WVHS Students Vying for OYW Title

There will be 23 young women representing their high schools from Bradford County on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m., during the 2015 Outstanding Young Woman (OYW) program at the Towanda Area High School Auditorium. More...

Sullivan County Fall Festival Features Lumberjack and Carving Competition

Spectators are encouraged to attend the 34th Sullivan County Fall Festival on Oct. 11th and 12th at the fairground, 4430 Route 154, Forksville for the annual lumberjack and chainsaw carving competitions. More...

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- 46 More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Michael A. and Levon Boyajian to Michael A. Boyajian in South Waverly Borough for $0 on Sept. 10. More...

BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons were recently sentenced, entered guilty pleas or placed in the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Sentencings More...

Opinion

Trying to Get Our Attention—Quickly

A recent congratulatory note about a commentary I wrote got me to thinking about attention spans. “Great article,” the reader noted, which was flattering— and appreciated. More...

Good News for Britain, U.S.

Scotland’s ‘No’ Vote: Guest Commentary

Great Britain can breathe a huge sigh of relief. The people of Scotland voted last Thursday to remain a part of the United Kingdom. This is great news not only for Britain, but also for the United States. More...

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Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Laceyville businessman and pharmacist Joe Lech. Lucky ticket winners were Kathy Teetsel, Jamie MacNelley and Dianne Bennett. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

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

Edinger Hill School of Yesteryear More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: I’m having trouble getting my kids to eat breakfast. Any suggestions? — FEELING GUILTY, More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

The apostle Paul in his letter to Timothy tells him not to give heed to fables and endless genealogies (1:4). More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,” (Romans 15:5- More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

This past week’s scripture (Matthew 20:1-16) might trouble some people because it somehow makes all of us equal when we see that there are unmistakable differences in what the laborers do in the story Jesus tells. More...

Education

WVHS Graduate Earns Ph.D

A former Wyalusing area resident and 1990 WVHS graduate earned a Ph.D from New Mexico State University. Dr. Yolanda Pawielski graduated with a Ph.D in Education, with a focus on Curriculum and Instruction, on May 10, 2014. More...

Scholarships Awarded at Pitt-Bradford

Some local students who have enrolled for the first time at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford this year are among those to have received Panther (merit) Scholarships from the university. More...

Sollick Graduates with High Honors

Wyalusing native Ridge Sollick was recently recognized for his academic achievements at his Aug. 15th graduation from Universal Technical Institute in Exton, PA. More...

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