August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Oh, So Good

Four-year-old Indiana Lanton offers up proof positive that there’s not much that can beat enjoying an ice cream cone on a hot summer day, even if some of it does get on your face and drizzles d More...

Search is on for Artifacts in Wyalusing

AT FUTURE SITE OF HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

Workers from the Public Archaeology Facility at Binghamton University are seen above looking for native American artifacts at the site of Wyalusing Meadows, a 50-unit housing development expected to begin construction later this year. More...

Fox Twp. Man Killed In Tractor Accident

A tractor crash that occurred at approximately 11 a.m. on Aug. 25 at the Smith residence located along Maple Summit Road resulted in the death of a Fox Township man. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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Local News

Wine Fest to Feature Most Wineries Ever This Year Red Rose Diner in Towanda Expands Hours to Serve Community

After four consecutive years of cool, dark and rainy weather, including the destructive flood that cancelled the 2011 event, it is hoped beautiful weather will grace the 11th Annual Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival with its presence. More...

New Computers at Elk Lake ‘No Hablan Inglés’

New computers recently delivered to the Elk Lake School had to be returned because their systems were set up to operate in Spanish, not English. More...

Energy Savings Project Underway At Wyoming County Courthouse

The $3.9 million energy savings project with ABM Building Value is well underway at the Wyoming County Courthouse, as the front entrance is closed due to renovations and the heating source for the historic building is currently being altered to effic More...

Opinion

Avian Flu Order Strengthens State’s Existing Protocols

Strict standards for cleaning vehicles, containers and materials that transport poultry and related products have been established to continue safeguarding Pennsylvania’s poultry flocks against the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus More...

Columns

In Whacky Washington, Trump’s a Perfect Fit

Here in the land where the White House is cloaked in rainbow colors to salute same sex marriages, the U.S. More...

Finishing Off Some Familiar Slogans and Jingles

As a member of the jingle generation, I have all kinds of stuff cluttering my mind. Blame it on TV commercials—the most pervasive purveyor of advertising slogans. More...

No Matter Where You Live Skunks Can Be a Problem

Recently, I received a letter from Christine Bierly of Avis, PA stating that she has a problem with skunks living in her garage. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events

BARBECUES Chicken Barbecue, Friday, Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. until gone at the traffic light in Dushore. Everyone welcome. Proceeds benefit Saint John Neumann Shrine Foundation Reconstruction. More...

Sports

Veterans Set Pace at Riverfest 5K

Two of the more experienced local runners dominated the Riverfest 5K in Towanda on Saturday, Aug. 22. Mike Hudyncia completed the up-and-back run on the Merrill Parkway under clear, cool conditions in 21:09. More...

Rams Dominate Scrimmage

Luke Jennings scored three touchdowns and rushed for 163 yards as Wyalusing Valley dominated its scrimmage at Montrose on Saturday, Aug. 22. More...

Know the Rules of Rodeo before You Go

Everyone knows that three strikes against a baseball hitter results in an out and that a touchdown is worth six points in football. Not everyone knows the rules of a rodeo. If you are attending the Monroeton Rodeo at Mountaineer Park on Sept. More...

Education

Mitchell Named To Honors List

Katherine Mitchell of Springville, a graduate of Elk Lake School majoring in psychology, has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester 2015 at Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, OH, according to Stephen D. Stahl, provost. More...

Williams Named Dorsey Scholar

Elijah (Eli) Williams, a 2015 graduate of Crestwood High School in Mountain Top, has been named a Dorsey Scholar at McDaniel College, Westminster, MD for this fall earning a full scholarship to the college. More...

Students Named To Dean’s List at DelValley University

Dr. More...

Breaking News - 4:12 PM

Wyalusing Educators Take Strike Authorization Vote  Free Access 

Strike Set For October 13 Without A New Contract

The Wyalusing Area Education Association (WAEA) notified the school district today that a work stoppage will begin on October 13, if a new contract can’t be reached prior to that date. More...

State Police Looking for Tunkhannock Walmart Burglars

State police are searching for two male suspects caught on camera stealing over $4,000 in merchandise from the Walmart located along the Hunter Highway in Eaton Township, Tunkhannock. The incident occurred on Aug. More...

DEP Reaches Penalty Agreements with Three Gas Companies in Northern Tier

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently announced it has finalized penalty agreements with three natural gas exploration companies for methane gas migration violations that impacted private drinking water wells in Bradford, Lycoming More...

Coming to U.S. is Dream Come True for Brazilian Student

Enrique Rechetello, who’s currently residing with Rev. Dr. 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, 570-465 More...

Crime and Courts

With Heroin Overdoses on the Rise, Center for Rural PA Addresses Epidemic

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania, a bipartisan, bicameral legislative research agency of the General Assembly, concluded its seventh public hearing on Tuesday, August 18, on heroin and opioid addiction, specifically prevention, recovery, treatment a More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Ronald A. and Carolyn M. Woolf to Zachery K. Redell and Kay S. Barrett in Troy Borough for $144,900 on Aug. 12. More...

Letters

Introduction to NJ Family Readiness Group

Dear Editor: Please allow me the opportunity to introduce myself and the group that I represent. More...

Lifestyles

Pickett Seeks to Ensure Human Services Funding through Override

In seeking to ensure state funding for a number of human service agencies in the 110th District and across Pennsylvania, Rep. More...

Nursing Scholarships Awarded at 40&8 Dinner

Voiture 549 of Bradford and Sullivan County of the Forty and Eight held their 20th Annual Nurses’ Training dinner at the Towanda American Legion Post 42 on Wednesday, Aug. 19. More...

Bert and Marjory Williams Honored On 70th Wedding Anniversary

The Williams family planned the 70th anniversary celebration on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 23 at the Towanda Country Club for Bert and Marge Williams. Many family members were present and long-time friends attended. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Seventh Endless Mountains Digital Film Festival Screening and Awards

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) announces the winners of the seventh Endless Mountains Digital Film Festival (EMDFF) winners. Filmmakers of all ages were invited to submit short digital films to the arts council in July. More...

P&G Offering Fall Youth Apprenticeship Program

The Northern Tier Industry and Education Consortium (NTIEC) and the Procter & Gamble Company, Mehoopany, are teaming up to coordinate their 2015 fall internship program. More...

Judges Announced for PA Apple & Cheese Art Show

Organizers of the PA Apple and Cheese Fine Art and Photo Show, held in Canton, PA on Oct. 3 and 4, have announced the judges for the 2015 show. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“I love the Lord, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live,” (Psalm 116:1-2). God is faithful to hear and answer our cries for mercy and help. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The scripture for last Sunday was from John 6:25-59 and focused on the bread of life. It follows the scripture about Jesus feeding the 5,000 with just five loaves. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Many Christians have real problems when it comes to discerning God’s will for them for the next move. We run into circumstances that force us to our knees, begging the Lord for directions. More...

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