February 14, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Western Alliance Facing Bankruptcy

Western Alliance Emergency Services, Inc. (WAES), which has been operating in the red, might have to close its doors, the ambulance company said in a press release that it issued earlier this week.  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

Man Shoots Cousin in Leg

A 24-year-old man suffered a shotgun wound to his leg and is facing a felony strangulation charge following a domestic violence incident in Pike Township, state police said.  More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

(Note: In DUI prosecutions in Pennsylvania, the intoxication rate for non-commercial drivers is a blood-alcohol content (BAC) of .08. For a commercial driver (truck, bus, etc.) the legal rate is .04. More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Theodore E. and Janice Sheetz to Michael E. Roba in Terry Township for $15,000 on Feb. 1.  More...

Letters

Patient-Centered Lyme Disease Research Study Seeking Participants

Dear Editor: Binghamton University SUNY (B.U.) is conducting and funding a biomarker and patientreported outcomes research study in Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses and is seeking participants. More...

Teicholz Finally Receiving Her Deserved Recognition

Editor:  Nina Teicholz, author of the famous book, The Big Fat Surprise, is finally being recognized throughout a large portion of the USA for writing her book that fully supports the need of full fat dairy in your diet and certainly of all of o More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Last week’s article was on the trading of birds and animals with other states and countries, which proved to be successful. This week’s article concerns man dabbling in re-arranging God’s Wild Kingdom with some frightening results. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Randi Evans from the Dandy Mini. Mart. Our one and only winner was Bill Kinney.  * * *  More...

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

Wellco in the 1930s

It was once an iconic Wyalusing landmark. This view of Welles Mill Company’s auto service center, Wellco, is believed to be from the 1930s, based on the autos in the photo.  More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

The book of Hebrews is a wakeup call for all who know of salvation but have never committed their souls to the living God. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres,” (1 Corinthians 13:6-7). This passage is just a small part of Paul’s description of love. More...

Wyalusing U. M. Charge News

We wait for you, O God, as in the silent watches of the night. Come and make your presence known here among us, we pray, as we offer you our praise and, indeed, our very lives; for we pray in the name of Jesus the Christ.  More...

Wyalusing LNG Plant Could Help Fuel Green Revolution

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) produced at the proposed LNG plant in Wyalusing Township (Browntown) could serve as a bridge while renewable energy sources like wind and solar are brought into the mainstream. More...

Relay for Life Holds Kickoff

Neiley Named Honorary Co-Chair

In 2009, Jim Neiley of East Herrick fell when he was cleaning a dog kennel outside his home, and when he struck the ground, he hit his lower back. The next morning, there was blood in his urine. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

James Roberts - 2019-02-21
Donnie Rood - 2019-02-21
William Cease, Sr. - 2019-02-21
Irene Deats - 2019-02-21
Leon Wilson - 2019-02-21
Harold Canfield - 2019-02-14

Local News

The Wilcoxes Set to Retire in March

Open the blue door at 502 Main Street and stroll in. And then … Wow! More...

Republican Candidates Speak at Lincoln Day Dinner

At the Bradford County Republican Committee’s Lincoln Day Dinner, held on Sunday, Feb. 10, Republican candidates for county office gave speeches. More...

WVHS Students Excel at Raising Trout

The highlight of a relatively short meeting of the Wyalusing Area School Board (WASB) was a presentation by science teacher Elizabeth Vanderpool and freshman Sage Superko about the success of the Trout in the Classroom program.  More...

Opinion

Favorite Jobs

ELDERSPEW

Not long ago I took the time to count the number of job descriptions I’ve accepted a paycheck for since graduating from high school in 1965. It was an astonishingly high number…25! More...

Want to Be President? Your Sins Are Forgiven

Remember when a divorce in your past would bar you from presidential aspirations? Well, Ronald Reagan, once married to Jane Wyman before tying the knot with actress Nancy Davis, took divorce off the list of presidential prohibitions.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Artists Invited To Enter State Competition

The State Museum of PA and the PA Heritage Foundation (PHF) invite artists and artisans to submit applications to exhibit their work in Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2019. More...

Sports

Performing Under Pressure

Rams Secure Fifth Consecutive Title with 38-33 Win At Athens; Share Crown with Wildcats, Trojans

After the Wyalusing Valley wrestling team dropped a 43-30 decision at Troy in mid-January, the Rams could have given up on defending their four-time Northern Tier League championship. More...

Late Free Throws Spell Doom for Rams

Griffins Rally for 48-42 Win

Sullivan County erased a seven-point deficit with a 15- point run, aided and abetted by a controversial officiating decision, to hand the Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball team a devastating 48-42 loss in Laporte on Feb. 11.  More...

Ennis Remembered Before Big Match

“Last week the sport of wrestling lost one of its biggest supporters and contributors.”  That’s how Towanda wrestling coach Bill Sexton, flanked by members of his and Wyalusing Valley’s squad, opened an emotional tribute More...

Education

Tunkhannock Students Make History with Lifesaving Certifications

Seventh graders at Tunkhannock’s STEM Academy enjoyed a much-deserved assembly on Feb. 7 that was conducted specifically to honor them. More...

Elk Lake High Students of the Month Named

Elk Lake High School Principal Brian Mallery has announced the January 2019 Students of the Month for grades seven through twelve. More...

University of Scranton Dean’s List Announced

Local residents were among nearly 1,600 students named to The University of Scranton’s Dean’s List for the 2018 fall semester. The Dean’s List recognizes students for academic excellence. More...

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