November 27, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Kingsley Man Sentenced In Death of Infant

Zachary Larue, 22, Kingsley, was sentenced on Nov. 20 by Susquehanna County President Judge Kenneth Seamans to two to five years in prison, followed by nine years probation, for the accident, which caused the death of an infant last year. More...

Contaminated Water Wells in Wilmot Twp. Seeing Improvement

It’s been five months since residents near the intersection of Wilmot Road and Hollenback Road, commonly known as “Williams’ Four Corners,” began reporting contamination of their water wells, but the installation of filtration More...

WAEF Grant Helps Students Learn About Wiring, Plumbing and More

Wyalusing Valley High School shop teacher Michael Reibson says a $1,000 grant from the Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) makes it possible for all of his students to have their own project area in his class where students construct a half-ba More...

Local Postal Workers Treated to Breakfast

John McAndrew, a rural mail carrier who works out of the Wyalusing Post Office, found out last week that safety pays. More...

PennDOT Nov. 21-30 Work Schedule

The following work is scheduled for this week throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. “Click it or Ticket” through Monday, Dec. More...

Benjamin Places First at Herrick Twp. Trivia Night

The Herrick Township Volunteer Fire Company (VFC) held its third annual “Trivia Night” on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Herrickville Fire Hall. More...

Thanksgiving Recipe Favorites

Submitted by Miss Tami and Miss Heidi’s Students at Wyalusing’s Childrens Center

Sophie’s PizzaIngredients: 2 tablespoons of cheese, 3mushrooms, 4 tablespoons of sauce, 1circle crustDirections: Put sauce on crust firstand then cheese. Bake in the oven for4 hours. Then lay the mushrooms ontop. More...

Pickett Meets with Insurance Regulators to Discuss Issues

As chairman of the House Insurance Committee, Representative Tina Pickett recently attended the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Fall National Meeting in Washington, DC . More...

Labyrinth Opens at Tunkhannock Church

A labyrinth will be constructed at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church during Nov. and all are welcome to travel this spiritual path during Advent. More...

Shop Locally this Holiday Season

Shopping is a big part of the holiday season, when families and friends gather to reconnect and exchange gifts. More...

Prevent Fire Hazards

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and kitchens will soon be filled with the smells of roasting turkey, fresh baked pumpkin pie and hot apple cider. More...

Conservation Program Applications Available

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$12K Annual Military Academy Scholarship Offered

High school seniors who reside in the 20th Senatorial District are encouraged to apply for a $12,000 annual legislative scholarship to attend the Valley Forge Military College, Senator Lisa Baker has announced. More...

Santa’s Sleigh Ride to be Held Over Upcoming Weekend

Frosting pumpkins, visiting families and gathering friends; well, it must be time for the 19th Annual Santa’s Sleigh Ride. It’s a self-guided shopping tour located in the scenic Endless Mountains of Northeast Bradford County. More...

Treatment Court Holds Commencement

The Bradford County Treatment Court recently celebrated its fourth commencement of the year. More...

Folta

Jessica and Josh Folta of Magnolia, OH announce the birth of their daughter, Liliana Jo Folta on Nov. 14, 2014. She weighed in at 8 lbs., 4.3 oz. and was 21” long. She was welcomed home by big brother, Barrett Folta, 2-1/2 years old. More...

Delta Kappa Gamma Holds Autumn Meeting

On Saturday, Nov. More...

PS Bank Donates to PBIS Program

PS Bank representatives gave a check to the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School’s Positive Behavior and Interventions Support System program (PBIS) at its recent pep rally. More...

AARP Chapter 4423 to Hold Christmas Banquet December 10

President Tom House opened the AARP Chapter 4423 meeting by leading the group with the Flag Salute followed by George Smith sharing prayer. More...

Stevens Twp. Supervisors Adopt Proposed Budget

The Stevens Township Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt their proposed budget for 2015. They also agreed to bring it back for any changes and a final okay at the December meeting. Once again, as proposed, real estate taxes stay at .45 mills. More...

Churches and Community Unite In ‘Operation Christmas Child’

While many of our Christmas trees will be deluged with lavish gifts this year, there will also be millions of children around the world who would be beyond grateful to have something as simple as a pair of shoes to protect their callused feet or a co More...

Chilson Faces Multiple Corruption of Minors Charges

Wyalusing resident Arthur Chilson, 51, of 228 Taylor Avenue, faces a slew of corruption of minors charges lodged against him on Nov. 25 by Laceyville Chief of Police Scott Perry, while he was on duty in Wyalusing Borough. More...

PA Ethics Commission Issues Final Decision on Gary Foster

The Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission recently released its final adjudication regarding a number of ethics violations committed by longtime Wysox Township Supervisor and Roadmaster Gary Foster. The commission’s findings included: More...

Leo Club Asks Public to Support Christmas for Kids Program

The Christmas for Kids program is a project run by the WVHS Leo Club. It benefits families within the Wyalusing Area School District who need help providing a Merry Christmas for their children ages 12 and younger. More...

Sherwood Groves Accepting Donations for TACO

Sherwood Groves Auto Group will be taking donations for the Towanda Area Christian Outreach (TACO) Food Pantry during the Sherwood Groves Powersports Open House on Nov. 28 and 29. More...

Penn State Offers Tips for Safely Cooking Your Turkey

This is the time of year when we gather to feast on roasted turkey, stuffing and other fixings. For many, it will be the first time they will prepare a holiday dinner, while for others, it will be the latest of many memorable occasions. More...

Skillings, Miller Present ‘A Matter of Recovery’

BOOK SIGNING AT WEIGH STATION IN TOWANDA ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Wes Skillings, local author and former writer for The Daily Review and Rocket-Courier newspapers, and C.B. Miller, Towanda resident and photographer, will launch the release of their book, A Matter of Recovery at the Weigh Station on Friday, Nov. More...

People Helping People

Wyalusing Leo Club members pack apples into Thanksgiving baskets handed out to the area’s needy during the Wyalusing Lions and Lioness annual Thanksgiving People Helping People. More...

Thanksgiving Tea at Story Hour

Two-year-old Alice Wells, right, of Sugar Run, samples her tea in between bites of a cookie and birthday cupcakes. More...

Gifting Tips to People Who Aren't Family

Come the holiday season, many people find it's not just family and friends on their shopping lists. More...

PennDOT, State Police Promote Safe Driving

Keeping the upcoming holiday season free of tragic vehicle crashes is the aim of “Operation Safe Holiday,” a joint campaign by Pennsylvania State Police, PennDOT and local law enforcement. More...

Dairy Princess Donates to Thanks-4-Giving Food Drive

The Tunkhannock Wal-Mart was the onsite location for Froggy 101’s recent Thanks-4-Giving food drive. More...

Underway to Keep Quilting Event

Members of the Tunkhannock Business & Professionals Association (TBPA), The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce (WCCC) and The Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau (EMVB) met prior to this year’s Airing of the Quilts in Tunkhannock. More...

VFW Auxiliary Presents Flag Program at NRCS

The Haigh’s Pond VFW Auxiliary 6824 of Rome held its annual Veterans’ Day Program at North Rome Christian School on Nov. 3 for the first grade class. The program started with the Pledge Allegiance to the Flag. More...

Advent and What It Means To Be a Catholic

Advent—that time of year where Catholics and people around the world commemorate the birth of our savior, Jesus Christ. By celebrating Advent, we have the wonderful opportunity to renew our faith and remember what it means to be Catholic. More...

Henry Dunn, Inc. Announces Promotion of April Wuethrich

April Wuethrich joined Henry Dunn, Inc. in 2013 with over 19 years of customer service experience, including a major healthcare company where she provided assistance with calls and claims in escalated situations, and trained co-workers. More...

Alyshia Grimes Inducted into Honor Society

Alyshia Grimes of Monroeton was among the 114 University of Scranton students who were inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta, the National Honor Society for freshmen, at a ceremony held recently on campus. More...

Marino Votes to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline

Congressman Tom Marino, joined over 250 of his House colleagues in a bipartisan effort to approve the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline. H.R. 5682 was sponsored by Representative Bill Cassidy and passed by a vote of 252-161-1. More...

Lee Family Shows Appreciation to Veteran

The family of Tom Lee, 91, Cadis, hosted a gathering to show their appreciation to Lee for his military service even though Veterans’ Day was earlier this month, as he has been a loving husband to his late wife Ochlee, and a loving father, gran More...

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