December 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

State Police Set to Close Montoursville Aviation Unit

The clock is ticking, and time is running out for concerned citizens and elected officials, including state Sen. Gene Yaw, to prevent the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) from closing its aviation unit at Williamsport Regional Airport on Jan. 31. More...

Adam Dietz Wyalusing’s 2011 Outstanding Citizen

The Wyalusing Rainbow Club has selected Wyalusing Fire Chief Adam Dietz as the community’s 2011 Outstanding Citizen. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Charles Pierson - 2014-04-17
Louise Arnold - 2014-04-17
Martin Stein, III - 2014-04-17
Pauline Bennett - 2014-04-17
Thelma Brotzman - 2014-04-17
Darrell Singer - 2014-04-17

Local News

PennDOT Working to Improve Drainage Issues on Route 6

PennDOT crews in Districts 3 and 4 were busy this past week, improving drainage along two key sections of Route 6. More...

Pro Ag Members Met Recently With Officials in Washington

Officials of the Progressive Agriculture Organization (Pro- Ag), were in Washington, DC last week conferring with several members of the Agriculture, states of various members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. More...

The Way We Were...

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

Downtown Wyalusing 75 Years Ago More...

Opinion

The Way I See It

A Christmas Chat with This Newspaper’s Founder

It’s early Wednesday morning and it’s looking like I’m not going to get my usual Christmas visit from Calvin Stowell, the man who started this newspaper in 1887. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Rick's Report

Defining My New Corridor

Routes 6, 220, and 187, along with numerous back roads between Towanda, Herrick Township, and New Albany were the primary stretches of pavement I remember from my earliest days in this area. More...

Columns

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: I’m seeing a lot about him on the news except what it was that actually killed North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Do you know what did him in? More...

Dining and Entertainment

Nightlife Gets Underway with Winding River Players

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council’s 2011-2012 Nightlife on the Susquehanna Series gets underway in 2012 with “Mrs. Mannerly” presented by Winding River Players on Thursday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sayre Theatre. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

When a woman is pregnant, we say that she is “expecting.” This is exactly the state of being that Advent invites for all believers. Advent is a season for us to anticipate the birth of whatever new life is forming within us. More...

IN THE BOOK by Rev. Richard Iseminger

Why not make this the best Christmas party you have ever had? Forget the 1900 or so candles you will need for the cake; you do remember that Jesus Christ is eternal. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

In just a few more days, many of us will sit around a Christmas tree or dining room table with family and friends. In just a few more days, festive, colorful paper will lie strewn across the floor. More...

Commission Gives Nod to Frackwater Treatment Plant

The Bradford County Planning Commission granted conditional approval on Tuesday night for HydroRecovery LP to pursue permitting for the construction of a frack wastewater treatment plant off Route 6 in Standing Stone Township. More...

Mobile Meth Lab Impounded After Accident

When State Police at Towanda responded to a head-on collision on the James Street Bridge in North Towanda Township at about 2:45 on Dec. More...

New Law for PA Teen Drivers Takes Effect December 27

LAW LIMITS PASSENGERS, REQUIRES ADDITIONAL TRAINING

Pennsylvania’s new law aimed at increasing safety for young drivers takes effect at 12:01 a.m. on Dec. 27. More...

Father and Son from Maine Sentenced to Jail for Poaching

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel Barrett announced lighter-than-expected sentences for two deer poachers from Maine, who admitted in October to killing scores of deer in Armenia Township and the surrounding area in late 2010. More...

Crime and Courts

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Dale D. Allis to Dale D. and Connie L. Allis in Orwell Township for $1 on Dec. 7. Enrico Della Corna to Enrico and Sandra Della Corna in Athens Township for $1 on Dec. 7. More...

Northern Tier Hardwood Association ‘Member of the Year’

The Northern Tier Hardwood Association awarded Jeff Nichols the 2011 “Member of the Year Award” for dedicated leadership he has shown supporting the Northern Tier Hardwood Association and the forest products industry. More...

Stevens Township 2012 Budget Disclosed

The Stevens Township Supervisors unanimously adopted a final budget for 2012 at their December meeting last Tuesday evening. They also readily agreed to the real estate tax rate at .45 mills in support of the $254,961 budget. More...

Letters

School Taxes Excessive

Dear Editor: More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the Editor must be signed and include the writer’s address and phone number. Phone numbers will not be published. Names will only be withheld under extraordinary circumstances at the discretion of the editor. More...

Lifestyles

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to one and all. Amanda, Flora, Sue and I hope the best for you and yours. In honor of the holidays, the library will be closed Saturday, Dec. 24 and Monday, Dec. 26, Saturday, Dec. 31 and Monday, Jan. 2. More...

LHU Showcases the Artwork of Leah Gallup

Each semester, Lock Haven University is proud to host an art gallery show featuring the works of graduating senior art majors. From Dec. More...

Birthdays & Anniversaries

DECEMBER 15 Kim Bennett, Montrose, PA DECEMBER 25 Jonn Sturdevant, Boyertown, PA Tim Carter, Wyalusing, PA Rosalie West, Wyalusing, PA Gary Burke, Sugar Run, PA John Teel, Jr., Wyalusing, PA James R. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Benefits Memorial Benefit for Karson Riley Hopkins, son of Brian and Atisha Hopkins. Spaghetti dinner and live entertainment on Jan. 14, 2012, Wyalusing American Legion, 2 to 6 p.m. $3 at door, $7 w/dinner. More...

Sports

Dunn Hill Honors Champs

Dunn Hill 2 Speedway honored its 2011 champions at its annual awards dinner at the Wysox Fire Hall on Saturday, Dec. 10. The top 10 drivers in each of the Monroeton-area track’s five weekly divisions were recognized. More...

Misericordia Men Win Twice

The Misericordia men’s basketball team, coached by Wyalusing Valley graduate Trevor Woodrufff, defeated Lebanon Valley, 67-54, behind a 25-point effort from Ethan Eichhorst on Dec. 18. Eichhorst also grabbed 11 rebounds in the victory. More...

Starlite Lane Bowling

JUNIOR BOWLERS Saturday Bumpers (ages 3-5): C. Parker, 84; B. Keeney, 81; A. Keeney, 99. Saturday Preps (ages 6-11): E. Gisler, 206; M. McGuire, 160. Saturday Juniors (ages 12+): D. Otis, 352; J. Zionkowski, 244; L. Bahr, 334; D. Frystak, 330. More...

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