January 12, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Adult School Classes Set for Winter Session

Wyalusing Adult School classes will begin Wednesday, Feb. 1. Schedules are available at area libraries, the Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce, restaurants and other businesses. The schedule can be accessed online at www.wyalusingrams.com. More...

Steven Colegrove Appeal Denied

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of Steven Colegrove, sentenced to life in prison for the 2007 murder of his parents and brothers. More...

Trucker Makes Way for Another

This Peterbilt tanker truck owned by Thomas Trucking of Clarendon, PA, overturned Monday afternoon at 1:25 p.m. on SR 3004 Sheehan Road, Mehoopany Township. The rig was being driven east on that roadway by Richard Lane, Sr. of Sayre. More...

Foster Grandparents Mark MLK Day

The Foster Grandparent Programs’ 30 Foster Grandparents were planning to create Ugly Quilt sleeping bags on Jan. 11 to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy by working together to tackle area problems. More...

Transportation Available For Cancer Patients

For a cancer patient, sometimes access to transportation is a major factor in cancer treatment. The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery program offers assistance to patients who otherwise might not be able to keep their treatment appointments. More...

Senior Citizens Meet

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens met Dec. 20 with 33 members and 19 guests present. President Merna Colwell opened the meeting with a flag salute and prayer. She then welcomed Sherry Mapes, Dorothy LaFrance, and Mrs. More...

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Penn State Gardeners Plan Winter Workshops

Penn State Master Gardeners in Wyoming County will offer three Winter Workshops to help wash away the winter blues and start people thinking about Spring growing. The workshops are free of charge and will be held at the Tunkhannock Library. More...

Sullivan County Compressor Topic of DEP Public Meeting

The Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public meeting and hearing on Wednesday, Feb. More...

Cash Flow Planning Workshop Set

The dairy industry is constantly changing and evolving. The perception is that producers can do very little to control milk income and on-farm profitability. More...

Local Scouter Receives Prestigious Award

At the annual banquet of the Order of the Arrow lodge of the Five Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America, Robert “Ruby” Way was the surprised recipient of the Founders Award. More...

EPA Issues Protections Against Toxic Mercury

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently released the first-ever federal protections against toxic mercury from power plants, including those in Pennsylvania. More...

Reibson Thanked for Service

At a recent board of directors’ luncheon at the Wyalusing Hotel, the Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau presented resigning board member Betty Reibson with a gift of appreciation for 16 years of dedicated service. More...

Jenningsville

The holiday festivities were celebrated with all going as planned as there was no snow or ice storms, which is the case sometimes. Hopefully all is back to normal as we are starting in a new year. May it be a happy one for all. More...

Beaver Meadows

Dan and Rosie McLaughlin of Glen Mills and Pete and Jane McGee visited Jen Merring and Jaclyn at Blakeslee on Monday and had lunch with them. More...

Laceyville

There is not much news this week. I guess that everyone is staying home and resting up from the holidays. Jim and Carol Furman of Terrytown spent Sunday evening with their mother, Evelyn Boyer. Roger Repsher also spent the evening. More...

More Than $345,000 Awarded to Local Fire And EMS Companies, Rep. Pickett Says

More than 35 volunteer fire and ambulance associations in the 110th District in Bradford, Sullivan and Susquehanna counties will benefit from more than $345,000 in state grant money, Rep. Tina Pickett said this week. More...

Forkston

Paulette Conrad attended the New Year’s buffet at the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center at Elk Lake High School. She was joined by Millie Giberson, Jennie Bartron, Charlotte Hadsall, and Maxine Smales, all of Tunkhannock. More...

Nimble

Mrs. James Rogers visited at the home of her son, Jack Rogers of Springville this past week. This past Friday evening, my brother and his wife, Bryce and Cindy Sutton and I enjoyed supper at Bonanza in Wysox. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

What a wonderful time we had with Joe Buttito and his family at his book signing on Saturday here at the library. Joe had many people stop in to say hi, ask questions and purchase a copy of his book. More...

Evergreen

Leonard Holes and wife were Saturday visitors of Martine Kipp. Leonard lived in this area at one time. Florence Campbell attended the “Blessing of the Animals” at the New Era Church on Sunday afternoon. A good time of fellowship. More...

Local Officials Off to New Mexico Gas Fields

While the natural gas industry’s presence in northern Pennsylvania certainly isn’t breaking news, it is still relatively new to the area when compared to parts of the country where natural gas has been extracted from both shale rock and s More...

Estimated Tax Deposits Due for Local Wage Tax

The Earned Income Tax Office in Wyalusing reminds all self-employed taxpayers and those who do not have the local wage tax withheld from their wages and live in the Wyalusing Area School District and Northeast Bradford School District that the fourth More...

Wound Up Over High Gas Prices

Laceyville resident Larry Franklin may have found the key to beating high gas prices or at least make other motorists think he has. Larry says the wind-up addition to his Toyota was created by Laceyville contractor Michael Harcarik. More...

Other Voices in Dimock Wish to Be Heard

“We are the 99 percent of Dimock Township,” said one resident who met with this reporter recently, joining a half dozen other individuals who are weary of the bad press their township is getting and the ugly face of the gas drilling indus More...

Students Beat Odds in After- School Crash

Wyalusing Valley High School students Ashley Updegraff and Sierra Peterson were shaken and left a little bruised, but both the sisters must have realized that they were very lucky to have not been more seriously hurt or killed when their Saturn spun More...

Four Generations for Christmas

Maxine Potts Rossa of Wyalusing (center) enjoyed a holiday visit from (clockwise from right) her daughter, Delores A. More...

Hunters’ Gallery

Chance Carey, 14, killed this buck while hunting with her friend, Billy Booth, during the recently concluded rifle deer season. Carey lives on Overshot Road, Laceyville, and is the daughter of Wendy and Neil Carey. More...

Baby Makes Four Generations

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Wyoming County Prison Board, Commissioners Meet

The first official meeting in 2012 of the Wyoming County Prison Board and the county’s Commissioners took place Tuesday morning. More...

Stevens Supervisors Maintain Status Quo

The Stevens Township Supervisors made very few changes during the reorganizational segment of their Jan. 5 meeting. More...

DEP Accepting Applications for Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards

The Department of Environmental Protection is encouraging environmentally conscious businesses and organizations to apply for the 2012 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award. More...

Souto Completes Certified Minerals Manager Program

Anthony Gabello, President and CEO of Peoples State Bank, has announced that Jim Souto, Vice-President/Chief Administrative Officer, has been granted official recognition as a Certified Minerals Manager (CMM) by the National Association of Royalty Ow More...

Arey Building Supply Introduces New Sales Manager

Nanette and Jim Good, owners of Arey Building Supply in Wysox, are pleased to announce that Al Holbert has joined the Arey team as the area sales manager. More...

Post-Holiday Safety for Peak Fire Months

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there are more home structure fires in the cooler months than any other time of year. More...

Dimock

Brenna and Bill Aileo have returned from a brief trip to Florida to bask in 50 degree weather here in Dimock. Last week when they took their grandson, Gaius, to Disney World the temperature there was 31 degrees. More...

CDBG to Hold Public Hearing

The Bradford County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program invites the public to attend a public hearing on a modification to the 2008 CDBG Grant Year. There will be a public hearing at 9:50 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. More...

Food Check-out Day Drop Off Locations Listed

The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau is the Commonwealth’s largest farm organization, with over 50,000 members. An important part of their mission is sharing vital information about agriculture through member involvement. More...

Birthdays & Anniversaries

JANUARY 15Robert Houghtaling, Herrickville, PAVicki Lynn Powers, Washington, NCValerie Strickland, Montrose, PATina Peterson, Montrose, PADebbie Adams, Montrose, PABrittany Nicole Smales, Wyalusing, PACourtney Nicole Smales, Wyalusing, PAMichael Bull More...

NEB Foundation Aids Project

Cliff Robinson, right, with the Northeast Bradford Education Foundation, presents a $5,000 check to Northeast School board member Matt Smith to help fund work on the district’s baseball field. More...

Spring Hill

Happy 2012. Everyone had a great Christmas on the Hill. More...

Literacy Program Seeks Volunteers

Have you made a New Year’s resolution to make a difference in your community? Have you been thinking about becoming a volunteer literacy tutor? More...

Terrytown

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Laura Loyack, who lost her battle with cancer last week. More...

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