February 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

The Life and Times of Marie Keeney

LOOKING BACK ON 90 YEARS OF HISTORY

Ask Wyalusing resident Marie Keeney for her advice on living a long, healthy life and she’ll answer in just four words. “Try not to die,” Marie says with a big smile. Marie marked her 90th birthday on Feb. More...

Area Flood Recovery Far from Complete

Families that cannot yet get back into their homes, as well as those who moved back into their homes too quickly, are just two elements of the flood victim population that Red Cross and FEMA officials, as well as representatives of at least a dozen d More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Steven Shaylor - 2014-09-11
Robert Eberlin - 2014-09-11

Local News

Chesapeake Appalachia Fined for Multiple Violations

CHESAPEAKE ASSERTS COMPANY COLLABORATED WITH DEP ON INFRACTIONS

Editor’s Note: Within minutes of each other on Feb. More...

Subway Officially Reopens

Wyalusing’s Subway restaurant reopened last Thursday when District Manager Michelle Ackley, above with scissors, cut the ribbon officially reopening the renovated eatery, which had been closed since the September 2011 flooding. More...

Chief Seeks Permit for Compressor Station

Chief Gathering, LLC has applied for an air quality permit through the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to operate the Hirkey Compressor Station proposed in Washington Township, Wyoming County. More...

Opinion

Long Forgotten Places That Are Still Here

Here’s a list of once-popular places in the Wyalusing area that are hardly mentioned nowadays. More...

RICK'S REPORT

Another One Back Home and Back to Work

That Piece You Need More...

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Seniors

Raymond Willson Celebrates 90th Birthday

Raymond Ford Willson was paid tribute by family and friends on his milestone birthday of 90 years at the Warren Center Community Hall. Invited friend was Rep. Tina Pickett with a citation that was requested by the family. More...

2011 Tax Time Filing Tips

IRS Requirements More...

Sara Entertains Towanda Area Senior Citizens

President George Smith called the Feb. 2 meeting to order with 51 members and guests present. He welcomed the members and guest, Barbara Quinones. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Work of Former Towanda Art Teacher on Display

The Northern Tier Cultural Alliance is proud to announce the opening of a retrospective showing of selected works by June Smith-Williams, also known as “Looking On Pottery,” of Wilmot Township in Bradford County. More...

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Coming Events...

Barbecues Chicken Barbecue at the Laceyville Fire Hall on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. Halves are $5, side salads available. Benefits Good Will Fire Company. R5- 3/S6-2c Benefits More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

This past Sunday the church celebrated World Marriage Day. Marriage holds a privileged place in our Catholic faith. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Time is flying by. It seems as if we just celebrated Christmas and the beginning of the New Year. Wednesday, Feb. 22 is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. The community Ash Wednesday service will be held at the Wyalusing UMC at 7:00 p.m. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Yes, the Christian has a lot going for him; as Paul writes in Romans 8:31 “If God be for us who can be against us.” There is more to this chapter that points to the all sufficiency of Jesus Christ, we serve a wonderful God. More...

Education

Dental Association Sponsors Poster Contest for Students

In observance of National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) in February, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) is sponsoring its annual poster contest. All Pennsylvania third-grade students are eligible to participate in the contest. More...

Recitation Contest at Keystone Open to Public

On Friday, Feb. 24, high school students from throughout the Northern Tier will participate in a regional competition of the Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest. The competition, which is open to the public, will begin at 1 p.m. More...

Swilley on SUNY Oswego Honor Roll

Allysa Swilley of Mehoopany, a freshman zoology major, has been named to the President’s List for the fall semester at SUNY Oswego. The President’s and Deans’ lists represent the academic top 24.4 percent of the Oswego student body. More...

Area Facing Drug Epidemic

As much as most people in the area would rather never again hear the term bath salts in association with numerous arrests that have yielded bizarre tales of paranoid behavior and dangerous exploits, healthcare officials and a Pennsylvania state troop More...

Board Approves Facility Use Policy

At the Feb. More...

Montrose Council Meeting Ends Due to Walk-Out

At the Feb. 6 meeting of the Montrose Borough Council, residents hoping to get answers to some questions were quite surprised when council members walked out before any significant business was discussed. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Litterbug Wanted for Homicide Samuel Garcia-Cruz, 40, Philadelphia, was arrested for dumping several bags of trash from a contractor job along Sugar Creek Road in North Towanda Township on Feb. 9. More...

Crime and Courts

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 Melissa Ann Keeffe, Executrix and Trustee of the David Michael and Carol Ann Keeffe Estate, Melissa Ann Keeffe Trust to Gerard A. and Mary Anne Zeller, two parcels in Sayre Borough, Second Ward for $1 on Feb. 1. More...

BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS

District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons were recently sentenced in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda on Jan. 18, 19 and 30. Guilty Pleas More...

Letters

Gadgets Usurping Civility

Dear Editor: Before Bill Clinton became president, electronics were mostly used for and acclimated to office and industry. A few people had cell phones, and all you used them for was general emergency. More...

Lifestyles

WVHS Alumnus Featured in NYC Play

Former Wyalusing graduate Justen Kilmer will present “Are You There, Ann Margret? It’s Me” at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theatre on West 63rd Street in New York City from Feb. 24 to 26. Kilmer is the son of Mike and Lu Ann Kilmer. More...

Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Winners

Here’s the winner’s circle following the Jan. 29 Pinewood Derby held by Pack 96 Cub Scouts at the Wyalusing Area Elementary School. More...

Folk Musicians Gather For Dietrich’s Benefit

On Sunday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m., the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock will be filled with music as Lorne Clarke and Friends present a folk music extravaganza. More...

Columns

Otters Making Comeback in Bradford County

Recently, I’ve heard reports of otters being spotted along streams in Bradford County, and several otters have been accidentally taken by beaver trappers. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Recognize These Eyes?

Call in and Guess - Contest begins Thursday - 2 p.m. —Enter our automated contest by calling 570-746-0533— winners will be notified by phone calls received prior to 2 p.m. will be disqualified More...

The Bugle Calls

This is the latest installment in a series of profiles of members of the 141st Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment, which was comprised of men from Bradford County who fought in the Civil War. More...

Sports

A Record-Breaking Night

Wyalusing Valley’s Aaron Johnson became the school’s all-time career scorer in the Rams’ 84-46 home loss to Athens on Feb. 13. More...

Stars Aligned for Johnson’s Milestone

In the end, it was a familiar scene. The tall, curly-haired player with No. 3 on his white jersey pulled up for a three-point shot just to the left of the key and unleashed an arching rainbow toward the basket. More...

PIAA Team Championships

Rams Hold Own in Hershey

The Wyalusing Valley wrestling team came up two wins shy of bringing home medals from the PIAA AA Team Wrestling Championships at Hershey’s Giant Center last weekend. More...

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