February 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Team Trivia Night Fundraiser a Success

OVER THIRTEEN HUNDRED DOLLARS RAISED

Wyalusing’s Fire Hall was on fire on Saturday night with all the brainpower surging through the room. More...

Couple Residing in Wyalusing Arrested for Theft, Pot Seeds

A couple who had been residing on State Street in Wyalusing after being evicted by a Stevens Township farmer who had tried to get the two “back on their feet” was arrested on Jan. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Martin Stein, III - 2014-04-10
Pasquale Tullo - 2014-04-10

Local News

Humane Officer Appointed in Sullivan County

Like any rural community with both livestock and pets, Sullivan County has borne its share of animal cruelty cases. More...

Wyoming County Crafts Impact Fee Ordinance

Following Governor Corbett’s signature on the state Impact Fee legislation that sets a fee schedule to be levied on the Marcellus Shale gas drilling industry, the Wyoming County Commissioners on Tuesday morning voted unanimously to craft a coun More...

Endless Mountains Visitors’ Bureau Celebrates Half Century Hearing Slated in Herrickville For Compressor Station Plan

This year, the Endless Mountains Visitors’ Bureau (EMVB) celebrates its 50th year of bringing tourism and travel to our region. More...

Letters

Equality for Whom?

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Vo-Tech for Ninth- Graders Challenged

Dear Editor: What is the administration of Elk Lake School doing now? More...

Lifestyles

Birthdays & Anniversaries

FEBRUARY 26Dick Santee, Wyalusing, PAMarian Miller, Dushore, PANadine Alyse Lent, Herrickville, PASandy Baker, Tunkhannock, PADennis Reeve, Herrickville, PAHannah Dieck, Montrose, PACurtis Devin Snyder, Wyalusing, PABarry Vanderpool, Allentown, PASet More...

Leap Year Baby Turns 92

Blanche Bush of Springville will celebrate the 23rd anniversary of her 92nd birthday on Wednesday, Feb. 29. Since this day only comes once every four years, it is a very special occasion. More...

Open House Held for Eva Wilbur’s 95th Birthday

Eva Wilbur celebrated her milestone birthday of 95 years with an open house at the Dille Parish on Main Street, LeRaysville, right on her birthday, Sunday, Feb. 19, which was orchestrated by her family. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Antique Tractor Club Sets Pull Dates

The February meeting of Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association met on Feb. 16 in Wysox. Tractor pulls are now set for April 21, May 19, June 15, 16, 17, July 7 (night pull), Aug. 25, Sept. 15 and Oct. 6. More...

Crew Members Put Their All Into Spring Musical

Putting together a project like the upcoming WVHS production of “Hello Dolly” involves many people behind the scenes. When the curtain is drawn on opening night, 38 talented cast members get to show their stuff to the crowd. More...

Barbershop Chorus Plans Open House

The Endless Mountains Barbershop Chorus will hold a special “guest night” for all area men on Thursday, March 1, starting at 7 p.m. This is a free opportunity to check out what would be involved in singing barbershop. More...

Sports

Oh! What a Night

WVHS Girls Win NTL; Wrestlers Top Sectional

Lady Rams Romp Past Sayre in Playoff Battle-hardened after five consecutive must-win games to close out the regular season, the Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team accomplished something that hasn’t been done in a generation. More...

Twenty-Nine Years Later, Lady Rams are Champs

All last week, a scene from the movie, “The Natural,” kept coming into my mind. Wilfred Brimley as the beleaguered manager of the New York Knights, Pop Fisher, is shaving in the locker room before the climactic playoff game. More...

Champluvier Reaches Milestone

Saturday was a special day for Wyalusing Valley senior Joey Champluvier. More...

Breaking News - 2/29/2012 7:36 AM

Wyalusing Schools Closed Today  Free Access 

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Opinions Vary Greatly On Impact Fee Bill

Bradford County citizens who spoke up at the Feb. More...

Battle Lines Drawn over Pipeline Eminent Domain

It’s a classic square off between an irresistible force and an immovable object. In this case, Carmine Melfi and his wife, Linda, who live along Woods Road in Wilmot Township, are the immovable objects. More...

Lincoln Day Dinner Draws Republican Leaders

Bradford County Republican Committee (BCRC) members seemed pleased with the slate of current office holders and candidates for state and federal offices who attended the annual Lincoln Day Dinner, which was held at the Towanda Country Club on Feb. 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...

Changes Proposed in Two Magisterial Districts

President Judge Jeffrey A. Smith recently announced the Magisterial District Re-establishment Plan for Bradford County, copies of which are available at several locations for public inspection and written comment. More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Mylen Madigan, Jr. to Madigan Family Limited Partnership in Towanda Township for $1 on Feb. 8. More...

Opinion

Growing Number of Americans Relying on Government Handouts

You could say that an increasing number of Americans are tossing away their freedom, thanks to their dependence on the federal government. More...

RICK'S REPORT

Know the Rules of Engagement

I have encouraged our readers on several occasions to be proactive on the issues that are of most concern to them, whether or not I might share their opinions. More...

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Columns

Wasp Nests are Another of Nature’s Wonders

Last year at a sportsmen’s show I purchased a double barrel, muzzle loading shotgun, which I plan to use during this coming spring’s turkey hunting season. 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...

Talisman Donates $40K to NEBALL

Talisman Energy USA announced financial aid in the amount of $40,000, was awarded to the Northeast Bradford Little League for restoration of their ball fields as a result of last fall’s devastating flood that affected the local communities in B More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

A benefit will be held for Justin Owen, who is recovering from an accident when a faulty firework blew up in his face causing severe damage to his left eye in Jan. 2012. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“The commandments, ‘You shall not commit adultery,’ ‘You shall not murder,’ ‘You shall not steal,’ ‘You shall not covet,’ and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in this one command More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

I arrived in Clearfield on Friday night for my interview on Saturday. After checking into the motel, I drove into town to check out the town. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Lent has begun. “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10. More...

Education

Top Pupils Allowed to Run in the Halls

Wyalusing Valley Elementary School students (front, from left) Kiah Johnson, Lauren Porter, Anna Pickering, Gavin Bozarth, Nick Superko, (back) Sydni Burgess, Brianna Grow, Lyndi Heeman, Emma Jones, More...

Penn College Campus Tours Slated

To make campus visits more convenient for potential students and their families, Pennsylvania College of Technology has added organized Saturday tours to its Spring 2012 admissions offerings. More...

100th Day Celebrated at Wyalusing Elementary

On Feb. 8, Mrs. Kunkle’s class celebrated the 100th day of school. Each student worked hard to creatively put together 100 of “something” to present to the class. More...

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