March 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Guests ‘Cowboy Up’ at Wyalusing’s Chamber of Commerce Annual Auction

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) brought the Wild West to Wyalusing on Saturday night with their 20th annual dinner and auction. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Gayle Tyrrell - 2014-08-28
Ellen Franklin - 2014-08-28
Karen Bowman - 2014-08-28
Lawrence Salsman - 2014-08-28
Marion Wygrala - 2014-08-28
Richard Krause - 2014-08-28
Leah Hugo - 2014-08-28
Donald Fassett - 2014-08-28
Henry Philippi - 2014-08-28

Local News

Public Radio Turns its Mic to Susquehanna County

This is the first in a two-part series about a new investigation into the impact that the natural gas industry has had on Susquehanna County. More...

Welles Promoted to Assistant Vice President at Tuscarora Wayne

The Tuscarora Wayne Group of Companies, Wyalusing, is pleased to announce the promotion of Aaron C. Welles to Assistant Vice-President. More...

North Branch Water Trail Group Sets Schedule

The Susquehanna North Branch Water Trail Group, an organization aimed at maintaining and enjoying the North Branch of the Susquehanna River, has announced its Spring and Summer schedule of events for this year. More...

Opinion

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Hello Dolly Ranks Among Best at WVHS

Next time someone tries to convince you that today’s teens aren’t as hardworking, or motivated or talented or bright as they were back in the day, tell them to get down to the Wyalusing Valley High School and see one of the school’s More...

The Ugly Truth Laid Bare by Winter

Although a lot of readers may have appreciated this extremely mild winter weather, it’s hard to deny that the lack of snow exposes an ugly truth about rural Pennsylvania: There is an awful lot of trash strewn throughout our forests and along ou More...

Seniors

Eating for the Eyes Should Always be a Part of the Menu

We’ve all heard the expression “eating with your eyes,” but many people may not be aware of the benefits of eating for your eyes. More...

Towanda Area Senior Citizens Hold March Meeting

President George Smith called the March 1 meeting to order with 47 members and guests present. Marvin Engler was greeter. More...

Tips to Help You Determine if Your Social Security Benefits are Taxable

Many people may not realize the Social Security benefits they received in 2011 may be taxable. All Social Security recipients should receive a Form SSA-1099 from the Social Security Administration, which shows the total amount of their benefits. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Scenes from WVHS Production of ‘Hello, Dolly’

The cast of the WVHS production of Hello, Dolly during one of the show’s colorful production numbers. More...

Swing Choir to Perform at County Bicentennial Celebration

March 24, 2012, the actual day of Bradford County’s 200th birthday is going to be a very active day in Towanda. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Camping Club Gathers

The Mt. Laurel Camping Club met Feb. 11 at Reese’s Restaurant in Sayre. There were 23 members present. Sally Rowe and Bob Wargo and Carl and Jackie Whitehead hosted. More...

Birthdays & Anniversaries

MARCH 18Jack Otis, Boston, MASusan Baldwin, Lawton, PAShirley Benjamin, Endwell, NYHeather Kithcart, Stevensville, PARebecca Bilinski, Downingtown, PANancy Conner, Merryall, PAMatthew Cruver, Laceyville, PACaroline Abbey, Arlington, VAJoni Proof Lync More...

Benefits

Benefit for Joanne Salsman, recovering from brain surgery. It will be held at the Black Walnut American Legion Post 510 bingo hall on March 18 from noon until ? Barbecue chicken, refreshments, music, bake sale, auction by Burke’s. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ made His light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ,” (II Corinthians 4:6). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Christ suffered crucifixion because the world was full of sin when He came. But His death made atonement to the heavenly Father for all the sins of the world. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

We are now about halfway through Lent. Are you using this time to grow in your faith? Are you reading the Scriptures and praying more? More...

Breaking News - 3/17/2012 1:37 PM

Man’s Remains Found Along River at Homets Ferry  Free Access 

State Police at Towanda report that the unidentified remains of a man were discovered along the banks of the Susquehanna in the Homets Ferry area of Wyalusing Township on Thursday, March 15. More...

Firemen’s Appreciation Dinner Set in New Albany

It’s being called a way for residents of New Albany and nearby communities to say thanks to their hardworking, dedicated corps of volunteer firefighters. More...

First Look at 2012-13 Budget Proposal Stuns School Board

As part of the meeting of the Wyalusing Area School Board and district administrators that ran in excess of three and a half hours, Superintendent Chester Mummau and Business Manager Donna Repsher unveiled the first draft of the 2012- 13 budget propo More...

‘Hello, Dolly’ Debuts Tonight

The Wyalusing Valley High School production of Hello, Dolly opens tonight in the WVHS Kenneth S. Williams Auditorium and runs through Saturday night. 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

SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY Deed Transfers Lawrence M. Grasso Trust, by Trustee, to Andrew J. and Margaret Zash, property in Bridgewater Township on March 6. More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons were recently sentenced or placed in the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda. SENTENCINGS More...

Letters

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...

Terrytown

Signs and thoughts of Spring surely in the air and next Tuesday, it becomes a reality. We are already having the blessing from God for weather that has been very unusual, but so grateful. More...

Camptown

Monday, March 19 was Meghan Wood’s eighth bir thday. She was in Sunday School with one of her girlfriends from Clarks Green. Both of the girls wore a sizeable flower perched on a headband that looked very fetching. More...

Lifestyles

BIRTHS

Rosbach Jodie Fiester and Josh Rosbach of Forksville are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Autumn Elizabeth Rosbach, born on Feb. 23, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. *** VanNoy More...

Engagement Announced

Rachel Miller and James Doty are happy to announce their upcoming wedding nuptials on Saturday, the twentysixth of May at Saint Peters Cathedral in Scranton. Both Rachel and James are graduates of Wyalusing Valley High School. More...

Columns

Turtles Adapt Well to Their Environment

In two recent columns, I wrote about our winter’s heavy sleepers and also mentioned that some insects, turtles, frogs, toads, snakes and snails are also hibernators. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

No one recognized Amy Holdren’s eyes last week. Among the incorrect guesses were Melody Buck, Meghan Kerschner, Rita Warner, Ann Overman, Melissa Souto and Cindy Snyder. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

Alice Wickhammer of Jester Hill offers insight into your day-to-day traumas.

DEAR ALICE: I’ve been seeing stuff on Facebook about PennDOT planning to lay off a lot of workers. Is this true? More...

Sports

Dream Season Ends

Ely Nets 28 as Montrose Ousts Lady Rams from PIAA Playoffs

Dallas Ely scored 28 points to lead Montrose to a 57-41 victory over Wyalusing Valley in the first round of the PIAA Class AA playoffs at Scranton High School on March 9. More...

It’s Time To Head Outdoors

When the final buzzer sounded on Wyalusing Valley’s girls’ basketball playoff loss to Montrose last Friday night, it signaled the end of a long winter sports season. It also meant it is time to get serious about the spring sports season. More...

Rams Earn All-NTL Wrestling Honors

Wyalusing Valley had four wrestlers earn first-team All- Northern Tier League honors in post-season balloting by the league’s coaches on March 12. More...

Education

Elk Lake Students Participate in Week-Long Read Across America Activities

Elementary students at Elk Lake enjoyed a nearly full week of activities to celebrate the National Education Association’s Read Across America, culminating with a cake on Thursday, March 1 to honor the March 2 birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, More...

Grant Funds Available for Child Educational Programs

If you are a Bradford County teacher or a non-profit that offers educational programming to children, you are eligible to apply for a $500 grant to the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT). More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

What fun Friday morning turned out to be at story hour. We had big teddies, little teddies, purple teddies, yellow ducks, green alligators and many more. More...

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