March 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Father, Son Find Body Along River

It seemed like the perfect way for a Homets Ferry man and his son to enjoy the Spring-like weather on Thursday afternoon, March 15 by spending some time fishing along the Susquehanna River not far from their home. More...

Residents Confront Two Commissioners

In the days leading up to the Impact Fee Conference at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda, two Bradford County residents expressed their confusion to Bradford County Commissioners Doug McLinko and Daryl Miller as to why the county stood out as the only More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Glenn Potter - 2014-07-24
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Dorothy Lehman - 2014-07-24
Frances Palumbo - 2014-07-24

Local News

Public Radio Turns its Mic to Susquehanna County—Part II

This is the second in a threepart series about a new investigation into the impact that the natural gas industry has had on Susquehanna County. More...

Compressor Station Plans Mulled over by DEP

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has recently published a Notice of Intent to issue a Plan Approval for a Minor Facility Plan Approval New Source Performance Standard air quality permit for Williams Field Services Company More...

Asylum Gas Pad Accident Deemed Minor

Chief Oil and Gas Company vice president of industry and public affairs Kristi Gittins announced that worker error was to blame for a minor accident and gas leak at the PMG God gas pad on Kerrick Road in Asylum Township on March 14. More...

Opinion

Knock Wood

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The Way I See It

Next U.S. Astronauts Headed to Space Aboard Flying Dragon

There’s a major change coming in the way Americans travel to and from outer space. More...

Rick's Report

The Impact of the Conference

I’ll admit that I was skeptical of Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko’s insistence on holding a conference to allow as many people as possible to hear an explanation of the natural gas impact fee from a handful of the lawmakers res More...

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

Bird Migration is One of Nature’s Wonders

By now, most of us have seen geese, ducks and mergansers heading north and also the redwinged blackbirds and robins returning to our area. These migrating birds are returning to their home range. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

No one recognized Pat Yeager Beers’s eyes last week. Among the incorrect guesses were Alice Matson, Cindy Adams, Doug McLinko, Sharon Winters and Bill Snyder. It was the second straight week without any winners. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: My uncle tells me that a lesbian is someone from the Middle East. Is this correct? I hear people use this word all the time. More...

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Historic Photo Exhibit Saturday

Bradford County Historical Society curator/manager Matt Carl displays one of the more than 50 photo boards that will be exhibited at the Bradford County Courthouse this Saturday, March 24 in commemor More...

Wyalusing Legion to Host Health Screenings

Residents living in and around the Wyalusing community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. American Legion Post #534 in Wyalusing will host Life Line Screenings on April 2. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law,” (Galatians 5:22-23). More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

This Sunday will conclude the series of 24 Hours That Changed the World as we focus on the humiliation of Jesus by the Roman soldiers who flogged him and put the crown of thorns on his head. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

From the gospel of John, we see that Nicodemus had a halfopen mind as regards to Jesus. There are far too many Christians, who will not defend or stand up for their religion when it is insulted and attacked in their place of work or in a saloon. More...

Education

Stephan Tewksbury Named to University of Rochester Dean’s List

Stephan Christopher Tewksbury, a freshman majoring in chemical engineering at the University of Rochester, has been named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement for the fall 2011 semester. More...

Tunkhannock Graduate Deployed

Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Thomas R.M. Minier has deployed overseas to a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. More...

Federal Student Aid Now Available Online

State Rep. Sandra Major is reminding college-bound students of the importance of filling out and submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to capitalize on both federal and state student aid opportunities. More...

Tyler Opens New ER, Imaging Departments

Tyler Memorial Hospital, an affiliate of Commonwealth Health, had a grand opening last week for its new Emergency and Imaging Departments where it showed off not only the expansion of the former, but also the renovation of the latter. More...

Impact Fee Conference Draws 150 Community Leaders

A gathering of Bradford County’s municipal leaders at the Keystone Theatre on March 19 for an interactive discussion about the impact fee associated with new oil and gas legislation that was passed in Harrisburg in February was a historic event More...

EPA Deems Dimock Water Safe

The test results of drinking water from six of 11 homes in the Dimock area that have been under scrutiny since the presence of elevated levels of Methane and other innate toxins was revealed more than a year ago have indicated that the water is now s More...

Rash of Burglaries Has Locals Concerned

A fourth burglary at an area business has Susquehanna County storeowners frustrated and residents worried. 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

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—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

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

Letters

Flawed Study Threatens Library Serving Blind

Dear Editor: Governor Tom Corbett plans to destroy cassette Talking Books still in use at the Library for the Blind (Philadelphia), which serves blind NEPA residents. The action, scheduled for April, will diminish services. More...

Montrose Councilmembers’ Tactics Questioned

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Smithfield Supervisors Oppose Impact Fee

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Lifestyles

Chesapeake Donates to Fire Co.

Chesapeake Energy recently donated $4,000 to the LeRaysville Pike Volunteer Fire Dept., which used the funds toward the purchase and installation of telescoping lights on their rescue truck. More...

Evergreen Florence Campbell 363-2496

Larry Kipp and friend, Lois and Herb Kipp are working on Martine Kipp’s tenant house and doing a remodeling job for her. Lena and Bob Carichner from Hughesville were Sunday callers on Martine Kipp. More...

Beaver Meadows Marie Trible 869-1955

Monday afternoon, Donna Marcho and granddaughter, Olivia of Gibson visited their parents and grandparents, Carl and Marcella Whitney. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Harlem Wizards to Play WVHS Faculty and Students

The Harlem Wizards will play the Wyalusing Rams faculty, staff and students on Wednesday, April 4 in the Wyalusing High School Gymnasium. Doors open at 6 p.m., game starts at 7. More...

Long Before The Term ‘Snail Mail’

The photo titled “Rural Free Delivery Mail Wagon at Burlington” is included in the book “Bradford County Bicentennial—A Photographic History” recently published by the B More...

Monroeton Library Thanks Benefactors

The Monroeton Public Library at 149 Dalpiaz Drive held an open house on March 10, at which Fred Arnold, Sr. More...

Sports

Depth Concern For Diamondmen

With a thin lineup of only 14 players expected to be on the varsity roster, Wyalusing Valley baseball coach Dave Hitchcock is praying for good health for his squad. “Depth is not a strong suit,” Hitchcock said. More...

The End Zone Seat

Motorcycle Dice Run Scheduled

I have to be honest. Sometimes when you have a weekly column to write, inspiration is hard to come by. More...

Stevens Takes the Shamrock

Jenny Stevens, a former Wyalusing Valley and Bucknell cross country standout, won the Abuse and Rape Crisis Center (ARCC) Shamrock 5K run/walk on Saturday, March 17, in Towanda. More...

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