April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Romney Tells Tunkhannock Audience ‘Obama is Anti-Energy’

When he spoke to a group near Tunkhannock last Thursday, Republican front-runner Mitt Romney likely knew that his nearest rival in Pennsylvania’s upcoming primary election, Rick Santorum, would soon be suspending his campaign. More...

Impact Fee Vote Expected This Morning

After hearing from most of Bradford County’s 51 municipalities, the Bradford County Commissioners will take a myriad of opinions and commentary under advisement this morning as they vote whether to enact the natural gas impact fee as a county o More...

Memorial Hospital Plans Personal Care Home/Physician Office Expansion

The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees and Administration have approved the pursuit of plans to construct a new threestory facility to accommodate an expansion of the Personal Care Home as well as provide office space for the growing Community Healt More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Steven Shaylor - 2014-09-11
Robert Eberlin - 2014-09-11
Robert Eberlin - 2014-09-04
Steven Shaylor - 2014-09-04
Zamien Benditt-Parkes - 2014-09-04

Local News

List of Auction Items for Spring Fling Increasing

Dozens of items are now on the list of prizes to be auctioned off at the upcoming Spring Fling Auction that will benefit the Wyalusing Area Education Association (WAEF). More...

Grovedale Winery Reaps Awards

Wyalusing’s Grovedale Winery was recently notified that wines it entered in two prestigious competitions were among those selected as medal winners. More...

Craft and Vendor Show Sunday in Black Walnut

“DIVAS ON A MISSION” RAISING MONEY FOR RELAY FOR LIFE

Members of the Relay for Life team, Divas on A Mission, came together a little over a year ago to rally around close friend and family member, Kristie Overfield. More...

Letters

Pleased with Romney’s Speech

Dear Editor: First of all I would like to thank the brothers, Matt and Ryan Andrews, company owners of Mountain Energy Services of Tunkhannock for hosting presidential candidate Mitt Romney at their business. More...

No Protection for Landowners

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Vote Reserved For Rohrer

Dear Editor: This election cycle has focused largely upon the presidential campaigns, and for good reason. Also at stake, however, is the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Robert Casey. More...

Lifestyles

Places to Watch In-Season Trout Stocking

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will continue stocking adult trout in a variety of lakes and streams that are open to public angling throughout 2012. More...

Study Shows Why Anglers Don’t Fish Every Year

A study of state fishing sales revealed that a majority of Americans who identify themselves as anglers don’t fish every year. More...

Waters Patch Series Now Available

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has launched a new embroidered patch series which is now available for purchase. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Area Students are Part of Cazenovia College Fashion Show

Cazenovia College’s Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising programs present the college’s 2012 fashion show, “Lost in a Fashion Fairy Tale,” on April 21 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. More...

Donkey Basketball Returning to WVHS

Come one, come all, to the craziest show on Earth—Donkey Basketball—as it makes its return to WVHS on April 19. More...

Pro Musica to Benefit Pregnancy Care Center

Bradford County’s talented Pro Musica group will be performing a benefit concert for the Endless Mountains Pregnancy Care Center’s ultrasound clinic on Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m. at the Sayre Theater. Admission is $10 for adults. More...

Sports

Trout Stockers Make Season Possible

On an unseasonably warm mid-March day, a small group of volunteers assisted the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) in stocking the Little Loyalsock Creek in Sullivan County. More...

The End Zone Seat

Bounty Penalty Was Fair

Coming of age in the era of Dick Butkus, I’ve always enjoyed a good hard-hitting game of football. For that reason, I’m one of those football fans who believes the NFL has gone too far to protect certain players through the years. More...

Rams Hold Off Wildcats

Wyalusing 4 Athens 3

It was far from a perfect game, but Wyalusing Valley did what it needed to do in a 4-3 Northern Tier League East opening victory over Athens on April 9. More...

Education

Elk Lake Junior High Students of Month Named

Elk Lake Junior High School Principal Brian Mallery has announced the March 2012 Students of the Month for grades seven through nine. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Welcome to National Library Week. We celebrate national library week to remind the general public what libraries and librarians mean to them. More...

Elk Lake Elementary Honor Roll Announced

The following students from the Elk Lake Elementary School achieved High Honors or Honors during the Third Making Period of 2011-2012: More...

Breaking News - 4/18/2012 2:50 PM

Darrow Resigns as Wyalusing Elementary Principal  Free Access 

The Wyalusing Area School Board, Monday night, unanimously accepted the resignation of Elementary Principal Joe Darrow, effective April 17. More...

DEP Sets Meeting on Gas Compressor Station Explosion  Free Access 

The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that it will hold a public briefing on Tuesday April 17 to discuss the circumstances surrounding the Lathrop compressor station explosion that occurred March 29 in Springville Township, Susqu More...

Long Wait is Over; Commissioners Accept Impact Fee

The Bradford County Commissioners voted unanimously on April 12 to impose an impact fee on each unconventional spudded well in Bradford County. More...

Body Discovered in River at Towanda

State police at Towanda have announced that a body found by a young boy in the Susquehanna River on Tuesday afternoon was that of James Massey, 47, Baytown, Texas. More...

Mountain Energy Raced to Accommodate Romney Visit

Some things happen rather quickly, and that suits Mountain Energy Services (MES) owners Matt and Ryan Andrews just fine. More...

Bradford County Commissioners Proclaim Library Week

The meeting room on the first floor of the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda was more crowded than usual on April 5, and the reason for the large number of people attending the weekly commissioners’ meeting had nothing to do with the gas in More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Fatal Crash Corry Suman, 25, Columbia Cross Roads, was pronounced dead at Arnot Ogden Hospital in Elmira, NY, after an April 5 accident on Coryland Road in Wells Township, in which she was a passenger. 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 Northern Tier Counseling, Inc. to Inergy Midstream in South Waverly Borough for $1,150,000 on March 30. More...

Opinion

The Way I See It

Obama’s Green Energy Gambling Addiction

Good thing we’re not depending on the green energy part of President Obama’s “all of the above” solution for solving our nation’s energy woes. More...

The Power of an Honest Handshake

This job has provided some incredible opportunities for me and put me into a few predicaments, but few assignments have been as interesting for me recently as covering the visit of Gov. More...

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Columns

Reflections Of Nature

Tree Burls are Rare and Beautiful

While driving on a side street in Mansfield, Mary Alice pointed out a tree with a large burl. The bulge on the trunk appeared as if the tree grew around a basketball. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes were Jen Brown. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: I was at a meeting recently where people were encouraged to ask questions and not be timid because there is “no such thing as a stupid question.” Do you know where this notion came from? More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Barbecues

Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, April 14, sponsored by Wyalusing Masonic Lodge No. 618, 10 a.m. to ? at Pen-Mart, Rt. 6 in Wyalusing. $5 per half. S15p/R15p More...

Benefits

Annual Walk to Cure Juvenile Diabetes, May 5, 10 a.m. 3.5 mile walk in Montrose. Registration, 9:30 a.m. Meet at Pump ‘n Pantry. Visit www.walktocurejuvenilediabetes.org or self-sponsor on walk day. Call 570-289-4062 for more information. More...

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, April 29, 2012, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat: pancakes, ham, sausage, eggs, coffee, orange juice and real maple syrup. Adults, $7; children to 12 years, $3; preschool, free. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Easter is over. At least the celebration of the day commemorating the resur-rection of Jesus Christ has passed. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Two weeks ago I was sitting in the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, AZ looking up at the stars, listening to lectures and trying to keep warm. You are shown things that are taking place billions of miles away. More...

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