April 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Darrow Resigns

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

Growing Vegetables Year-Round in South Auburn

The newly-opened 4 Seasons Farm Market just outside the village of South Auburn expects to have a supply of fresh, locally grown vegetables throughout the year, thanks to a passive solar greenhouse. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jean Ball - 2014-10-16
Penny Gatto - 2014-10-16

Local News

Mouse in Water Brings Boil Advisory in Laceyville

Laceyville’s beleaguered municipal water system is once again in the news and this time it’s a mouse that’s causing the problems. DEP officials found a rodent in the borough reservoir during an inspection earlier this week. More...

Yaw Leads Hearing on Rural Natural Gas Distribution

Delivering local natural gas to rural consumers was the focus of a public hearing held Wednesday by the Center for Rural Pennsylvania, a bipartisan, bicameral legislative agency that serves as a resource for rural policy within the Pennsylvania Gener More...

Trout Opener Draws Anglers to Meshoppen

A bright morning sun quickly overcame the frost along Meshoppen Creek at Slumber Valley Campground in Wyoming County, where anglers like (from left) Christopher and John Ives of Auburn Center and Dou More...

Letters

Milk Pricing Formula Explained

Several dairy farmers have called me after many of the news media printed our recent editorial. Basically they wanted to know two things. Is it possible for dairy farmers to receive a price of $24 per hundred weight (cwt.)? More...

Barbara Smith

Jenningsville 833-4946

Several from the area have been hard at work helping with the Goodwin ball field in the Forkston area, which will soon be dedicated. The ball field at Creek Junction Park in Forkston was flooded out and was a wonderful place for many years. More...

Cindy Douglas

Rushville 744-2099

If you didn’t make it to the fishermen’s breakfast on Saturday morning at the Lawton fire hall, not only did you miss a good breakfast, you missed Don Jacobs and his cameraman. More...

Lifestyles

BIRTHS

Robinson Kimberly and Jeremy Robinson are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Saylor Adele Robinson, born on April 2, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. *** Sauerstein More...

Florence Campbell

Evergreen 363-2496

Sunday visitors of Martine Kipp were Faye, Sharon and Katrina Kipp. Loretta and Jim Abate took Martine Kipp to dinner at the Tomahawk on Sunday. In the afternoon, Faye Kipp, Loretta Abate and Martine called on George and Lucille Robinson. More...

Angela Marvin and Greg Stabler Planning for June Wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pastor of Summerville, SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Marie Marvin, to Gregory E. Stabler, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Stabler of Summerville, SC. More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes were Donna Fassett. Only two people came up with her name, Alex Fassett and Dennis Owen. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.

Laceyville Bridge 1899 Here’s a look back at the old iron bridge spanning the Susquehanna at Laceyville when it was under construction in 1888 and 1889. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: Why is it that as people grow older they spend more time reading the Bible? —WONDERING IN WILMOT DEAR WOND: It’s because they’re cramming for their final exam. —ALICE More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Tunkhannock Salon Offers ‘Celebrate Mom’ Makeovers

Shabby Shek’s “Celebrate Mom” makeover event will offer Northeast PA women a chance to refresh their look and life. More...

Christian Concert Offered at Meshoppen Church

Good News, a mixed quartet whose mission it is to spread the gospel of Christ’s redeeming love and salvation message, will perform at Meshoppen United Methodist Church on Friday, May 4 at 7 p.m More...

Coming Events...

Bake Sales Relay for Life Bake Sale, Friday, April 20, 9 a.m. to ? Connie’s Super Market, Rt. 6, Wyalusing. Lots of goodies. Benefits the American Cancer Society. Sponsored by Team Postal Priority Hope. S16p/R16p Benefits More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“The Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God. For who knows a person’s thoughts except their own spirit within them? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

I should be used to the process by now, but I always forget how aggravating and tedious it is until I start again. Packing. Packing in order to move. This is about the 30th move of my almost 62 years. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“What makes Catholicism distinctive? Blessed John Henry Newman said that the great principle of Catholicism is the Incarnation, the enfleshment of God. More...

Breaking News - 4/25/2012 12:36 PM

Auburn Man OK after Seven-Hour Standoff  Free Access 

Russell Fauver, 29, of Auburn Township, barricaded himself inside his home about 3 a.m. this morning and did not come out until about 10:45 a.m.. More...

Breaking News - 4/24/2012 5:15 PM

DeSisti Lawyers Request Competency Test  Free Access 

Trial Delayed Again

Potential jurors and members of the media left the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda a bit confused on Monday. The jury selection for the Commonwealth vs. John DeSisti was underway by 9 a.m. More...

Gas Company, DEP Field Questions on Lathrop Compressor Fire

“The public should take confidence from the steps taken that DEP is on the job,” said Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regional director Michael Bedrin at a public information meeting conducted in the Montrose Are More...

Public Alert System Created for Bradford County

Bradford County Emergency Management has finalized testing of a new web-based public alerting system now in place for it’s residents, which is free to use. More...

Chesapeake Wins Suit Against Wyoming County’s Recorder

It appears that Chesapeake Oil and Gas has won its suit against Dennis Montross, the Wyoming County Register and Recorder, over the way in which multiple assignments are filed and charged in the Tunkhannock Courthouse. 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

Deed Transfers John C. and Dorothy O. Kuyper to Jennifer O. and Kirt E. Casler in Troy Borough for $1 on April 2. Boyd L. and Karen L. Shores to David J. and Tina D. Strohl, two parcels in Sheshequin Township for $10,000 on April 2. More...

Opinion

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Guest Commentary

A Century of Cherry Blossoms

Into every life, they say, a little rain must fall. And a little snow as well. In fact, here in Washington, some are rooting for snow before spring arrives. More...

Rick's Report

Popular Music Primer No. 1

In the days before I made my living from writing and taking photos, I worked in promotions and radio. I had some pretty good gigs during those days, and I met some cool people, but it was being around music that really turned me on to those jobs. More...

Seniors

Wondering What Vaccinations are Recommended

What types of vaccinations are recommended for seniors? I know about flu shots, but what else is recommended and what’s covered by Medicare? Cheap Shot Sally Dear Sally: More...

AARP Holds Monthly Meeting

AARP #4423 held an enjoyable luncheon in place of their monthly meeting on April 10 at Bonanza in Wysox. The flag salute and The Lord’s Prayer were led by President Tom King followed by a very enjoyable meal and lots of fellowship. More...

Foster Grandparents Help Complete the Family

.Remember the days when Grandma and Grandpa lived next door, up the street or in the town down the road? More...

Dining and Entertainment

Children’s Theatre to Produce Japanese Folk Tale

Konnichiwa! That’s the Japanese way of saying hello. More...

North Rome Christian School to Host a Night of Drama and Fellowship

On Thursday evening, April 26 the North Rome Christian School drama club will be hosting two short dramas beginning at 7 p.m. “The Rehearsal” is a play within a play, in which a drama troupe is preparing a play about Charles T. More...

Pro Musica to Perform at JFK Hall on May 5

The St. Agnes School Parent Teacher Organization is pleased to announce that Pro Musica will be presenting a musical program at JFK Hall on Saturday, May 5 at 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Lady Rams Win Four Straight

The Wyalusing Valley softball team bounced back from a league-opening loss with a dominating performance over Sayre and three gritty one-run victories over Canton, Loyalsock and Towanda this past week. More...

The End Zone Seat

Racing Season is Upon Us

It would figure just as we were getting used to one of the nicer springs in many moons, rain showers are in the forecast for this weekend when several area auto racing tracks are set to open for the 2012 season. More...

Thinclads Stay Strong

Wyalusing Valley’s Tracey LaFrance won the boys’ shot put and discus at the Molly Dry Invitational at Mansfield University on April 14. More...

Education

Wyalusing Elementary School Rocks the House

The gymnasium of the Wyalusing Elementary School rocked again last Wednesday, April 11, as the young Rams celebrated their positive behaviors throughout the third quarter of the school year. More...

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