May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Council Ends Rt. 6 Parking Squabble

It’s taken 15 months but the Wyalusing Borough Council finally squeezed the wiggle room out of its dispute with Route 6 resident Carolyn Harrsch regarding parking along Route 6 in front of her home. More...

Sewer Woes Topic at Meshoppen Meeting

A homeowner from one of the houses on Church Street addressed the Meshoppen Borough Council Monday night about a problem with his sewer system. More...

Cleaner and Greener Volunteers Help Rid Region of Trash

A small army of volunteers targeted the region’s roadside trash last Saturday during Laceyville’s annual Cleaner and Greener litter cleanup project, which is organized each year by Laceyville Borough Councilman Richard Rodgers and his wif More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Pregnant Woman Assaulted Cody Collins, 19, Wysox, is accused of physically assaulting a 20- year-old and her unborn child at Jackson’s Trailer Court in Wysox Township at about 7 p.m. on May 1. 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 Ronald T. Cook to Roger and Janean E. Cook in Warren Township for $500,000 on April 24. Joanne and Charles E. Beers to Joanne and Charles E. Beers in Monroe Township for $1 on April 24. More...

BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons were recently sentenced or placed in the ARD Program in Bradford County Magisterial District Courts SENTENCINGS More...

Letters

Color Confusion

Dear editor: There seems to be a new term floating about; the term is “White Hispanic.” It seems, today, some are combining a person’s color with their ethnic background. More...

Don’t Just Cut Arts

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Voter Questions Candidates Quotes

Dear Editor: At a Candidates’ Forum held on April 14, 2011, two candidates for (Susquehanna) County Commissioner gave the following answers to this question: What is your motivation for seeking the position of commissioner? More...

Columns

The Way I See It

John Edwards Exemplifies Worst in U.S. Politics

Former North Carolina Senator and one-time vice presidential and presidential candidate Johnny Reid “John” Edwards is another example of the morally bankrupt scumbags who lie, cheat and deceive their way to high places in our government. More...

Reflections Of Nature

Recently, I heard that the highway departments have saved a lot of money this past winter due to the lack of snow and ice on the highways. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Brenda Stoshak. This week’s winners were: Jake Woodruff, Terry Johnson, Cindy Kerperin, Lindsay Swain, Sara Vaskas, Stacey Swain, Bill Clark, Betsy VanGorden, Mary Meehan, Sara Stoshak and Linda VanDeMark. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Benefits

Grammy’s Gang will be hosting a Dice Run, Chicken Barbecue, Basket Raffle, 50/50 on Saturday, May 19 at the New Albany Social Hall. Sign up for Dice Run is 9 to 11 a.m., $10/bike; $10/rider. Last bikes must leave at 11 a.m. More...

Blood Drive

Blood Drive: May 14, Claverack Rural Electric, Wysox, 1 to 6 p.m.; May 16, Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church, Rt. 6, Laceyville, 1 to 6 p.m.; May 16, Emergency Operations Center, Tunkhannock, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Athens Twp. More...

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, May 27, 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

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus,” (I Thessalonians 5:16-18). It is easy to complain about our circumstances. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Our Lord has warned us today to remain closely united with Him if we hope to bear fruit worthy of heaven. He promises us that if we remain closely united to Him, He will be ever ready to answer our requests and heed our prayers. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Come on out to Wyalusing tomorrow night at seven. Come and see the Joyful Noise, a comedy starring Whoopi Goldberg and Queen Latifah. We’ll have free popcorn, cookies, and other snacks. More...

Robert E. Lee, Jr.

 Robert Lee, Jr. More...

James Zick

 James W. Zick, 62, of Kingsley, PA died on Thursday afternoon, May 10, 2012 while caring for his farm animals. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Carol Manning Zick. More...

Over Crowded Prison to Be Addressed

Differences in opinion on the contributing factors to Bradford County’s increasing crime rate and how to best accommodate a rising number of inmates at the county’s prison in Burlington Township will be hot topics of discussion over the c More...

Elementary Students Treated To Civil War Re-Enactment

Fifth-graders at Wyalusing Valley Elementary School (WVES) have been learning about the Civil War in social studies classes this year and, on May 3, a troupe of re-enactors visited the school and opened a door to the past to give the youths a closer More...

DeSisti Trial Postponed Indefinitely

Bradford County District Court Director Mary Lou Vanderpool said yesterday that the Commonwealth vs. More...

Local News

Help Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Saturday

Residents throughout Pennsylvania are being asked to help feed the needy by participating in the “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) in conjunction with the Postal Service. More...

Red Rock Students Run Amuck after Dance Cancelled

Two women from Philadelphia and one from Reading were cited with simple and aggravated assault and other charges for their alleged roles in a stretch of chaos at Red Rock Job Corps in Colley Township, Sullivan County, that began with the cancellation More...

Spring Fling Raises $12,000 for Wyalusing Area Education Foundation

This past Saturday, those that attended the Wyalusing Area Education Foundation’s (WAEF) first major fundraising event helped raise approximately $12,000 for the foundation. More...

Opinion

Rick's Report

Stop the Jukebox Wars; Disable ‘Play Next’

I have always had a love affair with jukeboxes. More...

Snapshots

Full Story

FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESK

In the spirit of continuous improvement, a “Sports Survey” has been posted at www.wyalusingrams.com for all Jr./Sr. High School parents and guardians to complete. Students will take the survey through their homeroom or ninth period. More...

Lifestyles

BIRTHS

Diaz Pamela Edyli Diaz and Fausto Castro Adon of Wysox are proud to announce the birth of a son, Fausto Ismael Castro Diaz, born on April 30, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. More...

Little Known Facts: How Bradford County Was Organ-

This is the eleventh segment in a 20-week series that is being submitted by the Bradford County Historical Society in honor of the bicentennial of Bradford County, which occurred on March 24, and is being celebrated throughout this year. More...

May Declared Motorcycle Safety Month

With the promise of warmer weather and increased motorcycle presence on Pennsylvania roadways, Gov. Tom Corbett has signed a proclamation designating May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. PennDOT Secretary Barry J. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Explore Museums of Bradford County During ‘Passport Through Time’ Event

The museums of Bradford County invite you to participate in a special Bradford County Bicentennial year event entitled, “Passport Through Time,” scheduled for May 18, 19 and 20. More...

Studio to Stage “Sleeping Beauty”

Whipple Performing Arts Studio in Tunkhannock will present “Sleeping Beauty” from Thursday to Saturday, May 17 to 19. Phillip Mattes of Nicholson and Lisa Saxe of LeRaysville portray the royal couple Prince Phillip and Princess Aurora. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

The nine libraries of Bradford County are implementing a new computer system in our libraries. This will be an ongoing project for the next few months. More...

Sports

Morgan’s Big Day

WVHS Freshman Named Top Female at Invite

Wyalusing Valley freshman Morgan Sutton won three events and was named the female winner of the John Childs Invitational’s Extraordinary Performance Award in Sayre on May 4. More...

Rams Rout Mansfield

Wyalusing Valley took advantage of seven Mansfield errors in a 12-2 home victory on May 2. The Rams, now 8-3, scored in all five innings, including four in the fifth to seal the victory. More...

Lady Rams Blank Liberty

The Wyalusing Valley softball team needed five innings to defeat Liberty, 10- 0, on May 2 at home. Emily Faulkner held the Lady Mountaineers to one hit—a Courtney Powlinson single. She fanned six batters. More...

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