May 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

WVHS Senior Dies in Cycle Crash

Students at Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS) have been provided with grief counseling in the wake of a fatal motorcycle crash that killed senior Eric Anthony Latini Tuesday afternoon and sent shock waves through the school and community. More...

Wyalusing Parish Victim Of International Forgery

FUNDS RECOVERED, LESSONS LEARNED

Rose Repsher was puzzled when she looked at her receipt from Peoples State Bank after she made a deposit on behalf of Our Lady of Perpetual Help’s Ministry of Mercy. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Barbara Simpson - 2014-11-20
Shawn Saxe - 2014-11-20
Joseph LaFrance - 2014-11-20
George Matlack - 2014-11-20

Local News

Company Offering $25,000 Reward Following Apparent Arson

A pipeline construction company working in Standing Stone Township is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the identity of the person or persons who vandalized and set fire to some of the company’s equipment late Saturday night, More...

Bluegrass Festival at Lazy Brook

The Larry Stephenson Band will headline the fifth annual Northeast Pennsylvania Bluegrass festival, which will kick off in earnest tomorrow at Lazy Brook Park, east of Tunkhannock. More...

Elk Lake Budget Talks Spark Heated Discussions

The Elk Lake School Board came under fire at their May 22 meeting, a tumult sparked by rumors in the district that jobs may be lost due to prospective budget cuts. More...

Opinion

Guest Commentary

Time to Rejuvenate Laceyville’s Parade

Editor’s Note: Laceyville’s Bonnie Baker is hoping she can convince area residents to breathe some new life into Laceyville’s annual summer parade. More...

Rick's Report

The Lowdown on the Hoedown: Bluegrass Festival Runs Through Weekend

Musicians will be pickin’, and bluegrass fans will be grinnin’ this weekend as the Northeast PA Bluegrass Festival brings a wide array of traditional and progressive pickers to entertain camping families and day guests alike. More...

Will Yogurt Sales Save Dairy Farmers?

Without any reservation, yogurt sales are spreading like wild fire, and much of this can be credited to the Greek yogurt plant in South New Berlin, NY. More...

Lifestyles

Oakland Girls To Appear In Montrose

The Oakland Girls Choir from Pittsburgh will be performing at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19 at the First Presbyterian Church, Church St., Montrose, as part of their summer tour. More...

Meshoppen Couple to Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Teel of Meshoppen will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 2, 2012. They were married on June 2, 1962 at the Springville United Methodist Church by the late Reverend Wintermute. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Ancient Game of Go to be Taught at Dietrich Theater

Originating in China more than 4,000 years ago, the game of Go is still popular today and is enjoyed by millions of people around the world. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Auctions

The 11th annual Auction/Yard Sale event to benefit North Rome Christian School will be held on Saturday, June 2 at the Williams Oil Building in Wysox. The live auction begins at 10 and is run by Howard Visscher. More...

Benefits

Come for a day of fun and help sponsor Big Brothers Big Sisters which serves Bradford, Sullivan and Tioga Counties in PA and Tioga County in NY. More...

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, June 24, 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

IT’S IN THE BOOK

There seems to be a point in a person’s life and in the life of a church when they say to themselves, that God is indeed gracious, he is good, things are running smoothly, so why bother praying? More...

Breaking News - 5/31/2012 1:33 PM

Wyoming Prison Warden to Resign Tomorrow  Free Access 

A press release issued by the Wyoming County Commissioners earlier today confirmed that Warden Mickey Ameigh of the Wyoming County Correctional Facility, will officially step down from his position at the close of business on Friday, June, 1, 2012. More...

ELSTON MOWRY PRESENTED DON JAMES SERVICE AWARD

—BLACK WALNUT LEGION POST 510 —

A truly humble, almost shy Elston Mowry said just a few words of thanks Monday when he was awarded the prestigious Don James Lighthouse of Service Award at the Black Walnut American Legion’s annual Memorial Day Celebration. More...

Input Sought about Forming Watch Group

Wyalusing residents who are interested in forming and participating in a citizens’ watch group are encouraged to express their interest by phone or email. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Weekend Traffic Fatalities In Susquehanna County 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 Knox to Allan Hughey in Wilmot Township for $22,000 on May 9. Faith R. Sands and Augustus J. Wellings, III to Matthew R. Senn in Rome Township for $152,000 on May 9. More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

Bradford County 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

Birders Thanked

To Everyone Who Counted in the 2012 Bradford County PAMC: More...

Protecting Young Lungs

To The Editor: In celebration of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, the North Central Tobacco Control Coalition would like to congratulate the Bradford-Tioga Head Start for eliminating children’s exposure to secondhand smoke at local public parks More...

Forkston

Doug Bennington and son, Neal, of Old Tappan, NJ, and his sister, Sherry Bennington of Scranton, paid a visit to their aunt, Alice Denison. More...

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

On summer weekends when I was a youngster, my uncle’s coal truck would be washed out and long benches, along with baskets filled to the brim with food for a picnic lunch, were placed in the truck’s bed. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes were Jack Belcher. The lucky ticket winners were Heidi Masters, Kathleen Ferguson, Penni Smiley and Bryan Carr. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

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

Bird’s-eye View of Old Wyalusing This old photo of Wyalusing, taken from the vantage of Browntown Mountain looking west, appears to have been snapped early in the last century and offers a look More...

Sports

Huffman Wins State Medal

Erika Huffman’s two-year quest for a PIAA track and field medal ended Saturday with a seventh-place finish in the Class AA 1600 run. More...

Area Runners Close On and Off the Track

The myth about the “loneliness of the long-distance runner” has been around for some time. And it may be for good reason. More...

Elk Lake Relay, Jones Place

An emotional Maria Trowbridge closed out her brilliant running career for Elk Lake, leading the 3200 relay team to a Class AA third-place medal at the PIAA track and field championships in Shippensburg on May 26. More...

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