June 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Laceyville Borough Boil Advisory Still in Effect

The Laceyville Borough Council said Tuesday at its regular monthly meeting that the boil advisory, which has been in effect for over a month, is still in effect. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Martin Stein, III - 2014-04-10
Pasquale Tullo - 2014-04-10

Local News

Laceyville Resident Begins Health Overhaul: Following Six Week Juice Regimen

Tiffany Repsher from Laceyville is a woman who wears many hats in her life and juggles them all seamlessly. More...

Painting Brings to Life Historic Lime Hill Battle

Later this summer, an informational sign will be erected near the Lime Hill Battlefield monument that will provide information about the battle and include Brian Keeler’s painting of what the battle scene may have looked like. More...

WASD Retiring Teachers Look Back on Meaningful Careers

As teachers and underclassmen in the Wyalusing Area School District (WASD) bid farewell on Tuesday to a graduating class of seniors, four retiring educators left their respective schools with less fanfare but with great respect and a feeling of loss More...

Opinion

The Way I See It

The Supersize Syndrome

If you’re wondering why American waistlines are getting larger, one of the main reasons is the size of the meals we eat today. More...

Rick's Report

The Little Bug that Causes a Big Problem

The damp chill that enveloped us this past week could almost make one forget that we had virtually no snow this past winter and that it was in the 80s in March. More...

Guest Commentary

This May be Last Chance for Dairy Farmers

The 2012 Farm Bill could very well be the last significant opportunity for dairy farmers to correct the serious financial inequities that started to occur in the 1970s, when the Nixon Administration allowed billions of pounds of milk equivalent to be More...

Dining and Entertainment

Classic Cars and Critters Festival Announces Schedule

The Classic Cars and Critters Festival are scheduled to attract attendees from throughout northeastern Pennsylvania and will highlight three main components— cars, music and animals. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Barbecues

New Albany VFW Post #384 will hold its Annual Turtle Race and Chicken Barbecue on Sunday, July 8. Chicken barbecue at noon, turtle registration starts at 11 a.m., race at 1 p.m. More...

Benefits

Pancake Breakfast Benefit on Sunday, June 24, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Warren Center resident, Howard Coleman at VFW Post 6824 on Haigh’s Pond Road in Potterville. Cost-donation at door. More...

Blood Drive

Blood Drive: June 8, Walmart, Sayre, 12 to 4 p.m.; June 8, Warren Center Mun. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Fear is a rather healthy and beneficial response. It keeps one from wandering across Rt. 6 when those big trucks are rolling, it helps kids study harder for the coming test and it keeps old men from running their wheelchairs down thru the Rt. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Sunday will be an exciting day of worship, marked with baptisms and confirmation. At Hollenback, Michael Crawford will receive the sacrament of baptism. At Spring Hill, Alexander, Kyle, and Tonnelle Spielmann will receive the sacrament of baptism. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is yours. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom; you are exalted as head over all.” (I Chronicles 29:11). More...

Wyalusing’s Business Park Given Preliminary Approval

Wyalusing Township Supervisors granted a preliminary approval of the subdivision land development plan as presented by Gery Engineering and landowner Jeff Homer at Tuesday night’s regular monthly meeting. More...

Natural Gas Service Coming to Wyalusing?

It’s one of the ironies of the region’s ongoing natural gas boom: Communities like Wyalusing, located in the center of the drilling area where millions of cubic feet of natural gas are being extracted from the Marcellus Shale, lack the in More...

Wyalusing’s Relay for Life Begins Saturday

BUSINESSES AND RESIDENTS ASKED TO “PAINT THE TOWN PURPLE”

Twenty-two Relay for Life teams will meet in Peterson Stadium at the Wyalusing Area School District Max P. Gannon Campus this Saturday and Sunday to honor both survivors and victims of cancer while raising money for the American Cancer Society. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

House Fire Takes Life Helen M. Murphy, 78, died in a fire at her home on Harmony Road in Great Bend Township on June 4. Police report the fire is still under investigation but appears to be accidental in nature. Trailer and ATV Stolen 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 Beatrice Elizabeth Jones to Ryan L. Putnam, two parcels in Granville Township for $1 on May 14. Tyler M. and Shelley R. Fraley to Matthew T. Fraley in Athens Borough, Third Ward for $1 on May 14. 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: GUILTY PLEAS More...

Letters

Forkston

Roger and Donna Otten and Donna’s sister, Mary Naylor, attended the annual meeting and Memorial Day Services at Cherry Grove Cemetery in Nordmont. More...

Silvara

Greetings friends and neighbors. More...

Jenningsville

The weather almost seems unreal, cold one minute and then turns 88 before you know it. The good part is the rain showers are a blessing. The Mitchell family, Seth, Amber and little Kaylee spent Saturday with parents, Zane and Cindy Robinson. More...

Columns

Reflecions Of Nature

You’re a grand old flag, You’re a high-flying flag And forever in peace may you wave. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

We once again stumped our readers with last week’s eyes. No one recognized Betsy Girven. Better luck this week. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: What did John Edwards mean when he said last week after his trial ended that “God’s not through with me yet?” More...

Sports

WVHS Honors Sports Stars

Champluvier, Holdren Named Male, Female Athletes of the Year

Joey Champluvier and Laci Holdren were named the Male and Female Athletes of the Year at the annual Wyalusing Valley High School Sports Awards Night in Kenneth S. Williams Auditorium on May 31. More...

Weather Dampens Race Slate

Rain forced cancellations of scheduled auto racing programs at Dunn Hill 2 Speedway and Penn Can Speedway on Friday, June 1, and Chemung Speedrome on Sunday, June 3. More...

The End Zone Seat

Successful Sports Year Concludes

The life of a high school sports reporter is measured differently from most people. From mid-August to sometime in June, with a few short breaks in between, there is a constant flow of games, matches and meets to cover. More...

Education

Elk Lake Inducts New NHS Members

The Elk Lake Chapter of the National Honor Society recently inducted 27 new students into the prestigious organization with a candlelight ceremony in the high school auditorium. More...

Elk Lake High School Awards Day

"I Dare You Award" Becky Anderson Ely “I Dare You” award was presented to Kyleen Sisson by Mrs. Holly Anderson. More...

2012 Class President

Parents: Eugene and Valerie Trowbridge Plans for next year: Attend Southeast Missouri State University to study Nursing. More...

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