June 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas Service for Wyalusing?

Public Urged to Attend July 9 Town Meeting

Wyalusing residents, business owners and other interested persons are being urged to attend an upcoming meeting where the details of a proposal to bring natural gas service to the community will be discussed. More...

Terry Township Residents on Chesapeake Settlement; Too Little Too Late

For three families living adjacent to each other in Terry Township, Bradford County, Paradise Road once offered everything that one might hope a country neighborhood could: Three sets of two children each, all in a similar age range; pathways to walk More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Thefts Under Investigation A 48-year-old South Towanda man reported to police that someone removed approximately 100 Tramadol tablets from his apartment on Chiola Lane on June 20 or 21. 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 Michael A. and Doris R. Arabia to Brian and Brooke Cogswell in Wilmot Township for $189,900 on June 11. More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently entered pleas of guilty, were sentenced or placed in the ARD program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Guilty Pleas More...

Letters

Contract Without Figures Unfair

Dear Editor: At the recent school board meeting, the members voted to approve what has been called a negotiated agreement with the bus contractors. More...

Bus Contractors Disappointed

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Terrytown

Monday was a special day for Armeta God, celebrating her birthday. Trust it was a good day and “keep well.” Happy Birthday today to Jordan Lamb, son of Andrew and Lorraine Lamb. More...

Lifestyles

Sugar Run Resident Weds in Wyoming

The snow-covered Grand Teton Mountains and the peaceful Snake River gracefully set the majestic scenery of the July 16, 2011 wedding of Sarah Jane Sparrow of Carbondale and Lucas Martin Fenton of Sugar Run. More...

Moores Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Gordon and Jean Moore of Rush will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 29. They were married on June 29, 1952. They are the parents of six children. Mr. Moore is the son of the late Gordon and Alta Moore of Sayre and Mrs. More...

Alyssa Bonhamer Celebrates 14th Birthday

Alyssa Marie Bonhamer of Wyalusing celebrated her 14th birthday on Sunday, June 24. She is the daughter of Michelle and Orville Furgeson of Wyalusing and David Bonhamer, also of Wyalusing. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Bake Sales

A pies plus bake sale will be held on Saturday, June 30 from 8:30 a.m. until all treats are gone at Connie’s Market in Wyalusing. The proceeds of the pie and bake sale will go to the Wyalusing High School girls’ soccer team. More...

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...

Blood Drive

Blood Drive: June 28, VFW post 1536, West Lockhart St., Sayre, 1 to 6 p.m. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

During the great depression of the 30’s our parents were all fighting for survival. Jobs were hard to find and the pay was poor. The admonition of our Lord to, “not store up treasures on earth where moth and rust corrupt” (Mt. More...

Dimock Camp Meeting Opens July 1 for 136th Year

Dimock Camp Meeting opens on July 1 for the 136th year with the Traditional Hymn Sing. More...

Gospel Group in Concert at New Albany Baptist Church

The Jacobs Brothers of Dillsburg, PA, will appear at New Albany Baptist Church, 69 Main St., New Albany, on Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m. More...

Education

Elk Lake Grads Accepted to Respective Colleges

The following 2012 Elk Lake High School graduates have been accepted to colleges. Cathlene Farnelli Farnelli is the daughter of Patricia and Martin Farnelli of Montro s e. More...

Wyalusing Valley Elementary School’s Historic First Graduating Class

The Wyalusing Valley Elementary School held its first graduation ceremony for sixth graders since the four separate elementary schools consolidated in 2011. The ceremony was held on May 31 in the new school’s multipurpose room. More...

NTCC Holds Awards Ceremony

On May 22, the Northern Tier Career Center held its annual awards ceremony. The following students received special awards: More...

Coroner Alarmed over Skyrocketing Drug Deaths

The following press release was issued Wednesday by Bradford County Coroner Thomas M. Carman and was prompted by an alarming increase in drug related deaths in Bradford County. Mr. More...

County Ranks Second in Real Estate Tax Gains

At the June 21 meeting of the Bradford County Commissioners, county Register and Recorder Shirley Rockefeller shared with those in attendance the recent recognition of Bradford County by the state for its second-place ranking among only three Pennsyl More...

Theft and Kidnapping Lands Ulster Man in Jail

Quick action by employees of Bishop’s Sunoco Gas Station in Ulster Township possibly spared the life of Karen Stevens of Binghamton, NY. More...

Local News

Senior Citizens Honored as Part of Bradford County Bicentennial

The heat let up and left this past Saturday much cooler to allow everyone to enjoy a day packed with activities on Bradford County’s “Old People’s Day.” Vendors gathered around the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda, while More...

Elk Lake Finalizes Budget Amid Discussion

The Elk Lake School Board gave final approval to the budget for the 2012-2013 year at their June 21 meeting, with confirmation that all the necessary cuts in expenditures had been made in order to meet the limits of expected income. More...

‘Truthland’ Challenges Anti-Gas Documentary

When the Depue family in northwestern Susquehanna County watched the movie “Gasland,” directed and narrated by New York filmmaker Josh Fox, they were alarmed by some of the images and a number of statements about the gas industry that sug More...

Opinion

The Way I See It

Evil Men in High Places Doing Horrible Things

The thing that gets me with Jerry Sandusky’s despicable life is how he managed to get away with raping young boys for so many years without anyone being the wiser. More...

Rick's Report

Assessing Good Community Events and a Great Band

There was a lot going on in the area this past weekend, and I was pleased to spend a little bit of time at each of three events that happened along Route 6 on Saturday. More...

Snapshots

Full Story

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

Diary entry in June 2012, “Saw small ants crawling all over the sidewalk.” Almost every spring we will find ants on our kitchen counter, and each time Mary Alice goes ballistic. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes were Luella Ruhf. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: Is it true that if global warming continues Hawaii will be under water? —WORRIED IN WYSOX DEAR WOR: If it happens, it will be a huge problem for President Obama because there will be no place for him to pretend that he was born. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Folk Art Featured in the Dietrich Theater Galleries

On display through August at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock is an eclectic collection of folk art, including local and present day, early Americana, and international items. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Miss Sue had a nice turnout last Friday for the first summer story hour. Local author Maureen Wright came in and presented her book, “Earth Day, Birthday.” What a cute story and the library has a copy to borrow. More...

Pancakes Pay Off in Potterville

A well-attended pancake breakfast benefit and Chinese Auction for Warren Center resident Howard Coleman was held on June 24 at VFW Post 6824 in Potterville. More...

Sports

Gannon’s Claims Tourney Title

12th Annual Fore 81 Golf Classic

A field of 37 teams swarmed over the Towanda Country Club on Friday, June 22, for the twelfth annual Fore 81 Golf Classic. More...

The End Zone Seat

Past Winners Play for the Fund

Giving back is a recurring theme to the Fore 81 Golf Classic. Bret Keefe’s family took a tragedy and saw an opportunity to give back to the Wyalusing Valley High School community he cared so much about. More...

Legion Rallies Past Athens

Mitchell Pickett scampered home with the game-winning run in the seventh inning as Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 rallied to defeat Athens Post 246, 6-5, on June 25 With the score tied 5-5 entering the bottom of the seventh in the game, which was More...

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