July 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Municipal Authority Considering Service for Wyalusing Business Park

At a meeting Tuesday night, the Wyalusing Municipal Authority said it would consider providing sewer and water service to a proposed business park in Wyalusing Township, but would provide that service on a case by case basis. More...

Agreeable Road Fix Eludes Wyalusing Township Supervisors

Bowling Alley Road in Wyalusing Township remains closed 10 months after high waters nearly 40 feet below in Wyalusing Creek chewed away a 50-by-80-foot section of the bank and swallowed a big chunk of the roadbed. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Steven Shaylor - 2014-09-11
Robert Eberlin - 2014-09-11
Steven Shaylor - 2014-09-04
Zamien Benditt-Parkes - 2014-09-04
Robert Eberlin - 2014-09-04

Local News

Wyalusing’s Relay for Life Wraps Up Successful Year

During Tuesday night’s wrap-up picnic for the Wyalusing Relay for Life participants, the top three teams from each category—business, family and youth—who raised the most money were recognized. More...

Wyalusing Farmers’ Market Relocates

EARLY PRODUCE LIMITED, BUT SHOULD INCREASE

Too much warmth in March, followed by a late frost in May, had a major impact on produce growers in the region. More...

Resurfacing Beginning on Route 220

A two-year, $4,147,000 resurfacing, reconstruction and safety improvement project on a section of Route 220 in Bradford County started this week. More...

Opinion

The Way I See It

Wyalusing Borough Needs to Scrap Street Closing Plans

The Wyalusing Borough Council needs to toss out its ridiculous plans to vacate or close portions of two borough streets. More...

Knock Wood

Full Story

Rick's Report

You Say Tomato...

In the course of meeting with the Wyalusing Township Supervisors last week and working on a story about several road projects that they are trying to bring to fruition, I stumbled upon a linguistic evolution in the making. More...

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is in the process of having the following two names added to the National Law Enforcement Fallen Officers Memorial, in Washington DC: Dr. Joseph H. More...

Lime Hill Battle Painting Donated

The Brian Keeler painting of the 1782 Battle of Lime Hill, commissioned by Mike Kilmer, right, for the Wyalusing Community Corps (WCC) was donated to the Wyalusing Valley Museum on Monday, July 9. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes were Heather Winters. Ticket winners were Robin Pickett, Ginger Rowe, David Brown, Dave Lockwood, Holly Robinson and Tony Turner. * * * More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Benefits

Benefit for Bob Forba, Jr. at the Rush Volunteer Fire Company carnival grounds on Sunday, July 29, beginning at 11 a.m. More...

Blood Drive

Blood Drive: July 12, Pro Care, 116 Walnut St., Athens, 1 to 6 p.m.; July 16, Craftmaster, Towanda, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; July 16, Claverack, Wysox, 1 to 6 p.m.; July 18, Emergency Operations Center, Tunkhannock, 10 a.m. More...

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, July 29, 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

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In Mark 6:1-6, Jesus began to teach in the synagogue in Nazareth. His fellow citizens were astonished and took offense at Him. They turned against Him in bitter hatred and there and then decided to put an end to His career. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

What does one do on a hot summer’s day? Well, kids hit the water, adults seek out an air conditioner but old men opt for a hammock under the spreading branches on an old maple tree. More...

Gospel Trio to Perform At Dimock Campground

Popular singing trio “one Voice” will present a concert at Dimock Camp Meeting on Sunday evening, July 15, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Laceyville Clamping Down On Overdue Water Bills

Laceyville residents who are significantly behind in paying their water bills can expect to see their water service shut off. That was the word from the Laceyville Borough Council at its July 5 meeting More...

Laceyville’s Community Day Set for Saturday

They’ll be dancing in the streets Saturday in Laceyville when the town’s annual Community Day kicks off at 1 p.m. and runs throughout the afternoon and evening. More...

Montrose Celebrates July 4th

Caitlyn Daly, 2012 Miss Independence, waves to the crowd during the annual Fourth of July Parade in Montrose. More...

County Commissioners Welcome New Auditor

One of the first orders of new business to be addressed by the Bradford County Commissioners at their July 5 meeting was to authorize chief clerk Michelle Shedden to advertise an ordinance to be voted on July 12 to guarantee a $480,000 loan for the B More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Lemon Twp. Man Dies in Fire State police at Tunkhannock have confirmed that Richard Judge, 64, Lemon Township, perished in a fire at his home on Henry Holland Road in Wyoming County at about 5 a.m. on July 9. Traffic Fatality 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 Tracey L. Bouse, Margaret B. and Harold W. Heskell, Glenn T. Bouse, Rose M. and Anthony J. Castrine, Jr. to Bouse Farm, Happy Mountain TPRT, four parcels in Monroe Township for $1 on June 19. 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: ARD Program More...

Letters

Laceyville

This is the big weekend in Laceyville. Laceyville Community Day is on Saturday, July 14, starting at 1 p.m. More...

Camptown

Ernie and Ruth Ann Wolfe went to Easton Friday to attend Ruth Ann’s brother, Bobby’s funeral. Bobby and Ruth Ann were the two youngest in a family of six siblings. More...

Beaver Meadows

Pete and Jane McGee returned home Friday after a week vacationing in Old Forge, NY. Tuesday, Dale and Donna Bennett and their houseguests, Scott and Mitchell Bennett of St. More...

Lifestyles

Special Music Service at Wysox Church

Wysox Presbyterian Church will be hosting a special music service featuring Joy Cooke on Sunday, July 15 at 10 a.m. More...

Jericho Singers At Standing Stone Vespers

“The Jericho Singers” will provide the special music for the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church on Sunday, July 15 at 7 p.m. More...

BIRTHS

Gardner Savannah and Craig Gardner, Jr. of Ulster are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Onaleigh Denise Gardner, born July 5, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. *** Symonds More...

Dining and Entertainment

Wyalusing Senior Citizens Hold June Meeting

Wyalusing Senior Citizens met June 19 at the fire hall. Thirty-three members were present, as well as three guests: Veda Woodruff, Doug Mapes and Faith Jaynes. Jaynes gave a musical program, which was enjoyed by all. More...

Summer Workshop Acting Troupe to Present Play

The young actors from Winding River Players’ Summer Workshop Acting Troupe (SWAT) will present the comedy, “The Ever After: A Musical” at the Black Box Theatre, 415 Main Street, Tow More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Tonight we have the privilege to host Puppeteer Art Miller and friends presenting Alice and Jimmy’s Epic Rock Dream. From all reports this is one awesome show. It will begin at 6 p.m. and everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the show. More...

Sports

Wyalusing Legion Falls in Semifinals

Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 advanced to the semifinals of the Bradford-Tioga League playoffs before losing to Athens, 10-4, in East Troy on July 7. More...

Montrose Race for Independence Duel to the Finish

Burke, Ross Top 10K; Ahrens, Horan Win 5K

Sean Burke’s razor-thin victory over Thomas Daniels in the 10-kilometer race highlighted the annual Montrose Race for Independence on Wednesday, July 4. More...

Gymnast Claims National Crown

Anny Clauser became Endless Mountains Gymnastics first national all-around champion with her performance at the United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs national championship meet at Fort Lauderdale, FL, on June 25- July 1. More...

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