July 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

TASD Board Meeting Leaves Parents and Faculty Concerned

In what was very nearly a pro forma meeting last Thursday evening, the Tunkhannock Area School District Board met, approved business and finance reports without hearing any public comment and quickly moved on to a job description and hiring matter un More...

Charges Stack Up for Imprisioned Men

Several young men ranging in age from 19 to 22 have been involved in a relative crime spree involving burglary, automobile theft, and petty crime in Bradford County and beyond since March, and the information involving their combined and solo drug-fu More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

George Tiffany - 2014-10-09
Eileen Auer - 2014-10-09
Mary Weisgold - 2014-10-09
Ann LaRue - 2014-10-09
Howard Lawrence, III - 2014-10-09
Amy Manning - 2014-10-09

Local News

Wyalusing Chamber Holds Biannual Dinner Meeting

Members of the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) gathered for their biannual dinner meeting Thursday evening, July 19, at the Wyalusing Community Corps’ Tuscarora-Wayne Community Room on Main Street. More...

M’s Roadside Market and Greenhouse in Monroeton Busted for Selling ‘Cloud 9’

Despite the fact that Pennsylvania outlawed the sale of synthetic cannabis, along with bath salts, last summer, the operator of M’s Roadside Market & Greenhouse at the junction of Routes 220 and 414 in Monroeton was charged on July 10 for s More...

Elk Lake School Board Plans, Expands Teacher Review

At the monthly meeting of the Elk lake School Board on July 19, Elk Lake High School principal Ken Cuomo gave a presentation to the board and visitors on a new plan to evaluate teacher performance. More...

Opinion

Rick's Report

As Memory Serves Me

It’s neat how song or a photo can quickly bring back fond memories of a particular event. More...

The Way I See It

More Doom, More Gloom For America’s Economy

If you take any stock in the recent report from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, the financial picture for America is nothing but gloomy for the rest of this year. As Bernanke put it, the average U.S. More...

Guest Commentary

Achieving Balance in Education

In the past few decades, it appears that there has been a shift in what used to be a highly regarded, almost sacred institution, toward the crass materialism that imbues and drives the rest of society. More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes were Maxine Bendock. Ticket winners were Tammy Altemus, Sharon Wood, Harry Auer, Kelly Stevens and Sue Fenton. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: Why is it that so few people seem to be able to seize opportunities when they appear? —CURIOUS IN CAMPTOWN DEAR CU: It’s because to most of us, opportunities arrive looking like hard work. —ALICE More...

The Way We Were...

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

Former Laceyville Railroad Depot Here’s a look back at Laceyville’s former railroad depot, which was located just off Church Street, not far from the river bridge. More...

Sports

North Branch Triathlon Returns

After Year Off, Race Scheduled for Sept. 22 in Wyalusing

After a year’s hiatus, the North Branch Triathlon is back. Lingering damage after last September’s floods forced the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce to cancel the race slated for Columbus Day weekend. More...

Senior Softball Falls Short

The District 15 Senior Softball Little League squad, sponsored by Bardo, Cox and Miller (BCM) of Canton, competed in the Pennsylvania State Championship Tournament at Mansfield University on July 18-22. More...

To God Goes the Glory

Local Gymnast Says Her Faith Led to Title

By her own admission, Anny Clauser’s road to the United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs (USAIGC) all-around title was not the smoothest. More...

Wyoming County Group Meets with Flood Victims

At least 70 flood victims in Wyoming County met at the Moose Lodge in Eaton Township on July 18 to hear several leaders of the Wyoming County Long Term Recovery Committee (WCLTRC) speak and to talk with representatives of many agencies that have part More...

Impressive Attendance at County’s Veterans’ Picnic

“Throughout history, there is one group who continues to support military service members without fail, yet they receive no recognition, no medals. More...

County Identifies Illegal Dumps, Seeks Assistance

There are at least 74 illegal dumpsites in 28 Bradford County municipalities containing approximately 160 tons of trash. 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 Terry R., Jr. and Jessica R. Satterly to Jessica R. Satterly in Athens Township for $1 on July 10. Lauryn E. Bennett, fka Lauryn E. Haney, Travis Bennett and Linda N. Baker to Lauryn E. More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently pleaded guilty, were sentenced or placed in the ARD program in Bradford County Magisterial District Courts: Guilty Pleas More...

Letters

Laceyville

Millie Cronrath enjoyed having her grandson, Jack Waldenberger as a guest at her home last week on Monday and Tuesday . John and Ellen Armitage enjoyed the Veteran’s Appreciation Day picnic at Wysox on Sunday. More...

Evergreen

Henry and Florence Campbell attended the Claverack picnic at Wysox. So many, many people. Albany Township tax collector will be at the New Albany library on Saturday, July 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. if you would like to pay your taxes. More...

Spring Hill

“I thought I was going to be mauled by a bear and my two boys were going to watch it,” stated Sherry, Frenchie Whitmiller’s granddaughter. On Wednesday, Sherry went to visit her mother, Sharon. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Taste Full Event Coming to Sullivan County Fairgrounds

If you enjoy good food, you won’t want to miss the Taste Full Event on Saturday, July 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sullivan County Fairgrounds. Many area restaurants will be providing delicious foods throughout the day. More...

‘The Sound of Music’ Coming to the Keystone

“The Sound of Music” will be staged at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda at 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4 and 5. More...

Artist to Demonstrate Watercolor Techniques

Nance Brown, a member of Hill Country Artists, will present a demonstration of her loose method of watercolor painting at the August meeting of the club on Aug. 2. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Bake Sales

Bake Sale outside Connie’s Market on Saturday, July 28, starting at 9 a.m. Funds being raised will be for Habitat for Humanity: Ghana. R30p More...

Barbecues

Wyalusing Masonic Lodge No. 618 is holding a Chicken BBQ on Saturday, July 28 from 10 a.m. till ? at Penmart, Rt. 6, Wyalusing. Halves only. More...

Benefits

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

Worship

Bible School to Be Held

Ken Mapes practices the ball games that he will be leading during the upcoming Wyalusing Community Bible School. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

There are two places in our Bible that it mentions the coming of our Lord to gather His elect and it tells us that, “And then will all tribes of the earth mourn” (Matt. 24:30) and in Revelation 1:7, “shall wail.” More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these,’” (Matthew 19:14). More...

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