August 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Ribbon- Cutting Ceremony Held at New Wyalusing Hotel Annex

Wyalusing Mayor Jean Reinhart, one of a number of speakers at the grand opening of the 24-room Wyalusing Hotel Annex on Taylor Avenue Wednesday morning, described it was an historic event for Wyalusing. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Police Seek Clues on Thefts Equipment keys, hand tools, and two diamond stone blades were removed from T.G. Mountain Stone in Monroe Township between 3 p.m. on July 27 and 7:35 p.m. on July 29. More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Tim Clark, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

Deed Transfers Charles R. and Katherine M. Nealy, Trustees of the Charles R. and Katherine M. Nealy Revocable Living Trust, to Charles R. and Katherine M. Nealy, two parcels in Terry Township for $100 and $1 on July 24. More...

Letters

Laceyville

Coming up on Saturday, Aug. 11 will be the Brotzman reunion at the South Auburn Grange Hall at 12:30 p.m. The table service and beverage will be provided. Please bring a dish to pass and a white elephant item. More...

Spring Hill

A nice big buck visits Vicki Vannan’s pear tree every day in the middle of the day, so he is being seen by lots of folks. He only has one antler with three or four points, but he is a nice buck. More...

Dimock

Furman Lunger is a patient in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. We hope he will recover quickly. Mary Ann Bonavita is suffering from ill health, but she was able to return home last week. More...

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

Marking the Monarch Butterfly Sighting

June 23rd is the day I saw my first monarch butterfly of the year. Each year I mark in my diary when I first observe them. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes were Penny Hamilton. We were inundated with calls. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: I just met a girl who has a couple tattoos, and I’m not sure how I should react. Other than the tattoos, she really seems quite nice, and she sure is pretty. Can you help me out? —NO TATTOO, More...

Sports

Richmond Falls Short in Medal Bid

Hillsgrove Native Finishes 16th in Double Trap; Vows Return in 2016

Josh Richmond’s dream of Olympic gold faded like the setting sun in a thick London fog. More...

Ahrens, Rome Pace Jack Daniels Mile

Rob Ahrens beat Ben Robinson by three seconds to claim the P&G Employees Credit Union Jack Daniels Mile in Tunkhannock on Thursday, Aug. 2. More...

Snowshoe Hare Study Planned

PGC Suspects Habitat Loss for Lower Numbers

(Editor’s note: Joe Kosack is a wildlife conservation education specialist for the Pennsylvania Game Commission.) More...

Education

Keystone College Announces Honors List

Dr. Thea Harrington, vicepresident of academic affairs and dean of Keystone College, recently announced the fulltime students who have been named to the president’s, dean’s and honors list for the 2012 spring semester. More...

Local Students Attend State Police Camp

A select group of 44 teenagers from across Pennsylvania is learning about state police operations and government through the annual Commissioner’s Honors Camp, being held this week at the State Police Academy in Hershey. More...

2013 OYW Summer Kayaking Event

The 2013 OYW Finalists found themselves learning first hand the fun that’s involved in the adventure sport of kayaking. More...

Concerns Expressed About Gas Lease Deductions

Bradford County Commissioners Doug McLinko and Daryl Miller said at the end of their regular meeting on Aug. More...

Conservation District to Move Forward with Ag Summit Plans

“Everybody who eats” is invited to participate in an agricultural summit planned for Wednesday, Nov. More...

Local News

Laceyville Residents Want Safe, Clean Water Now

TOWN MEETING SET FOR AUGUST 20

When it comes to the state of their drinking water, Laceyville residents have been living in a irtual Third World country since April. More...

Meshoppen Post Office Open in Limited Capacity

The news that the Meshoppen Borough Post Office reopened on Saturday, Aug. 4, was a welcome way to open the regular monthly meeting of the Meshoppen Borough Council. More...

Council Okays Tattoo/Massage Parlor, Halts Street Closings, Accepts Paving Bid

Monday night’s meeting of the Wyalusing Borough Council opened with Mayor Jean Reinhart accepting a plaque, on behalf of the community, that paid tribute to Wyalusing Borough on the 125th anniversary of its incorporation in 1887. More...

Opinion

It’s Time to Bring Safe Tap Water to Laceyville

As we mentioned in our front page story this week, Laceyville’s water crisis sounds like something you’d expect to hear about living conditions in a Third World country. More...

I’d Be Everywhere, Man!

Once the Olympics are over, I watch very little television until the weather forces me inside. I know that the Dog Days of summer are going to slip very quickly into the cooler days of September that officially precede autumn. More...

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Dining and Entertainment

Bradford County Historical Society to Host ‘The Towanda of 1972,’ Aug. 17

The Bradford County Historical Society (BCHS) will host a free program entitled “The Towanda of 1972” scheduled for Friday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...

‘Brigadoon’ to be performed at NEB

Kilts, long dresses and a bride—it’s all part of “Brigadoon,” which will take place this weekend at the Northeast Bradford Elementary School. More...

4th Annual Picnic with Your Pooch Coming to Grovedale Winery

On Saturday, Sept. 15 from 12 to 4 p.m., the Bradford County Humane Society (BCHS) is partnering with Grovedale Winery in Wyalusing to hold their Fourth Annual Picnic with Your Pooch. More...

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Coming Events...

Auditions Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra auditions will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 1 to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 22 from 5 to 9 p.m. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Looking back 60 years or so, my decision to trust the words of our Holy Scriptures was a wise decision. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before Him with thanksgiving and extol Him with music and song,” (Psalm 95:1-2). All are welcome to worship the Lord with us each week. More...

Historic Burlington Church Plans Celebration

The Old M.E. Church, located on a hillside along Route 6 between Burlington and West Burlington, celebrates its annual service on Aug. 12, starting at 10:30 a.m., marking the 208th anniversary of its founding. More...

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