August 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Wyalusing School District Seeks Permanent Drivers

As of Wednesday morning, six bus routes in the Wyalusing Area School District (WASD) were still lacking permanent replacements for drivers who did not renew their contracts for the 2012-13 school year. More...

Towanda’s Riverfest Celebration Begins Tonight

The Merrill Parkway in Towanda filled quickly on opening night of Riverfest last year. Grand opening ceremonies for the annual celebration will kick off at 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Glenn Potter - 2014-07-24
Howard Bates - 2014-07-24
Dorothy Lehman - 2014-07-24
Frances Palumbo - 2014-07-24

Local News

Camp Confronts Military Families’ Feelings of Isolation

For many people from outside the area who have worked in or visited Pennsylvania, the Endless Mountains offer scenery and a lifestyle that many of them had never imagined and find enviable. More...

Credit Card Thief Sought by Police

READERS WITH HELPFUL TIPS ARE ASKED TO CALL TROOPER JEFFREY SREDENSCHEK AT 570-265-2186.

State Police at Towanda are hoping to identify the shorter woman (wearing white) in this series of surveillance photos who has been using a debit card belonging to a 45-year-old woman who had inadvertently left it on the counter at the Dandy Mini Mar More...

FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESK

—CHESTER MUMMAU— Wyalusing Area School District

The new school year of the Wyalusing Area School District will start on Tuesday, Aug. 28. Kindergarten orientation will be held on Thursday, Aug. More...

Opinion

Sounds of Silence

My wife, Nancy, and I have been talking a lot lately about how quiet it is around our house. The silence is almost eerie at times. It’s sort of the way we felt when the last of our kids left home and it was just the two of us empty nesters. More...

Planning for the Inevitable Trumps the Alternatives

Things can change rapidly. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the Editor must be signed and include the writer’s address and phone number. Phone numbers will not be published. Names will only be withheld under extraordinary circumstances at the discretion of the editor. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Riverfest 2012 Proudly Presents Aaron Kelly

Singer Aaron Kelly will be performing at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25 behind the Bradford County Courthouse on the main truck stage. More...

Riverfest 5K Run Slated for Saturday

The 9th annual Towanda Riverfest 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25, beginning at 9 a.m. The pre-registration fee is $15, for which participants will receive refreshments and awards for top run finishers. More...

Local Singer Shane Stout to Perform

Country singer Shane Stout will perform on Thursday, Aug. 23 behind the Bradford County Courthouse starting at 8 p.m. Stout is a senior at Troy High School and has a love for country music. More...

Sports

Harriers Ready for New Season

WVHS Girls Poised for Title Defense; Boys Hope to Contend in NTL

The Wyalusing Valley cross country teams are poised for what appears to be a very competitive season. More...

Hunter-Trapper Education Classes Scheduled for Area

The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) has scheduled additional basic Hunter- Trapper Education (HTE) courses for September and October, prior to the fall hunting seasons. More...

PGC: More Money Means More Pheasants

Thanks to a series of Marcellus Shale leases approved by the Board of Game Commissioners in 2011, Pennsylvania Game Commission officials announced that hunters will see the agency’s pheasant stocking efforts increase to 200,000 birds for the up More...

Breaking News - 8/25/2012 12:01 PM

Water Boil Advisory Lifted in Laceyville  Free Access 

A water boil advisory that has been in affect since a dead mouse was found in Laceyville Borough's reservoir in April, has been ended. More...

Wyalusing Township Superviors Work To Repair Flood Damaged Roadways

Wyalusing Township Supervisors expressed their frustration with state and federal agencies in reference to obtaining commitments for flood repairs to two township roads at their monthly meeting held on Aug. 14. More...

New Director at Bradford County Domestic Relations

“Deadbeat Dad” is a common phrase, but it is seldom used at the Bradford County Domestic Relations Office (DRO). 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...

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 during July: Guilty Pleas More...

Wyoming County Court News

A number of people were sentenced recently in Wyoming County Court. More...

Letters

Forkston

Stuart and Ellen Otten attended a wedding reception for Andrea and Michele Hollister on Saturday afternoon. More...

Rushville

Congratulations to Zach VanWinkle, who is in the finals in the Clay and Target Shoot for the Silver Lake 4-H Club, which was held at State College. He will be leaving in June to compete in Nationals in Nebraska. More...

Dimock

Jillian Alexis Gesford was born on August 13, weighing 5 pounds and thirteen ounces. She is the daughter of Brenna and Josh Gesford, who live in York. Proud grandparents are Colleen and Karl Gesford and Frank and Debbie Domasiewicz. More...

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

Recently, I received a letter from Jim Spencer, who resides on Horse Thief Road, west of Wellsboro. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Betsy Blaine from The Cabin Country Store. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: Now that our son has his driver’s license, it seems like he’s never home. Any suggestions on how to keep a teenage driver home? More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Bake Sales There will be a Yard Sale to benefit the Wyalusing High School Band. A presale will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. after the “Meet the Players” Night on Friday, Aug. 24 and the sale will be on Saturday, Aug. 25, beginning at 6 a.m. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With Him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.” (Psalm 16:8). All are welcome to worship the Lord with us each week. Worship begins 10 a.m. Nursery is available. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

The sacrifice of the Mass is the repetition, the re-enactment, of Christ’s sacrifice of Himself on Calvary. This is a visible sign instituted by Christ to give us grace. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

We tend to work our great God as we do our federal government. We take all we can get and give back as little as is demanded. We do enjoy the Santa treatment all twelve months of the year. More...

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