September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Adult Literacy Message Comes Through Loud and Clear

Representatives of the Bradford-Wyoming County Literacy Program (BWCLP) and Bradford County Library (BCL) were in attendance at the Aug. 30 Bradford County Commissioners’ meeting for the official proclamation of Sept. More...

What a Difference a Year Makes  Free Access 

These two photos were taken from the same spot on Wyalusing’s Route 6 bridge spanning the Wyalusing Creek about one year apart. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Anthony Reed - 2014-12-18

Local News

$2,500 Reward Offered for Culprits

Tuscarora Wayne Insurance, owner of the former Wyalusing Elementary School on Fifth Street, is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for extensive vandalism at the Wyalusing Elementary School. More...

Work on County Bridge Road, Camptown Park to Proceed

At their monthly meeting on Tuesday evening, the Wyalusing Township Supervisors announced that work would commence on two flood-related projects in the coming weeks. More...

Wyoming County Hires New Warden

Kenneth Repsher Promoted

The man who worked for nearly 20 years as a Corrections Officer, then a Corporal and finally Sergeant, and who served Wyoming County and its Correctional Facility as Interim Warden following the June 2012 departure of Warden Ameigh, has been named th More...

Opinion

Try a Little Kindness and Some Common Sense, Too

Singer Glen Campbell said it perfectly in his 1970’s hit song “Try a Little Kindness.” The song offers advice about the decent way to treat others. More...

Glancing Backward and Looking Toward the Future

It’s hard to believe that a year ago today, as a morning drizzle grew into a steady rain, that so many lives in our area were about to change forever. More...

Lifestyles

Beta Rho Chapter Awards Grant in Aid

Each year the Beta Rho Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International awards a grant in aid to a college student who is studying in the field of education. More...

Local Student Named to Dean’s List

Stephan Christopher Tewksbury, a freshman majoring in chemical engineering at the University of Rochester, has been named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement for the spring 2012 semester. More...

Engagement Announced

Together with their children and family, Tammy Heeman Place and David M. Hart announce their engagement. Both Tammy and David are employed by the Bradford County Sheriff ’s Office, Towanda. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Barbecues

A chicken barbecue will be held on Sept. 23 at Wyalusing’s Penmart and the Laceyville Fire Hall. Chicken will be ready around 11 a.m. Proceeds are going to the Chris Brown Family to help them with daughter Abbi’s medical expenses. More...

Benefits

American Cancer Society Bark for Life. A canine event to fight cancer on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Towanda Riverfront Park. Dog walk, prizes, canine demos, booths, entertainment, food and more. More...

Blood Drive

A blood drive will be held at Claverack Rural Electric, 32750 Route 6, Wysox on Monday, Sept. 10, 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are suggested. Please call 570-265-2167. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In Sunday’s gospel of St. Mark, Jesus objects to the Pharisees because they despised anyone uneducated in the law and traditions. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Praise the Lord, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits,” (Psalm 103:1-2). If you follow the Lord, take time to count the benefits and blessings God provides. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

So, we draw nearer to another election and we have seen many fine pictures of charming men, we have reviewed many fine scenes of past achievements and even thought over the many fine promises made to the nation. More...

Cabot Earns Honor

The board of the Susquehanna County Economic Development Board (SCEDB) and The Progress Authority recently named Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation 2012 Business of the Year at SCEDB’s annual breakfast meeting held in New Milford. More...

Wyalusing Wine Festival Returns

Corks Pop at Noon Saturday

Wine fans, wineries, associates of the Wyalusing Lions and Lionesses Clubs, and board members of the Wyalusing Valley Museum Association are anticipating a good turnout for the Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival, which will return to the museum grounds o More...

Goats Gussy Up for Fair

Preparing to show their goats at the Wyoming County Fair on Thursday evening were (from left) Amelia and Anna Comly of Springville and Mary Stretch of Laceyville. For more on the fair, see Page 28. More...

Correction

Our story last week about the arrest of Leslie Robert Honeywell and Kent Daniel Wuethrich at Wyalusing’s PenMart on August 27 incorrectly stated that Wuethrich attempted to flee the scene. Mr. Wuethrich has informed us that was not the case. 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 Jeannette Sylvia Dunbar, nba Jeanette Dunbar Reynolds, and John A. Reynolds to Linda G. and Harold D. Wetzel in Springfield Township for $60,000 on Aug. 22. More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently entered guilty pleas, were sentenced or accepted into the ARD Program in Bradford County Magisterial District Courts: Sentencings More...

Letters

Improved DEP Applications Geared to Protect Environment

Dear Editor: Gov. Corbett promised to bring reform to the way government operates in Pennsylvania. More...

Farmers Field Concerns about Water/Air Quality

Dear Editor: More...

Forkston

Sherry Bennington of Scranton spent a few days with her aunt, Alice Denison. More...

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

Recently, Mary Alice and I visited the Landis Valley Museum in Lancaster County, to view an exhibit of long rifles, which were made by the early gun makers of Lancaster County. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Esther Karpauitz. The lucky ticket winners were Lorinda- Vanderpool, Ruth Clearwater and Ang Clearwater. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: A friend invited me to visit a nudist camp with him. I said okay, but I’m not quite sure what to expect. Any ideas? —UNDERDRESSED IN OVERTON DEAR UNDER: Expect to be shocked. More...

Sports

Spikers Off to Positive Start

Wyalusing Valley’s girls’ volleyball team bounced back from a 2-6 record in pool play to win the Silver playoff bracket the Central Mountain Tournament on Sept. 1. More...

Johnson, Dewing Win at LeRaysville

Ulster’s John Johnson defeated a record field of 48 runners and walkers in the LeRaysville 5K on Sunday, Sept. 2. More...

Hornets Spoil Rams’ Debut

Wellsboro’s Mike Pietropola amassed 229 yards of total offense and scored a pair of touchdowns to lead the Hornets to a 14-6 victory over Wyalusing Valley at Peterson Stadium on Aug. 31. More...

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