September 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Wyoming County Judge Threatened

Monroe Twp. Man Arrested for Leaving Sinister Voice Mails

On the evening of Thursday, Sept. 13, Wyoming County’s Magisterial District Judge Carl W. Smith, Jr. said he checked his personal cell phone to discover two threatening voicemail messages that had allegedly been left by Douglas L. More...

Death Investigation Yields Another Arrest

An investigation into the untimely death of a Wyalusing man on Jan. 12 has resulted in yet another arrest and new information concerning the last day hours of the late Dennis Andrew Maloney, who was found dead in his Third Street home that morning. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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Local News

Elk Lake Board Discusses Govt. Dietary Guidelines

At the Elk Lake School Board Sept. 20 meeting, board members and visitors alike had much to say about new governmental guidelines on meals provided by schools. More...

New Bradford County EMCs Recognized

At the Sept. 13 meeting of the Bradford County Commissioners, Bradford County Emergency Management Office Director John Ambrusch, III introduced the names of five new municipal emergency management coordinators (EMC) to the county commissioners. More...

Trees Trimmed to Protect Laceyville Reservoir

Walter Rought of Laceyville was one of three employees of Kunkle’s Tree Service to do some tree trimming for Laceyville Borough this past weekend in the area of the municipality’s reservo More...

Letters

Beaver Meadows

Dale and Debbie Grover spent Saturday evening with Tim and Kathy Haslin at Retta. Wednesday, Pete and Jane McGee attended their grandson, Daniel’s ball game at Lawton. More...

Rushville

Happy belated birthday to Melinda Vanderfeltz, who celebrated on Sept. 22 and to Oma Taylor on Sept. 25, Janice Spering on Sept. 24 and Cathy Noldy and Cody Birchard on Sept. 30. More...

Silvara

The leaves are changing color and falling to the ground. The air is cold, but the sun is warm. It is definitely fall. The beautiful songbirds and geese are flying south and I wish I were beside them. This weather is not for me. More...

Seniors

Lawton Couple Celebrates Anniversary

John (Jack) Bechtel married Judith Ann Fetterman on Sept. 8, 1962 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Nescopeck. They reside in Lawton. They celebrated their golden anniversary by taking a cruise to Nova Scotia, Boston, MA and St. John’s. More...

Dining and Entertainment

PRISM Concert Set for Three Performances at MU

Area music fans will have three opportunities to take in the PRISM Concert, which is among the most popular events presented annually by the Mansfield University Music Department. Performances will be held on Friday, Sept. 28, Saturday, Sept. More...

Endless Mountains Wine Trail To Host ‘Wine & Treat’ Event

The member wineries of the Endless Mountains Wine Trail will host their first-ever event, “Wine & Treat,” on Oct. 20 and 21. More...

Special Tour to Be Part of Fabulous 1890s Weekend

On Sept. 4, 1897, around midnight, Effie Copley of Hills Creek was shot in the head four times on the bank of what is now part of the Mansfield University campus. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

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

Memorial Blood Drive in loving memory of Neal Williams, husband of Doris Williams at the Wyalusing Fire Company, Second St., Wyalusing, Thursday, Sept. 27, 1 to 6 p.m. More...

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Sept. 30, 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

Wyalusing Swing Choir to Perform at Standing Stone

The Wyalusing Swing Choir will be providing the special music at the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church in Standing Stone this Sunday evening, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m.. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have one who speaks to the Father in our defense—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One,” (I John 2:1). More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Three ways to keep your mind young when your old body is consigned to a wheel chair. 1. Turn off the tube and read your Bible. 2. Help your grandchildren with their math homework. 3. More...

Fun on the River

ProCare Wyalusing’s Marcus Redline and Megan Shea appeared to have a good time as they paddled under the Rainbow Bridge during Saturday’s North Branch Triathlon. More...

Miss New Albany Crowned

Amber Shirk, center, was crowned Miss New Albany to conclude the annual New Albany Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22. More...

Bradford County Jail Study is Approved

Smith Lone Dissenter in 2-1 Vote by Commissioners

Bradford County Commissioner Mark Smith took fellow Commissioner Doug McLinko by surprise at last Thursday’s commissioners’ meeting by casting the sole dissenting vote against the hiring of professional corrections facility analyst Rod Mi 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 Dale B. and Kay A. Fulmer to Kay A. Fulmer in Wilmot Township for $1 on Sept. 10. Dale B. and Kay A. Fulmer to Dale B. Fulmer in Wysox Township for $1 on Sept. 10. More...

Opinion

As Time Goes By

This autumn marks a significant personal milestone for me. You see, it was 50 years ago that my classmates and I in the Wyalusing Valley High School Class of 1963 were beginning our senior year. More...

The Worst Bridges in America

Pennsylvania motorists are 10 times more likely to pass a structurally deficient bridge than a McDonald’s restaurant. More...

Dairy Farmers Receive Another Black Eye

Despite hundreds of petitions sent to the US Secretary of Agriculture asking for a milk hearing, despite the fact that dairy farmers are caught up in the worst price cost squeeze since the depression days, and despite nearly half of the counties in t More...

Columns

REflections of nature

As I walked through the field of tall grass, I saw grasshoppers jumping everywhere, and I was amazed at the distance they jumped. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Tom Potts. We thought we’d have a lot more calls than we did. Lucky ticket winners were Michelle Smith, Nicole Sullivan, Penni Smiley, Katy Stoddard, Suzanne Robinson and Debbie Allyn. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: I’d just like to say how great I think it is that they now allow you to pay your local real estate school taxes in installments. It sure makes it easier on the wallet. More...

Sports

Triumphant Return

Believe, Ross Take Overall, Ironman Titles; Stevens New Ironwoman

The North Branch Triathlon returned from a one-year hiatus with one of the most competitive races in its nine-year history. More...

Harriers Shine in Hershey

There was a strong local presence at the front of the girls’ and boys’ White races at the Parkview Cross Country Course in Hershey, site of the PIAA Foundation meet, on Sept. 22. More...

Troy Races Past Rams

Troy quarterback Jed Wright ran for one touchdown and threw for another as the Trojans defeated Wyalusing Valley, 44-12, at Peterson Stadium on Sept. 21. More...

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