October 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Autumn Tradition Highlights Susquehanna River

David Buck, right, in shorts holding paddle, who owns Endless Mountain Outfitters with his wife, Melody, gives paddling tips to kayakers taking part in last Sunday’s annual Pumpkin Float on the Susquehanna from Sugar Run to Laceyville. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joseph Sherman, Jr. - 2014-09-25
Estelle Christiansen - 2014-09-25
Howard Cory - 2014-09-25
Clarke Adams - 2014-09-25
Zamien Benditt-Parkes - 2014-09-25

Local News

WVHS Students Among Career Day Participants

Ten eighth-graders from Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS) joined students from other Bradford, Sullivan, Wyoming, and Sullivan County schools at Mt. Pisgah State Park in Bradford County on Sept. 26 for Green Career Day. More...

Fate of DeSisti Trial Rests in Judge’s Hands

Mental health experts, prison officials, and several nurses from the State Correctional Facility in Dallas offered conflicting views of the mental state of John Joseph DeSisti last week over the course of two lengthy days of testimony and cross-exami More...

Guthrie Does Not Use Meningitis-Linked Pharmacy

Guthrie Health does not buy any products from the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Mass., that is currently linked to the fungal meningitis outbreak. More...

Opinion

Is Our Chinese Big Brother Watching?

When George Orwell created the fictional character, Big Brother, in his novel “1984,” few people likely imagined that Big Brother would turn out to be Chinese. But a lot of things have changed since Orwell penned his book in 1948. More...

Only You Can Prevent Pet Overpopulation

Most people know that I am a pushover for pussycats, some to the extent that they try to coerce me every few weeks into taking in a new one. I suppose that, if I worked from my home office more often, I would consider that. More...

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Dining and Entertainment

Rick Koval Returns to the Dietrich Theater

Have you ever been surprised by an encounter in the wild with a snake, bird, insect or mammal? On Saturday, Oct. More...

Rockin’ Holiday Concert Planned at Tunkhannock High

The Tunkhannock Area High School Marching Band is proud to announce their sixth annual Twelve Twenty Four concert on Friday, Dec. 14, 7 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Area High School Auditorium. The doors will open at 6 p.m. More...

Endless Mountains Heritage Region Sets Annual Meeting

Endless Mountains Heritage Region, Inc. (EMHR) will conduct its annual Membership Business Meeting, Dinner and Program on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Laporte Community Hall in Laporte. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Benefits

Benefit to help Joe Mason of Laceyville on Saturday, Oct. 27 from noon to 4 p.m. at American Legion, Rt. 6, Black Walnut. Spaghetti dinner included with donation. Bring a story, memory or photo to share. R41- 3p/S42-2p More...

Book Sale

Friends of the Towanda Public Library book sale is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 to 2 at the Towanda Public Library. Donations of gently, used books appreciated. No textbooks, encyclopedias or magazines. More...

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Oct. 28, 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

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

The Year of Faith declared by Pope Benedict begins Oct. 11, 2012 and ends Nov. 24, 2013. To celebrate, we are asked: Know the Nicene Creed, pray daily, attend Mass faithfully, study church teachings and serve the poor. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

In this coming election, am I voting for a politician or a representative? More...

North Rome Christian School To Welcome Axis Team

North Rome Christian School (NRCS) will celebrate a Christian Emphasis Week with Axis, a group from Focus on the Family/ Summit Ministries. More...

Towanda Girl Named 2013 OYW

Wyalusing’s Ballard Takes First Runner-Up Honors

The 47th Outstanding Young Woman (OYW) Program took place Saturday night in the Towanda High School Auditorium. More...

Monroeton Woman Dies In Crash

State police at Towanda have reported that an accident on Tuesday evening at the intersection of Route 220 and South Main Street (SR2027) in Towanda Township proved fatal to a 79-year-old Monroeton woman. More...

School Board Hears Pros and Cons of Multitasking Musicians

The Oct. 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 Frederick Brink, Doris and Harold Allen, Beverly Terascavage, Gertrude Newman to Joshua M. and Casey J. Thoman in Pike Township for $40,000 on Sept. 25. More...

Bradford County Sentencings and Pleas

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently entered pleas of guilty and were placed in the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Guilty Pleas More...

Letters

Forkston

Congratulations to those of you who have bagged a buck. I’ve heard of one large buck that’s been taken, but there are still more around. Good luck to the archers. More...

Lawton

Pauline McGovern and Denise Campbell visited Bob and Geraldine White at Stevensville on Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Swetland and Denise Campbell enjoyed dinner at Tall Pines Players Club in Friendsville recently. More...

Beaver Meadows

Monday evening, Karen Bond attended the viewing of Sara Kresik at Dushore. Sunday, Dale and Donna Bennett attended the Apple ’n Cheese outing at Canton. More...

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

Last spring was hard on the apple orchards in the Troy and Canton areas, which was quite different than 2011 when the trees yielded a bumper crop of apples. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Chip Welles. We had only one winner, Pat Detrick. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: My brother says you know everything. Is that true? Do you really know everything? — CAMPTOWN TEEN DEAR CAM: It’s not true. I’m not young enough to know everything. —ALICE More...

Sports

Lady Rams Rout Williamson

Abby Borel scored twice and handed out a pair of assists to lead the Wyalusing Valley girls’ soccer team to a 9-1 rout of Williamson on Oct. 3. More...

Harriers Wrap Up NTL Meets

The Wyalusing Valley boys’ cross country team split a trimeet at Wellsboro, finishing the Northern Tier League campaign with a 5-4 record. Wyalusing defeated Sayre, 23-32, but lost to the host Hornets, 25-31. More...

Spikers Clinch Playoff Berth

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ volleyball team clinched a spot in the District Four, Class AA tournament with a 3-0 victory over Northeast Bradford on Oct. 9. More...

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