October 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Women Sue P&G

Employer’s Handling of Tainted Yogurt Incident Focus of Lawsuit

Two local women, one from Laceyville and the other from Wyalusing, have brought a civil suit against consumer products giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) for the Mehoopany plant’s handling of repeated incidents of tampering with the women&rsq More...

Female Prison Population Poses Problem

At the most recent meeting of the Bradford County Prison Board, held on Oct. More...

Crowds Roll into Town for Fall Festival

Saturday morning started out with record low temperatures in the 20s, and Main Street was slow to warm up. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dawson Mosier - 2014-07-24
Marian Watson - 2014-07-24
Anna Mae Wurzler - 2014-07-24
Whitney Rockwell - 2014-07-24
Anna Mae Wurzler - 2014-07-17
Dawson Mosier - 2014-07-17

Local News

Laceyville Council Holds Special Meeting Monday

Rumors were flying that a rare special meeting called Monday by the Laceyville Borough Council would center on issues within the borough police department. More...

Wyoming County Honors Business Women

Next week is Business Women’s Week in Wyoming County, following the national proclamation acknowledging the contributions as well as the struggles of working women across the United States. More...

Montrose Senior Project Wishes 4-H Happy Birthday

When Montrose Area High School student Callie Curley was looking for a senior project, her long-time love of her home state’s agriculture and her eight-year relationship with the 4-H program gave her a great idea. More...

Letters

Dimock

Did you watch the Steamtown Marathon on television last weekend? Our Dimock neighbor, Art Dolittle, Jr. ran that Marathon, all 26.2 miles of it, in four hours, nine minutes and 47 seconds. The runners started in Forest City and finished in Scranton. More...

Terrytown

Our area saddened to hear of the death of Danny Gamble. Sympathy and prayers to his family. More...

Beaver Meadows

Tuesday, Pastor Pat Newhart of Rushboro, Jane McGee and Donna Bennett attended the Senior Luncheon at the Black Walnut UM Church. More...

Seniors

Doubly Blessed Performance Planned

The vocal duo Doubly Blessed will present a concert at the Sullivan Terrace in Dushore on Sunday, Oct. 21 from 3 to 4 p.m. More...

Recommended Immunizations for Adults

Memories of childhood days when every visit to the pediatrician seemed to culminate in a needle in the arm may drum up an accelerated heartbeat each time you walk into the doctor’s office as an adult. More...

Manor Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Day

The Bradford County Manor held a Breast Cancer awareness day. Staff members were wearing pink to show support and raise money for this very important cause. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Bradford County Historical Society to Host “Towanda’s Silk Industry,” October 19

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a free program entitled “Towanda’s Silk Industry” scheduled for Friday, Oct. 19, at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Silent Auction, Raffle to Benefit Abuse and Rape Crisis Center

The Abuse and Rape Crisis Center (ARCC) cordially invites the public to attend its 22nd Annual Silent Auction and Raffle from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4 at JFK Hall/St. Agnes School in Towanda. More...

Sports

Victory at Last

Rams Snap Eight-Game Losing Streak

The drought is over. Aided by seven North Penn turnovers, Wyalusing Valley snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 27-15 Homecoming victory at Peterson Stadium on Oct. 15. More...

Make Time To Take Care of Yourself

I received a phone call from an old college friend Sunday night. More...

DeVoir Hat Trick Lifts Lady Rams

Kasey DeVoir’s hat trick paced the Wyalusing Valley girls’ soccer team to a 4-2 home victory over Sayre on Oct. 15. DeVoir scored the first two goals of the game in the 12th and 17th minutes of the first half. More...

Breaking News - 10/24/2012 4:52 PM

Bradford County President Judge Jeffrey Smith Announces Retirement  Free Access 

Judge Maureen T. Beirne to Head County Court

 In a press release issued earlier today, Bradford County President Judge Jeffrey Smith announced that he would be retiring early next year. Judge Smith's statement follows: More...

Breaking News - 10/24/2012 4:46 PM

Murder Charges Filed in 1983 Susquehanna County ‘Cold Case’  Free Access 

Cop Charged with Killing Estranged Wife

Attorney General Linda L. Kelly and State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan announced today that charges have been filed in a shooting death that occurred in New Milford Township, Susquehanna County, on Nov. 13, 1983. More...

Laceyville Police Chief Suspended  Free Access 

 Laceyville Mayor Ken Patton has confirmed that he suspended Chief of Police George Andras on Tuesday afternoon. Patton said he could not comment on the specifics behind the suspension, but said it is without pay. More...

Impact Fee Figures Released

Four Area Counties to Receive $39.3 Million

Whether or not they initially backed the imposition of an impact fee on companies drilling for natural gas in Pennsylvania, elected officials at various levels of state government were delighted to release figures associated with the first year of su More...

Commissioners Support Possible Penn College Branch

Near the top of the agenda at 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 Jackie L. and Jan M. Tuttle to Jackie L. Tuttle in Monroe Borough for $1 on Oct. 1. Harold and Louise Hess to Debbie K. Bailey in Athens Township for $10 on Oct. 1. More...

Opinion

I Loved the ‘Complete’ Band Experience, But...

Could marching band be stronger and more popular if it wasn’t required of all student instrumentalists? More...

Guest Commentary

Dodd-Frank: Dangerous Dead End

It’s been two years since President Obama signed the Wall Street-reform bill that has come to be known as Dodd-Frank. More...

Political Cartoon

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Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Joe Latini. Lucky ticket winners were Brad Pardoe, Courtney Snyder, Tina Warner, Cathy Saxon, Peggy Smith, Shannon Dyer, Lydia Gavek and Paula Bruyn. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: Is there something you can think of to say to a cop after being pulled over for speeding? I mean something that might make him think twice about writing a ticket? More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.

Wyalusing’s Mountain Man Former Wyalusing barber Vincent “Bill” Bendinsky is pictured on Main Street in a photo snapped on Aug. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Barbecues

Chicken Barbecue - Oct. 28, Laceyville Fire Company. Starting at 11 a.m. Sponsored by Good Will Fire Company. R42- 2c/S43c More...

Benefits

Pig Roast, benefit for Ed Felter, Wilmot Fire Hall on Saturday, Oct. 20, serving starts at 4 p.m. $8 per plate. Take-outs available. 50/50 raffle, basket raffle. BYOB. 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

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Ten or so years ago I read a book by Edgerton that he named Sick Societies. It never even reached the non-seller list because of it’s negative view of our societies ten years ago. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In this week’s gospel of St. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“…make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody,&rdq More...

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