October 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Laceyville Police Chief Suspended

Laceyville Mayor Ken Patton has confirmed that he suspended Chief of Police George Andras on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 16. Patton said he could not comment on the specifics behind the suspension, but said it is without pay. More...

Judge Smith to Retire

The following was submitted by Judge Jeffrey Smith’s Office on Wednesday afternoon. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Steven Shaylor - 2014-09-11
Robert Eberlin - 2014-09-11

Local News

Commissioners Differ On Intent of Impact Fee

Vow Transparency in Spending

A party line split in opinions over how collected impact fee funds should be spent in Bradford County was obvious at the weekly meeting of the county commissioners on Oct. 18. More...

Exciting Conclusion At Elimination Party

Second Place Winner Returns $1000 to Rainbow Club

The final round of the Wyalusing Rainbow Club’s annual Elimination Party is always exciting, but this year’s event ended with a wonderfully generous surprise for the event’s organizers. More...

Elk Lake Discusses Linking To Leatherstocking Line

Two hot issues fueled much of the conversation at the Oct. 10 meeting of the Elk Lake School Board. More...

Opinion

Here’s The Skinny On The iPad Mini

After years of speculation and rumors, Apple on Tuesday debuted the iPad Mini, a downsized version of the world’s most popular tablet computer, the iPad. More...

Beware the Blizzard named ‘Brutus’

Up to now, the biggest winter storms have been lodged in our memories as The Blizzard of (insert year here), with some notable recent exceptions being The President’s Day Storm, an intense and fast-moving blizzard that affected much of the east More...

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Dining and Entertainment

Songs and Games for Tots At Dietrich Theater, Nov. 3

Does your little one like to sing and dance? Then don’t miss Songs and Games for Tots at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Next week I will be able to announce the winners of the Halloween fundraiser. We drew the names yesterday (Wednesday). Good luck to all who entered. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Barbecues

Chicken Barbecue - Sunday, Oct. 28, Laceyville Fire Company. Starting at 11 a.m. Sponsored by Good Will Fire Company. More...

Basket Raffles

Stevensville’s Basket Raffle promises to offer unique baskets o-goodies for the entire family including some for the children. Mark your calendars and plan to stop by the Stevensville Community Hall on Nov. 15, 16 and 17. R43p More...

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. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Our sincerest congratulations to our newly confirmed soldiers for Christ. Bishop Bambera celebrated this past Wednesday with a beautiful mass officially welcoming our Confirmandi into the church. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit,” (Proverbs 15:4). More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

The old League of Nations, formed after WWI could not do much for our world in keeping the peace and our present United Nations is not united enough to do the job either. What in the world is wrong with our society today? More...

Breaking News - 10/31/2012 1:21 PM

Red Cross Warming Station Open Tonight at Tunkhannock Area High School  Free Access 

Showers Available, Electric for Recharging Electronic Devices

The American Red Cross will open a warming station tonight (10/31) at Tunkhannock Area High School from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. More...

North Rome Man Charged After Day-Long Standoff

Numerous Pennsylvania State Police cruisers, many of which were unmarked, were seen racing toward Rome, Bradford County, mid-morning on Tuesday for what has been reported as a stand-off between a North Rome Road resident and authorities. More...

Towanda School Board President Dies in Crash

The Towanda school community was mourning on Wednesday after suffering the loss of school board president Pete Anthony Alesky, Jr. 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 Phillip L. Wood to Broc E. Forbes, three parcels in Alba Borough for $78,000 on Oct. 2. Mabelle, Owen Wendell and Sandra M. Barnett to Michael T. Turner in Wilmot Township for $30,000 on Oct. 2. More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons have been sentenced, entered guilty pleas or we accepted into the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda. More...

Letters

Camptown

Camptown beware. Sunday, Oct. 28 between 2 and 4 p.m., the little ghosts and goblins will be invading for trick or treats. I hope you stock up and are ready. More...

Nimble

Friday, my daughter, Ginger Howell and I enjoyed lunch at the restaurant in Springville, with my brother and his wife, Owen and Sharon Sutton of Springville. More...

Spring Hill

Don’t forget that Saturday night, Oct. 27 all manner of costumes at the Spring Hill Halloween party’s grand march. Everyone is welcome. Come early and stay late. The grand march is at 8 p.m. Cake-walk follows. More...

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

This year’s fall leaves have been the most colorful showing that we have seen in recent years. For the first time in quite a few years, I watched as a maple tree shed all of its leaves in just a matter of minutes. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Amy Merritt. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: Why is it that Donald Trump wants to see President Obama’s college records? More...

Sports

Huffman Named Top Runner Again

WVHS Senior Leads NTL Girls’ Squad; NEB Duo Shares Boys’ Honor

Wyalusing Valley’s Erika Huffman was named Northern Tier League Female Runner of the Year for the second straight season. More...

Harriers Set for Districts

Big changes await the runners and fans at the District Four cross country championship meet at Bloomsburg University today, Oct. 25. Since last year, the PIAA split the cross country competitions into three classifications instead of two. More...

Lady Rams Falter Down The Stretch

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ soccer team closed out the regular season with losses to Towanda and Athens. Wyalusing, 7-10-1, was the 16th seed in the District Four, Class A playoffs which opened earlier this week. More...

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