November 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Compressed Natural Gas Deemed ‘Imminent’ in Area

Officials from a variety of industries with interests in the expansion of natural gas production and utilization in the Marcellus shale invited business owners, elected officials, and the public to Towanda on Nov. More...

Turnout is High For Election

Susquehanna County

Susquehanna County, as predicted, showed overwhelming support for the Republican candidates across the board in the presidential election on Tuesday. More...

Starlite Lanes Bowling Results

STARLITE LANES TOP 10 HI MEN’S SERIES: M. Madigan, 789, 699; E. Decker, 757; W. Neuber, 739; S. Mayo, 693; K. Maines, 685; J. Parks, 683; B. Cook, 679; L. Kralicek, 673; B. Boyer, 672. HI WOMEN’S SERIES: S. Adams, 712; B. More...

Senior Soccer Showcase

Photo by Pete Hardenstine The Wyalusing Valley girls’ soccer team received the team sportsmanship award, presented by the Northern Tier League soccer referee chapter, at Towanda on Nov. 4. More...

Susquehanna QDMA Annual Meeting Set

The Susquehanna Branch of the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) will hold its annual open meeting on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Central Conservation Club building near South Montrose, starting at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Gayle Tyrrell - 2014-08-28
Ellen Franklin - 2014-08-28
Karen Bowman - 2014-08-28
Lawrence Salsman - 2014-08-28
Marion Wygrala - 2014-08-28
Richard Krause - 2014-08-28
Leah Hugo - 2014-08-28
Donald Fassett - 2014-08-28
Henry Philippi - 2014-08-28

Local News

Does Wyalusing Have Enough Water to Fight Major Blaze?

Wyalusing Borough Council member John Smalser raised a question at Monday night’s council meeting about whether there is a sufficient supply of water in the borough to fight a major fire. More...

Laceyville Borough Unveils Proposed 2013 Budget

Laceyville Borough presented its tentative 2013 budget at Monday night’s borough council meeting. The budget can be view by the public at Borough Secretary Mary Tyler’s home by appointment. More...

Meshoppen Police To Expand Service

Meshoppen Police Department (MPD) will be expanding after Jan. 1, 2013 to cover Washington Township. More...

Opinion

No Honeymoon For Obama

Here’s hoping our newly reelected President hits the ground running and starts making good on some of the things he promised us during his campaign. More...

Help Us Help You

The prevalence of emails, instant messaging, texting, and tweeting have certainly taken their toll on language and correspondence as we remember it. More...

Knock Wood

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Dining and Entertainment

Susquehanna Singers Invite Everyone to Attend Fall Concert ‘Of Thee I Sing’

The Susquehanna Singers will sing their first performance “Of Thee I Sing” on Saturday evening at 7 p.m., Nov. 10, in the sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church of Towanda, 5 Court Street, Towanda. More...

An Evening of Jazz at Mansfield on November 11

Mansfield University will present an evening of jazz, featuring the MU Jazz Ensemble and the Jazz Lab Band, directed by Mike Galloway, on Sunday, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m. in Steadman Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public. More...

Jewelry Sale at Wyalusing Legion

On Saturday, Nov. 17 a jewelry sale will be held at the Wyalusing American Legion Hall at 89 Bowling Alley Road, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Benefits

Victorian Show and Tea onNov. 11, 1 p.m. at the POSH, 404N. Washington Ave., Scranton.Benefit of the American Cancer Society. Sponsored byQueen Victoria’s Court. Formore information or to register,call Margaret Messana, 570-587-5264. More...

Breakfasts

Hunters’ Breakfast at theHerrickville Fire Hall, Sunday,Nov. 25, 2012, 7 to 11 a.m. Allyou can eat: pancakes, ham,sausage, eggs, coffee, orangejuice and real maple syrup.Adults, $7.50; children to 12years, $3; preschool, free. More...

Bus Tour

On Monday, Nov. 26, Bus Tripto Radio City Music HallChristmas Spectacular. Tripincludes ticket to the show,orchestra seating and transportation. Price is $120 per person. Sunday, Dec. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

This week’s lesson is from Mark, which proclaims loud and clear that the solid foundation of our Christian religion is love of God and neighbor. “There is no other commandment greater than these,” says the Lord. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Missing the full fury of Hurricane Sandy was fine with me. More...

Laceyville Council Fires Police Chief

Andras Dismissed by 5-1 Vote

Slightly less than three weeks after Laceyville Mayor Ken Patton announced on Oct. More...

Area Voters Go for Romney

Terry Township resident Cathryn Pugh (center) enjoyed her first voting experience on Tuesday. More...

Towanda Tax Initiative Passes

Bradford County

Despite waging a widely successful campaign for Republican candidates in Bradford County, Republican party officials here were disappointed to lose one of their most hard-fought races when Barack Obama was projected the winner on Tuesday evening in h More...

Sixty Percent of Voters Hit Polls

Wyoming County

On Tuesday, 65.92 percent of the 17,255 registered voters in Wyoming County voted; this figure is one of the highest on record in recent years. More...

PIAA Cross Country Championships

Towanda’s Destiny Foster leads Erika Huffman. More...

Elk Lake Grads Begin Swim Seasons

Two Elk Lake graduates opened their respective swimming seasons last month. Adam Phillips, a freshman at Rider, swam a leg on the winning 400 free relay in a 171- 114 loss to University of Maryland Baltimore County on Oct. 13. More...

Bronze Helmet Game Results

1983: Wyalusing 12, Towanda 61984: Wyalusing 18, Towanda 141985: Towanda 45, Wyalusing 81986: Towanda 16, Wyalusing 141987: Towanda 19, Wyalusing 8 More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Crimes Under Investigation Between Aug. 15 and Nov. 2, someone entered a surgeon’s locker at Towanda Memorial Hospital and removed prescription expanded field surgical telescopes and other items. 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 Howard P. and Janette A. Holdren to Aaron M. and Karen M. Holdren in Sheshequin Township for $90,000 on Oct. 22. Charles E. McMahon to Toby Lee in Sayre Borough, Fourth Ward for $85,000 on Oct. 22. More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

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

Letters

Laceyville

The Erik Brewer family lost their beloved two-year-old AKC registered Bloodhound, GiGi when she got away from them during last week’s storm. When she finally came home, she was very sick and in much pain. More...

Spring Hill

Please remember Tuesday, Nov. 13 is the kickoff of Relay for Life with a spaghetti supper at the Wyalusing Fire Hall, which will be served from 6 to 7 p.m. More...

Camptown

A big night Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Camptown Church, when the Jacob Brothers will present their ministry in music. At 4:30 p.m. a dinner with the guys will be served. Everyone is invited and it is free. The concert will begin at 5:30. More...

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

With archery season for deer in full swing, turkey season underway and small game hunters out and about, I’m sure by now you have seen hunters dressed, from head to toe, in camouflage clothing and boots. This art of concealment is nothing new. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Ruby Warner. We had several calls but everyone was wrong. We did have a call from Sven Nystrom, who lives in Sweden. He thought the eyes belonged to his brotherin law, Linc Welles. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: When do you think New York City will recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy and return to normal? —CURIOUS IN CANTON DEAR CUR: Excuse me? New York City, normal? —ALICE ********** DEAR ALICE: I hate winter. More...

Sports

Lady Warriors Claim Their Second Crown in Three Years

Led by two-time medal winners Jenny VanEtten and Elizabeth Trowbridge, the Elk Lake girls’ cross country team claimed its second PIAA championship in three years at Hershey’s Parkview Cross Country Course on Saturday, Nov. 3. More...

Favored Panthers Take Title; Elk Lake Second

The Northeast Bradford boys brought home the school’s first state team championship in any sport from the PIAA cross country meet in Hershey on Nov. 3. More...

Huffman Wins State Medal

Erika Huffman’s two-year quest for a PIAA cross country medal ended successfully in Hershey on Nov. 4. More...

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