November 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Kevin Barrett

Kevin B. Barrett, 56, of Asylum Township, PA, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.He was born Dec. 27, 1955. the son of Patrick J. Barrett, Jr. and Helen Elizabeth Barrett. More...

‘Red Kettle’ Drive Provides Aid Throughout the Year

The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle drive started last Friday, and volunteers will be receiving donations at numerous locations throughout the Endless Mountains from now through Christmas. More...

Car Burglary Ring Broken

The man thought by police to be responsible for several thefts from motor vehicles in late October and early November is in custody. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Irene Sowden - 2014-08-21
Ralph Fenton - 2014-08-21

Local News

PennDOT Reacts to Snowstorm

The snow that began falling during the early morning hours of Nov. 27 hampered rush hour traffic and resulted in some school delays, but temperatures rose above freezing by midmorning, and lingering snowfall did not present much of a problem. More...

One Enchanted Afternoon

Disney Princess Tea Party Entertains Local Girls

Those driving along Wyalusing’s Main Street at noon on Sunday may have needed to take a second or third look while passing the Chamber of Commerce building. More...

Wyoming Commissioners Oppose URS Funding Cuts

Having heard reports that the funding for United Rehabilitation Services (URS) in Wyoming County has been cut by 35 percent or some $648,000, the commissioners on Tuesday made it their business to advocate for a rollback of the cuts, and the re-estab More...

Opinion

Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’: There’s an App for That

I expect that people will be talking about Steven Spielberg’s latest film, “Lincoln” for years. It’s an awe-inspiring look at the incredible man who guided America thought the most difficult time in our nation’s history. More...

Darkness Getting You Down?

The grayness of winter is upon us. As we creep toward the Winter Solstice, the days are getting shorter in terms of sunlight, and that brings a lot of folks down. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the Editor must be signed and include the writer’s address and phone number. Phone numbers will not be published. Names will only be withheld under extraordinary circumstances at the discretion of the editor. More...

Columns

Reflections of nature

Are you prepared for another Pennsylvania winter? Our furnace and chimney have been cleaned; the wood shed is full and warm coats, scarves, mittens and boots are at hand for morning walks. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Steve Fairchild. We only had one person guess, and she was incorrect. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

Dear ALICE: I keep hearing reports that NASA’s Mars Rover has uncovered something that is being described as “historic,” but so far NASA isn’t saying what was found. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Bake Sales

Bake Sale, Dec. 14, 8:30 a.m. atPeoples State Bank, Rt. 6,Wyalusing. Sponsored bySpring Hill UMW. BenefitsNeighbors in Need. More...

Benefits

Childhood Cancer Benefit,“Hope Lives Here” event, Dec.15, noon till ? at Pine CradleLake Family Campground.Hosted by Bridget Colavito, senior project. More...

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Dec.30, 2012, 7 to 11 a.m. All you caneat: pancakes, ham, sausage,eggs, coffee, orange juice andreal maple syrup. Adults, $7.50;children to 12 years, $3; preschool, free. Benefit: HerrickTwp. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

This past weekend we celebrated our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe with the Solemnity of Christ the King. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Keeping track of time is a very difficult and touchy subject. Is our planet really billions of years old? Was our ancestor, Adam treading our planet only 6000 years ago? What about that Ark that Noah parked on Mt. More...

Guthrie Hospice to Host Holiday Bereavement Support Group

Guthrie Hospice will be offering a one-night Bereavement Support Group meeting that focuses on the holidays. It will be on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the 2 North Conference Room at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. More...

Breaking News - 12/5/2012 5:54 PM

Driver Charged in Wyalusing School Bus Incident  Free Access 

Police Say Driver Fled Scene with Kids on Bus

Pennsylvania State Police at Towanda have charged Penny Jean Gorens, 47, Coatesville, with endangering the welfare of children and leaving the scene of a crash resulting in injury in conjunction with the school bus accident on Cotter Road in Wilmot T More...

Breaking News - 11/30/2012 3:33 PM

Drug Charges Levied Against Alleged Poacher  Free Access 

Two Females Also Caught Up In Wilmot Pot Bust

A Wilmot Township man whom authorities charged last week with several counts of unlawfully taking big game without proper permits or tagging them was charged on Nov. More...

Wilmot Man Accused of Poaching

State police have charged Timothy Joseph Blood, 42, with multiple counts of unlawful killing or taking of big game. Law enforcement officials were tipped off to the fact that Blood was in possession of two antlered deer on Nov. More...

Dance Team Returns From Macy’s Parade

Three members of the Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS) Dance Team have recently returned from New York City, where they participated in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade on Nov. 22. 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 William W. Them, Executor of the Shirley L. Jackson Estate, to Richard W. and Dolores B. Jackson, two parcels in Wyalusing Township for $30,000 on Nov. 13. Ellen E. Robinson to Donald A. Robinson in Orwell Township for $1 on Nov. 13. More...

Bradford County Sentencings and Pleas

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons were sentenced or placed in the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Sentencings More...

Letters

Terrytown

Hunters really had a grand morning for their first day of deer season. Remembering those many years of cold, wet ones and deer not moving. Trust many had a success and safety. More...

Forkston

Congratulations to those of you who got a bear. However, as of last Tuesday morning, there was still a large one roaming the area. It was spotted on Farr Hollow Road. More...

Spring Hill

Jeanne and Louis Fiske hosted the Fiske Thanksgiving dinner with 20 members of their family present. On Saturday, the Fiske-Lyke family dinner was held at the hall with 35 members present. More...

Lifestyles

Party Held on 80th Birthday

Dorothy Stoddard of Hollenback was surprised at an 80th birthday party that was held on Nov. 24 at Pam’s Restaurant in Dushore. Representative Tina Pickett presented a citation to Mrs. More...

BIRTHS

Belcher Travis Belcher and Brandie Garinger of Towanda are proud to announce the birth of twins, Serenity Jolynn Belcher and Michael Preston Belcher, born on Nov. 10, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. *** More...

Gathered for Baptism

On Nov. 18, four generations came together to celebrate the baptism of Rochelle Puchalski at Myrtle Street United Methodist Church in Scranton. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Winding River Players to Present Christmas Program

The Winding River Players (WRP) will present their annual Christmas program, “Christmas Stocking” on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. More...

Children’s Author to Host Book Signing at Ben Franklin Crafts

Ben Franklin Crafts in Towanda will host a book signing by Tedd Arnold on Saturday, Dec. 1 from noon to 3 p.m. He is the author of the Fly Guy books. More...

Sports

Bear Harvest Short of Record

Through the first three days of the four-day statewide bear season, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reports 2,442 bear had been taken to check stations. Through Tuesday, Nov. More...

Prepping for Season

Wyalusing Valley’s Shane Salsman is cut off from the basket by a Blue Ridge player during a scrimmage at Layman Gymnasium on Nov. 27. More...

Track Honors Champs

Chemung Speedrome honored its 2012 champions at the awards banquet held on Nov. 24 at the Athens Township fire hall. T.J. Zacharias claimed the Sunoco Modified crown, edging out his brother Jimmy Zacharias by eight points. More...

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