December 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

More Charges Filed Against Bus Driver

Student Witnesses Allege Gorens Was on Phone before Accident

After a month of speculation about what led a school bus driver to careen off Cotter Road in Wilmot Township and into a field with 40 screaming children aboard the vehicle at about 4 p.m. on Nov. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Local News

Bomb Threat Closes Courthouse

The Bradford County Courthouse was closed on Dec. 6 after two calls from an anonymous male were received in the commissioners’ office that indicated both times that there were three bombs planted in the courthouse. More...

WVHS Students Inducted into National Honor Society

At a ceremony held at the Wyalusing Valley High School on Dec. 5, nine WVHS students were inducted into the Forscht Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS). More...

Impact Fees Largely Banked By Wyoming Municipalities

The fees from the new Impact Fee (IF) charged to gas drilling companies for every well and other gas drilling related activity within all counties in Pennsylvania has begun to arrive in municipal coffers. More...

Opinion

Rural Republicans Are No Longer Relevant

If you happen to be a Republican and live in America’s rural heartland, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said something recently that you’d probably rather not hear, even though it’s the truth. More...

Triumph of the T-Towns

December 7 and 8 made for my favorite kind of work weekend in that I was able to cover events in two of my favorite towns. More...

Roller Coaster of Milk Prices: Here We Go Again!

Guest Commentary

Wouldn’t you know it! Just when prices paid to all dairy farmers showed some signs of rebounding, now all of a sudden the value of cheese and butter on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) are starting to collapse. More...

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

In the December 2012 issue of the Pennsylvania Game News, I read where reindeer, which are the European version of North America’s caribou, have the ability to see very well in ultraviolet range (UV) wave lengths that we humans and most animals More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to David LaFrance. Ann Cole was the only winner we had. * * * 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 in the Late 1800s This view of Wyalusing was snapped sometime in the late 1800s, likely by photographer Hamlin J. Lloyd from a vantage point near today’s Gaylord Street. More...

Sports

Lady Rams Defend Bush Title

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team successfully defended its Jack Bush Memorial Tournament title with a 55-33 win over host Cowanesque Valley on Dec. 8. More...

Cagers Fourth in Tourney

The Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball team opened the season with a fourth-place finish in the Williams Auto Group Tip- Off Tournament in Towanda on Dec. 7-8. Mansfield defeated Wyalusing, 50-41, in Friday’s tournament opener. More...

Juniata Ends WVHS Four-Year Run in Own Duals

Rams Dethroned

Juniata snapped Wyalusing Valley’s four-year reign of their own Ram Duals with a 38-30 victory in the championship finals in Layman Gymnasium on Dec. 8. More...

A Caroling We Will Go...

After helping to kick off Christmas in Our Hometown in Tunkhannock with a few songs at the town Christmas tree, carolers (front, from left) Sydney Saxe, Maggie Poost, and Kirstyn Ballard, and (back) More...

Christmas Candlelight Service Sunday Evening in Wyalusing

It’s a Wyalusing Christmas tradition that’s been a part of the community for generations. Set to take place at Wyalusing’s Presbyterian Church this Sunday, Dec. More...

141st’s Baptism of Fire Came 150 Years Ago

Dispatch from Fredericksburg, Saturday, Dec. 13, 1862

Editor’s Note: Mike Kilmer’s great-great-grandfather, Captain G.W. 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 Joseph J. Beebe Trust, Clark A. Beebe, Trustee, to Beebe Living Trust in Asylum Township for $1 on Nov. 27. Darlene M. and Douglas K. Sewell to Joseph F. and Mary Jane Murphy in Athens Township for $180,000 on Nov. 27. More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently pleaded guilty before Bradford County Magisterial District Judges (MDJ): MDJ Jonathan Wilcox More...

Letters

Forkston

Alice Denison and Paulette Conrad were among those who attended the final meeting of Tyler Hospital’s Mehoopany Auxiliary. The group has now officially disbanded. More...

Dimock

Our good neighbor, Jesse Wells, died last week after a long illness. His memorial service was held in the Elk Lake Community Church on Saturday. We extend our sympathy to Jesse’s family. More...

Beaver Meadows

Thursday, Rev. Bill Nelson of Retta and Jane McGee visited Eva Nelson at Golden Living in Tunkhannock. Dale Grover visited Uncle Jim and Aunt Donna Decker at Willseyville on Monday. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Christmas Show Planned at Northeast

“The Season of Giving,” the second annual Northeast Bradford (NEB) Education Foundation holiday program, is planned for Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Northeast Elementary School. More...

Endless Harmony Chorale To Present Cantata

The Endless Harmony Regional Chorale will perform its Christmas cantata entitled “A Night of Rejoicing” on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Headley Ave., Dushore. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

New to us are: “Christmas Letters” by Debbie Macomber; “Engaging Father Christmas” by Robin Jones Gunn; “The Cowboy’s Holiday Blessing” by Brenda Minton; “His Holiday Family” by Margret Daley; &ld More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Bake Sales Bake Sale, Dec. 14, 8:30 a.m. at Peoples State Bank, Rt. 6, Wyalusing. Sponsored by Spring Hill UMW. Benefits Neighbors in Need. More...

Worship

Christmas Service Set At Hollenback Church

It’s being called a Christmas Eve-Eve service, and it will take place on Dec. 23, the evening before Christmas Eve at Hollenback United Methodist Church. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Therefore, the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel,” (Isaiah 7:14). “Immanuel” means “God with us.” That name says it all. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Advent is the season in which we prepare for the great celebration of Jesus’ birth at Christmas. More...

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