January 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Mehoopany Wind Farm Swings into Operation

Project to Deliver Power to over 40,000 Homes

BP Wind Energy and Sempra U.S. Gas & Power announced on Tuesday that the Mehoopany Wind Farm has moved into full commercial operation. 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

Meshoppen Borough Resident Complains About Dirty Ballpark

A complaint was registered at Monday night’s regular monthly meeting of the Meshoppen Borough Council about the condition of the ballpark. More...

Bowling Alley Road Repairs Slated

Work to Begin Next Week in Wyalusing Township

The Wyalusing Township Supervisors conducted two meetings on Monday evening, the first of which was a mandatory yet routine reorganization of the township’s business that represented few if any changes. More...

Wyoming CDBG Funds Down Again

The Wyoming County Redevelopment Authority, which administers the county’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) money, has had to learn to do more with less, and 2013 looks to be no different. More...

Opinion

When Facebook and YouTube Turn Ugly

It’s no secret that this is the era of social networking across the nation and around the world. More...

Promised Land: A Fracking Insult

OK, the third time’s a charm, right? 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 Phone numbers will not be published.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

Mary Alice and I were traveling west on Route 6 when a robin flew directly across the road in front of us, and then, a second robin, in hot pursuit, hit our vehicle, with a loud thud. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to District Judge Tim Clark. We only had one call and the person’s guess was wrong. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: How can I keep bill collectors from calling me at home? —BUGGED IN BATH, NY DEAR BU: There are two ways. First, pay the bills or second, stop paying your phone bill. —ALICE More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Barbecues

Chicken Barbecue, LaceyvilleGoodwill Fire Company on Jan.20, starting at 11 a.m. More...

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Jan.27, 2013, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Allyou can eat: pancakes, Frenchtoast, ham, sausage, eggs, homefries, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, orange juice, realmaple syrup. and sugar-freesyrup. More...

Card Showers

A card shower for MyrnaHeckman. She is undergoingphysical therapy and wouldlike to hear from her friendsand neighbors. Her address is:1902 Stoney Point Road,Wyalusing, PA 18853. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

This past weekend we celebrated the Epiphany, which means manifestation. After being made known to the shepherds of Bethlehem, our Lord is revealed to the Magi who have come from the East to adore Him. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God,” (Ephesians 5:1-2). More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

What timing. Just about the time you think you have the answers to things in this life, your old body wears out and off you go into eternity. So, do your studying now, your preparation now while you have the opportunity. More...

Breaking News - 1/16/2013 8:11 AM

Wyausing Schools Closed Today  Free Access 

Wyalusing Schools Closed TodayDue to the ongoing snowstorm officials at the Wyalusing Area School District announced that  all schools will be closed today, Wednesday January 16, 2013.Other school schedule changes follow: More...

Gas Movie Doesn’t Deliver as “Promised”

The premier this past weekend of “Promised Land,” a film star ring and partially written by actor Matt Damon that was intended to demonstrate the weight of controversial practices by the natural gas industry on struggling r ural communiti More...

Don James Award Nominations Sought

Nomination forms are available at numerous area locations for potential recipients of the 2012 Don James Lighthouse of Service Award. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Police Seeking Leads A 55-year-old male was the victim of theft in Towanda Township. State police report that a shotgun belonging to the man that was stored near the Bradford County Airport was stolen between June and November 2012. 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

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Lynn M. Green, fka Lynn Klinko, and Duane Klinko to Misty D. Allen in Athens Borough, Fourth Ward for $98,500 on Dec. 26. More...

Bradford County Sentencings and Pleas

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

Letters

Terrytown

A time on our calendar when there is a lot of joyous times with our families, but as one reads it also seems to be a time that so many families lost loved ones. Prayer is the strength one can have for comfort. More...

Beaver Meadows

Thursday, Jane McGee took Rev. Bill Nelson of Retta to Golden Living in Tunkhannock, where they visited Bill’s wife, Eva, a guest there. Saturday, evening, Dale and Donna Bennett attended a Hunts for Healing dinner at Ringneck Ridge. More...

Silvara

It’s a beautiful day in Pennsylvania. This is definitely my kind of winter weather. The flu is a bad one this year and so widespread. I am just getting over it now and pray it does not return. More...

Lifestyles

Local Students Named to York Dean’s List

The following local students have been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2012 semester at York College of Pennsylvania. More...

St. Vincent’s Get-Acquainted Day, Feb. 18

Saint Vincent College Office of Admission and Financial Aid has announced plans for an upcoming Get Acquainted Day Open House for prospective students and their families on Presidents’ Day, Monday, Feb. 18. More...

Trowbridge Named to Dean’s List

The following student has been named to the fall 2012 Dean’s List at Southeast Missouri State University. Maria Trowbridge of Meshoppen has been named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the fall 2012 session. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Bradford County Humane Society and Animal Care Sanctuary Partner to Hold Gala

The Bradford County Humane Society (BCHS) and Animal Care Sanctuary (ACS) have teamed up to hold a gala entitled, “A Night to Paws, Celebrating our Love of Animals” on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

‘Travel the World’ with Dietrich Theater Guest

The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock invites the public to travel the world through a storytelling program slated for Saturday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. More...

Sports

Lady Rams Stun Sayre

Kneller Grabs 500th Career Rebound in 42-34 Victory at Sayre

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team kept their Northern Tier League East title hopes alive with a 42-34 victory at Sayre. More...

Rams Struggle Out of NTL Gate

The Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball team opened the Northern Tier League East campaign with losses to Canton and Athens. Wyalusing, 2-7, overall, and 0-2 in the league, played at Sayre last night (Jan. 9). More...

Grapplers Ninth at Zephyr’s

After losing its first match at the Zephyr Duals in Whitehall on Jan. 5, the Wyalusing Valley wrestling team battled back with three straight wins to finish ninth in the 15-team tournament. More...

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