January 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas Industry Group Reacts to ‘Promised Land’

Though the feature film “Promised Land,” a $15 million production highlighting the arrival of a large natural gas company in a small rural town, squeaked into the tenth position on a listing of the highest grossing films in America during More...

McCarty Farms Solely Supplies Texas Dannon Yogurt Plant

Former Local Dairymen Named Innovative Farmer of Year

Dairy Today Editor Editor’s Note: The following story is reprinted with the permission of Farm Journal Media, Inc. January 2013. The McCarty family formerly resided and operated a dairy farm in Sugar Run. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Unsolved Crimes Construction equipment was damaged along Fisher Road in Standing Stone Township between 5 p.m. on Jan. 5 and 6 a.m. on Jan. 6. Windows were smashed out on two vehicles, but it did not appear that anything had been taken. 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 Mark E. Hoagland to Kevin S. Ward, Dianne M. Terry Ward, in Towanda Borough, Second Ward for $40,000 on Jan. 2. More...

Letters

Jenningsville

Well, here we are over halfway through January. So far, those heading to the sunshine state could have stayed around with the warmer temperatures this past weekend. February sometimes can be sort of rough. More...

Nimble

Monday and Tuesday afternoon, my daughter, Ginger Howell and I enjoyed playing a few games of Canasta. More...

Dimock

We may have had a short January thaw. Last week when sunny daytime temperatures soared above freezing in contrast to cold nights, sap began to rise in some sugar maples. More...

Lifestyles

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Mary Adams, Director of Memorial Hospital Personal Care Home. Lucky ticket winners were Kathy Fenton and Deb Martin. * * * More...

BIRTHS

Lewis Stacey and Nate Lewis of Towanda are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Lydia Ann Lewis on Jan. 6, 2013 at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. *** Socha-Brown More...

Engagement Announced

Iva Ruth Johnson and the late Sheldon Henry Johnson, Sr. are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Frances Rita Johnson, to Richard Thomas Eberlin. Eberlin is the son of Cleo Fern and the late Thomas Berlin Eberlin. More...

Dining and Entertainment

The Lettermen to Perform their Timeless Love Songs

The timeless songs of The Lettermen will fill the air of Lemmond Theater at Walsh Hall on Friday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Pro-Life Agency to Sponsor Movie

The Endless Mountains Pregnancy Care Center (EMPCC) and Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life will sponsor a free screening of October Baby (PG-13) at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 4 p.m. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Are you looking for an afternoon of fun, games and companionship? If so, please come and join us at the American Legion on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m., we are going to host Bingo. All proceeds are going to benefit the library. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies. Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, your justice like the great deep,” (Psalm 36:5-6). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

This past Sunday the church celebrated the Solemnity of the Baptism of Our Lord. This officially brings an end to the season of Christmas. In this new year why not add an additional devotion or two to your spiritual walk. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Years ago, I thought that the book of Proverbs in our Old Testament was a collection of “probables;” that is, they may and they may not be true. More...

Breaking News - 1/22/2013 7:31 AM

Wyalusing Area Schools Post Two-Hour Delay  Free Access 

All Wyalusing Schools will have a Two-Hour delayed opening today, Tuesday, January 22, 2013, due to winter weather. More...

Drexel Student Proposes Air Quality Study

WASD Board Grants Permission for Campus Research

Michael Block, a student seeking a master’s degree in public health at Drexel University in Philadelphia, approached members of the Wyalusing Area School Board on Monday evening and requested approval to conduct an air quality test at the Max G More...

CodeRed Rollout Succeeds

The staff of Bradford County’s Emergency Management Center in North Towanda Township were satisfied with the results of the first major test of the new CodeRED public alert system on Jan. 9. More...

Rome Boy Raises Prize Ram

Richie Powell of Rome and his father, Richard Powell, exhibit a champion ram that won Richie one of six ribbons in open and youth competition at the Pennsylvania Farm Show last week. More...

Local News

Board Relists Unsold Schools

Among the items brought to the table at the Jan. More...

New Albany Couple Dies in Crash

William Wyda, Sr., 83, and Janet Wyda, 79, both of New Albany, died as a result of injuries sustained in a twovehicle accident in Burlington Township on Jan. 9. According to state police, Mr. More...

Anticipated Crowd a No-Show for Susquehanna County Meeting

—BY SANDRA RAUB— More...

Opinion

Common Sense Tips For Avoiding the Flu

Okay, you’ve got it and it’s the flu. Your whole body aches, your head’s pounding, you have a sore throat, fever and you’re constantly sneezing. So where did you get it? More...

Knock Wood

Full Story

Humbled by Humanity

Something that my father told me that rings truer with time is, “The older you get, the faster your friends die.” With two friends lost in December and another one almost perishing in a house fire, I was afraid that I was on a roll. More...

Seniors

Towanda Area Seniors Hold Annual Memorial Service

President George Smith called the meeting to order with 42 members and guests present. Guests were Linda Derhammer and guest entertainer Sara Romanik. More...

Expansion of ‘HealthChoices’ Program will Save Taxpayer Money, Improve Health Outcomes

The expansion of Pennsylvania’s managed care program, HealthChoices, will help to curb Medicaid spending, save taxpayer money and improve health outcomes for some of the state’s most vulnerable residents, said Marge Angello, executive dir More...

Columns

Reflections of nature

We celebrated the Christmas holiday with our son’s family in Arlington, VA. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: I hear you’re quite the exercise buff and a frequent sight walking briskly around Jester Hill in the early morning. So tell me, Alice, how do you keep your teeth from chattering on these cold winter mornings? More...

Jester Hill

Lydia Sturzenegger is upset because someone has been stealing the jar of hard cider she keeps in the milkhouse for a little warmup on frosty winter mornings. Last Saturday night, she left a jar out to which she had added Epsom salts. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Barbecues Chicken Barbecue, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company on Jan. 20, starting at 11 a.m. More...

Sports

Ram Matmen Topple Troy

Clutch wins, including Collin Edsell’s match-winning major decision in the final bout of the night, and some gritty performances in losses lifted Wyalusing Valley to a 36-33 victory over Troy at Layman Gymnasium on Jan. 12. More...

Rams Defeat NEB

Shane Salsman led a trio of Rams in double figures as the Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak with a 52-41 victory over Northeast Bradford at Layman Gymnasium on Jan. 11. More...

Lady Rams Dodge Upset Bids

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team escaped from Troy’s Commons Building with a 57-47 victory on Tuesday, Jan. 15. More...

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