April 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

WASD Board Looks to Get Special Education Students Back Home

Would Benefit Children, Budget

In two recent proposals to the Wyalusing Area School Board, Director of Special Education Susan Lipsey and Wyalusing Valley Elementary School (WVES) Principal Mike Wells have made the case that providing classes for students with special needs at the More...

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Local News

Gas Expo Touts Diversity, Adaptation and Qualified Workers

The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce Business, Job, and Gas Expo drew upwards of 4,000 people to the Wyoming County Fairgrounds on April 11. More...

Spring Fling is Back

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) will hold their second Spring Fling fundraiser on Saturday, May 4 from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Tuscarora Wayne Room in the chamber building on Main Street in Wyalusing. More...

Wyoming Prison Board Discusses Pregnant Inmate Policy

The regularly scheduled Wyoming County prison board meeting was called to order at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the Wyoming County Courthouse in Tunkhannock. More...

Opinion

On the Stage Again

“It’ll only be a bit…at the end of the last act,” says Vera Charles to Mame Dennis as she tries to talk her into accepting a role in a play. More...

What it Takes to Get to The Boston Marathon

By now surely everyone knows about the horror that unfolded at Monday’s Boston Marathon, where three people died and over 170 were injured. 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 Phone numbers will not be published.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

While writing this column, I heard on the news that a difficult season is predicted for those with spring allergies. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Courtney Salsman. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: Is it true the North Koreans are planning a cyber attack on the U.S. that will bring our economy to a halt? —SCARED IN SILVARA DEAR SCARE: Don’t tell the North Koreans, but they’re five years too late. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Bake Sales Bake Sale, Saturday, April 19, 9 a.m. to ? at Connie’s Supermarket, Rt. 6, Wyalusing. Sponsored by Relay for Life team “Nutty Buddies” to benefit the American Cancer Society. “The team with the Bon Bons.” More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

When we were kids, growing up on the far edge of suburban Philadelphia, my Dad had five truck routes that he ran from the house. Four were in suburbia and the fifth in an old part of the city, on Saturday. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In this past Sunday reading from John, the position of Papal Authority was recognized by the Apostles and the first Christians. More...

Wyalusing Council Okays New Contract with Police

The Wyalusing Borough Council gave its tentative approval to a new contract with the Laceyville Borough Police Department at a workshop Monday night, however, it won’t be until council’s May 6 meeting that an official vote is taken. More...

Wyalusing Women Unhurt in Bombing

Boston Marathoners Witness Chaos, Kindness in Aftermath

Two Wyalusing area women finished the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, before the bombs exploded near the finish line, ending the race, killing three people and injuring over 170 others. More...

Power Plant Groundbreaking Near

Moxie Facility in Asylum Twp. Closer to Reality

Moxie Energy President Aaron Samson has reason to be upbeat about the construction of a massive natural gas-powered power plant in Asylum Township. The permitting process is nearing completion, and Samson expects full construction to begin in June. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Police Seeking Information Between 11 p.m. on April 12 and 5 a.m. 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 Jonathan E. Quick to Jennifer R. Quick in South Creek Township for $1 on March 28. More...

Bradford County Pleas

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

Letters

Dimock

Our former neighbor, Clara Edwards died on Thursday, April 11 at Golden Living in Tunkhannock. Clara was 101 years old. We extend our sympathy to her family. More...

Wyalusing

I watched my daughter, Katherine’s, first school production as the kindergarten classes put on a play last Thursday at the elementary school. More...

Nimble

Sunday, Wally, Cindy, Randi and Hailey Farr enjoyed dinner at the Texas Roadhouse to help Randi celebrate her birthday. My daughter, Ginger Howell and I enjoyed lunch at Pizza Hut in Tunkhannock one day last week. More...

Seniors

Pickett Supports Property Tax Credit Exchange Program for Senior Citizens

To help ease the property tax burden on senior citizens and to bring generational experience into the school setting, Rep. More...

Towanda Seniors Report on Meeting

President George Smith called the April 4 meeting to order with 40 members and guests present. Guests were Gayle Benjamin, Linda Derhammer, Linda Lethbridge and Sara Romanik. Greeter for the day was Karl Tewksbury. More...

Free Online Videos Available to Senior Caregivers

Anyone who is currently caring for a friend or family member or may soon be doing so can take advantage of a free online service offered by the Pennsylvania Homecare Association, said Rep. Tina Pickett. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Jazz to Support Rialto Theatre

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) will celebrate International Guitar Month and National Poetry Month with “A Night of Jazz & Poetry” on Thursday, April 25, at its Rialto Theatre in Canton. More...

Pro Musica to Perform at St. Agnes School

St. Agnes School Parent Teacher Group announces that Pro Musica will be presenting a musical program at JFK Hall at 3 p.m. More...

Aldo Leopold – A Movie and Book Experience

Everyone interested in the conservation of our beautiful landscape will want to see the movie, “Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time” at the Dietrich Theater on Saturday, May 11 at 11 a.m. More...

Sports

Murky Water Greets Trout Anglers

Approximately 50 men and women lined the banks of the Mehoopany Creek main and north branches near their confluence along Routes 87 and 3001 on Saturday for opening day of trout season in Pennsylvania. More...

Thinclads Have Busy Week

Allyn, Huffman, Schools Win at Dry Invite

The Wyalusing Valley track team concluded a busy week with a tri-meet at Athens on Tuesday, April 16. In the girls’ meet, Athens handed the Lady Rams their first defeat of the season, scoring 78 points, while Wyalusing finished with 56 points. More...

Lady Rams Blank Towanda

Wyalusing Valley’s Emily Faulkner fanned nine batters and held Towanda to two hits in a 3-0 victory at Wysox on Saturday, April 13. While Faulkner was shutting down the Lady Knights, the Lady Rams pounded out nine hits. More...

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