April 18, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Monroeton Family Faces Drug Charges

A father and son from Monroe Township were hit with drug-related charges within days of each other. A female friend of the son got caught up in the second arrest and now faces charges for possession of paraphernalia. More...

Commissioners Discuss Gas, Water Lines

Susquehanna Board Revisits Familiar Topics

In addition to regular business, the Susquehanna County Commissioners fielded several questions and comments from visitors at their April 10 meeting, many of which had been touched on before, with little change in their previously expressed positions More...

Communities That Care Task Group Meets

Communities That Care (CTC) is an active part of the work that PARTNERS in Family and Community Development (PFCD) has focused on since 2000. More...

Rocket Travels Around the World

Tim and Stacy Hart of Terrytown recently traveled to Atsugi, Japan, to attend the wedding of their youngest son, AS3 Thomas Hart. More...

Stevens Supervisors Discuss Annual Clean-up and Illegal Dumping

Stevens Township Supervisors firmed up plans for Spring Cleanup Day during their monthly meeting on April 9. More...

National Children’s Dental Health Poster Winners

Third graders at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School participated in February’s National Children’s Dental Health Month by designing posters. More...

Upcoming Seminar at Wyalusing Public Library On Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft

It has become common to read and hear about people in the news being victims of a scam from having their identities stolen, to paying for services they never receive, to even paying money to receive money that was supposedly won in a lottery. More...

Meet Some of the Members of Towanda’s First UMC

(Part II of a III-Part Series) More...

Understanding Air Quality Alerts

Air quality is a growing concern in many communities. Contaminants in the air have been known to cause everything from minor allergies to severe lung damage and even cancer. More...

Recycling Event to be Held at Grovedale Winery

Saturday, April 20 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grovedale Winery, Wyalusing Special Events: 10:30 a.m. Demonstration: Painting and Staining with Beer. 11:30 a.m. Whipple Performing Arts Studio: Dancers at the Red House. Noon Demonstration: Painting with Milk. More...

Earth Day’s Humble Beginnings

On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment. Massive coast-tocoast rallies occurred. More...

Gardeners Host Gardening Day

The Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County recently held a “Get Going, Get Growing” Spring Gardening Day program at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Montrose. More...

2013 Outstanding Young Woman Applications Available

The applications for those wishing to participate in the 2013 Outstanding Young Woman program are now available from their individual area high school contacts and through an Open House to be held in April. More...

Stuff-A-Teddy will be Available During Monroeton Public Library’s Open House on Saturday

On Saturday, April 20, the Board of Trustees of the Monroeton Public Library invites the public to an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to celebrate National Library Week. More...

Cassie Dollard Recipient of Auxiliary’s Scholarship

The Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has established an annual $1,000 nursing scholarship that is awarded to a nursing student enrolled in the Northern Tier Career Center’s Practical Nursing Program in Towanda. More...

Scout Completes Project

John Chapman of Wyalusing Boy Scout Troop 8 recently cleaned and repainted the Wilmot Township conference/voting room, as well as adjoining rooms as his project toward achieving the rank of Eagle Sco More...

Lioness Club Announces Poster Winners

The Wyalusing Lioness Club honored the winners of the 2012-2013 Peace Poster contest at their meeting on Tuesday, April 9. By winning this local contest, first place winner, Savannah Milne, took the first step in this international competition. More...

Students Listed on Northern Tier Career Center Honor Roll

The following students have been placed on the honor roll for the third marking period at the Northern Tier Career Center, by earning a grade of 91 percent or higher: Athens: Stephanie Arnold, Miranda Brown, Kassandra Comstock, Ashley Follett, Shanic More...

Rumpff Graduates From Savannah College of Art

Jason Rumpff of Athens recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Rumpff earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Illustration. More...

Elk Lake High School Honor Roll Announced

The following Elk Lake students have achieved Honor Roll status for the 2012/2013 Third marking period ending April 4th: More...

NEB Elementary Students Named to Honor Roll List

Dr. Janice Otis, Principal at Northeast Bradford Elementary School, has announced the honor roll for the third marking period. More...

Activities Support Families with Young Children

A Community Weekend Extravaganza, Special, Smart and Safe-2013, offers local families a series of events geared for families with young children from Thursday, April 25 to Saturday, April 27. More...

Susquehanna FBLA Members Attend 2013 State Leadership Conference

Thirteen members of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America attended the 2013 Pennsylvania FBLA State Leadership Conference held on April 15 - 17 at the Hershey Lodge and Conventio 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...

Students Support LIFE Center

At the beginning of last Wednesday night’s Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce B2B After Hours, held in the Tuscarora Wayne Room in the chamber building on Main Street in Wyalusing, the Friends of Fitness had gathered to give a brief presenta More...

Wyalusing Meadows Information Sessions Set

Mission First Housing Group will be hosting two information sessions for Wyalusing Meadows, the proposed 50 unit housing development in Wyalusing Borough. More...

‘Auntie Mame’ Invites Audiences to ‘Live!’

“Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death!” claims Mame Dennis, a New York City socialite who takes in her 10-year-old nephew after the passing of Mame’s estranged brother. More...

Ten-Year Anniversary Celebration Planned for CFTT

$500 GRANTS HANDED OUT DURING EVENT

The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT) will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary on Thursday, April 25 at the Owego Treadway Inn. The event will be a night to remember. A buffet-style dinner will be served. More...

Beta Rho Chapter Honors Twenty-Five Year Members

The Beta Rho Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held their March meeting in the newly remodeled Center for Anti-Slavery Studies in Montrose. More...

Lt. Michael Lynch Recipient Of Navy Commendation Medal

During a special ceremony held on Friday, April 12, 2013 at Camp Pendleton, CA, Lieutenant Michael F. Lynch, serving in the Medical Services Corps of the U.S. Navy, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal. More...

For Tom Dibble Every Day Is Earth Day

You could say that former Wyalusing resident Tom Dibble and his cohorts at Common Vision are modern-day versions of Johnny Appleseed. More...

Some Foods Claiming to be Organic not Always Accurate

In an effort to live a more environmentally friendly lifestyle, consumers have embraced organic foods in record numbers. They stand behind the idea that organic products are not only better for them, but also better for the planet. More...

PennDOT Invites Volunteers to Join in Statewide Spring Cleaning

PennDOT is seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania effort that runs through May 31. More...

Bradford County Conservation District Once Again Encourages Soil and Water Stewardship

The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) is celebrating the 58th annual Stewardship Week from April 28 to May 5, 2013, with the theme “Where Does Your Water Shed?” More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

I’m pleased to announce that the library is a lucky recipient of a Libri Foundation Grant. What that means to us is we have received $1,080 worth of easy, juvenile and young adult books. More...

WVHS Student Heads to Europe on Music Tour

Wyalusing Valley High School ninth grade student, Bretny Seamon, is heading to Western Europe this summer as part of the American Music Abroad Red Tour. She will be leaving the United States on July 3 and returning July 19. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Thanks to the following for responding to our annual fund drive: Theodore Babcock, Tuscarora Township and Steve and Shelley Ciprich. More...

Dave Behrend Guest Speaker at DAR Meeting

The Mach-wi-hi-lusing Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recently met at the Wyalusing Hotel. The meeting was called to order by Regent Dorothy Titchen. More...

Named Lioness of Year

Lioness Lee Ann Welles was recently named as the Wyalusing Lioness Club’s Lioness of the Year for 2012-2013, as well as being named the same for the district. More...

—POETS CORNER—

As I survey the wondrous beauty Of the world that we live in, God gives us so much to enjoy all around us. More...

Information Night Planned For WVHS Students

The Wyalusing Valley Jr.-Sr. High School Guidance Office is hosting its 18th Post-Secondary Education Information Evening on Thursday, April 18, in the WVHS gymnasium. More...

BIRTHS

Manning Ladd and Maggie Manning of Millville are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Hillary Renee on April 12, 2013. She has two big sisters, Ayla, five and Lydia, three. More...

Springville Couple to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Richard and Linda Naylor of Springville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 20. They were married at the Skinners Eddy Methodist Church by Reverend Davis. More...

Open Registration at North Rome Christian School

North Rome Christian School (NRCS) is now accepting new registrations for the 2013-2014 school year. NRCS is uniquely set up as a parent-owned and parent-operated, private and independent school. More...

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank everyone— my friends, neighbors and “quilters” for the cards, phone calls and flowers while I was ill. Thanks so very much. Emily Marbaker R16p More...

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