April 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

School District Gets Environmental Grant

The Wyalusing Area School District (WASD) has been selected to receive a $2,859 Environmental Education Grant, according to information released recently by Governor Tom Corbett’s office. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Irene Sowden - 2014-08-21
Ralph Fenton - 2014-08-21

Local News

Second Amendment Rally Held

Hundreds Attend Montrose Event

Approximately 200 people turned out on a cool, windy April 19 afternoon to attend a rally celebrating the rights of the American people guaranteed to them by the United States Constitution and its subsequent amendments. More...

Confessed Sexual Predator Sentenced

Former Wyalusing Man Receives 10-to 40-Year Term

A decision handed down in Bradford County Court on April 18, branded a former Wyalusing man as a sexually violent predator and effectively put him back behind bars for 40 years. More...

Commissioners Hold Wide-Ranging Meeting

The Bradford County Commissioners offered only three pages of agenda items on April 18 but played to a packed house and approved a wide swath of service agreements and recognitions. More...

Opinion

Wyalusing’s Spring Musicals Span Nearly a Half-Century

Soon to retire Wyalusing Valley High School music teacher Bob Shumway sent us some information recently that points to the important role the high school’s annual spring musicals have played in our community since 1966. More...

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Energy - Stop Using Foreign Oil

Guest Commentary

We have everything we need in America. We have natural gas, oil, coal, solar and wind energy. We should utilize everything at our disposal to end our dependence on foreign oil. It is time to stop flooding the Middle East with money. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Dietrich Theater

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with guitar music from Mexico on Sunday, May 5 at 3:00 pm at the Dietrich Theater. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Bake Sales Bake Sale, April 27, 8 a.m. to ? at Connie’s Market, Rt. 6, Wyalusing to help defray costs of Patrick Chapman’s Eagle Scout project, painting the front of the Wyalusing Valley Vol. Fire Hall. More...

Sports

Carr Sets New Pole Vault Mark

Jessica Carr set a new Wyalusing Valley girls’ pole vault record at Peterson Stadium on Tuesday, April 23. Carr, a senior, cleared nine feet, 10 inches, eclipsing the old mark of nine feet, nine inches set by Valerie Amoroso in 2002. More...

Lady Rams Stun NEB

Erin Canfield’s RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted Wyalusing Valley to a 2-1 home victory over Northeast Bradford on Wednesday, April 17. More...

Canfield Saves Day Again

Different day, same result. Erin Canfield’s RBI single in the bottom of the seventh allowed the Lady Rams to escape an upset bid by Cowanesque Valley at home on April 23. More...

Breaking News - 4/29/2013 4:10 PM

Local Hospitals Exploring Potential Affiliation  Free Access 

Other than a brief statement issued earlier today by Memorial Hospital in Towanda regarding a possible collaboration with Guthrie Health in Sayre, there has been no other official comment regarding renewed speculation about the two hospitals joining More...

Progress Authority Celebrates 20th Year

Williams Oil is Business of Year

Progress Authority President, Paul Kreischer welcomed guests claiming Tuesday evening’s turnout to celebrate the Authority’s 20th year at the Towanda Country Club in Wysox Township “would rival those from previous years.” More...

Gas Pipeline Expansion Outlined

Allen Fore, Director of Public Affairs for Kinder Morgan, spoke to a packed room at the RiverStone Inn in Wysox Township on April 18. 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 Troy E. and Patricia A. Corino to Troy E. and Patricia A. Corino, two parcels in Smithfield Township for $1 on April 4. More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & 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

Jenningsville

The cold weather is hanging around too long. Maybe the old saying, “ April showers bring May flowers,” will also bring warmer days. More...

Silvara

Oh my aching back! So many people are finding muscles they forgot they had as they start their Spring yard work. More...

Evergreen

Faye Kipp, daughter Sharon and her two daughters spent Friday with Martine Kipp and all went out to supper. Happy birthday to Libby Vargason on April 30. Henry and Florence Campbell spent Saturday at the antique tractor pulls in Rome. More...

Columns

Refleactions of nature

In a few weeks, hunters will be heading into the woods, searching for the wild turkey. Although spending time in the autumn woods is very enjoyable, seeing and hearing the spring woods come alive at dawn provides a pleasure almost beyond description. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Geoff Brock, store manager at Laceyville Lumber. Our one and only winner was his co-worker, Luella Ruhf. * * * More...

The Good Old Days

Compiled from old issues of The Wyalusing Rocket

News items of timely interest gathered from the old files of The WYALUSING ROCKET and reprinted as they were in the May 3, 1963 issue. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities— his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse,” (Romans 1:20). More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

The written word of God is as relevant today as when it was first written because people over the years have not changed. More...

National Day of Prayer Set for Thursday, May 2

The 62nd annual observance of the National Day of Prayer will take place on Thursday, May 2, and be observed locally on the steps of the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda at noon. More...

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