July 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Historic Community Landmark’s Future Uncertain

A unique community landmark that dates back to 1806 could go the way of the Middendorf Hotel and the Heckwelder House and vanish from the community forever. More...

PS Bank Donates $45K for LIFE Center

The Friends of Fitness Committee recently announced the launch of the LIFE (Lifelong Improvement in Fitness and Endurance) Center campaign with a leading pledge of $45,000 from PS Bank. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Charles Pierson - 2014-04-17
Louise Arnold - 2014-04-17
Martin Stein, III - 2014-04-17
Pauline Bennett - 2014-04-17
Thelma Brotzman - 2014-04-17
Darrell Singer - 2014-04-17

Local News

From Lyme Disease to Running Obstacle Course

If someone had told Susan Camp back in 2009 that one day she would be taking part in a challenging mud run and obstacle course, she likely wouldn’t have believed them. More...

Dairy Products Can Save Lives

The following piece was composed and submitted by Sullivan County Dairy Maid, Maranna Nitcznski. I would like to discuss how important dairy is in our lives and that it could actually save lives. More...

One Critical after Weekend Accident

An accident on Route 220 north of Ulster on July 6 led to the arrest of the driver and critical injuries to one of two passengers. More...

Opinion

Summer Fun at the River

While the Susquehanna River has not fully cooperated this summer with those of us who want to get on or in it, the river still provides a beautiful backdrop for upcoming events. More...

Lifestyles

Laceyville

Helen Carpenter’s future sonin law, Doug Summers, picked her up last Wednesday afternoon so she could spend the week with him and her daughter, Cindy. More...

Terrytown

A very busy holiday for many; no serious accidents reported and weather that cooperated very well and very warm. Constant hot days not good for the elderly and livestock. We are looking for a little cooler day. More...

Forkston

I hope everyone enjoyed the 4th. Thanks to all those who supported the celebration in Mehoopany and congratulations to all the winners. Congratulations to the Wyoming County Relay for Life. More...

Columns

Rekindling Memories From a Half Century Ago

Here I am at my high school class reunion last Saturday evening trying to figure out who some of these people are. More...

Reflections of Nature

Man learned about flight by watching the birds. Today, airplanes use the same aerodynamics as birds; however, the speeds far surpass those of our feathered friends. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Recognize These Eyes?

Call in and Guess - Contest begins Thursday - 2 p.m. —Enter our automated contest by calling 570-746-0533— winners will be notified by phone calls received prior to 2 p.m. More...

Sports

RTL Girls Claim District Title

Local 9-10 Softball Squad Defeats Wellsboro, 5-3, in Final

The Roosevelt Trail League (RTL) 9-10 softball team claimed the Little League District 15 title with a 5-3 victory over Wellsboro at Wyalusing on July 9. RTL went undefeated through district play, amassing an 8-0 record. More...

Goodbye Charlotte And Dan

After what has been a hectic few weeks personally, it’s time I take a minute in this space to recognize the passing of a pair of local sports legends last month. More...

DeVoirs Earn All-State Honors

Twelve Northern Tier League softball players, including two from Wyalusing Valley, received all-state recognition by the Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association recently. More...

Breaking News - 7/15/2013 12:09 PM

Death of Teen Related to Underage Drinking Party  Free Access 

Mother and Son Among Focus of Police Investigation

A party in a field near the Tunkhannock and Lemon Township line, at which a significant amount of beer was made available to about 20 minors, has led to three arrests by Pennsylvania State Police. More...

New Hires Announced; Music Dept. Restructured

Wyalusing Area School District

New hires dominated the agenda at Monday’s meeting of the Wyalusing Area School Board, but confirmation of 12 new employees and the transfers and reassignments of existing faculty was swift, leading to one of the shorter meetings in recent memo More...

WNEP’s Joe Snedeker To Cycle Through Area

WNEP weatherman and zany character Joe Snedeker will embark on a five-day, 500- mile bike trek throughout northeast Pennsylvania from Monday to Friday, July 22 to 26. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Police Seeking Information State police at Towanda are investigating a theft from a vehicle that was parked in the lot of Cargill Meat Solutions in Wyalusing Township. Between 6 a.m. and 4 p.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

Deed Transfers Theodore R. Smith, Jr. to Elizabeth A. Smith in Smithfield Township for $1 on June 26. Rachael F. and David A. Klein to Elmer T. and Janet Walburn in Ulster Township for $32,500 on June 26. More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

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: Sentencings More...

Letters

Has Congress Failed The Dairy Farmer Once Again?

Dear Editor: Certainly Congress has the American dairy farmer in their crosshairs (or maybe in shackles). More...

Disgusted with Bath Salts Epidemic

Dear Editor: The failure to stigmatize the use of bath salts as a moronic way of getting high is a failure of the media that seems to enjoy more and more bizarre stories to report. More...

Seniors

State Representative Tina Pickett Invites You to a Senior Expo

— Thursday, July 18, 2013 at the Athens-Lynch/Bustin Elementary—

Pennsylvania State Rep. Tina Pickett shows her support of using public transportation to her annual Senior Expo. More...

Seniors Encouraged to Attend 13th Annual Expo

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Foster Grandparent Program Offers Training

The Foster Grandparent Program provides loving and experienced tutors and mentors to children and youth with special and exceptional needs at volunteer stations in Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, and Tioga Counties. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Laceyville’s Community Day Set for Saturday

There’s a full slate of events set to take place at the 17th annual Laceyville Community Day, which gets underway Saturday, July 13 starting at 1 p.m. on Main Street. More...

Herrickville Popular Destination on July 4

Hundreds of people flocked to Herrickville on July 4 for the annual Herrick Township Volunteer Fire Company ham dinner and auction. At least 180 people enjoyed all-you-can-eat ham and homemade desserts in the community hall. More...

Local Program on Civil War to be Presented at Keystone Theatre

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a special 150th anniversary commemoration of the county’s involvement in the Battle of Gettysburg on July 13, 1 p.m. at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

This week’s gospel from St. Luke is about Christ conferring His mission on the 72 disciples. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting,” (Psalm 139:23-24). More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

On July 9, there was a Charge meeting to plan and organize a float for the Wyalusing Firemen’s Parade. This year’s theme is Disney Rock. More...

Education

College Invites HS Grads and Parents

Misericordia University (MU) is holding an open house program for high school students and their parents on Saturday, Aug. 17. More...

Slippery Rock Graduates

Two area students were among those graduating from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania at the end of spring semester classes on May 18. Those with local affiliations receiving degrees were Gillian Clarke of Meshoppen and Ryan Mullen of Sayre. More...

Another Successful Year for Good Grief Day Camp

Memorial Hospital Hospice recently completed its thirteenth year of offering Good Grief Day Camp at the Spiritual Life Center at the Vesper Church in Standing Stone. More...

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