July 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Man Charged in Connection with Wife’s Death

After admittedly consuming both alcohol and bath salts during the course of this past weekend, Scott Raymond Kunkle, 29, Monroe Township, Bradford County, engaged in an altercation with his wife that apparently led to her death. More...

Sweet Corn ‘Best in Years’

Abundant rainfall and summer heat spurred rapid growth of numerous crops this area, and cultivators of sweet corn are reaping their best harvests in years. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Steven Shaylor - 2014-09-11
Robert Eberlin - 2014-09-11

Local News

Son of Former Local Couple Commended by Allentown PD

An Allentown, PA police officer whose parents are William Hillis, formerly of Laceyville, and his wife, Alice (Burgess), formerly of Wyalusing, was recently honored by the Allentown Police Department, the Pennsylvania House and Senate and the U.S. More...

Local Man Found Unharmed after Disappearance

Chester Smith, Sr., 60, of Stanek Road, Meshoppen Township, was recovered safe and unharmed Sunday morning, a relief to family and friends. More...

Probation, Parole Departments Recognized at Meeting

Bradford County to Purchase CNG Vehicles

At their July 11 meeting, the Bradford County Commissioners announced that they will advertise for bids for two passenger vehicles that run on CNG (compressed natural gas) that will be used by the county’s Human Services Department. More...

Opinion

It’s Not Worth the Risk

The way we feel about alcohol consumption by those teens may vary more than many of our other arguments over what is best for these future adults. More...

So What is a ‘White Hispanic’ Anyway?

The nation’s liberal Democrats are apparently trying to make amends for past sins when it comes to civil rights, and most of the national news media are helping them achieve their goal. More...

Seniors

Pickett Announces Approval of State Tax Credits for Towanda Senior Living Center

More than $1.1 million in state tax credits were recently approved by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Authority to advance the construction of a senior living development in Towanda, said Rep. Tina Pickett. More...

Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit Names Medical Director

Officials at Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Unit are pleased to announce that Karen Saylor, MD has been named Medical Director for the facility. More...

Towanda Seniors Enjoy ‘A Joyous Sound’

President Bob Whipple called the June 20 meeting to order welcoming 43 members and guests. Guests were Cody Grimes, Doug Mapes, Robert Bonnell and Blaze Salsman. Guest entertainers were Dick and Linda Blanchard and Dave and Cheryl Rowlands. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Upstate PA Wings and Wine Fest to Raise Funds for Dinner Theater

On Saturday, July 27 the grounds behind Whipple’s Performing Arts Studio and the Skyhaven Airport will be transformed into a sea of tents and vendor booths as the Upstate PA Wings & Wine Fest returns for the third year in a row to celebrate More...

Laceyville Celebrates 17th Annual Community Day

Laceyville’s 17th annual Çommunity Day took place this past Saturday, July 13 on Main Street. Those who attended tried their best to stay cool amid the high temperature. More...

Harp, Flute and Cello Performance to be Held in Eagles Mere August 3

Philadelphia Trio cellist Deborah Reeder will be joined by harpist Anne Sullivan and flutist Diane Gold Toulson in a varied program of chamber music on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the DeWire Center in Eagles Mere, at 8 p.m. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In the parable of the Good Samaritan, St. Augustine identifies the Samaritan with our Lord and the waylaid man with Adam, the source and symbol of all fallen mankind. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

I seem to dream a lot, perhaps more than my share, and last week it was of our editor, Dave Keeler. He was sailing down Church Street in a goodsized sloop. More...

Education

Adele Philippides Named to Dean’s List

Adele Philippides, a Radiologic Sciences-MedDosimet student and resident of Montrose, was one of more than 380 students who were named to the Spring 2013 semester Dean’s List of Thomas Jefferson University. More...

Paul Smith’s College Posts Dean’s List

The following area students were named to the Dean’s List at Paul Smith’s College during the spring 2013 semester. More...

UAlbany Announces Dean’s List

The following student was named to the University at Albany’s spring 2013 Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement: Thomas Jordan of Montrose. More...

Breaking News - 7/19/2013 1:37 PM

Birthing Services to be Eliminated at Towanda  Free Access 

Memorial Hospital Issues Letters to Maternity patients

Rumors that Memorial Hospital in Towanda would be closing its maternity ward in the fall have turned out to be true, according to a letter issued to maternity patients by Community Health Associates LLC on July 16. More...

Region Readies For Snedeker Visit

WNEP-TV Weatherman to Stop in Dushore, Wyalusing

In an effort to raise awareness and funds for St. Joseph’s Center in Scranton, WNEP weathercaster Joe Snedeker will embark on a grueling fiveday trek that will bring him through the Endless Mountains on July 25 and 26 More...

Wyalusing Chamber Holds Dinner Meeting

Members and their guests joined together Tuesday evening in the Tuscarora Wayne Community Room in the chamber building on Main Street in Wyalusing to attend the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce’s (GWCC) biannual dinner meeting. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Unresolved Crimes State police at Towanda are seeking information about the following crimes and can be reached at 570-265-2186. Cash rewards are offered in some instances. More...

Crime and Courts

Teen’s Death Related to Underage Drinking Party

Mother, Son Focus of Investigation

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

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 Anthony Krsyzckowski, Bradford County Sheriff to Bradford County Sanitation Committee in Windham Township for $1 on July 1. More...

Lifestyles

Evergreen

Thoughts and prayers for Penny Masters, who was in an accident recently. Lena and Bob Carichner from Hughesville were Sunday visitors of Martine Kipp. More...

Rushville

Happy birthday to Belva Very and Peggy Jenner today; Mick Lofaro and Bea Gardner on Saturday, July 20 and Morgan Aukema, who turns two years old on Sunday, July 21. More...

Nimble

Happy Anniversary wishes to Bill and Ellie Dunlap who will be celebrating 67 years on Wednesday, July 31. Their address is Nimble Hill Rd., Mehoopany, PA 18629, if you’d like to send a card. More...

Columns

Knock Wood

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Reflections of Nature

Back on June 16, I had been walking in the back yard looking at Mary Alice’s flower gardens, while waiting for her to get ready for church, when I heard a strange call. As I was searching for the source. 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

Headed to Regionals

Local Boys Advance in Tourney

The Wyalusing Baseball Association 12-under Cal Ripken team avenged a pair of losses to Forest City in the District Five finals with a 5-3 victory in the consolation game of the Pennsylvania State Tournament at the Milne Complex on Lime Hill on Monda More...

Stay Safe, Keep Cool

Every winter, as I shiver my way out to scrape the ice off the car in the morning or venture off to an evening sports event, one thought lingers in my mind. “Summer is coming,” I think to myself. More...

And They’re Off

A large group of youngsters, including this group starting a heat in the 100 dash, participated in the first Wyalusing all-comers track meet of the summer at Peterson Stadium on Thursday, July 11. More...

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