September 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Logjam at the Herrickville Water Run Finish

Alyssa Welles, left, and Jenny Ferris overtook Kemuel Laudermilch on the slip-and-slide that marked the finish of the Herrickville Water Run on Saturday, Sept. 7. More...

Wyalusing Reconsidering Hiring Zoning Officer

The Wyalusing Borough Council decided at its Monday night meeting to take another look at hiring a zoning enforcement officer. In July, council heard a proposal from Amanda Cooley representing Code Inspections, Inc. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Orrin Phinney, Jr. - 2014-09-18
Thomas MacDonald - 2014-09-18
Floyd Furman - 2014-09-18
Doreen Potter - 2014-09-18
Timothy Robinson - 2014-09-18
Mark Shingler - 2014-09-18

Local News

Micro Brewery Opening Saturday in Wyalusing

Micro breweries are springing up across the country and now there’s a delightful spot right here in Wyalusing where customers can enjoy meticulously crafted, uniquely local ale. More...

Wyoming County Jail to Hire Additional Nursing Staff

The Wyoming County Prison Board, which met Tuesday morning just before the regular biweekly meeting of the Wyoming County Commis-sioners, resolved to explore local options for hiring two or possibly three new part-time nursing staff for the jail, so More...

Elk Lake Board Launches BoardDocs

When the Elk Lake School Board met for their monthly Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) meeting on Sept. 5, they were charting new territory in the district. More...

Opinion

Ride Malfunctions Not Amusing

It’s been a rough summer for riders at amusement parks, county fairs, and fire company carnivals. On the national level, the number of malfunctions, injuries, and deaths is staggering. More...

Lifestyles

Dimock

We mourn the death of Don Wood, a veteran, volunteer fireman and dear neighbor. Our sympathy to Joan, Mark, Adam, Josh and Chelsea. More...

Rushville

Sympathy to the Flynn family on the passing of Patricia. She was 65 years old. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed by all. Happy belated birthday to Mildred Bennett, Aunt Bert Newhart on Sunday, the 8th. More...

Forkston

The last couple of weeks have been difficult for some of our local families. Our sympathy to the family of Ed Younica whose mother passed away. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Canine Cancer Crusaders Invited to Towanda

Relay for Life has gone to the dogs. Now man and his best friend can team up together in the fight against cancer. Bark for Life is an American Cancer Society event designed for dog lovers. More...

Historical Society to Host ‘Unusual News of Bradford County’

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a free program entitled “Unusual News of Bradford County” scheduled for Friday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Barbecues Chicken Barbecue, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company on Oct. 13. Ready between 11 a.m. and noon at the fire hall. Benefits More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

We would like to thank Marvin Meteer for filling in for Pastor Dale this past week. Congratulations to Josh and Gwen Manney on the arrival of their daughter, Ellie. She was welcomed home by big brother, Caleb. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

We mentioned a variety of verses last week that pointed out our need to read the written word of God. It is the gospel of John, however, who tells us that it is our Lord Jesus, who is the living word of God. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. More...

Education

Administrators Report Good Start to New Year

Wyalusing Area School Board

A shorter-than-usual meeting of the Wyalusing Area School Board on Monday evening allowed for expanded conversations on several agenda items and even a little levity as board members and school administrators look forward to a less contentious school More...

Taylor Foundation Presents Scholarships to WVHS Graduates

The Kenneth and Caroline Taylor Family Foundation is proud to announce that five Wyalusing Valley High School Seniors have been selected as the 2013 Kenneth and Caroline Taylor Scholarship Program recipients. More...

New Faculty Introduced at Wyalusing Schools

Four Wyalusing Area School District administrators relished in the task of introducing new teachers and support staff at Monday night’s monthly school board meeting. More...

Robbery Suspect Seen on Store's Surveillance Video  Free Access 

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Meshoppen Police Seeking Information about Russell Hill Penmart Robbery More...

County Planners Take Lead in Gas Mapping

By 2009, it had become obvious to staff members at the Bradford County Planning Office that the natural gas business was here for the long haul and that the county would be impacted in numerous and everchanging ways. More...

More than Wine to Be Featured at Festival

Ticket sales are right on schedule for Saturday’s Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival, but there is still time for wine enthusiasts and those who simply enjoy a big outdoor party to get in on the fun. 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 Lowell R. Patton to OC Estates in Sheshequin Township for $46,500 on Aug. 21. More...

Local Man, Companions Fall Victim to Canadian Thieves

Laceyville business owner Mark Houck had previously enjoyed a late spring hunting trip with his friends to the wilds of Quebec, so he thought he knew what to expect. More...

Letters

Speedy Meat Inspection

Dear Editor: According to the lead story in yesterday’s Washington Post, the meat inspection program that USDA plans to roll out in meat and poultry plants nationwide has repeatedly failed to stop production of contaminated meat. More...

Who Cares for the Caregivers?

Are you helping a friend, neighbor, someone with a disability with their shopping, doctor appointments, house- work? Are you helping your elderly parents by frequently going to their home to provide assistance? More...

Columns

Apple’s New Ho Hum iPhones

No matter what you think about Apple’s iPhone, some people love it; others loathe it, you have to admit that there’s nothing quite like the iPhone when it comes to getting the attention of the news media. More...

Snapshots

Full Story

Reflections of Nature

One day in August while mowing the grass, I saw grasshoppers and crickets scampering every which way to get out of the lawnmower’s path. I would slow down and watch until they disappeared, and to my surprise, I saw a toad also hopping away. More...

Sports

Rams Romp Past Redskins

WVHS Defeats Sayre, 21-0, for First Win of Buchman Era

A punishing ground attack and a stingy defense were always trademarks of Wyalusing Valley’s gridiron glory days in the 1980s and 1990s. Jim Buchman’s first victory as Ram head coach was as “old school” as they come. More...

Spikers Blank NEB in NTL Debut

Wyalusing Valley opened its Northern Tier League campaign with a 3-0 victory in a divisional crossover game with Northeast Bradford. The Lady Rams held off early Northeast Bradford challenges in each of the three games at Layman Gymnasium on Sept. More...

Harriers Open Strong

The Wyalusing Valley boys’ cross country team put together an impressive second-place finish at their own Lasagna Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 5. More...

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