November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Wyalusing Sixth Graders Salute Veterans

Sixth graders at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School paid special tribute to Veterans’ Day Monday by hosting a group of 26 area veterans and their guests to lunch in the school cafeteria. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Budd Clark - 2014-07-17
Mary Knauth - 2014-07-17
Carl Whitney - 2014-07-17
Cynthia Williams - 2014-07-17
Lucy Case - 2014-07-17
August Hebda - 2014-07-17
Marcia Powers - 2014-07-17
Garry Clark - 2014-07-17
Jane Pierson - 2014-07-17
Beverly Detrick - 2014-07-17
Beverly Welles - 2014-07-17
Marcia Powers - 2014-07-10
August Hebda - 2014-07-10

Local News

Wyalusing Legionnaires Salute Comrades

Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 hosted its annual Veterans’ Day dinner Saturday night, Nov. 9, at the post hall, where about 70 people, including veterans and guests, joined to salute the nation’s veterans. More...

Ribbon Cut at New EMHS Hospital

Community members, politicians and hospital staff past and present turned out on a blustery Nov. More...

School Board Eyes Tax Hike Wiggle Room

District Will Seek Act 1 Referendum Exemptions

When it comes to school budget funding, there isn’t much room to work when looking for relief from Act 1 of 2006, which requires a voter referendum for all tax increases above an inflationary index established by the state. More...

Opinion

These Are a Few of My Least Favorite Things

Every once in a while I have to write a grumbling column. Consider it venting, getting it out of my system. More...

When Wyalusing Said ‘Thanks’ To Bill and Gladys Miller

There are too many times when someone who plays a significant role in your community passes away and you end up thinking how it was too bad the community never recognized them for what they did. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the Editor must be signed and include the writer’s address and phone number. Phone numbers will not be published. Names will only be withheld under extraordinary circumstances at the discretion of the editor. More...

Seniors

Cathy Escandel Receives Achievement Award

Dreyer Hall in Montrose was the setting for the recent October meeting of the Beta Rho Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. More...

Grace Bell Guest Speaker For Towanda Senior Citizens

President Bob Whipple called the Oct. 17th meeting to order welcoming 46 members and guests. Guests were Grace Bell, Linda Derhammer, Rick Moore and Mary Russell. Hoover Lines served as host for the day. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary Holding Annual Holiday Bazaar and Love Light Tree Celebration

A holiday tradition continues as Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary offers their annual holiday Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 5 and 6 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the lobby of Memorial Hospital, Towanda. More...

‘Winter-How Nature Readies for the Worst’ to be Presented at Dietrich

Did you ever wonder how plants and animals prepare for the blustery winters of northeastern Pennsylvania? On Saturday, Nov. More...

The Cold War Crisis: Kennedy in Berlin Being Held in Tunkhannock

The Wyoming County Cultural Center at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock proudly celebrates President John F. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; His greatness no one can fathom. One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts,” (Psalm 145:3-4). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Many Christians, even good pious Christians fear death and try to keep the very thought of it far from their minds. The normal pious Christian should see death as what it is, an end of his time of probation and the door to his eternal reward. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

When we approach the very young with the gospel, we usually point out the love of God for them, but when we reach out to adults, we present them with the ravages of neglecting a so great salvation, the wages of sin, pay day, judgment to come. More...

Education

Proud to be an American: Winning Sixth-Grade Essays

Aurora Baker To be an American means to be free and independent. Our country gave lives for our freedom and took great risks to become the fantastic country it is today. More...

Leo Club Collecting Christmas Toy Donations

The Christmas For Kids program, once run by the Wyalusing Kiwanis and the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce, is being organized once again through the WVHS Leo Club. More...

Dietrich and Keystone College Hold Auditions

The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock and Keystone College in LaPlume will be coproducing the play “The Laramie Project” in April 2014. More...

Man Drowns In River

Dozens of area volunteer firefighters and others mounted a search in the predawn darkness Tuesday for a West Pittston man who failed to return home the previous day after fishing from a boat he launched in the Susquehanna River near Mehoopany. More...

School Directors Attend Last Meeting

Three school directors, representing a combined 40 years on the Wyalusing Area School Board, were recognized for their public service through one of the toughest transitions of public education. E. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Hunter Dies in Field State police report that Frederick Lieby, 55, Palmerton, was hunting with two other family members on the morning of Nov. 7 when it is believed he died of natural causes. More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

David Plummer, Factoryville David Tarbrake, Jr., 28, Nicholson, has been charged with 43 counts of accessing a device issued to another person who did not authorize the use from an incident on Aug. 11. More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers John Iwasiuta to Lawrence Michalski, two parcels in Asylum Township for $140,000 on Oct. 28. More...

Bradford County Sentencings, Trials and Pleas

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced the following recent Bradford County criminal case resolutions: Guilty Pleas More...

Lifestyles

Nimble

Genevieve Farr was a Friday night sleepover guest of Ashley Spencer of Tunkhannock. Saturday, my daughter, Ginger Howell and I enjoyed lunch at Pizza Hut in Tunkhannock. More...

Dimock

We are fast approaching the middle of November. How did that happen? Better start baking your Christmas cookies. More...

Terrytown

With cold weather, ice and snow approaching, “watch” your step. Being aware of so many leg and ankle injuries is reason for this warning. It is ironic how many are or have been through these kinds of problems. More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Only two callers knew that last week’s eyes belonged to Janet Otis. They were Michelle Salsman and Joyce Stevens. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.

Rainbow Bridge Opening Celebration It was July 25, 1942 when this photo was snapped at a celebration marking the opening of Wyalusing’s Rainbow Bridge at the Terry Township side of the bridge. More...

The Goold Old Days

News items of timely interest gathered from the old files of The WYALUSING ROCKET and reprinted as they were in the Nov. 18, 1965 issue. Machinist Mate 2/c Martin Stein, III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Stein, Jr. More...

Sports

Continuing a Tradition

For the 31st time, members of the Wyalusing and Towanda Lions Clubs hosted the senior football players from the respective high schools for the annual Bronze Helmet banquet. More...

Once Rams, Now Wildcats

Penn College Wrestlers Open Season at Scranton

“The guys we have from Wyalusing, the Northern Tier and District Four are the guys I want because they know wrestling.” Pennsylvania College of Technology head wrestling coach Schuyler Frey has his share of former Rams on a roster that op More...

Fall Teams Showed Promise

Thanks to the PIAA’s inability to figure out how to efficiently run a state football tournament, there is a lot of dead time between the end of the other fall sports and the beginning of winter sports. More...

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