November 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

New Albany Twp. Woman Sentenced

Albany Township resident Mary Beth Frankenfield, who admitted to keeping a special needs child in a make-shift cage, was sentenced Monday in Towanda. She will spend five to 23 months in jail and was ordered to pay a $2,000 fine. On Thursday, Oct. More...

Cupola Tops Former Historic Mansion Again

For the first time since March 1978, when its original cupola was removed, the former Piollet Mansion in Wysox looks much like it did after it was constructed, starting in 1872. On Friday morning, Nov. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Steven Shaylor - 2014-09-11
Robert Eberlin - 2014-09-11
Steven Shaylor - 2014-09-04
Zamien Benditt-Parkes - 2014-09-04
Robert Eberlin - 2014-09-04

Local News

Elk Lake Announces New Superintendent

Cuomo to Replace Bush

At their Nov. 21 meeting, the Elk Lake School Board announced that they plan to appoint Kenneth Cuomo, currently serving as primary school principal, as the new district superintendent. More...

People Helping People Hands Out 100 Food Baskets to Area Families

Members of the Wyalusing Lions, Lioness and Leo Clubs met Saturday morning, Nov. 23, at the Wyalusing Valley High School cafeteria to prepare 110 Thanksgiving food boxes for residents in the Wyalusing Area School District. More...

Christmas Auction Items Galore

Here’s a look at some of the items that will be auctioned off at Laceyville’s Community White Christmas program set to take place at the Braintrim Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on Saturday, Dec. 7, starting at 7 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

Wyalusing

Congratulations to all who will be participating in Wyalusing Valley High School’s spring production of Tarzan that will take place March 20, 21 and 22. Happy Birthday to Jeffrey Davis of Richmond, VA who celebrated on Nov. More...

Dimock

Elk Lake High School has published the first marking period honor roll and we’re proud to see that many of our Dimock students are listed. More...

Terrytown

Today is said to be an extremely nasty day for traveling. With the busy schedules, no time to read, so I just pray you all have a safe day. More...

Seniors

Senior Citizens Collect Donations

Residents of Memorial Hospital’s Personal Care Home in Towanda decided to make an impact on their community by collecting donations for the Endless Mountains Pregnancy Care Center and the Bradford County Humane Society. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Dietrich Radio Players to Present Holiday Show

The ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future will come alive again at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. and all are invited. More...

Test Screening for ‘Hollow Creek’ at Keystone Theatre

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council’s Keystone Theatre will host the PA test screening for the film, “Hollow Creek,” a Newfoundland Films (Palm Beach County, Florida) picture. More...

Annual Christmas Show Set At Tunkhannock Library

The Tunkhannock Library Association invites everyone to attend their 26th annual Christmas Traditions show at the Tunkhannock Area High School Auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8. Saturday’s show will take place at 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Big Bears Taken in Area

Laceyville Woman Downs 586-Pounder Saturday

The first day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season resulted in a harvest of 1,320 black bears, including one taken in Wilmot Township that made the top 10 in estimated live weight, according to preliminary totals released Monday by the Penns More...

Extra Point Club Fetes Ram Gridders

Members of the 2013 Wyalusing Valley High School football team were honored during the 20th annual Extra Point Club awards ceremony in Kenneth S. Williams Auditorium on Sunday, Nov. 24. More...

Jennings Had Special Season

Ram Sophomore Shattered Several Gridiron Records

In the nearly 60-year history of Wyalusing Valley football, no one had quite a season like Ram sophomore Lucas Jennings. More...

Education

WVHS Seniors Tally Impressive Community Service

The group of Wyalusing Valley High School seniors pictured above has tallied a combined 624 hours of community service, thanks to senior projects they’ve completed. More...

Elk Lake School Board Members Receive Award

Elk Lake School Board members Eric Emmerich (left) and Arden Tewksbury (right) were recognized for their years of service to the district at the Nov. 21 meeting by Pennsylvania School Board Association (PSBA) second vice-president Larry Breech. More...

Sayre Student Presents Research

Samatha Stropko of Sayre, a junior biology major at Lycoming College, recently gave a presentation at the University of Maryland’s Baltimore County Undergraduate Research Symposium. More...

Breaking News - 12/3/2013 7:23 AM

Wyalusing Schools Announce Two-Hour Delayed Opening  Free Access 

Wyalusing Area School District officiala have announced there will be a two-hour delayed opening today, Tuesday,  December  3, 2013. More...

Wyalusing Tree Lighting Set for Friday

The Christmas season officially begins in Wyalusing Friday evening, Nov. 29 at the annual community Christmas tree lighting ceremony. More...

Wyalusing Main Street Plans Outlined

At a meeting Monday night at the Wyalusing Borough Hall, plans were outlined for a proposed Main Street renovation project that could get underway in March or April 2014, providing funding is approved. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Factoryville Fireman Dies on Duty Russell Gow, III, 58, was assisting at a structure fire on College Avenue on Nov. 20 at 11:40 p.m. in Factoryville when he collapsed. More...

Crime and Courts

Bradford County Sentencings and Pleas

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced the following criminal case resolutions in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Sentencings More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Timothy Clark, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Robert E. Ward, Jr., Executor, of the Helen J. Stern Estate, to Carol A. Merrill in Sayre Borough, Second Ward for $94,000 on Nov. 12. More...

Opinion

Be Thankful for the Challenges Ahead

Life goes on, and it can be joyful, anticipating the next exciting thing. It can also be about waiting for the next thing to go wrong. Both are challenges, and we all know that conquering challenges has a lot to do with attitude. More...

Christmas Gifts That Don’t Come from China

Since the Christmas shopping season gets into full swing this week, here are some novel gift-giving ideas that will help keep your hard-earned dollars right here at home, rather than seeing them fly off to China. More...

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

While attending a meeting last week, a man sitting behind me asked if I had ever heard of anyone finding the location of underground water by using a stick. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Barb Fenton. Ticket winners were Ruth Bedard, Anna Johnson and Deborah Lant. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

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

Long Gone Wyalusing More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Auction Items Needed Auction items needed for Laceyville Christmas Auction held on Dec. 7. Items can be dropped off at Laceyville Hardware. Contact Karen, 570-869- 1277. Proceeds benefit Oldest House repairs. Breakfasts More...

Worship

Vesper Service at Skinners Eddy

The members of the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church choir under the direction of church organist and choir director, Bonnie Jayne, will be presenting the 53rd Annual Vesper Service on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 1 at 3 p.m. at the church along Rt. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.” (Colossian 3:17). More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

When it comes to the giving of thanks, I’ll bet old Noah was thankful when it stopped raining at the end of the forty days. Yes, we have problems with only a day of heavy rain; but forty. More...

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