December 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Golden Hill Family Loses Everything in Trailer Fire

A father and his three children lost their home and all of their possessions when a fire broke out at their Golden Hill house trailer on the night before Thanksgiving. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jean Ball - 2014-10-23
Walter Potter - 2014-10-23
John Anderson, Sr. - 2014-10-23
Penny Gatto - 2014-10-23
Jean Ball - 2014-10-16

Local News

141st in Pursuit of Lee, July 7-Dec. 2, 1863

Editor’s Note: This is the sixth in a series of articles covering the campaigns of the PA 141st Regiment 150 years ago during the Civil War. The regiment was comprised of men from the Northern Tier counties of Pennsylvania. More...

Wyalusing Library Funding Needs Explained

Wyalusing Public Library Director Cathy Brady’s slogan is “we are not the library of your past, we are the library of your future.” Unfortunately, without additional funding, the library’s future is looking bleak. More...

Wyalusing Council Approves Budget

Sidesteps Okaying Municipal Authority 2014 Plan

The Wyalusing Borough Council unanimously approved its 2014 budget Monday night, but faltered when it came to giving its okay to the Wyalusing Municipal Authority’s 2014 budget, which must also have council’s stamp of approval. More...

Lifestyles

Laceyville

Today, Dec. 5, is soup day at the Laceyville Library, so stop by to try one or all of the soups available. Santa will visit at the Oldest House in Laceyville on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Forkston

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Bill and Joy Severcool may have topped the list of guests. They had a total of 21 at their tables on Thursday. More...

Nimble

Thanksgiving Day dinner guests of Philip and Penny Farr and family were: Ben and Phyllis Cole, Brian, Lucy and Collen Cole, Cindy Cole and Chris, Jamie and Hunter, Jordan and Cooper Cole. More...

Dining and Entertainment

LeRoy Heritage Museum Historic Quilt Exhibit and Luncheon, Dec. 14

The LeRoy Heritage Museum will host its annual Christmas event, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the museum and neighboring LeRoy Community Building. 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...

Sports

Kacyon, Huffman Win Sayre Turkey Trot

Frigid temperatures and a brisk breeze did not deter 1,156 runners from completing the Sayre Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day. Whitehall’s Matt Kacyon, who competes for Temple University, broke the race record with a winning time of 15:49. More...

Winter Seasons Begin

After what seems an exceedingly long break since the end of the fall sports campaigns, the Wyalusing Valley winter sports teams are set to open their seasons. More...

Grapplers Poised for Title Run

An intriguing mix of polished veterans and promising newcomers should produce another successful season for the Wyalusing Valley wrestling team. More...

Musical Chairs at Laceyville Council

Police to Enforce Parking Ordinance

Personnel changes on the Laceyville Borough Council that took place during Tuesday night’s monthly meeting were enough to make a person’s head spin. More...

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing

A Cessna 210 being flown by Kyle Parker, Hasborough Heights, NJ, en route to Buffalo, NY, made an emergency landing in Susquehanna County in the early morning hours of Nov. 28, according to state police at Gibson. More...

Laceyville’s Community Christmas Show Saturday

It only happens every other year, and this is the year when Laceyville’s Community Christmas Show returns to kindle the Christmas spirit in young and old alike. Set to get underway at the Braintrim Baptist Fellowship Hall on Saturday, Dec. More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Timothy Clark, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Lori Royce, aka Lori Likins, to William S. and Carol A. Williams in Ulster Township for $20,000 on Nov. 20. More...

Bradford County Sentencings

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett has updated the status of the following criminal cases: Guilty Pleas More...

Opinion

How Many Will Gamble on Teaching?

Back in the sixties, we lost a lot of good teachers, particularly in math and the sciences, to the private sector. Some started their own businesses or sold insurance or encyclopedias. More...

Why Can’t Congress Aim Higher?

Congressional budget negotiators are moving to meet a Dec. 13 deadline to produce, well, something. For weeks, we’ve been told to keep expectations low. There’ll be no “grand bargain,” negotiators say. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Several years ago, Mary Alice and I watched as a crow killed a snake that was lying along the side of our street. After using its feet to pin the snake to the ground, the crow began delivering fatal blows, with its beak, to the snake’s head. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Terri Turner Gibson. Ticket winners were Sue Turner, Tony Turner and Andrea Turner. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

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

Christmas Past More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

It did not take long for the young nation of Israel to run into doomsday. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Sunday’s gospel urges us to pay attention, to be present both to the ways in which God is coming into our life as well as the ways we come to God. Jesus reminds us that our actions have eternal consequences. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Then Jesus declared, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty,’” (John 6:35). More...

Education

Elk Lake Elementary Students of Month Named

Dr. Kenneth Cuomo, Elementary Principal at the Elk Lake School, is pleased to announce the November 2013 Student of the Month Award winners. Students in fifth and sixth grades were selected by their homeroom teachers. More...

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