February 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

End in Sight for Rt. 706 Bridge Detour

Wyalusing Township Supervisor Marvin Meteer said at Tuesday night’s meeting that according to PennDOT, the replacement of a bridge along Route 706 that has resulted in a detour has been scheduled for 2017. More...

Attractive New Facility Unveiled at Memorial Hospital

“What a fantastic project.” That was State Representative Tina Pickett’s assessment of Memorial Hospital’s new medical clinic and personal care home expansion during an open house and ribbon cutting at the facility last Thursd More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Anna Mae Wurzler - 2014-07-17
Dawson Mosier - 2014-07-17

Local News

United Way Caps Successful 2013 with Victory Celebration

The United Way celebrated a successful 2013 campaign at the Towanda American Legion with a “Victory Celebration” breakfast and awards last Thursday morning. More...

Schelling’s Work on Display at Dietrich

Through the month of February, all those who enter the Earnshaw Gallery at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock will be greeted by the natural landscapes in oil and acrylic by Laceyville artist George Schelling. More...

Career Center Receives Fire Truck

Students in the Security and Protective Services course program at the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC), Dimock, were the grateful recipients of a very welcome training tool last week: a fully-functional, full-sized fire truck. More...

Letters

Misleading Figures

Dear Editor: In the first line of the third paragraph of my letter to the editor “or” was changed to “of.” This mistake converted “10.7 percent or $965,218” to “10.7 percent of $965,218...” I realize no More...

It’s a Small World After All

Dear Editor: This letter is in reference to the Jan. 16 article on Charles Lindbergh landing his plane in Choconut. More...

Tax Code Protest

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Lifestyles

Terrytown

Linda Stanton revealed to me an interesting incident she had. She decided to get her car washed while in Towanda and somehow she got locked inside the car wash. She finally called 911 and they responded and got her out of her dilemma. More...

Jenningsville

Having a break from the cold temperatures over the weekend was nice. Some people are experiencing a flu-related sickness here in Jenningsville. Get better wishes to them. More...

Wyalusing

Karen Bond of Beaver Meadows called on Bob and Joan Caswell Sunday morning. Kay and Sheldon Johnson went to Tim and Leann Johnsons’ on Sunday for lunch and to celebrate Leann’s birthday. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Live Series Continues with ‘Coriolanus’

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council’s (BCRAC) National Theatre (NT) Live Series continues in February with an NT Live 50th Anniversary Encore presentation of Coriolanus starring Tom Hiddleston. More...

Sports

Rams Third at District Duals

At the end of a long, grueling day of wrestling, Wyalusing Valley emerged from the District Four Team Tournament with a hard-earned third-place finish. More...

Otis Sets Goal Past Milestone

Amidst the hubbub of a noisy, crowded gymnasium at Milton High School, Dylan Otis’s 100th career wrestling victory came the way so many of the previous 99 had—swiftly. More...

Lady Rams Still in Hunt

With the regular season winding down, the Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team remained one game behind Athens in the Northern Tier League Large School race. More...

Breaking News - 2/6/2014 1:17 PM

Public Meeting at WVHS Tonight  Free Access 

The Wyalusing Area School District’s fiscal year 2015 budget roundtable forum will take place as scheduled tonight, Thursday, February 6 at 7 PM at WVHS. Questions were raised about the meeting due to school being cancelled today. More...

Council Considering Options in Church Street Zoning Issue

IN WYALUSING

At its February meeting Monday evening, the Wyalusing Borough Council renewed discussions regarding a zoning issue at a former Church Street residence. More...

Laceyville Woman Invited to State of the Union

Last week’s State of the Union Address delivered by President Obama in the nation’s capitol offered a unique experience for Laceyville veterans’ advocate Mindy Piccotti. More...

Ruth Moore Among First Residents at New Care Home

Former North Orwell resident Ruth Moore, who moved into her new quarters at Towanda Memorial Hospital’s expanded personal care home last week, says the facility’s staff is making her transition as smooth as possible. More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Michael Shaw Melinda (Lynn) Daly, Towanda, has been charged with writing a bad check to Plants ’N Things in Sayre on Jan. 20. A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Feb. 25. Timothy Clark More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Amanda S. Gage, nbm Amanda S. Adams, and Christopher G. Adams to Justin B. Clouse in Wilmot Township for $250,000 on Jan. 20. More...

Opinion

Tripping Down for Some Southern Discomfort

I’m not going to be one of those people who go to Florida when the weather is cold and snowy in Northeastern Pennsylvania and make a big deal about how warm and sunny it is here while you’re shivering away. More...

Marriage is Best Way To Reduce Child Poverty

It sounds too good to be true, but facts don’t lie. The best way to cut child poverty in the U.S. is to decrease the number of single-parent homes. More...

Political Cartoon

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

Shoulder up your gun and whistle up your dog, we’re gonna hunt for the ol’ groundhog. Have you ever heard of a day set aside for either the opossum, raccoon, squirrel or fox? More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Cheryl Ferris. Once again, nobody came up with the correct name. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: A guy at work is always pestering me with those “yo mamma” jokes. I hate them, Alice but I must fight fire with fire. Tell me a good “yo mamma” that I can use to retaliate. — TONGUE TIED, More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

I am constantly amazed at the number of amusements, adventures, tricks and travel that our adversary, the old Devil, has to keep us busy with—“Things” that keep us from reading God’s holy scriptures. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

This past Sunday, the church celebrated the feast of the Presentation of the Lord, which occurs 40 days after the birth of Jesus and is also known as Candlemas Day, since the blessing and procession of candles was included. More...

Education

Elk Lake Elementary Students of Month Named

Dr. Kenneth Cuomo, Elementary Principal at the Elk Lake School, is pleased to announce the January 2014 Student of the Month Award winners. More...

North Rome Christian School Hosts Kindergarten Preview Day

North Rome Christian School (NRCS) will host a pre-Kindergarten visitation for students on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 9 to 11 a.m. More...

Area Students Named to Bentley Honors

Bentley University President Gloria Cordes Larson, along with Dean of Business Roy (Chip) Wiggins and Dean of Arts and Sciences Daniel L. More...

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