February 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Families Still Recovering From 2011 Flooding

Damage from the devastating flood that hit the northeast in the Fall of 2011 is gone for the most part and life has returned to normal for most people. More...

Wyalusing Meadows Eyeing Second Round of Funding

Construction Could Start in Fall for 50-Unit Housing Development

Officials at Mission First Housing Group said recently that an application will be filed next month with the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) to obtain funding in the form of tax credits to construct the proposed low- to moderateincome hous More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dale Sturdevant - 2014-11-13
Geraldine Mattocks - 2014-11-13
Elsie Fassett - 2014-11-13
Lee Shook - 2014-11-13
Rochelle Yeager - 2014-11-13

Local News

Preliminary Budget Adopted Amid Serious Deficit Concerns

The Wyalusing Area School District board adopted a preliminary budget for the 2014-2015 school year with a vote of 5 to 3. More...

Few Show for Roundtable Forum

There was a disappointing community turnout to the Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS) community roundtable forum regarding the 2014-2015 school year budget last Thursday night. More...

Fairdale Grange Presents Check

Members of the Fairdale Grange are pictured on Feb. 4 presenting a check to Susquehanna County Transportation, one of many ways the Grange supports the local communities. More...

Opinion

Pearls Before Swine or Blind Leading the Blind?

Last week’s column about my southbound traveling misadventures raised some concern about my wellbeing. Let me just say that the only remnant of my injury is a stain on my thigh that resembles spilt grape juice. The pain is gone. More...

CVS Tobacco Decision Out Trumps Obamacare

Politicians, especially Democrats, have likely been thinking that Obamacare had the focus of the nation when it comes to healthcare issues. More...

Lifestyles

Forkston

Hey, how about that “dusting” of snow that we were supposed to get last week? Weather forecasting is very tricky but I wish they wouldn’t get it that wrong. It was tough to find a day that wasn’t cold and snowy. More...

Camptown

After a delightful Jamaican cruise, Bonnie Mader, her sister, Shirley, Kathy Blemle and Claudette Burke boarded U.S. Air flight 77 in San Juan for their return home. The big plane was loaded with passengers awaiting take off. More...

Terrytown

It was a quite a storm we had. Guess it was our turn to experience what so many through all the states have had to deal with. We are so grateful for our family and neighbors who took care of the plowing out at our house. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Fanelli Returns to the Dietrich’s Open Mic Night

Local poet Brian Fanelli will visit the Dietrich to read from his new book, All That Remains. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Barbecues Chicken Barbecue at the Herrickville Fire Department on Saturday, Feb. 15. Pick-up approximately 11 a.m. This is only for pre-sale halves. No more presale orders. Pick up no later than 12:30 p.m. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not selfseeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrong,” (I Corinthians 13:4-5). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

This past Sunday’s gospel is from St. Matthew 5. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The Sunday School students requested participation from the congregation on Sunday as they performed “Father Abraham.” It seemed to be enjoyed by everyone and warmed them up after coming in from the frigid cold. More...

Yaw Wants PA Attorney General to Investigate Chesapeake Energy  Free Access 

 State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) has announced today that he has sent a formal request to Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane asking for an official inquiry into post-production cost deductions by natural gas producer Chesapeake Energy. More...

Weather Not a Factor In Today's Rally  Free Access 

Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko has confirmed that tomorrow’s (Friday February 14) rally on the courthouse steps in Towanda will go on as planned at 11 a.m., regardless of the weather.The rally is in support of House Bill 1684, which protec More...

Rally for Royalty Payments Planned

The Bradford County Commissioners invite all Bradford County landowners to attend a rally on the steps of the courthouse on Friday, Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. More...

Commissioners Aim To Re-Market County

“Bradford County is beautiful,” said Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko during a phone interview “and we need to re-market our county to clear up misconceptions” about the effects of the gas industry. More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Timothy Clark, Towanda More...

Bradford County Sentencings

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

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Ronald E. Brown to Ronald E. Brown in Tuscarora Township for $1 on Jan. 28. More...

Letters

A Math Lesson

Dear Editor: Recently, Commissioners (Doug) McLinko and (Daryl) Miller announced their intention of withdrawing Bradford County from the Endless Mountains Visitors’ Bureau (EMVB). More...

Dial 2-1-1

Dear Editor: All Pennsylvanians should be aware of the outstanding service available right at their telephone keypad. More...

Urges Opposition to Leaving Endless Mts. Visitors’ Bureau

Dear Editor: It is with very mixed emotions that I must tell you that this Thursday at the Bradford County Commissioners’ meeting at 10 a.m., the commissioners are going to vote on pulling away from the Endless Mountains Visitors’ Bureau More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

For our 56th anniversary, Mary Alice and I traveled to Amish Country, in Ohio, where we stayed at a lovely inn. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Robin Brown. More...

The Way We Were...

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

Grant Hill School 1919-20 Here’s a look back at the Grant Hill School in a photo that was snapped during the 1919-20 school year. More...

Sports

WVHS Girls Zap Lady Hornets

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team avenged its only Northern Tier League Large School loss with a 63-41 win over Wellsboro at Layman Gymnasium on Feb. 10. More...

Lady Rams To Play in Tourney

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team will play in the NTL tournament later this week. Ever since the original schedule for the 2013-14 season was released, there have been many misconceptions about the tournament. More...

Rams Fall To Liberty

The Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball team ended a disappointing 3-19 campaign with a 44-43 home loss to Liberty on Feb. 8. More...

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