March 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Police Close Laceyville Bridge in Missing Person Investigation  Free Access 

Tunkhannock State Police closed down Laceyville’s River Bridge and much of Church Street in connection with a missing person investigation underway in Laceyville. As of 2 p.m. today the bridge and street remained closed. More...

Taylor Avenue Man Charged in Wyalusing Burglary  Free Access 

A state trooper leads Joshua Wood to an awaiting police cruiser after he was arrested at his Taylor Avenue home Friday. Photo by David Keeler More...

Endless Mountains Veterinary Center to Highlight New Reproductive Facility for Cattle at April 5 Open House

State-of-the-Art Facility Eyes Cattle Production Changes

Rome veterinarian Dr. More...

Wilmot Twp. Fire Company Hosts Annual Dinner

Volunteer firefighter Travis Hepp was named the recipient of the Wilmot Township Volunteer Fire Company’s prestigious Calvin and Harriet Girven Award Sunday at the fire company’s annual dinner. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Marian Brown - 2014-12-11
Arlene Werts - 2014-12-11
Darlene Moon - 2014-12-11

Local News

Claverack Donates $2K Toward LIFE Center

The Friends of Fitness Committee is pleased to announce that Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative has joined in the support of the LIFE Center campaign with a $2,000 contribution. More...

WVHS Students Display Artwork at Gallery

Students from the Wyalusing Valley High School hold some of the artwork that will be on display during the student art show at the Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce Blue Heron Art Gallery. The art show opens Friday, March 28 and runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. More...

Elk Lake Hires Elementary Principal

Weisgold to Fill Vacancy Left by Cuomo Promotion

The Elk Lake School Board opened their March 20 meeting with current elementary principal and future superintendent Ken Cuomo standing in for current superintendent Bill Bush, who retires at the end of the school year. More...

Letters

Long Live the Arts

Dear Editor: I had the pleasure of being invited to help with the recent production of Tarzan at Wyalusing Valley High School. More...

What’s Wrong with Pricing Milk At the Farm?

Dear Editor: More...

Parking Lot Mine Fields

Dear Editor: I’m not sure if you’ve been to the Bradford Towne Centre, Wysox. The potholes are like a thousand gophers lived there. Last year I got a flat tire with a bent rim. It’s too difficult dodging all these huge holes. More...

Lifestyles

Beaver Meadows

Madelynn Grover of Rushboro spent Tuesday and Thursday afternoons with Grandma Debbie Grover. Linda Rose of Springville and Jane McGee had lunch on Tuesday at Wiser Choice in Laceyville. More...

Laceyville

Bonnie Baker attended Wyalusing Valley High School’s musical, Tarzan on Thursday night and really enjoyed the production. Bonnie visited her daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Todd Crawford Sunday afternoon. More...

Wyalusing

David LaFrance visited with Bob and Joan Caswell over the weekend. Sheldon Johnson celebrated his birthday Saturday evening in Vestal with his children. They enjoyed dinner, cake and homemade ice cream. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Keystone College and the Dietrich Theater Present The Laramie Project

Two weekends of The Laramie Project offer audiences live performances at Keystone College and the Dietrich Theater in April. More...

U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors Set to Perform in Troy

The internationally acclaimed U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, DC, will continue its long history of presenting free public performances when it appears at the Troy Jr./Sr. High School Memorial Auditorium on Sunday, April 13, at 3 p.m. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Following the book of Numbers, the fifth book in our Old Testament, also written by Moses, is Deuteronomy. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The Wyalusing Church was treated to a special message on Sunday. Jon Naugle gave a presentation on water projects in Africa that he works with. Jon has been actively involved with clean water for Africa projects for many years. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord,” (Romans 6:23). Nobody really likes to think of the concept of the end results of a sinfilled life. More...

Education

Dean’s Lists Announced

Geneva College Geneva College is proud to present the Dean’s List for the Fall 2013 semester and congratulates these students on reaching this level of academic excellence. More...

Seth Johnston

Mr. Seth Johnston, 88, well-known Wyalusing, PA resident, passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 27, 2014 after a brief illness, at the Tyler Memorial Hospital, in Tunkhannock, PA. More...

Fire Destroys Mehoopany Township Residence  Free Access 

A mobile home just off Scottsville Road in Mehoopany Township was destroyed Thursday, March 27, in a fire that broke out around 12:30 p.m.Firefighters at the scene confirmed that the fire was at the residence of John Brown, however, it is unknown at More...

Wyalusing Man Dies in Fire  Free Access 

State police at Towanda have identified the victim in Saturday morning’s fatal fire in Wyalusing as Boyd R. Wood, 55 of Wyalusing. More...

Former School Will Soon Be Gone

Work continues on the demolition of the former Wyalusing Elementary School, which is seen above in a series of photos taken earlier this week. More...

Woman, 75, Drives Off Burglar with Shotgun

State Police in Gibson are investigating a home invasion and burglary in Ararat Township, which happened just after 1:30 a.m. on March 24. Police report that Carole Motsko, 75, was awakened by banging noises downstairs in her rural home. More...

Fractivist Claims Rights Are Violated

Susquehanna County environmental activist Vera Scroggins was back in court on March 24, protesting the temporary injunction imposed on her by Judge Kenneth Seamans in October of last year, keeping her off properties owned or leased by Cabot Oil & More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Editor’s Note: If you have additional information about any of the investigations listed below, contact the Pennsylvania State Police barracks at the following telephone numbers: Towanda, 570-265-2186; Tunkhannock, 570-836-2141; Gibson, 570-465 More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Michael Shaw, Sayre More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Laurie A. Parker, nbm Laurie A. Perry, and Damon J. Perry to Brian D. and Jamiesue Huffman in Canton Borough, First Ward for $130,000 on March 17. More...

Opinion

What Better Week to Honor Our Greatest Word?

This is a special week of the year. And the most special day of the week was Sunday, the anniversary of the English language’s greatest word. OK? I mean, OK. That’s the word, although okay is also acceptable. Just don’t use O.K. More...

Educational Woes Start at Home

Guest Commentary

Not a week goes by in which we hear about America’s educational decline in the global standing in all measured categories. This trend has continued for a number of years. More...

Political Cartoon

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

Diary entry for March 7, 2014: “Ted Brown, who lives in Farmer’s Valley, told me that he saw a large flock of robins this morning.” After checking past diaries, I noted that March 2, 1999 was the earliest date I found on seeing my f More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Heather VanDeMark. Only three people, John Alderson, Christine Campbell and Michelle Smith, recognized them. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: This week in the paper I saw the Bradford County Conservation District was hosting an event with wine and pancakes. I was very disappointed when I learned those two would not be served at the same time. More...

Sports

A Moving Tribute

Wyalusing Teen’s Award-Winning Race Car Salutes Nation’s Military

When Jake Maynard was just three months old, he sat in his father’s lap as Billy Maynard fired up his first asphalt race car. More...

Players Enjoyed Senior Game Success

Sutton Paces NTL East Girls; Pickett, Bulick Add to Boys’ Win

Three Wyalusing Valley basketball players—Kayleen Sutton, Dylan Bulick and Cody Pickett—helped lead the Northern Tier League East to victories in their respective games at Senior Appreciation Night at Mansfield University’s Decker G More...

Privates Dominated PIAA Hoops

In this space a couple weeks ago, the topic of Bethlehem Catholic’s dominance of the PIAA wrestling postseason was discussed. More...

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