April 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Police Chief Irked by Drivers’ Indifference

Chief of Police Scott Perry voiced his displeasure with the public’s handling of police responding during the recent manhunt in the borough during the Wyalusing Borough Council’s meeting Monday night. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Local News

Meshoppen Ambulance Hoping for Paid Day Shift

While Laceyville Borough plans to decommission its ambulance on May 31, the Meshoppen Volunteer Fire Department intends to pick up the slack of the lost response vehicle. More...

Lighting It Up Blue for Autism at WVHS

Passersby may have noticed something a bit different about the Wyalusing Valley High School during the nighttime hours recently. More...

Search for Missing Man Continues

The search for Thomas Yates, who reportedly fell from the Laceyville bridge into the Susquehanna on March 30, continued on Saturday but turned up no leads. More...

Letters

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Dear Editor: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and we must increase awareness and understanding of this difficult subject. The sexual abuse of children is one of the most damaging and least understood crimes in our community. More...

Lifestyles

Jenningsville

A nice weekend was welcomed after having the ice and snowstorm recently. Spring does seem closer now. We are seeing robins in the yard, which is a good sign. More...

Nimble

Cindy, Randi and Hailey Farr spent time together shopping in Scranton to celebrate Cindy’s birthday. More...

Terrytown

Thanks to Andrew Lamb for searching the Internet to find an ancestral burying ground of some of Glenn’s family of years ago. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

With the frigid temperatures and snow-covered ground, it seemed as if this winter would never end. As I’m writing this, the weatherman is reporting warmer temperatures, with rain showers expected. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Jeff Porter. Once again, nobody came up with the correct guess. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

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

Paving Wyalusing’s Main Street More...

Sports

Thinclads Sweep

Girls, Boys Defeat Troy, NEB in Home Opener

The Wyalusing Valley track teams swept a tri-meet with Troy and Northeast Bradford at Peterson Stadium on April 8. In the girls’ meet, the Lady Rams, now 3-2, won 10 events en route to 108 points. More...

Lady Rams Shut Out Elk Lake

The Wyalusing Valley softball team made the most of six hits to defeat Elk Lake, 5-0, at home on April 2. Emily Faulkner shut down the Lady Warriors, fanning 11 batters while scattering seven hits. She did not allow a walk. More...

Despite Snow, Trout Are Stocked

On Saturday morning, Pennsylvania’s anglers will line streams and lakes hoping to hook some of the 3.2-million adult trout stocked by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) this preseason. More...

Breaking News - 4/16/2014 11:51 AM

Bodies Found in River at Harrisburg, Lancaster  Free Access 

Could One Be Thomas Yates, Who Went Missing in Laceyville?

 Two bodies were discovered in the Susquehanna River on Monday, one near Harrisburg and the other near Lancaster.The Rocket-Courier spoke with Dauphin County state police spokesman, Trooper Rob Hicks, who said around noon on Monday, a fisherman More...

Lyme Awareness Program Well Attended

With Lyme disease becoming a common condition in the northeast region, A Hope 4 Lyme, Inc., believed people needed to be informed about tick-borne diseases and where they can find help if already infected. More...

Attractive Buildings to Replace Former Camptown School

An artist’s renderings show the two new buildings that Southwestern Energy expects to construct on the site of the former Camptown Elementary School, which is currently being razed (see photo on page 16). 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

Tim Clark, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Randy and Tracy Swackhammer, fka Tracy Fuller, to Tracy Fuller, two parcels in Sayre Borough, Third Ward for $1 on March 19. More...

Opinion

Chief’s Calling: “I Do It Because I Can”

Adam Dietz went into a burning building the last Saturday morning of March, knowing that there was possible entrapment, somebody still inside. It’s something the Wyalusing Fire Chief has done dozens of times. More...

Whirlwind Trip to California and Back

If you have grandkids and get to see them on a regular basis, consider yourself lucky. For my wife, Nancy, and me, it’s a matter of flying to California to see our dear little ones and that doesn’t happen frequently enough. More...

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Dining and Entertainment

Geranium Sale to Support Victims Resource Center

Victim Resource Center (VRC) has started its 29th Annual Geranium Sale. The public may purchase pink or red geraniums in 4” pots, each costing $3.75. Orders must be placed by Friday, April 25. More...

Keystone to Host Jeff Mitchell’s “Hiking in Endless Mountains”

In celebration of Earth Day, the Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will present a multimedia presentation and lecture, “Hiking the Endless Mountains,” by Jeff Mitchell on Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. More...

‘Paths of Glory’ to be Shown at County Library

To commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the beginning of World War I, the Bradford County Library will show the film Paths of Glory on Thursday, April 17, at 1 p.m. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In John 11, Christ performed the great miracle of Lazarus’s resurrection. He announced that He, Himself, God-mademan, is the Resurrection and the Life. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Our celebration of Easter this year falls on the 20th of this month, rather late this year. Palm Sunday is on the 13th and the Jewish celebration of Passover begins on the 15th. This Passover (the Red Sea) we have talked about in our past studies. More...

Education

Learning Early Conference Slated

As part of the national Week of the Young Child celebrated across the country, the Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) kicked off a fundraiser on April 6 to help support the 15th Annual Learning Early Conference scheduled for April 25 at th More...

WVHS Honor Roll Announced For Fourth Marking Period

The Guidance Department of Wyalusing Valley High School has announced the honor roll for the fourth marking period. More...

Binghamton University Student Receives Award for Chemistry

Each year, Binghamton University honors the special achievements of those graduate students who serve as teaching assistants and instructors. More...

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