April 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Colonel Stacy Huber to Receive Don James Award

The committee which annually presents the Don James Lighthouse of Service Award recently announced the selection of Col. (Arthur) Stacy Huber as the prestigious award’s 2014 recipient. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Anna Mae Wurzler - 2014-07-17
Dawson Mosier - 2014-07-17
Budd Clark - 2014-07-17
Mary Knauth - 2014-07-17
Carl Whitney - 2014-07-17
Cynthia Williams - 2014-07-17
Lucy Case - 2014-07-17
August Hebda - 2014-07-17
Marcia Powers - 2014-07-17
Garry Clark - 2014-07-17
Jane Pierson - 2014-07-17
Beverly Detrick - 2014-07-17
Beverly Welles - 2014-07-17

Local News

Communication Gap with Mental Health Agency Discussed

Lori Bennett of Evans Falls expressed concern about a lack of communication regarding the Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health & Developmental Services at the April 22 Wyoming County Commissioners’ meeting. More...

Popular Convenience Store Coming to Wysox

Sheetz Awaits Final Zoning Board Approval

It is not a question of if Bradford County will be getting its first Sheetz convenience store, but when? Sheetz, a renowned gas and convenience store is coming to Wysox, as design plans have already been submitted to the Wysox Zoning Board. More...

Body Found near Lancaster Identified

A body discovered at the Holtwood Dam in Martic Township, Lancaster County, around 4:15 p.m. on Monday, April 14 has been identified. More...

Opinion

Protecting The American Dream

Guest Commentary

We live in an exceptional country. Our Founding Fathers laid the framework upon which Americans have risen to greatness through principles of liberty, the rule of law and self-determination. More...

Turning Off the Sound from Soundtracks of Our Lives

I like all kinds of music, running the gamut from old-time Christian hymns to American folk music to jazz and swing, but my favorite as a Baby Boomer, born in the years after our Dads came home from World War II, is rock and roll. More...

Snapshots

Full Story

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Diary entry March 30, 2014, “The wind blew hard all night long, rattling our shutters and keeping me awake.” In the morning, we realized how lucky we were that we had neither damage nor loss of electricity. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Laurie Sands. Those who came up with her name were Sharon Hunsinger, Joy Howell and Dianne Bennett. * * * More...

The Bugle Calls

This is the latest installment in a series of profiles of members of the 141st Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment, which was comprised of men from Bradford County who fought in the Civil War. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Bake Sales Bake Sale, in honor of Marty Fenton and in support of Steve Bennett on Saturday, April 25, 8 a.m. to ? at Connie’s Supermarket, Rt. 6, Wyalusing. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities— his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse,” (Romans 1:20). More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

The book of Joshua in our Bible is one of victory. Israel enters the Promised Land, destroys the inhabitants, moves in and takes over. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The choir of the Wyalusing Church provided music for two beautiful services in celebration of Easter on Sunday. The Junior Choir joined them for the second service and Emily Lewis provided a lovely solo. More...

Education

Elk Lake High Students of Month Named

Elk Lake High School Principal Brian Mallery has announced the March 2014 Students of the Month for grades seven through twelve. More...

Student’s Work Published in Literary Magazine

Sarah-Jane Abate of Montrose had work published in RiverCraft, an on-campus literary magazine at Susquehanna University. More...

Gleockler Earns Dean’s List Honor At Central Penn

Shayna Gleockler, of Dushore, has been named to the Central Penn College Dean’s List for the winter 2014 term. Gleockler is currently majoring in Legal Studies. More...

Over 200 Debit Cards Compromised Locally

State Police at Towanda reported Wednesday, April 23, that over 200 customers at Wyalusing’s PS Bank and Community Bank NA had their debit card information compromised. More...

Wyalusing’s Mayor Reinhart To Step Down in September

Wyalusing Mayor Jean Reinhart confirmed this week that she plans to resign her term of office following the borough council’s September meeting or as soon as a suitable replacement can be found. More...

Smith Says ‘Rural Pennsylvania Needs a Voice in Harrisburg’

Walking down Main Street in Towanda, one might not notice the tiny storefront with a small campaign flier hanging in the window and a few staffers bustling around inside, vigorously working on their laptops and iPhones. 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

Timothy Clark, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Virginia Palmer and Thomas A. Palmer, POA, to Jeffrey T. Palmer in Wells Township for $68,000 on April 8. More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently were sentenced, entered guilty pleas or were placed in the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Sentencings More...

Letters

Honoring America

Dear Editor: The fall of 2013 no American flag was flying at the former Monroe-Franklin school. I am a former school board member and a true American and this upset me. More...

The Whole IRS Enchilada

Dear Editor: More...

Lifestyles

Wyalusing

Kay and Sheldon Johnson helped celebrate their greatgranddaughter Kensley Wagner’s first birthday at the Windham Fire Hall on Saturday. They also enjoyed Easter dinner with Kay’s daughter Diana Goodwin and her family. More...

Evergreen

Happy birthday to Virginia Carter on April 29 and Tom Lambert also. Mary and Bill Wells, Florence and Henry Campbell went to Harkness Family Restaurant recently. More...

Dimock

April is nearly over and beautiful spring has finally arrived in spite of the snow cover we endured a week ago. Daffodils are blooming in sunny spots. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Jay Steveskey Returns With Cuban Guitar Concert

Classical guitarist Jay Steveskey will celebrate spring on Sunday, May 4 at 3 p.m. at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock by exploring the vibrant and colorful music of Cuba. More...

Endless Mountains Maple Festival to be “Bigger and Better”

The Endless Mountains Maple Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27 at Alparon Park in Troy. More...

Sports

Rams Prevail in Pitcher’s Duel

WVHS Edges Towanda in NTL Showdown; Fourth in Engle Tourney

Devin Carr’s RBI single in the top of the seventh inning lifted the Wyalusing Valley baseball team to a 1-0 victory over Towanda at Wysox on April 17. More...

Runners Lit Up the Night

Hoof It for the Kids Glow 5K Draws Large Field

As the sun sank behind a bank of clouds on the western horizon, 336 runners and walkers gathered behind the Tioga Downs starting gate. More...

Time to Serve Up Lasagna

Nothing quite says spring like track and field and lasagna. The 11th Lasagna Invitational begins at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 25, at Wyalusing Valley’s Peterson Stadium with another strong field of teams in attendance. More...

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