May 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

More Charges Filed Against Wyalusing Burglar

Additional charges of theft have been brought against Josh A. Wood, 29, of Wyalusing, after he admitted to yet another robbery following his March 28 arrest for a break-in on Senate Street in Wyalusing. More...

Bench Memorializes Beloved Teacher

A bench was recently donated to the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School in memory of Mrs. Sue Stanton, who taught second grade for the Wyalusing Area School District for thirty six years. More...

‘Kids for Cash’ Scandal Brought to Big Screen

The Friday, April 25 trial sentencing of developer Robert Mericle, notorious for his involvement in the “Kids for Cash” scandal, has stimulated interest in the upcoming documentary film based on the actual events that transpired. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Barbara Simpson - 2014-11-20
Shawn Saxe - 2014-11-20
Joseph LaFrance - 2014-11-20
George Matlack - 2014-11-20

Local News

Spring Fling Boasts Big Auction Items

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation’s (WAEF) Spring Fling will take place this Saturday, May 3 in the Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce’s Tuscarora Wayne Community Room with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. More...

Towanda Man Convicted of Aggravated Indecent Assault

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that Torie S. Garner was recently convicted in a jury trial in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas in Towanda. More...

Commissioners Proclaim May as Mental Health Awareness Month

The Bradford County Commissioners passed a proclamation marking May 2014 as Mental Health Awareness month. More...

Opinion

Warm and Dry At Assateague

Here I am in the wee hours of last Saturday morning feeling the howling wind buffet our camper and the pouring rain pelt the roof. More...

Finding a Gem in a Room at the YMCA

I was just a young reporter, still in my twenties, when I met Homer Baker. He was well into his 82nd year, had been blind for more than half of his life and he was living in a sparsely appointed room in the Williamsport YMCA. More...

Political Cartoon

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Seniors

Yvonne Robinson Provides Music for Senior Citizens

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens met on Tuesday, April 15 at the fire hall. Merna Colwell, president, welcomed the 25 members and three guests, Sally Matlack, Eve Ridall and Yvonne Robinson. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Evening with Paranormal Group to be Held at Bradford County Library

The Bradford County Library presents an evening with Chris Pike of Phenomenon and Paranormal Investigations and Chris Bean of Endless Mountains Paranormal (EMP) on Wednesday, May 14, at 6 p.m. More...

‘Kids for Cash’ to be Shown at Keystone Theatre

The documentary film Kids for Cash will be shown at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda. The Bradford County Bar Association will sponsor the free showing of the ninetyminute film at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 8. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Barbecues Chicken Barbecue - Sunday, May 18, Laceyville Fire Company. Starting at 11 a.m. Sponsored by Good Will Fire Company. Benefits More...

Sports

Burger Makes Lasagna Better

Northwest Star Wins Four Events; Two Girls’ Meet Records Broken

Northwest Area’s Tyler Burger won four individual events to dominate the boys’ competition in the Lasagna Invitational at Wyalusing’s Peterson Stadium on April 25. More...

Locals Make Strides at Invite

The Lasagna Invitational can always be counted on to provide changeable weather and outstanding performances. This year’s eleventh running of the event at Wyalusing Valley High School didn’t disappoint in either respect. More...

Slumping Rams Drop Fifth Straight

With a 3-2 loss at Canton on April 28, the Wyalusing Valley baseball team saw its losing streak extended to five games, dropping the Rams two games behind in the Northern Tier League Large School race. More...

Breaking News - 5/6/2014 4:43 PM

Smith Calls for McCord to End Offensive TV Ad  Free Access 

Bradford County Commissioner and PA Lieutenant Governor candidate Mark Smith has called on a fellow Democrat, gubernatorial candidate and current state treasurer Rob McCord, to take down his latest TV ad, which Smith and other Democrats find distaste More...

Body Recovered from River at Meshoppen  Free Access 

State and local police would not comment on details regarding a body found about 10 feet offshore in the Susquehanna River at Meshoppen not far from the intersection of Route 6 and Canal Street near where the Meshoppen Creek flows into the river.The More...

Senior Prom Selfie

The Wyalusing Valley High School Senior Prom Court poses for a selfie during Saturday night’s prom, which was held at St. Basil’s Hall in Dushore. More...

Fire Destroys Terry Twp. Garage

A fire that broke out just after 7:40 a.m. on Tuesday led to a fully engulfed structure at the corner of Masters Lane and Parker Road in Terry Township. 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

Fred Wheaton, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Charles H. God, II and Ruth L. Jayne, nbm Ruth L. God, to Charles H. God, II and Ruth L. Jayne, nbm Ruth L. God, in Terry Township for $1 on April 15. More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

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

Letters

Thank You

Dear Editor: I know that when I submit a letter to the editor of the local papers, I am usually complaining about the decisions made by the board members of the Wyalusing Area School District. More...

Lifestyles

Terrytown

Welcome to the month of May. They say “a cold, wet May, a barn full of hay.” I’d say although not especially wet, it sure has been cold. More...

Dimock

Sally Farrell and John Robert Heitsman were chosen as Kindergarten Students for the Month in April and we’re proud of them. Several homes have been broken into on the Meshoppen Creek Road and in Brooklyn Township. More...

Wyalusing

Kay Johnson watched her granddaughter, Erin Kay Goodwin graduate Magna Com Laude from the University of Pittsburgh in Bradford Saturday afternoon via Youtube. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

While washing dishes, Mary Alice was looking out the window when she saw a starling with a bright yellow beak. Later, she asked me whether the starling’s yellow beak was unusual. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Brandy Norton. Those who correctly guessed her eyes are Bonnie Mader, Robin Pickett, Amanda Adams, Robert Voda, Burt Neuber, Brenda Miller, Bette Howell, Lisa Tewksbury and Pat Neuber. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

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

Edinger Hill School Days More...

Worship

Standing Stone Vesper Services Start Sunday

The Troy High School Chamber Choir will open the services at the Standing Stone Vesper Church on Sunday evening, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. The choir is an auditioned ensemble consisting of students in grades eight to 12 at the Troy Area High School. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end He will stand on the earth,” (Job 19:25). More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

What a story. What a drama. From a life of servitude in Egypt to their settling down in their Promised Land. More...

Education

Elk Lake Announces Honor Roll

The following Elk Lake students have achieved Honor Roll status for the 2013/2014 third marking period ending April 10: More...

Firemen’s Carnival a Popular Senior Project

The Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department (WVVFD) will have plenty of manpower during the annual carnival in August, as 15 students from Wyalusing Valley High School have chosen the event as their senior projects. More...

Elk Lake Forensics Team Has Strong Finish for Season

The Elk Lake Forensics Team completed its season with a strong finish at the Southern Lehigh High School Spartan Invitational on April 26. More...

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