July 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Naugle Continues Humanitarian Efforts

After four years away, Danielle Naugle returned to Togo (Togolese Republic) in West Africa this week to further her benevolent efforts in helping the people there. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Local News

Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce Holds Bi-Annual Dinner Meeting

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) held its bi-annual dinner meeting Thursday night under the pavilion at the borough park in Wyalusing. More...

SCCTC Student Places At National Competition

“I’m not here to win,” said Cody Franklin, adult student at the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) told fellow attendees of the SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference competition in June. More...

Bridge Work Continues on Rt. 409 Span

Bridge construction continues on Route 409 into Camptown as large concrete slates were lifted off five flatbed trucks Wednesday morning. More...

Lifestyles

Terrytown

Congratulations to Anna, Keely and Katie Johnson on the success they had in the recent cancer drive with the Relay for Life fundraiser. The three girls personally raised over $1,000. They are on a team, which raised over $6,300. More...

Rushville

A beautiful outdoor wedding was held on July 1 on the Bennett family farm. McKinzie Wallace and Matt Mosier were married. The reception was held at the Montrose VFW. The guys all wore cowboy boots and jeans. More...

Nimble

Hailey Farr was an overnight guest of Kendra Schultz’s on Tuesday night. More...

Seniors

Older Adults Reminded to Have a Comprehensive Eye Exam

Each day, approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65, and one in six adults this age and older has a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. More...

Local AARP Chapter Announces Upcoming Events

The AARP Chapter 4423 meeting was called to order at 12:55 p.m. by President Tom House. He led the group with the Flag Salute followed by George Smith sharing a prayer. There were 23 members present. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Winding River Players Present ‘Into the Woods’

Towanda’s Winding River Players are back this summer with yet another spectacular production, and this year they are bringing magic to the stage with Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods.” More...

Bike MS Ride to be Held at Gettysburg

The annual Bike MS: Mason-Dixon Challenge will start and end at Gettysburg College on July 26 and 27. Cyclists will view the historic treasures of Adams County. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Barbecues Chicken Barbecue, sponsored by Wyalusing Masonic Lodge #618 at Pen-Mart in Wyalusing on Saturday, July 26, 10 until ??? Halves only. Benefits More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In Matthew’s gospel, “a sower went out to sow, and as he sowed, some seed fell on the path and birds came and ate it up. Some fell on rocky ground, where it had little soil. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love,” (John 15:10). More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

A book written by Don Stephens, War and Grace, records a dozen stories of men in the military who obviously were helped by God during WWII. All stories are amazing and all glorify God. The end of WWII was appreciated by millions. More...

Breaking News - 7/17/2014 3:11 PM

Fatal Crash on Route 6  Free Access 

A two-vehicle crash that occurred around 1 a.m. on Thursday, July 17, according to state police, left one man dead and another injured. More...

Commissioners Question Declining Gas Royalties

Urge U.S. Attorney to Investigate

Just recently all three commissioners signed and sent a letter to Peter J. Smith, Esq. More...

Three Tornadoes Confirmed in July 8 Outbreak

The National Weather Service has confirmed three tornadoes touched down in Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and northern Luzerne Counties during the Tuesday, July 8 colossal storm system that swept through the area. 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 Aaron W. and Judith A. Wagner to Crossroads Realty, LLC in Troy Borough for $56,650 on July 1. More...

Opinion

Aging Nation Faces Growing Discrimination

Check out the horror stories from one of the most abused segments of our population— people 55 and older. People funnel earnings for decades into a retirement plan and, just like that, it all goes away. More...

One More Time at The Boilermaker

There was a time a couple months ago when it didn’t look like I’d be taking part in the 34th running of Utica, NY’s classic nine-mile road race, the Boilermaker. More...

Political Cartoon

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

Toward the end of June, Mary Alice called my attention to a small pile of sawdust on the ground beneath a cellar window. On checking, I discovered that carpenter bees had been boring holes in the unpainted window frame. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Lydia Carlin, an employee at Eb’s Market in Laceyville. The only person who correctly guessed her eyes was her mother, Tina Carlin. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

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

1970s WVHS Shop Teachers Here’s a look back at Wyalusing Valley High School shop teachers in 1970. Those pictured include: (front, left to right) Morris Otten and Paul Smith. More...

Sports

Runners Survive Monroe Hose Inferno

Sixty runners and walkers took on the Monroe Hose Inferno on a humid Saturday morning, July 12. Veteran distance runner John Johnson, Ulster, led the 19-runner field in the 15-kilometer race, finishing in a blistering time of 55:32. More...

RTL Falls in Tourney Opener

The RTL 9-10 softball team’s quest for a state Little League playoff berth hit a bump Monday. Newberry, behind a seveninning no-hitter from Kirsten Smith, won the Section III tournament opener at Turbotville on July 14, 1-0. More...

Wyalusing Drivers Post Second-Place Finishes

Wyalusing’s Paul Johnson finished second in the Sportsman feature at Shangri-La II Motor Speedway in Tioga Center, NY, on July 12. Fitingly, T.J. Zacharias claimed the victory on Shirley Zacharias Memorial Night at the facility. More...

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