August 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Slip Slidin’ Away

Eighty-four-year-old Joan Ferguson not only completed the Herrickville Water Run’s challenging 5K course of hills and water hazards in a very respectable time of 1:24:50, she also volunteered to go down the optional slip-and-slide after crossin More...

Thousands Attend Montrose’s Annual Blueberry Festival

Thousands of people came from near and far into the Susquehanna County seat of Montrose for the 35th Annual Blueberry Festival, held Aug. 1 and 2 on the borough green at the center of town. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Steven Shaylor - 2014-09-11
Robert Eberlin - 2014-09-11
Steven Shaylor - 2014-09-04
Zamien Benditt-Parkes - 2014-09-04
Robert Eberlin - 2014-09-04

Local News

Congressman Marino: Still Doing Post-Production Costs Research

A couple of weeks ago, Bradford County Commissioner Mark Smith voiced his disappointment regarding a conversation that he had with Congressman Tom Marino concerning the excessive post- production costs being charged to some Bradford County landowners More...

Wyalusing Location of Sheldon Funeral Homes Now Open

Like many beloved businesses, Sheldon Funeral Homes was built upon the foundation of perhaps the most important thing in life—family. More...

Meshoppen Council Seeks Other Paving Options

Councilmembers of Meshoppen Borough are looking at other options regarding roadwork on three borough streets after receiving estimates from Harris Paving, Inc. of Tunkhannock stating it would cost approximately $64,000. More...

Lifestyles

Nimble

Wally, Cindy and Randi Farr attended Hailey Farr’s softball game in Dunmore last Thursday. More...

Wyalusing

Marie Trible and Karen Bond of Beaver Meadows and Nancy Keeler of Lime Hill enjoyed a delicious dinner at The River- Stone in Wysox Tuesday. More...

Laceyville

Millie Cronrath attended a luncheon Thursday afternoon at Mark’s Valley View for Marilyn Taylor. Madison Cobb spent Saturday with her grandmother, Mary Tyler. More...

Dining and Entertainment

‘Towanda Businesses of the 1870s’ to be Presented at Bradford County Historical Society

The Bradford County Historical Society (BCHS) will host a program titled Towanda Businesses of the 1870s scheduled for Friday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. There is no admission charge for this event but donations are appreciated. More...

Cairns Paintings Featured in Sowinski Exhibit at Weigh Station Café

A new exhibit of work by Standing Stone artist Barbara Sowinski opened Friday, Aug. 1 at the Weigh Station Café in Towanda. This exhibit features a number of works featuring Cairns—the sometimes-unexplained stone piles in the region. More...

Sports

Slip Slidin’ Away

“There should be more races like this.” Ulster’s John Johnson has competed and won on many different kinds of courses, but the veteran runner would be hardpressed to name one where he has more fun competing than the Herrickville Wat More...

Defying the Odds

Picture being a promising young athlete preparing to enter your freshman year in high school. More...

Ryan’s Hope Events Start Friday

Several events have been planned for the Ryan’s Hope Softball Tournament, slated for Aug. 8-10. The tournament is held in memory of Ryan Atherton-Ely, who died from brain cancer in 2004. On Friday, Aug. More...

Breaking News - 8/13/2014 4:56 PM

Man Missing from Wyalusing RV Camp  Free Access 

Thomas J. HodnettState police are searching for Thomas J. Hodnett, 43, San Angelo, TX, who was last seen at his campsite at Grovedale Winery on Friday, Aug. 8 around 10 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 8/13/2014 4:49 PM

Route 6 Temporarily Closing Through Wyalusing Today  Free Access 

Route 6 will close later today through Wyalusing Borough to facilitate the annual Wyalusing Firemen’s Parade.Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department President Tom Miller said the roadway will close to traffic today at approximately 6:15 p.m. More...

Mestek Purchases Laceyville Manufacturing Facility

Mestek Commercial Damper & Louver Group, parent company of Wyalusing’s Arrow United Industries, is making a substantial investment in the region with the purchase of a 79,500 sq. ft. More...

Commissioners’ Room Tax Request Tabled

At Tuesday evening’s Wyalusing Township Supervisors’ meeting, secretary Maxine Meteer advised that correspondence had been received from the Bradford County Commissioners requesting the township’s approval for the room tax to be han More...

Wyalusing’s P&G Employees Credit Union Relocating to Route 6

Herb Gery, owner of Wyalusing’s Gery Engineering, unveiled plans at Monday night’s borough council meeting for a new 1,900 sq. ft. 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- 46 More...

Crime and Courts

BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS

District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported the following recent criminal case resolutions in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Sentencings More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Energy Deep Resources, Inc. to Mineral Acquisition Co. I, MAC LP, two parcels in Monroe Township and one parcel in Overton Township for $1,905,000 on July 23. More...

Opinion

Another Blow for Downtown Wyalusing

The good news is that the relocation of the P&G Mehoopany Employees Federal Credit Union from Wyalusing’s Taylor Avenue to Route 6 doesn’t mean our business community is actually losing an important piece of what brings people to Wyal More...

Finding Sweet Spots in Summers of Your Life

Yes, it is August. This is the last full month of summer and its first week has already expired. It has whizzed by, and we’re only days away from school. When school days arrive, summer is over. We all know that. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Although we have now entered the month of August, which is supposedly the hottest part of the summer, we have already had temperatures that climbed into the 90s. When the thermometer shows upward in the 90s, during the period of July 3 to Aug. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Stef Smalser. Lucky ticket winners were Tiffani Warner, Karen Smalser, Nancy Conner, Luci Cornell, Michelle Smith, Carmen Eberlin, Penni Smiley and Shannon Dyer. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

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

Laceyville of Yesteryear Here’s a look at Laceyville’s Church Street in a photo likely shot in the late 1800s or early 1900s. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Book Sale Book Sale: Great variety of books at the Summer Book Sale at Mather Memorial Library on Route 220 in Ulster on Friday, Aug. 15 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and Saturday, Aug. 16 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.). Breakfasts More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“This is what the Lord says, He who made the earth, the Lord who formed it and established it—the Lord is his name: ‘Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know,’” (Jeremia More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last Sunday’s scripture was a story about one of Jesus’s miracles. And it’s one that almost everyone has heard of even if you aren’t a student of the Bible. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In Matthew 14, Jesus’s miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes was an act of kindness and loving thoughtfulness on his part. More...

Education

FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESK

The Back to School advertisements, commercials and banners are everywhere it seems. This adds to the excitement that a new school year brings for students and staff alike. We have new faculty, staff, bus drivers and coaches joining us at all levels. More...

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