August 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Wyalusing Board Approves LIFE Center Location Change

By a unanimous decision Monday night, the Wyalusing Area School Board voted to change the location of the proposed LIFE (Lifelong Improvement in Fitness and Endurance) Center to a location near the entrance to Layman Gymnasium. More...

WVES Autistic Support Class Students Learn Summer Horticulture

Kids may not typically enjoy eating their veggies, in fact getting them to even try a piece of broccoli can be like pulling teeth; but that doesn’t mean they won’t take pleasure in learning how to grow and maintain them. More...

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Anthony Reed - 2014-12-18
Anthony Reed - 2014-12-11

Local News

Hunts for Healing Holds Family Camp for Wounded Veterans

Returning from the grueling rigors of combat and reentering the civilian or family lifestyle is undoubtedly one of the most drastic and dramatic transitions an individual can face. More...

Access Midstream Donates to WAEF

$2.5K to Support Teacher Venture Grant Program

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) recently received a $2,500 donation from Access Midstream. The donation will be allocated to the foundation’s Teacher Venture Grant Program for the 2015-2016 school year. More...

Elk Lake Hires Music Teacher

Tonya Boatman Named Choral Instructor

At the Aug. 6 joint meeting of the Elk Lake School District and the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center (SCCTC) boards, the district was pleased to approve the hiring of Tonya Boatman in the position of high school choral instructor. More...

Letters

GWCC’s Not Blind To Main Street Woes

To Editor: More...

Terrytown Letter

Dear Editor: I would like to commend Jason and Janet Otis on their letter about the Terrytown Baptist Church. It is my prayer that this sale never goes through. More...

Hearing a Different Tune

Dear Editor: When two music teaching positions were eliminated in the 2013-14 school year term, the community was told by administration that there would be no changes made to the music program and it would continue on as it had been. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Last year, our daughter’s family moved to Malvern, PA, which is just outside of Philadelphia, and while visiting, I was in awe as I gazed at the height of the trees in their yard, especially the tulip trees. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Jessica Knapp, who recently took over the position of administrator at the Wyalusing Valley Personal Care Home. We only had three calls last week and nobody came up with Jessica’s name. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

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

Firemen’s Parade déjà vu More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.” (I Corinthians 6:19-20). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In Matthew 14:22-33 our Lord sent His disciples to row across the lake, knowing that they would meet strong, gale-force headwinds and be in danger. There is a necessary lesson in this incident. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

My loving sister is not a history buff, but takes St. More...

Education

Wyalusing Elementary 2014-2015 Homeroom List

The following homeroom listings have been announced for the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School. KINDERGARTEN More...

WVHS Announces Homeroom List 2014-2015

The Guidance Department at Wyalusing Valley High School has announced homeroom assignments for the 2014-2015 school year. Seventh Grade More...

Cargill is Safe Despite Milwaukee Plant Closing

The announcement of the closing of a Cargill beef harvest facility in Milwaukee, WI, on July 30 will “have minimal impact” on the Wyalusing beef facility, according to Cargill officials. More...

Here’s Comes the Parade

Although it was sprinkling not long before the start of last night’s Wyalusing Firemen’s Parade, the clouds cleared and the annual parade delighted throngs gathered along the streets of Wyalusing. More...

Missing Person Reported in Wyalusing

State 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. Hodnett has failed to return to the campsite or make any contact with friends or family. More...

Crime and Courts

BRADFORD COUNTY

Deed Transfers William S. and Dorothy Miller to William S. and Dorothy Miller in Overton Township for $1 on July 25. Daniel L. Bell, Larissa L. Bacorn, POA, to Molly and Jesse Harvey in Towanda Borough, First Ward for $22,600 on July 25. More...

SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY

Deed Transfers William H. Kelley, Sr., aka William H. Kelley, and Patricia Kelley to PW, LP, property in Bridgewater Township on Aug. 4. Bruce O. and Sandra Barrett to William R. and Sandra L. Tripp, property in Forest Lake Township on Aug. 5. More...

WYOMING COUNTY

Deed Transfers H. Clayton Ervine, Jr., Executor, and Jennifer J. Ervine, Executrix, Mary Joan Ervine, Deceased, to Joan U. Ryer and Thorstein Foss in Tunkhannock Borough for $328,500 on Aug. 1. More...

Opinion

Wizards Behind Curtains in a Virtual World

So have you liked or friended anyone lately? What’s not to like about Facebook, my friends? Well, for one thing, there is the distorted reality that seems to thrive in the virtual world. More...

I’ll See You At the Pie Booth

Following is a column I wrote 20 years ago during the summer of 1994 that highlights some of the things I like best about the Wyalusing Firemen’s Celebration. More...

Lifestyles

Terrytown

Elnora Potter 746-1907

Just three more days to enjoy the firemen’s celebration and support their organization. Tomorrow night (weather permitting) an exciting night featuring fireworks. A week quickly going by. More...

Dimock

Coralie Cavanaugh’s daughter, Jeanne Rouse, died on Aug. 6 after a 3-1/2 year battle with cancer. Her funeral will be held today, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. at the Hawleyton United Methodist Church. More...

Wyalusing

Bob and Joan Caswell are doing very well. Bob visits with Joan daily in the Towanda Skilled Nursing Unit where they enjoy having lunch together. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Hickory Project Live at the Dietrich Theater

Good news for bluegrass music lovers. Hickory Project, the contemporary bluegrass group of acclaimed musicians, is returning to the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 3 p.m. More...

Sports

Getting Back to Work

—BY PETE HARDENSTINE— Over 100 Wyalusing Valley student athletes reported for the first day of official practices for the fall sports on Monday, Aug. 11. More...

Tidball Wins Jack Daniels Mile

Regan Rome Smashes Women’s Record

Tunkhannock’s Jack Tidball won the P&G Mehoopany Employees Federal Credit Union Jack Daniels Mile men’s race on Aug. 7. More...

Soccer Positions Filled

After an extended search, Mark Kusmierz stepped up to act as Wyalusing Valley head girls’ soccer coach for the upcoming season. More...

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