October 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

“Newsweek” Ranks Area Native’s NYC School as One of Nation’s Best

Just a few short miles from Manhattan’s Lower East Side stands the Statue of Liberty, where the famous words of Emma Lazarus’ poem The New Colossus are graven into the pedestal, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses ye More...

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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  Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. to Appalachian Realty Holdings in Wyalusing Township for $300,000 on Sept. 23.  More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

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

Letters

Inappropriate Seen ‘N’ Heard

Dear Editor:  I am a subscriber to your newspaper and read it cover to cover every week. Not only does it contain more news than any other paper, but your coverage is usually well-written and unbiased. More...

Project Choke Point

Dear Editor:  More...

Voting Records

Editor:  In recent weeks I have noticed a growing number of letters in which writers complained about our do-nothing Congress. More...

Lifestyles

Nimble

Congratulations to little Lily Henning who was baptized recently at the Meshoppen United Methodist Church. More...

Terrytown

Prayers and sympathy to the family of Eileen Auer, who passed away last week. She resided on North Street near Evergreen.  More...

Forkston

I hope everyone has been enjoying the fall colors and that you found something to do over the weekend. There were certainly lots of opportunities.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

How Two Young Eaglets Grew to Hunt on Their Own

View close-up photographs of the Vosburg Bald Eagles during the Vosburg Eagles dinner and lecture from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 11 at Purkey’s Pink Apple Restaurant. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Antiques  Fall Antiques Sale, Rt. 407, Fleetville, Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appletree Antiques, Cutler & Co. Antiques, Keystone Antiques, Appletree Barn Sale. For more information, call 570- 945-9395. More...

Homecoming Kisses

Kyle Tinna, left, and Warner Mendoza keep the yearly tradition alive by kissing the Homecoming queen on the cheek. This year, Erin Sherman was given the honor of being crowned. First runner-up was Lily Carter and second runnerup was Madison Eberlin. More...

Just One Full-time Judge in Bradford County

The Bradford County Court of Common Pleas has been operating with just one full-time judge and occasional help from visiting senior and active judges since Judge Jeffrey Smith retired in February of 2013.  More...

Multi-State Task Force to Combat NE Heroin Crisis

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane and New York Attorney General Eric T. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

William R. Stoddard - 2017-05-18
Grace Augusta Ely - 2017-05-18
Corey C. Benscoter - 2017-05-18
Kathleen R. Thomas - 2017-05-18
Grace Augusta Ely - 2017-05-18

Local News

Senior’s Mock Bus Crash Promotes Seatbelt Safety

It’s a scenario every first responder dreads—a dispatch call about a school bus tipped on its side with multiple victims still trapped inside following a violent collision.  More...

Wyalusing Township Eyeing Water, Sewer Service

Don’t be alarmed if an employee of Milnes Engineering or a Bradford County Sanitation employee comes knocking at your door, asking to test your water or sewer, starting today.  More...

Endless Mountains Rendezvous Muzzleloader Show Revives History, Primitive Craftsmanship

While folks tried to maintain the ambiance of an 18th century-style American rendezvous on Saturday, they couldn’t resist pulling out their cameras and iPhones to take photos of an eagle that suddenly appeared overhead, as it presented the icon More...

Opinion

Falling Out of Love with Leaves

I like trees most of the time. The bad part comes right after the fall foliage peaks. After the peaking comes their demise— the death throes of the leaves that drop from the limbs of deciduous trees so abundant here in the Endless Mountains. More...

Boro Gives Sunshine Law The Finger

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania wisely set up rules and procedures for municipalities and school districts to follow when holding meetings and conducting business involving the expenditure of tax dollars.  More...

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

As many of you know, the Troy Historical Society is trying to save the Troy Sale Barn from being razed. Although donations are doing quite well, the group still needs your help to reach their goal. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to area mortician Gabe Sheldon. His wife, Carly, correctly guessed his eyes, along with Patti Tewksbury, Ann Cole, Noreen Keeney, Chanda Cunningham and Esther Potts.  * * *  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: What’s the best form of birth control for people over 60?  — HOT IN HERRICK DEAR HOT: The best form of birth control for people over 60 is nudity.  — ALICE  More...

Sports

Rams Rampage Past Ironmen

Lucas Jennings and Dylan Otis sparked a relentless Wyalusing Valley ground assault in a 31-0 victory over Danville at Peterson Stadium on Oct. More...

Panthers Win Clash of Unbeatens

NEB Boys, Girls Claim NTL Cross Country Crowns

The Wyalusing Valley boys’ cross country team’s hopes of a Northern Tier League title were dashed by defending champion, Northeast Bradford, on Tuesday, Oct. More...

Lady Rams Tripped At Troy

Second chances don’t come along very often in sports, but the Wyalusing Valley girls’ volleyball team had a second chance to claim sole possession of the Northern Tier League Large School lead at Troy on Oct. 7.  More...

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