January 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Recent Obituaries

Joyce G Wentovich, Wyalusing and Betsy Ann Melan, Dushore.
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Bradford County Tourism and Promotion Agency Board Unveiled

The highly debated Bradford County Tourism and Promotion Agency (BCTPA) has been created and the group’s board of directors was recently announced by the county commissioners at their first meeting of the year on January 8.  Members appoin More...

Celebration Planned for 100th Anniversary of World’s Largest Concrete Railroad Bridge

Clear your calendars for Sept. 11, 12 and 13, 2015. That’s when the community of Nicholson will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Nicholson Bridge, also known as the Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct or the Tunkhannock Viaduct.  More...

Nominations Sought for 2015 Don James Lighthouse of Service Award

Nomination forms are available at numerous area locations for potential recipients of the 2015 Don James Lighthouse of Service Award.  The award was established in 2009 by American Legion Post 510 in Black Walnut and recognizes men and women who More...

Special Sections

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

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Towanda   More...

–Bradford County Sentencings and Pleas–

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

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Sara Balcomb to Sheryl Beth Balcomb in Stevens Township for $1 on Jan. 2.  Anthony S. and Bona M. Johnson to Anthony S. Johnson in Terry Township for $1 on Jan. 2.  More...

Letters

Okay Dairy Farmers, It’s Now Up To You

Dear Editor:  Do you as a dairy farmer really think the margin insurance program will help you to manage your farm in a more efficient way? Well, let’s look at it realistically.  More...

Aetna Causing Hardships, Distress

Dear Editor:  We have been providing prescriptions to the community for decades. In recent years it has become increasingly difficult to understand the requirements that pharmacy benefit managers place on pharmacists, physicians and patients. More...

Thanks to All

Dear Editor:  I am writing this letter to thank everyone on a job well done. More...

Lifestyles

Jenningsville

So far we have lucked out with snowstorms in the area. We have not had it as badly as other states, but most likely they will be here sooner or later. We can usually plan on that.  More...

Dimock

More eagle sightings. Cheylyn and Davia Adams saw two big eagles near Elk Lake. One flew right at their car.  More...

Beaver Meadows

Debbie Grover visited her son, Tim, Nikki, Madelynn and Natalie at their home in Rushboro Sunday afternoon.  Jane McGee, Donna Bennett and Neta Repsher assisted with dinner for Hunts for Healing at Transue Friday.  Chuck and Delores Hunsing More...

Dining and Entertainment

One Act Play to be Held at Black Box Theatre

A One Act Play Showcase will be held at the Black Box Theatre, 415 Main Street, Towanda, on Saturday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m.  More...

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Barbecues  Chicken Barbecue, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company on Jan. 18. Ready around 11 a.m. R2c  Breakfasts   More...

Sports

Lady Rams Take Command

Defeat Athens, Towanda for 11th Consecutive Win; Lead NTL Race

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team held off an Athens rally with clutch freethrow shooting in a 46-38 home win on Jan. More...

Rams Fall to Wildcats, 66-40

At Athens, on Jan. More...

Wrestlers Topple Troy

The Edsell brothers and Denton Porter snuffed out any chance of a Troy comeback at Layman Gymnasium on Jan. More...

Breaking News - 1/21/2015 3:19 PM

Wyalusing Schools Closing Early Today 1/21/15  Free Access 

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Truck Crash Closes Rt 706 at Camptown  Free Access 

A tractor trailer that ran our of control on a sharp turn in Camptown near the intersections of Routes 706 and 409 at about 7 a.m. this morning has resulted in Route 706 from Camptown to Wyalusing being closed. More...

Tractor-Trailer Crash Closes Portion of Route 6  Free Access 

A section of Route 6 near the Wyoming County Fairgrounds between Braintrim Township and Meshoppen will remain closed for a portion of the afternoon due to a tractor-trailer rollover that occurred today, Jan. 15 at 8:58 a.m. More...

Three Steps for Cold Weather Safety

POTENTIAL DANGERS FOR SENIORS

With dangerous winter weather in the forecast, Home Instead Senior Care says now is the time for seniors and their loved ones to brush up on cold weather safety tips.  More...

Wyoming County Hires CHANGE as Consultant for DEP Air Monitoring

Following a number of meeting discussions over the past several months regarding air quality monitoring in response to the imminent construction of a silica transfer facility in Tunkhannock Township, the Wyoming County Commissioners were finally able More...

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Local News

ProCare Physical Fitness & Performance to Serve Tunkhannock

President and CEO Mat Dewing founded ProCare Physical Therapy in 2000, when he made it his mission to lead others into significant life change through “daily deposits of encouragement, enthusiasm and excellence.”  More...

Towanda Natives Turn Love for Guns Into a New Business

When a beloved hobby or personal collection of certain items spirals out of control, some might suggest cutting back or maybe having a yard sale. More...

School Board Gets First Look at Preliminary Budget

It was a late night Monday in the cafeteria of the Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS) for the monthly school board meeting, with an agenda packed full.  The big-ticket item on Monday night’s agenda was the first look at the proposed preli More...

Opinion

A Power Outage Reminds Us of Our Vulnerability

Often when we say something is ironic, we really mean that it is coincidental. So I guess it was coincidence, not irony, that my column last week was about the generation and distribution of electric power. More...

Obama's Actions Speak Louder Than His Words

There is nothing that Barack Obama can say that will overshadow the horrible decision he made by not having the United States of America properly represented at last week’s demonstration in Paris.  More...

Snapshots

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

After leaving our son’s family on Christmas Day, we stopped to visit friends that also live in Virginia. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Sarah Stoshak. We had a lot of winners again and didn’t have enough time to call them all.  More...

The Way We Were...

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

Steele’s Championship Team   More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Through the scripture of our lectionary we have been thrust suddenly into the ministry of our Lord and Savior. In Mark 1:4- 11 we see John the Baptist as he prepares the way for the Christ. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

It was a rather short service aboard ship that Sunday in the Mediterranean. Our destroyer was cruising at a moderate speed, head into the wind and our Sunday church service was set up on deck toward the stern of the ship. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. More...

Education

Elk Lake SCCTC Students of Month Named

Dr. Alice M. Davis, Administrative Director of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC), is proud to announce the Students of the Month for November 2014.  More...

Bradford County Students Awarded Ernest Manchester Scholarships

Two Bradford County college students were each awarded Ernest Manchester Memorial scholarships by the Bradford County Conservation District.  More...

Students Named to King’s College Fall 2014 Dean’s List

Dr. Joseph Evan, vice president for academic affairs at King’s College, recently announced the students who have qualified for the Fall 2014 Dean’s List. More...

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