February 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Two Vacancies Opening on Wyalusing School Board

Two seats on the Wyalusing Area School Board are up for grabs in the upcoming primary election on May 19, with the winners to be determined in the general election in November. More...

McLinko Praises Courthouse Cooperation at Campaign Kickoff

Doug McLinko, chairman of the Bradford County Commissioners, kicked off his campaign for a fourth term Wednesday night (Feb. 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- 46 More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Towanda  More...

– Bradford County Sentencings and Pleas –

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported 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

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Derrick J. and Tracey L. Kelley to Derrick J. Kelley in Leroy Township for $1 on Feb. 5.  More...

Letters

Milk Prices Reach Shameful Low

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Urges Attendance at Meet and Greet with Evan Williams, III

Dear Editor  We are pleased to be able to host a meet and greet for a Judicial Candidate Evan Williams, III. He will be at the Wyalusing Fire Hall on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to noon.  More...

Lifestyles

Jenningsville

Oh, my thoughts of younger years seem to be on my mind. This February surely has reminded me of those winters a number of years ago when the snow drifts were much higher than the school buses. More...

Terrytown

There is a sigh of relief that we survived one of the coldest weekends we have ever endured. We are thankful for warm homes and that there were no fires with heating systems running at high capacity. More...

Beaver Meadows

Friday evening, Pete and Jane McGee attended their grandson, CJ McGee’s basketball game at the Montrose Bible Conference.  Saturday, Dale and Donna Bennett attended Bernice Swingler’s 90th birthday party in Binghamton.  More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

At Christmas, our son and daughter-in-law gave us a gift of a weekend stay at a bed and breakfast in Williamsburg, Virginia; however, the best part was when we heard they were going with us.  More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

A great group of brave souls weathered the storm this past Saturday and came out to join us for an afternoon of Bingo. One hundred and ninety dollars was raised for the library, just in time to order more fuel oil.  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Chelsea Benscoter. Our one and only winner was Shey Sterling.  * * *  More...

Worship

Forkston

I think it’s been some time since we’ve had such cold and windy weather. How fortunate that we didn’t have a lot of snow with it. I hope everyone stayed warm. More...

Dimock

We are sorry to hear of the death of Mrs. Candace McCay. Her family held a memorial service on Saturday, but the very cold weather and drifting snow made it difficult for many of Candace’s friends to attend. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Baby showers, birth announcements and births are always appreciated much more than death announcements and funerals; so too, the birth of Jesus we celebrate during the Christmas season with joy and the giving of gifts, but our Easter season is a mixe More...

Education

Students Named to Dean’s Lists

Keuka College  Allison Bonin, daughter of Keith and Cathy Bonin of Orwell, has been named to the Dean’s List at Keuka College in Keuka Park, NY.  Bonin, a junior, is studying American Sign Language, English Interpretating.  Mansf More...

Wyalusing Valley High School Honor Roll Listed for Third Marking Period

The Guidance Department of the Wyalusing Valley High School has announced the honor roll for the third marking period.  More...

Elk Lake Students Earn Honor Roll Status

The following Elk Lake students have achieved Honor Roll status for the 2014/2015 second marking period ending Jan. 27:  More...

To Accommodate Super Load:

River Bridge at Wysox Temporarily Closing February 23

For several weeks, there had been talk of a possible temporary closure of the river bridge along Route 187 that connects Asylum Township to Wysox Township, due to operations at the Panda Power Liberty Plant.  More...

Polar Plungers Brave Frigid Cold at Winterfest

Saturday, Feb. 14 wasn’t the sort of day that would make people want to jump into Camp Brulé’s Elk Lake. The temperature at this beautiful Sullivan County Boy Scout Camp hovered around 12 degrees. It was snowing. More...

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Local News

FOR Club Hosting Mini-THON to Benefit Four Diamonds Fund

In her first and only year at Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS), Taylor Burk is hoping to leave a legacy of goodwill that will carry on far into the school’s future.  More...

Fire Destroys Standing Stone Home

A Standing Stone Township family lost their home and virtually all their possessions when fire ripped through their home Thursday evening, Feb. More...

Murder Suspects Arrested At Hotel in Athens Area

A homicide investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police Troop R Major Case Team in Susquehanna County has led to the arrest of two people charged with causing the death of Roy Marvin, 26, Hallstead. Marvin’s body was discovered Feb. More...

Opinion

Returning from the Land of the Snowbirds

How about this weather? Spoiler alert! Just got word on the weather forecast tonight that temperatures in the wee hours Thursday could very well be the lowest of the year. Would you believe in the low forties? More...

Hugo Selenski's Smirking Again

You can bet that over-confident smirk has returned to the face of convicted double murderer Hugo Selenski.  TV viewers, who for years have watched evil Hugo paraded in and out of courtrooms, know the smirk I’m talking about.  More...

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Seniors

Travel Tips for Older Adults with Medical Conditions

The opportunity to travel is one of the best perks of retirement. Even men and women who are only semi-retired have more freedom to travel than those who are still working fulltime.  More...

Tips for Rebounding from a Late Start to Retirement Savings

Some people do not have the ability to begin saving for retirement early on. Others may have brushed retirement savings aside for so long that they are now worried that it's too late to begin socking away money for retirement.  More...

Towanda Senior Citizens Hold Monthly Meeting

On Feb. 5, President Bob Whipple called the meeting of the Towanda Area Senior Citizens to order with 35 members and one guest, Sara Romanik, present. Whipple was host for the day. The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Free Tickets for Teachers to NT Live Shows at Keystone Theatre

In order to show teachers in the region the value that National Theatre Live (NT Live) performances could add to literature, social studies, drama and other classes, the Bradford County Regional Arts Council is offering one free to ticket to any teac More...

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Coming Events...

Bake Sales  The Cabin Fever Bake Sale, will be at Stevensville Community Hall, March 6, 7 and 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. “Happy Meal” of hot dog, chips and soda for $3. Questions, call 570-746-3188. R4-5c/S5- 4c   More...

Sports

Magnificent Seven

Rams Win Team Title; Advance 11 to Districts

A history-making day of wrestling at Sayre High School Saturday culminated with Wyalusing Valley adding another championship to its growing collection this season.  Already Northern Tier League and District Four team champions, the Rams added th More...

Dylan Otis Top-Seeded at District Meet

The brackets are set for the 11 Wyalusing Valley wrestlers advancing to this weekend’s District Four, Class AA wrestling tournament at Williamsport High School.  At 106 pounds, Darren Schum, 24-12, will face Mifflinburg’s Trevor Bing More...

Runner Seeking Donations

Veteran Wyalusing runner Terry Cobb is close to achieving the dream of running in the Boston Marathon on April 20.  All he needs is the generosity of enough people willing to donate $4,000 to the Natick Community Organic Farm, which lies approxi More...

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