April 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Meetings Scheduled for Future Area Rotary Club

The possibility of a new Wyalusing area Rotary Club has received much attention, according to Tunkhannock businessman Al Noble, as the effort has already received commitments from over 20 members since February.  More...

Crush Cancer 5K to be Held in Memory of Larry Overfield

For the second consecutive year, Spring Hill resident Emily Hoffman is organizing a Crush Cancer 5K and Fun Run in an effort to raise money for the American Cancer Society (ACS).  Much like the inaugural event, Hoffman chose to honor the memory 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, Wysox   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

COURTHOUSE NOTES  BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  More...

Phone Scams Continue to be Serious Threat

With the tax filing deadline approaching, the IRS warns taxpayers not to be fooled by the tricks scammers use to take advantage of those they target. More...

Lifestyles

Queen Victoria’s Court Plans for Upcoming Events

Queen Victoria’s Court, a group of ladies who joined together in 2009, had previously been a part of another group but then decided to do events to benefit others on their own. More...

Bradford County Conservation District Asking for Public Opinion

The Bradford County Conservation District would like to have the public’s opinion on how they should be managing the natural resources of the community.  More...

Yaw Re-Elected Chairman of Center for Rural PA Board

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania re-elected state Senator Gene Yaw to serve as chairman of its 11-member board of directors.  The Center is a bipartisan, bicameral legislative agency that serves as a resource for rural policy within the Pennsy More...

Columns

The Way I see It

One of the first things people signing up as patients at Guthrie’s Joint Camp are required to do is designate someone to serve as their coach. More...

Challenges Take Center Stage in Fundraising

You can pretty much do anything if you’re doing it for a good cause. It can be inane, if not insane, but it also may be very rewarding and well worth any discomfort or danger required. More...

Reflections of Nature

Diary entry: March 12, 2015, “A banner day for arrival of spring sightings: a pigeon carrying nesting materials; first robin in our yard; dead woodchuck on the road, and in the morning, I heard the cooing of a dove.”  Not only is the More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Birthdays and Anniversaries

APRIL 5 Annette Mowry Mileto, Montoursville, PA Robert Baldwin, Sugar Run, PA Keith Hoffman, Camp Hill, PA Carleen Fitzgerald, Sugar Run, PA Carl Ely, Liverpool, NY Danny Fisk, Richboro, PA Timmy Sheldon, Laceyville, PA Mrs.  More...

Coming Events...

Barbecues  Chicken Barbecue to Relay for Life on April 11, noon until chicken is gone. Penmart, Route 6, Wyalusing. For more information, call Susan, 570- 746-7104. Pre-sale tickets available. Sponsored by Arrow United Walking United Team. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Easter, Day by Day  “Galilee is the place where the disciples were first called, where everything began.  More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

I wish I could have been on that walk to Emmaus with our risen Lord and the two very fortunate travelers. It was not only a pleasant walk, about seven miles, but with the very best of teachers. More...

Former Local Resident Charged With Area Bank Robberies

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has announced that an individual has been charged by a federal grand jury in Scranton with robbery or attempted robbery of a number banks, which was filed in the U. More...

Project on Wyalusing's Main Street Begins April 7

While weather remains an obvious factor, Herb Gery of Gery Engineering and L/A General Concrete Services of Clarks Summit have tentatively scheduled construction on Main Street in Wyalusing to begin Tuesday, April 7. More...

Towanda Memorial Hospital, Guthrie Now One

Effective 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, Guthrie and Memorial Hospital in Towanda became one. The affiliation sees the new entity become part of The Guthrie Clinic and will be known as Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital. More...

Keeping Pysanky Art Form Alive

Most of us remember decorating Easter eggs as kids, but few realize that this tradition dates back centuries. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Larry Wayne Snyder - 2017-03-23
Timothy C. Ackley - 2017-03-23

Local News

Education Foundation Readies for Spring Fling

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) is gearing up for the their fourth annual Spring Fling event that will be held on Saturday, May 9 in the Tuscarora Wayne Community Room at the Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce building on Main Street. More...

New Monument, Benches Placed at Veterans Park

“I feel like an expecting father,” said an ecstatic Joe Doherty as members of Middendorf Contracting carefully unloaded a new 2,800-pound monument and put it into place on Friday morning, March 27 at the Bradford County Veterans Memorial More...

PennDOT Announces Bridge, Cleanup Projects

Bridge Painting on Route 220  A bridge painting project on Route 220 in Athens Borough and Athens Township in Bradford County is set to begin this week.  Work on the bridge, which spans the Chemung River, includes the installation of a cont More...

Letters

Smart Meter Primer

Dear Editor:  Smart meters are being forced on unaware and uninformed captive ratepayers in order for the government to ration everyone’s electricity. (Of course, the elites will have as much electricity as they want.)  More...

Commending Teachers, Aids

Dear Editor,  I just came from the Wyalusing Pet Clinic and saw the most wonderful sight, Sue Kilmer’s class sitting as attentively as they could, listening to the veterinarian educate them on personal safety around pets.  More...

Seniors

Wyalusing Senior Citizens Hold March Meeting

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens met at the fire hall on Tuesday, March 17. Merna Colwell, president, welcomed 22 members, guest, Mary Ann Karpovich, and guest entertainer, Sara Romanik. More...

Laceyville TOPS Hold Meeting on Greens

The Laceyville TOPS Chapter 1134 held a program recently on keeping with the St. Patrick’s Day theme on Greens. They included vegetables, fruits, tea and Jell-O. More...

Area Seniors Celebrate Spring

DJ David Sturdevant kicks up his heels with Wyalusing native, Florence Knolles, at a spring fling hosted by Wyalusing Valley Personal Care Home on Saturday, March 14. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Free Courses Allow Motorcyclists to Start Riding Season with Safety

Although winter weather still has an icy grip on the commonwealth, through the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program (PAMSP), PennDOT has begun offering all riders—from novice to experienced—a chance to take advantage of valuable safety More...

Bradford County Heritage Association Holds Monthly Meeting

The Bradford County Heritage Association held their monthly meeting March 18. Those attending were: Janet Ordway, Joanadele Collins, Connie Boyles, Barbara Barrett, Ralph Knapp, Dale Palmer, Marty Roloson and Joie and Bill Brasington. More...

Tom Knight Puppets Return To the Dietrich Theater

On Thursday, April 2 at 11:00 a.m. Tom Knight and his wonderful puppets will return to the Dietrich Theater stage to delight one and all. For the last 10 years, Knight has been a featured performer at the Dietrich Theater. More...

Sports

WVHS Thinclads Sweep Opener

It was cold, windy and it spit snow on more than one occasion, but the Wyalusing Valley track teams opened the season on schedule with a sweep of a tri-meet at Peterson Stadium on Friday, March 27. More...

Junior High Grapplers Improved

Wrestling season never really ends, but I am a little late with the annual Wyalusing Valley junior high wrap-up this season, but with Mother Nature putting a brake on the start of spring sports, here it is.  The Rams, coached again this year by More...

Bowling for Kids’ Sake

Area Grads Compete in Maryland

Four area graduates competed for their respective college track teams at the Maryland Invitational on March 28. Wyalusing Valley graduate Erika Huffman, competing for Shippensburg, finished 21st in the 1500 run with a time of 5:03.61.  More...

Education

Local Teams Compete in National Qualifier for Speech and Debate

Towanda High School was invaded this past weekend by students from Pennsylvania, New York and Vermont who were all vying for the honor to attend the national speech and debate tournament. More...

Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Presents Two $1,000 Nursing Scholarships

The Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has established an annual $1,000 nursing scholarship that is awarded to a nursing student enrolled in the Northern Tier Career Center’s Practical Nursing Program in Towanda. More...

WVHS Announces Honor Roll For Fourth Marking Period

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

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