April 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Black Walnut Man’s Vehicle Riddled With Racist Graffiti for a Second Time

A moment of disheartening déjà vu came over David Antonio as he walked out of his Black Walnut home on the morning of Friday, April 3, to find yet another vehicle he’d worked vigorously for covered with derogatory, racially motivated graffiti.& More...

Main Street Project Begins

Work got underway this week removing trees along Wyalusing’s Main Street, where a renovation project is expected to bring new trees, streetlamps, sidewalks and more improvements to the downtown business district. 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...

Wyoming Commissioners Extend PrimeCare Contract with Prison

APPROVE TRAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY WITH DCNR GRANT

An addendum to its existing health services agreement with PrimeCare Medical, Inc., will allow the Wyoming County Correctional Facility (WCCF) to obtain nursing care at the prison and establish a provision allowing the county to terminate the contrac More...

SCCTC Announces Year-End Dates

At the April 1 meeting of the joint Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center (SCCTC) and Elk Lake district boards, SCCTC director Alice Davis announced several dates of interest to parents and students.  More...

Opinion

President Abraham Lincoln Assassinated April 14, 1865

Guest Commentary

150 Years Ago   More...

Blogging: Now Anyone Can be a Writer

It’s a blogging world. You don’t have to have anything of substance to say to be a blogger. You certainly don’t have to meet any competency guidelines as you might in publishing your words elsewhere. More...

Jenningsville

Easter Sunday is over for another year. It was rather cool on Sunday, and we even had a quick snowstorm. The sunrise services were held inside due to the weather but were well attended. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Last week’s article was about the pigeon being introduced into North America and how quickly these birds came to be pests. More...

Seen 'N' Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Yuri Lockburner. Yuri is the owner of Lockburner Scrap in Black Walnut. We only had two calls, and they were both wrong.  * * *  More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.  Press Conference 52 Years Ago   More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Birthdays and Anniversaries

APRIL 12 Mrs. William Hillis, Phillipsburg, NJ Mrs. Malcolm Dunklee, El Paso, TX Ronald Morris, Aurora, CO John Kinne, Wyalusing, PA Sandra K. Thompson, Laceyville, PA Wayne Everett Neuber, Stevensville, PA Rev. More...

Coming Events...

Arts  Student Art Show Opening at Blue Heron Gallery, 20 Main St., Wyalusing on Friday, April 10, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Elementary and junior high students’ artwork. Refreshments. Show will continue through May 10. R14c  Barbecues   More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters,” (I John 3:16). What a demonstration of love Jesus’ death on the cross is. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Happy Easter. This is the day the Lord has made; “let us rejoice and be glad.” Easter is the great celebration of victory of life over death. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the borrowed tomb of Joseph of Arimathaea (Matt. 27:57) on the first day of the week was no small event. More...

Education

Bradford Co. Dairy Promotion Scholarship, Education Program

The Bradford County Dairy Promotion Board is excited to announce that it will again be offering a Scholarship and Continued Education Program. More...

Leo Club Hosts ‘Penny Wars’

Photo by Cain Chamberlin   More...

Wyalusing’s Sixth Grade Celebrates Heritage Day

Edmund Burke once said, “People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.”  Wyalusing Valley Elementary School has been emphasizing the importance of delving into the family history for approxima More...

Breaking News - 4/10/2015 9:11 AM

Former Police Chief to Receive DUI Sentence in June  Free Access 

Former Laceyville Police Chief Scott Perry appeared in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas on Thursday, April 9, where he pled guilty to charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.  More...

Cost of Burials Up By $150 in Wyalusing

The cost of being buried in the Wyalusing Cemetery is taking a substantial jump, according to discussions at Monday night’s meeting of the Wyalusing Borough Council.  More...

Lehigh Train Cars Derail in Ulster Twp.

A Lehigh Railway train headed south between North Towanda and Waverly lost several of its cars during a derailment that occurred just before noon on Monday, April 6.  According to Bradford County Public Safety Director Robert Barnes, a total of More...

Wyalusing Hotel Subject of Paranormal Investigation

Whether you’re a believer or a skeptic, there’s something undeniably intriguing about the paranormal. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Local News

Original Italian Pizza Reopens Following March Fire

Good Friday was more than just good for John and Lidia Monterosso, as they reopened the doors to their beloved restaurant following 34 days of renovations due to a kitchen fire that occurred during the early morning hours of Sunday, March 1.  More...

Laceyville’s Delinquent Water Bills Get Smaller; Street, Culvert Jobs Okayed

Although there is still an estimated $15,000 in water bills overdue by 90 days or more in Laceyville, the good news is that it’s a lot less than the $21,000 reported at the March meeting of the Laceyville Borough Council. More...

Snow Bunny

Peter Cottontail got an Easter Sunday surprise when the area was hit with snow squalls that made it seem more like Christmas than Easter. More...

Crime and Courts

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Edith Dixon Morris, Joan M. Theodorakos and Ann A. Palmer, POAs, to Tony LaRue and Tara Michelle Foust in Troy Borough for $180,000 on March 23.  More...

Bradford County DA Sentencings and 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 Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:  Sentencings  More...

Letters

New DEP Standards for Well Sites

Dear Editor:  The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Oil and Gas Program is soliciting comments on the rulemaking—Environmental Protection Performance Standards at Oil and Gas Well Sites. More...

Why is Water Still Hauled During a Drought?

Dear Editor:  DEP declares drought watch for 27 PA counties.  They tell us run water only when absolutely necessary.  Don’t let water run when you brush your teeth, get in the shower when the water is still cold—and their More...

COTA Needs Your Help

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Dining and Entertainment

April National Yogurt Month

April, National Yogurt Month, is upon us. There are some things you may or may not know about this nutritious snack. Yogurt provides calcium and phosphorus, which are good for bone health. More...

Chilly Weather Doesn’t Hinder Wyalusing’s Egg Hunt

A few minutes before Wyalusing’s annual Easter Egg Hunt got underway last Saturday, April 4, snow pellets were bouncing off the ground at the Wyalusing Borough Park where the temperature hovered in the high 30s and a stiff breeze greeted the th More...

Sullivan County Democratic Dinner Features Candidates

The Crestmont Inn was chosen as the location for the Spring Dinner to be held on Sunday, April 19 at 6 p.m. More...

Sports

Rams Off to Strong Start

Wyalusing Valley jumped out to a 7-0 lead through three innings and held on for a season opening 8-5 home victory over Elk Lake on April 3.  The Rams plated three runs each in the first two innings and added a solo run in the third inning.  More...

Lady Rams Rout Sayre

After five weeks of indoor practices, rainouts and snowouts, the Wyalusing Valley softball team finally played a game, rolling to a 13-2 fiveinning victory at Sayre on April 6.  Wyalusing struck early as Katie Epler reached on an error in the fi More...

Hoof It for Kids’ Runners Light Up the Night

A threatening weather forecast was no match for over 300 runners and walkers who came out to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bradford County at the Hoof It for Kids 5K Glow Run at Tioga Downs on Good Friday.  More...

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