July 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Celebrating Freedom

Members of the Silas Gore Camp 141, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, with family members in Civil War era clothing following behind, march down Towanda’s Main Street during the July 3 I More...

Laceyville Okays Hiring Police Officer

Following a closed-door executive session lasting about a half hour Tuesday evening, the Laceyville Borough Council voted to hire Shane Fryer as a part time police officer.  Prior to the closed-door session, Mayor Phil Brewer told council that F More...

Special Sections

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES Gun Club Donates $10K to Local Fire Depts.

Jennifer Vandine, Laporte   More...

Attorney Gen. Kane Announces Legal Action Against Golden Living Nursing Homes

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane recently announced her office has filed a legal action against a chain of nursing home companies accused of misleading consumers by failing to provide basic services to elderly and vulnerable residents.  More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  William S. and Beverly Y. Murphy to Jeannie Yvonne Murphy in Towanda Borough, Second Ward for $1 on June 23.  More...

Letters

Local Agencies Complete Pipeline Emergency Training

Editor:  We are pleased to report that we have completed our “Pipeline Emergencies” training made possible by our receipt of a PHMSA Technical Assistance Grant (DTPH56-13-GPHPT03).  More...

Columns

Scouts Still Doing ‘Good Turns’ after All These Years

I still remember the Scout Law. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

We were pretty surprised to find that no one correctly guessed last week’s eyes as they belonged to Adam Bluhm. This means we have a bunch of tickets to give away this week. More...

The Way We Were...

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

1976 Wyalusing Train Wreck   More...

Sports

Montrose KLR Three for the Fourth

Jack Hillenbrand (600) and Casondra Hamilton (594) claimed overall and women’s honors, respectively, in the 10K race at Montrose on July 4. More...

Running Calendar Full in July

Area runners will be lacing up their shoes through the rest of July with a number of local races on the schedule.  For the truly ambitious runners, this Saturday presents an opportunity to complete a pair of 5Ks in the same day.  At 9:30 a. More...

Running in the Rain

Hillenbrand, Hamilton Lead 10K; Young, Jones Pace 5K Field

Rain and wet ground greeted a large field of competitors in the Montrose KLR Three for the Fourth races on July 4.  The heavy rain that began earlier in the day may have kept some runners away, but there were still healthy numbers for both the 1 More...

Education

Looking to Lower Your Debt or Repair your Credit?

How would you like to lower your monthly credit card and loan payments—guaranteed? It’s an appealing offer for anyone— especially those struggling to pay their bills.  More...

Breaking News - 7/10/2015 3:02 PM

Frontier Communications Restores Internet Service in Bradford, Sullivan Counties  Free Access 

Thousands of Bradford and Sullivan County residents were without Internet service early this morning, July 10, due to “two simultaneous fiber (optic line) cuts,” according to Frontier Communications Northern PA General Manager Russell Johnson. More...

Breaking News - 7/10/2015 12:18 PM

Mayor Reverses Decision On Hiring New Police Officer  Free Access 

Laceyville Mayor Philip Brewer confirmed earlier today that Laceyville Borough will not be hiring Constable Shane Fryer to serve in the borough. More...

Local Users Experience Internet, Email Outage  Free Access 

Internet customers of Frontier Communications in portions of Bradford County and neighboring areas are currently without internet service, which means no email and no internet connections.The service outage is hitting residential users as well as bus More...

Wyalusing Borough Council Says No to Rock Quarry

“We can talk about this forever,” Wyalusing Borough Councilman Gary Rouse said at Monday night’s borough council meeting. “I think it ought to be settled right now.”  More...

GPS Gives Trucker Tough Detour Through Wyalusing

A truck driver for Kings City Carrier, Inc., of Elk Grove Village, IL, was provided an erroneous and destructive detour by his GPS system yesterday morning,   July 8 just before 10 a.m., while en route to Formula 1 Feeds in New Albany.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joan Banko - 2017-06-22
Leo Guiton - 2017-06-22

Local News

Laceyville’s Community Day Set for Saturday

There’s a full slate of events set to take place at the 19th annual Laceyville Community Day, which gets underway on Saturday, July 11 starting at 1 p.m. on Main Street.  More...

Two Construction Workers Struck in Wysox

Charles Edward Brack, III, 64, of Scranton faces several felony counts of aggravated assault, among other charges, after he allegedly struck two construction workers and a vehicle with his car while intoxicated on July 1 in Wysox Township.  More...

Meshoppen Methodist Church Has New Pastor

There’s a new pastor at Meshoppen’s United Methodist Church, as well as two other area churches served by the same pastor.  Reverend Scott Ryan, 57, officially became Meshoppen’s United Methodist pastor on July 1 and conducted More...

Opinion

No Deal Still Better Than Bad Deal on Iran Nukes

Guest Commentary

Not surprisingly, the artificial June 30 deadline set for concluding the Iran nuclear talks wasn’t met.  The deadline backfired against the United States in part because the Obama administration has made it clear it wants a nuclear agreeme More...

Lifestyles

Wyalusing Couple Celebrates 50th Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Kusmierz of Wyalusing celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, June 26, 2015. They were married on June 26, 1965 at Sacred Heart Of Jesus Church, DuPont by Father Kolakowski.  More...

Sheep Shearing Draws Students To Home Textile Tool Museum

The Home Textile Tool Museum (HTTM), located in the idyllic village of Orwell, celebrates the many aspects of at-home cloth production in the early 1800s. More...

Wyalusing Girl Scout Troops Recognized in Bridging Ceremony

The Wyalusing Girl Scouts of the Sugar Creek-Wypotomoss Service Unit, part of the NYPENN Pathways Council of the Girl Scouts, held their bridging ceremony at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School on May 26. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Summer Fest Debuts at the Dietrich Theater

Make history and attend the very first Summer Fest Opening Night at the Dietrich Theater and/or see all seven films. More...

Anytime Fitness to Open a New Club at Tunkhannock

Working out is about to get a lot easier. No more excuses about an inconvenient gym location or limited hours. Anytime Fitness is coming to Tunkhannock, PA.  More...

Montrose Garden Club Holding Flower Show

Have you ever wanted to help make big decisions? Now is your chance. The Garden Club of Montrose is staging a flower show titled “Kaleidoscope” on July 24 and 25. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In Mark 6:1-6, they turned against Jesus in bitter hatred and there and then decided to put an end to his career. Why? Because the demon of envy, a daughter of pride, laid hold of their hearts and minds. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The scriptures for this past week were incorporated into Pastor Heather’s first message to us. The Old Testament lesson for Genesis 12:1-9 was especially relative. More...

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