January 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

New Planning Director Hired

COMMISSIONERS OPEN BIDS FOR COURTHOUSE ROOF PROJECT

At their Thursday, Jan. 14 meeting, the Bradford County Commissioners approved the hiring of John J. Gigliotti, Carbondale, as the new full-time Bradford County Planning Director.  More...

Pro-Life Rally Held Outside Courthouse Sunday

Wyalusing resident Mike Kilmer, president of the Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life, told a group of about 50 pro-life supporters gathered outside the Bradford County Courthouse Sunday afternoon that since the 1973 Supreme Court (Roe vs. 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, 570-465 More...

Crime and Courts

-Bradford County Sentencings & 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...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Timothy Clark, Towanda   More...

Kiwanis Supports Hunter Jones with Blood Drive

When it comes to community service, Hunter Jones is a bit of an overachiever.  The Tunkhannock High School senior volunteers at local organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Junior League of Scranton and Cinderella’s Closet, More...

Lifestyles

Needy Benefit from People Helping People

The People Helping People Program, sponsored by the Wyalusing Lions and Lioness Clubs, was held on Dec. 19 in the Wyalusing High School cafeteria. More...

Wyalusing Head Start Class in the Dough

As part of the class work, students in Mrs. Loretta Stevens’s child development class at Wyalusing High School visit the Wyalusing Head Start classroom of Bradford-Tioga Head Start. More...

Mission First Has 25-Year Legacy

Wyalusing Meadows is one of the more recent projects developed by the Philadelphia-based Mission First Housing Group, but it’s far from a debut for the company, which has a 25-year legacy of providing safe, affordable, and sustainable homes for More...

Dining and Entertainment

Museum to Celebrate 125 Years of Sayre History

The Sayre Historical Society will re-open on April 2 for the 2016 season with a celebration of 125 years of Sayre history.  More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Five teams came out Sunday for Trivia. Lots of laughter, whispering and fun was had by all. The winning team donated their winnings back to the library, so the final take was $205 for the library. More...

Historic Walking Tour Planned in Tunkhannock

The Wyoming County Cultural Center at the Dietrich Theater and the Wyoming County Historical Society (WCHS) have announced that the Historic Tunkhannock Walking Tour will be revitalized beginning the week of Founders’ Day, which is scheduled fo More...

Sports

Milestones Mark Winning Week

Josh Haley Wins 100th Bout; Coach Haley Collects 200th Victory; Rams Down Benton

On a night that saw Wyalusing Valley’s Josh Haley become the 37th member of its 100-win club and his father and coach Gary Haley eclipse the 200-victory mark, the Rams cruised to home wins over North Penn- Liberty and Sayre on Jan. More...

Haleys Keep Eyes On Prize

The annals of Wyalusing wrestling are filled with legendary families.  Names like Hitchcock, Otis, O’Neil and Fisk, among others, are sprinkled throughout the Ram record books.  On Thursday, Jan. More...

Rams Clinch District Berth

Down CV, NP-Liberty; Drop Heartbreaker to NEB

An offensive explosion in the third quarter lifted the Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball team to a 72-49 win over Cowanesque Valley at Layman Gymnasium on Jan. More...

Now, We Need to Take a Selfie

Dwayne “Swoop” Simpson of the Harlem Wizards takes a selfie of himself with folks in the student section at Wyalusing Valley’s Layman Gymnasium on Monday, Jan. 18. More...

Control Box Becomes a Hazard

PENNDOT, LOCAL OFFICIALS DISCUSS RELOCATION

For the second time in seven years, a traffic light control box located at the Route 6 and Route 87 intersection in Washington Township was struck by a passing vehicle, subsequently leading to an on-site meeting between PennDOT and local officials to More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Robert Barth, III - 2017-10-19
Cornelia Krispin - 2017-10-19
Jean Van Dyke - 2017-10-19
Joann Hinkley - 2017-10-19
Marguerite Cobb - 2017-10-19

Local News

Susquehanna County Sets Salaries, Approves Personnel

The Susquehanna County Commissioners began their Jan. 13 meeting with a brief meeting of the salary board, in order to make some adjustments to personnel and pay. More...

FBLA to Hold Spaghetti Dinner

Each year the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is assigned a state project and raises money to donate to charity.  More...

SUV Hits Tree in Terry Township

Around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14, a Hyundai SUV driven by Fran Hindman, New Albany, slammed into a tree along North Street in Terry Township near its intersection with Baker Road. More...

Letters

Crude Oil Transfer By Rail Growing

Dear Editor: In your community and in so many others across the country, there is continued interest and concern about the transport of crude oil by rail. More...

Seniors

Towanda Area Senior Citizens Hold Memorial Service

President Robert Whipple called the Jan. 7 meeting to order with 37 persons present. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited, and “God Bless America” was sung. More...

Medicare Presentation Set for Spalding Memorial Library

Are you in need of assistance applying for Medicare? Do you or a loved one need assistance to remain at home or are you looking into the senior centers in our area? More...

American Heart Month to be Celebrated in February

Every February on Valentine’s Day, everyone is reminded to show the special people in their lives how much they mean to them. More...

Columns

Separating Facts from Fiction; Pass It On

Chain emails, Facebook and other social media seem to be abiding by the Donald Trump strategy: If you repeat a falsehood often enough, it shall be accepted as truth by the masses. More...

A Major Change For Wyalusing

With a total of approximately 300 existing homes in Wyalusing Borough, the news that construction is underway to bring 50 new residences to the community over the next year, and possibly another 50 the following year in a housing development known as More...

Reflections of Nature

The activity at our bird feeders has been sparse so far this winter. The birds that are visiting the feeders are mostly from the finch family. Our word “finch” comes from the Latin word fringilla, which means a small bird. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last week’s scripture was from Mark 4:1-20, 26-34 and shows Jesus teaching from a boat in the lake while a large crowd of people gathered on the lakeshore to listen. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In John 2:1-11 we are at the wedding feast of Cana and the wine has run out. Jesus is able to transform water into the very best wine. More...

Education

North Rome Christian School Hosts Blood Drive

High school senior Kevin Robbins is sponsoring a blood drive through Geisinger’s High School Scholarship Program on Friday, Jan. 22 from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Cardiac Rehab Program Certified by Industry Leader

Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital announces the certification of its Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Department by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). More...

Students Named to Dean’s Lists

University of Delaware John Loboda from Montrose has been named to the University of Delaware’s Dean’s List for the 2015 fall semester. More...

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