April 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Don James Lighthouse of Service Award Recipients Named

The committee for the selection of the Don James Lighthouse of Service Award recently announced that Tunkhannock resident Norman Werkheiser has been named as the 2016 recipient of the prestigious award, and that Wyalusing resident and Wyalusing Valle More...

BALLARD TO RECEIVE YOUNG CITIZEN AWARD

Wesley Ballard, 17, of Wyalusing has been named the first recipient of the Don James Lighthouse of Service Young Citizen Award, based on his outstanding service to his community, faith and family, and an obvious love for his country, highlighted by h 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, 570-465 More...

Crime and Courts

Commissioners Face Off Over Eliminated Positions

The Susquehanna County Commissioners opened their April 13 meeting with a recess to convene a meeting of the salary board, which led to several changes that sparked some discussion.  More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

Man Charged For Threatening Roommate

David Shears, 50, Little Meadows, faces charges stemming from an incident that occurred at his residence on the afternoon of April 12. Police were called to the home with reports of a disturbance and shots fired. More...

Letters

Farm Bureau Promotes Rural Road Safety

Dear Editor:  The Bradford-Sullivan County Farm Bureau is celebrating Rural Roads Safety this spring by encouraging county residents to travel safely on the roads this spring.  More...

Speeding Still an Issue in Wyalusing

Dear Editor:  Approximate stopping distance on level road for a car at 25 mph: 85 feet; at 35 mph: 136 feet; at 50 mph: 229 feet; at 70 mph: 388 feet. More...

Chesapeake Bay ‘Reboot’ Requires Conservation Districts to Make a Choice

Dear Editor:  More...

Seniors

Tips on Preparing a Home for Elderly Residents

Upon reaching retirement age, new retirees may face decisions regarding their living arrangements. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Recently, I read that 24 percent of Americans have reported moving to a new area in the past five years. Although Americans have been moving less and less since the early 70s, we are still the most mobile country in the world. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to John Scavazzo. We only had two calls, and they didn’t come up with his name.  * * *  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: What do people mean when they say money talks? More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

On this past Good Shepherd Sunday, the risen Christ consoles us: “My sheep hear my voice; they follow me.” What fills Christ’s disciples with joy and the Holy Spirit is this voice, which is identical with life.  More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

This third person of our trinity, the Holy Spirit, always seems like a figure that is most difficult to grasp. But since our Lord rose up to heaven, he has been doing one tremendous work in and through those of the body of Christ.  More...

Breaking News - 4/21/2016 12:30 PM

Countywide Burn Ban in Wyoming County  Free Access 

The Wyoming County Board of Commissioners, in cooperation with county fire chiefs and the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry, District 11, have issued a resolution for a temporary burn ban on open burning across the county beginning 10 a.m. More...

Consultant Hired To Improve Internet

BRADFORD COUNTY BRIDGE REHAB PROJECTS SCHEDULED FOR SUMMER

The Bradford County Commissioners have approved the hiring of a consultant and engineer in an effort to improve local Internet service.  More...

Pre-Election Coverage

Bradford County  — BY CAIN CHAMBERLIN —   A record voter turnout is expected in the 2016 election, as citizens are taking a strong interest in the presidential race. More...

WERKHEISER HONORED FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE

The Don James Lighthouse of Service Award Selection Committee recently announced that the recipient of the 2016 award is Norman A. Werkheiser of Tunkhannock. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dorothy Schultz - 2017-11-16
Edward Marshall - 2017-11-16
Ethel Ashley - 2017-11-16
Lanny Adams - 2017-11-16

Local News

Annual Spring Fling a Week Away

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) is making final preparations for the fifth annual Spring Fling event that will be held on Saturday, April 30 in the Tuscarora Wayne Community Room at the Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce building on Main St More...

Parents Plead Guilty In Toddler’s Death

Ebed S. Delozier, 30, and Christine E. More...

S.T.A.R. Program Losing County Funding

The Bradford County Board of Commissioners has stood by its decision to discontinue funding the Student Transition & Recovery (S.T.A.R.) Program at the conclusion of the 2016 school year, despite pleas from S.T.A.R. More...

Opinion

Is This Why it Took So Long to Pass PA’s Budget?

I think perhaps I’ve figured out why it took PA Governor Tom Wolf so long to come to his senses and get focused when it came to passing last year’s state budget.  You see, the governor was busy with other important matters, like lega More...

Remembering Some Golden Years at Camptown

It’s hard to believe this year’s Camptown Races on Saturday, Sept. 10, will be celebrating its 50th running. More...

Lifestyles

WYALUSING SCHOOL MENUS

ELEMENTARY BREAKFAST  MONDAY, APRIL 25  Breakfast pizza or Assorted whole grain cereal w/animal crackers, chilled juice and/or fruit, low-fat milk.  TUESDAY, APRIL 26  Pancake sausage stick or Assorted whole grain cereal w/animal More...

Lions Donate to Wyalusing Library

Ray Raffin, right, president of the Wyalusing Lions, presents Wyalusing Public Library Director Cathy Brady with a generous donation of $1,650. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

There was a great turnout for the spelling finale at the Towanda American Legion this past Saturday. Around 65 people came out to participate, cheer on or just watch the talent these spellers showed. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events

ARTS   The Wyalusing Valley Elementary sixth grade students will be holding an art show on Thursday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  BARBECUES   More...

Sports

Anderson Field Dedication

Many of Charlotte Anderson’s former players and fellow Wyalusing faculty members were invited to the field for the pre-game ceremonies on Friday, April 15. More...

Celebrating Charlotte

Huge Crowd Honors Former Coach

Around 4:20 p.m. More...

Lady Rams Cap Off Day with Big Victory

The Wyalusing Valley softball team didn’t let down the large crowd in attendance for the dedication of their field in honor of long-time coach Charlotte Anderson.  On Friday, April 15, the Lady Rams defeated Towanda, 11-1, in five innings, More...

Education

Student Selected for IUP Sutton Scholarship

A local student has been selected for the Sutton Scholars academic achievement scholarship program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  More...

Elk Lake Elementary Honor Roll

Fifth Grade High Honors: Augustus Brown, Kyleigh Brown, Mackenzie Conboy, Brenna Decker, Sierra Grant, Megan Johns, Maddix Lester, Dominic Morreale, Lily Richards, Zayne Shupp, Josey Sobeck, Dalton Teel, Abbey Thurman, Lindsay Titus, Daniel Warholic, More...

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