February 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Opposed to State Sheltered Employment Defunding

The Wyoming County Commissioners issued a strong letter condemning the state’s proposed de-funding of some sheltered employment programs currently available in the county. More...

Keelers Overwhelmed by Community Support

RAINBOW CLUB’S 2016 OUTSTANDING CITIZENS

“This is a big deal for us. 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

Charges Against Brooks Dismissed

All charges were recently dismissed against Adam Carl Brooks, Jr., 34, of Rome in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas. More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Gerald H. Clouse, Jr. to Gerald H., Jr. and Deborah K. Clouse in Wyalusing Township for $1 on Jan. 31.  More...

Letters

Depooling 900 Dairy Farmers is Not the Answer

Editor:  The recent announcement that the Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) have petitioned the Market Administrator of Federal Order No. More...

Time to Hurt Animals

Dear Editor:  As he was signing edicts hurting one group after another over the past two weeks, it was only a matter of time before President Donald Trump got around to hurting animals, already the most oppressed sentient beings on earth.  More...

Lifestyles

Deadline Approaching to Submit Events for Visitors’ Bureau Events Calendar

The deadline to submit events for the Endless Mountains Visitors’ Bureau Annual Calendar of Events brochure is fast approaching.  Community and non-profit organizations have until Friday, Feb. More...

Bradford County Peers Receive National Recognition

Residents from Bradford County Manor submitted entries to the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long Term Care. More...

Positive Behavior Pep Rally Held at WVES

A Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) rally was held Friday afternoon, Feb. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BARBECUES

Chicken BBQ at the Goodwill Fire Company in Laceyville. On Feb. 26, food will be ready around 11 a.m. Be sure to come out and get some great chicken.  More...

BENEFITS

Benefit for Andrew Pardoe, who suffers from a rare brain disorder and is now at home in hospice care. Feb. 12, 2-5 p.m. at the Wyalusing Fire Hall. Spaghetti and meatball dinner, $10. Kids under 5, free. Silent Auction. More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Feb. 26, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, French toast, ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, orange juice, real maple syrup and sugar-free syrup. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

It’s not over ’til it’s all over. That applies to our time on planet Earth as well as this past Sunday’s stellar football game; most interesting. Now, about this quote from a letter of the apostle John. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ,” (Philippians 1:27). What does it mean to conduct ourselves this way? More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

The church celebrates “marriage week” Feb. 7 to 14. More...

Mission First Promises Changes at Meadows Project

“There are justifiable concerns. Nobody in this room is happy with how things went with the project. It’s Mission First’s responsibility.”  More...

Wysox Twp. Agrees to Settlement in Bradford Towne Centre Tax Review

If approved by a Bradford County Court of Common Pleas judge, the Bradford Towne Centre in Wysox Township could see a $1.7 million reduction in its property tax assessment. More...

Wyalusing Twp. Increases Tax Collector Compensation

With local tax collectors facing proposed commission deductions by the school district, the Wyalusing Township Supervisors received a letter from their tax collector, Rhonda McCarty, stating there had been no commission increase in the past 15 years, More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Local News

County Coroner Charged with DUI

Recent reports state Bradford County Coroner Thomas Michael Carman, 51, of Columbia Cross Roads has been charged with driving under the influence following a traffic stop that occurred on Dec. More...

HallockShannon, PC Opens Just in Time for Tax Season

CPA FIRM NOW IN WYALUSING, TUNKHANNOCK

Just in time for the hustle and bustle of tax season, Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and friends, Kevin Hallock and Melinda “Mindy” Shannon, took a leap of faith and officially opened two offices together in Wyalusing and Tunkhannock More...

Annual Kiwanis Winterfest Feb. 18-19 at Camp Brulé

While most people seem to be enjoying the relatively mild winter the northeast has been experiencing thus far, Cindy McCarty and members of the Sullivan County Kiwanis Club feel as though they’re likely the only people in the state hoping for b More...

Opinion

Thanks for Your Kindness

Here’s a huge thank you to everyone who played a part in naming my wife Nancy and me as Wyalusing’s Outstanding Citizens for 2016. More...

Where Have All the Old People Gone?

Mary and I were in a Costco the other day on the outskirts of St. Petersburg. That’s Florida, not Russia. It was quite a jolting experience. For starters, it was filled with old people. They were streaming in and out, a flood of humanity. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

On Feb. 1, Mike Harkness, who works at Mt. Pisgah State Park, called to tell me about a strange phenomenon at the park. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Rich Yadlosky. We only had one call come in, but nobody said anything. Therefore, we’ll have extra tickets for next week. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: I’ve never flown on an airplane, and I was wondering if you could tell me what they’re talking about when they say an airliner had to make an “instrument landing.”  — FEAR OF FLYING,  More...

Sports

Rams Dethroned

District Four Wrestling Team Tournament

Two-Time Champions Settle for Third Place   Wyalusing Valley, the two-time defending District Four Class AA team tournament champions, were dethroned Saturday, Feb. 4, at Milton High School.  More...

Otis Joins 100-Win Pantheon

When most wrestlers reach a career milestone such as a 100th win, there is a little ceremony afterwards with balloons and a banner.  For Wyalusing Valley senior Dawson Otis, the celebration for his 100th victory was muted.  More...

Lady Rams End Regular Season on High Note

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball cruised to a 58-29 win over North Penn-Mansfield on Feb. More...

Education

SCHOOL MENUS

WYALUSING ELEMENTARY  SCHOOL BREAKFAST  MONDAY, FEB. 13  Breakfast pizza or Assorted whole grain cereal w/animal crackers, chilled juice and/or fruit, low-fat milk.  TUESDAY, FEB. 14  More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

B-I-N-G-O is how we spell fun. Come join us this Saturday, starting at 1 p.m. at the American Legion in Wyalusing. Cards are .25 each, and the winners split the pot with the library. Great crowds have been equaling great payouts for all.  More...

Community Education Night to Address ‘Disease of Addiction’

“Not One More in Wyoming County” and “The Addict’s Mom” will present an education night for all who are touched by addiction and will focus on how and why addiction is considered a disease.  The event will take plac More...

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