June 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Vacant Homes Catch Fire on Route 706

A fire marshal with the Pennsylvania State Police is reportedly investigating a pair of fires that occurred in two vacant homes along Route 706 in Stevensville on Monday night. More...

Poost Awarded Full Ride to Princeton

Magdalena “Maggie” Poost is a jack of all trades, but she can hardly be called a master of none.  More...

Special Sections

Crime and Courts

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...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

– Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas –

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons recently entered guilty pleas or were accepted into the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:  Guilty Pleas  More...

Opinion

The Changing Color of America

A clipping from The New York Times sent to me by a friend paints a picture of America 20 or 30 years from now that would have seemed unimaginable a couple decades or so ago.  Since our country’s founding, the majority of America’s po More...

Evil Grows Slow Until It’s Over Your Head

I am consistently drawn to two critical periods of the past— the American Civil War and World War II.  They are fascinating because they beg you to try to understand, in the former, why the subjugation of other human beings, slavery, becam More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

One day I noticed a daddy long-leg next to a rather large dead insect. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Sara Rodriguez, an employee at Robbie’s Pizza. No one called to guess her eyes, so that means we have plenty of movie tickets to give away.  * * *  More...

Local History Sampler

A glimpse back at the people and places More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BENEFITS

Spaghetti Dinner/Raffles, Saturday, July 14 from 1-4 p.m. at 134 Main St., New Albany. This will be held in honor of our dearly missed Marie Sutton who passed away May 26 and Cherie Sutton who passed away May 30 after battling cancer. More...

BLOOD DRIVE

Upcoming blood donation opportunities: Bradford County: Towanda Wednesday, July 11 from 1-6 p.m. at the American Legion Post No. 42, 912 Main St. and Friday, July 13 from 1-6 p.m. at the Fairfield Inn and Suites, 1248 Golden Mile Road. More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, July 29, from 7:30-10:30 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 sugarfree syrup. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

In the Bible, men are normally identified by their fathers.  More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

We celebrate the birth of John the Baptist on June 24 because “John surpasses all the prophets, of whom he is the last.” He “goes before (the Lord) in the spirit and power of Elijah.” John the Baptist “is the Lord’ More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. More...

Education

Lackawanna College Conducts 124th Commencement

Lackawanna College awarded more than 360 associate degrees and certificates to students from 17 states, Canada, Switzerland, and the Virgin Islands during its 124th commencement on Saturday, May 19 in the College’s Student Union in downtown Scr More...

RIT Students Named to Dean’s List

Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for Rochester Institute of Technology’s Dean’s List if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of “Incomplete”, “D” or &ldquo More...

WVES Students Enjoy Visits to Local Businesses

On Wednesday, May 30, students in Mrs. Schloder and Mrs. Kilmer’s classes at Wyalusing Valley Elementary School had the opportunity to visit and enjoy the fruits of local businesses. More...

Carlton ‘Cocky’ Repsher Awarded Quilt of Valor

Family and friends of Carlton “Cocky” Repsher gave the Korean War veteran a standing ovation at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 on Monday night as he was presented with a prestigious Quilt of Valor.   More...

Over $209 M in Impact Fees to be Allocated in PA

NEPA COUNTIES, MUNICIPALITIES TO RECEIVE $52 MILLION

For the first time since 2014, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) will be disbursing over $200 million in natural gas impact fees for drilling activity to counties and municipalities in the Marcellus shale region. More...

Elk Lake School Board Approves $20.8M Budget

The ever-increasing costs of doing business as a public school in today’s economy has led to an increase in the budget for Elk Lake School District, as it has for many other schools in the area. More...

Duane Naugle Named WAEF Executive Director

At their June 19 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) unanimously named Laceyville resident Duane Naugle as executive director. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Christopher Kolbeck - 2018-12-06
Marcus Welles - 2018-12-06

Local News

Humanitarians Return to Help Deprived Children in Ethiopia

What was originally going to be a “once in a lifetime trip” to Africa to ensure their regular monetary contributions to disadvantaged children in Ethiopia were being spent properly, has now turned into an annual quest for Scott and Laura More...

Wyalusing Arts Camp is a Rousing Success

Starting Monday, June 25, 46 kids aged four to 11 participated in the first annual Wyalusing Arts Camp, sponsored by the Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC). More...

INSPIRING THE COMMUNITY TO GIVE BACK TO ITS FIRST RESPONDERS

Stagecoach Transport & Crushing Donating Monthly to WVVFD

In an effort to promote community support and financial contributions for volunteer fire companies and emergency services, a local stone and transport company has begun donating a portion of its sales to the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department More...

Letters

Trump, the Salty Sailor

Dear Editor:  The following is commentary from Karen Vaughn, mother of Aaron Vaughn, Navy Seal, killed during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan on Aug. More...

Immigrant Crisis Should Be DealtWith Wisdom

Dear Editor:  More...

Lifestyles

Birthdays and Anniversaries

JULY 1 Cathy Keeney, Spring Lake, PA Jeffery Hay, Wyalusing, PA John Harned, Camptown, PA Terry Brown, Laceyville, PA Amy Sollick Davis, Pelham, AL Tammy Baker, E. More...

Area Medical Students Celebrate Match Day

On March 16, fourth-year medical students at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) learned their residency placements during the National Resident Matching Program’s (NRMP) “Match Day.” It is an event at More...

Irma Wilhelm Turns 100

Pictured are Fred Wilhelm, Jr., Irma Wilhelm, invited guest Rep. Tina Pickett and Irma’s daughter Louise. On Saturday, June 23, the family held a gathering at the Riverstone Inn of Wysox.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Founders’ Day Attendance Exceeds Expectations

Thousands of people swelled the streets of Tunkhannock on Saturday, shopping, enjoying food, listening to live music and taking in exhibits at the Dietrich Theater, the Wyoming County Historical Society and elsewhere.  More...

Art Classes and Exhibitions being Held At Sullivan Terrace

Summer Art Classes and Open Studio at the Sullivan Terrace in Dushore will begin Saturday, June 16 and continuing with 10 sessions on Saturdays throughout the summer months. More...

Public Invited to Hear Speaker

The Hill Country Artists announce that their July meeting will feature well-known art historian Gerald Kenjorski. More...

Sports

Lady Rams Named to All-State Team

Several area players, including three Wyalusing Valley stars, were named to the Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches’ Associations All-State team on June 27.  Wyalusing’s Sarah Bird, Melody Kneller and Hailey Jayne were all name More...

Wins Five in a Row; League Tourney Saturday Legion Stays Hot

Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 swept a home doubleheader with Mansfield on June 23, extending its winning streak to five games in Bradford-Tioga League action.  Coupled with a wild win over Troy on June 21, Wyalusing improved to 8-3 in leagu More...

Heeman Wins On Mt. Pisgah

Kevin Heeman, a rising senior at Wyalusing Valley High School, won the Race with a View III at Mt. More...

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