September 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Two in Custody For Susquehanna Murder

State police took two individuals into custody last week in connection with the death of 52-year-old John Amrein of Susquehanna. Arrested were Quentin Millard, 22, New Milford, and his estranged girlfriend, Andrea Martel, 20, Hallstead.  More...

Towanda Methodist Churches May Establish Homeless Shelter

A former parsonage house, located at 103 Main Street in Towanda, might be used to house the homeless. 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

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Dulce Castanares Link, aka Dulce C. Link, to Dulce Castanares Link in Towanda Borough for $1 on Aug. 28.  More...

Man Flees Police

A Towanda man faces charges after he fled from the state police while riding an ATV in Asylum Township on July 13, police said.  More...

Letters

Laceyville Librarian Explains Resignation

Dear Editor:  After 14 years at the Laceyville Public Library, I recently left and would like my patrons to know why.  Laceyville library trustees:  More...

Brennan, CIA and Media Taking Down America

Dear Editor:  Former CIA Chief John Brennan’s serial rants to topple the “U.S. More...

Lifestyles

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Cathy is going on vacation for awhile. Barb, Jenn, Morgan and Ruth will be in charge and, of course, Judy and Flora will be around to help as well. I thank one and all of them for being here so I can disappear for awhile. More...

Birthdays and Anniversaries

SEPTEMBER 16 Mrs. More...

BCHS Celebrates Lake Bonin Days

Regardless of a few episodes of rainy weather to interrupt the beautiful view of the lake, Kathy Horton (left), news radio reporter; Wanda Bacon, Activities Coordinator for Lake Bonin and Cathy Bonin (right), owner of the Lake Bonin Campground, celeb More...

Dining and Entertainment

Nicholson Bridge Day Deemed a Success in Spite of Weather

Vendors and scores of residents and visitors defied dire weather forecasts on Sunday to come out in droves for Bridge Day, an annual community celebration sponsored by the Nicholson Women’s Club. More...

Muzzleloader Show Recreates Life of Mountain Men

It was a step back in time this past weekend outside American Legion Post 510 in Black Walnut where The Endless Mountains Primitive Outdoorsmen (EMPO) club hosted its annual Endless Mountains Rendezvous Muzzleloader Show.  The event took place o More...

Sports

Seventh Heaven

Johnson Passes Carter for All-Time Race Wins; Faughnan Leads Women

No one appreciates the history of the Camptown Races more than Ulster’s John Johnson. In the 52nd running of Bradford County’s oldest foot race, Johnson made history of his own with his seventh Camptown victory on Saturday, Sept. More...

Cooley Won by Losing

There are always stories within the story at the Camptown Races.  While John Johnson and Elisabeth Faughnan got to celebrate as overall and women’s victors, respectively, sometimes the real winners, as Camptown Civic Club president Janice More...

Lady Rams Blank Elk Lake

Hailey Jayne’s hat trick and a combined shutout by goalkeepers Lexi Schoonover and Pearl O’Connor lifted the Wyalusing Valley girls’ soccer team to a 4-0 home win over Elk Lake on Saturday, Sept. More...

Planning a New Library for New Albany

Building Was Destroyed by Flooding

The board of directors of the New Albany Community Library is planning to replace the library, which was completely destroyed in the flash flooding on Aug. More...

Fire Destroys Rome Twp. House

A fire on Sunday, Sept. More...

Wyalusing’s 14th Annual Wine Festival Set for Saturday

It’s time for Wyalusing’s popular Wine Festival, an event that features great wines to sample, wonderful music, fantastic food, lots of fun and camaraderie and more.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ronald Decker - 2018-10-11
Ruth Matson - 2018-10-11
Mary Naylor - 2018-10-11
Richard Jackson - 2018-10-11
Johnnie Heeman, III - 2018-10-11
David Reese - 2018-10-11
Richard Cruz, Sr. - 2018-10-11

Local News

Meshoppen Playground Equipment Ordered, Seepage on Rt. 6 Contested

New playground equipment was ordered for Meshoppen’s Community Park about two weeks ago, and delivery is expected within two weeks. More...

Grovedale Winery Celebrates 10 Years

Grovedale Winery & Vineyards celebrated its 10th Anniversary this past Saturday, Sept. 8, with hot air balloon rides, grape stomping and music from bands Gravel and Doubting Thomas.  More...

Local Owner of Child Care Centers Expands Operations Again

Robyn Keeney Lacy of Wilmot Township comes from a family of entrepreneurs. More...

Opinion

College Students Majoring In Looming Loan Debt

Guest Commentary

As college students head back to school, some are anxious about navigating a new campus or getting lost on the way to their new classes. More...

A Life Spanning AM-Radio to XM-Satellite

Who decides which pop music is the most popular? It’s no secret. It’s the kids. That has been the case since the Big Band Era in the 1940s when swing became the first pop music. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

At this time of the year, Mary Alice enjoys going to farm markets, where she buys flowers, fresh fruits and vegetables. Did I mention she buys flowers? More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Angie Ely from the State Store in Wyalusing, and plenty of people guessed her eyes.  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: Any idea who wrote that anonymous and condemning editorial about chaos in the Trump White House that was published in The New York Times?  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BLOOD DRIVE

Upcoming blood donation opportunities Sept. 16-30: Bradford County: Gillett on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 2-6 p.m. at the Ridgebury Fire Hall, 13248 Berwick Turnpike; Monroeton on Friday, Sept. 28 from 1-6 p.m.  More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Sept. 30, 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...

CELEBRATIONS

A surprise 90th Birthday party and Open House will be held for Doris Whipple on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 2-6 p.m. at the Laceyville Fire Hall. All family and friends are invited to stop by and help Doris celebrate her special day.   More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Cemeteries are fascinating places. We engrave the name of our loved one on a stone and plant it at their head to remember them by. But even stone engravings don’t last forever. More...

Wyalusing U. M. Charge News

God, we confess to you those things that break your heart. We confess: Our inability to keep promises. Our lack of care for your creation. Our selfishness and lack of concern for others. God, we stray from your will, and it breaks your heat. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“Every affliction is a form of human impoverishment. More...

Education

Herman Provides Leadership to Students

Abigail Herman volunteered as an Orientation Counselor to help ensure that new students had a good first weekend at Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA.  As an Orientation Counselor, or OC, Herman provided leadership and helped serve as a gu More...

2019 Outstanding Young Woman Program to be Held Sept. 29

Magdalena Poost, the 2018 Bradford-Sullivan Counties Outstanding Young Woman (OYW), will be hosting the 2019 program on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Towanda Area Jr./Sr. High School auditorium at 6:30 p.m. More...

Lehigh Welcomes Class of 2022

Lehigh University officially welcomes the Class of 2022. The incoming class represents an accomplished, diverse group of students who hail from 44 U.S. states and 43 international countries and territories. More...

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