2012-11-15 E-Edition

Parents Angered over Bus Incident

Monday Afternoon Accident Results In Driver’s Suspension at Meeting

Wyalusing Area School District (WASD) bus 20 veered off Cotter Road in Wilmot Township and into a ditch shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon. While it appears that no children were seriously injured, parents began receiving phone calls and text messages from students on the bus immediately. At least one of those messages was somewhat exaggerated, leading to reports […]

Search is on for Wyalusing’s Citizen of Year

The Wyalusing Rainbow Club is seeking nominations for the 2012 Citizen of the Year Award, which the club presents annually. The award pays tribute to Wyalusing area residents who play a significant role in improving the quality of life in the community. Those who receive the award do not need to be Rainbow Club members. This year’s award will be […]

Prothonotary Seeks Return Of Courthouse Access Card

Almost three years to the day that Bradford County Prothonotary Sally Vaughn was relieved of the magnetic swipe card by then Sheriff Steve Evans that had afforded her unlimited access to the Bradford County Courthouse, she and her lawyer were in Courtroom 2 to confront current Sheriff C.J. Walters and his legal team to get the card back. As county […]

Community Foundation Marks Anniversary with Giveaways

The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT) welcomed approximately 106 guests representing nonprofit organizations throughout Bradford County to the Towanda Country Club on Nov. 8 to help celebrate the service organization’s 10th anniversary. The banquet included testimonials from several of its founders, accolades for 10-year members, and performances by two members of the Sayre Area High School Forensics Team. […]

WVES Students Saluted

Wyalusing Sixth Graders Say Thanks to Veterans

Nineteen Wyalusing area veterans and their guests were treated to lunch last Friday at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School, compliments of the school’s sixth grade classes. Sixth-grade teacher Lee Hulsizer has coordinated the luncheon for a number of years, having initiated the commemoration at the former Laceyville Elementary School. In welcoming everyone, Hulsizer extended thanks to Wyalusing Lions and Wyalusing […]

Investigation Continuing into Lake Winola Shooting Death

An investigation is ongoing into the cause of the shooting death last week of Brian P. Williams, 42, of SR307 Factoryville (Lake Winola). On Nov. 7, police reported that Williams entered into an altercation with the police who were attempting to serve a mental health warrant to him. The “302” warrant had been issued so that Williams could be examined […]

Wyalusing Township Ending Route 6 Parking

At the monthly Wyalusing Township meeting held on Nov. 6, supervisor chairman Marvin Meteer announced that the township had received approval from PennDOT to erect permanent signs to prevent parking along Route 6 in the area of businesses east of the borough of Wyalusing. The strip of highway in question is home to a variety of businesses, some of which […]

Wyalusing Legion Salutes Veterans

Wyalusing American Legion Post Commander Ben Chamberlin welcomed the large audience to Saturday evening’s annual Veterans’ Appreciation Dinner at the post. Post Chaplain Sandy Myhand offered a prayer before dinner. “We bow our heads in thankfulness for the victories Thou has granted us,” Myhand began. Following Myhand’s prayer, Marine Corps veteran John Driscoll offered an impromptu prayer of his own. […]