Natishak Promoted to Senior Associate at TW

Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Company, Wyalusing, announces the promotion of Kari M. Natishak to the position of Senior Associate. Ms. Natishak graduated from Mansfield University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She joined Tuscarora Wayne in 2007 as an Associate. Ms. Natishak has completed the Introduction to Claims course sponsored by the American Institute for Chartered Property […]

2013-08-08 E-Edition

Wyalusing Parade Beats Rain

Natural Gas Service a Step Closer in Wyalusing

While it’s still expected to be about two years before work begins connecting Wyalusing Borough homes and businesses to natural gas service, there was some encouraging news presented at Monday night’s Wyalusing Borough Council meeting about progress being made. Russell S. Miller, Vice President of Gas Supply and Marketing for Leatherstocking Gas Company, (LGC) which expects to bring gas service […]

Two Laceyville Borough Councilmembers Resign

Laceyville Borough Councilman Richard Rodgers made an announcement at Tuesday night’s monthly council meeting that took at least some of his fellow councilmembers by surprise—that he and his wife Karen, who also serves on council, would be resigning. Rodgers’s surprise announcement came near the end of the meeting. “I have some new business,” Rodgers said. “Karen and I are moving […]

Meshoppen Borough Continues to Clamp Down On Delinquent Water Bills

The Meshoppen Borough Council met for its regular monthly meeting on Monday evening. Bills against the borough and the water company, as well as the minutes from the July meeting and the treasurer’s report, were all accepted. A letter from the Department of Environmental Protection was received by the borough concerning a recently submitted report on a spill at the […]

Gas Leaseholders Resent Deductions of Post-Production Costs


The number of landowners with gas leases who are protesting what they see as excessive deductions from the royalties they had expected to receive as natural gas is moved to market is climbing. A proclamation issued by two Bradford County Commissioners and similar declarations from adjacent counties have catapulted the debate to the national level. A class-action suit brought against […]

Bluegrass and Brewers Unite

Gas Line Breaks Near Towanda

A gas line rupture in the area of Sugar Creek Road west of Towanda on Monday evening drew quick response from local firefighters and the company that owns the transmission line. While service to some customers of Valley Energy was temporarily disrupted, the leak was halted and is now being assessed for repair. Bradford County Emergency Management Director Bob Barnes […]

Wyalusing Council Affirms Another Step Toward Housing Development

The Wyalusing Borough Council voted Monday night to affirm a decision recently reached by the Wyalusing Planning Commission—that the proposed Wyalusing Meadows housing development is in compliance with borough ordinances— and therefore gave its stamp of approval to the developer’s agreement governing the project. Council voted 3-1 to back the planning commission’s decision, with John Smalser abstaining because he recently […]