2013-11-28

Christmas Auction Items Galore



Here’s a look at some of the items that will be auctioned off at Laceyville’s Community White Christmas program set to take place at the Braintrim Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on Saturday, Dec. 7, starting at 7 p.m. The items are displayed in a window at Laceyville Hardware. The popular variety show that features local talent will also include two […]

2013-11-28 E-Edition

Camptown Post Office Future Undetermined



The twenty-three Camptown residents who attended last Wednesday’s meeting regarding the fate of their post office were more than a bit disappointed after the meeting left them with few answers and feeling as if a decision has already been made. Gregory Miller, manager of post office operations, traveled from Williamsport to meet with the community and answer their questions at […]

Wyalusing Tree Lighting Set for Friday



The Christmas season officially begins in Wyalusing Friday evening, Nov. 29 at the annual community Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The event takes place at the corner of Marsh and Church Streets, where the beautifully decorated Concolor fir is located. The tree was donated again this year by Indian Hill residents John and Josh Folta in memory of their parents, John […]

New Albany Twp. Woman Sentenced



Albany Township resident Mary Beth Frankenfield, who admitted to keeping a special needs child in a make-shift cage, was sentenced Monday in Towanda. She will spend five to 23 months in jail and was ordered to pay a $2,000 fine. On Thursday, Oct. 31, Frankenfield pleaded guilty at the Bradford County Courthouse to endangering the welfare of a child, a […]

Wyalusing Main Street Plans Outlined



At a meeting Monday night at the Wyalusing Borough Hall, plans were outlined for a proposed Main Street renovation project that could get underway in March or April 2014, providing funding is approved. The meeting was termed an informational gathering and was not an official meeting of the borough council, although council vice president Kelly Bradley, who is spearheading the […]

Cupola Tops Former Historic Mansion Again



For the first time since March 1978, when its original cupola was removed, the former Piollet Mansion in Wysox looks much like it did after it was constructed, starting in 1872. On Friday morning, Nov. 22, a crane from Wyalusing’s B&K Equipment hoisted a new cupola into place atop the community landmark. The new cupola had been under construction for […]

Elk Lake Announces New Superintendent

Cuomo to Replace Bush

At their Nov. 21 meeting, the Elk Lake School Board announced that they plan to appoint Kenneth Cuomo, currently serving as primary school principal, as the new district superintendent. Cuomo will move into the superintendent’s position when it is vacated on the retirement of William Bush at the end of the school year. Cuomo’s appointment will be made official at […]

People Helping People Hands Out 100 Food Baskets to Area Families



Members of the Wyalusing Lions, Lioness and Leo Clubs met Saturday morning, Nov. 23, at the Wyalusing Valley High School cafeteria to prepare 110 Thanksgiving food boxes for residents in the Wyalusing Area School District. Lioness member Rose Repsher said they had 105 people sign up, but there is always the possibility that a few more may show up so […]

Bradford County Sentencings and Pleas



Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced the following criminal case resolutions in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Sentencings Dylan Robbins, 21, Laceyville, was sentenced to probation for one year and a fine of $150 for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Brandon Wright, 28, Sayre, was sentenced to imprisonment in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility from 13 […]