2015-05-14

DA Candidates Debate Crime Issues, Justice System



With the May 19 election just around the corner, Bradford County District Attorney candidates— incumbent Dan Barrett, Jeffrey Smith and Carrie Donald, all representing the Republican Party—were given the opportunity to debate crime, sentencing and other important justice system related topics on Monday, May 11. The debate, sponsored and hosted by The Daily Review, was held at the Towanda Fire […]

School Board at Odds Over New Act 93 Position

NEW LIFE CENTER DESIGN RECEIVES APPROVAL

Tempers flared among members of the Wyalusing Area School Board once again Monday night, as the budget agenda item came up for discussion and vote. During this year’s budget proposal, two technology positions were moved from the administrator salary and secretary/aide salary lines of the budget to the technology salary line. Upon first glance, it appeared that there was an […]

Susquehanna County 2015 Elections Promise Big Changes



The municipal election in Susquehanna County will see several seats hotly contended and some long-held positions filled by new faces. President Judge Kenneth Seamans retired at the end of 2014, although not legally obligated to do so, and he still plans to return to the bench to finish out some cases that are in process. His position is being sought […]

Fourth Annual Spring Fling Sets Record…Again



The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation’s (WAEF) fourth annual Spring Fling set a new record for money raised at its auction, according to Kelly Cole White, the foundation’s executive director. The event was held Saturday, May 9 at the Tuscarora Wayne Community Room on Wyalusing’s Main Street, where $21,515, about $4,000 more than last year, which also was a record setter, […]

World Day of Prayer Observed Outside Courthouse



Former Bradford County Commissioner Nancy Schrader told the audience gathered outside the Bradford County Courthouse on Thursday, May 7 at noon to take part in the local observance of the National Day of Prayer, that the event was marking its 64th anniversary. “There are over 34,000 such events taking place at noon today throughout the nation,” Schrader said. “So millions […]

Historical Society to Host Exhibit Opening May 17



The Bradford County Historical Society invites the public to attend an Exhibit Opening event on May 17, at 2 p.m. beginning in the Great Room of the museum at 109 Pine Street, Towanda. There is no admission fee. The exhibit opening is an opportunity for the historical society to introduce the changes that have been made throughout the museum for […]

Fire Destroys Barn, Shed on Edinger Hill



A trash fire that got out of control and was whipped by high winds Saturday afternoon, May 9, destroyed a shed and barn at the Learn homestead farm on Edinger Hill on Davis Road near Laceyville in Tuscarora Township. Laceyville Fire Chief Brad Fassett said the shed and barn were fully involved when he arrived at the scene. There were […]

Here Come the JVs



The news last week that U.S. military bases here in America were placed on high alert amid growing concerns of a terrorist attack, and reports that ISIS is using social media to inspire and potentially coordinate attacks, should tell you something about the looming danger our nation faces. The heightened state of alert on American bases marks the first time […]

Playing Name Game Becomes Serious Business



Your name is your brand, as I’ve noted in a previous column. As a writer, if you mess up somebody’s name, you may nullify a lot of hard work and severely damage the credibility of a story. After all, if you can’t get a name right, what else did you mess up? Just because you know somebody doesn’t necessarily mean […]

Borough Should Find Humane Remedy to Stray Cat Problem



Dear Sirs: I read your article about the cat population in Wyalusing and I have this much to say. If you’re going to try and catch them, why not get them fixed and release them to colonies and have volunteers to take care of them? I know it seems like a lot of work, but in the long run your […]