January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Sugar Run Woman Dies in Rt. 6 Crash

State police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in Standing Stone Township on Friday evening, Jan. 5, leaving one woman dead.  Sharon Turner, 74, Sugar Run, was reportedly found in her vehicle along Rt. More...

North Towanda Dollar Store Robbed

State police are investigating a robbery that occurred Monday evening at the Family Dollar store in North Towanda Township.  According to a press release, a male actor wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, a black ski mask and gloves entered the st More...

Independent Film Illustrates Perils of Drug Addiction

THREE-PART FEATURE TO BE SHOT ENTIRELY IN BRADFORD COUNTY

What began as a short independent movie about a little girl’s struggle to find her own way despite her mother’s drug addiction is now being resumed as a three-part feature film shot solely in Bradford County.  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...

Felony Charges Filed on Grover

Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) took into custody Nathan Grover, 28, New Milford, on a felony arrest warrant for charges of possessing weapons of mass destruction, prohibited weapons and related drug charges. More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Daniel J. and Vera M. Hackett, POA, to Randy L., Robin L. and Brandon Hickox in Towanda Township for $125,000 on Dec. 15.  More...

Letters

Mental Illnesses Support Group to Begin in Wyoming County

Dear Editor:  On Tuesday, Jan. 30, a new support group for people with mental illnesses will be starting in Wyoming County. More...

Honoring Law Enforcement

Editor:  More...

National Security’s in Jeoparady

Dear Editor:  More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Several weeks ago, while driving up the Armenia Mountain road, near Gobbler’s Knob, I saw a big bird fly across the road and land on a tree. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Tom Schuster, who retired from the Bradford County Probation Department last year. Once again, we had no winner for the movie tickets.  * * *  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: I want you to know that I was very insulted by your comment about me being the ugliest woman you’ve ever seen. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

APPRECIATION DINNER

The Salvation Army will hold their annual appreciation dinner on Saturday, Jan. 20, held at the Towanda American Legion Post. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., meal at noon. Bell ringers, co-ordinators and the Leo Club are invited to attend. More...

BENEFITS

Benefit Dinner for Samuel J. Mast on Saturday, Jan. 27 from 4-7 p.m. - snow date Feb. 2 at the Warren Center Twp. building. Silent Auction and Amish bake sale. Questions or donations, call 570-395-3761.   More...

BLOOD DRIVE

Upcoming blood donation opportunities: Wyalusing, Thursday, Jan. 18 from 1-6 p.m. at the Wyalusing Fire Company on Second Street. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Some challenges and memory work for 2018:  Psalm 90:12, “So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom”. So, Lord, do teach us not to waste time but to seek out wisdom.  More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“The Magi set out because of a deep desire which prompted them to leave everything and begin a journey. It was as though they had always been waiting for that star.” (Pope Benedict XVI)  More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the Lord God Almighty will be with you, just as you say he is. Hate evil, love good; maintain justice in the courts. More...

Clandestine Crew Guards Secrets Of Winter Angling at the Eddy

Ice fishing at Skinners Eddy has been a staple winter sport for area residents for hundreds of years and is hardly a secret. More...

Wyalusing Teachers, Board Approve ‘Early Bird’ Contract

The Wyalusing Area School Board (WASB) met before an audience of well over 100 students, faculty and others in attendance on Monday evening. More...

Exchange Student Adjusts Quickly to Life in Chile

Greg Boatman is a multi-talented young man with outstanding social skills, the curiosity to be willing to try just about anything if he thinks he’ll learn something from it and the ability to make friends. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Eloise Bush - 2018-04-19
Donald Kipp - 2018-04-19
Oscar Fassett - 2018-04-19
Ruth Tuttle - 2018-04-19

Local News

Fire Destroys Popular Montrose Restaurant

Residents of Montrose Borough and the surrounding area woke up to sad news on Jan. 7. A fast-moving fire had destroyed the landmark Original Italian Pizzeria (OIP) and Restaurant on Main Street.  Fire broke out at approximately 11 p.m. More...

Commissioners Note HRA Authority Shuffle, IT Needs

Wyoming County Commissioner Tom Henry reported on Tuesday that about 45 applications have been received in response to the announcement that Tom Katchur would be stepping away as the county’s IT guru. More...

Wyalusing Rotary Hosting Venison Dinner Jan. 27

A venison dinner, sponsored by the Wyalusing Area Rotary Club to benefit Wyalusing’s Helping Hands Food Pantry, and also to thank everyone who donated to Hunters Sharing the Harvest, will be held on Saturday, Jan. More...

Opinion

A Brain Teaser For My ‘Boomer Friends’

If you grew up in the 50s and 60s like I did and millions of other so-called Baby Boomers, here’s a quiz that’s being passed around the Internet to test what you remember (and forgot) about some of the early TV shows ad jingles and more. More...

Giving a Cold Shoulder to Wind Chill

I’ll tell you this straight. I don’t like the cold. I’m not talking about 30-degree cold or 20- degree cold. That’s winter around here and that’s to be expected. More...

Lifestyles

PS Bank Employees Go Caroling

Wyalusing Township resident, Don Abrey and wife, Joan, were pleasantly surprised when a group of present and former PS Bank employees stopped by their home on Dec. More...

Susquehanna County Senior Centers Spread Holiday Cheer

Last week, the Susquehanna County Senior Centers pooled together to provide just over 150 Christmas gift bags to Meals on Wheels Endless Mountains recipients, most of whom might not otherwise get out to see loved ones over the holiday season.  More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Bingo is this Saturday, 1 p.m. at Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Great family fun, grab a friend and come join us. All proceeds benefit the library.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Guthrie Cafeterias Introduce Motivational Monday Food Options

The cafeterias at Guthrie hospitals in Sayre, Towanda, Troy, PA and Corning, NY, will offer special healthy menus beginning Monday, Jan. 8. More...

Sports

Rams Pull Away in NTL

Jon Morrison pulled down his 500th career rebound and scored a game-high 21 points as Wyalusing Valley defeated Sayre, 50-40, on Jan. More...

What’s In a Name?

I’ve been sitting at a typewriter or computer for many years attempting to make the events I covered easy for the reader to understand.  As such, I have always been a big believer in using the words or phrases in common usage by the reader More...

Lady Rams Still Seek Third Win

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team fell to 2-10, overall, and 1-5 in the Northern Tier League Large School standings with losses to Athens and Williamson.  More...

Education

Elk Lake High School Students of the Month Named

Elk Lake High School Principal Brian Mallery has announced the November 2017 Students of the Month for grades seven through twelve.  More...

Wolf Administration Reminds Students to Enter Innovations Challenge

With the Jan. More...

Wyalusing Musical Society Meets

The Wyalusing Musical Society met on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. President Susan Waterhouse called the meeting to order and the Collect was recited by the members. More...

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