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September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Area Resident Demands Flood Buyout Answers

Louise Kling of Mehoopany, who has spoken at Wyoming County Commissioners’ meetings before, addressed them again on Tuesday, and demanded some answers regarding the 2011 Flood Federal Buyout and the way it is being handled by the 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...

–Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas–

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons were recently sentenced, pleaded guilty or were accepted into the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:  Sentencings  More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Howard A. Manahan, Darlene M. Sewell, Gloria J. and Gary Reeves to Richard J. Haberkern and Gretchen Green in Sayre Borough Second Ward for $85,000 on Sept. 1.  More...

Letters

Remembering the Victims of Flight 409

Dear Editor:  On Oct. More...

Bad Budgeting Becoming a Standard

Dear Editor:  A lawsuit has been filed against Governor Tom Wolf and the PA General Assembly for violating the state constitution by failing to approve a balanced state budget in a timely manner.  More...

Lifestyles

T.A.C.O. Food Pantry Asking for Community Support

September is Hunger Action Month and the Towanda Area Christian Outreach (T.A.C.O.) Food Pantry is embarking on the busiest time of the year for food assistance. More...

Birthdays and Anniversaries

SEPTEMBER 24 Kathy Watkins, New Albany, PA Rick Hiduk, Meshoppen, PA Boyd Repsher, Salinas, CA Curtis Ferris, Spring Hill, PA R. J. More...

Pickett Votes Yes on Revenue Plan

Rep. Tina Pickett recently voted in support of a new revenue plan that seeks to complete the 2017-18 budget process while not adding to the burden of PA taxpayers and job creators. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

On Aug. 26, the Friends of Mt. Pisgah State Park held their Twenty Third Annual Youth Field Day. It was a rather cool morning with fog covering the countryside. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Lisa Voda. Pam Price, Crystal McCammon and Laci Vanderpool are the lucky winners of movie tickets.  * * *  More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.   More...

Sports

Successful Tour in The Books

The 19th Tour de Shunk, a charity bicycle ride, raised approximately $5,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Twin Tiers and ThinkBig Pediatric Cancer family support fund in Lewisburg.  More...

Brothers Bring Home Victory

Hudyncias Claim Overall Title; Married Couple Sweeps Solo Honors

Unlike last year, there was no nailbiting finish to the North Branch Triathlon.  This year’s theme centered around family as the 24.3-mile run, paddling and cycling event wound to a conclusion at Wyalusing Valley High School on Saturday, S More...

Heeman, Corson Pace WVHS Harriers

The Wyalusing Valley boys’ cross country team remained undefeated with wins over host North Penn-Mansfield and Canton on Tuesday, Sept. More...

Education

Montrose Student Organizing Geisinger Turkey Trot

Carine Gregory of Montrose and other second year medical students are organizing this year’s annual Turkey Trot, benefitting Friends of the Poor.  This is a Scranton based nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for the area&r More...

Delaware Valley Announces Dean’s List

Dr. More...

Wilkes University Holds Summer Commencement

Wilkes University held its summer commencement ceremony on Sept. 10 in the Henry Gymnasium of the Arnaud C. Marts Sports and Conference Center. More...

It’s a Standoff

In this eye-to-eye showdown, it was “Mo” the dog that eventually lost interest and wandered off to pursue other things. More...

Patrons Enjoy New Location of Wyalusing Wine Festival

After 12 years of being held at the local museum grounds, regular attendees of the Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival experienced a change in scenery for the 13th annual event on Saturday, Sept. More...

Susquehanna Co. Makes Polling Place Changes

In a Sept. 13 meeting, the Susquehanna County Board of Elections approved three polling place changes for the upcoming November elections, at the request of SarahRae Sisson, Director of Elections/Voter Registrar.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Keith Gerhard, Jr. - 2017-09-21
Joyce Melan - 2017-09-21
Jeffrey Decker - 2017-09-21
Beverly Marlatt - 2017-09-21
Eva Wilbur - 2017-09-21
Jeffrey T. Decker - 2017-09-21

Local News

WVHS 2017 Homecoming Court

Friday, Sept. More...

Senior Dinner Held at Spring Hill Community Hall

Nearly 60 residents of five area personal care homes and skilled nursing units gathered at the Spring Hill Community Hall on Thursday, Sept. 14, for the 37th Senior Dinner hosted by the Wyalusing United Methodist women.  More...

Susquehanna County Implements Non-Smoking Policy

Near the end of the Sept. 13 meeting of the Susquehanna County commissioners, prior to public comment, Chairman Alan Hall introduced a matter of concern that had come to light concerning smoking on county courthouse property.  More...

Opinion

Held Hostage at Assateague by Jose

Here I am Tuesday morning at Maryland’s Assateague Island State Park looking out our camper window as the guy in the campsite next to us struggles to keep his tent from blowing away.  We’re being pummeled by what’s left of Hurr More...

Some Real News from the Summer of 2017

I’m about to report some real news stories from the recently deceased summer of 2017, and we’re looking ahead for an even newsier fall—or not. More...

Seniors

Visiting Loved Ones in Assisted Living Facilities

For many seniors, a day arrives in their lives when it is no longer safe or practical to live at home alone. Assisted living facilities can help seniors adjust to their new situations. More...

Come for Lunch, Stay for Yoga

Fitness enthusiasts, novices, or anywhere in between can enjoy free yoga classes and a nutritious meal at the Towanda Senior Center, located in the Colonial Towers/Terrace Apartments on Colonial Drive in Towanda.  More...

Isolation a Concern for Seniors’ Families

Feelings of loneliness and isolation are common among the senior population. This is due, in part, to the large percentage of seniors who end up living alone later in life. U.S. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Bradford County Regional Arts Council Hosts Fall Film Festival

Th Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) Fall Film Fest runs through Oct. 12.  A Double Matinee Feature will be held at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda on Thursday mornings. More...

Read to Newton at the Bradford County Library

If you know a child struggling with reading, you may want to consider taking them to the Bradford County Library on the fourth Thursday of the month, from 5 to 6 p.m. to spend time with Newton.  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

ART CLASSES

Art class every Wednesday at the Warren Center Senior Center at 1 p.m. Open to area residents, ages 18 years or older. Free. For more information, please call Warren Center Senior Center at 570-395-3108 or Chris Terwilliger at 607-857- 0814. More...

BENEFITS

1st Annual Chili Cook-off, Saturday, Oct. 7, 4 to 7 p.m. at Goodwill Fire Hall, Laceyville. $5 to enter, $5 to taste. Register with Courtney at Laceyville Community Bank. All proceeds benefit Goodwill Fire Co.   More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Sept. 24, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, French toast, ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, orange juice, real maple syrup and sugarfree syrup. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Martin Luther had good parents and it was apparent, to John his father, that his son was exceptional and needed a proper education. In 1497 when he was 14 his father sent him to the Franciscan school at Magdeburg, then later to Eisenach. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

The “Math” of mercy is very simple: “Forgive your neighbor’s injustice, then your own sins will be forgiven. How else dare we expect healing from the Lord? More...

Wyalusing Swing Choir to Perform at Standing Stone Community Vesper Church

The Wyalusing Swing Choir will be providing special music at the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church in Standing Stone this Sunday evening, Sept. 24, at 6:00 p.m. (Note time change).  More...

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