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April 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Litter Cleanup Saturday

Rich Rodgers, left, who organizes the annual Cleaner and Greener roadside litter cleanup with his wife, Karen, speaks to a group of volunteers at a previous cleanup effort. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Marsha Henning - 2015-04-30
Gladys Hendershot - 2015-04-30
Pearl Kimble - 2015-04-30
Lambert Shalata - 2015-04-30
Warren DeWitt - 2015-04-30
Kathleen Smith - 2015-04-30

Earth Day 2014

PennDOT Reps Discuss Present, Future Projects

Following one of the worst winters on record, works crews from PennDOT District 3-0 are ready to transition into spring with a number of bridge and road projects in the local area. More...

So Long, Silos

The enormous twin silos that had essentially become iconic symbols of the Kiwanis Wyoming County Fair were demolished on Friday, April 24 due to ongoing wear and corrosion. More...

Paskoffs Challenge Susquehanna County Commissioners on FOIA

At the April 22 Susquehanna County Commissioners’ meeting, visitors Bruce and Edna Paskoff asked to go on official record as objecting to being “stonewalled” in obtaining information from the local government, specifically regarding More...

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- 46 More...

Columns

At Six Weeks, I'm a Healthy, Happy Hippy

Today marks the six-week anniversary of when I had my hip replaced, and I’m here to tell you that as far as I’m concerned the worst is behind me. More...

Crossing from Enough to Too Much

Before I get to the real topic of my column, allow me to make a few comments about what is shaping up as the biggest news story of the year. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged Randy Brigham. We had a few calls, but no one recognized his eyes. * * * More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events

Barbecues Chicken Barbecue, Sunday, May 17, Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Ready at 11:30 a.m. Eat-in or take-out. $6 half; $8 dinner, includes potato salad, beans, roll. Pre-orders, call 570- 746-1772. Sponsored by Post 534. More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

In last Sunday’s scripture, Jesus says, “I am the good shepherd.” This immediately suggests then that there must be shepherds that are not so good. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“For the Son of Man came to seek and save the lost,” Luke 19:10. Here Jesus sums up his encounter with Zacchaeus the tax collector. Nobody liked Zacchaeus. He was known as a cheat, and he was not trusted. Then Jesus sought him out. More...

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Education

Students Inducted into SCCTC National Honor Society

The Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) inducted 14 students into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) at an evening ceremony on April 22 in the school. More...

WVES Students Earn Incentive

On Friday, April 24 as students arrived at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School, they were greeted from the rooftop by none other than Bert and Ernie. More...

Brittingham Takes First In Forensics Competition

Elk Lake’s Kenneth Brittingham wrapped up his forensics competition season with his best performance at the Spartan Invitational at Southern Lehigh High School on April 24. More...

Area Native Receives Gift of Life; Meets Family of Heart Donor

Richard and Debbie Wieland remember their son as a humorous and happy young man with a mass amount of potential, patriotism and, above all, unparalleled generosity. More...

Rural Area Residents Fed Up With Frontier Internet Service

Just about every morning, Herrickville resident Judy Kisner wakes up, grabs her laptop and travels 25 miles to Athens to work as a title searcher for the natural gas industry. More...

Local News

Commissioners Present Donation to Sale Barn Project

Old Man Winter tried to rear his ugly head again Thursday morning, bringing cold temperatures and snow showers to the region, however, that did nothing to quell the crowd of people who gathered at the Troy Sale Barn for the meeting of the Bradford Co More...

After Two Years, Chaffees Still Can’t Return to Warren Center Home

Talk to former Warren Center resident Tom Chaffee, 72, about why after three years he and his wife, Carol, still can’t return to the home they built over 20 years ago and it doesn’t take long for Tom to turn angry. More...

Activist Scroggins Faces Fine or Jail

At an April 23 hearing in Susquehanna County court, retired President Judge Kenneth Seamans pronounced that selfproclaimed environmental activist Vera Scroggins will pay a fine of $1,000 or go to jail. More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY More...

SHERIFF, POLICE CHIEFS ENDORSE SMITH FOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Bradford County Sheriff C.J. Walters and four Bradford County Police Chiefs have formally endorsed Jeffrey A. Smith’s candidacy for Bradford County District Attorney. More...

Dining and Entertainment

PSP Performing Bus Inspections

In the summer months, the Pennsylvania State Police engage in an annual school bus inspection campaign as required under the PA Vehicle Code. More...

No Meeting of Wyalusing Seniors in May

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens met Tuesday, April 21 at the fire hall for their covered dish meal and meeting. Bob Kellerman, vice president, welcomed the 23 members and guest, Marie Jenner. More...

Beaver Meadows

Pat Wachtendorf of Norway Ridge and Karen Bond spent Friday with cousins, Boyd and Janet Smith at Kunkletown and helped them celebrate their birthdays. More...

Sports

Wind, New Records Highlight Meet

Frederick Posts Wyalusing’s Lone Win in Javelin

—BY PETE HARDENSTINE— Five meet records fell on a cold, windy Lasagna Invitational at Wyalusing Valley High School on Friday, April 24. More...

Lady Rams Fall Back in NTL Race

The Wyalusing Valley softball team fell into fourth place in the Northern Tier League Large School race with a 6-3 home loss to Wellsboro on April 28. More...

Thinclads Split with Athens

A sweep of the relays lifted the Wyalusing Valley boys’ track team to a 76-74 victory over Athens in a dual-meet at Peterson Stadium on April 28. More...

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