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November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Old-School Healthcare Means No Insurance Hassles

FAMILY PHYSICIAN TRIES SIMPLIFYING CONFUSING SYSTEM

While some may be too young to remember, older generations can recall a time when doctors would actually make house calls for their patients or kindly allow them to pay their medical bill over time without the imposition of today’s voracious in More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Barbara Simpson - 2014-11-20
Shawn Saxe - 2014-11-20
Joseph LaFrance - 2014-11-20
George Matlack - 2014-11-20

Local News

No Tax Increase for Bradford County in 2015

Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko announced at last Thursday’s meeting that there will be no tax increase for Bradford County residents. More...

Owner Plans to Rebuild Landmark Eatery

Ashes and rubble are all that remain of Jenny Leigh’s Country Cookin’, a landmark restaurant along Route 11 in Kingsley that was leveled by a Nov. 11 fire. The fire was called in by a passerby shortly after 3 a.m. More...

Former Rushville Resident Finds Treasure Trove of Old Local Photos

Former Rushville resident Bob Fissler said he couldn’t believe what he was seeing when a collection of old photos from the Laceyville area came up for sale at an auction he was recently attending at Chester Heights, along the Baltimore Pike in More...

Letters

The White House Has Become Obsolete

Editor: Recent incursions of security at the White House, lapses of Secret Service protection and the threat of terrorism are not just a recent 21st century occurrence. More...

Responding to Gas Industry Letter

Dear Editor: More...

Lifestyles

Terrytown

Just a week away for the special Thanksgiving Day. There is always something we can be grateful for in spite of world conditions that are stressful. It’s just giving God priority in one’s life that determines thankfulness. More...

Beaver Meadows

Dale and Donna Bennett and Pete and Jane McGee were among the many friends of Audrey Eberhardt of Silvara attending her birthday party on Saturday at Nirchi’s on the Avenue in Endicott. More...

Dimock

Dimock is amazed and proud of Elk Lake senior, Jenny VanEtten, who took a year to progress from a wheelchair to a triumphant finish at the Cross Country State competition in Hershey. More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Mark Dietz. Lucky ticket winners were Flora Johnson, Doris Sharer and Scott Hutchings. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

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

Bird’s-eye View from Table Rock More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: I have a teacher who says we should learn how to budget our money. I think this is stupid. Why do we have to learn such boring things? More...

Sports

Winter Sports Practices Underway

Winter sports practice for Wyalusing Valley began on Monday, Nov. 17 with decent numbers out for all three programs. Wrestling coach Gary Haley said 27 wrestlers reported to the first day of practice. More...

Kopp, Morrison Play in Kiwanis East-West Tilt

East Wins Senior Match

Two Wyalusing Valley seniors participated for the winning East squad in the annual Towanda-Wysox Kiwanis NTL East-West Senior Volleyball Game at Towanda High School on Nov. 17. More...

Harriers Earn NTL Honors

Four Wyalusing Valley cross country runners were named to the Northern Tier League all-star squads last week. Senior Jordan Schools and junior Mitchell Schools were selected to the boys’ team. More...

WVHS Leads Education In Bradford County

The State Department of Education has released the School Performance Profile (SPP) scores for the 2013-14 school year. More...

Commissioners May Hire CHANGE for Air Monitoring

Wyoming County Commissioners held a meeting with an environmental consulting firm on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the possibility of performing air quality monitoring and soil assessments throughout the county. More...

Students Place Wreath at National Monument

Wyalusing sixth graders are pictured Wednesday morning, Nov. 19, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, where they placed the green and gold wreath seen behind them. More...

Mosher’s Preliminary Hearing Moved to Dec. 8

Charges were filed on Oct. 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...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Timothy Clark, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Federal National Mortgage Association, aka Fanniemae, Servicelink, POA, Chicago Title Insurance Co., POA, to Roger L. and Doris L. Brown in Towanda Township for $25,000 on Nov. 3. More...

Opinion

When Plagues and Epidemics Stalked Our Land

History is about humans and we Americans of the 21st Century may never understand what life—and the fear of death—was like for our ancestors. More...

Climate Change Self-Delusion

Guest Commentary

That sound you’re hearing from across the Pacific is the Chinese rulers and Beijing laughing at us. More...

Political Cartoon

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Seniors

Quilt Given to Montrose Resident on 95th Birthday

The Crazy Country Quilters quilt guild of Montrose was able to be a part of Bill Thomas’s 95th birthday celebration by presenting the honoree with a memory quilt. More...

Dan Ward Guest Speaker for Towanda Area Senior Citizens

President Bob Whipple called the Nov. 6 meeting of the Towanda Area Senior Citizens to order with 42 in attendance, including guest Dan Ward. hipple led the group reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by the singing of My Country Tis of Thee. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Towanda Merchants Present Annual Christmas Trail

The Downtown Towanda Merchants invite you to come to downtown Towanda on Nov. 22 and take part in their second annual Christmas Trail. There will be 75 free swags and green trail maps to give out at 9 a.m. More...

Sullivan County Artisans Holiday Sale Scheduled

The eighth annual Artisans Holiday Sale in Sullivan County, PA, is moving to a new location: the Galleria and Art Resource Center opened by Karen Black in the former JMB plumbing supply store on Rt. 220. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Blood Drive Blood Drives: Nov. 25, 1 to 6 p.m. Towanda Fire Company, 101 Elm St., Sayre; Nov. 26, 1 to 6 p.m., American Legion Post 534, Wyalusing; Nov. 26, Jack Williams Tire, 1760 Golden Mile Road, Towanda. Breakfasts More...

Worship

Thanksgiving Service to be Held At Standing Stone Vesper Church

The Alba Christian Church Choir will provide special music at the Standing Stone Community Vespers Church in Standing Stone this Sunday evening, Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. for the Thanksgiving Service. Please note change of time. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that i More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The scripture last Sunday follows the parable of the ten bridesmaids of the week before. If you remember, five of them were not prepared and missed the wedding banquet. More...

Education

Elk Lake Junior Finishes Third In Tournament

Elk Lake (EL) junior Kenneth Brittingham is on a roll. Over the course of two consecutive weeks, Brittingham has received a trophy twice in Student Congress. More...

Tunkhannock Man Honored At Bucknell University

Colby Rome of Tunkhannock has been honored at Bucknell University. Rome received the President’s Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement. More...

Head Start Class Receives Donation

Students in Wyalusing’s Head Start are shown above posing in front of a generous amount of snack supplies that were recently collected and donated to the class by members of the Wyalusing Lioness Club. More...

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