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July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

New Legislation Putting Pressure, Larger Caseload on CYS Agencies

Author’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

John Griffin - 2015-07-30
Peter Fitzgerald - 2015-07-30
Betty Allis - 2015-07-30
Pauline McGovern - 2015-07-30
Harriet Haire - 2015-07-30
Doris Johnson - 2015-07-30
Anne Gober - 2015-07-30
Marguerite Shumway - 2015-07-30
Edward Donovan - 2015-07-30
Betty Allis - 2015-07-30
Attorney John Griffin - 2015-07-30
Peter Fitzgerald - 2015-07-30
Anne Gober - 2015-07-30
Harriet Haire - 2015-07-30
Doris Johnson - 2015-07-30
Marguerite Shumway - 2015-07-30

Local News

Chamber Members Learn Promotion Via Social Media


Wyalusing area business owners and entrepreneurs were given insight into the social media world at the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce Bi-Annual Membership Dinner, particularly how to utilize media outlets like Facebook to promote their entity More...

Car Crash Claims Life of Susquehanna Co. Native

A tragic accident on the evening of July 21 claimed the life of Anne (Doolittle) Gober, 45, Wyoming, Luzerne County. More...

Susquehanna Commissioners Approve Hires, Transfers

The Susquehanna County Commissioners briefly suspended their July 22 meeting to open a salary board meeting for the purpose of eliminating the position of assistant chief assessor in the assessment office and creating a new one, director of assessmen More...


Cat in the Hat Coming to Ben Franklin Crafts on Friday

Ben Franklin Crafts announces, for the first time in 25 years, the publication of an all-new book from Dr. Seuss. In celebration, the Cat in the Hat will visit the store on Friday, July 31 from noon to 2 p.m. More...


The Forkston United Methodist Women enjoyed a night out at the Wyalusing Hotel last week. There were 21 in all and everyone had a great meal, with no cooking or cleaning up. More...

Welcome Erin Canfield!

Erin Canfield is our newest addition to the HR team. She is here as part of our summer hire program and is a Senior at Wyalusing Valley Jr./Sr. High School. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Gathering of Singers & Songwriters has a New Line-up

Two exciting acclaimed singer/songwriters will join the 14th annual Gathering of Singers & Songwriters at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Pickett’s Office Announces August Schedule

Rep. Tina Pickett welcomes constituents of Sullivan and Susquehanna Counties to stop by her satellite office hours in August. More...

Art Show to be Held During in Montrose Blueberry Festival

Members of Hill Country Artists will present their newest works for a show and sale on the front portico of the Susquehanna County Courthouse in Montrose on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...



Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus,” (Philippians 3:13-14). More...


The scripture last week was from Paul’s letter to the Corinthians (II Corinthians 6:1- 13) and the Gospel reading was from Mark 4:35-41. Paul tells the Corinthians that he speaks to them as to children…children of God. More...


“Remember now thy creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw near when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them.” Eccl. 12:1. More...

How to Keep Safe On Sweltering Days

With current local temperatures hovering near the mid 90s and expected to be among the hottest we experience this summer, the National Weather Service has issued the following guidelines for keeping yourself and others safe: More...

Antique Sign Purchased By TV’s ‘American Pickers’

A twelve-foot neon sign with the message “Jesus Saves” that is believed to have once been affixed to a Northeast Pennsylvania church, was recently purchased from a Susquehanna County consignment store by the popular TV show American Picke More...

Commissioners Urging for Support of House Bill 1391

The Bradford County Commissioners are once again asking for the support of the community in the fight against large, unfair deductions being taken out of landowners’ royalty checks. More...

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


BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Kevin R. and Meranda M. Abma to John and Deborrah Benninger in West Burlington Township for $191,500 on July 16. More...

Columns Being Restored At Montrose Courthouse

Exterior work has begun on the Susquehanna County Courthouse, Montrose, to restore the columns gracing the front of the historic building. More...

First Two PA Royalty Lawsuits Against Chesapeake Energy Set for Trial

Pennsylvania royalty owners received welcome news this week when they learned two lawsuits filed against Chesapeake Energy by the McDonald Law Firm have been set for trial next year in Dallas. State District Judge Eric V. More...


Personal Care Home Residents Enjoy Polka Fest

Residents of the Wyalusing Personal Care Home participated in a Polka Fest on July 16. More...


Tomorrow’s Full Moon Will Be Blue

When you look into the sky at the Full Moon tomorrow night, Friday, July 31, you likely won’t notice anything unusual, but here’s a heads up that the Moon you’ll be gazing at is what’s known as a Blue Moon. More...

Memories of a Wyalusing Institution

Every once in a while I think of Doc Pete, born 85 years ago on July 25. He died in July of 1996 several years after retiring as Wyalusing’s doctor. He was just three weeks shy of his 66th birthday. More...


Full Story


Summer Winding Down Fast

Summer, we hardly knew you. Two days after this column hits the streets, we will be in August and the stretch run to autumn will be underway. More...

Beckwith Paddles to ‘Perfect’ Victory

Monroeton’s Brad Beckwith rode “perfect water” to an overall victory in the Endless Mountains Downriver Canoe/Kayak Race at Tunkhannock on Sunday, July 26. More...

Runners Survive Inferno Challenge

Weidner, Beard Win at Monroeton

“Hot! Very hot!” “It’s very hot.” Those are quotes from two of the winners of the appropriately named Monroe Hose Inferno in Monroeton on Sunday, July 26. More...

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