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Power Plant Coming to Auburn Township, Work to Begin in Fall

With natural gas wells and pipelines already strewn across the region due to its abundance of Marcellus shale, gasfired power plants are now being added to the mix. More...

Governor Promotes Tourism

It was an eventful Saturday for Gov. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Irene Sowden - 2014-08-21
Ralph Fenton - 2014-08-21

Local News

WWII Dog Tag Found in England

Bill Ennis checks his email account quite regularly, usually expecting messages from work or family members, maybe even some junk mail, but one email in particular he received recently was nothing short of astonishing. More...

Local Churches Donate School Supplies

When members of the Wyalusing United Methodist Charge learned that students in the Wyalusing Area School District would have to buy their own pencils and others supplies this school year, they became concerned about students whose parents might not b More...

Farley Recognized for 30 Years of Service

The very first item on the agenda for Thursday’s meeting was an item asking the commissioners to consider ratifying action taken to approve a proclamation, which was read July 30, recognizing William Farley for 30 years of service to the Bradfo More...

Letters

PRLA Appalled by PLCB Price Increases

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McLinko is Mistaken Regarding EMVB

Editor: I want to express my thoughts regarding two of the commissioners’ decisions to terminate Bradford County’s membership in the Endless Mountain’s Visitors’ Bureau (EMVB). Ironically, Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Jenningsville

Last week we got off to a rather sad start here in Jenningsville as we learned of the swimming pool accident of neighbor, 17-month-old Gage Wells. He was the grandson of David and Tina Wells. Our condolences to all the Wells’ family. More...

Wyalusing

I was thrilled to see that Mark Dietz will be reopening Century Farm Meat the end of this month. Sheldon Johnson’s daughter Telysa visited over the weekend. Bob and Joan Caswell are doing well and love having company from Wyalusing. More...

Beaver Meadows

Karen Bond was a Wednesday evening dinner guest of John and Margaret Dabback at their home in Wyalusing, and afterward, enjoyed watching the firemen’s parade with them. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Cornstock Finds Room to Grow in Lazy Brook Park

There’s plenty of room for you yet at Cornstock, which will take place Friday to Sunday, Aug. 29 to 31, in Lazy Brook Park, east of Tunkhannock. It certainly isn’t because organizers aren’t expecting a crowd, because they are. More...

Eric Stashak to Judge 2014 PA Apple ’n Cheese Photo Show

Organizers of the PA Apple ’n Cheese Fine Art and Photography show are happy to announce Eric Stashak of Williamsport as the 2014 judge of photography for the 25th Anniversary PA Apple ’n Cheese Festival Fine Art and Photo Show. More...

Sports

Harriers Expect to Contend

With his entire roster returning from last year’s 7-2 campaign, Wyalusing Valley cross country coach Jim Schools is hopeful to contend for the Northern Tier League boys’ title. More...

Johnson Wins at Shangri-La

Wyalusing’s Paul Johnson took the lead on lap 11 and held on for a Sportsman Modified feature win at Shangri-La II Motor Speedway in Tioga Center, NY, on Aug. 16. Tony Hanbury was second, followed by T.J. Zacharias. More...

Rams Dominate First Scrimmage

The Wyalusing Valley football team broke the seal on the 2014 campaign with a dominating performance against Montrose in a scrimmage at Peterson Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 16. More...

Another Successful Celebration For Wyalusing Firefighters

Preliminary tallies indicate another successful summer celebration for the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Towanda Terrace to Offer Senior Housing

Shown above is an artist’s rendering of Towanda Terrace, located on 410- 422 Main Street. The first floor of the building will consist of 6,000 sq. ft. More...

Corbett Attends Pickett’s BBQ

After his morning kayaking trip and address on outdoor tourism in the state at the Wysox Township Park, Gov. Tom Corbett attended the 13th Annual Friends of State Rep. Tina Pickett BBQ in Rome Township at the family farm of Tom and Diane Elliott. 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

Fred Wheaton, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Wayne A. and Betty J. Bump to Donald J. Barrett, III in Athens Township for $220,000 on Aug. 5. More...

BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following person(s) recently were sentenced, entered guilty pleas or placed in the ARD program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Sentencings More...

Opinion

Stuck on Slogans or Slogans Stuck on Me?

I remember when the pundits said television was going to rot our brains. Hey, I remember when they used words like pundits. The television naysayers tended to be our parents and grandparents. More...

Consumers Are Catching on To New Info Regarding Milk

Guest Commentary

This editorial is dedicated in loving memory of Sue Hall, who passed away on July 19. She was the wife of Floyd Hall, dairy activist of LaFargeville, NY. More...

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Seniors

Major, Boback to Host Senior Expo Aug. 28 in Tunkhannock

In an effort to inform senior citizens about the variety of programs and services available to them, Reps. Sandra Major and Karen Boback will host a Senior Expo for residents on Thursday, Aug. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Recently, my friend Charlie Fox mentioned that a mouse had crossed the road in front of his vehicle. What was strange was that the mouse jumped like a kangaroo. Charlie questioned whether we have kangaroo mice here in Pennsylvania. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Kim Porter. The one and only person to guess correctly was her husband, Jeff Porter. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

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

Autographed Photo of Pilot with Historic Bomber More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In Matthew 15, the pagan woman is most persistent in her prayer for her sick daughter. The lesson here is the necessity of perseverance in our prayers of petition. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

In last Sunday’s scripture (Matthew 15:21-28), Jesus had traveled briefly to get away from the crowds and to rest. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

The work of a priest is to intercede to God for and on behalf of mankind; in contrast, a prophet represents God to us, what God has for us in the future. A false prophet is simply one who thinks he has the gift, but cannot prophecy accurately. More...

Education

Elk Lake to Start New School Year with Changes

In the absence of Anne Teel, board president, Vice President Matt Curley conducted the Aug. 14 meeting of the Elk Lake School Board. More...

Elk Lake Announces High School Homerooms

Students’ names grouped alphabetically, last name first, followed by room number. More...

Safety Tips Offered for School Bus Riders

Many students take the bus to school twice a day, five days a week. More...

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