May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Flags for the Fallen

Boy Scouts from Troop 88 in Auburn collect tattered flags and tarnished markers from military headstones at the Vaughn Cemetery in Mehoopany and replace them with new ones provided by the county in p More...

Argust Sentenced for Deadly Crash

Michael Argust, 34, Montrose, was handed a sentence in Susquehanna County Court on May 19 of up to 11 years in state prison for causing a crash that claimed the life of a Luzerne County woman in July of last year. More...

Third Annual Crush Cancer 5K Color Run Draws Record Crowd

A tidal wave of memories— many warm, some tragic— surged through the mind of Randy White as he briskly ran to the finish line in the third annual Crush Cancer 5K at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Boyd Bennett - 2016-06-2
Doris Hepner - 2016-05-26
Louis Cleveland - 2016-05-26
Ann Keeney - 2016-05-26

Local News

Resurfacing Project on Route 87

A resurfacing project on 3.2 miles of Route 87 in Forks and Cherry Townships in Sullivan County started Monday, May 23. More...

‘Jazz at the Barn’ June 4

Jazz at the Barn, organized by French Azilum, Inc. (FAI) is scheduled for Saturday, June 4, at 41 Frenrick Road (off French Asylum Road, adjacent to the French Azilum Historic Site). Presently, sponsorships and reserved seating are sold out. More...

Four Memorial Day Events to Be Hosted by Towanda VFW

The Riverside Cemetery Association will host one of four Memorial Day services in Towanda at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 30, at the Riverside Cemetery at 122 William Street. 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 sentenced, pleaded guilty or accepted into the ARD Program in the Court of Common Pleas in Towanda. Sentencings More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Robert A. Carl to Robert A. and Kathy A. Carl, fka Kathy A. Coleman, in Athens Township for $1 on May 10. More...

Columns

Honoring My Generation’s Heroes

Every generation of Americans has its heroes, from the Minute Men who won our nation’s Independence, to the young men and women who are still laying their lives on the line today to protect our precious freedom. More...

Seen n Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Shannon Clark. We had several calls but, once again, nobody correctly guessed her eyes. * * * More...

Reflections of Nature

Now is the time of year when wildlife officers will begin receiving calls concerning wildlife believed to have been abandoned. More...

Sports

Wet and Wonderful

Edsell Wins 200; 400 Relay Breaks WVHS Record

Led by Collin Edsell’s victorious effort in the boys’ 200 dash, the Wyalusing Valley track team had a bright outcome in a dark, damp District Four Class AA championships in Williamsport on Sunday, May 22. More...

Rams Defeat Knights In Season Finale

The Wyalusing Valley baseball team ended a disappointing season on a high note, defeating Towanda, 8-3, in its 2016 finale at Wysox on May 21. Wyalusing completed the year with a 4-16 record, including a 3-12 Northern Tier League Large School mark. More...

Lady Rams Battle Way into Playoffs

It took longer than usual, but the Wyalusing Valley softball team clinched a spot in the District Four Class AA playoffs in the closing week of the regular season. More...

Breaking News - 5/26/2016 12:56 PM

Public Invited to Offer Opinions on Hiring New Wyalusing District Superintendent  Free Access 

 The Wyalusing Area School Board invites all community members to participate in a focus group discussion, which will be held on Wednesday, June 1 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Kenneth S. More...

Committee Eyes Wyalusing’s Future

A steering committee tasked with developing an update to the 1982 comprehensive plan for Wyalusing Borough met Tuesday morning at the borough hall and made progress in fine-tuning a survey that will be distributed among borough residents seeking inpu More...

Legion Posts Set Memorial Day Services

Mike Stevens Featured Speaker at Black Walnut — BY DAVID KEELER — WNEP TV personality Mike Stevens will be the featured speaker at Memorial Day Services conducted by American Legion Post 510 in Black Walnut on Monday, May 30. More...

Elk Lake Budget ‘Work in Progress’

Elk Lake School District introduced their preliminary budget for review at the May 19 meeting of the board, with final approval to be given at the next meeting. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Correction More...

Scouts Honor Deceased Vets

PLACE NEW FLAGS AT CEMETERIES FOR MEMORIAL DAY

Each year on Memorial Day, thousands of folks across Wyoming and Bradford Counties converge at local cemeteries where the headstones of perished military veterans are adorned with newly-placed American flags and pristine military grave markers. More...

Tunkhannock Wrestlers Receive Proclamation

The Tunkhannock Tigers Wrestling Team from the Tunkhannock Area High School received a Proclamation of Congratulations from the Wyoming County Commissioners on Tuesday. More...

Opinion

Feasting on Fake News and Loving It

I know a little something about fake news. I manufactured a news article years ago in an April 1 issue of another newspaper and stirred up a storm of controversy. More...

Lifestyles

Canton and Dushore Students Recipients of Auxiliary Scholarship

The Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has an annual $1,000 nursing scholarship that is awarded to a nursing student enrolled in the Northern Tier Career Center’s Practical Nursing Program in Towanda. More...

New Kids Attraction to be at Festival

The NEPA Bluegrass Festival, slated to run Thursday through Sunday, June 2 to 5, at the Lazy Brook Park in Tunkhannock, will feature nearly 20 traditional and progressive bluegrass bands, jam sessions and spontaneous “pickin’ parties&rdqu More...

VFW District 14 Auxiliary Elect New Officers

VFW District 14 election and installation was held at Lenox Post 8488 on May 15. More...

Dining and Entertainment

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

For the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the library will be closed Saturday, May 28 and Monday, May 30. Have a happy and safe holiday weekend. More...

Family Fun Day Gets Donation

George Weaver, left, of Towanda SAL Squadron 42, presents a check for $500 to Howard Patton, treasurer of the 15th District Sons of the American Legion, as a donation toward the 15th District American Legion Family’s upcoming Family Fun Day, to More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Pastor Sabão came by our house to say hello. Poor as a church mouse, he didn’t often get to our town, 40 miles away. But like me, he was a foreigner in this area of northern Mozambique and was doing his best to serve the people here. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,” (Romans 15:5- More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

The Catechism teaches that “by sending His only Son and the Spirit of Love in the fullness of time, God has revealed his innermost secret: God himself is an eternal exchange of love, Father, Son and Holy Spirit and he has destined us to share i More...

Education

Students Graduate from Youth Leadership Program

“I hope you feel in yourselves the pride that your families and your community have right now,” Bradford County Commissioner Ed Bustin said to students graduating from Wyalusing’s Youth Leadership Program Tuesday evening. More...

Spellman of Montrose Achieves Dean’s List

Meghan Spellman of Montrose qualified for the spring 2016 Dean’s List at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. More...

Area Students Named to Dean’s Lists

Bob Jones University The following students are among approximately 890 Bob Jones University students named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the spring 2016 semester. More...

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