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Wyalusing Plays Key Role In Work Release Program

The Community Work Force Program (CWFP) conducted jointly by the Bradford County Correctional Facility (BCCF) and the Bradford County Commissioners is in its third year, but inmates who qualify for the mostly outdoor jobs associated with the initiati More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jean Ball - 2014-10-23
Walter Potter - 2014-10-23
John Anderson, Sr. - 2014-10-23
Penny Gatto - 2014-10-23
Jean Ball - 2014-10-16

Local News

Meshoppen Borough Deals With Unpaid Water Bills

APPROXIMATELY 40 CUSTOMERS PAST DUE

At Monday night’s regular borough council meeting, twenty four thousand dollars worth of unpaid and past due sewer authority bills were again reviewed; this represents about 40 customers, according to Secretary Phyllis Adams. More...

USDA Investigating Wyalusing Livestock Market

In a press release first issued in March of this year, the U.S. More...

Genevieve Arey Honored at LeRaysville Alumni Banquet

Planning on attending your high school reunion this summer? Is it the 20th anniversary of your graduation? Or maybe it’s your 40th or 50th. More...

Opinion

Guest Commentary

Protecting the American Dream

We live in an exceptional country. Our Founding Fathers laid the framework upon which Americans have risen to greatness through principles of liberty, the rule of law, and self-determination. More...

Rick's Report

Irresponsible Media Coverage Can Distort the Truth

Tempers and emotions were certainly running high on that night in 2010 when Robert Leone of Vestal, NY, was apprehended by Pennsylvania State Police. More...

Political Cartoon

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Columns

Reflections Of Nature

Several weeks ago I wrote about a chickadee that nested and laid her eggs in April, which was about four weeks earlier than usual. I blamed it on the unusually warm spring weather. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes were Bill Kintner. Ticket winners were Walt Askew, Patti Salsman, Heather Winters and Kathleen Ferguson. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

Alice Wickhammer of Jester Hill offers insight into your day-to-day traumas.

DEAR ALICE: Since all of the gas guys have moved into our region, I’ve heard lots of discussions in the bar where I hang out about which is the best place to live: the north or the south. So what do you think Alice, which is best? More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Blood Drive

Blood Drive: July 10, American Legion Post 42, Towanda, 1 to 6 p.m.; July 12, Pro Care, 116 Walnut St., Athens, 1 to 6 p.m.; July 16, Craftmaster, Towanda, 11:30 a.m. More...

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, July 29, 2012, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat: pancakes, ham, sausage, eggs, coffee, orange juice and real maple syrup. Adults, $7; children to 12 years, $3; preschool, free. More...

Church

The Second Sunday Vesper Service will be held on July 8 at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, Montrose. A simple salad buffet will be served in the Parish House. All are welcome. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

At 236 we are a relatively young nation. All of our parent nations in Europe are certainly older, many with exciting histories, names, discoveries and inventions. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Our Lady of Perpetual Help As we saw in this week’s gospel, Jesus worked no miracle for the sake of astonishing people or to satisfy idle gossip. Each one was performed in order to help someone in distress. More...

‘Redeemed’ Appearing at the Standing Stone Vesper Church

‘The group “Redeemed” will provide the special music for the Standing Stone Vesper Church on Sunday, July 8 at 7 p.m. More...

Education

Local Students Named to Susquehanna Dean’s List

Five local students were named to Susquehanna University’s dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester. The dean’s list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or higher out of a possible 4.0 for the semester. More...

SCCTC Announces Honor Roll for Final Marking Period

Dr. Alice M. Davis, Administrative Director of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center is proud to announce the SCCTC’s Honor Roll List for the fourth marking period of the 2011-2012 school year. High Honors More...

Latini on List at Keuka

Jake Latini, son of Melissa and Anthony Latini of Spring Hill, has been named to the Dean’s List at Keuka College in Keuka Park, NY. Latini, a sophomore, is studying business management. More...

Street Closing Plans Would Impact Wyalusing Business

The announcement Monday night that the Wyalusing Borough Council plans to close or vacate a portion of Old State Street left a long-time business owner and borough resident flabbergasted. More...

Online Video Sparks Claims of Police Brutality, Public Protest

An edited video narrated by former police officer and blogger Larry Hohol has drawn more than 83,000 viewers online and brought renewed attention to an all-but-forgotten case. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Heavy Equipment Stolen Management of Welded Construction alerted state police at Towanda that 25 bucket digging teeth used for a CAT 330 backhoe had been taken from a work yard on Leisure Drive in Wysox Township, along with miscellaneous scrap metals More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

(Note: In DUI prosecutions in Pennsylvania, the intoxication rate for non-commercial drivers is a blood-alcohol content (BAC) of .08. For a commercial driver (truck, bus, etc.) the legal rate is .04. More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

Deed Transfers Thomas and Michelle A. Roberts to Thomas Roberts, two parcels in Warren Township for $1 on June 15. More...

Letters

Healthcare Vote Criticized

Dear Editor: Just great. The federal government cannot sustain Social Security or Medicare or Medicaid, now health care. Well, at least they are consistent. Thanks Glenn Murphy Camptown More...

Woman’s Best Friend Lost

To the person who killed my beloved dog, Kohl, on June 26, on Meshoppen Creek Road: I just want you to know a little about her. I got her as a puppy almost dead from starvation 10 years ago. She was my shadow. I did not move and she was at my side. More...

Laceyville

A reminder that Community Day is coming up on Saturday, July 14. Elaine Doty attended a birthday picnic on Sunday for Alex and Colby Sharer at the Sharer cabin. Alex was 10 years old and Colby was six years old. More...

Lifestyles

Rush Couple Honored on 60th Wedding Anniversary

Gordon and Jean Moore of Rush celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary and Gordon’s 80th birthday that was in May, with a surprise party at the Rush Fire Hall Saturday, June 30. More...

Wyalusing Tot To Celebrate First Birthday

Matthew Ryan Furgeson of Wyalusing will celebrate his first birthday on Saturday, July 7. He is the son of Orville and Michelle Furgeson of Wyalusing. His grandparents are Dorothy Melton of Wilkes-Barre and Ruth Furgeson of Susquehanna. More...

Dining and Entertainment

‘A Tour of American Music’ to be held July 20

BRADFORD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a free program entitled “A Tour of American Music” scheduled for Friday, July 20 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Annual Luncheon and Card Party to be Held July 9

The community is invited to attend the annual luncheon and card party hosted by Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary. The card party will be held on July 9 at 1 p.m. at the Memorial Hospital Personal Care Home. More...

Moose Lodge Makes Donation to EMS Units

The Tunkhannock Moose Lodge 1276 recently presented several local Emergency Medical Service units with 12 Tommy Moose Dolls each to be given to children that have experienced some type of emergency. More...

Sports

South Wins District All-Star Tilt

Frankenfield Named North Offensive Player of the Game

Wyalusing Valley’s Dan Frankenfield rushed for 82 yards, but it wasn’t enough as the South rallied from an early deficit to defeat the North, 29-12, in the 22nd District Four All-Star Football Game on June 29. More...

Early Bloomers

Suttons Swept Freshman Track Honors at WVHS

The presentation of the Outstanding Freshman award for the Wyalusing Valley track team might not be one of the highlights of the annual sports awards night. More...

Bunnies Knock Off Bobcats

The Brockville Bunnies, from Ontario, Canada, outlasted the Bradford County Bobcats in the title game of a wood bat tournament in Mansfield on July 1. Brockville outhit the Bobcats, 15-12, en route to the 10-9 victory. More...

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