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Wyoming County Juvenile Public Defender Dies Suddenly

Selyne Youngclaus, 57, Wyoming County’s Public Defender for Juvenile cases, was found dead Monday morning in her home in Eynon. More...

Montrose High School Site of Upcoming Public Meeting for Proposed Compressor Station

The Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public meeting and hearing on Tuesday, Aug. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Stella Litwin - 2014-04-24
Christine Brown - 2014-04-24

Local News

Board Approves Playground, Seeks Bus Drivers

EMILY EDWARDS APPROVED AS STUDENT SCHOOL BOARD REPRESENTATIVE

With the start of school less than two weeks away, the Wyalusing Area School District (WASD) is seeking to plug holes in a porous bus schedule resulting from the nonrenewal of contracts by several former drivers earlier this summer. More...

Terry Township Servant Celebrates 90th Birthday

A lifetime of service to the residents of Terry Township and 66 years of membership with the Evergreen Christian Church have endeared Glenn Potter to his community and brought many of his longtime friends and family members out to celebrate his 90th More...

Staff Changes Spark Discussion during Susquehanna County Salary Board Meeting

The Susquehanna County Commissioners prefaced their Aug. 8 meeting with a brief meeting of the county salary board. More...

Letters

WVVFD Thanks Community for Its Support

Dear Community Members: More...

Wind Farm is Decimating Region’s Natural Beauty

Editor: More...

Laceyville

It was Vacation Bible School down at Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church last week with a good attendance reported. More...

Seniors

Despite Long Distances, Caregivers Can Offer Support to Loved Ones

Caring for a friend or family member who has cancer is not easy. It may only get more difficult when a caregiver lives far away. More...

Professional Medicare/Medicaid Consultancy Available

After 15 years, Marcella Yasharian recently retired from the Bradford/Sullivan/Sus-quehanna/ Tioga County Area Agency on Aging. More...

Unique Care Options for Seniors and Their Families

School’s out, the kids are home all day and they’re arguing— with Grandpa. Or maybe everyone’s just grumpy and avoiding each other. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival to be Held September 8

This year’s Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival on the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 8, will be a celebration of the community’s triumph and recovery from disaster. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

We believe in a loving God and in His divine Son, Jesus Christ, who came on earth to bring us to heaven and in the Holy Spirit who completes the work of sanctification in us. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do,” (Ephesians 2:10). All are welcome to worship the Lord with us each week. Worship begins 10 a.m. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

We have in the course of years worked through the Stone Age, the Iron Age and a host of others, and in the past one hundred our communication skills have excelled. More...

Education

Wyalusing Elementary School Homeroom List 2012-2013

Back To School 2012

Kindergarten, HR 101, Ms. More...

Save on Back-to-School Clothing

The back to school season can be bittersweet. Parents may miss having their youngsters around the house when summer officially ends, but it’s also fun for parents to watch kids partake in all that school has to offer. More...

Tips on Readying Young Kids for School

A child’s first day of school is a momentous occasion, one that parents and children alike will never forget. For parents, the day might stir memories of their own first day of school all those years ago. More...

Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Life of Area Teen

Seventeen- year- old Natasha Canfield of Mehoopany was pronounced dead at the scene of a motor vehicle accident in Windham Township, Wyoming County, near Mehoopany on Monday. More...

Wyalusing School District Opposes Sharing Road for Business Park

Members of the Wyalusing Area School Board made it clear on Monday evening that they oppose the concept of sharing a township road off SR2010 (Wyalusing-New Albany Road) that would serve as an entrance and exit route for a business park proposed by J More...

New Regional DEP Director Sheds Light on Local Stream Cleanups

The Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) new Northcentral Regional Office Director Marcus Kohl led local officials to the starting gate of a pilot program that would afford them more leeway in determining which stream mitigation proje 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 Julio C., Jr. and Mary Santiago to Chance D. Wright in Armenia Township for $20,350 on Aug. 1. Jay L. and Gladys E. Perry to Warner R. and Helen M. Stark in Canton Borough, Second Ward for $160,000 on Aug. 1. More...

Opinion

Timely Tips For Texting

As with just about everything else, there are right and wrong ways to send text messages. There are situations when texting is appropriate, but there are times when you should make a phone call instead. More...

Learning Curve or Boomerang?

The turn of events in the wake of the dramatic drop in the value of natural gas has more than a few people uneasy about what seemed just a year ago to be a promising future for the counties in the Marcellus shale region. More...

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Columns

Reflections Of Nature

Several weeks ago, I wrote about dates and names being carved on turtle shells, and after appearing in print, I received a letter from Carol J. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Veda Woodruff. Ticket winners were Nina Stevens, Sandra Adams, Connie Wilson, Helen Bastian and Lida Shaffer. * * * More...

Jester Hill

If you see Bleeker Cunningham over the next couple days, you may want to refrain from mentioning the big, ugly bruise on his jaw. More...

Sports

Dushore Founders’ Day Run Conquering the Hill

Johnson, Kinner Top 10K Ranks; Burke, Wagner Win 5K Honors

The winners of the Dushore Founder’s Day 10K and 5K races on Aug. 11 came from far and wide, but they all had one thing in common. More...

WVHS Fall Sports Practice Opens

Player turnout was mixed for the four Wyalusing Valley High School fall sports teams on the first official day of practice Monday, Aug. 13. More...

New Year Full of Promise

The beginning of each high school sports season is always filled with promise. Every team is still undefeated and championship hopes are still alive. This is truer with the start of the fall sports. More...

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