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Park Dedication Brings Enthusiastic Response

Renewed Fundraising Next Step for Veterans Memorial Organizers

One would never have guessed that several key elements of the April 6 dedication of the Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park (BCVMP) came together at the last minute as key organizer Joe Doherty suggested. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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Local News

Fairfield Inn Opens in Wysox

The new Fairfield Inn & Suites on the Golden Mile in Wysox Township has opened just in time to welcome returning gas and pipeline workers, but Bob Spraker, Vice President of Sales—Select Service Hotels of Shaner Hotels, the Marriott chain&r More...

Wyoming County Doctor Receives National Honor

Named to Best in America List

Edward G. Zurad, M.D. has been named one of the Best Doctors in America® for 2013. The prestigious recognition marks the first time that Edward G. Zurad, M.D. has earned this honor. More...

Bradford Commissioners United on Gun Rights

Governing boards in states and counties across the nation are rushing to craft their own legislation ahead of any movement by the federal government to affect any changes on the rights of Americans to bear arms. More...

Letters

Terrytown

Last Week’s Items A beautiful Resurrection Sunday. Pastors, friends and family making it a great day of worship. Glenn and I enjoyed dinner with son, Kenny and Ruth and their family. More...

Nimble

It is good to know that Nancy Robinson is back in her home in Mehoopany after breaking her ankle that required surgery in December. She recently had been residing at Golden Living and is very happy to be back in her own home. Welcome home Nancy. More...

Forkston

Carol Dibble has returned from a quick trip to Florida. She went down to see her granddaughter, Brittany Reynolds dance in a performance at the Gaylord Convention Center near Orlando. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Nightlife Series Ends with Silent Films

The 2012-2013 Nightlife on the Susquehanna Series wraps up on Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m., with The Peacherine Ragtime Orchestra in the Guthrie Performing Arts Center at the Sayre Theatre. More...

Dietrich Open Mic Night to Feature Improv Performance by Here We Are in Spain

The Dietrich Theater’s Open Mic Night will be held on Friday, April 19. This month will feature an improvisational performance, led by comedy group, Here We Are in Spain. Doors open for seating and sign-ups at 6:30 p.m. More...

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Coming Events...

Barbecues Chicken Barbecue, sponsored by Wyalusing Masonic Lodge 618 at PenMart in Wyalusing on Saturday, April 13, 10 to ? $5 per half. Benefits More...

Sports

Wyalusing Names New Grid Coach

James Buchman Becomes Seventh to Assume Rams’ Helm

James Buchman was approved by the Wyalusing Area School Board to become the seventh head football coach in school history on April 8. More...

Lady Rams Remain Undefeated

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ track team swept a tri-meet at Towanda on April 5. Wyalusing finished with 89 points, holding off the Lady Knights, who had 72 points. Northern Tioga finished third with 28. More...

Diamondmen Stumble Out of Gate

The Wyalusing Valley baseball team opened its season with a 6-3 home loss to Canton on April 5. Canton’s Garrett Wesneski held the Rams to two hits—an Andrew Pickett double and a single by Cody Pickett. More...

Education

St. Agnes Announces Honor And Perfect Attendance Rolls

The administration at St. Agnes School has announced the perfect attendance and honor roll: Perfect Attendance Pre-K 3: Mackenzie Brown, Leila Cobb, Jaxon Johnson, Myles Kershner, Reese Sluyter, Angelina Tavani. More...

Guthrie Scholarship Awarded to WVHS Student

A total of 13 scholarships were awarded in Guthrie’s 39th Annual Health Professions and Employee Scholarship Programs. More...

Stonier to Display Art In Exhibition

Adam Stonier, of Tunkhannock, will have artwork on display at Marietta College’s annual Senior Capstone Art & Design Exhibition in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. More...

Community Gathers to Support Music Education

Last Thursday, members of the community gathered at the Wyalusing Valley Fire Hall to address concerns about the music education program in the Wyalusing Area School District (WASD). More...

School Budget Battle Continues

While the efforts of members of the Wyalusing Area School Board to forge a balanced budget were no less arduous than the previous month, the mood of the well-attended meeting Monday night was more proactive in the face of still more cuts in staff and More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Crimes Under Investigation State police at Towanda are looking into a burglary that occurred at a residence along the Burlington Turnpike in Towanda Township between March 6 and 18. 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...

BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS

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

Opinion

Memories of a Unique TV Icon from 50 Years Ago

The passing of former Mouseketeer Annette Funicello earlier this week is for my generation of baby boomers, more than just the death of a TV and film star from a long-ago time; it’s a wake up call and a reminder of our own mortality. More...

The Hidden Impacts of The Great Cleansing

It was hard to watch the massive drug sweep by law enforcement officials in Wyoming County unfold last Tuesday with anything but awe. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the Editor must be signed and include the writer’s address and phone number. Phone numbers will not be published. Names will only be withheld under extraordinary circumstances at the discretion of the editor. More...

Columns

Reflections of nature

Several months ago, I shelled three ears of Indian corn, which had hung on the garden shed’s door, and threw the kernels on the ground by our bird feeder. A flash of blue, a dash of white, Gleam from the branches dead, More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Jay Cory. More...

The Way We Were...

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

It was May 19, 1938 when a crowd of area residents gathered at a hayfield just east of Wyalusing, near where PS Bank is today, to witness the first (and last) Air Mail flight to originate from Wyalusing. More...

Worship

First United Methodist Church of Towanda Celebrates Anniversary

(Part I of a III-Part Series) More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“For if, while we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to Him through the death of His Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through His life.” (Romans 5:10). More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Luffing is a nautical term, concerning sailboats. It is when a sailboat heads too close into the wind and the wind hits the sail on both sides causing it to flap wildly or luff. More...

Courthouse Notes

COURTHOUSE NOTES

Deed Transfers Stephen L. and Ethel L. Walter, Bradford County Sheriff to PS Bank,, fka Peoples State Bank, in Wilmot Township for $11,882.15 on March 25. More...

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