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Machete Wielded in New Albany

A New Albany man accused of assault and threatening his neighbors early on Sunday morning surprised witnesses and those involved in the incident when he returned to an argument swinging a machete. 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

Wyalusing Cracking Down on Fireworks in Borough

As the July 4th holiday approaches, Wyalusing Borough officials issued a reminder at Monday night’s borough council meeting that discharging fireworks within the borough limits violates a borough ordinance and those ignoring the ordinance face More...

Schedule of Events Listed for Wyalusing’s Relay for Life

Following is the schedule of events for Wyalusing’s Relay for Life, which gets underway Saturday morning, June 8 at Wyalusing’s Peterson Stadium. More...

PennDOT Saves Money and Time Casting Bridge Parts

With the pouring of a 23-foot channel beam on Monday, PennDOT’s maintenance and repair crew in Towanda started to wrap up the facility’s casting season, which began when crews were forced inside last winter. More...

Lifestyles

Dimock

On Sunday, Dimock Community Church honored Jason Vermeulen, Emily Williams, Kaitlyn Depew, Evan Castrogiovanni, Aaron O’Brien, Kati VanEtten and Elizabeth Benscoter who will graduate from high school on June 7. More...

Silvara

Bob and Linda English attended their great-granddaughter, Cheyenne Jenner’s recital “In Living Color” by Stage Door Dance held at the Tunkhannock Middle School on Saturday. More...

Evergreen

Word received of the passing of “Pete” Pennypacker recently. He was a familiar figure in this community at one time. Happy birthday to Holly Roberts on June 14. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Bradford County Historical Society to host ‘The Rifled Musket in the Civil War’

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a free program entitled “The Rifled Musket in the Civil War” scheduled for Friday, June 21, 2013 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Eastern Delaware Nations Pow-wow Planned

Eastern Delaware Nations’ (EDN) traditional Native American Pow-wow may be close to home, but, culturally, it’s worlds away. More...

‘Over the Moon with Milk’ Parade to be Held in Dushore

The theme for the Sullivan County June Dairy parade is “Over the Moon with Milk.” The parade will be June 15 in downtown Dushore starting at 7 p.m. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Corpus Christi celebrated this past Sunday is a Eucharistic solemnity, the solemn commemoration of the institution of that sacrament. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

My father gave me my first lesson in theology before I went off to first grade. More...

Education

Wyalusing Fifth Graders Get into Science is Fun Day

Fifth graders at Wyalusing Valley Elementary School (WVES) participated in a special “Science is Fun” program last Wednesday morning. Students rotated through four stations that focused on different science related topics. More...

Wyalusing Grad Gets Masters

David Brown received his master’s degree in mechanical engineering at Lehigh University. He is the son of Marie Long of Falls and Kris Brown of Cornelius, NC. More...

Students Named to Dean’s List

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has released its Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. To qualify for Dean’s List, a student must earn a quality point average of 3.5 or higher. Area students were: More...

‘Music Matters’ Coming to WVHS Stage

Show Will Raise Money for Music Ed

Tickets are expected to go on sale soon for two evenings of music and comedy on June 28 and 29—Friday and Saturday—at the Wyalusing Valley High School’s Kenneth S. Williams Auditorium. More...

Community Cleanup Day Set for Saturday, June 22

Laceyville Borough, Fire Company Strike Deal for Police Office Rental

The Laceyville Borough Council and officers of the community’s Goodwill Fire Company reached an agreement Tuesday night that calls for the borough to pay $300 a month for renting office space at the Main Street fire hall. More...

Retiring Faculty Members Share Memories, Plans

As the 2012-13 school year comes to an end, 16 faculty members will bid farewell to the Wyalusing Area School District (WASD). School board members reluctantly accepted their resignations over the course an emotionally charged nine months. 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

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Geraldine B. and Robert L. White to Angelina Gathering Co., two parcels in Stevens Township for $1 on May 17. More...

Crash Leads to Drug Charge

A peculiar crash on Route 220 in Cherry Township, Sullivan County, on Monday evening resulted in a passenger being arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and sent to jail. More...

Opinion

The Importance of Living Life to the Fullest

The enormous public display of grief and (ultimately) great respect after the unexpected death of Tom Gruen was fitting for a man who had given so much of himself to the community. More...

Columns

They Call It ‘God’s Country’ But It’s Not Heaven for Me

Here I am not long after the start of last Saturday’s God’s Country Half Marathon in Potter County, wishing I were somewhere else. More...

Dairy Farmers’ Cost of Production Figures Appear to Escape Sequestration

Guest Commentary

Officials of the Progressive Agriculture Organization (Pro- Ag) were in Washington, DC on Tuesday, March 21 discussing cost of production figures for dairy farmers with dairy economists William McBride and Don Blayney of the Economic Research Service More...

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Sports

WVHS Sports Stars Honored

Allyn, Huffman Named Male, Female Athletes of the Year

Seniors Erika Huffman and Jeremy Allyn were honored as the 2013 Female and Male Athletes of the Year at the annual Wyalusing Valley High School Athletic Awards Night. More...

Ram Mat Legend Inducted

In Wyalusing Valley’s long and storied wrestling history, no name rings louder than O’Neil. On Sunday, May 19, Kevin O’Neil, the winner of two PIAA state championships in 1992 and 1993, received the ultimate honor. More...

Legion Defeats Towanda

Devin Carr and Isaac Bennett combined for a no-hitter as Wyalusing Legion Post 534 defeated Towanda, 4-2, on June 3. More...

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