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Meshoppen Borough Continues to Clamp Down On Delinquent Water Bills

The Meshoppen Borough Council met for its regular monthly meeting on Monday evening. Bills against the borough and the water company, as well as the minutes from the July meeting and the treasurer’s report, were all accepted. More...

Gas Leaseholders Resent Deductions of Post-Production Costs

CHESAPEAKE SINGLED OUT FOR REDUCING ROYALTIES

The number of landowners with gas leases who are protesting what they see as excessive deductions from the royalties they had expected to receive as natural gas is moved to market is climbing. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Charles Pierson - 2014-04-17
Louise Arnold - 2014-04-17
Martin Stein, III - 2014-04-17
Pauline Bennett - 2014-04-17
Thelma Brotzman - 2014-04-17
Darrell Singer - 2014-04-17

Local News

Bluegrass and Brewers Unite

River Barge Brewing Company owners (front, from left) Jeff Homer and Thor Trowbridge enjoy the two varieties of ale they brought to the Weigh Station Café in Towanda on Friday, as members of the Larr More...

Gas Line Breaks Near Towanda

A gas line rupture in the area of Sugar Creek Road west of Towanda on Monday evening drew quick response from local firefighters and the company that owns the transmission line. More...

Wyalusing Council Affirms Another Step Toward Housing Development

The Wyalusing Borough Council voted Monday night to affirm a decision recently reached by the Wyalusing Planning Commission—that the proposed Wyalusing Meadows housing development is in compliance with borough ordinances— and therefore ga More...

Letters

Lawsuits are Not The Answer

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‘Royalty’ Needs Better Definition

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Support for Joe Appreciated

Dear Editor: With a grateful heart I write to express thanks to the people of Wyalusing for your tremendous support of the Go Joe Bike Ride. More...

Columns

It’s Celebration Time

The aroma of barbecued chicken is drifting over the town, the streets are filling with people and you can see the excitement and anticipation on most every kid’s face. It’s that special time in Wyalusing that comes every summer. More...

Snapshots

Full Story

Reflections of Nature

Lately, I’ve been noticing the cabbage butterfly, which is a small white butterfly, with black markings. Since many insects are named after the plants they feed on, I have always assumed that they fed heavily on cabbage plants. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Benefits Benefit for Joy Cooke on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Bentley Creek Wesleyan Church, 13255 Berwick Turnpike, Gillett from 4 to 8 p.m. Chicken barbecue w/cole slaw, potatoes, watermelon, rolls, butter ($12, 4 p.m. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last week’s Community Vacation Bible School was a success with approximately 65 children attending each day. They raised $386 for the Red Bird Mission. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

In John’s gospel, chapter 14:15, 16, 17 our Lord promises the Christian that when he would depart from earth; (Acts 1: 9-11) he would send the Holy Spirit to guide and direct the believer. More...

Education

Davis Named Educator of Year

Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) Director Alice Davis (right), with Elk Lake Superintendent William Bush, was presented with a trophy from the Association for Career and Techni More...

Wyalusing’s Seventh Grade Orientation Set

Seventh grade Orientation will be held at the Wyalusing High School in the Kenneth S. Williams Auditorium on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. More...

Hudak Earns Dean’s List Honors

Mark M. Hudak of Sayre earned Dean’s List honors at Saint Joseph’s University for the Spring 2013 semester. Hudak is majoring in Finance. More...

Natural Gas Service a Step Closer in Wyalusing

While it’s still expected to be about two years before work begins connecting Wyalusing Borough homes and businesses to natural gas service, there was some encouraging news presented at Monday night’s Wyalusing Borough Council meeting abo More...

Two Laceyville Borough Councilmembers Resign

Laceyville Borough Councilman Richard Rodgers made an announcement at Tuesday night’s monthly council meeting that took at least some of his fellow councilmembers by surprise—that he and his wife Karen, who also serves on council, would b More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Unsolved Crimes Police are seeking leads in numerous investigations. 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 Michael S. and Joan C. Doss to Rex L. and Pamela N. Kingsley in Monroe Township for $10,000 on July 24. More...

Opinion

Oh, What a Night!

Rarely is Wyalusing so well represented in the Bradford County Seat as it was on Friday, Aug. 2. More...

Lifestyles

Beaver Meadows

Congratulations to Dale and Donna Bennett on becoming grandparents. Friday, they were in Columbia, MD and visited their new grandson, Jacob Miles Bennett, born to the Bennetts’ son, Steven and Laura. More...

Jenningsville

We will take a week like this past one anytime. It is so nice to be able to open doors and windows with fresh air flowing through. It is my kind of summer. More...

Forkston

Stuart and Ellen Otten attended the Kitchen/Montross Family Reunion held at Knoebel’s Grove. They had lots of fun looking at old pictures and trying to identify folks. Judy Lorincz and her dog spotted a bear near the house last week. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Bluegrass Show Slated At Dietrich Theater

The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock is thrilled to announce that the famed contemporary bluegrass group Hickory Project will perform onstage at the theater on Sunday, Aug. 25 at 3 p.m. Admission is by donation and all are welcome. More...

Les Miserables Plays to Packed House at Keystone Theatre

The Winding River Players, from Towanda, brought Boublil and Schonberg’s Les Miserables to the Keystone Theatre last weekend. More...

Highlights from Wyalusing’s Firemen’s Parade

The Wyalusing Rainbow Club brought out as many Disney princesses, dwarves, and dastardly characters as they could find for this colorful entry. More...

Sports

Leaving the Sidelines

Longtime WVHS Assistant Steps Down after 47 Years

Monday morning, the football practice field at Wyalusing Valley High School will look the same as it always has in mid- August. Players in practice jerseys will be drilling, preparing for the upcoming season, coaches yelling in their ears. More...

Wins Split At Chemung

T.J. Potrzebowski and Rusty Smith split a pair of Modified features at Chemung Speedrome in Chemung, NY, on Aug. 2. Potrzebowski won the 25-lapper, followed by Jimmy Zacharias and Tony Hanbury. More...

Defending Runners Hold Title in Jack Daniels Mile

Rob Ahrens and Regan Rome both successfully defended their titles in the P&G Federal Credit Union Jack Daniels Mile on Thursday, Aug. 1 in Tunkhannock. More...

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