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Susquehanna Commissioners Replace Clerk, Pass Housing Resolutions

When they opened their regular Aug. 28 meeting, Susquehanna County Commissioner Michael Giangrieco motioned to move an item that appeared further down the agenda to first order of business. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dale Sturdevant - 2014-11-13
Geraldine Mattocks - 2014-11-13
Elsie Fassett - 2014-11-13
Lee Shook - 2014-11-13
Rochelle Yeager - 2014-11-13

Local News

Reception Opens Art Show Friday at Blue Heron Gallery

A reception is set to take place Friday evening at Wyalusing’s Blue Heron Art Gallery to officially open a juried art show entitled “In the Garden” that features the work of numerous area artists. More...

Rt. 467 Bridge Weight Lowered

On Wednesday, Sept. 4, the second of 11 stateowned bridges in north central PA was posted with a weight restriction as part of a statewide initiative to ensure bridge safety and preserve the state’s aging bridge system. More...

Wyalusing Twp. Wraps up Summer Agenda

In a relatively brief meeting held on Tuesday night, the Wyalusing Township Supervisors announced the completion of several projects and satisfaction with a recently acquired work truck. More...

Opinion

Fair Succeeds, Despite Hang-up

I can’t launch myself into the next issue of the paper without first acknowledging the enormous effort behind this year’s Wyoming County Fair and the glowing comments I’m hearing now that it is over. More...

Lifestyles

Forkston

Sherry Bennington of Scranton spent a few days with her aunt, Alice Denison. They visited with friends, drove around the area, caught a movie, and spent time at the Kiwanis Wyoming County Fair. More...

Wyalusing

I would like to congratulate two couples who were married on Saturday; John Keeney and Nikki Karpautiz and Frances Johnson and Richard Eberlin. I wish both couples the best of many years ahead of them. More...

Laceyville

Last Tuesday, Mary Tyler was visited by her son and family, Daniel, Querly and Jack Cobb from Appalachian, NY who came to help with various projects around the house. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Eleventh Fall Film Festival at The Dietrich Theatre to be Held

The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock will be holding their 11th Fall Film Festival from Sept. 20 through Oct. 4 showing foreign and independent films that have been released in the last few months. More...

Fine Art, Photo Show Slated For Apple ‘n Cheese Festival

Get your cameras, brushes, paints and pencils ready. It is nearly time for the Pennsylvania Apple ’n Cheese Fine Art and Photography Show. The festival and show will be held the first full weekend of October, Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. More...

Wyoming County Fair: Great Weather and Entertainment

Another Wyoming County Fair passed into the Kiwanis history books on Monday. Despite warmer than usual temperatures, fair organizers feel that they succeeded in giving patrons a memorable experience to cap off the summer. More...

Sports

Stinging Defeat

Wellsboro Stuns Rebuilding Rams in Opener

Wellsboro scored touchdowns on its first three possessions en route to a stunning 49-8 victory over Wyalusing Valley in the season opener for both squads. More...

North Branch Triathlon Approaching

The North Branch Triathlon will take place in and around the Susquehanna River near Wyalusing on Saturday, Sept. 21, beginning at 9 a.m.. More...

Notes on Colleges, Running

Let the games begin! Last weekend was just the start of what appears to be a hectic two months of sports in the area. More...

Laceyville Water Company Overwhelmed with Red Tape

Keeping up with mounting PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) reports and other requirements is pushing the Laceyville Borough Water Company to its limits. More...

PennDOT Begins Marking Restricted Bridges

Several District 3 PennDOT officials gathered at the Route 706 bridge over Cold Creek in Stevens Township, Bradford County, to mark what will likely be the posting of weight restrictions on numerous bridges across the state in the wake of budget defi More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Police Seeking Burglar State Police at Towanda are seeking information about a burglary at a Leisure Drive, Wysox Township residence between 7:30 and 10 a.m. on Aug. 19. Money was stolen. Readers with helpful tips may call 570-265-2186. More...

Crime and Courts

Charges Filed in 2011 DUI Homicide

Almost two years to the day since Kelly Radwanski, 40, and her 15-year-old daughter were killed in a car crash, charges have been filed against the man who police say was driving while under the influence of controlled substances. More...

Pen-Mart Robber Still at Large

As of press time, Meshoppen police reported that they are still looking for the white male between 18 and 22 years old who robbed the Pen-Mart on Route 6 in Russell Hill, Washington Township, last Thursday evening. More...

Trio Vandalizes Buses, Steals Liquor in Dushore

A Dushore man is in jail, and two others face incarceration for their involvement in two serious crimes during the early morning hours of Aug. 27. The impetus for their actions was apparently boredom and a craving for more alcohol. More...

Letters

On Obama’s College Plans

Dear Editor: I share and applaud President Obama’s interest in promoting value and affordability in higher education, as well as increasing opportunities for low- and middle-income students and families. More...

Seniors

Vail Speaks To Seniors

On Aug. 15 President Bob Whipple welcomed 40 Towanda Area Seniors and guests, including Gladys Curtis, Doug Maps, Norma and George McNeal. Curtis joined the club. Whipple acknowledged guest speaker Dr. More...

Columns

The Syrian Sideshow That Obama Created

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering if the President of the United States knows what he’s doing, the sideshow that Barack Obama created over the use of poisonous gas in Syria is proof positive that he doesn’t. More...

Snapshot

Full Story

Reflections of Nature

Wildlife can be observed not only in the country and mountains but also in our cities and towns. Several years ago, while walking in downtown Towanda, I came upon a yellow-shafted flicker that was busy digging ants from the cracks in the sidewalk. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

The gospel is from St. Luke 14 in which Jesus had been invited to dine with the Pharisees. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Marvin Meteer will be filling in for Pastor Dale this Sunday. Spring Hill Sunday School will resume on Sunday at 10 a.m. in the Community Hall. Please call Ina at 570-869-2882 or Marion at 746-9299 if there are any questions. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“This is what the Lord says— your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the Lord your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go,” (Isaiah 48:17). More...

Education

Neiley School Day Deja Vu

Thirty years ago, Linda and Gary Neiley of Homets Ferry sent their twins Richard (left in center photo) and Robert Neiley off to kindergarten at the Wyalusing Elementary School. More...

Sen. Yaw Pleased with Settlement Of Post-Production Class Action Suit

A class action lawsuit involving natural gas royalty owners who negotiated lease agreements that prohibited the deduction of post-production costs from drilling royalty payments was resolved by mutual agreement today in the Middle District Court of P More...

Summer Reading a Hit with Kids

Attendance at Summer Reading programs in public libraries throughout Bradford County topped 3,000 children and their caregivers. Several libraries reported record-breaking numbers. More...

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