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Wyalusing Approves DOT Contract; Grover Named to Maintenance Post

Wyalusing’s Borough Council held a special meeting on Monday to address personnel changes and the renewal of the Department of Transportation (DOT) contract that had been introduced during their April meeting by Mayor Jean Reinhart. More...

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Local News

Ulster Man Killed in Accident

According to Bradford County Coroner Thomas Carman, Timothy Farr, Raupers Lane, Ulster was killed as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Sept. 19. The incident occurred at about 3:18 p.m. More...

Wyoming Commissioners Salute Literacy Graduate

In conjunction with both Wyoming County Literacy Week and National Adult Education Week, the Wyoming County Commissioners on Tuesday took time to congratulate Tamara Skvasik of Laceyville for her accomplishments in learning English as her second lang More...

Elk Lake Energy Plan Moves Ahead

Elk Lake school board once again spent considerable time discussing the steps they will take to upgrade their antiquated heating system and improve the energy efficiency of their older buildings. More...

Opinion

Making New Road Trip CDs

My 51st birthday was on Tuesday. I celebrated it quietly, as it fell midweek, and who really cares about their 51st birthday? More...

Lifestyles

Evergreen

George and Lucille Robinson celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary and were together until death parted them recently. They lived in the house in Evergreen for 61 years where George was born. More...

Spring Hill

A surprise for Gene and Doris Sharer Sunday when daughter, Karen and daughterin law, Louise threw a little party to celebrate Gene and Doris’s 59th wedding anniversary. More...

Wyalusing

We would like to wish a happy birthday to Betty Bodnar who celebrated her big day on Monday. Another wonderful woman, Jane Carey, will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Oct. 5 and it would be nice to shower her with cards. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Nicholson Artists to Display Art at Dietrich

For Fourth Friday in Tunkhannock on Sept. 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Nicholson painters will exhibit their work at the Dietrich Theater. More...

Upcoming Fundraiser for Blue Heron: Digital Scavenger Hunt

On Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Wyalusing Fall Festival the Blue Heron Art Gallery 20 Main Street will be sponsoring a Digital Scavenger Hunt. This unique first ever event will support Wyalusing’s community art gallery. More...

Hispanic Heritage Food and Craft Tables to Be at First Friday and Wyalusing Fall Fest

Who doesn’t like to eat? On Oct. 4 at Towanda’s First Friday— and again on Saturday Oct. 12 at the Wyalusing Fall Festival— a group of local residents will present foods familiar to those with Hispanic Heritage. More...

Sports

Ross a Winner Either Way

Abby Peck Earns Ironwoman Title

Chaz Ross is no stranger to victory at the North Branch Triathlon. Entering Saturday’s tenth running of the event at Wyalusing Valley High School, the Union Dale resident was the five-time defending Ironman champion. More...

Age Won’t Slow Down Triathletes

Is 50 really the new 40? Based on the results of Saturday’s North Branch Triathlon, being born before the Lyndon Johnson administration is certainly not a disadvantage. Abby Peck, this year’s Ironwoman, will turn 57 on Oct. 6. More...

Trojans Shut Down Rams

Troy exploded for 34 firsthalf points en route to a 48-0 victory over Wyalusing Valley at Alparon Park on Sept. 20. Brandon Mattocks scored a pair of touchdowns and Jed Wright ran for one and threw another for Troy. More...

Chesapeake Agreement Unsettling to Landowners

Commissioners Hear Concerns

A proposed settlement in the recent class action suit against Chesapeake Energy by nearly 30 landowners in Bradford and Susquehanna Counties has been received with mixed reviews. More...

‘FoodPlay’ is Big Success At Mehoopany Elementary

The innovative and actionpacked presentation, appropriately named Food- Play, captivated the Kindergarten through fourth grade students at Mehoopany Elementary School on Tuesday afternoon. More...

Tragedy Averted

Fifteen-Month-Old Child Leaves Day Care, Wanders onto Rt. 220

It was a day that Hornbrook parents, Ronald (Kelly) and Kaitlynn Greene, will likely never forget and a scenario that all parents dread. More...

Crime and Courts

Man Nabbed After High-Speed Chase

A Troy man led state police on a high-speed chase at the peak of the morning rush last Friday. More...

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 Albert R. and Regina Carrington to MM Marcellus III in Rome Township for $1 on Sept. 10. John and Deborah Karaban, aka John P. Karaban, to Thomas P. and Danielle A. Lambert in Overton Township for $141,000 on Sept. 10. More...

Letters

Settlement No Win For Landowners

Dear Editor: Once again the little guy will get the short end of the stick when dealing with big business. More...

Enforce Existing Laws

Dear Editor: Our president is again telling us that the American people want more gun control. I am convinced that if the people were actually given a choice, they would overwhelmingly choose crime control rather than gun control. More...

Columns

Rare Sky Siting At Assateague

In the 30-plus years that my family and I have been visiting Maryland’s Assateague Island, we’ve seen some wonderful sights. It’s not unusual to spot dolphin in the surf just a few yards off the island’s pristine beaches. More...

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Recognize These Eyes?

Call in and Guess - Contest begins Thursday - 2 p.m. —Enter our automated contest by calling 570-746-0533— winners will be notified by phone calls received prior to 2 p.m. will be disqualified More...

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Coming Events...

Barbecues Chicken Barbecue, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company on Oct. 13. Ready between 11 a.m. and noon at the fire hall. Benefits More...

Worship

Wyalusing Swing Choir to Perform at Standing Stone

The Wyalusing Swing Choir will be providing the special music at the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church in Standing Stone this Sunday evening, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Persons who are interested in helping in the following areas should contact Pastor Dale: delivering the children’s message during worship, scripture readers, servers for communion, assisting with communion at the Wyalusing Personal Care Home an More...

Education

Wyalusing Elementary Gets into Recycling

It took some time, but this summer marked the beginning of the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School’s (WVES) recycling program, which first-grade teacher Ms. More...

FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESK

The fall season has arrived, and the new school year is well underway. Report cards will be issued for the high school in mid-October and for elementary school in early November. More...

Towanda Musical Scholarship Benefit Concert Planned

The Towanda Musical Society (TMS) is proud to present a return performance by club members in a Scholarship Benefit Concert on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church, 5 Court St., Towanda. More...

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