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Attorney Provides Overpass Update

Wyoming County

Attorney James Davis spoke to the Wyoming County Commissioners during Tuesday’s meeting regarding a hearing that will be taking place in Harrisburg on Nov. 20 that he may need to attend. More...

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Local News

Candlelight Vigil Held for Local Girl

Public Shows Supports for Stricken Four-Year-Old

Last Friday evening more than 125 family, friends and supporters gathered in front of the Wyalusing Valley Children’s Center to hold a candlelight vigil for four-year-old Kenzie Vanderpool, daughter of Nick and Kristy Vanderpool of Laceyville. More...

League of Women Voters Host Government Day

The Susquehanna County League of Women Voters (LWVSC), with the support of the county’s Superintendents’ Council, invited high school seniors from five area schools to participate in a Government Day in the Blue Ridge Auditorium on the mo More...

Laceyville’s Oldest House Hosts Fancy Fair

The Oldest House in Laceyville held its annual Fancy Fair this past Friday and Saturday and raised over $1,000 that will be used to maintain the historic house. More...

Letters

School Board Making Wrong Decisions

Dear Editor: When school board member Barbara Rimkus says people need to talk to the school board to help solve problems, the school board refused to even talk to the bus contractors in 2012 when we tried everything within our means to discuss and ne More...

Presidential Dictator?

Dear Editor: In all of human history man has endured the savagery of selfproclaimed individuals who, with the support of equallyminded partners, have ruled their lands with sword and shield. More...

Equal Treatment

Dear Editor: Try as I may, I simply cannot understand what is wrong with having President Obama and Congress placed into the Obamacare exchanges and giving “we the people” the same exemption to Obamacare that the president granted to the More...

Seniors

Springville Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Cruise

Huey and Sharon Sutton of 5553 SR 29, Springville recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 3, 1963 in St. Agnes Chapel, Towanda by Rev. Kenneth Kizis. More...

Area Agency On Aging To Hold Hearing

The Area Agency on Aging for the Counties of Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Tioga will conduct a public hearing at the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging Office, 220 Main Street, Unit 2, Towanda, on Friday, Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m. More...

Care Home Residents Decorate Pumpkins

Residents of Memorial Hospital’s Personal Care Home enjoyed an afternoon of decorating pumpkins, sipping fresh apple cider, eating donuts and listening to Halloween party music. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Sing, Sing, Sing at Dietrich Theater

Come and enjoy free performances by the Wyoming County Chorale, the Endless Mountains Barbershop Chorus and the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church Choir at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock on Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. More...

Author Faith Bogdan to Speak at County Library Nov. 2

The Bradford County Library will present local author Faith Bogdan, discussing her book “Who Are All These Children and Why Are They Calling Me Mom?” on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m. More...

Singer/Songwriter Caitland Hawk Performing at Dietrich for Open Mic Night

As the leaves change colors, the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock is prepping for another installment of Open Mic Night. On Friday, Oct. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, who does not look to the proud, to those who turn aside to false gods,” (Psalm 40:4). More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Focus for the Week: “Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.” (George Elliot) More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Having seven days in the week is just about right. God set this plan up years ago. When He created the heavens and the earth, He did it in six days and our Bible tells us that He rested on the seventh day (Genesis 2:2). More...

Education

School Safety Grants Available

GRANTS UP TO $60K

School districts can now receive additional financial support from the state as they work to improve their safety efforts, according to state Sen. Lisa Baker, who led two hearings on school safety and emergency planning in the past year. More...

St. Agnes Students Hold Dress Down Day

St. Agnes students recently held a “Dress Down for a Dollar” day to benefit the Bradford County Humane Society. More...

Volunteer Literacy Tutors Needed

If you have some time and would like to make a difference in your community, now is the time to consider becoming a volunteer literacy tutor. More...

Landfill Project Saving Money

Bradford County

For the Bradford County Commissioners, their highly touted multimillion-dollar Guaranteed Energy Savings Project, initiated in June of 2010, has more than lived up to its billing. More...

Red Ribbon Week Proclaimed

A sea of red comprised mostly of SADD Chapters from all county high schools surrounds the Bradford County Commissioners (in front of doors) as they all read the Red Ribbon Week proclamation in unison. More...

The Day Former President Taft Came to Wyalusing

Editor’s Note: Former Wyalusing resident Alice Lee Lyon, who now resides in Ithaca, NY, recently shared her recollections of when former President William Taft came to Wyalusing in November 1920. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Couple Jailed Following Dispute State Police at Laporte report that charges were filed against a Sullivan County couple following a scuffle that started while they were at the Birch Creek Inn at 2:02 a.m. on Oct. More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Timothy Clark, Towanda More...

Bradford County Sentencings and Pleas

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...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Joseph Delgrande Estate, Michael and Christopher Delgrande, Executors, to Christopher and Michael Delgrande in Tuscarora Township for $1 on Oct. 3. More...

Opinion

Here’s to That Quiet Minority of Real Heroes

I’ve come to learn, as a Vietnam vet, that the real heroes of that ill-advised war are a silent, almost invisible group. More...

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Lifestyles

Jenningsville

Somewhat cooler temperatures have begun to move in. All in all, the sunny days are hanging around to make for a wonderful fall. More...

Beaver Meadows

On Monday, Donna Bennett entertained at a gathering of cousins for lunch and a nice visit, Ralph and Joan Anderson and granddaughter, Heidi, Rhonda McClurg, Teri Templer and granddaughter, Zoey of Tunkhannock, Margo Ace of Litchfield and granddaughte More...

Forkston

Frank and Ginny Miner and Rusty and Judy Bennett joined other family members at Worlds End State Park for a day of hiking, spending time with each other, and eating. More...

Columns

Ithaca’s Gorgeous Gorges

We traditionally end our camping season with a final excursion with friends to Robert Treman State Park near Ithaca, NY, and that’s how we spent last weekend. More...

Reflections of Nature

Recently, I received a letter from Lenora “Lenny” Stackhouse, who lives in Williamsport. She wrote about a spider incident that occurred to her when she was a very young child living in McNett Township, in Tioga County. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

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...

Sports

Russell, Case Win Hezekiah’s Hands 5K

Adam Russell won the Hezekiah’s Hands 5K in Towanda on Saturday, Oct. 19. Russell cruised to victory with a time of 18:20 over the 33-runner field. More...

Harriers Seek Spot In Hershey

Members of the Wyalusing Valley cross country team will be running for their competitive lives today at the District Four cross country championships. More...

Athens Outlasts Rams in Shootout

On a night filled with offense, Athens’ Troy Stivason made the biggest defensive play of the night. More...

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