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Susquehanna County Signs Gas Lease

The start of the Susquehanna County Commissioners’ regular meeting was briefly delayed on Oct. More...

Candidates Listed For Various Seats

Wyoming County

Here is a list of candidates in Wyoming County who are on the ballot for the Nov. 5 Municipal Election in Wyoming County. County-Wide Coroner (6-year term, vote for one): Thomas G. Kukuchka (R) is running unopposed. More...

Open House Set for Mary Davis

On Nov. 2, the family of Mary Edith Davis is planning an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. at The Parish House in LeRaysville to celebrate her 90th birthday. Plan to stop in, have some cake and share some stories. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Anthony Reed - 2014-12-18
Anthony Reed - 2014-12-11

Local News

Who Knew? Consignments Marking Fifth Anniversary

Wyalusing’s Who Knew? Consignments is set to mark its fifth anniversary with some big sales and promotions at the Wyalusing Creek Plaza store on Friday, Nov. 1. More...

Michael Kilmer Honored By Historical Society

Receives Leo Wilt Award

On Sunday, Oct. 27, the Bradford County Historical Society held its annual meeting in the Great Room of the museum. More...

Wyalusing’s Title I Staff Host Parent’s Night

Parents gathered in the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School (WVES) cafeteria last Thursday evening to meet with the school’s Title I staff and to learn more about what the program does to help students and ways they can be involved at home with More...

Letters

More Questions For Wyalusing School Board

Dear Editor: First of all, I would like to say thank you to Mrs. Neuber for her letter to the editor in last week’s edition. The truth needs to be put out there for the public to hear, so that they know what is going on in our schools. More...

Crash of 2008 Cost Taxpayers $22 Trillion

Dear Editor: Five years ago this month Lehman Brothers went bankrupt. Instantly and inevitably the house of cards known as Wall Street collapsed. But after being bailed out by the American taxpayers, Wall Street is doing just fine. More...

Voting Is Important

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Seniors

Wyalusing Senior Citizens Hold Monthly Meeting

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens met Tuesday, Oct. 15 at the fire hall for their noon dinner meeting. The hostess committee, Joan Holmes, Carleen Fitzgerald and Helen Burke decorated the tables and assembled the food. More...

AARP Chapter 4423 Holds October Meeting

Tom House, Acting President, opened the AARP Chapter 4423 meeting with the Flag Salute followed by The Lord’s Prayer. There were 19 members and two guests. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Lady Pirates of the Caribbean Performances Friday and Saturday Nights at Elk Lake School

The Elk Lake Drama Department will present Lady Pirates of the Caribbean on Friday and Saturday nights, Nov. 1 and 2, in the school auditorium starting at 7 p.m. Lively songs, comic dance and plenty of action are the heart of this spirited comedy. More...

MU Concert Wind Ensemble on Grammy Entry List

Two recordings by the Mansfield University Concert Wind Ensemble (CWE), Malachi: A Celebration of A Special Life and Critical Speed: The Music of Greg Danner, Volt II, have made the Grammy Nomination Eligible List. More...

Pat Kane Performing December 6 in Sayre

Come hear the Balladeer of the Southern Tier, Pat Kane, at the Sons of Italy, 301 Desmond Street, Sayre, on Dec. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. as he performs Christmas and Irish music. More...

Sports

Record-Breaking Night

Jennings’s 304-Yard Effort Shatters WVHS Single-Game Rushing

Luke Jennings rushed for a schoolrecord 304 yards and three touchdowns in Wyalusing Valley’s 55-13 victory over Warrior Run at Peterson Stadium on Oct. 25. More...

Norman Welcomed Challenge

Wyalusing Valley senior Courtney Norman did not win a race during the recently concluded cross country season. She didn’t even come close to winning one. But none of that mattered. More...

Ram Runner Hershey Bound

Benditt-Parkes Earns Berth at PIAA Meet

Wyalusing Valley’s Zamien Benditt-Parkes qualified for the PIAA cross country championships with his fifth-place finish in the District Four, Class A race at Bloomsburg University on Thursday, Oct. 24. More...

Wysox Supervisor Steps Down as Roadmaster

Foster to Pay Back $1,357.90

There are two Gary Fosters in Wysox Township, even though they are the same person. Gary Foster, the township roadmaster, tendered his resignation Tuesday evening, which was duly accepted by Supervisors Jon Kulick and Ken Whipp. More...

Swashbuckling Musical Coming to Elk Lake

Elk Lake students Haley Skinner, left, and Kevin Burns are pictured during a recent dress rehearsal for Lady Pirates of the Caribbean, a high-energy musical comedy that will be performed at the Elk Lake High School on Nov. 1 and 2. More...

Change Coming to WASD Board

Bradford County

If the spring primary that produced the ballot candidates for next Tuesday’s municipal election is any indication, overcrowding won’t be a problem at the polls in Bradford County. More...

Voters Face Blank Ballots, Changes

Susquehanna County

The upcoming election will see several seats go unfilled in Susquehanna County, according to Director of Elections Laura Watts. Both Friendsville and Hallstead Borough Councils have seats up for grabs, with no candidates looking to take them. More...

Sayre Man Inducted into Honor Society

Ross Willmot of South Waverly is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha at Ashland University. Willmot is majoring in political science and is a 2010 graduate of Sayre Area High School. More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Timothy Clark, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Gino and Frances Matticoli to Matticoli Living Trust, Gino and Frances E. Matticoli, Trustees, in Granville Township for $1 on Oct. 8. 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: Guilty Pleas More...

Lifestyles

Nimble

Thursday evening, Wally, Cindy and Hailey Farr attended Hailey’s junior high soccer banquet at the Tunkhannock Area Middle School. More...

Dimock

Congratulations to 11- year- old Davia Adams. She shot a doe last week while hunting with her grandfather, Lanny. The “Mentor Season” enables young ones to hunt accompanied by a parent or grandparent. More...

Wyalusing

Wyalusing was pretty busy last weekend with a variety of events lined up to celebrate Halloween early. More...

Columns

Would You Buy a Used Car from This Guy?

The President of the United States is starting to sound like a used car salesman. He’s relying on an old gimmick that salesmen, faced with selling a flawed product, have turned to for years—accent the positive and minimize the negative. 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. More...

Worship

Universalists Attend Workshop

Alice B. Moyer, Marcia S. Kesten and Jeff Donahue (president of St. Lawrence District) recently participated in a St. Lawrence District Workshop in Syracuse, NY. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“For, ‘All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of the Lord endures forever.’ And this is the word that was preached to you,” (I Pete More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The Halloween Haunted House, hosted by the high school class, was a frightening success. Treats and games were enjoyed by everyone in attendance and hopefully no one was too scared but what they will return to Sunday School next week. More...

Education

Taylor Scholarship Applications Now Available for WVHS Seniors

Applications for the Kenneth and Caroline Taylor Scholarship Program are now available in the Wyalusing Valley Junior- Senior High School (WVHS) Guidance Department. More...

Senior Project Draws Praise

Wysox Township residents expressed lots of thanks for the job Wyalusing Valley High School Seniors Troy Kinner, left, and Jake Maynard did in assisting senior citizens during the Township Clean-Up Day on Sept. 28. More...

Wyalusing Elementary Students take Part in ‘Plant the Promise’ Campaign

Twenty students at Wyalusing Valley Elementary School took part in Plant the Promise campaign on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The students participated in the planting of red tulip bulbs around the school’s flagpole. More...

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