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Wyoming County

Brewer Elected Laceyville Mayor

On Tuesday, 30.79 percent of the 16,963 registered voters in Wyoming County voted in this year’s election. More...

LeRaysville’s Redneck Beach Party Opens Friday Night

Naming a community variety show Redneck Beach Party offers a pretty good hint at what audiences can expect when the curtain goes up—an evening of homespun fun with lots of laughs and foot-tappin’ music. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Penny Gatto - 2014-10-16
Kathryn Huffman - 2014-10-16
Hugh O’Mara - 2014-10-16
Lawrence Overfield - 2014-10-16

Local News

Laceyville Council Unveils 2014 Budget

The Laceyville Borough Council unveiled its 2014 spending plan Tuesday night near the end of a meeting that started with a 20-minute, at times heated debate, over who may use a municipal parking lot behind Main Street businesses. More...

Commissioners Give Pete, Penny Top Billing

It started as “Eat for Pete.” And then there was “Shop for Pete.” Pete was always an adorable and adoptable dog or puppy from the county animal shelter, touted by the Bradford County Humane Society (BCHS) for the annual county More...

Wyoming County Approves Tax Claim Program

Wyoming County Tax Claim Director Theresa Gannon introduced Bruce Grandjean and Mike Wolfe of Grandjean & Braverman, Inc. More...

Letters

Kicking The Can

Editor: Now that the Government Shutdown has ended until February 2014 when the drama begins again, all that happened was that “the can was kicked down the road once again,” and nothing was done to get the National Debt reduced and under More...

Graham on TV Tonight

Dear Sir: Billy Graham, on his 95th birthday, Nov. 7, will deliver an address: “From Billy Graham to Our Nation.” It will be broadcast in all 50 states. The schedule is posted on the link www.watchbillygraham.com. More...

Lifestyles

Forkston

There was great jubilation in some parts of town when the Boston Red Sox won the World Series. It was a real treat for Boston fans. More...

Camptown

Marge Tompkins and I were in Towanda’s physical therapy department recently, and on the wall there is a jigsaw puzzle of a church, snow and deer, beautifully framed and donated by Jerry Stethers. He is a cardiac rehab graduate. More...

Terrytown

A very orderly Halloween night last Thursday. A nice group of children brought by their parents to enjoy the treats. A very nice night weatherwise, too. The community losing another long-time resident on the death of Herman God. More...

Dining and Entertainment

November brings Shakespeare to the Keystone Theatre

The 2013-2014 Nightlife on the Susquehanna Series, Schooltime Youth Series, and National Theatre Live Series all continue in November in the Dunn Center for the Performing Arts at the Keystone Theatre with productions of various plays by William Shak More...

Towanda Lions Club 29th Annual Holiday Bazaar Saturday

On Saturday, Nov. 9, the Towanda Lions Club will hold their 29th Annual Holiday Bazaar at the Towanda Elementary School. The bazaar will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

New Exhibit Focuses on 1963 to Open at Scranton’s Everhart Museum

Opening on Friday, Nov. More...

Sports

Youthful Lady Warriors Finish Second

Success at the PIAA cross country championships for the Elk Lake girls’ team is nothing new. Over the previous six years, the Lady Warriors have finished either first or second four times and collected a large number of individual medals. More...

Tigers Take Boys’ AA Team Title

Of all the area participants at the PIAA cross country championships in Hershey Saturday, the happiest afterwards had to be the Tunkhannock boys’ team. More...

NEB, Towanda Runners Medal

Northeast Bradford’s Brandon Devonshire and Garrett Smith and Towanda’s Simon Smith and Katelin Purdy collected the Northern Tier League’s only medals from the PIAA cross country championships at Hershey on Saturday, Nov. 2. More...

Fire Company Officials Say Thanks, Honor Top Volunteers

It was a night when Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department officials said thanks to the community for its support at the summer celebration, and also a time to honor some of the fire company’s top members. More...

Bradford County

Turnout over 21 Percent

About 21 percent of the voters in Bradford County bothered to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 5, in a municipal election replete with uncontested candidacies for township supervisor, borough council and mayors. More...

Susquehanna County

No Surprises in Vote

With voter turnout averaging 25 percent, Susquehanna County saw no surprises in the Nov. 5 election. More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Timothy Clark, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Carrie Moore, Shelly Spencer and Harry O. Fassett, Jr. to Stephen and Angela Schmeckenbecher in Wysox Township for $150,000 on Oct. 16. More...

Opinion

Say Thanks to a Veteran on Monday

Most everyone knows that next Monday is Veterans’ Day, but many people are likely unaware of how the name of this holiday has changed over the years and the confusion that once existed over when the nation would mark Veterans’ Day. More...

Thousands of Steps a Day Toward Fitness

On Christmas of 2011 my daughter and son-in-law gave me an incredible gift—fitness. More...

Political Cartoon

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

Early on Sunday the third of November, we turned our clocks back and returned to Standard Time (ST), regaining the extra hour of sleep that was lost back on the second Sunday of March. More...

Seen 'n Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Katy Stoddard. More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.

Wyalusing Elementary Opening Day 1962 More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Hollenback United Methodist Church served their usual Election Day luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 5, starting at 11:30 a.m. Hopefully all went well for the luncheon and the election. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Many of our Protestant brothers and sisters have an unclear picture why Catholics pray to the saints. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. More...

Education

Abate Named Susquehanna Scholar

Sarah-Jane Abate of Montrose is among the 182 students recently honored as University Scholars at Susquehanna University. More...

Sayre Resident Receives Scholarship

Lorenzo James Donato Servedio of Sayre, a freshman majoring in aeronautical engineering at Clarkson University, received the Alissa, Donna and Steven M. More...

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