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Two New Councilmembers Appointed

Brigham Resigns from Laceyville Position

When they shuffled the deck at the Laceyville Borough Council’s Tuesday night reorganizational meeting, the result was that many of the same familiar faces are still running the borough, although in different roles. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Irene Sowden - 2014-08-21
Ralph Fenton - 2014-08-21

Local News

Wyalusing Council Elects Officers, Sets Committees

Mayor Jean Reinhart presided over the opening minutes of Monday night’s meeting of the Wyalusing Borough Council where the first order of business was to swear in new member Gary Woodruff along with Kelly Bradley and Scott Snyder who were re-el More...

People Helping People Hands Out Christmas Food Baskets

Early Saturday, Dec. 21, members from the Wyalusing Lions, Lioness and Leo Clubs gathered in the Wyalusing Valley High School cafeteria to have 105 Christmas food boxes ready for disadvantaged families in the Wyalusing Area School District. More...

Wyalusing Twp. Adopts Amended Budget

The Wyalusing Township Supervisors adopted an amended budget for 2014 during a brief meeting on Monday, Dec. 30 at the township building. More...

Letters

Who’s Phil Robertson Of Duck Dynasty?

Dear Editor: He is a multi-millionaire using a whittling knife and a stick. He was all-state in two sports. He was starting quarterback of Louisiana Tech two seasons ahead of Terry Bradshaw. More...

Make the Change to Meat-Free Diet

Dear Editor: With New Year’s resolutions just around the corner, consider the popular trend toward a healthy, eco-friendly, compassionate meat-free diet. More...

Attendance Urged at DEP Meetings

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Lifestyles

Forkston

I hope that everyone enjoyed the holidays and that 2014 will be healthy and happy. Joy Severcool stopped in to see Jean Dendler at the Manor in Tunkhannock, delivering a poinsettia for her from the Forkston United Methodist Church. More...

Nimble

News from the week of Dec. 23, 2013 Get well wishes go out to Lori Burridge of Mehoopany, who had surgery recently and to my granddaughter, Randi Farr of Pittston, who had surgery this past Friday. More...

Dimock

News from week of Dec. 23 Dimock youth continue to excel in scholastics and sports. More...

Dining and Entertainment

National Theatre Live Continues with ‘Hamlet’

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council’s (BCRAC) National Theatre (NT) Live series continues in January with an NT Live 50th Anniversary Encore presentation of Hamlet starring the very versatile Rory Kinnear. More...

Sports

Major and Boback Honor Tunkhannock Team

Reps. Sandra Major and Karen Boback welcomed the Tunkhannock Area High School Boys’ Cross Country Team to the state capitol to be recognized in the chamber of the House of Representatives for winning the 2013 PIAA State Class AA Championship. More...

Rams Claim Team Title

Tunkhannock Kiwanis Tournament

Buoyed by four individual champions, the Wyalusing Valley wrestlers captured the team championship at the Tunkhannock Kiwanis Tournament on Dec. 27-28. Wyalusing’s Dylan Otis and Collin Edsell repeated as Tunkhannock winners. More...

Grapplers Defeat Troy, Tripped at Zephyrs

Wyalusing notched a key early road victory at Troy in defense of its Northern Tier League Large School title before the Christmas break. The Rams are 2-0 in the league. More...

Reinharts Honored as Outstanding Citizens

Rainbow Club Fetes Wyalusing Couple for Community Service

A letter from Norman Robinson, former pastor of the Wyaulsing Presbyterian Church, was typical of the kind words extended to Lewis and Jean Reinhart Saturday evening when they were honored as Wyalusing’s Outstanding Citizens of 2013. More...

Commissioners OK 2014 Budget

Bradford County

The Bradford County Commissioners approved a budget of $63.7 million for 2014 at their Dec. 19 meeting. As expected, there will be no increase to the county property taxes. More...

Nominations Sought for Don James Memorial Award

Nomination forms are available at numerous area locations for potential recipients of the 2013 Don James Lighthouse of Service Award. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Possession Charges Michael Chaviers, 42, Hartshorne, OK, was taken into custody and released after being processed on Dec. More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Jacqueline D. Tice to Robert W. and Betty J. Henninger in Ridgebury Township for $125,000 on Dec. 4. More...

Bradford County District Attorney Report

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett has provided the following criminal court updates: Sentencings More...

Opinion

A Business Owner’s Case For Raising Minimum Wage

Guest Commentary

What if we could create a program that would strengthen our tax base, make government spending more fiscally responsible and provide a powerful financial incentive to low-income workers? It sounds too good to be true. More...

How Could We Ever Forget the Pie Lady?

Memory is one of the casualties of aging. It’s nothing to be alarmed about —unless it adversely affects your relationships with others, job performance or functions critical for independent living. More...

Political Cartoon

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

There’s a stillness in the woods, the fields are all at rest; And the weary sun, homeward bound, sinks deeply in the west. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

The eyes in our Dec. 19 edition belonged, of course, to Santa Claus. We had a total of 99 phone calls and, therefore, didn’t make phone calls. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: Sometimes my girlfriend tells me how “manly” I am, but the tone of her voice doesn’t make this sound like a compliment. I’ve asked her what she really means, but she just ignores me. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true right More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

This past weekend we celebrated the Epiphany, which means manifestation. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

When God pulled the young nation, Israel, out of Egypt, they had grown from a family of 70 to a nation of well over a million. More...

Education

New & Noteworthy

Students Graduate from Misericordia University The following are local Misericordia University students who applied and were eligible to participate in the winter commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 14: More...

Skerpon Named To Louisburg Dean’s List

Nicholas Skerpon of Sayre completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Dean’s List for the Fall 2013 semester at Louisburg College in Louisburg, NC. More...

SCCTC Students Receive 23 SkillsUSA Medals

The Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center’s (SCCTC) Administrative Director, Dr. Alice M. Davis, is pleased to announce the results of the 2013 SkillsUSA PA District Competition, held Dec. More...

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