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Miller Waives Hearing in Theft Case

Jessica Miller, the former M&T bank employee charged with multiple counts of forgery, identity theft, theft by unlawful taking or disposition and receiving stolen property after she allegedly stole $97,619 from the bank accounts of five elderly c More...

New Albany Firemen Hold Annual Banquet

New Albany Volunteer Fire Company President Dale Hatch, who’s been a volunteer firefighter for 56 years—since he was 16 years old—and president for 26 years, welcomed everyone to the annual fire company banquet Saturday night at the More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jean Ball - 2014-10-16
Penny Gatto - 2014-10-16

Looking Back

FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESK

With less than three months of school remaining, many activities will be held in the weeks ahead. Please check the school district website for upcoming events. More...

Crime and Courts

POLICE BLOTTER

Editor’s Note: If you have additional information about any of the investigations listed below, contact the Pennsylvania State Police barracks at the following telephone numbers: Towanda, 570-265-2186; Tunkhannock, 570-836-2141; Gibson, 570-465 More...

SCCTC Students Donate Doghouses

Carpentry students from the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) constructed five doghouses to be donated to True Friends Animal Shelter, Montrose. More...

Minimum Royalty Bill Leaves Committee

Legislation that seeks to clarify a minimum royalty payment in state law was reported out of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Monday, said the bill’s sponsors, Reps. More...

Letters

Honoring Veterans

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Save the Sinking Ship

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Rally for Justice

Dear Editor: Would have the “Rally for Royalties” materialized if it were not an election year and Chesapeake Energy’s presence were felt in the region? More...

Lifestyles

Winding River Players Present Comedy at Towanda

Winding River Players will present “Sandbag, Stage Left,” a zany courtroom comedy, at The Black Box Theatre, 415 Main Street, Towanda. More...

Applications Now Available for Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

Representative Sandra Major recently announced that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for 2013 are now available. Eligible participants can receive a rebate of up to $650 based on their rent or property taxes paid in 2013. More...

Safety Measures Can Help Reduce Bathroom Injuries

Falls cause many injuries inside a home. Seniors are especially susceptible to harmful falls in the bathroom, where slippery tiles can prove too difficult for older men and women to navigate. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Throughout the months of February and March, with temperatures hovering in the single digits, our backyard cardinal has been singing. More...

Nimble

833-2589

Emily Henning Poole enjoyed her special birthday dinner at her Grandma and Gramdpa Hennings with family members on Sunday. Congratulations to my granddaughter, Hailey Farr for making the Tunkhannock Area School District softball team. More...

Beaver Meadows

869-1955

Saturday, Diana Lamb of Wyalusing, Karen Bond, Jane McGee and Marie Trible enjoyed a special day together and had lunch at The Olive Garden in Vestal. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for His name’s sake,” (Psalm 23:1-3). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

The vision on Mt. Tabor of Christ in His glory, the transfiguration, was given in order to strengthen the three principle Apostles to face the trials of their faith. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Kelly Cole White delivered the message for our children this week and she told them about Lent, Easter and Holy Week. More...

Education

Sporn of Athens Named to Dean’s List

Zachary Sporn of Athens has been named to the 2013 fall semester Dean’s List at Lafayette College for outstanding academic achievement. More...

St. Agnes Registration Set

St. Agnes School announces that registration for Pre- Kindergarten (Pre-K) and Kindergarten will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Monday, March 24, Tuesday, March 25 and Wednesday, March 26, 2014 for the 2014-2015 school year. More...

Southwestern Bringing Community Center, Office to Camptown

Officials from Southwestern Energy unveiled some great news for residents of Camptown and Wyalusing Township at Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Bradford County Planning Commission, where Southwestern outlined plans to bring an attractive two-b More...

Chili Cook-Off Heats Up Montrose

A sure sign of spring in Montrose is the annuallyheld Heat at the Seat Chili Contest at the County Seat Tavern. The contest, now in its 14th year, is a fundraiser for the Endless Mountains Medical Care Foundation. More...

Credit Card Skimming Hits Local Consumers

It’s a high tech way of electronically heisting credit and debit card numbers from unsuspecting people without them knowing they’ve been robbed until it’s too late. More...

Local News

Learning Forward Scholarship Applications Now Available

The Learning Forward Project, a scholarship program created in 2009 by Kevin and Becky Price Smith of Herrick Township for students and adults pursuing a higher education, is now accepting applications for the 2014/2015 school year. More...

Commissioners Proclaim March Red Cross Month

It was a brief yet informative meeting Thursday morning in the Bradford County Commissioners’ conference room. More...

Foundation Introduces New Executive Director

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) recently welcomed Kelly Cole White as their new Executive Director. More...

Opinion

The Way I See It

Remembering Ralph Tewksbury

When I think of my boyhood and growing up here in Wyalusing, the person I remember as the embodiment of a dairy farmer in those days is Ralph Tewksbury. More...

Skill Unlimited

On Grandparenting…Confessions Of a ‘Young-Old’ Grandfather

I’ve been a grandfather for going on 15 months now. I’m older than most first-time grandparents, because my daughter is older than most first-time mothers. In fact, when I was her age she had already graduated from high school. More...

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Seniors

Social Media No Longer Just Child's Play

The Internet and related technologies have been a game-changer for people of all ages. The instant connectivity made possible by these advancements has been valued by young adults and children for years. More...

Auction to Benefit Area Senior Citizens Services

Each month, 2,500 older persons receive at least one service to help them from the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging (AAA), Inc. On Friday, May 16, the AAA will host their Second Annual Auction at the Ulster- Sheshequin Fire Hall located in Ulster. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Early Morning Jazz Group Entertains Musical Society

The Wyalusing Musical Society met on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. More...

Turtle Island Quartet Brings the Music of Hendrix to Nightlife Series

Jazz chamber group Turtle Island Quartet celebrate the music of Jimi Hendrix with their dynamic Have You Ever Been…?, program on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Guthrie Performing Arts Center at the Sayre Theatre More...

Bluegrass Musicians to Fiddle at Dietrich

On Friday, March 21, Open Mic Night at the Dietrich Theater will feature a pair of bluegrass musicians, Terry Wayne Goodholm and Dave Ingerson. More...

Sports

Running o’ the Green

Benditt-Parkes, Kinner Claim Top Honors in 5K

Wyalusing Valley junior Zamien Benditt- Parkes cruised to victory over a 100-participant field at the ARCC/YMCA Shamrock 5K in Towanda on Saturday, March 15. More...

Spring Sports Set to Go

The weather gods willing, and with a long-range forecast for next Tuesday of 30 percent snow showers and temperatures in the low 30s, it isn’t looking good that the Wyalusing Valley spring sports season will get underway with a track meet at Ca More...

The End Zone Seat

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