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Wentovich Named Lioness of the Year

Wyalusing Club Honors Member

Enduring a great deal of hardship in her formative years, Joyce Wentovich has never felt sorry for herself and spent as much time as she could helping others.  More...

Citizens Urged to Help in Royalty Fight

Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko, along with his two co-commissioners, is asking for help from the property owners in Bradford County with regards to House Bill 1684 and the fight for minimum royalties.  More...

Special Sections

Police Blotter

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...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   David James Terry, 33, Wyalusing, was arraigned by Judge Wheaton May 5 on charges of simple assault and harassment after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend in Wyalusing on May 3 at 4:30 p.m. More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Robert R. Cowl to Joseph J. and Belinda Packard in Troy Borough for $56,000 on May 1.  Dell B. Eastabrook to Dell B. and Ann S. Eastabrook in Orwell Township for $242,000 on May 1.  More...

Letters

Same Results, No Matter Who’s Elected

Dear Editor:  Yahoo, it’s election time. The parasites are crawling out of their hiding places, mounting their elephant and jackass and heading to the liar’s convention with a plan. More...

Lifestyles

Dimock

Four Dimock students graduated from Mansfield University on Saturday: Steven Rezykowski, McKenzie Franssen, Michael Prusack and Chelsea Wood. Chelsea is the wife of Josh Wood. We congratulate them and wish them much success in their next endeavors. More...

Nimble

We sure had beautiful weather for Mother’s Day this past Sunday. This year my birthday just happened to be the same day. I would like to thank everyone who sent me cards, for I truly enjoy reading them. More...

Laceyville

Mary Tyler celebrated Mother’s Day on Saturday with her sisters Janet Kahlil, who was in town visiting from Indiana, Barb Warburton and Joan Shanks at their mother Pearl Kimble’s home in Rome. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

By now, many trees in our area have already leafed out. Some trees leaf out before flowers appear; while other trees will flower first and then leaf out. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Jen VanDeMark. We had five total guesses, with three being correct. They were Linda Van- DeMark, Annie Whyte, Loni VanDeMark  * * *  More...

The Way We Were...

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

Locals Kill Big Rattler in 1963   More...

Sports

Sutton Sweeps Sprints

Northern Tier League Track and Field Championships

Led by Morgan Sutton’s three individual wins, the Wyalusing Valley girls’ track team finished a gutsy second at the Northern Tier League track and field championships at Athens’ Alumni Stadium on May 10.  Wellsboro claimed the More...

NTL Meet Had Its Moments

The Scottish poet Robert Burns once wrote “the best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men gang aft agley.”  You’ve probably heard it another way.  “The best-laid plans of mice and men oft go awry.”  Whi More...

Rams Complete Disappointing Season

The Wyalusing Valley baseball team dropped 11 of its last 12 games en route to a 7-13 record.  Wyalusing snapped a sevengame losing streak with a 12-6 over Cowanesque Valley, but dropped Northern Tier League Large School decisions to Towanda, At More...

Breaking News - 5/16/2014 9:59 AM

Two Arrested Following East Smithfield Bank Robbery  Free Access 

Police are on the lookout for a green Subaru with no license plates used in a bank robbery at approximately 1:20 p.m. today, May 15.The Citizens and Northern Bank in East Smithfield was held up in the robbery. More...

Governor to Attend Power Plant Groundbreaking Today

Ceremony Begins at 10:30 a.m

Gov. Tom Corbett is scheduled to be the guest speaker at today’s groundbreaking ceremony for the Liberty power plant in Asylum Township, beginning at 10:30 a.m.  More...

Chiropractor Spreads Knowledge And Technique Around the World

The words “chiropractor” and “gentle” do not typically walk hand-in-hand, but Dr. Nick Spano has combined the two in an effective and unique method he teaches around the world.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Robert Barth, III - 2017-10-19
Cornelia Krispin - 2017-10-19
Jean Van Dyke - 2017-10-19
Joann Hinkley - 2017-10-19
Marguerite Cobb - 2017-10-19

Local News

A Mass of Summer Events Set at New Era Church

Volunteerism at the New Era United Methodist Church might seem more like a full-time job when taking a look at the lineup of events throughout the upcoming summer months.  More...

FBLA Students Learning Teamwork on River

In almost every successful business, there’s a strong sense of unity and camaraderie amongst the staff. More...

Third-Grade Teacher Added to WVES Faculty

School board members had to make a few more tough decisions regarding next year’s budget during their monthly meeting Monday night.  More...

Opinion

No Place for Women

It’s not often that I agree with comments Bill Maher makes on HBO’s left leaning TV show Real Time, but Maher surprised me and I suspect many others with his recent remarks regarding the horror show in Nigeria, where hundreds of young sch More...

A Case of Inflation in Our Hydration Nation

Remember when they started selling water in bottles? It wasn’t all that long ago really. We had been drinking water out of the tap for years. It was the one of life’s necessities — and pleasures — that was essentially free. More...

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Seniors

National Nursing Home Week, May 11-17 Has Hawaiian Theme

National Nursing Home Week (NNHW), which begins on Mother’s Day Sunday, May 11, and runs through Saturday, May 17, honors the residents and patients currently in skilled nursing and rehabilitation care centers across the nation with special act More...

Marie and Jim Parks Entertain Towanda Area Senior Citizens

President Bob Whipple called the meeting of Towanda Senior Citizens to order welcoming 47 members and guests. Guests were Eve Ridall from Delaware and Marie and Jim Parks. The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited. More...

VFW Members Visit Personal Care Home

The VFW Auxiliary members recently visited the Towanda Personal Care Home and Skilled Nursing Unit to hand out gifts to the residents. Diane Elliott, president of the VFW Post 6824 at Haigh’s Pond, organized the visit. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Wyoming County Players Presenting Cinderella

The Wyoming County Players’ Junior Players and Little Hams present Cinderella this coming Saturday, May 17 at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School. The cast of 29 performers have been working diligently over the past few weeks.  More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy,” (Proverbs 31:8-9). More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The Sunday School classes of the Wyalusing Church presented the anthem on Sunday and it was enjoyed as always but was extra special in celebration of Mother’s Day.  More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

This past week has been a real eye opener for me. I flew down to Dallas, TX to attend a class reunion and also to visit my sweet sister who is in a rehab hospital. The hospital provided a splendid view of Rt. More...

Education

Bailer Begins Study at Lebanon College

Ysabela Elisa Bialer of Dushore, is beginning a challenging course of study at Lebanon Valley College and will be taking classes from some of the most innovative faculty on campus. Bialer is interested in studying the biology major.   More...

Wilkes Students Pursue Training In Pharmaceuticals

Twenty-four Wilkes University 2014 Doctor of Pharmacy graduates will pursue post-graduate training across the country. At Wilkes, 24 percent of the graduating class matched with residency programs, exceeding the national average. More...

Elk Lake Elementary Students of Month Named

Dr. Kenneth Cuomo, Elementary Principal at the Elk Lake School, is pleased to announce the April 2014 Student of the Month Award winners. More...

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