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Officer Suspended for Alleged Gun Sale at Dandy

Special Council Meeting Friday June 20 at 8 p.m.

Following an incident at the Wyalusing Dandy Mini Mart parking lot on Thursday, June 12, involving the alleged sale of a semi-automatic rifle, Laceyville police officer Matt Chamberlain has been suspended. More...

Laughter and Tears Shared During Elk Lake’s Graduation

Students, families, and friends alike felt the gamut of emotions as they reflected on each of the subjects touched on by speakers at the 2014 graduation at Elk Lake. 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

Timothy Clark, Towanda   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  David and Mary Snyder to Beverly J. Harding in Smithfield Township for $1 on June 2.  More...

Bradford County Sentencings

District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported the following recent criminal case resolutions in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:  Sentencings  More...

Letters

Ignorance of Biblical Truth

Dear Sirs:  More...

Escalating State Pension Crisis

Dear Editor:  As lawmakers in Harrisburg get serious about crafting a new state budget with a June 30 deadline approaching, they have an opportunity to also take action to address the top financial problem facing the Commonwealth, the escalating More...

We Must Continue to Inform Consumers Value of Real Milk

Dear Editor:  Recently, several articles have been written by knowledgeable people concerning the value of milk versus the imitation dairy products (or as one writer describes the imitation products— fake dairy products).  More...

Lifestyles

Forkston

After a rainy week, it was nice to have a dry weekend, even if many of us spent the time catching up on yard work.  Bruce Stankus is out and about with his new knee. We love seeing you, Bruce, but please don’t overdo it.  More...

Jenningsville

The nice weekend was welcomed after the cloudy week, but the much-needed rain was good. Saturday and Sunday, people were catching up on lawn work.  More...

Dimock

Cathy Rezykowski spent time last week in Geisinger Hospital in Danville. After a few days she was able to return home, but has now had to go back into the hospital for more treatment. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

I was watching a kestrel sitting on a power line when all of a sudden it dropped into the grassy field beneath. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to David Burgess. Amazingly we only logged one phone call and their guess was incorrect. This tells us that David needs to get out more.  * * *  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: My wife and I recently moved here from Plainfield, NJ and we love it here in the Endless Mountains. We are impressed by the friendly people we meet at local stores and surprised by how convenient it is to buy the things we need. More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

This past week’s scripture was Matthew 28:16-20 and is considered to be “The Great Commission.” The disciples have gone to the mountain where Jesus had directed them to go, and it tells us that some of them worshipped Him, but some More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

The dogma of faith, which forms the object of the feast of the Most Holy Trinity is this: there is one God and in this one God there are three Divine Persons; the Father is God, the Son is God, the Holy Spirit is God. More...

Education

Misericordia Honors Top Grads in Biology

Misericordia University recently recognized the academic accomplishments in biology of graduating students Amanda Lazzeri of Shavertown, and Anna Konstas of Montrose, by presenting them with prestigious academic awards at the annual Honors and Awards More...

Elk Lake School District Honor Roll Students

High honors and honors stu- dents have been announced at at the Elk Lake Elementary School for the fourth marking period.  More...

NTCC Honor Roll Students

The following students have been placed on the honor roll for the fourth marking period at the Northern Tier Career Center, by earning a grade of 91 percent or higher:  Athens: Christopher Apgar, Ashley Follett, Samantha Kitchin, Jacob Owen, Ash More...

Breaking News - 6/20/2014 8:08 PM

Laceyville Council Postpones Action in Police Incident  Free Access 

The public portion of this evening’s special meeting called by the Laceyville Borough Council lasted less than 10 minutes.The meeting had been called in the wake of an incident last Thursday where Laceyville Police Officer Matt More...

WVHS Holds Annual Commencement

The Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS) Band played the traditional processional “Pomp and Circumstance” as 93 members of the WVHS Class of 2014 filed into the filled-to-capacity Layman Gymnasium on Thursday evening, June 12, to begin the More...

Wyalusing Meadows Receives Funding

Mission First Housing Group recently announced it has received $918,226 in federal tax credits and $750,000 in PennHOMES funding from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) to finance Wyalusing Meadows, a new construction development of 50 af More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Peggy Cole - 2017-12-07
Lawrence Rosencrance - 2017-12-07
Ruth Ann Dunlap - 2017-12-07

Local News

Relay For Life Event Raises over $50K

The dark overcast parted and finally allowed the sun to peek through the clouds as if to shine just for those who participated in the “Survivor Ceremony” and made their victory lap around the high school track during the Relay For Life ev More...

Bus Drivers Head into Retirement

Combined, they have 169 years of service and over two million miles on the road, safely taking children to and from school, sporting events and other extracurricular activities.  These are the numbers exemplifying the dedication and commitment o More...

Wyalusing Board Presents Awards

After-School ThinkSTEM Program Planned

The Wyalusing Area School District school board presented four “Special Recognition/Appreciation” Awards and a Volunteer of the Year award at their monthly meeting, Monday night in the WVHS cafeteria.  More...

Opinion

Greatest Generation: Tough Act to Follow

I’m not so sure I like being a Baby Boomer, but I can’t do much about it. More...

A Broken Promise To Our Veterans

Commentary

Last week, the conclusion of a two-part series was published regarding the health care and benefits local veterans were receiving from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  More...

Political Cartoon

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Seniors

Meadow View Residents, Caregivers, Families Write Letters

‘Letters from the Heart’ Urging Legislators to Prioritize Senior Care

Over the past two weeks, Meadow View Senior Living Center in Montrose sent more than 30 hand-written letters to local legislators urging them to make the care of the state’s frailest, sickest individuals a priority in the state budget.  More...

Patient-Friendly Measure Moves to State Senate

Patients who have been hospitalized would be better notified of their outpatient status under legislation that passed the state House on April 9, said Representative Tina Pickett. More...

Meadow View Offers Inpatient and Outpatient Care

Meadow View Senior Living Center is a 63-bed short- and long-term care facility located in Montrose. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Barns of Bradford County Being Sought

The Troy Historical Society is looking for pictures, along with a short history, of the barns of Bradford County. The barns or outbuildings need not be in use now but used in farming in the past.  More...

Open House is to be Held at Troy Sale Pavilion

The Troy Historical Society is sending out a special invitation to attend the open house of the Troy Sale Pavilion (barn). The open house will be held on July 10th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  More...

Sports

Riding Again for Eric’s Fund

Motorcycle Rally Supports Scholarship for WVHS Grads

Overcast skies hung over Ernie’s Restaurant and Lounge in Stevensville on Saturday, June 14. The clouds, which seemingly had been missed by every meteorologist in the Twin Tiers area, held the temperatures down to the chilly 50s.  More...

Hard Work, Dedication Key to Minturn’s Success

Mark Twain once wrote, “It isn’t the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”  While recently g raduated Wyalusing Valley senior Jake Mintur n isn’t the smallest guy, he cer tainly was More...

Teeing It Up One Last Time

All good things must end.  Such is the case with the Fore 81 Golf Classic.  When 40 teams of golfers gather at Stonehedge Country Club on Friday for the 14th and final Fore 81, it will be a bittersweet moment.  More...

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