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Community Day is Saturday

Bette Tewksbury uses her artistic talents to paint Blythe Pennay’s face during last year’s Laceyville Community Day. The fun returns this Saturday at 1 p.m. and runs through the evening. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Raymond Anderson - 2014-11-20
Martin Slabicki - 2014-11-27
Patrick Blow - 2014-11-27
Tammy Myers - 2014-11-27
Raymond Anderson - 2014-11-27

Local News

Montrose Salutes ‘Land of the Free’ on July 4

Thousands lined the streets and village green at Montrose for the annual Independence Day festivities on Friday, July 4. More...

Dallas Man Charged with Homicide

Paul Paci, Jr., 22, Dallas, faces criminal homicide charges in the death of Russell Allen Fauver, 31, Montrose. More...

Meshoppen Borough Considers New Police Car

Meshoppen Mayor Bruce Marshall announced the borough is scanning the market for a new police vehicle. More...

Opinion

Just Fooling around with Some Extremes

Time to take another weird ride through the English language. The column you are about to read may make no sense at times because it is a salute to the extremes—the highs and lows, ups and downs of things we say and do. More...

Majority of America’s Youth Can’t Qualify for Military Duty

Ever since the American Revolution, the citizens of our land have upended their personal lives to come to the aid of our nation as volunteer soldiers in times of crisis. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Diary entry for June 23, saw chicory in bloom for the first time this summer. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Laceyville Flooring’s Shey Sterling and it looks like we stumped everyone as we had zero guesses. So, you know what this means…more tickets to give away this week. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: I hear the part of Jester Hill where you live was hit hard by Tuesday’s storm. How bad was it at your place? More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In this week’s gospel, Jesus says, “Come to Me, all who labor and are burdened and I will give you rest.” To come to someone is to let that person come unto you. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“As for God, His way is perfect: the Lord’s word is flawless; He shields all who take refuge in Him,” (Psalm 18:30). This brief verse is found within a Psalm proclaiming God’s great power to rescue. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

The books of Samuel and Kings contain a good amount of ancient Israel’s history. David, who followed King Saul, was known as a man after God’s own heart. From his youth he excelled in battle and his sincere love for the Lord. More...

Wyalusing Council Bans AK-47 Cop from Patrols

Following a closed-door executive session Monday night, the Wyalusing Borough Council voted unanimously to prohibit Laceyville Police Officer Matt Chamberlain from conducting patrols in Wyalusing Borough for at least a year. More...

Towanda Honors POWs During July 4 Celebration

Towanda residents and visitors convened on Main Street Saturday, July 5 to observe an Independence Day parade as well as honor and remember our country’s veterans, especially those who were misfortunate enough to be prisoners of war. More...

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, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Suren Hovhannesyan and Marine Khojabekyan to Mark and Christine M. Bristol in Athens Township for $200,850 on June 20. More...

Bradford County Sentencings

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons were sentenced and placed in the ARD program in Bradford County Magisterial District Courts: Sentencings More...

Letters

Finally, The Truth About Milk

Editor: For nearly 50 years, many dairy farmers have been waiting for some reputable sources to document and tell the truth about the real value of milk and list the reasons why the average American consumer should consume more milk and dairy product More...

Lifestyles

Wyalusing

Bob Caswell is now a resident of the Memorial’s Personal Care Home. More...

Beaver Meadows

A memorial service for Rev. Bill Nelson will take place at the Beaver Meadows Church on Sunday, July 13 at noon. Scott and Mitchell Bennett of St. Leonard, MD spent the week with their parents and grandparents, Dale and Donna Bennett. More...

Jenningsville

There were very nice Fourth of July celebrations held in the area, and the humid temperatures were welcomed for those enjoying outdoor gatherings. This year will be one to remember as a really nice one, weatherwise. More...

Dining and Entertainment

10th Annual River Day to be Held in Tunkhannock

Riverside Park in Tunkhannock has a brand new pavilion. This Bigger, better, and flood resistant pavillion will make its debut on River Day 2014 on Saturday, July 19 from 1 to 7 p.m. with non-stop live music. More...

Sports

RTL Storms to Repeat Title

9-10 Softball Sweeps Wellsboro for District 15 Little League Crown

The RTL 9-10 Softball team clinched its second consecutive District 15 Little League title, sweeping Wellsboro in the best-of-three championship series. More...

Running for Independence

Upham, McKeon, Ahrens, Kidd Win at Montrose

Three Clarks Summit runners led the field of the 10K run during the KLR Three for the Fourth runs in Montrose on Friday, July 4. Rob Ahrens nosed out Sean Burke, the two-time defending champion for the title. More...

Fenton Wins Skyview Drag Final

Laceyville’s Shannon Fenton won the Mod Trophy final at Skyview Drags in Tioga Center, NY, on July 4, defeating George Coleman over the 1/8-mile drag strip. Also that day, Fenton finished second to Bruce Rowan in the Pro final. More...

Education

Paige Wilson Recipient of the Dr. Arthur B. King Scholarship

Paige Wilson has been chosen to receive the 11th annual Dr. Arthur B. King Scholarship award. Attorney Jonathan Foster, on behalf of the trustees for the scholarship fund, made the announcement at the Athens Senior Awards Program on June 16. More...

Keystone College Announces Spring 2014 Honors List

Dr. Thea Harrington, provost and dean of Keystone College, announced the full-time students who have been named to the Honors List for the Spring 2014 semester. More...

Wilkes University Welcomes the Class of 2018

Wilkes University would like to welcome the 565 incoming freshmen students that comprise its Class of 2018. It is the 81st freshmen class in University history. Local students are: Ryan Giberson of Tunkhannock and Brittany Smith of Wyalusing. More...

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