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District Welcomes 23 New Employees

The first school board meeting of the new school year on Monday, Sept. 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- 46 More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Timothy Clark, Towanda   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Teresa Kelley, aka Teresa F. Kelley, and Bradford County Sheriff to Federal National Mortgage Association in Springfield Township for $907.43 on Aug. 27.  More...

Opinion

Okay, So It’s Not Called an iWatch

After years of rumors and speculation, Apple finally unveiled its first wearable device Tuesday at a media event in Cupertino, CA, where perhaps the biggest surprise of the day was that Apple’s first new product since the 2010 debut of the iPad More...

Time to Revisit Trashing of Joe Paterno

Penn State President Eric Barron issued a call for “civility” at the start of this football season— one that started, like the one before it, with restricted scholarships, thanks to NCAA penalties, and no bowl invitations for his sc More...

Maybe Half a Loaf is Better Than No Loaf?

Guest Commentary

How disappointing and frustrating it is to read in a local newspaper comments made by Sen. Gene Yaw about myself and this Board of Commissioners in his attempt at “setting the record straight” as he states it.  More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Although I mentioned the jewelweed plant in last week’s column, I thought that perhaps you would like to know more about this amazing plant.  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes were Tim Mosier. For the second week in a row, we had no winners.  * * *  More...

The Good Old Days

News items of timely interest gathered from the old files of The WYALUSING ROCKET and reprinted as they were in the September 1964 issue.  Linda Learn and Stephen Brotzman were commended for their high performance on National Merit Scholarship Q More...

Sports

WVHS Boys Off to Strong Start

Place Second at Own Invitational; Sweep NTL Opening Tri-Meet

The Wyalusing Valley boys’ cross country team established itself as a solid second place team in the Northern Tier League ranks with its finish in the Lasagna Invitational meet on Sept. More...

Spikers Pull Away From Lady Panthers

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ volleyball team remained undefeated in Northern Tier League Large School standings with a cross-divisional 3-0 victory at Northeast Bradford on Sept. More...

Rams Roll Past Raiders

Lucas Jennings scored four touchdowns, all in the first half, as Wyalusing Valley routed Montgomery, 62-0, at Peterson Stadium on Sept. 5.  Jennings scored on runs of 30, 33, 58 and 63 yards en route to a 249-yard rushing night.  More...

Legal Help to Obtain Stifled Gas Royalties

Those who have not been receiving their natural gas royalty payments or have been paid much lower amounts than initially promised by Chesapeake Energy and its branch companies now have legal options in trying to obtain their share.  More...

Two Memorial Services Set For Zamien Benditt-Parkes

Two memorial services will take place to honor the life of Zamien Benditt-Parkes, the teen who was found dead near his Wilmot Township Home on Saturday, August 30 after two unsuccessful searches to find him.  One will be held on Sunday, Sept. More...

Strike Up the Band

WVHS Marching Band Director Aaron Himes, front right, conducts the band from the stands at Peterson Stadium during last week’s game with Montgomery, where the band played the Rams’ Fight Song nine times, once after each touchdown. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

George R. Farr, Jr. - 2017-04-27

Local News

Another Successful Monroeton Rodeo Held

Stellar weather, 1,300 people and a long roster of cowboys and cowgirls from across the country made for yet another successful Monroeton Rodeo on Sunday, Sept. 7, which benefitted the volunteer firemen of the Monroe Hose Company.  More...

Frontier Offering $10 Million Prize to Grow, Revitalize Small Towns

Frontier Communications debuted “America’s Best Communities,” a $10 million prize competition to grow and revitalize small cities and towns across the country at a media event at the WVIATV/ PBS studios in Pittston yesterday morning More...

Funeral Home Opens with Ribbon Cutting

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce officially greeted a new business into the community on Saturday, Sept. 6, by hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Sheldon Funeral Home on Church Street.  More...

Letters

President Needs ISIS Strategy

Dear Editor:  More...

Praise for TTHS and Tour of Silvara

Dear Editor:  Last Saturday, Aug. 30, our family, descendants of Thomas and Adela Winans and Allan and Ida Decker, were treated to a fourhour presentation and tour of Silvara. More...

Convention of State’s Project

Dear Senator Gene Yaw,  As a resident of your district, I urge you to take action to restore meaningful constitutional limits on the federal government.  More...

Lifestyles

Beaver Meadows

Saturday evening, Karen Bond attended a dinner at the home o Ruth Parsons in Sugar Run in honor of Rob Mitchell and Evelyn McCauley visiting the area from Scotland.  Friday, Jen Merring of Blakeslee and her mom, Jane McGee had lunch at the Beaum More...

Wyalusing

Kay and Sheldon Johnson recently visited with her brother Donnie and his wife Ann. More...

Laceyville

Millie Cronrath’s daughter Karen Lewis and her family Perry and Aiden Guinther visited over Labor Day weekend.  Gladys Place, Millie Cronrath and Iona Sheehan attended the open house at Sheldon’s Funeral Home in Wyalusing Saturday af More...

Dining and Entertainment

Dietrich Theater Presents ‘Reflections’ Art Exhibition on Preserving Our Past

When you enter the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, take a moment to reflect upon the watercolor paintings of Laceyville Artist, Debra L. Osborne. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In Matthew’s gospel 18:15-20 we are charged with the serious obligation of encouraging an erring brother to give up his sinful ways. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The scripture for last Sunday was from the eighteenth chapter of Matthew, verses 15-20. Clearly it acknowledges sin within the church and how to deal with it. More...

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