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WVVFD Recognizes Top Volunteers, Releases Summer Celebration Earnings

While firefighters are always deserving of gratitude for their service to the community, the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department (WVVFD) took an opportunity to thank the public in return for its support of the summer celebration, as well as re More...

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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

Fred Wheaton, Towanda  More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Rodger D. Kalpokas, Joseph E. and Kellie Ann Weitzel, nka Kellie A. Uhouse, to Rodger D. Kalpokas in Warren Township for $1 on Oct. 21.  More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons were recently sentenced, entered guilty pleas or were accepted in the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:  Sentencings  More...

Letters

Leading By Example

Dear Editor:  My thanks to Bob and Pat Brown (whom I do not know) for their letter of joy about their daughter with spina bifida. I believe every child is a gift from God.  More...

Time Will Tell

Dear Editor:  The recent news on National TV about 20 to 30 former Gitmo Terrorist detainees now fighting for ISIS in Syria isn’t really surprising to hear about being that this country decided to send those detainees back to their own cou More...

Support and Educate

Dear Editor:  As November arrives, I ask the question; What comes after Nov. 10? The obvious answer is the 11th and that is correct. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

By the beginning of November, we have usually experienced a visit from Jack Frost. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Doug Taylor. There were no winners again this week and boy, our ticket surplus is really building. We are anxious to begin giving away some movie tickets.  * * *  More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

We had the great pleasure of hosting the Life Skill classes for the elementary school last Wednesday. What a great group of kids, teachers and aides. It’s always a great time when we get together.  More...

Sports

District Champions

Lady Rams Hold Off Wellsboro for Class AA Title

For 20 long years, the 1994 Northern Tier League girls’ volleyball championship banner hung alone in its little section of Wyalusing Valley’s Layman Gymnasium walls.  No longer!  More...

Seniors Refused to Lose With Title on Line

Through the years, I have seen many outstanding girls’ volleyball players wear the Green and Gold.  But I’ve never seen a team with as much grit and determination as the one that brought back the District Four, Class AA championship More...

Lady Warriors Repeat as Class A Runners-Up

Three Elk Lake Girls Medal

Many of the runners at the PIAA cross country championships hope to take home individual medals.  At Elk Lake, individual medals are nice, but team trophies are the ultimate goal.  More...

Misfortune Visits AK-47 Cop Again

Former Laceyville cop Matt Chamberlain has stumbled into trouble once again.  More...

Republicans Dominate Region, But Wolf’s New Governor

2014 ELECTION LEADS TO REPUBLICAN MAJORITY IN BOTH SENATE AND HOUSE OF U.S. CONGRESS

Even with a change in the governor’s office from Republican Tom Corbett to Democrat Tom Wolf following the Nov. 4 election, the northeastern PA region remains, as usual, profoundly represented by the Republican Party.  More...

D&I Silica and Planning Commission Settle in Court

A number of disgruntled Tunkhannock area residents left the Wyoming County Courthouse on Wednesday, Oct. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Local News

Twp. Budget Could Hinge on Election

Impact Fees Totaling $313,333 Put Into Capital Reserve

Wyalusing Township Secretary Maxine Meteer announced at Tuesday night’s meeting of the township supervisors that “people don’t need to worry about a tax increase as long as the impact fees remain.”  More...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Hosts Annual Dinner

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Bradford County honored its volunteers and supporters with a dinner at Towanda American Legion Post 42 on Nov. More...

Meshoppen Signs Police Contracts, Unveils Proposed 2015 Budget

Each municipality patrolled by the Meshoppen Police Department has agreed to contribute funding for a new police vehicle as well as extend their contracts for police protection.  More...

Opinion

Old or Retired? There’s an Acronym for You

Do you know your aging acronyms? I’m not talking about acronyms that are past their prime. I’ve had fun playing around with acronyms before so you could say the topic is getting old. In this case you’re right— literally.  More...

What's Lurking After Election Day?

Guest Commentary

In most of America, when someone gets fired for poor performance, they are not allowed to stay on the job another two months. But Washington isn’t like the rest of America, and being a member of Congress isn’t like most other jobs.  More...

Lifestyles

Terrytown

I’m hearing good reports that so many neighbors gave out treats last week to the Halloweeners. Thank you.  More...

Beaver Meadows

Dale and Donna Bennett have returned home after spending the week at the Red Bird Mission in Beverly, KY.  Sheri McHenry of Towanda, Lynn Petlock of Sugar Run and Karen Bond enjoyed dinner at the Villa Sena in Towanda Wednesday evening.  Mo More...

Dimock

Yesterday, Nov. 5, was Billy Thomas’s 95th birthday. He lives on Park Street in Montrose. Send him a card—even if it arrives several days into his 96th year. More...

Dining and Entertainment

A Little Night Music Coming to WVHS Nov. 22

On Saturday, Nov. More...

Scenes from Wyalusing Lioness Annual Halloween Party

Costume Winners - Ages 0-2 Scariest, Christopher Gardner, Storm Shaffer; prettiest, Elin Keeney; most original, Laci Warner and funniest, Jack Lacy. (Not listed in order of photo.) More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

In last Sunday’s scripture we see Jesus in the Temple as he is ending his teaching session during Passover week. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

This past Sunday we commemorated the faithful departed, All Soul’s Day.  More...

Education

SCCTC Culinary Program Caters President Judge Seamans Retirement Party

Friday evening, Oct. 24, was enjoyed by more than 70 members of the community, celebrating the work of retiring President Judge Kenneth Seamans. More...

NTCC Announces Honor Roll

The following students have been placed on the honor roll for the first marking period at the Northern Tier Career Center, by earning a grade of 91 percent or higher:  More...

WVHS Honor Roll Announced For First Marking Period

The Guidance Department of the Wyalusing Valley High School has announced the first marking period honor roll.  More...

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