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Family Flees Burning Home

EARLY MORNING FIRE GUTS WYALUSING RESIDENCE

A Wyalusing family was routed from their First Street home at about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday when one of the home’s occupants was awakened by a smoke alarm, spotted flames and alerted the others who were asleep upstairs.  More...

Rummerfield Tanker Truck Crash Closes Route 6

A truck crash at the base of Rummerfield Mountain in Standing Stone Township, near the intersection of Route 6 and Rummerfield Creek Road on Monday, Nov. 24, at about 9 a.m. 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

Fred Wheaton, Towanda  More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Craig O. and Amy J. Chaffee to Terry A. Campbell, two parcels in Pike Township for $375,000 on Nov. 10.  More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently pleaded guilty, were sentenced or accepted into the ARD Program in Bradford County Magisterial District Courts:  Guilty Pleas  More...

Letters

Weighing All Sides

Editor:  It’s no surprise that Brian Keeler quoted me out of context in his response to my letter to the editor. More...

Dismay Regarding Class Trip Photo

Dear Editor:  I had the honor and privilege of chaperoning the annual WVES Sixth Grade Washington, DC trip on Nov. More...

National Farm-City Week

Dear Editor:  More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Born on a mountain top in Tennessee,  Greenest state in the land of the free.  Raised in the woods so’s he knew every tree,  Killed him a bear when he was only three.  Davy, Davy Crocket King of the Wild Frontier.  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Everell Fisk. Ticket winners were Rebecca Casselbury, Ryan Depew, Melva Comstock, Courtney Salsman, Monica Sands, Shirley Bullock and Alexis Bacorn.  * * *  More...

The Way We Were...

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

Sports

WVHS Grad Nets 1000th Career Point

Daly Gets 17 in Victory

Wyalusing Valley graduate Alexis Daly added to her basketball legacy, netting her 1,000th career point for the Penn State-Hazleton Lady Lions on Friday, Nov. More...

PSU-Hazleton Star Returns to Alma Mater

Two days removed from netting her 1,000th career collegiate point, Alexis Daly appeared at a familiar place, the Layman gymnasium basketball court at Wyalusing Valley High School.  With the 2012 NTL championship banner she helped win hanging on More...

Deer Season Tradition Awaits

The night before often is spent tossing and turning, minds racing excitedly at the possibilities that lie in store.  The morning begins early, with the coffee pot and breakfast griddle heating up well before the mercury in the thermometer.  More...

Education

Wyalusing Elementary School Awards Students for Positive Behavior

Once again, the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School gym was rocking with smiles, shouts, and laughter as all of the school’s students gathered for the first pep rally of the school year on the morning of Nov. 13.  More...

Lions White Cane Days a Success

White Cane Days are when Lions Clubs collect money to help with sight projects in the community. Showing you are never too young to donate to a good cause are Rebekah and Ailyn Dulaney. More...

Students at Wyalusing’s Childrens Center Share their Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes

Miss Katie and Miss Sarah’s Class  Landon’s Chicken Directions: You just make it. Put it in the oven. Cook it. You just eat it.   More...

Pilot’s Bad Decision Led To Noxen Chopper Crash

After an investigation that spanned over a year to determine what led to a fatal helicopter crash in a heavily wooded area near Noxen, in Wyoming County, the National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) recently released its findings of probable c More...

TW Office Evacuated For Bomb Threat

Around 2:15 p.m. on Friday, Nov. More...

Long-term NTSWA Employee Elimination Upsets Workers

Laura Ely of the Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority (NTSWA) expressed her dismay regarding the elimination of a longtime employee’s position at the authority’s regular meeting on Thursday, Nov. 20.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Local News

Stevens Twp. Supervisors Adopt Proposed Budget

The Stevens Township Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt their proposed budget for 2015. More...

‘Tis The Season

Wyalusing Rainbow Club members decorate the town Christmas tree Saturday, Nov. 22 in preparation for the community’s annual tree lighting ceremony set to take place Friday evening, starting at 6 p.m. More...

Churches and Community Unite In ‘Operation Christmas Child’

While many of our Christmas trees will be deluged with lavish gifts this year, there will also be millions of children around the world who would be beyond grateful to have something as simple as a pair of shoes to protect their callused feet or a co More...

Opinion

Baring It Isn’t for Everyone

I was watching one of George Carlin’s old HBO stand-ups the other night, and I thought most of his rants were funny. He was on a roll about things people do that bother him. I was laughing along. More...

Fourteen Things I’m Thankful for in 2014

Guest Commentary

Every poll of recent months shows Americans in a foul mood when it comes to the economy, their personal finances and the general direction of the nation.  More...

Lifestyles

Terrytown

Hunters are getting ready for the opening of deer season. More...

Nimble

Congratulations to Adam Henning for taking third place in the welding competition at Johnson College recently. More...

Forkston

Calvin Otten had a successful deer hunt in Illinois. He and his two hunting buddies all bagged bucks during archery season. It sounds like they had some cold weather for their trip.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Stevensville Community Club Holding Merchandise Sale

There will be a Women at Risk (WAR) merchandise sale at the Stevensville Community Hall on Route 706 in Stevensville on Friday, Nov. 28 and Saturday, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The sale is sponsored by the Stevensville Community Club. More...

Golden Days of Radio Players Holiday Show

All you need are your ears and your imagination to enter the world of old time radio at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Breakfasts   More...

Shows

Women at Risk (WAR) Merchandise Sale at the Stevensville Community Hall on Route 706 in Stevensville on Nov. 28 and Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The sale is sponsored by the Stevensville Community Club. More...

Sports

Twin Tier Antique Tractor Club meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Stoll Building, Wysox. For more information, call 570- 746-1794.   More...

Worship

Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church to Present Vesper Service

The members of the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church Choir in Black Walnut will be presenting the annual Advent Vespers on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness,” (Colossians 2:6-7). More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last Sunday’s scripture (Matthew 25:31-46) included the final parable in Jesus’s final sermon in Matthew. Throughout the Gospel of Matthew, we see Jesus teaching about the kingdom of God. More...

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