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Frankenfield Sentenced in Foster Child Abuse Case

Richard Frankenfield of Albany Twp. More...

Wyalusing Chamber Hosts Bi-Annual Dinner Meeting

STATE TROOPER PROVIDES HELPFUL TIPS FOR PROTECTING BUSINESSES FROM CRIME

Roughly 50 people representing 25 local businesses attended the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce’s (GWCC) Bi- Annual Dinner on Jan. 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  Arthur Warren and Barbara L. Gustin to Daniel T. Gustin, two parcels in Springfield Township for $1 on Jan. 14.  More...

– Bradford County Sentencings and Pleas –

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

Letters

What Will LIFE Center Really Cost?

Dear Editor:  Expanding on Mr. More...

Comfortable with Re-election of Barrett

Dear Editor:  There is an old saying that if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. I think that the upcoming election for the office of Bradford County District Attorney is more than just not changing horses in midstream.  More...

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

In the bulb there is a flower; in the seed, an apple tree  In cocoons, a hidden promise; butterflies will soon be free!  In the cold and snow of winter there’s a spring that waits to be,  Unrevealed until its season, something Go More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Don Johnson. No, he is not the one who played Sonny Crockett on Miami Vice. He happens to be Florie Johnson’s other half.  More...

The Way We Were...

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

Marie Antoinette Lookout in the ‘40s   More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

I have sung it dozens of times and you have too, “This is the day that the Lord has made, we will rejoice.” Yes, indeed, a fine Biblical text full of assurance in regard to today. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In the gospel of Mark 1:14-20, Jesus came to announce to all men the good news of God’s eternal plan for them. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Humble yourselves before the Lord, and He will lift you up,” (James 4:10). How much of a factor are pride and haughtiness in the problems we face every day? More...

Education

Josiah Buxton Named to Dean’s List

Elizabethtown College announced the names of students whose outstanding academic performances have earned them the recognition of being included on the fall 2014 Dean’s List.  Josiah Buxton, a senior computer engineering major from Tunkhan More...

Fall Dean’s List Named at Mansfield

A total of 516 Mansfield University students have been named to the fall 2014 Dean’s List.  The following area students earned the honor:  More...

North Rome Christian School Hosts Kindergarten Preview Day

North Rome Christian School will host a pre-Kindergarten visitation for students on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 9 to 11 a.m. More...

Meshoppen Bank Robbed in Broad Daylight

SECOND BANK ROBBERY IN WYOMING COUNTY WITHIN TWO MONTH SPAN, SUSPECTS STILL AT LARGE

The Community Bank, N.A., along Route 6 in Meshoppen Borough, was robbed on Monday, Jan. 26 around 1:15 p.m.  The suspect, described as a white male, displayed a weapon and demanded money. More...

Perry’s Toxicology Report Released

BAC NEARLY THREE TIMES THE LEGAL LIMIT

After being charged with DUI following his arrest on Dec. 9, it has been confirmed that Laceyville Chief of Police Scott Perry, 47, Clarks Summit, was driving with a bloodalcohol content of nearly three times the legal limit.  More...

Wyoming Commissioners Renegotiate CHANGE Contract, Now $25K

While it seemed as though an agreement had finally been reached between the Wyoming County Commissioners and Dr. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joan Banko - 2017-06-22
Leo Guiton - 2017-06-22

Local News

Isemingers Bringing Written Native Language to Africans

Former Stevensville resident John Iseminger and his wife, Susan, are leading a life in Africa as missionaries that few Americans can imagine.  More...

Local Writer Publishes First Book in ‘Darkness Series’

From the time she was in the sixth grade, Dawn Lubertowicz knew she wanted to be a writer.  More...

Bradford Co. Commissioners Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking

The Bradford County Commissioners approved Proclamation 2015-01 last Thursday morning in an attempt to support efforts in raising awareness related to human trafficking.  The proclamation approves the Pennsylvania Alliance Against the Traffickin More...

Opinion

How Congress Should Respond To Obama’s New Cuba Policy

Guest Commentary

On Wednesday, Dec. 17, President Obama announced that the U.S. would begin to normalize relations with Cuba. More...

America’s Greatest Retirement Plan Lives On

As someone collecting Social Security, I’ll confess that it’s been a welcome income. Of course, I’ve been paying into it for a lot of years, starting in adolescence, and I consider it a return on my investment. More...

Teicholz’s Efforts Are Paying Off for Dairy Farmers

Guest Commentary

On Wednesday morning, January 14, I walked into the office of Route Six Garage in Meshoppen. More...

Lifestyles

Nimble

Sunday afternoon, Wally, Cindy and Randi Farr attended Hailey’s soccer games at the Riverfront Sports Complex.  Hailey Farr enjoyed Kendra Schultz’s 14th birthday party on Saturday night at Kendra’s home in Tunkhannock.  More...

Terrytown

Last Week’s Items  January is being true to its name and producing cold weather. There is lots of ice floating in the river and lake in our township. Spring Lake is frozen all over. More...

Beaver Meadows

Happy anniversary to Pete and Jane McGee. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Missoula Children’s Theatre Returns to Towanda

An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of The Jungle Book Monday, Feb. 9 in the Dunn Center for the Performing Arts at the Keystone Theatre, from 4 to 6 p.m. More...

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Coming Events...

Blood Drive  The American Red Cross will hold Blood Drives on Tuesday, Feb. 3 from noon to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 4 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Robert Packer Hospital’s Patterson Building, 1 Guthrie Square, Sayre; Thursday, Feb. More...

Sports

A Perfect Ending

Defeat Towanda, 47-18, to Complete 19-0 Regular Season

Wyalusing Valley’s 47-18 mat victory over Towanda capped a stellar regular season.  With the win, the Rams completed a 19-0 campaign that gave them their 27th league championship, clinched the top seed for the District Four Dual-Meet Tourn More...

DeVoir Reaches 1,000; Lady Rams Romp

As Kasey DeVoir received the ball from her twin sister, Ally DeVoir, and started her drive down the left baseline early in the third quarter of Wyalusing Valley’s home game with North Penn-Mansfield on Jan. More...

Youth Has Served Rams Well

Before the 2014-15 wrestling season even began, Wyalusing head coach Gary Haley was cautiously optimistic about his team’s chances.  Much of his hopes for a successful season hinged on how well a much-touted but unproven group of freshmen More...

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