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Big Changes Coming to Wyalusing’s Main Street

There are some major renovations coming to Wyalusing’s Main Street business district and a likelihood that some currently empty storefronts will be brought back to life.  At its Monday night meeting, the Wyalusing Borough Council accepted More...

Newells Receive Hall of Fame Award

Don and Nancy Newell, who collectively have 73 years of service in the Boy Scouts of America’s Five Rivers Council, were presented with a 2015 Mr. and Mrs. Hall of Fame Award at the Elks Lodge in Horseheads, NY, on Tuesday night, Feb. 3. 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   More...

– Bradford County 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:  Nolo Contendere  More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Scott J. Carter to Scott J. and Wanda J. Carter, fka Wanda J. Middaugh, in Wysox Township for $1 on Jan. 22.  More...

Letters

Endorses Close For Prothonotary

Dear Editor:  I have been honored to serve as a Bradford County Auditor for 11 years and have greatly appreciated the confidence and encouragement from the voters in the county. More...

Needing Answers For Deceased Pets

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Lifestyles

Terrytown

I am appalled at people in New York and their actions because the weather forecasters made a mistake in reporting a storm that, because of God’s mercy, was not as severe as was predicted. More...

Jenningsville

The snowstorm Sunday evening finally caught up with us but was not as bad as predicted.  The Clark families have a party each year for the big game and all gathered Sunday evening at the home of Burnie and Nance and their grandmother, Marion Li More...

Nimble

Mya Toczko had the opportunity to go with her entire basketball team Saturday, Jan. 31, to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia to watch a college basketball game. I understand they all had a great time.  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Barbecues  Chicken Barbecue at the Herrickville Fire Department on Saturday, Feb. 21. Snow date Feb. 22. Pre-order sale only. Halves will be $6 each and you can contact any fireman to order.  Blood Drive   More...

Sports

District Champs

Claim AA Crown; Otis, Edsell Reach Milestones

History was made at Milton High School gymnasium on Jan. 31 as the Wyalusing Valley wrestling team, buoyed by a pair of milestone wins, defeated Montoursville, 40-27, to win the District Four, Class AA, team title.  More...

Lady Rams Finish the Job

WVHS Girls’ Capture NTL Large School Crown; Extend Win Streak

Great talent can be a blessing or a curse.  For the seniors on the Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team, the curse of unfulfilled promise was lifted Tuesday night with a 44- 24 win at Athens.  More...

Cagers Still Battling

The Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball team’s continued improvement this year was demonstrated in a pair of Northern Tier League Large School losses last week.  Any other time, a 67-61 road loss at North Penn-Mansfield and a 42-37 hom More...

Wintry Moonrise

A full moon emerges through a gap in the forest Tuesday on a frigid evening on Lime Hill near Wyalusing. More...

Laceyville Mayor Concerned About Unshoveled Sidewalks

Laceyville Mayor Philip Brewer has issued a warning to borough residents who aren’t clearing snow from sidewalks on their properties: they have 24 hours following a snowfall to clear their sidewalks or face a $300 fine.  More...

Essay Contest Naming Three New Wyalusing Streets

Mayor Suky Burgess, Mission First Housing Group and The Hayseed Group are giving two high school students and a community member the opportunity to go down in town history by naming three new streets being constructed in conjunction with the developm More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Larry Wayne Snyder - 2017-03-23
Timothy C. Ackley - 2017-03-23

Local News

Bradford County United Way Celebrates Reaching $475K Goal

The United Way of Bradford County volunteers began their “Victory Celebration” at the Towanda American Legion Post 42 on Jan. More...

Visitors Tell Susquehanna Commissioners Planning Meeting is ‘Null and Void’

When the Susquehanna County Commissioners met on Jan. 28, they were confronted in public comment by visitors who protested the validity of a county planning commission meeting that had been held the previous night.  More...

Survey Helps Wysox Twp. Update Comprehensive Plan

In an effort to update Wysox Township’s comprehensive plan, the Township Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission sent out a survey to local residents and property owners, and they received an overwhelming level of public input.  More...

Opinion

The Ridiculous Debate Over the Measles Vaccine

Step back in time with me to the 1960s when America’s World War II generation and their parents were the adults heading households and making decisions for their family, community, state and nation.  For me these people were my parents and More...

Southward Bound: Super Sunday in Old Caroline

Wherever you are, may you be safe and warm. I happen to be in a safe and warm place on the shores of the Tampa Bay. The trip down over the weekend was uneventful compared to last year, when I took a fall and was hobbling around for several days. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

While looking through old pictures, I found this one of men transporting hemlock bark to a tannery. This prompted me to write a column on the tanning process of leather. The history of tanning goes back to the very origin of civilization.  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Ben Hitchcock. Our only winner was his mom, Aggie Hitchcock.  * * *  More...

The Way We Were...

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

Laceyville in 1910   More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

In the good old days, there was a distinct method for the correction of children; childhood psychiatrists were not yet popular. My dad simply followed the advice handed down by old King Solomon, son of King David in his book of Proverbs. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble,” (Psalm 59:16). In Psalm 59, the writer expresses worry over enemies who are troubling his people. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last Sunday’s scripture was the first story of Jesus acting on His authority as the Son of God, the Messiah. In Mark 1:21-28, Jesus acted against unclean spirits, the spirits of the powers of evil. More...

Education

Local Students Receive Degrees At Wilkes Univ.

Wilkes University awarded 252 doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees to students graduating after the completion of the fall 2014 semester.  Keesha Lunger of Montrose, received a Master of Business Administration, and Kimberly Wai More...

Towanda Man Named to Dean’s List

Reid Parker of Towanda has been named to the fall 2014 Dean’s List at Mansfield University.   More...

Education

Robert Morris Univ. Anounces Dean’s List   Robert Morris University proudly congratulates Ashlee N. Fisher of Meshoppen, for being named to the Fall 2014 Dean’s List. Fisher is majoring in biology. More...

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