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Fourth Annual Spring Fling Sets Record...Again

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation’s (WAEF) fourth annual Spring Fling set a new record for money raised at its auction, according to Kelly Cole White, the foundation’s executive director.  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...

Letters

Borough Should Find Humane Remedy to Stray Cat Problem

Dear Sirs: I read your article about the cat population in Wyalusing and I have this much to say. If you’re going to try and catch them, why not get them fixed and release them to colonies and have volunteers to take care of them? More...

Columns

Here Come the JVs

The news last week that U.S. More...

Playing Name Game Becomes Serious Business

Your name is your brand, as I’ve noted in a previous column. As a writer, if you mess up somebody’s name, you may nullify a lot of hard work and severely damage the credibility of a story. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Dorothy Eastabrook, and we received so many guesses that it was reminiscent of when we publish the eyes of Santa Claus in our Christmas edition. This gal is apparently well known in our area.  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Barbecues  Chicken Barbecue, Sunday, May 17, Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Ready at 11:30 a.m. Eat-in or take-out. $6 half; $8 dinner, includes potato salad, beans, roll. Pre-orders, call 570- 746-1772. Sponsored by Post 534. More...

Sports

North Rome Christian School Senior Bikes Over 300 Miles for Wounded Warriors

Kyle Bert is not from a military family, nor does he possess any aspirations of one day joining the armed forces. More...

Titles Elude WVHS Thinclads

Wyalusing Valley’s hopes of a Northern Tier League track and field championship wilted on a sun- baked Athens Alumni Stadium on Saturday, May 9.  The Wyalusing boys, who hoped to be in the mix for the title with se veral closely matched t More...

Lifetime Sports are Important

One of my biggest concerns about this area is the lack of lifetime sports opportunities for youngsters.  It’s all well and good that children get the chance to play the team sports sponsored by the schools and the youth organizations such More...

Breaking News - 5/15/2015 10:34 AM

Wyalusing Student Charged for Bomb Threat  Free Access 

A Wyalusing Valley High School student is facing charges of making terroristic threats and disorderly conduct following an incident that occurred on Wednesday, May 13 at approximately 9:30 a.m.   More...

School Board at Odds Over New Act 93 Position

NEW LIFE CENTER DESIGN RECEIVES APPROVAL

Tempers flared among members of the Wyalusing Area School Board once again Monday night, as the budget agenda item came up for discussion and vote.  During this year’s budget proposal, two technology positions were moved from the administr More...

Susquehanna County 2015 Elections Promise Big Changes

The municipal election in Susquehanna County will see several seats hotly contended and some long-held positions filled by new faces.  More...

World Day of Prayer Observed Outside Courthouse

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Former Bradford County Commissioner Nancy Schrader told the audience gathered outside the Bradford County Courthouse on Thursday, May 7 at noon to take part in the local observance of the National Day of Prayer, that the event was marking its 64th an More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Robert Barth, III - 2017-10-19
Cornelia Krispin - 2017-10-19
Jean Van Dyke - 2017-10-19
Joann Hinkley - 2017-10-19
Marguerite Cobb - 2017-10-19

Local News

Historical Society to Host Exhibit Opening May 17

The Bradford County Historical Society invites the public to attend an Exhibit Opening event on May 17, at 2 p.m. beginning in the Great Room of the museum at 109 Pine Street, Towanda. There is no admission fee.  More...

Fire Destroys Barn, Shed on Edinger Hill

A trash fire that got out of control and was whipped by high winds Saturday afternoon, May 9, destroyed a shed and barn at the Learn homestead farm on Edinger Hill on Davis Road near Laceyville in Tuscarora Township.   More...

Senator Yaw Co-Sponsors Historic Changes to Pennsylvania’s Pension Law

State Senator Gene Yaw recently co-sponsored comprehensive legislation designed to modernize the Commonwealth’s retirement systems in order to bring significant updates to the funding, sustainability and fiscal responsibility of the state&rsquo More...

Lifestyles

Restoring Your Property After a Long Winter

One of the best things about the dawn of spring and the return of warmer weather is the chance to get out of the house and get some fresh air. More...

Understanding Spring Lawn Seeding Basics

Spring has sprung, and there are many activities to enjoy now that the warmer weather has arrived. Many homeowners make the most of warmer weather by tackling projects around their properties.  More...

Tips on Repairing Dead Grass

A patch of dead grass on an otherwise lush lawn can be a frustrating eyesore for homeowners. Whether lawn care is your passion or just something you do to maintain the value of your home, dead grass can be exasperating.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

“Adrienne’s Garden” Annual Art Awards Ceremony to be Held Sunday in Tunkhannock

The twentieth annual “Adrienne’s Garden” Art Awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, May 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Area Middle School Auditorium.  These awards are presented as a memorial to Adrienne P. More...

Touch-A-Truck Event to be Held

Save the date of June 14 for the Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Third Annual Touch-A-Truck event that will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bradford County Airport, 415 Airport Rd., Towanda. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you” (Ephesians 4:32). Such behavior ought to be a given for Christians. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“Life on earth is but a short prelude to our real existence. If we use this brief period as Christ has told us how to use it, death for us will be the passage into the eternal mansions. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

In the scripture a week ago, we talked about glorifying God by being fruitful in all that we do…to love God, to glorify God and remain connected to God.  More...

Education

SCCTC Board Hosts SkillsUSA Winners

At their May 6 meeting, Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center board members heard from instructors and students who attended the SkillsUSA leadership and skill conference in April. More...

SCCTC Holds First Evening Senior Awards Night

The Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) put a little different twist on their welcome of students and families to the annual senior awards celebration. More...

Something’s Cooking at WVHS

Photo by David Keeler

Wyalusing Valley High School teacher Michael Reibson, left, is pictured with students in his ninth and tenth grade welding and fabrication class with the charcoal grills the students made. More...

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