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Marching Band Advisor Resigns

VACANT ENGLISH TEACHER POSITION TO BE FILLED, DESPITE BUDGET WOES

In what is becoming an all too familiar trend, it was another night of contentious debate among the members of the Wyalusing Area School Board.  The main issue of contention was an item on the agenda, asking the board to accept the resignation o More...

Wyalusing Area Rotary Club Receives Official Charter

The newly formed Wyalusing Area Rotary Club was officially chartered at a dinner meeting held at the Tuscarora-Wayne Community Room on Wyalusing’s Main Street on Friday evening, July 10.  Along with Wyalusing Area Rotary Club members and t 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, Wysox   More...

– BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCES AND PLEAS –

District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported the following recent criminal case resolutions in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:  Sentencings  More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Mary E. Thompson to Shawn M. Hakes and Brittany M. Haight in Warren Township for $65,000 on June 30.  More...

Lifestyles

Head Start Celebrates 50 Years of Service

In January of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared The War on Poverty in his State of the Union speech. More...

Promoted to Claims Assistant

Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Company, headquartered in Wyalusing, is pleased to announce the promotion of Kari M. Natishak to the position of claims assistant.  More...

Students Named to Dean’s Lists

Juniata College  The Dean’s List recognizes grade point averages of at least 3.6 out of a possible 4.0 The following students achieved Juniata’s Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2015:  More...

Columns

When Internet Service Goes Down

Probably everyone in our area with a computer hooked to the Internet through Frontier Communications got a taste of how much we’ve come to rely on Internet-based services last Friday when the service went down for much of the day.  Some bu More...

On Your Mark! Get Set! Vacation!

Vacations aren’t about where you are going. They are about getting away from where you are. It costs money to get away from where you are, and that is the greatest downside of vacationing. More...

Reflections of Nature

On June 2, I received a letter from Jean Booth, who lives in Muncy, stating that she has a virtual wildlife preserve on the property where she has lived for the past 55 years. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

If you were God and the creator of the universe, how would you communicate with your creation? No, it would not be an easy task. But if you had created them perfect, it should be easy, they would certainly respond to their creator.  More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love,” (John 15:10). Surprisingly, not everything from God is an unconditional gift. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Last Sunday’s readings from Amos and Mark tell about people who receive a mission. In both cases, the people with the mission are rather ordinary: Amos is a shepherd and tree dresser, the apostles are mostly fishermen. More...

Education

University of Scranton Holds Commencement

The University of Scranton conferred more than 930 bachelor’s and associate’s degree recipients at its undergraduate commencement on May 31 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre. Scott R. More...

Holdredge Recognized by State Board of Directors

At the general membership meeting of the Susquehanna County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR), Ellen Holdredge was presented a Certificate of Commendation awarded by the State Board of Directors for PASR.  More...

Towanda Garden Club Scholarship is Awarded

Ceirra Pipher was selected as the 2015 recipient of the Towanda Garden Club scholarship. She is a graduate of the Northeast Bradford School District. The scholarship was presented at the Northeast Bradford High School Awards ceremony.  More...

Breaking News - 7/20/2015 10:16 AM

New Traffic Pattern on Route 6 This Week in North Towanda  Free Access 

As work continues on Route 6 under the Route 220 overpass in North Towanda Township, Bradford County, motorists are advised of a traffic pattern change that took effect Monday, July 20.  More...

Laceyville Mayor Nixes New Cop Hire

This story was previously reported on our website. More...

Burke Awarded Citation by PA House of Reps for Five Decades of Auctioneering

Few people possess the courage to interrupt 50-year auctioneer Jerry Burke while he’s working his magic at the podium, but State Rep. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mabel Brotzman - 2017-08-17
Vicki Ruhf - 2017-08-17
George Wilmarth, Sr. - 2017-08-17
Charles Otto - 2017-08-17
Carl Woznicki - 2017-08-17
Janice Solowiej - 2017-08-17
Carl Thomas Woznicki - 2017-08-10

Local News

Wilkes-Barre VA Med Center Vets Attend Dinner at Legion

While it was a smaller crowd than usual, it was certainly a group of individuals worth serving a hot meal to.  More...

Wysox Woman’s Apprehension Leads to Six More Drug Arrests

Police arrested seven people in the process of apprehending Deziree N. More...

Poost Places Seventh at National FBLA Competition

Wyalusing Valley High School’s Taylor Cole, Maggie Poost, Matt Woodruff, Mrs. Catherine Doerner and Mrs. Sandra Voegtlen returned from the National Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) conference in Chicago on the July 3.  More...

Letters

Thank You for Supporting Relay for Life

Dear Editor:  A big thank you to everyone who supported this year’s Relay for Life.  More...

TNR the Right Way To Handle Stray Cats

Editor:  On a recent visit to Wyalusing, I was pleased to learn of the support given by a majority of the members of Wyalusing Borough Council to establishing a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) program to help manage and reduce the stray cat population More...

Seniors

Travel Tips for Older Adults with Medical Conditions

The opportunity to travel is one of the best perks of retirement. Even men and women who are only semi-retired have more freedom to travel than those who are still working full-time.  More...

Final Budget Should Protect Pennsylvania Seniors

Pennsylvania’s seniors — especially those who are elderly and frail— are at risk for nursing home care because the centers that provide care are on a financially unsustainable path. It is essential that Gov.  More...

Rome VFW Auxiliary Hosts Veterans’ Appreciation Picnic

With the 27th annual Bradford County Veterans’ Appreciation Picnic not being held this year, there was a feeling that our veterans weren’t getting the recognition and the thanks that they deserved.  That is definitely not the case wi More...

Dining and Entertainment

Keystone College to Host ‘The Gathering’ July 16-19 with Presentation by Anita Hill

For the ninth consecutive year, Keystone College will host The Gathering from July 16-19 on campus. The Gathering is an annual three-day symposium on creativity and imagination with performances, lectures, discussions and workshops. More...

Winding River Players to Present ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’

Typewriters and tap shoes are busy clicking away at Towanda’s Black Box Theatre as Winding River Players prepares for their summer production of the comedic musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. More...

Athens Library Hosts First ‘Summer of Heroes’ Program

Everybody needs a hero. This summer, the Spalding Memorial Library is featuring a number of programs spot-lighting some heroic stories from history. More...

Sports

Getting Wet so Others Can Drink

For the third time, runners and walkers gathered in Herrickville to be doused and soaked by water in order to help those worldwide who don’t have potable water.  A total of 89 runners and walkers completed the Herrickville Water Run under More...

Rising From the Ashes

The local running community is an extremely close-knit one.  So it didn’t come as a surprise when, before I could even ask Tabby Dunn a question about her women’s win at Saturday’s Herrickville Water Run, she had a request of m More...

Sitas, Sharer Survive Scorcher

High Temperatures Test Runners in Laceyville Community Day 5K

Noel Coward wrote, “Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the mid-day sun.”  Add to that list 25 intrepid runners and walkers who embarked on the Laceyville Community Day 5K at 1:30 p.m. More...

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