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Several Bradford County Residents Arrested in Sayre Borough Drug Bust

In the process of serving an arrest warrant on Thursday, July 16 at approximately 7:30 p.m., Sayre Borough Police arrested three Bradford County residents on drug charges at a residence located along Stevenson Street. 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...

Letters

Praise for Local Fire Crews

Dear Editor:  In the early morning hours of Monday, June 29, 2015, my cousin’s RV trailer that he resided in on our family farm, caught on fire.  More...

Bird Flu Devastating U.S. Egg Industry

Dear Editor:  The U.S. egg industry is reeling from a colossal outbreak of avian flu, mostly among egg-laying chickens. According to the U.S. More...

It’s Up to the People To Make Changes

Dear Editor:  After spending three days in Washington, DC pounding the halls of Congress, I’m thoroughly convinced the only way we can make changes in dairy policy will be for dairy farmers and consumers to bombard members of Congress rega More...

Columns

A Wonderful Weekend Wedding at Seneca Lake

Over the three decades that my family and I have been spending summer weekends at Sampson State Park on beautiful Seneca Lake, countless memories have been spawned, and enduring friendships with fellow boaters forged. More...

Facing Life’s Only Mandatory Appointment

When we say something is a matter of life or death, we are talking about something exceedingly urgent. More...

Reflections of Nature

By now, some of you readers have discovered that I mislabeled the nest of eggs in last week’s column as being a phoebe’s nest when it should have been a chickadee’s nest. Haste makes mistakes.  More...

Worship

Survey Underway at Towanda’s Riverside Cemetery

People passing by the 5.5 acre Riverside Cemetery at 122 William Street, Towanda are stopping to find out why a fourperson survey team is working there this summer.  More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin,” (I John 1:7). More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last Sunday’s scripture comes down to the last verse of the second Corinthians lesson (II Corinthians 5:6-17) … “So, if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation; everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new.&r More...

Education

APPRISE Coordinator Receives Delta Award

Hollie Irvine, Area Agency on Aging APPRISE coordinator, received the Delta Award. Each year, the PA Department of Aging recognizes APPRISE coordinators who have demonstrated exemplary service and outstanding performance to Medicare beneficiaries. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Thank you to all who helped with Community Day, especially to those little ones who supported us with their quarters.  More...

– DEAN’S LISTS ANNOUNCED –

University of Delaware  Nichole Lewis of Montrose has been named to the University of Delaware’s Dean’s List for the 2015 spring semester.  RIT  The following local residents made the Dean’s List at Rochester Institut More...

Gonzalez Named Second Democratic Commissioner Candidate

Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. on the steps of the courthouse, Bradford County Democratic Committee Chair Maryanne Bell introduced Jeffrey Gonzalez as the second Democratic candidate for Bradford County Commissioner in the upcoming November 2015 Election. More...

Tunkhannock Man Arrested Following Wyalusing Township Motorcycle Chase

Witnesses took to Facebook on Monday night, July 20 posting about a high-speed motorcycle chase through the Stevensville area.  A criminal affidavit from Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton’s office in Wysox confirms that the suspect, More...

WWI Uniform Added to Period Clothing Displays at Oldest House

The gruesome battles and ominous trenches of World War I presented precarious conditions for each and every man at the forefront, as roughly 10 million military troops lost their lives throughout the four-year “Great War” (1914-18).  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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Local News

Wyoming County Fair Announces Entertainment, Event Schedule New Traffic Pattern on Route 6 in N. Towanda Twp.

An abundance of new spectacles and great entertainment is slated for this year’s 98th Kiwanis Wyoming County Fair, as six full days of fun and exciting activities have been scheduled while new buildings have been erected and a water conservatio More...

Athens Man Charged with Homicide by Vehicle in DUI Crash

A motorcycle versus SUV crash that occurred in Athens Borough on the evening of Thursday, July 9, leaving one woman dead, has led to the arrest of Christopher R. Brown, 34, Athens, who was reportedly driving under the influence at the time.  More...

Guthrie, Commonwealth Medical College Sign Education Partnership Agreement

Guthrie and The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) signed an educational partnership agreement on July 14, marking Guthrie as TCMC’s fourth regional campus. More...

Lifestyles

Two New District Commanders Selected from Legion Post 154

Gardner Warner Post 154, Montrose, Pennsylvania American Legion is pleased to announce the installation of two members of its Legion Family.  More...

Hibbards to Celebrate Golden Anniversary

David and Judith (Severs) Hibbard of Montrose are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  The couple was wed by Rev. Harris on July 31, 1965 at St. More...

Keystone College Conducts 144th Commencement

Keystone College celebrated its 144th commencement during ceremonies at the Pavilion at Montage, Scranton, on Saturday, May 16. Degrees were conferred upon 349 students.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Sayre Museum Hosting Genealogy Workshop

A free workshop on Finding Your Civil War Ancestors will be presented by the Sayre Historical Society on Saturday, July 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. Pre-registration is required.  More...

Members of 40&8 Hold Picnic

The 40&8 members and one guest enjoyed their annual picnic, this year being held at the pavilion of American Legion 534 of Wyalusing on Sunday, July 19. The 40&8 was designed for veterans to be part of a fun group. More...

Guthrie Towanda Holds Good Grief Day Camp

Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital and Guthrie Hospice recently held the Good Grief Day Camp at the Vesper Church Spiritual Life Center in Standing Stone June 16 to 18. More...

Sports

Wyalusing Racer Disappointed by Shangri-La Decision

Despite some iffy weather—a blustery thunderstorm had struck Nichols, NY, to the southwest— it appeared that Shangri- La II Motor Speedway would get its scheduled program in on Saturday, July 18.  More...

PGC Seeks Input on Osprey Plan

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking public input on its draft osprey recovery and management plan, which can be reviewed at the agency’s website, www.pgc.state.pa.us.  More...

Runners Support Wounded Warriors

Laue, Foster Win Sunfish Pond 5K

A larger than expected field of runners turned out at the 5K Run/Walk at Sunfish Pond on Saturday, July 18.  The race, which was organized to bring more awareness of the Bradford County park, also benefitted The Wounded Warrior Project, which se More...

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