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Grovedale Grape Harvest Beats Wet Weekend Weather

Plastic buckets lined the rows of vines at the Grovedale Winery & Vineyard late last week as staff and helpers scrambled to harvest the grapes before the weekend rain predicted to blanket the East Coast due to Hurricane Joaquin.  More...

Autumn’s Splendor

We still have yet to experience the season’s first frost, which typically intensifies fall colors, but Jenningsville photographer Janie Stabinsky found an abundance of colorful fall foliage on More...

Special Sections

Crime and Courts

–Bradford County Sentencings and Pleas–

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following person( s) recently were sentenced, entered guilty pleas or placed in the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:  More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   More...

Letters

Conflict Makes School District Lose Appeal

Dear Editor:  The recent attitudes about the discussion revolving around our beloved school district have found their way to my small apartment here in Brooklyn, and it has prompted me to reach out to let my voice, the voice of a WVHS alumnus, b More...

Stop Desecrating Wyalusing’s Historical Status

Dear Editor:  More...

Teachers Deserve Respect and Thanks

Dear Editor:  The following are some things you should know about the Wyalusing Area School District teachers.  1. They come to school early, they stay late and they work weekends.  2. More...

Seniors

Medicare Open Enrollment

Each year beginning Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, the Annual Medicare Open Enrollment period takes place.  The coverage and costs to your Medicare health and prescription plans can change. More...

Columns

Hillary Tells Us Why She’d Be A Horrific President

If you’re like me, you likely have questions about what sort of president Hillary Clinton might make based on things like:  —her woeful mishandling of the now infamous Benghazi attack when she was Secretary of State;  —her More...

Looking at Old Jokes When They Were New

I’ve become fascinated with the radio days of America, especially those years when we were going through a world war (the second one) and the years immediately following when we learned too much about man’s inhumanity to man and tried to More...

Reflections of Nature

Every year after our family picks apples at a local orchard, we drive to a farm stand where we buy pumpkins. The granddaughters each picked out a colorful gourd, and Mary Alice selected a pumpkin that appeared to be covered with peanuts.  More...

Sports

Patient Hirschman Reclaims Crown

After a cold, persistent rain washed out the first half of the Sunoco Race of Champions weekend at Chemung Speedrome, a bright, warm sun greeted race fans and teams on Sunday, Oct. 4 for the 65th running of the Modified 200.  More...

Local Man Recognized For His Trophy Deer

You don’t have to drive around Bradford County for long to realize that we share these mountains and valleys with a whole lot of white-tailed deer.  That generally means good hunting for both local outdoorsmen and those who come to the are More...

Rams Roll Past Canton

Scores 32 First-Quarter Points in Homecoming Win

The Wyalusing Valley football team scored early and often in a 59-6 Homecoming defeat of Canton at Peterson Stadium on Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/9/2015 7:20 AM

Teachers’ Strike Averted in Wyalusing  Free Access 

The Wyalusing Area School board and the Wyalusing Area Education Association came to a tentative agreement Thursday night, averting a strike that would have started next Tuesday, October 13.  In a statement released following Thursday’s mee More...

Laceyville Bridge To Close Oct. 26

Ken Johnson, Laceyville Borough Water Company Secretary, told the borough council Tuesday night that he had received confirmation from Lehigh Railway that the river bridge at Laceyville will close at 8 a.m. on Monday, Oct. More...

Jail Still Overpopulated

BRAINTRIM TWP. FORCED TO CARRY BURDEN OF DILAPIDATED HOMES

After taking in a record high 105 inmates in early September, the Wyoming County Correctional Facility (WCCF) is still overpopulated with 99 inmates on the roster as of Oct. 6 with over two dozen being housed at surrounding county jails.  More...

Budget Impasse Ticking Time Bomb for Schools

As the state budget impasse continues, schools and other government agencies are struggling to continue providing the services to the community.  The Wyalusing Area School District (WASD) has received zero dollars from the state and federal gove More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Local News

PA Rep. Boback Hosts Senior Expo

Identity theft, fraud, Alzheimer’s and other illnesses, injuries from a fall, abuse and even bullying—all sad and unforeseen circumstances elderly citizens are susceptible to.  More...

Bike Ride, Auction Raise over $3K for Class of ’16

A total of 35 motorcycles took part in an 81-mile ride Sunday that started at Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 and looped through portions of Bradford, Sullivan and Wyoming Counties.  More...

Susquehanna Co. Addresses Tick-Borne Diseases

The Susquehanna County Commissioners voted at a recent meeting to implement a task force to tackle the rise in tick-borne diseases such as Lyme Disease that are plaguing northeastern states. On Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Students Helping Make Saturday’s Festival Fun

Students in Shauna Case’s 9-12 grade basic and advanced art classes show off the jack-o’- lanterns they created for Saturday’s annual Fall Festival, hosted by the Greater Wyalusing More...

WVHS Class of 1960 Holds 55th Reunion

Thirty people, 21 of them classmates from the Wyalusing Valley High School Class of 1960, met at Grovedale Winery in Wyalusing on Saturday, Aug. More...

National Theatre Live Coming To Dietrich Theater Screen

Can it really be true that plays performed in New York and London can be seen onscreen at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, PA? The answer is “Yes.” A series of four plays will be shown at the Dietrich Theater beginning Oct. More...

Dining and Entertainment

BCRAC Announces 2015-16 Schooltime Youth Series Season

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) is announcing its 2015-16 Schooltime Youth Series with performances by touring theatres, Stars Within Reach Productions, ArtsPower and Tri- Cities Opera.  More...

Rick Koval Brings Reptiles up Close at the Dietrich

Rick Koval returns to the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m.  More...

‘Fracking Fiction: You Can’t Make This Stuff Up’ Topic of Talk by Author

Journalist and novelist Michael J. Fitzgerald will be speaking on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events

ANTIQUES  Fall Antiques and Art Sale, Rt. 407, Fleetville, Saturday, Oct. 10 and Sunday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appletree Antiques, Cutler & Co. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal,” (Isaiah 26:4). These wise words from the prophet Isaiah hold true throughout Scripture and in all of life. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Our Christian faith must be childlike—a trusting, humble and obedient faith. This is the kind of faith that will move mountains. The mountains of doubt, selfishness, unwillingness are to be subjected to authority. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last Sunday’s narrative lectionary gave us a look at the Israelites enslaved in Egypt, Pharaoh, Moses and God, who is the God of the living. More...

Education

SCHOOL MENUS

WYALUSING ELEMENTARY BREAKFAST MONDAY, OCT. 12 Columbus Day TUESDAY, OCT. 13 Pancake Sausage Stick or Assorted whole grain cereal w/animal crackers, chilled juice and/or fruit, low-fat milk. WEDNESDAY, OCT. More...

Penn State University News

Dean’s List Announced  The following area students have attained Dean’s List status at Penn State University for Summer 2015:  Kimberly Caines of Springville and Ryan McCarthy of Tunkhannock.  Commencement Held  More...

Classroom Technology Expanded for Ag Students

Canton Area School District

Canton Area School District has received a $10,000 grant from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. More...

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