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2015 November Election Preview

Bradford County — BY DAVID KEELER — More...

Elk Lake Moves to Address Potential Shortfall

The pinch felt by entities across the commonwealth as the state budget impasse nears the end of its fourth month will begin to affect school districts more harshly in coming months, said Elk Lake superintendent Ken Cuomo at the Oct. 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, 570-465 More...

Crime and Courts

District Judges

Timothy Clark, Towanda   More...

Towanda Man Charged with Attempted Homicide on State Trooper

A state policeman was seriously injured while responding to an incident that occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at a residence along Williams Road in Franklin Township involving an armed man and a stolen vehicle.  More...

Overfield Businesses Burglarized

THREE SUSPECTS STILL AT LARGE

At approximately 3 a.m. on Oct. More...

Columns

Don’t Hire a Teen To Mow Your Lawn

If you hire a teen to mow your lawn or do other chores like running a Weedeater, you could end up like Tracy Keeney, owner of Wyalusing’s B&K Equipment, and be ordered to pay a hefty fine. More...

For Those with a Longing for Long Words…

America is the land of opportunity and unlimited horizons. We celebrate a vastness that is also beautiful and promising, unlike the antiseptic starkness of Mongolia or the desolation of Siberia. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Welcome to our final paper of October. Where did the month go? And in case you haven’t noticed, there are just 57 shopping days remaining until Christmas.  * * *  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events

New Albany will be having Trick or Treating on Oct. 31 from 4 to 6 p.m. The New Albany Children’s Fund will be judging costumes at 5:30 p.m. at the New Albany Park. They will also provide cookies and punch.  More...

Sports

Dreams Do Come True

Most eight-year-old boys have dreams of video games, toy trucks or just romping with their dog in a pile of leaves on a cool, cloudy autumn day.  Alex Lantz isn’t your normal eight-year-old boy.  After he lost his aunt, Michelle Lamph More...

Harriers Have Eyes On Hershey

Runners from throughout District Four will descend upon Bloomsburg University’s windy hilltop today (Oct. More...

Hornets Feast On Half-Dozen Ram Turnovers

Wellsboro converted six Wyalusing Valley turnovers into a pair of touchdowns en route to a 21-13 win on Oct. More...

No Tax Hike in Bradford County Again Next Year

There will be no tax increase in the county’s 2016 budget, Doug McLinko, Chairman of the Bradford County Commissioners, announced Thursday, Oct. 22 during the regularly scheduled meeting. More...

Baby’s First Halloween

We all have parents who torment us with what we refer to as embarrassing photos from our youth, and Kristin Keeney is no different, as she will undoubtedly “blackmail” her daughter, Winn, More...

Tunkhannock Silica Plant Not to be Built

For the past year, many residents of the Tunkhannock area have expressed their opposition to a silica sand transload facility proposed for construction in Tunkhannock Township.  Those residents should be delighted to hear that D&I Silica of More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dorothy Schultz - 2017-11-16
Edward Marshall - 2017-11-16
Ethel Ashley - 2017-11-16
Lanny Adams - 2017-11-16

Local News

Rainbow Club Hands Out Over $7K at Elimination Party

The Wyalusing Rainbow Club held its 31st annual Elimination Party at the Wyalusing Fire Hall Saturday night and as has been the case since the event began in 1984, the house was packed with over 200 people all hoping to leave with the event’s $ More...

Kenneth and Caroline Taylor Scholarship Program

APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR WVHS SENIOR CLASS

Applications for The Kenneth and Caroline Taylor Scholarship Program are now available in the WVHS Guidance Department. More...

Ray Raffin Presented Melvin Jones Award

The Wyalusing Lions Club met on Tuesday evening, Oct. More...

Opinion

Other Wrongful Fines Issued in Laceyville?

Dear Editor:  I read with interest the article about the results of the state audit on fines levied by the police employed in the Laceyville Borough.  More...

Scouts to Sponsor Scouting for Food Nov. 7

Five Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America, is again doing their annual “Scouting for Food” program. Non-perishable food items are collected using the bags the scouts will leave at homes and businesses on Saturday, Nov. 7.  More...

Guthrie to Host ‘Shine a Light on Lung Cancer’ Vigil

Guthrie will host a “Shine A Light on Lung Cancer” vigil on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge at 117 S. Elmer Avenue in Sayre. More...

Dining and Entertainment

‘Back to the 80s’ Coming to Elk Lake Nov. 6-7

Take a step back in time with the Elk Lake Drama Department when they stage the musical “Back to the 80s” on Nov. 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. More...

Scenes from Sunday’s Wyalusing Lioness Halloween Party

Costume winners in the 0-2 age group. More...

Local AARP Planning for Christmas Party

On Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. the Bradford/ Sullivan AARP Chapter 4423 met at Jones Diner for a luncheon meeting. More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last week’s narrative was a story about David…King David. But it is also more than that; it is a lesson about making Christ the center of our lives. The narrative begins with the prophet Nathan being sent to David. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

One of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s attempts to break the grip of the depression during the 1930s was to pass out a bonus of $300 to all WWI veterans. My dad qualified, a Navy vet with four children and in debt. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“Everything is given by God, but it seems we can help a great deal to receive this tenderness by considering our lowliness and the ingratitude we have shown toward God, the many things he did for us, his passion with such heavy sorrows, his lif More...

Education

WVHS Students Complete Senior Projects

Wyalusing Valley High School juniors who’ve already completed their senior projects include: (front, left to right, with their project listed after student’s name) Sierra Cano (cleaned up More...

Director of Career and Technical Education Appointed

The Northern Tier Career Center (NTCC) Joint Operating Committee and Area Superintendents Council announce the appointment of Gary Martell as their new Director of Career and Technical Education at the center. More...

Beta Rho Chapter Initiates New Members

Three new members from the Lackawanna Trail School District were initiated into the Beta Rho Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International at the October meeting in Montrose. More...

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