December 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Treatment Court Hosts Third Graduation of 2015

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A Big Smile for Mrs. Claus

Sylvia Lane, 5, of Wyalusing greets Mrs. Claus with a huge smile Friday evening during Wyalusing’s annual tree lighting ceremony. 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

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

–Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas–

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

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Robert W. Likins, aka Robert W. Likins, Jr., to Robert W., Jr. and Candy L. Likins in Athens Township for $1 on Nov. 19.  More...

Letters

U.S. Response to ISIS is Lunacy

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Wyalusing School Board Pres. Rebuts Sen. Yaw’s Statements

Dear Editor:  The following is an open letter to Senator Gene Yaw. I am speaking for myself, and not necessarily for the school board as a whole:  Dear Senator Yaw:  I received your recent e-newsletter. More...

Lifestyles

Leaders Recognized at 4-H Achievement Night

Susquehanna County 4-H held its Annual 4-H Achievement Night and Leaders Recognition Celebration at Mountain View High School on Nov. 7. The evening began at 6 p.m. with an excellent covered dish dinner that was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Susquehanna Vies for ‘River of the Year’–Heritage Region Solicits Votes

Voting began on Nov. More...

Jewelry World Reopens in Tunkhannock

Jewelry World officially reopened its doors at a Grand Reopening on Friday, Nov. 27 during a ceremony hosted by the Tunkhannock Business and Professional Association.  More...

Wyalusing Adult Band to Present Concert Dec. 6

The Wyalusing Adult Band, primarily under the direction of Mr. Robert Shumway, will be presenting their annual Winter Concert this Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m. in the Wyalusing High School Auditorium.  More...

Sports

Let the Games Begin

Tis the season…for winter sports to begin.  The Wyalusing Valley wrestling, boys’ basketball and girls’ basketball teams open play this weekend with tournament play.  On Saturday, the Wyalusing grapplers will defend the t More...

Grapplers Poised for Title Run

Three PIAA Qualifiers Lead Veteran Squad into Campaign

With three returning PIAA qualifiers, including medalist Collin Edsell, the Wyalusing Valley wrestling team is solidly positioned for another outstanding year.  More...

Ram Cagers Continue Steady Improvement

Entering his second season as Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball coach, Brent Keyes believes his squad is poised to improve on last year’s 7-15 record.  Keyes was pleased with the progress made by his squad both during off-season work More...

Breaking News - 12/4/2015 2:28 PM

Township Supervisors Approve Liquor License Transfer to Wysox Dandy  Free Access 

LCB Approval Still Needed for Transfer

Wysox Township Supervisors allowed for the transfer of a restaurant liquor license to the Dandy Mini Mart located at the intersection of Route 6 and 187 on Thursday night, Dec. 3 More...

WVHS Earns Highest SPP Score in Region

The Wyalusing Valley Junior/ Senior High School earned the highest Pennsylvania School Performance Profile (SPP) score in Bradford County for the 2014-15 school year with a score of 85.1 out of a possible 100 points.  More...

Laceyville Borough Set To Approve 2016 Budget

POLICE OFFICER PROMOTED TO CHIEF

The Laceyville Borough Council announced at its Tuesday, Dec. 1 meeting that it will hold a special meeting on Thursday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. at the borough hall to approve its proposed 2016 budget.  More...

Wyoming County Joins CCAP in Potential Suit

In response to the ongoing budget impasse at the state level, Commissioner Ron Williams recommended in late October that the Board of Commissioners advise county offices to withhold fees sent to the state in order to press the legislature into passin More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Travis Boher - 2017-06-29
Robert Miller - 2017-06-29
Travis J. Boher - 2017-06-29
Robert Miller - 2017-06-29

Local News

Rynveld Wreaths on Display During ‘Lighting of the Vines’

It’s a lesser-known fact that the small town of New Albany was once the self-proclaimed “Wreath Capital of the World,” shipping out two Lehigh Valley Railroad train car loads of Christmas décor per day on average.  More...

Wyalusing Twp. Looking At 2016 Budget Surplus

According to Wyalusing Township Secretary Maxine Meteer, the township is looking at a budget surplus of approximately   $10,125 for 2016.  This proposed excess is significantly less than the $59,390 surplus that was in the 2015 budget last More...

Washington Twp. Couple Arrested For Allegedly Abusing Children

A Wyoming County couple was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 25 after it had been alleged the two were neglecting children in their care.  Kevin F. Bloxham, 42, and Nancy A. More...

Opinion

Whose Values is Obama Promoting in Syria?

The most serious problem with the Syrian refugees isn’t that they’ll bring terrorists with them. More...

If Newspapers Go, Can We Trust What’s in the News?

So who is going to cover the news when newspapers are gone? Their declining importance has been having an impact—a very negative one— for some time.  More...

Support for Whole Milk in the Schools is Gaining

Without any reservation, the support for using whole milk in all of the public schools in the United States is gaining, but will it be enough? More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes likely belonged to the guest of honor at your Thanksgiving dinner. Yes, that was Tom Turkey staring out from this page a week ago. Once again, since we had close to 100 winners, we did not call everyone.  More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.  Wyalusing’s Iron Bridge   More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: Why is it that when Donald Trump makes an insensitive, stupid remark, his supporters seem to just let it slip by?  —WONDERING IN WILMOT DEAR WOND: It’s because before they have a chance to say much about it, he follows up More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

With all of our superior education and fantastic research of our day, we move into another Christmas season with no clear understanding of what we are really celebrating. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last Sunday’s scripture was from II Kings 22:1-10 and 23:1-3. It introduces us to Josiah, who was king of Judah; he became the king when he was just eight years old after the death of his father. More...

Education

Wyalusing School Board Loses 24 Years of Leadership Experience

Deborah Stethers and Vince Amoroso, who served 16 years and eight years, respectively, on the Wyalusing Area School District School Board, retired from service on Dec. 2.  More...

Schools’ Fiscal Insecurity Growing Due to Budget Impasse

Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) recently released a Budget Impasse Impact report based on a survey of public school leaders in Pennsylvania. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Please stop in to the see the library in all its Christmas finery. My elves came in last Friday and made the magic happen.  More...

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