January 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

New Milford Murderer Sentenced

A Susquehanna County man who pleaded guilty last month to criminal homicide was sentenced on Jan. 21 to 16 to 36 years in prison in county court.  More...

GWCC Facing Financial Hardships

VP TALKS REFOCUS OF CHAMBER

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) lost a troubling number of members throughout 2015 and many in the community are questioning the stability of the organization as office hours were cut back in November due to budget constraints.  More...

Liberty Plant Construction on Schedule, ‘First Fire’ Held

There was talk about the Panda Power Funds “Liberty Plant” located in Asylum Township earlier this month regarding temporary incidents of heightened sound and a heavier outflow of steam emissions.  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...

Lifestyles

Embracing Life’s Possibilities Topic of Beta Rho Meeting

The December meeting of the Beta Rho Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, whose biennial theme is “Embrace Life’s Endless Possibilities,” was held at the Tea Room at Dreyer Hall in Montrose.  More...

Color Added to Crush Cancer 5K

The Crush Cancer Color 5K will be held on Saturday, May 21, at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds, starting at 9:30 a.m.  This race, which had been contested as a regular 5K in past years, will be held in memory of the late Hilary Brown with all pro More...

Penn Can Honors 2015 Champs

Penn Can Speedway hosted its annual awards banquet at the Montdale Country Club on Saturday, Jan. More...

Sports

Rams Take Command

WVHS Wrestlers Defeat Athens, Canton to Lead NTL Title Race

Darren Schum’s three minute pin of Athens’ John Nickson in the penultimate bout of the night may have clinched the 37-27 Wyalusing Valley victory on Jan. 26, but the battle between Northern Tier League un beatens was decided earlier than that. More...

Veterans Remain in Title Hunts

Thanks to the marvels of modern medicine and advanced training methods, sports fans get to watch their heroes and heroines compete at ages well beyond what was thought possible just a few years ago.  More...

Wounded Cagers Drop Two Games

The Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball team, having already clinched a District Four playoff berth, struggled through two losses against Northern Tier League Large School opponents.  With the losses to North Penn-Mansfield and Wellsboro, th More...

Reflections on a Spring Lake Sunset

On a day that saw the southern part of Pennsylvania buried under several feet of snow on Saturday, Jan. 23, nary a flake flew in Bradford County. More...

Community Thanks Allyns

2015 WYALUSING OUTSTANDING CITIZENS HONORED

Wyalusing Rainbow Club President Bob Westover welcomed the over 80 people who attended Saturday evening’s Outstanding Citizen Banquet, where Browntown residents Art and Alice Allyn were the guests of honor.  Noting that the Rainbow Club wo More...

Museum’s School Project Continues

AT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S BIANNUAL MEETING:

Following year-one of a two year funded project, the Wyalusing Valley Museum still has a great deal to accomplish in its local schoolhouse project, through which it hopes to navigate and pinpoint dozens of schools once scattered across the present da More...

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Local News

Three Area Wineries Earn Awards at 100th PA Farm Show

Whoever said good wine couldn’t be made in northeast Pennsylvania should have attended the 100th annual Pennsylvania Farm Show for the Commercial Wine Competition, where three local wineries from Bradford and Wyoming Counties earned multiple me More...

Concealed Carry Seminar Set for Feb. 13

Bradford County Commissioners Doug McLinko, Daryl Miller and Ed Bustin will host a concealed carry seminar at the Bradford County Courthouse on Thursday, Feb. 18, in Courtroom 1.  More...

Meshoppen Man Charged in Fatal Crash

Johnathan Brown, 19, Meshoppen, is charged with careless driving following an accident on the morning of Jan. 24 in which two passengers died as a result of injuries sustained. More...

Dining and Entertainment

One Act Plays Featured at Black Box Theatre

The Winding River Players will host a One Act Play Showcase featuring local high school students at The Black Box Theatre, 415 Main Street, Towanda, on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. More...

Three New Exhibits at Dietrich

It is not often that the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock can celebrate three exhibits at the same time, but on Sunday, Jan.  More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“Saint Luke writes his Gospel so that the reader will ‘realize the certainty of the teachings’ received.  More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable— if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things,” (Philippia More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last week’s scripture continued with the stories of Jesus’ healing powers. Mark 5:21-43 begins by telling us that Jesus had crossed again to the other side of the lake. More...

Education

Cadet Dymond Earns Honors

Members of The Citadel South Carolina Corps of Cadets earned top honors in the fall 2015 semester. More...

Local Students On Dean’s List

Local residents were among more than 1,550 students named to The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2015 fall semester.  More...

Readers Meeting Writers in Middle School

Just as Wyoming County Reads invites adults to read and discuss a particular acclaimed book each year, Readers Meeting Writers invites middle school students to read a special book by a writer they can meet.  More...

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