March 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Ag Day Raises Money for 4-H and Dairy Promotion

The annual Ag Day event (formerly Dairy Day) was held at Elk Lake High School on March 4, hosting a variety of vendors and information services, as well as milk, cheese and ice cream offered by the Dairy Princess Promotion and the ever-popular Pie Co 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, 570-465 More...

Crime and Courts

Wyoming County Prison Generators Online

New generators at the Wyoming County Prison are, so far, performing well, noted Warden Ken Repsher at Tuesday’s prison board meeting. The generators are meant to keep the prison online and secure in the event of a power outage. More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

Nicholson Man Arrested for Child Porn

On Friday, March 4, 2016 Attorney General Kathleen G. More...

Lifestyles

Towanda Irishmen’s March Of 1841 to be Re-Enacted

The Towanda Irishmen’s march of 1841 will be re-enacted inside SS Peter and Paul Church on Sunday, March 13, prior to the 11 a.m. Mass. More...

Raupers Named To Dean’s List At Emmanuel

Alexandra Raupers of Towanda was named to the Emmanuel College Dean’s List for the fall 2015 semester. To earn a spot on the Dean’s List, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for a 16-credit semester.   More...

Trowbridge Graduate of Missouri State

Maria Trowbridge of Meshoppen is among Southeast Missouri State University’s fall 2015 graduates.  Trowbridge graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a major in nursing.  She is the daughter of Eugene and More...

Dining and Entertainment

Explore Your Area with ‘Everybody Walk Across PA’

Penn State Extension will once again be taking a virtual walk—this time learning about and enjoying the wonderful Rails to Trails in Pennsylvania. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Bingo is this Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion. Hope to see you there.  More...

Early Morning Jazz Entertains Musical Society

The Wyalusing Musical Society met on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting,” (Psalm 139:23-24). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In the gospel regarding the prodigal son, what is it that finally moves him to return home? It is his hunger. In the experience of being without, he becomes aware of the “something more” that can save him; his father’s house. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

We read of the coming battle of Armegeddon in Revelation 14. Yes, it is a real place, a large plain on the river Kishon, which empties into the Mediterranean Sea at Mt. Carmel in Israel. Apparently, it is an ideal spot on which to engage the enemy. More...

Education

Conservation Stewardship Program

Application Deadline Set for March 31

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced this year’s deadline for producer applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is March 31.  More...

SCHOOL MENUS

WYALUSING ELEMENTARY BREAKFAST MONDAY, MARCH 14 Breakfast pizza or Assorted whole grain cereal w/animal crackers, chilled juice and/or fruit, low-fat milk. More...

Council Mulling New Comprehensive Plan

At its Monday night meeting, the Wyalusing Borough Council discussed the need to update the borough’s 24-yearold comprehensive plan—and the cost of completing the new plan—but held off making a decision until after a workshop where More...

Donation Conveys ‘Goodwill’

LACEYVILLE DEPT. HELPS FUND MESHOPPEN AMBULANCE

The Goodwill Fire Company in Laceyville presented a $2,000 check to the Meshoppen Volunteer Fire Department on Monday, March 7 to assist in paying for its new ambulance vehicle.  More...

Susquehanna County Grant to Create Jobs

Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin recently announced the approval of a $446,000 grant through the Pennsylvania First program to the Central Bradford Progress Authority for a waterline extension project that will More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

George R. Farr, Jr. - 2017-04-27

Local News

Rush Twp. Home Heavily Damaged by Fire

A two-story residence in Rush Township near the intersection of Route 267 and Irish Hill Road suffered heavy damage in a fire that broke out around 8:30 p.m. More...

Kindergarten Registration March 29 to 31

Kindergarten registration will be held at Wyalusing Valley Elementary School from March 29 to March 31. Children who are five years old on or before Sept. 1 are eligible to start kindergarten in the 2016-2017 school year.  More...

Elk Lake Alters Presidential Election Process

At the March 2 joint meeting of the Elk Lake School District and Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) school board, President Arden Tewksbury proposed a change to the electoral process for president and vice president of the board. More...

Opinion

So You Think There’s Nothing Left to Say?

About the most originality any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment. —Henry Wheeler Shaw  More...

Pennsylvania Budget Deadlock Inflicts Community Hardships, Compels Reform

Guest Commentary

A serious, nasty and debilitating budget deadlock that boils over into a second calendar year should be the catalyst for fundamental reforms of the state budget process. More...

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Columns

Say Farewell to ‘Old Man Winter’

Here’s a topic I just love writing about when this time of year rolls around.  It’s almost spring and I’m here to tell you to get outdoors and enjoy it. More...

Reflections of Nature

When one compares the life and survival of the smallest of creatures to the largest of mammals on earth, we can easily see that nothing in God’s creation was the result of happenstance.  The common house fly travels at speeds of 4.5 miles More...

Sullivan County Dairy Committee Announces Upcoming Events

The Sullivan County Dairy Promotion Committee met to discuss the Sullivan County Dairy Princess Pageant, an invitation to youth between 13 and 24 to be involved in dairy promotion and to announce the theme for the June Dairy Parade and the Fifth Grad More...

Sports

Northeast Region Wrestling Championships

Photos by Pete Hardenstine Wyalusing Valley’s Dawson Otis clinched his first trip to the PIAA championships with a 1:36 pin of Lewisburg’s Cody Palmer in the 285-pound consolation semifin More...

Five Alive in Medal Hunt

Collin Edsell, Haley Win Titles; Three Others Advance to PIAA Meet

Five men entered and five moved on.  Led by two-time Northeast Region tournament champion Collin Edsell and first-time winner Josh Haley, a handful of Wyalusing Valley wrestlers successfully battled their way through the tournament at Williamspo More...

North Wrestlers Advance

Fifteen North Section wrestlers advanced to the PIAA championships in Hershey this weekend with top four finishes at the Northeast Class AA Region tournament in Williamsport on March 4-5.  More...

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