November 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents Urged to Apply for Flood Buyout

The Wyoming County Commissioners got the good news that the county is one of only four statewide, which have been offered a share of an $8.5 million pot to buyout flood-damaged properties. More...

County Gets Three RFPs for Comprehensive Plan

The Bradford County Commissioners opened three requests for proposal (RFPs) at their Thursday, 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...

Museum Reports More Donations To ‘Move to Main Street’ Campaign

The Wyalusing Valley Museum recently reported a number of new donations in its “Move to Main Street” campaign, which was organized to provide funding for a three-phase project, including purchasing the Meteer Building at 25 Main Street ($ More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Donald L. Frey Estate, Laurie Mae Frey, Executrix, to Randall Alex Frey in Granville Township for $1 on Oct. 20.  More...

Letters

Christians, Do Your Duty  Free Access 

Dear Editor,  More...

Stingy Increase in Social Security Benefits Puts New Focus on Need for Better System

Dear Editor:  The Social Security Administration (SSA) added insult to injury when it announced last week that those receiving benefits can look forward to a miserly three tenths of one percent increase beginning in January.  More...

Raise the Flag Higher, Patriots

Dear Editor:  I would like to commend the owners of the new barbershop for displaying the U.S. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

We are coming to the time of year when we celebrate two of our biggest holidays, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Many family discussions are held concerning where and what date the family can gather. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Chaz Ross. We had approximately three dozen calls and no one recognized the three-time overall and nine-time Ironman champion of the North Branch Triathlon.  * * *  More...

The Way We Were...

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

Coming Events  Free Access 

BASKET RAFFLES

The Stevensville Community Club is planning an extra special Basket Raffle for Nov. 9, 10, 11 and 12. This year there will also be a separate Party Cart raffle with drawing being held just before the basket raffle, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. More...

BENEFITS

Cancer Benefit for Beth Allen, Sunday, Nov. 27, noon to 5 p.m. at Towanda American Legion, 912 Main St. Spaghetti dinner, salad, bread, dessert for $8, adults; children, 5 to 12, $5; under 5, free. Baked goods, gun raffle tickets (drawing Dec. 3). More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Nov. 27, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, French toast, ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, orange juice, real maple syrup and sugarfree syrup. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

What a privilege. We have the grand opportunity of voting for a new president who will govern our great land, our progress and its people. It is a time, too, when we stand in a desperate need for wisdom and guidance.  More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

This week, we celebrated the Holy Saints, Nov. 1 and Holy Souls, Nov. 2. The Saints have already achieved the ultimate oneness with God in heaven, but the Holy Souls in purgatory have only desire left. More...

Breaking News - 11/3/2016 12:27 PM

Motorcyclist Killed in Eaton Township Crash  Free Access 

A two-vehicle crash that occurred along Route 29 in Eaton Township just before 5 p.m. on Nov. 2 left a motorcyclist dead and another injured. Jeffrey T. More...

Say ‘Cheese’!

Halloween events and parades were held across the region this past weekend, including in Meshoppen Borough. More...

Souto Named President Of National Royalty Assn.

Wyalusing resident Jim Souto was recently named president of the National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO) and organization representing oil and gas royalty owners across the U.S.   More...

LeRaysville Minstrel Show Set to Open Nov. 5

FOUR PERFORMANCES, INCLUDING SUNDAY MATINEE

Those talented and fun-loving folks who’ve been staging homespun community minstrel shows in LeRaysville for decades are busy rehearsing for this year’s show entitled “Do You Remember,” which is set to open on Saturday, Nov. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Local News

Water Resources Investigation Presented at NTRPDC Meeting

The Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission (NTRPDC) held a full commission meeting at St. Basil’s Church Hall in Dushore on Friday, Oct. More...

Susquehanna Commissioners Grilled on ‘Youth at the Booth’

At their Oct.  More...

Ribbon Cutting at Who Knew Consignments

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning to mark the relocation of Who Knew Consignments from its former location on Route 6 to Wyalusing’s Main Street.  More...

Opinion

Which Candidate Are You Voting Against?

Here we are in the final days of what most everyone agrees is the most bizarre presidential election campaign in our nation’s history.  We’re faced with making a decision between two candidates, neither of which is held in high regar More...

American Tradition of Lying Meets its Match

Truth, like milk, arrives in the dark, But even so, wise dogs don’t bark. Only mongrels make it hard For the milkman to come up the yard. —Christopher Morley   More...

Lifestyles

Kusmierz Four Generations

Pictured (clockwise from front, right) are Mike and Ann Marie Kusmierz holding Kurt Anthony Kincel, son of Kurt Kincel, Jr. and first grandson of Michelle Kusmierz Kincel. More...

Flu Shots Offered at North Orwell Community Hall

If you want to find out what Area Agency on Aging services has available for caregivers or if you need a flu shot and/or are interested in playing bingo or doing a craft, please join the group on Nov. More...

Ghosts, Goblins Swarm Laceyville’s Main Street

Dawn Bluhm, president of the Laceyville Business Association, center in white dress, served as MC at Saturday’s Halloween Parade in Laceyville and is pictured on Main Street, which was closed t More...

Dining and Entertainment

Northern Tier Symphony Sets Fall Performances

For lead percussionist Robert Shumway, the upcoming fall concerts of the Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra hold a special challenge.  The program for the concerts features a selection of seasonal pieces. More...

Sports

Chasing a Sweet Dream

Corson, Patton Qualify for PIAA Meet; NEB Boys, Moyer Advance

Dreams do come true.  Even on cold, wet windy days with a field of competitors doing their best to deny you of your goals.  In last week’s District Four cross country championship meet at Bloomsburg University, dreams became reality f More...

Men in Black are Back

Towanda Regains Bronze Helmet With 34-0 Win

Towanda’s Tanner Kunkle threw for four touchdowns and Keegan Kisner rushed for 176 yards and one score en route to a 34-0 win over Wyalusing Valley in the annual Bronze Helmet Game.  More...

Slumping Rams Miss Opportunity

Wyalusing Valley’s 34-0 loss to Towanda in Friday’s Bronze Helmet Game marked the 14th time in 15 years the Black Knights have won the game.  Last year, the Rams finally snapped a 13-game Towanda winning streak in the series, which b More...

Education

September High School Students of the Month

Elk Lake High School Principal Brian Mallery recently announced the September 2016 Students of the Month for grades seven through twelve. More...

Senator Yaw Awards PHARE Funding

State Senator Gene Yaw recently commended the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) Board of Directors for approving the release of $2.13 million in Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) funding that will be d More...

Local Forester Shares Alaskan Experience

The guest speaker at the upcoming annual meeting of the Susquehanna County Forest Land Owners Association’s (SCFLOA) on Nov. 19 will be private consulting forester Robert Hobbes, Jr. He will tell the group about his 2016 trip to Alaska.  More...

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