January 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Outstanding Citizen Banquet Date Changed

The date of the Wyalusing Rainbow Club’s Outstanding Citizen banquet has been changed from Feb. 18 to Saturday, Feb. 4 beginning at 5 p.m. More...

Wyalusing Chamber Holds Membership Meeting

After being on the brink of going out of existence last spring, the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) is showing clear signs of a resurgence, as evidenced by a strong turnout at last week’s membership dinner and a resuscitated checkb 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

Republican Committee Endorses Matthews

The Bradford County Republican Committee has officially endorsed Eric Matthews for Magisterial District Judge to replace retiring District Judge Timothy M. More...

Krupinski Running for Clerk, Prothonotary

Montrose resident Jan Barnum Krupinski recently issued the following press release announcing her candidacy for Susquehanna County Prothonotary and Clerk of Court. More...

Carr Running For MDJ

Towanda resident Todd A. Carr recently announced his candidacy for Magisterial District Judge 42-0-3 and issued the following press release. More...

Letters

Pro-AG: PA Milk Marketing Board Must Be Maintained

Dear Editor,  I’ve been hearing rumors that some people want the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board (PMMB) abolished.  I think all of these people should understand what the PMMB is all about.  More...

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

This spring, the “Greatest Show on Earth” will have its last curtain call. Field Entertainment, which is the owner of the Ringling Bros. and the Barnum & Bailey Circus, announced on Jan. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Sue Kilmer. We only had four calls, but no one came up with her name. * * * 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 

BARBECUES

Chicken BBQ at the Goodwill Fire Company in Laceyville. On Feb. 26, food will be ready around 11 a.m. Be sure to come out and get some great chicken! R4x5c/S5x4c  Chicken BBQ on Sunday, Feb. 5. Preorders only. More...

BENEFITS

Benefit for Andrew Pardoe, who suffers from a rare brain disorder and is now at home in hospice care. Feb. 12, 2-5 p.m. at the Wyalusing Fire Hall. Spaghetti and meatball dinner, $10. Kids under 5, free. Silent Auction. More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Jan. 29, 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

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

“God, who at various times and in various ways, spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets” (Hebrews 1:1).  More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

In our scripture last Sunday, Jesus goes to the lake to preach to the people. At the edge of the lake, he sees two boats and climbs into one of them. More...

Local Girls Attend Trump Inauguration

Catherine Brown and Taylor Vanderpool, both eighth graders at the Wyalusing Valley Jr.-Sr. High School, recently had an experience that they’ll likely never forget— they attended the inauguration of President Donald Trump. More...

Tax Collectors Discuss Lowered Rates

Several local tax collectors met with the Wyalusing Area School District (WASD) Budget, Finance and Transportation Committee last week to further discuss the school board’s Nov. More...

Hello, It’s Winter Calling

After recent days with spring-like temperatures in the 50s, Old Man Winter returned Monday night to remind us that it’s January with a snowstorm that closed schools and sugarcoated the region l More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Larry Wayne Snyder - 2017-03-23
Timothy C. Ackley - 2017-03-23

Local News

Pro-Life Supporters Rally at County Courthouse

The steps of the Bradford County Courthouse were filled with people holding posters supporting the pro-life cause Sunday afternoon, Jan. 22. More...

Five Face Drug Charges in Athens Township Bust

Police arrested five people while serving a warrant at a residence along Mile Lane Road in Athens Township on Monday, Jan. 23 just after 5 p.m.  Athens Township Police arrested Monica S. Tappan, 35, Athens; Chad M. Comstock, 30, Sayre; Sarah M. More...

Revised Plans for Wysox Dandy Mart Submitted

The Bradford County Planning Commission and its engineering consultant are currently reviewing revised plans relating to the renovation and expansion of the Dandy Mini Mart at the intersection of Routes 6 and 187 in Wysox Township, formerly known as More...

Opinion

Increased Big Truck Traffic Spells Trouble for Laceyville

Laceyville Mayor Phil Brewer hit the nail on the head at a public meeting Tuesday night when he said that a proposal to dramatically increase tank truck traffic in a portion of the borough would be, as he put it, “a tremendous problem for Lacey More...

No Excuses; Quit ’em If You’ve Got ’em

I was binge-watching episodes of The Twilight Zone the other night, and the first thing that struck me was how well they hold up. More...

Apollo 1—America’s First Space Disaster 50 Years Ago

Throughout the 1960s, America was galvanized by the Space Race. President John F. Kennedy challenged the nation to land an American man on the moon before the end of the decade. More...

Lifestyles

Wyalusing Public Library Created in Legos

Bingo is this Saturday from 1 p.m. to ? at the American Legion in Wyalusing. Come out and join us for a great afternoon of socialization, fun and, of course, Bingo.  More...

First Micro-Scale LNG Production Solution Commissioned in Mansfield

The Dresser-Rand business, part of Siemens Power and Gas, has commissioned its first microscale natural gas liquefaction system at the Ten Man liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility near Mansfield, PA. More...

Visitors’ Bureau Accepting Events for Annual Calendar

Events that take place between April 1, 2017, and March 31, 2018, are now being accepted for the Endless Mountains Visitors’ Bureau Annual Calendar of Events Booklet.  The deadline to submit events is Friday, Feb. 17. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Dietrich Offers Free Preview Day

For the first time ever, the Dietrich Theater is inviting film goers to a Winter Fest Preview Day on Thursday, Feb. More...

Sports

Rams Retain the Stone

Wyalusing Valley raced out to a 30-0 lead through the first five weight classes en route to a 51-13 win at Towanda on Jan. More...

Playoffs Ahead for WVHS

It seems like the winter sports season just started, but, believe it or not, the post-season is looming.  In fact, wrestling’s seemingly never-ending post-season begins next Wednesday.  Wyalusing Valley will begin the District Four te More...

Cagers Race Past Warriors

WVHS Defeats Williamson, Cowanesque Valley

The Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball team used a 13-0 run in the third quarter to seal a 48- 29 win over Williamson on Jan. More...

Education

Bucknell Students Named to Dean’s List

Bucknell University, located in Lewisburg, has released the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2016-17 academic year. More...

Kutztown University Announces Dean’s List

More than 1,650 students have been named to the fall 2016 Dean’s List at Kutztown University. More...

KonMari Lessons to be Offered At Bradford County Library

Did you resolve to get organized in the New Year, but don’t know how to get started? More...

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