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2017 Primary Election Preview

Bradford County  — BY CAIN CHAMBERLIN —   More...

Two Individuals Sought in Wyoming County

Chelsea Robinson, a 27-year-old white female of Montrose, escaped from the custody of Wyoming County Probation on Friday, May 5.  The incident is being investigated by Tunkhannock Borough Police. More...

National Day of Prayer Observed

Welcoming a large crowd gathered outside the Bradford County Courthouse Thursday, May 4, former Bradford County Commissioner Nancy Schrader, who coordinated Bradford County’s marking of the National Day of Prayer, told the audience that this ye 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...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Timothy L. Teribury to Patricia K. Congdon in South Creek Township for $80,000 on April 24.  More...

BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS AND PLEAS

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons were recently sentenced, pleaded guilty or were accepted into the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:  SENTENCINGS  More...

Letters

It’s Time to Make Assisted Living for All

Editor:  The PA General Assembly’s nonpartisan Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) recently released a report on the anticipated state budget deficit over the next two years. More...

Mothers’ Day is Not for Cows

Dear Editor:  More...

Lifestyles

SPOTLIGHT ON BUSINESS

LeRaysville Business Creating Floorcloths

This month’s spotlight on business is on a new, first-time chamber member, Christine Washack, who is the owner of Hemlock Hollow Floorcloths, located on 899 Jackson Valley Road in LeRaysville.  Floorcloths, or “Oylcoths” as the More...

Dairy Ambassador Discusses Dairy Farm

Hello everyone! My name is Krista Jones, and I am a dairy ambassador for Susquehanna County. I attend Elk Lake School, where I am involved in cross country, basketball, track and field, band, chorus and campus life. More...

Endless Mountains Calendar of Events Released

The Endless Mountains Visitors’ Bureau Annual Calendar of Events brochure is now available.  The calendar covers events happening April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018 and includes a wide range of community events such as open houses, supp More...

Dining and Entertainment

Tunkhannock Site of Historic Walking Tours

The public is invited to make a reservation for a guided tour of historic places in Tunkhannock on Thursdays, May 18 and 25, June 1, 8 and 15, beginning at 5 p.m. More...

Sports

Lady Rams Sweep Tri-Meet

Defeat Towanda, NEB; Boys Fall to Knights, Tame Panthers

The Wyalusing Valley track team concluded the 2017 regular season with a tri-meet against Towanda and Northeast Bradford at Peterson Stadium on Tuesday, May 9.  Wyalusing swept the girls’ meet with 79 points. More...

Thinclads Ready for Post-Season

The Wyalusing Valley track team is slated to compete in the Northern Tier League championship meet at Athens on Friday, May 12.  This is the first time the league meet, which decides the official league championship teams for the girls and boys, More...

Rams Outlast Knights

A little of the sting from a frustrating season for the Wyalusing Valley baseball team was lessened with a thrilling come-from-behind win over Towanda at Salsman Field on Monday, May 8.  With the score tied at 5-5, Joey Wheeler singled for the R More...

Education

Sonbeam Pre-school Group Visits Laceyville Library

On May 23, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., we are doing painting again. This time, it will be a tree tote with button “leaves,” again taught by Teresa Brewer. More...

Paws & Claws Society Holds Spay Day in Rome

The Paws & Claws Society, Inc. (PACS) of New Jersey, in partnership with Gemini Farm of Rome, PA, conducted a cat spay day for the mobile home parks in the community of Rome.  More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Ulster native Patrick Lawrence O’Keeffe has written a novel, Cold Air Return. Bradford County is the basis for this fictional work. It is a coming of age story based in 1960. More...

State of the District Address Highlights Successes, Challenges

Dr. Jason Bottiglieri has been a busy man since starting as the Superintendent of the Wyalusing Area School District back on Aug. 8, and while much has been accomplished, he’s the first one to say, “We have more work to do.” More...

Ag Day at WVES

Photo by Amy Girven Gavin VanDeMark, a fourth grade student in Mr. More...

College Degree Dream Comes True for Doug Newton at 62

If you had to come up with a few words describing Spring Lake’s Douglas Newton and the incredible journey he’s about to complete, your list would surely include “determined, inspiring and unbelievable.”  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Verne Lott - 2017-12-14
Catherine Gregory - 2017-12-14
Ceejay Smith - 2017-12-14
Charles Keeney - 2017-12-14
Martha Wildrick - 2017-12-14

Local News

School Board Passes Final Proposed Budget of $23.2M

Despite the still unknown final decision on Governor Tom Wolf’s budget, the Board of Directors for the Wyalusing Area School District voted unanimously to pass the district’s final proposed budget of $23,260,553 Monday night.  More...

WAEF Commits $11K to Makerspace Movement

Editor’s Note: The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation recently unanimously agreed to provide $11,000 to purchase various elements of a new educational program known as Makerspace Movement, which will be utilized at the Wyalusing Elementary Sch More...

Elk Lake Board Prepares to Cut Staff

When the Elk Lake School Board convened a meeting on May 3 following the regular Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center meeting, one item on the agenda stood out. More...

Opinion

Trump Was Right To Fire Comey

A Hollywood screenwriter couldn’t dream up a more bizarre melodrama than the unending parade of whodunits in our nation’s capital.  More...

Greetings from the Land of Dracula

It is almost 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning as I write this from a spacious apartment shared by seven of us, including a fouryear old grandson, in downtown Bucharest, Romania. In Wyalusing, it is seven hours earlier—2 a.m. on the same morning.  More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Spring Lake resident, David Neuber. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: My son wants me to take him golfing, but I’m reluctant because he has all this metal sticking through various parts of his body, including his tongue. 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 

ART CLASSES

Art class every Wednesday at the Warren Center Senior Center at 1 p.m. Open to area residents, ages 18 years or older. Free. For more information, please call Warren Center Senior Center at 570-395-3108 or Chris Terwilliger at 607-857-0814. More...

BARBECUES

Chicken BBQ: Saturday, May 20. Dotti-Lou’s, Stevensville. 11 a.m. until gone. Halves only, $7. Benefits L&R Community Group.  More...

BLOOD DRIVE

Blood Drive: Thursday, May 25 at the Wyalusing Fire Hall. In memory of Dr. Robert Ottaviani. Dr. Ottaviani was a local resident, a long-time member of the Wyalusing Lions’ Club and local optometrist.   More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Paul was commissioned as the missionary to the gentiles, the non- Jews. I’m glad he went there, for as a gentile, I have benefited from his sacrifice. Paul’s teaching changed Europe forever. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone,” (Colossians 4:5-6). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me.” — John 10:27  To follow in the footsteps of our Shepherd is to pass through the valley of death in to the glory of life lived to the full in his presence.  More...

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