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Relay For Life Slated for June 10

COMMUNITY INVITED TO ‘PAINT THE TOWN PURPLE’ JUNE 3

With a 2017 fundraising goal of $70,000, the Bradford County Relay For Life is well on its way, having already raised nearly $33,000 two weeks prior to the event being held on June 10 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. More...

NARO Hosting Town Hall On Push for House Bill 557

The Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO) will be hosting a free “Town Hall” style meeting on Wednesday, May 31 at 6:30 in the Black Walnut American Legion’s bingo hall on Route 6 in Laceyville to 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  RHOUSE516, LLC to Rachelle Hija in Wells Township for $46,000 on May 5.  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...

Lifestyles

A Special Visit to Main Street

Local businessman Rick Sherman (on mower) gave a tour of his soon-to-be-open American Sandwich Company on Friday to a pair of special visitors from Bad Boy Mowers. More...

Gerry Clouse Named Relay For Life Honorary Chair

Just days before the most invasive surgery of his life, Gerry Clouse, Jr. of Camptown sat for a photograph surrounded by his loving wife, children and grandchildren. More...

Tenth Chocolate & Wine Festival Brings Folks Together

“It’s hard to believe it’s been ten years,” said Leopold Schreiber of Chocolates by Leopold, reflecting on the history of the Chocolate & Wine Festival held annually in the downtown area of Montrose, this year on May 20.&n More...

Dining and Entertainment

Family Activities and Vendor Variety Give Bluegrass Festival Hometown Appeal

The 10th annual NEPA Bluegrass festival will be held from Thursday to Sunday, June 1 to 4 in Lazy Brook Park, east of Tunkhannock. More...

Visitors’ Bureau Looking for Participants for “Farm to You” Brochure

Agricultural-related businesses in the Endless Mountains Region are invited to participate in a new brochure being published by the Endless Mountains Visitors’ Bureau.  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. tfn More...

BARBECUES

Chicken BBQ at Pen-Mart, Rt. 6, Wyalusing from 10 a.m.- sold out. $6/half. Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28. Please call for possible delivery, Kim Corson, 570-721-3603. More...

BENEFITS

Benefit: Local paramedic Bill Welch of Wysox is battling Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Towanda American Legion Post #42 at 912 Main St., Towanda. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

This past weekend was a real winner. We attended my grandson’s college graduation, where the guest speaker was our country’s Vice President Michael R. Pence. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

When Philip in Acts 8 “proclaimed Christ” to the crowds, “with one accord” they “paid attention to what was said.” Their full acceptance of the Word of God provoked Peter and John to go to them and lay hands on the More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last week’s scripture was from Paul’s letter to the Galatians and also from Luke, which included a parable. Paul’s letter focused on our faith in Jesus Christ. More...

Education

SCHOOL MENUS

WYALUSING ELEMENTARY  SCHOOL BREAKFAST  MONDAY, MAY 29  No school.  TUESDAY, MAY 30  Pancake sausage stick or Assorted whole grain cereal w/animal crackers, chilled juice and/or fruit, low-fat milk.  WEDNESDAY, MAY 31&nb More...

Elk Lake High School Students of the Month Named for April

Elk Lake High School Principal Brian Mallery has announced the April 2017 Students of the Month for grades seven through twelve. More...

Hoffman Recognized as Green Dot Ambassador

Melina Hoffman of Wysox is one of 50 Lebanon Valley College graduates recognized as Green Dot ambassadors during the College’s 148th Commencement on Saturday, May 13. More...

Just Humming Along

Photographer Janie Stabinsky snapped this photo of a ruby-throated hummingbird, Eastern North America’s sole breeding hummingbird, visiting a feeder at her Jenningsville home. More...

Victim’s Father Speaks Out Against Cordell Plea Deal

The father of Kendall Doss, the 18-month-old girl who lost her life at the hands of Jeremiah “J.C.” Cordell in September of 2015, is speaking out against last week’s plea deal in Bradford County Court that led to a thirddegree murde More...

WWII Scrapbook Tells Stories of Local Heroes

It’s a treasure trove of history about the brave local men and women who served in the military during World War II.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Cornelia Irene Krispin - 2017-10-19
Miriam Bartlett - 2017-10-12
Milton Morse, Jr. - 2017-10-12

Local News

Tri-County Sportsmen’s Club Gets ‘The Alaska Experience’

While only half a dozen people in attendance at the Tri- County Sportsmen’s Club annual banquet had actually visited the state of Alaska, the other 60 in the room were soon given a preview of what it would be like to explore the last frontier.& More...

Changing of the Guard at Miller’s Pharmacy

There’s a new owner at Wyalusing’s Miller’s Pharmacy, and she is a familiar face to many Wyalusing area residents.  After co-owning the business for 18 years in a partnership with John Brown, Jeff Pitcher is selling his share o More...

Elk Lake Board Faces Opposition to Staff Cuts

Close to 100 people showed up at the May 18 Elk Lake school board meeting, hoping to hear discussion regarding the district’s plans to cut staffing, as provided for by the resolution enacted at the previous meeting.  More...

Opinion

The Changing Face Of Memorial Day

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who died in our nation's service.  There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over two dozen cities and towns laying claim to being the birthplace of More...

Here’s to the Freedom of the American Road

I’m far from a world traveler, but the handful of times I have left this continent have convinced me that the best place to travel is right here in the U.S.A.  More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

We have many cool programs coming your way in the near future. Please come in and take advantage of this free fun.  Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m.— Author Patrick O’Keeffe will be our guest. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Those turkey hunters who ventured out on Saturday, May 13 did not find ideal conditions. Although the cool and rainy weather had deterred some hunters, it did not stop Deke Parks from taking his two children, Alyssa and Garret, along on his hunt. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Sue Turner. We did not have any correct guesses  * * *  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...

Sports

Thinclads Collect Ten Medals

Edsell, Frederick, Cameron Lead WVHS with Third-Place Finishes

A strong showing in the field events produced three third place finishes for Wyalusing Valley athletes at the District Four Class AA championships in Williamsport on May 18 and May 20. More...

NTL Stars Headed to PIAA Meet

Even without the presence of any Wyalusing Valley athletes, the Northern Tier League, thanks in large part to the Athens girls’ team, will be well represented in Shippensburg for the PIAA championship this weekend. More...

Athens Rallies Past Rams

The Wyalusing Valley baseball team’s 2017 finale ended the same way much of its 4-14 campaign had, with an early lead evaporating away.  Trailing 1-0 through three innings, Athens scored seven runs over the next three frames en route to a More...

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