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Sixth Graders Graduate from Wyalusing Valley Elementary

Eighty-seven Wyalusing Valley Elementary School sixth graders were presented certificates of graduation at Friday morning’s (June 2) graduation ceremony at Layman Gymnasium in the Wyalusing Valley High School. More...

Group Confident Gas Royalties will be Restored

THE GREAT ROYALTY RIP-OFF

Bradford County Commissioner Daryl Miller told a group of gas leaseholders that not only are they collectively losing tens of millions of dollars in natural gas royalties due to them, the state is losing hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenue 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

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Gary L. and Marianne D. Hennip to Stephen D. and Elisabeth L. Laudermilch, two parcels in Orwell Township for $224,960 on May 24.  More...

Letters

What the Fake News Won’t Tell You

Dear Editor:  More...

Animal Health a Core Function of Government

Editor:  More...

Honoring the Paris Climate Accord

Dear Editor:  Are you, too, fighting mad about Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord? Then let’s fight back three times a day by adopting an eco-friendly plant-based diet.  Yes, our diet is pivotal. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

At breakfast one morning, Mary Alice said, “Look at the red flowers on our spruce tree.”  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Jake Minturn, and we stumped everyone, as we only received one phone call and that guess was incorrect.  * * *  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: I recently read a survey reporting married couples 18-24 years old make love 11 times a month; 24-34 year olds, eight times a month, and people over 45 about four times a month. 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

Strawberry Festival and Chicken BBQ at the Springville UMC Saturday, June 17. Vendors, silent auction and white elephant all starting at 10 a.m. For info, call 570-965- 2146.   More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, June 25, 7:30-10:30 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 sugar-free syrup. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 6:12).  More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing,” (1 Thessalonians 5:11). People tend to be fairly critical of each other and of leaders, especially on social media. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

It has become somewhat of a tradition that we celebrate birthdays in our church, and last Sunday was a special birthday. It was the birthday of the church…Pentecost. Pentecost is celebrated 50 days after Easter. More...

Mayor Unveils Plans for Creekside Walkway, Park

“I don’t know whether to say, ‘I have a dream’ or ‘I want to build a wall and get someone else to pay for it,’” Mayor Susan Burgess joked at Monday night’s meeting of the Wyalusing Borough Council.  More...

Hundreds Fire Away at Machine Gun Shoot

It’s not every day one gets to press the trigger on an M134 Mini Gun capable of firing 100 rounds per second, shoot a Glock handgun while zip-lining through the forest, or take aim at an 1,100-yard target with a .50-caliber Barrett rifle, but t More...

WVHS Graduation to be Livestreamed

Thanks to a generous $2,500 donation from the Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF), Friday’s Wyalusing Valley High School Commencement will be livestreamed on the Internet.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Barbara Smith - 2017-08-10
Betty Swingle - 2017-08-10

Local News

Cameron Runs in Connie’s Market Sweep

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A small crowd gathered to watch as Kashawn Cameron ran this year’s Connie’s Market Sweep Sunday afternoon. More...

Wyalusing Twp. Supervisors Hold June Meeting

It was an expensive night for the Wyalusing Township Supervisors, Tuesday night, as they paid out $74,041.45, plus payroll in just under half an hour.  More...

Police Officer Promoted, New Council Member in Laceyville

At the request of Mayor Philip Brewer, the Laceyville Borough Council agreed unanimously Tuesday night to promote Police Officer Kevin Costello to chief and to increase his pay.  More...

Opinion

The Great Royalty Rip-Off

Bradford County Commissioner Daryl Miller used the term “The Great Royalty Rip-Off” at last week’s town hall meeting hosted by the National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO) in Black Walnut to describe the fleecing local landowne More...

On the Threshold of a Traveling Revival

Welcome to the world of Uber and airbnb. You may rely on the former, of course, to get you where you want to go, wherever you are. As for airbnb, it can get you a place to stay at the destination of your choice. More...

Lifestyles

Jazz at the Barn Fundraiser Hosted by French Azilum

Sounds of jazz and blues echoed from the George Kerrick farm near the French Azilum Historic Site on Saturday, June 4, as the second annual Jazz at the Barn fundraising event was held.  More...

Pickett Works at Exempting Roadside Stands from UCC

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Record Crowd at NEPA Bluegrass Festival

There was record-breaking attendance at the tenth annual NEPA Bluegrass Festival held on the grounds of Tunkhannock’s Lazy Brook Park on June 1-4.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Friday Night at the Museum to Host ‘The Wyalusing Valley School Project’

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a program titled, “The Wyalusing Valley School Project,” scheduled for Friday, June 16 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Ladies are Champs

Down South Williamsport for District AA Crown

In the deepening twilight at Turbotville’s Moser Complex, Wyalusing Valley senior Kyleigh Jo Ward stared intently through the gloom as catcher Autumn Dietz flashed what she hoped would be the final sign of the game.  More...

Another School Year Concludes

The end of every school year is a bittersweet experience for me. More...

WVHS Honors Students at Spring Sports Awards Program Edsell, Otis Named Top Athletes

Madelyn Edsell and Dawson Otis were named the Wyalusing Valley Senior Athletes of the Year during the school’s spring sports awards program at Kenneth S. Williams Auditorium on Tuesday, June 6. More...

Education

ELK LAKE HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS DAY

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Elk Lake’s Class of 2017

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ELK LAKE AWARDS DAY 2017

The following awards and scholarships were presented to seniors during the Awards Day Program on Monday, May 15, 2017: McDonald’s Scholarship, $250 and plaque, Keri Jones; Sons of the American Legion Award, $500, Breanna Yonkin;  More...

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