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NEPA Republicans Meet with AG to Discuss Royalty Lawsuit

In the continuing fight on behalf of thousands of landowners in their districts, members of the Northeast Republican Delegation in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives met with state Attorney General Josh Shapiro and his staff on Wednesday, June 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

– Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas –

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

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY   Deed Transfers  RHouses16, LLC to Heather L. Vaughan, property in Apolacon Township on June 27.  More...

Letters

Interesting to See What Investigations May Find

Dear Editor:  More...

Neutralize North Korean Threat

Editor:  North Korea continues to expand its nuclear weapons program and is making progress in developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of reaching the Western U.S. More...

Lifestyles

Dougherty Makes President’s List at Clemson

Monica F. More...

Food Drive a Success in Wyalusing and Rome

Wyalusing and Rome rural mail carriers collected donated food for the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 13. More...

Wyoming County to Host Anti-Fraud Program for Nonprofits

The Department of Business at Misericordia University is collaborating with the Wyoming County District Attorney’s Office, the Office of State Rep. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Recently, I heard on television that there are wine makers now using either twist tops or bottle stoppers made from sugar cane instead of cork.  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Heather Walters, a waitress at Mark’s Valley View Restaurant.  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: I enjoy reading your column each week, and the nice thing is that after we read the paper we put it in our parrot’s cage. It fits perfectly.  More...

Sports

Returning Champs Dominate

Montrose KLR3 for the Fourth Races

Over 300 runners and walkers were greeted by ideal conditions during the annual Montrose KLR3 for the Fourth races on Tuesday, July 4.  Under azure blue skies and temperatures in the comfortable mid-sixties at race time, three of the four winner More...

Boys Can’t Be Boys Any More

In February 1979, CBS broadcast the Daytona 500 in its entirety for the very first time.  With much of the Northeast blanketed with a snowstorm, a large audience saw one of the most dramatic finishes in the history of the race.  On the fina More...

Legion Falls in Tourney Semifinal

Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 saw its season end with a 12-2 loss to Towanda in the Bradford-Tioga League semifinals at East Troy on Saturday, July 1.  Wyalusing, which concluded the month-long season with a 3- 8 record, held a 2-0 lead aft More...

Council Addresses County Act 139 Suit

MESHOPPEN SEEKS MORE CDBG FUNDS FOR BUILDING DEMO

Meshoppen Borough Council has received legal documents from the Middle District Court of Pennsylvania regarding a lawsuit filed by a Tunkhannock woman who survived a heroin overdose and is now alleging she was wrongly charged with drug offenses becau More...

Susquehanna County Shuts Down XNG

In the public comment portion of the June 28 meeting, a visitor asked the Susquehanna County Commissioners if there were updates regarding action to be taken against XNG for operating out of compliance with county development regulations. More...

Rural America Celebrated at Montrose

The theme for this year’s Independence Day parade in Montrose was “Celebrating Rural America,” and the folks at Bridgewater Baptist Church came up with this creative float which fea More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dorothy Schultz - 2017-11-16
Edward Marshall - 2017-11-16
Ethel Ashley - 2017-11-16
Lanny Adams - 2017-11-16

Local News

Comprehensive Plan Meeting Held at County Airport

CITIZENS TALK TELECOMMUNICATIONS, JOBS, AGRICULTURE AND RECREATION

Roughly 45 people attended the first workshop for the Bradford County Comprehensive Plan update, touching on a number of issues including the improvement of telecommunications, job development, recreational activities promotion and the resurrection o More...

Open House Slated at Wyalusing Meadows

Mission First Housing Group will hold an informational open house at Wyalusing Meadows, the newly-constructed development of 50 affordable townhome units, on Tuesday, July 11 from 11 a.m.-to 5 p.m. More...

The Rocket’s Red Glare

Dozens of vehicles pulled into Quicks Bend on Tuesday, July 4 loaded with area residents and children ready to experience an impressive fireworks show hosted by the Turner and Johnson families. More...

Opinion

Our Community Won’t Be the Same Without Wayne Felter

You can bet that conversations over the last few days in and around Wyalusing included teary-eyed memories of Wayne Felter.  It didn’t take long for the tragic news to spread through the community that Wayne died Saturday when the zero-tur More...

Wyalusing Loses One of Its Finest

News of Wayne Felter’s passing this week was obviously a shock to the entire community. He was one of those people you didn’t put an age label on. More...

Seniors

EMHA Meets at Old Mill Village

Members of the Endless Mountains Heritage Alliance (EMHA) met at the Old Mill Village Museum in New Milford Township on June 7, where they were apprised of a number of projects throughout the county that have received funding through the Endless Moun More...

Rehab Reunion Held at Bradford County Manor

Bradford County Manor and Stepping Stones Rehabilitation recently held their annual Rehab Reunion. Invitations were sent out to recent graduates who attended their rehab program. More...

Wyalusing Senior Citizens Meet

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens met at the fire hall on June 20. They saluted the flag and said the Lord’s Prayer. The hosts were Mary Ann Karpovich and June Salsgiver. Linda Ferrario entertained them with “old time” songs.  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

New Albany VFW Post 384 will hold its Annual Turtle Race and Chicken BBQ on Sunday, July 9. Chicken BBQ at noon, Turtle Registration starts at 11 a.m. for kids 12 and under. Turtle Race starts at 1 p.m. S26x2c/ R26x2c   More...

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

A Day of Bluegrass, Saturday, July 15, 1-9 p.m., at the Grovedale Winery and Vine yard, 71 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing. Performances by The Bluegrass Brothers, Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass and Without a Paddle. Admission, $20 pp. More...

Worship

Moyer to Perform at Standing Stone Vesper Church on Sunday

Lynn Moyer will provide special music at the Standing Stone Vesper Church on July 9 at 7 p.m.  Moyer is the daughter of Joe and Linda Moyer and Regina and Van Herr. She attended grade school at St. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin condemns any people,” (Proverbs 14:34). Righteousness means to be in a rightstanding with God and other community members. Sin leads to broken relationships with both God and other people. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last Sunday we continued our study of the Psalms with Psalm 30. This Psalm was written by David to be used at the dedication of the Temple of David. As with all the Psalms, it is a prayer…and in this case, a prayer of dedication. More...

Education

– Colleges and Universities Announce Dean’s Lists –

Clarkson University  Lorenzo James Donato Servedio of Troy, a senior majoring in aeronautical engineering/mechanical engineering, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester at Clarkson University.  Dean’s List st More...

Fritz, Yaw Announce Grant for Natural Gas Line in Susquehanna

Rep. Jonathan Fritz and Sen. Gene Yaw recently announced a $442,274 grant to be awarded to Leatherstocking Gas Company for the installation of a natural gas line in Bridgewater Township, Susquehanna County. More...

SCCTC Announces 2016/17 NTHS Inductees

The National Technical Honor Society is now in its 13th year at the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC). More...

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