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Bluegrass Comes to Wyalusing

Perfect weather, including low humidity, sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s and 80s, welcomed bluegrass fans to Grovedale Winery Saturday where the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) hosted A Day of Bluegrass, the first of what is expe More...

Susquehanna County Settles with XNG

The Susquehanna County Commissioners met on July 12 with two of the three board members in attendance.  Commissioner MaryAnn Warren was attending a Conservation Conference in Harrisburg, said Commissioner Chairman Alan Hall at the opening of the 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

Timothy Clark, Wysox   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Sarah Bradley to Shawn M. Bradley in Athens Township for $1 on June 29.  Donald and Molly Bowers to Molly Bowers in Sheshequin Township for $1 on June 29.  More...

– Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas –

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

Letters

Thanks to Laceyville Leaders

Dear Editor:  More...

Shot Down Again, But We Are Not Giving Up!

On June 2, 2017 the dairy division of the USDA received our petition asking for a milk hearing to consider eliminating the present pricing system used to price milk to dairy farmers. More...

Lifestyles

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Join us on Thursday, July 20 from 6 to 7 p.m. as we host Nicole Harris of Mt. Pisgah State Park and build our own birdhouses. This program is free and open to all ages. Come on in and join us.  More...

Endless Mountains 4-H Club Meets

Wednesday, July 12, the Endless Mountians Community 4-H club held its July business meeting. Officer Elections were held for the 2017-18 year. More...

AgChoice Donates To Tioga County 4-H

As part of its annual customer and community appreciation event, AgChoice Farm Credit’s Endless Mountains (Towanda) branch donated $150 to the Tioga County 4-H program.  More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Tim Blaine from The Cabin Country Store. We had five calls and no one guessed correctly.  * * *  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...

Jester Hill

Determined to get himself back in shape, Old Man Norton joined the new Jester Hill Fitness Center. On his first day with trainer Miss Jennifer Lipp, he twisted, gyrated, jumped up and down, squatted, bent and pulled. More...

Sports

Golfing for Kids’ Sake

Tunkhannock Team Wins Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Tourney

A team from Tunkhannock cruised to victory in the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) golf tournament held at the Towanda Country Club on Wednesday, July 12.  The foursome shot a 55, easily taking championship flight honors over runner-up Evergreen More...

Johnson Has Strong Showing in Modified Feature

Ed McGuire Tribute Night at Chemung Speedrome

On the night that Chemung Speedrome honored long-time area racer and team owner Ed McGuire with a 51-lap Modified feature, Wyalusing’s Paul Johnson had his best finish of the season.  Johnson, who was highly successful at the track in a Su More...

McGuire Respected By Many

Like many others, Ed McGuire became a racing fan at an early age.  In a letter he wrote that was read during intermission of Chemung Speedrome’s Tribute Night in his honor Saturday, McGuire recalled sneaking into the old VFW Fairground tra More...

Education

Elk Lake School Earns Recognition

With a minimum of business to conduct through the summer, the joint board of directors for Elk Lake School District and the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) met on July 12 for a single monthly meeting. More...

Cazenovia College Announces Dean’s List for Spring 2017

Cazenovia College recently released names of students honored for academic achievement during the spring semester of 2017. The college is home to about 1,000 degree-seeking students. More...

Owens and Edwards Attend FBLA Conference

Autumn Owens and Julia Edwards, who graduated from Wyalusing Valley High School in June, attended the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Conference in Anaheim, CA, to compete in the Business Ethics event.  More...

Breaking News - 7/21/2017 1:37 PM

Volunteers Needed for Wyalusing Firemen’s Celebration  Free Access 

The courageous men and women of the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department (WVVFD), who risk their lives and sacrifice much of their time serving their community, are now asking area residents to volunteer their own time in helping set up the dep More...

More Misconduct Charges Filed Against MDJ Shaw

Following a series of misconduct allegations filed against Michael G. More...

Claverack Electric Seats New Board Members

The annual Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative members meeting was held at Elk Lake High School on July 13, kicking off at 4 p.m. More...

Commissioners Discuss Issues with White House Officials in DC

County delegates from across Pennsylvania, including commissioners from Bradford and Sullivan counties, met with federal officials in Washington, DC last week to discuss various issues affecting them at the local level such as unfair trade, energy de 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

Scott Wilcox Dies in Plane Crash Near Monroeton

A family member confirmed Wednesday afternoon that it was Scott Wilcox of the Sugar Run area who died when the Zodiac Lite sport aircraft he was piloting crashed in a wooded area shortly after taking off from the Bradford County Airport at about 11:3 More...

Supervisors Differ on New Township Building Proposal

VESTAL ASPHALT HIRED FOR $168K TO PERFORM WYSOX ROAD PROJECTS

While the Wysox Township Board of Supervisors authorized its solicitor to move forward with a long-term lease agreement regarding the construction of a new township building at the fire hall, one supervisor gave an opposing vote and criticized the wa More...

Pete Miller Living the Dream as County Veterans’ Services Director

Following his retirement from the U.S. Army in 2008 after 22 years of honorable service, Towanda native Pete Miller returned to his hometown area and dreamed of becoming Bradford County’s Veterans’ Services Director. More...

Opinion

The Things I’ve Seen

I can still see the puzzled look on my young sons’ faces when one day I told them that when I was their age, nobody in Wyalusing and most everywhere else had a TV in their home. More...

We’re Going to Need More Than Facts

“Just the facts, Ma’am,” as Sgt. Joe Friday used to say. Got to have the facts, you know, even if you are too young to know who Sgt. Friday is. More...

Seniors

Benefits of Establishing Advanced Healthcare Directives

Healthy adults may give little thought to injuries or illnesses. When the going is good, it is easy to forget about the less pleasant side effects of aging. More...

Did you know? Physical Activity Promotes Long-Term Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regular physical activity is one of the most important things older adults can do to promote their long-term health.  More...

Senior Dating Trends and Tips

The first Baby Boomers will be turning 70 in 2016, and this generation remains one of the most influential in the country and around the world. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Historian Joyce Tice to Present Postcard Program

The Bradford County Historical Society (BCHS) will host a program titled, “Carpenter & Pierce A1335 Postcards: A Trip Through Western Bradford County Villages a Century Ago,” scheduled for Friday, July 21 at 6 p.m. 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. More...

BARBECUES

You are invited to the 16th Annual Friends of Rep. Tina Pickett BBQ on Saturday, Aug. 12 from 1-4 p.m. Rain or shine at the Rome Twp. Farm of Tom and Diane Elliott. The farm is located on SR 1029, Lake Road, just 6 miles past the Wysox Fire Co. More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, July 30, 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

Nancy Bendinsky to Provide Music at Vespers Church

Wyalusing resident Nancy Bendinsky will provide the special music for the Standing Stone Community Vespers Church on Sunday, July 23 at 7 p.m.  She has been married to Lee Bendinsky for 57 years. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Our little church was called Berean Community Church (Acts 17: 11). During the early twenties their pastor died and all the elders took their turn behind the pulpit. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“It will be counted to us who believe in him who raised from the dead Jesus our Lord, who was delivered up for our trespasses and raised for our justification,” (Romans 4:24).  More...

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