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Freeman Faces Two Counts of Homicide by Vehicle for May Crash

A 20-year-old man faces two counts of homicide by vehicle and a slew of traffic offenses following a May 24 truck vs. motorcycle crash in Orwell Township. More...

County Asks State to Allow Stream Management Pilot Program

ACTION PLAN MEETING FOR FLOOD PREVENTION HELD AT WINDHAM TOWNSHIP FIRE HALL

Bradford County and municipal officials, particularly those in the northeastern part of the county where devastating flash flooding occurred on July 23 and 24, are now staunchly pushing for the implementation of a streambed maintenance program they b 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...

–Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas –

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...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Carol A. Hausknecht to Ricky L. and Arlene Reed in Athens Township for $140,000 on July 17.  More...

Letters

Dairy Farmers Need A Fair Price for Milk

An Open Letter to Senator Casey and Congressman GT Thompson and everyone else:  More...

Pro-Pipeliners Choose Jobs Over Health

Dear Editor:  I feel compelled to respond to the story about the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Rally.  As a resident of Susquehanna County who chooses human health over jobs, I oppose the building and operation of the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline. More...

Natural Gas Severance Tax Would Make Largely Negative Trends Even Worse

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

Recently, I heard on the news that doctors are warning that we are about to have a very bad hay fever season due to the wet weather experienced in our area this summer.  From Aug. to Oct., ragweed is the chief culprit of allergies.  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Lisa Voda. Ticket winners were Marilyn Grover, Michelle Smith, Penni Smiley and Angie Oliver.  * * *  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: I saw on TV that the Japanese are developing lifelike robots or so-called humanoids that look, act and speak so much like humans that it’s difficult to tell the difference. More...

Sports

Running the Gamut at Lake Carey

Damiano, Accardi Lead 10K; Martino, Lapinski Top 5K Field

The list of winners at this year’s Lake Carey Day runs on Saturday, July 29, covered a wide spectrum of experience.  From a veteran marathoner to a college club runner, they all agreed that the conditions were perfect for the Admiral Stark More...

Foot Races Aplenty in August

With the arrival of August, the start of the high school sports schedule draws ever nearer.  Indeed, the Wyalusing Valley football team begins the Jordan Clark era with the heat acclimation sessions starting on Monday, Aug. More...

Windham Teen on Fast Track to Success

Teddy Bowen speaks softly, but carries a heavy right foot.  The 14-year-old native of Windham Township, Bradford County, has more than held his own in his first full season of competition in the Legends division at Chemung Speedrome.  More...

Education

Keystone College Announces Development Project

Keystone College recently announced a major development plan which will dramatically improve the quality of life for the college community and for residents of Factoryville, La Plume, and other surrounding municipalities.  The college will devel More...

Volunteers Needed for APPRISE Program

The B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. More...

OYW Enjoy Fitness Class at YMCA

The 2018 Outstanding Young Woman finalists “Pounded” it out recently at the Bradford County YMCA. More...

PA Senate Okays Gas Severance Tax Bill

BUDGET BALANCING LEGISLATION COULD BE HALTED IN HOUSE

This article was first published on our website on Thursday, July 27. More...

Monarch Population in Decline

Wyalusing resident Judy Baldwin emailed us this lovely photo last week of a monarch butterfly that has been a frequent visitor at her home. More...

Laceyville Eyeing Upgrade For Borough Police Cruiser

The Laceyville Borough Council Tuesday night approved a proposal to transfer $13,708.56 from a savings account and use it to bring a newer, more reliable police car to the borough. 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

Local Therapy Dog Brings Smiles to Elderly, Infirmed

When you think of Therapy Dogs, the image is often of golden retrievers, labs or other warm and fuzzy breeds. Pit bulls? Not so much.  More...

Susquehanna County Commissioners Give Storm Damage Update

A significant portion of the July 26 meeting of the Susquehanna County Commissioners was devoted to outlining the extent of damage throughout the county due to recent heavy rains and flooding, most significantly to the county probation department and More...

Commissioners Address Flooding at Meeting Atop Mt. Pisgah

BRADFORD COUNTY 911 CENTER TRAINING SIX NEW RECRUITS

Sitting atop Mt. More...

Opinion

So Long, Apple iPod

The music player that changed the way the world listened to music is no more.  Apple quietly announced last week that it would no longer be selling the tiny iPod Shuffle or its cousin, the iPod Nano. More...

Attention Span Flags as He Waits His Turn

I’m sitting at one of those one-lane road construction areas at the behest of a flagman in a lime-yellow vest waiting for a stream of vehicles to pass the other way.  More...

Lifestyles

Meshoppen Resident Recipient of Yellow Lab Pup

When Dunmore’s Kendra Lapsansky became a volunteer puppy raiser for the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind (GDF), she had many questions. Would the male yellow Lab qualify for formal training? Be placed with a blind person? More...

Judges Announced For PA Apple & Cheese Art Show

Organizers of the PA Apple & Cheese Fine Art and Photo Show are happy to announce the judges for the 2017 show.  The show is part of the annual festival and will take place at the beautiful Manley-Bohlayer Farm near East Canton, PA. Oct. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

If you won a book at Community Day and have not yet picked it up, please do. If you do not want the book, please call the library and let us know. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

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...

BENEFITS

Benefit for Brooklyn Green who is battling Ewing Sarcoma. Sunday, Aug. 13 at the Rome Fire Hall, noon - 4 p.m. Spaghetti Dinner and Chinese Auction. Live auction at 3 p.m.   More...

BOOK SALE

Book Sale: at Mather Memorial Library in Ulster will be held on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. during Ulster “Crazy” Days. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God,” (John 1:12-13).  More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

The more faithfully we obey God’s will, the more deeply we value the hidden treasure of his kingdom, manifested to those who seek it faithfully through resistance to the tyranny of selfwill. More...

Gospel Shows Coming to Fairdale UMC

The Rich Wilson Gospel Show is coming to the Fairdale United Methodist Church on Sunday, Aug. 13 at 2:00 p.m.  Enjoy the inspirational music of Rich Wilson as he sings the gospel directly from his heart to yours.  More...

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