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School Board Discusses Finances, Fair Funding

With no Pennsylvania final state budget, and no resolution in sight, the Wyalusing Area School Board is looking into ways to cut the district’s expenses.  More...

Tickets on Sale for Rainbow Club’s Elimination Party

OVER $7,000 IN PRIZES TO BE HANDED OUT

Tickets are on sale for the Wyalusing Rainbow Club’s 33rd annual Elimination Party, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Wyalusing Fire Hall. The cost of admission is $125, which admits the ticket holder and one guest. More...

Inaugural Laceyville Chili Cook-Off

The first-ever Laceyville Chili Cook-Off was held on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Goodwill Fire Company, which put the culinary skills of 21 participants to the test. 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  Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc. to Alex Ott in Sayre Borough Fifth Ward for $62,000 on Sept. 18.  More...

– Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas –

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

Letters

Fight for the Return of Real Dairy Products

Dear Editor:  More...

Reducing Emissions Requires ‘Sin Tax’

Editor:  More...

Kudos to Millennials

Editor:  To Local Residents:  It is about 11:30 Saturday night. My wife and I have returned home from having the honor and pleasure of attending the Woodruff/Eberlin wedding. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

On the Sept. 27, a Green Career Day was held at Mt. Pisgah State Park. The theme was “Discover Careers That Work Outdoors.” Attending were 167 students from 12 schools and one home school group. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Elaine Poost and we sure didn’t fool anyone this week.  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: Some days my kids absolutely drive me nuts. I suppose you’ve heard this question from other parents, but I was wondering if you could give me some advice that puts child rearing into the proper perspective.  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...

BENEFITS

Penn State Tailgate Kickoff in memory of Jan Bouse-Stoddard. Saturday, Oct. 28 at 1 p.m. until? at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Game will be viewed at 3:30 p.m., Penn State vs. Ohio State.   More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Oct. 29, 7:30 to 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 sugarfree syrup. More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The anthem for the worship service at Wyalusing was provided by the Sunday School children and was enjoyed as always.  We hope you attended the first Soup Supper of the season at Hollenback on Wednesday. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight,” (Proverbs 3:5-6). People look in so many different places to find direction in life. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“Cast all your worries upon God because he cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7.  “Anxiety focuses our attention on ourselves. St. Paul proposes that we drive it out by turning to God in prayer and in all things. More...

Education

Federal Government Offers Student Loan Forgiveness Programs

The federal government may forgive all or part of your student loans if you meet certain requirements. The forgiveness options for federal student loans, according to Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), include:  More...

Fairdale Grange Donates to Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains

The Fairdale Grange recently made a generous $1,000 contribution to the Button-Weller Family Fund for Cancer Patients administered by The Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains. More...

Breaking News - 10/16/2017 3:49 PM

Dushore Man Killed in Three-Vehicle Crash  Free Access 

A Dushore man perished following a three-vehicle crash that occurred this morning, Oct. 16, along Route 220 in Laporte Township.  Kurt R. More...

Richard Gere Promotes Montrose Theater

Legendary film actor Richard Gere was the surprise guest at a film festival held Oct. 6-9 in Montrose by the Montrose Restoration Committee as a fundraiser for the Montrose Theater. More...

SERVE, Inc. Celebrates 50 Years

In her famous diary, Anne Frank wrote, “No one has ever become poor by giving.” Perhaps, that’s why the benevolent and philanthropic agency known as Secure Rehabilitation and Vocational Enterprises (SERVE), Inc. More...

Wyalusing Borough OKs 2018 Budget

HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES SET WITH POSSIBLE PARADE

At a meeting that was originally scheduled for Monday, Oct. 2 and was postponed to Oct. 10 and then changed again to Thursday, Oct. 5, the Wyalusing Borough Council gave its stamp of approval to the borough’s 2018 budget.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Local News

FBLA Gets Instruction from Reaper’s Revenge Crew

Since 2002, the Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) have been serving up tricks and treats of some nature every October. More...

Charges Dropped Against Towanda Man

The Bradford County District Attorney’s Office recently withdrew all charges against Kenneth Oliver Raymond, Sr., 33, of Towanda.  More...

‘Endless Mountains HalloWINEfest’ Returns Oct. 28

There are already 10 wineries and roughly 30 vendors confirmed to attend the second annual “Endless Mountains HalloWINEfest” on Saturday, Oct. 28 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Wyoming County Community Fairgrounds.  More...

Opinion

Surveying the Cultural And Economic Sources of America’s Discontent

Guest Commentary

The 2016 election cycle revealed a deeply unsettled spirit in many Americans. The unease they feel about their future, their families, their communities and their country was palpable. What are the sources of this discontent?  More...

Still ‘Growing’ after All These Years

I have to say that I was really enjoying myself at my 70th birthday party Saturday. There must have been 300 people there and everybody was dancing, eating, drinking and having a great time. More...

Lifestyles

American Legion Auxiliary to Collect Items For Christmas Shoppe at Wilkes-Barre VA

The American Legion Auxiliary is the largest female veterans’ organization in the world. One of its main objectives is to provide support and help for our veterans and their families.  More...

United Way of Susquehanna County Hosts Free Training on Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse

United Way of Susquehanna County, in partnership with Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA), the state leader in child protection, hosted a free, face-to-face training for mandated reporters of child abuse in PA was held. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Bi-monthly trustee board meeting this afternoon, Thursday, at 4 p.m. All are welcome and encouraged to attend these meetings. We are hoping to welcome two new board members at the meeting. I will introduce the full board in my next article.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Dairy Ambassador: October is Cheese Month

As October arrives most people think of fall as the month where we enjoy pumpkin and cinnamon treats, but October to me is cheese month. Cheese is an important dairy product and is very good for you. More...

‘I Never Saw Another Butterfly’ to Be Presented at Northeast Bradford

The Northeast Bradford (NEB) High School music department presents Dramatic Publications one act play I Never Saw Another Butterfly, by Celese Raspanti. The play will be presented at school on Oct. 18 and 19 at 7 p.m.  More...

Apple Butter Stir to be Held

The Friends of Mt. Pisgah State Park are inviting you to the Annual Apple Butter Stir on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The idea is to educate people, especially the young, as to what life was like on a farm in earlier years.  More...

Sports

BU Students Pace Inaugural Race

Loftus, Edwards Top 48-Runner Field; Wyalusing’s Heeman Second

Despite being held on the year’s busiest weekend for longdistance runs, the Sheshequin Path Half Marathon from Sayre’s Riverfront Park to Larnard-Hornbrook Park proved to be a success.  A total of 48 runners completed the challengin More...

Rams in Playoff Hunt

It’s generally agreed among Wyalusing Valley football followers that this year’s edition should have a better record than 3-4 entering the final, brutal three-game stretch of the regular season.  Thanks in large part to their own mis More...

Spikers Remain in Title Chase

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ volleyball team stayed in Northern Tier League title contention with wins over Troy and Athens.  Wyalusing, now 11-1, overall, and 9-1 in the NTL Large School race, trails North Penn-Liberty by one match, enteri More...

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