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LeRaysville Minstrel Debuts Nov. 4

It was a cool October night. John Keegan stood in the LeRaysville Community Hall, playing guitar.  Papers covered a table in front of him. Cords lay on the floor, a guitar case sat open behind him. More...

Truck Full of Soybeans Stolen from Farm, Crashes Nearby

Local farmer Ralph Newton had a very puzzled look on his face when he walked out to the barn on Sunday morning and noticed that the dump truck loaded with roughly 20 tons of soybeans he’d parked inside of it the day before was missing.  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  Wallace E. Nichols to Amanda J. and Zachary S. Holbert, two parcels in Smithfield Township for $1 on Oct. 18.  More...

Outstanding Warrants in Bradford County

Contact Information   To contact the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office with information concerning these warrants, please call 570-265-1701 or stop in to the Sheriff’s Office at the Bradford County Courthouse, 301 Main Street, Towanda More...

Letters

Local No-Kill Shelter Needs Help Saving Lives

Dear Editor:  More...

United Way Campaign Underway in Local Communities

Editor: We all win when basic needs are met, when a child succeeds in school, when families are finan- cially stable and when people are healthy and productive members of society. More...

Politicians Should Work For the People, Not Big Business

Dear Editor:  Six years ago, state Rep. More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Kim Ferris. Our only winner was Rachel Alexander.  * * *  More...

Reflections of Nature

Halloween has come and gone for another year. It has become one of our biggest holidays. One quarter of all the candy sold annually in our country is purchased for Halloween. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: Here’s a riddle for you: What’s the difference between a cucumber and a husband?  — TOWANDA GARDENER DEAR TOW: I’ve heard this before. A cucumber gets better when it’s pickled.  — ALICE  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BENEFITS

3rd Annual No Stomach For Cancer Walk: Saturday, Nov. 4 at 1 p.m. The walk starts at the South end of the Merrill Parkway, Towanda, PA (near Progress Authority Building parking lot). More...

BLOOD DRIVE

Blood Donation Opportunities: Towanda: Nov. 7, 1 to 5 p.m., Fairfield Inn and Suites, 1248 Golden Mile Road or Wyalusing: Nov. 15, 1 to 5 p.m., ProCare Physical Therapy, 42 Complex Drive.  More...

BREAKFASTS

Hunter’s Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Nov. 26 from 7 to 11 a.m. Allyou can-eat ham, sausage, eggs, sausage gravy and biscuits, pancakes, coffee, orange juice, real maple syrup and sugar-free syrup. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“As God has protected and delivered us from misfortune, whether small or great, so must we do for others, especially for those made vulnerable by poverty or social isolation. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

For those Bible readers who enjoy plowing through the scriptures but are bugged by chapter and verse divisions, rejoice. There are now Bibles in print that look like most other books. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The ghosts and goblins have been put away for another year and we are on to the family time of Thanksgiving. Although the retail world is attempting to commercialize Thanksgiving, for most it is a time for family, food and possibly football.  More...

HUD Investigating Flood Buyouts

According to Wyoming County resident Lizz DeWolfe, the Philadelphia office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is now officially investigating the way in which monies were allocated in two large grants Wyoming County received. More...

Bishop’s Family Restaurant Burglarized Over the Weekend

State police at Towanda are investigating the burglary of a restaurant that occurred along Route 220 in Ulster over the weekend.  Between 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 and 4 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. More...

Driver Killed in Cherry Twp. Crash Along Rt. 220

State police are investigating a crash involving a pickup truck and a tractor-trailer that left one driver dead.  The deadly collision occurred along Route 220 in Cherry Township just after 11:30 a.m. More...

First Public Hearing Held on CDBG Applications

In her first Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) public hearing as Bradford County grants coordinator, Amanda Boyer had a lot to consider. 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

Hundreds Attend Second Endless Mtns. HalloWINEfest

The Wyoming County Community Fairgrounds in Meshoppen welcomed hundreds of people on Saturday, many adorning costumes, for the second annual Endless Mountains HalloWINEfest.  Formed to raise funding for the non-profit Wyoming County Community Fa More...

PSU Tailgate Kickoff One of Local Relay For Life’s Most Successful

Despite Penn State’s nail-biting and heartbreaking 39-38 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday, there was still plenty for Nittany Lion fans to be proud of at the local Relay For Life’s “Penn State Tailgate Kickoff” even More...

Courthouse Portico Project Bid Deadline Extended

COMMISSIONERS RECOGNIZE ANIMAL SHELTER APPRECIATION WEEK

Due to issues with subcontractors and suppliers of the materials, the county has extended the bid submission deadline for the Bradford County Courthouse portico repair project to Nov. 28 at 11 a.m.  More...

Opinion

Americans Are Easy Prey For Muslim Terrorists

Conservative columnist John Moody summed it up about right in an op-ed piece he wrote for Fox News on Tuesday about the New York City terrorist attack when he said, “Halloween has lived up to its reputation in New York.”  More...

Wolves and Panthers and Bears, Oh My!

We’ve been lucky, here in Bradford County, that nature has been so much kinder to us than other parts of the country. More...

Lifestyles

Promoted to Accounting Assistant

Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Company, Wyalusing, PA is pleased to announce the promotion of Stacey M. Whyte to the position of accounting assistant.  More...

NRCS holds Race for Education

On a beautiful October day students in grades K-12 from North Rome Christian School (NRCS) were bused to the Rome Park for a day of running and walking for the annual Race for Education fundraiser.  More...

Perih Appointed to PS Bank Board of Directors

Anthony J. Gabello, President and Chief Executive Officer, on behalf of the Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Perih to the Board of Directors of Peoples LTD (OTC:PPLL) and PS Bank. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Turning Back Has Never Been So Fun

The 1950s was a decade that made music history, in most part, due to the popularity of American Bandstand.  More...

Sports

Rams Get Second Chance

Contending for a District Four Class A championship was Wyalusing Valley head coach Jordan Clark’s goal from the start of the season.  After struggling through a three-win season, the Rams, who despite losing to Towanda Friday, finally cli More...

Late Charge Lifts Knights

Through a scoreless first half, the 35th Bronze Helmet Game between Towanda and Wyalusing Valley was a hard-fought defensive struggle.  With both teams battling to gain any offensive traction, it was clear that Friday’s contest at Raffin F More...

Harriers Headed to Hershey

Patton, Heeman, Corson, Brown Earn Berths

“Three is what we knew; four is what we hoped and five is what we dreamed.”  Entering the District Four cross country championship meet at Bloomsburg University on Thursday, Oct. More...

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