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Fire Co. Proposes Building Share with Meshoppen

The Meshoppen Volunteer Fire Company has approached Meshoppen Borough about the possibility of a co-investment in the restoration of the former Noldy Lumber Company building on Mowry Street, which is owned by the fire company. More...

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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, Towanda

Jeffrey A. Durnin, 39, Towanda, is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to use low beams following a traffic stop that occurred along Main Street in Towanda Borough at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 30. More...

Intoxicated Man Breaks Into Church, Throws Gun at Passerby, Flees Police

State police arrested a Larksville man who was under the influence of narcotics and reportedly wreaked havoc in Warren Township on the morning of Oct. 15.  Police responded to LeRaysville Road around 7:15 a.m. More...

–Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas–

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons were recently sentenced, entered guilty pleas or were accepted into the ARD Program in Bradford County Magisterial District Courts:  Sentencings  More...

Letters

Medal of Honor Recipients Recognized

Dear Editor:  There have only been three Medal of Honor recipients in the entire history of Bradford County.  Most recently Joe Doherty erected the monument in the Bradford County Veterans’ Memorial Park.  More...

The Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Decision

Editor:  I suspect many like myself, who heard of the decision to let Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl off without any prison time, were disgusted with this outcome.  I feel it is more than a slap in the face to all who have served in uniform. More...

Penn State Football Pass Defense

Dear Editor:  What is wrong with the Penn State football pass defense?  It is allowing football teams to march down the field completing pass after pass.  Ohio State and Michigan State beat Penn State because of our sieve-like pass def More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Wyalusing area resident, Donnie Shaffer and we’re surprised that only one person correctly guessed his eyes. Congratulations Lynn Jennings, your movie tickets are waiting for you to pick up.  * * *  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...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: I’m a high school senior and hope to pursue a career as a writer. Any advice?  —WRITE STUFF, WYSOX DEAR WR: Never use a large word when a diminutive one will suffice.  —ALICE  More...

Sports

Rams Rally Past Indians

Wyalusing Defeats Muncy, 22-21; Visits Montgomery for Title Friday

Wyalusing Valley’s dramatic 22-21 victory at Muncy in the District Four Class A semifinals on Nov. 3 made for an exciting finish.  More...

Patton Paces WVHS Harriers

Alex Patton led the four-runner Wyalusing Valley contingent at the PIAA cross country championships with a 30th-place finish in the Class A boys’ race on Nov. More...

Bennett, Jones Medal for Elk Lake

Elk Lake’s Shyanne Bennett and Peyton Jones brought home medals from the PIAA cross country championships in Hershey on Saturday, Nov. More...

Education

Polinski Awarded Scholarship

Rachel Polinski of Sayre, fourth-year medical student at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, recently received a scholarship award. More...

Keathley Enrolls for Fall Semester at Marietta College

Kalen Keathley of Sayre has enrolled as part of the Class of 2021 at Marietta College for the Fall 2017 semester.  Keathley, who is a graduate of Athens Area High School, is majoring in Petroleum Engineering.   More...

Home Textile Tool Museum Wraps up 2017 Season

The Home Textile Tool Museum (HTTM) in Orwell recently completed a phenomenal summer season of eighteen programs and workshops.  The unique hands-on museum specializes in the tools and skills used to produce textiles in our region in the early 1 More...

Breaking News - 11/13/2017 12:24 PM

Canal Street Bridge in Meshoppen Borough Open to Traffic  Free Access 

The Canal Street bridge, which spans Little Meshoppen Creek in Meshoppen Borough, reopened to traffic Monday. More...

2017 General Election Candidate Results

Bradford County  Carr Victorious in MDJ 42-3-03 Race  —BY CAIN CHAMBERLIN—   More...

WVES Teacher a National Science Contest Finalist

Wyalusing Valley Elementary School fourth grade teacher and Sayre resident Tammy Card has been named as a finalist in the nationwide Xploration Station DIY SCI contest. More...

New Award Memorializes Longtime Fireman Wayne Felter

WYALUSING VALLEY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT HONORS ITS OWN

Tom Miller, the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department’s treasurer, told the audience at Saturday night’s annual appreciation dinner that this year’s summer celebration produced a total income of $108,964.98, leaving a profit of 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

Two Teens Charged for Misguided Prank at AAHS

What was reportedly intended to be a school prank quickly transformed into allegations of threats toward the student body and faculty, subsequently leading to criminal charges.  Blaine E. More...

Canal Street Bridge to Reopen

Meshoppen residents and business owners are excited to see that the new box culvert bridge over Little Meshoppen Creek is nearing completion and appears ready to reopen. More...

Wyalusing Twp. Considers Zito Media Franchise Agreement

Wyalusing Township is the next municipality in line along the Route 6 Corridor to consider a franchise agreement with Zito Media, which is creating a fiber-optic network through portions of Bradford, Wyoming and Susquehanna Counties.  More...

Opinion

America Has Been Blessed By its Veterans

As mass murders, terrorist attacks and devastating natural disasters dominate recent news, it is easy to despair. But as Veterans’ Day approaches, we have the opportunity to focus on something positive. More...

Get Ready for Campaign Attack Mode in 2018

So the latest election is over. It was one of those who’s-running anyhow elections. I’m writing this prior to knowing the election night results, but, hey, it was just an off-year election.  More...

Lifestyles

‘Thirteen Days’ to Be Presented At Bradford County Library

The Bradford County Library presents a dramatized and fictionalized film account of the Kennedy administration’s struggle to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis this movie is named Thirteen Days and will be featured on Thursday, Nov. More...

IRS Helps Victims of Domestic Abuse Should know their Tax Return Rights

Domestic abuse often includes control over finances.  An important part of managing finances is understanding one’s tax rights.  Taxpayers have the right to expect the IRS to consider facts and circumstances that might affect the indi More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Christmas came early to the libraries customers. Lydia Gavek donated a large box of DVDs. All are processed and out on the shelves for your enjoyment. Cold weather is here so come in and check some out. Thank you, Lydia.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

One Dietrich Theater Patron, 1,050 Movies

Harry Sweppenheiser of Tunkhannock has seen 1,050 movies at the Dietrich Theater since 2004. Not only has he seen the movies, but he has also recorded when he saw them. He maintains that some people collect stamps, hub caps or other collectibles. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BASKET RAFFLES

Over 40 theme baskets for every occasion will be on display during Stevensville’s Basket Raffle, Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 8 to Nov. 11. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drawing held on Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. Questions, call Harriett at 570-746-3523. More...

BENEFITS

Purse Bingo: Saturday, Nov. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. at the Black Walnut American Legion. $20 per sale, $25 at door. Contact Brad Fassett or Lisa Jayne for tickets. Benefit: WVHS Softball team. Spaghetti Dinner Sunday, Nov. 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

The attitude of the Apostle Paul to the Thessalonians is the exact opposite of that of the Pharisees toward their people. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Growing older is more interesting than those early days of adventure; learning to stand, to walk and to eat with a spoon. The days pass all too quickly as one’s brain and body then go on vacation. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service will be held Sunday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Wyalusing.  The weather is perfect for Hollenback’s Soup Supper. More...

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