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Demo of Former Pizza Shop Appears Imminent

A building next to Meshoppen Creek that was occupied by B&H Pizza until 1994 will finally be torn down. 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

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Daniel J. and Vera M. Hackett to Shawn and Rose Baker in Towanda Township for $1 on Nov. 17.  Dean A. and Ruth A. Garr to Kaitlyn MacPherson in Albany Township for $133,900 on Nov. 17.  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

I Don’t Care

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Trump Condones China’s Press Restrictions

Editor:  President Trump refused to take reporters questions during his visit to China. He succumbed to Chinese insistence that no questions be allowed from the press.  More...

Just Suppose

Editor:  Just suppose in October 2015, you go to a doctor with intense stomach pains. After a colonoscopy and CT scan, you are told that you have cancer.  More...

Lifestyles

Taking Reservations for 2018 March for Life

The March for Life, held in Washington, DC, will take place on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 sponsored by the Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life. A charter bus will be departing will be from Sayre, Wysox, Wyalusing and Tunkhannock areas.  More...

Tuscarora Township Historical Society to Host Christmas Coffee ‘n Cookies Social

Tuscarora Township Historical Society (TTHS) will host their first Annual Christmas Coffee ‘n Cookies Social on Saturday evening, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. at their new location next to the Tuscarora Township Municipal Building. More...

‘Toys of Christmas Past’ Event in LeRoy

LeRoy Heritage Museum will hold its annual Christmas event scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 9, at 10 a.m. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Winding River Players Present Christmas Play

Winding River Players will present the delightful new Jones, Hope, Wooten Christmas play, “Dashing Through the Snow!” to be produced by special arrangement with Dramatist Play Service. The show will be presented from Friday, Dec. More...

Stuffed Animal Sleepover to be Held at Library

Enjoy a fun evening filled with stories, songs and a craft at the Bradford County Library on Friday, Dec. More...

Starlite Playhouse to Present Holiday Production

The Wyoming County Players’ pose for their upcoming production of The Christmas Schooner. More...

Sports

Seniors Look to Finish on High Note

Seven returning lettermen, including NTL first-team all-star Jon Morrison, return for the Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball team when it opens the season at the Susquehanna Tip-Off Event on Friday, Dec. 8.  More...

Earle Takes Charge

The great country star Patty Loveless once sang, “Life’s about changing, nothing stays the same.”  When the Wyalusing Valley wrestling team takes the mat on Saturday morning for its first match of its own Gary Woodruff Memorial More...

Veterans Lead Rams into Season

When long-time assistant coach Mike Earle was named to replace Gary Haley as Wyalusing Valley’s head wrestling coach, he inherited a senior-filled roster including a defending state champion and another state qualifier.  Earle and his vete More...

Two Officers Injured In Pursuit of NY Man

SUSPECT TRIES TO FLEE ACROSS RIVER

A New York State man is behind bars after he led local police on a high speed pursuit through Athens Township and then injured two officers while resisting arrest and attempting a getaway across the Susquehanna River.  More...

Borough Hopes to Claim Land Parcel for Creek Path

NO TAX RATE INCREASE FOR WYALUSING

As part of the ongoing effort to construct a walkway project along Wyalusing Creek to the Susquehanna River and Borough Park, a triangular-shaped parcel of land just north of the creek and south of the railroad tracks is being sought by Wyalusing Bor More...

Two Route 6 Houses Razed in Wyalusing Borough

Two houses that were recently purchased by Tuscarora- Wayne Insurance Co. (TW) in Wyalusing were razed Monday. Both houses, formerly owned by Sonya Heeman, were located on Route 6 and were demolished to expand the TW campus.  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

National Honor Society Induction at WVHS

The annual induction ceremony of the Forscht Chapter of the Wyalusing Valley High School’s National Honor Society (NHS) was held on Thursday, Nov. 30 in the Kenneth S. Williams Auditorium. More...

Coach Credits Players for Success, Reported Improvements in Library

The Dec. 4 reorganization meeting of the Wyalusing Area School Board got off to a late start on Monday due an expulsion hearing held beforehand. The only official discussion on the matter was the approval of an attorney engagement with Ms. More...

Towanda is New Home to Endless Mountains Craft and Gift Shoppe

Kim Wooden and Gina Thomas had been pondering the idea of starting a craft store business together for several years. More...

Opinion

‘Day of Infamy’ Was 76 Years Ago Today

It was 76 years ago today that Japanese aircraft launched an unprovoked, surprise attack on U.S Forces at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, killing 2,403 Americans, wounding another 1,178 and catapulting America into the Second World War.  More...

Why All the Cobwebs in the Dining Room?

I have found that sometime during the aging process, possibly as early as your forties, you will come to the realization you are behaving very much like your parents. You may even have become your parents. Sometimes it is scary. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Those hunters that successfully killed a deer have been asked to either bury or hide the entrails removed from their deer’s carcass.  The reason for this is that some birds of prey and the bald eagle are at risk for getting lead poisoning More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Laura Shaffer who successfully ran Shaffer’s Medical Massage Clinic up until her retirement this past summer. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: Most people don’t seem to realize how their lives change over the years. Do you? More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BLOOD DRIVE

Upcoming blood donation opportunities Dec. 16 through 31: Bradford County: Sayre: Tuesday, Dec. 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Enterprise Center, 703 S. Elmer Ave. and Tuesday, Dec. 26 from 1 to 6 p.m. at The Crossroads Family Ministries, 200 W. More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Dec. 31, from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. More...

CHRISTMAS EVENTS

Children’s Christmas Party, Sunday, Dec. 10, at the VFW Post 6824 on Haigh’s Pond Road from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Age groups are: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8. Santa Claus will be there from 1:30 until 2 p.m. Bring your camera for pictures. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Advent has begun. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Christmas season is upon us, with all of the hectic social and commercial activity that goes with it. But what is it really about? On the surface, the answer is easy. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last Sunday, our scripture was from Isaiah 9:1-7 and John 8:12. More...

Education

JHA Companies Acquires Fox Engineering

JHA Companies recently announced the asset acquisition of Fox Engineering, PC, was effective as of Nov. More...

Guthrie Offers Scholarships to High School Seniors

Guthrie scholarship applications are now available for area high school seniors. Two categories of scholarships are offered. More...

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