December 7, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Montrose Welcomes Christmas

The holiday season kicked off in Montrose with the annual “Christmas in Montrose,” which featured three days of activities throughout the community. More...

Numbers Look Promising for Wyalusing Twp.

Wyalusing Township Secretary Maxine Meteer announced Tuesday night that the township is looking at an approximate budget excess of $28,645 in their general fund account for 2018, along with an excess of $21,245 in their state fund account.  More...

Meshoppen Men’s Club Decorates Town

Meshoppen Men’s Club members (from left) Jim Luce, Ed Miller, Herb Smith, Bruce Overfield and Red Gruver prepare to hoist the first of 15 reindeer lights onto utility poles in Meshoppen Borough More...

Beaver Meadows

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Scott and Mitchell Bennett from St. Leonard, MD and Aiden Johnson, from Owings, MD, were in town for the weekend for deer hunting, staying with Dale and Donna. More...

Nimble

Nancy Comstock visited her daughter, Emmie at her home in Utica, NY, on Sunday and Monday.  Marleah Henning, Naomi Poole and Emily had a great time at the Forkston Christmas Tea, including the fun time laughing, playing games and singing carols More...

VanDeMark Retires from Laceyville Council, Board Grants Ambulance Request

Laceyville Borough Council welcomed one new member to the table and said farewell to a longtime member who has served the community for 40 years. More...

New Laceyville Cruiser on the Streets

Officer Kevin Costello of the Laceyville Borough Police Department is happy to be back on the road following the borough’s purchase of a 2011 Chevy Tahoe, formerly used by the Athens Police Dep More...

Area Roadwork Scheduled

Roadwork Projects   SR1022—North Rome Road for rock protection.  SR220—From the Sullivan County Line to Monroeton for patching.  SR6—In North Towanda for patching.  More...

Dimock

We in Dimock are mourning the passing of John Paul Jones. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent in his memory to the Dimock Christian Community Church. More...

Forkston

One more Thanksgiving item extended family members gathered at the home of Tom and Connie Bliss. This included Jim and Janice Copp, Danny and Cindy Goodwin and family and Joyce Roland of MD. It’s always nice to have Joyce with us. More...

Little Meadows

This was an interesting week in Little Meadows. Turns out that the post office has been delivering more than mail. I stopped into the post office and there was a new person (to me) working there. 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...

GWCC Makes it Easy to Shop Locally

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) is sponsoring a shop locally campaign and is offering gift certificates for sale, redeemable at GWCC chamber members. More...

Civil Penalty of $99K Issued to Cabot Oil & Gas

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has reached an agreement with Cabot Oil and Gas, Corporation of Delaware for the company to pay a $99,000 civil penalty for air quality violations related to equipment at natural gas wells More...

Dushore Man Charged in Area Burglaries

A traffic stop for an inoperable taillight is what reportedly led to the arrest of a Dushore man who is alleged to have committed multiple burglaries in the area dating back to September.  More...

Will Winter be Just Awful?

If you believe popular folklore about how the black portion of a Wooly Bear caterpillar is a predictor of the severity of winter, the totally black specimen that Allan “Sarge” Wilbur (abo More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

There are some major schedule changes for the month so please be aware of the following. There will be no Lego Club this month. As of now, I am not sure when the next one will be. More...

Visitor Restrictions Initiated At all Guthrie Hospitals

As flu season begins in Guthrie’s service region, all Guthrie hospitals have initiated visitor restrictions effective Dec. More...

Skilled Nursing Unit Granted Four Star Rating

The skilled nursing unit at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital has been granted a four-star overall quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Nursing Home Compare.  More...

PEMA Project Will Link 911s Across Several Counties

As early as 2013, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) realized that advances in technology were outpacing the evolution and efficiency of 911 centers, known technically as Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs).  More...

Commissioners Gather at Fall Conference

Susquehanna County Commissioner Alan Hall attended the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania’s (CCAP) Fall Conference in Dauphin County, as county leaders throughout Pennsylvania participated in workshops and training sessions, netwo More...

Bill to Exempt Seasonal Ag Structures from Building Code Heads to Governor’s Desk

Legislation containing two proposals authored by Rep. More...

Rushville

Get well to Gary Douglas. Cindy took him to Endless Mountains Health Systems at 4 a.m. on Saturday morning, Nov. 25. He was taken to Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre at 8:30 a.m. that day. More...

Real ID Cards Available in the Spring of 2019

PennDOT reminds customers that there are proactive steps that they can take now to help prepare for when REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and ID cards are available to customers who want them in spring 2019.  More...

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