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Structure Fire in Asylum Township

Multiple fire crews from Wyalusing, Wysox, Towanda and North Towanda responded to a structure fire along Route 187 near its intersection with O’Brian Road in Asylum Township yesterday, Feb. More...

CASA-Trinity, EMAAC to Host Evenings of Addiction Awareness

LOCAL THEATRES OFFER FREE SHOWINGS OF ‘PLEASURE UNWOVEN’ BEGINNING TONIGHT

Thinking outside the box for new and fresh ways to educate the public about the perils of addiction and help those who have already fallen victim to the disease, the Endless Mountains Addiction Awareness Committee (EMAAC) and the CASATrinity Center o 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

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Ronald L. Osburn to Joseph Osburn, two parcels in Wells Township for $1 on Feb. 15.  Ronald L. Osburn to Bergeys Realty Co., two parcels in Wells Township for $151,780 on Feb. 15.  More...

– Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas –

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

Letters

Young Voters Have the Power to Make Change

Dear Editor:  I settled in the other night to watch the Olympics on TV, but instead found myself grappling with the news of yet another deadly school shooting. More...

Pennsylvania Needed a New Map, But Not This Map

Dear Editor:  Two wrongs don’t make a right. I learned that in grade school. The PA State Supreme Court correctly identified our current congressional districts as gerrymandered; then it did wrong by drawing its own map. More...

Lifestyles

AAA Plans Activities During March

Bradford County B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. More...

Twenty-Ninth Susquehanna County Ag Day Slated for Friday

The 29th Annual Susquehanna County Ag Day will be held on Friday, March 2 at 10 a.m. at Elk Lake High School. More...

SW Energy Donates to Public Library

Representatives of Southwestern Energy in Tunkhannock brought along a special gift when they attended a children’s story time at the Wyalusing Public Library on Friday, Feb. 23. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Northeast Bradford High School to Present the Musical ‘The Music Man JR.’

Northeast Bradford High School (NEB) Department of music will present The Music Man JR.” on March 8 through March 10 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 12 at 2 p.m.  More...

Get Informed, Stay for the Food and Fun

Bradford County B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. is sponsoring a fun and informative event on Friday, March 16 at 10:30 a.m. More...

Sports

Edsell, Mapes Claim Titles

Wyalusing Senior Reaches 150 Wins

With Creighton Edsell’s 11-2 win over Montoursville’s Gable Crebs in the District Four 160- pound final, he became just the fifth Wyalusing Valley wrestler to reach the 150-win plateau.  More...

Four Other Rams Advance To NE Regional

Six wrestlers, including weight class champions Creighton Edsell and Ed Mapes, returned to Wyalusing from last weekend’s District Four Class AA tournament with medals on Saturday, Feb. More...

Rams Fall in District Semi

Northeast Bradford Shocks Top Seed, 45-42

Revenge can be a mighty motivator.  The Northeast Bradford boys’ basketball team, which had been humbled in a 70-40 loss at Wyalusing Valley in January, got the ultimate payback with a 45-42 win over the Rams in the District Four Class AA More...

Education

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Vacation here I come. Russ and I are off to see Dylan in Germany for a few days. Giant thank you to the ladies at the library who are working so well as a team and giving me this time to run away. More...

Dean’s Lists Announced

Clemson University  Local students have been named to the Dean’s List at Clemson University in South Carolina for the fall 2017 semester.  They are: Danielle Marie Dougherty of Sayre, whose major is Marketing, and Michelle Goodwin of More...

‘Rags’ at Wyalusing Valley H.S. in March

Mackenzie Tewksbury leads a deeply talented cast for the spring musical, Rags. More...

Rams Advance Six to Region Tournament

Wyalusing Valley senior Ed Mapes, shown en route to a 10-3 170-pound semifinal victory over Troy’s Tyler Williams, claimed his first District Four crown on Feb. 24 at Williamsport High School. More...

Vague Social Media Threat Puts NEB Schools on Lockdown

This article was first published on our website on Tuesday morning just before 10 a.m. More...

Registered Sex Offender Arrested for Indecent Assault

A Columbia Cross Roads man who spent time in prison for indecent sexual assault is now behind bars again for inappropriate contact he had with a child on Feb. 21. in a store in Athens Township.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Grace Gangaway - 2018-09-13
Frederick Walker - 2018-09-13

Local News

Towanda Gun Club Donates $5,500 to 2018 YMCA Campaign

For years, the Towanda Gun Club has utilized the proceeds from its games of chance to give back to community-oriented groups and organizations that benefit local residents.  More...

Contractor Hired for Courthouse Portico Project

EVENTS HELD FOR INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES AWARENESS MONTH

A project that has long been in the works at the Bradford County Courthouse is finally getting underway this spring now that county commissioners have awarded the bid to Mac Builders and Design, Inc. of New Albany.  More...

Guide Booklet On Maintaining Streams Offered

The PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has released a new resource for understanding what landowners can do to work in or adjacent to streams impacted by flooding.  The full-color booklet, Guidelines for Maintaining Streams in Your More...

Opinion

Florida School Shootings Illustrate Murphy’s Law at Its Horrific Worst

The events that led up to the dreadful and senseless shooting of 17 innocent people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb.14 were tragic examples of the old adage commonly known as Murphy’s Law, which basically sta More...

Haven’t Got Time for the Pain? Think Again

Nobody likes pain, and some of us will do just about anything to avoid it. I’m not fond of it myself, but I seldom take socalled pain relievers or any medications, for that matter. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

On Feb. 19, Mary Alice and I traveled to the PA Game Commission Waterfowl Area at Middle Creek, where we saw hundreds of snow geese; however, thousands were expected to come in the next few weeks.  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to April Thetga, an employee at Subway here in Wyalusing. Only three people recognized her eyes, Karissa Salsman, Stef Woodruff and Kelly Lantz.  * * *  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...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BANQUET

New Albany Fire Company Appreciation Banquet, Saturday, March 10, starting at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., $10 for adults and kids 12 and under $6. For more information call Connie Green at 570-363-2287 or Eloise Corson at 570-363-2122. S9c/R9c   More...

BARBECUES

Chicken BBQ on Sunday, March 11 food will be ready around 11 a.m. at the Goodwill Fire Company in Laceyville. Be sure to come out and get some great chicken. S9x2/R9x2c   More...

BENEFITS

Benefit planned for Jesse Phillips on Saturday, March 3 from 1-6 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Forksville. Family and friends of Jesse Phillips are planning a benefit dinner, auction, and basket raffle. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

In our Bible, we come across many small but important clues in regard to future events. They are generally grouped under the term “prophecy”, future events to hit our planet in days ahead.  More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“Admitting sin is one of the hardest things in the world to do. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him,” (1 John 4: 9). More...

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