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Williams Building in Wysox One Step Closer to Fruition

PLANNING COMMISSION GIVES 90-DAY CONDITIONAL PRELIMINARY APPROVAL

A proposed 35,000 square foot office building between Routes 6 and 187 in Wysox Township will likely begin construction this spring after it received 90-day conditional preliminary approval from the Bradford County Planning Commission on Tuesday even More...

“Rags” Opens Tonight at WVHS

The cast of the Wyalusing Valley High School production of “Rags” is pictured during Monday night’s dress rehearsal. 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  United States Marshal to United States Department of Agriculture in Athens Borough Third Ward for $1 on March 8.  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 at 301 Main Street, Towan More...

Letters

Steps to Improve Water Quality

Editor:  Newtrient would like to commend the PA Senate for its passage of Senate Bill 799, which will open the door for dynamic, new technologies to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay, address PA’s growing drinking water crisis and support G More...

In Honor of Spring, Try Healthier Food

Dear Editor:  With three crippling nor’easters battering our East Coast in quick succession, we all look forward to March 20th, first day of spring, balmy weather and flowers in bloom.  It’s also a superb occasion to replace ani More...

How the Elitest Liberals are Causing the Mass Shootings

Dear Editor:  Every time there is a mass shooting, the liberals call for gun control.  Senators like UpChuck Shumer (D-NY), Not Really a Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and Diane Finkstein (D-CA)…I could go on and on and on.  The liber More...

Seniors

Heritage Region to Fund a Variety of Projects in 2018

The Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) recently notified recipients of this year’s Partnership Grants, totaling $66,250. More...

Gracious Living Residents Go Green

Master Gardeners assist Gracious Living residents in planting shamrocks into pots. More...

Dining and Entertainment

National Agriculture Day Celebrates American Food and Fiber Production

March 20 was National Agriculture Day – a day designated each year by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA) to celebrate the accomplishments of agriculture. More...

Dairy Farmers Urge Participation in ‘One More Gallon Challenge’

In the past few weeks, dairy farmers across the United States have felt the pressure as milk prices have continued to drop. More...

Handling Livestock Safely will Keep you Ahead of the Herd

One of the most important issues to consider when working with livestock is safety, not only for the animal, but for the handler as well. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BINGO

Black Walnut Legion Bingo every Tuesday beginning March 27. Doors open at 5 p.m., Bingo at 6 p.m.   More...

BLOOD DRIVE

Upcoming blood donation opportunities: Bradford County: Ulster: Tuesday, March 27 from 1-6 p.m. at the Ulster Sheshequin Fire Association, 85 Rescue St.; Warren Center: Friday, March 30 from 1-6 p.m. More...

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

A Day of Bluegrass will be held on Saturday, July 14 at Grovedale Winery, noon to 10 p.m. A kickoff event, ‘Pickin’ at the Firepit’ will be held on Friday night, July 13 at Grovedale Winery. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

When we were kids, one day my Dad came home with two little lambs. In the first few months, they were easy to care for, but in the months to follow, they wandered all over the neighborhood. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

This Sunday will be Palm Sunday, which is the remembrance of Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem a week before his crucifixion. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Jesus becomes “the source of eternal salvation” by his obedient suffering that makes him “perfect.” For only if the grain of wheat dies does it produce fruit; only if one “hates his life in this world” does he &ldq More...

Governor Selects Smith to Lead Broadband Initiative

On Monday, Gov. More...

Syrup a 100-Year Legacy for Russell Family

The sun shines a little higher in the sky these days. Bit by bit it’s glowing stronger, making a comeback. But a thin coating of snow clings to the farm’s fields and some tree branches. It won’t give up. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Helen Reynolds - 2018-07-12

Local News

Post 534 Celebrates American Legion’s 99th Anniversary

While many were out partaking in St. Patrick’s Day festivities on Saturday, members of Legion Post 534 in Wyalusing were celebrating a significant milestone of the nation’s largest wartime veterans’ service organization.  More...

TASD Tax Clerk Allegedly Steals $7K in Taxes

A tax clerk for the Towanda Area School District has reportedly admitted to taking approximately $7,000 in tax funds since late 2015.  More...

WAEF’s Spring Fling Auction Returns April 14

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) has tickets available for its seventh annual Spring Fling auction event on Saturday, April 14. Tickets are $35 and include appetizers, an open bar and dinner provided by Old School BBQ. More...

Opinion

Get Set to See ‘Rags’ at WVHS

I’m sitting in the hallway outside the Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS) band room Tuesday afternoon with Nichole Sample, a cast member in the school’s production of the Broadway show Rags. More...

Do unto Others or They’ll Be Doing It to You

To say that this has been a volatile 14 months with Donald Trump in the White House is an understatement. There seems to be something new, often spurring controversy, on a daily basis, and it often starts with a Tweet.  More...

Lifestyles

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

I am excited to announce that the program area downstairs is at this very moment getting a toilet installed. More...

Area Bank Branches Hold Food Drive

Community Bank N.A. More...

Volunteers Sought for Spring Cleanup, Beautification Effort

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania that began March 1 and runs through May 31. More...

Columns

The Bugle Calls

This is the latest installment in a series of profiles of members of the 141st Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment, which was comprised of men from Bradford County who fought in the Civil War.  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Genesis Salon owner, Peg Tyler. We were pretty surprised when we checked the contest voicemail that we did not receive a phone call guessing her eyes.  * * *  More...

Reflections of Nature

This year Christians will celebrate Easter on April 1. Easter, which is known as a wandering holiday, is celebrated on a different date each year. More...

Sports

Veteran Rams Seek Improvement

WVHS Diamondmen Slated to Open against Blue Ridge Tuesday

With 10 returning lettermen on a seniorfilled roster, the future should be brighter for a Wyalusing Valley baseball team in search of its first above .500 campaign since 2013. More...

Winter Teams Found Success

While I am convinced the groundhog actually said there is six more months of winter, the calendar says that spring is upon us.  As the Wyalusing Valley spring sports gear up for the expected season openers on March 27, it’s a good time to More...

Softball Banking on Youth, Experience

With six returning letter winners from last year’s District Four Class AA championship team and an influx of talented freshmen, Wyalusing Valley softball coach John Loomis expects to field a competitive squad again.  Softball success depen More...

Education

Winners Announced in Writing Competition

The 2018 annual Write Your Own Book Competition was a big success. The young authors were honored on Saturday, March 10 at a reception held at the Bradford County Library. Family, teachers, and friends were there to support the young authors. More...

Elmira College Students Inducted into Honor Society

Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, recently inducted 26 student members into the Elmira College circle, or chapter. Students inducted included: Hunter Gordon of Towanda, PA and Sydney Stringham of Gillett.  More...

Elk Lake Elementary Announces Honor Roll Students

The Elk Lake Elementary School has announced the fifth and sixth grade students who made the honor roll and earned high honors during the second marking period of the 2017-18 school year.  More...

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