April 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Senseless Vandalism

It’s one of Wyalusing’s treasures from its past. More...

WAEF Raises $38K at Seventh Annual Spring Fling Auction

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) hosted another successful Spring Fling Auction Saturday, April 14. at the Tuscarora-Wayne Community Room on Main St. 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

Low-Level Offenders Create New Jail Issue

While inmate outsourcing in Wyoming County is nowhere near the excessive levels reached in 2016 and 2017, it is again on the rise, and a problem reported on Tuesday has officials vexed but committed to a solution.  More...

Susquehanna County Hears Dog Noise Complaint

Following the regular April 11 business meeting, the Susquehanna County Commissioners were asked for their intervention into a neighborhood dispute during the public comment portion.  More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

Lifestyles

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Russ and I had the distinct pleasure of dining with and receiving a donation from the Wyalusing Lions Club on Tuesday evening at the Wyalusing Hotel. I will have a photo and more of the story next week. More...

Latimer Graduates From Bloomsburg

Garrett Latimer of Clifford, PA graduated from Bloomsburg University earning his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a degree in Business Administration, Information & Technology Management.   More...

Good Stuff Sale Starts Friday

This week the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church has been a beehive of activity with a host of volunteers sorting through donated items, getting them ready for sale at the church’s annual Good Stuff More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Bryan Carr, music teacher at Wyalusing Valley High School, and apparently we stumped everyone as we didn’t receive a single correct guess. More...

Jester Hill

Parishioners at Jester Hill Community Church became very concerned Sunday morning when Reverend Thaddeus Bump failed to show up for services.  The last anyone knew of his whereabouts was he had gone to his hunting cabin in Potter County Friday n More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: For the past three weeks, I’ve been seeing a flying saucer hovering over the pasture just behind our barn. More...

Sports

Fair Weather Greets Anglers

Brilliant sunshine and warmer weather helped draw anglers in near record numbers on Saturday to Forkston Corners, where the North Branch Mehoopany Creek tumbles into the main stem of Mehoopany Creek. More...

Please Winter, Go Away

By March, the worst of the winter would be over. The snow would thaw, the rivers begin to run and the world would wake into itself again.  Not that year.  More...

Lady Rams Still in Hunt

Jayne Tosses Shutouts Against Athens, Troy

Melody Kneller’s RBI single in the fourth inning provided the only run as Wyalusing Valley defeated Athens, 1- 0, on the road on Friday, April 13.  With the Lady Rams’ Hailey Jayne and Athens’ Meg Bennett locked in a pitching More...

Education

Bradford-Tioga Head Start, Inc. Celebrates Week of the Young Child

The Week of the Young Child (WYC) is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers and families. More...

Quilt Class Coming to Wyalusing

Wyalusing Area Friends of the Arts (WAFA) is hosting quilt classes, instructed by area quilter, Val Hill.  This is their second class and is a bit more advanced than their first class, which was a super easy quilt pattern called Turning Twenty.& More...

St. Agnes School Celebrates 140th Year

St. Agnes School in Towanda is celebrating the 140th Anniversary of its founding this year. On Sunday May 6, 2018 a Mass to commemorate this momentous anniversary will be celebrated by Father Edward Michelini, pastor of SS. More...

Breaking News - 4/23/2018 9:54 AM

Warrant Issued for Tunkhannock Man Who Fled Police  Free Access 

Authorities are searching for a Tunkhannock man who fled from state police on Sunday afternoon after they attempted to pull him over for driving with a suspended license.  Around 2:15 p.m. More...

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Sullivan County

State police at Laporte are investigating a two-vehicle crash in Hillsgrove Township over the weekend that ended with a fatality.  Robert E. More...

Wysox Puts New Twp. Building, River Park Project Out for Bid

The Wysox Township Board of Supervisors is preparing for construction season, authorizing the advertising of bids for two major projects, including the new township building addition onto the existing fire hall as well as phase one of the Wysox Towns More...

Perfect Conditions Greet Trout Anglers

Photo by Rick Hiduk Trout fishermen like Colin Grose (left) and Frank Walter, both from Laceyville, enjoyed ideal conditions on the first day of the statewide season on Saturday, April 14, in Forksto More...

GWCC Sponsors Quickbooks Class

On Thursday, April 12, the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce hosted a Quickbooks class, held at the Wyalusing Fire Hall. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Margaret Nemec - 2018-10-18
Vincent Hatton - 2018-10-18

Local News

Benedict Honored at Award Dinner

Susquehanna County Sheriff Lance Benedict was the 2018 recipient of the Baden-Powell Council Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Distinguished Citizen Award at a dinner held in his honor on April 14 at Elk Lake High School. More...

BCTPA Says ‘Alexa’ Can Now Brief Visitors on Local Events

Web developer for the Bradford County Tourism Promotion Agency (BCTPA), Amy Brennan of Custom Geekery, demonstrates the latest source of BCTPA information with her Amazon Echo Dot. More...

BOARD MOVES FORWARD ON WEIGH STATION PURCHASE

Those with the popular Amazon Echo voice-activated device can now learn what events are going on in Bradford County simply by asking Alexa for a “Flash Briefing.”  For those who may be technologically challenged, it’s not as ha More...

Opinion

Fantastic Support for WAEF’s Spring Fling Auction

I think it says a lot about a small, rural community when a onenight event raises $38,000 to help support education in our local schools.  I’m talking about last Saturday’s Spring Fling Auction hosted by the Wyalusing Area Education More...

Looking for Answers on the Internet

What do we Google and why do we Google? Those are the questions.  More...

Seniors

Wireless Technology Takes Hearing Aids to New Levels

Hearing loss may not be something people want to contemplate, but it is more common than many people may think. Hearing deficits may occur from birth or be acquired due to injury or prolonged exposure to loud noises.  More...

Casey Bill to Help Grandparents Affected by Opioid Crisis

The U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Ranking Member Bob Casey (D-PA) and Chairman Susan Collins (R-ME) celebrated the U.S. Senate’s unanimous passage of the bipartisan Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act (SGRGA) (S. More...

Meadowview Healthcare/Rehabilitation Center Hosts PEER Graduation

On March 23, 2018, residents of Meadowview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center were honored at a graduation ceremony recognizing their commitment in meeting the training requirements to become members of the Pennsylvania Empowered Expert Residents ( More...

Dining and Entertainment

NRCS Hosting Blood Drive

On Thursday, April 26 from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. a Blood Drive organized by Geisinger Hospital will be held in the gymnasium at North Rome Christian School.  Carrie Comstock, a senior at NRCS, is hosting this event as part of her senior project. More...

Community Garden Volunteers Sought

The Guthrie Community Garden, located in Sayre, is seeking volunteers for the 2018 growing season.  The garden provides food for community members who cannot afford or do not have access to fresh, nutritious foods. More...

Citizens & Northern Bank and Trehab, Inc. Relocating

Citizens & Northern Bank (C&N) will be relocating its Towanda branch. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, April 29, from 7:30-10:30 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, french toast, ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, orange juice, real maple syrup and sugar-free syrup. More...

CHICKEN BARBECUE

Chicken BBQ, Sunday, April 29 at 11 a.m. at the American Legion Post 534 in Wyalusing. Halves only $6. Pre-orders preferred. Call 570-746-1772 after 2 p.m.   More...

CLASSES

Craft Class on Tuesday, April 24 at 1:30 p.m. at the Laceyville Public Library. It is hosted by Teresa Brewer. The craft will be painting a teapot for Mother’s Day. All supplies will be available. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

My first day in graduate school the professor opened his lecture saying, “Half of what I teach you will be true; maybe half of it will be false. The problem is, I don’t know which part is right and which is wrong. More...

Wyalusing U. M. Charge News

We continue to celebrate the resurrection of Christ and hope to be bound together in Christian love with faith and fellowship that will bring others to know our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

The risen Christ stands in our midst and asks, “Why are you troubled? And why do questions arise in your hearts? Look at my hands and feet, that it is I myself.” This is the Lord’s commandment to us. More...

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