May 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring Has Sprung

Finally, some color brightens our lives. The weather we’ve been hoping for is here. Birds are chirping, bugs are buzzing and thermometers are showing 80 degrees. More...

Laceyville Trying to Save Fading Business Association

Sometimes, organizations created with the best of intentions don’t stand the test of time, and that seems to be the case for the Laceyville Business Association (LBA).  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  Anthony and Loretta R. Delmastro to Clarence V. Woodard in Columbia Township for $100,000 on April 20.  More...

Counties Receive Funding from Impact Fees

Sen. More...

Letters

Never Talk with The Landman

Dear Editor:  I appreciated the report on the Gas Royalty Dilemma. When I came to the end of the article and saw the word “Landman,” it caused me to send this letter to the editor.  More...

Open Letter to Sen. Pat Roberts

To: Sen. Pat Roberts, Chair of Senate Ag Committee; Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member; Congressman K. Michael Conaway, Chair, House Ag Committee; Congressman Collin Peterson, Ranking Member.  Dear Leaders of our Ag Committees:  More...

Thoughts on Gun Violence

Dear Editor:  Just a few sobering thoughts to put things in perspective regarding violence in our communities and schools. More...

Dining and Entertainment

American Chestnut Conservation Workshop to be Held

On Sunday May 27 from 1-5 p.m., the Bradford County Conservation District (BCCD), in partnership with the Bradford/ Sullivan Forest Landowners Association (BSFLA), will be facilitating a free program open to the public concerning the history, former More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BANQUET

SRU Alumni Banquet: Saturday, May 19, 4-9 p.m. at the Ridgebury Sportsman Club, 961 Centerville Road, Gillett, PA 16925. $10 per person and please bring a dish to pass. Open to all SRU alumni (graduates or if attended), teachers and staff. More...

BLOOD DRIVE

Upcoming blood donation opportunities: Bradford County: Canton Tuesday, May 22 from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at the Pivot Physical Therapy, 298 W. South Ave.; Gillett from 2-6 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’ on Friday night, July 13 at Grovedale Winery. Saturday’s featured group, Sideline from NC. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.” Proverbs 1:7.  More...

Presbyterian Church News

“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen,” (Ephesians 4:29). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Father and vine grower, You planted Your vine in the hardened earth of sinful humanity and caused it to grow through death to life. Unite us in Christ, in faith and love, that we may bear much fruit.  First Friday mass, May 4, at St. More...

Education

Residents Inducted Into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

The following local residents were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.  Monica Jampo of LeRaysville, Taylor Johnston of T More...

Wyalusing Musical Society Held Meeting

The Wyalusing Musical Society met at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting was called to order by President Sue Waterhouse who welcomed the members and guests.  More...

New Program Offered at NTCC

Anticipated in the Fall of 2018, the Northern Tier Career Center (NTCC) will partner with Penn State Wilkes-Barre to offer a pilot program in Information Technology to the students of Bradford and Sullivan Counties’ high schools.  More...

Breaking News - 5/7/2018 9:27 PM

Wyalusing Route706 Shutdown Postponed  Free Access 

According to information released at Monday night's meeting of the Wyalusing Borough Council, the previously announced closing of Route 706/Church Street in Wyalusing Borough has been c More...

2018 Primary Election Preview

Bradford County  — BY CAIN CHAMBERLIN —   A short, yet competitive ballot in the May 15 primary will set the tone for a significant and highlyanticipated mid-term election in November.  More...

Public Meeting Held for Rt. 367 Bridge Project

In an effort to gain public input regarding a bridge replacement project along Route 376 in Auburn Township, officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) held a meeting on Monday evening at the Goodwill Fire Company in Lacey More...

Portion of Route 706 Closing in Wyalusing May 8

A portion of Route 706 in Wyalusing Borough will be temporarily closed for repairs on Tuesday, May 8, according to PennDOT.  The closed section will be between Route 6 and Main Street, which is the entirety of Church Street.  The work will More...

Man Makes Threats, Sets SUV on Fire in Monroeton

State police arrested a Monroeton man on April 24 after he reportedly set an SUV on fire and made threats toward a pair of victims.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Local News

Towanda Man Faces Over 2,100 Counts of Sex Crimes

A Towanda man was taken into custody by Towanda Borough Police and put behind bars for allegedly assaulting two young female juveniles on multiple occasions.  Jonathan C. More...

Concealed Carry Seminar Held at Fire Hall

Recent statistics show that Pennsylvania is second only to Florida in the number of its citizens (roughly 1.065 million, as of 2016) that have taken on the massive responsibility of acquiring a permit to carry a firearm.  More...

Watershed Association Seeks Guidance from Commissioners

Kevin Ray of the Mehoopany Creek Watershed Association (MCWA) reported to the Wyoming County Commissioners on Tuesday morning that a planned $400,000 project in Roger Hollow, Forkston Township, was in jeopardy due to a $42,000 gap in available funds. More...

Opinion

Neutralizing a Nuclear- Armed North Korea

Guest Commentary

Throughout my latest visit to Northeast Asia, I had met with many governmental officials, business leaders, academics and activists, and seen firsthand that the people of Japan, Taiwan and South Korea are eagerly anticipating the upcoming summits wit More...

Where Have Our Public Servants Gone?

The more I think about how I make my decisions about who I want to be President or Governor or Senator or Congressman, it strikes me that it is not really about politics. It’s about humanity. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

We are coming to the time of the year when wildlife will be giving birth to their young. In nature, some mothers lay eggs, while others give birth to live young. Both methods have benefits.  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Robin Moore. Penny Karpauitz and Nicki Keeney were the only two who correctly guessed her eyes.  * * *  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: Do you know what the life expectancy of a female in the U.S. is today?  —AGING IN ATHENS DEAR AG: Not really. I Googled my life expectancy and answered questions about if I smoked, drank, exercised, was overweight or stressed. More...

Sports

Patton Wins Mile for Rams

Wyalusing Lasagna Invitational

Wyalusing Valley’s Alex Patton was the lone winner at his team’s own Lasagna Invitational on Friday, April 27.  Patton held off Montrose’s Brandon Curley to win the boys’ 1600 run with a time of 4:37.09 Curley finished wi More...

New Records Highlight Track Meet

An estimated 784 athletes from 24 schools converged on Wyalusing Valley High School for the 15th Lasagna Invitation track meet on Friday, April 27.  At the end of a long, chilly, damp late afternoon and evening, two meet records had fallen, just More...

Rams Stumble In Playoff Hunt

On the heels of its most successful week of the season, the Wyalusing Valley baseball team went 1-2 sandwiching a win over Williamson between losses to Cowanesque Valley and Athens over the past week.  More...

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