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Spotted Lanternfly Threat to Forests, Vineyards

Keep Your Eyes Open for These Invasive Bugs

Lycorma delicatula, commonly known as the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), is a new invasive insect that has spread throughout southeastern Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County in 2014. More...

‘Spectacular Saturday’ May 12 in Laceyville

Laceyville businesses are going all out with what they’re calling “Spectacular Saturday” on May 12, an event wherae shoppers are being offered discounted prices, door prizes, food and more throughout the day. 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

Todd Carr, Towanda   More...

– Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas –

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported the following persons were recently sentenced, pleaded guilty or were accepted into the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:  Guilty Pleas  More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  James F. Rosh, aka James Rosh, to David E. and Brenda L. Rosh in Athens Township for $1 on April 27.  More...

Letters

Travel Safely on Back Country Roads

To the Editor:  The Bradford/Sullivan Co. Farm Bureau is celebrating Rural Roads Safety by encouraging county residents to travel safely on the roads this spring.  More...

The Fight Continues For Dairy Farmers

Dear Editor:  More...

Stuttering Awareness Week Begins May 7

Dear Editor:  National Stuttering Awareness Week begins May 7. Did you know more than three million Americans stutter? More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Many of the English words and phrases used today come from the animal world. Some words are based on the animal’s appearance. For example, a large man is often called a “moose” because the moose is a large animal. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Robbie Gregory, owner of Robbie’s Pizza. We had only one guess and it was wrong.  * * *  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: My older sister often says that a good man is like a fine bottle of wine. 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

Your homework for last week’s “It’s in the Book” was to read from the book of Revelation in your Bible, chapter 20: 11-15. Did you do so? More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse,” (Romans 12:14). I received an email update from International Christian Concern (ICC) (www.persecution.org) that calls for prayer about the situation in Nigeria.  More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Today is Ascension Thursday. Jesus has been taken up into heaven to rejoin his Father and will return in the same way as he was seen going into heaven. More...

Education

Elk Lake High School Announces Third Marking Period Honors

The Elk Lake High School has announced the 7th through 12th grade students who made the honor roll and earned high honors during the third marking period of the 2017-18 school year.  More...

Elk Lake Prom Court

Members of the Elk Lake Prom Court included, front, from left, Kyleigh Marshall, Hailey Hollister, Cassey Dudock, Rose Warner, Faythe Caines, Taylor Howey, Grasyn Bushnell, Eliza Bosscher, Kassidy Co More...

Elk Lake King, Queen Crowned

Eliza Bosscher, left, and Will Farnelli were named Elk Lake Prom King and Queen at the school’s annual prom held May 5 in the school’s gymnasium. More...

Breaking News - 5/10/2018 4:23 PM

No Settlement Reached in State vs. Chesapeake, Anadarko Case  Free Access 

Following several hours of deliberation in Bradford County court today, May 10, presiding Judge Kenneth Brown was unable to arrange a settlement agreement between members of the PA Attorney General’s Office and attorneys for Chesapeake Energy and Ana More...

Solution to Feral Cat Issue a ‘Slow Process’

WYALUSING COUNCIL CONSIDERS GARAGE BAY IMPROVEMENTS

Although Wyalusing Borough Council found a possible solution to its stray cat population last month, there have been some complications in the relatively slow process of placing those cats in new homes, according to Councilman Gary Rouse.  More...

Unpaid Water and Sewer Bills Weigh Heavily on Meshoppen Borough

While the overdue amounts of water and sewer bills in Meshoppen have held relatively steady at about $62,000, no real progress has been made for years at reducing the total nor getting the property owners, who have been delinquent the longest, onto a More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ronald Decker - 2018-10-11
Ruth Matson - 2018-10-11
Mary Naylor - 2018-10-11
Richard Jackson - 2018-10-11
Johnnie Heeman, III - 2018-10-11
David Reese - 2018-10-11
Richard Cruz, Sr. - 2018-10-11

Local News

SCCTC, Elk Lake Board Hears From Student Competitors

The May 2 meeting of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) and Elk Lake School District joint board of directors opened with a presentation by Elk Lake junior and Future Business Leaders (FBLA) of America club member Madison Sic More...

Heritage Day Tradition Continues at WVES

Who needs an online DNA ancestry test when you have your knowledgeable grandparents around? At least that’s the idea behind a longstanding class project at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School.  More...

Wyalusing Students Feature Art Show May 16

The Wyalusing Area School District Art Show will feature the artwork of elementary and high school students from throughout this school year.  The work will be on display in the administration offices and community board room at the Wyalusing Va More...

Opinion

Trump Killing Deeply Flawed Iran Deal Is Right Move

Guest Commentary

President Trump’s announcement Tuesday that the U.S. More...

There’s No Sense Whining about Weather

For a while there I thought we had a chance of repeating the legendary “year without a summer” in Bradford County. More...

Lifestyles

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

“Reader of the Month” for April is Andi Thorn. She received a gift certificate for Split Endz. Our prize for May will be a gift certificate for the Meat Hook. To enter all you need do is check out a book.  More...

Vosburg Honored at Cazenovia Celebration

Olivia Vosburg of Meshoppen was honored at Cazenovia College’s 15th Annual Student Leaders Celebration. Vosburg was inducted to the Sigma Alpha Pi National Society for Leadership and Success.   More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Most of the summer fun at the library is scheduled. All flyers are posted on the library’s website, wyalusinglibrary.org, As always there are copies available at the front desk area.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Sayre Public Library to Host Mellie

Sayre Public Library (SPL) invites all children in kindergarten through sixth grade to come to the library at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, and read to Mellie. More...

43rd Annual Senior Picnic Announced

The 43rd Annual Senior Picnic will be held on Thursday, June 21 at the Troy Fairgrounds (Alparon Park) from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 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 in Tow More...

Sports

Lady Rams Atop Wild NTL Race

Lead Three Schools by One Game

The Wyalusing Valley softball team took a huge step toward its first Northern Tier League title in nine years with a 7-0 win over North Penn-Liberty on May 2.  However, the Lady Rams, who had seized sole possession of first place in the Large Sc More...

Rams Belt Blue Ridge

Down NP-Mansfield; Drop Towanda Heartbreaker

The Wyalusing Valley baseball team continued its late-season success with a pair of wins, including a 25-6 clubbing of North Penn-Mansfield and an 8-5 non-league win over Blue Ridge. More...

From Layman Gym to Rec Hall; Edsell Ready for PSU

It only seems natural.  Wyalusing Valley’s Creighton Edsell will take his considerable wrestling talents from one of Pennsylvania’s most successful high school programs to the most successful collegiate program in the country.  More...

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