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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...

Letters

Who Would Steal Beautiful Flowers?

Dear Editor:  If anyone has attended an event or visited a home where dark blue gladioluses were displayed, received them as a gift or purchased them, be aware that 20 of our mostly dark blue flowering gladiolus stems were cut and stolen from ou More...

The Roosters Sing Above You

Dear Editor:  A Harford Fair memory: It’s fair season. During the mid-tolate nineties, I belonged to a barbershop group here in Montrose which we called the Montrose Harmony Men, consisting of about 30 guys who liked to harmonize.  More...

Trump is Two-Faced on Trade

Dear Editor:  As a Conservative Independent I agree with some of Trump’s domestic policies, but Trump is two-faced concerning foreign trade.  More...

Seniors

Tips to Understand and Avoid Elder Financial Fraud

Elder fraud is a financial crime that targets older men and women who are often unable to recognize they are being victimized. More...

Exploring Interesting Ways to Enjoy Travel

Research indicates that traveling is at the top of the list of interests motivating today’s men and women over the age of 50.  More...

New Text Alert System Launched to Protect PA Seniors

Attorney General Josh Shapiro encouraged PA consumers to sign up for a new text alert system through his Bureau of Consumer Protection to raise awareness about how to avoid becoming a victim of scams. More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Jeanette Dietz, owner of The Parlor in Wyalusing. Ticket winners were Autumn Dietz, Dave Manley, Sherri Wilcox, Courtney Salsman, Shirley Bullock and Flora Johnson.  * * *  More...

Reflections of Nature

I am a hoarder, meaning I have a tendency to keep things I might need someday. However, I’m not as bad as the hoarders shown on the TV series. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: Do you know any old home remedies for headaches?  —ACHING IN ATHENS DEAR ACH: First, if you have persistent headaches, see your doctor. More...

Sports

One Win Away

Tunkhannock Defeats Oregon District 4, 6-4, to Advance to Title Game in Portland

The Tunkhannock all-stars had an uphill climb after spotting the host team out of Lake Oswego, OR, a three-spot in the first inning of Tuesday’s latenight 6-4 semifinal win at the Little League Softball World Series at Portland, OR.  More...

Tunkhannock Works Overtime in Quarters

The highlight game of the quarterfinal round went seven innings before either side could push a run across with Tunkhannock edging the Phillippines, 2-, on Aug. 13.  More...

Deluge Disrupts Prep for Fall Sports

Monday was the PIAA’s official opening day of fall sports practice, but Mother Nature works on her own schedule.  Of Wyalusing Valley’s four fall sports, only the football team and the cross country squad were able to get in a workou More...

Education

THS Senior Welcomed to Drug & Alcohol Board

Wyoming County Commissioners Tom Henry and Judy Mead met on Aug. 9, an uncommon Thursday public meeting due to their participation earlier in the week in a County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) conference in Gettysburg.  More...

Wyalusing Elementary Homeroom List

Back To School 2018

Kindergarten   More...

Elk Lake High School 2018 Homeroom Assignments

A Jimena Acevedo-Vasquez, 135; Jase Adams, 058; Jacob Adams, 015; Davia Adams, 115; Emily Anderson, 058; Adam Anderson, 133; Samantha Andrejack, 017; Miranda Andrews, 025; Brook Arnold, 415; Jaycen Aten, 008; Noah Atkins, 023; Liberty Azaravich, 017. More...

Flash Flooding Hits Region Hard

Several more rounds of heavy rains blanketed the region in the last week, leading to significant flash flooding in Bradford, Sullivan, Wyoming and Susquehanna Counties and beyond. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Christopher Kolbeck - 2018-12-13
Marcus Welles - 2018-12-06

Local News

Bradford County Officials Assess Flood Damage

At a press conference yesterday at the Bradford County Courthouse, Bradford County Emergency Operations Center officials provided an assessment of flood damage throughout the county and also announced that Governor Tom Wolf would visit New Albany and More...

Bradford County Inmate Threatens Local Judge

A Rome man who is currently incarcerated at the Bradford County Correctional Facility got himself into even bigger trouble after he was allegedly heard making threats toward a local judge.  More...

County Adopts Updated Comprehensive Plan

The Bradford County Board of Commissioners has officially adopted the updated comprehensive plan, which will serve as Bradford County’s guiding document for approximately the next decade.  More...

Opinion

Trump Administration Grabs The Wheel

Guest Commentary

To hear some in the media tell it, the Trump administration’s decision to freeze fuel-economy standards for cars and trucks is a massive detour from common sense.  More...

Dog Days of August Turn Wet and Wild

“Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer,” or so the song goes. For this summer at least, the emphasis should be on crazy, because that’s what the weather has been in late July and early August. More...

Lifestyles

Tina Pickett BBQ Held at New Location

CAMPAIGN EVENT WELCOMES SCOTT WAGNER, CONGRESSMAN TOM MARINO

While there was a change in the venue for PA Rep. Tina Pickett’s annual barbecue this year, her supporters had no trouble finding the campaign fundraiser at The Inn on Quarry Glen along Sheshequin Road in Towanda. More...

Birthdays and Anniversaries

AUGUST 19 Alison Kling, Wyalusing, PA Mrs. More...

A Giving Birthday Celebrated

On Aug. 7, Karlie Benjamin of Laceyville celebrated her birthday by asking that her gifts be donations to the Towanda Area Christian Outreach (T.A.C.O.) Food Pantry in Wysox. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Community Theater Returns Tonight with ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

For the first time in nearly 15 years, the Wyalusing Community Theater is back with a stage production of the classic musical, Bye Bye Birdie.  Tonight, Aug. 16 through Saturday, Aug. 18 at 8 p.m. More...

LeRoy Heritage Museum Celebrates Historic Barclay Mountain

As ongoing heavy rains continued to fall in Bradford County over the weekend, it didn’t stop local history buffs and the descendants of two fascinating ghost towns from attending the inaugural Barclay Mountain Heritage Day in LeRoy. More...

Master Gardeners Offer a ‘Taste of the Garden’

The Penn State Master Gardeners of Bradford and Sullivan Counties will be offering a “Taste of the Garden” as part of their public class series on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 6:15 p.m. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BENEFITS

Benefit for Carmeta Calaman on Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Monroeton Fairgrounds, Rt. 220. Carmeta was diagnosed with a brain tumor in early June. There will be food, Chinese auction, raffles and games. More...

BLOOD DRIVE

Upcoming blood donation opportunities: Bradford County: Canton Tuesday, Aug. 21 from 1-6 p.m. at the Canton Moose Lodge No. 429, 41 Sullivan St.; Sayre Thursday, Aug. 30 from 1-6 p.m. at the Sayre VFW Post No. 1536, 932 W. More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Aug. 26, 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 sugarfree syrup. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

“You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they which testify of me” (John 5:29). More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Forgive us, Merciful God, so we might live in love, as your children. May the grace which was in Jesus fill us with grace. May the hope which was in Jesus fill us with hope. May the life which was in Jesus fill us with life. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Christ handed himself over without reserve to the Father in the sacrifice of the cross. He hands himself over to us in love as the Bread of Life in the Eucharist. More...

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