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Wyalusing Taxes Increasing By Half-Mil Next Year

By a three to two vote Tuesday night, the Wyalusing Borough Council agreed to increase borough taxes by .5 mils in 2019. More...

Backpacks Bring Hope To Needy

During the flash flooding on Aug. 14, water rose to almost the second story of Wyalusing Valley High School student Hannah Lane’s home in New Albany. The flooding caused financial problems for Lane’s family. More...

LeRaysville Labor Day Offers Fun for All

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Fire trucks, lucky tickets, old Chevys, and candy, candy, candy filled the three-day LeRaysville Labor Day Celebration over the weekend, providing fun for all who turned out to support the town’s fire department. 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...

Senate Approves to Fund New Grandparents Law

Recently, U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Ranking Member Bob Casey secured the Senate’s approval for $300,000 to establish an advisory council, created by the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act (S. More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Gary R. and Nadean E. Funk to Gary R. Funk in Leroy Township for $1 on Aug. 23.  More...

Letters

Blame It On Trump

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Tribute to Captain John McCain, USN

Dear Editor:  John McCain was shot down over Vietnam in October 1967 after completing over 20 missions.  He was a prisoner of war until 1973.  While McCain fought in Vietnam, our fearless president got four college draft deferments.&n More...

Lifestyles

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Our Reader of the Month winner for August, the $25 gift card to Olive Garden, was Amy Gallagher. She’s the friendly lady who’s new at the post office and visits us regularly. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

We hope you all had a fantastic Labor Day. It’s hard to believe that it is September already. With the holiday over this means that the library Saturday hours change back to 9 a.m.-4 p.m. All our hours stay the same.  More...

Concealed Carry Seminars Planned

Due to popular demand, Rep. Tina Pickett has scheduled two upcoming Concealed Carry Seminars for residents of the 110th District. The seminars are set for Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Sayre Sportsmen’s Club and Thursday, Oct. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Nicholson Bridge Celebration to be Held

Nicholson Bridge Day will be on Sunday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event, which celebrates the 103rd anniversary of the Tunkhannock Viaduct, is held on Main Street in Nicholson (Rts. 92 and 11). More...

Mystery Photography Tour at Bradford County Library

Are you an adventurous local photographer? If so, join the Bradford County Library staff on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 9:30 a.m. More...

ARCC to Hold 28th Annual Silent Auction

It’s time to mark your calendars for the Abuse and Rape Crisis Center’s (ARCC) 28th Silent Auction to be held Saturday, Nov. 3. This annual event will be held at the JFK Hall at St. Agnes School in Towanda from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.  More...

Sports

WVHS Boys Second at Bear Mountain River Run

Wyalusing Valley placed three runners in the top 11 en route to a second-place finish in the Bear Mountain River Run at Lock Haven University on Saturday, Sept. More...

Spencer Goal Ends Suspense for Lady Rams

Defeat Montgomery for Meadowbrook Tourney Title

Freshman Olivia Spencer scored two goals, including the game winner with 8:03 remaining, as Wyalusing Valley defeated Montgomery in the championship game of the Meadowbrook Christian Kickoff Tournament in Milton on Saturday, Sept. 1.  More...

Spikers Cruise Past Panthers

Lylah Oswald had 11 kills and five aces to lead the Wyalusing Valley girls’ volleyball team to a 3-0 win at Northeast Bradford on Tuesday, Sept. More...

Education

Delaware Valley University Announces Spring 2018 Dean’s List

Dr. More...

Wilkes University Welcomes Honors Program Class of 2022

Wilkes University welcomes 91 students into the honors program’s newest class, including William Farnelli of Montrose, English; Stefanie Kramer of Dushore, pre-pharmacy guaranteed seat program, and Nicholas Superko of Laceyville, pre-pharmacy g More...

Wyoming County Commissioners Honor Softball Players

A relatively light business agenda for the Sept. More...

Breaking News - 9/10/2018 11:42 AM

Wyalusing School Board Meeting Postponed  Free Access 

Wyalusing Area School District officials announced earlier this morning that the monthly meeting of the Wyalusing Area School Board that was expected to take place this evening ( Monday More...

Damaged Roads Concern Wyalusing Supervisors

Repair Costs Estimated at $500K

Two roads remain closed in Wyalusing Township, three weeks after flash flooding caused approximately $500,000 in damage to the township’s roads, officials said.  More...

Wanted and On the Run

The Pennsylvania State Police are actively looking for Quentin Millard, who is wanted in connection with a Criminal Homicide.  Millard has been entered into NCIC as a temporary felon and may be armed with a handgun.  He was last seen runnin More...

Troy Man Faces Felony Drug Charge

A Troy man was in possession of over $5,000 and 69 small containers of THC oil during a traffic stop on Sunday, Sept. 2 in Albany Township, police said.  PA Fish Commission Officer Jeremy Yohe pulled Louis R. More...

SusCo Officer Arrested

Joshua Diddick, 29, Nicholson, faces multiple charges, including felony failure to report as a mandated reporter, corruption of minors, furnishing alcohol to minors, and stalking, based on information released by investiga- tors on Sept. 4. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Local News

Wyalusing's Main St. Pizzeria has New Owner

The former Robbie’s Pizza on Wyalusing’s Main Street has a new name and a new owner.  The business is now known as Robbie’s Pizza and Subs, and the new owner is Jim Wakefield, who co-owns the business with his brother, Patrick. More...

Wyoming County EMA to Hold Public Meeting

The Wyoming County Emergency Management Agency will hold a public meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 6 to 7 p.m. More...

Area Roadwork Scheduled

Update on Bradford County Flood Damaged Roadways

Following is a listing provided by PennDOT of long-term detours due to flood damaged roads in Bradford County along with a listing of recently opened roads.  Open: Route 187 between Route 6 in Wysox Township and Wyalusing/New Albany Road in Terr More...

Opinion

Can We Keep Politics Out of Football?

I get it that Colin Kaepernick and others who take a knee during NFL games have a right to express their opinions, but that doesn’t mean that I have to tolerate their nonsense or give them any sort of credibility. More...

Camptown Races Honoring a Founder

Saturday, Sept. 8, marks the return of a remarkable community event, the Camptown Races. More...

Political Cartoon

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

Throughout the spring and summer months, we have been enjoying nature’s concerts. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Joyce Otis. We only had one call, which was incorrect. So, you know what this means… lots of tickets left to give away this week. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: Do you happen to know a down-home remedy to cure a hangover?  —BENTON BOOZER DEAR BEN: The best cure for a hangover is to drink black coffee the night before instead of the morning after.  —ALICE  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BENEFITS

Benefit for Carmeta Calaman on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 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...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Sept. 30, 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...

CHURCH

Camptown Community Church Sunday School begins on Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. at the church. There will be classes for children ages 3 through high school.   More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Choices are before us all the time and the big one before us now is for our government. Do you read this history professor’s report written back in 1887.  More...

Wyalusing U. M. Charge News

Almighty God, your Son came into the world to free us all from sin and death. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

You disregard God’s commandment but cling to human tradition. (MK7:8) “The pattern began in Eden. More...

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