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Southwestern Energy Lends Helping Hand

Aids New Albany Flood Recovery

New Albany was one of the towns in the area that was hardest hit by the flash flooding on Aug. More...

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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...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   Bradley S. Travis, 20, of LeRaysville is charged with access device fraud and theft by unlawful taking or disposition after stealing a debit card from a pickup truck on Aug. More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Vanessa Kasson to Bryant Kasson, property in Springville Township on Sept. 25.  Bryant Kasson to Vanessa Kasson, property in Springville Township on Sept. 25.  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...

Letters

Supports Sweeney For State Senate

Dear Editor:  In the spirit of harmony amidst these changing times, I would urge people to vote this coming November. It’s a privilege that is all too often taken for granted.  More...

Make America Gentle Again

Dear Editor:  More...

Say No to Marino

Editor:  Not long ago I had the privilege of serving the public as an aide to former congressman Chris Carney. One trait I admired about Carney was his courage to hold a town hall meeting every year in the 14 counties he represented.  More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Ron Young, of Troy, stopped at the house one day, holding a brown paper bag that he gave to Mary Alice. In the bag were wild mushrooms that Ron had picked. The next day Mary Alice prepared beef stroganoff, using the mushrooms. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to “Miss Flora” Johnson, a volunteer at the Wyalusing Public Library. Ticket winners were her husband, Don Johnson, Michelle Johns and Rhonda Johnson.  * * *  More...

The Way We Were...

1929 View of Route 6

Here’s a 1929 view of Route 6 looking east as the roadway passes through Wyalusing, not long after construction was completed.  More...

Sports

Panthers Overwhelm Rams

North Penn-Mansfield 53, Wyalusing 6

North Penn-Mansfield’s Brent Burleigh feasted on a young Wyalusing Valley secondary, throwing for five touchdowns in a 53-6 victory at Blossburg on Sept. More...

Youth Gridders Win Twice

Two of the three Wyalusing Area Youth Football squads picked up home wins against Waverly, NY, on Sept. 30. Both the “A” and “B” teams finished with 24-0 victories. More...

Tips for Submitting Photos

With the start of the big game hunting season, there will be people sending photos of their harvest in for publication. More...

Education

Kennedy Walsh Participates In Fall 2018 Study Abroad

Kennedy Walsh of Monroeton is participating in the Siena College Study Abroad program for the Fall 2018 semester. She will be studying in Tanzania.   More...

Health & Wellness Programs to be Held at Dietrich Theater

The need for free or low-cost health and wellness programs is evidenced by the more than 50 people who take advantage of Chair Yoga weekly at the Dietrich Theater, a free program taught by Donna Fetzko, that will continue into 2019, thanks in part to More...

Wyalusing Council OKs Tax Increase

Budget Includes .5-Mil Raise

At its meeting on Monday, Oct. 1, the Wyalusing Borough Council gave preliminary approval to the borough’s 2019 budget, which includes a .5-mil increase in the property tax.  More...

Gift Card Phone Scams on Rise Locally

State police at Towanda report that they have seen a rise in telephone and internet scams where the victim provides gift cards as payment.  The public should not allow unknown parties to have access to their electronic devices or personal bankin More...

Teacher’s Aide Charged with Sexual Assault

A teacher’s aide for the Towanda Area School District has been arrested after she engaged in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old female, who is a student in the school district, police said.  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

Candidates Speak at Democratic Dinner

Candidates for Congress, the PA House, and statewide office gave speeches on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Bradford County Democratic Committee’s Fall Dinner in Sayre.  More...

Friedenberg Blasts Rep. Marino at Sayre Dinner

Democratic Congressional candidate Marc Friedenberg said his opponent, Republican incumbent Tom Marino, is a “tool of corporate interests” who has “flooded our streets with opioids” and “done nothing for the people&rdquo More...

Meshoppen Flood Buyouts Inching Along

Meshoppen Borough Council members and employees have been fielding complaints from Church Street residents whose homes are part of a structured buyout through the Wyoming County Housing & Redevelopment Authority (H&RA).  More...

Opinion

Opposing Kavanaugh By Whatever Means Necessary’

Americans hold politicians in low esteem. In a 2017 Gallup poll on the honesty and ethical standards of people in 21 different fields, 60 percent rated politicians “low” or “very low” in this regard—(vs. More...

Some Manly Advice from an Ex-Chauvinist

Time has changed the meaning of some oft-used expressions. They may bring depth to our language, often originating in other languages and cultures, but their meanings may seem out of place now or have no meaning at all.  More...

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Lifestyles

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Greetings everyone and a happy October to all. Time sure does fly. A very important heads up. The library will be closed all day tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 5. The ladies will be attending an allday library training in Athens. More...

Veterans’ Memorial Receives Donation

American Legion Riders Post #49 of Troy recently donated $800 to the Bradford County Veterans’ Memorial Park Association representing proceeds made from their recent benefit motorcycle run. More...

Guthrie Gala Held

Nearly $100,000 was raised for Sayre House of Hope at the annual Guthrie Gala. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Expect Foliage Display to be Late

Warm, wet weather is predicted to continue through the rest of September and most of October in the mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Great Lakes regions. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BLOOD DRIVE

Upcoming Blood Donation Opportunities, Oct. 1- Oct. 15: Bradford County: Sayre on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Twin Tiers Drug and Alcohol Testing, LLC, 703 S. Elmer Ave.  More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Oct. 28, 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...

BUS TRIPS

Bus trip to Philadelphia on Sunday, Oct. 21 to The Walnut Street Theatre, to watch the final performance of ‘Holiday Inn,’ which stars former WVHS graduate, Ben Dibble. Bus picks up at Wyalusing High School, 9 a.m. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

That big Penn State football game this past Saturday night was a thriller to the end. The repetitious commercials were a drag, but seeing the excellent teams fight for a win was exciting. So what’s next?  More...

Presbyterian Church News

“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord,” (Romans 6:23). Nobody likes to think of sin. More...

Wyalusing U. M. Charge News

Mysterious unity, Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer, you are one and somehow three. We gather united in our love for you. More...

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