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Missing Sullivan County Hunter Found Dead

An 84-year-old hunter was found dead on Monday, Oct. 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

Todd Carr, Towanda   Thomas E. Adams, 64, of Sayre is charged with failure to comply with registration requirements. Adams was required to verify his Megan’s Law sex offender information between Aug. 23 and Sept. 1, but failed to do so. More...

Bradford County Pleas

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

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Lynn D. Rosenberger to Jessica Newman in Sayre Borough Fourth Ward for $113,300 on Sept. 19.  More...

Letters

The Reality of House Bill 2060

Dear Editor:  Recently, the House of Representatives and Senate passed HB2060. On the surface, this Legislation looks good, but the reality you will find as you dig in is unfunded mandates and half-baked legislation.  More...

Disagrees With Columnist

Dear Editor:  I enjoy reading “The Way I See It” and Wes Skillings’s columns. I usually agree with Wes, but in his Sept. More...

Blumenthal Lied About Military Service

Editor:  None of us in this country would have anything if it weren’t for our military and our vets.  The worst thing any person can do, and especially as a politician, is to lie about serving in our country’s military, especial More...

Lifestyles

Proceeds to Help Local Family

In our Aug. More...

Care Center to Provide Expanded Recovery Options

Advocates for persons in Wyoming County suffering from substance use disorder and alcoholism have been waiting for many years for an adequate facility and staff to provide treatment beyond the 28-day model traditionally offered to their clients. More...

Nearly 300 Participate in “Walk for Our Buddies”

Most open runs are created as a fundraiser for a deserving charity or organization. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BENEFITS

Chicken BBQ Benefit on Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Lions Hall in Gillett, 31980 SR 14, South Gillett. Proceeds will benefit the Packard Family (Rich, Joanne and Carol) who are facing high medical and related expenses. More...

BLOOD DRIVE

Upcoming blood donation opportunities Oct. 16-31: Bradford County: Canton on Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 1-6 p.m. at the Canton Moose Lodge No. 429, 41 Sullivan St.; Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at Pivot Physical Therapy, 298 W. South 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...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

It is pretty easy to get discouraged these days.  More...

Presbyterian Church News

“I, I am the LORD, and besides me there is no savior. I declared and saved and proclaimed, when there was no strange god among you; and you are my witnesses,” declares the LORD, “and I am God,” (Isaiah 43:11-12). More...

Wyalusing U. M. Charge News

We ask, Lord, that you will lead us in your way, you will teach us your truth, and you will share with us your very life, so that your name may be honored, our lives may be enriched, and our world, through us, may be blessed.  On Sunday, Wyalusi More...

Laceyville Faces Budget Challenges

Street Repairs a Major Concern

Five flash flooding events in a single year have been tough on residents and municipalities throughout the region. More...

Tunkhannock Natural Gas Project Groundbreaking Set

After years of planning and meetings with corporate officials and municipal leaders, the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that ground will be broken on Tuesday, Oct. More...

State Grant to Make Wyalusing Schools Safer

At its meeting on Monday, Oct. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Local News

Wyalusing’s Touch-A-Truck Event Attracts Parents and Kids

Despite cloudy skies and an occasional sprinkle, the Wyalusing Area Education Foundation’s (WAEF) third annual Touch-a-Truck event, held at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School parking lot on Saturday, Oct. More...

County Looking to Open Second Step-down House

IN JANUARY A SIMILAR STEP-DOWN HOUSE WAS ESTABLISHED

The county is seeking to open a second housing facility in Towanda Borough for parolees, which will help them transition back into society. The county has entered into a lease for a two-story house at 855 S. Main St. More...

Helping Hands Food Pantry Receives Award

Young Bailey was concerned.  “What are free and reduced lunches?” the sixth-grader asked her mother. Her mom explained. More...

Opinion

Did Democrats Shoot Themselves in the Foot?

It will be interesting to see if the Senate Democrats’ venomous attempts to destroy the character of now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing last week will come back to haunt them during the upcoming mid-term e More...

Things You May Recall-If You’re Old Enough

I was looking for column ideas in my growing archives and found the following from a few years back when I gave a talk to some retired teachers in Troy. More...

Calls on Senate to Pass House Bill 2291 Before End of Session

LeadingAge PA, the not-forprofit voice of senior services in PA, recently commended the state House for unanimously passing House Bill 2291. The bill now goes to the state Senate for consideration. More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Debra Bongiorno, owner of Rocky Forest Real Estate. We had five calls and they were all incorrect.  * * *  More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.   More...

Jester Hill

Reverend Thaddeus Bump was surprised when 80-year-old Thelma Jacobs asked him to preside at her upcoming nuptials with long-time local funeral director, Barry M. More...

Sports

Heavy Hearts, Fast Feet

WVHS Boys Hold Off NEB Despite Teammate’s Absence

Wyalusing Valley’s boys’ cross country team finally did what no Northern Tier League squad has been able to accomplish since 2011. More...

Wrestling Post-Season Announced

Wrestling fans, who are anxiously awaiting the start of the season, got a little good news this week. More...

Mullen Claims Sheshequin Title

McGee Tops Women’s Field

The winning times were a little slower and the field was slightly smaller, but the second running of the Sheshequin Path Half Marathon on Oct. More...

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