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Bradford Commissioners Discuss Flooding Concerns

During heavy rains last summer in Bradford County, gravel bars and other debris that had clogged up stream channels caused those waterways to overflow their banks, contributing to the catastrophic flash flood damage that included road washouts and fl More...

Community Comes Together to Help Local Family

Relative and friend Leo Kipp organized a wood bee for Lorraine Larrabee and family after the recent passing of her husband, Alan, in August. The logs for the wood bee were donated by Formula 1 Feeds, Inc., where Alan was an employee. More...

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Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Blue Hen Lines, Inc. to Ivan Chapman and Linda Tewksbury in Terry Township for $40,000 on Oct. 1.  More...

More Info Released about Former Public Safety Director’s Arrest

State police have released additional information about the Sept. 11 arrest of Bradford County Public Safety Director Jeffrey K. Scarboro, who resigned from his position six days later.  More...

Opinion

The Future Is Knocking, Are We Ready for It?

When I was a kid back in the 1950s and 60s, if someone had said that Sears-Roebuck was going bankrupt, people would have called them crazy.  Those were the days when the arrival of the Sears Christmas Catalog about this time of year put kids lik More...

We’re All Condemned to Losing Our Minds

If last week’s column seemed familiar to you, much of it was. As I explained in introduction, it came from a presentation I gave years before to a chapter of the PA Association of School Retirees (PASR). More...

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Seniors

Leading Age PA Calls for Passage of House Bill 2291 to Allow Seniors to Age in Place

LeadingAge PA, the not-forprofit voice of senior care in PA, believes the state House should pass House Bill 2291 when it returns for the fall legislative session. More...

Bill Introduced to Help Spot Senior Scams

Recently, U.S. Senator Bob Casey, ranking member of the U.S. More...

Prepare for Visiting Elder Guests

Homeowners may find themselves hosting senior guests several times throughout a typical year. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

When checking what I wrote in previous diaries during the month of October, I read that by the tenth the colors of the leaves were at their peak; Canada geese were seen heading south and in several years we had our first frost. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Roger Jayne of Jayne’s Orchards. Ticket winners were his wife, Jeannie Jayne, and Kathy Boehmer.  * * *  More...

The Bugle Calls

This is the latest installment in a series of profiles of members of the 141st PA Volunteer Regiment, which was comprised of men from Bradford County who fought in the Civil War. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

It was August Lehnhoff, a German cabinet maker that I boarded with while attending West Chester, who taught me the phrase “we get too soon old and too late smart.” Sad but true and in so many areas, theology included.  More...

Presbyterian Church News

“May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer,” (Psalm 19:14). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“Vocation is the special call that God gives to each one of us. By following God’s plan, we will be brought to joy. We should not seek for a ‘higher calling’ but embrace the one the Lord has given us. More...

Education

Kyra Ricci Among Students In New Honors College

The HTC Honors College and Center for Interdisciplinary Studies was established at Coastal Carolina University on Oct. More...

What's Good for New York Isn't in Bradford County

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Tunkhannock Man Faces Death by Drug Delivery Charge

Wyoming County District Attorney Jeff Mitchell has announced that James Rought of Tunkhannonck has been charged with “death by drug delivery” and “serious bodily injury by drug delivery” in Scranton Federal Court. More...

Wyalusing Receives Grant for New Park

DCNR Provides $80K for Borough Creekside Facility

Eighty-thousand dollars in state funds have been awarded to help develop a new borough park along the Wyalusing Creek in Wyalusing Borough, state legislators recently announced.  More...

Towanda Man Charged with Assault, Unlawful Restraint

A Towanda man is accused of choking a woman, stabbing her in the leg with a tool, and then refusing to let her leave his apartment, police said.   George R. Zamorski, 25, was charged on Oct. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Nancy Butterbaugh - 2018-11-15
Thomas Abrams - 2018-11-15

Local News

Wyalusing Museum Issues ‘Move to Main Street’ Campaign Update

PLANS SET FOR HALLOWEEN DANCE, ORNAMENT WORKSHOP, RAFFLE

Morgan Clinton, curator at the Wyalusing Valley Museum, said recently that the first phase of the museum’s Move to Main Street campaign was successful and achieved its goal. More...

Tourism Agency Corrects its Lack of Nonprofit Status

To correct its lack of nonprofit status, the Bradford County Tourism Promotion Agency will send in its application within the next week to the IRS to be certified as a nonprofit organization, said Robyn Chamberlain, executive director of the agency.& More...

Lawton Bank Remains Closed

The Lawton branch of Community Bank N.A. remains closed after flooding in August. More...

Letters

Quit Meat to Stop Climate Change

Dear Editor:  Right on the heels of utter devastation wrought by Hurricanes Florence and Michael, comes an alarming report in the prestigious journal Nature that mitigation of global climate change will require a massive switch to plant-based ea More...

Setting the Record Straight

Dear Editor, With PA’s sole gubernatorial debate having come and gone, most people are likely wondering what statements being made are true or false. More...

Dump the GOP

Dear Editor: Greetings from our fair Commonwealth of PA, home of Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell at Philadelphia. I hope this letter finds you and your families well and enjoying the sights, smells and sounds of Autumn. More...

Lifestyles

From WVHS Stage to Philly's Walnut Street

For Wyalusing area residents who enjoyed watching the talented Ben Dibble appear in Wyalusing Valley High School musical shows back in the 1990’s, there was little doubt that this guy was going places.  Small wonder. More...

Machwihilusing Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution

The Macwihilusing Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) met on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Wyalusing Hotel. Regent Valarie DeNault welcomed members and called the meeting to order.  More...

PA 529 College Savings Program Has New Name

For 25 years, hundreds of thousands of families in the Commonwealth have relied on the PA 529 College Savings Program to save for higher education expenses.  Since then, a lot has changed. 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. 30 from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at Pivot Physical Therapy, 298 W. South Ave. Sayre on Monday, Oct. 22 from 12-5 p.m. 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...

Sports

Dominating Performance

NTL Coaches’ Invitational

—BY PETE HARDENSTINE—  There’s still work to be done, but the Wyalusing Valley boys’ cross country team’s convincing victory in the NTL Coaches’ Invitational at Northeast Bradford on Oct. More...

Post-Season Beckons For WVHS

The regular seasons are rapidly winding down and the postseason beckons for at least two of Wyalusing Valley’s fall sports teams.  One thing is certain, the boys’ cross country team is poised to make a strong run at the District Four More...

Rangers’ Air Assault Overwhelms Rams

Despite amassing over 200 yards of rushing offense, Wyalusing Valley couldn’t muster enough points to overcome an explosive Northwest Area aerial assault at Raffin Field on Oct. More...

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