Man Hides in Box Spring in Meshoppen Home

After a search of the Franklin Street, Meshoppen, premises where Bernard Gillespie, 34, was last known to have been seen, police discovered him hiding in a hollowed-out box spring in a bedroom of the house. More...

Guilty Pleas Entered in DeWolfe Robbery Case

Kurtis Landon and Nicholas Aletras entered guilty pleas Tuesday morning in a robbery and terrorism case involving Windham Township resident Irene DeWolfe. The incident occurred on Nov. 10, 2003 when the two entered Mrs. More...

Laceyville Council Holds Brief Meeting, Handles Routine Business

Members of the Laceyville Borough Council took care of August's business in just 40 minutes Tuesday evening.Tim Shotwell told council that everything is under control at the waterworks and that he plans to clean the borough's larger reservoir in the More...

Stevens Township Nixes Hiring Cops

The residents and supervisors of Stevens Township arrived with the rain shower that struck around 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening. In fact, the rain was a good portion of what was discussed, due to the washed out roads around the township. More...

Oakridge Boys Headline Wyoming County Fair

The Kiwanis Wyoming County Fair will have the Oak Ridge Boys performing as the main entertainment for their 19th Fair. They will perform Sept. 5 at 8 p.m.The group was formed by Hank Williams as a country and gospel group in Knoxville, TN. More...

Bradford Sheriff To Speak in Wyalusing

—Bradford County Sheriff Steven Evans will be bringing his power-point presentation to Wyalusing on behalf of CommUNITY Against Methamphetamine during the first week of September. More...

Dates for Elk Lake Kindergarten Registration Set

The Elk Lake School District will be having Kindergarten through Sixth Grade registration Aug. 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Seventh through twelfth grade registration will be Aug. More...

School District Must Replace Bridge at New Albany School

Floodwaters and surface runoff this summer appear to have put an end to the creek bridge on the property of the New Albany Elementary School."We have to replace it," Acting Superintendent Warner Stark told the Wyalusing Area School Board Mo More...

Auditor General Releases Audit for Area School Districts

Auditor General Robert P. Casey, Jr. More...

Ocean Going Vessel Hails from Wyalusing

Former local resident Jennifer Brotzman is shown aboard the sailboat, Meiju, she owns with husband, John, which is a Coast Guard-registered sea-going vessel. More...

Be Wary of Callers Offering Information About Sexual Offenders

State police are advising Pennsylvanians to be wary of services that call consumers and offer, for a fee, to provide information about sexual offenders living in the individual's community."Under Megan's Law, Pennsylvania's sexual offender regis More...

Wyalusing 4-H Equestrians Excel in County Competition

The Wyalusing Horse & Pony 4-H Club is proud to present their members who participated in the Bradford County Round-up held in Troy earlier this month. More...

PENNDOT issues Drivers Alerts for Wyoming County

PENNDOT advises drivers that delays are likely during roadwork scheduled on several state roadways in Wyoming County. The following updated work schedule is weather permitting and subject to change: U.S. Rt. More...

David Quick Memorial Awards Presented

Marilyn Quick and her family present the David Quick Memorial Award to Abbey Puzo. More...

Four Survive when Car Rolls in Sugar Run

Two people were injured Tuesday morning, Aug. 31, in this motor vehicle accident on Rt. 187 in Sugar Run, but none seriously, according to state police. The accident occurred when this 1990 Nissan Pathfinder was traveling south on Rt. More...

October 4 Last Day to Register for November Election

The last day to register to vote in Pennsylvania's upcoming General Election is Oct. 4. Those wishing to register, change address or party affiliation may do so by mail or at the Voter Registration Office. More...

Friends of Pickett Picnic Between Raindrops

Hosts Diane and Tom Elliott flank Silvara's Bill Eberhardt, one of 300 people who showed up at their farm and their annual Friends of Tina Pickett Barbecue. More...

WVHS Class of '69 Gathers for Reunion

Members of the WVHS Class of 1969 who attended their 35-year reunion are (Front row, left to right): David Keeney, Linda Spaulding Wilson, Dianne Salsman Benedict, Connie Gaylord Roache, Bonnie Ely Stoddard, Diann Ott Wright, Roy Salsman, Rich-ard Wa More...

Wyalusing Creek Bridge Near Stevensville Opens

A new bridge to carry Waterman Road over Wyalusing Creek in Stevens Township opened to traffic—about a week ahead of schedule.A detour, which has been in place since March has been lifted.The new bridge is a two-span concrete structure that is More...

Wyalusing Supervisors Discuss Soaring Health Insurance Costs

Insurance costs and options dominated much of the discussion time at the Wyalusing Township Supervisors meeting Tuesday.Chairman Marvin Meteer said health insurance for the township's two full-time employees will go up almost 25 percent this year. More...

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow... for a Good Cause

Amanda Jo and Jessica Theresa Kus had good reason to be proud of their long, golden tresses. More...

The Turtles Appearing at Keystone Theatre October 7

"The Turtles," featuring Flo and Eddie, will open the 2004-05 Nightlife on the Susquehanna series on Oct. 7 at the Keystone Theatre. More...

Wyalusing Groups Awarded Grants

Local legislators who were instrumental in securing the grants are shown in the photo above. More...

PennDOT Plans Route 6 Changes Near Claverack

If you've driven east on the Wysox Narrows toward Wyalusing, you'll agree that the two-lane passing area has what might be rightly regarded as a fatal flaw. More...

WANTED: Abuser of Abandoned Dog

This mixed breed dog is gentle and loving, but someone left him for dead on Welles Mountain outside of Wyalusing—tied alongside Oak Hill Road near a vacant home. More...

Shirley Jackson Draws Crowd at 100th Birthday Party

Even family members were pleasantly surprised at the number of people who showed up Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Towanda Gun Club to wish Wyalusing's Shirley Jackson well on the occasion of her 100th birthday. More...

Commissioners Complain about Joining with Luzerne County

Tuesday morning's Wyoming County Commissioners' meeting started off with a comment by Commissioner Tony Litwin in regard to the joinder the county is in with Luzerne County concerning the transportation service provided. More...

Sharon Lowery Running for Bradford County Commissioner

On Wednesday evening Sharon Lowery formally announced her candidacy for Bradford County Commissioner. The announcement was made at Original Italian Pizza in Wysox. More...

Susquehanna Dairy Day Draws Healthy Crowd

The annual Susquehanna County Dairy Day, held at Elk Lake School, offers dairy farmers not only a chance to get together to learn new things about their industry, but also offers a chance for the entire community to meet each March in what is most li More...

Meshoppen Council Hears Insurance Presentation

The monthly Meshoppen Borough Council meeting began 15 minutes late Monday night because some members were late due to snow. More...

Saturday's Chamber Auction Promises Winter Reprieve

Times flies when you're having fun, bidding for good stuff and supporting your community. More...

Chamber Auction Spices Up Dreary Dregs of Winter

It was Fiesta Time at the 19th annual Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce Auction and Dinner, with the Wyalusing Hotel serving up Mexican fare and some spicy bidding action at the vocal auction later in the evening. More...

Susquehanna County Young Republicans Host Candidates

The Susquehanna County Young Republicans held their first Meet the Candidates Night on March 10 at the Bartron Myer Community Room in Montrose. Twenty people attended this inaugural event. More...

In Susquehanna County, Subdivisions Lowest in 16 Years

The Susquehanna County Planning Commission Annual Report for 2010 was presented to the county commissioners at their most recent meeting. More...

Casey Reintroduces Natural Gas Bills

U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC), recently reintroduced three bills designed to protect Pennsylvanians and create Pennsylvania jobs. More...

Demolition of Former Marty's Market Begins

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Annual Barbershop Concert Set for April 30

The Endless Mountains Barbershop Chorus will host its 33rd annual concert on Saturday, April 30 at the Tunkhannock High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. More...

Estimated Tax Deposits Due For Local Wage Tax

The Earned Income Tax Office in Wyalusing reminds all self-employed taxpayers and those who do not have the local wage tax withheld from their wages, and live in the Wyalusing Area School District and Northeast Bradford School District that the first More...

Second Graders Donate $740 to Humane Society

Second graders in Mrs. Ann Yanick and Susan Hitchcock’s classes at the Wyalusing Elementary School recently raised approximately $1,500, thanks to a tee shirt sales program they participated in during March. More...

Probation Department Finds Bath Salts Loophole

For many months, the problems associated with legal purchases of synthetic marijuana products and bath salt products have touched the communities of Bradford County, just as they have touched communities across the nation. More...

Voter Registration Deadline Announced

The last day to register to vote in the upcoming Municipal Primary Election is April 18, 2011. Those wishing to register to vote, change your address or party affiliation may do so by mail or in person at the Voter Registration Office. More...

Wyoming Commissioners Proclaim Library Week

Library Week is this week, April 10-16 in Wyoming County. It is also Telecommunications Week in the county. The commissioners made both proclamations Tuesday at their regular bi-weekly meeting. More...

Route 220 Bridge Repairs North of New Albany Start April 18; Four-Week Lane Restriction Planned

On Monday, April 18 a PennDOT maintenance crew in Bradford County will set up a lane restriction for bridge repairs on Route 220, 1.25 miles north of New Albany Borough. During the work, temporary traffic signals will be used to regulate traffic flo More...

Republicans Slate Forum

 The Bradford County Republican Committee is hosting a question and answer session on Monday, April 25, at the Wyalusing Fire Hall.  More...

Seniors Find New Purpose In Mentoring Youths

Over the past 11 years, the Area Agency on Aging (AAA), which serves Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, and Tioga Counties, has successfully matched retired individuals and couples with at-risk children to foster relationships that simultaneously nurtu More...

Susquehanna County Finally Moving on Purchased Chenango Property

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Rocket Writers Reap Rewards

  Four current Rocket-Courier staff members and the paper’s former editor were recently notified that they had been selected to receive awards honoring them for excellence in journalism.  More...

Participants Sought For Patriotic Flag Walk

  An invitation has been extended to the public to participate in the annual flag walk that is held in conjunction with Memorial Day Services at the Black Walnut American Legion Post. The flag walk, which was originated by members of t More...

Bridge Work Resumes on Route 6 at Sylvania, then Route 187

  Work being done under a bridge rehabilitation contract at two sites in Bradford County resumes next week. Beginning next week, work will resume at the Route 6 Bridge project over Sugar Creek in the Borough of Sylvania, to be followed More...

Meteer Re-Elected to Township Supervisors Association's Executive Committee

  Members of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors have re-elected Marvin Meteer, chairman of the board of supervisors for Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, to a second three-year term on the association’s Exec More...

2011 Primary Election Candidates in Susquehanna County: For County Offices, District Judges and Elk Lake School District Municipalities

  Contests for the Primary Election in Susquehanna County are scarce. County Commissioners and one District Judge’s office offer the only real contests. More...

Elk Lake School Board Passes Preliminary Budget for 2011-2012; No Tax Increase

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Realtors Discourage Private Sale of Elementary Schools

Prior to engaging in serious discussion about the 2011-12 school year budget, representatives from Coldwell Banker Realtors of Towanda made a presentation to the Wyalusing Area School Board and highly recommended that they put the sale of four elemen More...

Laceyville Has New Police Officer

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Commissioners Approve Development of Plan for Marcellus Shale

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Commissioners Renew Mental Health Plan

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Zoning Stifling Industrial Development in Wyalusing

  When it came to a pipe yard proposed for a 4.5 acre site behind the Farm and Home Plaza in Wyalusing, a problem surfaced at Monday night’s meeting of the Wyalusing Borough Council that few had apparently anticipated—the propos More...

No Quorum at Prison Board Again

 The Wyoming County Prison Board attempted to meet Tuesday morning for its regularly scheduled meeting. More...

Roadwork on Section of SR2010 Cause of Detour

  Chesapeake Appalachia to Upgrade Section of State Route 2010 in Terry Township, Bradford County; Work Started with Detour.  More...

WVHS Senior Prom Court

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Wyalusing Winery Earns Top Honors

            Five wines recently submitted for judging in the 11th Annual Finger Lakes International Wine Competition earned Wyalusing’s Grovedale Winery top honors.  More...

Chesapeake Energy Corporation And Pennsylvania Enter Into Agreement On Methane Migration

  Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), through its subsidiary Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC, announced this week it has voluntarily entered into an agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) to address More...

Chesapeake Energy To Resume Pennsylvania Well Completions

  Chesapeake Energy Corporation announced that its subsidiary, Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC, plans to immediately resume well-completion operations in Pennsylvania. More...

Chocolate And Wine Fest Draws Record Crowds

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Laceyville's Oldest House Opens For Season

  The weather cooperated for the third annual A Simpler Thyme at the Oldest House in Laceyville this past weekend. This is the opening event of the season for the house built in 1781. More...

Wyalusing Seniors Get Together for Night Out Event

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Fourth-Graders Enjoy Nature-Oriented Field Trip

   It was swampy. It was “batty.” It was educational, and it was fun.  More...

Hidden Creek Winery Hosts Thunder At the Creek Event

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Cabot Challenges Community To Match Donation to Animal Shelter

  True Friends Animal Welfare Center (TFAWC) formed during the past year in an effort to take on the responsibilities of the former Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to animals (PSPCA) when the latter organization announced More...

Committee Has Its Say On Veterans Event

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Bridge Preservation Work in Bradford County Next Week Detailed

 PennDOT’s Bradford County bridge maintenance crew will apply epoxy overlays on two bridge decks during the week of June 6 -10. On Monday and Tuesday, the crew will be working on Marbaker Road, SR 1014, in Tuscarora Township, just off More...

Supervisors Discuss Camptown School, OK Purchase of New Truck

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In New Albany, Residents Lament Loss of School, Acknowledge Gains

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Area Road Work Scheduled

  Milan Road Widening and Reconstruction Project Starts June 13 A PennDOT contractor will begin a $2.3 million widening and reconstruction project along a 1.9-mile section of State Route 4014 (Milan Road) in Smithfield Township, Bradfo More...

Commissioners’ Meeting Notes

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Wyalusing Education Foundation Funds Nearly $9,000 in Grants

  The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) recently approved funding of $8,814 in grants that will go to improve the quality of education for students in the Wyalusing Area School District.  More...

Last Student at Wyalusing Elementary

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Wyalusing Chamber Conducts Village Value Day

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4-H Youths Welcome Montana Friends

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Dairy Princess Will Welcome Veterans

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Wyoming Among Counties Asking for Disaster Aid

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Crammed School Board Agenda Includes Passage of Budget

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Pickett Votes to Improve Unemployment Compensation System in PA

  In an effort to ensure that Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation system remains in place for current and future recipients, Rep. Tina Pickett voted recently on legislation to make important reforms to the system.  More...

Laceyville Council Filling Vacancies

    By David Keeler At a brief meeting Tuesday night that lasted approximately a half-hour, the Laceyville Borough Council filled one of its two vacant seats and expects to fill the other at its September meeting.  More...

Wyalusing Council Okays Gas Lease Amendment

By David Keeler Following an executive session during its Monday night meeting, the Wyalusing Borough Council unanimously approved a change in the borough’s gas lease with Chesapeake Energy covering approximately 650 acres the borough owns More...

Meshoppen Wants Jake Brakes Banned in Borough

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River Event to Feature Music and Environmental Activities

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Parkhurst Pleads Guilty

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Morrison Granddaughters Visit The Oldest House

  Two granddaughters of Gordon and Kathryn Morrison visited The Oldest House during the historic home’s “In the Mood with The Morrisons” weekend honoring the Morrison family, July 15, 16 and 17. More...

Susquehanna County Commissioners Back to Their Old Ways

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The Heat was Turned Up for Stevensville's Country Festival

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Wyalusing School District Superintendent's Homestretch Building Report

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Car And Driver Removed from Crash Site

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Farmer Suffers Injury From Protective Pig

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Wyalusing Adult School Set for Second Year

  By David Keeler Coming in the wake of a successful and popular series of Adult leisure interest classes that began last year, the Wyalusing Adult School is set to open for its second year with another round of fall classes.  More...

Shale Commission Recommends PUC Oversight in Class 1 Areas

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Montrose Holds National Night Out Against Crime Block Party

  By Sandra Raub Representatives from the Montrose borough police, county sheriff’s office, Montrose Minutemen EMS and ambulance services, among others, were on hand to spread information at the annual National Night Out Against More...

Orwell Township Couple Faces Charges

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LeRaysville Man Tied To Athens Break-in

  Kyle Strope, 21, LeRaysville, and Dylan John Beers, 18, Athens, had some unusual plans for making ends meet that left them both facing charges of burglary and criminal trespassing. More...

Trial Date Set for Kramer in Homicide by Vehicle Case

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Bench Dedicated in Memory of Bruce Clouse

  By David Keeler Friends, family members and co-workers of the late Bruce Clouse gathered for a brief ceremony yesterday morning in the Wyalusing Valley High School lobby, where a bench was placed in memory of  Bruce.  More...

Shared Taste for Onions Reunites Former Coworkers

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Tour To Show That French Settlement Here Was Close To Reality

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Laceyville Council Getting Two New Members

    By David Keeler The Laceyville Borough Council has been operating with just five instead of the seven member board that’s supposed to run the community, but all that is changing.  More...

Montrose Turns a Festive Shade of Blue

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Howard Family Relates Mission in Papau, New Guinea

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Elliotts Host Friends of Representative Tina Pickett Picnic

 Saturday, August 13 marked the 10th Annual Friends of Representative Tina Pickett barbecue hosted by Tom and Diane Elliott at their farm in Rome Township, with at least 200 people in attendance. Tom Elliott was emcee of the event.  More...

Dog Slashed, Family Terrorized, Area Man Charged

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Youths Pick Up Social and Coping Skills Via Summer Program

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Susquehanna County Commissioners Meet

 By Sandra Raub In their bi-monthly meeting, the Susquehanna County Commissioners dispatched county business in short order with little discussion or interruption. More...

School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Planned

    By Ray Fleming As has been advertised in the Rocket-Courier, the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Wyalusing Valley Elementary School will take place at the new school on Monday, Aug. 22, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Rainbow Float Earns First Place, Raffle Winners Listed

  Following is a list of prize winners in the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department’s annual bull raffle, beginning with the top prize. Gas Grill: Hudson Ellis. Crushed Shale: John Smalser. Colored Mulch: Dewey Cok More...

New High-Schoolers Invited to Orientation

  Seventh-Grade Night will be held at the Wyalusing Valley High School in Williams Auditorium on Tuesday, Aug. More...

Many Entities Scrambling for Ways To Cope With Address Changes

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New Nature Trail To Be Accessible To Public

  By Rick Hiduk A nature trail behind Towanda High School (THS) that was made possible by a $4,000 Bradford County Conservation District grant awarded in April will soon reach a milestone of completion that will render it accessible to More...

Pete’s Surprise

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Apparent Suicide in Meshoppen Ball Park

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Commissioners Appoint New EMA Director

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Susq. County Commissioners Talk Dollars and Sense

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Bike Rally and Run Over, But Cause Rides On

  By Rick Hiduk The eighth-annual Fallen Heroes Ride, coordinated by the employees of Hurley’s Market, Towanda, drew more than 200 motorcycle enthusiasts from at least 13 states to enjoy a sun-soaked ride around Bradford County o More...

Rural Artery Shut Down by Fatal Crash

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Anti-Foreigner Vigilantes Arrested

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Touring Cyclists Find No Room at the Inn

  By David Keeler Call it a sign of the times in Bradford County. When German cyclists Raimer Fock and his wife, Ingrid—on a trek from Chicago to New York—tried to find lodging in the Towanda area, they were told there More...

Wyalusing Wine Festival Canceled

  By Rick Hiduk The much-anticipated Wyalusing Wine Festival, which was slated for Sept. More...

Wyoming Commissioners Discuss Flooding, Recovery

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Two Local Deaths Reported in Wake of Flooding

  Authorities Seek Help in Identification of Body By Rick Hiduk An elderly woman was the first Bradford County resident to be confirmed dead as a victim of the Flood of 2011. More...

Wyoming County EMA Issues Statement

  Wyoming County EMA wants all residents affected by flooding there to be aware that President Obama’s inclusion of the county in his Sept. More...

Meshoppen Recovering from Lee's Flooding

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Drivers Need To Be Alert to Traffic Sign Changes in Dushore Borough

 Motorists in Sullivan County are advised of the following traffic sign changes at and near the intersection of Routes 87 and 487 in Dushore.  More...

Limited Social Security Service at Towanda Disaster Recovery Center

  Social Security representatives will be on duty at the Disaster Recovery Center in Towanda from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday, starting September 19. More...

Body Found in Creek Identified

  Authorities Credit Media for Assistance By Rick Hiduk  More...

Susquehanna County Commissioners Respond to Disaster Queries

 By Sandra Raub As might be expected in light of recent events, a major topic of conversation at the Sept. 14 meeting of the Susquehanna County Commissioners was flood response.  More...

Music for Cancer Benefit at Black Walnut’s American Legion

  By  Kelly Cole One of the most devastating diagnoses to receive is that you or a loved one has cancer. More...

Elk Lake Schools Off to Good Start Despite Flooding

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Commissioners’ Activity Slows in Wake of Flood

  By Rick Hiduk After managing both disaster relief and public relations for Bradford County during recent flooding and recovery efforts on an almost daily basis, Bradford County Commissioners have had a bit of a break in the wake of t More...

Montrose Teen Charged For Multiple Thefts

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Commissioners Review Disaster Aid Bills

 By D.C. Koviack The Wyoming County Commissioners on Tuesday morning started their regular bi-weekly meeting by reviewing the bills from county municipalities for disaster relief. More...

PennDOT Racing to Fix Damaged Roadways Before Winter

  By Rick Hiduk PennDOT has numerous recovery projects underway in Bradford, Sullivan, and Wyoming Counties, and District 3 and 4 administrators are taking bids on many more projects in the coming weeks in an attempt to bring roads and More...

Wyalusing School District Sets Make -Up Day

 Wyalusing Area School District Superintendent Chester Mummau announced that school will be held on a previously scheduled vacation day to make up for a day lost due to recent flooding.  More...

Donation Helps WVHS Students, Saves Money

    By David Keeler A donation by a retired GTP employee is helping WVHS shop students learn the basics of welding and at the same time saving the school district money.  More...

Mountain Energy Among Companies to Assist with Cleanup

 Mountain Energy Services’ vacuum trucks, which normally service the gas industry?s drilling and completions operations, were put to another use when the company helped with local flood cleanup efforts last month.  More...

Same Old, Same Old at Wyalusing Council Meeting

 By David Keeler It’s a debate that’s become a regular and sometimes lengthy part of the Wyalusing Borough Council’s meeting every month since February—Route 6 resident Carolyn Harrsch or a family member or a friend More...

Herrick Township Man Found Guilty

  Ralph Schoonover, III, 38, of Herrick Township, PA, was convicted by a jury of recklessly endangering another person, a second-degree misdemeanor. The trial was held on Aug. 24. Schoonover will be sentenced on Oct. More...

Meshoppen Borough Discusses Fate of Flooded Post Office

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Spring Hill Church Hosts Senior Dinner

 By Pete Hardenstine For 26 years the Spring Hill United Methodist Church has welcomed residents of area personal care homes for a day of good food and entertainment.  More...

Swerved To Miss Deer

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Painting The Town

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Commissioners Hear Crisis Center Statistics and Public Support for Streams Initiative

Courthouse Smoking Ban Proposal Tabled For Now By Rick Hiduk  More...

Quebec Officials Tour Bradford County Gas Sites

By Rick Hiduk It was brief. It was without fanfare. And it was by design.  More...

Ugly Quilt Tradition Going Strong on 30th Anniversary

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Many Hands Involved in Rebuilding of Barbecue Pit

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Oldest House To Extend Fancy Fair

    By Rick Hiduk Patrons of Laceyville’s Oldest House and the Laceyville Area Historical Society (LAHS) enjoyed some harvest time treats and took advantage of bargains on glassware, dishware, and Christmas decorations More...

New Zealander Quilters Tour the Area with Zest

  By Kelly Cole Friday, Oct. 21, seemed like a typical fall day in the area, but if one were to be traveling through Tunkhannock they may have encountered 30 zealous New Zealand quilters on a three-week U.S. tour.  More...

Applications Available for Taylor Scholarship Program

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Change of Attorney Slows Desisti Proceedings

  By Rick Hiduk During a brief pretrial conference concerning the Commonwealth vs. John Joseph Desisti case, Atty. More...

Whole Lot Of Scouting Going On

  Annual Food Collection Begins This Weekend By Rick Hiduk  More...

Susquehanna County Commissioners Approve Agent for Disaster Relief

  By Sandra Raub Several actions were proposed and passed by the Susquehanna County Commissioners at their Oct. 26 meeting, including designation of an agent to apply for disaster relief on behalf of the county.  More...

Public Library Petitions Township Supervisors for Tax

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River Fog a Sure Sign of Fall

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Frank & Mary’s Holds Luncheon to Honor Area Veterans

  By Kelly Cole Beautiful weather on Tuesday, Nov. 8, and delectable food made the Veterans’ Day lunch buffet at Stevensville’s Frank & Mary’s Restaurant for the fifth year running. More...

Flood Damage to Borough Property Should Be Covered

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No Time Like the Present for Furniture Business Icon

  By Rick Hiduk After more than 54 years as a fixture in the furniture and carpeting business, Budd Clark, Sr. insists that the biggest changes to occur at Clark Furniture on Route 6 in Wysox Township are happening right now. More...

WVHS Chorus Rehearses “A Little Night Music”

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Some Election Results Corrected, Others Unresolved

  Most of the results of the Nov. More...

WVHS Vocalists Will Participate in County Chorus Festival

  High school chorus members from throughout Bradford and Sullivan Counties will spend an action-packed day at Athens Area High School (AAHS) on Tuesday, Nov. 22, when they gather for the 2011 County Chorus Festival. More...

Rainbow Club Hosts Boy Scout Dinner

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Susquehanna County Commissioners Hold Quiet Meeting

 By Sandra Raub The first post-election meeting of the Susquehanna County Commissioners was held just one day after the long-time incumbent Leon Allen lost his seat to newcomer Alan Hall. More...

Laceyville's Goodwill Fire Company Honors Top Members

  By Kelly Cole The past year has proven to be anything but typical for Laceyville’s Goodwill Fire Company. More...

Flood-Recovery Efforts Continue to Progress in Bradford County

  Here’s a brief update on some of the many flood-recovery projects on state roads in Bradford County. Route 1026—(East Road/Neath Road) near the village of Neath in Pike Township was reopened to traffic Monday. More...

Residential Pruning May Have Caused Power Outage

  By Rick Hiduk Penelec/First Energy of Towanda announced on Tuesday afternoon that a tree fell into power lines at about 7:30 a.m., resulting in a loss of electricity to approximately 450 customers in the New Albany and New Era areas More...

‘Come Back in Time With Us’ At the Oldest House

  The Oldest House in Laceyville is pleased to announce the times and dates for the annual Christmas Tea, a long-time tradition for the historic House, built in 1781. This year, the tea will run on Friday, Dec. More...

Wyalusing’s ProCare Reopens

    By David Keeler Another Wyalusing business has bounced back after being closed by the devastating September flooding.  More...

Power Restored in New Albany

  By Rick Hiduk A power outage that affected approximately 450 Albany Township residents on Nov. 22 had been assessed and rectified by nightfall by Penelec/First Energy of Towanda.  More...

News from The Oldest House

  So many people have commented about how great the new roof looks on the Oldest House. More...

Taxidermist Sets Up Shop Near Laceyville

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Gas Companies Push On During Hunting Season

  By Rick Hiduk While operations related to gas drilling in the Marcellus shale certainly impact the routines of deer hunters, as well as the habitat of the animals, representatives from several of the larger companies working in the a More...

New School Board Members Sworn In / Pipeline Company Makes Presentation

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Medical Clinic Reopens

  By Pete Hardenstine When September’s flood ravaged the business district in Wyalusing Township east of the borough, Memorial Hospital’s Community Health Associates LLC Wyalusing Medical Clinic was among the victims.  More...

Filing of Records Further Streamlined by Commissioners / Northern Tier Planning and Development Reorganized

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Ribbon Cutting Officially Opens New Hotel

  By David Keeler Two-year-old Harsh Patel snipped the ribbon Tuesday officially opening his family’s Best Western hotel in North Towanda. The ribbon cutting ceremony was organized by the Central Bradford County Chamber of C More...

Meshoppen Residents Demand ‘Jake Brake’ Ordinance

  By D.C. Koviack Residents attended the regular meeting of the Meshoppen Borough Council on Monday night and demanded that council initiate a “no engine brake” ordinance and erect signs. More...

From the Superintendent's Desk

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Christmas Service Set for December 23 in Hollenback

  By David Keeler It’s being called a Christmas Eve-Eve service, and it will take place on Dec. 23, the evening before Christmas Eve at the Hollenback United Methodist Church.  More...

FEMA Buyouts Expected Early in New Year

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Wilmot Fire Company Hosts Breakfast With the Clauses

  Supporters of the Wilmot Fire Company who enjoyed Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 11 included (from left) Jordin Herda, her cousin Ashley Ross, and Bobby, Jalynn and Jodi Herda of Sugar Run. More...

Pipeline Construction Here Should Start In January

  Central New York Oil and Gas (CNYOG) has received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the MARC 1 Hub Line Project and expects to complete the permitting process with Pennsylvania DEP shortly to keep a projected pipe More...

PennDOT Addresses Drainage Issues

  By Rick Hiduk PennDOT crews in Districts 3 and 4 were busy this past week, improving drainage along two key sections of Route 6.  More...

Brother Stabs Sibling in Sayre

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Instruments Presented to School in Memory of Ray Kuhn

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Susquehanna County Commissioners Questioned on Bonding

  By Sandra Raub At their Dec. 14 meeting, the Susquehanna County Commissioners passed two resolutions, with only one prompting questions from visitors.  More...

Longtime Restaurant Closes Its Doors

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Wyalusing Serviceman Honored for Valor in Iraq

Staff Sgt. Ben Chamberlin of Wyalusing, who is assigned to Company B, 2-103 rd Armor in Iraq, was presented a commendation medal for valor relating to hostile action Chamberlin's unit faced earlier this year.Along with Chamberlin, Sgt. More...

Wyalusing Chamber Holds Bi-Annual Meeting

The bi-annual meeting of the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce was held on Thursday, July 22 at 7 p.m. More...

Heat Results in Quick Meeting for Meshoppen Council

Despite the heat, the humidity, and an un-air-conditioned meeting room, Meshoppen Borough Council held its regular monthly meeting Monday night. More...

Trehab to Renovate Landmark Laceyville Home

Dennis Phelps, Executive Director of the Trehab Center, Montrose, recently announced that a home formerly used as medical offices at 106 Main Street, Laceyville, has received funding for renovation, and work should begin within two weeks.The funding More...

Wyalusing Lioness Hosting Blood Drive Sept 7

On Tuesday, Sept. 7 the Wyalusing Lioness Club will sponsor a blood drive at the Wyalusing Fire Hall. More...

Community Bank Issues Earning Report

Community Bank IssuesQuarterly Earnings ReportCommunity Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU) generated a 21 percent increase in net income for the second quarter of 2004 as compared to the second quarter of 2003. More...

Sullivan County Fire Co. Awarded $126,000

State Senator Rick Santorum, Chairman of the Senate Republican Conference and Senator Arlen Spec-ter, a member of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcom-mittees, announced that the De-partment of Homeland Security has approved funding for severa More...

Karaoke Contest Part of Towanda's Riverfest

Riverfest 2004 committee recently announced that a Karaoke Contest is planned for Thursday night, Aug. 26, starting at 7 p.m. on River Street, behind the Bradford County Courthouse. More...

Susquehanna Advisory Board Gets Left Out of Emergency Advisory Panel

A motion at the latest Susquehanna County Commissioners meeting, which would adopt a resolution establishing an Advisory Board of the Emergency Services within the county and name nine board members, opened a can of worms.Apparently, the board has be More...

Wyalusing Man Faces Felony Charge For Assaulting Police Officer

(Editor's Note: The following is outlined in detail based on the criminal complaint and attached affidavit of probable cause due to misinformation provided in previous published news reports).A 21-year-old Wyalusing man faces a battery of charges, in More...

Couple Brings Church to County Manor

If you can't make it to church on a Sunday, it is nice to know there are people out there who will bring their churches to you. More...

John Hetzel Honored for 30 years Service

John Hetzel received a pin and certificate of recognition for 30 years of government service from Wyalusing postmaster Dave Davidson during a brief ceremony on Aug. 19. Hetzel served four years in the military before joining the U.S. More...

New Faculty Members Join WVHS Staff

New faculty members joining the staff at the Wyalusing High School this fall include: (front, left to right) Eliza Fuhrey, Social Studies; Diane Lichtenstein, Spanish; and Barbara Lunk, German. More...

Police Plan Blitz For Labor Day Holiday

State and local police plan various enforcement efforts to underscore the importance of safe driving over the long Labor Day holiday weekend, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PENNDOT).Targets of the intense effort include u More...

Wyalusing Firefighters Douse Taylor Ave Fire

It was a case of a lot of smoke but not many flames at a Taylor Avenue home Monday evening. More...

Wysox Fire Company Opens Campaign to Fund Completion of New Fire Hall

The Wysox Volunteer Fire Company and Auxiliary are beginning a Capital Campaign to raise money to complete the building of the new fire station and social hall. Ground was broken and construction started on the new building on May 17, 2004. More...

PennDOT Names New Bradford Maintenance Manager

Robert Thorne has been appointed to the position of Highway Maintenance Manager in Bradford County effective Sept. 4, 2004. More...

WVHS Class of '59 Holds Reunion

On Saturday evening, July 10, the Class of 1959 held their 45-year reunion at the Towanda Elks Club.The evening began with a moment of silence for class members who have passed away.Class members and guests were entertained throughout the evening by More...

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Laceyville Council Discusses Sidewalks, New Police Car, Paving

Laceyville barber Joe Colegrove left little doubt at Tuesday night's meeting of the town council that a recent letter he received from council exasperated him.Colegrove reminded councilmembers that in January he told them he would not pay for a new s More...

Back from Iraq, Soldier Surprises Grandparents

Rome area residents Donna and Doug Stewart have a memory of last week's Wyoming County Fair they won't soon forget. It was while Donna and Doug were preparing to show cattle at the fair that they received a surprise visit from their grandson, U.S. More...

Planning Underway for North Branch Arts Festival

Wyalusing's North Branch Arts Festival is in its final stages of planning for the October 9th event on Main Street and at other areas around town. More...

Seen and Heard Around Town

The eyes of Todd VanDeMark appearing last week and, once again, few people were fooled. More...

DUI Charges Filed After High Speed Crash

The Maine, NY driver of this car and his passenger walked away from this car that crashed in Meshoppen early Saturday morning, Sept. 11. More...

2005 Outstanding Young Woman Program to be held October 2

Laura Smith-GaryLaura Smith-Gary will be hosting the 2005 OYW Program, along with 1969 Junior Miss Mary Matson Morris, on Oct. 2 at the Keystone Theatre, Towanda, at 7 p.m. More...

WVHS Class of '64 Holds Reunion

The Wyalusing Valley High School Class of 1964 held their 40th reunion at the Wyalusing American Legion on Saturday evening, Sept. 11. More...

It's Official; Elementary Schools Going Up for Sale

The school board went about the formal business of closing the Wyalusing Elementary School Monday night—the last of the four in the district for which this process hasn't been completed. More...

School's Playground Equipment Offered to Laceyville Borough

Laceyville Borough Council President Donald VanDeMark told the borough council Tuesday night that he had received a phone call asking if the borough would be interested in having the playground equipment that is currently located at the Laceyville El More...

Wyalusing Supervisors Return to Routine Business

You might say that the monthly business meeting of the Wyalusing Township Supervisors Tuesday night, March 1, was a bit anticlimactic since it followed the dramatic conclusion of the conditional use process for the proposed Browntown industrial proje More...

DiStadio Running for Wyoming County Commissioner

Michael DiStadio is announcing his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Wyoming County Commissioner. "I look forward to serving my neighbors and all the residents of the diverse communities that make up this district. More...

Sole Surviving Browntown Industry Has Its Detractors

Last week's decision by the Wyalusing Township Supervisors at the end of a conditional use process on the Browntown site is currently in a 30-day appeal process and the clock is ticking. More...

Chamber's After Hours Brings Business Community Together

There was wine, cheese and other goodies, but the first thing you noticed upon entering the crowded room was the steady volume produced by conversations around the room. More...

Elk Lake Kindergarten Registration Coming in April

The Elk Lake School District has scheduled kindergarten registration for April 6, 7 and 8. Parents who have not received an appointment should call the school at 570-278-1106, ext. More...

PennDOT Reports on Roadwork

Wyoming County Construction: Route 6 Bardwell Bridge, Tunkhannock. Driver's Alert: Road width restriction of 11 feet. Temporary signals will control traffic on this bridge rehabilitation job. More...

Snow Days Push School Year Back in Wyalusing; Superintendent Search Near End?

The search goes on for the next superintendent of the Wyalusing Area School District, and the process has reportedly narrowed to a final threesome. However, at this point nobody is saying when the name of Ray Fleming's successor will be announced. More...

Wyoming Commissioners Pleased to See Drop in Juvenile Detention

Citing the recent change in officers in the juvenile court system, the Wyoming County Commissioners confirmed and celebrated the drop in juvenile detentions in the past year. More...

Gas Companies Upgrading Roads in Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties

Motorists in Susquehanna County are advised that sections of several state routes will be upgraded by various gas companies associated with the Marcellus Shale gas industry.Motorists can expect restrictions in the work zone during daylight hours, app More...

Popular Laceyville Eatery Has New Owner

There’s been a change of ownership at Laceyville’s popular Main Street restaurant, the Wiser Choice, where Jen Brown has purchased the business from Cindy Porter. Jen took over ownership on March 28 and says she has no major changes plan More...

Laceyville Man Arrested

Rafe Seiler, 34, Main Street, Laceyville was arrested on April 1 when police discovered stolen and prohibited guns in his possession. The Pennsylvania State Police and U.S. Marshals served a warrant on Seiler from Indiana on April 1. More...

Road Repairs Top Priorities Among Wyalusing Township Supervisors

Although an anticipated backlash against the recent conditional use application amended and approved for an asphalt plant in Browntown by Wyalusing Township Supervisors didn’t materialize at the regular April 5 meeting, supervisor Marvin Meteer More...

Route 187 Bridge Replacement

A bridge replacement project on State Route 187 at Durell in Asylum Township, Bradford County, is scheduled to start the week of April 18. A detour will be implemented starting Monday, April 25. More...

Getting Ready for Upcoming Egg Hunt

The Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Firemen are gearing up for annual Easter Egg Hunt they host at the Wyalusing Borough Park. More...

Alternative Voting Available To The Elderly And Handicapped

The Bradford County Board of Election announces that although polling places have been modified or relocated for handicap accessibility, there may be locations that voters may still feel are inaccessible to the elderly (65 and over) and handicapped v More...

Cleaner-Greener Clean-Up Set for Wyalusing, Laceyville

The fourth annual spring clean-up for Wyalusing and Laceyville, including along Route 6 between the two communities, is set to take place on Saturday, May 7 starting at the Laceyville Fire Hall at 8:45 a.m. More...

Sugar Run Man Pleads Guilty in Labor Day Homicide

Joshua Bass, Sugar Run, entered a guilty plea last Friday in Wyoming County Court; President Judge Russell Shurtleff accepted the plea, which was to a reduced charge of voluntary manslaughter (felony grade one) and delivery of a controlled substance More...

Payment of Late Taxes Encouraged

 The Bradford County Tax Claim Bureau announces that the following will take place over the next few months.  More...

PennDOT Posting Additional Roads in Bradford County

  PennDOT is advising motorists in Bradford County that another two roads will soon be posted with permanent, year-round, 10-ton weight restrictions. The following state highways will get the weight restrictions along the sections note More...

PennDOT Suspends Road Use Permits for Two Gas Companies on SR 4006 in Sullivan County

  Road use permits issued to Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC and Chief Oil & Gas for their moving of drilling trucks and other equipment over State Route 4006 in Sullivan County have been suspended, PennDOT announced recently.  More...

Election Office Announces Absentee Ballot Deadline

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Senate and Others Debate Gas Drilling Fee

A proposed gas impact tax bill was amended last week and sent to the Pennsylvania senate floor. The debate on SB 1100, proposed by Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-Tioga) and co-sponsored by Sen. More...

National Music Week

  Wyalusing Mayor Jean Reinhart signs a proclamation declaring May 1 to May 8 to be National Music Week in Wyalusing. Looking on is Nancy Wilson, chairman of the National Music Week Committee of the Wyalusing Musical Society. More...

Chesapeake Appalachia to Upgrade State Route 4016 in Sullivan County and SR 4012 in Bradford County; Work Starts This Week with Detours

 Motorists are advised that State Route 4016 (Campbellville Road) in Sullivan County and State Route 4012 (Laurel Hill Road) in Bradford County will be upgraded by Chesapeake Appalachia starting this week.  More...

Local Law Enforcement To Assist In Drug Drop-Off

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Commissioners Renew Mental Health Plan

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Robert Priestner to Receive Don James Award

  Meshoppen resident Robert Priestner was recently selected as the second recipient of the prestigious Don James Lighthouse of Service Award, which will be presented during Memorial Day services at the Black Walnut American Legion Post 510 More...

Fire Companies Take Proactive Measures Against In-House Arsonists

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Runoff Issues Continue to Dog Township Supervisors

  The pounding rain and thunder that accompanied yet another heavy rainstorm that began about halfway through the May 3 Wyalusing Township Supervisors meeting was a fitting soundtrack to ongoing discussion and concerns expressed by resident More...

Sewer Line Caps Being Stolen in Meshoppen Borough

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At the Un-Royal Wedding

Kyle and Kelly on this Un-Royal Wedding Day, There is some advice I really need to say. On this day you will become Mr. and Mrs., Shower her with lots of love and kisses. More...

PennDOT Announces Road Projects

  Route 220 Lane Restriction Lifted The lane restriction for bridge repairs on Route 220 north of New Albany (detailed below) is expected to be lifted by the end of the day this Friday, May 13.   Repairs to Route 220 Bri More...

The Main Link Proclaims Mental Health Awareness Month

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WVHS Junior Prom Court

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Queen of Raptors Focus of French Azilum Event

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Susquehanna Named Most Endangered River In The Nation

    For the second year in a row, the most endangered river in the United States is a victim of natural gas drilling and the environmental hazards associated with hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” accordi More...

DEP Fines Chesapeake Energy More Than $1 Million

  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) this week fined Chesapeake Energy $1,088,000 for violations related to natural gas drilling activities. More...

Chamber To Host Barn Quilt festival

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Laceyville High School Alumni Gather for 122nd Annual Banquet

    Alumni of the Laceyville Borough High School, which was formerly located on Main Street, gathered Saturday, May 21 at the Braintrim Baptist Fellowship Hall in Laceyville for their 122nd annual banquet. More...

Bath Salts Play Into Unusual Crime

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More Fresh Fruits And Veggies Planned For Wyalusing Pupils

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Hundreds Enjoy Memorial Day Parade In Tunkhannock

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Camptown Elementary School Holds Last Open House

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Laceyville Man Arrested on Sex Charges

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Elk Lake Expands the Career and Technology Center Project

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Wyalusing Elementary Students Raise Money and Cancer Awareness for Relay for Life

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PennDOT Posting Six Additional Roads in Bradford County

 PennDOT is advising motorists in Bradford County that another six roads have been posted with permanent, year-round, 10-ton weight restrictions. The following state highways have the weight restrictions along the sections noted:  More...

Prison Board Asks for More Info; Commissioners Hire New Vets' Affairs Director

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Police Patrols Resume In Wyalusing Borough

  Wyalusing Mayor Jean Reinhart introduced officer Joe DeMuro at Monday night’s meeting of the borough council. DeMuro is a member of Laceyville’s Police Department and has been contracted to conduct patrols in Wyalusing.&n More...

Community Gathers For Last ‘Hurrah’ At Laceyville School

  It was brilliantly sunny but especially breezy at midday on June 3, as the PTO of Laceyville Elementary School (LES) hosted its final All-School Picnic on the grounds before the school closes forever this summer.  More...

Work Started on Susquehanna Court House Steps

  The crumbling steps and sidewalk in front of the courthouse  are getting a facelift. More...

DeSisti Awaits Decision From Court

  The issue at hand on Friday, June 10 at the Bradford County Courthouse, was whether the Commonwealth’s request to restrict John DeSisti’s visiting rights would be granted. More...

Wineries Make Bigger Impression on Smaller Crowd

  Although more people attended the first two wine festivals cosponsored by Black Walnut American Legion Post 510, those who took part in the revamped June 18 event, which was sponsored solely by the Legionnaires, had many positive things t More...

State Representative To Sponsor Annual Senior Expo

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Alleged Jumper Causes Stir in Towanda

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Foundation Honors WVHS Seniors

    The Kenneth and Caroline Taylor Family Foundation is proud to announce that five Wyalusing Valley High School seniors have been selected as the 2011 Kenneth and Caroline Taylor Scholarship Program recipients.  More...

Security/Alarms Upgrading Coming to Susquehanna County Buildings

 By Ann Morrill Whynman  More...

Herrick Township Fire Company Celebrates Independence Day

The McMickens of LeRaysville, (from left) Ryan, Nate, Josh, and Teresa play one of many games offered at the Fourth of July event in Herrickville. More...

Road Safety And Water Use Among Supervisors’ Concerns

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Wyoming County to Have New Outreach Program

   By D.C. Koviack  More...

Musical Weekend at The Oldest House Honors Last Owners

      This weekend, July 15-17, The Oldest House will host “In the Mood With the Morrisons,” a weekend devoted to the music and pastimes of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s, and honoring the last fam More...

Changes of Guard in Commissioner’s Office Underway

    By Rick Hiduk It was announced at the July 7 Bradford County Commissioners’ meeting that current commissioner’s secretary Michelle Shedden will step into the position of chief county clerk after Gayle Kerschne More...

New Hotel Wows Guests of Grand Opening Party

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Surveillance Footage Helps Police Make Arrest in After-Bar Attack

  By Rick Hiduk   Footage from security cameras posted at the Saring Company, a heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration business in Towanda, helped Towanda Borough Police bring charges against Summer Ann Benjamin, of Tow More...

And To Think That They Saw It On James Street

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Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce Holds Bi-Annual Meeting

    By David Keeler The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce held its Bi-Annual Membership meeting Thursday evening, July 21 at Mark’s Valley View Restaurant. Chamber President Carol Goodman welcomed the 40 people More...

Showing Support for Israel

 Stevensville residents Dick and Betty Harris say they are concerned about current unrest in the Middle East and a growing hatred for the nation of Israel. More...

PandaMania Takes over Wyalusing's Vacation Bible School

  By Kelly Cole PandaMania took over the Vacation Bible School (VBS) this past week, July 18 to 22, at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church, where the children learned that God is Wild About Us. More...

Meshoppen Home Hit By Lightning

  By David Keeler Meshoppen’s Shannon Hill residents Bob and Ruth Dunlap are hoping that old expression—about lightning not striking the same place twice—is true. More...

Business Increases as Patrons Find Farmers’ Market

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New Bus Routes – Supt. Report

  By Ray Fleming As the new school year draws closer Wyalusing Area School District parents need to be aware of changes in the bus routes for getting their children to and from school each day. More...

Well Site Fatality Reported

 On July 28, 2011 at 17:06 Leonard L. Inness, III, 35, residing at 712 Spaulding Street, Elmira, NY was pronounced dead at the Towanda Memorial Hospital where the decedent was dead on arrival. More...

Drilling Truck Crash Kills One; Pipeline Construction Disgorges Mud into Creek

  By D.C. Koviack A truck carrying unspecified materials used in the gas drilling process crashed into another vehicle last Friday evening about 6:40 p.m. and killed the driver of the second vehicle.  More...

Meshoppen Borough Residents Complain About Gas Truck Traffic

 By D.C. Koviack At Monday evening’s regular monthly meeting of the Meshoppen Borough Council, several residents spoke once again about the truck traffic in the borough and the use of “Jake Brakes.”  More...

Wyalusing Council Bans Jake Brake Use in Borough

  By David Keeler Wyalusing Borough will soon become considerably quieter thanks to a ban on the use of truck Jake brakes in the borough, approved unanimously Monday night by the borough council. More...

These Divas Are On a Mission to Find a Cure for Cancer

  By  Kelly Cole The men and women who have come together to form Divas on a Mission are a determined set of individuals. More...

Heritage Region Seeks Assistance With Water Trail

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Informative Sign Marks Friedenshutten Monument

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Superintendent Announces More Busing Information For Start Of School Year

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Gridiron for Gals Kicks Off August 28

By David Keeler If you think Gridiron for Gals is a newly-organized women’s football league, think again. Gridiron for Gals is an upcoming event where area women are invited to spend part of an afternoon learning the fine points of wa More...

Art Show Debuts Friday at Blue Heron Gallery

 It’s being called a “celebration of the arts—music and dance expressed through the visual arts of painting, prints, photography, sculpture and the written art of poetry.”  More...

Mom Found Balancing Drug Sales with Child Rearing

  By Rick Hiduk Pennsylvania State Police have released disturbing details of the Aug. 12 arrest of Christina Lea Pomaquiza, 26, at the home in Hornbrook Trailer Park in Sheshequin Township she shared with Calvin Moore.  More...

Early Figures Point to Successful Carnival

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Boy Dies in Fatal Accident

 By D.C. Koviack On Saturday, Aug. 13 a motorcycle accident near the Slumber Valley Campground in Meshoppen Township took the life of a seven-year-old boy from New York State.  More...

New Engineering Firm Based on Spring Hill

    By David Keeler It’s a sign of the times. Spring Hill resident Herbert Gery says it’s his expectation of increased development in the northern tier counties that prompted him to open a civil engineering f More...

Meet Wyalusing's "Doctor Doolittle"

  By Kelly Cole We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals. ~ Immanuel Kant  More...

Riverfest Draws Thousands to Towanda

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Two-Car Crash at Rainbow Bridge at Wyalusing Claims Life

  By Rick Hiduk Route 187 in Terry Township, Bradford County, as well as a portion of New Albany Wyalusing Road (SR 2010), were closed for at least four hours on Aug. More...

Wyoming County Responds to Chesapeake's Suit

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Positive Notes Color Board Meeting as Elk Lake Readies for Another Year

 By Sandra Raub The prevailing mood was enthusiastic and anticipatory at the Aug. More...

Wyoming Commissioners Advocate CCIS Restructuring Response

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Wyoming County Flood Response in Recovery Phase

  By D.C. Koviack On Tuesday morning, the Wyoming County Commissioners received an update from the county’s EMS Director Gene Dziak on the county’s emergency response following flooding caused by Hurricane Irene. More...

Commissioners Hear Retirement Fund Report

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Bike Rally and Run Over, But Cause Rides On

  By Rick Hiduk The eighth-annual Fallen Heroes Ride, coordinated by the employees of Hurley’s Market, Towanda, drew more than 200 motorcycle enthusiasts from at least 13 states to enjoy a sun-soaked ride around Bradford County o More...

Bradford County’s Website and Newsletter Garner Awards

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Domestic Disturbance Leads to Gunfire

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Why WVES's New Program Rocks

By Kelly Cole It’s a new school year, with a new school, and a new school-wide program. More...

Sugar Run Residents Felt Cut Off From the World, Vow to Rebuild

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Wyalusing Begins Enforcing Jake Brake Ban

  By David Keeler The Wyalusing Borough Council told Police Sgt. Lloyd Overfield Monday night to start enforcing its new Jake Brake Ordinance.  More...

P&G Bringing Trailer of Items Into Area

 P&G Bringing Trailer of Items Into Area The former Wyalusing Elementary School will be used as a distribution center where products from P&G will be handed out for free to flood victims in our area. The items to be distributed More...

Bradford County Coordinates Relief Efforts

  Delay in Arrival of Needed Supplies Frustrates Officials By Rick Hiduk  More...

Wyalusing Township To Conduct Mass Clean-Up on Thursday

  By Rick Hiduk Camptown was well-represented at the Sept. 13 Wyalusing Township meeting. More...

Municipalities and Residents Urged to Contact DEP Before Working on Damaged Stream Channels

  Citing experience with 1972’s Hurricane Agnes, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is urging municipalities and residents impacted by the flooding from Tropical Storm Lee to contact the state Department of Environmental More...

Refunds Offered for Wine Festival Tickets

 People who purchased tickets for the 2011 Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival are being offered refunds in the wake of the canceled event. The eighth annual version of the festival that was to be held on Sept. More...

Wyalusing To Be Well-Represented At Program

 Wyalusing Valley High School students Amber Kinney, Sarah Paddock and Cathryn Pugh will represent the area at the Outstanding Young Woman program planned for Saturday evening, Sept. 24, at Towanda Junior/Senior High School.  More...

A Marine Comes Home

  By Kelly Cole It is the phone call every mother dreads when their son or daughter has enlisted in a branch of the military. More...

One Family’s Mission Will Help Many Flood Victims

  By Kelly Cole The Shafer family started out like many in the community, with the desire to help those who had become victims of the previous week’s flood. More...

Pipeline Company to Conduct Public Hearing

 The Pentex Pipeline Company public input hearing, which was postponed from Sept. 13 due to flooding, will be held on Friday Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department, 24 West Second St. More...

Shakeup at DEP and A New Permit Proposed

 The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has recently undergone some changes, which its leaders hope will make the agency more accessible and transparent to Pennsylvania’s citizens. More...

PennDOT Provides Update on Road Closures

  By Rick Hiduk Heavy rains that fell from Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning hampered flood recovery efforts and added new roads to a list that was finally starting to shrink in the wake of flooding caused by Tropical Storm Lee an More...

Pooches Take Over Grovedale Winery

  By Kelly Cole Many who were preparing to attend the Picnic with Your Pooch event on Saturday, Sept. 24, wondered if the weather would cooperate. More...

Laceyville Council Drops Plans for Park-Playground

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New CEO, Board Member Named at Peoples State Bank

 Peoples State Bank recently announced that Anthony Gabello is the bank’s new President and CEO, and Wyalusing business owner Tracy Keeney has been named to the bank’s board of directors. Gabello was named to the post at the ban More...

Susquehanna County Commissioners Talk Communications and Taxes

  By Sandra Raub Some items on the agenda of the Sept. 28 Susquehanna County Commissioners’ meeting prompted lively input from the audience and necessitated clarification by the commissioners.  More...

Bradford County Commissioners Go Pink For Awareness

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Wyoming County Commissioners Proclaim Business Women's Week

 By D.C. Koviack The Wyoming County Commissioners have joined the nation in proclaiming October 17-21 National Business Women’s Week on Tuesday morning. More...

Memorial Park Project Enters New Phase

  Local Veterans’ Names Sought by Committee By Rick Hiduk  More...

Engines Roared to Life for WVES Rally for DC

  By Kelly Cole Those participating in Rally for DC at Wyalusing Valley Elementary School (WVES) on Sunday, Oct. More...

Marcellus Shale Research Network to Track Shale Region's Water Quality

  Development of a database that will be able to track potential impacts of Marcellus Shale activity on water quality is the focus of a new $750,000 research collaboration led by Penn State researchers.  More...

Republican Committee Makes Donation to Ministry

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Whipple Receives Merit Award For Female Entrepreneurs

  By Rick Hiduk Kim Whipple of Whipple Performing Arts in Tunkhannock was one of four northeast Pennsylvania women to receive recognition from the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at a luncheon held in th More...

Susquehanna County Fields Queries on Contracts

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It's a Family Affair

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Education Association Will Sponsor Edline Training

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From the Superintendent's Desk

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United Way Of Bradford County Hosts “Day Of Caring”

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Meals and Deals at SCCTC

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September Flooding Will Have Impact on 2012

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Record October Snow Blankets Area

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USMEF Distinguished Service Award to Cargill’s Troutman

  A third-generation meat industry veteran with more than 36 years’ experience, Edward (Eddie) Troutman, the U.S. More...

Canine Steals Show at Commissioners’ Meeting

  National Animal Shelters Appreciation Week Starts Nov. 6  By Rick Hiduk  More...

Polling Locations Moved

  The election boards of Bradford, Susquehanna, and Wyoming Counties have moved polling locations in a number of municipalities for the Nov. 8 election, due mostly to flooding from Tropical Storm Lee in September.  More...

WVES Holds Big Drawing for PBIS Program

  By Kelly Cole Students at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School (WVES) thought that the evacuation drill on Friday, Oct. 28, was just that, a drill. More...

School District Surplus Sale Slated for Saturday

  By Rick Hiduk Wyalusing Area School District (WASD) needs to clear out the four former elementary buildings prior to impending sales, and area residents can take advantage of an opportunity to buy back some memories, in addition to m More...

School Auction Deemed Successful

  District’s Involvement with Former Elementary Buildings Drawing to a Close By Rick Hiduk  More...

Azpiazu Appointed to Planning Commission

  By Rick Hiduk Call it luck. Call it fate. More...

Children’s Theatre Reaches New Heights at Dietrich

  By Rick Hiduk  More...

From the Superintendent's Desk

 By Chester Mummau  More...

Veterans Moved By Student Program

By Rick Hiduk The camaraderie and the food were terrific at a luncheon for Wyalusing area veterans hosted by sixth-graders at Wyalusing Valley Elementary School on Nov. 11. More...

Chesapeake and Media Honor Student Leaders

  By Rick Hiduk  More...

Wyoming County Commissioners Question Psych Evaluations at Prison

 By D.C. Koviack  More...

WVHS Students Inducted into National Honor Society

    By David Keeler Nine Wyalusing Valley High School students were inducted into the Forscht Chapter of the National Honor Society during a candlelight ceremony conducted Wednesday evening, Nov. More...

Park Association Asks County To Consider Maintenance Plan

  By Rick Hiduk Bradford County Veterans Park Association founder Joe Doherty addressed Bradford County Commissioners John Sullivan and Doug McLinko at their weekly meeting held Nov. More...

Speed Limit Changes Posted on Camptown, Homets Ferry, and Stevensville Roads

  PennDOT is announcing a regulatory speed limit on State Route 2025 (Homets Ferry Road) in Wyalusing, Bradford County, as well as additional local roadways. A regulatory speed limit of 40 miles per hour will be posted on State Route 2 More...

Wyalusing Carnival Shows Increased Profits

  By David Keeler While she said profits at Wyalusing’s 2011 Firemen’s Carnival likely did not set a record, Alice Matson, Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department Treasurer, said the carnival was definitely one of the be More...

SCCTC Administrators Excited About Direction of School

  By Sandra Raub Dr. More...

Tunkhannock Businesses to Turn Up The Charm This Weekend

  By Rick Hiduk  More...

Susquehanna County Commissioners Announce Reduced Millage

  By Sandra Raub A brief meeting of the Susquehanna County Commissioners on Nov. More...

Expenditures Top School Board Meeting Agenda

  By Sandra Raub  More...

Stylist Opens New Salon in Homets Ferry

  By Rick Hiduk Christina Howard Nolan initially dabbled in hair and nails as a hobby. She and her college roommate would have their own “movie night” and experiment with each other’s hair. More...

Lost Hunter Located Without Incident in Susquehanna County

  By Sandra Raub Wildlife conservation officers spent some time on Nov. 28, the first day of the antlered deer season, searching for a lost hunter on Game Lands 35 in Susquehanna County.  More...

Pentex Withdraws PUC Application

  Pentex Pipeline Company, which had petitioned the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) to amend its certificate of public convenience in order to extend delivery and transferral of natural gas beyond its sole local customer— More...

Flood Recovery Group Reports Community Still Reeling

    By Rick Hiduk  More...

Christmas Party Will Benefit Food Bank and Others

  By Rick Hiduk A number of business owners and individuals in the New Albany/Dushore area and beyond have combined forces to help stock up the Sullivan County Food Pantry in Dushore, which serves families in need in both Sullivan and More...

No Tax Increase In Wyalusing Township Budget

  By Rick Hiduk   More...

Fracking Waste From Gas Well Dumped in State Game Lands

  By Rick Hiduk  More...

Keystone Theatre Completes Renovations

  By Kelly Cole For Northeast Pennsylvania’s oldest theatre, Dec. 3 was a memorable day. More...

Career Center Students Get a Taste of Reality

  By Sandra Raub  More...

Flood-Related PennDOT Projects Wrapping Up Quickly

  By Rick Hiduk  More...

Residents Express Concern Over Susquehanna County Compressor Station

  By Sandra Raub  More...

Wyalusing Veterans Honored

    By David Keeler Two members of Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 were honored by the post in a brief ceremony held on Thursday evening, Dec. 8.  More...

Services Held For State Police Officer

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Farmers’ Holistic Approach Leads To Commendation

  By Rick Hiduk Dairy farmer Julie Perry loves the land that she farms and gets her inspiration from nature. More...

Local Posters Contest Winners Announced

  The winners of the 2011-12 Lions International Peace Poster Contest have been announced. More...

Elk Lake Board Discusses Safety and Spending

  By Sandra Raub The Elk Lake School Board met Dec. 8 to reorganize following the November elections, with board members Harold Bender, Alice Carr, Matt Curley, Chuck Place and Arden Tewksbury being re-seated and sworn. More...

Parsons’ Day Care Reopens

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