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Commission Gives Nod to Frackwater Treatment Plant

The Bradford County Planning Commission granted conditional approval on Tuesday night for HydroRecovery LP to pursue permitting for the construction of a frack wastewater treatment plant off Route 6 in Standing Stone Township. The company, which is based in Blossburg in Tioga County where one such facility has been in operation since April, has 90 days to answer to 12 […]

PennDOT Working to Improve Drainage Issues on Route 6

PennDOT crews in Districts 3 and 4 were busy this past week, improving drainage along two key sections of Route 6. In Wyoming County, workers dug deeper trenches on both sides of the highway between Laceyville and Black Walnut and cleaned out an existing drain along the rock ledge to prevent runoff from pooling or freezing there, according to District […]

Pro Ag Members Met Recently With Officials in Washington

Officials of the Progressive Agriculture Organization (Pro- Ag), were in Washington, DC last week conferring with several members of the Agriculture, states of various members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, as well as meeting with different individual members of Congress. The officials had high-level meetings with the staffs of Senator Stabenow (D-Michigan), Senator Harkin (D-Iowa), […]


DEAR ALICE: I’m seeing a lot about him on the news except what it was that actually killed North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Do you know what did him in? — CURIOUS IN CAMPTOWN DEAR CUR: I really don’t know and the North Koreans aren’t saying, but I hear that he has been Il all of his life. —ALICE […]

The Way We Were…

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

Downtown Wyalusing 75 Years Ago Here’s a look at downtown Wyalusing as it appeared during the mid 1930’s or early 40’s based on the cars on the street. The white object on the right of the photo was a traffic blinker that likely caused more accidents than it prevented, thanks to its location squarely in the middle of the intersection. […]

Jester Hill

After several consecutive years of making bad Christmas gift decisions for his wife, Bleeker Cunningham recruited Miss Amy Zilch to go shopping with him in Wilkes-Barre last Saturday in hopes of getting the perfect gift for Phyllis. They got a slow start and by the time they got to town, it was almost time for lunch. Amy suggested they get […]

Montrose Woman Assists With Museum Fundraiser

Cazenovia College’s Fashion Connection Club says, “We Wish Shoe a Merry Christmas,” with a small holiday tree decorated with hand-made shoe ornaments. Shoe shopping devotees were able to bid on the tree at the Everson Museum’s annual Festival of Trees, held in early December. Emily C. Travis, of Montrose, is among the students who assisted with the project. Travis, a […]

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Recognize These Eyes?

Last week’s eyes belonged to Bill Crane. There were no correct guesses. Hugh O’Mara, Robert Honeywell, Willard Franklin, Dave Buck, Seth Johnston, Frank Madden, Paul Smith and, last, but not least, “Rocket” Rick Orr, who officially retired yesterday, were among the incorrect guesses. * * * Holiday travelers got an early Christmas present as gasoline prices in the Wyalusing area […]

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