Penelec Cancels Planned Power Outage


Penelec has canceled a planned power outage that would have impacted 180 customers in the Wyalusing Borough and Township areas. The power outage was originally scheduled to take place on Wednesday, July 17 in order for crews to undertake repairs on the system. However, Penelec began informing customers recently that the power outage has been canceled until further notice. Wyalusing […]

RTL Majors Open Section Play Saturday

The Little League District 15 champion RTL Major Baseball team will open Section Three tournament play at Selinsgrove against Keystone, the District 12 winners, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 13. Warrior Run, the District 13 champion, will face Orwigsburg from District 24 in the other championship semifinal, which begins at 12 p.m. The double-elimination tournament will continue on Sunday, […]

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‘American Patriots’ Invade Montrose

The Bridgewater Church led the floats with this creative interpretation of Washington Crossing the Delaware, perfectly depicting the Montrose Independence Day parade theme of “American Patriots.” It was considerably warmer on July 4 than it was for Washington’s army during its December 1776 cross-river assault into New Jersey. The float won the Grand Marshal Trophy. For more on the Montrose […]

Work Progressing At LNG Plant Site

Crews have been busy over the past few months, filling in and leveling off a site along Route 6 in Browntown in preparation for the construction of the New Fortress Energy’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant. The $800 million investment by the company will occupy a 219-acre parcel. The filling and leveling off process at the site will continue throughout […]

You’re Never Too Old

LeRaysville 95-Year-Old Loves Skydiving

“Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you!” They sing to Clara White. Someone videos it. Another helps with her glasses. Actually, it’s a few months after her birthday, but when you hit 95— hey, you can keep celebrating. Two great-grandsons sit with her. They’re spending a lovely Sunday afternoon with their dear great-grandma, enjoying nature’s sunny beauty and sharing […]

Laceyville Water Woes Weigh Heavily on Council

It takes a lot to make Laceyville Borough Council President Randy Brigham break down into tears. However, the continued flooding issues that the small Wyoming County municipality has been dealing with— along with a lack of assistance from county and state officials—brought Brigham to tears at the council’s July 2 meeting. The topic of flooding within the borough was first […]

‘Guys and Dolls’ Opens Tonight

The Wyalusing Community Theatre (WCT) is set to open its second production, since being revived last summer, this evening in the Kenneth S. Williams Auditorium at the Wyalusing Valley High School. “Guys and Dolls” is frequently called the perfect musical comedy and audiences are sure to agree after seeing the WCT’s production. Following in the footsteps of last summer’s hit […]

Deer, Wet Weather Costing Local Farmers Thousands

Laceyville area dairy farmer Tom Champluvier stands next to a small field of sweet corn that’s part of roughly 50 acres on which he and his son, Allan, and grandson, Joe, grow their popular Champdale corn. Champdale corn is a summertime treat and a favorite among local residents. “But none of it will be coming from this field,” Champluvier says […]

Herrickville Celebrates Hot Fourth of July

They were hot but happy in Herrickville. Last Thursday, the Herrick Township Volunteer Fire Company held its annual Fourth of July celebration, featuring a dinner, games, a Chinese auction/ basket raffle and a car show. The day drew in a good-sized crowd from the area and neighboring towns, intent on enjoying a good meal, seeing old friends and supporting the […]