2022-09-08 E-Edition

Wyalusing Music Festival a Success

Members of the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce were happy with the turnout for this past weekend’s music festival, describing the event as a success for the organization. A large crowd of people converged onto the grounds of Grovedale Winery on Saturday, Sept. 3 to take part in the fundraising event for the chamber, which featured a variety of musical […]

Wyoming County Fair Draws Large Crowd

Bright sunny skies for most of the week warmed the spirits of the thousands of people who descended upon the Wyoming County Fairgrounds in Meshoppen Township for this year’s Wyoming County Fair. The event kicked off on Wednesday, Aug. 31 with its traditional opening ceremonies held at the veterans’ pavilion. Paige Zona, who was the 2019 fair queen, served as […]

Wyalusing Twp. Might Impose a Tax Increase

At the Wyalusing Township Supervisors’ meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 6, the township secretary/treasurer warned that the municipality might have to raise its property tax this year. “For a lot of things (that the township pays for), the cost has increased greatly,” said Secretary/Treasurer Maxine Meteer. “We could be looking at a tax increase” this year in order to keep providing […]

Late Fire Chief Honored With LeRaysville Street Sign

Local residents will always remember a former LeRaysville fire chief – if they just look up. On Saturday afternoon, fire department, borough and family members dedicated a road sign near the fire hall to the late John Keegan. The red sign, which reads “Keegan Way,” is atop the School Street post at the entrance to the hall parking lot, ballfield […]

Over 100 Attend Claverack’s Annual Meeting

For the first time since 2019, Claverack Rural Electric hosted its annual meeting in-person. Over 100 people converged under the cooperative’s tent at the Wyoming County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 31 to hear an update on the organization’s activities over the past year and its plans for the future. As part of that, the cooperative membership re-elected three individuals to […]

Sayre Quilt Shop to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Friendship Star Quilt Shop on Center Street in Sayre is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. To honor that day, 33 percent off merchandise will be offered storewide along with an additional 15 percent off clearance items. Furniture and sewing machines are excluded from the sale. Refreshments will also be […]

Laceyville Council Opens Main Street Paving Bid

The Laceyville Borough Council on Tuesday officially opened the one bid it received for the repaving of Main Street. The bid was submitted by Bishop Brothers Construction of Ulster and was in the amount of $404,251. The council has put the project out for bid three times already this year. This is the first time that the borough received a […]

LeRaysville Parade Rained Out, But Chinese Auction Sets Record

Charles Dickens once wrote, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” He could have been talking about last weekend’s three-day LeRaysville Labor Day celebration, the 75th ever, as the fire department’s annual event offered both high and low points. On the “low” side, the Monday morning parade was canceled due to the day-long rain, as […]

Photographer Captures View of Wyalusing from Above

Aerial photographer Greg Cromer of Norwich, NY recently added an impressive shot of Wyalusing to his collection of airborne photographs of 4,000 places across the U.S. in 32 states. It may seem like photos of 4,000 communities and landmarks across the U.S. would be an extensive look from above at the U.S., but Greg says Google lists 151,000 communities across […]