2023-01-05 E-Edition

Sherman Named Wyalusing’s Outstanding Citizen

It all started with a dance lesson. Several years ago, Rick Sherman had begun taking lessons from Melissa Smith. It was during the course of those lessons that the two began discussing finding a space for others to do the same thing. “That sparked an idea in my head,” said Rick, the owner of Brickhouse Services in Laceyville. At the […]

Widespread Errors Found On Local Broadband Map

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) National Broadband Map contains widespread errors on the quality of Internet service in the local area, some county officials say. It is important that the map be accurate because it will be used to guide where in the United States $42 billion in federal funds will be spent on infrastructure projects to expand access to […]

Firemen’s Celebration Returns to August

The Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department’s annual firemen’s celebration is coming home. And by “home,” department officials stated that they mean the event’s typical August dates. Last year, the celebration was held during the first week of July and was shortened to a four-day event due to the new amusement ride company that the department contracted with at that time. […]

WAEF’s Spring Fling Set for Feb. 25

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) is gearing up for its 10th Annual Spring Fling event that will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25 in the TW Room at the Wyalusing Community Corp. (WCC) building on Main Street in Wyalusing Borough. Doors will open at 5 p.m., so guests can begin to bid on silent auction items as well as […]

Natural Gas Revenue Helps Wyalusing Finish in the Black

The unbudgeted amount of natural gas royalty revenue received by Wyalusing Borough last year helped push the municipality into the black—to the tune of over $832,000—to finish 2022. According to information provided by Borough Secretary/Treasurer Cindy Henning to the borough council Monday, the municipality received a total of $972,799.34 in oil and gas lease revenue for 2022. The borough had […]

Fire Damages Towanda Apartments

The occupants of a Towanda apartment building will have to find temporary housing after it was damaged by fire on Sunday, Jan. 1, the Towanda fire chief said. The fire caused a lot of damage to two of the apartments in the building, which is located at 518-520 Fourth Street, said Towanda Fire Chief Bill Roof. The fire started in […]

Wyoming Commissioners OK Starting Salaries, 2023 Budget

At their last meeting of 2022, the Wyoming County Commissioners approved an increase in the starting salary for new part-time hires in three departments, a budget for the new year and a union contract with one union bargaining unit. Employee Salaries Specifically, the commissioners voted at their Thursday, Dec. 29 workshop meeting to increase the starting salary for new part-time […]

Laceyville Fugitive Sentenced, Awaiting Future Court Dates

The case of a New Albany man whose discovery as a fugitive led to a police response in Laceyville Borough in November is continuing to move forward. Robert Romano, 44, is currently incarcerated in the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail as he awaits his preliminary hearings in district court in connection with two incidents in Wilmot Township […]

Dulaneys Garden Gate Opens in Wysox

Sherry Dulaney’s garden gate comes from humble beginnings. Her business began in 2009 from her home on Route 220 in the village of South Branch, Albany Township. Now, she is the latest success story to open along Route 6 (Golden Mile Road) in Wysox Township as Dulaneys Garden Gate is becoming a frequent stop for many customers traveling that highway. […]