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September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

All Dressed Up and Ready to Go

Wyalusing Area School District Superintendent Jason Bottiglieri, right, joins WVHS Principal Gary Otis, center, and Assistant Principal Donnie Jacopetti, left, in gearing up for the much-anticipated More...

County May Receive Fourth Park, First on Eastern Side

COMMISSIONERS RE-ADVERTISE FOR COMPREHENSIVE PLAN BIDS

A 40-acre pond in Orwell Township accompanied by a one-acre lot may become the fourth Bradford County park area and the first on the eastern side of the county when the Board of Commissioners votes as to whether the county will take possession of it More...

Special Sections

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Editor’s Note: If you have additional information about any of the investigations listed below, contact the Pennsylvania State Police barracks at the following telephone numbers: Towanda, 570-265-2186; Tunkhannock, 570-836-2141; Gibson, 570-465 More...

Crime and Courts

Sheriff’s Office Lends Helping Hand to Fellow Department

The Bradford County Sheriff’s Department generously held a raffle to help the Potter County Sheriff’s Department obtain ballistic vests that would protect its deputies. More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox More...

–Wyoming County Pleas & Sentencings –

Several sentences were handed down in Wyoming County Court this month. All sentences carry with them appropriate court costs and fees, any applicable fines and community service and/or restitution where so ordered. More...

Letters

Is Borough Ignoring Feral Cat Problem?

Dear Editor: More...

Is There Life Before Death?

Dear Editor: It seems like there is always some special observance around the corner. There is even a World Day for Farmed Animals. It’s observed fittingly on Oct. 2 More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko. We had a few calls, but no one came up with his name. * * * More...

Reflections of Nature

Several weeks ago, I wrote about how important grapes were to the early colonists; however, even more important than grapes were the apples. With this in mind, the Friends of Mt. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: My brother says you know everything. Is that true? Do you really know everything? — CAMPTOWN TEEN DEAR CAM: It’s not true. I’m not young enough to know everything. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

ARTS

Arts and talents of the area featured at French Azilum. Fall is in the air. Time to get those quilts out. The French Azilum historic site is brightened with the talents of our local quilters. More...

BENEFITS

Benefit for Granden Houghtaling, cancer patient of Herrickville. Oct. 15 at the Herrickville Fire Hall. Doors open at 3 p.m. for Chinese auction, basket raffle and 50/50. A chicken and biscuit meal beginning at 4 p.m. until ?? More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Oct. 30, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, French toast, ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, orange juice, real maple syrup and sugarfree syrup. More...

Worship

SCHOOL MENUS

ELEMENTARY BREAKFAST MONDAY, OCT. 3 Breakfast Pizza, Assorted Whole Grain Cereal w/Animal Crackers, Chilled Juice and/or Fruit, Low-fat milk. TUESDAY, OCT. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness,” (1 Timothy 2: More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Our scripture last Sunday from Genesis 37 was the story of Joseph and his brothers. It is the story of intense jealousy and rivalry between the brothers. More...

Breaking News - 7:14 PM

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Matthew McClain

Matthew R. McClain, 65, of Lake Winola, PA, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, PA. More...

Camp Brulé Not For Sale Scouting Executive Says

Regardless of what rumors you may be hearing about Camp Brulé, the Boy Scout Camp in Sullivan County, Five Rivers Council Scouting Executive and CEO Gary Decker set the record straight at a Boy Scouts of America Friends of Scouting breakfast at the W More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

John Newhart, Sr. - 2016-09-29
Jean M. Mislevy - 2016-09-29

Local News

WVHS Homecoming Queen Candidates

Here’s a look at the Wyalusing Valley High School seniors who are candidates to be named Homecoming Queen during half-time at the Wyalusing- Troy football game on Oct. More...

One Suspect Still at Large in Assault, Robbery

One suspect is still on the run from police, while four others who were allegedly involved in a conspiracy assault and robbery in Wyoming County have been arrested and are currently in jail. The charges were filed on Sept. More...

Sharing Stories Without Shame

RECOVERING ADDICTS, FAMILIES ATTEND ‘LIGHTS OF HOPE’

In one year, 2014, more than 47,000 people died from drug overdoses, just 11,000 less than the number of American casualties during the entire Vietnam War. More...

Opinion

So Who Really Won Monday’s Debate?

Based on what I saw Monday night, televised presidential debates have turned into a waste of time for the American public. Time was when presidential candidates debated issues, for the most part, and stayed away from personal attacks. More...

Greatest TV of All Time? To Each His Own

What was the greatest television show of all time? More...

Lifestyles

Teaching Safety, Kindness and Responsibility to Head Start Children

Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) is a process for creating a safer and more effective school environment. More...

TBPA Hosts Quilt Meeting and Looks for Quilt Sitters

The Tunkhannock Business and Professional Association (TBPA) is holding a Quilt and Artisans Walk meeting on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 8:30 a.m. at Greenwood’s Furniture. More...

October is Residents’ Rights Month

Across the country, residents of nursing homes and other longterm care facilities along with family members, ombudsmen, citizen advocates, facility staff and others will honor the individual rights of long-term care residents by celebrating Residents More...

Dining and Entertainment

Sullivan County Fall Festival to Feature Competitions and Entertainment

Spectators at the 36th Sullivan County Fall Festival, Lumberjack and Chainsaw Competitions can look forward to plenty of entertainment on Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 9, Columbus Day weekend. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Welcome to Banned Books Week. According to the American Library Association, Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. More...

Sports

Emily Downs Elk with Bow

Emily Hoffman, formerly of Laceyville and a current Harrisburg resident, proudly poses with the bull elk she shot recently with a bow and arrow while on a six-day hunt with her father, Tom Hoffman, n More...

Triathlon Deadline Approaching

Time is running out to register online for the North Branch Triathlon. The annual running, paddling and cycling race that begins and ends at the Wyalusing Valley High School is set for Saturday, Oct. 8, starting at 9 a.m. More...

Lady Rams Eke Past Towanda

After a series of close losses in the first half of the Northern Tier League season, the Wyalusing Valley girls’ volleyball finally claimed a nail-biting victory. More...

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