November 19, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Sullivan County Fox Tests Positive for Rabies

A gray fox was observed near buildings on Route 220, Dushore, Cherry Township, in Sullivan County for several days. More...

Fire Destroys Home in Monroe Borough

The cause of a fire that broke out at a residence along James Monroe Avenue (Route 220) in Monroe Borough on Tuesday evening, Nov. 17 around 7:10 p.m. has not yet been determined. More...

Cub Scouts Exceed $11K in Popcorn Sales

Local Cub Scout Pack 8 convened at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church on Friday evening, Nov. More...

St. Agnes Students Thank Veterans

The St. Agnes student body held a veterans’ appreciation ceremony outdoors on Wednesday, Nov. More...

How Health Care Laws Affect Your Taxes

There is a lot of information in the news and online about the health care law and its effect on your taxes. More...

Bromley Motorsports Opens in Stevensville

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Griffiths Inducted into Oracle Honor Society at Ithaca College

Sonya Griffiths, a sophomore Therapeutic Recreation major in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance at Ithaca College, was inducted into the Oracle Honor Society on Nov. More...

Child Safety Seat Check to be Conducted Nov. 21

The Pennsylvania State Police will be conducting a child passenger safety seat check on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 2 to 6 p.m. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

We thank Andrea Robinson, Margo Wurzler, Sandi English and Cheryl VanDeMark for the delicious soup for our November sale. Dec. 3 will be the next one.  The trustee meeting for this quarter is Thursday, Nov. 19.  More...

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WVES students in Sue Turner’s kindergarten class sang patriotic songs to the numerous veterans and guests in attendance of the Veterans Day lunch on Wednesday, Nov. 11. More...

Rome Couple Celebrates 97th Birthdays

Robert W. “Bob” Bosler was born in Roselle, NJ on Nov. 3, 1918. He is United States Navy Veteran of World War II. It was during World War II, when his ship was in port in Seattle, that Bob met his future wife, JoAnne.  More...

Elizabeth Reid of Athens Awarded WIPL Scholarship

Twenty-seven Coastal Carolina University students have been awarded scholarships totaling $30,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year through Women in Philanthropy and Leadership for Coastal Carolina University (WIPL). More...

Jenningsville

Last Week’s Items  How nice it is having such lovely weather with warm, sunny weekends. Election Day could not have been nicer. It was in the 70s here in Jenningsville. More...

Terrytown

I’ve been hearing a lot of comments about how long it is taking PennDOT to fix the guide rails at the Terrytown Narrows. More...

Forkston

I’ve had several deer amble across the road in front of my car in the last week. Why aren’t they running? More...

Cook the Turkey, Not the Kitchen, This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a few short weeks away and kitchens will soon be filled with the smells of roasting turkey, fresh baked pumpkin pie and hot apple cider. More...

Donations Needed for Coats For the Community Program

“Bring us your gently used and new coats.” That’s the message from John Finlon, a Legion member and the organizer of this year’s Coats for the Community program, a charity sponsored by Gardner-Warner Post 154 of the American L More...

Ernie King, ‘Lay Person of Year’

Rep. Karen Boback presented a citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to Ernie King of Tunkhannock. More...

Wyalusing Legion Post Hosts Annual Veterans Dinner

Visiting American Legion Post 534, one should take the time to peruse the dozens of photographs, relics and emblems neatly displayed on the walls that illustrate selfless acts of gallantry, sacrifice and valor of some living, but mostly departed vete More...

County Issues Marcellus Legacy Grants, Approves CDBG Funding

Wyoming County Commissioners were able to issue three of five Marcellus Legacy Fund Grants to designated projects during their regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

Museum Seeks Help with School Project

Wyalusing Valley Museum Curator Morgan Clinton spoke at the Wyalusing Public Library on Thursday, Nov. More...

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Townsend Receives Eagle Scout

On Nov. 1, an Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held in Meshoppen for Ben Townsend, a member of Boy Scout Troop 88, who received scouting’s highest honor. More...

Lamb Participates in 4-H Show

Olivia Lamb, 13, of Stowell was among eight Wyoming County 4-H members who participated in the Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show the weekend of Oct. 23 to 25 in Harrisburg. More...

Sullivan County Art Expo Winners Announced

The artwork entered for this year’s annual Sullivan County (PA) Council on the Arts Expo, held at the Fall Festival in Forksville, was probably the most accomplished and appealing ever presented for the longrunning event. More...

Proud to Be an American; By Sixth Grade Student Kensy Miller

The word “free” in the dictionary actually means, “Enjoying personal rights or liberty as a person who is not in slavery: a land of free people.”  Personally, I think this definition was copied from the definition of the More...

Emersyn House House

Emersyn Lucas Dayton House was born Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. He weighed 8 lbs. 1 oz. and was 22 inches long. He was welcomed home by his big brother, Grayson. More...

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Cindy and Hailey Farr attended the Powder Puff football game on Friday night between the senior and junior girls at the Tunkhannock High School. Genevieve Farr was one of the players in the Powder Puff game. More...

Northeast Bradford Students Honor Veterans

A Veterans Day program was held at Northeast Bradford Junior/ Senior High School on Nov. 11. Megan Brown and Miranda Alderson organized the event. More...

Dimock

The Dimock Community Church held their monthly Soup Night in the Springville United Methodist Church. Repairs are still underway in the Dimock church building, so our Springville friends are welcomed us again. More...

Wyalusing Head Start Salutes Veterans

The Wyalusing Head Start, Pre-K Counts class wanted to salute veterans, past and present, by making American Flags on Veterans’ Day. More...

State Senate Approves Senator Yaw’s Passenger Aid Bill

Legislation requiring passengers involved in motor vehicle accidents to contact emergency personnel and render reasonable assistance in cases where drivers “refuse” or “neglect” to offer aid was approved recently by the full S More...

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