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December 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

School Calendar Changes Due to Recent Snow Day

Tuesday, Dec. 23 will now be a half-day of school for the Wyalusing Area School District (WASD), rather than the full day originally planned, due to the snow day on Nov. 26. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Anthony Reed - 2014-12-11
Marian Brown - 2014-12-11
Arlene Werts - 2014-12-11
Darlene Moon - 2014-12-11

Local News

Winter Choral Concert Coming to Wyalusing High School

On Monday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m., the Wyalusing Valley High School choirs, under the direction of Mrs. Carol Madill, will perform their annual winter concert at the school’s Kenneth S. Williams Auditorium. More...

Who Knew Consignments Lends a Helping Hand to Those in Need

’Tis the season for kindness and compassion; a time to give to those in need. More...

Elk Lake School Board Reorganizes

The joint school boards for the Elk Lake School District and the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) held their reorganizational meeting on Dec. 3, unanimously reinstating Anne Teel as president. More...

Letters

Margin Insurance

Dear Editor: The Senate Ag Committee, the House Ag Committee, and the USDA worked nearly four years in developing the dairy margin insurance program that is contained in the new Farm Bill. More...

Body Cameras Prevent Mistreatment

Dear Editor: The massive public reaction to the tragic deaths of three black teens at the hand of white police officers has led to a national call for use of body cameras to record and prevent any future mistreatment of suspects. More...

Shame On You

Dear Editor: It takes a cold heart to drop off half-grown cats in the cold. Whoever did this—I say shame on you. If you can’t take them to the shelter, let them be in your backyard so you can watch them suffer from hunger and cold. More...

Lifestyles

Jenningsville

Most likely by the time you are reading this, the 12 inches or whatever amount of snow we are to get, has gotten here. We hope not too much, but then it is winter time. More...

Nimble

Thursday, Cindy Farr and sister, Patsy Warner enjoyed the day Christmas shopping in Pittston and Wilkes-Barre. More...

Terrytown

Sympathy and prayers to the family of Joyce Pruyne, who passed away last week. Her sister, Linda Stanton is a neighbor here in Terrytown. Sorry for your loss and to all the family we send condolences. More...

Dining and Entertainment

‘One Hundred Years Ago in Sayre’ Program Planned for Museum

Sayre historian James Nobles will present a program— “One Hundred Years Ago in Sayre”—on Saturday, Dec. 20 at the Sayre Historical Society starting at 1 p.m. Admission is free. More...

Sports

Rams Win Own Duals

The Wyalusing Valley wrestling team won its Ram Duals in dominating fashion Saturday, Dec. 6. More...

Lady Rams Stumble in Tourney

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team began the new season with two losses at Berwick’s Nespoli Tournament on Dec. 5-6. More...

WVHS Teams Open with Mixed Results

While the Wyalusing Valley wrestling team was rolling to an impressive debut, winning its own Ram Duals on Saturday, the schools’ two varsity basketball teams completed a difficult weekend. More...

‘Frozen’ Tea Party a Big Hit

Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce board member Carol Goodman leads a group of youngsters in singing “I’m a Little Tea Pot” during the chamber’s annual Tea Party on Sunday, Dec. 7. More...

Borough Council’s Concerns Much Ado Over Nothing

WYALUSING MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

At the Wyalusing Municipal Authority’s Tuesday night meeting, authority member Jeannie Woodruff and others refuted recent claims by Wyalusing Borough Council President George Anderson, as well as other councilmembers, that the authority’s More...

Family Business Scheduled to Reopen Before New Year

Tomorrow will mark precisely six months since Stevensville’s landmark business, Dotti-Lou Meats, was completely destroyed by an intense electrical fire that broke out during the early morning hours of June 12. More...

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- 46 More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers William Howard Waite to Sharon L. McCutcheon in Sayre Borough, Second Ward for $120,000 on Nov. 20. More...

Opinion

Our Brains Put Whammy on Self-Control

The prefrontal cortex of the brain has been identified as the culprit that coerces us into doing things we are not supposed to do. More...

Happy 100th to Wyalusing's PS Bank

The crew here at the Rocket-Courier joins the entire community in extending congratulations to the folks at Wyalusing’s PS Bank on their milestone 100th anniversary. More...

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Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Nick Vanderpool. We had a halfdozen phone calls, but nobody came up with Nick’s name. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area.

Save Our Bank More...

The Good Old Days

News items of timely interest gathered from the old files of The WYALUSING ROCKET and reprinted as they were in the Dec. 14, 1964 issue. More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last Sunday’s scripture (Mark 1:1-8) fulfills the prophecy of Isaiah although there are some Biblical scholars that disagree with some of what Mark has written in his Gospel. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me,” (John 14:6). This is one of Jesus’ most controversial statements. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“In the second Sunday of Advent the gospel speaks of two kinds of baptism: the baptism of John and the baptism of Jesus, adding that John’s baptism is only a preparation for Jesus’ baptism. What’s John’s baptism? More...

Education

SCCTC Announces Students of Month for October

Dr. Alice M. Davis, executive director of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC), is proud to announce the SCCTC’s “Students of the Month” for October 2014. More...

Elk Lake Elementary Students of Month Named

Mr. Marc Weisgold, elementary principal at the Elk Lake School, is pleased to announce the November 2014 Student of the Month Award winners. More...

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