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June 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Smoky Fire Guts Lime Hill Home

This article was first published on our website on Monday, June 11 around 4:30 p.m. For breaking news alerts and email updates, visit www.rocket-courier.com.  A fire that broke out at about 3 p.m. More...

Local Relay For Life Honors Cancer Survivors, Remembers Those Lost

“We’re here today to honor and remember anyone who has ever heard those horrible words: ‘You have cancer.’ We work extremely hard to ensure no one ever has to hear those words again,” said Stephanie Robinson, chairperson 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

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

–Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas–

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following people were recently sentenced or entered guilty pleas in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Sentencings More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Mark T. and Cynthia K. Hower to Kurtis R. and Kristen M. Page in Troy Township for $120,000 on June 1.  More...

Letters

Observations in Washington, DC

Dear Editor:  After spending parts of three days in Washington, DC last week, I am fully convinced that there won’t be anything coming out of the new Farm Bill that will have a real benefit to our family dairy farmers, unless there is a tr More...

Don’t Manage Diabetes, Reverse It

Dear Editor:  Diabetes is reversible.  That’s the exciting conclusion of a study I’m leading at Indiana University Health.  More...

Transgender Restroom Policy

Dear Editor:  Surprisingly, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia very recently decreed that transgender students can use whatever restrooms they want. More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Michelle Burger, an employee at Genesis Salon. We only had one call, which was incorrect. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: What is it that makes English so hard for people to learn to speak as a second language?  —CURIOUS IN CAMPTOWN  DEAR CUR: The following sentence is an example of what makes it so difficult: the soldier decided to “d More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.   More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BLOOD DRIVE

Upcoming blood donation opportunities: Bradford County: Towanda Friday, June 15 from 12-5 p.m. at Hurley’s Fresh Market, 387 York Ave. More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, June 24, from 7:30-10:30 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...

BUS TRIPS

Join Kiwanis and travel to Kentucky to see the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

We live in a most interesting age. The reporters seem to have problems keeping up with current events. Biblical information tells us that the “Age of the Gentile” now is about at its end (Romans 11:25 and Matthew 11:25). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In Mark 3:20-35, Jesus says, “Whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never have forgiveness, but is guilty of an everlasting sin.” The meaning of this is just repeating the message of love. More...

Presbyterian Church News

“The Lord says, ‘Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth,’” (Psalm 46:10). More...

Breaking News - 6/15/2018 10:53 AM

Courthouse Roof Project Entered in NACIA Contest  Free Access 

Public Encouraged to Cast Votes Online

The Bradford County Courthouse has been nominated for a North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) award for its recent roof restoration project, and everyone is being encouraged by the county to go online and cast votes to ensure its victory. More...

Wyalusing Graduates Off to Pursue Their Dreams

Dozens of graduation caps flew into the air inside the Wyalusing Valley High School’s Layman Gymnasium on Tuesday evening following the benediction that officially brought their commencement ceremony to a close.  More...

Wyalusing Elementary Graduates 111 Sixth-Graders

“This is our place in the human race, and we won’t stop dreaming; no, we won’t stop dreaming!” The Wyalusing Elementary School sixth-graders sang out confidently during their graduation last Wednesday as they ended the first p More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

David Newhart - 2018-06-21
Rexford Gregory, Sr. - 2018-06-21

Local News

SCCTC Board Holds Rescheduled Meeting

The regular business meeting of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center board of directors scheduled for June 6 was moved to June 11 due to unforeseen emergency absences that resulted in lack of a quorum. More...

Pickett’s 18th Annual Senior Expo to be Held June 15

Back by popular demand, North Central Sight Services will sponsor an industrial-size, residential paper shredder at Rep. More...

School Board Honors Special Guests, Adopts Budget

It was a night of honor at the recent Wyalusing School Board meeting, as several special guests visited to be recognized by directors and officials.  More...

Opinion

Where Have All Our Characters Gone?

We called him Pudge or Pudgy, and I still have vivid memories of him. His real name was Karl E. Raub and he could be cantankerous and argumentative, but he was first a coworker and ultimately a friend. More...

We Can Leave a Mark

“As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life— and travel—leaves marks on you. More...

Lifestyles

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the library will be hosting an indoor lawn sale in the basement. If you are still looking for a place to set up inside, give the library a call to get more information. More...

Workshops at the Home Textile Tool Museum

A series of five special in- depth workshops are scheduled on select dates (mostly Fridays) from late June to the end of August at the Home Textile Tool Museum (HTTM) in Orwell. More...

Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Receives Award

Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s “Get With The Guidelines” (GWTG) Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Junior Master Gardener Summer Sessions Planned

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners (PSEMG) of Susquehanna County have launched a program for children ages 9-13 named the Junior Master Gardener Program (JMGP).  The goal of the JMGP is to motivate the children in the area to achieve cert More...

Bradford County Museums Promote ‘Passport through History’ Contest

The museums of Bradford County have released a newly revised 20-page guide highlighting the 12 museums of Bradford County. The guide is now available at over 60 locations in New York and Pennsylvania as well as each museum. More...

Outstanding Young Woman Finalists Meet

The 2019 Bradford-Sullivan Counties Outstanding Young Woman finalists recently had the opportunity to get to know each other better at their first summer activity together. More...

Sports

End of an Era

WVHS Coaching Icon Closes Book on 52-Year Career

Great things can grow out of gracious acts.  Many years ago, a young Illinoisan fresh out of the army came to Wyalusing with his bride, a native of the town, to visit and ponder his future.  He met with the local school superintendent and a More...

Wyalusing Legion Defeats Canton

6-2 Win Evens Locals’ Record

Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 evened its record at 2-2 with a 6-2 win at Canton on June 9.  Earlier, Wyalusing was swept in a doubleheader at Mansfield on June 7, 6-5 and 13-4.  At Canton, Wyalusing raced out to a 5-0 lead, scoring one More...

WVHS Post-Season Run Ends with 5-4 Loss Bristol Stops Lady Rams

Leading 4-0 through the first four innings of their PIAA quarterfinal game with Bristol at Allentown’s Patriots Park on June 7, the Wyalusing Valley softball team had to feel good about their chances of advancing to the Class AA state semifinal More...

Education

Youth Groups Invited to Enter Statewide Contest

Youth groups across Pennsylvania that have carried out projects to benefit their township in the last year are invited to enter the Youth Awards Contest of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS). More...

Rainbow Club Officers

Newly-installed officers of the Wyalusing Rainbow Club are pictured during the club’s Monday night meeting at the Wyalusing Hotel. More...

Area Students Named to Deans’ Lists

Widener University  Commonwealth Law School  Widener University Commonwealth Law School is proud to announce that Victoria Burguess of Canton was named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester.  Susquehanna University  More...

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