April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Perpetrator in Custody Following Stabbing Of Three People in Tunkhannock Township

A Tunkhannock man is in custody following a stabbing that occurred on Saturday, April 18, at approximately 10:45 p.m. in Tunkhannock Township. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Gladys Hendershot - 2015-04-23
Mabel Morrow - 2015-04-23
April 20, 2015 - 2015-04-23
Barbara Gary - 2015-04-23
Dorothy Marie Keeney - 2015-04-23
Kenneth Higley, Sr. - 2015-04-23
Margaret Donahue - 2015-04-23
Dawn Brehm - 2015-04-23

Local News

Wyalusing’s Seamstress Bowing Out with Her Last Prom

It’s likely that more hugs are being handed out per customer at Claudette’s store on Wyalusing’s Main Street than any other business establishment in these parts. More...

Taylor Avenue Drug Incidents Unrelated

Police, local fire and medical crews responded to Taylor Avenue in Wyalusing on Saturday, April 11, around 4:15 p.m., for an incident that resulted in a 13-year old girl being lifeflighted. More...

Rotary Holds First Wyalusing Meeting

The newly-formed Wyalusing Area Rotary Club held its first business meeting last Tuesday, April 14, after holding an organizational meeting the previous Tuesday and accepting applications from charter members of the club. More...

Letters

Williams for Bradford Co. Judge

Dear Editor: This letter is being written in support of Evan Williams as a candidate for Bradford County Judge. More...

A Letter to Towanda School District

Dear Editor: Please find enclosed a copy of the letter that I recently sent to the superintendent and school board of the Towanda Area School District in regards to their consideration of the elimination of a music instructor’s position: More...

Williams Possesses Qualities Needed In a Judge

Dear Editor: More...

Seniors

Sturdevant Named New Activities Director at Wyalusing Care Home

Wyalusing Valley Retirement & Personal Care Home is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Sturdevant as Activities Director. More...

Columns

Remembering Marie Keeney

I consider myself fortunate to have had the opportunity to inter- view Wyalusing’s Marie Keeney back in February 2012, a couple days after her 90th birthday. More...

Some Memorable Words We’ll Never Forget

It is the campaign season. It is always the campaign season. It’s almost as if people never stop running for office. More...

Reflections of Nature

One March evening we were getting ready to go to bed when Mary Alice yelled, “Come quick.” Since I always listen, I went to find her. There she was looking out the back door window at three deer. More...

Worship

Planning for Parish Picnic

Members of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish met on Tuesday, April 7 to begin planning for their annual picnic, which will be held on Sunday, July 12, with the meal beginning at 11:30 a.m. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Christ is with us in all things. His fidelity is the rock that grounds our peace, even when the world around us seems to be standing on its head, as did the disciples’ world, shaken to its core by his dying and rising. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. They will come in and go out, and find pasture. The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full,” (John 10:9-10). More...

Police Shooting in Albany Twp. Reported

On Monday, April 20, at approximately 5:45 p.m., state police responded to Albany Township, where a male, believed to be a 17-year-old juvenile, was reportedly shot by a trooper. More...

Wayne Morrow to Receive Don James Award

Editor’s Note: It is with deep sadness that the Rocket- Courier reports this week that Wayne Morrow’s loving wife of 62 years Mabel, passed away on April 16. More...

Wyoming Commissioner Candidates Debate at Keystone

Editor’s Note: The Rocket- Courier’s coverage of Monday night’s Wyoming County Commissioner Candidates’ Debate at Keystone College is divided into two parts. 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, Wysox More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers North Towanda United Methodist Church, Methodist Episcopal Church of North Towanda to Towanda Municipal Authority in North Towanda Township for $50,391.80 on April 2. More...

Couple Charged in Bear Killing

The Northeast Region Office of the Pennsylvania Game Commission announced an Ulster woman and man were arrested and charged with multiple violations in connection with a large black bear that was killed unlawfully in Smithfield Township, Bradford Cou More...

Lifestyles

Education

Local Students Inducted into Delta Epsilon Sigma

More than 100 students from Saint Francis University were inducted into the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Our condolences to the Morrow and Keeney families for the loss of their loved ones—two great ladies in one weekend. May they find the peace they deserve. Stop by and check out how nice the flowerbeds are looking at the library. More...

Forkston

Everyone seems to be taking advantage of the nice weather and getting some work done outside. Just a few weeks ago we had snow, so this makes a wonderful change and the spring flowers are beautiful. More...

Dining and Entertainment

WVHS Students Selected for PMEA’s District 8 Jazz Festival

Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS) was well represented at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association’s (PMEA) District 8 Jazz Festival at the Danville Middle School, as five students were selected to participate. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Barbecues Tunkhannock Odd Fellows Lodge No. 699 Chicken Barbecue, Saturday, April 25, 11 a.m. until sold out. Lemon United Methodist Church on Rt. 29. Halves, $9; Dinners, $11. Preorders welcome. Call 570-575- 3980. More...

Sports

Rams Still in NTL Race

The Wyalusing Valley baseball team remained in the Northern Tier League Large School race with a 1-0 victory over Troy on April 17. More...

Headed to Lock Haven

WVHS Senior Morrison to Play College Volleyball

After an extensive search, Veronica Morrison followed her first instinct when it came time to decide where to continue an outstanding volleyball career. More...

Time Again For the Lasagna

For the twelfth consecutive year, some of the best track and field athletes in northeastern Pennsylvania will descend upon Wyalusing Valley’s Peterson Stadium for the Lasagna Invitational Friday. More...

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