December 13, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Last Year of Stevensville Christmas Tree Farm

Sometimes Christmas is bittersweet. For a Stevensville resident and her family, this year is very different. Someone is not with them, and their tradition of selling Christmas trees is ending. More...

Citizens Take Aim at County’s Planned Shooting Range

The county’s plan to construct a 20-lane, outdoor shooting range behind the Bradford County Library in West Burlington Township drew criticism from a few citizens at the Bradford County Commissioners’ meeting on Thursday, Dec. 6.  More...

Tunkhannock Teacher Arrested

Zachory Migliori, a substitute teacher and baseball coach in the Tunkhannock Area School District, has been charged with three counts each of disseminating sexually explicit materials to a minor, unlawful contact with a minor, corruption of minors an More...

Free Weight Loss Webinars to be Held

Guthrie will host two sessions of a live webinar in December for patients interested in learning more about bariatric surgery.  More...

Felony Charges Levied After Sayre Man Assaults Girl

A Sayre man is facing first-degree felony charges after he slammed a seven-year-old girl’s head repeatedly on the floor while he held her upside down, police said.  According to the Athens Township Police, the following incident took place More...

Wyoming County Community Health Foundation Holds Meeting

The Wyoming County Community Health Foundation held their annual meeting at the Moose Lodge in Tunkhannock on Thursday, Dec. 6 highlighting the conclusion of a busy 2018- year.  More...

Guthrie Hospice Seeks Volunteers

Guthrie Hospice is seeking new volunteers for day, evening and weekend hours to provide support for our hospice patients and their families. Volunteers are asked to provide positive support to patients and their families.  More...

Dimock

Soup night was Wednesday, Dec. 12 at the Dimock Christian Community church. All were welcomed.  Ada Hess recently visited daughter Carol in Nebraska. We’re glad that she missed the bad weather. More...

Oxygen Network to Air Episode on 2010 Area Murder

A documentary television program about a Bradford County murder will be broadcast this Saturday, Dec. 15 at 6 and 9 p.m. and again on Sunday, Dec. More...

Area Roadwork Scheduled

Roadwork Projects  Bradford County   Flood restoration work taking place on multiple routes in the county.  More...

Nimble

Saturday was the rededication of the Mehoopany School Bell at the Community Park by the library. Many are very pleased the bell is on display by the library. Apparently, there was a little mix-up of the time it was happening. More...

Free Naloxone-Stop Overdoses

The Wolf Administration will distribute free naloxone on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at locations across PA as part of Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week.  More...

Bradford County Day in Florida Set

The 56th annual Bradford County PA in Florida Day will be held on Feb. More...

Bradford County Selects New Voting Machines

ALL EXISTING MACHINES WILL BE REPLACED

At their meeting on Thursday, Dec. 6, the Bradford County Commissioners approved a written agreement to purchase new voting machines manufactured by a Vista, CA, company, which will replace all of the county’s existing voting machines.  More...

Student Gives Presentation on Backpack Program

The joint board of directors for the Elk Lake School District and the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) met on Dec. 4 to wrap up the calendar year and conduct elections for reorganization. More...

Forkston

Members of the Forkston Grange held their annual Christmas party on Friday evening. It’s a small group these days but they manage to have a fun time.  More...

Beaver Meadows

It was a busy week for Dale and Donna Bennett as they spent the first part of the week processing the deer that the visiting hunters had bagged over the weekend. Everyone had to return to work or school so tag, Dale and Donna were it! More...

County Seeks Independent Operator for Flight School

BRADFORD COUNTY AIRPORT AWARDED $273K

The Bradford County Airport Authority is seeking an outside company to take over the operation of the flight school at the airport.  More...

Chair Yoga Being Offered at Susquehanna County Senior Centers

The Senior Centers of B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. More...

SBA Low-Interest Loans Available for Flood Victims

Gov. Tom Wolf announced on Wednesday, Dec. 12 that the U.S. More...

Jenningsville

Last Week’s News  Certainly has been cloudy and rainy, day after day, for much too long here recently. Better than snow, maybe, as long as it stays in the 40s. More...

Eight-Vehicle Crash Occurs in Area Friday

Initial coverage of this accident was first reported on our website at 2:21 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7. For breaking news alerts and email updates, visit www.rocketcourier.com. More...

State Trooper Assaulted

—BY JAMES LOEWENSTEIN—

An Ulster man is accused of kicking a state trooper in the face and making slashing motions toward troopers with a knife after leading them on a high-speed chase on Saturday, Dec. 8.  More...

Wyoming County Commissioners Hint at Tax Increase

DZIAK GETS NATIONAL NOD FOR OPIOID EFFORTS

The proposed 2019 Wyoming County budget is available for public inspection and depicts a shortfall of at least $437,234 attributed to lost tax revenue. More...

Poison Prevention Program is Offered in Susquehanna County

Attention Susquehanna County Area School District First Grade Classes: Would you like to take part in the Penn State Poison Prevention program taught by your local Master Gardeners? More...

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