April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Fire Destroys Laceyville Landmark Home

News of this fire was first reported on our website, Thursday afternoon, April 16. Sign up for free email alerts of breaking news at www.rocket-courier.com. More...

Discharge Suspends Precision Pipeline Operation in Wilmot

Concerned residents recently approached the Rocket-Courier regarding a natural gas operation along Route 187 and Sugar Run Creek in Wilmot Township. More...

Elk Lake Discusses Archiving, Opposes Exams

At the end of their April 16 regular board meeting, Elk Lake board vice president and long time member Arden Tewksbury brought to light a topic that prompted considerable discussion. More...

Wyoming Commissioners Approve $3.9M County Building Improvement Project

Wyoming County owned buildings will begin receiving a number of safety and energy efficiency improvements in the coming months. More...

Jenningsville

It was finally a rather nice week and wonderful weekend. People were getting caught up on lawn work now that it is a little warmer and they can get outside. This was the weekend for motorcycle riders to get out and ride with the warmer days. More...

First Responders will Again Benefit from Act 13 Funds

Volunteer fire companies and volunteer ambulance services that serve Bradford County will once again be receiving a donation of Act 13 dollars from the Bradford County Commissioners. More...

Vendors Wanted for Upcoming Festival in Herrickville

The Spring Hill Center for Recreation and Education is holding their first Spring Festival, which will include hamburgers, hot dogs, carnival games, arts and crafts, live music and an outdoor movie, The Goonies. More...

‘Junk in Trunk’ Sale to Benefit Relay for Life

The M oo Crew, Cargill’s Relay for Life team, will hold its “Junk in the Trunk” fundraiser Saturday, April 25, at Cargill, along Route 706 just nor th of Wyalusing. More...

Garner Attends Conservation Training

Kay Garner of Montrose was one of the 25 participants from conservation districts, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and affiliates, Chesapeake Bay Foundation and county farmland preservation offices who attended the Intro to Conserv More...

WVHS Junior-Senior Prom Saturday Night

The Wyalusing Valley High School’s annual Junior- Senior Prom is set to take place Saturday night, April 25 at St. Basil’s Hall in Dushore from 6 to 10 p.m. with the crowning of the kings and queens set to begin at 9 p.m. 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...

Museum Researching Historic Area Schools for Exhibit

Taking a look at the rural and serene aspects of southeastern Bradford County, it’s hard to believe there were once dozens of schoolhouses spanning across what is now the Wyalusing Area School District—comprised of just one high school an More...

NTRPDC Hosts Annual Meeting, Announces Impact Award Finalists

Leadership, growth and positive development were the main topics of discussion at the Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission’s (NTRPDC) annual meeting, which are evidently traits possessed by a number of local businesses, gi More...

Popular Eatery, Live Music Venue Closing its Doors

It’s the end of an era for a popular cafe and pub in Towanda that will soon be closing its doors. The Weigh Station Cafe will close their doors for good, Saturday, April 25 at 4 p.m. More...

Impact Fee Grant Program Applications Being Accepted

Applications for the Impact Fee Grant Program are currently being accepted by the Bradford County Board of Commissioners . More...

PHEAA Reminds Students of Pennsylvania State Grant Application Filing May 1 Deadline

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is reminding students and families that the 2015-16 Pennsylvania State Grant application filing deadline is May 1. More...

Beaver Meadows

Jane McGee spent a few days with her sister, Rosie McLaughlin in Glen Mills. They did some local shopping. Their brother, Dan Gallagher and wife, Dotty of Collingdale joined them for lunch and an afternoon of visiting one day. More...

Rushville

Belated happy anniversary wishes to Paul and Valerie (Ruhf) Newhart who celebrated their 65th anniversary on April 18. You can still drop them a card at 6828 Route 858, Friendsville, PA 18818. More...

Dimock

Congratulations to one of Dimock’s “favorite sons,” Christopher O’Brien, a senior finance major and economics minor at Eberly College. More...

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