August 16, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Bradford County Officials Assess Flood Damage

At a press conference yesterday at the Bradford County Courthouse, Bradford County Emergency Operations Center officials provided an assessment of flood damage throughout the county and also announced that Governor Tom Wolf would visit New Albany and More...

Early Morning Fire Reduces Barn to Rubble

(This story was originally posted at www.Rocket-Courier.com on Aug. 10). More...

Meshoppen Flood Fears High, Homes Spared

Anxieties in flood-prone Meshoppen rode high on Tuesday when Meshoppen Community Park filled in within the course of two hours. More...

Overdose Awareness Day Aug. 31

“Stop the Stigma” acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have passed from an overdose.  International Overdose Awareness Day will be held on Friday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. More...

Claverack Donates to Animal Care Sanctuary

Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative and CoBank have teamed up to provide $5,000 to the Give Them a Leash on Life capital campaign of Animal Care Sanctuary.  A $2,500 donation from Claverack, matched by a $2,500 donation from CoBank, one of the More...

Peoples LTD Announces Second Quarter Results

Anthony J. Gabello, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples LTD, holding company for PS Bank, has announced 2018 second quarter results.  More...

Reynolds Receives Grant

Cindy Reynolds, Beta Rho Chapter of DKG Society member, is pictured with three of her original watercolor paintings which were jury selected for posting on the DKG International Gallery of Art. More...

Jenningsville

Our new bridge is ready for traveling as of last Friday. Really, it didn’t seem like a long wait at all for the job to be completed, so now all is back to normal once again. More...

Nimble

Stevie and Becki Henning took the kids with Becki’s parents, Pat and Paul Carr, to Massachusetts for the week. They relived the Boston Tea Party (even threw some tea in the harbor) and Paul Revere’s ride. More...

Getting To The Heart of America’s Diabetes Crisis

About 30 million Americans have diabetes, and an estimated 1.5 million more are diagnosed each year. More than 25 percent of seniors have diabetes, and minority populations are at the greatest risk of developing this disease. More...

Bradford County Inmate Threatens Local Judge

A Rome man who is currently incarcerated at the Bradford County Correctional Facility got himself into even bigger trouble after he was allegedly heard making threats toward a local judge.  More...

County Adopts Updated Comprehensive Plan

The Bradford County Board of Commissioners has officially adopted the updated comprehensive plan, which will serve as Bradford County’s guiding document for approximately the next decade.  More...

Wyalusing Officials Pitch Playground Project to County Commissioners

CDBG FUNDING GIVEN TO CHILDREN’S HOUSE, ARCC

Initial coverage of this article was published on our website on the afternoon of Thursday, Aug. 9. For breaking news alerts and email updates, visit www.rocketcourier.com.  More...

Miller Elected to CCAP Board

At the recent County Commissioners’ Association of PA (CCAP) Annual Summer Conference, Bradford County Commissioner Daryl Miller was elected to be a representative to the statewide board of CCAP.  More...

Guthrie Warns of Caller ID Scam

Guthrie has been made aware that residents have received fraudulent phone calls that display as coming from Guthrie on Caller ID. Technology allows perpetrators to alter information on the recipient’s caller ID, so Guthrie’s name appears. More...

How You Can Help with the Spotted Lanternfly

Learn about the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) and what action you can take to stop the spread of this invasive insect that is threatening the northeastern United States, especially southeastern PA. More...

Area Road Closures Due to Flooding

Motorists in north central Pennsylvania are advised there are roads closed in the area due to flooding. The following roads currently are closed as of 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15. More...

Beaver Meadows

Wow, what crazy weather! Devastating flooding hitting much of our area on Tuesday. There are many photos to see in this week’s Rocket- Courier.  More...

Heritage Village and Farm Museum to Receive Thresher Granary

Bradford County Heritage Association curators of the Heritage Village and Farm Museum in Troy will provide a new home for a mid-19th century thresher granary.  The granary was donated by Linda Freeman of Chemung in honor of her late husband, Jac More...

Forkston

If it isn’t raining, it’s very hot and humid. I’m sure I’ll want warmer temperatures in the winter, but right now, I’m over the weather. But how fortunate we have been to miss the flooding. More...

Dimock

Our neighbor, Marjorie Kinner, died last week. She had lived here a long time and will be sorely missed. Rosie Hibbard’s mother, Effie Potter of Brooklyn Township, also died. We remember Effie telling us about picking wild blackberries. More...

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