November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Susquehanna Co. Signs Resolutions

On their regular Nov. 12 meeting date, Susquehanna County Commissioners signed contracts with the Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission as well as approving resolutions related to housing and development in the county. More...

Show Opens Friday at Blue Heron

Sullivan County artist Dan Curry, whose show opens Friday at Wyalusing’s Blue Heron Gallery on Main Street, will be on hand Friday evening to welcome people attending a reception officially opening the display of his work. More...

WVHS Seniors Awarded Kenneth And Caroline Taylor Scholarships

The Kenneth and Caroline Taylor Family Foundation has announced that six members of the Wyalusing High School Class of 2014 were selected as this year’s Kenneth and Caroline Taylor Scholarship Program recipients. More...

Towanda Teachers Reject Fact-Finder Report, Vote to Return to Bargaining Table

The Towanda Area Education Association (TAEA) voted to reject a recent fact-finder’s report on Wednesday, Nov. 5 and to return to the bargaining table with the school board. More...

Montrose Community Chorale To Present Tenth Christmas Show

The tenth annual production of “Christmas in Montrose,” with the Montrose Community Chorale will be presented on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of the Montrose Area High School, Schoolhouse Road, Montrose. More...

Public Invited to Comment on State’s Transportation Plan

The public is invited to comment on the state’s draft, Long Range Transportation Plan, which will help guide future 12- Year Programs and regional plans, by visiting www.PAOn- Track.com. More...

Deployed National Guardsmen Reunite

Past and present members of the PA National Guard’s 109th Field Artillery and 103rd Armor Regiments held a reunion at Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County on Saturday, Nov. More...

WVES Students Rise to Challenge

Students at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School (WVES) were issued a challenge to read, or be read to, for a total of 10 hours in the month of October, and the students rose to the challenge. More...

Memorial Donations Received by Bradford County Historical Society

The following memorial donations have been received by the Bradford County Historical Society, Towanda: More...

Model Trains Coming to Sayre Museum

Model trains in all shapes and sizes will be the order of the day on Saturday, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as the Sayre Historical Society hosts its first Model Train Day in Sayre. Admission is free. More...

Epler Graduates From Basic Military Training

Air Force Airman Mitchell P. Epler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, TX. More...

Raptors to Appear at Mehoopany Dandy Mini Mart

HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN IN RAPTOR BOOTH

Every year, Dandy Mini Marts across PA hold holiday fundraisers that involve selling candy canes. More...

No Tax Increase for Bradford County in 2015

Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko announced at last Thursday’s meeting that there will be no tax increase for Bradford County residents. More...

Former Rushville Resident Finds Treasure Trove of Old Local Photos

Former Rushville resident Bob Fissler said he couldn’t believe what he was seeing when a collection of old photos from the Laceyville area came up for sale at an auction he was recently attending at Chester Heights, along the Baltimore Pike in More...

Rainbow Club and Chamber of Commerce To Host Annual Tree Lighting Celebration

It’s almost that time of year again. Christmas is just around the corner, and it’s not too soon to begin making plans. More...

Rocket-Courier’s Christmas Cash Giveaway Marking 15th Year

The Rocket-Courier’s popular Christmas Cash giveway is back for its 15th year, offering area shoppers an opportunity to cash in on $3,000 in holiday cash, redeemable at participating stores. More...

Guthrie Robert Packer Among Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the Nation

Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital has once again been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. More...

Tyler Memorial Named Top Performer

Tyler Memorial Hospital, an affiliate of Commonwealth Health, has been named a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accreditor of health care organizations. More...

Rare Piebald Deer

A Tuscarora Township resident submitted this photo of a rare piebald deer he spotted recently, but asked that his name and address not be mentioned to prevent hunters from pinpointing the uncommon deer’s location. More...

Commissioners Not Upset with Pickett/Baker

After issuing a press release last week regarding the Department of Justice subpoenaing Chesapeake Energy’s records, Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko wanted to offer a clarification. More...

WVES Goes Pink for Cancer

On Wednesday, Nov. 5, students and staff at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School (WVES) held a Pink Day in support of cancer awareness. Students and staff wore pink in recognition of the battle against the disease. More...

Clark Competes at World Dairy Expo in Madison, WI

Susquehanna County 4-H member Sabrina Clark, of Springville, recently had the opportunity to travel to the World Dairy Expo as part of the PA State 4-H Dairy Judging Team. More...

Guthrie Tree for Life To Honor William Ransom

The Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary has announced that this year’s Tree for Life ceremony will be in honor of the memory of local businessman, philanthropist, and long-time Guthrie chairman William “Bill” Ransom, III, of Sa More...

Mary Pickett Knauth Collection On Display at Butternut Gallery

Butternut Gallery & Second Story Books in Montrose will exhibit the far-ranging art collection of Mary Pickett Knauth, who collected avidly in New York City and in Susquehanna County, PA, for many decades. More...

Ethel Ferris Celebrates 100th

State Representative Tina Pickett presents a citation to Ethel S. Ferris, of the Wyalusing Personal Care Home, on the occasion of her 100th birthday. More...

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