May 19, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Camptown Man Faces Drug Charges

State police served a warrant along Route 706 in Camptown at approximately noon on May 11 and arrested Jamey Nathan Shoemaker, 30. The warrant was for the possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. More...

More Questions About Proposed Incinerator

At the May 11 meeting of the Susquehanna County Commissioners, another visitor came forward with several questions regarding the rumor that an incinerator for what she called “hazardous materials” was to be built in the county. More...

Commissioners Sponsor Film Highlighting Opiate Epidemic

The Bradford County Commissioners and the Bradford County Regional Arts Council are joining forces to help fight sweeping the country. More...

Foundation Repairs to Begin at Oldest House

Repairs to the laid up stone foundation of The Oldest House on Main Street in Laceyville should begin later this year. More...

WYALUSING SCHOOL MENUS

ELEMENTARY LUNCH MONDAY, MAY 23 Baked chicken w/roll or Chicken patty sandwich, steamed peas, diced pears, low and fat-free milk. TUESDAY, MAY 24 French toast sticks w/sausage patty or Chicken nuggets w/br More...

Peoples LTD Announces Earnings

Anthony J. Gabello, president and chief executive officer of Peoples LTD, holding company for PS Bank, has announced results for the first quarter 2016. More...

Forkston

The Forkston United Methodist Women held their annual Mother/Daughter/Other banquet on Monday. The country/ western theme produced some interesting outfits. More...

Pollution Control Project Funded in Susquehanna County

Susquehanna County Conservation District received $2,000 to have an Interseeder Demonstration in the county. The Interseeder Demonstration is also made possible by partnerships with the Lackawanna, Monroe and Wayne County Conservation Districts. More...

Beaver Meadows

Nancy Keeler 570-746-0526 nkeeler1@mac.com

Holy Smokes, this weather is for the birds! Snow and a sleet mix on Saturday, frost on both Sunday and Monday nights. Vickie Ellis, along with many others, covering up their flowers and flowering shrubs outside. More...

Tips on Keeping a Car’s Interior Clean

Ask anyone who has taken an extended road trip what a car looks like post-trip and visions of food stains, trash and other not-so-pretty things might soon appear. But it doesn’t always take a road trip to create a messy interior. More...

Why a Clean Air Filter is Important in your Vehicle

Motorists routinely check their tires for proper inflation, top off engine fluid levels and maintain oil change schedules. But some drivers do not understand the importance of keeping engine air filters clean. More...

Things to Look for on a Vehicle History Report

A vehicle history report can be a used car buyer’s best friend. More...

Properly Adjusted Mirrors Vastly Improve Safety

Millions of motor vehicle accidents occur each year. While the motor vehicle industry places a great emphasis on safety, it’s ultimately up to motorists to ensure their vehicle is as safe as possible. More...

Darling Recognized for Unselfish Service And Contribution to Lycoming College

Kayla Darling, a senior with a major in creative writing from Rome, was recently recognized by the Lycoming College this spring with the J. More...

American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Project in Wyalusing

The well-recognized Poppy program will return to town on Friday and Saturday, May 27 and 28, when Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion members again look to local citizens for their support of programs that benefit veterans and children. More...

Bette Farr Celebrates 90th Birthday

SHE’S PENNED NIMBLE NEWS SINCE 1947

Family and friends gathered on Sunday, May 15 to celebrate the 90th birthday of long-time Nimble resident Bette Farr. Nimble is a rural village in Wyoming County not far from Mehoopany. More...

NEB High School Evacuated Monday

This story was first reported on our website on Monday, May 16. Sign up for free email alerts of breaking news at www.rocket-courier.com. More...

Andaste District Honors Scouts, Leaders

The Andaste District of the Boys Scouts of America held its Fortieth Annual Elks Eagle Scout awards ceremony and Ninth Annual Gold awards ceremony at the Towanda Elks Lodge 2191 on Sunday evening, May 15. More...

Wysox EMS Adds Paid Personnel

Over the past 30 years, there has been a steady decline of volunteers to provide service to the EMS and Fire agencies in Pennsylvania. This has led many volunteer based ambulance corps to rethink their approach to emergency response. More...

River Valley Waste Management Up and Running

It’s astonishing to think what started out in February as a small curbside trash service utilizing a single pickup truck could already evolve into a fullfledged operation consisting of three trucks and 170 containers for serving over 400 custom More...

Jenningsville

The weather pattern has been very changeable this season so far. We experienced some snowflakes here in Jenningsville on Sunday afternoon. More...

Promoted to Accounting Assistant

Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Company, Wyalusing announces the promotion of April L. Hartshaw to the position of accounting assistant. Hartshaw graduated from Lackawanna College, where she earned an Associate degree in Accounting. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

The library trustee meeting is Thursday, May 26. More...

Dimock

Our former neighbor, Karen Werdan, died last week. Karen had moved to Halifax, PA, several years ago to be near her sisters, Jody and Sheila. She was 82 years old on her birthday Wednesday, May 4. More...

Four Ways to Conserve Fuel and Stop Paying So Much at the Pump

Fuel prices have traditionally been at their highest during the summer months. That’s unfortunate for vacationers and road trip enthusiasts who must budget the cost of fuel into their vacation expenses. Those costs can be considerable. More...

What to Do with a Cracked Windshield

The scenario is all too common. Drivers are traveling down the road, and a pebble gets kicked up and hits into their windshield, causing a small chip to appear. More...

Explaining Terms Listed on Window Stickers

Buying a new car can be both exciting and confusing. More...

Stay Abreast of Vehicle Recall Information

Driving a new vehicle off of the sales lot can be exciting. Brand-new vehicles are supposed to be reliable and free from maintenance concerns. More...

Nimble

Congratulations to Stephen Henning, III for winning First Place in the Adrienne’s Garden Art Ceremony. He was also the winner of the People’s Choice Award. More...

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