October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Camper Destroyed in Homets Ferry

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Independent Baptist Church Hosting Annual Giveaway Event Oct. 20, 21

They say, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” While lunch may not be served, there’s still plenty of free stuff literally being given away at the Independent Baptist Church in Towanda tomorrow, Oct. 20 and Saturday, Oct. More...

Correction

State Representative Karen Boback was pictured in the photo on the Laceyville Library’s 100th anniversary celebration on Page 2 of the Oct. 12 edition of the Rocket-Courier.   More...

‘A Little Night Music’ Returning to WVHS

On Saturday, Nov. 18, the Wyalusing Valley High School Senior Chorus will present their annual concert-fundraiser, “A Little Night Music.”  More...

Rushville

John and Bonnie Fisher of Forkston called on Gary and Cindy Douglas Saturday afternoon. Gary and John retired from PennDOT. Cindy and Bonnie went to school together many years ago. They really enjoyed visiting with each other.   More...

Forkston

There was a very large crowd for the turkey dinner at the Forkston United Methodist Church on Saturday. More...

Little Meadows

Here it is more than half of October is behind us and it was very warm on Sunday. Then it poured and cooled. The cold front really cooled us down in a hurry. More...

Beaver Meadows

The community extends its sincerest condolences to the Rich and Candy Card family as well as Skeet and Neta Repsher’s family on the unexpected passing of Rob Barth.  On Sunday after church, Karen Bond joined Barry and Sylvia Ballard, Julie More...

Safety... ‘Well, Duh’

To most kids, when someone says something they felt was obvious, they would respond by saying, “well, Duh.” I think the same attitude is prevalent today when we talk about safety strategy. More...

PSU Tailgate Kickoff to Benefit Local Relay For Life

OCT. 28 EVENT BEING HELD IN MEMORY OF JAN BOUSE-STODDARD

Millions will be tuning into the highly-anticipated matchup between the Penn State Nittany Lions and Ohio State Buckeyes on Oct. 28, but only those who the game at American Legion Post 534 in Wyalusing can do so while supporting a good cause.  More...

Commissioners Talk Telecommunications, Gas Royalties

DURING VISIT TO ANIMAL CARE SANCTUARY

During their regular meeting held at the Animal Care Sanctuary (ACS) in East Smithfield, the Bradford County Commissioners addressed a number of concerns the staff had regarding a lack of cell phone service as well as funding for the non-profit facil More...

POLICE BLOTTER

Editor’s Note: If you have additional information about any of the investigations listed below, contact the Pennsylvania State Police barracks at the following telephone numbers: Towanda, 570-265-2186; Tunkhannock, 570-836-2141; Gibson, 570-465 More...

Second Inmate Suicide in 34 Days at BCCF

Just over one month apart, two inmates at the Bradford County Correctional Facility (BCCF) have taken their own lives in their cells.  More...

BeST Transit Meetings Scheduled

BeST Transit (formerly Endless Mountains Transportation Authority) will be holding public advisory meetings in October and December for residents of Bradford, Sullivan and Tioga counties.  The first meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. More...

Jenningsville

We’ll surely take a few more Sundays like this past one. Lots of sun and fresh air. There were a few catching up on lawn work, thinking it may be the last time until next spring. More...

Birthdays and Anniversaries

OCTOBER 22 James E. More...

Farm Bureau Encouraged by Tax Reform Plan

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) is encouraged by a proposal supported by President Trump and members of Congress that calls for sweeping reforms to federal tax laws, but the state’s largest farm organization cautions that more work needs to be d More...

Nimble

Friday, Ken Harvey and Nancy Comstock took a trip to Utica, NY, to attend the soft opening of the restaurant Nancy’s daughter, Emmie and her husband, Vincent, are opening there. More...

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