February 2, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Penn State Water-Well Expert Testifies Before State House Committee

A Penn State Extension water specialist told a House committee today that research has shown that about 40 percent of all water wells in the state fail to meet at least one safe drinking water standard. More...

Commissioners Challenged on Openness

The Susquehanna County Commissioners convened their first fully-attended meeting of the new year on Jan. 25 in the commissioners’ meeting room at the courthouse. More...

Veterans Memorial Park Pavers Being Offered

The Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park Association has made an offering to the general public regarding the placement of four-by-eight-inch granite “honorarium” paver stones to be installed in the Veterans Memorial Park, Towanda. More...

New Regulations for Commercial Drivers Takes Effect

With the signing of House Bill 1458, Governor Tom Corbett this week made sure Pennsylvania is in compliance with new rules from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or FMCSA, dealing with commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders. More...

Beaver Meadows

Tuesday evening dinner guests of Dale and Debbie Grover after the passing of Debbie’s father, were her mother, Marion and brother, Jeff Taylor of Little Meadows, Philip and Liz Taylor of Dayton, OH, Diane, Todd and Stacey Cecil of High Point, N More...

Dairy of Distinction Applications Available

Pennsylvania dairy farms are invited to apply for this year’s Dairy of Distinction award from the Northeast Dairy Farm Beautification Program. Applications must be submitted by April 15. More...

Tuscarora Township Discusses Flood Plain, New Construction

All supervisors and the secretary were present for the monthly meeting held on Jan. 25. Three citizens also attended. Thanks to the weather, supervisors noted, spot road maintenance on area roads has continued. More...

Camptown

This is the time of year when there is less activity to report, so there may not be a column occasionally. Some folks are off to the sunny climes, some just relaxing after a busy holiday season. More...

Nimble

Jean Ball of Meshoppen was a Friday evening overnight guest of mine. My brother, Bryce Sutton and wife, Cindy invited us to the American Legion Hall in Black Walnut to enjoy dinner and then music, by Morgan’s Run. More...

Dimock

Our Dimock neighbor, Paul Schwarztrauber, has been busy for the last 10 months, volunteering his labor on a Habitat for Humanity House in Mehoopany. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Nine out of ten doctors have said that Amanda is not infectious, but we still have not let her back to work yet. Here’s hoping that she gets feeling better soon so she can come back. More...

Terrytown

Welcome to February and “thank you” January for not giving us a bad month, weatherwise. Sunday was a grand day to get out and worship with people. No reason to not do so except vain excuses. More...

SCCTC Future Business Leaders Compete

Dr. Alice M. More...

More Details Released on James Street Bridge Crash

More details have been released by state police at Towanda about a head-on collision on the James Street Bridge in North Towanda Township on Dec. 14. As reported in the Dec. More...

Bank Branch Reopens with Ribbon Cutting

Flood damage to First Liberty Bank and Trust’s Meshoppen Branch office has been repaired, and the facility has been opened to its customers since Jan. More...

Generosity Begats Bright Smiles

Loaves and Fishes Ministries officers (from left) Sherri Schreier and Carol Hatton accept a donation from Wyalusing Musical Society officers (continuing from left) Nancy Wilson and Cathy Keeney. More...

Ward Building Comes Down

Rocket-Courier reader Kay Fulmer submitted this photo of the demolition of the former Ward building along Route 6 in Wysox Township, which was the latest structure to be torn down to make way for the proposed construction of the three-story, 87-r More...

Tunkhannock Woman Authors Self-Help Book

Terry Ladner-Martin reveals the answers to makeup questions women have always had in her new book “Makeup & More.” The easy to follow, personal profile workbook and “how to kit” eliminates unnecessary information and simpl More...

Spring Hill

Marilyn Hoffman and family are preparing for their Super Bowl party this weekend, while cheering on their Giants. Happy 11th Birthday to Hannah Chamberlain on Sunday. More...

Camping Club Meets, Plans Trip

The Mt. Laurel Camping Club held their monthly dinner get-together at the Fortune Restaurant in Athens on Jan. 14. There were 22 members present and six guests. More...

Laceyville

On Thursday, Millie Cronrath and Gladys Place shopped in Tunkhannock and had lunch at Perkins. Mark Cruver spent Sunday afternoon with his grandmother, Evelyn Cruver. Little Madison Cobb spent all day Wednesday with her grandmother, Mary Tyler. More...

Jenningsville

Most people believe that last Friday was our January thaw. What a beautiful day it was. More...

Evergreen

Duane Abrams would like to hear from his friends. His birthday is Feb. 11. Send him a card, Harbor Healthcare and Rehab Center, c/o George Abrams, Room 125, 301 Ocean Blvd., Lewes, DE 19958. More...

Guthrie Health is Going Red on Feb. 3 for Women

The Guthrie Healthcare System will participate in the national “Go Red For Women” on Friday, Feb. 3 to raise awareness and stop the #1 killer of women—heart disease. More...

Forkston

Frank and Ginny Miner helped their granddaughter, Makiah Brewer, celebrate her ninth birthday. Makiah, and her parents, Doug and Brenda, welcomed family and friends to their home in Bloomsburg for the festivities. More...

Elliotts Attend Ceremony

Tom and Diane Elliott of Rome Township were invited guests at the swearing-in ceremony of judge-elect Anne E. Covey on Friday, Jan. 6 at the Bucks County Courthouse in Doylestown. They were two of 370 invited guests expected on a mild afternoon. More...

Copyright 2011-2014 Rocket-Courier. All rights reserved.