April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Area Roadwork Scheduled

Resurfacing on Route 220 to Begin

A resurfacing and reconstruction project along 2.2-miles of Route 220 in southern Bradford County is set to start the week of April 16. More...

Pair Conspires to Take Woman’s Purse

Victim and Witnesses Help Solve Crime

Betty Behets of Sayre was planning to do a little shopping at Walmart on Elmira Street in Sayre early in the afternoon on March 29. More...

Red Cross Consolidates to Enhance Services

As part of a national trend to consolidate services and increase efficiency, the American Red Cross announced recently that many chapters that previously served as central locations for the agency will be consolidated into clusters, five of which wil More...

History of GOP Women Topic of Local Meeting

When Mrs. More...

Church Gets New Roof

Workers from Mountain Lake Construction took advantage of the nice weather last week to put a new roof on the New Era United Methodist Church. More...

Art, Titanic History Displayed at Dietrich

Friends and fellow artists Ali Woods Wilson and Ben Jackson are exhibiting a collection of mind-bending paintings in the Dietrich Theater’s Earnshaw Gallery in April, alongside collections of Titanic memorabilia submitted by Ryan Holdredge and More...

Night Raider

Gary Cobb of Forkston sent in this photo from a trail camera in his backyard showing a hungry bear raiding his bird feeder. More...

Patrick Prough Appointed to County Mortgage Originator

Jeff Carr, East Regional Manager at First Citizens National Bank has announced the appointment of Patrick E. Prough to the position of Bradford County Mortgage Originator. More...

Guthrie Offers Living With Grief Program

Guthrie Hospice is hosting the 19th annual “Living With Grief ” program from the Hospice Foundation of America. The program will be Thursday, April 19th, beginning at 1:30 p.m. More...

State Police Plan School Bus Inspections

State police at Towanda have released a schedule for an annual school bus inspection campaign as required under the Pennsylvania vehicle code. More...

Environmental Group and Residents Encourage DEP to Investigate Explosion

The Clean Air Council (CAC) and nearly 100 individuals and grassroots organizations issued a petition to Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary, Michael Krancer on Friday morning demanding a full investigation into the re More...

Area Sophomore to Attend National Leadership Program

Sarah LaFrance has been selected to join 245 leaders representing many high schools from throughout central and northeast Pennsylvania at the Central Pennsylvania Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar (HOBY) from May 17 to 20 at Millersville Un More...

Guthrie’s Robert Packer Hospital Recognizes Organ Donor Month

More than 113,000 people across the country are awaiting an organ transplant, and at least eighteen die each day without receiving one. More...

Elk Lake High School Names Honor Roll

The following Elk Lake students have achieved Honor Roll status for the 2011/2012 third marking period ending March 28: More...

Talisman Donates To Fire and Rescue Team

From left, Gary Wilcox, President of the North Towanda Fire & Rescue, Charmaine Stempel, Secretary, and Terry Sheets, Fire Chief, far right, accept a check in the amount of $5,000 from Wendy Youm More...

Grovedale Winery Reaps Awards

Wyalusing’s Grovedale Winery was recently notified that wines it entered in two prestigious competitions were among those selected as medal winners. More...

Craft and Vendor Show Sunday in Black Walnut

“DIVAS ON A MISSION” RAISING MONEY FOR RELAY FOR LIFE

Members of the Relay for Life team, Divas on A Mission, came together a little over a year ago to rally around close friend and family member, Kristie Overfield. More...

Senate Candidate Stumps Bradford County

After serving the state of Pennsylvania for 18 years as a senator, Berks County resident and former Pennsylvania senator Sam Rohrer is ready to take his heartfelt opinions and strong message of government reform to the national stage as he vies for t More...

Register Today for Animal Care Sanctuary’s Second Annual Mutt Strut Dog Walk & Fun Fest

The doggone fun day is scheduled for May 19, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Mutt Strut will be held at Animal Care Sanctuary (ACS) in East Smithfield and is their largest fundraiser of the year. More...

Outstanding Young Woman Applications Available

The applications for those wishing to participate in the 2013 Outstanding Young Woman program are now available from their individual area high school contacts and through an open house to be held in April. More...

DAR Honors Woman For Community Service

The Montrose Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution recognized Connie Page for her outstanding contributions to Susquehanna County through her community service. More...

DEP Hearing on Susquehanna County Compressors Slated

Set for April 17 at Montrose H.S.

The Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public meeting and hearing on Tuesday, April 17, to discuss air quality plan approval applications from Laser Northeast Gathering, a subsidiary of Williams Partners, to construct four separate na More...

EMTA Announces Route Change

Officials at the Endless Mountains Transportation Authority (EMTA) are pleased to announce the latest revision to its Route 10 Blue Bus fixed route. More...

Progress Authority Gets Grant

U.S. Senator Bob Casey announced a grant of $1,053,904 for the Central Bradford Progress Authority to repair damage to its headquarters from flooding last fall and mitigate damage from future floods. More...

Winding River Players Take On ‘Pet Project’ April 27-29

The Winding River Players (WRP) will present “A Dog’s Life,” a small musical about the joys and tribulations of having and loving a pet. More...

Developers Looking to Break Ground for New Hotel

Carl Bankert, an engineer representing DMP Northern Tier LP and KH Group, provided an update for the Rocket-Courier as well as an artist’s rendering of what the new Fairfield Inn and Champs, its companion restaurant, will look like when constru More...

Cabot Oil and Gas Responds to EPA Findings

On April 6, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3 press officer Roy Seneca released the following statement to the media: More...

Life and Music of James McGranahan Featured

The life story of James McGranahan will be featured at the annual meeting of the P. P. Bliss Gospel Songwriters’ Museum in Rome. McGranahan is the lesser known of the “Music Men of Rome”—J. G. Towner, D. B. Towner and P. P. More...

MU to Hold ‘Visit Day’ On April 20

Mansfield University will hold “Visit Day” on Friday, April 20 Prospective students and their parents will be able to visit campus to talk with admissions counselors, faculty members and current students about MU’s 70 undergraduate More...

Local Unitarian Universalists Holding Partnership Services

The Unitarian Universalist congregations of Bradford County are delighted to extend not one, but two invitations for all to worship with them on April 15. They offer dual opportunities to spend spiritual time with Rev. Mary Grigolia of Oberlin, OH. More...

Tuscarora Township Approves Impact Fee

Ten citizens joined Supervisors Carl Yurgatis and Pat Beebe and the secretary for the March meeting. Supervisor Carl Yurgatis had recovered sufficiently from his recent illness to allow him to attend, but supervisor Felix Dziuba was unable to attend. More...

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