June 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Meshoppen’s Boat Launch Posting as Private Property Discussed at Meeting

Enlivening an otherwise routine meeting, Paulie Moore presented his Eagle Scout Project Proposal. Moore would like to re-build three of the picnic tables that were washed away from the Meshoppen Ball Park in the September 2011 floods. More...

Intruder Attacks Dushore Couple after Entering Home

Details are sketchy on an apparently premeditated assault of a Dushore couple in their Overton Road home on June 8. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Orrin Phinney, Jr. - 2014-09-18
Thomas MacDonald - 2014-09-18
Floyd Furman - 2014-09-18
Doreen Potter - 2014-09-18
Timothy Robinson - 2014-09-18
Mark Shingler - 2014-09-18

Local News

Wyalusing Woman Has Seen Life We Know Take Shape

If you passed Wyalusing resident Margaret Goldberg on the street, odds are you’d think she was in her late 70’s or early eighties. But you’d be mistaken. More...

Upgraded Security System Sought for Tunkhannock Courthouse

On Tuesday morning at their regular bi-weekly meeting, the Wyoming County Commis-sioners heard a proposal by County Sheriff Ned Sherman concerning an upgrade for the courthouse’s security system. More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS —

District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently entered pleas of guilty in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Guilty Pleas More...

Letters

If Your Water Changes . . .

Dear Editor: If your water changes in any way, either in color, smell, taste, fizzes, bubbles, and you live within a mile of a gas drilling site, you can call DEP and get a free, comprehensive water test to see what is happening to your water. More...

Nimble

Friday evening, I accompanied my brother and his wife, Bryce and Cindy Sutton to the American Legion in Black Walnut for supper and to listen to music. My other brother, Calvin Sutton of Tunkhannock was a member of the band. More...

Forkston

The Strong Women (and Men) morning sessions have concluded for the summer. The group had a special treat on Wednesday when they were invited to the home of John and Kathy Meyer and the home of Jonathan Douglas. More...

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

Diary for April 20, 2012, “Checked the birdhouse in our back yard that the black-capped chickadee has been visiting and found out that it contains five eggs.” April 22, “Checked box again, and now there are six eggs.” I though More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes were Penney Rahm, pastor of the Wyalusing United Methodist Charge. She is leaving Wyalusing later this week for her new assignment in Clearfield, PA. More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.

Main Street of Yesteryear Here’s a look at Wyalusing’s Main Street as it appeared in the late 1800s and early 1900s. More...

Sports

Rams Earn All-NTL Status

Hitchcock Named Pitcher of Year

Wyalusing Valley’s Logan Hitchcock was named the Northern Tier League East’s Pitcher of the Year in balloting by the coaches recently. Hitchcock, a senior, was joined on the first team by teammates Joey Champluvier and Andrew Pickett. More...

The End Zone Seat

Too Many All-Stars Cheapen The Honor

The late, great comic Groucho Marx once said, “I don’t care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members.” That same thought ran through my mind as I ran down the list of 19 names of girls who made the Northern Tier L More...

Lady Rams Recognized By League Coaches

Four Wyalusing Valley softball players were named to the Northern Tier League East first-team in all-star voting by the coaches recently. More...

Elk Lake Holds Two Commencement Ceremonies

Elk Lake High School (ELHS) played host to two graduation ceremonies this past week, with two full houses. More...

Rocket-Courier Marking 125th Anniversary

Publisher’s Note: In recognition of the Rocket-Courier’s 125th anniversary, we’ll be publishing a series of articles over the coming weeks that look back at our century and a quarter of history. More...

CraftMaster Likely to Change Hands

Employees of CraftMaster, Inc., Wysox Township, have been hearing over the past few weeks that the company, which manufactures interior doors, has been sold and that the deal will be finalized within a few weeks. More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

(Note: In DUI prosecutions in Pennsylvania, the intoxication rate for non-commercial drivers is a blood-alcohol content (BAC) of .08. For a commercial driver (truck, bus, etc.) the legal rate is .04. More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

Deed Transfers Anne P. Fischer to Timothy B. Pasqual and Anne P. Fischer, Trustees of the Timothy and Anne Pasqual Trust, aka Anne Fischer Trust, Timothy Pasqual Trust, two parcels in Canton Township for $1 on May 22. More...

Opinion

The Way I See It

When Life Sours, Think About This Man’s Trials

Next time you end up feeling that life has handed you a hard row to hoe and you’re down on your luck, think about the hardships this early resident of Bradford County endured. It may make you feel just a bit less beleaguered. More...

Rick's Report

When and Where is it OK to Drop the F-Bomb?

In the past week, an email to the Rocket-Courier office about a much-loved employee who just moved on to a new and exciting chapter in her life, coupled with a police report filed with Judge Michael Shaw’s office, not only reaffirmed my feeling More...

Lifestyles

Standing Stone Vesper Church Welcomes ‘The Potter Sisters’

The Potter Sisters will be performing at the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church on Sunday evening, June 17 at 7 p.m. More...

Wyalusing Couple to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Ken and Myrna (Karn) Heckman of 1902 Stoney Point Road in Wyalusing will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 29. More...

BIRTHS

Oliver More...

Dining and Entertainment

Artist Weaves Landscaping and Architecture to Create Living Structures

By combining her love of basketry, landscaping and architecture, Bonnie Gale of Norwich, NY, has developed a method for constructing living art. Her medium of choice since she began building living structures is living willow. More...

Winding River Players Plans Show

Winding River Players will present two new plays by Dick Meredith, a playwright with local connections. More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Four years ago, I wrote my first article for the Rocket. Today, I write my last. This week, I finish packing all my worldly goods to take with me to the next chapter in my life. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

This past Sunday we celebrated the feast of Corpus Christi or the Body and Blood of Christ. This is the church’s official act of homage and gratitude to Christ, who by instituting the Holy Eucharist gave to the church her greatest treasure. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. More...

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