July 5, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS

District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently entered pleas of guilty, were sentenced or placed in the ARD program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Sentencings More...

Elk Lake Board Considers Practical Nursing Program

At the June 21 meeting of the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center (SCCTC) board, Elk Lake superintendant William Bush asked SCCTC director Alice Davis to speak to the board about the possibility of starting a training program for licens More...

Over 40 Volunteers Participate in ‘Operation North Branch’ River Cleanup

About 40 volunteers including Chesapeake Energy workers, representatives of Endless Mountain Outfitters (EMO) in Laceyville, a team from Paddle without Pollution (PWP) of Pittsburgh, folks from the North Branch Land Trust, and PA Environmental Counci More...

FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESK

—CHESTER MUMMAU— Wyalusing Area School District

SCHOOL DISTRICT STATES DETAILS OF TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT More...

Tewksbury Meets Yogurt Founder

Progressive Agriculture Organization (Pro-Ag) manager Arden Tewksbury (left) and Pro-Ag dairy farmer Ken Dibbell (right) recently met Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani Yogurt, at a luncheon in Norwic More...

Hollenback on Dean’s List

Wilkes University extends its congratulations to Kristyn Hollenback of Wyalusing, who was named to the Dean’s list for the Spring 2012 semester for obtaining a minimum 3.4 GPA and carrying at least 12 credits. More...

IUP Graduation, Dean’s List Announced

Maximillian Esmus, of Poplar Street, Towanda, graduated in May from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Ceremonies were held May 12 at IUP’s Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. More...

PSU Dean’s List Announced

The Dean’s List for Spring 2012 has been announced at Penn State University. The following students from the Rocket-Courier coverage area include: More...

NEPIRC Hires Youth Apprentice Coordinator

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (NEPIRC) recently added Kathleen Bolinski to its professional staff as a Youth Apprentice Program Coordinator. In this new role, Ms. More...

NTCC Honor Roll Named

The following students have been placed on the honor roll for the fourth marking period at the Northern Tier Career Center, by earning a grade of 91 percent or higher. Athens: Christina Magahan, Shaneice Owen, Ashley Patton. More...

Local AARP Spring Banquet Held

The annual Spring Banquet of AARP Chapter #4423 was held on June 12 at Villa Sena Restaurant with everyone enjoying a delicious meal after President Tom King gave the blessing for the food. More...

Area Resident Makes Dean’s List

The following student enrolled at Virginia Tech was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2012 semester; Aaron Keigh, Tunkhannock. More...

Towanda Native Joins Local Crescent Services Team

A Towanda native has been hired to serve as business line superintendent at a local yard of a national oilfield services company. More...

WVES Title I Program Gives Annual Report

The Wyalusing Area School District has released the following information in regards to their Title I Annual Report. More...

Chesapeake Energy Donates Vehicle To Memorial Hospital’s EMS Department

Memorial Hospital recently accepted the generous donation of a 2009 Chevrolet Trailblazer from Chesapeake Energy Corporation. More...

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bradford County Seeking Board Members

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bradford County is a non-profit agency, which provides mentoring relationships for children. More...

Beta Rho Members Attend State Convention

An event-filled 75th Anniversary Celebration convention was enjoyed by seven members of the Beta Rho chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held at the Nittany Lion Inn, State College. More...

Nearly $238 Million in Property Tax, Rent Rebates to be Issued

Older Pennsylvanians, widows and widowers, and people with disabilities who are expecting a state property tax or rent rebate should receive that payment next week, according to State Treasurer Rob McCord, who said the Treasury Department issued more More...

Meshoppen Borough Deals With Unpaid Water Bills

APPROXIMATELY 40 CUSTOMERS PAST DUE

At Monday night’s regular borough council meeting, twenty four thousand dollars worth of unpaid and past due sewer authority bills were again reviewed; this represents about 40 customers, according to Secretary Phyllis Adams. More...

USDA Investigating Wyalusing Livestock Market

In a press release first issued in March of this year, the U.S. More...

Susquehanna Commissioners Approve New Hires

Residents Discuss Negatives of Gas Impact

In addition to regular county business, the Susquehanna County Commissioners filled several positions at their June 27 meeting. More...

Wyalusing School Tax Due Now

Please be aware that school tax payments should continue to be paid to your local tax collector. The new bills have this information on the inside/front page of the bill. More...

Pair Shares Theft and Drug Charges

Another case involving illegal scrapping this time includes charges for possession of drugs and related paraphernalia that were found in the glove compartment of the vehicle used by two suspects. More...

Updates on Area Roadwork

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) announced the following ongoing, upcoming and completed roadwork projects in Bradford, Wyoming, Susquehanna and Sullivan counties to improve regional transportation infrastructure. More...

Tuscarora Discusses Radio Tower Options

Eight township residents joined the three supervisors and the secretary for the June meeting. Grading of the township roads is being concluded. Vestal Asphalt Co. has been applying liquid calcium to the roads for dust control. More...

One-Woman Art Show a Success

Nearly 80 people attended and enjoyed Carol Vanderpool’s One Woman Art Exhibit presented at the Manley-Bohlayer House in Canton over the past weekend. 36 pieces of her amazing artwork were on display for all visitors to awe over. More...

Humane Society Elects Board Members

The Bradford County Humane Society is pleased to announce their current Board of Directors. Back row, from left to right: Margaret Boritz, vice-president; Dr. More...

Conservation District Selects Summer Intern

The Susquehanna County Conservation District is pleased to announce Paul Dunay as their summer intern for 2012. More...

Conservation Poster Winners Honored

On June 5, friends and family members gathered at the Bradford County Conservation District to recognize the winners of the District’s annual Conservation Poster Contest. More...

Dewing Remembered with Tree Planting

In spite of the rain, a memorial service was held on June 4 at the Stoll Natural Resource Center in Wysox, where a Legacy Sugar Maple has been planted in memory of Max Dewing. More...

Racing to the Top In Indianapolis

It was only the fourth time that the Elk Lake Forensics Team qualified debaters to the National Forensics League’s National Tournament in Indianapolis, IN during the second week of June. More...

Lawton Resident Accepted at Johnson College

Abigail Spear is the daughter of Jennifer and William Bennett of Lawton. In the fall, she will be attending Johnson College for Carpentry and Cabinetmaking with a future goal of owning her own business. More...

Young Dancers Complete Clinic at Wyalusing Valley Elementary School

The Wyalusing Elementary Dance Team Clinic was held May 14 to 18 in the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School cafeteria and concluded with a recital for all of their family and friends. More...

Sayre Theatre Manager to be Honored

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) Board of Directors is proud to announce the upcoming dedication of one of the small theatres of the Sayre Theatre triplex. More...

Little Known Facts About Bradford County During 1893

This is the nineteenth segment in a 20-week series that is being submitted by the Bradford County Historical Society in honor of the bicentennial of Bradford County, which occurred on March 24, and is being celebrated throughout this year. More...

Adapting or Mitigating: Climate Challenges in Forest Management

Is global climate change real? Is it human caused? The arguments advanced by both sides of the debate are complex and divisive; however, whether you believe the climate is changing or if humans are causing change is not important. More...

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