July 12, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Wyoming Prison Board Drafts Bylaws, Considers Role

The Wyoming County Prison Board is in the process of drafting new bylaws to govern itself and the running of the county’s jail. As part of that process, the board is also thinking about what type of role it wishes to play. More...

22 New Senior Apartment Units Coming to Mehoopany by End of 2013

It took six years, but ground has finally been broken on the new Mehoopany Schoolhouse Hill Apartments Housing Development for low- to moderateincome senior citizens. More...

Mehoopany Emergency Squad Receives New Flags

Following the devastating fire a year ago that leveled the Mehoopany Ambulance and Emergency Squad, everything was gradually rebuilt. More...

July 21 River Paddle to Benefit North Branch Land Trust

The North Branch Land Trust’s 12th Annual River Trip is set for Saturday, July 21. More...

Students Receive Arts Awards

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Arts Excellence Awards: Lindsay McDonald, Athens; Sara-Jean Lapitan, Canton; Allison Bonin, Northeast Bradford; Sarah Polinski, Sayre; Devon DeSanto, Sul More...

Visitors Bureau Updating Fall/Winter Calendar

Events that take place between Sept. 1, 2012 and April 30, 2013, are now being accepted for the Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau 2012-13 Fall/Winter Calendar of Events. More...

First Citizens Bank Supports Arts Council

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) is pleased to announce a recent Live Performance Season Sponsorship received from First Citizens Community Bank (FCCB). More...

Christian Writers’ Conference Slated

The Montrose Christian Writers’ Conference will be held July 22 to 27 at the Montrose Bible Conference. More...

Misericordia Announces Dean’s List

A student at Misericordia University qualifies for the dean’s list with a 3.55 grade point average or higher. The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester: More...

Waterfalls and Fountains Featured on Tour

A pond at The Cabin Country Store in LeRaysville that was built by Tim Blaine is one of seven ponds and gardens that can be enjoyed on Saturday, July 14, as part of the annual Pond and Garden Tour sp More...

Willow Tree Expands Selection: Now Offers Chocolate Treats Made by Local Chocolatier

Do you have a sweet tooth? Are you known as a chocoholic? Do you need some type of chocolate to get you through your day? More...

DEP Issues Statement On LeRoy Acid Spill

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is currently overseeing the cleanup of the 4,700-gallon hydrochloric acid spill that occurred on the afternoon of July 4 at the Chief Oil and Gas Yoder well pad in Leroy Township, Bradford County at th More...

Girl Scouts Recognized for Earning Their Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards

Area Girl Scouts were recently recognized at three Young Women of Distinction ceremonies for earning their Girl Scout Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards, the highest awards in Girl Scouting. More...

OYW Contestants Attend Bicentennial Event

Representing the 2013 Bradford-Sullivan Outstanding Young Woman contest in the Bradford County Bicentennial parade held on June 23 were (from left) Vanessa Calaman, Vanessa Benson, Bianca Sheppeck, O More...

Cabot Reports Boost to Endless Mountains Health Systems Match Fund

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) announced a substantial amount of additional private pledges to the new hospital project being undertaken by the Endless Mountains Health System (EMHS). More...

Mount Aloysius Names Dean’s List

Mount Aloysius College is proud to release the Dean’s List for Spring Semester, 2012. One local student from the Rocket-Courier coverage area has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2012 semester: April Tewksbury of Wyalusing. More...

Bradford County Streams to be Repaired with State Grants

Bradford County’s waterways will benefit from $200,000 in state grant money from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to help repair damages from last year’s severe flooding, said Reps. Tina Pickett and Matt Baker More...

Wyalusing Farmers’ Market Relocates

EARLY PRODUCE LIMITED, BUT SHOULD INCREASE

Too much warmth in March, followed by a late frost in May, had a major impact on produce growers in the region. More...

Resurfacing Beginning on Route 220

A two-year, $4,147,000 resurfacing, reconstruction and safety improvement project on a section of Route 220 in Bradford County started this week. More...

School Board Announces Personnel Changes

Wyalusing Area School Board (WASB) members accepted the unexpected resignation of district business manager Donna Repsher, as well as the resignation of fifth grade teacher Kristen Tulli, which was not as much of a surprise to those who knew that she More...

No Opposition to Wyalusing Gas Service Proposal

While there were some concerns voiced about the safety of bringing natural gas service to Wyalusing Borough at a public meeting held at the Wyalusing Fire Hall Monday night, there was no one who spok More...

Susquehanna County Public Alert System in Place

The Susquehanna County Emergency Management Agency in collaboration with the Northeast PA Regional Counter Terrorism Task Force is pleased to announce the rollout of “ReadyNotifySusquehanna.” More...

Apply Now for PennDOT Winter Jobs

A limited number of temporary jobs within the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) are available for the upcoming winter maintenance season, according to Rep. Tina Pickett. More...

Bear and Brood on Candid Camera

Gary Cobb of Forkston sent in this photo of a mother bear and her three cubs that was recently captured by his trail camera set up in woods near his home. More...

From New Baby to Matriarch

This submitted five-generation photo shows (counterclockwise from bottom) newborn Leah Rayne Fisk and her mother, Tonette Jennings Fisk of Boone, NC; grandmother Telysa Johnson Norman of Endicott, NY More...

Laceyville’s Community Day Set for Saturday

There’s a full slate of events set to take place at the 16th annual Laceyville Community Day, which gets underway Saturday, July 14 starting at 1 p.m. on Main Street. The fun begins with the popular More...

Area Students Graduate from Mansfield U.

The following area students graduated from Mansfield University on May 12. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

New to us are “Fall From Pride” by Karen Harper; “A Season of Love” by Amy Clipston; “What Doesn’t Kill You” by Iris Johansen; “The Witness” by Nora Roberts; “Calico Joe” by John Grish More...

Historical Site to Pair Stage Show with Animal Exhibit

The French Azilum Historical Site will host the SWAT (Summer Workshop Acting Troupe) from Towanda’s Winding River Players along with the Binghamton Zoomobile on July 15. More...

Violin and Glass Cane Highlight Museum Exhibit

The Susquehanna River has been valued as a means of transportation for generations. The Native Americans paddled up and down the Susquehanna River in canoes. More...

Tyler Russell Completes Eight-Week Air Force Training

Air Force Airman Tyler C. Russell graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX. More...

Lake Wesauking Roadwork Nears Completion

Eastern Industries is near completion on the reconstruction of Lake Wesauking Road, having completely removed the previous road surface. More...

BCRAC Celebrates New Centuries, New Leadership

As the Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) celebrates new centuries of operation for its three historic theatres, the Board of Directors is also pleased to announce the recent change in organizational leadership. More...

Peoples Financial Services Corp. Holds Stockholders’ Meeting

Peoples Financial Services Corp. (OTCBB:PFIS) held its annual stockholders’ meeting today at Shadowbrook Inn and Resort, Tunkhannock. More...

Herrickville Fills up During Town’s Fourth of July Celebration

While Herrickville can seem all but empty during the week when most of its residents are either out in the fields or at other jobs, its Fourth of July firemen’s carnival repeatedly brings former residents of Herrick Township back to the village More...

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