August 2, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Boil Advisory Continues In Laceyville Borough

Editor’s Note: This notification to Laceyville Borough water customers is a routine update to the boil advisory that was issued earlier this year and not an indication of additional problems. More...

Former Editor Writes of Battling Migs over Korea

Editor’s Note: During the 30 years that John Keeler served in the U.S. Air Force he maintained an active interest in the operation of the Wyalusing Rocket and Wyoming County Courier. Following is an article published in the Dec. More...

National Parks Video Available at County Library

The Bradford County Library has been selected as a recipient of one of this year’s Bradford County Environmental Grants. More...

4-H Youths Attend Livestock Clinic

The Susquehanna County 4- H Livestock Leaders and Penn State Cooperative Extension in Susquehanna County organized a 4-H Livestock Clinic on Saturday, June 16, at the Harford Fairgrounds for all 4-H members taking livestock projects. More...

Rabies Case Confirmed

A raccoon attacked a cat and her kittens on a homeowner’s porch on May Hill Road, Ridgebury Township. According to the Pennsylvania Veterinary Laboratory in Harrisburg, the raccoon tested positive for rabies. More...

4-H Members Dazzle at Fashion Revue

Seventeen 4-H textile science members from Susquehanna County sewing clubs recently competed in the Northeast 4-H Fashion Revue, held June 26 at Montrose Bible Conference. More...

Towanda Senior Citizens Meet

Towanda Area Senior Citizens President George Smith opened the meeting by welcoming 43 members and guests. Guests were Sebastian Gum, William Bendt, Dawn Vitez and Sir William Vitez. More...

Clinical Trials at Guthrie Available Online

A comprehensive listing of clinical trials through the Guthrie Foundation for Education and Research is now available at http://www.guthrie.org/clinical-trials. More...

Tuscarora Township Municipal News

Nine citizens joined all of the supervisors and the secretary for the July meeting. Matters quickly turned to the subject of Chesapeake Energy upon receipt of a question from the audience. More...

August is National Immunization Month

As the summer begins to come to a close and the school supply lists arrive, it is important to remember one important item on that list—vaccinations. More...

Commissioners Grilled on Resignations, Gas Business

With the approval of five more resignations from county positions at the July 25 meeting, and several more happening in recent weeks, Susquehanna County Commissioners found themselves fielding questions as to why. More...

Paws for a Cause to Be Held

Animal and motorcycle enthusiasts are encouraged to attend Animal Care Sanctuary’s Paws for the Cause motorcycle run. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Thanks to so many, our efforts for Community Day were a huge success. For the work on the float: Gerri Smith and Lottie Walters. For driving and letting us use her truck, June Lybolt. For face painting, Bonnie Baker. More...

River Fans Brave Intermittent Downpours at Tunkhannock

The Susquehanna River valley as it snakes past Tunkhannock was especially picturesque on Saturday, with black and purple clouds playing tag with bright sunshine and casting sporadic shadows across Riverside Park. More...

Wyoming County Searching for New Warden

The Search Committee of the Wyoming County Prison Board is underway with its efforts to secure a new warden for the county jail. More...

Wyalusing Adult School Posts Upcoming Classes

The third fall season of the Wyalusing Adult School begins in October with most classes scheduled to run from Oct. 1 through Nov. 1. More...

County Stream Bank Projects Approved

The Bradford County Commissioners granted approval at their July 26 meeting for three local contractors to begin a number of stream bank stabilization projects under the direction of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Pennsylva More...

Keeler Family Has Owned R-C for 118 Years

With the exception of the first seven years of its publication, Wyalusing’s 125-year-old weekly newspaper, the Rocket- Courier has been owned, managed and written in part by a member of the Keeler family. More...

Couple Reportedly takes Nephew Shoplifting

A trip to Walmart is a fairly common family outing, but an Athens couple allegedly put a twist on such a family affair by turning a July 18 Walmart stop into a opportunity to teach their nephew the ins and outs of how to shop-lift. More...

Teen Works with Large Felines

Allysa Swilley of Mehoopany recently completed an Internship at Wild Life Survival Sanctuary in Spring Hill, FL. More...

Cub Scouts Get Weather Lesson

WNEP Chief Meteorologist Tom Clark gave Pack 8 Wyalusing Cub Scouts (from left) Jake Johnson, Nolan Oswald, Darren Benjamin, Denali Hlavac, and Kyle Benjamin a tour of the television station’s More...

C&N Bank Earns Honor

Citizens & Northern Corporation, parent company of Citizens & Northern Bank, has been ranked Number One in the nation in Bank Director Magazine’s 2012 Bank Performance Scorecard. More...

Folk Music Returns To Dietrich Theater

The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, has a long-standing tradition of bringing folk music to the region through its annual Gathering of Singers and Songwriters Concert. More...

Vintage Mugs at Celebration Dime Pitch

A group of what are described as “vintage collectable mugs” will be up for grabs at the Wyalusing Firemen’s Carnival Dime Pitch on Wednesday night only. More...

Scholarship Tax Credit Offered

PA Students Eligible for Private School Tuition Aid

More than 242,000 Pennsylvania students living in the attendance boundary of 414 of the state’s worst-performing schools could be eligible to receive a scholarship to attend the private school of their parents’ choice, thanks to a new pri More...

Family Fuels Success at JoSan Farm

The following story was submitted by Callie Curley, 2012-13 Susquehanna County Dairy Princess. More...

Wyalusing Dance Team to Appear in Macy’s Parade

The Wyalusing Valley High School Dance Team has accepted an invitation to appear in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City and is currently soliciting donations from the community to help cover expenses. More...

BIRTHS

Sheridan Stephanie and Justin Sheridan announce the birth of a son, Bryson Justin Sheridan on July 21, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. ***Chesla More...

Pond/Lake Management Series to Feature Restoration/Rehabilitation Techniques and Options

On Aug. 7 at the Stoll Natural Resources Center between 6 and 8 p.m. More...

Motion Denied in CVS Case

The latest in a series of attempts to block or at least stall the proposed move by the CVS drugstore to a new location was foiled last week. More...

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