September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Six WVHS Seniors Awarded Taylor Family Scholarshps

The Kenneth and Caroline Taylor Family Foundation recently announced that six Wyalusing Valley High School seniors have been selected as the 2012 Kenneth and Caroline Taylor Scholarship Program recipients. More...

United Way Kick-Off Event Planned

The end of summer is near, and September is always a very busy time of year. Schools open, fall sports teams are playing, and United Way of Bradford County associates kicks off their 2013 Fundraising Campaign. More...

Festival to Feature Foreign and Art Films

From Friday, Sept. 21 to Thursday, Oct. 4, the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock will play host to 16 of the finest foreign, independent and art films that have been released during the past few months. More...

Biggest Losers at ProCare

Here are the top weight loss winners in the 12-week Biggest Losers weight loss clinic at Wyalusing’s ProCare where a combination of proper diet and exercise helped participants take off the pou More...

Openings Remain for Adult School Classes

Coordinators of Wyalusing Adult School have related response has been good in terms of registrations for Elder Law, Jewelry Making, Scones, and Color and Design, so those classes will run. More...

Bradford/Sullivan Counties EI Summer Reunion

The Bradford/Sullivan Early Intervention Program (EI) is hosting its First Annual Summer Reunion on Sept. 8, at Mt. Pisgah State Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Rainbow’s End Thrift Shop 30th Anniversary Celebration and 30-Cent Sale

A 30th Anniversary Celebration and storewide 30- cent sale will be held at the Rainbow’s End Thrift Shop on First Friday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Better goods merchandise will be priced at half-off the regular prices. More...

WVHS Class of 1962 Marks 50th Anniversary

Forty-six members of the Class of ’62 and 38 guests shared memories at their reunion banquet at the Towanda Country Club on Sept. 1, 2012. More...

Work on County Bridge Road, Camptown Park to Proceed

At their monthly meeting on Tuesday evening, the Wyalusing Township Supervisors announced that work would commence on two flood-related projects in the coming weeks. More...

Wyoming County Hires New Warden

Kenneth Repsher Promoted

The man who worked for nearly 20 years as a Corrections Officer, then a Corporal and finally Sergeant, and who served Wyoming County and its Correctional Facility as Interim Warden following the June 2012 departure of Warden Ameigh, has been named th More...

Residents Reminded of New Voter Photo ID Law

Rep. Sandra Major recently reminded residents of a new law now in place in Pennsylvania that requires all voters to present valid photo identification at their polling place in order to cast their vote. More...

Towanda Seniors Attend Meeting

On Aug. 16, President George Smith called the meeting to order, welcoming 48 members and guests, including Hazel Douglas, Gladys Durley, Kathy Page, Ted Hild and Ed Hilscher. Greeter for the day was Jim McGuire. More...

Fan Turned Friend

Singer Aaron Kelly, who recently performed at Riverfest in Towanda, took some time after the show to talk to a number of fans, including Kimberly Smith, who has “idolized” the performer s More...

West Nile Preventive Measures Urged

Representatives of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and similar federal agencies have announced that cases of West Nile virus are on the rise across the nation and have reached alarming proportions in the Commonwealth. More...

Rescued Bear Cub Injuries Proved Fatal

A bear cub that was rescued by a passing trucker after it had been run down on Route 706 near Stevensville last Thursday morning apparently ended up being euthanized by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. More...

AARP Reports on Picnic

The annual AARP picnic was held at Hornbrook Park with everyone enjoying a cookout and great fellowship. President Tom King asked the blessing for the meal followed by the flag salute. There were 30 members present as well as three guests. More...

Back-to-School Tips for Students and Parents Paying College Expenses

Whether you’re a recent high school graduate going to college for the first time or a returning student, it will soon be time to head to campus, and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind. More...

Wyoming County Fair Draws Thousands to Meshoppen

When Rocket-Courier subscription coordinator Tracy Gates loaded up her cows for this year’s Kiwanis Wyoming County Fair, she noticed that Brown Sugar, a three-year-old Jersey breed, was acting oddly. More...

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