September 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Wyalusing School Board Reports Good Start to New Year

Contractors Vow Resolution for New Elementary School Building Woes

During a particularly involved and detailed meeting on Sept. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Wyalusing Business Burglarized Someone broke into ProCare Physical Therapy in Wyalusing Township between Aug. 31 and Sept. 4 and stole about $420 from petty cash. Van Vanishes in Wysox 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 Napes Run Enterprises, Stephen A. Webster and Kevin C. Corbett, Partners, to Charles G. and Carol L. Jones in Sheshequin Township for $27,500 on Aug. 27. More...

Bradford County Pleas

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently entered guilty pleas or accepted into the ARD Program in Bradford County Magisterial District Courts: Guilty Pleas More...

Letters

Questioning Cabot’s “Honor”

Dear Editor: In March of 2007, we signed a contract with Cabot for fifty dollars an acre and a royalty lower than the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court said was legal. In 2011, they started drilling wells on my neighbor’s land. More...

Mitt Romney Supporter

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Spring Hill

Sunday, Sept. 16 is National Back to Church Day. We’d like to see lots of folks there. It’s ugly quilt time and Monday, Sept. 17 all helpers are asked to attend an organizational meeting at the hall from 8 until 11 a.m. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Endless Mountains Digital Film Festival Screening Set

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council invites the public to join them on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. at the Keystone Theatre for the Endless Mountains Digital Film Fest screening. More...

French Azilum Historic Site: Early American Life, History and Military Technology Weekend

On Sept. More...

Hospice Craft Show to be Held

Memorial Hospital Hospice is sponsoring a Vendor Craft Show and Chinese auction on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Towanda Country Club in Wysox. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Barbecues

A chicken barbecue will be held on Sept. 23 at Wyalusing’s Penmart and the Laceyville Fire Hall. Chicken will be ready around 11 a.m. Proceeds are going to the Chris Brown Family to help them with daughter Abbi’s medical expenses. More...

Benefits

American Cancer Society Bark for Life. A canine event to fight cancer on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Towanda Riverfront Park. Dog walk, prizes, canine demos, booths, entertainment, food and more. More...

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat: pancakes, ham, sausage, eggs, coffee, orange juice and real maple syrup. Adults, $7; children to 12 years, $3; preschool, free. More...

Worship

George Lee and the Jericho Singers To Perform at Standing Stone

George Lee and The Jericho Singers will provide the special music for the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you,” (Isaiah 46:4). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

We remember the victims of 9/11 this week and pray for our nation. We present this meditation. More...

Severe Weather Spares Wine Festival

Wyalusing Fundraiser Pulls In More Than 1,000 Patrons

While not yet back to pre-flood levels, the Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival brought scores of wine samplers to the grounds of the Wyalusing Valley Museum on Saturday, despite dire predictions of dangerous weather that didn’t quite materialize. More...

Parking Controversy Continues Along Route 6 in Wyalusing

Although two illegally parked cars have been towed away from along Route 6 and it would seem that the controversy between Wyalusing Borough and Carolyn Harrsch is finally over, that’s apparently not the case. More...

Local News

New Director Named At Blue Heron Gallery

There’s been a changing of the guard at Wyalusing’s Blue Heron Gallery on Main Street, where Brian Keeler, who founded the gallery and served as director for the past decade, has stepped down, and Dushore artist Karen Black has taken his More...

Delinquent Accounts Plague Meshoppen

The regularly scheduled monthly meeting for the Meshoppen Borough Council got underway Monday evening 45 minutes behind schedule. More...

Big Changes Coming to Borough Water System

Wyalusing Municipal Authority employee Tom Miller, left, and Milnes Engineering’s Mark Catalano look at a drawing of proposed changes to the borough water system at Tuesday night’s author More...

Opinion

Theaters Were Made for Memories

Our hearts ached collectively for the victims of the Colorado theater massacre in July. The killing of innocent theatergoers was more than just senseless. More...

Knock Wood

Full Story

Here’s What’s up with Apple’s New iPhone 5

When I was a kid back in the 50s and 60s, we’d hang around the car dealerships in Wyalusing this time of year hoping to get a glimpse of one of the new year-model cars when they arrived. More...

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

One day earlier in the summer Mary Alice showed me a weed she had just pulled from the gravel in our driveway. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Sue Latini. Ticket winners were Bette Howell and Ann Cole. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

Alice Wickhammer of Jester Hill offers insight into your day-to-day traumas.

DEAR ALICE: How much math does a person need to learn? I’m in ninth grade and figure I’ve got all I need. So why do I still have to take it? —NUMBER’S UP, More...

Sports

Home at Last: Harriers Debut New Course

WVHS Boys Open NTL With Two Wins; Girls Split

Wyalusing Valley hosted its first cross country meet in nearly two years with the Lasagna Invitational on Wednesday, Sept. 5. More...

Lady Rams Defeat Towanda

Open New Field with 4-1 Victory over Rivals

Wyalusing Valley won its regular-season debut at its new field, defeating rival Towanda, 4-1, on Wednesday, Sept. 5. Paighton Martin and Kasey DeVoir each scored a pair of goals for the Lady Rams. Morgan Sutton added three assists. More...

Sayre’s Bodolus Buries Rams

Sayre pounded out 364 yards on the ground, including 230 yards from Al Bodolus, in a punishing 41-21 victory over Wyalusing Valley at Lockhart Street Bowl on Friday, Sept. 7. More...

Education

Jacke Healey Graduates from Youngstown State University

Jacke Healey of Tunkhannock, graduated from Youngstown State University in August with a Bachelor of General Studies degree in General Studies. In all, nearly 360 students received degrees on the associate, bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. More...

Wilkes University Awards Degrees to Summer Graduates

More than 450 undergraduate and graduate students received bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at Wilkes University’s summer commencement on Sunday, Sept. 9. A list of graduates from the Rocket-Courier coverage area follows: More...

Local Residents Receive Diplomas

Two local residents from the Rocket-Courier readership received their college degrees from King’s College during the College’s recent summer commencement ceremony. Zoe Van Jura of Tunkhannock received a master’s degree in reading. More...

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