October 25, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

CareerLink Moves to New Office

CareerLink and the Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission (NTRPDC) were both under-utilizing the space they had available to them about a block apart from each other on the same side of Main Street in Towanda, that according to Ca More...

Taylor Scholarship Applications Available

Applications for the Kenneth and Caroline Taylor Scholarship Program are now available in the Wyalusing Valley Junior-Senior High School (WVHS) Guidance Department. More...

Car in Susquehanna River Remains a Mystery

Reports of a car into the river near Susquehanna Depot on the night of Oct. 20 gave the Susquehanna Fire Company reason to dispatch a team and make a search, said fire company captain and water rescue team member Kevin Kelly. More...

Pomona Grange Meeting News

The Bradford, Sullivan Pomona Grange met recently as guests of Windfall Grange at the Windfall Church. Entries in contests were judged and will go on to state grange for competition. More...

Arrest Announced in 29-Year-Old Murder Case

Attorney General Linda L. Kelly and State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan announced today that charges have been filed in a shooting death that occurred in New Milford Township, Susquehanna County, on Nov. 13, 1983. More...

Susquehanna County Dairy Princess Offers Seasonal Tips for Eating a Better Breakfast

While the hustle and bustle of a new school year is most certainly exciting, it can leave kids and parents feeling worn down by the end of the day…and of course, very hungry! More...

Sullivan County Health Fair…Free Flu Vaccines and Super Grand Prize

The 27th Annual Sullivan County Health Fair is the place to be on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 7 a.m. to noon at the Sullivan County High School in Laporte. More...

DEP Announces Natural Gas Vehicle Seminar

The Department of Environmental Protection will hold a Natural Gas Vehicle seminar on Thursday, Nov. More...

LeRaysville Show Rehearsals Under Way

Imagine that you’re stranded on a desert island with a group of LeRaysville-Pike volunteer firefighters and their friends. Maybe not? More...

Wyoming Prison Board Recommends New Post

There will likely be a new position at the Wyoming County Jail, that of Deputy Warden. More...

Surveillance Video Plays Role in Local Investigations

Surveillance cameras have long drawn the ire of defenders of personal liberties, but few can deny the significant role that close-circuit television systems have played an increasing role in identifying criminals in a number of local crimes over the More...

Laceyville’s Oldest House Fancy Fair Adds Some Sparkle to Foliage Season

The Oldest House in Laceyville celebrated autumn in grand style with the annual Fancy Fair, which was held on Oct. 19 and 20. More...

St. Francis Gives to Humane Society

St. Francis teaches us many things and especially to care for God’s entire creation, including the animals. More...

Montrose Couple Celebrating 60th Anniversary

Joan and Harold Brobst of Montrose are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Oct. 25, 1952. They have four children, six grandchildren and three (soon to be four) great-grandchildren. More...

Barbara Bush Receives Award

The Susquehanna County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees is pleased to announce that Barbara Bush was recognized with the John Dillon Award at the Fall General Membership Meeting held at Dreyer Hall in Montrose on Oct. 18. More...

BIRTHS

Dymond Temperance Raymond and Waylon Dymond of Rome are proud to announce the birth of a son, Landon Lyle Dymond on Oct. 10, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. *** Hunsinger More...

Pickett Leads House Resolution to Make a Difference

To help bring a greater awareness to the serious social problems plaguing the nation and to encourage everyone to come together to make a difference, Rep. Tina Pickett has secured House passage of a measure that designates Oct. More...

Victorian Tea to Benefit Cancer Society

A Victorian Fashion Show and Team will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 1 p.m. at POSH, 404 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. More...

Ag Summit Coming to Wysox in November

Did you know that the more than 1,400 farms in Bradford County produce over $121 million in product revenue per year? Another $2.4 million in farm related sources are generated. More...

Commissioners Differ On Intent of Impact Fee

Vow Transparency in Spending

A party line split in opinions over how collected impact fee funds should be spent in Bradford County was obvious at the weekly meeting of the county commissioners on Oct. 18. More...

Elk Lake Discusses Linking To Leatherstocking Line

Two hot issues fueled much of the conversation at the Oct. 10 meeting of the Elk Lake School Board. More...

Host Shuts Down Party, Allegedly Shoots at Guests

According to state police, a party in Wysox Township that attracted a number of minors, including workers from Alabama, ended abruptly when the host, John Caleb Boone, 18, threw everybody out of his Glen Road home, allegedly threatening to shoot them More...

Correction

In a photo that accompanied a story in last week’s Rocket-Courier about the Susquehanna County 4-H banquet, the names of Dairy Ambassador Reese Allen and Dairy Maid Samantha Warner were omitted. More...

Outstanding Food Donation

During the month of September, each 2013 Outstanding Young Woman finalist assisted in supporting the local TACO organization by bringing at least one item for contribution to TACO to each of their Su More...

Last Meet of 2012 For Camping Club

The Mt. Laurel Camping Club held their last monthly campout for the year at Twin Streams Campground in Morris. There were 11 units with 20 club members in attendance. The club was scheduled to meet from Wednesday, Oct. 10 through Sunday, Oct. 14. More...

Judge Smith to Retire

The following was submitted by Judge Jeffrey Smith’s Office on Wednesday afternoon. More...

Autumn Ride on the Hiawatha

A number of Sullivan Terrace residents, along with their friends and family, enjoyed a trip on the Susquehanna River on The Hiawatha Paddle Boat at Williamsport on Oct. 10. More...

Owl Day Coming to Nature Center

The Endless Mountains Nature Center will host Owl Day on Sunday, Oct. 28, from 1 to 4 p.m. The special day is filled with programs dedicated to these unique and fascinating birds of prey. More...

PennDOT Removes Area Road Weight Restictions

PennDOT advises motorists in Bradford County that weight restrictions will soon be removed on several routes following gascompany upgrades. The current 10-ton postings will be removed from these roads: More...

Animal Shelters Partner to Address Feral Cat Issue

The Bradford County Humane Society (BCHS) of Ulster and Animal Care Sanctuary (ACS) of East Smithfield have taken a solid working relationship and advanced it to the next level by collaborating to conduct trap, neuter, release (TNR) clinics in the ar More...

Heritage Region Members Meet

Members of the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) held their annual membership meeting in Laporte on Oct. 18. More...

Towanda Window Painting Winners Named

Nobody seems sure just how far back the tradition of painting windows on storefronts in Towanda goes, but 155 students of Towanda Junior/Senior High School took to Main Street on Oct. More...

Stock Dividend Declared at C&N

Directors of Citizens & Northern Corporation, parent company of Citizens & Northern (C&N) Bank, have declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share. More...

Retired Educators Meet at Montrose

The Susquehanna Chapter of PASR (Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees) held its fall meeting at Dreyer Hall, Montrose on Oct. 18 with 30 members in attendance. More...

Kirchner Earns Title of U.S. Marine

Marine Corps Pvt. Jared S. Kirchner, son of Sharee and Chris Baker of Meshoppen, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC. More...

Music Planned at Meshoppen Church

Meshoppen United Methodist Church invites everyone to come and hear the music and ministry of Dave, Duane and Neil on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Some may remember them as the original Couriers. More...

PARSE Meets in Towanda

The Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees, Endless Mountains, Chapter 15, met on Oct. 9 at the Towanda American Legion for their final meeting of the year 2012. More...

Call Now for Help with Medicare Open Enrollment Questions

Not sure which Medicare Advantage or Medicare prescription coverage option to choose? The Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga County (B/S/S/T) Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (AAA). APPRISE Program is here to help. More...

Adult Literacy Tutor Training Slated in Tunkhannock

The Bradford-Wyoming Co. Literacy Program will hold its next tutor-training workshop on Nov. 7, 14, 28 and Dec. 5 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Public Library on West Tioga Street in Tunkhannock. More...

Halloween Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe

It’s that time of year again where ghosts, goblins and ghouls visit us for an evening of fun and treats. It’s only natural that we include our four-legged friends in our activities. More...

Foundation for Tunkhannock School District Allows Citizens Opportunity to Fund Various Activities

The Tunkhannock Area School District Foundation, which is an affiliate of The Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains, recently increased its activity to provide concerned citizens an opportunity to support various district activities. More...

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