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Man Wanted For Assault

State police at Tunkhannock are looking for John Miller, 33, Tunkhannock, who reportedly assaulted a Tunkhannock area woman at a residence on Margaret Hollow Road in Eaton Township at about 11:40 a.m. on Monday. More...

Two Killed in North Towanda Accident  Free Access 

A head-on crash on the Route 220 overpass at Route 6 in North Towanda Township at 10:21 a.m. Tuesday resulted in the deaths of two drivers, according to Pennsylvania State Police at Towanda. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Budd Clark - 2014-07-17
Mary Knauth - 2014-07-17
Carl Whitney - 2014-07-17
Cynthia Williams - 2014-07-17
Lucy Case - 2014-07-17
August Hebda - 2014-07-17
Marcia Powers - 2014-07-17
Garry Clark - 2014-07-17
Jane Pierson - 2014-07-17
Beverly Detrick - 2014-07-17
Beverly Welles - 2014-07-17
Marcia Powers - 2014-07-10
August Hebda - 2014-07-10

Local News

Bradford County Commissioners Thwart Pension Fund Concerns

Impact Fee Funds Received and Banked

For the most part, the Nov. More...

Library System Reaches Out to Elected Officials

Staff members and directors from the nine public libraries that comprise the System of Bradford County Libraries gathered last Friday morning at the Monroeton Public Library. More...

Corrections

In the story published last week concerning the Wyalusing school bus incident, it was incorrectly noted that Matt Kaufmann made the call to 911. Though Mr. Kaufmann was one of the first adults on the scene on Nov. 12, he did not make the call. More...

Opinion

Guest Commentary

My Ode to Wyalusing

Editors Note: Adam Woodruff is a freshman at Mansfield University where he is an electronic media major with plans to write and direct films, television and theatre. He is a 2012 graduate of Wyalusing Valley Jr./Sr. More...

Balls, Impact Fees, and Flaggers

I’ve been to countless banquets and award dinners and more than a handful of grand openings and galas, but I have never been to a ball. So something about the Bradford County Bicentennial Ball planned for Saturday, Dec. 10 at St. More...

Knock Wood

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Columns

Reflections Of Nature

At the time Hurricane Sandy was threatening the eastern seaboard, Mary Alice and I were visiting our son and daughter-inlaw at Rehoboth Beach. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to David Neuber. Lucky ticket winners were Tony Turner, Andrea Turner, Connie Barzona, Flora Johnson, Nancy Conner, Margaret Adams, Stacy Hart, Tom Miller, Marilyn Hiller and Courtney Salsman. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

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

DEAR ALICE: Is it true that since they’ve legalized pot in Colorado there’s going to be a new state song? More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Benefits

Childhood Cancer Benefit,“Hope Lives Here” event, Dec.15, noon till ? at Pine CradleLake Family Campground.Hosted by Bridget Colavito,senior project. Chinese auction,bake sale, chili dinner (free).There will also be a 50/50 raffle. More...

Breakfasts

Hunters’ Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday,Nov. 25, 2012, 7 to 11 a.m. Allyou can eat: pancakes, ham,sausage, eggs, coffee, orangejuice and real maple syrup.Adults, $7.50; children to 12years, $3; preschool, free. More...

Christmas Events

Christmas Tea Party, Sunday,Nov. 25 at noon. A DisneyPrincess theme has been selected for the tea. The tea party willfeature princesses, the fairygodmother, a prince or two andmaybe an evil step-mother. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

This past weekend we heard from Mark regarding the end of the world. Let us prepare ourselves at this time to meet our Lord when our time comes. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations,” (Psalm 100:4-5). More...

St. Agnes Angel Tree

St. Agnes Elementary School has “adopted” a family for the Christmas Gift Program sponsored by the Grace Connection, an ecumenical society based in Towanda. More...

Education

Elk Lake High School Honor Roll Announced

The following Elk Lake students have achieved Honor Roll status for the 2012/2013 first marking period ending Nov. 2: More...

Area Students Invited to Bridge Building Competition

Letters of invitation have been mailed to all public and private schools in the Northeast quadrant of Pennsylvania by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Bridge Building Committee (NPBBC), which has invited schools to select three students to represent the More...

Clothing Tips for Winter Activities Can Keep You Healthy

Ranulph Fiennes, the renowned British explorer and mountain climber, who says “there’s no such thing as bad weather, just inappropriate clothing” turns out to be right. More...

Inches from Tragedy

Bus Incident Investigation Continues

As the state police inquiry into the incident on Nov. More...

Teens Meet Vets at Luncheon

Members of American Legion Post 510 in Black Walnut hosted approxiatey 30 veterans from the Wilkes- Barre and Scranton areas for a pre-Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 16. More...

Surviving Sandy

Editor’s Note: Cain Chamberlin is a former Wyalusing resident who served as an intern with the Rocket-Courier while he was a student at Lock Haven University. 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 James J. Shaw and Barbara A. Coyle to Irish Acres Farm in Smithfield Township for $57,500 on Nov. 8. Charles W., Sr. and Beverly A. Place to Charles W., Sr. and Beverly A. Place, three parcels in Towanda Township for $1 on Nov. 8. More...

Bradford County Sentencings

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons were sentenced or placed in the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Sentencings More...

Letters

Lawton

Karen Blaisure of Fairdale, Kate Douglas, Pauline McGovern and Denise Campbell attended the penny social at LeRaysville on Friday evening. Denise Campbell visited Pauline McGovern and Frances Lutz on Sunday evening. More...

Laceyville

Marissa Culver and several co-workers were treated to a day in NYC on Saturday by their employer. While there the girls attended the Christmas show at Radio City Music Hall, did some shopping and visited many other points of interest. More...

Nimble

Thursday, Shirley Goodwin and I enjoyed lunch at Perkins in Tunkhannock. Then before we arrived home, we were able to observe a bear enjoying his environment. More...

Lifestyles

Engagement Announced

Keith and Karen Mitchell, of Lawton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emilie, to Joshua Allego. Josh is the son of Kevin and Lisa Allego, of Freedom. More...

A Happy Coincidence

Friday, Nov. 23, will be a festive day in Black Walnut for the Ryan family. More...

Heather Mengle Becomes Bride of Michael VanDeMark

Heather Nicole Mengle of Souderton and Michael Travis VanDeMark of Laceyville, surrounded by family and friends, were united in marriage on Saturday afternoon, April 28, 2012 in a beautiful outdoor ceremony at The Meadows, in Hellertown, PA. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Dietrich Radio Players Get in the Holiday Spirit

Whether you remember crowding around a radio with your family to hear the latest radio drama or if you are among the younger set who cannot remember life without CD players or iPods, the Dietrich Radio Players invite you to join them for an evening t More...

‘Breakfast with Santa’ to Be Held at Guthrie Sayre

“Breakfast with Santa” is a treasured holiday tradition on the Guthrie Sayre campus and will take place on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 8 to 10:30 a.m. in the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital cafeteria. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Happy Thanksgiving to one and all. The library will be closed Thursday and Friday, but will be open normal hours on Saturday. More...

Sports

West Wins Senior Game

WVHS Spikers Carr, Huffman Compete for East

The West rallied to defeat the East, 3-1, in the Kiwanis East- West Senior Game at Towanda High School on Monday, Nov. 19. More...

Big Bear Bagged

Towanda Man Slays 559-Pound Bruin in Auburn

With one shot, Clayton Dulaney claimed a trophy black bear on the opening day of the statewide season on Saturday, Nov. 17. More...

Deer Season Opens Monday

On Monday morning, hundreds of thousands of hunters will venture out into Pennsylvania’s woods and meadows for the opening day of the twoweek firearms deer season. More...

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