January 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Parents: Homicide Solicitor Suffers From Mental Illness

Craven Michael Vaughn, 33, of Towanda was arrested in the parking lot of the Walmart store in Eaton Township, Wyoming County, on Dec. 20 and charged with criminal solicitation to commit homicide and criminal attempt to commit criminal homicide. More...

State Representatives Sworn In

Four Republican members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from our region who work closely together as part of the Northeast Delegation are pictured at the State Capitol on the convening d More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Anthony Reed - 2014-12-18
Anthony Reed - 2014-12-11

Local News

CodeRED Begins Friday

Bradford County has a new emergency mass notification provider. The CodeRED mass notification solution will begin on Friday, Jan. 4. More...

Susquehanna Commissioners Approve Budget

The Susquehanna County Commissioners met for their final meeting of the calendar year on Dec. 26. A main order of business was the approval of the 2013 budget, which had been available for review by the public for the month of December. More...

Big Change from Last Winter

Photo by Rick Hiduk The landscape of the Endless Mountains has changed dramatically since Christmas, with two storm systems dropping upwards of a foot of snow in some parts of the region. More...

Letters

Beaver Meadows

Christmas Eve, Pete and Jane McGee were guests of their son and family, Peter, Donica, Peter and Daniel at Lawton. They celebrated Peter’s 17th birthday. They also visited Peter and family Christmas Day. More...

Nimble

Christmas Eve I accompanied my daughter and her husband, Ginger and Phil Howell, to the Howell Christmas gettogether at the home of my grandson and his wife, Brett and Leann Tinna of Tunkhannock. More...

Terrytown

Welcome to our new year. May it be filled with blessings from God and will be if you look to Him for wisdom. He can work out every circumstance that comes your way, but you have to ask. More...

Columns

Reflections Of Nature

Recently, our daughter and two of our grandchildren came home to go with us on a bus trip to New York City to see the Christmas show at Rockefeller Center. While driving up Rt. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

He sees you when you’re sleeping, he knows when you’re awake. He knows if you’ve been bad or good, so be good for goodness sake. The eyes in the last edition of the Rocket-Courier belonged, of course, to Santa Claus. More...

The Good Old Days

Compiled from old issues of The Wyalusing Rocket

News items of timely interest gleaned from the old files of The WYALUSING ROCKET and reprinted as they were in the Jan. 4, 1963 issue. Carol Reinhart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Sports

Edsell, Otis Win Kiwanis Titles

WVHS Second in Tunkhannock Tournament Team Standings

Cousins Dylan Otis and Collin Edsell brought home weight-class titles for Wyalusing Valley from the Tunkhannock Kiwanis Wrestling Tournament on Dec. 29. More...

Redskins Hold Off Rams’ Rally

Sayre’s Nate Williams scored four of his game-high 16 points in overtime as the Redskins held off Wyalusing Valley, 58-54, in the opening round of the Waverly Christmas Tournament on Dec. 28. More...

Lady Rams Fall in Tournament Opener

The Wyalusing Valley and Sayre girls’ basketball teams renewed their rivalry in the first round of the Waverly Christmas Tournament on Dec. 28. More...

Breaking News - 1/9/2013 12:19 PM

Bradford County Launching CodeRED Today  Free Access 

Automated Calls to Go Out at 2 p.m.

The Bradford County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is starting up its CodeRED emergency notification system today. All Bradford County residents should receive a phone call on their land lines or registered cell phones at around 2 p.m. More...

Wysox Landmark Getting Facelift

While it has been evident that changes are taking place at the former Piollet Mansion and Wysox General Store since the building at the intersections of Routes 6 and 187 became part of the Dandy Mini Mart chain two years ago, the recent addition of r More...

Bradford Prothonotary Denied Access Card

In a court order issued on Dec. 18 and filed in her own office on Dec. 20, it was learned that Bradford County Prothonotary Sally Fairchild Vaughn’s appeal to have her courthouse access card reinstated had been denied. 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

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Country View Family Farm to Clemens Investments in Wells Township for $87,717 on Dec. 7. More...

Opinion

Cell Phone Rules That Make Sense for Everyone

I love the story about the Cape Cod mother of five who when she gave her 13-year-old son a new iPhone for Christmas, accompanied it with an 18-point contract spelling out how she wanted the phone used and how she didn’t want it used. More...

The Art of Fighting Nicely

I do not enjoy conflict, either between me and someone I genuinely love and respect, nor among friends or professional colleagues whom I prefer to believe have idyllic relationships. More...

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Dining and Entertainment

Allen F. Pierce Funds to Support Digital Conversion

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) is pleased to announce a recent $15,000 grant award from the Allen F. Pierce Foundation in support of digital film conversion at BCRAC’s theatres. More...

‘Jekyll and Hyde’ to Share Stage

The Wyoming County Players will open their 34th season with the haunting tale, “Jekyll & Hyde” tomorrow and Saturday, Jan. 4 and 5, at Keystone College’s Brooks Theater. More...

Troop 92 Honors Eagle Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 92 of Montrose is pleased to announce that three scouts from the troop are being awarded the highest rank a scout can earn—Eagle Scout. More...

Worship

Scarves Presented to Interfaith

Blind knitter Donna W. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

And so, after dire predictions for the folding up of our world, we have moved gently into our new year of 2013. We refer to our time as being in the period of A.D., (Latin, Anno Domini) in the year of our Lord, our Christian Era. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“This is what the Lord says—he who made a way through the sea, a path through the mighty waters, ‘Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing. Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? More...

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