January 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Icy Roads Lead to Crashes

The driver of this work truck (in hoody next to state trooper at back of vehicle) was uninjured after riding part way up a bank and rolling over on Route 706 near Stevensville on Monday. More...

Local Artist Donates Art for ‘A Night to Paws’ Silent Auction

Ronald Paul Seymour, Waverly, is well known in the art world including the status of being a Listed Artist through Davenports, has donated a watercolor entitled “The Night of the Magic Kitties” for the silent auction. More...

Elk Lake School District to Host Kindergarten Registration March 7 and 8

This is the second registration that the Elk Lake School District has held, therefore, if you registered in November, you do not need to register again. Children must be five years of age by Sept. More...

Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Incidents Under Investigation Counterfeit money was used for a purchase at the Dandy Mini Mart in Monroeton on Jan. 24. Between 10 p.m. on Jan. 23 and 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 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 Ronald A. Williams to Dean Eric and Timothy Robert Williams in Wells Township for $1 on Jan. 21. More...

Letters

Nimble

It’s too cold to be going out so the cards I have been receiving I really appreciate. Thanks to all who have been sending them. More...

Spring Hill

Red and blue lights flashing through the midnight hour last week as I saw emergency vehicles coming down the Turkey Path from Laceyville and Wyalusing. They stopped at one of my neighbors. It appeared that she had a chimney fire. More...

Camptown

Not everyone welcomed the little snowfall Friday night, but Jim and Donna Hepp’s little Jack Russell, Daisy was delighted. More...

Lifestyles

Lee Light Marks Birthday With Family and Friends

On Jan. 27, the children of Lee Light held an Open House in honor of their father’s 80th birthday. More...

NTCC Announces Second Period Honor Roll

The following students have been placed on the honor roll for the second marking period at the Northern Tier Career Center, by earning a grade of 91 percent or higher: Athens: Stephanie Arnold, Miranda Brown, Kassandra Comstock, Ashley Follett, Shani More...

Mansfield University Names 2012 Fall Dean’s List

A total of 616 Mansfield University students have been named to the fall 2012 Dean’s List. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must attend the university full-time and attain at least a 3.5 GPA for the semester. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Missoula Children’s Theatre Coming to Keystone

An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of “Blackbeard the Pirate,” Monday, Feb. 4 at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda, from 4 to 6 p.m. Those auditioning should arrive at 3:45 p.m. More...

Visitors Bureau Releases 2013 Guide to the Endless Mountains

The Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau has announced the release of its 2013 Guide to the Endless Mountains. More...

Elk Lake December Students of Month Named

The following students were selected as December 2012 “Student of the Month.” They are selected by nominations of any student in grades 10 to 12 by a teacher for outstanding achievement. More...

Worship

C&N Trust Supports Grace Connection

The Grace Connection, a nonprofit agency in Towanda that helps meet the needs of financially distressed individuals, has received a $250 donation from the C&N Trust and Financial Management Group. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“God is Spirit, and His worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth,” (John 4:24). Jesus’ words to the Samaritan woman teach all of us about worshiping God. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

This may sound like a strange statement to some; but I cannot recall any profanity nor foul language being used aboard our ship in WWII. We were a small ship with a crew of thirty men and four officers. More...

County Commissioners Sue Bradford Prothonotary

Improper Use of Funds Focus of Legal Action

Just months after losing her battle to have her magnetic passkey to the courthouse in Towanda reinstated, Bradford County Prothonotary Sally Vaughn received word on Monday afternoon that she is being sued by the Bradford County Commissioners. More...

PS Bank Officially Opens Tunkhannock Branch

The buzz around Tunkhannock for nearly a year was proven true in December when the new PS Bank in Wyoming County’s county seat opened. More...

DA: No Charges in Police Shooting of Lake Winola Man

Family Files Wrongful Death Suit

There will be no criminal charges filed in the fatal shooting of a Lake Winola man in the basement of his home in November 2012, according to a press release from the office of Wyoming County District Attorney Jeff Mitchell. More...

Dining with Diabetes Begins Feb. 6 in Towanda

Learning that you have diabetes can be overwhelming at first. There are many new things to learn and it can be difficult to know where to start. Dining with Diabetes is a program offered by Penn State Extension. More...

Marino Announces Academy Nominations

U.S. Representative Tom Marino announced recently the names of 26 young men and women of Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District who will be nominated to four U.S. service academies for the coming academic year. More...

Local News

Agency on Aging Pressed on ‘Meals on Wheels’ Security

At the Jan. More...

Correction

In a Jan. 24 story about the Wysox Township Supervisors, the $600,000 mentioned was actually an estimate of the amount in the township’s bank account when John Kulick became a supervisor. The township’s 2013 budget is about $395,304. More...

Bids Sought to Replace County Courthouse Roof

The Bradford County Commissioners announced that the roof of the Bradford County courthouse in Towanda is in need of replacement. Its copper roof has never been replaced since the courthouse was completed in 1898. More...

Opinion

What’s A Super Bowl Without Buffalo Wings?

Buffalo Wings are to Super Bowl Sunday what turkey is to Thanksgiving. You might think these spicy, gooey morsels have been a popular treat for generations, but that’s not the case. More...

Misrepresentation and Misinterpretation

There are two stories inside this week’s Rocket-Courier that were especially challenging to write. More...

Political Cartoon

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Columns

Reflections of nature

Mary Alice is always drawing my attention to something in nature and then asking questions that I have no answers for. Usually, these questions lead me to doing research for a future newspaper column. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Mary Jane Tompkins. We had about a dozen calls, but no one was correct. * * * More...

The Good Old Days

Compiled from old issues of The Wyalusing Rocket

News items of timely interest gathered from the old files of The WYALUSING ROCKET and reprinted as they were in the Feb. 1, 1963 issue. Gary Green, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Sports

Rams Outlast Knights

The Wyalusing Valley wrestling team clinched a share of its 19th Northern Tier League title and 25th league crown of any kind with a dramatic 40-30 victory over Towanda on Saturday night. More...

Cagers Fall to Canton, Wellsboro

The Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball team fell to 4-11, overall, and 1-5 in the Northern Tier League East with losses to Canton and Wellsboro. The game at Troy, scheduled for Monday, Jan. More...

Lady Rams Answerless Against Athens Attack

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball dropped a game behind both Athens and Sayre in the Northern Tier League East race after a 59-27 road loss to the Lady Wildcats on Jan. 29. More...

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