June 20, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Kayakers’ Journey Down Susquehanna River Altered by High Water

“Three days of rain; three days of sun.” Those were some of the first words offered by Chuck Haupt of Owego to describe this year’s Susquehanna Sojourn, which took river enthusiasts from the Great Bend/Hallstead area in Susquehanna More...

Forest Landowners to Have an Elite Presentation at Upcoming Summer Picnic

The Susquehanna County Forest Landowners’ Association (SCFLOA) will be holding its annual summer picnic with an elite presentation at Salt Springs State Park on June 23. More...

Road Repairs Top Agenda in Stevens

On June 11, the Stevens Township Supervisors discussed the possibility of bidding out the entire makeover on Fassett Road, a .36-mile tract that locals call the Lower Road. More...

Tips for Planning Farm and Land Succession

The Ag Coalition of Bradford County is working hard to sustain and promote agriculture in the area. More...

Gas Royalties Hot Topic at Commissioners’ Meeting

The Susquehanna County Commissioners heard some impassioned speeches from area residents on various topics at their June 12 meeting. More...

Natural Methane Found in Private Sullivan County Wells

Two of 20 randomly selected and tested household wells used for drinking water in Sullivan County produced groundwater with elevated concentrations of naturally occurring dissolved methane, according to a new U.S. More...

Pickett Votes for Responsible, Balanced State Budget

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives took another important step recently in adopting a balanced, on-time state budget, as the chamber advanced House Bill 1437, the House Republican budget proposal, said Rep. More...

Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Wins Award

Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary was presented with an award plaque for having the most creative fund raising event among all of the Pennsylvania hospital auxiliaries at the annual Pennsylvania Association of Healthcare Auxiliaries Conference. More...

Peoples LTD Declares Dividend

Peoples LTD, the parent company of PS Bank, has announced that the Board of Directors has declared a second quarter cash dividend in the amount of $0.36 per share payable on June 28, 2013. More...

Mehoopany Township Discusses Delinquent Sewer Customers; Hires New Staff

The Mehoopany Township sewer meeting convened at 7 p.m. last Wednesday evening for its regular monthly meeting. Bills against the sewer department were read and the list of past due customers was also read. More...

Multi-Agency Emergency Training Center Proposed for Bradford County

The Bradford County Commissioners approved a motion on June 13 to advertise for an engineer who can help them build a training facility that will serve the needs of regional EMTs, firefighters, law enforcement officers, and other agencies that requir More...

Correction

An article covering the June meeting of the Laceyville Borough Council appearing in our June 6 edition incorrectly stated that Phil Wurzler, a visitor at the meeting, asked council to reimburse him for $2,000 of personal money he spent repairing boro More...

Distracted by Yard Sale

Joanna Roth, 59, Towanda, was uninjured after she turned in front of a tractor trailer on Route 6 in front of the Rocket- Courier office in Wyalusing at about 8:25 a.m. on June 15. More...

Claverack Electric Cooperative Recognized with National Awards

Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative recently received recognition in the 2013 “Spotlight on Excellence” national awards program for communications excellence sponsored by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). More...

Route 220 Reconstruction in Monroe Borough Begins Next Week

Reconstruction of a section of Route 220 pavement from just north of Burlington Turnpike to just south of Route 414 in Monroe Borough is scheduled to begin next week. More...

Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Slated

For the eighth year in a row, residents from local counties will have the opportunity to dispose of their household chemicals and cleaners through the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection being held at Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority (NTSWA More...

Laceyville Landmark Needs Volunteers

The Oldest House on Main Street, Laceyville, is in great need of some volunteers to help staff the house and possibly give tours. More...

Hospital Serves as Cancer Study Site

American Cancer Society Regional Health Initiatives Director Jan Ulmer (second from right) presented Memorial Hospital Chief Operating and Financial Officer William Rohrbach (second from left) with a More...

WIC Nutrition Program Expands Income Guidelines

Maternal and Family Health Services announced that the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program has expanded income guidelines allowing more families to participate in the free nutrition education program. More...

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