September 5, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Another Crash at Camptown Curve

State Police at Towanda reported on Aug. 28 that Kerri Butler, 28, of New Albany was not injured in this Aug. 23 crash on Route 706 in Camptown. More...

PennDOT on Insurance

PennDOT and the state Insurance Department urged motorists to contact PennDOT if they change their vehicle insurance provider, as vehicle owners’ not insurance providers are responsible for reporting new policy information to the department. More...

Don’t Panic When Getting Mail from IRS

Each year the IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers. Although some people may feel anxious when they receive one, many are easy to resolve. Here’s what to do if you receive a letter or notice from the IRS: Don’t panic. More...

Tuscarora Board Expects Road Repairs to Hold Up to Plowing

All supervisors, the secretary, and six citizens attended the August township meeting held at the old Edinger Hill schoolhouse. More...

BIRTHS

Manney Joshua and Gwendolyn Manney of Malvern announce the birth of a baby girl. Eliana Grace Manney was born in Paoli Hospital on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at 3:04 p.m. She weighed in at 9 lbs., 3 oz. and was 21 inches long. More...

Benefits of Electronic Health Records

Health information technology (HIT) improves patient care, saves time and decreases medical errors. As we approach National Health Information Technology Week www.healthitweek.org, Sept. More...

Diabetes Programs Slated for This Fall

Two Dining with Diabetes Programs will take place locally this fall. Both will be held in the activity room at the Bradford County Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in West Burlington. The first program is on Thursday, Sept. More...

United Way of Susquehanna County To Kick-Off 2013 Community Campaign

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, United Way will kick-off its 2013 campaign. More than 50 supporters are expected to rally at a breakfast event that will take place at the United Methodist Church in New Milford. More...

Group Opposes Drilling In Loyalsock State Forest

On the heels of recent news that Gov. More...

Bumper Crop of Sunflowers

New Albany resident Roger Finan snapped this photo of Alberta Thall of Albany Township recently, posing with a crop of sunflowers growing on the family farm. More...

TW Donates to LIFE Center

Tuscarora Wayne Group of Companies (TW), a provider of individual and business insurance for Wyalusing and the surrounding area since 1874, has joined in the support of the LIFE Center campaign with a $20,000 contribution. More...

Rt. 467 Bridge Weight Lowered

On Wednesday, Sept. 4, the second of 11 stateowned bridges in north central PA was posted with a weight restriction as part of a statewide initiative to ensure bridge safety and preserve the state’s aging bridge system. More...

Wyalusing Twp. Wraps up Summer Agenda

In a relatively brief meeting held on Tuesday night, the Wyalusing Township Supervisors announced the completion of several projects and satisfaction with a recently acquired work truck. More...

Correction

Incorrect information was provided to the Rocket-Courier concerning the benefit bike ride for Clinton Houghtaling. The Saturday, Sept. More...

PDA Gets to the Root of Sensitive Teeth

To beat the heat during the hot months of summer, cold drinks and frozen treats are frequently consumed. However, for many people, that sip of an iced beverage or a spoonful of ice cream can trigger a painful sensation to their exposed teeth. More...

Yaw Hosts Meeting on Agriculture

State Senator Gene Yaw met on Aug. 28 with local farmers and other members of the agriculture community throughout Bradford, Sullivan and Susquehanna counties to discuss agriculture related items, and also to hear from two featured speakers. More...

Peoples LTD Reports 2Q Earnings

Anthony J. Gabello, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples LTD, holding company for PS Bank, has announced second quarter results. More...

Clowning Around at Care Home

Stitches the Clown entertained residents at Memorial Hospital’s Personal Care Home during a monthly birthday party celebration. More...

DEP Grant Deadline Nears

The Department of Environmental Protection today announced that the deadline for Pennsylvania small-business owners to apply for DEP’s Small Business Advantage Grants has been extended to Oct. 8. More...

Memorial Hospital’s Personal Care Home Residents Enjoy Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat Experience

Amber Cook, Activities Coordinator at Memorial Hospital’s Personal Care Home received a generous, anonymous donation of cash with a note simply asking her to pay it forward by providing something extra special for the residents. More...

Safe Food Preservation Outlined

Whether you picked a basket of tomatoes from your own garden or purchased a peck of cucumbers from your favorite farm stand, you can continue to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the year by properly preserving them. More...

Athens Woman Gets IFTN Certification

The International Farm Transition Network is pleased to announce that Cindi Newman of Athens has recently completed her training and passed her certification exam to become a Farm Succession Planning Coordinator. More...

Lovegreen Honored for Distinguished Service

On Aug. More...

Guthrie Center Welcomes New Care Provider

Christine Pesesky, FNP, has joined the Guthrie Diabetes Center team and is accepting appointments. More...

Eagles Make Rooftop Visit

David Broderick photographed these two young bald eagles recently on the roof of his cabin overlooking the Susquehanna along Rocky Forest Road near Sugar Run. More...

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