November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Teacher and Aide Resign; Director Shares Lessons

It was a busy meeting for the Wyalusing Area School Board, Monday, Nov. 11, replete with personnel and financial decisions over a span of almost two and a half hours. More...

Veterans’ Day Program Held at Northeast Bradford

A Veterans’ Day program was held at Northeast Bradford (NEB) Elementary for the first grade students to promote America and patriotism. Rep. Tina Pickett was invited to help with the program by the VFW Auxiliary. More...

Montrose Man Graduate Of Combat Training

Army Pvt. Tyler M. Bergman has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, SC. More...

Wyalusing Business Offers Help for High Heating Bills

Wyalusing resident John Smalser has opened a new business that aims to help business and homeowners cut heating costs by pinpointing areas where heat is escaping More...

‘A Little Night Music’ to Be Presented in Wyalusing

On Saturday, Nov. More...

Pennsylvania’s Forest Cover Remains Stable

Despite continuing development, urban sprawl and changing land use, Pennsylvania’s forest area has remained stable in recent decades, according to a forest scientist in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. More...

Tran-Z and Lehigh Railway Donate to LIFE Center

The Friends of Fitness Committee is pleased to announce that the Tran-Z and Lehigh Railway Companies have joined in the support of the LIFE Center campaign with a combined $20,000 contribution. More...

Nearly 100 Attend Pumpkin Fest

Painting and carving pumpkins at the Pumpkin Fest in New Albany was serious business for nearly 100 kids and adults. They also enjoyed a hayride, free food, face painting, games and bake and craft sales. More...

Wyalusing Rainbow Club Hosts Troop 8 Boy Scouts at Annual Dinner

The Wyalusing Rainbow Club has been sponsoring the community’s Boy Scout Troop since 1953, and at a dinner meeting Monday night attended by Rainbow members, Boy Scouts, their parents and troop leaders, the club renewed the troop’s charter More...

Health Care Career Day Huge Success

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, 220 select students from eight schools in Wyoming and Susquehanna Counties met with over 25 healthcare professionals to learn more about career opportunities in the healthcare field. More...

Elk Lake Forensics Team Excels at Scranton

The Elk Lake Forensics Team, who lost its top two varsity debaters from last season to graduation, came out of the gates strong at the James M. Langan Memorial Tournament at Scranton High School on Nov. More...

Keystone College To Hold Admission Information Session

Keystone College will host an Admissions Information Session on Saturday, Nov. 16. Check-in begins at 10:30 a.m. in the Admissions Office and a campus tour departs at 11 a.m. More...

Delta Kappa Gamma Holds Monthly Meeting

On Nov. 2, the Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha Zeta Chapter, met at the East Canton United Methodist Church in East Canton. President Naomi Edsell called the meeting to order and welcomed all in attendance. More...

Ribbon Cut at New EMHS Hospital

Community members, politicians and hospital staff past and present turned out on a blustery Nov. More...

School Board Eyes Tax Hike Wiggle Room

District Will Seek Act 1 Referendum Exemptions

When it comes to school budget funding, there isn’t much room to work when looking for relief from Act 1 of 2006, which requires a voter referendum for all tax increases above an inflationary index established by the state. More...

More Election Results Reported

Election results not reported in last week’s Rocket-Courier included the race for Choconut Township Supervisor, where A. Dovin, R, tallied 128 votes, compared to his opponent Wayne K. More...

Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Donates $25,000 Toward Therapy Bike

Thanks to a generous $25,000 donation from the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the Outpatient Therapy Clinic at the hospital in Towanda is pleased to announce the arrival of a Restorative Therapy Functional Electrical Stimulation Bike for the benefit of More...

Author Signing Copies of New Albany History Saturday

The New Albany Community Library will be hosting a book signing this Saturday, Nov. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. Local author Todd E. Manahan, with the help of Doris J. More...

Graduates from Basic Training

Air Force Airman Josiah D. Hamernick graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Area Residents Tour Holy Land

Ten area people went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from Oct. 21-31, with Proximo Travel, LLC from Worcester, MA. The group flew to Tel Aviv, Israel. The tour guide’s name was Jarir and also Father Anthony from Proximo Travel. More...

New Chief Executive Officer At Tyler Memorial Hospital

Diane Ljungquist, RN, MS, has been named Chief Executive Officer of Tyler Memorial Hospital effective immediately. More...

Stevensville Community Club Hosts Halloween Party

The Stevensville Community Club’s Halloween party entertained a room full of costumed children and their parents, Oct. 25. More...

Area Residents Rally Around Family

A WEEKEND OF SUCCESSFUL BENEFITS FOR THE VANDERPOOL FAMILY

This past weekend was a flurry of activity as two different benefits took place to help raise money for four-year-old Kenzie Vanderpool who was recently diagnosed with a Stage 3 brain tumor. More...

Vets Honored at Wyalusing Personal Care Home

The Wyalusing Personal Care Home held a tribute ceremony on Veterans’ Day for the residents who served their country. The veterans were honored by performing patriotic songs and singing the National Anthem. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Microsoft is no longer going to support the XP operating system. Unfortunately, this is a major blow to the library. More...

Popular Restaurant Hosts Free Dinner for Vets

Ernie’s Restaurant and Lounge in Stevensville hosted their second annual free Veterans’ Day dinner on Sunday, Nov. 10. Thirty-five veterans and a guest showed up for the event. More...

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