November 28, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Smith Receives Union Endorsement

Building Trades Council Supports Lt. Governor Bid

At their last meeting, the 14 member unions of the Wilkes-Barre Building Trades Council voted unanimously to endorse Bradford County Commissioner Mark Smith for Lieutenant Governor. More...

Tuscarora Wayne Staff Joins Movember Movement

John Pelka, assistant underwriting manager at Tuscarora Wayne (TW) Insurance in Wyalusing, and five of his coworkers have been working extremely hard this month, but in a different fashion than what one may think. More...

Adult Band to Hold Winter Concert Sunday

The Wyalusing Adult Band will present their annual Winter Concert on Dec. 1 in the Wyalusing Valley High School’s Kenneth S. Williams auditorium. More...

Attorney Grimaud Joins Pennsylvania Bar

Some of the region’s best and brightest new attorneys took their oaths and became full-fledged members of the Pennsylvania bar recently in a ceremony organized for graduates of Widener Law. More...

Guthrie LEAP Testing Service Re-Accredited

The LEAP Testing Service (LTS) of the Guthrie Foundation has received a full, two-year reaccreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) to the ISO.IEC 17025:2005 standard. More...

Enjoying Thanksgiving Meal

Last Wednesday, 17 students who attend Wyalusing’s Head Start program, along with their parents, were treated to a Thanksgiving meal at the Wyalusing Elementary School. More...

Little Dresses for Africa Project Continues

It was two years ago when the Beta Rho Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (DKG) first heard about the Dresses for Africa Project. More...

Kick Off The Holiday Season with ‘The Nutcracker’

Kick off the 2013 holiday season with a presentation of “The Nutcracker” at one of Bradford County Regional Arts Council’s historic theatres. The presentations will be offered on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. More...

Acreage Reporting Date Delayed

Pennsylvania USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Bill Wehry announced that producers now have until Jan. 15, 2014, to report crops that have a Nov. 15, 2013, reporting deadline without paying a latefile fee. More...

Wyalusing Valley Children’s Center Kids Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

MISS KRISTEN’S CLASS Michael’s Tacos Ingredients: a lot of meat, a lot of cheese, 1 taco shell. Directions: Put the taco in the oven so it gets cooked. Then you can eat it. Colt’s Cheeseburger Recipes More...

Progress Continues on Veterans’ Memorial Park

The Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park Association (BCVMPA) has announced the completion of the parking lot located at the intersection of Main Street Towanda and the Veterans Memorial Bridge. More...

Yaw Receives ACU ‘Conservative Award’

State Senator Gene Yaw recently was presented with the 2013 “Conservative Award” on behalf of the American Conservative Union (ACU) Foundation. More...

Bradford County Historical Society Annual Book Sale December 1

The annual holiday book sale will be held at the Bradford County Historical Society (BCHS) in Towanda on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Guthrie Welcomes New Physician

Guthrie is proud to welcome Dr. Larry L. McCullough to the staff of the Guthrie Clinic and Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital. Dr. McCullough specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is an established Towanda, Pa. physician. More...

December Schedule Alters Rep. Pickett’s Office Hours

Rep. Tina Pickett recently reminded local residents about her satellite office hour schedule for Sullivan and Susquehanna counties and alerted them to changes due to the December holiday schedule. More...

People Helping People Hands Out 100 Food Baskets to Area Families

Members of the Wyalusing Lions, Lioness and Leo Clubs met Saturday morning, Nov. 23, at the Wyalusing Valley High School cafeteria to prepare 110 Thanksgiving food boxes for residents in the Wyalusing Area School District. More...

Christmas Auction Items Galore

Here’s a look at some of the items that will be auctioned off at Laceyville’s Community White Christmas program set to take place at the Braintrim Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on Saturday, Dec. 7, starting at 7 p.m. More...

Montrose Community Chorale Concert Set for Dec. 8

The annual Montrose Community Chorale concert will be held on Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Montrose Area High School auditorium. The concert begins at 3 p.m. Many wonderful selections are planned that will evoke the wonder and joy of the season. More...

Sheriff CJ Walters Speaker for Wyalusing DAR

The Mach-wi-hi-lusing Chapter DAR met on Nov. 20 at the Wyalusing Hotel. The opening ritual was led by Regent Shirley Rockefeller assisted by Barbara Behrend. More...

Red Cross Offers Thanksgiving Cooking and Travel Tips

Millions of Americans will be preparing meals and traveling throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The American Red Cross has safety tips for the kitchen and for the highway. More...

PennDOT Facts On Funding Transportation

As the impact of the state’s proposed Transportation Funding plan is discussed, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch urges that these facts be referenced: More...

DEP Now Accepting Applications for 2014 Governor’s Environmental Excellence

The Department of Environmental Protection is encouraging environmental stewards to apply for the 2014 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards. More...

Annual Christmas Party to Be Held at at Animal Shelter

Ziggy, waiting for her forever home, invites you to join her and her furry friends for the Bradford County Humane Society’s Christmas party. The elves are making their plans and checking them twice because on Saturday, Dec. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Once again our soup sold out. Our thanks to Sharon Chamberlain, Gene Franklin, Judy Adams and Margo Wurzler for providing it. Next sale is Dec. 5. More...

Robotics Team Competes in Corning

The 4-H club, Lego Wizards, competed for the second year at the 2013 Twin Tiers Robotic Challenge, First Lego League, at Corning Community College on Saturday, Nov. 16. More...

Tour Runs for Three Days

Well, it’s that time of year again and holiday shopping has begun. Why not join the 18th Annual Santa’s Sleigh Ride? More...

Remodeling at Wysox Dealership Completed

Ferrario Auto Team, serving Bradford County, PA and NE PA, has recently finished remodeling its Chevrolet dealership. More...

Community Foundation President Peter Quigg Recognized by SCCTC

Peter Quigg, president of The Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains, was awarded a Certificate of Recognition at the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center’s Occupational Advisory Committee meeting on Tuesday evening, Nov. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Holiday hours are as follows: Closing at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, closed Thursday, Happy Thanksgiving. The library is closed Friday, but the book sale will open. Black Friday book sale—$5 a plastic grocery bag full. More...

CTCE Federal Credit Union Partners with Visions

Visions Federal Credit Union, a $3.2 billion credit union headquartered in Endwell, NY, and CTCE Federal Credit Union (CTCE), a $78 million dollar credit union serving the financial needs of the city of Reading, PA, and select employer groups in the More...

Winter Makes an Icy Entrance

A cold wind sweeps waves against a shelf of thin ice along the shore of Shepard’s Pond, located on State Game Land 250 in Terry Township, on Sunday, Nov. 24. More...

Copyright 2011-2014 Rocket-Courier. All rights reserved.