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Police Continue Investigation into Missing Man

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Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Editor’s Note: If you have additional information about any of the investigations listed below, contact the Pennsylvania State Police barracks at the following telephone numbers: Towanda, 570-265-2186; Tunkhannock, 570-836-2141; Gibson, 570-465 More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Timothy Clark More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Randy and Tracy Swackhammer, fka Tracy Fuller, to Tracy Fuller, two parcels in Sayre Borough, Third Ward for $1 on March 19. More...

Bradford County Sentencings and Pleas

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently were sentenced, entered guilty pleas or were placed in the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda: Sentencings More...

Letters

Scrap Scroggins From Susquehanna

Dear Editor: The people of Susquehanna County better be thankful they have a judge with the common sense to stand up to Vera Scroggins. More...

Springtime is Finally Dawning

Dear Editor: You’ve waited, you’ve counted the days and the months. You’ve been frozen and caught the sniffles, almost pneumonia. The days were short, but the season seemed never to end. More...

Lifestyles

Terrytown

Ah, a new month, better weather, things going green and sap running for some good old maple syrup. More...

Laceyville

Mary Tyler helped her mother Pearl Kimble run errands in Wysox Friday and then they met up with Mary’s sisters Barb Warburton and Joan Shanks to have lunch at the Harkness Restaurant in Towanda. More...

Beaver Meadows

Dale and Donna Bennett spent the weekend with son, Scott and their grandson, Mitchell at St. Leonard, MD. Saturday, they were all supper and evening guests of Sky Wekstat at Lexington Park, MD. More...

Dining and Entertainment

It’s Time to Get Your “Geek” On at the Bradford County Library

Residents of Bradford County may soon add a new verb to their vocabulary—”geek.” The public libraries of Bradford County are participating in Geek the Library, a community-based public awareness campaign. More...

Film Festival Discussion, a Finale

The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock has hosted post Film Festival discussions for the past five years. These discussions are for those who want to share and hear ideas about the movies they have seen. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Bingo Super Bingo will be held on Saturday, April 5 at the St. Francis of Assisi Hall in Mildred at 11:45 a.m. For more information, call 570-928-8276. Breakfasts More...

Sports

Rams Defeat Elk Lake

The Wyalusing Valley baseball team received a strong pitching performance in a 3-2 season-opening home victory over Elk Lake on March 27. Cody Pickett started and picked up the victory for the Rams, working four innings with seven strikeouts. More...

Lady Rams Win NTL Opener

The Wyalusing Valley softball team improved to 1-1 with an 8-0 victory over Williamson to open Northern Tier League action on April 1. Earlier, the Lady Rams dropped their season opener at Berwick. Wyalusing 8, Williamson 0 More...

It Isn’t A Simple Game

“A good friend of mine used to say, ‘This is a very simple game. You throw the ball, you hit the ball, you catch the ball. More...

Meshoppen Plans Ambulance Coverage For Laceyville Area

Meshoppen Fire Chief Scott Hayward had some good news for Laceyville area residents Tuesday night. More...

Taylor Ave. Man Charged In Wyalusing Burglary

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Decade Later, Memories of Tragic Day Linger

Publisher’s note: Former Rocket- Courier editor Wes Skillings wrote the following article in April 2004. More...

Local News

Changing of the Guard At Laceyville Hardware

Brian Ace, whose family owned Laceyville’s Main Street hardware store since 1972, said that selling the family business and retiring is a bittersweet time for him and his wife, Donna. More...

Mehoopany Twp. Mobile Home Destroyed

This story was first reported in our online edition on Thursday, March 27. Sign up for free Rocket-Bulletins at www.rocketcourier.com and get email notification of breaking news. More...

Providing Clean Water for Africa

Jon Naugle of the Laceyville area and the Sunday School of the Wyalusing United Methodist Church have a new mission project: Water4. More...

Opinion

You’ve Been Warned; Beware of 2021!

I happen to be writing this on one of my favorite days of the year. April 1, domain of the foolers and the fooled, has been a meaningful date in my life. More...

Say Farewell to Old Man Winter

Here’s an opportunity to savor one of the most exciting times of the year that Mother Nature offers up for those of us who reside in Northeast PA. It’s spring and I’m here to tell you to get outdoors and enjoy it. More...

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

Several weeks ago, after I wrote that I was not sure why cardinals pick up and crush ants to rub over their bodies, I received an e-mail from a reader, who wrote that birds did this to keep parasites off their bodies. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Christel Flynn at Flynn’s Stone Castle and Hardware in Lawton. Once again, we stumped everybody. We had no correct guesses. * * * More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.

Laceyville’s Hotel Michael, located at the corner of Main and Church Streets, on the lot where the Goodwill Fire Company’s social rooms are today, is pictured during its heyday in a photo likely snapped in the early 1920s. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Easter is fast approaching and a reminder of the services for the Wyalusing Methodist Charge: Palm Sunday—regular worship times. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In I Samuel 16:7 we read “God does not see as human beings see: they look at appearances but the Lord looks at the heart.” By the word “heart,” the Bible doesn’t mean the center of pulsation, but man’s “shrin More...

Education

Local Student Named to Dean’s List

Haley DiMassimo, daughter of Ryan and Jennifer Johns of Sugar Run has been named to the Dean’s List at Keuka College in Keuka Park. DiMassimo is a freshman, studying Occupational Therapy. More...

Graduates Named At Kutztown

Kutztown University has confirmed the awarding of 441 degrees this winter. Commencement exercises were held Dec. 14; however, students had until the end of the winter session in January to complete all graduation requirements. More...

Bradford County Dairy Promotion Board Announces Scholarship

The Bradford County Dairy Promotion Board is excited to announce that it will again be offering a Scholarship and Continued Education Program. More...

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