April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Wyalusing Twp. Increases Pay For Truck Drivers

Wyalusing Township Supervisors’ Chairman Marvin Meteer broached the topic of a pay increase for part-time truck drivers at their monthly meeting Tuesday evening, stating that it has been “difficult to get people to work” for the cur More...

Bradford Commissioners Privatize Day Cares

The county commissioners voted to privatize its last two day care centers at their meeting last Thursday. More...

Judge Upholds Injunction

Susquehanna County President Judge Kenneth Seamans upheld the temporary injunction requested by Cabot Oil & Gas against environmental activist Vera Scroggins, following a hearing held March 24 in the county courthouse. More...

Guidelines Adopted for State’s Multimodal Transportation Fund

State Senator Gene Yaw recently encouraged municipalities, councils of governments, businesses, economic development organizations and public transportation agencies throughout the 23rd Senatorial District (Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna a More...

SAI Opens New Office in Montrose

Sadat Associates, Inc. (SAI) is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch office in Montrose, in the heart of one of PA’s natural gas regions. According to SAI’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Marwan M. More...

Towanda Area Seniors Dine at Fortune Buffet

On Thursday, March 20, Towanda Area Senior Citizens met at Fortune Buffet in Athens for lunch. President Bob Whipple welcomed the group. There were forty-two members present. God Bless America was sung and Jim Ward offered the blessings. More...

PennDOT Encourages Organ Donation on ID

PennDOT encourages driver license and identification holders to help others in need of organ and tissue transplants live longer, better lives by registering to be an organ donor during National Donate Life Month in April. More...

New Library Construction to Begin

The Susquehanna County Historical Society and Free Library Association signed a contract Feb. 28 that begins work on the new library building. More...

Pickett Visits Dewy Meadows

Andrew and Sally Dewing of Warren Center are pictured with Representative Tina Pickett. The Dewings explain the process of gathering and making sap into a finished product at their Dewy Meadows Farm. More...

Tuscarora Township Municipal News

Four citizens joined the supervisors and the secretary for the March meeting held at the township building. More...

Elk Lake School District To Hold Registration

The Elk Lake School District has announced that kindergarten registration will be held on April 7, 8 and 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call Mrs. Gesford at 570-278-1106, ext. 732 to set up an appointment. Children must be five years of age by Sept. More...

SCHOOL MENUS

WYALUSING ELEMENTARY MONDAY, APRIL 7 Chicken cheesesteak hoagie, Bacon cheeseburger, pretzel stick, green beans, Mandarin oranges. TUESDAY, APRIL 8 Meatball hoagie, Chicken nuggets, whole wheat bread, steamed peas, peaches. More...

Rt. 220 Bridge Replacement Starts April 7

A $2,409,477 bridge replacement project on Route 220 (German Street) in Dushore Borough, Sullivan County, is set to start on April 7. The contract also includes 1.7 miles of highway resurfacing in Dushore and Cherry Township. More...

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Tuesday morning, April 1 at 10 a.m. More...

Alcohol Awareness Month to Increase Public Awareness

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) sponsors NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and encourage local communities to focus on substance abuse prevention. More...

Nominations for 2014 Jan Carpenter Award Being Accepted

The Jan Carpenter Award is a yearly celebration of outstanding early childhood educators (ages zero to six) in the Bradford County Region. More...

Engagement Announced

Tim and Terri Tyler of Meshoppen are proud to announce the engagement of their son, Justin Tyler to Rachel Arrieta, daughter of Michael and Rachel Pavelski of Susquehanna. More...

Chamber of Commerce Quilt Contest

Kathleen Este (left) of Boonton Township, NJ, was declared the raffle winner of this year’s quilt contest at the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce. Este is pictured with her sister, Claire Pratt, who is from the Wyalusing area. 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...

Electronic Recycling Day Set

Wyoming County Commissioners

Building supply stores like Home Depot will soon provide aid to customers recycling electronic materials such as batteries and light bulbs, said Mike Rogers, Wyoming County Recycling Coordinator. More...

FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESK

Wyalusing Area School District

I’d like to bring to your attention a situation that is impacting our current taxpayers and needs to be corrected in Harrisburg. I’m speaking of the charter school pension double-dip. More...

COGENT Receives Tech Assistance Grant

Connection for Oil, Gas & Environment in the Nor thern Tier, Inc. (COGENT) is pleased to announce a $50,000 grant award from the U. S. More...

Montrose Community Chorale Shares Funds

Officers of the Montrose Community Chorale are shown giving a check in the amount of $1,500 to the Susquehanna County Interfaith and Salvation Army of Susquehanna County. More...

New Support System for Sexual Assault Victims

Victims of sexual assault have a new support system in Bradford County. A Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) has formed to address the needs of victims and coordinate services of responding agencies. More...

Shannon Bolles Promoted to Nurse Manager at Memorial Hospital

Shannon Bolles, RN, has been promoted to Nurse Manager of Memorial Hospital’s Medical Surgical Unit, Critical Care Unit and Cardiac Rehabilitation Center. More...

FBLA Members to Attend State Leadership Conference

Dr. Alice M. More...

Five Great Reasons to E-file Tax Returns

Are you still doing your taxes on paper? If so, join the 122 million taxpayers who efiled last year. They already know that IRS e-file is the best way to file a federal tax return. Here are five great reasons why you should e-file your tax return: More...

Births

Johnson Kyle and Ashley Johnson of Birchardville announce the birth of a daughter, Hayden Jean Johnson on Tuesday, March 11 at 8 p.m. at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Little Hayden weighed in at 7 lbs., 9 oz. and was 21 inches long. More...

Susquehanna Commissioners Discuss Energy

At their March 26 meeting, the Susquehanna County commissioners hosted Nick Sracic of Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI), who was on hand to answer questions from visitors on the proposed energy upgrades to the county properties. More...

Winter Won’t Leave

Depending on where you live in the northern tier of Pennsylvania, you either got a lot of snow Sunday night or virtually nothing. In the Wyalusing area, for example, there was barely a trace of snow. More...

Elk Lake Drama Club Presenting ‘Ditch Day’ April 11-12

Members of the Elk Lake Drama Club are pictured Tuesday during a rehearsal for ‘Ditch Day’ which will be presented in the school auditorium April 11-12 at 7 p.m. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Theresa Ruback, a true friend to the Wyalusing Library, has presented us with this original drawing for the library to raffle off. The winner will be chosen April 18 and tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. More...

Dance Clinic to Be Held April 5 In Honor of Leonice Jones

Endless Mountain Dance Center (EMDC) will be hosting a dance clinic on the morning of April 5, where first through fifth graders can learn a dance to perform in a showcase. More...

Schoonover Provides Music For Wyalusing Senior Citizens

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens met at the fire hall on March 18 for their dinner meeting. Merna Colwell, president, welcomed the 31 members and guests. More...

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