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Smith Calls for McCord To End Offensive TV Ad

Bradford County Commissioner and PA Lieutenant Governor candidate Mark Smith has called on a fellow Democrat, gubernatorial candidate and current state treasurer Rob McCord, to take down his latest TV ad, which Smith and other Democrats find distaste More...

Hampton Inn Celebrates ‘Gold Medal’

U.S. Olympic Speed Skater Recognizes Staff for Quality Service

What does an Olympic athlete have in common with a Hilton-owned hotel? They’re both dedicated to winning the gold medal. Just three months after competing in Sochi, Russia, U.S. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Anthony Reed - 2014-12-18
Anthony Reed - 2014-12-11

Local News

Cleaner & Greener Volunteers Take Out the Trash

Drivers along Route 6 from Wyalusing to Meshoppen may have noticed a cleanlier roadside this week. More...

Brian Keeler to Debut New Book at Grovedale

Brian Keeler’s new book, Dramatic Color in the Landscape, published this month by North Light Books, a company based in Cincinnati, Ohio but with International affiliates, was designed as an instructional and learning tool to be of help to aspi More...

Wyalusing Twp. Residents Polled Regarding Natural Gas Service

Wyalusing Township Supervisors’ Chairman Marvin Meteer advised that he has followed up with a representative of the Leatherstocking Gas Company regarding their conversation last year about the possibility of expanding distribution of natural ga More...

Letters

Never Enough

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Diane Elliott For Committeewoman

Editor: To the registered Republicans of Bradford County, elect Diane Elliott to fill the Republican State Committeewoman position. Diane is an active community leader and an active Republican committee member for the last 15 years. More...

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Lifestyles

Nimble

Wally, Cindy and Randi Farr attended Hailey’s Tunkhannock junior high softball game last Monday against Wyoming Valley West in Wilkes-Barre. Tunkhannock won with a score of 10 to 2. More...

Jenningsville

Even if there was a bit of chill in the air, it was a rather nice weekend. Some residents getting a bit anxious to mow lawns as the rainy days making them grow. More...

Beaver Meadows

Please keep Rev. Bill Nelson and Charlotte Fassett in your prayers, both at Golden Living in Tunkhannock and Mary Shatinsky, a surgical patient at Geisinger in Wilkes-Barre. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Barbecues Chicken Barbecue, sponsored by Wyalusing Masonic Lodge #618 at Pen-Mart in Wyalusing on Saturday, May 10, 10 until ??? Halves and dinners available. Benefits More...

Sports

RTL Reaches Agreement to Use Milne Complex

“Lanny made us an offer we couldn’t refuse.” With those words, Roosevelt Trail League (RTL) President “Hopper” Moss confirmed that the Milne Complex on Lime Hill will be utilized by RTL Little League squads for the first More...

Thinclads Conclude Regular Season

WVHS Track Teams Set Sights on NTL Meet in Athens Saturday

The Wyalusing Valley track team concluded the regular season with dual meets against Athens and Towanda in addition to the John Childs Invitational at Sayre. For the regular season, the Wyalusing girls finished with a 7-3 record. More...

Runners Have Many Options

May is a very busy month for area runs with seven races alone in the four-county Rocket- Courier readership area. More...

Education

Saint Joseph’s Announces Dean’s List

The following residents earned Dean’s List honors for the Fall 2013 semester at Saint Joseph’s University: Ryan Chase of Dushore and Lindsey Stamer of Tunkhannock. More...

NTCC Students Excel in SkillsUSA

Students from the Northern Tier Career Center (NTCC) participated in the Pennsylvania SkillsUSA Leadership Conference, held at the Hershey Conference Center and Lebanon Expo from April 9 through 11. More...

North Rome Christian School Now Accepting New Registrations

North Rome Christian School (NRCS) is now accepting new registrations for the 2014-2015 school year. NRCS is uniquely set up as a parent-owned and parent-operated, private and independent school. More...

Breaking News - 5/8/2014 12:39 PM

Search for Missing Man Ends in Tunkhannock  Free Access 

Body of Nourse, 54, Found Along Tunkhannock Creek

The search for Michael E. Nourse, who went missing on April 15, ended on Wednesday, May 7, after his body was found along Tunkhannock Creek in Tunkhannock Township. More...

Search for Missing Man Ends in Tunkhannock  Free Access 

Body of Nourse, 54, Found Along Tunkhannock Creek

The search for Michael E. Nourse, who went missing on April 15, ended on Wednesday, May 7, after his body was found along Tunkhannock Creek in Tunkhannock Township. More...

Laceyville Council Proceeding with New Office Plans

Members of the Laceyville Borough Council agreed Tuesday night to move ahead with plans to bring a used modular office to the borough to serve as a borough hall and office for the local police department. More...

Wyalusing’s Spring Fling Sets Record

Saturday’s Wyalusing Spring Fling, an annual auction hosted by the Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) to raise money for teacher venture grants, took in a record $17,000 in gross receipts, making it the most successful in the event&rsqu More...

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

Fred Wheaton, Towanda More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY Deed Transfers Patricia M. and David J. Manning to Raptor Resources in Wyalusing Township for $10 on April 25. More...

Bradford County Pleas and Sentencings

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced the following recent Bradford County criminal case resolutions: Guilty Pleas More...

Opinion

Tips on Joining the Legions of 90-and-Older

Aging. It’s one thing we all have in common. When you are a kid, you can’t age fast enough. More...

What’s Up Downtown?

It’s no secret that Wyalusing’s historic downtown business district is a pathetic shadow of its former prosperous times and is in the midst of the worst deterioration that our community’s Main Street has ever seen. More...

Seniors

Geter and Kress Entertain Towanda Senior Citizens

The April 17 meeting of the Towanda Area Senior Citizens was called to order by President Bob Whipple, who welcomed 56 members and guests. Martha Kress and Bucky Geter were guest entertainers. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

On May 12 and 13, the Farmer Boy Program, which is based on Laura Ingalls Wilder’s book entitled Farmer Boy, will be held at the Farm Museum in Troy. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Gene Franklin. We had nine callers guess, but no one was correct. * * * More...

The Good Old Days

News items of timely interest gathered from the old files of The WYALUSING ROCKET and reprinted as they were in the May 11, 1964 issue. More...

Worship

Ronnie Schoonover to Sing at Standing Stone Vesper Church

Ronnie Schoonover will provide the special music at the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church in Standing Stone this Sunday, May 11 at 7 p.m. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Our regular organist, Faith Jaynes, could not attend our services on Sunday due to a family illness. More...

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