May 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local American Legion Posts Set Memorial Day Services

Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 will honor fallen comrades on Memorial Day, May 26, at the four local cemeteries: Quicks Bend, 9 a.m.; Standing Stone, 10 a.m.; Camptown at 11 a.m. More...

Meshoppen Man Killed in Crash

Joel McMicken, 35, of Meshoppen was killed in a onecar crash on Monday, May 19 at about 3:30 a.m., just two blocks from his home on Williams Road, according to Meshoppen Police Chief John Krieg.  Krieg said McMicken was westbound and lost contro More...

Police Clamping Down on Seat Belt Violators

PennDOT, Pennsylvania state and local police are partnering for a nationwide “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement campaign, which started May 19 and runs through June 8.  More...

Special Sections

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  Raymond E., Sr. and Alyssa L. Picard to Dale R. and Judy L. Haubrich in Overton Township for $66,000 on May 5.  More...

Bradford County District Attorney Report

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

Lifestyles

Terrytown

A slow voting day, but trust you participated.  Good to hear the sounds of motors tilling the ground. Busy farmers and gardeners looking for a good season. Grass growing and fields of alfalfa doing well with the recent rains.  More...

Evergreen

Lena and Bob Carichner from Hughesville took Martine Kipp for Mother’s Day dinner at Alley Bell’s Restaurant in Dushore. Martine will be celebrating a birthday on May 23. More...

Wyalusing

Kay Johnson spoke to Bob Caswell and he wants everyone to know he is doing well. More...

Dining and Entertainment

NEPA Bluegrass Festival Set for May 29-June 1

This year’s NEPA Bluegrass Festival, set for Thursday to Sunday, May 29 to June 1, will continue to honor the traditions of bluegrass music while making room for musicians who experiment and offer alternate interpretations of the classic Americ More...

NRCS Annual Auction and Yard Sale Slated for June 7

The North Rome Christian School’s (NRCS) 13th annual auction and yard sale will be held on Saturday, June 7 at the Five Star Building in Wysox, between Rt. 6 and Rt. 187. The day’s activities begin at 7 a.m. with a large yard sale on Rt. More...

Annual Car Show to be Held at Sullivan County Fairgrounds

As part of Sullivan County’s Relay For Life activities the Pantry Pride Relay Team is holding their fifth annual Antique and Classic Car Show. Trucks and motorcycles are welcomed to participate. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

A salute to all who have given their lives to defend our nation and its freedoms.  More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In John’s gospel 14:1-12, the apostles were slow in seeing Jesus nothing more than a man—a great man, a man with power from God, but still a man. That He was the Messiah, they were convinced, but their idea of the Messiah was wrong. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

In our very rapid read through of our Bible we are now in the book of Judges. More...

Education

Five Complete Wyalusing Library Story Hour

Congratulations to our five graduates last Friday, Jesse Lamb, Parker Cunningham, Camryn Gesford, Addison Van- Derpool and Abbie Tuttle. More...

Liberty Power Plant Will Supply Electricity to A Million Homes

Video highlights of Governor Corbett’s speech on our website www.rocketcourier.com Governor Tom Corbett summed up his speech in a few short words during the groundbreaking ceremony for the Liberty power plant in Asylum Township on Thursday, May More...

Wyalusing Area School District Voters Turn Down Tax Increase

Primary Election Results Unofficially Tallied

The Wyalusing Area School District will be forced to make do with the three music teachers already on staff, as voters rejected a property tax increase to fund another position during the Primary Election on Tuesday.  More...

Stewart’s Next Bluegrass Gig Comes with a ‘Hitch’

Former Sugar Run resident Danny Stewart, Jr. has been playing bluegrass music since he was eight and has worked hard to earn success as a professional musician. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Cornelia Irene Krispin - 2017-10-19
Miriam Bartlett - 2017-10-12
Milton Morse, Jr. - 2017-10-12

Local News

Commissioners Address Prison, Probation Issues

Susquehanna County

The Susquehanna County Commissioners packed three meetings into one at their regular May 14 meeting in the courthouse. More...

Historical Society Offers Free Glimpse into Wyoming County’s Past

The Wyoming County Historical Society hosted an open house on Sunday, displaying some of its newly-acquired items and historic documents that truly provided guests with a time capsule from the county’s past.  More...

Laceyville’s Oldest House to Showcase Vintage Wedding Gowns

The Oldest House in Laceyville is pleased to offer a special Bridal Exhibit during the month of June, showcasing bridal gowns from 1853 through 1909. More...

Opinion

Don’t Touch That Baby Deer

Guest Commentary

It seems that spring is finally here and you know what that means: babies.  Babies of all shapes and sizes. Fawns usually cause the most consternation among the public. They are cute, visible and seemingly abandoned and helpless.  More...

Snapshots

Full Story

A Grandfather Explains Bygone Technology

The past 25 years have probably seen more changes in technology than any other span of that length in history. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Diary entry April 14, 2014, “The catkins on the male aspen tree seemed to have appeared overnight.” After a long and cold winter, one welcome sign of spring is the emergence of the male aspen tree’s catkins (flowers). More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Josh VanDeMark. We had 19 calls and not one person guessed his eyes.  * * *  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 June 8, 1964 issue.  Ellis Robert Brotzman, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Sports

Morgan Dashes for Gold

2014 District Four Track and Field Championships

Morgan Sutton raced herself into the PIAA track and field championships with a victory in the girls’ Class AA 400 dash at the District Four meet in Athens on May 17.  The Wyalusing Valley junior broke out to a huge lead in her timed heat o More...

Medal Hunt Moves to PIAA Meet

Sixteen area athletes will be seeking medals at the PIAA track and field championships in Shippensburg this weekend.  More...

Runners Unite To Fight Cancer

White, Foster Win 5K Race

Almost everyone knows someone who has been affected by cancer.  On a cool, damp Sunday morning, over 40 runners and walkers gathered at the Wyoming County Fairground to support the fight against the disease in the Crush Cancer 5K.  More...

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