May 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Michaels Named Relay For Life Honorary Chair

Her Lymphoma now in Remission

Tears of joy were not something Sara Michaels had experienced in a long time, but one word, “remission”—a word she had prayed to hear for months— had finally been exultantly spoken by her doctor after her arduous battle with c More...

Fellow Commissioners Praise Smith for Campaign

Bid for Democratic Lt. Governor Nomination Brought Attention to Bradford County

Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko started off Thursday’s commissioners’ meeting commending Mark Smith on his recent campaign for Lieutenant Governor and welcomed him back to the commissioners’ office full-time. 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  Brenda J. Pennison, fka Brenda J. Johnson, to Brenda J. and Joseph D. Pennison in Athens Borough, Second Ward for $1 on May 8.  More...

Opinion

D-Day Plus 70 Years

Next Friday, June 6 will mark the 70th anniversary of the 1944 battle that paved the way for the end of World War II and shaped the world as we know it today. More...

Memorial Day Inspires Message of Forgiveness

The healing power of forgiveness is very real. That includes forgiving yourself, but it also means letting go of those pesky resentments that keep you from looking back at your life and appreciating all its fullness and flaws. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Hunting turkeys, especially in the spring, can be quite challenging. Through the years, I have called gobblers in to my location but not close enough for me to see the birds. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Charles Fedak. Some of his neighbors were lucky ticket winners, including Martha Yanavaitch, Sharon Posten and Robert O’Brien.  * * *  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: What’s your opinion of same-sex marriages? —CURIOUS IN CAMPTOWN DEAR CUR: I don’t understand what the big deal is. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God,” (Acts 20:24). More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

A week ago, our Scripture was about God the Father and God the Son, the first two parts of the Trinity. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

The short book of Ruth is a love story and it takes place during the period of the Judges. It stands in sharp contrast to the killings of the people moving into the promised land, with a general famine facing them in the land of Bethlehem-Judah. More...

Education

Mansfield University to Celebrate Alumni Weekend June 13 and 14

Alumni, family and friends return to Mansfield University for Alumni Weekend 2014 on June 13 and 14.  The weekend will give alumni the chance to renew acquaintances, make new ones, tour campus and take part in a variety of other activities.  More...

WVES Recognizes Honor Students with Ceremony

A record number of fourth, fifth and sixth graders were acknowledged for their academic achievements on Thursday, May 22, during an Honors Program ceremony at the Wyalusing Elementary School.  More...

Elk Lake Student Wins National French Contest

On Monday, May 12, Rebecca Warholic, a sophomore at Elk Lake High School, attended the annual American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) dinner at King’s College. More...

Black Walnut Legion Pays Tribute

The Wyalusing Valley High School Band played patriotic tunes as a crowd assembled outside American Legion Post 510 in Black Walnut awaiting the start of Monday morning’s Memorial Day program. More...

Wyalusing Salutes Its Fallen Heroes

Over 100 people converged at the Wyalusing Cemetery on Monday for a Memorial Day ceremony that was blessed with nothing short of gorgeous weather.  More...

GPS Error Sends Driver Into River at Homets Ferry

This story originally appeared on our website on Thursday, May 22. Sign up for free email alerts of breaking news at www.rocket courier.com.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Beverly A. Marlatt - 2017-09-21
Betty Salsman - 2017-09-14
Isabel Coolbaugh - 2017-09-14
Margaret Ross - 2017-09-14

Local News

Moore’s Auto Donates to LIFE Center

The Friends of Fitness Committee is pleased to announce that Moore’s Auto, Inc. has joined in the support of the LIFE Center campaign with a $1,000 contribution.  More...

Foundation Awards $14,500 in Grants

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) recently awarded 21 teachers at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary and High Schools with $14,500 from their Teacher Venture Grant Program. More...

Local Author Speaks at Library

Local writer and recording artist, Donna W. Hill, of Meshoppen, spoke to a small group at the Wyalusing Public Library about her first novel, The Heart of Applebutter Hill, last Wednesday evening.   More...

Letters

Air Quality Plan Available to Public

Dear Editor:  The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PA DEP) Bureau of Air Quality recently released their proposed Annual Ambient Air Monitoring Network Plan (AAMNP) 2014-2015, which is now available for public comment More...

Lifestyles

Forkston

In honor of her birthday and Mother’s Day, Ginny Miner was treated to brunch at the Beaumont Inn, by daughters, Laura Balogh, Deb Shurtleff and son, Daniel, and Brenda Brewer and daughter, Makiah. More...

Evergreen

AARP Safe Driver’s Course is now called Smart Driver’s Class. A four-hour refresher class at New Era United Methodist Church on June 4 from 10 a.m. and ends around 2:30 p.m. Lunch will be available. More...

Dimock

Tifffany and Matt Neenan welcomed the arrival of their third child, Chase, born on May 19. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Get Outdoors Events Planned at Larnard-Hornbrook Park

Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) is the local sponsor of a state-wide initiative geared to getting people outdoors to enjoy all that nature has to offer.  More...

Dietrich Radio Players Perform Old Favorites

All are in for an amusing trip down memory lane on Tuesday, June 3 at 7 p.m.  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Bake Sales  Bake Sale, Saturday, May 31, 9 a.m. until ? at Connie’s Market, Rt. 6, Wyalusing, sponsored by “Rowdy Ross’s” Relay for Life team to benefit American Cancer Society.  Benefits   More...

Sports

Watkins Spears State Medal

Elk Lake Senior Sixth in Javelin

Better late than never.  As javelin throwers go, Elk Lake senior Taylor Watkins came to the event later in her career than most.  But on Saturday, May 24, Watkins was standing on the podium at the PIAA championships to collect a sixth-place More...

Five NTL Thinclads Collect PIAA Hardware

Five Northern Tier League athletes returned with medals from the PIAA track and field championships in Shippensburg last weekend.  Highlighting the NTL’s efforts were Sayre’s Nick Sweet and Towanda’s Simon Smith, who finished f More...

Sutton Sets Sights on ‘Ship’ Return

Morgan Sutton fell short of a PIAA track and field medal on her first visit as a competitor at the championship meet in Shippensburg on May 23.  But the Wyalusing Valley junior sprinter wasn’t deterred after she failed to qualify for the More...

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