July 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Contamination Reported in Wilmot Twp. Water Wells

Chesapeake Energy and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are trying to figure out what has caused discoloration to the water in a number of residential wells in Wilmot Township. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dawson Mosier - 2014-07-24
Marian Watson - 2014-07-24
Anna Mae Wurzler - 2014-07-24
Whitney Rockwell - 2014-07-24
Anna Mae Wurzler - 2014-07-17
Dawson Mosier - 2014-07-17

Local News

Laceyville’s Community Day Set for Saturday, July 12

There’s a full slate of events set to take place at the 18th annual Laceyville Community Day, which gets underway on Saturday, July 12 starting at 1 p.m. on Main Street. More...

PennDOT Announces Susquehanna Projects

Officials Stress Safety at Meeting

A media event conducted at their Susquehanna County (Maintenance District 4-5) location on June 26 by officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) had a two-fold purpose, said James May, Community Relations Coordinator. More...

Commissioners Approve Hires, Salaries, Purchases

Susquehanna Hires Community Corrections Officer

The Susquehanna County Commissioners opened their June 26 meeting with the convening of a meeting of the Salary Board to create one new position and approve increases for others. More...

Opinion

Things You Could Sell From a Police Cruiser

Since it’s apparently okay that Laceyville Police Officer Matt Chamberlain allegedly sold or attempted to sell an AK-47 rifle that was in the trunk of Laceyville’s police cruiser while he was on duty in Wyalusing last month, I’ve go More...

If Malls Fade Out, Will We Come Home Again?

When I worked for another newspaper in another place years back, they had this weird policy. We were not to mention shopping malls in our news stories and columns. I was to blame for that edict, I suppose. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

From the beginning of time, the battle has endured and still rages on in every forest, meadow and planted field. It is a war with no truce, a war between plants and the predators that feed upon them. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to the Rocket-Courier’s newest employee Sarah Couch, who joined us recently in the layout and design department. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: My mom’s always saying that “men are like horoscopes” but she won’t tell me why. Can you? More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

Hebrews 11: 1-16 was the text that Elder Tiffani Warner based her message for worship service on June 29. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

For the past several weeks through our scriptures, Jesus has been preparing His disciples and us to go out into the world to spread the word of God. Last Sunday’s scripture was all about “welcoming,” and who welcomes who. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Veneration of the two great Apostles, Peter and Paul, has its roots in the very foundations of the church. They are the solid rock on which the church is built. They are the origin of her faith and will forever remain her protectors and her guides. More...

Education

St. Agnes Students Race for Education

St. Agnes School held its annual Race for Education at the Towanda School District track. All students, including those in Pre-K, ran and/or walked (or skipped) for one hour to raise funds for the school. More...

Penn State Dean’s List Announced

Students in the Rocket-Courier coverage area that appeared on the Spring Dean’s List at Penn State University are: More...

Cobb Named To Juniata Dean’s List

Juniata College has named 398 students to the Dean’s List for the 2014 Spring semester. Ashlynn Nicole Cobb of Montrose, daughter of Brian E. Cobb and Kristine M. More...

Scouts and Leaders Reunite 50 Years Later

They were at that precarious stage of life when boys embark on the transformative journey toward becoming men. More...

Area Communities Hosting Fourth of July Celebrations

Former Rocket-Courier and Daily Review Editor Wes Skillings will be the keynote speaker following the Independence Day Parade in Towanda on Saturday, July 5. The theme of the parade will pay tribute to POWs. 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 Angela Carl to Angela Carl in Sayre Borough, Fourth Ward for $1 on June 11. Doris W. Spencer to Doris W. and Tommy Joe Spencer in Herrick Township for $1 on June 11. More...

Bradford County DA Report

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently entered pleas of guilty and were sentenced in Bradford County Magisterial District Courts: Guilty Pleas More...

Lifestyles

Evergreen

Happy birthday to Judy Epler on July 7. Bill and Mary Wells, Florence and Henry Campbell attended the senior citizens picnic in Troy last Thursday. More...

Beaver Meadows

Daniel McGee of Lawton spent Tuesday with PopPop and MomMom McGee. Thursday, Dan accompanied them to Vestal and they had lunch at Friendly’s in Johnson City. More...

Wyalusing

Wyalusing’s Community Vacation Bible School will be from July 7th through the 11th starting at the Presbyterian Church this year. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Big & Rich, Cowboy Troy, and The Lost Trailers Coming to Troy Fair

Big & Rich, Cowboy Troy and The Lost Trailers will be in concert at the Troy Fair on Wednesday, July 23 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Troy Fair office, online at www.troyfair.com and by phone 570-297-4828 More...

Explore Science and Nature at the Library

Opportunities for science exploration will be available at the Bradford County Library Summer Reading Program on Wednesdays through July. More...

Bradford County Youth Field Day to Be Held August 23

On Saturday, Aug. 23, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mt. Pisgah State Park will host the 20th annual Bradford County Youth Field Day. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Barbecues New Albany VFW Post #384 will hold its Annual Turtle Race and Chicken Barbecue on Sunday, July 6. Chicken barbecue at noon, turtle registration starts at 11 a.m. for kids 12 and under, race at 1 p.m. Benefits More...

Sports

Legion Blanks Towanda

Wyalusing Post 534 Drops Twinbill to Athens; Playoffs Begin Today

Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 picked up its second win of the season in a 2-0 win over Towanda at Wysox on June 26. More...

Zacharias Wins at Chemung

Jimmy Zacharias won the Modified feature at Chemung (NY) Speedrome on June 27. Connor Sellars was second, followed by Zack Curren. Terry Potrzbowski took the Super Stock checkers ahead of Jeff Goodwin and Nick Shaw. More...

Racing Helps Fill Summer

As luck would have it this summer for the first time in more years than I want to count, I’ve been a non-working fan at a sporting venue. More...

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