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Four of Five Council Seats Up for Grabs Next Year

It was an off-the-cuff comment by Wyalusing Borough Council President George Anderson near the end of Tuesday night’s monthly meeting that pointed to an unusual situation that will develop in the borough next year when four of five council seat More...

Visitors’ Bureau Head: ‘Don’t Send Room Tax to Commissioners’

The tug of war between the Bradford County Commissioners and the Endless Mountains Visitors’ Bureau (EMVB) over the room tax revenue continued Tuesday night during the Wyalusing Township Supervisors’ meeting.  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- 46 More...

Crime and Courts

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Towanda More...

BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons were recently sentenced, entered guilty pleas or placed in the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:  Sentencings  More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  James Bradley Minick, aka James B. Minick, and Kristi Gibbs to Wade Allen and Melissa S. Abbott in Athens Township for $215,000 on Aug. 20.  More...

Letters

Long-Awaited Arrival

Dear Editor:  The March 13, 2014 edition of the Rocket-Courier arrived in my mailbox today, Aug. 25, safely completing its 150-mile journey in just 166 days. More...

Timber Rattlesnakes

Dear Editor:  The rattlesnake “Rhumba” picture on the cover of this week’s Rocket-Courier was a fantastic photo showing a scene that few folks will ever get to see firsthand (I’m certain Ray Brigham would attest to what a More...

Lifestyles

Dimock

We were all saddened to hear of the sudden death of our dear neighbor, Bob Hess. His funeral was held on Tuesday at the Bartron Myers Funeral Home. Daughters Mary and Linda and their families joined Bob, Jr. at home. More...

Nimble

Derek Rogers, son of Jack and Shannon Rogers, of Springville showed his pigs at the Harford Fair for the first time and proudly placed second with them. His grandparents are Jim and Eloise Rogers here on Nimble Hill.  More...

Forkston

Hope everyone enjoyed the Kiwanis Wyoming County Fair and that you had a good Labor Day weekend. It’s back to school for Tunkhannock Area students so please use extra caution when you see those school buses.  More...

Sports

Rams Romp in Opener

Two Records Fall in 63-6 Home Victory over Sayre

After a sluggish start, Wyalusing Valley steamrolled Sayre en route to a recordbreaking 63-6 victory at Peterson Stadium on Aug. 29.  More...

Saying Goodbye

The Northern Tier League sports community suffered a double loss this past week.  Besides the tragic events surrounding the disappearance and death of Wyalusing Valley High School track and cross country runner Zamien Benditt Parkes, many NTL fa More...

Lady Rams Off to Slow Start

Wyalusing Valley’s girls’ soccer team dropped its season opener, 9-0, to Midd-West at home on Aug. More...

Body of Benditt-Parkes Positively Identified

The Bradford County Coroner’s Office has positively identified the body of Zamien Benditt-Parkes, 17, who was found in a heavily wooded area along Tubach Pond Road on Saturday, Aug. 30.  More...

World War II Veteran Honored for Service

It was a special surprise award that was expected to be presented by PA Governor Tom Corbett and others to World War II veteran Tom Colella last month at Representative Tina Pickett’s annual summer gathering.  More...

Laceyville Borough Eyeing Part-Time Cop

While Laceyville Borough Council members have expressed concern about the debt incurred by the police force, they are considering the addition of a part-time police officer.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Larry Wayne Snyder - 2017-03-23
Timothy C. Ackley - 2017-03-23

Local News

County Commissioners Acknowledge New Hires

As part of the regular Aug. More...

Meet the Kiwanis Wyoming County Fair Court

The Kiwanis Wyoming County Fair Queen Pageant was held on Friday evening, Aug. More...

Local Riders Ready for 2014 Monroeton Rodeo

The Monroeton Rodeo is having another go-round this weekend to support the volunteer firefighters of the Monroe Hose Company, and local riders couldn’t be more thrilled to partake once again.  This Sunday, Sept. More...

Opinion

Terrorist Butchers: Kill Them, Don’t Pay Them

Turn on your TV and you’ll likely hear someone talking about how the U.S. More...

Observations on Aging from a Young Elder

Now that I’m married to an elderly woman, I suppose I have to stop thinking of myself as a middle-aged man. After all, three decades may be the limit for middle age.  More...

SNAPSHOTS

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

Diary entry Aug.  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Kim Williams. Nobody guessed her eyes.  * * *  More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.

Tennis at the Rocks   More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

The message on this past Sunday came from I Samuel 15; it reminded us to look at what we value and asked us to consider where our hearts are. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last Sunday’s scripture reading (Matthew 16:21-28) picked up where we left off the week before. Peter had confessed that Jesus was the Messiah and his Lord and Savior. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In the gospel of Matthew 16:21-27, Christ in the foretelling of His sufferings and death intended to prepare His disciples and other followers for what He knew would be for them a severe crisis of faith. More...

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