October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

GWCC Pleased with Fall Fest Turnout

Matt Muench, president of the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) said that he was very happy with this year’s Fall Festival.  And they couldn’t have asked for better weather, that’s for certain.  More...

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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

Timothy Clark, Towanda   More...

Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas

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

COURTHOUSE NOTES

SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY   Deed Transfers  David and Tammy Hunsinger to Deanna Fauver, property in Rush Township on Oct. 3.  More...

Letters

Rural Road Safety Important All Year Long

Dear Editor:  The Bradford-Sullivan County Farm Bureau is celebrating Rural Roads Safety by encouraging county residents to travel safely on the roads this fall.  More...

Let Coaches Coach

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Misunderstandings Of the Producer Protection Plan

Editor:  Finally, thousands of dairy farmers in the United States are realizing many of the shortcomings of the new margin insurance program (called the Producer Protection Plan) that is being strongly supported by different so-called experts al More...

Lifestyles

Nimble

Wally, Cindy and Randi Farr attended Hailey’s junior high soccer game in Wilkes-Barre on Monday evening. Then on Friday evening Wally and Randi attended her game in Tunkhannock.  More...

Terrytown

It was an interesting weekend of football for our Rams’ teams. Saturday, a beautiful day, the little Rams took on Canton. This coming Saturday they will be playing their last game at Towanda. Our community has families involved.  More...

Beaver Meadows

Saturday, Karen Bond and Marie Trible visited Alan and Laurie and their houseguests, their daughter-in-law, Nina Trible, their granddaughter, Sicilia and Nina’s mom, Dora Stuchlak of Wareham, MA at the Trible home in Auburn Center. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

While sitting on the front porch, I looked up and saw two squirrels (one behind the other) crossing the street on an electric wire. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Wyalusing Valley High School senior Pam Kelley. Once again, we didn’t have any correct guesses.  * * *  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: My husband knows nothing about home repairs, but he’s decided that he’s going to remodel our bathroom, including installing tile, a new vanity and walk-in shower. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In Matthew 22 how foolish the Pharisees were in not listening to our Lord’s warnings. He gave them every opportunity to turn away from the false path, which their pride had chosen for them. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Slavery of any kind is never a picnic in the woods, and the Hebrews who were taken from their homes and towns now were to spend 70 years serving the Babylonians. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The scripture for last Sunday came from Matthew 22:1-14 and is a parable that tells of a wedding. In actuality, as it tells us in the first verse, Jesus is talking about the kingdom of heaven. More...

Education

Elk Lake High Students of Month Named

Elk Lake High School Principal Brian Mallery has announced the September 2014 Students of the Month for grades seven through twelve. More...

Buchman Out as Head Football Coach

Cargill Assessment Appeal Heads to Trial

Effective as of Monday night’s Wyalusing Area School Board meeting, James Buchman is no longer the head football coach at Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS). More...

Yaw Announces $3.8M For Housing Projects

Includes $460K for Wyalusing Meadows

State Senator Gene Yaw lauded the recent announcement by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) that $3.8 million in Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) funding will be directed back to his Senate Distric More...

Disabled Marine Establishes Transitional Housing for Vets

While attending culinary school in his hometown Baltimore, MD, during the late 80s, Mike Dreisch recollects walking down a particular street and seeing a number of homeless people, many of which were military veterans.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Local News

Nirvana Salon Adds Style to Owner’s Hometown

Tired of seeing empty storefronts and the demise of longstanding businesses throughout her hometown of Meshoppen, Beth Borel decided to make an attempt at enhancing the local economy by opening a business of her own.  More...

Commissioners Approve Purchase of Vehicles

At their regular Oct. 8 meeting, the Susquehanna County Commissioners had only one major piece of business to conduct, in addition to their regular bi-weekly approval of cash disbursements and seminar approvals.  More...

Maple Tour Visits Ken Arey’s Wyalusing Township Facility

The final stop of the Endless Mountains Maple Syrup Producers Association’s two-day tour was at Ken Arey’s maple syrup operation in Wyalusing Township, where tour members got a look at Arey’s facility. More...

Opinion

Rocking Through the Ages

When it comes to my favorite music, I live in the past with classic rock. Guess that makes me a classic guy and not an oldie.  Give me a band up there having a good time, enjoying the moment. Did I mention tuneful? More...

Choose Facebook Friends Wisely

Steve Reinhart’s letter to the editor in this week’s Rocket-Courier raises some interesting points about the controversy surrounding WVHS head football coach James Buchman’s recent resignation and the way Facebook posts, many of whi More...

Snapshot

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Seniors

Tips on How Senior Donors can Avoid Scams

Con artists masquerading as charities can victimize anyone, but seniors are especially vulnerable to such criminals. More...

Senior Fitness Classes Being Offered at the Bradford County YMCA

If you are 60 or older and want to feel refreshed, join the fun on Wednesdays from Nov. 5 to Dec. 10 at the Bradford County YMCA, 9 College Avenue Towanda. More...

Residents Enjoy Celebration at Personal Care Home

Students from the Work and Academic Transition Program through Serve, Inc. More...

Sports

Kinney Takes Helm after Tumultuous Weekend

Replaces Beleaguered Buchman As Wyalusing Football Coach

Frank Kinney was standing on a rain-swept sideline at Athens when he became the eighth head coach in Wyalusing Valley football history.  Kinney, who has worked with the junior varsity squad during games all season, was named head coach when the More...

Rams Stunned by ’Cats

Jennings Sets WVHS Career Rushing Mark in Loss

The old adage that speed kills proved true for the Wyalusing Valley football team in a 34-28 home defeat to Athens on Oct. More...

Lady Rams Win Three In-a-Row

Kasey DeVoir Nets 50th Goal

A three-match winning streak and Kasey DeVoir’s 50th career goal highlighted the best week of the season for the Wyalusing Valley girls’ soccer team.  The Lady Rams posted victories over Williamson, Northeast Bradford and North Penn- More...

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