December 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Patton Resigns from Laceyville Council

Former Laceyville Mayor and current borough councilmember Ken Patton handed in a letter of resignation Tuesday evening near the end of council’s December meeting.  More...

Township in Good Shape for 2015 Budget

Wyalusing Township is looking at an approximate budget excess of $59,390 for 2015.  The proposed 2015 budget for the township is $797,390, with proposed expenses of $738,000.  There are three components to the annual budget, general fund mo 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...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Jason M. and Joanne J. Stanton to 2 K’s Properties North, two parcels in Wyalusing Township for $80,000 on Nov. 17.  More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett announced that the following persons recently pleaded guilty, were sentenced or accepted into the ARD Program in Bradford County Magisterial District Courts:  GUILTY PLEAS  More...

Letters

Purchase the 'Red Cap' Milk

Editor:  Out of the mouth of a fiveyear old boy from Carbondale, PA, came the supportive words we have longed to hear.  More...

Rekindling an Old Musical Flame

Dear Editor:  More...

Lifestyles

Jenningsville

I was surprised on Monday morning to see that the snow that had been covering the ground had disappeared.  More...

Terrytown

A hunter’s dream—mild weather and tracking snow. Monday a very exceptional day. Trust it was a successful day for you all.  More...

Beaver Meadows

Monday, Jane McGee and Marie Trible visited with Marcella Whitney in Scranton and they all had lunch at the Old Country Buffet in Dickson City.  Karen Bond spent the Thanksgiving holiday with her cousins, Boyd and Janet Smith at Kunkletown, retu More...

Dining and Entertainment

Wyalusing Adult Band to Hold Winter Concert

The Wyalusing Adult Band will be presenting their 46th annual Winter Concert this Sunday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. in the Kenneth S. Williams Auditorium at the Wyalusing Valley High School. More...

Bradford County Historical Society To Host Annual Book Sale Dec. 7

The annual holiday book sale will be held at the Bradford County Historical Society in Towanda on Sunday, Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events...

Breakfasts  Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Dec. 28, 7 to 11 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, ham, sausage, eggs, coffee, orange juice, real maple syrup and sugar-free syrup. More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last Sunday’s scripture (Mark 13:24-37) is the final warning that we must be alert and vigilant about Jesus’ second coming. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

One of the plus items of old age is a growing interest in history. Any history, and by this time in life you are part of it. This drives you on to learn more.  More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe,” (Heb More...

Education

SCCTC Students of Month Named

Dr. Alice M. Davis, executive director of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC), has announced the SCCTC’s “Students of the Month” for October 2014.  More...

Council Wants Pow Wow With Municipal Authority

IN WYALUSING BOROUGH

At their Monday night meeting, members of the Wyalusing Borough Council agreed to make a rare group appearance at next Tuesday’s (Dec. More...

Commissioners Say DEP Involvement In County Air Monitoring a Positive

Wyoming County Commissioners have not yet made a decision as to whether they will hire Consulting for Health, Air, Nature & a Greener Environment (CHANGE) to perform air quality monitoring and soil assessments throughout the county.  They in More...

Here Comes Santa

Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at Wyalusing’s community Christmas tree lighting ceremony Friday evening aboard the local fire department’s vintage 1939 fire engine, with Fire Chief Adam Dietz at the wheel. More...

Nice Buck Killed in Stevens Twp.

Travis Knapp, left, downed this impressive 12-point buck while on his first Pennsylvania hunt with his son, Joseph, a first-grader at Wyalusing Valley Elementary. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jeane Courville - 2017-07-20
Marjorie Smith - 2017-07-20

Local News

Susquehanna Co. Adopts Immigration Resolution

As part of their regular Nov. 26 meeting, Susquehanna County Commissioners enacted two resolutions on subjects that had been brought to their attention by concerned citizens. More...

Downs Financial Services Merges With Joseph R. Aliciene, Jr. CPA

Kevin T. Downs, Public Accountant of Wyalusing, and Joseph R. Aliciene, Jr., Certified Public Accountant of Joseph R. Aliciene & Co. in Pittston, are happy to announce their new partnership and affiliation.  More...

Major Still Going Strong in MasterChef Jr. Competition

On Oct. 30, the Rocket-Courier published an article announcing that Abby Major was a contestant on Fox TV’s popular MasterChef Junior show and that the opening show would air on Nov. 4. More...

Opinion

Say What? What Do We Really Mean?

Following is a conversation that could easily take place if a language purist were involved:  How do you think the election will turn out Tuesday?  Me? More...

The Irony Of The Ferguson Riots

Listen to the black racist accounts of the situation in the U.S. in the wake of the Ferguson, MO tragedy and you’d think we were still in the pre-Civil War days of slavery.  More...

Seniors

Wyalusing Senior Citizens Hold November Meeting

It was a cold and windy day when the Wyalusing Senior Citizens met at the fire hall on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 11:30 a.m. More...

Columns

FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESK

Wyalusing Area School District

December has arrived and 2015 is just around the corner. As you consider gift purchases, don’t forget to give high interest reading materials to children of all ages. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s Rocket-Courier was dated for Thanksgiving Day and, appropriately, the eyes belonged to the center of attention on many family dinners that day, Mr. Tom Turkey. More...

The Way We Were...

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

Looking Back at ‘The Eddy’   More...

Sports

Rebuilding Rams Seek Improvement

“We’re trying to get better every day so we can compete night in and night out.”  First-year head coach Brent Keyes, tasked with rebuilding a Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball program that struggled to win three games las More...

Lady Rams Count On Experience

Five senior letter winners lead the Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team into the new season.  Keon Copp, Ally DeVoir, Kasey DeVoir, Paighton Martin and Veronica Morrison hope to close out their careers with a Northern Tier League title More...

Behrend Bags a Bear

Skyler Behrend, Wyalusing, slayed this impressive 370-pound bear while at his deer stand near Jenningsville, Windham Township, Wyoming County, at 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 2. More...

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