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County Joining Lawsuit Against Gas Companies?

With no end in sight regarding the ongoing issue of postproduction costs being charged by some of the natural gas companies, the Bradford County Commissioners may be taking some legal action.  More...

Wyalusing Relay for Life Reaches $65,000 Goal

Starting off the day with just over $44,000, the Wyalusing Relay for Life committee had a relatively long way to go in meeting its $65,000 fundraising goal; but through widespread generosity, the commitment of all those involved and a profound desire 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

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

Courthouse Notes

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Margaret J. Potucek to Richard F. and Brenda L. Haley, two parcels in Sayre Borough, Fourth Ward for $150,000 on June 1.  More...

—BRADFORD COUNTY SENTENCINGS & PLEAS—

The Bradford County District Attorney, Daniel J. Barrett, reports 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...

Seniors

Towanda Senior Citizens Meet

On Thursday, June 4, the Towanda Senior Citizens met with Tom House filling in for President Bob Whipple. He greeted 38 members and guests George Lee and John Johnson. They are members of the Jericho Singers. More...

Medical Director Named At Bradford County Manor

Bradford County Manor would like to welcome Dr. Kari Wood as their new Medical Director. Although Wood has been with Bradford County Manor providing services to the residents, they are excited to have her in the role of Medical Director.  More...

Monroeton Resident Earns Top Honors as Outstanding Medicare Specialist

A Medicare coverage professional from Monroeton recently received a pair of prestigious awards from the Harrisburgbased URL Insurance Group at its annual Leaders Convention. More...

Dining and Entertainment

BCRAC Announces Phase I of Sayre Theatre’s Capital Campaign

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) will soon launch a capital campaign to raise funds for improvements to Sayre Theatre. More...

Summer Fest Coming to Dietrich

Save the date. More...

Irving Berlin’s Songs and Legacy Coming to the Dietrich Theater

If you do not know the name Irving Berlin, you surely know many of his songs, including “God Bless America,” “White Christmas,” “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” and many more. On Sunday, June 28 at 3 p.m. More...

Sports

Here Comes the Team

It looked like the Penn State football team had come to Wyalusing’s Church Street Wednesday morning but the moving van pictured above was actually delivering the belongings of Wyalusing’s More...

Multi-Talented Martin Excelled

One of the biggest surprises of Wyalusing Valley’s Sports Awards Night came when Athletic Director Brent Trowbridge presented the Northern Tier League AD’s Female Athlete of the Year Award to Paighton Martin.  “I’ve never More...

Wyalusing Legion Rallies To Defeat Towanda, 10-9

Splits Twinbill with Troy; Bennett Tosses Shutout

An error off the bat of Riley God plated the game-winning run as Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 defeated Towanda Legion 42, 10-9, at Wyalusing on June 11.  Trailing 9-8 entering the bottom of the seventh, Wyalusing tied the score when Brian More...

Breaking News - 6/23/2015 6:23 AM

Potentially Severe Weather Headed Our Way  Free Access 

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Weather Watch for Bradford, Sullivan, Wyoming Susquehanna and other nearby counties until 11 a.m. More...

New Bill Will Protect Gas Royalty Owners

On June 23, 2015, Rep. More...

Wyalusing School Board Reluctantly Passes Budget with Tax Hikes

Members of the Wyalusing Area School Board “reluctantly” approved a $22,339,806 budget for the 2015-16 school year Monday night.  It’s been yet another grueling year of cuts, negotiations and bargains to get to a final budget.& More...

Photo

Rhonda Lee Folsom, right, received an award from Chester Mummau, recognizing her Outstanding Service for the 2014- 15 school year. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Verne Lott - 2017-12-14
Catherine Gregory - 2017-12-14
Ceejay Smith - 2017-12-14
Charles Keeney - 2017-12-14
Martha Wildrick - 2017-12-14

Local News

Local Women to Visit 11 Countries in 11 Months

Two local women are making plans for what promises to be an adventure of a lifetime when they set out over the coming months to serve as missionaries in virtually every corner of the earth.  More...

Dotti-Lou Meats Marks One Year Since Devastating Fire

The feelings of joy and gratefulness Vince and Jerilynn Scavazzo experienced on Friday, June 12 were a complete 180 from the emotions they felt precisely one-year prior, when their beloved business, Dotti-Lou Meats in Stevensville, was burned to its More...

Coroner Releases Full Details about Rt. 6 Crash

Editor’s Note: This story was first published on the our website on Thursday morning, June 11. For email alerts and breaking news, visit www.rocket-courier.com.  More...

Lifestyles

Elk Lake Elementary AR Million Word Club

The following fourth, fifth and sixth grade students have attained over one million words in the accelerated reader program at Elk Lake Elementary School. More...

Elk Lake Elementary Final Honor Roll Announced

Fifth Grade High Honors: Matthew Balli, Angelia Boner, Terrance Brozonis, Martin Cannella, Lily Decker, Jessica Ely, Truman Ely, Krista Jones, Trever Graham, Jacob Gustin, Justice Johnson, Alexia Jones, Kelly Larreynaga, Marissa Manzek, Allison Orr, More...

Engagement Announced

Samantha Sulewski and Philip Kasper announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Janine and Ronald Davis, Jr., Hanover Township.  More...

Columns

Are You Ready For Medical Marijuana?

Think about some of the things that were taboo a dozen or so years ago, but are acceptable today, and you won’t have a hard time believing that medical marijuana may soon become the norm across the nation.  And after that, how long will it More...

Confessions of a Neglected Child of the Sixties

I never really thought of myself as a child of neglect, but I would have been by today’s standards. More...

Wondering Why Farmers Were Left Out

Why was 30 percent of Federal Order No. 1 milk left out of the Northeast hearing?  For several weeks, many dairy farmers have been calling me to find out if they were Federal Order No. 1 producers. 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 5. Chicken barbecue at noon, turtle registration starts at 11 a.m. for kids 12 and under, race at 1 p.m.   More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last week’s Scripture came from Mark 4, verses 26-32, and relates well to our recent graduates and where their journey of faith may take them. Jesus loved to teach by telling parables, and that’s what he does in this scripture. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him,” (Proverbs 23:24). More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

For the graduates of 2015:  Charlie Daniels and I were at the end of the line in our high school graduation in 1944. More...

Education

Dean’s List Named at Mansfield

A total of 440 Mansfield University students have been named to the spring 2015 semester Dean’s List.  The following area students were named to the Dean’s List:  More...

ELK LAKE HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS DAY

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Elk Lake Education Association Honors Banquet Held

The teachers of the Elk Lake Education Association (ELEA) held their 31st Honors Banquet on Wednesday, May 20. More...

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