August 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Handcrafted Awning Added To Main Street Landmark

One of Region’s Most Unique Buildings

An attractive hand-crafted awning, designed and constructed by Laceyville’s Randy Brigham, was added to the front of the Wyalusing Area School District’s Administration Office on Main Street Tuesday morning.  More...

Area Agency on Aging in Need of Regional Volunteers

Scientific studies in recent years have shown that volunteering regularly can be beneficial by diminishing depression and even prolong one’s life. 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

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   There are no Deed Transfers or Marriage Licenses this week.  SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Kurt Fuxjager to Charles and Christine M. Rosecrans, property in Liberty Township on Aug. 3.  More...

Columns

Celebration Time

This week marks the 35th consecutive time that I’ve personally been involved with this newspaper’s coverage of the annual Wyalusing Firemen’s Celebration, an event that dates back to the 1950s.  More...

Internet Language Takes on a Life of Its Own

It takes centuries for a language to develop, but there is one that is flourishing at a pace that puts them all to shame. Most of it has emerged since Dec. 12, 1991, with the appearance of the first web page on the internet. More...

Reflections of Nature

On July 1, 2015, Deborah Stackhouse of Hughesville wrote in a letter that a friend of hers, who lives in Picture Rocks, found a decapitated rabbit inside her fenced-in-yard. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events

BARBECUES  Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 11 a.m. until ? at the Lawton Auxiliary Hall, SR 267 South. Halves, $6; dinners, $9 (includes chicken, three sides, muffin, dessert; drinks are extra). Eat in or take out. More...

Sports

Stream Program Holds Training

Following increased shale gas development and concerns over potential impacts on water quality, Trout Unlimited’s (TU) Coldwater Conservation Corps is looking for volunteers to monitor streams in their area.  More...

Jackson Claims Modified Victory

Wyalusing teenager Cody Jackson collected his first Modified victory, winning his heat at Chemung Speedrome on Saturday, Aug. More...

Founders’ Day Races Return

After a one-year hiatus because of a major road project in the borough, the Dushore Founders’ Day races returned Saturday, Aug. More...

Breaking News - 8/13/2015 12:35 PM

More Parade Photos

Subscribers to the Rocket-Courier's online edition can view an additional 29 photos from last night's Wyalusing Firemen's Parade in a new photo gallery. More...

Here Comes The Parade

  A color guard manned by members of Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 leads last night’s firemen’s parade through downtown Wyalusing. More...

Legion Post 534 Inducts New ‘Best Friend’ and Fellow Veteran

The highest-ranking military veteran in the room wasn’t who you would expect during the regular meeting of Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 on Sunday, Aug. 9. As a matter of fact, she wasn’t even human.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Keith Gerhard, Jr. - 2017-09-21
Joyce Melan - 2017-09-21
Jeffrey Decker - 2017-09-21
Beverly Marlatt - 2017-09-21
Eva Wilbur - 2017-09-21
Jeffrey T. Decker - 2017-09-21

Local News

Laceyville Landmark Business Marking 50th Anniversary

–Two Area Businesses Celebrate 50 Years–

Time was when most communities were home to a family-owned gas station that often included a convenience store offering essential grocery items, clothing, tools and treats like candy, soda and ice cream. More...

Leljedal’s Hardware Commemorates Half-Century in Operation

Having spent decades in the family business, starting out as just a young lad working for his parents and later taking over Leljedal’s Hardware in the 1970s, there are few people who walk through the door Ben Leljedal can’t greet on a fir More...

Route 6 Resurfacing Project in Bradford County Begins Next Week

A microsurfacing project on Route 6 in Bradford County will begin next week.  The project includes microsurfacing, installation of rumble strips and placement of pavement markings.  Work takes place on three sections of Route 6, which inclu More...

Lifestyles

The 36th Annual Montrose Blueberry Festival

Photos by Sandra Raub Blake Pellerin, 4, and brother, Jayden, 6, sons of Meghan Pellerin, were supervised by grandfather Gene Kirk while enjoying some sweet treats at the 36th Annual Montrose Blueber More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The scriptures last Sunday were from II Corinthians 12:2-10 and Mark 6:1-13. The emphasis was on the letter Paul wrote to the people of Corinth. More...

Tunkhannock Couple United in Marriage

On Saturday, July 18, 2015, Whittney Dru Lacelle and Michael Francis Lynch of Tunkhannock, PA, were joined together as husband and wife in an outdoor ceremony held lakeside at Sampson State Park, Romulus, NY.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Penn State Gardeners Hold Free ‘Taste of the Garden’

Bradford County Master Gardeners extend an invitation to attend their annual ‘Taste of the Garden’ at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday evening, Aug. 18 at the Community Garden located on 4th Street and College Avenue, Towanda. More...

Ladies’ Day to Shop Returns Aug. 23

Ladies’ Day to Shop is returning to Wyalusing on Sunday, Aug. 23 from noon to 3 p.m. at 20 Main Street in Wyalusing. More...

Museum to Host History Author

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a program titled “Visions of Teaoga: Insights Into the Region’s Indian- Settler History,” scheduled for Friday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...

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