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Debit Cards Compromised In Susquehanna County

Residents of Susquehanna County and surrounding areas were up in arms over the past weekend when they started receiving calls that their debit cards had been compromised and were locked.  More...

Super Lunar Eclipse Coming Sunday

Get set for a very rare celestial event, weather permitting, on the night of Sunday, Sept. 27 and early morning Sept 28, when what’s known as Super Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse will take place.  More...

Wyalusing Landmark Razed  Free Access 

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The former Friery home along Rt. 6 in Wyalusing Borough was razed Tuesday morning, Sept. 22. It took just minutes for the former community landmark to be reduced to rubble. 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, 570-465 More...

Crime and Courts

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Nancy and John Preston to Nancy and Jordon N. Preston, two parcels in Wyalusing Township for $1 on Sept. 14.  More...

State Police Searching For Retail Theft Suspects

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a retail theft that occurred on Thursday, Sept. 17 between 2:15 and 2:30 a.m., when two white male suspects stole approximately $830 in merchandise from the Walmart in Eaton Township.  More...

Opinion

Free Workshop Offered for Businesses

Are you looking for ways to expand your business or start a new one? More...

Lifestyles

Congratulations Karl Peterson!

Congratulations to Karl “Tiger” Peterson on completing 35 years of service with Cargill. Tiger is the Sales Account Manager. More...

Rising Stars Recognition

LEFT to RIGHT: Keith Eberlin, Tiara Johnson, Megan Funk, Courtney McHenry, Michele Harvey and Andrea Hollister. More...

Cargill Kids

Brynn Woodruff, 2nd Grader at Towanda Elementary School and daughter of Kristie Spencer (H.R.), recently competed in the “Summer Fun Meet” on August 15th at the Endless Mountains Gymnastics Center in Wyalusing, PA. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events

ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW   More...

Sports

PA Game Commission to Host Habitat Tours

Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region Director Daniel Figured announced the Northeast Region will host three State Game Lands Habitat Tours to highlight habitat enhancements, infrastructure improvements and hunting opportunities.  More...

Family Ties

This family portrait of a buck, doe and fawn was taken a few weeks ago along Lacey Street in Laceyville. More...

...And Still Champion

Ross Repeats; Fessler Takes Ironwoman Title

It took eleven years for an individual Ironman to win the North Branch Triathlon.  For Chaz Ross to repeat that feat took just one year.  Ross, who has claimed Ironman honors in the event eight times, was first across the finish line at Wya More...

Breaking News - 9/24/2015 3:16 PM

School Board Responds to Teachers' Union Statement  Free Access 

Following is a press release issued by Wyalusing Area School Distrct Superintendent on behalf of the Board of Directors in reponse to an article appearing in the Sept. More...

Surveillance, Inspections, Bonds Required for High Hazard Dams

DAM OWNERS DESIRE MEETING WITH DEP, PUBLIC OFFICIALS

Author’s Note: This article is part three of a multiple part series as the investigation into this matter is ongoing. The Rocket-Courier will continue to provide details as they develop.  More...

Rabid Fox Attacks Herrick Twp. Woman, Son

SECOND INCIDENT THIS MONTH

A mother and her young son were attacked and chased into their home by what proved to be a rabid gray fox on the evening of Sunday, Sept. More...

Mayor ‘Cocky’ Finds a Surprise on Mailbox

Carlton “Cocky” Repsher, affectionately known as the Mayor of Browntown, received a surprise gift from his wife, Rose, and some of his “constituents” earlier this week. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

George R. Farr, Jr. - 2017-04-27

Local News

Three WVHS Girls Vying for OYW Title

Three Wyalusing Valley students will be among the young ladies vying for the title of Bradford/ Sullivan Counties’ Outstanding Young Woman on Saturday, Sept. More...

Community Cup Apartments Project Completed

A state and local effort to expand and revitalize affordable housing in the Borough of Towanda has become a reality, as the renovation of the Community Cup Apartments, along Main Street in Towanda is almost complete.  More...

Community Comes Together To ‘Pray for Abbi’ Brown

It’s profoundly difficult to fathom facing the most strenuous battle of one’s life at only age 5, but little Abriella “Abbi” Brown is waging that war, having been diagnosed with a malicious mitochondrial disease to which there More...

Letters

One Good PA Commission vs. Bad

Dear Editor:  Last weekend, Sept. 12, a raccoon showed up acting strange. With all the talk and findings of rabies, I kept an eye on him. I didn’t see him again until Monday, Sept. 14 (he was deceased). More...

Pay Attention To the Real Issues

Dear Editor:  Fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed brings in a briefcase full of beeping electronics into school and he is deemed a genius and a hero. More...

Columns

Time for a Forum On Climate Change

In his State of the Union Address in January of this year, President Barack Obama proclaimed that global warming is the most profound danger our nation faces. More...

The Pros and Cons of Going to Extremes

Barry Goldwater, five-term senator and Republican Presidential nominee in 1964, isn’t remembered for much—even by members of his own party. More...

Reflections of Nature

Recently, I received a call from someone asking why birds are always facing the same direction while sitting on limbs and wires. To be truthful, I never thought about this; however, I began to take notice whether this was so.  More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all,” (II Corinthians 13:14).  More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

The first verse of scripture I remember memorizing was John 8:32—I may have known other verses, but I remember working this one over in my early days as a Christian.  More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last Sunday’s scripture was from Genesis and included the story of Abraham and Sarah, who were visited by the Lord. More...

Education

SCHOOL MENUS

WYALUSING ELEMENTARY BREAKFAST MONDAY, SEPT. 28 Breakfast pizza or Assorted whole grain cereal w/animal crackers, Chilled juice and/or fruit, Low-fat milk. TUESDAY, SEPT. More...

Wyalusing Musical Society Has Fall Meeting

The annual fall meeting of the Wyalusing Musical Society was held at the Wyalusing Hotel on Sept. 22. Guests were Corina Beebe, right, and Wes Ballard. More...

Bradford-Tioga Head Start, Inc. Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The year 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Head Start. Head Start was initiated in 1965 by then President Lyndon Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird, as a “War on Poverty.” Bradford- Tioga Head Start, Inc. More...

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