January 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Wysox Distributes $100K to Fire Co.

During the Wysox Volunteer Fire Company’s regular meeting on Monday, Jan. 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

Sen. Yaw Announces Re-election Bid

State Senator Gene Yaw has announced his intention to run for re-election to the Pennsylvania State Senate in 2016, pledging to continue working on behalf of the residents of Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union counties.  More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Timothy Clark, Towanda   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Matthew D. and Jacqueline R. Vanderpool to Matthew D. Vanderpool in Towanda Township for $1 on Dec. 16.  More...

Columns

Which Union Was Obama Talking About?

President Barack Obama and I apparently don’t live in the same nation, maybe not even on the same planet. More...

Reflections of Nature

We spent Christmas with our son and his wife and their family, who live in Arlington, VA. On Christmas Day, the temperature was in the low seventies, with scattered showers throughout the day. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Rocket-Courier reporter Cain Chamberlin. Ticket winners were Lori Mislevy, Donna Sarnosky, Dan Powell and Brooke Cogswell.  * * *  More...

Sports

Experience the Beauty of Hiking in NEPA Without Trails

Have you been wishing to experience the many hiking trails in northeastern Pennsylvania? More...

Lady Rams Win Fourth Straight

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ basketball team won a fourth consecutive game with a come-from-behind 45-36 win over Montrose on Jan. More...

Alabama Too Much For Tigers

Monday night’s college football championship game turned out to be extremely entertaining, but I can’t say the outcome surprised me.  Alabama ultimately defeated Clemson, 45-40, because they were bigger, stronger and deeper.  More...

Schools Still Face Uncertainty

DESPITE GOV. WOLF RELEASING FUNDING

Gov. Tom Wolf signed a $23.4 billion spending plan Dec. More...

All Together Now!

Workers from B&K Equipment and Crane Service were exceptionally careful placing this approximately 30,000- pound section of the new P&G Mehoopany Federal Credit Union in place on Tuesday morn More...

Nominations Sought for Don James Award

NEW YOUTH AWARD INITIATED FOR 2016

Nomination forms are available at numerous area locations and also via email for potential recipients of the 2016 Don James Lighthouse of Service Award and the newly-created Don James Young Citizen Award  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mabel Brotzman - 2017-08-17
Vicki Ruhf - 2017-08-17
George Wilmarth, Sr. - 2017-08-17
Charles Otto - 2017-08-17
Carl Woznicki - 2017-08-17
Janice Solowiej - 2017-08-17
Carl Thomas Woznicki - 2017-08-10

Local News

Sheriffs Announce New Pistol Permit Agreement

Bradford County Sheriff Clinton “C.J.” Walters and Chemung County Sheriff Christopher Moss have announced that a new program has been put in place where the two counties will be working together to accept and process non-resident pistol p More...

State Monies Give Elk Lake Breathing Room

The joint school board of the Elk Lake School District and Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center received good news from Superintendent Ken Cuomo at the Jan. 6 meeting. More...

Wyoming County Criminal Cases Up 17 Percent

Wyoming County President Judge Russell Shurtleff told the prison board and commissioners on Tuesday that the number of criminal cases in 2015 rose by nearly 20 percent over the previous year.  More...

Opinion

More Examples of Not Saying What We Mean

Nowadays, you have to be careful when you’re talking about your junk or your little red wagon and a lot of other things that used to be clearly understood. More...

Letters

The Ultimate Goal Is Gun Confiscation

Dear Editor:  Hillary Clinton taught President Obama well to shed the crocodile tears. Note that there was no mention of offering “smart” gun technology to qualified school staff as a priority. More...

Commending Those Who Serve

Dear Editor:  We commend all the firemen who responded to our chimney fire last week. Life is very busy for everyone. I am very grateful for those who take time to serve.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Winterfest and Primitive Biathlon

COMING TO CAMP BRULÉ FEB. 13-14

While most seem to be enjoying the relatively mild winter the northeast has been experiencing thus far, Cindy McCarty feels as though she is the only person in the state hoping for bitter cold weather by February when the Sullivan County Kiwanis Clu More...

Party for Ben Franklin at Bradford County Library

The monthly book discussion at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, will be a celebration of Benjamin Franklin with a special guest appearance by Ben aka Jay Cory of Ben Franklin Crafts, Towanda. More...

Shaffmaster Receives Beta Rho Achievement Award

Dreyer Hall in Montrose was the setting for the December meeting of the Beta Rho Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. More...

Worship

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do. John 13:15.  More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

A Christian is one who can say with the apostle Paul, can confess with his mouth and believe in his heart that Jesus Christ is Lord; “For whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord, shall be saved,” (Romans 10:13).  More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last week’s scripture was from Mark 2:1-22 and continued with stories about Jesus’ healing. It begins by telling about several friends who take a paralytic man to Jesus to be healed. More...

Education

Lions Present $3,000 in Scholarships

Wyalusing Lions Club President Ray Raffin, left, is pictured with Madison Eberlin, center, and Jordon Schools, who each received $1,000 scholarships from the Lions, along with Taylor Salsman who is m More...

Fall 2015 President’s List Named at Mansfield University

One hundred and six students have been named to the President’s List at Mansfield University for the fall 2015 semester. More...

SCHOOL MENUS

WYALUSING ELEMENTARY BREAKFAST MONDAY, JAN. 18 Breakfast pizza or Assorted whole grain cereal w/animal crackers, chilled juice and/or fruit, low-fat milk. TUESDAY, JAN. More...

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