March 17, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Canton Teacher Faces Drug, Evidence Tampering Charges

A Canton Area School District teacher was arrested on drug-related charges following the death of a 49-year-old male at a residence along Beacon Light Road in Sheshequin Township on Feb. 15.  Nicole L. More...

Gun Club Donates to Local Fire Departments

As the scarcity for state grants and other funding continues to become a serious issue among non-profit and volunteer organizations, five local fire departments received a bit of financial assistance from the Towanda Gun Club on Thursday, March 10.&n More...

Sky Lanterns Peak Curiosity

Photo by Cain Chamberlin A curious Wayne Felter stopped by the Rocket- Courier office yesterday morning, March 16, after he had found roughly a half-dozen sky lanterns in the pasture near his home. More...

Forkston

Ron and Pat Vermeulen have returned from a cruise to the Caribbean. The weather prevented them from taking some of the side trips they had scheduled while docked, but they enjoyed the food and the service. More...

Nimble

I’m sure we all are enjoying the early spring weather we have been having lately. More...

Lots of Laughs at New Albany Fire Dept.’s Dinner

When members of the New Albany Volunteer Fire Department and their guests get together for the company’s annual dinner, having a good time and plenty to eat are top priorities.  More...

2016 BPW ‘Woman of the Year’ Nominations Sought

The Business and Professional Women’s Club, Inc., (BPW) Tunkhannock Local is seeking nominations to honor a Woman of the Year (WOY).  More...

Jenningsville

These beautiful days with nice weather have been wonderful. With the luck of the Irish, maybe they will continue.  More...

Project Bald Eagle: Working to Stem the Tide of Heroin and Opioids

This month’s “Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw” highlights Project Bald Eagle, a Lycoming County-based nonprofit organization that is leading efforts to stem the tide of the heroin epidemic through education, prevention, treatment More...

Chamber Hosts Successful Auction

Roughly 70 people were in attendance at the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce’s (GWCC) 24th annual Auction on Saturday, March 12, ready to bid on nearly 350 generously donated items between the silent and vocal auctions.  More...

Asylum Twp. Bridge Replacement Begins March 21

A bridge replacement project in Asylum Township, Bradford County, is set to begin Monday, March 21.  More...

Boards of Tuscarora Wayne Group Of Companies Welcomes Griffin

Jay W. Chadwick, chairman and chief executive officer of the Tuscarora Wayne Group of Companies, announces the appointment of Robert J. Griffin to the Group’s Boards of Directors.  More...

United Way Thanks Sarah Ransom

It is with deep regret that the United Way Board of Directors accepted the board resignation of Sayre resident Sarah Ransom at the March 2, 2016 meeting.  More...

Sullivan and Susquehanna Counties Recipients of Grants

Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin recently announced the approval of $4.4 million in Community Development Block Grants.  $205,573 will be used in Sullivan County to renovate a community facility and housing More...

Early Bloomers

This photo was emailed to us from Debbie Clouse, snapped on Monday outside her Camptown residence. Both her Crocuses and Daffodils are up and blooming. More...

Little Meadows

March is a great time to get out and get a breath of spring. Maple syrup producers have been busy making their syrup from this year’s crop of maple sap. More...

Beaver Meadows

Visitors of Clyde and Marie Trible during the week were their son, Brian, Carol Brotzman and Jane McGee. More...

Dimock

Today is St. Patrick’s Day. There have been many parades, green lines on the streets and probably green beer—a big celebration honoring the saint who brought Christianity to Ireland. More...

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