April 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

GWCC Hosts Strategic Plan Meeting

CHAMBER’S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RESIGNS

Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce  GWCC) Vice President Herb Gery stood before a critical crowd during a scheduled strategic plan meeting on Wednesday, March 30, intended to gain public input as to how the dwindling organization could thrive More...

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Bradford County Commissioners Daryl Miller (left) and Ed Bustin are pictured reading a proclamation declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention Month before a crowd of CYS staffers and concerned citize More...

Laceyville Council President Resigns

It was at the end of Tuesday night’s meeting of the Laceyville Borough Council when Phil Wurzler officially announced that he was stepping down as council president, a position he’s held since January this year.  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...

Meshoppen Hopes to Revamp Park

BOROUGH COUNCIL APPROVES FIRST ‘COMMUNITY DAY’

Borough Councilman Herb Bevan and his wife, Tina, are spearheading an effort to overhaul the Meshoppen Ball Park in the hopes it will once again become a proud staple in the community.  More...

Crime and Courts

District Judges

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Scott A. and Danielle T. Davis to Tara and Roger A. Fethers in Ulster Township for $140,000 on March 21.  More...

Opinion

Even Old Fogies Treasure Their School Days

I must say that, even at my advanced age, I still have vivid—and mostly happy— memories of going to school. Unlike a lot of people, I really liked school. Not that I did all that well academically in my 12 years of public education. More...

Members Should Mandate Audit of Wyalusing Chamber

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce is struggling for its survival.  The chamber’s Main Street office has been closed, for the most part, since last fall due to what were explained simply as “budget constraints.”  Th More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to David Rogers. Our one and only winner was Dallas Saxon.  * * *  More...

Reflections of Nature

We all have heard people say, “I wish we could return to the ‘good old days,’ a much simpler time.” However, when most of us look to the past, we choose what we want to remember and also forget. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: How good are the odds that Hillary Clinton is going to win the Democratic nomination to represent her party in the November presidential election?  More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. We see the beginning of this in last week’s scripture from Mark 6:7- 13. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people,” (Ephesians 6:18). More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

The Christian has a lot going for him. The offering for mankind’s sin, longed for so long by the Jewish rabbis and hinted at in our Old Testament scriptures, was finally realized in the death of Jesus Christ. More...

Education

WVHS Members to Attend FBLA State Conference

Twenty-five members of the Wyalusing chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and their chapter advisors, Sandy Voegtlen and Kay Doerner, will attend the 2016 Pennsylvania FBLA State Leadership Conference April 11 to 13 at the Hershey More...

Students Named To NTCC Honor Roll

The following students have been placed on the honor roll for the third marking period at the Northern Tier Career Center by earning a grade of 91 percent or higher:  More...

Elk Lake High February Students of Month Named

Elk Lake High School Principal Brian Mallery has announced the February 2016 Students of the Month for grades seven through twelve. More...

Breaking News - 4/8/2016 9:23 AM

Monroeton Man in Custody Following Shooting  Free Access 

Charged with Attempted Homicide, Aggravated Assault

The approximate one-hour lockdown that occurred at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital around 2:30 p.m. yesterday, April 7, is believed to be connected to a patient who came in with gunshot wounds stemming from a Monroe Township incident. More...

Breaking News - 4/7/2016 4:20 PM

Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Placed on Lockdown  Free Access 

Hospital Staff Not in Danger

The Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital was placed on lockdown for approximately one-hour beginning around 2:30 p.m. More...

Ouch!

A blast of frigid air and wet snow made short work of this daffodil Sunday when temperatures dropped to the low teens and a couple inches of snow fell—more than the area saw all winter. More...

PennDOT Discusses Major 2016 Projects

MILD WINTER A COST SAVER

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (Penn- DOT) expects to complete a number of road and bridge projects across Bradford and Sullivan County by the fall season, according to Assistant District 3-0 Executive for Maintenance Eric High.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joan Banko - 2017-06-22
Leo Guiton - 2017-06-22

Local News

Elk Lake Production of ‘Heroes’ Runs April 8-9

The Elk Lake Drama Club’s presentation of the play “Heroes” holds a distinction among other Elk Lake productions. It was written by Elk Lake senior Kevin Burns, who appears in the play as a police officer.  More...

Museum Purchasing Meteer Building

The Wyalusing Valley Museum will be relying on the generosity of the community as it strives to become part of historic downtown Wyalusing. More...

CBCCC Awards Local Entrepreneurs BILL THEM NAMED BUSINESS PERSON YEAR

A humbled Bill Them approached the podium during the Central Bradford County Chamber of Commerce’s (CBCCC) annual dinner on Thursday, March 31 as a large crowd gave him a standing ovation for receiving the 2016 Anne VanNess Business Person of t More...

Letters

Why Question The IQ Of Trump Voters?

Dear Editor:  Over and over we hear the media questioning the IQs of those who are supporting Donald Trump. More...

‘Bathroom Bill’ Causing Concern

Dear Editor:  North Carolina’s so-called “bathroom bill” is causing quite a stir pitting defenders of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities against folks who think only ladies should be allowed in the La More...

Another Waste of Tax Dollars

Dear Editor:  Rumor has it that the excellent slate steps of the Wyalusing Public Library are soon to be hacked to pieces and replaced by cheap concrete. Wait a minute. Those are my tax dollars at work. More...

Lifestyles

Beta Rho Chapter Hosts Program and Remembrance

The Beta Rho Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held its March meeting in Montrose at the refurbished Center for Anti- Slavery Studies (CASS). More...

Boy Scout Troop 8 Holds Court of Honor

Boy Scout Troop 8 in Wyalusing held a Court of Honor to celebrate the achievements of its scouts at the Wyalusing Fire Hall on March 26. More...

2015 Outstanding Cooperator Named in Bradford County

The Bradford County Conservation District (BCCD) awarded Scott and Karen Nolt with the 2015 Outstanding Cooperator of the Year Award. The Nolt family operates a dairy farm in Canton, Country Path Holsteins.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Marc Berger and Ride to Play at Keystone Theatre April 9

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council presents Marc Berger and RIDE in the Dunn Center for the Performing Arts at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda on April 9 at 7:30 p.m.  More...

Sports

Boys’ 1600 Relay Seals Win at Hughesville; Girls Fall to Lady Spartans Saving Best for Last

The Wyalusing Valley boys’ 1600 relay team, led by Tracey Brown and Mitchell Schools, rallied from an early deficit to clinch a 78-72 victory at Hughesville on Thursday, March 31.  Hughesville held a substantial lead midway through the mee More...

Rams Rally Past Canton

The Wyalusing Valley baseball team split its first two games of the season, both at home.  Wyalusing rallied from a 7-0 deficit to defeat Canton, 13-9, in a non-league matchup to open the 2016 campaign on March 30.  On April 1, Montrose ral More...

Hoof It for Kids Returns Friday

Two area races highlight the coming weekend including the extremely popular fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bradford County, the Hoof It for Kids Glow 5K at Tioga Downs on April 8.  Race-time for the Hoof It for Kids 5K is slated for More...

Copyright 2011-2017 Rocket-Courier. All rights reserved.