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Borough Seeks Input For Comprehensive Plan

The Borough of Wyalusing is in the process of updating its 1982 Comprehensive Plan. As part of this planning process, the borough is mailing one survey to each household in the borough. More...

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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

DISTRICT JUDGES

Nicole L. More...

Commissioners Field More Incinerator Questions

The Susquehanna County commissioners faced more questions from the public at their May 25 meeting regarding the reported proposal to build an incinerator in New Milford Township. More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   More...

Lifestyles

Students Recognized During WVES Awards Night

On Wednesday evening, May 25, Wyalusing Valley Elementary School held its annual honors program in the school’s auditorium.  Sixth-grade teacher Bill Lutz welcomed the students, parents and faculty present.  During the program, titled More...

Dairy Princess Promotes National Dairy Month

Hello, there. I am Brooke Marvin, and I have the honor of being the 2016/2017 Susquehanna County Dairy Princess. I attend Blue Ridge High School, where I am about to complete the eleventh grade, and live in the heart of Susquehanna, PA. More...

Manor Presents Award

Bradford County Manor presented Bob Watkins, right, Community Training Center for Western Alliance transport coordinator, with the Transporter of the Year award. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Bradford County Historical Society Museum Now Open

The Bradford County Historical Society museum, located at 109 Pine Street, Towanda, has opened for the 2016 season. Hours are Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the first Saturday of the month, 10 m. to 2 p.m. More...

‘Jazz at the Barn’ to be Held At French Azilum Saturday

The Board of Directors of French Azilum, Inc. (FAI) announces the upcoming fundraiser, “Jazz at the Barn” to be held to benefit the French Azilum Historic Site.  More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

There will be one final youth soccer sign-up this Saturday here at the library from 9 a.m. to noon.  School is out. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“But you, brothers and sisters, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief. You are all children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness,” (I Thessalonians 5:4-5). More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

In the process of sorting out years of “stuff,” I have found two pictures of my dad, one as a boy and one as a young man. He was not so great physically, and certainly underweight.  More...

Nathan Kendrick to be at the Standing Stone Vesper Church

Nathan Kendrick will provide the special music for the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church on June 5 at 7 p.m.  More...

Education

Presidential Award (Silver)

Students receiving the Presidential Silver Awards included: (left to right) Matthew Coats, Abram Bennett, Madison Colarusso, Grayden Cobb, Jordan Johnson, Logan Johnson, Madelynn Muench, Kensy Miller More...

Presidential Award (Gold)

Students receiving the Presidential Gold Awards included: (left to right) Lindsay Carter, Marissa Johnson, Alden Miller and Olivia Spencer. More...

Photo

Photo by Sandra Raub The Susquehanna County Commissioners hosted Susquehanna County Dairy Princess Taylor Sebring (left) and Alternate Dairy Princess Brooke Marvin at their May 25 meeting. More...

Wyalusing Observes 150th Memorial Day

“The world is indebted to them for what they’ve given. On Memorial Day, let us pledge to ourselves, to patriotic service. More...

Three-Vehicle Crash in Standing Stone Twp.

This story was first published on our website on Tuesday, May 31 at approximately 11 a.m. For breaking news alerts and email updates, sign up on our website at www.rocketcourier.com.   More...

WVES Students Learn ‘SICK Science’

The SICK Science day on Thursday, May 26 at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School ended with a bang, as roughly 90 fourth grade students, along with their teachers Eric Lloyd and Tammy Card, used Me More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

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

Local News

Class of 2022 Graduates Sixth Grade

Ninety-seven Wyalusing Valley Elementary School sixth graders received diplomas during the school’s fifth annual graduation ceremony held at the Wyalusing Valley High School’s Layman Gymnasium on Friday morning, May 27.  The gymnasiu More...

Stevens Addresses Impact of War Sacrifices on Survivors NEB Senior Captures First PIAA Medal

Channel 16’s Mike Stevens opened his remarks at Memorial Day Services in Black Walnut by recognizing the recipients of the Don James Memorial Awards, Wesley Ballard (Youth Award) and Norm Werkheiser (Lighthouse of Service Award).  More...

Fatality in Meshoppen Motorcycle vs. Car Crash

This story was first published on our website on Friday, May 27 around 10:30 a.m. More...

Opinion

Keep Bad Guys from Taking over Your “Machine”

After hearing a presentation from a pair of information security consultants not so long ago, I must say my own sense of security was shaken. More...

– Bradford County Sentencings and Pleas –

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons were sentenced, pleaded guilty or accepted into the ARD Program in the Court of Common Pleas in Towanda.  Sentencings  More...

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Columns

Good News, Bad News

Talk about your emotional rollercoaster.  Last Friday my wife, Nancy, and I learned that we had a new granddaughter.  The next day, Maggie, our wonderful dog for over 15 years, passed away.  I’m focusing on the positive in this w More...

Twin Pond Angus Becomes Member of American Association

Twin Pond Angus, Wyalusing, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, MO. John Robert Oswald is the owner.  More...

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Sports

Edsell, Epler Named WVHS Top Athletes

Collin Edsell and Katie Epler were named Wyalusing Valley High School’s Male and Female Senior Athletes of the Year, culminating the annual Sports Awards Night at Kenneth S. Williams Auditorium on Tuesday, May 31.  More...

Frederick Vaults onto Podium

WVHS Junior PRs Twice En Route to Seventh

Wyalusing Valley junior pole vaulter Derek Frederick improved on his personal record twice to bring home a Class AA boys’ seventh-place medal from the PIAA track and field championship at Shippensburg University on Saturday, May 28.  More...

Watkins Medals Again

Elk Lake Senior Places Third in Javelin

Elk Lake’s Hunter Watkins took home his second PIAA Class AA javelin medal, finishing third in the event at Shippensburg University on Friday, May 27.  Watkins, who came into the competition with the secondbest mark from the district quali More...

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