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Elk Lake Graduates Receive Diplomas

“You may now start the exiting procedure.”  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

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  William J. Hart, III, to William J., III and William J. Hart, IV in Wilmot Township for $1 on June 1.  More...

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton   More...

Susquehanna County Clerk Of Courts Causes Kerfuffle

Susquehanna County elected Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts Susan Eddleston was served with a writ of mandamus following an illegal attempt to voluntarily close her office on June 8, 9 and 10 without warning.  More...

Lifestyles

Touch a Truck Event is a Playground for Kids of all Ages

Kids love trucks and usually grow up playing with small toy trucks of all kinds.  More...

Carpenter Graduates from Temple

Kami Dorin Carpenter graduated from Temple University in Harrisburg on May 7 with a Masters of Social Work degree.  She graduated from Mansfield University with a Bachelor of Social Work degree and graduated summa cum laude.  Carpenter is a More...

Wyalusing’s All-Over-Town Yard Sales

In Town Sales  1: 331 State Street - Craft supplies, holiday items, household items, glassware, dishes, sporting goods, small appliances, baby toys, books, audio tapes, fabric, lots of good stuff. Lots of bargains. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

It seems that summer weather came upon us all at once. The cooler temperatures we experienced in May faded quickly on the Memorial Day weekend when the temperatures went from fifty degrees into the high eighties. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Bonnie Mader. Ticket winners were Jen Booker, Dan Booker, Nicole Newton, Logan Newton, Bette Howell, Julie Lain, Brandi Norton, Lynn Stonier, Sydney Snyder and Debbie Allyn.  * * *  More...

The Good Old Days

News items gathered from the old files of the WYALUSING ROCKET and reprinted as they were in 126 years ago.  Alvah Fassett, one of Wyoming County’s best known and wealthiest men, died last Saturday. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God,” (Philippians 4:6). The events of the past week have given our nation more about which to be anxious. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Early days in your life and mine were permeated with the singing of “Jesus loves me, this I know, for the Bible tells me so” and later on, the truth of God’s love was taught to us from scripture, “God so loved the world” More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The scripture last Sunday from Mark 7:36-8:3 is the prelude to the story of how Jesus fed the four thousand with just seven loaves and a few fish. We have discussed this story before, and we know that it was only possible by having faith.  More...

Breaking News - 6/20/2016 2:25 PM

Fulmer’s Sporting Goods Burglarized Once Again  Free Access 

A wave of gun shop burglaries has occurred across the region in the past week, from Lycoming to Tioga Counties, and now, Bradford.   More...

More School Cuts, Transfers; Taxes Hiked

There were a couple more cuts made by the Wyalusing Area School Board Monday night, but this should be the end, barring any major changes in funding from the state.  Along with the cuts, there were transfers of several employees, and the board g More...

Silvara Bridge Work Prompts Route 367 Detour

A PennDOT maintenance crew in Bradford County started a bridge replacement project on Route 367 in Silvara, Tuscarora Township on Monday, June 13.  More...

Bradford County Relay for Life at Wyalusing Sets Record

Using team banners, walking sticks, outstretched arms, and sheer determination, the “Hands Around the Track” ceremony was successfully completed for the first time after multiple attempts at Bradford County Relay For Life events in past y 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

Drug Awareness Events Set in Bradford County

NEW FCC REGULATIONS ON INMATE PHONE SYSTEM MAY COST TAXPAYERS

A number of events to raise further awareness of the drug epidemic in Bradford County and promote area tourism were announced on Thursday, June at the regular county commissioners’ meeting.  First up was Towanda native Robert Schoonover of More...

Herrickville July 4th Celebration Set

Kim Ferrara, left, and Joyce Decker display the colorful quilt with a lighthouse theme made by ladies from the community that will be raffled off during the Herrickville Fire Company’s annual J More...

Historic Tunkhannock Walking Tour Inaugurated

On Tuesday at their regular bi-weekly meeting, the Wyoming County Commissioners signed a proclamation honoring the new Historic Tunkhannock Walking Tour. More...

Opinion

It’s Your Move, Mr. Obama

The savage murders of more innocent Americans early Sunday morning by yet another Muslim extremist butcher had little or nothing to do with gun control, as the President of the United States would have us believe.  More...

We’re All Living in a “House Divided”

There is an abundance of wisdom expounded annually in the month of June. High school and college commencement exercises feature speakers who share their wisdom and offer advice to the graduates. More...

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Seniors

Flag Day Program Held at Towanda Colonial Towers

The VFW Auxiliary Unit 6824 presented a Flag Day Program on June 13 to the residents of the at the Towanda Colonial Towers. The program started with the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. More...

Douglas Retires from Foster Grandparent Program

On May 31, Mary Douglas retired from the Foster Grandparent Program.  She was a Foster Grandparent for six years and seven months, where she faithfully served as “Granny” to children in the Pre-K and Kindergarten classes at the J. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events

BARBECUES  Chicken Barbecue, Father’s Day, June 19, 11 a.m. until gone at the Lawton Social Hall, Lawton, PA. $6 half; $10 dinner. Eat in or take out. Benefit: Lawton Playground Fund. S22- 3p/R22-3p  BENEFITS   More...

Sports

Bass Season Opens

In the minds of anglers, warmer summer weather marks the beginning of bass season, which officially opens on June 18 across the Commonwealth.  More...

Legion Concludes Busy Week

0-4 over Three-Day Stretch of Games

Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 had a busy and somewhat disappointing opening week of Bradford-Tioga League baseball action.  The local squad hit the road, going 0-4, capped by a doubleheader sweep at Athens on June 11. More...

Wrestlers Led Way At WVHS

This column is about a week late, but I couldn’t let the passing of a sports icon from my long-ago youth go without comment.  Normally, immediately after the high school sports season ends I take a quick look back at the previous nine mon More...

Education

Education Association Honors Banquet Held

The teachers of the Elk Lake Education Association (ELEA) held their 32nd Honors Banquet on Wednesday, May 18. More...

Elk Lake's Class of 2016

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Arden Tewksbury Inspirational Award

Recipients of the Arden Tewksbury Inspirational Award were, from left, Cole Tyler, Seth Tewksbury, JJ Heft, Bailey Newhart, Darci Warner and Hunter Watkins. More...

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