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Ceremony Held to Unveil Veterans’ Memorial Park

“This park, this work of art, this place of respect and remembrance, is yours,” said Marine Corps veteran Joe Doherty to a crowd of supporters who had come to bear witness to the debut of his legacy—the Bradford County Veterans&rsqu More...

Laceyville’s Community Day Set for Saturday, July 9

It’s a special day when Laceyville’s Main Street is closed to traffic, food booths are set up, and people congregate in droves to enjoy the food, games and music and chat with old friends. 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

DISTRICT JUDGES

Fred Wheaton, Wysox   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Cathy J. Watkins, nka Cathy J. Rose, and Charles Ernest Rose to Cathy J. Rose in LeRaysville Borough for $1 on June 24.  More...

– Wyoming County Sentencings & Pleas –

A number of sentences were handed down recently in Wyoming County Court. All defendants were sentenced because they had either pleaded guilty or been found guilty in court. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Our son e-mailed us on June 5th that we might be able to see the northern lights that night. After dark set in, I drove the truck up to Farmer’s Valley, where there is low light interference, and parked. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Norma Paddock and we’re surprised that no one guessed that it was her eyes. Norma was a nurse in Dr. Webb’s office for several years. More...

The Way We Were...

Where’s Home Plate? Here’s a view of the cornfield that would later become the Wyalusing Valley High School’s baseball and softball fields. More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Last Sunday’s scripture was from Galatians 6:7-16 and can be summed up in verses 9 and 10… “So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up.  More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

A few weeks ago, I had a few verses from our Bible in regard to recognizing that our living God was running this world and rightly deserves our fear and respect.  More...

Redeemed to Sing at Local Church

The group Redeemed will provide special music for the Standing Stone Vesper Church on Sunday, July 10 at 7 p.m.  Redeemed is very well known for their singing, humor and harmonizing abilities. More...

Education

Bustin Graduates from Center for Excellence in County Leadership

The Center for Excellence in County Leadership (CEL), a premier professional development program of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP), is pleased to announce that Edward Bustin, Bradford County Commissioner, has graduated fr More...

Dean’s and President’s Lists Announced

Clemson University  President’s List  Local residents have been named to the President’s List at Clemson University for the spring 2016 semester.  More...

PARSE Holds Regular Meeting

The Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees (PARSE), Endless Mountains, Chapter 15, met on June 16 at the Green Gables Restaurant in New Milford.  More...

Breaking News - 7/13/2016 9:57 AM

New Wyoming County Assistant DA  Free Access 

Deborah Albert Heise has just accepted a position as Assistant DA in Wyoming County. She replaces the retiring Jerry Idec who is leaving after 19 years in the position, as reported a few weeks ago in this newspaper.  More...

July 4th Fun in Herrick Twp.

The entire Patrick family was dressed in fine patriotic style for Independence Day as they played a game of ring toss at the Herrick Township Fourth of July Celebration on Monday. More...

Council Gets Update on Wyalusing Meadows

The Wyalusing Borough Council received an update on Wyalusing Meadows, the 50- unit housing development currently under construction on a portion of the former Friery Farm, during its Monday night meeting.  The update was presented by representa More...

Liberty Power Plant Online Soon

While Panda Power Funds hoped it would be fully operational in the spring, the Liberty Power Plant in Asylum Township is slightly behind scheduled but still “substantially complete”, according to Bill Pentak, Vice President of Investor Re More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Robert Barth, III - 2017-10-19
Cornelia Krispin - 2017-10-19
Jean Van Dyke - 2017-10-19
Joann Hinkley - 2017-10-19
Marguerite Cobb - 2017-10-19

Local News

Foreign Pests Killing Ash, Hemlock Trees

MEET YOUR ENEMIES:

Have you noticed lately that your hemlock is looking rather brown? How about your ash trees? Are there more bare branches than leafy ones? More...

Farewell, Ree Ann

Ree Ann Ross, left, who retired last week after working at the Rocket- Courier for 45 years, is pictured with the paper’s publisher Dave Keeler who presented Ree Ann with a framed photo of hers More...

GWCC Considers Relocating to Borough Hall

Acting in response to a request from Mayor Suky Burgess, on behalf of the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce, the Wyalusing Borough Council, Monday night, unanimously voted to approve Borough Secretary Joanne Vago working part-time for the chamber More...

Lifestyles

Little Miss and Mister Riverfest Contest Will Be Held This Year

Once again this year, in conjunction with Riverfest activities, new “little royalty” will be crowned. This year’s contest will be held Saturday, Aug. 20 at 11 a.m. with the theme “Salute to the Troops.”  More...

Nurse’s Aides Graduate at Bradford County Manor

Bradford County Manor graduated its most recent nurse’s aides on June 15. The students completed a 120-hour training course that included theory, laboratory practice and clinical practice. More...

Bookmobile Services to Include Wheeled Cart

In a pilot project initiated this May, the books on loan to Oak Ridge Community Center from the Bradford County Library through its bookmobile service will be offered on a wheeled cart.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Visitors’ Bureau Issues Grant Applications for 2016

The Endless Mountains Visitors’ Bureau (EMVB) has announced that applications for 2016 Room Tax Grants are now available, and the deadline for submission of the completed forms is Monday, Sept. 26.  More...

Sports

Goodbye To Pat; Hello, Hill

As someone who started down this crazy career path of sports writing covering girls’ basketball 32 years ago, I would be remiss if I didn’t remark briefly on the passing last week of the great Pat Summit.  More...

Champions Again

RTL Major Softball Defeats Wellsboro for Second District Title

Hailey Jayne tossed a perfect game and Callie Bennett added a home run to lead a 15-hit assault as the Roosevelt Trail League (RTL) Major Softball team defeated Wellsboro, 20-0, in four innings on Wednesday, June 29, to claim its second straight Dist More...

Esposito, Purino Claim Wins

Montrose KLR Three for the Fourth

Over 300 runners were greeted by bright sunshine on Independence Day in Montrose for the annual KLR Three for the Fourth races.  Three New York runners took home trophies in the 10K and 5K races held prior to the Susquehanna County seat’s More...

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