September 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Camptown Races 50th Running Saturday

WNEP TV’s Mike Stevens, left, host of On The Pennsylvania Road and Rocket- Courier Sports Editor Pete Hardenstine examine archive copies of the Wyalusing Rocket’s 1965 coverage of the fir More...

Laceyville Police Plan Mobile Reporting Upgrade

Laceyville Borough Police Officer Donald Hornlein made his case Tuesday evening before borough council for a new laptop, printer and smartphone system. More...

Literacy Week Proclaimed in Wyoming County

Internationally, the entire month of September celebrates adult literacy in all its forms, including family literacy and English as a second language. 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  Edward A. and Donna M. Carolin to James A. Walden in Sayre Borough Third Ward for $77,000 on Aug. 23.  More...

Letters

Endorsing ‘The Donald’?

Editor:  More...

Pay Respect to Our Constitution

Dear Editor:  September is the month when citizens and friends of our United States give special honor to the document called the United States Constitution that has formed the basis of our government for 229 years. More...

Bad Ditch Cleaning Job on Terrytown Mountain Road

Editor:  The local residents who travel Terrytown Mountain Road have most likely noticed the unprofessional and horrible ditch-cleaning job the township apparently attempted to perform.  More...

Lifestyles

Scenes from the LeRaysville Drive-In Car Show

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.   More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

In my article a couple of weeks ago when I introduced board members, volunteers and staff, I forgot one very important person. Shame on me, for Miss Flora is the most loving, talented, beautiful person that I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. More...

New Chief Officer Appointed

Family Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania announces that Amber Loomis has been appointed as Chief Advancement Officer for the organization.  Her responsibilities include oversight and management of all fund raising for Family Serv More...

Dining and Entertainment

Friday Night at the Museum to Host Jim Nobles Program

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a program titled, “Sayre, PA – 100+ Years Ago,” scheduled for Friday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Lady Rams Third At Tournament

Kusmierz Nets Four in Consi

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ soccer team brought home a third-place trophy from the Meadowbrook Christian Kickoff Tournament on Saturday, Sept. More...

Rams Hold Off Canton

Kipp Scores Three TDs in 20-12 Victory

Ryan Kipp’s three-touchdown night may have staked Wyalusing Valley to a 20-12 lead late in its home game with Canton on Sept. 2.  But a slippery piece of Raffin Field turf may have made the biggest play of the night for the Rams.  More...

Camptown Races Set For Fiftieth Running

Our story begins, as many do, shrouded in the fog of history.  In 1839, a young 16-year-old named Stephen Foster came to Towanda to stay with his brother, William, and attend Tioga Academy in Athens.  More...

Education

SCHOOL MENUS

WYALUSING ELEMENTARY BREAKFAST MONDAY, SEPT. 12 Breakfast pizza, Assorted Whole Grain Cereal with Animal Crackers, Chilled Juice and/or Fruit, Low-fat milk TUESDAY, SEPT. More...

40&8 Holds Scholarship Dinner

On Wednesday, Aug. More...

Wilmot Twp. to Chesapeake: ‘No More Gas’

OTHER MUNICIPALITIES URGED TO DEMAND GAS PRODUCTION STOP UNTIL ROYALTIES PAID

During a crowded regular meeting on Tuesday night, the Wilmot Township Board of Supervisors signed a resolution demanding production be discontinued from natural gas wells where landowners are having their royalty checks diminished or, in some cases More...

Camptown Post Office Going Up for Sale

The Wyalusing Township Supervisors announced at their Tuesday night meeting that they had received correspondence from the U.S. More...

Great Weather for LeRaysville Parade

The weather was perfect Monday for LeRaysville’s annual Labor Day Parade, which this year also marked the 70th anniversary for the LeRaysville- Pike Volunteer Fire Department, which hosted the annual celebration.  More...

Longtime Potter Dairy Farm Makes Big Changes

This year marks precisely eight decades since the late Glenn Potter purchased the family dairy farm along Route 187 in Terry Township. More...

AG Candidate Addresses Republican Committee

While on the campaign trail, Pennsylvania Attorney General candidate, Sen. John Rafferty, Jr. (R-44th Dist.) stopped by the Towanda Country Club on Friday, Sept. 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

Landmark Home Razed

The former Behrend home across from PS Bank on Wyalusing’s Church Street is lost to the ages and was turned into a pile of rubble yesterday. More...

Natural Gas Royalty Town Hall Sept. 14

The Bradford County Board of Commissioners have announced a town hall meeting inviting area residents to discuss a growing problem in the Marcellus Shale region: gas company royalty underpayments to area landowners. Pennsylvania State Rep. More...

New Wyalusing Ordinances Would Regulate Drones, Dangerous Dogs

At its meeting Tuesday evening, which was moved from the previous evening due to the Labor Day holiday, the Wyalusing Borough Council got down to business at 6 p.m., an hour earlier than usual due to the abundance of items on its agenda.  More...

Opinion

50th Running of Camptown’s Classic Footrace is Saturday

A lot of things have changed since the first running of the Camptown Races back in 1965.  Of course I’m talking about the footrace, which will mark its 50th running on Saturday, not the horserace that inspired Stephen Foster to immortalize More...

Is Our Love Affair with Cars Near its End?

I find it interesting that two states—Missouri and Massachusetts— required a license to drive a car five years before Henry Ford manufactured the first Model T. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Recently, we heard that Eva Archer, a resident of the Williamsport Home, died in July. Eve was a wonderful and kind lady. We will miss her.  He made the butterfly for you and me  To watch it flit and dive, always free  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

The eyes last week belonged to Gary Otis. The lucky ticket winners were his mom, Phyllis Otis, and Diane Wood.  * * *  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: Did Hillary Clinton suffer any serious injuries when she took that fall a while ago?  —DUSHORE DEM DEAR DU: My sources close to Hillary are being very closed-mouthed about this, but I’m hearing off that record that since More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BARBECUES

Chicken Barbecue on Sunday, Sept. 11 at Pen-Mart from 11 a.m. until sold out. $6 per half. Sponsored by the WVHS Art Boosters. To pre-order, call 570-721-3603. R35-2p   More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Sept. 25, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, French toast, ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, orange juice, real maple syrup and sugar-free syrup. More...

CAR SHOWS

Join the Good Ol’ Boys of the Warren Center Sinclair for the 11th Annual Olde Time Cruise-in & Family Day Sunday, Sept. 18 beginning at 9 a.m. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

We mentioned last week that sin really pays off big; but with a physical death. To contrast this frailty of man in sin, our God, in his love, sent one to get us out of a jam, Jesus Christ. He became our sin bearer. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

The Psalmist in Psalm 139 says, “I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” And we all know that each of us wanders away from God throughout our lives. More...

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