February 16, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Muzzleloader Aficionados, Outdoorsmen Gather for Rifle Frolic

The Endless Mountains Primitive Outdoorsmen club was nothing short of thrilled with the turnout at what was essentially the first “Winter Rifle Frolic” event at the Black Walnut American Legion Post 510 on Saturday.  More...

Warden, Commissioners: Bradford is Not Sanctuary County

Bradford County Correctional Facility (BCCF) Warden Don Stewart made it clear at the prison board’s Feb. 9 meeting that the facility complies with all state and judicial law, particularly those related to immigration.  More...

Correction

Last week, the Rocket- Courier featured a photo of a winner in the Goodwill Fire Company-Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department Gun Calendar contest and stated that Burke’s Gun Shop donates the firearms and merchandise used as prizes. More...

Addiction Support: Not Just for Addicts

With no end in sight to the ongoing opioid epidemic plaguing the region, the need for support, awareness and education for friends and family of those afflicted with addition is overwhelming. More...

Beaver Meadows

Carol Brotzman visited with Clyde and Marie Trible on Wednesday. Over the weekend, she kept busy taking photographs outside during the ice storm that came through the area. More...

Claverack REC Seeks Youth Tour Candidates

Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative is searching for high school juniors interested in taking an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC, this summer. More...

Commissioners Honor the Keelers

After they were recently named the Wyalusing Rainbow Club’s 2016 Outstanding Citizens of the Year, the Rocket- Courier’s David and Nancy Keeler were asked to attend the Feb. More...

Dimock

Joan Wood’s uncle, Billy Thomas, died on Feb. 10. He was 97 years old and in good health, living alone in his home in Montrose until a few months ago. When he needed more care, he moved to Meadow View Senior Living Center. More...

Soup Kitchen Receives Donation

Tunkhannock Lions’ Club recently donated a variety of canned goods to Tunkhannock’s Seven Loaves Soup Kitchen. More...

Little Meadows

On Saturday, the Nelson and Brown kids had a ball making a snowwoman at the Community Independence Bible Church.  The women of the church met to fellowship, play games and enjoy some wonderful food. More...

County to Host Intellectual Disability Awareness Event

The Bradford County Commissioners will be holding a special event on Friday, March 3 at 11 a.m. on the courthouse lawn to kickoff Intellectual Disability Awareness Month in Bradford County.  More...

Students’ Success Highlighted at Board Meeting

In what, to many, is a breath of fresh air, Monday night’s meeting of the Wyalusing Area School Board was highlighted by the many varied successes of the district’s students over the past several weeks and took the focus away from the hea More...

Fitness Center Extends Hours

The new Taylor Family Fitness Center at the Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS) recently announced that it has extended the hours when it is open to adult members.  The center is open 365 days, and the new hours include Monday Friday, 5 a.m. More...

Open House for New Laceyville Business Feb. 18

A bookstore in Laceyville?  There is now, and it’s not just any bookstore; it’s Usborne Books with Afton, a unique and colorfully decorated store with over 250 new, mostly children’s books, along with a few titles for older rea More...

Jenningsville

One would know that we could, really often, expect a snowstorm come the middle of February. That was the case again this year. More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

The February soup sale is now history. We thank those who took time to make it: Joanne Salsman, Angie Miller, Margo Wurzler and Vicki Vannan. Also a big thank you to Eb’s Market, who has supplied us with containers and spoons for years. More...

NRCS Accepting Applications for Conservation Assistance from North-Central Forest Landowners

The Pennsylvania USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications from northcentral Pennsylvania forest landowners for financial assistance to apply conservation practices that enhance forest ecosystems.  More...

Nimble

Steve and Karen Antosh returned home recently after spending two weeks in Lake Placid, FL visiting friends from Wyoming County who are in Florida.  Baseball sign-ups for the FWM area has been extended, and you can still sign your child/children More...

Area Residents Attend March for Life Rally in Washington

Forty-seven area residents rode the bus to March for Life in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Jan. 27. More...

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