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Wyoming County Addiction/Recovery Info Night Had Something for Everyone

Wyoming County resident Celeste S. Kranick has been at the forefront of the Addiction/Recovery movement in the region for several years. 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...

Kukuchka Seeks Re-election as County Coroner

Thomas G. Kukuchka would like to announce that he is a candidate for re-election to the Office of Wyoming County Coroner in the upcom- ing May 16 election. More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  Panda Liberty LLC to Wysox Township Municipal Authority in Asylum Township for $1 on Feb. 10.  More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

On Jan. 19, I received a call from Denny Wahler of Tioga County, who said that he has had a flock of 12 robins in his yard. Since that time, I have had several more people mention their surprise of seeing flocks of robins.  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Gabe Sheldon. We only had six calls, but nobody guessed his eyes. * * * More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: My cousin says he prefers rustic tent camping and that my husband and I are sissies because we have an RV. What say you?  More...

Sports

Five Stay Alive

Edsell Wins Second Title; Otis, Wilcox, Haley, Yonkin also Advance

Creighton Edsell repeated as a champion at the District Four Class AA wrestling tournament at Williamsport High School on Feb. More...

Matt Fisk Enters D4 Hall

Wyalusing Valley wrestling great Matt Fisk was inducted into the District Four Hall of Fame in a ceremony prior to the championship finals in Williamsport on Feb. More...

Edsell Top Seed at Region Tourney

Five Wyalusing Valley and one Elk Lake wrestler will take the final step toward a trip to Hershey and the PIAA championships at the Class AA Northeast Region tournament in Williamsport on March 3-4. More...

WASD Committee Considers Cloud-Based Safety System

With the concern of school safety ever present, the Wyalusing Area School District’s (WASD) Building and Grounds committee is looking into options to increase the district’s safety for students and administrators alike.  More...

EMAAC, YMCA to Host ‘An Evening Of Addiction Awareness’ March 10

It was perhaps the largest demonstration in county history when an estimated 2,000 people and over 30 treatment and human service agencies gathered at the courthouse on May 5, 2016 for the firstever Bradford County Addiction Awareness Rally. More...

Sandy’s Finally Back Home After July Cycle Crash

When Sandy Myhand left her Browntown home on the afternoon of July 6, 2016, to enjoy a ride on her Suzuki 800 Intruder motorcycle, she never dreamed it would be eight months before she’d see the inside of her home again.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joan Banko - 2017-06-22
Leo Guiton - 2017-06-22

Local News

Laceyville Home Brewer Dreams of Opening Microbrewery

In June of last year, the Rocket Courier published an article focusing on the success Laceyville home brewer Clinton Pickett had earned entering his handcrafted brews in prestigious competitions. More...

CNG Tank Truck Crashes

Alison Mayes, 28, Montrose, was the operator of a tanker truck carrying compressed natural gas which overturned along North Road in Forest Lake Township on the night of Feb. 21.  More...

Meshoppen Borough Bridge to be Replaced

PUBLIC MEETING SLATED FOR MARCH 6

The community is invited to attend a regularly scheduled municipal meeting on Monday, March 6 to view plans and learn about the replacement of the Canal Street bridge in Meshoppen Borough, Wyoming County. More...

Opinion

The Green Thing

This is an interesting perspective on growing older and differing viewpoints on environmental responsibility that’s been passed around the internet for years. More...

Considerable Comments Concerning Conservatives

I’m not sure what a conservative is anymore. I grew up among conservatives, and I was a conservative myself, even as a long-haired college student. More...

Dining and Entertainment

Story of Sullivan’s March Comes to Dietrich

Ed McMullen returns to the Dietrich Theater on Sunday, March 5 at 3 p.m. to tell the story of a Revolutionary War event that is commemorated on historical markers throughout northeastern Pennsylvania.  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

ART CLASSES

ART CLASSES   Art class every Wednesday at the Warren Center Senior Center at 1 p.m. Open to area residents, ages 18 years or older. Free. More...

BINGO

Black Walnut Bingo is back. Starting March 7, every Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Black Walnut Legion Post 510 Bingo Hall, Rt. 6, Black Walnut.   More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, March 26, 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 sugarfree syrup. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

So, with the choice before us, do we flee to Jesus or ignore our problem and flee to Florida?  More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

The gospel of Matthew 6:24-34 says to value most what is most valuable and you will find peace. Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be given you besides. More...

Education

Dean’s Lists Announced

Lafayette College  Erin Rome of Tunkhannock has been named to the 2016 fall semester Dean’s List at Lafayette College for outstanding academic achievement. More...

SCHOOL MENUS

WYALUSING ELEMENTARY  SCHOOL BREAKFAST  MONDAY, MARCH 6  Breakfast pizza or Assorted whole grain cereal w/animal crackers, chilled juice and/or fruit, low-fat milk.  TUESDAY, MARCH 7  More...

Kindergarten Registration to be Held at Northeast Bradford Elementary School

Kindergarten registration is being planned for Wednesday, March 29 and Thursday, March 30 at Northeast Bradford (NEB) Elementary School. Children who will be age five on or before Sept. 1, 2017 are eligible for kindergarten registration. More...

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