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Canal St. Bridge Project to Start in Summer

ROAD TO BE CLOSED DURING CONSTRUCTION IN MESHOPPEN

Meshoppen Borough Council finally received official word on a long-awaited bridge project that is now scheduled to begin between mid-June and early- September.  During its regular meeting on Monday night, council heard details regarding the repl More...

Plenty of Laughs at New Albany Fire Dept. Appreciation Dinner

At the New Albany Volunteer Fire Department’s annual appreciation dinner, they don’t simply thank those community-minded people who volunteer their time to the fire company, they have a ball doing it. 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  Steven Mosier to Stephen and Debra Bongiorno in Standing Stone Township and Herrick Township for $57,000 on Feb. 23  More...

Bradford County Sheriff Announces Outstanding Warrants

Contact Information   To contact the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office with information concerning these warrants please call 570-265-1701 or stop in to the Sheriff’s Office at the Bradford County Courthouse at 301 Main Street in Towa More...

Letters

Were Dairy Farmers Treated Fairly?

Dear Editor:  It must raise some eyebrows when a dairy cooperative chooses to market some nonmembers’ milk with their co-op members. More...

Commissioners Need to Practice Teamwork

Dear Editor:  I have some comments for Susquehanna County residents and taxpayers to think about:  More...

Would the Kind People Stand Up?

Dear Editor: I’m missing people. In recent years, I have eulogized my wife’s father’s funeral as well as her mother’s funeral this past January. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

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. For more information, please call Warren Center Senior Center at 570-395-3108 or Chris Terwilliger at 607-857- 0814. More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, March 26, 7:30-10:30 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...

CHURCH

The Moxie Community Church Children’s Choir practice every Wednesday, 5:30-6:10 p.m. Awana class is from 6:10- 7:45 p.m. for children. Contact Alicia Clouse at 570-250-8204 with any questions.  More...

Sports

Four Head to Hershey

Edsell Wins; Otis, Wilcox, Haley Qualify Northeast Region Class AA Wrestling Tournament

Creighton Edsell climbed to the top of the AA Northeast Region tournament podium for the second straight year on March 4 at Williamsport High School.  More...

Traver Earns AAA Berth At States

Tunkhannock’s Tommy Traver qualified for the PIAA Class AAA wrestling championships with a fourth-place finish at the Northeast Region tournament at Bethlehem Liberty High School last weekend. More...

Bedeviled

Elk Lake Falls to Old Forge, 42-35, In AA Final; Plays Sayre Friday

Elk Lake’s fourth-quarter rally fell short in a 42-35 loss to Old Forge in the District Two AA girls’ basketball championships on March 3.  The Lady Warriors, who trailed by as many as 14 points in the second quarter, battled back to More...

Education

Students Named to RIT Dean’s List

The following residents in the Rocket-Courier readership area made the Dean’s List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the fall semester 2016-2017:  Dakota Bassett of Gillett, computer engineering.  Konstantinos Konstas of Montro More...

Students Inducted into Gamma Sigma Epsilon

The Kappa Omicron Chapter of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon National Chemical Honor Society at Elmira College held student inductions on Feb. 10. More...

– DEAN’S LISTS ANNOUNCED –

Clemson University  Monica F. More...

Breaking News - 3/15/2017 9:11 AM

Bradford County Courthouse Remains Closed Today  Free Access 

Due to the severe weather the Bradford County Courthouse and all county offices will remain closed today, March 15. Offices will reopen Thursday, March 16 at 8 a.m.    More...

Contract Awarded for Wyalusing Building Demolition

The Wyalusing Borough Council agreed Monday night by a 4-1 vote to award a contract for demolishing the crumbling and abandoned four-story Cotter Building on Bridge Street to Steinbacher Enterprises, Inc. of Williamsport. More...

Former Constable Arraigned On Multiple Drug Charges

Shane Fryer, 32, of Golden Hill Road in Laceyville, Windham Township, was formally arraigned in Wyoming County Court last Friday, March 3. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

William R. Stoddard - 2017-05-18
Grace Augusta Ely - 2017-05-18
Corey C. Benscoter - 2017-05-18
Kathleen R. Thomas - 2017-05-18
Grace Augusta Ely - 2017-05-18

Local News

Wyalusing Supervisors Eye Roads Needing Repairs

With very little business on the agenda after settling up payroll and bills, Wyalusing Township Supervisor Marvin Meteer announced that Road Master Bill Ferguson reported that there are several roads within the township that suffered some damage over More...

It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time

Saturday morning, PS Bank patrons entering the Wyalusing - Route 6 branch were greeted by members of Brownie Girl Scout Troop 40939, who were right there as you walked into the lobby, offering you a More...

SCCTC, Elk Lake Continue With Current Auditors

The joint boards of Elk Lake School District and the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center (SCCTC) met on March 1 with minimal actions on both agendas.  More...

Opinion

So Many Ways to Mess Up Our Words

Have you ever been writing something and some word you’ve spelled thousands of times suddenly doesn’t look right? How about misspelling a word you’ve written frequently and thinking it was correct? I have. More...

America’s Biased, Deceptive Mainstream News Media

I’ve been appalled and angered by the flagrant bias America’s mainstream news media have unleashed on our nation since Donald Trump announced his candidacy. More...

Snapshots

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Columns

Reflections of Nature

Diary entry Feb. 26, 2017, “The turkey vultures have returned to Troy.” This is the earliest that I have noticed the vultures return to their roost in Troy. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Gloria Edsell, a familiar face in Wyalusing and recent retiree from PS Bank. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: You frequently offer tips to people regarding how they can tell when they’re getting old. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Time is a very illusive item, it comes and it goes. We frequently need more of it. Some days it is so slow and other days it moves too quickly. The last joker is Daylight Saving Time. Don’t forget to move your clocks ahead this coming weekend. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“The Lord says: ‘These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. Their worship of me is based on merely human rules they have been taught,” (Isaiah 29:13). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Could this Lent be the right time to unscramble your values? More...

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