June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Officials, Investigators Speak on Tragic Shooting at Weis Market

Initial coverage of this story was first published on our website on Thursday morning, June 8 around 10 a.m. For breaking news alerts and email updates, visit www.rocketcourier.com.  More...

New Bill Sets Standards for Addiction Recovery Houses

Legislation sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle and Senator Gene Yaw to establish quality standards for addiction recovery houses in PA was approved by the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee.  More...

Special Meeting on Road Projects June 16

WYSOX SUPERVISORS NIX TOWNSHIP ADDRESS CHANGES

The $106,000 in liquid fuel funds budgeted by the Wysox Township Board of Supervisors for a lengthy list of recommended road projects won’t be enough, according to the three bids recently submitted to the township by area contractors  More...

WASD Students Benefit from Title One

The Wyalusing Area School District has released the following information in its Title I Annual report.  More...

Beaver Meadows

On Friday, Dianne Bennett took Kathy Teetsel to Sayre for an appointment. They also stopped and saw Dianne’s mom in Towanda that day. On Saturday, Dean Bennett and Forkston resident Bob Brigham attended the gun show in Bloomsburg. More...

Dimock

Hunter Watkins graduated from Elk Lake High School last year. He excelled in throwing the javelin, breaking records. Hunter is in college now, where he continues to win in this sport. More...

Landowners Earned Over $1B in Royalties, $500M in Bonuses from Cabot

During an update to the community and elected officials, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation announced several major milestones from its past decade of operations in the region.  More...

Wyoming County Prison Board Notes Drop in Inmates Boarding Out

The Wyoming County Prison Board met Tuesday morning, and was pleased to note that some new protocols and programs instituted over the past year have really begun to have a positive effect on the prison overcrowding issue. More...

Area Roadwork Scheduled

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Jenningsville

How lucky it is that the 90 and over-degree temperatures started over the weekend in the middle of June. It is most likely to be around for a while, but for myself, I hope not. It is a bit too much for comfort for too long a time. More...

Wardens to Conduct License Checks

Dog wardens from the state agriculture department announced plans to canvass 10 counties across northcentral and northeastern PA during June. More...

Ean Ammerman Receives Awards

Ean Ammerman, a junior English-theatre major from Dushore, PA, received the following awards at Albright College’s 2017 Honors and Awards Ceremony on May 7:  Annadora Shirk Readers Theatre Award; Department of Theatre Award and Gold &ldquo More...

Local Financial Advisor Attends Conference in DC

Tari Trowbridge and Pamela Kelley joined hundreds of other professional insurance agents, advisors, brokers, consultants and employee benefit specialists from across the country in Washington, D.C. on May 24 to meet with U.S. Senate and U.S. More...

Great Turnout for Wyalusing Public Library Car Show

It was a fabulous day for a car show Sunday afternoon, and there was a great turnout for the inaugural Wyalusing Public Library’s car show.  Cars, trucks and even a tractor lined the Tuscarora-Wayne lot (former home of the Wyalusing Elemen More...

New Sandwich Shop Up and Running

Photo by David Keeler There was a strong turnout at Thursday’s ribbon cutting on opening day of American Sandwich Co., located in the newly renovated Mama’s D’s location on 78 Main More...

Commissioners Approve $344K in CDBG Funding for County Projects

The Bradford County Board of Commissioners has approved the spending of the county’s 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds on several projects including street and bridge repairs in New Albany Borough, a sewer replacement for low- More...

No Wyalusing Teachers Remain on Furlough

In what was a very popular move Monday, June 12, the Wyalusing Area School Board recalled Chelsey Whitmiller from furlough to assume the Library/Media Specialist position starting this fall.  Whitmiller will be assigned to the District Library/M More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

What a great day our 1st Annual Car/Vendor Show became. The weather was perfect, the vendors provided great wares and the coolest vehicles came from all over to show off and be appreciated. More...

Sylvania Postal Clerk Gets Jail Time

On June 6, the U.S. More...

Lions’ Club Donates to Library

Wyalusing Library Director Cathy Brady gratefully accepts a check from Tony Carey of the Wyalusing Lions’ Club. More...

Wyalusing Valley Graduate Studies Music, Meals and Art in Italy

LeighAnn Miller of Wyalusing was one of 19 Susquehanna University students who recently spent two weeks studying the music, architecture, art and cuisine of northern Italy as part of the university’s Global Opportunities (GO) program.  More...

Forkston

Our condolences to the friends and families of the shooting victims. Our sympathy also to all the employees of the Weis store. It was a tragedy that we never expected to see in our community. Kudos to Boy Scout Troop 186. More...

Nimble

Ken Harvey and Nancy Comstock spent the weekend with Nancy’s family to celebrate several birthdays, including both Ken’s and hers. More...

Potter Sisters to Visit Vesper Church

On Sunday, June 18, at 7 p.m., the Potter Sisters—Claudia LaBarre, Carol Chaffee, Julia Potter, Karen Evans and Cindy Mize— will perform at the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church.  They are the daughters of Mrs. More...

More Courthouse Restorations Planned

During a short tour of the Bradford County Courthouse’s front entryway, county maintenance director Kim Corbett pointed out several sections in need of repair. The estimated price tag for said repairs: between $275,000 and $300,000.  More...

NTSWA Holds 12th Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection

For the 12th year in a row, residents from local counties will have the opportunity to dispose of their household chemicals and cleaners through the Household Hazardous Waste Collection being held at Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority Landfill and R More...

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