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‘A Day of Bluegrass’ Saturday at Grovedale

A Day of Bluegrass, a firsttime event for the community, sponsored by the Greater Wyalusing Greater Chamber of Commerce, is coming to Wyalusing on Saturday, July 15, from 1 to 9 p.m. at Grovedale Winery and Vineyard, 71 Grovedale Lane. More...

Wyalusing Meadows Nears Completion

Phase-one of the 50-unit housing development known as Wyalusing Meadows is nearing an end, and Mission First Housing Group held an informational open house Tuesday for interested parties as well as members of the community to look at the new units.&n 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

Timothy Clark, Towanda   More...

COURTHOUSE NOTES

BRADFORD COUNTY   Deed Transfers  John C. and Jade L. Schillinger to Yuri Lockburner in Tuscarora Township for $150,000 on June 21.  More...

– Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas –

District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported the following were recently sentenced, pleaded guilty or were accepted into the ARD Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:  Sentencings  More...

Lifestyles

French Azilum Hosting Descendants Day Event

The French Azilum staff thanks the community for supporting their endeavors.  On July 22, they will be hosting a descendants day and would love to see the community come out to meet descendants of the French Azilum settlement. More...

Muscadine Bloodline and Devon Franks to Perform at Troy Fair

Don’t miss it on Wednesday, July 26, Muscadine Bloodline and Devon Franks will be opening for Jon Pardi at 7: 00 p. m. at the Troy Fair.  More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Thank you to everyone who helped with Community Day.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Entertainment at the Harford Fair

The opening of the 160th Harford Fair will be here before you know it and as always, the fair provides Family Fun for Everyone Aug. 21 to 26. How is the fair doing that this year? 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...

BARBECUES

You are invited to the 16th Annual Friends of Rep. Tina Pickett BBQ on Saturday, Aug. 12 from 1-4 p.m. Rain or shine at the Rome Twp. Farm of Tom and Diane Elliott. The farm is located on SR 1029, Lake Road, just 6 miles past the Wysox Fire Co. More...

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

A Day of Bluegrass, Saturday, July 15, 1-9 p.m., at the Grovedale Winery and Vine yard, 71 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing. Performances by The Bluegrass Brothers, Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass and Without a Paddle. Admission, $20 pp. More...

Worship

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ,” (Philippians 1:6). What a comfort Paul provides with this brief verse! More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Many think that the Bible is just a long list of prohibitions and laws that were given by angry prophets just to make everyone else uncomfortable, with an end to keep the people in subjection. More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

In Matthew 11, Jesus declares, “All things have been handed over to me by my Father.” Christ assures us that what the Father has handed over to him is the ability to console those “who labor and are burdened.” These things of More...

Breaking News - 7/19/2017 2:06 PM

Fatal Plane Crash Near Towanda Air Port  Free Access 

The Rocket-Courier has a reporter headed to the scene of a fatal airplane crash between the Towanda Airport and Monroeton, along Woodside Road.Scanner reports indicate that a parachute was spotted in a tree near the crash site, the plane was burning More...

Gas Truck Accident Has Susquehanna Co. Fired Up

A tanker truck carrying compressed natural gas from the Xpress Natural Gas (XNG) station in Forest Lake Township rolled over into a ditch in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 12, causing a shutdown of North Road and a controversy between Fores More...

Laceyville Borough Council Swears in New Councilman

Last Wednesday evening, at their July meeting, Laceyville Borough Council saw Henry Laboranti take the oath as the newest member of the governing body. More...

Funeral Procession Through Wyalusing

Leading a motorcade of dozens of private cars and fire-fighting vehicles, as spectators snap photos, Wyalusing firefighters escort their fallen comrade Wayne Felter during a funeral procession on Sat More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Local News

Township Remembers Wayne Felter

It was a somber meeting for the Wyalusing Township Supervisors on Wednesday, July 5, as they reflected on the loss of Wayne Felter, Sr. More...

A Slow Race on Main Street

Kids and parents cheer on their shell-dwelling friends during the turtle race on Main Street at the 21st annual Laceyville Community Day event on Saturday, July 8, which was hosted by the Laceyville More...

Sen. Casey Talks Health Care Bill, Budget Cuts with Area Seniors

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Opinion

One More Round At the Boilermaker

Here I am Sunday morning, July 9, getting set to run in the 40th annual Boilermaker, a 15K (approximately nine-mile) road race that winds its way along the streets of Utica, NY.  Of all the runs I’ve done over the years, this is my favorit More...

Giving Back with Your Time and Energy

How do you give back to your community? Money is nice, even great, for those fundraising projects that make our communities unique and inviting.  More...

Seniors

Meals on Wheels at Senior Center

The Area Agency on Aging, Inc. for the Counties of Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Tioga will be hosting a public event on July 25 at the Blue Ridge Senior Center, 81 Franklin Street, Great Bend, beginning at 9:30 a.m.  More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

The first full month of summer is July. On a typical day in July, we can have the summer’s heat and a late afternoon thunderstorm. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Dr. Alice Davis, executive director of the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center. More...

The Way We Were...

A look back at the people and places of the Wyalusing area over the last 20 years or more.   More...

Sports

County to Host Half Marathon

These may not be the dog days of summer, but we are entering the sports doldrums.  In the heat of mid-summer, even the local running schedule gets thin in July.  However, in the past couple days, news from several runs have surfaced, includ More...

They are the Champions Again

RTL Junior Softball Defeats Newberry for Section III Crown

The Roosevelt Trail League (RTL) Junior Softball team rallied from an early deficit to clinch the Little League Section III crown with an 8-6 win over Newberry at Williamsport on Thursday, July 6.  Daphne Fassett capped a perfect day at the plat More...

Proposed Wyalusing Trail Has ‘Potential’

Exploratory Meeting Held Regarding Borough-River Connector

—BY PETE HARDENSTINE—  “This has lots of potential. It’s more than a 1,000-yard trail.”  More...

Education

Widener University Announces Class of 2017 Graduates

Widener University conferred degrees in its ceremony for undergraduates on Saturday, May 20. More...

Girl Scouts Have an Adventure

The Brownie Girl Scouts of Troop 40939 in Wyalusing recently went on a day trip they planned to make use of their hardearned “cookie money.” The girls’ first stop was at Walmart, wh More...

Senior Expo Set for July 28, Says Boback

Rep. Karen Boback will be holding her annual senior expo on Friday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Tunkhannock Area High School cafeteria.  Several new, interactive informational sessions will begin at 10:30 a.m. More...

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