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Mayor Outlines Plans For Creek Path Project

At Monday night’s meeting of the Wyalusing Borough Council, Mayor Susan Burgess gave a report on the walking path/park project she’s spearheading and provided information on upcoming meetings.  More...

Residents Want Better Property Upkeep in Borough

FIRE DEPARTMENT ASKS MESHOPPEN FOR MORE AMBULANCE FUNDING

In perhaps their most highly attended meeting in years, Meshoppen Borough Council members found themselves bombarded with questions and concerns from residents mortified by the visual appearance of the borough due to an ongoing lack of maintenance at 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  Raymond J. Gallagher and United States Marshal to United States Department of Agriculture in Ridgebury Township for $1 on July 25.  More...

– Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas –

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

Letters

The Chaotic Commander-In-Tweets

Editor:  As a veteran, I am concerned with the chaos our Commander-In- Tweets creates with his child-like tweets. More...

Lifestyles

Birthdays and Anniversaries

AUGUST 13 Louis Aumick, Spencer, NY Teresa Thompson, Melbourne, FL Mary Ann Woodruff, Dushore, PA Michelle Farr Meyer, Germantown, WI Dr. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

A huge thank you to Ruth Parsons and Don and Flora Johnson for the awesome job on the library’s float in the parade Wednesday evening. More...

Highlights from Wednesday Night’s Wyalusing’s Firemen’s Parade

It was so sunny during the Wyalusing Firemen’s Parade yesterday, that not only did members of the Beaver Meadows Church wear sunglasses, but so did Dale Bennett’s 1965 Mustang convertible More...

Dining and Entertainment

Music in the Mountains Return to Eagles Mere

Music in the Mountains is the creation of Deborah Reeder and Barbara Sonies to train young classical musicians in the supportive and relaxing environment of Eagles Mere during the summertime.  More...

Bliss Birthday Celebration To be Held Saturday, Aug. 12

The annual P. P. Bliss birthday celebration will be held on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 3 p.m. More...

Keystone College Observatory Open to Public for the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

The eclipse will begin locally on Monday, Aug 21, from 1:19 p.m. to 3:57 p.m. The Keystone College observatory will open at 1 p.m. The public is invited to visit within those hours to see the sun partially blocked by the moon passing in front of it. More...

Sports

‘Super Heroes’ Show Support for Mason’s Hope

“It’s all about him right now.” Nathan Aquilio, winner of the Mason’s Hope Super Hero 5K in Monroeton on Sunday, Aug. 6, could have been basking in the accomplishment of his first open 5K victory.  More...

WVHS Football Practice Begins

The Wyalusing Valley High School football team began practice for the upcoming season with the mandatory PIAA heat acclimation sessions starting Monday, Aug. 7. More...

Toczko Holds off Wadas in Tunkhannock

Peoples Security Triton Hose Jack Daniels Mile

Tunkhannock graduate Jacob Toczko held off Chris Wadas to claim victory in the Peoples Security Triton Hose Jack Daniels Mile in Tunkhannock on Thursday, Aug. 3. More...

Education

College Dean’s Lists Announced

Bates College Hunter Quigg of Montrose was named to the dean’s list at Bates College for the fall semester ending in April 2017. This is a distinction earned by students whose cumulative grade point average is 3.71 or higher. More...

Artist in Residency Program Comes to Wyalusing

The Wyalusing Area Friends of the Arts (WAFA) will be hosting their first Artist in Residence featuring artists Hua Hua Zhang and Shauna Case.  The classes will be taking place in the Tuscarora Wayne Community Room located on Main Street in the More...

Master Gardeners to Hold Educational Programs During Harford Fair Aug. 21-26

The Susquehanna County Penn State Master Gardeners invite you to stop in at the educational building (across from the 4-H Building) at the Harford Fair this year during Aug. More...

Breaking News - 8/14/2017 9:11 AM

County Announces Flood Meeting at Athens High School on Sept. 28  Free Access 

The Bradford County Board of Commissioners is continuing its clash with the state to implement a program at the local level, which would give municipalities and county conservation districts the authority to perform stream bank maintenance and other More...

Breaking News - 8/11/2017 7:02 PM

Rain Postpones Wyalusing Fireworks  Free Access 

Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Company official, Tom Miller, told the Rocket-Courier that tonight's (Friday, August 11) fireworks show has been postponed due to rain. More...

Tanker Truck Crashes, Spills in Terry Twp.

Initial coverage of this story was first published on our website on Friday, Aug. 4 around 11 a.m. More...

Wyalusing Farmers’ Market, A Taste of Summer

It’s an annual summertime treat for Wyalusing area residents, and it’s up and running again this year at the Farm and Home Plaza, just off Route 6 at the west end of Wyalusing Borough.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Verne Lott - 2017-12-14
Catherine Gregory - 2017-12-14
Ceejay Smith - 2017-12-14
Charles Keeney - 2017-12-14
Martha Wildrick - 2017-12-14

Local News

Rushville

Sympathy to the Peggy Jenner family. She passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 1 at her home. Peggy was a wonderful lady. I worked with her at the Meshoppen Dress Factory. More...

Legion Post 534 Hosts Family Fundraiser, Car Show

American Legion Post 534 has been hosting a popular Family Fundraiser event for the past four years, but its members couldn’t believe how successful the Wyalusing Post’s inaugural car show was on Sunday, Aug. 6. More...

Factoryville Fireman Faces Arson Charges

When Factoryville firefighters responded to a fully involved structure fire along College Avenue on Monday, July 31, they never expected the cause of the fire to be one of their own members.  More...

Opinion

Overdose Deaths Across U.S Exceed Vietnam Toll

The alarming and tragic death rates from opiate and heroin overdoses in Pennsylvania and across the nation are sadly even higher than initially reported.  A new University of Virginia study says the number of deaths due to heroin and opioid over More...

Welcoming an Old Neighbor One More Time

I woke up at the start of this week, looked out my front window overlooking Wyalusing Borough Park and I said to no one in particular, “They’re back.”  More...

Seniors

Support Group for Pacemakers And Defibrillator Implant Patients

The Guthrie Cardiac and Vascular Center is starting a free support group for individuals with pacemakers and defibrillator implants.  This will be an opportunity for people going through similar circumstances to aid and support one another durin More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Have you ever watched songbirds feeding and wondered how creatures that small could digest the hard seeds?  A bird’s bill is not only used to pick up food but also to crack the hard seeds.  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Connie Hummel, owner of Connie’s Supermarket. We received five guesses and every single one was wrong. Now that is a surprise as Connie is not one to be sitting around supervising in her office. 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...

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...

BAKE SALES

Bake Sale to Benefit the Lyme Disease Coalition, Inc., held at Tractor Supply in Montrose, Aug. 19, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Representatives will hand out free literature and host a “Tick-Off” tick aid kit. More...

BARBECUES

You are invited to the 16th Annual Friends of Rep. Tina Pickett BBQ on Saturday, Aug. 12 from 1 to 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...

Worship

Spring Hill UMC to Celebrate 150th Anniversary

The Sesquicentennial Committee has made plans to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Spring Hill United Methodist Church on Sunday, Aug. 20.  The celebration will begin with Sunday worship at 11:30 a.m. with current pastor, Rev. Heather M. More...

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

In last Sunday’s scripture, we see Jesus and the disciples eating dinner alone in the upper room. After they eat, Jesus goes from one disciple to another washing their feet. More...

Kelly and Susan Pratt to Provide Special Music at Vespers Church

Kelly and Susan Pratt will provide special music for the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church on Sunday evening, Aug. 13.  More...

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