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Laceyville Police Cruiser Termed ‘Dead on Arrival’

At their Tuesday night meeting, members of the Laceyville Borough Council learned that the borough’s 2005 Ford police car is out of service and isn’t worth fixing.  More...

PSP to Borough: ‘We’re Here for Your Community’

COUNCIL TO RECEIVE MASTER SITE PLAN PROPOSAL FOR CREEK PATH

Pennsylvania State Police Sgt. Patrick Dougherty stopped by the Wyalusing Borough Council meeting on Tuesday night to assure residents that troopers would be more visible in the local area under his watch.  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  Ronald F. and Lottie Davenport, aka Lottie M. Davenport, to Ronnie D. and Teresa Davenport in Wyalusing Township for $1 on Aug. 23.  More...

Letters

Doesn’t Understand Democratic Hypocrisy

Dear Editor:  Per a Fox News report Aug. 27, former Vice President Joe Biden had an Op Ed published that was critical of President Trump’s handling of the Charlottesville, VA event in a way that divides this country, and that Mr. More...

Lifestyles

New Susquehanna County Library to Host Open House

The new Susquehanna County Library will host an Open House Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. More...

Pickett Sets Satellite Office, Veterans Assistance Hours

Rep. More...

Montrose Lions Club Grant Available

The Montrose Lions Club Community Fund, administered by The Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains, announces the grant for 2017 is now available. More...

Columns

The Good Old Days

News items gathered from an old copy of the Rocket-Courier, reprinted as they were in the Sept. 3, 1987 edition.  * * *  More...

Reflections of Nature

Did you watch the eclipse of the sun, moon and earth? Although the eclipse made monumental news for the media, the event has been forgotten.  More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Tyler Brown. Ticket winners were Malindia Fassett, Brad Fassett, Colin Fassett, Norma Farrell, Donean Canfield and Alice Smith.  * * *  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

AUDITIONS

The Northern Tier Symphony is holding auditions Fri., Sept. 8, 4 to 9 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 9, 10 to 1 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Methodist Church, 2 Church St., Tunkhannock. More...

BENEFITS

We are inviting Vendors to join us at the Stevensville Community Hall, Sept. 28, for a new sort of party – a paddle party. Proceeds benefit the Community Club and the Helping Hands Food Pantry. More...

BIBLE CONFERENCE

The Evergreen Christian Church, New Albany will be hosting a Bible Conference with John Metzger on Sept. 17 at the 10 and 11 a.m. services as well as at 6 p.m. He will also be speaking on Sept. 18, 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. Public invited. More...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

Summer is unofficially over and it does feel like fall has arrived. School is underway and the fall sports have played at least a couple games. It is now time to get back into the swing of Sunday School. More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

“What you heard from me, keep as the pattern of sound teaching, with faith and love in Christ Jesus. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

October 31 this year marks the 500 years since the monk, Martin Luther, nailed his 95 thesis (biblical problems and inconsistencies that he recognized in the church of his day). More...

Education

VFW Sponsors Patriotic Scholarship Contests

VFW Post 6824, Rome and its Auxiliary are sponsoring scholarship programs for students in the Northeast Bradford School District and North Rome Christian School, including homeschooled children.  The VFW gives out more than two million dollars i More...

NRCS Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

North Rome Christian School acknowledges the accomplishments of many of its students during the fourth marking period. More...

Best of Show Awards at Harford Fair Schoolhouse

The Little Red Schoolhouse at the Harford Fair had over 1,700 pieces of children’s work representing public and private schools as well as entries by individuals. These were attractively displayed and skillfully judged once again this year. More...

Breaking News - 9/12/2017 8:03 AM

Homicide Suspects Denied Bail in Falls Twp. Shooting  Free Access 

Susquehanna Co. Woman Killed in Drug Deal Gone Bad

Two men are being charged with criminal homicide and other offenses following a shooting that occurred in Falls Township on Sunday night, Sept. 10 during what police believe was a drug deal gone wrong.  More...

Breaking News - 9/7/2017 10:02 AM

Man Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run in Tunkhannock  Free Access 

A Milan man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 90-year-old woman, who was hit by a car in Tunkhannock on Tuesday night, Sept. 5.  John R. More...

Treatment Services, Citizens Raise Overdose Awareness in Sayre

In accordance with International Overdose Awareness Day on Thursday, Aug. More...

Water Main Repair on Main St.

The Wyalusing Municipal Authority, Borough Maintenance officials, and Hud’s Construction contractors went to work on a broken water main at the east end of Main Street yesterday morning, Sept. 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

Cheers to This Year’s Sponsors

Next Saturday, Sept. More...

Wyalusing Twp. to Improve Accessibility of Ordinances

It may almost be autumn, but the Wyalusing Township Supervisors are looking to do a little spring cleaning of their ordinances and are looking into using the services of a company called General Code to assist them.  More...

Wyoming Co. Hears Overdose Update

The Wyoming County Commissioners heard an impassioned speech Tuesday morning at their regular bi-monthly meeting from recovery advocate Celeste Kranick. More...

Opinion

Sixty-Seven Years Later The Korean War Continues

The current crisis with North Korea likely has General Douglas MacArthur rolling over in his grave.  More...

Tragedies Bring Out the Best In Americans

Some of us were gathered at a Labor Day weekend outing, sharing picnic fare, when someone brought up the soaring price of gas.  After a few seconds of mutual whining, the realization of the silliness and selfishness of our griping seemed to come More...

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Seniors

October is Medicare Open Enrollment

Every year beginning Oct. 15 and ending Dec. More...

Rome Resident Celebrates 85th Birthday

Hugh Floyd Beckwith of Rome recently celebrated his 85th birthday at his home. Beckwith was born on Aug. 31, 1932 at home on the old Corbin Farm located on Gulf Road in Orwell Township. More...

Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Recognized

Dr. Joseph Choi, Chairman of Orthopaedics at Guthrie said, “Guthrie is proud to offer top notch joint replacement surgery to our patients, helping them to get back on their feet as quickly as possible. This recognition from U.S.  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Celebrate PA Produce Month: Four Reasons the Veggie Lifestyle is for Everyone

Find out why adding more vegetables is smart, nutritious and delicious with these simple reasons from PAVeggies.org.  It’s Pennsylvania Produce Month, the right time to move from “supposed” to eat veggies to giving them a try.& More...

BCRAC Schooltime Series Presents My Father’s Dragon

Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) will present the opening show of the 2017- 18 season of Schooltime with My Father’s Dragon.  This beloved children’s classic will be presented on Oct. More...

Sports

Rams Hold Off Warriors

In what Wyalusing Valley head coach Jordan Clark agreed was the definition of an “ugly win,” the Rams escaped from Canton on Saturday, Sept. More...

Harriers Make Strong Debut

The Wyalusing Valley cross country teams opened the season at Lock Haven University’s Bear Mountain River Run with several strong performances.  The boys’ squad finished 11th against a strong field, including many larger schools.&nbs More...

Lady Rams Split at Tourney

The Wyalusing Valley girls’ soccer team finished third in the Meadowbrook Christian School Tournament in Milton on Sept. More...

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