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Dushore Man Killed In Route 220 Crash

This article was first published on our website around 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28. More...

O Christmas Tree

Larry Gehring directs the Wyalusing Adult Band at Wyalusing’s Tree Lighting Ceremony, a community tradition organized by the Rainbow Club that dates back over a half-century. More...

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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...

–Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas–

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons were recently sentenced, entered guilty pleas or were accepted into the ARD Program in Bradford County Magisterial District Courts:  Guilty Pleas  More...

Freeman Sentencing Date Set for Double Fatal Crash

This article was first published on our website on Wednesday, Nov. 22 around 11:15 a.m. For breaking news alerts and email updates, visit www.rocketcourier.com.  More...

Letters

Big Ten Western Division is Weak

Dear Editor,  The Big Ten football western division has to be the weakest division in the FBS.  The only team in the western division that deserves a top 20 ranking is Wisconsin.  More...

Lifestyles

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Great crowd and interesting and unique vendors equaled a great day for our second “Escape the Madness” Black Friday Sale. Through the generosity of Tony and Sally Turner, Lynn Petlock, Don and Flora Johnson and all who helped. More...

Tips to Protect Your Financial Information

The PA Department of Banking and Securities and PA State Police advise holiday shoppers, whether online or at brick-andmortar stores, to be especially vigilant in protecting their financial information.  More...

Photos of Wyalusing’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

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Dining and Entertainment

The Magic of Emmet Otter Returns to the Dietrich Theater

The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock thanks the Jim Henson Legacy Foundation and sponsor Ace-Robbins for the return of free showings of Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas on Friday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. More...

Tickets on Sale For ‘Breakfast With Santa’

Guthrie’s annual “Breakfast with Santa” will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. More...

Radio Players Bring Fun to the Dietrich

The Dietrich Theater Golden Days of Radio Players invite everyone to an evening of the “theater of the mind” on Tuesday, Dec. More...

Sports

Turkey Trot Records Smashed

John Johnson, Kenzie Jones Set New Marks En Route to Sayre 5K Wins

John Johnson and Kenzie Jones set new race records en route to victory at the Sayre Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. More...

Local Runs Slated for Saturday

The local racing season is winding down, but area runners will have their choice of three events this Saturday.  Towanda, Tunkhannock and Montrose all host runs as part of their borough Christmas promotion days.  In Towanda, the Run, Run Ru More...

Turkey Day Stuffed With Runs

John Salva claimed victory in the Pete Keyes Turkey Trot in Binghamton on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, with a time of 27:18 over the five-mile distance.  Owen Brewer was second, 29 seconds behind Salva, with a time of 27:47. More...

Education

SCCTC October Students of the Month

Dr. Alice M. More...

Free Insect Identification Services Offered through Penn State

With more than a million different species of insects in the world, it is no wonder that bugs “bug” us.  More...

Pack 8 Welcomes New Members to Scouting

The newest members of Wyalusing’s Pack 8 Cub Scouts, Bobcat Scouts, Brayden Babcock and Nickolas Wheeler, were recognized on Sunday, Nov. More...

CDBG Funds Allocated for Bradford County Projects

With grant applications from nine entities for 11 projects through Bradford County totaling $487,065, the Bradford County Board of Commissioners had only $200,501 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to allocate.  During a public More...

McLinko Running for 10th Congressional Dist.

CHALLENGING FOUR-TERM INCUMBENT REP. TOM MARINO

Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko is throwing his hat in the ring for the 10th Congressional District in 2018, hoping to unseat four-term Republican incumbent Tom Marino.  More...

Wyoming Co. CDBG Open; PCORP Anniversary Noted

The Nov. 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

Susquehanna County Commissioners Tackle Personnel, Election Questions

The Susquehanna County Board of Commissioners opened their Wednesday, Nov. 22 meeting with a brief convening of the Salary Board, with the addition of county treasurer Jason Miller and court administrator Cathy Hawley in attendance.  More...

Vandals Break Door on Main St.

Sometime between the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 21 and the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. More...

Two Injured After Hitting Deer on Rt. 6

Deer were on the run during the first day of rifle season on Monday, which is perhaps what led to a deer running into the path of a sedan traveling along Rt. 6 in Wyalusing.  More...

Opinion

Classic American Film Marked 75 Years Sunday

As far as I can remember, the first time I saw the classic movie Casablanca was in the early 1970s when I was in college and took an elective course entitled The Elements of Film, which focused on classic American films and how they were created.&nbs More...

When Impressing Becomes Distressing

Let me introduce you to Noah Tawl. He seemed to have everything you’d want in a new employee. He was young, ambitious and eminently qualified in terms of both education and experience. More...

A Wolf Hiding in Penn’s Woods

Guest Commentary

The integrity of Pennsylvania’s election system along with Governor Tom Wolf’s carefully cultivated image of government transparency have both been called into question as state election officials and even the governor himself have stonew More...

Seniors

Wysox Resident Turns 95

On Saturday, Nov. 11 a birthday party was held for Wysox resident George Lehman to celebrate his upcoming 95th birthday. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

Do you remember the oil embargo that occurred in the late 1970s and early 1980s? Those that had access to wood began heating their homes with wood. With the price of timber continually climbing, the complaints of tree rustling became common. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Helen Chamberlin. Our only winner was Tammy Altemus.  * * *  More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: Were you surprised to hear that the Mayor of Canton was arrested recently for soliciting a prostitute?  —CURIOUS IN CANTON DEAR CURIOUS: I sure was surprised. I didn’t know Canton had a mayor.  —ALICE  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BENEFITS

Cornhole Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Wyalusing High School Gym. Registration starts at 1 p.m. Pre-register available by calling 570-637- 0633. Event starts at 2 p.m. Benefits WVHS Wrestling Booster Club. R48p   More...

BLOOD DRIVE

American Red Cross – Blood Donation Opportunities Nov. 16 to 30. Make an appointment to give blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor app at redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1- 800-733-2767).   More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Dec. 31 from 7:30 to 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...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Stones were not only plentiful in the Holy Land years ago, but they were free. There was no need for a gun, or even for a long saber for a fight, simply pick up a stone and throw it with great vigor at your enemy.  More...

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWS

Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts,” (Colossians 3:16). More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

“The King is Jesus; in him God entered humanity and espoused it to himself. God does not have a fixed plan that he must carry out; he has many different ways of finding man and even of turning his wrong ways into right ways.  More...

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