December 21, 2017 RSS feed / Lifestyles

Santa, Mrs. Claus Visit Rocket

Santa and Mrs. Claus made their annual visit to the Rocket-Courier just to make sure everyone was in good spirits as we prepared to wrap up our final and largest edition of the year. Santa and Mrs. More...

Waiting to Meet the Clauses

Doing so in their typical chaotic fashion, dozens of energized children gathered for a chance to meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus at the New Albany Social Hall on Dec. 9. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

So, amazed that another year is coming to an end all ready, but what a year it has been. I’ve been sitting here thinking all that has happened. Saying a sad goodbye to some very special friends as well as meeting so many new ones. More...

Greetings of the Season

Listen… can you hear the bells ringing loud and clear? Tell us the Savior has come in Bethlehem town so dear.  The angels sing the chorus—that great heavenly throng. More...

A Group Photo with the Clauses

Crystal Shirk of New Albany (left) rounded up the kids for a group photo with Mr. and Mrs. Claus during a Christmas event at the New Albany Social Hall on Dec. 9. More...

OPEI Reminds Home & Business Owners to Keep Safety in Mind

Winter Generator Usage: OPEI reminds home and business owners to keep safety in mind follow manufacturer’s instructions and ensure proper ventilation.  More...

Bradford County Manor Achieves Five Star Rating

Bradford County Manor has been awarded a five-star overall rating for quality measures. This rating comes from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. More...

Letters of Intent

The Wyoming County Community Health Foundation (WCCHF) is inviting nonprofit organizations serving Wyoming County and surrounding counties to submit Letters of Intent as a first step in applying for funding in 2018. More...

Holiday Quilt on Display

Thanks to Alida Priestner for the loan of this lovely holiday quilt, allowing it to be displayed at the Wiser Choice Restaurant on Main Street, Laceyville. More...

Who-Bilation Event Held in Towanda

Shown above are characters that took part in the Towanda’s Bradford Inn first-time Who- Bilation event, held on Friday, Dec. 15 from 6 to 10 p.m. More...

New Year’s Resolution: Creating a Tree and Plant Life List for Your Woods

As forestry educators, our role is to advance an understanding of the complexities of the woods, in hopes that greater understanding will lead to well informed decision-making and well-cared-for lands. More...

The Seneca Falls Connection

In his 2004 article on Philip Van Doren Stern, David Keeler included many reasons why Upstate New York’s Seneca Falls could have been the inspiration for the film It’s a Wonderful Life. More...

Support Local Artisans at The Makers Fest

A great New Year’s Resolution that would impact your community is to choose to buy locally, especially when it comes to gifts, food, home décor, jewelry and other items. Wondering where to find such products? More...

Birthdays and Anniversaries

DECEMBER 24 David Baldwin, Brooklyn, NY Richard Hitchcock, Silvara, PA Terry Hoyt, New Albany, PA Lon Smith, Jenningsville, PA Winnie Burke, Meshoppen, PA Earl Messersmith, New Albany, PA Sue Seamans, New Milford, P More...

Give Blood Now, Help Save Lives by Next Month

Donors of all blood types urged to give blood, platelets this holiday season. More...

Dressed to Impress

Richard Cummiskey (with Santa), 5, wasn’t too thrilled about his mother Cheyenne’s idea of having him wear a bow tie for the Christmas event at the New Albany Social Hall on Dec. More...

Commission Hosts Traveling Photo Gallery

On Thursday, Dec. 14, the Commission will begin hosting the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership’s (SGP) Traveling Photo Gallery that showcases the winning images from the Sixth Annual SGP Contest. More...

2017 Holiday Enforcement Advisory

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) at Wyoming will be increasing the number of patrols on area roads and highways over the Christmas and New Year’s Holiday period from Saturday, Dec. 30 to Monday, Jan. 1.  More...

Ugly Christmas Sweaters Galore

A number of employees at the Bradford County Courthouse participated in an “Ugly Christmas Sweater” contest on Thursday, Dec. 14, but only three were chosen to be winners. More...

Now That is the Spirit of Christmas

One could imagine it would have been difficult for Civil War soldiers to have very much Christmas spirit. In actuality, the men tried to mimic that they could be home. More...

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