December 21, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Cook’s Pond Association Dissolves, Donates Funds to County

BRADFORD COMMISSIONERS ADOPT $75.5 MILLION BUDGET FOR 2018

After donating its 41-acre property in Orwell Township last October, making it Bradford County’s fourth county park, the Cook’s Pond Association recently announced that it has officially dissolved and would give its remaining funds to the More...

Apartment Mgr. Charged With Theft

Pamela Ann Ervin-Rockwell, 51, Susquehanna, faces felony charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property following a complaint filed by Susquehanna County Housing Authority Director Karen Allen. More...

Susquehanna Co. Budget Adopted

A major action of the Susquehanna County board of commissioners at their Dec. 13 meeting was to approve the 2018 budget in the amount of $32.4 million. More...

Charges Against Canton Mayor Withdrawn by DA

This article was first published on our website on the morning of Friday, Dec. 15. For breaking news alerts and email updates, visit www.rocket-courier.com.  More...

Students and Teachers Celebrate Christmas

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Sunday School students and teachers celebrating at the recent Christmas Party held in the church hall. More...

Dimock

The Dimock Community Church Sunday School presented their Christmas program on Sunday morning. Forty-seven children participated. Three families were away and not able to take part. More...

Guthrie Choir Announces Show Dates

The Guthrie Holiday Choir has prepared a number of holiday songs to spread cheer this season. Performances are planned for the following dates: Thursday, Dec. 21 and Friday, Dec. More...

Reid Graduates at Coastal Carolina U

Elizabeth Reid of Athens graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in marketing during commencement exercises held Dec. 15 at Coastal Carolina University.   More...

Forkston

Monica Denison

The displays of Christmas lights have been beautiful this year, especially with the gentle snow falls that we’ve had. I hope everyone has been able to travel around to see some of them.  More...

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for the Holiday

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday.  More...

Christmas Comes to North Rome Christian School

Christmas came to North Rome Christian School (NRCS) through the school’s annual K-8 program on a winter evening with snowflakes falling. More...

Armed Man Thwarts Home Invasion

Two Athens men are in custody and face a slew of charges after they attempted to rob a home in Litchfield Township on Saturday night and were chased off by a man armed with a shotgun.  More...

Community Mourns Loss of Bullied Teen, Launches #BEAHERO Movement

Speaking with those who attended his memorial service, it was clear that 13-year-old Ceejay Smith was admired for his compassion, kindness, and willingness to stand up for those who were bullied the same way he had been.  “He would put the More...

‘People Helping People’ Meals Distributed

They say, “It is better to give than to receive,” especially during the holidays. More...

House Votes to Ban Dismemberment Abortions

Preborn babies in Pennsylvania would no longer have to undergo brutal dismemberment abortions, under a bill passed Tuesday by the PA House of Representatives.  More...

Ways Stress Can Steal Your Health and Holiday Joy

Stress doesn’t take holidays off. In fact, the opposite is often true: Stress saps the joy out of the season for many people.  More...

Beaver Meadows

I was hoping that I would be able to write a positive update on mom’s condition this week. Unfortunately, that will not be the case as she passed away Monday evening at 5:45. More...

Angels of the Lord

Members of the Presbyterian and Methodist Churches in Rome, as well as the North Orwell Union Church, took part in an annual live nativity on Saturday, Dec. 16. More...

Misericordia Hosts Winter Commencement

The following are local Misericordia University students who applied and were eligible to participate in the winter commencement ceremony on Sunday, Dec. More...

Nimble

Recently, Lori Burke spent a week visiting with her parents, Larry and Billie Place of Zephyrhills, FL.  More...

Officer Teaches Safety, Police Duties

Acting sergeant for the Tunkhannock Borough Police Department, Sgt. Robert Roberts, gave a presentation at the Keystone Community Resources building in LaPlume Township on Thursday, Nov. More...

Sprucing Up Borough’s Hydrants

Wyalusing Mayor Susan Burgess, center, is pictured earlier this year discussing a proposal by Wyalusing Valley High School students Mason Minier, right, and Kregory Johnson, left, to paint borough fi More...

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