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Ottaviani House Razed Along Route 6

After sitting vacant for well over 20 years, the decision was made to demolish a threestory home at the corner of Route 6 (State Street) and John Street in Wyalusing Borough.  According to real estate listings, the home owned by the Ottaviani f More...

Rhonda Vincent Brings Record Attendance to NEPA Bluegrass

Bringing Grammy Awarding winning singer Rhonda Vincent and her band The Rage to last weekend’s 11th annual NEPA Bluegrass Festival in Tunkhannock turned out to be a good move by the event’s organizers Danny and Christa Stewart. 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...

PSP Pledges to Deter Speeders in Borough

MAIN STREET TREE BEDS TO GET BLUESTONE PAVERS Cpl. More...

Charges Withdrawn from Lowman Man in Bradford Co.

The Bradford County District Attorney’s Office recently withdrew all charges against a man from Lowman, NY. More...

Columns

Reflections of Nature

One of Mary Alice’s favorite things to do is going to the Farmer’s Market in Lewisburg. While at market, she visits with her favorite venders, and I wander around looking for free samples of food and checking out the flea market stands. More...

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Brian Putney, an employee at Wyalusing Ace Hardware. Finally, we had lots of calls from people who knew Brian. More...

JUST ASK ALICE

DEAR ALICE: The company where I work recently sectioned off part of the already crowded parking lot and posted signs stating “This area for green vehicles only.” I drive a Ford F-150 and I really feel like I’m being discriminated ag More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

BLOOD DRIVE

Upcoming blood donation opportunities: Bradford County: Canton Wednesday, June 13 from 1-6 p.m. at the Canton Moose Lodge No. 429, 41 Sullivan St.; Sayre Thursday, June 7 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Enterprise Center, 703 S. More...

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, June 24, from 7:30-10:30 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 sugarfree syrup. More...

BUS TRIPS

Join Kiwanis and travel to Kentucky to see the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum. More...

Worship

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Last week we talked about June being a month of tests and of that book of books, God’s Book of Life, mentioned in the book of Revelation 20:11-15. Have you read it yet? Two books are mentioned in these verses, check them out.  More...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Corpus Christi (Body and Blood of Christ), celebrated this past Sunday, is the solemn commemoration of the institution of that sacrament. More...

Presbyterian Church News

“Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is Yours. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom; You are exalted as head over all,” (1 Chronicles 29:11). More...

Man Charged for Brutal Homicide of Mother in Camptown

Initial coverage of this story was first reported on our website around 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 31. For breaking news alerts and email updates, visit www.rocketcourier.com.  More...

Meshoppen Borough Council Stalled on Numerous Endeavors

Tabling motions and putting off plans was the most consistent theme at the monthly meeting of the Meshoppen Borough Council on Monday, June 4. More...

Wyalusing Twp. in Favor of Event Plans, PennDOT May Not Be

During its regular meeting on Tuesday evening, the Wyalusing Township Board of Supervisors approved items pertaining to local annual events pending the review of its solicitor, however, the authorization of these items will ultimately need to come fr More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Nancy Butterbaugh - 2018-11-15
Thomas Abrams - 2018-11-15

Local News

Wysox Township Supervisors Opt to Rebid New Building

Following the receipt of much higher bids for the construction of a new municipal building than an engineering study from last year had anticipated, the Wysox Township Board of Supervisors opted to utilize more advertising resources to rebid the proj More...

Drug Treatment Court Participants Plant Flowers

The sun beamed down hot, but they kept at their work.  Several participants in the Bradford County Drug Treatment Court gathered last Wednesday at Riverfront Park in Wysox to plant flowers. More...

Forms Approved for Laceyville Parks, Bridge Future Discussed

New signage for borough parks and forms for their use by the public were approved during a rather lengthy meeting of the Laceyville Borough Council on Tuesday night, June 5 that was stalled by an executive session.  More...

Opinion

Step Very Carefully in Nancy Pelosi’s Hometown

When most people think about San Francisco, CA, they see images of the Golden Gate Bridge, the clanging cable cars or the restaurants and shops along Fisherman’s Wharf.  But the San Francisco of today, which is Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi&r More...

Cyber Schooling Shouldn’t Cripple Public Education

When Wyalusing School Superintendent Jason Bottiglieri gave his State of the School District presentation recently, I was struck by one number—$600,000. More...

Lifestyles

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

The “Open Door” Book Club will be meeting at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 11. All are welcome and encouraged to attend as the group discusses their favorite book of the past month. More...

Wyalusing Girl Scouts Recognized in Ceremony

On Monday, April 30, girls from the Wyalusing Girl Scout troops came together to celebrate their annual end-of-the-year awards ceremony at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School. More...

Meals on Wheels Drivers Needed

Do you have some time to share? Are you passionate about serving your community? If you answered “yes” to these questions, maybe volunteering with Meals on Wheels Endless Mountains is for you!  More...

Dining and Entertainment

Wyalusing Arts Camp Registration Still Open

The Wyalusing Arts Camp is a week-long day camp that will be held at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School from June 25 to 29. More...

Back Achers Farm to Hold Pasture Walk in June

Throughout the summer season Back Achers Farm, located at 2908 North Rome Road in Rome is alive with activity and hosting special events for their CSA members and coordinating with groups like Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PAS More...

Nicholson Tourism Center Ready for Next Project Phase

The Nicholson Heritage Association has announced that the Nicholson Tourism Center at the Historic Delaware, Lack-awanna and Western Railroad (DL&W) Railroad Station project is ready to go out to bid for renovations.  More...

Sports

Twice is Nice

Lady Rams Rout South Williamsport, 11-1, for Second Straight Title

The Wyalusing Valley softball team captured its second consecutive District Four Class AA championship with an outstanding display of slashing bats and flashing leather.  More...

Time to Think Triathlon

If you are up for a 3.6-mile run, 4.6-mile paddle down the Susquehanna River and a 15.3- mile bike ride through Wilmot Township, mark your calendar for Saturday, Sept. More...

End of Year, Spring Athletic Awards Presented at Ceremony

Bird, Edsell Named WVHS Top Athletes

Sarah Bird and Creighton Edsell were named Wyalusing Valley High School’s Senior Athletes of the Year at the spring sports awards ceremony at Kenneth S. Williams Auditorium on Tuesday, June 5.  More...

Education

Wyalusing Elementary Students Race to the Finish

On Wednesday, May 2, students from Mrs. Susan Kilmer and Mrs. More...

Johnson Honored Athletics Banquet

Madison Johnson of Stevensville was among those recognized for successes both on the field and in the classroom at the 2017-18 Elmira College Department of Athletics Awards Reception on May 21.  More...

Bradford/Sullivan AARP Chapter 4423

The Bradford/Sullivan AARP Chapter 4423 met on May 8 at 11:30 a.m. at Mark’s Valley View Restaurant outside of Wyalusing for the Spring Banquet. Eighteen members and one guest were present. More...

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