September 13, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Meshoppen Playground Equipment Ordered, Seepage on Rt. 6 Contested

New playground equipment was ordered for Meshoppen’s Community Park about two weeks ago, and delivery is expected within two weeks. More...

Update on Area Roads Impacted by Flooding

The following list includes long-term closures with detours that have been in effect due to previous flooding in the region as well as roads that closed since Monday, Sept. More...

Wyoming County Chorale Looking At Fresh Start, Seeking Members

The Wyoming County Chorale got its start in about 1994 and, as it grew, its members not only bonded but got to do some amazing things, like singing backup for the rock group Foreigner twice. More...

Correction

In last week’s Rocket-Courier, an article incorrectly stated that Wyoming County Fair Queen Madison Sickler, an Elk Lake High School senior who resides in Meshoppen, was the 2017-18 queen. It should have stated 2018-19.   More...

Pro-Ag Urges PA Milk Marketing Board to Raise Premiums

Citing the fact that Readington Farms of Whitehouse, NJ, has raised their premium again to $1.50 per cwt. More...

New Sign Marks Trailhead at Montrose

Montrose area residents traveling through the east end of town may have noticed a new double-sided sign along the eastbound lane of Routes 29 and 706 marking the point where the Endless Mountains Trail, a pedestrian and biking path, crosses the highw More...

Dimock

We send our sympathy to the Nuss family. Grandmother Ellen Nuss died recently. Sympathy cards can be sent to Warren Nuss, 8597 SR 3023, Springville, PA 18844.  The former Winans’s farm has come to life under its new owners. More...

Steps Must be Taken by Charities Filing for Tax Exemption

There are steps that charities applying for tax-exempt status need to take before applying for tax-exempt status; a charitable organization must determine whether it is a trust, corporation or association. More...

Forkston

The annual auction and chicken BBQ dinner sponsored by the Community Center of Mehoopany is over for another year. Those folks appreciate all of you who supported the auction, especially those who bought items even if they didn’t need them. More...

Motorcyclist Crashes after Traveling 114 mph

A motorcyclist admitted he was traveling at 114 mph just before he was involved in a onevehicle accident on Aug. More...

Jenningsville

The Wyoming County Fair is over for another year, keeping folks busy all week coming and going with whatever job was necessary.  They got to visit with friends and neighbors while checking out all the exciting exhibits inside or outside of the m More...

Ride for Health Raises $2,800 for Guthrie

Approximately 60 riders participated on Saturday, Sept. 8 in the Ride for Health, a 139- mile-long motorcycle ride that raised an estimated $2,800 for the Guthrie Veterans Committee. More...

P&G Workers Volunteer in Local Projects

Volunteers from Procter & Gamble (P&G) painted a room at the Abuse and Rape Crisis Center on Saturday, Aug. 18 as part of United Way’s Day of Caring, helping local agencies complete much-needed volunteer projects.  More...

Grovedale Winery Celebrates 10 Years

Grovedale Winery & Vineyards celebrated its 10th Anniversary this past Saturday, Sept. 8, with hot air balloon rides, grape stomping and music from bands Gravel and Doubting Thomas.  More...

Local Owner of Child Care Centers Expands Operations Again

Robyn Keeney Lacy of Wilmot Township comes from a family of entrepreneurs. More...

Man Shot by Troopers In Susquehanna County

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the shooting of a civilian by state police at a residence in Hallstead on the night of Sept. More...

Wyalusing Alumni Weekend Slated for October

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) is hosting its second Alumni Weekend starting Thursday, Oct. 4 and running through Saturday, Oct. 6. More...

Boback Searches for Korean War Veterans from the 117th Legislative District

State Rep. Karen Boback is looking to recognize residents of the 117th District who are PA veterans from the Korean War era.  More...

AG Shapiro Clarifies Rights Following ‘Janus’ Decision

Responding to numerous questions from public sector employees and employers, Attorney General Josh Shapiro issued guidance on the recent U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. More...

Promoted to Senior Production Underwriter

Tuscaror Wayne Insurance Company, headquartered in Wyalusing, PA, is pleased to announce the promotion of Erin K. DeNault to the position of senior production underwriter.  More...

Pickett Announces Office Hours

To help residents of Sullivan County better access state government related services, Rep. Tina Pickett will hold satellite office hours on the first and thirds Wednesdays of the month in Sullivan County. More...

Beaver Meadows

Rain, rain, go away. We’ve had enough!  More...

DEP Releases Oil and Gas Annual Report

Faster form submission for operators, progress on improved e-permitting options, and increased efficiency and number of site inspections are among program advances detailed in the 2017 Oil and Gas Annual Report, released Aug. More...

Nimble

The Community Center Auction was this past Saturday at Creek Junction Park in Forkston and was well attended even with the light rain. More...

Rushville

Last Week’s News  On Sept. 8, the L&R Community Group held a Community Day at the Field of Dreams in Lawton. Included were games, food, a 50-50 drawing and lots of family fun.  More...

Debris Removed from Billings Creek

Workers remove debris last Thursday from Billings Creek in Wyalusing Township. Debris that jammed up the creek caused flooding last month.   More...

First Citizens Community Bank Gets Top Ranking from Customers

Forbes Magazine regularly evaluates and ranks banks based on balance sheets and financial indicators; however, earlier this year they took a different approach to identify the Nation’s best banks — by reaching out to bank customers for th More...

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