April 11, 2019 RSS feed / Local News

Wyalusing Rainbow Club Officers

The Wyalusing Rainbow Club installed its 2019 officers at the club’s meeting Monday evening in the Wyalusing Hotel dining room. More...

Playground Installed at Wyalusing Borough Park

Workers from Playground Pros of Newmanstown, PA install a new playground for kids ages 2 to 5 in the Wyalusing Borough Park. The playground will have a wooden mulch surface. More...

Jenningsville

Each week it seems to look a little more like Spring. Surely it’s on the way. The daffodils are starting to bring some color and the robins are hopping around everywhere. All good signs.  More...

Area Roadwork Scheduled

Bradford County  Route 220   More...

Nominees Sought for Leopold Conservation Award

Do you know a PA farmer or forester who goes above and beyond in the care and management of natural resources?  If so, nominate them for the 2019 PA Leopold Conservation Award.  In PA, the $10,000 award is presented with PA Farm Bureau and More...

Forkston

Congratulations to Staci Dibble and John Scholz on their recent engagement. What a delightful couple who are both very involved with community activities.  More...

Botts Appointed Corporate Secretary

The boards of directors of the Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Company, the Keystone National Insurance Company and the Lebanon Valley Insurance Company are pleased to announce the appointment of Ashley A. More...

Wyalusing Businesses Help Inspire Young Entrepreneurs

A panel staffed by representatives of five Wyalusing businesses answered questions posed by Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS) sophomores about what it takes to start and manage a small business.  More...

Vehicle Impaled by Guardrail, Loses Roof

This Nissan sedan was traveling south on Sheshequin Road in Sheshequin Township shortly before noon on Sunday, April 7, when it went off the right side of the roadway. More...

Public Invited to ‘Peer to Peer’ Critique

The Hill Country Artists invite the public to their next meeting on Thursday April 18 at 7 p.m. at the Claverack building east of Montrose on State Route 706. It promises to be both unusual and interesting. More...

Beaver Meadows

I spent as much time as I could loving up our Florida grandbabies, little Adaline and Finnegan from Friday through Monday.  More...

Home Textile Tool Museum Prepares for Opening

April is upon us and the Home Textile Tool Museum (HTTM) summer season is not far off.  With varied workshops and demonstrations to give you multiple reasons to return, this jewel of a museum in a beautiful rural setting offers much to learn and More...

Panek Participates in Alternative Break Trip

Wilkes University student Alexandra Panek of Sayre participated in a LEAP-AB trip to Costa Rica March 2-9. LEAP-AB stands for Leadership, Education, Advocacy, and Partnerships-Alternative Break, coined by student leaders in 2016.  More...

PA Sheriffs President Holds Meetings on Capitol Hill to Tell Congress ‘No Bigger Trucks’

As a new Congress takes shape, a top priority is infrastructure. A major part of this debate will be concerns of increasing the size and weight limits for tractor-trailers—including longer double-trailer trucks. More...

Wyoming-Lackawanna Counties Seek Dairy Princess, Junior Representative Candidates

The Wyoming-Lackawanna Dairy Princess Committee has begun the search for the 2019-20 dairy promotion team.  More...

Council Hopes to Reinstate Laceyville’s Police Department

(A brief version of this story appeared in last week’s Rocket-Courier). More...

Over 1K Pinwheels Displayed for Child Abuse Cases Reported in 2018

Bradford County officials and the head of the Children’s House Child Advocacy Center gathered in front of the courthouse on Friday, April 5 to highlight the large number of child abuse cases in the county and to thank law enforcement officers f More...

Former PA Inmate/Author to Speak at Mansfield University

A bad decision in June of 1977, at the end of his junior year in high school, found Gene McGuire of Lake Winola facing a life sentence in the PA prison system. Suddenly, his hopes, dreams and career aspirations began to spiral downhill quickly. More...

New Fortress Energy Holds Meet-and-Greet for Vendors

New Fortress Energy (NFE) held a well-attended meet-and-greet for vendors on Wednesday, April 3 at the Grovedale Winery outside Wyalusing. More...

Seniors Invited to Opiates Program

The Warren Center Senior Center, located in the Warren Center Township Building on Schoolhouse Road, will host a representative from the Attorney General’s office for an informational seminar on opiates on Monday, April 15 beginning at 11 a.m.& More...

T.A.C.O. Food Pantry Announces Change in Service for Second Monday

Beginning the week of May 12, T.A.C.O. Food Pantry will not be open for regular pantry service the second Monday of each month. More...

Dimock

April 10 was Soup Night at the Dimock Christian Community Church. People came out for soup, bread, homemade desserts and conversation with their neighbors.  More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. That’s when the library’s third annual Car Cruise will be held, with a rain date of June 8, same time. More...

Pension Forfeiture Act Signed into Law

On Thursday, March 28, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law important updates to the Public Employee Pension Forfeiture Act.  The new law will help stop public employees convicted of job-related felonies from receiving a public pension.  More...

Sayre Trail Project Receives State Grant

Sayre Borough has been awarded a $171,566 state grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) Multimodal Transportation Fund Program (MTFP) to support Phase II of the Diahoga Trail Project, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw.  More...

Nimble

Chicken Pot Pies were absolutely delicious from the sale in Jenningsville for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). More...

Laceyville Library

Hooray! It’s National Library Week! In honor of that we are holding an Ice Cream Social today, Thursday, April 11 at 11:30 a.m. Come on out and enjoy some homemade ice cream and brownies.  More...

Yaw Selected as Co-Chair of PA Public Television Caucus

State Sen. Gene Yaw has announced that he will serve as Senate Co-Chair for the PA Public Television Caucus during the 2019-2020 Session. Yaw will serve along-side Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa and state Representative Dan Frankel. More...

Quality Leadership and Relationship Workshop Scheduled

A Quality Leadership and Strong Board/CEO Relationship Workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14 from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda. The presenter will be Ellen Feldman.  More...

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