2018-03-08

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Police Investigating Death at Warren Hotel



Tunkhannock Borough Police Chief Keith Carpenter responded to a call around 1 a.m. on Saturday morning about a bar fight at the Warren Hotel, 54 Warren Street. Upon arrival, he and two assisting officers from the Tunkhannock Township Police Department learned that the altercation had spilled outside the establishment. Two injured patrons were discovered, one of whom was taken to […]

Stray Cats Still Pestering Borough Residents



As it was at last month’s meeting and many meetings prior, the issue of feral cats running amuck in Wyalusing Borough was the main topic of discussion. Several Second Street residents attended Monday night’s regular meeting to ask council if any progress has been made in alleviating the stray cat problem, which they claim is affecting their quality of life. […]

Endless Supply Co. Gets Temporary New Home

REOPENING MARCH 14 IN BRADFORD TOWNE CENTRE

Following a devastating fire that left the staple Wysox Township business in ruins along Route 6 in late January, the Endless Supply Co. is making an inspiring comeback next week as it will reopen in a new location at the Bradford Towne Centre. The new digs, inside the former Payless Shoe Store, will only serve as a temporary home, however, […]

Laceyville Names New EMC, Makes Long-Term Park Plans



At their regular monthly meeting, staff and members of the Laceyville Borough Council met Fred Saxer, who currently serves as the emergency management coordinator for Asylum, Terry and Wilmot Townships in Bradford County and Braintrim Township in Wyoming County. Saxer had been invited to interview for one of several openings for special positions that the relatively-new board has been pressed […]

Wyalusing Twp. Supervisors Contribute to Museum, WCC



The Wyalusing Township Board of Supervisors let their generosity show on Tuesday evening, as they motioned to make $1,500 in contributions to local organizations. First on the list was the Wyalusing Valley Museum, which has been soliciting funds for its “Move to Main Street Campaign.” “Some time ago, we had a request from the museum to contribute to their move […]

Cancer Awareness, Storm Response Highlighted by Wyoming Co. Commissioners



Thursday, March 29, will be marked as Cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives (C.A.S.U.A.L.) Day at the Wyoming County Courthouse and other county buildings. Employees and visitors are encouraged to purchase special T-shirts for the 15th annual event, which is promoted by the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute (NRCI) to bring awareness to colon and rectal cancers. The commissioners welcomed NRCI […]

Missing Canton Woman Found Deceased



This article was first published on our website on the morning of Monday, March 5. For breaking news alerts and email updates, visit www.rocket-courier.com. A Canton woman who went missing on Feb. 27 was reportedly found deceased on Sunday, March 4. The body of Marlayne L. Swartz, 49, was found in a wooded area along Carnright Mountain Road in Armenia […]

Wysox Man Caught During Burglary, Fights Police



A Wysox resident is behind bars after he got into a scuffle with police while under the influence of narcotics and committing a burglary along North Main Street in Athens Borough. Christopher A. Quintana, 28, was tracked down by local police to a detached garage that he’d broken into and damaged property therein. It all began with a bizarre 911 […]

Susquehanna County Chief Detective Resigns



The Susquehanna County Commissioners held their Feb. 28 meeting in one of the new conference rooms of the newly-renovated portion of the courthouse, using the space in that capacity for the first time. The room sits immediately inside the new Lake Avenue entrance and boasts large windows overlooking the Green. The meeting opened with a convening of the salary board, […]