February 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Wyalusing Supervisor Talks PSATS Happenings

During the regular Wyalusing Township Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday night, chairman Marvin Meteer spoke about impactful issues that were discussed at the recent Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) meeting in Lanca More...

Nominations Sought For Don James Awards

Nomination forms are available at numerous area locations and also via email for the 2018 Don James Lighthouse of Service Award and Don James Young Citizen Award.  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...

–Bradford County Sentencings & Pleas–

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons were recently sentenced, accepted into the ARD Program or pleaded guilty in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:  Guilty Pleas  More...

Outstanding Warrants in Bradford County

Contact Information   To contact the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office with information concerning these warrants, please call 570-265-1701 or stop in to the Sheriff’s Office at the Bradford County Courthouse at 301 Main Street in Tow More...

Letters

Cynical of High Paid Pro Athletes

Dear Editor:  I would be the first to confess that I have somewhat of a cynical nature. Having said that, I feel moved to comment on professional sports. I have always been a fan of good clean sports and sportsmanship. More...

It’s Time for Governors in Dairy States to Step Up to the Plate

Dear Editor:  In addition to many efforts Pro-Ag is pursuing, we now are calling on Governors in dairy states to issue proclamations declaring the rural areas in their states to be in a state of emergency.  We just began our effort this wee More...

Rebuild Our Depleted Military

The Budget Control Act of 2011 necessitated budget cuts for the Defense Department which had a huge negative effect on the readiness of our military.  I quote from Alan Dowd’s article in the February 2018 issue of “The American Legi More...

Columns

Seen ‘N’ Heard

Last week’s eyes belonged to Wendy Howells, the Rocket- Courier’s typesetter and advertising and page designer.  * * *  More...

Reflections of Nature

Our granddaughter Eve is going to have a baby in early March. She and her husband are so excited about having a baby and becoming parents. For several months. She has been talking, reading and singing to her unborn child.  More...

Jester Hill

Township secretary Bessie Pullman reports that all but one of the registered Republicans in Jester Hill filed petitions to run for the seat on the board of supervisors emptied when Charlie Gordon moved to Terrytown. More...

Sports

Cagers Clinch Championship

Wyalusing Breaks 10-Year Title Drought; Claims NTL Small School Crown with Win at Cowanesque Valley

For the first time since 2008, members of the Wyalusing Valley boys’ basketball team got to cut down the nets after clinching a Northern Tier League title.  The Rams clinched the NTL Small School crown with a 51-30 win at Cowanesque Valley More...

Rams Fourth at District Duals

Fall to Line Mountain in Consolation Finals

Seeking its fifth consecutive berth in the PIAA Class AA dual-meet tournament, the Wyalusing Valley wrestling team fell one place short on Saturday, Feb. More...

Nowakowski, Cobb Win February Freeze

Tim Nowakowski breezed to victory in the February Freeze at Tunkhannock on Saturday, Feb. 3.  The Factoryville resident completed the 5K in 18:54. More...

Education

Kutztown Univ. Announces Degrees

Kutztown University has conferred degrees on more than 475 students during the summer, fall and winter semesters.  The cumulative grade point average necessary for honors distinction is: with honor (cum laude) 3.40; with high honor (magna cum la More...

LACEYVILLE LIBRARY

Thanks to our February soup makers, Angie Miller, Betty Hall and Gerri Smith. Our March sale, the last of this season, will be Thursday, March 1. More...

Elk Lake High School Site of Upcoming Susquehanna County Ag Day

The 29th annual Susquehanna County Ag Day will be held on Friday, March 2 at 10 a.m. More...

Pesky Feral Cats Prompt Complaints in Wyalusing

Wyalusing Borough’s increasing population of feral cats seems to have the legendary nine lives, and the stray felines were again the topic of discussion at Monday night’s borough council meeting.  Denise Schloder, who told council th More...

Windham Twp. Man Killed in Truck Crash

CORONER PROMOTES ROAD SAFETY AFTER FIVE DEATHS WEEK

State police at Towanda are investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred along Cotton Hollow Road in Windham Township on Monday that left one man dead.  Jeffrey J. More...

Panda Power Rep Calls Liberty Plant’s First Full Year of Operation a Success

With 2017 being its first full year of operation after being commissioned in October 2016, the Liberty power plant in Asylum Township functioned “along the lines of expectation,” according to chief financial officer for Panda Power Funds More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Gracie Detrick - 2018-11-08
Nancy Butterbaugh - 2018-11-08
Thomas Couch - 2018-11-08
Edward Smith - 2018-11-08
Mary Ann Garvin - 2018-11-08
Thomas Park - 2018-11-08
Joseph Kusmierz-Mobley - 2018-11-08
Jason Thomas Oliver - 2018-11-08

Local News

Bradford County Treatment Court is Now Accredited

“I’m an addict,” Erik Kemp stated. “I say that because alcohol is a drug.”  He stood in Courtroom 1 of the Bradford County Courthouse. More...

Wyalusing Council Okays Codification Update

At their Monday night meeting, members of the Wyalusing Borough Council agreed unanimously to accept a proposal from General Code of Rochester, NY to upgrade the borough’s directory of its ordinances into an organized, digitized reference that More...

Gun Club Helps the Hungry

The Towanda Gun Club continued its long tradition of charitable outreach on Friday, Feb. 2 by donating $1,000 to the Helping Hands Food Pantry in Wyalusing. More...

Opinion

Love May Be Blind, but It Is Also Mute

I’m writing this column from the southern shore of Tampa Bay in America’s sunniest city, St. Petersburg, FL. So, let’s get the Snow Bird horn blowing out of the way. More...

Immigration Legislation Should Stress Border Security and Enforcement, Not Incentivize Bad Behavior

President Donald Trump has kept the promises he made to voters about immigration. More...

Lifestyles

PS Bank Holds Annual Employees’ Meeting

PS Bank employees kicked off 2018 with an all-employee event at the Wyalusing Fire Hall Tuesday afternoon. Employees from the bank’s operational areas, branches, PS Wealth Management and PS Mortgage attended and are pictured above.  More...

A Helping Hand

Wyalusing resident Susan Kilmer is pictured Wednesday morning trying to keep pace with the driving snow that she was shoveling from the sidewalks at John and Sylvia Dabbacks’ Second Street side More...

Claverack REC seeks Youth Tour Candidates

Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative is searching for high school juniors interested in taking an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., this summer.  The utility will select up to six students to participate in the 2018 Rural Electric You More...

Dining and Entertainment

World War I Book to Receive Statewide Award

The Bradford County Historical Society (BCHS) is pleased to announce that it has been selected to receive a PA Museums Institutional Achievement Award. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Benefits

Benefit sale, Feb. p.m. and Feb. 17 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Stevensville Community Hall. Open to the public. Benefit is for Martha Wildrick who passed away on Dec. 10, 2017 to help the family pay for the funeral expenses. More...

Blood drive

Upcoming blood donation opportunities: Bradford County: Canton: Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 1-6 p.m. at Canton Moose Lodge No. 429, 41 Sullivan St. More...

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Feb. 25, 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...

Worship

WYALUSING U.M. CHARGE NEWS

If you are thinking of taking your valentine out for dinner, consider the Sweetheart Dinner at Spring Hill Community Hall this Saturday, Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. at a cost of $20 per person.  Wednesday, Feb. More...

IT’S IN THE BOOK

Why do we remember what we remember? How do we remember what we remember? More...

WYALUSING PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

“For the word of the Lord is right and true; he is faithful in all he does. The Lord loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of his unfailing love,” (Psalm 33:4-5). More...

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