March 21, 2019 RSS feed / Local News

It’s Easter Egg Time at the Methodist Church

Spring’s coming! That means robins and sunshine and flowers.  And … chocolate eggs!  The Wyalusing United Methodist Church is providing lots and lots of that last item. More...

Commissioners Approve Three Proclamations

Three local agencies vied for the blessings of the Wyoming County Commissioners on Tuesday morning, and each was granted a proclamation to help promote awareness of varying causes.  March was designated as Colon Cancer Awareness Month and Thursd More...

Beaver Meadows

On Thursday morning, Nichole Edkin and Eden of Laceyville stopped by Dianne Bennett’s home for a visit. More...

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

Clinton is very kind and patient with me while working on this project. Hope to unveil the new site soon.  More...

Forkston

Did you get to the St. Patrick’s Day Dinner at the Mehoopany United Methodist Church? If not, you were one of the few who missed a great meal. More...

Nimble

The FWM Emergency Squad has mailed out their 2019-2020 membership drive letters, so everyone in our coverage area should be on the watch for them. If you don’t get one, please let them know by calling 570-833-2092 and leave a message. More...

Bradford County Seeks Bids to Replace Six Structurally-Deficient Bridges

At their meeting on Thursday, March 14, the Bradford County Commissioners took a significant step toward addressing the fact that 42 percent of the bridges owned by the county are structurally deficient. More...

STEAM and Leprechauns at Northeast Bradford Elementary

Do you believe in leprechauns? Northeast Bradford Elementary School does. And they’re out to catch the little rascals, and learn some things, too! More...

Discussion on Proposed Cell Tower in Wysox

At their meeting on Wednesday, March 13, the Wysox Township Supervisors discussed a proposed cell tower on Fall Run Road and voted to have bid documents prepared for the tar-and-chipping this year of several township roads.  The roads that will More...

Large Quantity of Fentanyl, Meth Seized from Ulster Man

Initial coverage of this story was first reported on our website on Monday afternoon, March 11. For breaking news alerts and email updates, visit www.rocket-courier.com.  More...

Laceyville Sailor Performs

Musician 1st Class Danny Stewart of Laceyville, bass instrumentalist for the U.S. Navy Band Country Current, performs at the 35th Annual Texas Steel Guitar Jamboree in Irving, Texas. More...

WVHS Vocal Jazz Ensemble Performs For the Wyalusing Musical Society

The Wyalusing Musical Society met on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. The meeting was called to order by President Sue Waterhouse. More...

Bradford County Office of Veterans Affairs Receives Grant

Rep. Tina Pickett announced that the Bradford County Office of Veterans Affairs has received $10,000 of grant money through the Veterans Trust Fund.  More...

Bradford-Tioga Head Start Accepting Applications

Bradford-Tioga Head Start, Inc. is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year, which will begin in August. More...

Girl Scout Sunday Celebrated

Girl Scout Sunday was celebrated on March 10th at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. More...

County Commissioners Receive Compliment

The March 13 meeting of the Susquehanna County Board of Commissioners was brief and culminated in a short presentation by two men from Forest City, a borough which lies in the southeastern corner of the county. More...

Featured Artisan at Gift Shop

Jeremy Minnier of Wyalusing, the current featured artisan at the Blue Heron artisan gift shop in Wyalusing, stands before some of the wood products he has made. More...

Bids Accepted for New Public Safety Building

At their meeting on Thursday, March 14, the Bradford County Commissioners voted to accept the low bids for the construction of the $13.1 million Bradford County Public Safety Center in North Towanda Township. More...

WAES Offers Kindergarten Readiness Workshop

A Kindergarten Readiness workshop for incoming kindergarten parents at Wyalusing Valley Elementary School (WVES) will be held on March 27 and April 4. More...

F.W.M. Emergency Squad Inc. Launches Annual Mail Drive

The F.W.M. Emergency Squad recently launched its 2019-2020 annual mail drive to the residents of its service area in Wyoming County.  Members of the F.W.M. More...

Dimock

We’re more than halfway through March. Spring began on Wednesday, March 20. More...

Jenningsville

How much everyone must have enjoyed Friday. It certainly was a tease for what will soon be here. Beautiful sunshine once again and warm temperatures. Maybe too much too soon. It’s anyone’s guess for now.  More...

Flooded Home Buyout Program Seeks Applicants

A PA Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) program could provide millions of dollars in Bradford County to buy out homes that are susceptible to flooding or to help prevent residences from being flooddamaged in the future, but homeowners need to take ac More...

‘Bicycle Tourism Boot Camp’ Highlights Cycling along Route 6

While Route 6 was designated last June as a U.S. More...

Bradford Commissioners Hold Line on Corrections Officers Pay

New Three-Year Contract Provides for Two-Percent Annual Raises

Despite a problem of keeping enough corrections officers on the county payroll, the Bradford County Commissioners have opted against giving the prison guards a large pay boost, and instead approved a new labor contract for them on Thursday, March 14 More...

Albany Township Man Homeless After House Fire

An elderly Albany Township man is temporarily homeless after a fire damaged his house at 131 Sharer Road on Friday evening, March 15.  The fire began as a chimney fire and spread into the attic and a room on the second floor, said Mike Epler, ch More...

Boback Announces April Outreach Hours

Rep. Karen Boback has announced her outreach events and satellite hours for the month of April. Representatives from several different organizations will offer assistance at her district offices throughout the month. More...

Toomey and Pickett to Host a Commemorative Pinning Ceremony

In an effort to honor all area Vietnam-era veterans, the offices of Sen. Pat Toomey and state Rep. Tina Pickett will co-host a ceremony honoring Bradford County Vietnam veterans.  The ceremony will take place on Monday, April 1, from 4-5 p.m. More...

Wyalusing Cub Scouts Presented Certificate

The Wyalusing Cub Scout Pack 8 leaders met with the American Legion Post 534 members on March 10 to thank the Post for chartering the Pack. More...

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