March 22, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Post 534 Celebrates American Legion’s 99th Anniversary

While many were out partaking in St. Patrick’s Day festivities on Saturday, members of Legion Post 534 in Wyalusing were celebrating a significant milestone of the nation’s largest wartime veterans’ service organization.  More...

Commissioners Recognized

Susquehanna County Commissioners (left to right) MaryAnn Warren, Alan Hall, and Elizabeth Arnold recently received a certificate of recognition from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Auxiliary to Ayers S More...

Elk Lake, SCCTC Winter Recap

A generous portion of the March 15 joint Elk Lake district and Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center board of directors meeting was devoted to a recap of winter activities and the subsequent wrap-up as the schools gear up for spring. More...

Substitute Teacher Charged For Sexual Assault on Student

Initial coverage of this story was reported on our website on Thursday morning, March 15. More...

Phillip Frisbie Sentenced For Fatal 2016 Crash

This article was first published on our website on Friday morning, March 16. For breaking news alerts and email updates, visit www.rocket-courier.com. More...

Forkston

Ken Valentine has returned from his latest jaunt to the south. But don’t be surprised if the weather stays cold and he takes off again. We’d like you to stay around, Ken, as you were missed.  More...

First Citizens Community Bank Offers Advice on Fraud and Identity Theft

First Citizens Community Bank has seen it all and spends a lot of time having important conversations about fraud with their customers. More...

Little Meadows

Welcome Home Mickey Corcoran from Afghanistan. We are so proud of your honor, service and duty to country. So very happy to have you home. You are not the little boy next door anymore. More...

F.W.M. Emergency Squad Launches Annual Ambulance Mail Drive Letter

The Forkston-Windham-Mehoopany (F.W.M.) Emergency Squad/Ambulance recently launched its annual mail drive to the residents of its service area in Wyoming County.  Members of the F.W.M. More...

Nimble

Skip and Marleah Henning hosted the family and friends of Peter and Catherine Henning on Saturday, March 17. Peter and Catherine’s youngest child, Carys was baptized at Nativity NVM in Tunkhannock.  More...

Little Meadows Fire Co. Hosts Breakfast

Volunteers of the Little Meadows Fire Company hosted a pancake breakfast for approximately 320 people recently. More...

PA Offers License Plate Honoring PA National Guard

Members of the Pennsylvania National Guard have a new way to proudly show their service through the display of a military license plate announced today by the Wolf Administration.  There’s a complete assortment available to Pennsylvania r More...

BJU Names Legacy Student

The Bob Jones University (BJU) Alumni Association recently recognized Benjamin Pettyjohn, a Junior Criminal Justice major from Montrose, as a legacy student.  Each year the Alumni Association recognizes second, third and fourth generation legacy More...

TASD Tax Clerk Allegedly Steals $7K in Taxes

A tax clerk for the Towanda Area School District has reportedly admitted to taking approximately $7,000 in tax funds since late 2015.  More...

WAEF’s Spring Fling Auction Returns April 14

The Wyalusing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) has tickets available for its seventh annual Spring Fling auction event on Saturday, April 14. Tickets are $35 and include appetizers, an open bar and dinner provided by Old School BBQ. More...

Intellectual Disabilities Awareness Month Proclaimed at Courthouse

Dozens braved the cold temperatures and came together before the Bradford County Courthouse last Thursday morning, March 15 to honor a very special group of valued community members.  The rally-style event was held in recognition of Intellectual More...

Prisoner Attempts Escape, Back in Custody

Justin Thompson is back in custody after attempting an escape from Susquehanna County Correctional Facility on March 14. More...

Susquehanna County Commissioners Set Emergency Preparedness Task Force

The Susquehanna County Commissioners opened their March 14 meeting with employee recognitions for Correctional Facility employees Albert Paolucci, five years, and Linda Blaisure, 15 years, and for Deanna Wasko’s 20 years with Children and Youth More...

Birthdays and Anniversaries

MARCH 25 Doris Madill, Powell, PA Diane Gruver, Meshoppen, PA Diane Beach, Wilkes-Barre, PA Kevin Hoffman, Wysox, PA Philip Herman, Washington, DC Linda Moon, Wyalusing, PA Charlene Markish, Wyalusing, PA Gabri More...

Dimock

Vienna Lunger, infant daughter of Holden and Amelia Lunger, was baptized by Pastor Terry Hughes in the Dimock Community Church on Sunday, March 18. More...

Wyalusing Chamber Offering Quickbooks Training Class

A Quickbooks seminar will be held on Friday, April 13, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The seminar is sponsored by the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce (GWCC) with free admission for GWCC members and just $49 for non-members.  More...

Jenningsville

It was great having a sunny weekend, even if it was rather cool. It helped melt some of the snow piles. More...

Beaver Meadows

I’m happy to report that Dale Bennett is recovering nicely from his knee surgery. After just two weeks of in-home physical therapy, he has been released but is still limited to lifting 10 lbs. More...

Nathaniel Wolfe Places in National Film Competition

Nathaniel Wolfe, a cinema production student at Bob Jones University, recently placed in the Intercollegiate National Religious Broadcasters (iNRB) 24 Hour Christian Vision (CV) Film Challenge held Feb. 27-28.  More...

Things to Remember when Considering Early Withdrawals from Retirement Plans

Many taxpayers may need to make early withdrawals from their Individual Retirement Account (IRA) or retirement plan. Doing so, however, can trigger an additional tax on early withdrawals. More...

Former Bradford-Tioga Head Start Family Advocate Gives Back

Former Bradford- Tioga Head Start employee, Edna Landon, recently had a 90th birthday celebration. In honor of her birthday, and at her request, family and friends made donations to two different non-profit organizations. More...

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