April 18, 2019 RSS feed / Local News

Emergency Telecommunicators and ‘Dispatcher of the Year’ Honored

Telecommunications Week was proclaimed in Wyoming County on Tuesday on the heels of Wyoming County 911 dispatcher Brad Killian being named PA Trainer of the Year by APCO (Association of Public Safety Communications Officials) International. More...

Correction

In last week’s Rocket-Courier, two candidate’s answers to questions from the Thursday, April 4 debate among the Wyoming County Commissioner candidates were published incorrectly.  Following are the correct responses:  More...

Them Running for Second Term

William Them of Wysox is announcing his candidacy for a second term as Wysox Township Supervisor. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Supervisors.  More...

Promoted to Desk Adjuster

Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Mrs. Kari M. Natishak to the position of desk adjuster.  More...

Jenningsville

How nice a day it was for the opening day of Trout Season on Saturday. A lot of folks out and about, it being in the 70s.  More...

Commissioners Queried On Impact Fee Spending

The Susquehanna County Commissioners opened their April 10 meeting with a convening of the Salary Board in order to make several changes to personnel. More...

Wysox Township Sets Cleanup Day

At their meeting on Wednesday, April 10, the Wysox Township Supervisors voted to advertise for bids for the tar-and-chipping of several roads, but said that project won’t address the $500,000 to $600,000 worth of road damage from last year&rsqu More...

Bradford County Tourism Promotion Agency Receives Award

At its meeting on Monday, April 15, the Bradford County Tourism Promotion Agency’s (BCTPA) board of directors discussed an award the agency had recently received and the recent installation of signs that mark the location of the county’s More...

Sugar Run Business Hopes to Expand

Deep Roots Hard Cider is seeking to expand its operation in Sugar Run.  The business’ owners, Tim and Lynda Wells, are proposing to construct a 2,400 square-foot manufacturing and retail building for Deep Roots Hard Cider on their farm at More...

Celebrate

Please note Bradford County Conservation District Events are being held on Saturday, April 20.   More...

Beaver Meadows

Happy Thursday everyone. My husband, David and I, along with our dog, Toby, and feline, Molly, returned home late Tuesday afternoon of this week after spending five days camping in the Rehoboth Beach, Delaware area. More...

Peoples LTD Declares Dividend

Anthony J. Gabello, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples LTD, has announced that the Board of Directors has declared a first quarter cash dividend in the amount of $0.53 per share payable on March 29, 2019. More...

Free Child ID’s Offered Saturday at Egg Hunt

Saturday at noon is Wyalusing’s annual Easter Egg Hunt, held on the borough park, hosted by the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department.  New this year, children’s IDs will be offered, free of charge, by former WVHS graduate, Ryan More...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Recognized

With April being designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, flags and a sign were planted on the Green in the Susquehanna County seat of Montrose on April 10 by Women’s Resource Center representatives, to represent the 143 survivors they ser More...

Democratic Women’s Society Announces Scholarship Contest

The Wyoming County Democratic Women’s Society (WCDWS) announces its annual scholarship essay contest, open to female students in Wyoming County, who will graduate this spring and go on to further education. More...

Laceyville Library

We had an amazing turnout for our tax day seminar by Tari Trowbridge CFP, CLU, MBA on Monday. We had almost a dozen people turn out which is fantastic. More...

Meteer Re-elected as First Vice President of State Association of Township Supervisors

Members of the PA State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) have re-elected Marvin Meteer, chairman of the board of supervisors for Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, to a one-year term as first vice president. More...

Nimble

Last Tuesday, as we were experiencing high winds, the power kept blinking on and off. With that, the TV, of course, goes off and on and with DirecTV (AT&T) it seems to take forever to reset. Thank goodness for the Generac Generator.  More...

Public Invited to Try Out New Voting Machines

The public will have a chance to try out Bradford County’s new $1 million set of voting machines before they go into use for the first time in the May 21 election.  More...

Area Roadwork Scheduled

Roadwork Projects   1-800-FIX-ROAD  If you see any potholes, dead deer or signs down on any Bradford County state roads, please report them to 570-265-2181 or 1- 800-FIX-ROAD.  Bradford County  Route 220   More...

Cleaning Up for a Cause

Many volunteers turned out Sunday, April 14 to help with the cleanup of the Spring Hill Cemetery. A few of the helpers were, from left, Miranda Bowman, Alex Bowman, Makenzy Mowry, Gavin VanDeMark and Jared VanDeMark. More...

Forkston

After an early foggy morning, the weather couldn’t have been better for Trout Day, the opening of trout season. The Mehoopany Creek Watershed Association appreciates all those who stopped by to show their support. More...

Wyalusing Public Library Announces Spelling Bee Winners

Happy Easter to all, may the bunny be kind.  As there is no school on Friday that means there is no Story Class. The library will be open our normal hours both Friday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. More...

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