Local News - ROCKET-COURIER (2024)

Fire Damages Cummings Lumber in Troy

By ohtadmin | on June 26, 2024

A large fire broke out at the Cummings Lumber facility on Route 14 in Troy Township late Tuesday evening, June 25. According to information provided by the Bradford County Department of Public Safety, firefighters were dispatched to the lumber yard just before midnight for the report of a working commercial structure fire. “After taking numerous calls reporting visible flames, a […]

Keystone College To Cut Jobs, Courses

By ohtadmin | on June 26, 2024


Officials from Keystone College announced on Tuesday, June 25 that the university plans to eliminate 29 positions and several courses as part of a broader restructuring effort. College officials stated that the university plans to save approximately $3.5 million by implementing these changes in conjunction with other restructuring measures that it currently has in place. “These decisions were not taken […]

Stonemason Plying His Trade

By ohtadmin | on June 26, 2024

People attending the Susquehanna Summer Solstice Fest on Saturday at French Azilum had an opportunity to view stonemason Ken Ely at work. Ely, who has residences in both Montrose and Wellsboro, said the wall wasn’t part of the original French Azilum site and was likely built in the 1950s He said voids in the wall from when it was first […]

Accident Claims Man’s Life

By ohtadmin | on June 26, 2024

A Maryland man was killed during an accident at a home on Leesway Lane in Albany Township on Saturday, June 22. According to a release from the Bradford County Coroners’ Office, Eli Guerra, 32, was helping friends and family with roof repairs when he came into contact with a low-hanging overhead electrical line. Guerra was pronounced dead at 4:45 p.m. […]

One Million Geisinger Patients Impacted by Data Breach

By ohtadmin | on June 26, 2024

More than one million Geisinger patients are being impacted by a data breach caused by an employee of a firm that provided information technology services for the health care organization, according to a statement released by the company on Monday, June 24. Specifically, Nuance Communications Inc.—which is the outside vendor that provides those information technology services—is in the process of […]

Elite Fireworks Opens in Laceyville

By ohtadmin | on June 26, 2024


It’s all about filling a need in the community. That’s how Taylor Smith describes his latest business venture, Elite Fireworks, which officially opened this week in the former Dandy Mini Mart building on Route 6 in Laceyville. “In the local area, there are no other options,” he said. “There’s nobody else in the area that is doing it. (There are) […]

Montrose July 4th Celebration Set

By ohtadmin | on June 26, 2024

The Montrose Kiwanis and Lions Service Clubs are inviting the public to celebrate America’s Independence Day on Thursday, July 4. This year will mark the 47th consecutive year that both clubs have presented this festive event. This year’s celebration will focus on how to build and enhance this nation and communities by uniting efforts for the benefit of everyone. The […]

Ribbon Cutting at Wild West Outfitters

By ohtadmin | on June 26, 2024

On Friday, June 21, a ribbon cutting organized by the Central Bradford County Chamber of Commerce (CBCCC) was held at Wild West Outfitters in Wysox. Those in attendance, from left, were Kristin Schuster, Maria Knapp, Executive Director of the CBCCC Basil Bacorn, Cassie Eastabrook, Colleen Kithcart, store founder/owner Christian White, property owner Mike Wilson, Lauren Cerio, Ally Spinner, Glorya and […]

News from the Wyalusing Public Library

By ohtadmin | on June 26, 2024

The Wyalusing Public Library will be closed from Thursday, July 4 through Saturday, July 6 in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. We are rounding out June with Group Guitar Lessons on Thursday, June 27. Guitar lessons with Danny are 90 minutes for $10. We do have a few guitars available to use for class, first-come, first-served. The next […]


By ohtadmin | on June 26, 2024

Monica Denison

It was a great week to have air conditioning or a pool/pond/creek to cool off. However, it was a wonderful excuse for some of us to avoid lawn work. The craft program at the Mehoopany Area Library was great fun. I’m sure there will be red, white and blue wreaths popping up in many homes on Thursday, July 4. Several […]

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