December 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Wasyl Mauser has been busy repairing and painting some of the window frames at the Old Hickory building in downtown Coudersport. More...

‘Christmas in the Wilds’ kickoff Dec. 10

Emporium’s annual Christmas in the Wilds celebration next weekend will usher in another holiday season with a variety of family events.  On Saturday, Dec. More...

Viewpoints

Our fight for Pa’s future

(Matthew Stepp is director of policy for Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future, known more broadly as PennFuture. It’s a non-profit environmental advocacy organization based in Harrisburg.)   More...

Correspondence

Publisher Wrong Dear editor: After reading the column,”You can’t fix what you can’t see,” I was surprised and disappointed by your publisher’s negative outlook. More...

The Old Timer

It brings me great pleasure when I see a letter to the editor about my column. It means that some poor soul either agrees or disagrees with my choice of subjects or how I present them. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Everything changes in the second week of Pennsylvania’s deer-hunting season. Gone are the crowds and most of the trophy buck hunters. More...

ELK WATCHER'S JOURNAL

Every day is ‘Black Friday’ for elk

What do elk have in common with Christmas shoppers? More...

Two of the biggest bears taken in the state killed in Potter County

Two of the biggest bears killed during this year’s Pennsylvania hunting season came from Potter County. According to the Pa. Game Commission, each of the bruins was taken on Monday, Nov. More...

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Recent experiences by Coudersport’s Ron Haskins as a long-time deer hunter reflect similar stories across the region. More...

Training program questioned

Township and borough officials are being cautious in response to the request for a five-year financial commitment to launch a new emergency services curriculum at the Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit 9 Career and Technical Center (CTC) in Port Alle More...

Seneca Resources will resume drilling

2017 looks brighter locally

Seneca Resources expects to restart its shale gas-drilling activities in the region, but it’s impossible to forecast when.  “The year 2016 has been a challenge, but 2017 is showing positive signs,” said Rob Boulware, manager of More...

Addiction issues: help is available

Understanding that drug addiction is a treatable illness is the first step on the road to recovery for addicts and their families. Help is available in Cameron, Potter, McKean and Elk counties through Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services Inc. (ADAS). More...

News

‘Santa in the Shay’ coming up

A family holiday event, “Santa in the Shay,” is being planned at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in Potter County on Saturday, Dec. 10.  Santa Claus will pay a call from noon to 4 pm. More...

No tax increase in Emporium budget

Emporium Borough Council has tentatively passed a budget that calls for $1.23 million in expenditures in 2017, up by about $17,000 from the current year.  Real estate taxes will remain at 16.91 mills for the 13th consecutive year. More...

Local farmer to present in Harrisburg

A Potter County agriculturalist is among the featured speakers at the upcoming Growing Pennsylvania Organic Farms conference in Harrisburg. More...

Community Life

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Christmas trees bordering the courthouse square came to life Friday night to kick off the Festival of Lights, sponsored by the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce. Santa Claus arrived on a firetruck and set up with Mrs. More...

Foundation names CEO

Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers has hired Suzanne H. Lee as president and CEO.  More...

Chamber Connection

Finding the Silver Lining in the Dark Cloud

Welcome to the chamber connection! This monthly column is written by the executive director of the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce, Tina Johns Solak. It appears because of the generosity of Adam Johnson, State Farm Agent.   More...

Obituaries

Irvin L. Duell

DECEMBER 16, 1938 - NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Irvin L. Duell, 77, of Coudersport, died Nov. 22, 2016, in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.  Born Dec. 16, 1938, in Galeton, he was the son of Ernest A. More...

Geoffrey A. Mahaley

JULY 22, 1957 - NOVEMBER 30, 2016

Geoffrey A. “Geoff” Mahaley, 59, a longtime resident of Coudersport, passed away in his home with his loving wife and faithful dog, Sara, at his side on Nov. More...

Freda Y. Reed

JULY 29, 1942 - NOVEMBER 25, 2016

Freda Y. Reed, 74, of Coudersport, formerly of Austin/ Conrad, passed away with her loving family by her side on Nov. 25, 2016, in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a long illness. More...













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