June 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Potter County health study underway

Potter County has been chosen as one of just 15 counties nationwide taking part in a comprehensive study on human health and nutritional status of people living in the U.S. More...

Popular snake hunt again entertains

Nearly 100 snakes, most of them timber rattlesnakes, were brought to the grounds of the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Club last weekend during the organization’s annual Sinnemahoning Snake Hunt.  More...

Viewpoints

Losing volunteer firefighters fast

(Shirl Barnhart, former president of the Pa. State Assn. of Township Supervisors, is a township supervisor in Morgan Township, Greene County, and has been a volunteer firefighter for more than 40 years.)   More...

Correspondence

ATV Message   Dear editor:  As an avid ATV rider, I appreciate all the hard work being done by clubs, landowners and townships to expand riding opportunities in Potter County.  More...

The Old Timer

Since the editor of this newspaper calls me the old-timer, I thought I should share some observations about the golden years.  You know you are getting older when everything hurts and what doesn’t hurt doesn’t work.  You feel li More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

When it comes to birds, the larger species -- eagles, herons and egrets – tend to get a lot of attention, but the smaller ones are equally fascinating.  Last week, the tree swallows were busy feeding their young inside a bluebird box. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Venison far superior to beef

Government officials and other organizations in Australia are promoting the consumption of wild game meat, specifically kangaroo meat. I don’t see why we couldn’t do the same in Pennsylvania when it comes to our na­tive species.  More...

Day of outdoor adventures

Another successful Youth Field Day was held at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum last weekend.  Each year, the Black Forest Conservation Assn.organizes the outing to teach young people about the outdoors and engage them in popular recreational acti More...

CSD may outsource food service

Coudersport Area School Board members are moving forward with a plan to outsource its food service at both school buildings.  More...

County working on funding new 911 system

Potter County has moved a step closer to pulling the trigger on a major 911 emergency communications system upgrade that will expand coverage to “dark spots” and make the service more reliable.  More...

Good things growing in Cameron County

More people are taking an interest in the source, quality and safety of their food.  Two Emporium residents have decided to tap into that trend by starting local “micro farms” that they hope will catch on across the region.  More...

Important state forest meeting Saturday

Management of the hundreds of thousands of state-owned forest acres in Potter County affects the local economy and way of life in immeasurable ways.  Decisions on timber harvesting, energy development, recreation trails, habitat development and More...

News

Basket weaving

Cameron County Artisan Center is holding a basket-weaving class, in­structed by Catherine Snyder, on Saturday, June 23. For more information or to register, call 486-4314.   More...

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Three Cameron County officials traveled to Harrisburg last week to join in a press conference and rally held to draw attention to the financial plight of vol­unteer fire and ambulance services in Pennsylvania. More...

Galeton preparing for water line project

Replacement of the main distribu­tion line at Galeton Borough’s water reservoir at Wet­more Run is being delayed by regula­tions governing wetlands distur­bance.  More...

Community Life

Pet Chatter

Thinking about raising chickens?

Backyard chickens have become have become very popular over the last few years among those seeking sustainable and organic food sources.  More...

New adventure attraction in Sweden Valley

One of Potter County’s oldest owner-operated businesses has been expanded and renovated for the second time in as many years.  Gary’s Putter Golf and Jiffy Pup on Pa. Rt. More...

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Potter County Special Olympics sent two of its athletes to Claysburg for two days of training to continue their advocacy for the program. More...













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