April 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Broadband ‘not a luxury’

Northcentral Pennsylvania finds itself on the wrong side of the “digital divide,” and is turning to the state government to help. More...

Show choir ‘dessert theater’ Saturday

Coudersport Area High School’s Music Department will present its popular Dessert Theater at 7 pm April 14, at the Elementary School. Tickets will be available at the door. More...

Viewpoints

Opioids aren’t inherently evil

(Tom Marino, a Republican from Williamsport, is a four-term member of Congress representing Pennsylvania’s 10th District and a former U.S. Attorney. More...

Correspondence

Political spite Dear editor: Over the years, as presi­dent of the Dauphin and Lebanon counties’ chapter of Trout Unlimited, I have met with legislators on several is­sues concerning clean water and taking care of a valuable resource: wild trou More...

The Old Timer

This is the time of year when the In­ternal Revenue Service is not especially popular. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Spring gobbler season is on the minds of many hunters, some of whom surely have the April 28 opener circled on their calendars.  Many experienced hunters have already been practicing their calling skills and con­ducting some preseason scouting. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Warm weather welcome for trout opener

Warmer temperatures forecasted for this weekend are just what the doctor ordered as trout-fishing season begins, but as of press time it was looking as if streams may still be running higher and murkier than preferred.  More...

Gobbler prospects ‘mixed bag’

Spring turkey season is drawing closer. It opens with the junior/mentored youth hunt on April 21 before the statewide season kicks off on April 28, running through May 31.  More...

Fire leaves seven homeless

Seven Emporium residents are homeless fol- through a single-family dwelling and an apartment building on the east end of the borough last weekend. More...

Water treatment project dead

A series of unanimous votes by the Coudersport Area Municipal Authority Mon- day night brought to an abrupt end a controversial plan to build a shale gas wastewater treatment plant near the borough’s western border.  More...

Deer harvest numbers suggest herd is growing

Another sign of the deer herd’s rebound in northcentral Pennsylvania emerged last week when the Pa. Game Commission (PGC) released results from the 2017-18 hunting seasons. More...

Two shows for local music revue

A local theatrical production and musical revue comes to the stage for two showings. Potter-McKean Players will debut “Love is Here to Stay” at 7 pm on Saturday, April 14, at the Port Allegany High School auditorium. More...

News

Career help for students

A number of activi­ties are being planned to connect area high school students with local career opportunities. More...

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Members of the Seneca Nation of Indians gathered with Coudersport Area Municipal Authority members after this week’s CAMA vote not to proceed with a shale gas wastewater treatment plant. More...

Galeton water system doing well

Galeton’s public water supply system is operating smoothly, according to a report presented during this month’s Borough Authority meeting.  Joe Cimino said the plant at Wetmore Run is run­ning on the supervisory control and data acqu More...

Community Life

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Another round of reduced-cost rabies clinics being operated by the Penn State Extension 4-H clubs and Dr. Lindsay Schwartzmeyer (left) got underway last weekend at the Coudersport Firehall. 4-H members assisted Dr. More...

War monument work begins soon

Donations for restoration work on the Cameron County World War I Monu­ment will soon pass the $80,000 milestone, thanks to an outpour­ing of support from community organiza­tions, individuals and local officials.  As a result, work is expected t More...

Antique show slated April 21-22

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum will hold its 10th annual Spring Antique and Collectible Show from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22. Admission is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. More...

Obituaries

Joan Elizabeth Keniston

Joan Elizabeth Keniston, 83, of Howard Siding, died April 3, 2018, at her daughter’s home in South Chesterfield, Va., follow­ing a lengthy illness.  More...

Death Notices

Regina Kuntz Smith   More...