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MORE LEGAL FEES

Taxpayers take another hit as Cahilly cites ‘conflict’ in discrimination lawsuit

Potter County’s taxpayers will once again foot the bill for outside legal counsel because long-time county solicitor D. Bruce Cahilly won’t handle a case.   More...

Viewpoints

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IDEAS

(Stephen Herzenberg is executive director of the Keystone Research Center, a research and policy development institute in Harrisburg.)   Facing high joblessness and lagging state revenues, Pennsylvania’s lawmakers face the unenviable ta More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

The health organizations are always getting on people for being overweight, but there is a flip side to this issue. With all of the shame that seems to go with eating out, a lot of U.S. restaurants are closing up shop. More...

Break Domestic Violence Cycle

To the editor:   Throughout the last few months our troopers have responded to an increased number of domestic violence incidents.   More...

Potter County News

Potter County Fair begins Sunday

Many of the traditions that make the Potter County Fair a popular event will return for this year’s 74th annual fair, which runs from Sunday through next Saturday night at the Millport fairgrounds. More...

Statewide accolades for Earl Brown

Chalk up another accolade for Earl Brown. More...

Cooperative Extension Youth Educator Named

Natalie Aiello of Ridgway has been hired as Penn State Cooperative Extension 4-H youth educator serving Cameron and Elk counties. More...

Sports

Two of Emporium’s finest to be recalled at sports events

Emotions will hang heavy as two popular Cameron County men whose lives were cut short by tragic accidents are recalled with separate athletic events and memorial gatherings on Saturday, Aug. 21. More...

Big 30 Charities Classic planned August 7

One of the region’s most popular sports events, the Big 30 Don Raabe Charities Football Classic, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 7, at Bradford’s Parkway Field. Opening kickoff is at 7 pm. More...

Trimbur, Flament swim winners

Coudersport’s Gabe Trimbur was a key performer in Port Allegany’s championship performance during last week’s Tri-County Swim League finals. Trimbur quadrupled with wins in the fly, back, medley relay and free relay.   More...

FEDS SET TO AUCTION RIGAS ASSETS

Marshall Service will sell several tracts of forfeited land

An eerie anniversary is two weeks away in Coudersport.   On Aug. More...

NOT SILENCED

Controversial documentary ‘Out In The Silence’ shows as planned in Coudy, Emporium

The documentary film that recounts the struggles of a gay, rural Pennsylvania teen was shown as planned at Coudersport Public Library Wednesday, despite requests of censorship by many residents who didn’t believe the program belonged in a buil More...

Citizens speak out against turbine plan

A company planning to build a series of wind turbines across the highaltitude farmland in northern Potter County says there may be fewer of the machines than originally planned. More...

News

Chub Plant Remembered

  Family members, emergency services personnel and other friends gathered at the Coudersport Alliance Church to memorialize Jim “Chub” Plant, who died on July 16 at the Ives Run Campground in Tioga County. More...

Sr. LL tourney underway!

Emporium is abuzz with activity as the Pennsylvania Senior Little League Baseball State Championship Tournament continues. More...

Rotary Club Speaker

Mary Kay McLean (right) was guest speaker at a recent Emporium Rotary meeting, discussing her recent trip to Chiapis, Mexico, with husband Rick and daughter Brittany, along with several other local re More...

Community Life

Local programs to help people quit smoking

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital is partnering with Clinical Outcomes Group Inc. (COGI) for smoking and tobacco cessation programs in the coming week. More...

Herbal fair August 7

Mountain Thyme Herbal Fair will be held at the Frosty Hollow Bed and Breakfast along Rt. 44, south of Sweden Valley, on Saturday, Aug. 7, from 10 am to 4 pm. The event will be open to the public and admission will be free.   More...

Boy Scouts reaching out

Boy Scout Troop 560 of Emporium is looking for boys between the ages of 11 and 17 who are interested in joining the organization. Meetings are every Monday from 6:30 to 8 pm. More...

Outdoors

Team effort to fight invaders

It has been an unusual spring and summer. I believe that 2010 will go down in the record books as being the warmest year for Pennsylvania.   More...

Opinions vary on poaching

An outdoors publication recently sponsored a poll that reveals public attitudes toward poaching. More...

Sinnemahoning sportsmen plan youth field day

Members of the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association are welcoming all area young people to attend the annual Youth Field Day on Saturday, Aug. 7, at the May Hollow Sportsmen’s Club, located off Rt. 120 between Driftwood and Emporium. More...

Obituaries

Harry C. Palmatier Jr.

APRIL 12, 1921 - JULY 22, 2010

married Eugenia H. Monroe, who died on Feb. 17, 2009. More...

Sarah ‘Billie’ Hendryx

Sarah E. “Billie” Hendryx, 87, died July 22, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport. She and her husband, Frank E. Hendryx, had lived in Coudersport for many years, moving to Florida in 1979. More...

Lynn E. Doane

Former Roulette Township supervisor Lynn E. Doane, a Korean War veteran, died July 22 at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. He was 81. A lifelong resident of Roulette Township, he was employed for many years by Pittsburgh Corning Co. of Port Allegany. More...