August 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

BUDGET VICTIM

CareerLink: Potter County stays; Cameron County goes

Potter County’s Career- Link office has escaped the guillotine, but the Cameron County center appears to be on its way out.  Officials are scrambling to maintain services for job-hunters and employers in the wake of funding cuts. More...

PROGRESSING

More events, activities added to Austin’s centennial flood observance

Countdown continues toward one of the biggest events in Austin history – an observance from Sept. 30 through Oct. More...

Viewpoints

An apology; an explanation

We are more than sorry that our sloppy work on last week’s Cameron County tax listing caused pain and embarrassment for so many people.  We are also more than sorry that our readers were subjected to a vicious attack that included offensiv More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

In Iowa, they grow corn and feed it to the cattle. The cows turn it into manure.  The Republicans have been there this week and they have also been producing a lot of BS. More...

Potter County News

Tourist agency making changes to reflect times

Changes in travel trends and technology, higher gas prices and other factors have prompted Potter County’s tourist promotion agency to offer a new way for business owners to communicate with the agency and each other.  More...

Outdoors

Another forest-wrecker strikes Pennsylvania

Another forest-wrecker has invaded Pennsylvania.  Thousand cankers disease has been found in eastern black walnut trees in Bucks County. More...

In my own back yard

While driving back to Benezette last weekend, I received a photo text message from my neighbor, showing a big bull elk in my yard.  The message read, “This 6x6bulllikesyourclover.” I said we’d be there in an hour.  When we More...

Bowhunter Festival continues

Potter County Bowhunter Festival continues through Sunday at Denton Hill State Park.  Guest speaker on Saturday night will be whitetailed deer expert Dr. More...

Obituaries

Merrald S. ‘Bud’ Amos

NOVEMBER 8, 1929 - AUGUST 12, 2011

Merrald S. “Bud” Amos, Jr., 81, of Sunderlinville, died Friday (August 12, 2011) in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. More...

AN APOLOGY

As victims, too, we beg your pardon

A measurable amount of the information contained in last week’s tax listing was incorrect.  We were victims, too, and sorely regret our part in this mess. More...

COMING HOME

After four decades, soldier’s remains found in Vietnam

One of Cameron County’s best and brightest will be laid to rest later this year, more than four decades after he was killed in a jet fighter crash in Laos during the Vietnam War.  More...

FUND GROWTH

Despite choppy waters, retirement fund grows

An investment manager who handles the $10 million-plus employees’ retirement fund for Potter  County had the unenviable task of reporting results during the most volatile week in the history of Wall Street.  More...

News

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Despite rainy weather, the recent Mountain Thyme Herbal Fair was a success, according to the organizers. More...

Backyard Chickens gaining popularity

Backyard chickens are the latest trend among those seeking sustainable and organic food sources.  Chickens are fairly easy and less expensive to maintain than many other barnyard animals. More...

Workshop on rural land gas drilling

Farmers and other rural landowners from Potter, Cameron and McKean counties have an opportunity to learn about issues related to Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling during a free workshop later this month in Port Allegany.  More...

Community Life

Glosek planning another trip

Tom Glosek is at it again. The tours coordinator extraordinaire was back in front of Emporium Rotary last week to share details of the upcoming EF Tours trip to Italy and Greece, planned for a 10-day period in 2013. More...

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Despite threats of significant cuts in the 2011-12 state budget, the Cameron County Family Center has been notified that it will continue to receive its full funding. More...

Central Grange yard sale Sept. 3

Central Grange in Sweden Valley will be holding an indoor yard sale, complete with ice cream and hot dogs, on Saturday, Sept. 3, from 10 to 4. There will also be information on the Grange.  Proceeds will be used for community projects.   More...

Sports

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Members of the Bradford Flames gymnastics team brought plenty of vitality to the Festa Italiana in Bradford last weekend. More...

Alle-Catt future in doubt

An amateur baseball league that dates back many decades may not continue next season.  The Allegany-Cattaraugus Amateur Baseball League was plagued this season by lack of participation and forfeits, culminating with a team from Olean, N.Y., choo More...

Jesse Bosnik making strides with Dodgers

Elk County’s Jesse Bosnik is making a name for himself as a professional baseball player after a slow start to the 2011 season.  More...