November 24, 2012 RSS feed / Potter County News

Updates on natural gas issues

Local shale gas development has been slowed by economic trends and shifts in business strategies, but experts remain bullish on the industry in the long term, holding fifirm that the industry is a strong bet to be a leader in energy for future genera More...

Help offered for Medicaid recipients

Medicare recipients in Potter County can get personalized help from trained local counselors.  Potter County Human Services reports that there are a number of changes to Medicare this year, and beneficiaries are encouraged to take advantage of t More...

Helping ‘Sandy’ victims

Fire departments in Emporium and Sinnemahoning are working with Cameron County Office of Emergency Services to organize the shipment of emergency radio equipment to fire companies in New Jersey and New York that continue to be affected by the devasta More...

Galeton leaders taking issues head on

An organization with members from business, community and government continues to collaborate to address long-term issues and challenges in and around Galeton.  More...

Teenager killed in ATV crash

A 17-year-old Potter County girl was killed Tuesday in an all-terrain vehicle crash near Whitesville, N.Y. The victim was identified as Jocelyn M. Saunders of Genesee. Police said that, shortly before 11 pm, an ATV operated by Kyle D. More...

Deer hunters are here, but times have surely changed

Times have changed when it comes to deer-hunting in northcentral Pennsylvania. More...

Furman expects to step down as mayor

Coudersport Mayor Frederick “Wick” Furman announced this week that he will likely complete a 16-year run in the office when his term expires at the end of 2013.  Speaking to Coudersport Rotary Club, Furman suggested that individuals More...

Gas lease program planned Thursday

Many property owners, eager to capitalize on the forecasted shale gas boom, signed leases during the 2008-10 frenzy. Then plummeting gas prices caused many companies to postpone drilling plans.  More...

Battling domestic violence, abuse

A local organization has set a lofty goal – to end domestic violence and sexual abuse in Potter County.  In the meantime, A Way Out is providing services for victims and public education. More...