February 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Cameron County rolls out welcome mat

Cameron County Commissioners cleared the path for local businesses to reap the benefits of the West Creek Recreation Trail during their recent meeting.  More...

Many school board seats being fifilled this election

School board seats are being fifilled during this year’s election cycle in each of the seven school districts serving Potter County.  More...

Viewpoints

MARIJUANA & SCIENCE

(Dr. Douglas D. Marlowe is a senior scientist at the Treatment Research Institute and an adjunct associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is also a lawyer and clinical psychologist.   More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Last weekend all of the newscasters were warning us about another big winter storm. I don’t know when a snowstorm in early February became a big news event, but every year it seems like winter weather becomes a bigger news story. More...

Eulalia Cemetery Needs Your Help

Dear editor:  As we embark on a new year, we continue to look for ways to meet the financial obligations for the Eulalia Cemetery.  More...

Galeton News

Borough Authority debates how to handle delinquent customers

Galeton Borough Authority members are debating how to handle the large number of customers who are behind in their water bill payments.  At this month’s meeting, members conceded that the current collection agency has not met expectations, More...

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Trixie Blass (left) and Joe Cimino (middle) were welcomed as the newest members of the Galeton Borough Authority. Other members are Chairman Ben Hoppe (right) and vice chairman Tony Cimino. More...

Foreign language as a passion

Students at Galeton Area School have the opportunity to learn Spanish, German or French from two experienced and passionate educators.  Joe Carreon has taught Spanish at the school since 2001. More...

Outdoors

Eat more venison, save the world!

A rapid increase in the production of beef worldwide during the last halfcentury has led to largescale deforestation in many parts of the world.  More...

Coyote hunters fan out over five states

There’s a reason the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association has opened up this weekend’s annual coyote hunt to fifive states. More...

Vintage Snow Fest underway

At last report, the Potter County Snowmobile Club’s Vintage Snow Fest is “on” for this weekend after being postponed due to lack of snow.  It’s being held at the clubhouse and grounds on North Hollow road near Coudersport More...

Plant will create jobs, economic opportunities

The construction of a wastewater treatment facility in Ulysses Township signals yet another development in natural gas-related industries that could help put some life back into the local economy.  More...

Buckingham seeks review based on ‘diminished capacity’

Says he was on PCP, lawyers didn’t advise of proper defense

On its face, Avery Buckingham’s request for a review of his guilty plea and sentence may appear to be groundless.  More...

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Staffers at the Potter County Planning Office, Tax Assessment and Tax Claim Bureau welcomed an old friend back for a Valentine’s Day pizza party. More...

Trail will help county appeal to ‘eco tourists’

Cameron County is in a unique position to capitalize on a well-maintained recreation trail, according to Cathy McCollom of McCollom Development Strategies. More...

News

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An electrical malfunction in a bedroom is believed responsible for a fire that caused heavy damage to a home on the West Branch of Fishing Creek Road in Roulette Township on Wednesday. More...

Final suspect faces burglary charges

Michael J. Hallowell, 20, of Emporium is scheduled for a preliminary hearing in front of Cameron County Magisterial Judge Barry D. Brown on Friday, Mar. 7 at 10 a.m. More...

Cameron County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Cameron County Recorder of Deeds:  • Jan. 2, Jack E. Newhouse to Anita M. Dalske, Gibson Township, $1.00; Louis J. Slyder to Isaac S. More...

Potter County News

Sentenced in Potter County Court

Two defendants were recently sentenced in Potter County Court by Judge Stephen Minor.  More...

County retirement fund at all time high

Potter County Employees’ Retirement Fund has fully recovered from the deep recession of 2008 and early 2009.  Last week’s quarterly report on the fund is good news for county taxpayers since, under state law, they’re on the hoo More...

Remembering Vietnam War casualties

Two projects are underway to memorialize those young men from Potter County who lost their lives in the Vietnam War.  Three more local bridges will be named to honor area Vietnam War casualties, once the state legislature approves the recently i More...

Community Life

Brown Library receives grant

Emporium’s Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library has qualified for a $28,000 state grant to help pay for repairs and renovations.  Funds will come from the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund. More...

Valentine’s Day Engagement

Jeff and Ali Valenti of Austin announce the Valentine’s Day 2013 engagement of their daughter, Rita Rose Valenti, to Christian Michael Sevinsky of Coudersport, son of Stephen Sevinsky and Tami Sevinsky.  More...

Births

Mary Katherine Ann Heitzenrater   More...

Sports

Jane Andrews

SEPTEMBER 15, 1940 - JANUARY 31, 2013

Jane Andrews, 72, of Valley  View Road, Emporium, died  Jan. 31, 2013, at UPMC-Hamot  Medical Center, Erie.  She was born Sept. 15, 1940 in Brookville, a daughter of Dorothy Love Fackender. On Sept. More...

William ‘Bill’ Powers

SEPTEMBER 29, 1944 - FEBRUARY 11, 2013

William B. “Bill” Powers, 68, of Coudersport, passed away Feb. 11, 2013, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, after a long illness.  Born Sept. 29, 1944 in Braddock, he was a son of John and Ethel Buell Powers. More...

Death Notices

Michael L. Stumpff   More...