March 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Troubling population trend continues

Cameron County down 900 people since 2000

Cameron County is approaching the quarter-turn of the new decade with a troubling new statistic that challenges elected offificials, community leaders, employers and educators.  More...

Season in jeopardy as ‘Maple Weekend’ arrives

More than a dozen area maple syrup producers are opening their doors to the public for the ninth annual “Maple Weekend” today and tomorrow. More...

Viewpoints

REPLACE REAL ESTATE TAX

(Mike Tobash serves in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, serving District 125 in Schuylkill and Berks counties.)   Last week, I joined a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers to introduce the Property Tax Independence Act in Harrisburg.&nbs More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

This is an election year for a lot of the local offices, including seats on the School Board. Have you ever gone to a School Board meeting around these parts? They operate more like a top-secret corporate board of directors.  More...

Air Pollution Complexities

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Galeton News

Religious organization wants to buy Galeton Community Building

A religious organization wants to acquire the abandoned Galeton Community Building.  An offer by Redemption Baptist Church of Sunderlinville to renovate and reopen the building was tabled at last week’s Galeton Borough Council meeting.&nbs More...

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Galeton High School students of the month Mataya McPherson, Dreama Paul, Harley Brown and McKayla Cochran all spent time recently helping the Galeton Development Corporation. More...

Galeton Elementary School honor roll

Galeton Elementary School recently released its list of honor students for the fourth marking period.  Fourth Grade- Ayana Brelo, Danielle Claycomb, Hunter Crowell, Alicia Gingrich, Landon Grafton, Madyson Jacobs, Nathan Knudson, Zackery Kolodzi More...

Outdoors

Fool-proof solution to deer population debate

An endless debate over the size of the deer herd in northcentral Pennsylvania shows no sign of ebbing.  But there’s one very controllable aspect of deer management that everyone can agree on – the importance of establishing and maint More...

Canoe Classic countdown

A record turnout is possible for the 39th annual Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic, especially if Mother Nature cooperates.  Organizer Randy Bailey said early signs point to a return of the popular race to the usual course on the Driftwood More...

Programs at Elk Center

Elk Country Visitor Center near Benezette continues to offer programs on Saturdays at 1 pm. On the upcoming schedule are:  --March 23, Elk Antlers.  --March 30, Animal Track I.D. More...

Obituaries

Stephen R. Kudlock

NOVEMBER 23, 1944 - MARCH 15, 2013

Stephen R. Kudlock, 68, of Conneaut, Ohio, passed away March 15, 2013, at UH Conneaut Medical Center in Conneaut. He was born Nov. 23, 1944, in Coudersport, the son of Stephen S. and Genevieve (Crosby) Kudlock.  More...

Death Notices

Leo J. Cummings   More...

Legion celebrates 94th, honors, awards givers

To Alyce Reese, you’re simply not living unless you are giving.  It’s only fifitting that the long time director and founder of Coudersport’s year-around charity, the Christmas House, was honored by American Legion Post 192 as More...

Court date set for church killer

Preliminary hearing set, but not guaranteed

Wheels of justice often grind slowly in major criminal cases, so the scheduling of a preliminary hearing for schoolteacher-turnedkiller Greg Eldred is just another step in a long process.  As it now stands, Eldred is slated to be escorted next d More...

State prison time for sexual assault

Judge: ‘I believe you still pose a significant threat’

Adam T. More...

News

Chapman charges consolidated for trial

Joseph W. Chapman was back in familiar surroundings as he returned to Cameron County Court to hear Judge Richard Masson’s decision on a motion to dismiss a raft of charges against him due to lack of evidence.  More...

Labor union hopes to land ambulance service

A labor union is seeking to sign up the paramedics and emergency medical technicians employed by Cameron County Ambulance Service (CCAS).  They’ll vote Tuesday on joining the International Association of EMTs and Paramedics. More...

Nine vying for five CCSD board seats

Cameron County voters now have an idea of what they’ll face in the May 21 primary election.  Last week, the deadline passed for candidates to file their nominating petitions. More...

Potter County News

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Fire and ambulance services across Potter County recently received a shot in the arm to help their volunteers receive mandatory and optional training in firefighting and other aspects of public safet More...

Scattered local races on Potter County primary ballot

Dozens of influential local offices will be filled by voters this year in Potter County, but the candidates are few and far between.  Last week’s deadline for filing petitions to appear on the May 21 Municipal Election ballot came and went More...

Community Life

Emporium egg hunt March 30

Emporium’s annual Community Easter Egg Hunt is on tap for the baseball field off Sizerville Road at 1 pm Saturday, March 30.  More...

Sweden Valley egg hunt today

A community Easter egg hunt is scheduled for 2 pm Saturday (today) at The Spot in Sweden Valley. It’s open to all children ages 2 to 12. The Spot is located on Rt. 6, about three miles east of Coudersport.   More...

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Environmental conservation was the topic of the day at a recent Emporium Rotary meeting. More...

Sports

Bova, Tuttle AML wrestling all-stars

Coudersport’s Kyle Bova, Forest Tuttle and Cody Bova were among 19 boys picked for the Allegheny Mountain Wrestling League All-Stars, chosen by coaches from all of the league’s teams.  More...

Post season basketball honor for Songer

Cameron County’s Jon Songer and Port Allegany’s Kristina Francis were honored as coaches of the year as the Northern Tier High School Basketball Leagues announced postseason awards last week.  More...

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Cameron County’s Nick Crisp (left) and Colton Gietler of Shinglehouse take a break during Saturday’s highly competitive Area 5 Junior Olympic Wrestling Tournament in Clarion. More...