October 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Groundwork continues for Stevenson Dam project

$23M to be invested in rehabilitation

Preliminary work continues on a $23 million rehabilitation project at George B. More...

Lull in local gas jobs; patience stressed

“Patience” was the message of a local employment expert who spoke at last month’s Potter County Natural Gas Resource Center public meeting.  “There are jobs out there in the gas industry, but at this point you must be wil More...

It’s festival time in Coudersport

Falling Leaves Festival continues in downtown Coudersport, in cooperation with the high school homecoming celebration.  It’s highlighted by a parade, live music, a pet parade, geocaching demonstrations, children’s games and a broad a More...

Viewpoints

Commentary

Voice Of Pennsylvania Sportsmen

(Last month, a Unified Sportsmen of Pennsylvania officer met with the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association to discuss USP’s goals, with particular emphasis on deer management. More...

Viewpoint

Technology keeps changing our lifestyles and driving us to do things that are probably not so good for us, like watching television 24/7. More...

50 Marathons

Dear editor:  (Editor’s note: Previous editions have detailed the mission of former Coudersport resident Paul Erway and two other wheelchair athletes to complete 50 full marathons across the nation this year.)  More...

Galeton News

Galeton ‘Family Dollar’ plan stalled

Real estate negotiations have stalled the plan to bring a large Family Dollar store to the former Lush Brothers Furniture lot on West Street in Galeton and the project may never get off the ground.  More...

Community Life

Photo

Retired Cameron County music teacher Sue Ann Beveridge returned to the conductors podium to lead the chorus at a reunion concert held last Sunday at the Cameron County High School auditorium. More...

Medicare help sessions slated

People with Medicare will have the chance to get personalized help from counselors at several local enrollment Events. There are a number of changes to Medicare this year.  More...

Flu season is here (for pets, too)

It’s flu season once again and just as you would monitor yourself and other family members, you must be aware of your pets’ state of health. Pets can and do get the flu.  More...

Sports

Hubbers pull away in second half

A once-promising football season for Cameron County High School continued to slip away when Smethport left Emporium with a 35-18 victory that put a damper on homecoming weekend.  More...

Turnovers haunt Falcons in loss

Victory was within reach for Coudersport in a pivotal Allegheny Mountain High School Football League matchup with visiting Sheffield, but when the final horn sounded it was the Wolverines who were celebrating.  More...

Logue District 9 boys golf champ

Cameron County is sending two representatives to the PIAA Western Regional High School Golf Tournament in Blairsville on Oct. 16. More...

A special ‘homecoming’

While Cameron County High School was celebrating homecoming, a different kind of homecoming was occurring in Emporium.  Just blocks away, U.S. More...

Pipelines are coming; are we ready?

Many pipelines, big and small, are coming to northern Pennsylvania. More...

Regional 911 network expanding

Another county is joining the Northern Tier Regional Telecommunications Network.  At last week’s meeting, the Cameron County Commissioners approved the plan to add Erie County as the tenth county is a regional 911 emergency communications More...

News

County officials to get salary increases

Salaries for some of Cameron County’s elected officials are set to increase by two percent each year for the four-year period starting in 2014.  Members of the Board of Commissioners, sitting as the county’s Salary Board, unanimously More...

New equipment, positive outlook for Austin volunteer firefighters

A lot has changed through the years at the Austin Volunteer Fire Dept.  Gone are the days when nearly every grown man in town volunteered to be the comunity’s first line of defense in virtually every fire, car crash, natural disaster or, w More...

Three area residents facing heroin charges

Three local residents are charged with possessing heroin and related drug paraphernalia. They were arrested on Lycoming County on Aug. 30.  More...

Potter County News

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:  More...

Domestic violence vigil Monday

Potter County’s domestic violence and sexual abuse prevention agency, A Way Out, will hold a candlelight vigil at 6 pm, Monday, Oct. 7, at the Coudersport Arboretum. More...

Outdoors

Natural splendor indescribable, but threatened

Anyone who tries to reduce the special natural splendor of our region to words is doomed to fail. We’re the Land of the Endless Mountains, or God’s Country, or the Pennsylvania Wilds. More...

PGC working on bobcat, otter plans

There are reasons this part of the state is marketed to tourists as the Pennsylvania Wilds.  Certain species that were overhunted, overtrapped or driven away by habitat changes have been making a comeback – elk, coyote, bobcats and otters More...

Youth shooting club open

Bullseye Blasters 4-H club is starting another season of competition shooting using air riflfles. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Merle D. Winston   Merle D. Winston, 77, of Port Allegany, died Sept. 29, 2013, in Select Specialty Hospital, Erie.  More...