October 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Arts grants for local entities

Several local projects will be formally awarded funds from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts “Partners in the Arts” program during a ceremony on Friday, Oct. 18, in Tionesta.  More...

Rays of hope among local malaise

A litany of challenges facing Cameron County dominates many of the street corner and coffee shop conversations. Joblessness, drug abuse, out-migration of young people, a declining business environment – the list sometimes seems endless.  More...

Viewpoints

Gambling problems widespread

(Local social service providers confirm an increase in problem gambling since the location of a casino in Salamanca, N.Y., and establishment of several casinos in Pennsylvania. More...

Viewpoint

I am not sure I will be able to help myself from commenting on the cesspool in Washington, but I am going to try.  More...

Left Behind By GOP

Dear Editor:  I’m a man without a political party. Actually, I’m still a Republican, but as soon as the Senate GOP caves (and they will) on this debt ceiling, socialized medicine debacle, I’m leaving the party.  More...

Galeton News

Galeton board mulls grad standards

Galeton Area School administrators are considering changes in graduation requirements in the wake of results from standardized tests given last spring.  Slightly more than one-third of the 28 senior high school students taking the Keystone Exams More...

Dredging of Galeton lake discussed

Discussion of Galeton Borough’s most visible asset, the lake in the center of town, was a focus of discussion at this month’s Borough Council meeting.  Councilman Ben Hoppe reported that the Potter County Redevelopment Authority is i More...

Community Life

Scholarships offered for CCHS grads

Allegheny Mountain Chapter of Nam Knights of America has established a scholarship fund for 2010-13 Cameron County High School students who are attending a college or trade school. More...

Opportunity to trash old prescriptions

State police at Emporium are teaming up with the U.S. More...

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Emporium Rotary Club honored two long standing members, J.Timothy Kinsler and Rebecca Pasquinelli, with the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow Award. Paul Harris founded Rotary in 1905. More...

Sports

Falcons’ championship hopes dashed in loss

Coudersport’s hopes of an Allegany Mountain High School Football League championship were dashed Friday night when the Falcons suffered a 23-13 defeat at Smethport. More...

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Senior Brianna Majot has been all over the floor this season, recording dozens of digs in each match to set up the front-line spikers and help Coudersport remain in the thick of a three-team scramble More...

Satisfying win for Raiders on senior night

Friday’s night’s 27-26 varsity football victory over Otto-Eldred was especially satisfying for the hard-luck Cameron County Red Raiders, whose 2-5 record doesn’t reflect their competitiveness.  “It was great to get a win More...

Fight for education in rural Pennsylvania

Lawmakers, educators push for local community colleges

Potter and Cameron counties have a big stake in the debate over community colleges that is now front-and-center in Harrisburg. At issue is Senate Bill 1000, championed by Sen. More...

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Dan Blust emphasizes the three steps that people must take to turn their lives around during Wednesday’s ‘Freedom From Addiction’ meeting. More...

That big: ‘shale gas ‘going to change the world’

Shale gas issues dominated the discussions at a meeting of the Potter County Board of Commissioners.  More...

50K (yes, 50), other activities today

More than 70 competitors from several states and Canada have converged on Cameron County this weekend for Saturday’s (today) Sinnenahone 50K.  There will be foot races of 50 and 25 kilometers, as well as a twoperson relay division.  R More...

News

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Laura Hemphill Tubbs has fond memories of her big brother, Eddie, who enlisted in the Army and was deployed to Vietnam, where he lost his life in 1969. More...

School puts demolition plan on hold

After opening bids for the demolition of a home on Woodland Avenue, Cameron County School Board members decided to table the matter and seek a real estate appraisal of the property.  More...

Teaching ‘freedom from addiction’

Addictions can be physically and spiritually defeating and often people seem helpless when fighting them.  But a determined group of people in Cameron County are finding help and hope in their battle through a program called Freedom from Addicti More...

Potter County News

Guilty pleas in child abuse case

Two Coudersport residents face sentencing this month in Potter County Court for charges in connection with the physical abuse of a 19-month-old child.  More...

Winery project among zoning requests

Coudersport Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public meeting at 7 pm Monday, Oct. 28, at the Borough Office to consider two variance requests.  James A. Lord seeks a variance in a residential zone to establish a winery at 504 South East Street. More...

New home for Education Council

Potter County Education Council has settled into its new home in the modular office complex on Water Street, across from the Gunzburger Building.  Those units were built and occupied for many years by Adelphia Communications Corp. More...

Outdoors

All our memories need is a little spark

One of the best parts of being a hunter is the collection of memories that one acquires as the years pass by. More...

Growing elk herd’s impact on economy

With public interest in Pennsylvania’s elk herd rapidly expanding, it’s obvious that conserving and developing this resource was a good idea for the region’s economy.  More...

Pressure mounting to allow drilling on state forest land

Pressure is building for the Pa. Dept. More...

Obituaries

Beverly L. Neidlinger

AUGUST 4, 1919 - OCTOBER 15, 2013

Beverly L. Neidlinger, 94, of Roulette, formerly of Akron, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport. Born Aug. 4, 1919 in Laquin, PA, she was a daughter of Walter A. and Reba Warner Palmeter. More...

Death Notices

E. Ruth Gerhart   More...