January 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Overdose, more drug arrests

‘Bath salts’ claim more victims

State police have filed charges against two Emporium residents who were allegedly found in possession of synthetic hallucinogens known on the street as “bath salts” and drug paraphernalia. More...

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Potter County Historical Society and American Legion Potter Post 192 have teamed up for a veterans’ recognition program. More...

Viewpoints

Dairy Farmers Squeezed

(Donna Hall of Muncy is a member of the Progressive Agriculture Organization and an outspoken advocate for Pennsylvania’s dairy farmers.)

In 2000, the dairy and food “industries” won a major victory, giving them huge profits and great power over dairy farmers. More...

Viewpoint

Some newspaper columnist was writing about New Year’s resolutions. He said weight loss was the most popular one, followed by quitting smoking and I forget the other ones. More...

Rallying For Colleen

Dear editor:  As many of you know, in late September our family found itself in an unfamiliar place. Something terrible had happened and we were dazed, in an unfamiliar place, filled with a sense of sadness, urgency, and confusion.  More...

Galeton News

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Lisa DeLange has joined the Galeton Borough Police Department as a part-time officer. She was welcomed by Police Chief Chris Brackman. More...

Community Life

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UGI Utilities donated $10,000 to the Potter County Education Council to support two programs. UGI representative Lisa Ninotti presented the donation to PCEC executive director Bob Veilleux. More...

Community Chest half way

Less than three months into the Cameron County Community Chest drive, the organization is approaching the halfway point of its fundraising goal of $20,500.  More...

Graduates with distinction

Emily Wambaugh plans to continue her studies next fall to prepare for a career as a veterinarian.  Emily, the daughter of John and Jeanne Wambaugh of Austin, graduated with distinction from Penn State in December, earning a bachelor degree in ve More...

Sports

Raiders (7-0) passing early tests

Cameron County’s boys have been battled-tested at the early stages of the high school basketball season and have passed every test.  More...

Coudersport boys settle for third place

After a rough start, Coudersport’s boys salvaged a thirdplace finish in the local Holiday Basketball Tournament with a 52-31 win over Northern Potter in the consolation game. More...

Falcon girls edge Cameron County in title game

Cameron County’s girls had the hosts on the ropes in the title game of the Coudersport Holiday Basketball Tournament before the Falcons came to life and pulled out a 42-34 win.  More...

Experts weigh in on local economy

Forecast for rural Pennsylvania far from rosy

There are positive signs, but also a number of concerns, in the findings of a recent study on the region’s economic and employment outlook.  Rural Pennsylvania is losing population and growing older, according to Northcentral Pa. More...

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A specialist at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has joined the national campaign to promote awareness of cervical cancer and emphasize prevention. Dr. More...

Austin Dam: what to do for an encore in 2014

So, what can we do for an encore?  That was a major topic on the table for members of the Austin Dam Memorial Association during last month’s meeting. More...

Drug dealing suspect released on bail

An Emporium woman facing multiple drug charges was released from Jefferson County Jail just before Christmas Day when a family member’s home was put up to secure her release on $25,000 bail.  Hope McManigle, 47, is accused of dealing drugs More...

News

More shale gas wells planned

More signs point to increased interest in natural gas production across the region.  Ultra Resources has received a Pa. Dept. More...

Can Old Hickory be saved?

One state agency is taking an interest in saving the historic Old Hickory building in downtown Coudersport from the wrecker’s ball.  A story in the Dec. More...

Several drug cases come to court

A head-on collision last weekend on Rt. 155, near the intersection of Rt. 446 in Eldred Township, claimed the life of a Turtlepoint woman and resulted in injuries for three Wisconsin residents. More...

Potter County News

Security exercise Jan. 10-12

Potter County Department of Emergency Services is sponsoring a certified Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program on Jan. 10 through Jan. 12 at the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital Wellness Center. More...

Galeton, Pike Township shifted

Potter County will be split into two legislative districts starting in December 2014.  Two municipalities in eastern Potter County will be part of the Pa. More...

Female inmates sent out of county

Potter County continues to send female prisoners to outside jails since the local lockup is not equipped or staffed to hold them.  At their year-end meeting on Dec. More...

Outdoors

Youth fishing day planned

Lyman Run State Park in Potter County has been chosen as a site for this year’s Pa. Fish Commission mentored youth fishing program.  Youths will be able fish for trout at the lake, with adult supervision, on Saturday, April 5. More...

Student fishing trip rescued

Six members of the Coudersport High School Fly-Fishing Club traveled to the Lake Erie tributaries to fish for steelhead trout, thanks in large part to a $400 donation from the God’s Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited.  More...

‘Wilds’ panel named

A 10-member committee has been appointed to help guide the Pennsylvania Wilds Artisan Trail program. More...

Obituaries

David A. Dander

AUGUST 31, 1921 - NOVEMBER 26, 2013

David A. Dander, 92, of Whitehouse, Ohio, formerly of Emporium, died Nov. 26, 2013 at Whitehouse Country Manor.  He was born Aug. 31, 1921, in Universal to Andrew and Susan (Nagy) Dandar. David served in the U.S. Air Force from 1943-1945. More...

Joan C. Fleming

AUGUST 31, 1921 - NOVEMBER 26, 2013

Joan Crowell Fleming, 76, of Littlerock, CA, formerly of Brooklyn, NY. and Coudersport, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 in Palmdale Regional Medical Center, Palmdale, CA.  Born June 10, 1937, in Wellsboro, she was the daughter of Clark A. More...

Death Notices

Alice J. Kenealy   Alice J. Kenealy, 94, of Coudersport, died Dec. 19, 2013, at Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport.  More...