June 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Library plans to be unveiled

Years of planning now coming to life

A blueprint and architect’s model of the new Coudersport Public Library will be unveiled during a public meeting at 6:30 pm Tuesday, June 17, at the current library on Park Avenue.  More...

Viewpoints

Church may close, but spirit lives on

(Tammy Wise Claydon spoke on the closing of the Rich Valley Wesleyan Church in Cameron County after almost 125 years of service.)   More...

Viewpoint

Time is like a river.  You cannot touch the same water twice because the flow that has passed will never pass again.  People in my generation sometimes wish we could take a long swim downstream to the water that has long passed. More...

Relay For Life Nears

Dear editor:  Fill a Backpack program will once again be sponsoring a team in the June 21 American Cancer Society Relay for Life at CARP.  We will be holding a 50/50 raffle as our main fundraiser and selling snack items. More...

Galeton News

Galeton Laurel Fest candidate

Galeton Area High School’s Casey Lane is representing the school at this year’s Pennsylvania Laurel Festival in Wellsboro. More...

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Women of the Galeton Moose donated $1,100 to the Cole Foundation to help provide free mammograms to uninsured and underinsured women. More...

Big revenue gap in Galeton school budget

Galeton Area School Board members and the administration are reckoning with $7.12 million budget that shows a $400,000 gap between revenue and expenditures.  Spending is up almost $500,000 from last year, when real estate taxes were raised by tw More...

Outdoors

Some pointers for all aspiring Johnny Appleseeds

I’d like to pick up this week on a theme I started last week – encouraging readers to consider taking some personal responsibility for the wonderful environment we’re blessed with in northcentral Pennsylvania and enhancing it for th More...

Snake Hunt this weekend

One of the region’s most unique attractions, the Sinnemahoning Snake Hunt, returns this weekend at the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Club grounds off Rt. More...

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Cameron County Youth Outdoor Activities coordinated an outdoors awareness day at the Andrews farm for second-grade students to mark the end of another school year. More...

Rt. 6 plan still intact, timetable may change

PennDOT’s plan for resurfacing Rt. More...

Dollar General ‘Plus’ set to open Aug. 14

Construction is winding down on a new Dollar General Plus store, being developed on more than an acre in downtown Coudersport.  More...

Rebert denied

A fter a jury deadlocked on whether he should be put to death for murdering a Brockway couple, Steven P. Rebert was sentenced to life in prison. Since that time, he has been trying to have his conviction overturned, with no success. More...

News

Graduation speaker thanks graduates

Last week’s graduation ceremony at Austin Area High School was one for the books.  Emotions ran high as Captain Vinnie McManus from the Long Beach (N.Y.) Fire Department stepped to the stage to deliver an inspiring address that captivated More...

Related Story: Ladder 62 thanks students

(In February 2002, Captain John Gargan from Ladder 62/Long Beach Fire Department, wrote a letter of appreciation to Austin Area School kindergarteners, excepted here.)  We received your flag last week. What great timing!  More...

Emporium Borough Police pushing for radar

Emporium Borough Police find that their hands are tied when it comes to enforcing the speed limit on borough’s streets.  Citing public safety concerns, Police Chief Matt Siple is calling for a change in Pennsylvania law to give local polic More...

Potter County News

Another ‘win’ for local education

Another feather was placed in the cap of the Potter County Education Council (PCEC) last week, at the same time a dozen students emerged from the agency’s administrative medical assistant training program.  More...

Shireys have touched thousands of lives

If there is ever a Pennsylvania Public Education Hall of Fame, Coudersport’s Shirey family is a shoo-in for induction.  More...

Senior farm market checks available

Potter County Area Agency on Aging is distributing $20 in Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks to eligible senior citizens. More...

Community Life

‘Children’s Church’

Park United Methodist Church of Coudersport has started a Children’s Church, which will run during the 10 am service. Focus of the Bible lessons will be for ages 2-8 but older children are also welcome. More...

Our Cover Photo

Besides the breathtaking scenery that runners enjoy along the way during the God’s Country Marathon, there’s a significant obstacle that all runners must face: Denton Hill. More...

Slusarick to represent Cameron County

Molly Slusarick will represent Cameron County High School at this year’s Pennsylvania Laurel Festival in Wellsboro.  More...

Obituaries

Joan Crowell Fleming

JUNE 10, 1937 - DECEMBER 22, 2013

Joan Crowell Fleming, 76, of Littlerock, Calif., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y. More...

Death Notices

Blazedyn Elmer Faulkner   More...