June 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas company hopes to quell complaints

EQT Corporation is launching its aggressive shale gas drilling assault in a portion of Cameron County, which has caused a flurry of activity on some local roads.  More...

Coudersport sets ‘Recycling Weekend’

Coudersport Borough residents have an opportunity to rid themselves of many unwanted items during “Recycling Weekend” on Friday and Saturday, June 27-28.  More...

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Cameron County Little League’s Community Carnival, set up on Broad Street in Emporium, will conclude this evening. More...

Viewpoints

A day to celebrate peace

(Eric Chitoubol is a United States Army veteran who served for six years, including a tour in Iraq). More...

Viewpoint

It would be interesting to spend a day in a typical American high school. More...

Nature In Jeopardy

Dear editor:  Our state legislature must protect funding in the 2014-2015 FY budget for conservation, recreation, and preservation programs critical to the protection of our land, water and heritage.  More...

Galeton News

Galeton Borough dealing with levee issues

Lingering issues with the levee along the lake in downtown Galeton were aired during this month’s Borough Council meeting.  More...

5K run/walk in Galeton

A 5K run/walk benefitting the Galeton Fireworks Committee will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, July 5, starting at 8:30 am at St. Bibiana Catholic Church. To register or learn more, call (570) 439-3047.   More...

ATVs wreak havok on Galeton watershed

All-terrain vehicle riders continue to run roughshod over land that feeds much of Galeton’s public water supply, worsening problems that the borough has been battling to maintain high-quality supplies for its customers.  More...

Outdoors

Nature’s wonders— vulnerable fawns and feisty trout

Nature can be cruel.  A recent newspaper photograph showed a coyote trotting across a field with a small fawn dangling from its mouth. More...

Students, columnists touched by miracle of birth

Students from the Helping Hands for Habitat organization had an incredible field day. More...

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Fourth-graders from Woodland Elementary School closed out the school year with a field trip to Sizerville State Park, coordinated by Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities. More...

Vietnam War casualties recalled

Work in progress name memorial bridges

Two young men from Coudersport who lost their lives in the Vietnam War are a step closer to having local bridges named in their honor.  More...

Warning system for Stevenson Dam

What would happen if the George B. Stevenson Dam at Sinnemahoning State Park gave way?  Property destruction would be massive. However, thanks to a new earlywarning system, officials are confident that loss of life could be avoided.  More...

Meeting on future of Allegheny headwaters

Upper Allegheny Watershed Association will reveal the findings of the Allegheny River Headwaters Conservation Plan field work during a public input meeting at 7 pm Wednesday, June 25, at the Gunzburger Building in Coudersport.  Research teams ha More...

School district selling Woodland Avenue lot

Years of debate over what to do with a vacant home and surrounding property on Woodland Avenue owned by the Cameron County School District was finally resolved with a vote by the school board to have the parcel appraised and offered for sale.  More...

News

Judge finds man ‘guilty’ in non-jury trial

An Emporium man was convicted of multiple charges in a non-jury trial before Judge Richard Masson in Cameron County Court.  More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

Big gas savings  45.5   More...

Area news briefs

Fatal car crash  MANSFIELD – A Tioga County man died after he lost control of his car in Middlebury Township. More...

Potter County News

Chief Deputy Sheriff selected

It didn’t take long for Potter County offificials to fifill a new position established in the Sheriff’s Department.  Acting on a recommendation by Sheriff/Jail Warden Ken Sauley, Potter County Commissioners Doug Morley, Paul Heimel a More...

New digs for Housing Authority

The staff at Potter County Housing and Redevelopment Authority last week moved into their new digs in Coudersport’s Industrial Park, a move that has not only set them up in a state of the art facility, but one that also is expected to save the More...

Coudersport School budget: no tax increase

Coudersport Area School Board members unanimously passed a $12.18 million operating budget for the 2014- 15 school year, leaving a deficit of just over $375,000.  The district will draw down a portion of its cash reserves, which now stand at $4. More...

Community Life

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Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology honored Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities with the organization’s annual conservation award, recognizing those who support the study and appreciation More...

Yoga classes

Summer morning yoga classes are being offered each Monday through Aug. 25 from 6 to 7 at the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital Wellness Center in Coudersport. For details, call 814-274-5353   More...

Keeping pets safe in summer

Summer poses a set of challenges all its own for pet owners. Some of the advisories that people should keep in mind can also apply to pets.  For instance, alcohol can cause intoxication in pets. More...

Obituaries

Douglas Paul Hensel

MAY 2, 1947 - JUNE 13, 2014

Douglas Paul Hensel, 67, of Coudersport, died June 13, 2014, at his home. He was born May 2, 1947, in St. Marys, a son of Francis and Kathryn Hensel of Austin. More...

Death Notices

Ervin I. Tomb   More...