July 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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A blueprint and architect’s model of the new Coudersport Public Library is on display at the current library on Park Avenue. More...

Emporium water rate increase stalled by PUC

Significant rate hikes proposed by the Emporium Water Company have been stalled by the Pa. Utility Commission. More...

Viewpoints

Remembering one who risked everything

(Larry Touchstone, who served with PFC Clark R. Douglas in Vietnam, remembered his brotherin arms with this tribute. More...

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Old folks have a lot of strange habits that they seem to hang onto. One is stopping to pick up a penny. I have been guilty of that one for as long as I can remember.  Maybe that’s because I used to collect coins. More...

Defends Minimum Wage

Dear editor:  One of your letter-writers opined that Pennsylvania needs to instantly raise its minimum wage. More...

Potter County News

Deeds filed in Potter County

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

PCVA elects officers at annual meeting

Around 30 local business representatives attended the Potter County Visitors Association (PCVA) annual dinner meeting, which started with a tour of the new Potter County Artisan Center.  More...

County approves grants for bridges

Tens of thousands of dollars paid in “impact fees” by companies drilling for shale gas in Pennsylvania are coming to two Potter County townships for bridge repairs.  And there’s more money coming.  More...

Outdoors

‘Snake hunts’ get it right,’ elusive fishers thrive in Pa.

Another round of organized rattlesnake hunts and surrounding festivals has run its course across northern Pennsylvania. Events in small communities such as Sinnemahoning, Cross Fork and Morris are perennially popular.  More...

Work progressing on West Creek Recreational Trail

Work is progressing on the West Creek Recreational Trail in Cameron County.  Last week, Solveson Contracting installed more than 8,600 feet of split rail fencing from Maple Street near the Emporium Senior Center to the caboose on the borough&rsq More...

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4-H Club members have been learning about beekeeping. Shinglehouse SewCooks members are interested in addressing the worldwide concern about the health of honeybees and declining populations. More...

Young people still leaving the area

Population report shows discouraging trends

One-third of the way into the decade, Potter County has apparently stopped the bleeding when it comes to population loss.  But the news from Cameron County is not so encouraging.  U.S. More...

Special church to celebrate 125 years

Open house, tours at All Saints Episcopal Church

All Saints Episcopal Church, a special Potter County landmark located in the small village of Brookland, celebrates the 125th anniversary of its opening with an open house and tours on Saturday, July 12. The public is welcome.  More...

Weekend festivities galore!

Fireworks, 5Ks, parades among weekend events

Bark Peelers’ Convention is on tap this weekend at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in central Potter County. More...

Playing by the rules

Property owners often have to go through hoops and hurdles when they build or make other changes.  However, many of them are unaware of the government regulations affecting development.  More...

News

Expanded recycling considered

Cameron County officials hope to expand services at the county’s recycling center on Plank Road Hollow in Emporium.  Commissioners Phil Jones, Jim Thomas and Glen Fiebig, Chief Clerk Brenda Munz and Recycling Coordinator Tara Newton recent More...

Special flag serves as memorial

A Cameron County soldier returned from Afghanistan carrying a flag from his unit.  It sat in the same box for years, until this past week.  The flag has great significance to its owner, who has asked to remain anonymous. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

Food years  10   — Experts list these 10 foods as examples of products that can slow the aging process: apples, blueberries, spinach/dark greens, salmon/sardines, whole-grain cereals, popcorn (unsalted), nuts (especially almonds and w More...

Community Life

Extension picnic

Penn State Extension will hold its annual summer picnic at 6 pm on Wednesday, July 9, at the Bucktail Rod and Gun Club. More...

Book on hostelries

Cameron County Historical Society has published the first in a series of five volumes titled “Hostelries of Cameron County” by researcher Glenda Neenan Card, compiled and created by Susan Gore Hoy.  More...

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More than 20 teams and upwards of 150 players turned out at Coudersport Area Recreation Park for a three-on-three basketball tournament held to raise money for the Potter County Boys and Girls Club. More...

Sports

Local Sports Hall of Fame a ‘go’

Baseball has Cooperstown and football has Canton.  Soon, Cameron County will have its own hall of fame to honor former athletes, coaches and other figures who have touched so many lives through local sports. More...

Obituaries

Robert K. Currin

JULY 14, 1926 - JUNE 29, 2014

Potter County has lost a treasure with the passing of Bob Currin, who died June 29, 2014, at Cole Memorial Hospital. More...

Death Notices

Sharon R. Narby   More...