July 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial service for Bob Currin Thursday

Family members, friends and admirers will gather for Bob Currin’s memorial service at 6 pm Thursday, July 17, at the Park United Methodist Church in Coudersport – adjacent to the Potter County Historical Society museum to which he dedicat More...

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PennDOT is finally going after the crumbling bridges and beatup roads across the Pennsylvania Wilds. The list of overdue projects is long.  More...

Shale gas and risk to human health

(Dr. Jerome A. More...

Church Lives On

Dear editor: All Saints Episcopal Church, located in Brookland, will celebrate 125 years on Saturday, July 12, from noon to 6 pm. If you have ever wished to see this beautiful little stone church, come visit for its anniversary celebration. More...

Community Life

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A Galeton area blacksmith came home with first-place honors in the sculpture division at the recent Allentown Art Show in suburban Buffalo, N.Y., Anthony Arkus, a juried Pennsylvania Wilds artisan, o More...

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Norma Cobb Nichols attended last week’s Coudersport Rotary Club to express appreciation for the help she received after fire caused extensive damage to her home in Sweden Township. More...

Community Chest tops $23,000

Six months into the Cameron County Community Chest fund drive, the organization has collected more than $23,000. Organizers will continue the fund drive until Sept. More...

Keystone sold to Wellsboro firm

MetalKraft Industries says business will stay put

An established Emporium employer has changed hands. Its new owners say the 30 local jobs are safe and the local workforce will likely be expanded.  More...

County on front lines of hot national topic

Local resolution being picked up by national lobbying group

It’s an unlikely scenario, but little Potter County finds itself on the front lines of a hot national topic – the availability of timely, quality health care for military veterans.  A resolution that was introduced by the Potter Coun More...

Time to get ‘doe’ tags

Antlerless deer hunting license applications will be accepted by county treasurers starting on Monday, July 14, continuing a ritual that dates back many decades.  More...

News

Make-A-Wish run today

One of the biggest charity motorcycle rides in the region is set for Saturday, July 12, when the Dream Makers for Make-a-Wish Foundation hold a “dice run” through the Pennsylvania Wilds. More...

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Keystone Automatic Technology (KAT) was purchased on July 1 by MetalKraft Industries (MKI) of Wellsboro. More...

Trail fence poses maintenance challenges

Fences may make good neighbors, but they can also make for some landscaping challenges.  Emporium Borough Council learned this week that the fencing recently installed on the West Creek Recreational Trail has been causing some headaches for the More...

Potter County News

Coudersport home saved

Quick action by the Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department Monday is credited with saving a landmark home on North Main Street in the borough.  Volunteers responded shortly after 6 pm to the home of Irvan and Helen Brown, where smoke alarms were More...

Business start-up help

A workshop titled “How to Start and Finance Your Business” will be conducted by Clarion University’s Small Business Development Center on Wednesday, July 30, from 8:30 am to noon at the Potter County Education Council on Water Stree More...

Latest veterans newsletter available

Latest edition of Potter County Veterans News, a quarterly newsletter of interest to military veterans and their families, is available.  Cover story details the saga of a local Korean War veteran whose remains were recently recovered from a tra More...

Outdoors

Pennsylvania’s outdoors offers trendy fruit bounty

Antioxidants are the latest craze of the health food industry.  They are good for the body, repairing cell damage, boosting the immune system and helping to prevent diseases such as cancer.  A wild berry-producing shrub found in our neck of More...

Protection for elk calves that only nature can provide

Pennsylvania’s splendid state flower, the mountain laurel, is bursting into delicate, pinkish-white blooms.  White-blooming multiflora rose bushes are also bursting into prominence, and their sweet fragrance permeates the air.  More...

Roaming afield with Pennsylvania elk

Wildlife managers have a general knowledge of the Pennsylvania elk herd’s eating habits, but they lack the science to verify their beliefs.  That is beginning to change with the launch of a research project by the Pa. More...