November 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Emporium remembered its military veterans during a ceremony at the Cameron County Courthouse Tuesday. More...

Museum has sights set on rare locomotive

A rare steam locomotive – one of only a handful of its kind in the world – may be coming to the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in Potter County.  At the recent annual meeting of the Pa. More...

Viewpoints

Don’t throw away the addict

(This was submitted in response to the recent Endeavor News report on Potter County’s specialty courts. More...

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Pennsylvania’s bear-hunting season is the one time that people from downstate pay any attention to the counties north of Interstate 80.  Most of them have never seen a bear outside of the captive ones in zoos or maybe Yogi and Boo- Boo in More...

Got This One Right

Dear editor:  Americans should appreciate the great sacrifices and support that military families offer our men and women in the armed forces.  More...

Galeton News

Christmas festival in Galeton

Another “Galeton Lights on the Water” (GLOW) Festival is in the works.  Activities being organized by the Galeton Chamber of Commerce are scheduled for Saturday, Nov.29,highlightedbya3pmparadeandavisitfromSantaatCollinsParkfrom 3:30 More...

Bird’s nest knitting at Galeton Library

Galeton Public Library will host a free program detailing how to knit a bird’s nest on Thursday morning, Nov. More...

Community Life

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A $5,000 donation from Northwest Savings Bank will help Potter County Habitat for Humanity continue its mission of providing safe, affordable housing across the county. More...

Shop at home promotion Nov. 29

Many retailers and restaurants in Emporium have signed on for a special holiday sales promotion right after Thanksgiving.  Cameron County Chamber of Commerce is spearheading the “Shop Small” promotion, to be held on Saturday, Nov. More...

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Veterans Day was observed at Austin School with a flag presentation and raising ceremony to start the school day. More...

Sports

Wrestling meeting

Cameron County Junior Olympic Wrestling Club will meet at 5:30 pm Monday, Nov. 17, in the high school.  Wrestlers and parents/ guardians must attend. All others interested in the program are also welcome.   More...

Going the extra mile for veterans

Solemn ceremonies and a call for public support of those who have served in the military highlighted Tuesday’s Veterans Day Dinner at American Legion Post 192 in Coudersport.  More...

Women’s detention center no sure thing

Potter County’s plans to develop a women’s detention and rehabilitation center at the former Northern Tier Children’s Home near Harrison Valley are progressing.  In the meantime, the county continues to send all of its female i More...

Local schools get report cards

Report cards are in for thousands of public, charter and cyber schools in Pennsylvania.  Interpreting the latest School Performance Profiles (SPP) is no easy task. More...

Future of Denton Hill ski area still in limbo

One obstacle toward the resumption of skiing at Denton Hill State Park has been removed.  A lease between the state and a local couple doing business as Denton Hill Family and Ski Resort Inc. More...

News

EMT training course coming up

An emergency medical technician training course is being offered by Cameron County Ambulance Service from Nov. More...

Smokey fire contained at diner

Firefighters were dispatched around at around 6 am Saturday to an alarm at Downey’s Diner near Ulysses.  A waitress arriving to open the eatery was met with a thick wall of smoke as she unlocked the front door. More...

Austin Voluneer Fire Dept. elects officers

Austin Volunteer Fire Department this week elected officers for the coming membership year.  More...

Potter County News

Free financial training

Area residents have an opportunity to hear from experts on a broad variety of year-end financial issues during a free roundtable discussion to be held at 7 pm Wednesday, Nov. More...

Potter County retirement fund navigates choppy seas

Even with the choppy waters on Wall Street in recent months, Potter County’s employee retirement fund has a healthy balance of almost $14.4 million, which is near its all-time high.  Investment manager Jeff Davidek delivered the news at th More...

Potter County real estate transactions recently filed

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:  • Oct. 1, Gary L. King Jr and Elizabeth A. King to Sarah B. George, lot in Genesee Township, $60,000; John P. Kellogg Sr. to Christopher J. More...

Outdoors

Bear season’s popularity continues to grow

Bear season is nearing and it is no small event.  Many camps will be filled. More...

Studying gas drilling’s impact on Pennsylvania forests

Natural gas development in Potter, Cameron and other northern Pennsylvania counties has been one of the top stories of the new century, but little of the discussion has focused on the region’s forests.  As more acreage is cleared for gas w More...

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Students in Ben Porkolab’s third-grade classroom at Emporium’s Woodland Elementary School are once again preparing to raise brook trout from eggs to fingerlings through the multi-agency & More...

Obituaries

Betty Balla

JANUARY 16, 1934 - NOVEMBER 10, 2014

Betty Balla, 80, of Coudersport, passed away with her loving husband, John, at her side Monday (Nov. More...

William Samuel Mooney

DECEMBER 29, 1921 - NOVEMBER 9, 2014

William Samuel Mooney, 92, of Austin, passed away at his home on Saturday (Nov. 9, 2014.)  Born Dec. 29, 1921 in Phoenixville, he was the son of Edward M. and Esther Grealy Mooney. More...

Death Notices

Barbara M. McIsaac   More...