November 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Bridge to be named after Pvt. Tubbs

Public ceremony planned Tuesday in Coudersport

Eddie Tubbs went off to fight in the Vietnam War and came home less than two months later in a casket.  More...

Community college coming

Residents in Potter, Cameron and seven other northwestern Pennsylvania counties will be able to earn two-year college degrees or receive other specialized training and education through the Rural Regional Community College.  It has been more tha More...

Viewpoints

In God we still trust

(Jacquie Sullivan is a member of the City Council of Bakersfield, Calif. More...

Viewpoint

Deer season is here. It is not nearly the big attraction that it used to be in the northern Pennsylvania counties.  Outdoor writer Jim Zoschg said there has been a good apple crop this year, which helps the wildlife. More...

Domestic Violence Awareness

Dear editor:  What is hiding in plain sight in our rural communities and is the leading cause of injury to women ages 15 to 44? It’s the plague of domestic violence.  More...

Galeton News

Galeton Development Corp. supports Denton Hill State Park

Galeton Development Corporation members expressed their support for the development of Denton Hill State Park at this month’s meeting.  More...

‘Lights on the Water Festival’ Nov. 29

Galeton Lights on the Water (GLOW) Festival ushers in the Christmas season on Saturday, Nov. 29.  Activities are being organized by the Galeton Chamber of Commerce. Highlight willbea3pmparadeandavisitfromSantaatCollinsParkfrom3:30to6.  More...

Outdoors

Deer hunting memories last a lifetime

Some of my fondest memories have been made during deer season.  I knew when it happened that the 2009 hunt would be hard to beat.  On the opening day, I shot the nicest buck in my 17 years of hunting. More...

Trail system being developed in Potter

With ecotourism gaining in popularity, managers of the Susquehannock District Forest have methodically been developing a 140-mile network on trails on publicly owned land in Potter County.  More...

Photo

It took about four miles of tracking for Brice Norton to get his bear. This 310-pounder had been spotted just behind his home off Mockingbird Lane, along Rt. More...

More details in teacher case

Defendant admitted to buying students’ photos

Further details have been revealed about the case that’s being put together by investigators against a Cameron County substitute teacher who allegedly solicited indecent photos of young females, some of whom were his own students.  More...

Pa. Wilds still tops in state for bear hunting

558-pounder taken in Potter

Northcentral   Pennsylvania’s reputation as one of the best bearhunting areas in the East has only been reinforced by the early numbers from the 2014 hunting season.  More...

State grant boosts West Creek Trail

A new trail that traverses downtown Emporium is just the start of a multi-year plan to develop a major recreational asset linking two counties.  Announcement of a $150,000 state grant to the West Creek Recreational Trail Assn. More...

Coudersport holiday festival Wednesday

Coudersport’s annual Festival of Lights will usher-in the holiday season, highlighted by a celebration at 6 pm Wednesday, Dec. More...

News

Grant for Genesee water source

A major public water project in the northern Potter County village of Genesee is getting an economic shot in the arm.  More...

‘Small Business Saturday’ today

About 20 businesses in Emporium will take part in the Small Business Saturday local shopping campaign today, Nov. 29.  Many of them will offer special bargains.  More...

Sentencings in Cameron County Court

Several defendants appeared for sentencing in the Cameron County Court of Common Pleas.  Luke Romanowski, 22, of Emporium, pleaded guilty to disseminating explicit sexual material to a minor. More...

Potter County News

Potter County real estate transactions

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

Jail staffing posing challenges

Potter County is having a hard time retaining a full complement of dependable corrections officers to staff the county jail.  One of the jail employees attended a recent meeting of the Potter County Board of Commissioners to air his concerns.&nb More...

Tutors needed for adult learners

Most of us take for granted our ability to read, write, budget our money and address the basic challenges of daily life. More...

Community Life

Photo

Coudersport High School students’ performances of an elaborate production, “Seussical the Musical,” were real crowd-pleasers. The show, which is based on the books of Dr. More...

Benefifit for Susan Tucker

A benefifit dinner for long-time Potter County resident Susan Tucker has been planned for noon to 5 pm on Sunday, Dec. 7, at American Legion Post 192 in Coudersport. Proceeds will help her meet anticipated medical and travel expenses.  More...

Unique photography show today

Unique photography show at the Potter County Artisan Center offers a unique exhibit on Saturday, Nov. More...

Obituaries

Marshall E. Lignian

JANAURY 8, 1924 - NOVEMBER 18, 2014

Marshall E. Lignian, 90, a Coudersport native living most recently in Edgefield, S.C., died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 at home.  He was born in Coudersport on Jan. 8, 1924, a son of Marshall E. and Leola Young Lignian.  More...

Death Notices

Gerald T. Crayton   More...