January 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Union talks at school district

Contract negotiations with two labor unions representing teachers and support staff in the Cameron County School District are about to begin at the same time the district’s financial stability and student enrollment are slipping.  This wee More...

School audit prompts talk of faculty cuts

Cameron County School District continues to dip into its cash reserves to cover rising expenses.  Auditor David DiTanna laid out the numbers at the School Board workshop this week, prompting one board member to suggest that faculty cuts may be n More...

Vintage Snow Fest on tap

Potter County Snowmobile Club has scheduled its third annual Vintage Snow Fest and Races, featuring snowmobiles manufactured in 1983 or earlier, for the Jan. 16-18 weekend.  More...

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Excitement is mounting as construction continues at the new Gold Church along Rt. 49 in northern Potter County. More...

Viewpoints

Rising from the abyss

(Lana Barth is a care manager and behavioral health nurse at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital.)  At times such as holidays or birthdays, the impulse to indulge is uncontrollable for some people.  More...

The Old Timer

For the life of me, I will never understand this whole “Pennsylvania Wilds” nonsense.  I agree that drawing tourists is a good idea and boosts the economy. More...

Divided We Stand

Dear editor:  For the past four years, Republicans have had a partisan, if not governing majority, in all parts of state government. Now, a new Democratic governor arrived.  More...

Galeton News

Galeton served by food pantry

Individuals and families in the Galeton area who are needy can turn to the Galeton Food Pantry for help.  Food is provided free of charge from the St. More...

Community Life

Supplee in band

Heather Supplee of Coudersport has been chosen for the marching band at Lebanon Valley College.   More...

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Proud parents Sandra Shaffer and Roger Green of Port Allegany are shown with Roger Bradley Green, the first baby born this year at Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport. More...

Free dinner for vol. emergency responders

A free taco dinner for volunteer emergency responders in Cameron County will be held on Saturday, Jan. More...

Obituaries

Arthur E. David

OCTOBER 3, 1942 - JANUARY 6, 2015

Arthur E. “Art” David, 72, a long-time resident of Costello, passed away Jan. 6, 2015, at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a long illness.  Born Oct. 3, 1942 in Fort Bragg, N.C., he was a son of Arthur B. and Nan H. More...

Delilah Jo Vossler

Delilah Jo Vossler, infant daughter of Edwin R. Vossler Jr. and Kimber Lee Empson Vossler, was stillborn Jan. 3, 2015, at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.  More...

Death Notices

Samuel DeMark   More...

Jobs available, but…

Per capita income level among state’s lowest

Slowly but surely, unemployment rates in northcentral Pennsylvania – once in double digits – have fallen to the point where they’re in line with statewide and national figures.  Per-capita incomes in Cameron and Potter counties More...

Local flu cases documented

Flu is back in the region and the spread of the virus is expected to peak sometime around mid-January.  Entering the month, there were 17 documented cases in Potter County and just one in Cameron County. More...

More charges coming in teacher case

Students involved in lewd photos case face charges also

Additional charges are expected to be filed against a Cameron County School District substitute teacher who allegedly purchased indecent photos of underage girls, some of whom were his own students.  District Attorney Paul Malizia confirmed that More...

Local drug death being watched

Man alleged to have sold lethal dose of heroin faces prison

A Potter County man accused of selling the heroin that killed his customer is facing serious criminal charges in a case that’s being widely watched.  More...

Lakeview fire will remain a mystery

A state police fire marshal said the cause of a fire that destroyed the New Lakeview Motel on Rt. 872 near Sinnemahoning State Park will likely never be known.  Cpl. Nick Laffredo said no evidence remained to pinpoint the origin of the blaze. More...

News

Buyer for Jasper Harris building?

Plans to demolish a dilapidated building in Emporium’s business district could be put on hold if a proposal to purchase the property is approved by the Cameron County Board of Commissioners.  Frank Raffaele, a real estate developer who own More...

LEPC to meet

Cameron County Local Emergency Planning Committee will hold a luncheon meeting at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at the Emporium Firehall. To register or learn more, call 486-9368.   More...

State troopers busy with thefts, DUIs, fights, hit-and-runs

Someone stole a large Pennsylvania Lumber Heritage Region sign from the intersection of the Quehanna Highway and Wykoff Run Road in Gibson Township, Cameron County.  Anyone with any information is encouraged to call Elk State Forest office at 81 More...

Potter County News

New era for tourist promotion dawns

Potter County Visitors Association has launched the year with a new partnership opportunity for area businesses and a new website designed to modernize marketing to tourists.  More...

Long shot helps save local farming

Agriculture in Potter County may not get much ink, but the industry remains at the foundation of the local economy.  One of the busiest local farmers, Carl Long, took time out to share some details of his operation, Long Farms, at a recent Coude More...

HS public meeting Thurs.

Hundreds of people are directly affected by programs offered by Potter County Human Services (PCHS), but few take the opportunity to provide input on how those services are delivered.  More...

Outdoors

Research reveals plenty about bears and deer

Hibernating black bears give Pa. More...

For their own sake: please don’t feed the elk!

It’s safe to say that the elk in Pennsylvania have an easier time in the winter than those in Colorado and Wyoming. More...

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Those with an interest in official scoring of deer antlers anxiously awaited the results of Pa. More...