July 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

In memory of Cheri

One family’s tragedy has inspired an annual observance designed to shine a spotlight on the often-hidden epidemic of domestic violence.  “Our goal is to promote awareness and prevent this ordeal from happening to another family,&rdqu More...

Mining history will come to life July 18

A program on the colorful history of Cameron County’s mining industry next weekend will feature a special exhibit.  Local historian Junior Murray will be sharing results of his research at 1 pm Saturday, July 18, at the Cameron County Hist More...

Viewpoints

I believe in the ‘good ‘ol days’

If you look closely, you will see that I walk with a slight limp, the result of an accident in my late teen years that cost me more than half of the big toe on my right foot.  More...

An Easy Solution for Pollution

These arid days of summer aren’t so dogged if they’re spent under the cool canopy of an old oak tree, a cold drink in hand, and a refreshing breeze on your face. More...

The Old Timer

Few things are more entertaining than reading some of the old laws that are still on the books.  In Wisconsin, it’s against the law to eat a slice of apple pie without having a slice of Wisconsin cheese with it.  In some the New Engla More...

Community Life

Retirement party for Chief Gross

A retirement party is being held for Coudersport Borough Police Chief Lee Gross at 4 pm Friday, July 31, at the Coudersport Firehall. He is stepping down after a 36-year career with the police department. More...

Big charity ride planned today

Motorcycle enthusiasts from a wide area will be revving their engines for one of the largest charity rides in the region on Saturday (today). More...

Guido returns as head basketball coach

Mark Guido is returning as head boys’ basketball coach at Cameron County High School, succeeding Jon Songer. Jamer Cooney will return as assistant coach.  Guido, who played basketball at Cameron County in the 1970s, is a familiar face. More...

Obituaries

Sharon A. Huntington

Sharon A. Huntington, 65, of Galeton, died July 3, 2015, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Harold H. Steadman and Susie (Saxton) Steadman of Galeton. A Galeton Area High School graduate, she married Charles B. More...

Alsophila ‘Alice’ Kidd

Alsophila “Alice” Petzen Kidd, 90, of Shinglehouse, died July 1, 2015, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Born July 22, 1924, in New York, N.Y., she was a daughter of John and Gertrude Tickner Petzen. In 1943, she married Harry E. C. More...

Janice R. Hand

Janice R. Hand, 91, of Genesee, died July 4, 2015, in Wellsville (N.Y.) Manor. Born in Millville, NJ, she was the daughter of Elmo and Nellie Weigand Grassman. She was married to William A. Hand. A registered nurse, Mrs. More...

Heimel meets with U.S. Defense Sec. Ashton Sat.

A county commissioner from Pennsylvania is taking his advocacy for veterans and active-duty military personnel to a new level.  More...

Domestic Violence Awareness Day

Potter County residents are being asked to turn out in force next weekend to show their support for victims of domestic violence and the multiple ongoing local efforts to prevent it. More...

New Lumber Museum administrator

Josh   Roth has been named site administrator for the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in central Potter County.  He arrives just weeks after an expanded and renovated museum was opened to the public, featuring a broader selection and variety of More...

News

Keeping up appearances a team effort

Downtown Coudersport brims with colorful flowers, potted plants, shrubs and other greenery that brings the business district to life and otherwise beautifies the town. There are a number of individuals and community organizations involved. More...

Photo

Folk band Burning Tractor performs in front of the Military Wall of Honor at the Coudersport Arboretum Wednesday night as part of a weekly concert series held at that park and the courthouse square. More...

Camp Cadet: 15 years of helping kids

Another successful Northern Tier Camp Cadet concluded last weekend at Mansfield University, where dozens of 12- and 13-year-old boys and girls from Potter, Cameron and Tioga counties came away with heightened respect and discipline, along with a grea More...

Potter County News

Grange joins call for higher PILT

Another statewide organization is poised to support the mission of the Pennsylvania State Land Tax Fairness Coalition.  A resolution approved earlier this year by Potter County Pomona Grange will be going before the Pennsylvania State Grange for More...

Potter County real estate transfers

Following are the real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds.  Anthony L. and Darlene M. Pehowic to Stephen M. and Deborah L. More...

Potter County tax sale date set

Potter County Tax Claim Bureau (TCB) has been working with property owners who have failed to pay their real estate taxes, while preparing for the annual “upset sale.”  That’s an auction to sell those properties on which taxes More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Getting outdoors means different things to different people.  Bringing those diverse ideas and personalities together to decide how to use our land is always a challenge.  More...

Outdoor drama: frolicking fawns

One of the joys of being outdoors during the summer is encountering young animals. Their mystique captivates the minds of everyone, from young to old, outdoor enthusiast to city dweller. More...

Pa. elk herd: how far we’ve come!

Those who study Pennsylvania’s elk herd from a scientific perspective continue to add to their knowledge of this fascinating species. Researchers say that the more they learn, the more they realize how much they still don’t know.  More...