October 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Hammer drops on heroin dealer

Proctor guilty in overdose death

A three-day jury trial in Potter County Court ended Wednesday with a Galeton heroin dealer being convicted of charges stemming from the overdose death of one of his customers.  Jonathan M. More...

Man leaps to safety in home fire

An Emporium man jumped from a secondstory window to escape an early-morning fire at an East Fifth Street Extension residence.  Emporium Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the two-story home Monday at approximately 2 am. More...

Viewpoints

Heroin epidemic in rural Pa.

(Senator Gene Yaw of Lycoming County is chairman of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania board of directors.)   More...

The Old Timer

We are constantly being attacked by all kinds of new sicknesses and diseases. Even though we try and fight them off, there are still people who won’t help themselves.  Smokers are the worst offenders. More...

EVFD open House Oct. 6

Emporium Volunteer Fire Department will mark National Fire Prevention Week with an open house on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 6-8 pm.  Events will include firetruck rides, equipment displays, interactive activities and prize giveaways for the kids. More...

Community Life

Women’s health event Oct. 8

Women’s Night Out for Health is being hosted by Galeton Women of the Moose from 7-9 pm Thursday, Oct. 8, at the Galeton Moose Lodge.  There will discussion of women’s health issues and herbal remedies. More...

Countdown on to Sinnemahone 50K

Runners from a wide area have marked Saturday, Oct. 17, on their calendar.  That’s the date of the third annual Sinnemahone 50K, an endurance run through Cameron County. More...

Cameron County hosts Sheffield on Homecoming

Homecoming in Cameron County couldn’t have come at a more opportune time for head coach Mike Kunes’ Red Raiders squad. More...

Sports

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Cameron County Storm football players and coaches recently handed out grilled frankfurters and bottles of water to motorists and pedestrians in downtown Emporium. More...

Obituaries

Shirley J. Saulter

Shirley J. Saulter, 82, of Coudersport, died Sept. 24, 2015, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Born in Sweden Township, she was the daughter of Laurence and Katie Davey Snyder. More...

Collene Ackley-Churchill

Collene Ackley-Churchill, 31, of Coudersport, died Sept. 18, 2015, from injuries sustained in a car crash. Born in Coudersport, she was the daughter of Mayze A. and Carol (Ellenberger) Ackley.  More...

Jessica L. McKay

Jessica Lynn McKay, 34 of Roulette, died Sept. 18, 2015, from injuries sustained in a car crash. She was born in Enid, Okla., the daughter of Beverly Norton and Coy McKay. She was a 2000 graduate of Coudersport Area High School. More...

Sheetz plan advances

Over 800 signatures against proposal

A standing-roomonly crowd attended Wednesday’s Coudersport Borough Council meeting to air opinions on the potential sale of a cherished piece of borough real estate for the expansion of the Sheetz convenience store.  More...

Chemical spill update

Energy company facing stiff penalties

Investigation continues into the release of chemicals into the environment at a shale gas drilling site in Potter County’s Sweden Township, off North Hollow Road.  JKLM Energy LLC, which is facing sanctions from the Pa. Dept. More...

Daisley Bridge event moved

Forecasts of rain have shifted this weekend’s dedication ceremony for the Lt. William E. Daisley Memorial Bridge to the meeting hall of American Legion Post 192, off Rt. 872 in east Coudersport.  More...

News

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Bart Winkelvoss was offering up mouth-watering ribs, wings, pulled pork, brisket and side dishes to a hungry crowd at last weekend’s barbecuing competition in Emporium. More...

Case against Barton heads to court

Sexual assault charges against Emporium resident Tom Barton are now before Cameron County Court after the defense lawyer Michael Marshall of DuBois announced his client was waiving his right to a preliminary hearing.  More...

Falling Leaves Outdoor Show continues

Coudersport’s Falling Leaves Festival continues through today. Most activities for what’s now known as the ‘Falling Leaves Outdoor Show’ are set up at the courthouse square.  More...

Potter County News

PCCD meeting

Potter County Conservation District board of directors meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 6, has been changed to Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 pm.   More...

Potter County real estate transactions

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

Charged with forgery, theft

A Potter County man is facing multiple criminal charges after allegedly using numerous checks belonging to his brother. Damien R. McCaslin, 21, of Mills was is charged with forgery, theft, receiving stolen property and identity theft. More...

Outdoors

Monarch migration a wonder of nature

This past week, numerous monarch butterflies have been behaving oddly. They have not been floating from flower to flower, collecting nectar. More...

Wolf Tracks

As columnist Jim Zoschg reported last week, bowhunters get the first shot at the region’s deer herd in a season that runs through Nov. 14. His column brought back memories of hunts from years gone by.  More...