October 31, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Local discounts for military veterans

Potter County’s military veterans may now sign up to receive discounts on products and services from more than two dozen local businesses participating in the first-ever Potter County Veterans Discount Program. More...

School board set to decide on school cop

A security officer may return to Cameron County School District.  Former “resource officer” Alex Burkett resigned last April after serving one year. More...

Likes Our ‘Old Timer’

Dear editor:  I truly enjoyed your oldtimer columnist Mac’s piece in last week’s paper.  I believe his thoughts not just to be of a personal nature, but ones shared by many. More...

Viewpoints

All about giving back

(Angela Klopf is chief executive officer of the Community Foundation of the Twin Tiers.)   Thank you for last week’s front-page story on the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers annual Potter County dinner at Tri-Town Volunteer Fire and More...

The Old Timer

Word from Pennsylvania is that there is not a lot of interest in the election that’s coming up next Tuesday.  These people on your school board, borough council, county commissioner and district attorney office have a big impact on your li More...

‘Doe’ License Folly

Dear editor:  House Bill 231 in Harrisburg would remove the issuance of antlerless deer hunting licenses from county treasurers.  It changes the authorized issuing agents to the Pa. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracts

Both of my grandfathers loved to hunt squirrels.  My grandmother tried it one time. But after she shot her first squirrel, she went over and picked it up by the tail. More...

Open season does little to coyote count

Organized coyote hunts have been growing in the region, including one of the biggest sponsored by the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association.  Coyote hunting, and predator hunting in general for that matter, is one of the fastest growing ty More...

Sheetz decision nears

Council meeting Wednesday

Coudersport Borough Council will convene for another public meeting on the proposed expansion or relocation of the Sheetz convenience store. It’s scheduled for 6:30 pm Wednesday, Nov. More...

Answers sought on chemical spill

Three citizens with concerns about the response to the Sept. 18 chemical release in Sweden Township shared their frustrations at this week’s meeting of the Potter County Board of Commissioners. More...

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A Halloween tradition has returned to Emporium this year after a one-year hiatus. More...

Horse Show Grand Champ

Potter County has a grand champion in the highly competitive 4-H State Horse Show competition.  More...

SOS program discussed as board eyes teen suicide battle

More steps are being taken to combat suicide among teenagers in the Emporium area.  Details were spelled out during this month’s Cameron County Collaborative Board meeting by Tana Funair, prevention services director of Dickinson Center In More...

News

‘Community Chest’ drive begins

Cameron County Community Chest is out to build on its recent successes with a new fund drive.  More...

‘Trunk or Treat’ night again in Coudersport

For the second year, Coudersport is joining the national “trunk or treat” movement by setting up a gathering place where children can safely obtain treats and show off their costumes in a group setting.  More...

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Northern Potter High School student Nicole Graham was honored this week with a first-place showing in a dancing costume design contest. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Potter County News

Dump clean up in Potter County

Potter County Conservation District is winding up a successful clean-up job that has rid the county of several unsanitary and unsightly illegal dumps. More...

Deeds filed in Potter County

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

Potter County real estate transactions

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

Obituaries

Sharon May Goss

Sharon May Goss, 68, of Gaines, died Oct. 24, 2015, at Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood. Born in Washington D.C., she was a daughter of Hugh R. and Katherine May (Aldridge) Titlow. More...

Danielle ‘Danni’ Fitzsimmons

Danielle “Danni” Fitzsimmons, 22, formerly of Coudersport, died Oct. 23, 2015, at Olean (N.Y.) General Hospital. Born April 25, 1993, in Bradford, she was the daughter of Robert C. “Charlie” Fitzsimmons and Paula Thompson. More...

William C. Barber

William C. “Bud” Barber, 78, of Andrews Settlement, died Oct. 24, 2015, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. Born in Coudersport, he was the son of Selin C. and M. Lowanna Slingerland Barber. More...