November 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

An elk hunt to remember!

8x8 bull could break state records

As the books close on another annual controlled elk hunt in Pennsylvania, there’s not much doubt that at least one hunter will go down in the record books.  More...

Cameron County hotel talk muted

Talk of a brand-name hotel coming to  Cameron County is starting to sound more like a case of wishful thinking, rather than a practical reality.  More...

Viewpoints

Congress waking to warming

(Former Coudersport resident Mike Aucott now lives in Pennington, N.J. He is an environmental consultant and energy researcher and adjunct professor of chemistry at the College of New Jersey. More...

The Old Timer

This newspaper has carried several articles about forest management, wildlife habitat and similar topics. More...

It’s Christmas

Dear editor:  In the name of “political correctness” and for fear of offending someone, some very unfortunate phrases seem to have crept into our lexicon.  More...

Community Life

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Life-long Emporium resident Francis Agliardo recently spent his 92nd birthday weekend in Washington, D.C., with other veterans from all over the United States. More...

Austin Area School announces honor roll

Austin Area School has announced its honor roll for the second marking period.  More...

Galteon Library events

Galeton Public Library is holding a bake sale fundraiser on Nov. 21. More...

Obituaries

Robert M. Pekarski

FEBRUARY 17, 1930 - NOVEMBER 5, 2015

Robert M. “Bob” Pekarski, 85, a lifelong resident of Coudersport, passed away with his loving family by his side on Nov. 5, 2015, in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a brief illness.  Born Feb. More...

Mary V. Rimel

Mary V. Rimel, 90, of Coudersport, died Oct. 30, 2015, at the Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport. She was born in Ford City to Elder and Susan (Mansfield) Crytzer Sr. In 1948, she married Charles Rimel. More...

Eileen L. Ahl

Eileen L. Ahl, 89, of Shinglehouse, died November 5, 2015, after a long illness. Born in Pleasant Mount, she was a daughter of John R. and Sadie C. O’Neil Leonard. In 1950 she married Robert S. Ahl, who died in 1991. More...

Final: Miglicio edges Malizia

Just 12 votes decide district attorney race

One of the closest Cameron County elections in recent history was finally decided last Friday after 82 absentee and write-in ballots were tallied during an official count.  More...

Bray ready to make ‘new dreams come true’

Attacker could spend life behind bars

A Coudersport native’s remarkable recovery from a horrific beating administered by her ex-husband reached a new milestone on Monday when Colleen Bray began a new job.  More...

Wind company eyeing area

More than eight years have passed since international energy giant AES Corporation laid the groundwork for the construction of a series of wind turbines in Potter County’s Ulysses and Hector townships, only to later abandon the project.  More...

News

Adult education services expanded

Times have changed when it comes to adult education opportunities. More...

Public input sought on Denton Hill

An online survey designed to let the public weigh in on the future of Denton Hill State Park provides some clues on how the state envisions four-season activity at the 700-acre facility.  Among the options web users are asked to score are a wate More...

Leadership group collecting for food banks

Leadership Potter County class members are collecting food for the local food banks.  Drop-off locations include Cole Memorial Hospital (main lobby, Patient Financial Services and outside Looking Glass Gift Shop), Potter Leader-Enterprise office More...

Potter County News

County employees set to retire

Two long-time Potter County employees have announced their retirements.  Succession plans are being worked out by the Potter County Board of Commissioners for Planning Director Charlotte Dietrich and Public Defender Brent Petrosky (inset).  More...

Detailed Potter County road map coming

A detailed road map of Potter County is being published later this year, giving visitors an accurate look at transportation routes, special features and businesses.  Potter County Visitors Association (PCVA), in cooperation with the Potter Count More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

I learned to love black bears as a youngster. We had a cabin in Poe Valley, where bears have always been common.  My grandmother was fearless. More...

Bear hunters: watch for the signs

Bear season in these parts is no small event. In some counties the number of bear hunters may even surpass that of the deer season opener.  Bruin populations have been at very high levels the last several years. More...

Kettle Creek trout meeting

A public meeting scheduled for 6:30 pm Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the Sinnemahoning State Park Wildlife Center will cover proposed trout management changes for sections of the upper Kettle Creek basin.  Pa. More...