November 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday festival time in Coudersport

Coudersport’s annual  Festival of Lights will usher-in the holiday season, highlighted by a celebration at 5:30 pm Friday, Nov. More...

Transportation service for military veterans in jeopardy

A transportation service for local military veterans is facing challenges that include financial limitations and a lack of volunteers.  More...

Service will mark church shooting

First   Presbyterian Church of Coudersport is holding a worship service on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 pm to mark the passage of three years since the murder of church organist Darlene Sitler.  More...

Viewpoints

Making your town sustainable

(Ronald Noone is a community development consultant based in Harrisburg.)   Do you care about your community? Do you care about your children or your grandchildren? Do you feel any responsibility for their future well-being?  More...

The Old Timer

Thanksgiving is supposed to be a holiday for giving thanks. It’s more like a fest of food, football and fooling around with computers these days. Oh, I forgot to mention that some greedy retailers are actually open for business that day.  More...

One Big Family

Dear editor:  On Nov. 6 at the Austin Firehall, something extraordinary happened. But for the residents of the Austin area, it was nothing new.  More...

Community Life

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A highlight of last week’s open house at Cole Memorial Hospital’s Galeton Health Center was the presentation of a $1,550 donation to the Cole Foundation. More...

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Some of the benefits of a student learning a foreign language were spelled out at this week’s Coudersport Rotary meeting by Jennifer Burkhouse (right), a McKean County native who is in her fift More...

Christmas lighting contest kicks offff

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and L&M Lumber are co-sponsors of a house-decorating contest and Christmas tree-decorating competition.   More...

Obituaries

Arthur D. Menschel

JUNE 8, 1936 - NOVEMBER 13, 2015

Arthur D. “Denny” Menschel, 79, a lifelong resident of Coudersport, passed away in his home with his loving family by his side on Nov. 13, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer.  More...

Michael R. Langworthy

Michael R. Langworthy, 47, of Coudersport, died Nov. 3, 2015. He was born in Coudersport, a son of Nancy Burrell Bridges and the late Jim Bridges. More...

Sharon A. Uber

Sharon A. Uber, 61, of Emporium, died Nov. 12, 2015, at UPMC-Hamot Medical Center, Erie. She was born in Kane, a daughter of Stanley and Anna Lilley Arthurs. She married Joseph C. Uber Sr. of Emporium. More...

Veterans discount program taking off

Upwards of 100 Potter  County military veterans have already signed 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...

Denton Hill meeting postponed

At least two more months will pass before the Pa.  Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources Department of Conservation holds a public meeting in Potter County to discuss the future of Denton Hill State Park.  More...

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Sheetz convenience store in Emporium continues work on renova- tions designed to give the 30- year-old store a new stylish appearance. More...

Watershed group making a splash

Members of the Triple  Divide Watershed Coalition (TDWC) are making a splash across the state in their advocacy for protection of public water sources.  Some of their successes were detailed at last week’s TDWC meeting, held at the Po More...

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Galeton coping with drug issues

With fatal overdoses and other eye-opening signs of a drug epidemic very much on the minds of their constituents, Galeton Borough Council members agreed to send the newest member of the borough police department to a drug recognition/identification t More...

Potter County News

Potter County deeds filed

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

Potter County ‘parcel viewer’ on web

Aerial photography and geographic information system (GIS) technology are combined in a modern tool now available to anyone on the Potter County website.  More...

Domestic Relations director resigns

Another long-time Potter County employee has announced her retirement.  Nancy Hurt, director of Potter County Domestic Relations, is retiring after more than 25 years of service to the county.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

I’m sure you know people like my buddy who I’ll call John Doe.  John can find deer where no one else can. He’s a crack shot with a bow or rifle. More...

Tale of two deer herd perspectives

Charles Dickens tells us all we need to know about the upcoming deer-hunting season: “It is the best of times. More...

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A box of ground venison from the first deer donated to Cameron County Hunters Sharing the Harvest Program was packed for delivery to the needy. More...