November 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Save your town, shop small

Many retailers and restaurants in Emporium have signed on for a special holiday sales promotion. Cameron County Chamber of Commerce is spearheading the “Shop Small” event on Saturday, Nov. 28.  More...

Festival of Lights going on now!

Coudersport’s annual Christmas Festival continues on Saturday, following the lighting of trees surrounding the courthouse square and a visit from Santa Claus on Friday night. More...

Viewpoints

Drug epidemic: let’s get serious

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The Old Timer

Here'’s my forecast for the deer-hunting season: the hunting will be very good, but the finding won’t be up to snuff. I know a lot of hunters who really couldn’t care less if they shot a deer. More...

Kids Honor Vets

Dear editor:  Thank you to the sixth-grade classes at Woodland Elementary School for the wonderful, eye- opening cards given to us on Veterans Day.  More...

Outdoors

Half century of hiking

Breathtaking vistas. Miles-long roadless stretches teeming with wildlife and undisturbed forest.  Those are among the attractions of the Susquehannock Trail System.  More...

Wolf Tracks

With deer season upon us, it seems fitting to discuss some of my experiences in becoming disoriented or confused about my whereabouts.  I’ve never been lost, but I have certainly been “turned around” on occasion while hunting. More...

Donate venison

Cameron County has now joined forces with Pennsylvania’s Hunters Sharing the Harvest organization to help fight hunger.  More...

Arboretum plan moves for ward

Coudersport Borough Council is moving closer to approving a reconfiguration of the Coudersport Arboretum so that the Sheetz convenience store and gas station can expand to the west. More...

Deer hunting: times have changed

Times have changed when it comes to deer-hunting in north central pennsylvania. More...

Emporium hotel study progresses

Plans to bring a brand-name hotel to Emporium are continuing, against the odds, as the third stage of a feasibility study gets underway.  Cameron County Commissioners last week agreed to spend $3,800 from the shale gas drilling impact fee allotm More...

Zito Media on the rise; work force nears 80

Since rising from the devastating bankruptcy of Adelphia Communications Corp., Coudersport’s Zito Media has become a significant player in the telecommunications industry. More...

News

County finances stretched thin

A drawstring continues to tighten as the Potter County Commissioners juggle funds in response to the state’s budget stalemate. More...

Photo

George Dubots from the Potter County Boys and Girls Club was joined by high school students Kali Learn (left) and Liz Heller as guests at Monday’s Coudersport Rotary Club meeting. More...

Boys/Girls Club presses on

This is the best year yet for the Potter County Boys and Girls Club – at least in terms of members and activities.  Despite the after-school club’s success, it is hanging on for dear life as economic pressures grow.  George Dubo More...

Potter County News

Personnel matters dominate

Last week’s meeting of the Potter County Board of Commissioners left a lot of open issues that will have to be resolved in the coming weeks.  Personnel matters crowded the agenda for Commissioners Susan Kefover, Paul Heimel and Doug Morley More...

Obituaries

Josephine G. Cole

Josephine G. Cole, 86, of Coudersport, died Nov. 10, 2105, at Sweden Valley Manor. She was born in Orange, N.J., the daughter of Linwood and Grace Messier. In 1951, she married N. Bruce Cole Sr. More...

Mary L. Miglicio

Mary L. Miglicio, 80, of Emporium, died Nov. 20, 2015, at Penn Highlands DuBois. She was born in Emporium, a daughter of Francis and Edleweiss Streich Mumford. In 1963, she married Anthony “Junior” Miglicio. Mrs. More...

Michael J. Raffaele

Michael J. Raffaele, 67, of Emporium, died Nov. 20, 2015, in Emporium. He was a son of Joseph Raffaele and Joseph and Donna Moffitt Noto. In 1984, he married Janet Schloder. A graduate of Cameron County High School, he worked at GKN for many years. More...