February 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Rural advocacy’ efforts stepped up

“Rural advocacy” is the goal behind a stepped-up effort by the Potter County Board of Commissioners. It was spelled out at the board’s business meeting last week.  More...

Viewpoints

Rough patch for shale gas

(David Spigelmyer is president of the Pennsylvania-based Marcellus Shale Coalition, found online at marcelluscoalition.org).   Pennsylvania continues to play a leading role in America’s energy revolution.  More...

The Old Timer

Continuing the tales from my youth on the Monongahela River, I will never forget the warm spring day when Jimmy Gilmer and I skipped school and headed to our favorite place in the world, the sandbar in that dirty old river.  More...

Corn and deer

Dear editor:  I read with great interest the letter from Joe Parr. He has become another victim of the Pa. Game Commission’s propaganda and phony studies.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

As I mentioned in a recent column, I try not to mix politics with pleasure, but there are times you have to make your voice heard.  More...

Winter wildlife wonders

I can imagine a no more beautiful a scene than the morning after a fresh snowfall. Trees dress themselves in a gown of pure white. Everything is fresh and new.  More...

Paddling event planned April 2

Plans are coming together for the 42nd annual Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic, slated for Saturday, April 2, with competition starting at 11 am.  It has evolved into one of the region’s top single-day tourist attractions and a popul More...

Road trip to industries expanded

An outreach campaign by the Cameron County  Commissioners to explore economic development options is expanding.  Last month, Commissioners Lori Reed, Jim Thomas and Phil Jones began with a series of visits to local industries. More...

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Upwards of 400 people turned out last weekend at the Coudersport Fire Department meeting rooms in support of a local family facing a tough challenge. More...

News

Sports store opens in Coudersport

Newest member of Coudersport’s downtown business district is Tornado Sports, owned and operated by Jillian and Matt Baker. More...

Nobody came to the party

Party politics in Cameron County slipped to a historic low last week.  Deadline for candidates to file petitions for chairman and local seats on the Republican County Committee in the April 26 election passed without a single person stepping for More...

Abel named Chief Probation Offifficer

A veteran employee of the Potter County Probation Department has been appointed chief probation officer.  Brian Abel’s appointment by President Judge Stephen Minor, at an annual salary of $58,000, was announced at last week’s meeting More...

Community Life

Bringing home a new pet

You’ve decided to bring a new pet into your home. Great news, especially if you are adopting! There are a few things that you should consider:  More...

Austin School District lists honor students

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

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Samson Exploration LLC recently donated $750 to Cameron County Local Emergency Planning Committee. It will help pay for an all-terrain vehicle. More...

Obituaries

Sarah L. Easton

MARCH 20, 1947 - FEBRUARY 18, 2016

Sarah L. “Sally” Easton, 68, a long-time resident of Coudersport, formerly of Shinglehouse, passed away with her loving family by her side on Feb. 18, 2016, in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, after a short illness.  More...

Donald E. Wills

Donald E. Wills, 90, formerly of Coudersport and most recently of Raymore, Missouri, died Feb. 12, 2016, at Foxwood Springs Retirement Care Center. Don was born in Confluence, a son of Ray and Mary (Colborn) Wills. More...

Sylvia A. Furman

Sylvia A. Furman, 83, formerly of Ulysses and Ellisburg, died Feb. 21, 2016, in Sweden Valley Manor. Born in Austin, she was the daughter of Pete and Myrtle Goodwin McIsaac. In 1950 she married Wilton Edward Furman, who died in 1987. More...