May 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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A once iconic building in Emporium’s downtown business district will soon be a part of history. More...

Rural Regional College funded

Almost a half-million dollars will soon be released in Harrisburg to help launch the Rural Regional Community College of Northern Pennsylvania, bringing affordable college classes to the area.  A critical element of the plan is establishment of More...

Viewpoints

Ensuring the future of hunting

(Brian Grossman is communications manager for the Quality Deer Management Association, which has resources on its website, qdma.com.)   As a passionate deer hunter, I fear there will come a day when my children won’t have the opportunity t More...

The Old Timer

It’s prom season for local high school kids. They will all enjoy drinking Kool-Aid and dancing with their bodies at least two feet apart. At least that’s what parents might think.  More...

Paul’s Motel Sold

Dear editor:  After 43 years, the family-owned business, Paul’s Motel, has been sold.  In 1973, Paul and Ruth Gerhart moved to Coudersport from Trumbauersville after purchasing what was once known as Howell’s. More...

Community Life

Austin School District announces honor roll

Austin Area School has announced its honor roll for the third marking period of the 2015-16 school year.  More...

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Registered nurse Kellie Kroz (right) is the latest winner of the Daisy Award, recognizing exceptional care, at Cole Memorial Hospital. More...

Over 100 on Coudersport high honors list

More than 100 students from Coudersport Area High School qualified for the distinguished honor roll during the third nine-week marking period of the 2015- 16 school year. More...

Obituaries

Joseph A. Pagano

Joseph A. Pagano, 67, of Galeton, died May 8, 2016, at home after a brief illness. He was well-known across Potter County and elsewhere for 30 years of service as director of development for the Potter County Redevelopment Authority. More...

Diane M. Ayers

Services for Diane M. Ayers will be held on Saturday, May 14, at the Austin United Methodist Church with visitation starting at 3 pm and a memorial service to be held at 4. Rev. Stephen D. More...

Patricia A. Miller

Patricia A. “Pat” Miller, 78, of Oswayo, died May 7, 2016. Born in Fort Hayes, Ohio, she was a daughter of John and Barbara Kelly Curry. In 1964, she married Joseph Miller Sr. Pat was a graduate of Stivers High School in Dayton, Ohio. More...

Who pays for ‘Pa. playground?’

State’s unfair tax system penalizes residents

Cameron   County is a poster child for the economic consequences of being part of “Pennsylvania’s playground.”  More...

Local schools among nation’s best

It’s time to throw out the stereotypes when it comes to the quality of education afforded by a rural school.  More...

Counties speak up as budget mess continues

County leaders across the state have had enough of the state’s budget impasse.  “Homeowners and landowners should not be forced to bear the burden because of state lawmakers’ inability to pass a budget.”  More...

Petition drive on for local humane officer

Odds appear to be stacked against a group circulating a petition that calls for a humane officer to be assigned to Potter County.  It’s being spearheaded by Casey Stilson of Roulette, an animal lover who is frustrated by what she believes More...

Shinglehouse project gains support

An environmental improvement project in and around the Oswayo Valley School District campus in Shinglehouse earned accolades, as well as financial support, from Potter County Commissioners Doug Morley, Paul Heimel and Susan Kefover.  More...

News

Kick start for local business

A young couple in Coudersport wanted to make a go of their new business.  Gannon University students working on their degrees through the Potter County Education Council were seeking some real-world experience.  More...

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Tornado Sports owners Jillian and Matt Baker (right) met with Gannon University students who produced their business plan. More...

Health fair May 17

Emporium Senior Center is hosting a number of free health care-related programs on Tuesday, May 17.  Medicare beneficiaries who have not yet enrolled for 2016 can obtain advice and registration assistance by appointment. More...

Potter County News

Gas, oil rights conveyed in Potter

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

Galeton News

Galeton reviewing water/sewer billing

Galeton Borough Authority is working on revisions to its billing policies for water and sewer services. Because operating margins are tight, the borough relies on collecting the revenue that’s billed in order to meet its expenses. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

You’ll notice that this week’s column is full of numbers that tell a compelling story.  First comes a report that hunting accidents are at an all-time low in Pennsylvania.  More...

A lot goes into those big racks

It wasn’t easy for the Pa. Game Commission to outlaw the killing of deer with small antlers, but the minimum dimension regulations have proven to be a success. More...

Pond workshop at North Fork Dam

Pond owners can learn about management tools and related issues during a free workshop to be held from 6-8 pm Thursday, May 26, at the North Fork Dam Recreation Area in northeastern Potter County. More...