May 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Police nab man suspected of dealing heroin

A man police consider a “significant heroin dealer” in the Shinglehouse and Eldred areas is behind bars following his arrest last week. More...

Tax increase coming at Galeton School

With economic challenges mounting, Galeton Area School Board members are moving forward on a fiscal year 2016-17 budget that will call for a 2.8- percent increase in the district’s real estate tax rate.  More...

Downtown Projects Moving Forward

A consultant retained by the Potter County Commissioners to pursue downtown revitalization projects across the county attended the board’s business meeting last week to present an update. More...

Viewpoints

The Old Timer

How many of you are pausing to observe Armed Forces Day, which is on Saturday, May 21?  It was created in 1949 to replace separate Army, Navy, and Air Force days. It stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under the Defense Department. More...

Alcohol and graduation parties

(Elizabeth Smith is a family counselor in Allegheny County and a mother of five.)   It’s Graduation Season and, in all too many cases, that also means Parental Irresponsibility Season.  More...

Cherry Springs Dark Skies

Dear editor:  Pam Karhan, a resident of Coudersport, received the Education Volunteerism Award at the 10th annual Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation (PPFF) banquet held in Camp Hill.  More...

Potter County News

More turnover at PC Jail

Employee turnover continues at the Potter County Jail.  At last week’s meeting of the county commissioners, Sheriff/Warden Glenn Drake reported that he has promoted Allen Hathaway from part-time to full-time corrections officer status.&nbs More...

Business accounting seminar

Potter County Education Council is hosting a financial seminar for business owners at the Coudersport Golf Club from 8 to 4. Cost is $20. More...

Potter County real estate transactions

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

Outdoors

Era of renewal in Pa. elk range

It’s springtime once again on the Pennsylvania elk range.  More...

Wolf Tracks

Friends in Potter County report that a number of bears have been roaming around many residential neighborhoods in Coudersport, wreaking havoc on garbage containers and bird feeders.  More...

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Classrooms at Woodland Elementary School in Emporium once again participated in a pheasant-rearing program sponsored by the Pa. More...

Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Towns people in Galeton are reeling after a second armed robbery in just under a month took place at the Acorn Market on West Street. A customer showed clerks a gun before making making off with an undisclosed amount of cash. More...

Coudersport Chamber annual awards

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce has announced winners of its three annual awards. Each year, the membership votes on finalists presented by a nominating committee.  More...

Task force nabs alleged pill pusher

Another alleged drug trafficker is behind bars following his arrest earlier this week by members of the Pa. Attorney General’s East Drug Task Force. More...

CCSD budget full of uncertainties

Time is ticking as Cameron County School Board reckons with a deficit and other complexities. More...

News

Volunteers part of broader mission

Cole Memorial Hospital honored its almost four dozen dedicated volunteers during a luncheon at the Coudersport Golf Club.  More...

Memorial Day event in Emporium

An Army veteran who served with the 507 Engineer Battalion during the Vietnam War and later served with NATO forces in West Germany will be keynote speaker for Emporium’s Memorial Day observance.  More...

Mayor breaks tie on sign ordinance

It’s rare that a mayor is called upon to wield his or her political power in any Pennsylvania borough, but Joe Petrencsik found himself in that position at this month’s Galeton Borough Council meeting.  More...

Galeton News

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Galeton Development Corporation has donated a bicycle rack to the Galeton Public Library. More...

Community Life

Melissa Beaver & William Russell

Announce Engagement

Jenna Beaver, daughter of Melissa Beaver of Royersford, will marry William “Billy” Russell, son of Dick and Linda Russell of Coudersport, on Aug. 6, 2016. More...

Births

Kenzie Michelle Stiles   More...

Ulysses Festival June 10, 11

Ulysses has scheduled its annual Townwide Yard Sale and Strawberry Festival from 9 am to 4 pm Friday and Saturday, June 10-11.  Sponsored by the Ulysses Area Improvement Association, the event features dozens of individual sales with clothing, b More...

Obituaries

Doris Wilkinson Mosch

OCTOBER 20, 1926 - MAY 11, 2016   More...

David L. Wetzel

JUNE 27, 1944 - MAY 15, 2016

David L. Wetzel, 71, of Shinglehouse, passed away on May 15, 2016, in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a short illness.  Born on June 27, 1944 in Olean, N.Y., was a son of Christy and Melda Varney Wetzel. More...

Donald J. Clinton

APRIL 24, 1957 - MAY 14, 2016

Donald J. More...