June 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Prather appeals life sentence

An appeal by the triggerman in the three-person conspiracy to murder Coudersport teenager Sam Miller five years ago is asking an appellate court to lessen his sentence because of his “psychosocial immaturity.”  More...

Push on for more ATV trails

A push is being made in Cameron County to open up more riding opportunities for allterrain vehicles, both for local recreation and economic benefit.  Commissioners Phil Jones, Jim Thomas and Lori Reed are committed to the plan and have proposed More...

Viewpoints

The gutting of rural Pa

(Paul W. Heimel is in his ninth year as a Potter County Commissioner. He is chairman of the Pa. State Land Tax Fairness Coalition, an organization formed to support higher compensation in-lieu-of-taxes for state-owned land. More...

The Old Timer

Father’s Day is coming up on June 19. The greeting card business will be getting a shot in the arm.  More...

Ban Lawn Chemicals

Dear editor:  Some Canadian provinces have banned the use of certain lawn and garden chemicals. At least 15 major public health organizations lobbied for the passage of such regulations. More than 70 percent of Canadians support the ban.  More...

Galeton News

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Galeton Moose Riders made a $200 donation to the Galeton Food Bank, located in the Lutheran Church Social Hall and open from 10-11 am on the fourth Friday of each month. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Not long ago I visited a section of State Game Lands and knew in an instant that something had changed.  More...

Fascinating fireflies focus of festival

There are many signs of summer’s arrival, but the one I used to look for as a kid was the first firefly. It had a magical quality. More...

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Another successful Project Healing Waters trout-fishing experience is in the books. More...

Court documents: ‘laced’ heroin caused overdose death

Details have emerged on the heroin overdose death of a  Coudersport man and the criminal charges his dealer is facing.  According to court records, autopsy records confirmed that 47-year-old Mike Langworthy (inset) died of medical condition More...

BBQ event huge success

Smoke and the smell of succulent grilled meat hung over the Potter  County seat last Friday and Saturday during the successful debut of the Conquer the Grill Barbecue Competition.  It was held in conjunction with the God’s Country Mar More...

Cole Memorial taps community to plot future

Leaders of Cole Memorial Hospital have launched a comprehensive health care planning process with an unprecedented level of community involvement.  Three top priorities have been established for special focus over the next three years – su More...

Snake hunt this weekend

Vipers and other slithering reptiles will be gathered in the valley this weekend as one of the region’s most unique attractions, the Sinnemahoning Snake Hunt, returns for its 46th running at the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Club grounds in s More...

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Expressions of good will and financial support have sustained Project Healing Waters for nine years. More...

Little League Carnival set to open

Cameron County Little League is holding its annual carnival Monday through Saturday, June 20-25, on South Broad Street in Emporium. More...

Family Fun Fair

Plans have been announced and a call for vendors has gone out for this year’s Family Fun Fair. It’s scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Potter County Fairgrounds in Millport, from 11 am to 2 pm. More...

Potter County News

Potter County real estate transactions

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

Community Life

November Nuptials

Emporium residents Brittany Standeven and Jonathan Cook have announced their engagement. The wedding is planned for Nov. 26, 2016.  Brittany is the daughter of Jennifer and Paul Wheaton and the late Matthew Standeven. More...

Rabies clinics planned

Reduced-price rabies shots will be administered at several Potter County communities in the coming weeks.  Clinics will be set up from 1-4 pm Saturdays as follows: Coudersport (courthouse square), June 18; Collins Park, Galeton, July 9; Tri-Town More...

Farm market checks available

Vouchers for senior citizens to spend at farmers’ markets are available through the Potter County Area Agency on Aging.  Select fruits and vegetables approved for purchase must be grown or growable in Pennsylvania.  More...

Obituaries

Craig A. Cobb

MAY 8, 1948 - FEBRUARY 13, 2016

Craig A. More...

Bonnie L. Perry

Bonnie L. Shutt Perry, 74, of Chesapeake, Va, formerly of Genesee, died June 5, 2016, in her home. Born in Wellsville, N.Y., she was the daughter of Ronald W. and Dorothy E. Stuck Sugden. In 1958, she married Leo F. Shutt, who died in 1985. More...

Herbert A. Miller

Herbert A. Miller, 79, of Fox Hill Road, Ulysses Township, died Jan. 26, 2014, at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y., as a result of severe blunt force trauma to the head. He was born Sept. 6, 1934. More...