July 2, 2016 RSS feed / News

Push on to save Coudy pool

Another push is being made by a fervent supporter of the Coudersport Community Swimming Pool to keep the facility open in future years.  More...

Big weekend planned across the region; here’s what’s up

There are many Independence Day holiday celebrations across the region this weekend, with fireworks shows Saturday evening in Emporium, Austin and Galeton. Festivals are on tap in Emporium, Galeton and the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum. More...

Galeton Borough limiting water use

Galeton Borough residents were asked to limit their use of the public water system on Tuesday as the supplies were dropping due to lack of rainfall.  Voluntary standards were put in place to conserve the water supply. More...

Tri-County mapping out fiber network

A historic vote is on the agenda for directors of Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative next week.  Board members will be deciding whether to expand REC’s 80- year-old tradition of providing electricity with a 2,800-mile network of fiber-o More...

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“GI Jive” took two audiences back in time in honor of local soldiers. The sometimes lively, sometimes poignant, musical played to large audiences at Port Allegany High School and the Coudersport Consistory. More...

Shale gas ‘impact fee’ $$$ allotments announced in Potter County

Local governments now know how much money they’ll get this year as a result of the “impact fee” on shale gas drilling.  Potter County’s allotment is $190,209 -- down by more than $40,000 from the 2015 figure -- as well as More...

Galeton lake study earns support

Galeton Borough’s plea for help in determining what to do with its deteriorating downtown dam was answered last week at the county seat. More...

Route 6 traffic stop leads to heroin bust

A Galeton man has been jailed on charges of possession of heroin with intent to deliver.  More...

Pack 536 seeks Cubmaster

Cub Pack 536 of Coudersport is accepting applications for a part-time, volunteer Cubmaster (an advertisement appears on page 9). More...

Bomb scare prompts evacs

A suspicious package that was received at the Coudersport Borough Office/ Police Station last Friday afternoon prompted an evacuation of several buildings and the summoning of a tactical bomb squad from Hershey.  Several hours later, borough off More...

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Another new member was welcomed to the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Magician set to entertain

Coudersport Public Library will host a visit from a prominent magician, “Jeffini the Great,” in conjunction with its Summer Reading Series at 2 pm Wednesday, July 6.  An Atlanta-based entertainer, Jeffini mixes comedy and ventriloqui More...

Can rural downtowns be saved?

A downtown development consultant continues to make his rounds in Potter County.  More...

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With another Leadership Cameron/Elk Counties class winding down, participants traveled to Harrisburg for a day-long field trip to learn about state government. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

Going mobile  43M   — This year’s Independence Day observance in America is forecasted to be one for the books. An American Automotive Assn. More...

News. Brief.

Camp Cadet golf tournament On the heels of another successful Camp Cadet youth law enforcement/ public safety camp at Mansfield University, volunteer organizers will be holding a golf tournament to support the annual event on Sunday, July 10, at the More...

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Seventeen members of the Goodyear Hose Company of Galeton received training of the use of new equipment. More...