July 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

State prison term for heroin dealer

A Galeton man already serving at least 12 years in state prison for a fatal heroin overdose was convicted in Potter County Court of continuing to deal the drug a year ago while he was out on bail. More...

Roulette set to celebrate!

Roulette Township is celebrating the 200th anniversary of its founding this weekend with activities from one end of the village to the other. Most of the bicentennial activities are scheduled for Saturday, highlighted by a 4pm parade. More...

Photo

Visitors from at least a dozen states and Canada converged on the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in central Potter County for the two-day Bark Peelers Festival. More...

Viewpoints

Heroin comes to rural Pa.

BY ERIN MCCARTHY

(Erin McCarthy is a Penn State journalism student.) More...

The Old Timer

Walter Winchell, the great newscaster, used to come on the air with the catchy, “Good evening, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Correspondence

Congrats To Potter County Dear editor: Congratulations to Potter County, which now has one of nearly 3,000 drug courts in the United States. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Last week’s column by Marci Mowery warning of a movement by the Pa. General Assembly to “modernize” our state park system was a must-read.  If House Bill 2013 was a trial balloon, it was shot down by a concerned citizenry. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Getting an early read on hunting prospects

Oaks have a special place in the hearts of Americans. They grace our yards and streets with their stately form and stand watch over our lives and daily activities. They are a symbol of strength and steadfastness. More...

Fewer ‘doe’ licenses; apps accepted Monday

Thousands of area deer hunters will be seeking antlerless deer licenses when county treasurers begin accepting applications on Monday, July 11, continuing a ritual that dates back many decades. More...

Local tax relief could be coming

Significant increase in state’s PILT expected

All signs from Harrisburg suggest that tax relief is coming to school district, local and county governments in Cameron, Potter and Clinton counties. More...

Driller moving ahead in Potter County

Four locations expected to host as many as 12 wells

While many shale gas companies have scaled back their operations across the region due to low natural gas prices and other factors, JKLM Energy is moving forward with its strategy to produce a substantial volume of gas in Potter County. More...

Wind turbines coming

Action planned at special meeting Tues.

All signs point to smooth sailing for a wind energy facility in northeast Potter County. More...

Make-A-Wish run today

One of the biggest charity motorcycle rides in the region is set for Saturday, July 9, when the Dream Makers for Make-a-Wish Foundation holds its “dice run” through the Pennsylvania Wilds.  Registration opens at 10:30 at the Vets Clu More...

News

‘Music on the Lawn’ Sunday

“Music on the Lawn” at Ulysses Library continues on Sunday, July 10, at 6 pm with a performance by Bob & Dee. Those attending are advised to bring a lawn chair or blanket.  More...

Putt-Putt just got bigger, better!

One of Potter County’s oldest owner-operated businesses has been expanded and renovated, with crowd-pleasing results. Gary’s Putter Golf and Jiffy Pup on Pa. Rt. More...

Water study gets green light

Where does our water come from and how does it move? Those timeless questions will be answered across much of Potter County through an ambitious partnership between the Potter County Board of Commissioners and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). More...

Community Life

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Patriotism was the theme of the Indepenence Day parade in Galeton. This entry from the Raymond Richard VFW Post in Galeton, led by Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, took third place. More...

Gabreski earns doctorate

Nicole Gabreski, a 2006 graduate of Coudersport Area High School, has been awarded a doctorate in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Michigan.  More...

Austin School District lists honor students

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