July 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Freeman resigns as Galeton School head

Galeton Area School officials remain tight-lipped on their succession plans following the recent revelation that School Superintendent Brenda Freeman has resigned to accept a similar position with then Wellsboro Area School District. More...

Expansion planned at Veterans’ Clinic

More services for military veterans may soon be available at the Potter County Veterans Center, located on the Mapleview property in east Coudersport, according to information presented at last week’s Potter County Commissioners meeting. More...

Viewpoints

Cyber charter schools no panacea

(Corinne Lestch is a journalist who specializes in education and technology news for StateScoop.) More...

The Old Timer

Some Pennsylvania counties talk about wanting to boost tourism, but how many people who live in the northern counties realize what they have? The region is rich in history and enjoyable attractions. If you market it right, people will come. More...

Correspondence

More On Lawn Chemicals Dear editor: A letter appearing in your June 11 edition titled, “Ban Lawn Chemicals,” contains important information. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

So what’s up with all these critters hanging around beside (or on) the roads and highways of Pennsylvania?  Wildlife species are always active in July, but this year it appears that foxes, deer, bears, raccoons, woodchucks, foxes and other More...

From anthropods to frolicking fawns

One of the joys of being outdoors during the summer is encountering young animals. Topping the list of my personal favorites are fawns. In mid-July, most are still quite small and cute. More...

Study could impact management

A new element may be entered into the equation when it comes to management of Pennsylvania’s deer herd. More...

Regional college would boost manufacturing

Cameron   County business leaders and public officials are eager for the Rural Regional Community College of Northcentral Pennsylvania to become a reality.  More...

Photo

Few people thought they’d ever see the ubiquitous Rhoda Weimer behind bars, but everyone was fair game during last weekend’s fun-filled Roulette Township Bicentennial Celebration. More...

Obesity, drugs, mental health top concerns

A comprehensive survey reveals that obesity, substance abuse and mental health care are the areas of top health care concerns in the region. Plans are now in place to address each of the challenges.  More...

News

Moser new auxiliary president

Vicki Moser has been elected president of the Raymond Richard VFW Post 6611 Auxiliary in Galeton. She succeeds Tammy Gee and her name has been added to a prominent wood-crafted presidents’ plaque donated by The Carpenter Shop of Ulysses.  More...

Physician Asst. program success

Another class has reported for the successful Lock Haven University (LHU) Physician Assistant Program located on the grounds of Cole Memorial Hospital. More...

Towns’ droughts have worsened

Drought conditions in Galeton have worsened, prompting the borough to issue an order that bans certain uses of water from the public supply system.  The borough imposed the “stage 2 restrictions” on Wednesday. More...

Community Life

Successful 4-H camp at Denton Hill State Park

A successful Northwinds 4-H Camp wrapped up last weekend at Denton Hill State Park, under the direction of Amy Murphy, 4-H Youth Extension Educator.  About four dozen young people enjoyed the four-day camp, which blended learning with outdoor re More...

Kids get hands-on lesson in local trades

A different kind of “summer school” wrapped up recently at the Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center in Port Allegany.  More...

Library donations, memorials acknowledged

Donations were received in honor of Mr. and Mrs. R.M. from C.L.B., I.M.N. by C.L.B.; Richard A. Sarick from Alan Ramsey and family; Robert W. Aikens from GKN Emporium EMA; Andy, “Beloved Standard Collie” from Anthony C. Moscato; Dr. More...