September 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Levee project moves forward

Another $7,500 has been pulled from Cameron County’s “shale gas impact fee” revenue pot to support a flood protection project near the county seat.  More...

Townwide yard sales going on now!

Coudersport is abuzz in activity as bargain-hunters come from far and wide for Saturday’s Townwide Yard Sale.  Motorists are cautioned to be aware of crowded intersections and droves of pedestrians as people scurry between dozens of yard, More...

Viewpoints

The Old Timer

Five days back in Pennsylvania’s Land of the Endless Mountains was not enough time to see everyone I wanted to see. The game clock ticked down to zero seconds and it was time to fly back to Apache Junction, Arizona.  More...

Potter County News

Deeds filed in Potter County

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

Galeton News

‘Outdoor Day’ planned in Galeton

Galeton will celebrate the Labor Day holiday with its annual Outdoor Day on Saturday, headquartered at Collins Park in the center of town.  Admission, parking and participation in all events are free.  Among highlights are kayaking, geocach More...

DEP releases report on Galeton water

Latest report on the condition of the public water system in Galeton Borough is now available at the borough office.  Those with questions or concerns are encouraged to contact Joe Cimino, water operator for the Galeton Borough Authority, at 814 More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Labor Day is upon us and for many that means there’s not much time left to slip away for a few days of relaxation.  Even though the holiday weekend is considered the end of summer, autumn doesn’t actually arrive until Sept. 22.  More...

Welcome visitor to home in the elk range

My pulse quickened when I received a text on my phone with a photo attachment depicting a big elk in my yard. More...

Snakes alive: rattlers delisted

Detailed research has produced encouraging news for the future of the timber rattlesnake in Pennsylvania.  After decades of population declines and concerns about the species’ ability to survive land development and other habitat changes, More...

Dam Show an instant ‘classic’

Last weekend’s Dam Show at the Austin Dam Memorial Park was one of the best-attended in the music festival’s 14-year history. More...

New Dollar General planned in Emporium

An   Emporium landmark – the former Stoltz Motors headquarters on Sizerville Road – will soon be demolished to make way for a new Dollar General store.  More...

911 Contract Renewed

County’s close partnership with its neighbor to provide reliable 24/7 communications for emergency responders will continue through 2020.  Boards of Commissioners from Potter and Tioga counties approved a contract to continue dispatching s More...

Admit One coming down

Emporium’s former Admit One Video building on Fourth Street will soon face the wrecker’s ball. The Cameron County Commissioners accepted a $25,000 demolition bid from Bucktail Excavators of St. Marys.  More...

News

Mission: improve local health care

Greater access to quality health care in the region is the mission of the new Northern Tier Community Health Collaborative.  A communications committee charged with encouraging engagement and spreading the word recently convened to plot strategi More...

Making the case for more ATV trails

All-terrain vehicle owners are joining forces to make their case for more riding opportunities in the area.  Cameron County ATV/ UTV Association members are reviewing potential new trail sections and reaching out to township and state officials More...

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While a feasibility study to determine its future continues, Denton Hill State Park has hardly been sitting idle. Organizers of two major archery events reached a multi-year agreement with the Pa. More...

Community Life

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Members of Coudersport High School’s Class of 1971 had a good turnout for the 45-year reunion, held at Academy Lodge. Music was provided by Every Tom, Jeff and Larry. More...

Pedaling to bring awareness to diseases

Another high-profile bicyclist will be pedaling on Rt. 6 through Potter and adjacent counties later this month.  Bill Ludwick will set off from the New Jersey border on Sept. 9 and finish up in his childhood home of Titusville. More...

Crandall Hill OHD Sept. 11

A program on beekeeping and the vocal harmony of a local ensemble will highlight this year’s Crandall Hill Old Home Day, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Hebron Fellowship Hall. More...

Obituaries

John E. Pekarski

OCTOBER 25, 1931 - AUGUST 26, 2016

John E. Pekarski, 84, a longtime resident of Coudersport, passed away Aug. 26, 2016, in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a long illness.  Born on Oct. 25, 1931, in Costello, he was a son of John W. More...

Marjorie C. Aley

Marjorie C. Aley, 91 of Winchester Tenn., formerly of Galeton, died Aug. 23, 2016, in Winchester. Born in Galeton, she was a daughter of Paul and Hilda (McCormick) Aley. More...

Albert L. ‘Tink’ Chase

Albert L. “Tink” Chase, 85, of Roulette, died Aug. 27, 2016, at Cole Memorial Hospital. He was born in Roulette, a son of Leon and Ruth Davey Chase Kellogg. He was raised by his mother and Albert Kellogg. More...