September 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Honors for county’s reforms

Potter County will receive special recognition from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court at 1:30 pm Thursday, Sept. 22, in the main courtroom. More...

Photo

Crews are tearing down the former Stoltz Motors building east of Emporium. MBC Development purchased the tax-delinquent building and adjacent 3.6-acre lot to make way for a new Dollar General store. More...

Viewpoints

Shale gas not clean burning

(Debra Anderson represents the Clean Air Council, a member-supported environmental organization serving the Mid-Atlantic Region.  More...

The Old Timer

Soon the leaves will be changing to beautiful colors as the master painter from on high works his magic and makes the forests beautiful. More...

Correspondence

Save Arboretum Dear editor: It is with great dismay that I read about the so-called “Sheetz Arboretum drama” unfolding. More...

Community Life

Falling Leaves Outdoor Festival nearing

One of Potter County’s growing attractions, the Falling Leaves Outdoor Show, is slated for Sept 30 and Oct. More...

BBQ festival Sept. 24

Downtown Emporium will be bustling with legions of hungry grilled and smoked meat aficionados on Saturday, Sept. 24, during a barbecue cook-off sponsored by the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce. More...

Concerts planned

Mountain Melodies, an instrumental group, will perform at Felt Manor on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 6 pm, and at Aroma Café on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 1 pm. Folk, gospel, Celtic and patriotic selections will be presented.   More...

Hard drug culture prompts changes in law enforcement

‘Strike Force’ having impact, but problem persists

Three public officials in the forefront of trying to stem the tide of a drug epidemic in the region reported on their progress and offered some advice to families and community members during a public presentation at the Oswayo Valley Memorial Librar More...

Students part of worldwide research

Woodland   Elementary School second-graders are part of an international research and education project focused on the struggling monarch butterfly population.  Teacher Julie Walters worked with Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities (CCOY More...

Galeton borough’s water is safe

Persistent stories circulating around Galeton that the town’s water supply is unhealthy are untrue. Galeton Borough Authority member Joe Cimino addressed the rumors head-on during this month’s authority meeting. More...

Cameron County’s place in history

Cameron   County finds itself in the national spotlight these days as a footnote to an interesting chapter in American history.  Release of a new book on Simon Cameron, the colorful and enigmatic Pennsylvanian for whom the county was named, More...

News

Old Hickory restoration to bed & breakfast will take several years

Little by little, step by step, the Old Hickory building in downtown Coudersport will be returning to its former glory, according to a spokesman for the Lehigh Valley family that has acquired the property.  More...

Reliving history with pride

A schedule of events has been released and vendor reservations are being taken for the annual Austin History and Pride Days, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24-25, at several sites in the Freeman Run valley. More...

Four properties sold in ‘upset sale’

Potter County Tax Claim Bureau (TCB) held its annual “upset sale” on Monday, a last-resort auction to sell those properties on which taxes for 2013 or earlier have not been paid.  More...

Outdoors

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Deer bounty: how about them apples?

Any deer hunter who has been out and about over the past several weeks can’t help but be excited about the prospects for the upcoming hunting seasons. More...

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

It was no coincidence that the Game Commission issued an advisory about illegal baiting of game in early September. Deer season for bowhunters is drawing closer (Oct. More...

‘Ultra Marathon’ returns next month

Plans are falling into place for the fourth annual Sinnemahone Ultra-Marathon, an endurance foot race through the hills and countryside of Cameron County. This year’s event, set for Oct. More...