October 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

First Fork Festival going on today

Local artists, musicians, and craftsmen will be featured during the fourth annual First Fork Fall Festival at Sinnemahoning State Park on Saturday, Oct. 8, from noon to 5 pm.  More...

Simon Cameron biographer to speak

A special guest with a special area of expertise has been booked as guest speaker for this year’s Cameron County Historical Society annual dinner. More...

Viewpoints

Time to confront heroin crisis

(Tom Wolf, a Democrat, is nearing the end of his second year as governor of Pennsylvania. He began his four-year term in January 2015 after defeating Republican Tom Corbett in the 2014 election). More...

More On Homework

Dear editor: Last week, I shared some pointers for parents on how to encourage and support their children’s homework assignments. This has many benefits. More...

Habitat Can Help

Dear editor:  Potter County Habitat for Humanity is not all about building new homes to help low-income residents. Our organization also continues to operate its “Brush with Kindness” program.  More...

Potter County News

Deeds recorded in Potter County

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

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

For the outdoors enthusiast, the transition from one season to the next is simple, but a bit confusing at times. I have my fishing rod in one corner of our den and my bow in another. Deciding which one to use is always a challenge. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Plenty of time for bow hunters

Rainy weather put a damper on the Oct. 1 opening of archery deer season in some parts of Pennsylvania, but there are many opportunities ahead. There’s no better time than early autumn to be out in Penn’s Woods. More...

ATV activists respond to concerns

A grassroots campaign to have roads and trails opened up for all-terrain vehicle riders in Cameron County has met with some push-back. More...

Sneak peek at ‘new’ Denton Hill Park

A year-round attraction with skiing, zip lines, mountain biking, music festivals, camping, dining, outdoor endurance competitions and more – that’s a developing vision of the “new” Denton Hill State Park. More...

Second round coming in local racist standoff

Another standoff appears to be brewing on Saturday afternoon between a small group of white supremacists and an organization formed to promote equality. More...

Antique show this weekend

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum Associates will host its 35th annual fall antique and collectible show at the museum on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. More...

News

CFTT annual dinner planned Oct. 15

Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT) has scheduled its annual dinner for Saturday, Oct. 15, at Tri-Town Volunteer Fire Hall in Ulysses. Doors open at 5:30. Dinner is served at 6 and a program follows from 7 to 8.  More...

Photos

Another successful Falling Leaves Outdoor Festival filled the Potter County seat last weekend. Despite forecasts of steady rain, there was only one sustained shower that slowed things down on Saturday afternoon. More...

Milestone meeting for Cole

Cole Memorial Hospital held its 50th annual meeting at the Coudersport Consistory to present its annual business report, elect directors and community benefit advisors, and honor those who have made significant long-term contributions to the success More...

Community Life

Minors celebrating 70 years of marriage!

The Rev. David Minor Sr. and his wife Lorraine of Coudersport are observing their 70th wedding anniversary.  Their love story has its roots in Long Island, N.Y. Rev. Minor’s parents moved to God’s Country from Long Island. More...

Photo

Galeton Moose Riders Club recently donated $2,000 to the family of the late Jeremy Sprouse, whose wife Stephanie and children Lily and Gabe received the gift from club president George Robinson during a brief ceremony.  More...

Photo

Cameron County native Zachary Williams has been awarded the Pennsylvania Special Olympics Athlete Leadership of the Year Award. More...