October 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Ox Yoke in Galeton closes

Closing of one of Galeton’s oldest and most well-known businesses earlier this month is posing some issues for Galeton Borough Council. Owners of the Ox Yoke, a motel, restaurant, tavern and campground along Rt. More...

Legality of search warrant questioned

Several lingering cases were on the calendar before Judge Richard Masson in Cameron County Court this week. More...

Viewpoints

ATV plan: not so fast

(Kirk Bainey is secretary of the Bucktail Watershed Assn. and writes on behalf of the BWA board of directors. The organization’s website is at bucktailwatershed.com.) More...

Correspondence

Not Fair To Vets   Dear editor:  I write this letter, not only as a physician, but also as a concerned citizen, asking readers to join me in opposing a proposal published by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  More...

The Old Timer

Is your Halloween costume ready yet? Halloween is a time of weird things. Tonight as I look out on a full moon, my imagination takes off on me. There is an old wives’ tale that when the moon is full some people will act crazily. More...

Community Life

Halloween is a scary time for pets

Halloween is a fun time for all, but your pet may not enjoy the holiday much at all. Pets can find certain parts of it alarming or even threatening. More...

Local woman heading to Africa on mission

Angela Buckler of Coudersport will be moving to Nairobi, Kenya as a consultant in language and education for Wycliffe Bible Translators. More...

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A 50-year reunion for the Coudersport Area High School class of 1966 was a golden occasion, with 31 classmates coming from several states. Several had not been back to town for decades. More...

Knitting for those in need

Young people and adults who love to knit, want to give it a try or just want to watch are invited to attend the first event in a worldwide knitting project of community understanding and outreach by Myrna A. I. More...

GOP gains locally as election nears

With the Nov. 8 general election nearing and registration deadlines passed, local voters are focused on their choices for President, U.S. Senator, State Senator, U.S. Congress member and other offices. More...

Bail reduced in homicide case

An Austin resident accused of killing one Emporium man and seriously injuring another in an early-morning car accident nearly two years ago has had her bail reduced while she awaits trial. More...

News

Photo

Members of the Eulalia Lodge (Freemasons) turned out at Eulalia Cemetery in Coudersport to help with debris removal and maintenance. More...

Area Trick-Or-Treat schedules

Halloween plans have been announced in area communities.  Coudersport and Emporium have joined the national “trunk or treat” movement by setting up gathering places where children can safely obtain treats and show off their costumes More...

‘Drug Take Back’ today in Potter County

Another Drug Take-Back Day is planned across Pennsylvania on Saturday, Oct. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

A one-week muzzleloader season for deer hunters ends on Saturday, Oct. 22. Most hunters consider the season to be too short and not very enjoyable because of archery deer, pheasant and small game seasons also being open. More...

Elk Watcher's Journal

Elk herd thriving; hunt set to start

Even though the mating season of the elk is essentially over, throngs of tourists continue to occupy the campgrounds, gift shops, roads, restaurants and visitor center in Benezette. More...

Record field for ‘ultra’ race

Close to 80 athletes hailing from Pennsylvania to Alaska enjoyed optimum weather conditions to compete in the fourth annual Sinnemahone Ultra Marathon last weekend.  More...

Obituaries

Howard W. Bowman

MARCH 19, 1947 - OCTOBER 14, 2016

Howard W. Bowman, 69, of Austin, died Oct. 14, 2016, surrounded by his family at home He was born on March 19, 1947, to Howard P. Bowman and Edith Harrison, who resided in Stroudsburg. On Aug. More...

Death Notices

Glenn R. Lyon Sr.   More...