November 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Local voters part of Republican victory wave

One of the most divisive elections in recent U.S. history concluded Tuesday with anti-establishment  Republican candidate Donald Trump defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton.  More...

Sewer, water increases in Galeton

By the narrowest of margins, Galeton Borough Authority members this month approved new billing rates for 2017. A motion to bill on sewage billing changes was approved on a 3-2 roll call. More...

Viewpoints

You can fix what you can’t see

I am more than disappointed that Donald Trump will be our next president, but I’m not sure I’d be any more upbeat had Hillary Clinton won the election, although I supported her and admitting to that is even a little tough for me. More...

Correspondence

Foolish tax schemes   Dear editor:  In a column called “The Old-Timer,” Howard McDonald calls for a more sensible federal tax code. More...

The Old Timer

Hacking is becoming an epidemic. Some of us saw that coming a long time ago when people started doing their banking and shopping on the computer and its silent monster known as the internet. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Northcentral Pennsylvania is one of the world’s best regions for bear-hunting. We’ve come a long way from the 1970s when the Pa. Game Commission suspended bear-hunting season due to declining populations. More...

ELK WATCHER'S JOURNAL

Elk: focus on the positives

Another “controlled elk hunt” has come and gone in Pennsylvania. From the standpoint of the elk population, the impact is minimal. Game Commission analysts believe the pre-hunt herd numbered more than 1,000 animals. More...

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Another successful “geezer pheasant hunt” was held at the Andrews Farm in Emporium. The seventh annual hunt, for those 70 and older, drew more than two dozen nimrods. More...

New defense lawyer is death penalty certified

A man accused of killing an Emporium woman in her apartment last month had his preliminary hearing postponed in order to allow his attorney to familiarize himself with the case.  More...

Soul searching in Cameron County

Many residents of Cameron County feel an emotional attachment to their community, which has proven to be a strong foundation for community revitalization.  More...

Physician assistants in high demand

Dozens of medical professionals have emerged from the Lock Haven University campus in Coudersport to join health care organizations, most of them as physician assistants.  More...

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Galeton Masonic Lodge honored military personnel in observance of Veterans Day at the Masonic Hall. Worshipful Master Robert Putman (left) presented a commemorative lapel pin to the vets from the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force and Navy. More...

Potter County Women’s Recovery Center nearly vacant

Numbers have plummeted at the Potter County Women’s Residential Recovery Center, but county officials are not yet ready to throw in the towel. More...

Recreation trail nears completion

One of Cameron County’s success stories of the new century is the West Creek Recreation Trail.  Spokesman Cliff Clark reports that construction was recently completed on a second phase of the trail, extending from Moore Hill to Rathbun. More...

Community Life

4H recognized

Achievements by young people in the Potter County 4-H program were celebrated during a gathering at Gary’s Putter Golf in Sweden Valley. More than 90 people attended. More...

Medicare help offered

Potter County Human Services is offering help for individuals during Medicare’s current “open enrollment” period.  More...

Obituaries

Edward W. Jenigen

SEPTEMBER 12, 1930 - NOVEMBER 5, 2016

Edward W. Jenigen, Sr., 86, a long-time resident of Coudersport, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Nov. 5, 2016, in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a brief illness.  Born Sept. More...

The Rev. Paul Karges

JULY 22, 1947 - OCTOBER 29, 2016

The Rev. Paul Mark Karges, 69, of Rapid City, Mich., died Saturday October 29, 2016 in Munson Hospice House, Traverse City, Mich. Born July 22, 1947, in Bismarck, N.D., he was the son of Willis and Edna Fern McBride Karges.  More...

Death Notices

Robert C. Barner More...