November 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Land development rules amended

Changes to the county’s Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance were approved by unanimous vote of the Potter County Board of Commissioners last week. More...

Viewpoints

Allow ATV access on roads

There should be little doubt that the God’s Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited located in Potter County and its alliance with county watershed groups have been among the best of the best at insuring the continuance of the exceptional water qual More...

Correspondence

Is It Legit?   Dear editor:  Pennsylvania residents are being solicited for donations more and more these days. Often, these requests are being made by those who claim to help military veterans or disaster victims. More...

The Old Timer

Thanksgiving is only a short time away and deer season is right behind it. With the trouble our country is in, it may be hard to find something to be thankful for.  Don’t despair. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

As we grow older, we’re more inclined to stop and think about why we do the things we do. My mind was working overtime as Election Day gave way to Veterans Day during a memorable week in American history. More...

Record bear season on tap?

Bear-hunting season can’t come soon enough in some parts of the Pennsylvania Wilds. Bruins have been wandering into residential neighborhoods, wreaking havoc with garbage cans and bird feeders, and rambling across busy highways. More...

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Andy Redmond of Domtar Paper Company’s Johnsonburg plant presents a contribution for in-stream habitat and bank stabilization work on the East Branch of the Clarion River within Bendigo State Park to Stan Hastings, retired wildlife conservation More...

Denton Hill Park consultant retained

A Rochester, N.Y., company has been tabbed by the state to create a master plan for Denton Hill State Park and recommend how improvements should be implemented to resurrect the facility. LaBella Associates was recently retained by the Pa. Dept. More...

Court orders landlord to comply

An Emporium landlord who failed to respond to multiple requests to take care of health and safety issues at his rental properties has been given a 60-day reprieve. More...

Block grant benefits Potter County

A multi-year political battle has yielded positive results for clients of Potter County Human Services. More...

Fitting observance of Veteran’s Day

A number of patriots are dedicated to continuing meaningful Veterans Day ceremonies in Cameron County, and this year was no exception. More...

News

Emotional day for Rigas, Rotary

Emotions ran high on Monday as John Rigas returned to a meeting of the Coudersport Rotary Club.  Rotarian John Leete arranged for Rigas to observe his 92nd birthday in a special setting and club members responded by presenting him with a cake, c More...

LOL program

“Learning Out Loud (LOL),” an after-school program operating at Galeton Area School, has been a big success, according to its sponsoring organization, Gale Pride. More...

Drug, alcohol cases in court

As is often the case, this week’s session of Cameron County Court was dominated by drug and alcohol cases. More...

Community Life

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A public service organization serving the Galeton area put its talents to work for the benefit of a new after-school program at Galeton Area School. More...

Cameron County names honor students

Cameron County High School announced its honor roll for the first marking period of the 2016-17 school year.  More...

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Hundreds more Christmas presents are being packaged for underprivileged children in Potter County through the traditional Gift of Memory program, a holiday charity campaign that Kevin and Patty Dusenbury from the Virgil L. More...

Obituaries

William H. Ripple

JUNE 2, 1939 - NOVEMBER 15, 2016

William H. Ripple, 77, formerly of Austin, passed away Nov. 15, 2016, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.  He was born June 2, 1939, in Austin, the son of the late L.W. “Rene” Ripple and Natalie Logue Ripple Craft.  More...

Death Notices

Stephen W. Galford More...