December 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Crime of the Century’ linked locally

A Bradford County businessman has laid out an ambitious plan to link the communities of Coudersport, Kane and Towanda for a tourist attraction based on one of the most famous crimes in American history – the Brinks Robbery. More...

Carrying climate change message to Washington

Part-time Potter County resident Mike Aucott took his message about climate change to the nation’s capital last week. A member of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), he and his colleagues visited 300 Congressional offices. More...

Viewpoints

Giving is good for you!

(Elizabeth W. Dunn is a professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia, where she has studied the health benefits of generosity.) More...

Correspondence

Voting Against Nature Dear editor: The electorate has spoken and we hope that we can get past the election rhetoric and come together. Unfortunately, we have a message of pro-coal and anti-environment. More...

The Old Timer

Three emails popped into my inbox last week telling me it was Cyber Monday. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

On the opening day of deer season this year, because I had already taken a buck, I set out hunting with my camera, looking to capture images of other successful hunters. More...

Photo

One of the more impressive bucks that were taken across the region during the 2016 hunting season was this 14-point specimen. More...

‘Hunters Sharing Harvest’ milestone

Hunters Sharing the Harvest (HSH) celebrated the donation of its one-millionth pound of meat during a recent event at the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank in Harrisburg. The statewide program is in its 25th year.   More...

11th hour rescue for Women’s Center

Officials working together to address financial challenges

With just one client occupying the Potter County Women’s Residential Recovery Center in Harrison Valley, county officials are poised to pull the plug. More...

Killer, victim argued prior to stabbing

Testimony presented during a preliminary hearing for the man accused of killing an Emporium woman at her South Wood Street home revealed that the defendant and victim had argued prior to her death. Michael F. More...

Potter/Tioga tourism merger advances

A merger which will create a new tourist promotion region between Potter and Tioga counties took another significant step forward when Potter County Commissioners Doug Morley, Paul Heimel and Susan Kefover accepted a decertification vote by the Potte More...

News

16 years of holiday ‘memories’

For 16 years now, hundreds of Christmas presents have ended up under the trees of area underprivileged children as part of a brainstorm that Santa and Mrs. Claus, aka Kevin J. and Patti Dusenbury, came up with at the turn of the century.  More...

Criminal justice hard on budget

Potter County Commissioners have unveiled a preliminary draft of the county’s 2017 operating budget, calling for $9.5 million in expenses. More...

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First Citizens Community Bank recently presented donations to non-profit organizations in many of the communities served by the bank. More...

Community Life

Photos

More than 50 people gathered at the Episcopal Church this week for the Coudersport Rotary Club Christmas Party. More...

Psychiatrist seeing local patients

Potter County, one of the most underserved areas in the nation when it comes to psychiatric services, has welcomed the return of Dr. Hridayesh Kumar Pathak to the Dickinson Center Inc. offices in Coudersport.  More...

Looking for classmates

Cameron County High School Class of 1967 members are seeking contact information for five classmates as they prepare for next year’s 50th reunion. More...