January 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Coudersport native honored

A Coudersport native who got his start at Radio Station WFRM has been honored by the Alaska State Legislature. Steve Heimel was recognized for more than 50 years of service in radio and journalism, much of it served in Alaska. More...

Downtown work considered

A plan to continue ongoing revitalization efforts in downtown Emporium was recently made public. More...

Viewpoints

Budget solutions needed

(In his recent column, “The Old-Timer,” Howard McDonald lamented the demise of the middle class due to government tax policies. More...

The Old Timer

I’m a little late with my Happy New Year greeting to my readers.  Yes, Old Father Time has swung his scythe and mowed down another year. More...

Correspondence

What Is Truth   Dear editor:  We all have our ideas as to what is true and what isn’t. I’m not referring to laws of nature (although some might disagree with me). More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Almost 18 years have passed since the Pa. Game Commission has increased the cost of its basic hunting licenses. The state legislature continually refuses to allow a fee increase.  Executive Director R. More...

ELK WATCHER'S JOURNAL

Watching elk during winter months

Most people don’t even considering visiting the elk range in the winter, but for those who do it can be a rewarding experience.  There is no guarantee that you will see any elk, but they are easier to find without foliage on the trees. More...

Photos

A young elk that was rescued at the bottom of the George B. Stevenson Dam spillway at Sinnemahoning State Park appeared no worse for the wear. A rescue team assembled by the Pa. Game Commission and Pa. More...

Ambulance services scrambling

Emergency responders across the region are facing serious challenges when it comes to revenue and volunteers.  The issue consumed a major portion of last month’s Potter County Local Emergency Planning Committee meetings, but solutions rem More...

War casualties memorialized

A memorial display depicting the eight Potter County men who lost their lives in the Korean War has been donated to the Potter County Historical Society for display at its museum in Coudersport.  Among the artifacts are photographs depicting the More...

Local community college plans moving forward

Residents of the region will soon know a lot more about the new Rural Regional College of Northern Pennsylvania. What is known is that it will serve residents of Potter, Cameron, McKean, Elk, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Venango and Warren counties. More...

Galeton may retire water source

Galeton Borough Authority members tabled action on the proposal to retire the Germania Street well, a potential source for the municipal water system. Members agreed that they need additional information before deciding. More...

News

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Coudersport Rotary Club once again provided dictionaries to third-graders at Coudersport Elementary School. Club president Cathy Bowers (left) and Rotarian Ruth Sallade delivered the books to Principal Sean Reams. More...

Cameron County deeds recorded

Following are the transactions recently filed with the Cameron County Recorder of Deeds:  More...

Recreation trail phase completed

West Creek Recreation Trail spokesman Cliff Clark reports that construction was recently completed on the third and final phase of the 19-mile trail, extending from Rathburn to St. Marys. More...

Community Life

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Registered nurse Connie Perkins, who serves with the medical/surgical care unit at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, was recently honored for earning a doctorate of philosophy degree from Capella University. More...

Births

Bella LaRai Silsby More...

Pinchot program slated

Galeton Public Library will a host a free showing of a documentary depicting the life and legacy of former Gifford Pinochet on Wednesday, Jan. 11, starting at 7 pm. More...

Obituaries

Steven ‘Bill’ Brewer

JULY 28, 1971 - DECEMBER 22, 2016

Steven William “Bill” Brewer, 45, a lifelong resident of Austin, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 22, 2016, at Cole Memorial Hospital.  Born on July 28, 1971 in Coudersport, he was a son of Steven W. and Vicki L. More...

Death Notices

Joan Lyon   More...